Archive for month June, 2019

  • June 20, 2019

    NCA ‘fights’...

    Tension is brewing between the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Electronic Communications Tribunal (ECT), the body mandated to hear disputes such as the closure of radio stations by the NCA and other issues related to the enforcement of the Electronic Communications Act, 2008 (Act 775). Per documents sighted by...

  • June 20, 2019

    Supreme Court...

    The Supreme Court has thrown out a suit challenging the constitutionality of the Ayawaso West –Wuogon by-election held on January 31, 2019. In a unanimous decision yesterday, a seven-member panel of the court held that the issues raised in the suit rendered the case dead on arrival, and therefore, there...

  • June 20, 2019

    Ghana flies...

    Ghana yesterday marked World Sickle Cell Day in a unique way, with the symbolic lifting of medication via drone to a sickle cell patient in Asamankese in the Eastern Region. The patient, Master Ohene Kwaku, 11, has, for the past eight years, been transported by his mother from Asamankese to...

  • June 20, 2019

    Awaso Mines...

    Life in the mining town of Awaso in the Western North Region has returned to normalcy after two days of violent protests by workers of the Ghana Bauxite Company (GBC). A joint police-military team was deployed in the town to restore order to allow residents to go about their economic...

  • June 20, 2019

    Is Ghana...

    With the aim to bridge the gap and create awareness in the modelling world in Islam and to educate Muslims on how to embrace the trend and uphold the beauty in their traditional way of dressing with the hijab,Shamfiz J modelling house is set to hold the maiden edition of...

  • June 20, 2019

    Divers rescue...

    A  Sub-contractor working with Tullow Oil Ghana on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah escaped death after he fell from the massive vessel into the high current waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the oil exploration enclave offshore Jubilee Cape Three Points last Tuesday. The cause of the incident was not immediately...

  • June 20, 2019

    UEW sacks...

    The University of Education, Winneba, has dismissed Nigerian English lecturer, Professor Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, with immediate effect. Prof. Nwagbara has assumed instant prominence in Ghanaian media, both traditional and social, following his unsavory comments in a video that has since gone viral about a range of issues, including the standard...

  • June 20, 2019

    Suame Magazine:...

    Police have singled out two persons as the brains behind the attacks on Nigerian-owned shops at Suame Magazine on Wednesday. “So far two names have been mentioned to the police as the masterminds of the attacks and efforts are underway to get them arrested,” police said in a statement. Police...

  • June 20, 2019

    There were...

    The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has taken responsibility for the apparent lapses in the charge sheet he sent to court in his case against the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga. Three of the charges he proffered against the legislator were struck out by the court hearing the...

  • June 20, 2019

    FIVE WAYS...

    There are few things that kill intimacy between two people like the absence of respect. It is often said that what a man needs the most is respect and what a woman needs the most is love, but this simply isn’t true. Women need respect just as much as men...

  • June 20, 2019

    Enforce or...

    Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), Yofi Grant believes the panacea to resolve the standoff between Ghanaian and Nigerian traders lies in the strict enforcement or revision of the retailers law. Section 27 of the GIPC Act 865, bars foreigners from engaging in retail business in...

  • June 20, 2019

    Consumers anxious;...

    The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) is worried about the delay by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to announce new electricity tariffs in the country. According to ACEP, the delay is creating anxiety among consumers especially those in the business community. The Commission was supposed to have announced...

  • June 20, 2019

    Attack on...

    The Ghana Union of Traders’ Associations (GUTA) has expressed regret over the attack carried out by some of its members on some Nigerian traders at Suame Magazine in the Ashanti Region. The Union said while it does not support the action, it blames the enforcers of Ghana’s trade laws for the development....

  • June 20, 2019

    Kenya:Meru river...

    Lying on an extensive rocky patch at Rwarera location in Meru County is a unique natural phenomenon the locals believe are ‘footprints’ of Jesus. Residents claim the area is the real Jerusalem because of the ‘Makinya ja Jesu’, which loosely translates to the footsteps of Jesus in the local Kimeru...

  • June 20, 2019

    Vodafone shows...

    Mobile telecommunication network, Vodafone Ghana, has introduced Vodafone Bossu, a new offer which is already empowering its customers to remain connected to their friends and families without worrying about the cost. The product relies on the concept that customers deserve more out of their day and weekends. The offer, which...

  • June 20, 2019

    DVLA, Guinness...

    The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) and Guinness Ghana Breweries Plc have rolled out a new module for all drivers across the country in a bid to check drunk driving. This was after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two organizations for the initiative which is the...

  • June 20, 2019

    NPA directs...

    The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has directed Oil Marketing Companies OMCs to re-introduce Stabilization and Recovery Levy on products. Documents cited by JoyBusiness shows that petrol would attract ¢0.12 as levy and ¢0.10 on Diesel. This directive is coming after the levy was waved earlier this year when prices were...

  • June 20, 2019

    Legon Student...

    A student of the Univesity of Ghana has praised the Black Avenue boss D-Black for paying his school fees. According to the student who was identified as Obiri Tete, D-Black paid his school fees and asked Ghanaian media to be acknowledged by the Ghanaian media just like the USA media...

  • June 20, 2019

    MTN staff...

    As part of activities marking the 2019 edition of MTN annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care, MTN Ghana staff volunteers are organisingskills training for over 1000 young people across the country. Operating under the theme “Creating a Brighter Future for our Youth,” MTN employee volunteers in partnership with National Youth Authority and...

  • June 20, 2019

    Receiver for...

    The Receiver appointed to liquidate Unibank has filed an application in court to halt an arbitration hearing with shareholders of the bank. The application filed by lawyers for the Receiver, Nii Amanor Dodoo of  Accounting firm KPMG, is asking the court to also make a determination on the previous ruling which directed...

  • June 20, 2019

    Anger as...

    Residents in the South Los Angeles-area neighbourhood of Willowbrook are demanding answers in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by sheriff’s deputy in the area. Ryan Twyman was shot three days after his 24th birthday. Pic credit: KTLA   Ryan Twyman, a 24-year-old father of three, was shot...

  • June 20, 2019

    No sacking...

    Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Osei Bonsu Amoah, has said no government representative at the various assemblies would lose their jobs for performing poorly on the District League Table (DLT) released recently. Mr Amoah says any dismissal may be based on President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s own discretion about the...

  • June 20, 2019

    Tema: One...

    One person is feared dead after a truck ran into a wall at Community One in Accra, Wednesday evening. The loaded truck had left the Tema Port and was heading towards the Tema Roundabout when it veered off the road and onto the opposite side of the dual carriageway. It...

  • June 20, 2019

    Return My...

    An angry28-year-old woman, Toriola Suliat on Wednesday asked her husband, Toriola Lateef, that she would only consent to his request for the dissolution of their marriage if he returns her virginity and good health, as she was two years ago before the union. Suliat stated her conditions before an Iseyin...

  • June 20, 2019

    Kenya court...

    Guilty verdict for three suspects over their role in 2015 attack at northeastern university that killed 148 people. A Kenyan court has found three men guilty of abetting al-Shabab fighters who carried out a university attack that killed 148 people, mostly students, four years ago. The convicted men will be sentenced next month...

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