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June 6, 2014 3:10 PM Two Persons Confirmed Dead As President Mahama Visits Flooded Areas In Accra

President John Mahama has directed the Minister of Finance to immediately release funds for the Conti Project agreement which is an integrated project to tackle flooding in Accra. President Mahama who gave the directive during snap visits to flooded areas in Accra also bemoaned the bad attitude of Ghanaians throwing garbage into gutters. He noted that the behaviour 35

June 6, 2014 11:55 AM Mahama orders new drains for flood prone areas

President John Mahama has visited areas that were affected by Thursday’s floods in Accra. The floods destroyed several properties especially in many parts of Accra leaving residents stranded and frustrated. The President therefore visited the areas to assess the extent of damage to property and lives. The President has so far visited only the Mallam 55

June 6, 2014 9:51 AM Days of Torrential Rains Submerge Parts of Accra

rendered many roads almost impassable causing heavy vehicular traffic. Passengers were stranded in most bus terminals because vehicles were unable to move out of the terminals. Parts of the Kwame Nkrumah circle, Kaneshie First Light towards Mataheko and the Central Business District were completely flooded. Other areas include,Dansoman Junction on the Kaneshie 28

June 3, 2014 9:02 PM More Millennium City Schools Project Kick Started

The Mayor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has lead officials from the Assembly to cut sods for the construction of more Millennium City Schools and other infrastructural edifices in the Metropolis. The Mayor’s first point of call was the Achimota School, where he cut sod for the construction of a 2 storey units Girls’ 26

June 2, 2014 10:13 PM Akufo-Addo Deepens Rift In NPP

A Leopard they say can never change its spots. True to this adage, twice-failed presidential candidate Nana AddoDankwaAkufo-Addo’s latest strategy to adopt a modest approach to attract former President Kufuor’s support for his possibly last presidential bid could not live with him longer when he did the unthinkable. To the astonishment of many Ghanaians 55

June 2, 2014 6:35 AM Gov’t to review property rates, rent taxes

Monday 2nd June , 2014 6:34 am Property rates and rent taxes will soon be reviewed to reflect their current economic value, Dr Larbi Siaw, Tax Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has said. Property income taxation has long been seen as an area largely neglected by the country’s tax authorities. Its share of GDP in Ghana is 0.03 percent 34

May 30, 2014 11:35 AM Put aside political affiliation – Journalists advised

Outgoing Eastern Regional Minister, Julius Debrah, has asked journalists in the region to put aside their relationship with political leaders, especially those in the ruling National Democratic Congress, and boldly criticise them if they go wrong. He also advised them not to be politically biased in their reporting. These, he said, were the only directions 69

May 29, 2014 9:29 AM Will Kwadjo Afari Djan Answer Questions For Destroying Aburi Gardens?

THE Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Julius Debrah, has assured that his outfit is committed to preserving the ecology of the Aburi Botanical Gardens and its adjoining undeveloped forest. According to him, the garden, which was established about two centuries ago primarily as a first class tourism destination for both local and foreign tourists, ought to be maintained 31

May 24, 2014 6:12 AM Dump refuse at Flagstaff House – NPP member

Saturday 24th May , 2014 6:10 am A member of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) communication team, Kwabena Sarpong is asking Waste Management Companies to use the seat of government; the Flagstaff House as an alternative dumping site. He also suggested that the office of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) should not be excluded from this drastic exercise 27

May 23, 2014 5:59 AM Blame ‘insensitive’ Mahama for refuse debacle – NPP stalwart

NPP stalwart, Kwabena Sarpong has flayed government over its failure to arrest the environmental challenges bedeviling the nation. Speaking on Oman FM, Kwabena Sarpong called on President John Dramani Mahama to remit government’s debt to the waste management organizations in the country. For several months now, waste management organizations have failed 20