Human Interest

Golden Tulip Union Executive Inaugurated

Golden Tulip Union Executive Inaugurated

Newly-elected executives and shop stewards of the Golden Tulip Hotel Local Union of the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) have been inaugurated. The nine-member executives include the Chairman, Thomas Mingle as President with Awal Mohammed as his Assistant, Henrietta Boakye, Secretary and Leticia Addo, Assistant Secretary.

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Taxi Driver Causes Arrest Of A Thief

Taxi Driver Causes Arrest Of A Thief

A man who entered the offices of State Insurance Company at Adabraka, in Accra on Saturday and made away with two laptops, a digital camera, a Samsung tablet and GH¢800, has been arrested, thanks to the vigilance of a taxi driver who gave him up to the police.

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The Saga Of Gaeorge Opesika Aggudey

The Saga Of Gaeorge Opesika Aggudey

A few years ago, Mr. George Opesika Aggudey, the Chief Executive Officer of Gocrest Security Company, was in the news for very good reasons. He was the flag bearer of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) in the 2004 elections to lead the nation. Today he is in the news again, but for very wrong reasons, for allegedly defaulting in the payment […]

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Chaos In Parliament … As MPs exchange words in budget debate

Chaos In Parliament … As MPs exchange words in budget debate

The second day of debate on the 2014 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government in Parliament yesterday turned chaotic, as some members used unsavory words on each other. The debate was characterised by accusations, counter-accusations, and name-callings which lasted for over three hours.

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Sale Of Drill Ship Was Unwarranted  — Tsatsu

Sale Of Drill Ship Was Unwarranted — Tsatsu

The former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, has described the circumstances under which the drill ship was sold to defray a purported judgement debt of $24 million as “unwarranted”. He said that there was neither a judgement nor a judgement debt against the state to be paid at the time of his […]

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Journalism And Connecting Events

Journalism And Connecting Events

The diplomatic line between Colombo and London is jangling.  The Ceylonese (Sri Lanka today) President fired broadsides at the British Prime Minister David Cameron for daring.  Mr Cameron said he would move a UN investigation into Sri Lankan military’s brutal treatment of civilians ending the decades of Tamil Tigers insurrection for independence from Ceylon, a former British colony. 

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Minister Predicts Increase In Shea Production

Minister Predicts Increase In Shea Production

Mr Clement Kofi Humado, Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoH) has stated that the country’s current shea production of 130 tonnes could be increased to about 200 tonnes. This, he said is achievable if the numerous challenges especially the issue of floor pricing is addressed. He said the country was ranked as one of the highest producer of shea in […]

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Accra Poly, German  Agency sign MoU

Accra Poly, German Agency sign MoU

The Accra Polytechnic and the German Energy Agency (Deutsche Energic-Agentur GmbH-dana) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the German company to install a 90,000 Euro solar system at  the institution. The joint venture by the MoU involve the installation of solar lamps, solar water pumps, solar back-up systems and ground mounted systems, with a total output of 10 […]

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2nd Lady Donates To Matthew 25 PLHIVs

2nd Lady Donates To Matthew 25 PLHIVs

The Second Lady, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur has donated assorted items to persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIVs) at the Matthew 25 House in Koforidua. The  donation  of the items which included food items, blankets, rubber cups, bowls and buckets is to support the inmates of Mathew 25.

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President Barack Obama.

Reflections On G-8 Summits (5)

When America sets the pace, the other rich countries (like the UK, Canada and the Netherlands) follow suit.  They all impoverish you and at the same time cry for you for being poor – a classic case of crocodile tears. If you have never applied for an American visa, chances are that a relative or a friend has been robbed […]

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