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Adopt electronic payment as a way of life – Dr Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday launched the Phase-Two of the Mobile Money Interoperability Payment System and urged Ghanaians to adopt electronic payment as a way of life. He said the nation had reached an era of electronic payment, therefore, there was no choice but to go with the tide in order to fast-track the transformation of the …

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Do not panic! Ghanaians told ahead of counter-terrorism exercise on Friday

The country’s security agencies and emergency services organisations will on Friday carry out a counter-terrorism training exercise within the Accra-Tema metropolis. “The exercise will involve the movement of troops and equipment in some parts of Accra,” a statement issued by the Ministry of National Security on Wednesday said. The exercise codenamed EX HOME SHIELD is aimed at practising and harnessing …

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Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit on new regions referendum

The Supreme Court has given clearance to the Electoral Commission to hold its referendum in selected areas earmarked for the creation of new regions. This follows the dismissal of a suit seeking to challenge the decision of the EC to only allow residents in the affected areas to vote in the referendum. According to the Justices of the Supreme Court, …

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Protesting Menzgold customers have denigrated my name and brand – Nam 1

The CEO of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah, has expressed disappointment at customers who took to the streets to demonstrate against the gold dealership firm. According to him, those who engaged in the protests have denigrated his name and brand. Menzgold has been in the news in recent times following the company’s troubles with state regulatory bodies over its …

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JJ’s mother suggested Zanetor was another man’s baby – Nana Konadu

Spouse of Former President, Jerry John Rawlings, Nana Konadu has revealed how she had to endure hearing her mother-in-law suggest awkwardly, that her first daughter, Zanetor had been ‘produced’ from another source since some baby features of hers didn’t portray her mother’s, father’s or any of their parent’s. Highlighting some pretty controversial aspects of her newly launched ‘It takes a …

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Dagbon Roadmap: Zero tolerance for trouble makers – REGSEC warns

The Northern Regional Security Council has issued strong warnings to individuals and group of persons who want to foment trouble in the Dagbon road map to peace process to desist or face full force of the law. According to REGSEC, they will not tolerate any acts of lawlessness that will derail the Dagbon road map to peace process. Following the …

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Ken Agyapong gives the reasons behind recent dumsor

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has urged the Akufo-Addo led government, especially the Energy Minister, Peter Amewu to be truthful to Ghanaians on the current energy crisis. He believes the power crisis, popularly known as ‘dumsor’, is a financial problem which if not resolved, could affect their chances in 2020. During the peak of the outages last …

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Banks’ recapitalization impacts dividend payment to SSNIT

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has disclosed that most banks it is a shareholder in, have been unable to pay dividends for last year due to the increase in the minimum capital requirement. The Director General of SSNIT, Dr. John Ofori Tenkorang explains to Citi Business News this has also affected the Trust’s projections of investments in …

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We didn’t send you to Parliament because of proverbs – Constituents descend on A.B.A Fuseini

Constituents of Ranking Member, Communications Committee of Parliament, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, have reminded him of the pact he had with them before being voted for as their Member of Parliament (MP) was to champion development in the area and not the reverse. According to the agitated constituents of Sagnarigu in the Northern Region, his colleagues have over the years become …

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I go on tours with Amoako-Atta for him to see the bad roads – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dnakwa Akufo-Addo has said he always goes on national tours with his Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta for him to see the bad roads in the country. The President was speaking at a ceremony at Sedom in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region where he inspected the removal of timber from Volta Lake by …

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