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MDF disburses GHS5.6 million to 17 mining community development schemes

The Administrator of the Minerals Development Fund, MDF, Dr. Lawrence Kweku Armah, has disclosed to Citi News that his outfit has so far disbursed GHS 5.6 million for the funding ...

26 February, 2021

139,331 jobs created from 1D1F so far – Alan Kyerematen

The Trade and Industry Minister-designate, Alan Kyerematen says 139,331 jobs have so far been created from the government’s One District, One Factory initiative. Mr. Kyerematen, who announced this when he ...

26 February, 2021

Small Scale miners pledges to support Jinapor’s fight against galamsey

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners has urged the Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, to be resolute in the fight against illegal mining activities ...

26 February, 2021

Enimil Ashon writes: Women’s hair; Did God make a mistake?

History tells us that in slave days in America, white women would often shave off the hair of their enslaved female servants because it supposedly “confused white men”. I made ...

26 February, 2021

Zipline, UPS partner government to deliver first COVID-19 vaccines to health facilities

Zipline has announced a successful collaboration with UPS and The UPS Foundation to assist the government of Ghana in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines across the country. Supported by the ...

26 February, 2021

Nungua: JHS student on the run after assaulting maths teacher

A 17-year-old student of the Nungua Kroma 2 Junior High School is on the run after leading an assault on one of his teacher. According to police, the student-led 15 ...

26 February, 2021

We’ll create DNA database to tackle chieftaincy disputes – Ebenezer Kojo Kum

The Minister-Designate for Religious and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ebenezer Kojo Kum has promised to introduce a DNA genealogy database that will help in tracing authentic successions to stools and skins. He ...

26 February, 2021

Citi Breakfast Show, Friday 25th February 2021

In this edition of the #CitiCBS, Nathan Quao hosted Kokui Selormey, Kojo Akoto Boateng, Godfred Akoto Boafo on fallouts from some Ministerial vetting. In this Business Edition segment of the ...

26 February, 2021

P.L.O. Lumumba urges African leaders to unite and tackle migration crisis

Former Director of Kenyan Law School and anti-graft campaigner Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has called on African leaders to take urgent steps to overcome the problems of African migrants. According ...

26 February, 2021

We don’t want ‘bureaucratic conflicts’ with two housing ministers – Haruna Iddrisu

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has questioned the rationale behind the nomination of Freda Prempeh as a Minister of State at the Ministry of Works and Housing. This is because the ...

26 February, 2021

A/R: Two in critical condition after clash between police and Adwumakaase-Kese residents

Two persons are in critical condition at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital after a confrontation between police and some residents of Adwumakaase-Kese in the Afigya Kwabre South District of the ...

26 February, 2021

Ex-US Olympics coach found dead after sex assault charges

A former US Olympics gymnastics coach has killed himself hours after he was charged with sexual assault and human trafficking, officials say. The office of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel ...

26 February, 2021

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

Parts of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest are being illegally sold on Facebook, the BBC has discovered. The protected areas include national forests and land reserved for indigenous peoples. Some of the ...

26 February, 2021

16 perish in crash at Akim Asafo

A crash between two buses at Akim Asafo on the Accra-Kumasi highway has left 16 persons dead. According to police, the crash at around 1:30 am on Friday occurred when ...

26 February, 2021


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