Archive: Thu Jan 2019

Madina accidents: Police fire tear gas as residents block highway

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Irate residents of Adenta and Madina environs have blocked the main Adenta-Madina-Aburi highway in protest of the increasing fatal accidents on that road. The protest started Thursday afternoon after another pedestrian was knocked down and killed on the Madina-Adenta highway. … Read more →

Gov’t facilitating private sector growth – Nana Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his Government does not see itself as a competitor to the private sector, but as a facilitator for the private sector in the growth and development of the country. “The role of government, … Read more →

Finance Ministry approves new allowances for boards, councils

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The Finance Ministry has approved a reviewed sitting allowance scheme for boards, councils, and other bodies within the public sector. The sitting allowances on boards and councils will range from GHc2,500 per chairman per sitting to GHc1, 200 depending on the … Read more →

Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as a 49-years-old

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A 69-year-old Dutch “positivity guru” who says he does not feel his age has started a battle to make himself legally 20 years younger on the grounds that he is being discriminated against on a dating app. Emile Ratelband told … Read more →

Africa still lags behind in royalty collections – CISAC report

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This is according to the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers’ (CISAC’s) 2018 Global Collections Report released on Thursday. The report is based on data collected from 239 collective management organisations (CMOs) in 121 countries and presents a … Read more →

24-year-old man jailed 10 years for kidnapping 2 kids

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The Ofaakor Circuit Court, presided over by his Lordship Emmanuel Osei Darko, on Wednesday sentenced Michael Asiamah, popularly known as Gaza to 10 years in prison with hard labour for kidnapping two children at Congo Villa, a suburb of Kasoa … Read more →

Drivers refuse to pay tolls over ‘killer’ roads

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Commuters and drivers who ply the Accra-Tema Motorway have refused to pay tolls over concerns of the deplorable nature of the road. Drivers have engaged in protests, campaigning for the non-payment of tolls until the potholes are filled, and roads … Read more →

BoG cautions public against unlicensed deposit-taking entities

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The Bank of Ghana has cautioned the public from doing business unlicensed deposit-taking entities. The Central Bank in a statement issued Thursday, November 8, 2018 stated that the entities including Global Coin Community Help International Limited (G.C.C.H), Wealth Drive Ghana … Read more →

National service is a must – Napo to trainee teachers

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Education minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh has told agitating trainee teachers that they will undertake their national service whether they like it or not. The trainees embarked on a demonstration Wednesday in protest of the directive by the education ministry that … Read more →

Hearts of Oak appoint Kim Grant new head coach

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Hearts of Oak have named former Black Stars players, Kim Grant, as the team’s new head coach starting December 1 this year. The team made the announcement via its Twitter handle on Thursday. Grant’s unveiling will be done later on … Read more →

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