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Legalization of okada a political move to win votes – Accra Mayor

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) intention to legalize okada is a political move aimed at amassing votes during the 2020 polls, the Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah has ...

23 September, 2020

Mahama truncated Bono tour over ‘poor’ reception – NPP Communicator

A member of the New Patriotic Party’s Communications team, Lawuratu Musah-Saaku has alleged that former President John Dramani Mahama truncated his tour of the Bono Region due to poor reception ...

23 September, 2020

How Accra tackled complex challenges in an urban slum

When I first heard about the community of Old Fadama in Accra, Ghana, I recognised something. A Ghanaian Catholic sister who visited the green market weekly in that neighbourhood told ...

23 September, 2020

3,400 Allied Health professionals granted financial clearance – Oko Boye

The Ministry of Health has secured financial clearance for about 3,400 Allied Health professionals across the country, according to Deputy Health Minister, Dr. Benard Oko Boye. This means that soon ...

23 September, 2020

Keyboard Idol’s Chris Tamakloe dies in tragic motor accident 

Chris Tamakloe, one of the star performers on Citi TV’s Keyboard Idol talent competition, met his untimely death on Saturday, September 19, 2020, when a vehicle in which he and ...

23 September, 2020

CalBank implements ECOFRIDGES Green On-wage financial mechanism

Environmentally friendly refrigerators and ACs will soon become widely accessible in Ghana through the Green On-wage (GO) financial mechanism under the ECOFRIDGES program with CalBank PLC. The ECOWAS Refrigerators and ...

23 September, 2020

Installation of smart streetlights to be completed by March 2021 – MiDA

Work on over 14,000 smart streetlights to be dotted across the capital, Accra, spanning a distance of about 440km of roads, is expected to be completed by March 2021, according ...

23 September, 2020

20,000 ghost names expunged from YEA payroll – Oppong Nkrumah

20,000 ghost names have been expunged from the payroll of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) over the past three years. An audit conducted by the Agency further revealed that the ...

23 September, 2020

NDC’s Jirapa parliamentary candidate angry over missing names on register

The National Democratic Congress’ parliamentary candidate for Jirapa, Cletus Adakpla has complained about some missing names on the voters’ register in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region. Speaking ...

23 September, 2020

Sexual harassment, others to be addressed in Labour Act – Ministry of Employment

Ghana’s Labour Act 651 is to be reviewed to address sexual harassments and other emerging trends of violence against women at places. Mrs. Ruth Ferkah Kyere, Head of International/Gender Desk, ...

23 September, 2020

Global Finance Magazine names Standard Chartered ‘Best Consumer Digital Bank 2020’

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has been named the Best Consumer Digital Bank in Ghana by the Global Finance Magazine for the 8th consecutive year. This was announced as Global ...

23 September, 2020

No case of COVID-19 recorded during voter registration exercise – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) says none of the 17 million voters captured in the just ended voters’ registration exercise and the 45,000 registration officers, contracted COVID-19 during the nationwide exercise. ...

23 September, 2020

Citi Breakfast Show: Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020

The Citi Breakfast Show host, Bernard Avle and the team discussed the demarcation of roads in Ghana for various road users, the strike action by Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives ...

23 September, 2020

‘John Mahama is a man of his word’ – Prof. Opoku-Agyemang

Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice-Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has appealed to residents of Assin in the Central Region to vote massively for John Dramani Mahama in ...

23 September, 2020


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