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January 23, 2018 6:02 AM Completed Bank of Ghana hospital left unused [Video]

A 60-bed capacity ultra-modern Bank of Ghana Hospital which was completed in 2017, is yet to be put to use although all major equipment and hospital material have been duly installed. The facility, located at Cantonments in Accra, was part of a GH¢445.8 million capital expenditure commitmentsof the bank to major projects including the construction of a data center 80

January 15, 2018 11:09 AM Lebanese rape suspect granted bail

An Accra High Court has granted bail to the Lebanese national, Rabih Haddad, alleged to have raped his Ghanaian house help. According to the court presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, enough time has been given to the prosecution to gather evidence, but they have failed to do so, hence the decision. The accused person was granted bail to the tune of five hundred 69

January 7, 2018 8:51 AM Coach actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86

Actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke, who won four Emmy nominations for his role in the US sitcom Coach, has died at 86. His wife Shirley Ann Jones told US media he had died at his Arkansas ranch on Friday. The actor’s health had been waning since a 2015 traffic accident, she said. Van Dyke was the younger brother of actor Dick Van Dyke, known for the musical 83

January 1, 2018 4:49 PM FDA warns against importation, sale of unregistered products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned manufacturers and importers against the importation, sale and distribution of unregistered products. A statement signed by Mrs Delese A.A Darko, Ag. Chief Executive Officer of FDA and copied to the Ghana News Agency, reminded all manufacturers and importers that the importation, sale and distribution of unregistered 61

December 31, 2017 1:52 PM Dozens killed in bus and lorry road crash in Kenya

At least 36 people have died in a head-on collision between a lorry and a Nairobi-bound bus on a notoriously dangerous road near Migaa in Kenya. Local officials said the accident happened at 03:00 (0:00 GMT), and the bus was speeding and in the wrong lane. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Kenya as one of the world’s worst countries for road safety 60

December 21, 2017 11:38 AM Unity Link donates to KATH Dialysis Centre

An international financial institution, Unity Link Money Transfer Company, has presented Hematology Analyzing machine to the Dialysis center of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH). The gesture, according to management, is to contribute to the growth of the country’s health sector as part of the company’s Social Corporate Responsibility (SCR) 62

December 15, 2017 12:55 PM MTN Ghana signs GH₵ 510m loan facility to expand infrastructure

MTN Ghana has announced the signing of a GH¢510 million syndicated loan facility arranged jointly by Ecobank Ghana Limited, and Ecobank Development Corporation (EDC), to finance its infrastructure expansion and working capital needs across the country. The facility, with five years tenure, comes in two parts; the fixed five year term facility of GH¢ 345 million 54

December 4, 2017 4:49 PM Physician assistants demand posting; vow to sleep at Health Ministry

About 20 physician assistants who graduated in 2015, besieged the Ministry of Health on Monday over their delayed posting. According to the physician assistants, over 115 of their fellow professionals have not been posted between 2013 and 2015. They have thus vowed to sleep at the premises of the Ministry until their demands are met, just like others 80

November 30, 2017 11:02 AM Jobless Allied nurses suspend protest temporarily

The Allied Health Professionals from the College of Health in Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region, have called off their picketing at the Ministry of Health. This follows a meeting between them and the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, after they besieged the ministry for two days over their posting and financial clearance. “As at now, we have suspended 66

November 30, 2017 10:58 AM 8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert 52