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Demo greets Transport Minister at Tema Shipyard

  Fiifi Fiave Kwetey is Transport minister and MP for Ketu South   Minister of Transport, Mr. Fifi Fiavi Kwettey, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 suffered embarrassment during his visit to the premises of PSC Tema Shipyard Limited in Tema as aggrieved workers staged a demonstration, calling for the removal of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) […]

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‘Declare commitment to fight corruption now’

    Civil Society Anti-Corruption Agenda on Extractive Industries Civil Society Organisations has called on the government of President John Dramani Mahama to declare its commitment to fight corruption in Ghana and in the extractive industries in particular. This was stated in a statement signed and issued by the Executive Director of Africa Centre for […]

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‘Counting of money caused MMT bus accident’

  Some passengers crowded in an MMT bus   Investigations into the fatal accident that involved a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) Limited bus with registration number GE 4849-11 on the Dawenya-Aflao Highway on Monday 9, 2016 has revealed that the heart-breaking incident occurred when the driver was counting money. Seven persons, all males, died on Monday when […]

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Zoomlion cleans Kasoa & Winneba

    Waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, has stepped up its efforts to ensure that every community this country is clean by engaging in a number of clean-up exercises. Last week the company took its clean-up exercise to Kasoa and Winneba in the Central Region. The exercise, which was one of largest organised by […]

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Tension in Ketu South

  Fiifi Fiave Kwetey is MP for Ketu South   There was uneasy calm in some registration centres in the traditional areas in Ketu South constituency of the Volta Region, Today can confirm. The misunderstanding, Today gathered, ensued, following a move by some aggrieved members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to block Togolese, Beninese and Ivorians from registering […]

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UBA to expand footprint to 25 African countries

  United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced plans to expand to six different countries on the African continent. This will increase the banking giant’s subsidiaries from 18 to 25. This came to light during the bank’s recently held inaugural Senior Leadership Forum which coincided with the UBA’s Annual General Meeting and Group Board […]

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Ghana scores high marks in IMF 3rd review

    A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Joël Toujas-Bernaté, visited Ghana from April 27-May 11, 2016, to conduct discussions on the third review of Ghana’s financial and economic programme supported by the IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF is a lending arrangement that provides sustained programme engagement over the […]

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MTN is 20 years; goes 4G LTE mid-year

  Ebenezer Asante is MTN Ghana’s CEO   Ghana’s widely used mobile telecommunications network, MTN, is 20 years. The company held an external launch at its ultra-modern state-of-the-art office complex, MTN House, at Ridge in Accra yesterday, to kick-start the anniversary celebrations. At the launch which was attended by MTN’s top management executives, board members, […]

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Our traditional leaders must be development-oriented

  File Photo   GHANA needs traditional leaders who are development-oriented and can cause a change in their communities. AND apart from political leaders, another crop of leaders who can spearhead development in this country are our traditional leaders. THEY live with the people all the time, they get close feedback, they are listened to and very […]

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April inflation drops to 18.5%

  Statistics released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) yesterday indicated a marginal drop in the April 2016 inflation from 19.2 per cent to 18.5 per cent. Addressing a news conference in Accra yesterday, Deputy Government Statistician, Mr. Baah Wadie, attributed the drop to non-food inflation (decrease in utility, transport and education). Additionally, he noted […]