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    December2017

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    National service boss withdraws compulsory insurance policy

    The besieged management of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has cunningly withdrawn its compulsory insurance package slapped on service personnel across the country, after it was sued by some aggrieved personnel and also dragged to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). The scheme in a statement, said[…]

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    FDA ban on alcohol senseless – Drunkards Association

    Leadership of a group calling itself Ghana Drunkards Association has described the Food and Drug Authority’s (FDA) directive to ban all alcoholic beverages from the airwaves until 8 pm daily as senseless and without basis. Head of the Food Safety Management Department at the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Maria[…]

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    Defender Awal Mohammed set to leave Kotoko

    Kotoko defender Awal Mohammed is set to leave the Club following several interest from foreign Clubs. The Porcupine Warriors might lose their key defender before the start of the season. Awal was a standout performer for the Reds last season where he manned the central defense for the Ghanaian giants.[…]

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    Marine Drive Project to employ 150k people – Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says, in line with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture’s target of generating jobs, especially for the youth and unemployed, the Marine Drive Tourism Investment Project, from construction to the operational stage, is expected to employ some 150,000 people. Expressing[…]

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    GHC62m blown on property rental for missions abroad

    Property rental for Ghanaian missions abroad cost the Foreign Affairs Ministry an estimated GHS62m approximately US$14m in 2017. The ministry paid the GHS62m for 52 cities across the world which had Ghanaian missions situated there. This comprises missions in Africa, America, East Europe, Asia and Europe. In Africa for instance,[…]

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    Parliament to probe GBC’s indebtedness

    Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament has directed the Communications Committee of Parliament to furnish the House with a detailed report on how much debt the state broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) owes and how much is owed it, and who. This follows an application by the[…]

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    NDC tried hounding former Chief Justice in 2009 – Koku Anyidoho confirms

    Deputy General Secretary of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Koku Anyidoho has confirmed a long time rumour of the party after assuming office in 2009 planned to hound the then Chief Justice (CJ), Madam Georgina Theodora Wood from office. According to the outspoken former Presidential Spokesperson, after taking office from[…]

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    Minority fights attempts by government to sell VRA assets

    The Minority in parliament has reiterated its position to oppose any moves by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to sell off any thermal assets of the Volta River Authority (VRA). Parliament approved the sum of close to GHS 914 million for the services of the Ministry of Energy for[…]

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    Energy Commission unveils app to track down unauthorised refrigerator dealers

    Energy Commission has introduced a new application, ‘Certified Refrigerating App,’ which is aimed at tracking unauthorised refrigerators on the Ghanaian market. The app, when installed, gives the consumer the list of all the brands of fridges, their specifications, its ratings and power consumption. It also gives the buyer value for[…]

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    Fuel Prices: No significant change during Christmas – IES

    The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted that there will be no significant changes in the prices of fuel at the pumps during the Christmas period. A statement signed by IES Principal Research Analyst Richmond Rockson on Thursday, December 14, said the reasons is “due to the fairly stable[…]

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