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GNCCI to establish EDI in Takoradi

Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has announced plans to establish an Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in the Western Region to focus primarily on building the capacity of entrepreneurs to contribute to the development of the country. Western Regional Chairman of the Chamber, Mr. Stephanie Abass Miezan, made the disclosure in an interview […]

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NIC targets 100% minimum capital increment

National Insurance Commission (NIC) is targeting a 100 per cent increment in the current minimum capital requirement for insurance companies in the country, as part of efforts to strengthen the sector and engineer consolidation in a saturated industry. There are more than 50 insurance companies in the country serving a population of 27 million. Insurance […]

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Fulani Herdsmen attack nurses, fire gunshots

Some Fulani Herdsmen have attacked nurses working at Dwerebease CHPs Compound in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern region. The Fulani Herdsmen allegedly stormed the health facility in an attempt to ransack the facility leading to an altercation and gunshots. The Fulani herdsmen, however, managed to take away a motorbike belonging to the facility […]

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Admission for sale in first-class SHSs

There are widespread allegations against headmasters of so-called first-class schools in the country for charging parents and guardians huge sums of money before placing the names of their children and wards. These heads are said to be under-declaring vacancies in their schools and offering available places to parents through syndicates. The practice, the Daily Graphic […]

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Nyantakyi lauds WAFU tourney

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Kwasi Nyantakyi, has lauded the organisation of the ongoing 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tourney in Cape Coast and Elmina. Several connoisseurs of football have commended the organisers of the competition which was arranged by […]

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We won’t pay consultation fee for AFCON bidding—Asiamah

Minster for Youth and Sports, Mr. Isaac Asiamah, has questioned the rationale to pay a whopping $525,000 as consultancy fee to RICS Consult for the preparation of bid documents for the 2017 African Cup of Nations. Making his appearance on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Mr. Asiamah disclosed […]

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‘Encourage long-term Investments’

PRESIDENT and Chairman of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has called on managers of rural banks across the country to encourage long-term investments According to the business magnate, long-term investments have better yields than normal short-term investments. He noted that some kinds of investments some players in the banking sector engage in make […]

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Making bribery allegations are serious matters

THE Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has cleared the two Deputy Chiefs of Staff—Samuel Abu Jinapor and Francis Asenso-Boakye—of all bribery allegations made against them by popular musician, Kwame Asare Obeng, aka A-Plus. ACCORDING to a release issued in Accra by the CID and signed by its Director- General, Commissioner of Police (COP) […]