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March 18, 2018 10:52 AM Nii Okai hosts ‘Hymns Unlimited’ concert on March 25

Award-winning gospel artiste, Nii Okai, will on Sunday, March 25, 2018, host his annual Hymns Unlimited concert at the Mount Olivet Methodist Church at Dansoman in Accra. The event, scheduled for 5:00pm will feature other prominent gospel musicians such as Eugene Zuta, Pastor Helen Yawson, TVO Lamptey, Olivet Voices, Overflow Incorporated, LIC Choir 1

March 9, 2018 6:00 AM Journalists cautioned against misreporting financial issues

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rev Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh has advised financial journalists in Ghana to remain objective in their reportages on financial issues in the country and not present themselves as experts. Speaking on the role of financial journalists in the capital market at a training workshop for journalists 25

March 7, 2018 11:57 AM Unibank moves to control majority interest in adb

Unibank has confirmed to Citi News that it has gone into a transaction with four major shareholders of Agricultural Development Bank (adb) that has effectively given majority control of the state bank. It says the move follows the pledging of shares and voting rights of the consortium of shareholders in adb Bank. But speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Wednesday 20

March 7, 2018 11:39 AM Clar Weah named CAF ambassador for women’s football

The first lady, Clar Weah has been named Ambassador for Women’s football in Africa at CAF’s first ever women’s football symposium held in Morocco. According to CAF, Mrs. Weah was appointed by the federation’s president Ahmad Ahmad during the end of the historic symposium. Mrs. Weah who was invited by CAF for the symposium said through additional effort 15

March 5, 2018 3:08 PM PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, and 30% for non-residential customers. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff 21

February 27, 2018 7:24 PM C’ttee wants law school interviews scrapped; backs entrance exams

The Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament will recommend that the House approves the provision that allows the Ghana Legal Council to conduct interviews for entrants into the Ghana School of Law. The Committee has, however, rejected proposals for the scrapping of the entrance examinations for admission into the school. The proposed regulations 20

February 27, 2018 7:53 AM Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), but no reason for the sackings was given. They come as the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led 13

February 27, 2018 7:12 AM ECG holds awards night to climax 50th anniversary

The Electricity Company of Ghana ECG, over the weekend held a dinner and an Awards night to climax the month-long celebration of the company’s 50 years of dedicated service to Ghana. The program was launched in January to commemorate five decades of the existence of the state power producer under the theme “50 Years of Powering the Socio-Economic Growth 21

February 26, 2018 5:36 PM Botswana urges Kabila to step down

The foreign ministry said the situation is DR Congo is particularly bad “because its leader has persistently delayed holding elections, and has lost control over the security of his country”. Government troops have clashed with opposition supporters following the refusal of President Mr Kabila to leave office. He took power in 2001 after his father’s 15

February 26, 2018 7:26 AM DR Congo protests: Protester killed in Kinshasa demonstration

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used live bullets to disperse a demonstration, killing one protester. The protests against President Joseph Kabila in the capital Kinshasa were organised by Catholic clergy. Fifteen people, three of whom are thought to be members of the clergy, have been arrested. Mr Kabila’s term ended in 2016, but he remains 23