Go paperless or be punished, Bawumia tells Agencies

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has warned that agencies that do not comply with the September 1 deadline for paperless transactions at the ports will be sanctioned. Addressing a section of port agencies and other stakeholders on the progress of work to go paperless at the ports Dr Bawumia said the clearing process is expected to take 4 hours More...

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By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Terror attacks loom in Ghana – UK and Canada issue alerts

The United Kingdom has warned that Ghana is likely to experience terrorist attacks. On its website, the UK government said possible attacks are likely to occur in places visited by foreigners. “While there have More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Case adjourned as police hunt for 13 more suspects

Police are on the hunt for 13 more persons suspected to be involved in the murder of the Army Major, Maxwell Adam Mahama. Police prosecutors disclosed this in court Thursday during the trial of the 20 persons accused More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Bawumia’s China deal and my history teacher’s prophecy

Nana Kobina Nketsia IV is the paramount chief of Essikado Traditional Area in the Western Region of the Republic of Ghana. He was my history lecturer during my days at the University of Cape Coast. He taught me More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Mawarko manager jailed nine months

The branch manager of Mawarko Fast Food, Jihad Chabaan, has been jailed nine months after he was found guilty of assault and causing harm to a caterer at the restaurant, Evelyn Boakye. The ruling was handed down More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Auditor-General initiates processes to retrieve ‘stolen’ state cash

Eleven people indicted in the Auditor General’s report will be surcharged today (Wednesday, August 2, 2017) to repay the monies they misused. This was disclosed by the Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo. Speaking More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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NPP youth lock up NHIS office in Asunafo South

Some youth believed to be supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have taken over the office of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) at Kukuom in the Asunafo South district of the Brong Ahafo More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Don’t pay mandatory towing levy – PPP charges vehicle owners

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has urged the public to fight the mandatory towing levy which is expected to be implemented beginning September 1, 2017. The Parliamentary select committee on Roads and Transport More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Monies paid by last year’s unsuccessful Hajj pilgrims nowhere to be found

Sheikh I.C. Quaye, the current chairman of the Hajj Board has said that monies paid by last year’s unsuccessful pilgrims to the previous board are nowhere to be found. He said that but for the benevolence More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Amadu Sulley Jabs EC Boss

It is turning out that some of the payments made by political parties to the Electoral Commission (EC) as fees for supervising their primaries were paid to the Chairperson, Charlotte Osei. The National Democratic More...