885 TO GET COMPENSATION FOLLOWING BUI POWER PROJECT
Some 885 people whose crops, buildings and structures were affected during the construction of the transmission lines under the Bui Power Project (BPP) are to receive their compensations today.
KATH DOCTORS, NURSES WITHDRAW SERVICES
Doctors and nurses of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have withdrawn their services, following attacks on some of their colleagues at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of the hospital last Thursday.
SODOM AND GOMORAH TRADERS TO MOVE TO ADJEN KOTOKU
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will from March this year, move all commercial activities at Sodom and Gomorah, a slum community in Accra, to Adjen Kotoku in the Ga West Municipal.
WE’RE CONSIDERING IMPORT BANS – HARUNA
Trade and industry Minister Haruna iddrisu says government is considering an embargo on certain imports as part of measures to curb the country’s swelling trade deficit and ease pressure on the cedi, which has weakened by more than 9 percent against the dollar this year.
10M NOW ON MOBILE INTERNET
The National Communication Authority (NCA) has described the performance of mobile network operations in the data market as “fairly average” as the number of people who access Internet services on their mobile devices reaches 10 million.
GT BANK INTRODUCES THIRD PARTY ONLINE TRANSFER SERVICE
In line with its objective to continually improve customer service delivery, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has introduced a function on its Internet banking platform to enable customers transfer money online to their account(s) or other beneficiaries’ accounts in other banks in the country.
WHY SOLDIER KILLED WIFE
Corporal Fred Nasrame, who was attached to the Ghana Armed Forces Pay Office at Burma Camp in Accra, prevented his wife Antoinette Agbagba from leaving their matrimonial home at Michel Camp in Tema, with her belongings, after calling off their marriage because of infidelity on the part of her husband.
GREEDY THIEVES SURROUND MAHAMA
Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Dr Nii Armah Josiah Aryeh, has punched the Mahama-led Administration, saying the government is made up of a bunch of ‘greedy thieves’.
13 COPS KILLED IN LINE OF DUTY IN 2013
Thirteen police officers died in line of duty in Ghana last year. They died in several circumstances, including during exchange of fire with armed robbers, motor accidents and stabbing.
MICHEL CAMP HOMICIDE: THE FULL STORY
Soldiers in Michel Camp woke up last Friday to the shocking news of the sudden death of a married military couple in their room.
‘MAHAMA LACKS IDEAS’; STORMS PARLIAMENT ON THURSDAY
The Minority caucus in Parliament has asserted that the government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government under the leadership of President John Dramani Mahama has no antidote to the current falling economy.
BOGOSO-PRESTEA ROAD TARRED
Bogoso-Nsuta-Prestea/Herman road in the Western Region which has generated a lot of public outcry and demonstrations as a result of its un-motorable nature has been re-graveled and tarred.
AKUFO-ADDO MEETS WONTUMI, OSEI-PREMPEH
The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, met with newly elected Ashanti regional chairman of the party, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, and his contender in the elections, Kwame Osei Prempeh, to discuss the future of the party and how the two heavyweights can work together for victory 2016.
NPP MEETS FRED OWARE AS CHAIRMAN FOR VICTORY 2016
‘NPP Youth for Victory 2016’, a group within the party in the Ashanti Region, has noted that for the party to realise its dream of returning to the corridors of power in 2016, it must show seriousness in searching for the right calibre of persons with special brainpower to politically strategise to withstand the many ‘political frustrations that the NDC is well noted for during elections.”
TRAGEDY: SECURITY MAN GUNS DOWN 2-YEAR-OLD GIRL OVER ROBBERY SUSPICIONS
The Akyem Kwarbeng Magistrate Court presided over by His Worship Isaac Amoah has remanded into prison custody, a security man of Net Gold Mining Company Limited at Kwarbeng in the Eastern Region for allegedly gunning down a two-year-old girl.
CORRUPTION KILLING ECONOMY – OTI BOATENG
The Omanhene of New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Prof. Emeritus Oti Boateng has accused Ghana’s political elite of destroying the economy due to corruption.
MANLY-SPAIN: WHAT IS ADE COKER’S BEEF WITH THE PRESIDENT?
Leading contender for the Greater Accra Regional chairmanship position in the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Henry Ekow Manly-Spain is demanding answers from Mr Ade Coker, the current chairman of the party for consistently attacking him personally anytime he praises President John Mahama for his magntic charisma, affability and disposition.
NO PAIN, NO GAIN – PRESIDENT MAHAMA TELLS BUSINESS COMMUNITY
President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated government’s plan to rescue the depreciating cedi and add value to the country’s commodities that are currently exported in raw form.
GHANA’S CREDITWORTHINESS CONSTRAINED BY WEAK FISCAL POSITION – MOODY’S
Moody’s Investor Service says that Ghana’s rating of B1, negative outlook, is constrained by the ongoing weakness in the government’s fiscal position due to ongoing spending overruns on the public-sector wage bill, high interest costs and the clearance of payment arrears.