NANA IS NOT CORRUPT

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, founder of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), has testified to the integrity and credibility of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), saying the opposition leader is not corrupt.

FRESH TROUBLE FOR SAM GEORGE

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ningo-Prampram Constituency is blistering with hatred for its parliamentary candidate, Samuel George Nartey, as some party loyalists in the area have deserted him, even before he kick-starts his campaign.

MUGABE SPITS MORE FIRE ON JUDGES

The embattled Montie FM afternoon political programme host Salifu Maase, popularly called Mugabe, says he is being 'sanctioned' because he is from the northern part of Ghana.

THIS IS YOUR YEAR-DORMAA LINGUIST TELLS NANA

There was spontaneous agreement when the Akyeremahene of the Dormaa Traditional Council, Nana Twum Barima Baffour, while pouring libation at the palace to welcom the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to the place, declared that this is his (Nana's) year to win the presidential poll.

WOMAN KILLED AT FATHER'S FUNERAL

A 32-year-old woman, identified only as Afua, from Prestea in the Western Region, was knocked down and killed by a speeding vehicle Saturday morning as she was serving mourners at her late father's funeral at Suhum in the Eastern Region.

 

E-WASTE FUND TO GENERATE US$100M ANNUALLY

The country is expected to generate US$100m on the average annually, following the approval of the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Bill, 2016, by Parliament; which will provide for the control, management and disposal of hazardous and electronic waste.

SHS LEVEL CONSUMES BULK OF EDUCATION BUDGET

The Senior High School level of education consumed the largest proportion of government expenditure on education within the 2014/2015 academic year, the latest report from the Education Ministry has revealed.

SURVEY ON FISHERIES RESOURCES CONDUCTED

The Deputy Regional FAO Representative for Africa and FAO Country Representative for Ghana, Mr Abebe Haile Gabriel has observed that experiences from other jurisdictions have shown that effective fishery research is decisive for profitable and sustainable fisheries development.

BEST TIME TO BUY STOCKS – INVESTMENT BANKERS

Investment bankers are urging Ghanaians to take advantage of the lower share prices on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) to buy stocks of listed companies for future gains.

 

DUMSOR: FRESH SETBACK

Gas export from the Floating Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) Kwame Nkrumah to the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant has dropped by 40.3 million standard cubic feet of gas a day (mmscf).

DR JOYCE ARYEE CALLS FOR ACADEMIC INTEGRITY PROGRAMMES IN SCHOOLS

The Executive Director of Salt and Light Ministry, Reverend Dr Joyce Aryee, has called on academic institutions to develop programmes that would promote academic integrity among all segments of the Ghanaian educational community.

PARLIAMENT TO SEEK PUBLIC VIEW ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BILL

Parliament will today solicit public view on portions of the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that would ensure the effective and smooth transition of the legislature before the expiration of its tenure.

EC TO PUBLISH PLAN TO DELETE 56,000 NHIS VOTERS THIS WEEK

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it will outline how it plans to delete the names of the 56,000 voters whose names were captured on the voters' register using the National Health Insurance card as proof of Ghanaian citizenship.

RAMPANT SPEED RAMPS TO CAUSE GHANAIANS SPINAL PROBLEMS – MINISTER

Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed fear that many Ghanaians are likely to develop spinal problems in the future because of the number of speed ramps found along Ghana's major roads and highways.

 

LESBIAN'S 'PORN' IN COURT

It was a sight to behold in an Accra Circuit Court when a near five minutes video recording was shown in an open court portraying how a 22-year-old mother of one, Juliet Amankwah was sexually abused with an artificial penis.

GOV'T BATTLES DUMSOR

Following recent interruptions in electricity supply in various parts of the country and changes in the tariff regime, the Ministry of Power has reacted to the concerns of millions of power consumers.

ZONGO MAGAJIA ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR KEN AGYEPONG'S HEAD

The National Zongo Magajia Association, a Muslim women's group, has expressed its disappointment about the silence of Parliament on the 'sex-for-job' comment made by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong against the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei.

GOALKEEPERS TRAINER IN COURT FOR SODOMY

A twenty-seven-year-old goalkeepers' trainer, Joseph Okoe Adjei, has been arraigned in an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly sodomising an under 14 footballer, aged 13. The accused has been charged with defilement.

 

TULLOW OIL ISSUES $300M BONDS

Africa-focused oil explorer Tullow Oil has issued convertible bonds worth $300 million, a move it said was designed to diversify its investor base, sending its shares to the lowest in nearly three months.

MOBILE BANKING REVENUES TO HIT OF $1.5BN

Cellphones and rising connectivity in Africa will give rise to a new market in mobile financial services, creating explosive opportunities for business on the continent, according to research.

GHANA TO GENERATE $100M FROM E-WASTE

Ghana is expected to generate an estimated amount of $100 Million annually through the establishment of an Electronic Waste Recycling Plant that would create a regulated market for hazardous and electrical wastes in the country and the West African subb-region as a whole.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ADVOCATES CLEAR CUT BUSINESS GUIDELINES

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) has expressed the need for the Ministry of Finance and other government agencies to work together to ensure coherence in business policies.

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