MURDER OF BANK WORKER: SUSPECT GRABBED
A 25-year-old welder has been arrested in connection with the murder of Rosemond Nyampong, a worker of Stanbic Bank, in her house at Baatsona in Accra.
IRREGULARITIES IN USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS – GHANA LOSES GHC4.2 BILLION
Available figures from the Auditor-General’s Department indicate that Ghana lost GHC 4,559,976,757.76 within five years as a result of irregularites in public institutions.
GNPC BLOWS $61.8M ON OFFICE
The lid has been blown off another gargantuan scandal emanating from the ‘backyard’ of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) after it requested Parliament to approve $61.8 million for the purpose of acquiring an office accomodation.
ROSEMONDS’ KILLER GRABBED
Abraham Kwame Baah, a 25-year-old man who claims to be an auto-electrician, has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of Rosemond Nyampong, a 32-year-old Stanbic Bank staff at her residence at Baatsona on the Spintex Road in Accra.
AFRO-BEATS KICKS OFF
Most parts of the Greater Accra Region are bustling with excitement ahead of the debut edition of the Afro-Beats Festival, a three-day fiesta of music and beer which takes off today December 13 and ends on Sunday December 15.
Business and Financial Times
WATER, SANITATION FUNDING LEFT TO DONORS
Government’s reliance on donors to provide 82% of monies allocated to water and sanitation next year leaves this crucial sector in the hands of foreigners, says the Aid Effectiveness Forum – an unbrella body of civil society networks working on aid and development effectiveness issues.
COCOA PRODUCTIVITY FAR BELOW COMPETITORS; COTE D’IVOIRE, INDONESIA RANKED HIGHER
Cocoa productivity in Ghana, the world’s number two grower, is far below levels in top-grower Cote d’Ivoire and third largest Indonesia.
INFLATION REMAINS AT THREE AND HALF YEAR RECORD
Year-on-year inflation inched up by 0.1 percentage points last month to record a rate of 13.2 percent, the highest rate since March 2010, official figures from the Ghana Statistical Service have showed.
GO BACK TO INDIA – DOCTOER THREATENED WITH DEPORTATION AFTER 45YRS WORKING IN GHANA
After spending 45 years to save lives and train doctors all the country, Dr Uma Sen, an Indian specialist gynaecologist, now 80 and frail, does not have a valid resident permit, and the Volta Regional Health Directorate is now making appeals on her behalf to the immigration authorities to consider regularising her stay in the country.
GHANA GETS HIGHEST NOMINATIONS FOR 2014 AMVCAs
AfricaMagic yesterday announced nominees for the second edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) at the AfricaMagic’s 10th Anniversary celebration event which took place at the Lankmark’s Village in Victoria Island, Lagos.
The New Statesman
NPP’S VICTORY 2016 AGENDA: NOT ROOM FOR EXPERIMENTATION – STEPHEN NTIM TELLS PARTY MEMBERS
A former 1st National Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Stephen Ayensu Ntim, has sent out a strong message to members of the main opposition party, and by extension the entire nation, that people who are focused and convinced about the vision they have for a group or society do not easily give up until they have been able to realise their vision.
NPP CONSTITUENCY ELECTIONS TAKES PLACE TOMORROW
As part of preparations towards the 2016 general elections, the opposition New Patriotic Party is poised to hold its constituency elections this weekend.
WOMEN QUEUE FOR CAESARIAN SECTION AT KORLE BU
Imagine, a pregnant woman having to queue for a caesarean section. This is a sad situation to imagine but that is what pertains at the nation’s premier teaching hospital, Korle Bu.
HOW TROTRO MATE CAME TO OWN 55 LUXURIOUS CARS – THE STORY OF SETH YEBOAH OCRAN
When one sits back and looks at the several luxurious and flashy cars that form the fleet of YOK-Rent a Car, a subsidiary of YOKS Investments Limited, one would presume that the Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Seth Kwao Yeboah Ocran, was born with a silver spoon in his mouth in his mouth and could be reaping from a huge family legacy that was left for him by his parents.
The General Telegraph
AHEAD OF 2016 NPP SITS ON TIME BOMB AS PARTY STALWARTS ARE AT ONE ANOTHER’S THROATS
Even before the New Patriotic Party (NPP) selects a presidential candidate for the 2016 general election, party lords are at one another’s throats over who is who and who has done what has done what in terms of the party’s fortunes.
The Ghanaian Times
SHOCKER! MIN. BLOWS GHC151.7M ON FOREIGN TRAVELS
The erstwhile Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare, during the 2012 fiscal year, spent GHC151,737.99 meant for beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) on foreign travels of some of its staff, the 2012 Auditor-General’s report on Public Accounts has disclosed.
ANGLICAN PRIEST FREED OF RAPE
A Cape Coast Circuit Court on Wednesday struct out the case of rape against a priest of Anglican Church in Cape Coast, Reverend Father Emmanuel Quartey, following an advice from the ofice of the Attorney-General’s Department.