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November, 2017

  • 2 November

    Media Commission calls for national conversation on the Ghana News Agency – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyMedia Commission calls for national conversation on the Ghana News AgencyGhana News AgencyAccra, Nov. 2, GNA - Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), on Thursday called for a national conversation on the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to help position the Agency at its rightful place. Nana Gyan- ...and more »

  • 2 November

    NDC Used Ghc5m To ‘Renovate’ Bole Guest House – Fiifi Boafo – Peace FM Online

    Peace FM OnlineNDC Used Ghc5m To 'Renovate' Bole Guest House – Fiifi BoafoPeace FM OnlineThe Manager in Charge of the Ghana Cocoa Board CEO's office, Fiifi Boafo, has stated that GHc 5 million was spent by the Mahama government, not only to refurbish the guest house at Bole, but also construct additional facilities. This comes after the ...COCOBOD CEO 'pure' serial caller - Ato Forson jabsMyjoyonline.comGovernment is investigating utilisation of $1.8 billion loan-COCOBODGhana News AgencyCOCOBOD uncovers 'ghost' cocoa roads awarded under NDC...

  • 1 November

    Ghana Revenue Authority launches national tax Campaign – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyGhana Revenue Authority launches national tax CampaignGhana News AgencyAccra, Nov. 1, GNA - The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a national tax campaign to awaken the consciousness of Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations for continuous development. The campaign on the slogan #OurTaxesOurFuture” is ...and more »

  • 1 November

    Vigilantism: Akufo-Addo not in control – Spio-Garbrah – Starr 103.5 FM

    Starr 103.5 FMVigilantism: Akufo-Addo not in control – Spio-GarbrahStarr 103.5 FMA former Minister for Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has called on President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo to be tough and disband all vigilante groups affiliated to the New Patriotic Party. According to him, the government has so far failed to ...The demise

  • 1 November

    Nigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants Deal – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants DealCHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria has signed a deal with Russia to build two nuclear power plants in the country, in a bid to end its energy crisis. According to the agreements signed earlier in the week, Russian state-owned company Rosatom is to build the plants in the ...Nigeria: Russia's Rosatom to build power plantThe AFRICAN BULLETINRussia's Putin set to build two nuclear plants

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    3 arrested soliders not members of Operation Vanguard – GAF

    The three soldiers arrested by some residents of Tarkwa in the Western Region for allegedly extorting monies from them, are not members of government's Operation Vanguard Task-force, according to the Ghana Armed Forces. The Director of Public Relations of the Armed Forces, Lt.

  • 31 October

    Government Assures Ghanaians of Secured Address System

    [Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Communication, Mrs Ursula Ekuful, has given the assurance that the new Digital Address System, which was launched, last week, had been tested and was safe for use by all Ghanaians.

  • 31 October

    Government to support Rehoboth properties to build affordable houses

    Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, has assured of government support to Rehoboth Properties, a Ghanaian owned real estate Company to build affordable houses in Danfa, in the Greater Accra Region. She commended the efforts of Rehoboth Properties to construct 1,700 affordable housing units on an 81 acre land at Danfa, which comprises of one to three bedroom houses in a gated community, with underground drain and tarred roads to be completed in a year.

  • 31 October

    The Krobo Land Is a Major Transportation Corridor

    [Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the Krobo land has the potential of developing into a major transportation corridor, linking the sea port of Tema to Upper East, Upper West, Northern Region and the land lock neighbours through the Volta Lake.

  • 31 October

    Police arrest Togolese demonstrators in Accra

    At least 300 of the Togolese demonstrators converged on Kawukudi Park near Accra Girls Senior High School on Saturday morning, but were dispersed by the Police.

  • 31 October

    NPP can’t ‘remote control’ vigilante supporters – Sammy Awuku

    The Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party , Sammi Awuku, has conceded that his party cannot control all its members across the country, thus should not be blamed for the rise in acts of political vigilantism. Since the NPP's election victory, the escalation of such acts of lawlessness by irate NPP youth has prompted renewed scrutiny, but has been met with little restraint from the party's supporters or increased action from law enforcement.

  • 31 October

    I’ll Support the Modernisation of Agriculture to Maximize Production – Kennedy Nyarko Osei

    [Ghana Govt.] The Deputy Minister Designate for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Kennedy Nyarko Osei, has stressed the need to employ modern methods to ensure maximum benefits and profitability of agriculture production.

  • 31 October

    Hundreds of Togolese Flee to Ghana

    [CAJ News] MORE than 500 civilians from Togo have sought refuge in Ghana in the wake of the political unrest in their country.

  • 31 October

    Government examines options on AMERI deal – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyGovernment examines options on AMERI dealGhana News AgencyAccra, Oct. 31 GNA - Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister of Energy, has said government is looking at all options available to them with regards to the AMERI deal. He said government is also examining all the decisions in terms of the financial implications to ...

  • 31 October

    Police arrest Ivorian over sale of assault rifle – Ghana News Agency

    Police arrest Ivorian over sale of assault rifleGhana News AgencyKumasi, Oct 31, GNA - An Ivorian, Amadu Yakubu, has been arrested and detained by the police in Kumasi over alleged sale of an AK assault rifle. Also held are his two Ghanaian accomplices, Mahama Abubakari and Ibrahim Owusu Sekyere. Assistant ...and more »

  • 31 October

    Help us achieve our vision for Ghana – Akufo-Addo to civil service – Myjoyonline.com

    Myjoyonline.comHelp us achieve our vision for Ghana – Akufo-Addo to civil serviceMyjoyonline.comPresident Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the Civil Service to co-operate with government in ensuring the implementation of policies, and the realisation of the vision of a prosperous, progressive Ghana. He said his government is committed to working with ...Ghana Playing Critical Role In Resolving Togo Political CrisisModern Ghana (press release) (blog)Nana Addo 'Secretly' Meets Togo's PresidentPeace FM OnlineGovernment committed to working with transparent Civil Service - PresidentGhana News AgencyThe Statesman Online -BusinessGhana

  • 25 October

    Fake doctor sentenced to 17 years imprisonment

    The convict, Fortune Kamasah who is a self-styled doctor was arrested at the Family Community Hospital at Hohoe in the Volta Region and sentenced on two counts of practising without authority and receiving payment for the practice of medicine without authority. Speaking at a media briefing in Accra on Monday, the Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council, Dr Eli Atikpui, expressed worry about the increasing spate of quack doctors in the country.

  • 25 October

    J Initiative Calls for Govt, Industry Alliance On Mobile Phone Guidelines

    [Business Day] The use of mobile phones in Senior High Schools (SHS) has engendered interesting perspectives by both proponents and opponents of the use of mobile phones in SHS.

  • 25 October

    Soldier’ arrested after capturing motorbike thief

    Police in the Northern Region have arrested a native of Bawku in the Upper East region for parading himself as a military officer with the 6BN Regiment in Tamale. Issah Abdul Mubarik, 37, arrived at the police station on October 16, 2017 in a military uniform to hand over another suspect whom he claimed stole his motorcycle some months back, the Tamale District Police Commander, Superintendent Dinam Zoiku narrated.

  • 25 October

    Why Check Your Credit Before Applying for a Business Loan?

    [Business Day] If you have a small business that is still getting off the ground, you may find yourself in need of financial assistance from time to time. One of the ways in which you can get help when it comes to your business finances is through a business loan.