Day: January 20, 2020

News

Our Personality High Profile H.E. Joseph Ayikoi Otoo

H.E. J. Ayikoi Otoo was born on 14th August 1954 in Accra, the then Gold Coast which became independent Ghana in 1957.Following his education in legal studies, H.E. J. Ayikoi Otoo was called to the Ghana Bar in 1981. He also pursued short courses in Governance and Leadership and became active in Politics.H.E. J. Ayikoi […]

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Ghana and World Bank sign $570 million agreement

Accra, Jan 17, GNA – Ghana and the World Bank on Friday signed four agreements, totaling nearly $570 million aimed to transform the economy, boost education, improve sanitation and fight flooding in Accra as well as reduce forest losses. Out of the total commitment for the four projects, $557 million is in loans and just […]

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Business

Eastern Region ECG recoups GH¢949,116 from power theft

By Benjamin Akoto, GNA Koforidua (E/R), Jan 20, GNA – The Eastern Regional branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Limited has recovered GH¢949,116 from customers engaged in illegal connection of power. The amount represents penalties and surcharges levelled against customers in the Region, who were caught using electricity without lawful authority in 2019. […]

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Politics

Do not make youth parliament partisan – NYA

By Dominic Andonye GNA Lambussie (UWR) Jan 13, GNA – Mr Achibald Donkor Jnr, the Upper West Regional Director of the National Youth Authority (NYA) has appealed to the members of the Youth Parliament (YP) to avoid introducing partisan politics into their activities. He made the appeal during the inauguration ceremony of the Lambussie District […]

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News

GNFS investigates cause of 37 Military Officers’ Mess Fire

By Eunice Hilda Ampomah/Abdulai Haruna, GNA Accra, Jan. 19, GNA – The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is investigating the cause of the fire, which destroyed four apartments in a residential block at the 37 Military Officers’ Mess, over the weekend. Divisional Officer (DO) Grade II Ellis Okoh, the Public Relations Officer of the GNFS, […]

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News

Registration of citizens in central and western sector begins soon – NIA

Takoradi, Jan. 18, GNA – The National Identification Authority (NIA) would commence the registration of citizens within Western and Western North regions as well as the Central Region. The exercise begins from January, 27 and ends on 18 February, 2020. Professor Kenneth Agyeman Attafuah, the Executive Secretary of the Authority, told a press conference that […]

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Local News

Ghana is our home – Volta NDC denounces secessionists

Ho, Jan. 20, GNA – The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has distanced itself from activities of secessionist group, Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF). Members of HSGF, with 85-year old Kormi Kudzordzi also known as Papavi Hogbedetor, as leader have been advocating the independence of “Western Togoland territory” made up of parts […]

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Business

Ghana to sign £40m agreement with UK to upgrade Kumasi Airport

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo are expected to sign a £40m agreement this week which will see the construction of a new terminal as part of the upgrade of the Kumasi Airport. The facility which forms part of a pre-financing agreement between the two countries will be disbursed after the UK-Africa […]

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World News

Isabel dos Santos: Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’

Leaked documents reveal how Africa’s richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern African country rich in natural resources. The documents show how she and her husband were […]

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Sports

Andre Ayew shower praises on youngsters Brewster and Gallagher

Swansea City vice captain Andre Ayew has praised loanees Rhian Brewster and Conor Gallagher after their impressive display in the comeback win against Wigan Athletic. The pair combined to level the scoreline for Swansea before the Ghana captain snatched the winner for the Welsh side. “Both of them did well. Conor set up Rhian for […]

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