The government is on a roadshow to raise $2.5 billion through a bond issue to clear arrears owed banks by state-owned electricity and petroleum utility companies. A deputy Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, said in a message to the Daily Graphic that the transaction advisor, Temple Investment, had done a lot of work in the background to whet investors’ appetite for the country’s energy bond.
There was total chaos at the Asafo, a suburb of Kumasi when operators of VIP bus and Inter-City STC clashed over a loading terminal Monday morning. It took police men from the SWAT team from the Ashanti police Headquarters led by Commander of Operations, Supt. Caesar Abanga, hours to bring sanity to the densely populated BB arena as the two protagonists held unto their entrenched position.
Ghana International Bank Plc in the United Kingdom (UK) says it has never suggested that Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was involved in money laundering. “In fact, we have no evidence to that effect,” the bank said, adding that it had also not in any of its submissions questioned the integrity of the Asantehene. These were contained in a statement issued by Myddleton Communications Limited.
Stakeholders have come together to plan for the first anti-corruption conference and fair scheduled from Monday, December 4, to Sunday, December 10, this year. The event will present opportunities for partners in the fight against corruption to engage on further action outlined in the national plan, the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP), and also collaborate effectively in the campaign.
Preliminary investigations into the October 7, 2017 Atomic Junction gas explosion have revealed that safety protocol in the discharge of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) was not followed. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mr Hassan Tampuli, the product was discharged after 6 p.m., which is against the rules.
The Minister of National Security, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, and other officials from the National Security last Friday held a session with the leadership of Parliament over reports from the Libyan Attorney-General’s (A-G’s) Office which suggested that some Ghanaians are fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Sources close to Parliament confirmed to the Daily Graphic that the meeting was at the instance of the National Security Minister and was held in the office of
Six police officers have been summoned to the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards (PIPS) Bureau of the Ghana Police Service to answer charges of misconduct. The six, who are all stationed at the Sekondi Police Regional headquarters, were caught on video collecting money from drivers at the Inchaban Barrier.
The Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, has refuted claims by the former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, that he uses 16 car convoy on his travels. Prof. Adei, speaking at the 20th-anniversary celebrations of Morrison and Associations (an international audit firm), said he personally observed Bawumia's convoy of about 16 Four Wheel Drives occupy both lanes on a trip to Cape Coast.
Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson has revealed that during the early stages of her career a movie producer once demanded to see her breast during an audition. “Earlier in my career just once, small-time producer who asked to see my breast for a role I was auditioning for and I said no, and walked out," Lydia said in an interview with the BBC.
President Akufo-Addo in the aftermath of a horrible gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra on October 7, 2017 and on the advice of cabinet has directed that henceforth the Cylinder Recirculation Model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution be implemented. According to a statement signed by the Minister of Information, Hon. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid this model means that LPG Bottling Plants will be sited away from congested commercial and population centers and will procure, brand,
The Accra Regional Police Command has announced the temporary closure of a number of roads in Accra on Monday ahead of a State visit to Ghana by the President of La Cote D’lvoire, Alassane Dramane Ouattara.
The President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, His Excellency Alassane Ouattara, will from Monday, October 16, 2017, begin a 2-day Official Visit to Ghana. The purpose of the visit is to deepen further the already strong relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore other areas of co-operation to their mutual benefit.
Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom"), the parent company of mobile operator Tigo Ghana Limited, says it has completed the transaction with Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), the parent company of Airtel Ghana, in a move that will combine the operations of the two companies in Ghana.
Relatives of victims of an accident that claimed two lives and caused injury to another person at Addo Nkwanta in the Eastern Region angrily disrupted the proceedings of the Suhum Circuit Court last Thursday when the presiding judge, Ms Audrey Kokovitey, granted bail to one Solomon Adjololo, the driver, who was accused of careless driving and negligently causing harm.
The government is on the path to achieving an ambitious gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.3 per cent and reducing the fiscal deficit to 6.5 per cent despite revenue shortfalls. A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, said in an interview on the sidelines of the ongoing IMF/World bank annual meetings in Washington, USA, that the government would not spend beyond its planned expenditure.
Research and education think tank Africa Center for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) has urged diplomats at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, to make recommendations to Ghana to ratify and domesticate international instruments to which it is a signatory when Ghana appears before the United Nations Human Rights Council next month for a review of its human rights record.
The final six teams to make the Round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup, India 2017 were known Saturday as France and England continued their strong performances to top thier respective Groups E and F.
Former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey, believes that some officials of the 10-month old New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, are already showing signs of corruption.