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July 25, 2018 2:41 PM Private helicopter carrying gold forced landing at Kumikrom

A private helicopter carrying boxes of gold bars from Chirano Mines in Bibiani to Accra, developed a mechanical fault and made an emergency landing in a harvested corn field at Kumikrom near Asamankese. According to Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer who briefed the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Asamankese 295

February 15, 2018 5:30 AM Importers resist Customs’ Cargo Tracking Notes policy

Businesses at the ports are opposing customs new policy, the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN), saying it will add unto their cost of production. The CTN is expected to track all imports to Ghana to reduce revenue losses with under declaration. Even before its implementation in March 2018, the businesses say they will be disadvantaged. The freight forwarders 77

November 2, 2017 11:11 AM GRA Launches National Tax Campaign

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a comprehensive national tax campaign to encourage more Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations to enable the government to realise its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies and accelerate development across the country. The aggressive campaign, which will include stakeholder 118

October 31, 2017 1:31 PM Too many police check points on Ghana’s international roads

The Director of Tema Port, Mr. Edward Osei, has bemoaned the very high number of police check points on the Tema/Paga road. He said this on Monday during the official launching of the second borderless road show in Ghana organized by the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), and the Borderless Alliance at the forecourt of Black Star Line, Tema. The programme 106

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 136

October 20, 2017 12:58 PM Tanker driver in Atomic gas explosion dies ‘mysteriously’

The driver of the gas tanker that exploded at Atomic junction in Accra a fortnight ago, who escaped unhurt, Yussif Seidu, has died mysteriously after becoming unconscious during a meeting of LPG truck drivers. The Public Relations Officer of the LPG Marketing Companies Association, Kwame Owiredu, who confirmed the incident to Citi News, said the driver 84

October 14, 2017 7:46 AM Bimbilla: IGP satisfied with security after Nakpa burial

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu has expressed satisfaction at the current state of security in Bimbilla during his recent tour of the area on Friday, October 13. The IGP’s visit was to ascertain the state of security in the wake of threats of violence in disagreements over the burial of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawumi 36

October 13, 2017 11:25 AM I’M NOT CAMPAIGNING FOR 2020

The Office of the Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, has strongly disassociated itself from posters making rounds that he has begun a campaign to lead the New Patriotic Party into the 2020 elections. Communications Director at the Office of the Vice President, Frank Agyei Twum, says the posters purporting to indicate that Dr Bawumia is lacing his boots 38

October 12, 2017 6:05 AM Bimbilla: Nakpaa-Naa finally buried after 3-years

The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, after nearly three years of his demise. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some vantage 52

October 9, 2017 12:36 PM Govt will sanction appointees who dabble in chieftaincy disputes

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has warned that any government appointee who will undermine efforts by the government to find a peaceful resolution to the prevailing Dagbon chieftaincy disagreements will be duly sanctioned. The President, who expressed his willingness to ensure lasting peace in Dagbon, further resolved that those involved 42