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NDC will rise again – Mahama assures

Former President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the National Democratic Congress would definitely rise again irrespective of storms that has confronted the party. According to him, the NDC is a resilient party and cannot be “pushed down” and assured members of the party that they would definitely “rises up” again. The former President made […]Read More
Regional

Government to complete the construction of the Bolgatanga-Bawku-Polmakom road

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that government has plans to complete the construction of the Bolgatanga-Bawku-Polmakom road. The 110km road was awarded in 2016 under former president John Dramani Mahama to Brazilian contractor Quirez Galvao, and a local contractor MAWUMS, however work halted due to financial constraints. The Vice President said this Read More
Business

BoG to halt fraud in Ghana’s Payment Systems

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has indicated that it will put in a robust system this month to halt fraud related activities associated with the country’s payment systems. The move, according to the central bank will be implemented in collaboration with banks and telcos. Speaking to Citi Business News on the issue, the First Deputy […]Read More
Business

Eject $300m into TOR or privatize it- Alex Mould

Former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Alex Mould has stated that the Tema Oil Refinery(TOR) will need a capital injection of about $300 million to be able to operate efficiently. The country’s only refinery in recent times has not been able to operate at its maximum capacity due to production losses, […]Read More
World

Facebook privacy bug ‘affects 14 million users’

A software bug meant millions of Facebook users may have unknowingly posted private information to the public, the company has warned. The glitch set a user’s post to be shared to “everyone”, even if a user had previously chosen a more restricted option, such as “friends of friends”. “We’d like to apologise for this mistake,” […]Read More
General

Korle Bu staff protest CEO’s dismissal

Some workers of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital gathered at the central administration of the Hospital in protest of their CEO’s dismissal. The workers, who wore red armbands and carried placards, chanted war songs and laid down their tools on Thursday 7 June 2018. Dr Felix Anyah was dismissed by the President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday, […]Read More
Business

Telecom Chamber to support CMP

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has stated that it will ensure the success of the Common Monitoring Platform (CMP) operated by Kelni-GVG, as long as it doesn’t compromise the privacy of its customers, and the security of its networks. The Chamber has said that it would ensure that the  Common Monitoring Platform (CMP), operated under the Kelni-GVG would […]Read More
General

50% of MASLOC loans to be disbursed to women

Fifty percent of loans disbursed by the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) are to be granted to women engaged in businesses and small-scale farming. The loans would ensure that equal opportunities is provided for women in the business sector. The directive was given by the President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit, organised […]Read More
Politics

NDC has lost its identity: Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings, Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lamented over what he describes as a loss of identity for his party. According to the Former President, information about the party’s history has been distorted from members of the party. He added that the party has become a “clone of what the other […]Read More
Business

Newmont to comply with Ahafo mine accident findings

Newmont has also assured of close collaboration with the Minerals Commission as it follows up on each of the instructions in the report. According to the company’s Regional Senior Vice President for Newmont Africa, Alwyn Pretorius, the firm will work to prevent the incident from happening again. “We are all devastated by the loss of […]Read More
Politics

Anita Desosoo kneels, begs Rawlings to forgive NDC

The National Vice Chairperson of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Anita Desosoo has appealed to the party’s founder; Jerry John Rawlings to pardon the executives of the party who have wronged him. She knelt before Rawlings on Monday in Accra when the party marked the 39th anniversary of the June 4 uprising. According to her, […]Read More
Business

Transport fares go up by 10 %

Road Transport fares across the country will be increased by 10 percent, effective today Monday, Transport Operators have announced. This is as a result of an agreement between government and stakeholders in the transport industry. The increase has been attributed to the increase in prices of spare parts and import taxes which has eventually influenced […]Read More
General

Gov’t, UG to jointly run medical centre – MP

  Management of the University of Ghana and government will jointly run the university’s $217 million Medical centres. This was disclosed by the Member of Parliament for the Adentan constituency, Yaw Buaben Asamoah. Confusion over who manages the health centre has led to a delay in operationalising it although the first phase of the facility […]Read More
General

BECE starts today

Basic Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) kicks off this morning across the country. A total of 500,000 candidates is estimated to sit the exams in public and private school in the exam which ends on Friday. According to the West African Examination Council (WAEC), the body overseeing the BECE, 546 centers are being used for […]Read More
General

Two dead after clashes over land in Chereponi

Two persons have been confirmed dead in the Nadoni community of the Chereponi district in the Northern Region following renewed land dispute there. According to the Chereponi District Chief Executive, Abdul Razak Tahiru, the renewed land dispute is between the Konbas and Anufors who are fighting over a three-acre land He said the deceased had […]Read More
General

Eastern rail project progresses

The Ministry of Railways Development has opened responses to the Request for Qualification that had been issued to various companies shortlisted for the construction of the Eastern Rail Line project on a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis. The Eastern Railway Line links Accra to Kumasi with a branch line from Achimota to Tema port. The […]Read More
General

NDC reveals who is using Ken Agyapong to destroy Anas

Member of the National Democratic Congress communications team, Sammy Gyamfi, has accused the ruling New Patriotic Party of masterminding the never ending attacks on Anas Aremeyaw Anas by Ken Agyapong. The move, according to Sammy Gyamfi, is to prevent the undercover journalist from exposing the deep-seated corruption in the Akufo-Addo led-administration. Anas’ Tiger Eye Read More