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February 19, 2018 3:50 PM Alleged unwholesome palm oil not from Ghana – FDA

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority [FDA], has explained that, the supposed unwholesome palm oil brands alleged to have been seized in Switzerland for containing contain Sudan dyes, are not Ghanaian products. The FDA assured the public that it has put together regulatory measures to ensure the wholesomeness of palm oil sold on the Ghanaian market. In a statement 76

February 16, 2018 4:55 PM Mother, 3 others arrested for killing supposed ‘evil child’

Four persons have been arrested by police at Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region for allegedly killing a child accused of possessing an evil spirit. Those arrested includes the mother and grandmother of the deceased five year-old child. Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Ebenezer Tetteh, told Citi News the police are still on a manhunt for the father 57

February 16, 2018 4:04 PM Anger at Google image search ‘peace deal’

Google has made it more difficult for people to save pictures from its image search product, as part of a “peace deal” with photo library Getty Images. In 2017, Getty Images complained to the European Commission, accusing Google of anti-competitive practices. Google said it had removed some features from image search, including the “view image” button 71

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 74

February 14, 2018 6:38 PM Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight 135

February 9, 2018 5:12 PM Uber settles with Waymo on self-driving

Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement over claims Uber stole trade secrets from the self-driving company. As part of the agreement, Uber is giving a 0.34% Uber stake to Waymo, worth approximately $245m (£177m). Uber has also agreed not to use Waymo’s technology in its self-driving cars, though it maintains it never did. Uber’s chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi 51

February 1, 2018 6:43 AM Gov’t clears 541 health professionals for posting

Junior Doctors can expect to start work in March 2018, following the government’s granting of financial clearance to 541 healthcare professionals. Some 206 trained junior doctors have spent almost seven months at home without being posted over delays in financial clearance by the Ministry of Finance. The Ghana Medical Association also criticized government 57

January 28, 2018 7:19 AM Suspected Kwabenya cop killer, 4 others arrested

The Kasoa Police Command has picked up the man believed to have shot dead a police officer at the Kwabenya Police District Headquarters last Sunday. According to the statement from the Police, this brings the number of arrests following the incident to 11 after six suspects were detained during the week. Armed assailants broke into the Kwabenya Police 62

January 25, 2018 6:53 PM 5 arrested over Lapaz shooting that left police officer dead

The police have arrested five suspects in connection with the killing of a police officer at Lapaz in the Greater Accra Region in daylight robbery incident which occurred in July 2017. One police officer was shot dead, while another was injured by some assailants. The suspects were said to be on a robbery mission in the area, but shot the policemen to prevent 68

January 21, 2018 11:58 AM Manhunt for 7 Kwabenya police station escapees begin

The Police have begun a manhunt for some seven suspects who were freed from police custody by a group of armed robbers on Sunday dawn. The armed robbers set the inmates who were in cells at the Kwabenya Police District Headquarters free after shooting the officer on duty to death. The Greater Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Efia Tenge 49