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Minister appeals to Passion Air to reconsider Wa-Kumasi flight

Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister has appealed to the Passion Air Company to consider re-opening its daily flights between Wa and Kumasi to enhance business activities. He said traders in the region considered Kumasi as a business hub and therefore daily flights would help boost commercial transactions of the two regions. Dr. Bin Salih made the …

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Allow market forces to determine real value of Cedi – Investment Banker urges BoG

The Bank of Ghana should allow market forces of demand and supply to determine the real value of the cedi, as part of medium to long term recovery process, says Dr Sam Ankrah, President of Africa Investment Group. While he said the central bank’s habit of tapping into its reserves to stabilise the cedi was not only artificial but unsustainable, he wants …

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GPRTU to rollout mandatory vehicle towing system starting October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system, effective October 2022. Chairman of GPRTU Mohammed Abass told Nyanakontotn Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm that the towing system is to ensure the quick removal of faulty vehicles from roads. He noted that the new towing system is in partnership …

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Beyond recovery of GHC1m ‘stolen’ by Labianca owner, prosecute her – Dr. Apaak

The Member of Parliament for Builsa South Dr. Clement Apaak has opined that the recovery of the GHC1 million from Labianca, a company owned by Mrs. Asomah-Hinneh, is not enough. The lawmaker says Mrs. Asoma-Hinneh should not be in office. In his view, she must resign from office or processes to remove her must be triggered immediately. The Council of …

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Man who attempted to use daughter for ritual murder granted GHc500k bail

Evans Kyekyeku Oppong, the businessman arrested for allegedly trying to use his daughter for money ritual has been granted bail in the sum of GHc500k. In addition to the bail sum, he is to produce two sureties both of whom are to be justified. The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Justice Mary Maame Ekue Yanzuh …

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‘Small boy’ Special Prosecutor attempting to destroy me – Customs Boss

The Commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Col. Kwadwo Damoah, (RTD) has stated that attempts by the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, to disgrace him with corrupt accusations in-line with his responsibilities will fail. Speaking to some Senior Customs officers at a retreat in Kumasi, Col. Damoah said, the allegations filed against him and some senior officers are a calculated …

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Focus on passing your entrance exams not GLC directive – Former SRC President

The outgoing SRC President of the Ghana School of Law, Mr. Wonder Victor Kutor, has urged prospective candidates waiting to write this year’s entrance exams to focus on their studies. He said preparing for an examination is critical in every given situation and this can be done when one focuses on the exams by studying very hard. According to him, the directive …

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Ministerial reshuffle: ‘Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad’ – Akufo-Addo told

“This is a clear indication that they don’t have the men and any further approach to reshuffle will cause his government to spiral down further. Ghanaians should rather brace for the worst.” That is the assessment of the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, on the Akufo-Addo-led administration. To him, the only hope for disillusioned …

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TV Presenter pleads guilty over false publication, fined GHC4,200

A 32-year-old TV presenter at Next TV has pleaded guilty to the publication of false news and has been convicted on his own plea by the Kaneshie District Court. The court presided over by Mrs Ama Adomako Kwakye (Magistrate) convicted the accused after he changed his not guilty plea to guilty. Nana Osei Bonsu Hoahi and one Akwesi Asare alias …

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GN Bank buildings rotting away following government takeover

Almost three years after the takeover of Groupe Nduom companies, some staff have expressed regrets about the state of neglect of the financial institutions’ buildings dotted across the country. GN Bank and GN savings were on August 16, 2019, taken over by Eric Nana Nipah a Receiver appointed by the Bank of Ghana. Accordingly, the Receiver and his staff moved …

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