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Festus Tettey is new Promasidor Ghana Limited CEO

Promasidor Ghana Limited has announced the appointment of Mr Festus Tettey as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company effective January 1, 2019. Mr Tettey succeeds Mr Dirk Laeremans who has been CEO of Promasidor Ghana since 2014. According to a statement issued by Promasidor, Mr Tettey previously served as a Commercial Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. He …

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Michael Essien fears Chelsea will lose big players due to lack of playing time

Chelsea legend Michael Essien fears some top players at the club could leave due to limited playing time. Centre-back Andreas Christensen, striker Alvaro Morata, Cesc Fabregas, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Gary Cahill, Danny Drinkwater, Victor Moses, and teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi are all said to be reconsidering their future at Stamford Bridge due to limited opportunities. Essien believes this situation could force the …

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CAL Bank meets GHC400 million capital requirement

Shareholders of CAL Bank have approved a resolution for the bank to transfer GH¢50 million from income surplus to stated capital, helping the bank to meet the Bank of Ghana’s minimum capital requirement ahead of the 31st December deadline. The transfer would bring CAL Bank’s state capital to GH¢400 million as prescribed by the Bank of Ghana. In a press …

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7 business ‘villains’ of the year 2018

2018 has been a good business year for some. It has also been a bad business year for others. Not every business person in Ghana will recognise 2018 as a good business year. Below are some of the Ghanaians who did not have a good business year as they expected. Nana Appiah Mensah Nana Appiah Mensah who is popularly referred …

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yawaso West Wuogon: Wereko-Ampim Opoku exits NPP race

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Council of Elders for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency and aspirant for the vacant parliamentary seat, Nana Wereko-Ampim Opoku has withdrawn from the race and thrown his support behind Ato Ametor Williams. According to Nana Wereko-Ampim Opoku, his decision to withdraw from the race was taken in the best interest of the …

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Government to redevelop Axim Victoria Park into Ceremonial Grounds

Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs. Catherine Abelema Afeku on behalf of President Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for redevelopment of the Axim Victoria Park into a Ceremonial Grounds to boost tourism activities in the area. The Victoria Park is in front of Fort Saint Antonio, where national and local programmes are mostly held and serves as the …

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Ahafo gets 99.67 per cent YES votes for creation of new region

The people of the Ahafo enclave in the Brong-Ahafo Region have voted massively in support of the creation of proposed Ahafo Region. Out of a total of 307,108 eligible voters in the area, 227,663 representing 90.4 per cent turned out to participate in the referendum, reports Graphic Online’s Biiya Mukusah Ali. In all a total of 276,763 representing 99.67 per …

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Citi FM heads to Samsam Odumase for 2018 ‘Help A Christmas Child Project’

Citi FM is this morning joining the people of Samsam Odumase near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region for the 2018 edition of its annual project, ‘Help A Christmas Child’. The project, which is under the Citi FM foundation, sees the station organise a party to bring some cheer to children in deprived communities. The annual Boxing Day trip is …

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CODEO deploys 50 observers for referendum on creation of new regions

A total of fifty (50) individuals will be deployed to observe the referendum on the creation of six new regions scheduled for December 27, 2018, Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has said. The deployment of the fifty observers is in line with the coalition’s objective of ensuring a transparent electoral process as well as rendering accountability to individuals. A …

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We’ve put our best foot forward for your security – IGP assures

The Ghana Police Service says it has put its best feet forward to ensure that Ghanaians and foreigners in the country enjoy their Christmas and New Year festivities devoid any major security breaches. Inspector General of Police David Asante-Apeatu, who gave the assurance on Christmas day said the Police have put in place pragmatic measures to ensure the safety of …

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