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October 17, 2017 1:41 PM 3 Ghanaians grabbed over £5m romance fraud in UK

At least three Ghanaians have been arrested over "large-scale romance fraud" in which some £5 million has been stolen from 16 Britons. They are Opoku Agyeman arrested in UK, Moro Musah and Sabina Adzre both arrested in Accra by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO). The special operation code-named ‘Operation Grateful’ was done between four Ghanaian 78

October 8, 2017 10:44 AM Huge cocaine haul seized in tugboat in Atlantic

Nearly four tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $260m (£200m) have been seized by international law enforcement officers in the Atlantic. The drugs were found on a boat between Portugal's Madeira and Azores islands. Officials found 165 individual packages of cocaine weighing 23kg - a total of 3.7 tonnes - concealed beneath the vessel's cooking area. The Comoros-flagged 91

October 5, 2017 9:02 AM Fined stations face shut-down after 30-day notice – NCA

The 97 radio stations caught in the National Communication Authority’s net for various infractions face being shut down following the Authority’s nationwide FM Spectrum Audit if they do not respond adequately to notices to cough up fines imposed on them. “We are hoping that within the 30 days, they will begin meeting the regulatory conditions which include 26

October 5, 2017 6:57 AM NCA begins audit of TV stations

All television stations in the country are currently undergoing a special audit to ascertain their conformity to rules and regulations, and to ensure they adhere to professional standards, Communications Minister Ursula Owusu Ekuful has said. The National Communications Authority (NCA), which falls under the Communications Ministry, has said it is poised 26

October 4, 2017 2:34 PM ‘NCA Closure Of Radio Stations Needless’

Deputy Communications Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Biney, has stated that the shutting down of over 34 radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA) was needless, considering the numerous options available to them. According to him, the move by the Authority will not lead to the payment of the various fines 30

October 4, 2017 11:30 AM Gov't to relax hefty fines imposed on radio stations

The government says it will relax the hefty fines imposed on more than 100 radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA) only if the owners of the affected stations pay substantial parts of the fines. Speaking with journalists at Parliament House in Accra on Tuesday, the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, said it was only after 21

October 4, 2017 10:10 AM Withdraw Comment On NCA Sanction – Ursula To Minority

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has described as unfortunate the Minority in Parliament’s stance on the shutdown and hefty fines inflicted on some radio stations by the National Communications Authority (NCA). The stations numbering 137 were said to have violated aspects of the Electronic Communications Act and failed to renew their frequency 37

October 4, 2017 8:19 AM Govt to relax hefty fines imposed on radio stations

"The government will be amenable to the station owners but they have to show good faith that they will pay," she said. Mrs Owusu-Ekuful, however, cautioned radio stations whose licences had been revoked to cease operations, since their continued operation was an act of illegality. She said the NCA had been clothed with the authority to go round to close 21

October 3, 2017 5:56 PM We’ll shut down sanctioned stations – Ursula

The Ministry of communications has directed FM Stations sanctioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) to cease operations immediately. The NCA last week sanctioned a total of 131 FM authorization holders found to have breached section 13 of the Electronic Communications act (2009), Act 775. The move followed the completion of a nationwide 25

October 3, 2017 1:23 PM Asking A Radio Station To Pay Over Gh¢61 Million Is Collapsing It

How much does it cost to establish a radio station? A business man worth billions of Ghana cedis, asked to pay such a hefty fine, will rather fold up his business. No matter which formula or legal regime that was used to arrive at these figures, it simply does not make sense. Ever since radio gold, started operations, we at The Herald do not think they have made the amount 17