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Shisha is illegal in Ghana – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says water pipe tobacco smoking popularly known as ‘shisha’ is illegal in Ghana. A Senior Regulatory Officer at the FDA, Juliana Amankwah-Marfo, told the Ghana News Agency, that, “By law FDA has to regulate its usage. Operators must come to us to register before offering it to the public […]Read More
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Crowd ‘mobs’ Mahama at Tudu

Former President John Dramani Mahama appears to still have a lot of die-hard fans who would not hesitate a wink to show their immense love for him whenever he shows up. Traders and enthusiasts alike made it almost impossible for the Former President to walk his way through the market sphere during his Pre-Easter walkabout […]Read More
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Government gives 64 vehicles to police

The government has handed over 64 more vehicles to the Ghana Police Service to augment its fleet and improve on its operational capability. The new vehicles include 20 Toyota Landcruisers, 19 Toyota Hilux pick-ups and 25 Toyota Corolla saloon cars. They are the third batch of vehicles to be handed over to the police since […]Read More
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Court throws out ex-SSNIT boss

An attempt by former Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson, to avoid being tried for allegedly causing financial loss to the state has hit a snag. The case is currently at pre-trial stage and even before full trial commences, Mr. Thompson and two other accused persons in the case […]Read More
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Jubilee House holds Cabinet retreat

Jubilee House, the seat of Government, is holding a two-day Cabinet retreat. The retreat, according to the Information Ministry, commenced on April 17, 2019 and would end today April 18. When contacted for details of the retreat, the Ministry could not provide anything much except to say it is a Cabinet Retreat. It was initially […]Read More
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NDC fights EC in court

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is considering filing a suit to stop the electoral commission from embarking on a limited registeration for the 2020 elections, a member of the NDC’s legal team Abraham Amaliba has revealed. The Electoral Commission has served notice a new voters’ register will be compiled ahead of the 2020 presidential and […]Read More
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Opuni fertilizer had no expiry date

Fresh details have emerged about the controversial Agricult Fertilizer for which the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Dr. Stephen Opuni and businessman Seidu Agongo have been hauled before an Accra High Court. It has emerged that the fertilizer, which was picked from the Tafo Cocoa Research Station of the […]Read More
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Mahama interacts with drivers, traders in Accra

Former president John Mahama is visiting three main markets and lorry parks today to interact with drivers and traders ahead of the Easter festivities. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer according to a statement, is to “wish them well for the Easter festivities” which fall Friday, April 19, 2019. Areas the former president is expected […]Read More
Business

AfDB approves US$23 million to support agribusinesses in eight African countries

The Board of Directors of the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved US$23 million grants to support agribusiness Small-and-Medium- sized Enterprises (SMEs) in eight African countries. The multi-donor Trust Fund is being supported by the governments of the United States of America, Denmark and Sweden through their development Read More
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CBG to get GH¢4.4 bn in new liquidity

Consolidated Bank Ghana, the state-owned universal bank established in August last year out of the consolidation of five liquidated indigenous banks – to which another two were added in January this year – has turned the corner and is now on a financial footing that is sound enough to attract foreign private investment into its […]Read More