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U.S Justice Department reveals Tamale Sakawa ‘King’ and his gang’s fraud cost U.S citizens, companies $15m

The United States (US) Department Of Justice has revealed that Maxwell Atugba Abayeta aka Maxwell Peter, 26 and his cartel since 2012 had defrauded U.S. companies and citizens of approximately $15 million, MyNewsGh.com can report. Eight individuals were arrested for their roles in the widespread, Africa-based cyber conspiracy after wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens while …

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Management of the Media General Group, operators of TV3, 3FM, Onua FM, 3news.com,  APL, Connect FM and Akoma FM stormed Kumasi over the weekend to interact and engage with clients of the media outfit. The managers met the clients over dinner on Friday to appreciate them for doing business with the various platforms under the Media General Group. Herbal Fair The event …

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Qatar Airways to fly Ghana

Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar, is expected to soon complete arrangements to fly Ghana, by next year. “We have already gone far with talks with the Aviation Authorities in Ghana and will be flying to that country by middle of 2019”, Abkar Al-Baker, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Airline, told journalists in Doha. He was answering …

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Provide timelines to end Vigilantism – Group to Akufo-Addo

Policy think tank, Strategic Thinkers Network-Africa (STRANEK-Africa), says President Akufo-Addo must come clear on his promises to stamp out vigilantism completely by providing timelines within which this would be achieved. Ghanaians have criticised the onslaught of vigilantism in the country saying the trend has potentially dire consequences if the situation is not checked. “Ghanaians have created a monster that is …

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Stratcomm Africa wins another award

Strategic Communication Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa), a communications company headquartered, in Accra, has received the Professional Services Provider of the Year (2017), at the Chamber Business Awards. This adds to the 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year Award it won for its Ghana Garden and Flower Show, from the Centre for CSR, West Africa, presented at the …

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Stop the drama and recapitalise NIB, ADB – Adongo to Ofori-Atta

Bolgatanga Central MP Isaac Adongo has charged Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to put an end to the “drama” over the recapitalisation of the National Investment Bank (NIB) and adb Bank. He was of the view that proper structures need to be put in place to ensure a smooth operation of the two state-owned banks. “After refusing to take action to …

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Majority criticises Ablakwa for releasing official documents

Mr Frank Annor-Dompreh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee has described the conduct of Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Minority spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, as a nuisance to the committee. According to him, the Ranking Member is beginning to show “Bad faith” in his dealings with members especially the majority on the committee. Mr Annor-Dompreh made the statement at a press conference …

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EC inaugurates ROPAA Consultative Committee

Mrs Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday inaugurated the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) Consultative and Implementation Committee. The nine-member Committee is made up of three representatives from the EC, the Peace Council, Civil Society Organisation, the Academia, one each from the ruling party and the main opposition party, while the minority parties were …

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Stanbic staff who stole GHC1.8m found guilty of fraud, jailed 8 years

The contract staff of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Martha Amakye who was declared wanted and consequently arrested for stealing GH¢1,800,000 has been found guilty by an Accra High Court and jailed for 8 years, MyNewsGh.com has learnt. In addition to her jail time, the court has ordered that all properties she has acquired should be confiscated and used by the bank …

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NHIS won’t fail – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says government will do all within its power to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) succeeds. Addressing a ceremony at the Jubilee House to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the introduction of the NHIS and to launch new innovations aimed at making the NHIS more efficient, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia said the Ministry …

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