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March 31, 2018 3:51 PM FDA destroys unwholesome products in Cape Coast

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Central Regional on Thursday safely disposed of about four metric tonnes of expired products worth more than GH¢ 32,697 in Cape Coast. They were made up of herbal medicines, alkaline water, and some expired drugs, which were voluntarily brought from pharmacies and hospitals to the FDA in accordance with the Public 256

March 30, 2018 5:15 PM Easter’s significance must unite nation – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Good Friday called on Ghanaians, especially Christians, to use the occasion of Easter as a period for meditation on their individual and collective contributions to the family and society while working towards uniting the country. In a commemorative message to the nation copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra 231

March 30, 2018 9:26 AM Final year SHS students to pay half of third term fees – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed that public Senior High Schools only charge final year students half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is because the students, who will be sitting for the 2018 WASSCE examinations will spend only seven weeks in school instead of the full 14 weeks. A GES memo, sighted by Citi News, thus directed 223

March 29, 2018 2:02 PM Barclays Bank Ghana posts GH¢386m in profits in 2017

Barclays Bank Ghana is confident of sustaining its profits and contribution to the new ABSA brand from this year onwards. The Bank’s optimism is premised on its performance for last year (2017) where it recorded a profit after tax of 386.17 million cedis. The Finance Director at Barclays Bank Ghana, Antoinette Kwofie disclosed this plan when she engaged 240

March 29, 2018 12:53 PM Microsoft donates computers to ‘blackboard’ ICT Teacher’s school

Pupils of the Betenase M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region will no longer have to learn Information Communication Technology (ICT) primarily from the chalkboard following an intervention by technology giant, Microsoft. The school gained the attention of a number of organizations after a picture of an ICT teacher 100

March 29, 2018 8:14 AM TB cases decline in Assin Central Municipality

The Assin Central Municipality in the Central Region recorded a drastic reduction in tuberculosis (TB) cases from 74 in 2016 to 56 in 2017. Mrs Admire Owusu, the Assin Central Municipal Disease Control Officer, disclosed this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the side-line of a durbar to mark the World TB Day in Assin Fosu. She said the substantial 18

March 29, 2018 6:02 AM Amewu condemns police assault on journalist at CID Headquarters

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday visited a member of his Ministry’s press corps, Latif Iddris of Joy News, one of the Multimedia Group Limited’s platforms, who was beaten by some police officers at the Headquarters of the Police Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday. Latif Iddris, who has been on admission 17

March 28, 2018 6:28 AM EOCO invites UT, Capital Bank directors over collapse

Former Directors of defunct UT Bank will this morning [Wednesday], appear before the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to answer questions on their roles in the bank’s collapse. This follows findings of an investigative report on the collapse of the bank which was submitted to the Bank of Ghana. The Bank of Ghana in August 2017, revoked the licences 21

March 23, 2018 6:07 AM Ibrahim Mahama sues Owusu Bempah for defamation; demands Ghc2m

The Chief Executive Officer of construction firm Engineers and Planners Company Limited, Ibrahim Mahama, is seeking Ghc2 million cedis in damages in a defamation suit filed against the Communications Director of Ghana Gas Company, Ernest Owusu Bempah. Mr. Owusu Bempah, during the course of a live television discussion on an Accra-based television station 21

March 22, 2018 9:30 AM School of Hygiene graduates will be employed after clearance – Ato Arthur

The Local Government Service says it will be unable to employ some five hundred unemployed School of Hygiene graduates until it receives financial clearance from the Finance Ministry. Graduates of the Schools of Hygiene across the country on Tuesday picketed at the office of the Head of Local Government Services and demanded to be posted. The students 22