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Over 3,600 jobs could be hit by uniBank collapse

A new document sighted by Citi Business News shows that some 3,692 workers could be hit following the collapse of uniBank. The number represents 1,944 of the bank’s staff and 2,018 who make up the employees of other related firms. The document, however, notes that the company was overstaffed compared to others in the banking sector, causing a drain on …

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UGMC to be registered and operated as private health facility

The ultra-modern University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra is to be registered and run as a private company to ensure its sustainability, authorities have told 3news.com Although the government earlier said the facility will be run as a public institution, the authorities say plans are far advanced in registering the referral health facility as a private company. “The …

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JH Mensah goes home today

THE MORTAL remains of the late statesman, Joseph Henry Mensah, are expected to be laid to rest today at the new Military Cemetery, in Accra. A press release issued by the General Secretary of New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu announcing the funeral arrangements, said Mr. Mensah is going to be given a State Burial on Friday, August 17, 2018 …

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UT Bank collapse: Prince Amoabeng breaks one year silence

The Founder of defunct UT Bank, Prince Kofi Amoabeng has denied reports that he failed to account for 5 million cedis debt repayment to the Board which contributed to the revocation of the bank’s license in August 2017. In his major public comment after the revocation of the bank’s license over a year now, Mr. Amoabeng said he is saddened …

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Police officer brutalizes carpenter at Tepa

A Police officer, Lance Corporal Henry Lamptey, popularly known as Chaka, stationed in Tepa in the Ashanti Region, has been captured in a videotape brutalising a carpenter who is also domiciled in Tepa. According to reports, the carpenter, Kwabena Boateng, was assaulted by the officer and two police assistants, for delaying in completing a task given him. A local journalist …

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Akufo-Addo phones FIFA President Infantino over looming ban

Ghana leader Nana Akufo Addo has phoned FIFA President Gianni Infantino in a desperate bid to avoid a global ban on the country for governmental interference in football. Mr Addo phoned the leader of world’s football governing body on Wednesday just 24 hours after FIFA fired a warning to government over its activities on the local federation. FIFA said that …

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BoG to take legal action against Ex-Directors of Unibank, others

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has served notice that it will soon take legal actions against the former directors of the seven collapsed banks – Royal Bank, Beige Bank, Sovereign Bank, The construction Bank and Unibank. A statement released by the Governor of the BoG, Ernest Addison on Wednesday August 15 said : “As part of efforts by the current …

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FDA Court in the offing to adjudicate safety matters

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said there are plans to establish a specialized court to preside over matters concerning food safety and drug abuse. The food and drugs regulator is seeking to crack the whip on violators of the country’s public health laws and check the rise in the sale of unapproved products in the markets nationwide. Mr …

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ouble Track System: Over 10, 000 private school teachers to lose employment – CHOPSS

The Conference of Heads of Private Secondary Schools (CHOPSS) has hinted that their exclusion from the implementation of the Free SHS policy and Double Track System will result in massive job loses in the educational sector. CHOPSS believes the current situation if not reconsidered could render about 10, 000 teachers and educational workers unemployed and close to 250 private schools …

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Cocoa rebounds as climate conditions dwindle

Cocoa recovered some of its previous week’s losses, as favourable climatic conditions in top grower Cote d’Ivoire appear to have faded. With less rains recorded in recent times in Cote d’Ivoire, the availability of the soft crop on the international commodities market was suppressed. Cocoa thus advanced by US$79.50 to close the trading week at US$2,119 per metric tonne. Coffee, …

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