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UK trained Coach Koranteng extols virtues of Sellas Tetteh for Ghana scouting post

United Kingdom-based Ghanaian coach Kofi Koranteng believes Sellas Tetteh would excel as a scout for the Black Stars at the 2019 AFCON. Tetteh, the only coach to lead an African side to glory at the U20 World Cup since its inception, has been appointed alongside former Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko coach David Duncan as well Mas-U Dramani to …

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CAGD sensitises Chief Directors of MDAs on IPSAS

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) has sensitized Chief Directors of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), which, Ghana has set out to implement to improve its public accounts. The adoption and implementation of IPSAS have been identified as one of the critical programmes in the Public Financial Management Reforms …

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MPS new container terminal at Tema Port to be operational on June 28

The ultra modern Terminal Three being constructed by the Meridian Port Services (MPS) at Tema Port would become fully operational on June 28, this year, to provide efficient port services for importers and exporters across the West African coastline. The fully-automated terminal estimated at the cost of US$1.5 billion has the capacity to accommodate two million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) …

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NDC Youth re-commit to the principles of June 4

The Youth Wing of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has re-committed itself to the principles and ideas of the June 4, 1979 revolution. Mr Edem Agbana, the Deputy National Youth Organiser of the NDC, said the Youth Wing was making the solemn pledge so that the values of the revolution would not be lost on them. “We will stand …

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Tropical Forest Alliance facilitates collective actions towards afforestation

The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA), a platform for public-private cooperation, has expressed the willingness to facilitate a collective approach towards a deforestation-free supply chain in tropical forest countries. Addressing participants at a workshop in Accra, Mr Justin Adams, the TFA Global Director, said the Alliance over the years had created a collective space that had brought together stakeholders towards mitigating …

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I’ll demolish your hotel again if given chance – Rawlings to Dara Salam Group Chair

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that he has no regrets demolishing a $5-million hotel which belonged to entrepreneur and Executive Chairman of the Dara Salaam Group, Alhaji Yusif Ibrahim decades ago. Mr Rawlings said the property was built on a waterway and that if given the opportunity, he would even clear other structures along with the hotel which …

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Akufo-Addo heckled by gender activist

Gender activists at the Women Deliver Conference in Canada were not too pleased with President Akufo-Addo’s submission on women empowerment in Ghana. The President has said, despite the majority being women in Ghana, not much political action had been witnessed in their push for greater inclusion in Ghana’s political administration. “We are not seeing enough dynamism and activism on the …

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‘GFA’s conduct is disrespectful to Kotoko’ – Nana Dankwah

Nana Kwame Dankwah, the Accra Representative of Asante Kotoko has said, they felt disrespected by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following the latter’s failure to responded to a correspondence dated May 27, for clarification on issues bothering the Special Competition. In an interview with the GNA Sports, Nana Dankwah said, the disrespectful conduct of the GFA’s Normalisation Committee, had compelled …

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Ghana to enforce local content policy in public contracts

The government is to enforce the local content policy in the award of contract in the building industry. This is to ensure that 40 per cent of all public contracts in the building industry is reserved for local contractors to help generate employment in the country. This was contained in a speech read on behalf of the Minister of Works …

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BoG fines Barclays Bank Ghana GHC4.6 million

The Bank of Ghana has fined the Barclays Bank of Ghana an amount of GHC4,579,256.36 for making frivolous quotes on Ghana’s Interbank Foreign Exchange Market Graphic Online has gathered. This action is in breach of the Ghana Interbank Forex Market Conduct Rules. A statement from the BoG on Monday said the central bank was committed to ensuring sanity, transparency and …

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