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October 2, 2017 12:50 AM Amid scenes of chaos and violence, Catalonia independence vote is projected to pass overwhelmingly

Before dawn Sunday, Rose Papel Sanchez, 81, hobbled down her Barcelona street with the help of a cane, joining hundreds of fellow Catalans as they “occupied” their local polling station. They were there to keep police from seizing the ballot boxes in an independence vote the Spanish government considered illegal. By the time Papel Sanchez returned home about 70

October 1, 2017 12:51 AM Legislation on beneficial ownership in the offing

Ghana will amend the Company’s Act-1963 (Act 179) next year to unmask the real owners of businesses that are registered under the law. The amendment is also intended to incorporate provisions on beneficial ownership disclosure in the law to ensure more transparency, accountability and prevention of corruption. The incorporation of beneficial ownership 19

September 30, 2017 8:14 PM John Oponjo Benjamin – an SLPP presidential aspirant in profile

John Oponjo Benjamin or JOB, as he is fondly known, was born on the 29th November 1952, in the small town of Segbwema, in Kailahun district, Sierra Leone. The first child in his family, JOB was brought up with a keen realization of self and an immense sense of responsibility. In 1958, JOB was enrolled in the Methodist Primary School Segbwema, later proceeding 99

September 30, 2017 5:57 PM Ghana’s economy thrives on SMEs dominated by women – Gender Minister

Accra, Sept. 30, GNA – Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has said Ghana’s economy thrives on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) dominated by women in the informal sector. She said female entrepreneurs continue to work under difficult conditions than their male counterparts but have less access and control 24

September 28, 2017 11:46 PM Expresso Ghana to lose license after 2019 expiry date

Adom News sources within the telecom industry have hinted that the license of Kasapa Telecom Limited, operators of Expresso telecom brand in Ghana will not be renewed after it expires in 2019. Deputy Director, Engineering at the National Communications Authority, (NCA) Edmund Yirenkyi Fianko dropped a hint on Ghana Day at the just ended ITU Telecom World 62

September 28, 2017 5:03 PM Freda Prempeh Sworn-In As AWCON LOC Chair

The Member of Parliament for the Tano North Constituency, Freda Akosua Prempeh has been appointed the chairperson of an 11-member Local Organising Committee (LOC) tasked to organise the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) slated to run between November 17-December 1 in Ghana. Madam Prempeh was sworn-in as the chairperson of the 11-member LOC by the Minister 45

September 25, 2017 6:06 AM Ahomka-Lindsay’s job on the line as PAC probes him for alleged perjury

Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, could be forced out of his job if he is found guilty of lying to Parliament under oath. The Chairman of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), James Klutse Avedzi, revealed last week that the Committee has begun an official probe into the Minister’s claim which he made on August 10, 2017, that the Komenda 31

September 21, 2017 9:52 AM President Akufo-Addo addresses United Nations

When he mounts the podium to speak to the biggest gathering of world leaders, the President, who is among leaders from the 193 member states of the UN attending the 72nd Summit, will deliver a speech that is expected to push for a safer and more peaceful world. But, traditionally, he will touch on developments at home, not forgetting what he had been propagating 62

September 18, 2017 5:44 AM Minority On Sammy's Awuku's Appointment As Chairman Of YEA

The NDC minority in parliament says it raised objection to the appointment of NPP National Youth Organiser, Sammy Awuku as Board chairman of Youth Employment Agency because it wants to protect the letter and spirit of the law. According to them, eventhough Awuku has a lot of potentials he’s unfit for the position as Board Chair but could only serve as a member 16

September 18, 2017 3:18 AM SIC Insurance re-constitutes Board; appoints new MD

The Board of SIC Insurance has been re-constituted with the Ministry of Finance replacing government’s representation on the Board. The members representing the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Finance are Dr. Jimmy Heymann, Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey, and Mr. Stephen Oduro. Mr. Michael Addo replaced the Social Security and National Insurance 62