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March 14, 2018 1:35 PM We inherited a debt of GHc51m – Sports Minister

Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Minister of Youth and Sports, has described as “disturbing”, a 51 million cedis debt inherited from the previous administration. The Minister, who disclosed this at a meet the press series in Accra on Tuesday, said the amount includes what departments and agencies under the ministry owed, adding that his administration has started 134

March 13, 2018 4:28 PM Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 after WAFU triumph

The government has announced a reward package of $32,000 for the players of Ghana’s female national team, the Black Queens, for winning the WAFU Zone B tournament held in Cote d’Ivoire last month. Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s team defeated host Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in the final to secure the victory. Speaking at the ‘Meet the Press’ session in Accra on Tuesday 129

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 136

March 5, 2018 5:37 PM North Korea’s Kim Jong-un meets South Korean envoys

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a dinner for senior South Korean delegates – the first time officials from Seoul have met the young leader since he took office in 2011. The South Korean president’s office confirmed the meeting shortly after the delegates’ arrival on Monday. The 10-member team is in Pyongyang for talks partly aimed at restarting 113

March 3, 2018 9:19 AM Northern Region ready for business – Tamale Entertainment chief

For several years, sporadic conflicts in the north have detracted from the beauty of the region, leaving it with nothing but bad press. The situation has arguably rendered the area one of the highly impoverished regions in the country. But it appears that this period is phasing out as chiefs of Tamale are a staging a serious campaign to get investors 148

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 87

February 22, 2018 2:02 PM ‘One village, one dam’ will boost agric sector – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on the government to implement its flagship ‘one village, one dam’ project to enable farmers to ensure year-long supply of water to their farms, even in the dry season, thereby increasing their yield. Speaking at a press briefing on the sidelines of the United Nations Convention for Climate Change 99

February 21, 2018 11:41 AM Air Namibia’s first flight on re-entry to Ghana postponed

Air Namibia’s much-anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka Airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight originally scheduled for 22:05 hours on March 25, 2018, has been deferred 133

February 21, 2018 5:30 AM Beverage manufacturers want tax stamp suspended

Businesses in the Food and Beverage industry, have renewed appeals for government to suspend the implementation of the excise tax stamp policy. According to them, they have not been properly integrated into the implementation processes hence the need to address their concerns before the implementation of the policy. “Our engagements with government to reconsider 90

February 20, 2018 6:19 PM Stop picketing; we’ll employ 32,000 nurses this year – Gov’t

Government has told graduate nurses to stop picketing at the Health Ministry as plans are far advanced to employ them this year, 2018. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, at a news conference on today [Tuesday], said the Finance Ministry has given clearance for them to be employed. “This year, government is employing 32,000 health professionals, and out of that 27,000 are nurses 134