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Winneba to get Landing Beach Project

The Transport Minister has tasked the Effutu Municipal Assembly to partner the contractor of the Winneba Landing Beach Project to identify structures to be affected by the project for evaluation and compensation. Mr Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, Deputy Transport Minister, who is also the Member of Parliament for Tema East, made the call at a day’s sensitization workshop to enlighten …

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Kotoko did not forge Clottey’s ITC – George Kennedy

Former Asante Kotoko player and Board Member George Kennedy has shed light on the signing of striker Emmanuel Clottey by the Porcupines five years ago. Clottey’s signing sparked a protracted legal tussle between the Porcupine Warriors and Esperance Sportive de Tunis which ended this year. Different accounts were given about how the player was signed and the then Asante Kotoko management has been blamed …

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Check quality of Atuabo Gas – COPEC

In a statement issued by the COPEC, Executive Secretary, Mr. Duncan Amoah said that, “based on complaints from consumers of LPG produced from Atuabo, we maintain that the Propane level in Atuabo LPG is unnecessarily higher than expected, and this has been partly blamed for some of the rampant fires the country has seen over the past years including domestic …

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Ghana doing well with anti-money laundering measures – FIC

The Head of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), Kwaku Duah, has noted that Ghana is scaling up its fight against money laundering in the country. He said Ghana is performing well per the reports of the Financial Action Task Force, (FATF). Recently, the European Commission cited Ghana as one of four African countries listed by the European Union for money …

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We’re satisfied with Mills’ autopsy, stop act of ‘drunkenness’ – Family

Family of the late President John Atta Mills has asked politicians and the general public to respect the family and the late Professor and allow him to Rest In Peace. According to them, they are worried about the way some politicians are taking advantage of the death of their brother for their own parochial self- interest. Speaking on Okay FM’s …

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No Police officer in E/R has coronavirus – Regional Commander

Eastern Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Afful Boakye Yiadom, has revealed that none of his officers in the region has contracted the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease. “No infection has also been recorded among the prisoners in our custody,” he added. DCOP Boakye Yiadom was speaking during the launch of the disinfection and fumigation exercise of police facilities …

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‘Nothing to hide’ – Ablakwa wants MPs to openly declare coronavirus status

NDC MP for North Tongue, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has joined calls for Ghanaian lawmakers to make their Covid-19 status public. In a Facebook post, the former Education Minister under the Mahama administration said this would help in removing the stigma associated with the disease. “There should be nothing to hide. Let us lead by example and in a way that avoids …

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Gov’t pays ECG, VRA, NEDCo GH¢343m first tranche of coronavirus electricity reliefs

Government has paid the first tranche of the COVID-19 electricity reliefs to the respective bodies – the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) and the Volta River Authority (VRA). in full for the month of April. The total payment for the three bodies is GH¢343 million, Nana Kofi Oppong Damoah, Head, Communications and Public Affairs at the …

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Asamoah Gyan’s biggest mistake was leaving the English Premier League – Avram Grant

Former Ghana and Chelsea coach Avram Grant reckons Asamoah Gyan’s famous 2011 transfer from English Premier League side Sunderland to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates greatly hampered the striker’s progress. After hitting 10 league goals in his first season with The Black Cats, Gyan promptly pursued a move away, originally joining the Arabian club on loan which was …

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Information Services Department gets substantive director

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Charles Wereko, the Acting Director of the Information Services Department (ISD), as the substantive Director, after a 20-year vacuum. His appointment takes retrospective effect from March 5, 2020, after being in acting position since December 18, 2018. The appointment was done in consultation with the Public Services Commission and the Civil Service Council to …

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