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February 19, 2018 7:38 AM Specific agency needed to maintain streetlights – Transport c’ttee chair

The Chairman of Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee, Samuel Ayeh-Paye, says there is the need to have a specific agency that will be responsible for the maintenance of street lights in the country. Although Ghanaians pay for streetlight services, many neighborhoods and highways have malfunctioning streetlights. Residents have often blamed several 2

February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 4

February 14, 2018 2:30 PM Accra’s leading malls launch holiday bonanza for shoppers

The capital’s three leading malls; West Hills Mall, Accra Mall and Achimota Retail Centre, have jointly unveiled an unprecedented holiday promotion which will sponsor lucky shoppers and their partners on all-expenses-paid trips to dreamland destinations in Dubai, Mauritius and Cape Town. The ‘Triple Travel Trivia’ is a shopper reward and loyalty promotion 4

February 13, 2018 5:30 AM Gov’t reaffirms reduced tariffs despite high proposals

Government is optimistic of a reduction in the cost of electricity for the rest of this year. The optimism comes despite proposals for an increase in utility tariffs by service providers. This also follows a stakeholders’ forum ahead of the announcement of new tariffs by the end of this month. The average 14 percent reduction in the cost of electricity 3

February 11, 2018 1:01 PM Russian jet ‘crashes’ after Moscow take-off

A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it went missing. An emergency services source has told Interfax news agency the plane crashed and there was “no chance” of survivors 4

February 11, 2018 12:20 PM GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has issued an alert to all Regional Directors of Health Services and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals for Lassa Fever. The alert urged the various health institutions to enhance surveillance for Lassa fever and Acute Haemorrhagic Fevers in general. This alert follows the outbreak of the fever in Nigeria which has claimed 31 lives 5

February 5, 2018 4:19 PM GCB Bank shuts down over 30 UT, Capital banks’ branches

GCB Bank has collapsed at least thirty-one (31) branches of the defunct UT and Capital banks. This follows the completion of the full integration of the systems of the two banks. It is unclear how many branches each belonging to UT or Capital banks have been collapsed. But Citi Business News understands that the move brings GCB Bank’s total branches 8

February 3, 2018 7:18 AM US jobs and wages rise in January

The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven by hiring in construction, food services and health care, the US Labor Department said. The average hourly wage for private sector workers crept up 2.9% compared 10

January 24, 2018 12:08 PM Auditor-General indicts Ministry of Roads and Highways

The Auditor-General has rejected GH₵592.7 million (GH₵592,745,656.94) out of GH₵1 billion (GH₵1,098,655,518.52) submitted to the Ministry of Finance by the Ministry of Roads and Highways for payment. The Auditor-General’s Report on Liabilities of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as of December 31, 2016 paints a scary picture of how state funds 32

January 23, 2018 8:14 AM Legendary musician Hugh Masekela dead

South African jazz legendary musician Hugh Masekela, has passed on at age 78. A statement from his family said Masekela died from protracted prostate cancer. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family,” the statement added. The family said his memorial burial 16