Human Interest

NTC commiserates with MGL, KABA’s family

NTC commiserates with MGL, KABA’s family

The management of New Times Corporation (NTC) has commiserated with the Multimedia Group Limited (MGL) and the family of the late Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, affectionately called KABA. KABA, the host of Asempa FM’s afternoon political show, ‘Eko sii sen’ passed on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, following a short illness. The delegation […]

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Zimbabwe amnesty for cash stashed abroad

Zimbabwe amnesty for cash stashed abroad

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad. In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail to comply when the amnesty ends in February. “Such malpractices constitute a very serious economic crime against the people of Zimbabwe,” Mr Mnangagwa said. Since taking office […]

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N Korea says new missile can hit entire US

N Korea says new missile can hit entire US

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television said Pyongyang had achieved its mission of becoming a nuclear state. The Hwasong-15 missile, described as its “most powerful”, was launched in darkness early on Wednesday. It landed in Japanese waters but flew higher […]

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MP’s disagree over job creation in 2017 budget

MP’s disagree over job creation in 2017 budget

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Employment and Social Welfare Committee, Richard Quashigah and the Deputy Employment Minister, Bright Wireko-Brobbey, yesterday took each other on, as part of the debate sessions ongoing in the House, as to whether or not government had been able to create jobs in its first year as projected in the 2017 budget.   While Mr Quashigah, […]

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Libya and the ugly slave trade

ONCE upon a time, Libya was a country that many a man will like to visit. Indeed, the buoying oil industry, coupled with the then Libyan leader, the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s pan-African philosophy attracted migrants from other countries, including Africans to explore the country for economic benefits. We had lots of Africans, especially from the West African sub-region go […]

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Civil servant remanded for defiling girl, 15

Civil servant remanded for defiling girl, 15

A 47-year-old civil servant has been remanded into police custody by an Accra circuit court, for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old Junior High School graduate, at Mamprobi. Michael Adjetey, suspect, is said to have assured the victim of assisting her to secure placement in a Senior High School (SHS), but ended up allegedly having sex with her in a hotel. Adjetey, […]

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GYEEDA case: Abuga Pele gives evidence

GYEEDA case: Abuga Pele gives evidence

Mr. Abuga Pele, former National Co-ordinator of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA), has said the external source of funding was actually conceptualised by consultants of the Goodwill International Group (GIG). He said “the consultants of which Philip Akpeena Assibit, was their leader, conceptualised the idea of sourcing the external funding of 65-million dollars from the World […]

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ECOWAS Electricity Regulatory Authority to adopt new regulations

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) is to adopt new regulations towards the effective take-off of the regional electricity market. Dubbed “ECOWAS Rules on Sanctions” and the “ERERA’s Enforcement Rules for the Regional Electricity Market,” the regulations are to help ensure the implementation, monitoring and control of obligations agreed upon for the running […]

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Navy receives four patrol boats

Navy receives four patrol boats

Four patrol boats were on Monday inaugurated at the Western Naval Command, Takoradi to re-equip the Ghana Navy to ensure the security of Ghana’s territorial waters. The boats, secured through a Chinese grant, were named after former Chiefs of Naval Staff (CNS). They are Rear Admiral John Kodzo Gbenah, Rear Admiral Arthur Riby Sampa-Nuno, Vice Admiral Matthew Quarshie and Rear […]

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We’ll deal with land ownership next year – Veep

We’ll deal with land ownership next year – Veep

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said that government will next year focus its attention on land registration to develop and boost growth in the mortgage market. He said all lands would be digitalised to ensure proper ownership to reduce the rate of land litigation in the country. “One of the big things we will be doing is to […]

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