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December 5, 2017 7:09 AM Premix fuel diversions: ‘Guilty’ OMCs banned

The about 14 Oil Marketing Companies found culpable in the illegal diversion of premix fuel, have been banned and will no longer receive premix fuel supplies from the National Premix Fuel Committee. This was contained in a joint press release issued by the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, National Petroleum Authority 10

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 20

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 23

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 25

November 2, 2017 7:43 AM Banks Record Significant Profit Margins

The sterling performance of some banks per their unaudited third-quarter financial statements is indicative of efforts towards meeting the new capital requirement from the Bank of Ghana (BoG). The banks have adequate reserves, income surplus among others, enough to secure them firmly against unexpected contingencies. HFC Bank, which will soon rebrand 22

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 15

November 1, 2017 7:11 PM Ayisi Boateng apologises over divisive comments

Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng has retracted and rendered an unqualified apology over his divisive comments. In a statement Wednesday, Mr. Boateng said “I have, upon sober reflection, decided to retract the comments I made during my interaction with some Members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region over the weekend 12

November 1, 2017 6:56 PM Embattled diplomat retracts, apologises for divisive comments

Embattled diplomat George Ayisi Boateng has unreservedly retracted and apologized for his unfortunate comment that has gotten the media boiling. In a statement, the beleaguered High Commissioner to South Africa said his comments were “unfortunate” and undiplomatic. George Ayisi Boateng made the headlines for saying he would prioritize the interest of NPP supporters 14

November 1, 2017 4:08 PM Total assets of Atwima-Kwanwoma Bank hit GH¢ 118,020,418.98

Pakyi Number Two (Ash), Nov 01, GNA – Total assets of the Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank hit GH¢ 118,020,418.98, last year, the Board Chairman, Mr. Patrick Owusu, has announced. The bank’s investment portfolio also grew from GH¢ 63,358,605.60 to GH¢ 79,302,811.52 during the period. He was speaking at the 34th annual general meeting of the shareholders at Pakyi 31

November 1, 2017 2:54 PM Supreme Court Judge recommends making defilement a first degree felony

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section 101 of Act 29 does not describe defilement as a felony, yet the sentence is severer than that of rape, which is described as a first degree felony, this encourages settlement out of court 5