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Fishing Community submerged in Ketu South

Blekusu, a fishing community in the Ketu South municipality of Volta region has been submerged by sea water on Sunday. Strong tides from the sea broke banks in the early hours of Sunday, flooding homes and displaying hundreds of residents in the community situated between the sea and lagoon. The flood waters also took over […]

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SSNIT is not robbing pensioners – Manager

Ho Branch Manager of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Mr. Sulley Abukari, has discounted the claim that his outfit is short-changing pensioners. He said the annuity factor which did not exceed 60 per cent was calculated on a pension right of 2.5 per cent per year for the first 15 years of […]

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NSB&T to prepare students for industry

Over seven hundred students from various Senior High Schools in the Central and Western regions participated in the maiden “Open House” activity of the Nduom School of Business and Technology (NBS&T) at Aboabo near Ayensudo in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central Region. Professor James H. Ephraim welcoming the students to […]

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President Akufo-Addo Advocates For Severe Sanctions Regime For Illegal, Unregulated Fishing Vessels

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has strongly advocated for enhanced international co-operation for effective monitoring, and a severe sanctions regime to address the problem of illegal and unregulated fishing. With West Africa having one of the world’s most productive fishing grounds, which attract commercial vessels that supply the markets of Europe […]

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YEA Exposes NDC

Acting Chief Executive Officer of Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has exposed some corrupt deals that took place in his outfit during the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. Addressing journalists in Accra yesterday, Mr. Justin Frimpong disclosed that an audit report by his outfit has revealed that some NDC officials engaged in illegalities during their […]

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COCOBOD debt hits GH¢10 bn

It has now been established that the total net indebtedness of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) left behind by the erstwhile Mahama administration stood at GH¢10 billion. Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo, who disclosed this, stated that measures have been put in place to settle the debt. Mr Aidoo, a former Member […]

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Finance minister replies minority

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, has rubbished the Minority caucus in Parliament’s allegation that the finance ministry did not follow due process in the issuance of the $2.25 billion bond.  According to Mr. Ofori-Atta, there were no breaches of integrity, either on government’s part or the Joint Book Runners (JBRs) part. […]