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Ghana Beyond Aid laughable mirage unless… – Prof Karikari

Prof. Kwame Karikari An outspoken Communications professor has said government’s new policy shift, Ghana Beyond Aid will remain a mirage if the needless expenditure at the presidency is not cut down. Professor Kwame Karikari said any effort to wean Ghana off aid at the moment will worsen the poverty situation unless the fleet of cars at the presidency, as well as government’s over-expenditur...[Read More]

37 Military Hospital shuts down medical emergency unit over fumigation

The 37 Military Hospital has shut down its medical emergency unit for nine days to allow for fumigation. Hospital authorities say the fumigation is important to ensure the safety of patients. As a result, no new medical case will be received during the period of the shutdown. Patients already on admission will be transferred to other wards during the period. The shutdown begins today but the unit ...[Read More]

NPA reassures consumers there is no gas shortage

Ghana Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Operators Association (GLiPGOA) declared an indefinite strike, following government’s refusal to cease implementation of the cylinder recirculation module. The Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) says it will continue to sell fuel despite the strike declared by LPG retailers. Additionally, All Hills Oil LPG stations are not involved in the strike. “Ghana Oil ...[Read More]

2 ‘drug dealers’ nabbed in Northern Region

Police in the Northern Region have arrested two persons in the Bunkrugu District of the Northern Region for the possession of illegal drugs. The two Majeed Mohammed and Mariam Dramani, were arrested by officers of the Operation Kondanlgou, a sub-regional anti-cross border crime force set up by Ghana and her immediate neighbours. Related: Ugandan faces possible jail term in Ghana for drug trafficki...[Read More]

Photos: The 11 shades of Cynthia – deputy Special Prosecutor

You will make many faces if you had to face for two hours, the Appointments Committee of Parliament. Nominee for deputy Special Prosecutor Cynthia Naa Korshie Lamptey was vetted by the 15-member committee last week in Parliament. The mood at the vetting swang from the serious and the jovial as the nominee, a former Director of Pulbic Prosecutions, cruised through questions and queries. Myjoyonline...[Read More]

Horror! Body of middle-aged woman found under Kumasi bridge

Residents of Ashtown in Kumasi woke up Monday morning to find the body of a woman in her early fifties dumped close to a bridge. Her half-naked body lied face up with bruises on the thighs indicating possible dragging on the ground. Some women who spoke to Joy News’ Erastus Asare Donkor identified her as Rosalinda, a head porter (Kayayo), resident at Kwadaso in Kumasi. It is neither clear wh...[Read More]

Ghana’s most powerful convene at CEO Summit in Accra

President Akufo-Addo told the CEOs gathered at the summit they have an important role to pay in the country’s quest to lift itself beyond aid Hundreds of business luminaries, Fortune 500 executives and stakeholders gathered at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra Monday to discuss their industries’ most critical and pressing needs in a saturated world market. The first of a two-day summit included p...[Read More]

Ecobank wins Best Digital Strategy award

Ecobank has won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony in London. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa and to achieve its target of serving 100 million customers. The Ecobank Mobile App, which has already ...[Read More]

Hajia Fati makes first appearance in court after alleged assault on journalist

Embattled New Patriotic Party (NPP) loyalist, Hajia Fati, has made her first appearance in court to answer charges of assault and damage of property leveled against her by the state. قالب وردپرس

Gov’t chasing $1bn revenue with $89m contract but IMANI cries foul

A government plan to chase $1bn in revenues from telcos through an $89 contract to a private company has been faulted by policy think-tank IMANI. IMANI has branded as “totally needless”, the contract which seeks to extract more revenue from the telcos by monitoring calls and checking SIM box fraud. IMANI President Franklin Cudjoe has also questioned the credibility of the selected comp...[Read More]

Front Pages, Monday, May 21 2018

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Arrested former K’Poly student kidnapped two kids to “pay school fees”

A collaboration between police and telecom operator MTN, has led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man who kidnapped two children from the KNUST Primary School on Friday. Collins James Kodah, a native of Navrongo in the Upper East Region, was arrested at his Asante Akyem Agogo hideout with the two children he kidnapped from the school on Friday. He had earlier demanded a ransom from the parents befor...[Read More]

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