GHANA MOURNS KOMLA DUMOR
Ghanaians were last Saturday hit by the shocking news of the death of ace Ghanaian journalist, Komla Afeke Dumor.
SCAM! 6 IN POLICE GRIP
Six people have been arrested for allegedly orchestrating a 419 scam to dupe hundreds of Ghanaians of thousands of Ghana cedis.
PREZ MAHAMA, KUFUOR, KOFI ANNAN PAY TRIBUTES
Many Ghanaians, including President John Dramani Mahama and former President John Agyekum Kufuor, have paid tributes to the memory of ace Ghanaian broadcast journalist, Komla Dumor, who died last Saturday.
HEALTH SECTOR DIVIDED OVER NHIS CAPITATION
Sharp differences in opinions emerged among participants at a workshop in Accra last Friday on whether the capitation system payment under the National Health Insurance Scheme should be withdrawn or implemented nationwide.
INSURERS AGHAST AT VAT; PREMIUMS TO GO UP
Insurance companies are howling about the inclusion of their products in the new VAT-net, which they fear could further inflate premiums paid on insurance policies.
GPHA PLANS 2.5BN PROJECTS TO DRIVE FIVE-YEAR DEV’T AGENDA
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) plans to source US$2.5 billion from developers and financiers to expand the country’s ports, improve operational conditions and bolster port’s efficiency as part of a five-year development plan.
AGI TO ESTABLISH SME/INDUSTRIAL BANK
The new President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), James Asare-Adjei, has said the association’s strategic intent is to establish an SME/industrial bank to propel AGI’s development in the years ahead.
WHAT A SHOCK! KOMLA DUMOR DEAD
Ghana’s celebrated international broadcaster, Komla Afeke Dumor is no more.
TEMA GAS EXPLOSION KILLS NURSE
Evelyn Sekyi, a 21-year-old victim of a gas cylinder explosion at the Nyaniba Health Training School, a private nursing school in Tema, is dead.
NANA MOST INFLUENTIAL
Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate in both the 2008 and 2012 elections, has been named as Ghana’s Most Influential Personality for 2013.
7,000 FOR PRISON
About 7,000 Ghanaians are likely to be jailed this year for various offenses. The Finder’s investigations have revealed that an average of 7,104 Ghanaians were convicted for various offenses each year since 2010.
MAN JAILED 15 YEARS FOR DEFILING GIRL, 6
A Kumasi gender-based court presided over by Mrs Regina Agyemang Badu has sentenced a 26-year-old driver’s mate to 15 years’ imprisonment in hard labour.
MAHAMA’S GAFFE CRITICISED
President John Dramani Mahama has come under severe criticism for disclosing that he is under pressure from some members of his government to dismiss Finance Minister Seth Terkper.
TRAGIC WEEKEND: ACE BROADCASTER, FORMER MP, STUDENTS DIE
The nation lost valuable people, men and women of substance, who have and would have contributed immensely to the development of the Ghana last weekend.
KEEA PPP HOLDS ELECTIONS
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) branch of the Pregressive People’s Party (PPP) has elected new executives to steer affairs of the party in the constituency to the run-up of the 2016 General Elections.
6 NIGERIANS BUSTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has confirmed that six Nigerian nationals have been arrested within 14 days in 2014 in connection with drug trafficking at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
COCOA SMUGGLING INTENSIFIES IN GHANA
Ghana is likely not to meet its cocoa projections for the 2013/2014 crop season as smuggling of Ghana’s cocoa to neighbouring country Ivory Coast deepens.
GHANA’S 2014 GROWTH RATE TO BE 7.4% – WORLD BANK
The World Bank has estimate that Ghana’s GDP will slow down to 7.4% by end of 2014.
DID STRESS AND RACISM AT BBC PUSH KOMLA OVER?
Ghanaians from all walks of life, and many people the world over, especially Africans, were Saturday shocked to learn of the death of renowned international broadcaster, Komla Dumor, at the prime age of 41.
MASSIVE VOTE BUYING IN NDC CHAIRMANSHIP CONTEST
Information reaching the New Statesman indicates that the internal contests to select executives for the ruling National Democratic Congress are being greatly influenced by monetary and material inducements, with some concerned party members entertaining fears that some key positions could be grabbed by the ‘highest bidders’ without any consideration for competence and loyalty to the party.
WORLD MOURNS DUMOR – AS GLOBAL TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR GHANA’S PROUD AMBASSADOR
Following the death of ace BBC TV presenter Komla Afeke Dumor, who died suddenly at his London home on Saturday at the age of 41, many tributes continue to pour in for the energetic and dynamic broadcast journalist.
ROT AT LANDS COMMISSION EXPOSED
Information gathered by the Daily Heritage indicates that massive falsification, alteration and illegal insertion of illegitimate names into the land title registry are currently ongoing at the Greater Accra Lands Commission.
APOLOGY TO HON JULIUS DEBRAH
[Paper apologises to Hon Julius Debrah, Greater Accra Regional Minister, for “unfounded” publications against him.]
P.C. ATTACKS KYEREMATENG
Mr P.C Appiah Ofori, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party has launched a blistering attack on Alan Kyeremateng, a presidential aspirant of the party.
HILDA AGAINST SIR JOHN
Madam Hilda Addo, a leader member of the New Patriotic Party says the party General Secretary, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie alias Sir John should not be re-elected.
GHANA MOURNS KOMLA DUMOR
Ghanaians and indeed, thousands of people from across the world, were thrown into a state of shock on Saturday, when news broke out that the country had lost one of its finest broadcast journalists, Komla Dumor, in London.
74 DOCS CRY FOR UNPAID SALARIES
Seventy-four foreign trained Ghanaian doctors at various hospitals in the country are crying out to government for their unpaid salaries for a year now.
DAF TRUCK VANISHES WITH GHC1.3M GOODS
The Greater Accra Regional Police has begun investigations into how a Togo-bound DAF truck loaded with assorted goods worth GHC1,322,000, has disappeared.
2 FISHERMEN IN COURT FOR DISTURBING PUBLIC PEACE
Two fishermen in Kedzi, in the Keta municipality, have been dragged to a magistrate’s court at Anloga for disturbing public peace.