Day: February 10, 2020

Local News

A/R: 25 pigs die after drinking water from river poisoned by galamsey activities

The activities of illegal small-scale miners (galamseyers) in the town of Beposo in the Bosome Freho district of the Ashanti Region have resulted in the death of 25 pigs belonging to one Joseph Owusu. Through their illegal mining activities, Mr Owusu explained, the galamseyers have polluted a nearby water source, River Banku, which serves domestic […]

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A-G’s contempt case adjourned to 24 Feb.

An Accra High Court has adjourned the contempt case filed against Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo to 24 February 2020.  Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo and four others initiated a contempt application against Mr Domelevo for his refusal to file a response to their appeal against his decision to disallow a $1-million payment made under his supervision […]

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World News

Moi’s body arrives for final day of viewing

The body of Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi has arrived in the country’s parliament buildings for the final day of public viewing. Thousands of mourners have been queuing since Saturday to view the body of the former president, who died last week at the age of 95. Mr Moi’s body has been lying in […]

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Absa to remain significant Tier-1 bank

Absa Bank will remain a significant player in the Ghanaian banking industry. Absa which until this morning was Barclays is a top-notch tier one bank. According to the Managing Director of the Bank, Abena Osei-Poku, her outfit which has been the most profitable in the industry for the past three years, is a major financier […]

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Stadium assault: Allotey pleads not guilty

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Super Lightweight Champion, Patrick Allotey, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault of football fan Michael Siaw during the Hearts of Oak versus Asante Kotoko Ghana Premier League fixture at the Accra Sports Stadium last month. Following a brief misunderstanding, Patrick Allotey was captured in a viral video […]

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Probe Airbus scandal – Pentecostal & Charismatic Council

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has expressed concern about the Airbus bribery scandal as far as the purchase of airplanes for the Ghana Armed Forces is concerned. “We call on the security agencies to conduct serious investigations” into the matter, the Council said in a communiqué issued after deliberations at the 2020 Conference […]

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