Monthly Archives: March 2015

Newmont Akyem contribute GH¢3.8m into foundation

The Newmont Akyem Gold Mining Project has contributed GH¢3.8 million into the Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAADeF) since it started operations two years ago. The amount is to finance sustainable social investment in 10 communities within its operational area. The establishment of the foundation was an agreement signed in 2014 between Newmont and the 10 affected communities for Newmont to ...

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Intercity STC to name buses after national heroes

The management of Intercity STC has initiated moves to name all its buses after national heroes including past presidents and traditional leaders. The State Transport Company has already re-named the first two buses provided by Focus Four Limited, one of two private transport companies it is currently partnering to revamp its operations. The buses have been named after Dr. Kwame ...

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Woyome scandal: Betty Mould was ready to testify but… – Ato Dadzie

Claims by the Attorney General that Mrs. Betty Mould Iddrisu refused to be used as a state witness in the prosecution of Alfred Woyome is not accurate, her counsel Nana Ato Dadzie has said. According to him, his client gave two conditions and was therefore incumbent on the AG Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong to satisfy them to enable Betty testify ...

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Tema Christian Community Microfinance relocates

The Tema branch of the Christian Community Microfinance Limited (CCML), formerly at Community 2, has been relocated to Community 1. The relocation forms part of an expansion drive to bring banking services closer to its customers. The Board Chairman of CCML, Mr Albert Essamuah, said the new place was strategic because it offered an opportunity for staff to interact with ...

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USAID, GCCI open resource centre for exporters

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), has opened a resource centre to support Ghanaian exporters. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Trade Resource Centre, which is among 15 other centres across the West African sub-region, is aimed at increasing the value of exports from the region ...

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Ghanaians must unite and develop nation – Nduom

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, Founder and Leader of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), on Saturday asked Ghanaians to unite and collectively develop the country. “We must all work together and share ideas and make Ghana a better place instead of sitting on the fence for it to get messed up. Dr, Nduom was addressing the Western Regional Congress of the ...

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Kwasi Quartey replaces Atuguba; Valerie Sawyerr named senior policy adviser

Ambassador Thomas Kwasi Quartey has been named the new Secretary to the President. His appointment, according to a statement signed by the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, takes immediate effect. President John Dramani Mahama has also appointed Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr. Valerie Sawyerr, as Senior Policy Adviser and Head of the Presidential Delivery Unit. In her new role, Dr. ...

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Statement: Water distribution capacity lags far behind supply

Ghana has made significant progress in the coverage of clean and safe water supply to citizens over the years. The country has been touted to have met the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of time with an 85 percent national coverage against an MDG target of 75 percent according to the MDG Joint Monitoring Platform (JMP). The Ghana WatSan Journalists ...

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GN Bank Awards: Bola Ray wins Male Radio Personality of the year

Multi-skilled Ghanaian radio broadcaster Kwabena Anokye Adisi has emerged the winner in the Best Male Radio Presenter category at this year’s GN Bank Awards ceremony. The inexhaustible CEO of the EIB Network, owners of Starr 103.5 FM, is also the founder and President of Empire Entertainment in Ghana. The GN Bank Awards, organised by Spyder Lee Entertainment and supported by ...

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FIFA to pay clubs compensation for 2018, 2022 World Cups

FIFA have confirmed that they will distribute £142m to clubs for the release of players during 2018 and 2022 World Cups. It has been announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held during November and December, with the final played on December 18. The dates would cause havoc with domestic European leagues, and it was initially announced ...

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