6 KIDS DROWN AT YEJI

Families and residents of Nankyie Akura and Yeji, communities along the Volta Lake, have been thrown into a state of mourning and despair after their relations were reported drowned as the boat they were travelling on capsized.

 

MAHAMA UNDER PRESSURE OVER KILLER LIGHTS BILL

It is emerging that the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) governments is under pressure to reduce killer electricity tariffs (light bills) that have collapsed many industries and wreaked havoc on many homes.

 

DRAMA OVER ALLOTEY JACOBS

Social media was awash with the alleged arrest and subsequent detention of the Central Regional Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, at the Heathrow Airport, London, in the United Kingdom (UK) yesterday.

 

AWOMEFIA CLEARS SPEAKER OVER CHIEFTAINCY

Speaker of Parliament Edward Doe Adjaho has expressed displeasure about his name being linked to chieftaincy issues by authorities of the Avenor Traditional Area in the Avenor-Ave Constituency of the Volta Region.

 

 

ACEP FLAYS UTILITIES REGULATOR

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has lashed out at the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) following the regulator's directive to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to suspend its billing software.

 

RESUSCITATED US$36M KOMENDA SUGAR FACTORY BEGINS OPERATION

The President, John Dramani Mahama, is to officially inaugurate the new US$36 million Komenda Sugar Factory today.

 

IMF PROGRAMME YIELDING GOOD RESULTS – FINANCIAL ANALYST

The Global Head of Financial Markets at the Standard Chartered bank, Jonathan Paul, has said that Ghana's extended facility programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has started setting the economy on the path to recovery.

 

 

MUSICAL CHAIRS OVER CREDIBLE REGISTER

With exactly 161 days left for Ghanaians to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) is yet to settle on the appropriate and acceptable means of producing a credible register, which is a vital tool for any successful election.

 

GHC500 3-YEAR BOND UNDERSUBSCRIBED

Ghana accepted GHC303m worth of bids for a three-year domestic bond and will pay a fixed yield of 24.5 per cent.

 

LEAVE ME OUT OF AVENOR CHIEFTAINCY ROW – SPEAKER

The Speaker of Parliament has bunked allegations linking him to a chieftaincy row in the Avenor Traditional Area in the Volta Region.

 

 

GNPC IN TROUBLE – AS PARLIAMENT REJECTS ITS GHC2.6BN BUDGET

The Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) has suffered a severe setback following the failure of Parliament to approve its 2016 budget amounting to over Ghc2.6bn.

 

MINISTER DEMANDS $160, 000 BMW CAR BEFORE INSPECTING PROJECT

A former minister has been accused of demanding a BMW 7 series vehicle to allow him to inspect a 5.7 kilometre road that was under construction, as costs of the project ballooned from 40.4 million cedi to 88 million cedi.

 

GHANA'S ECONOMY BEST IN 2006 TO 2008, 2011 – ISSER

Analyzing the Ghanaian economy over the last 20 years (1996 till date), the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011 are arguably the periods that the economy performed very well, according to selected performance economic indicators compiled by the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER).

 

 

 

HORROR NEAR SALAGA – 2 KILLED BY UNKNOWN ASSAILANTS WHILE WATCHING REAL MADRID, ATLETICO MATCH

Two persons were shot dead, while 16 others sustained gunshot wounds, when unknown gunmen opened fire on a group of people watching the UEFA Champions League final match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at a place at Kafaba, near Salaga in the Gonja East District in the Northern Region, on Saturday night.

 

FAKE DOCTOR ARRESTED – FOR PRACTISING WITHOUT CERTIFICATES FOR 2 DECADES

A quack doctor, believed to have practised for more than two decades without a licence and a certificate, has been arrested at Madina, near Accra, where he operated a healthcare facility from a compound house.

 

GOVT TO ISSUE BONDS TO SETTLE INDEBTEDNESS TO BDCS – ASSAGA

The government is to issue $530-million bond to raise funds to settle its indebtedness to the bulk oil distribution companies (BDCs), the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said.

 

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