Monthly Archives: December 2015

APPSA-Chicago Donates Books to School.

To commemorate its 50th anniversary, Arch Bishop Porters Past Students Association ( APPSA), Chicago Chapter, has donated about 60,000 books, DVD’s and other reading materials to the school. Speaking at the presentation ceremony at the school library, Mrs. Pauline Akoto Owusu on behalf of the Chicago Chapter, said the inspiration behind the donation was to encourage the students to develop ...

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Health Assistant graduates in NR picket to demand employment

Health Assistants in the Northern Region on Monday picketed at the Regional Coordinating Council to demand employment from government. The graduates, numbering about 500 from four different institutions accused the health Ministry of bias in their postings. According to the Health Assistant graduates, rules governing their studies stipulate that they are posted three months after graduation. However, they have been ...

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Nigeria bans credit card use abroad

Nigeria’s central bank has ordered commercial banks to stop customers from using their debit and credit cards abroad, a source has told the BBC. One bank has emailed customers to this effect, stressing it is a “temporary measure”.Access to foreign online retailers will also be affected when the ban takes effect on 1 January 2016. It is part of the ...

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NPP fires back at Asuma Banda for attacks on Nana Addo

A Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Anthony Abaryifa Karbo has rejected claims by respected business man Alhaji Asuma Banda that Nana Akufo-Addo can never be Ghana’s president. The former council of state member, Alhaji Asuma Banda, in a TV interview, expressed doubts the NPP flagbearer could ever become the country’s president. According to him there are key ...

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Perez Chapel acquires Pan African Christian University College

The Perez Chapel International, under the leadership of Bishop Charles Agyinasare, has acquired the Pan African Christian University College in the Central Region.The Pan African Christian University College – the first accredited private University College in that region – will now be known as the Perez University College after the acquisition on November 15, 2015.The institution and its two schools ...

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Ghanaian Engineers set up committee to grade Ghana’s infrastructure

The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) has set up a Technical Committee to produce a Report Card for Ghana’s Infrastructure. The Committee is headed by Ing. Rev. Dr. Charles Adams. This was disclosed at an event by the GhIE on Monday, December 21, 2015 at the Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge in Accra. “The Concept of a Report Card to grade ...

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GFA officially announces Retired Footballers Endowment Fund

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the establishment of the Retired Footballers Endowment Fund for all ex-national team players. The fund which will be formally launched in March, is meant to ease the financial burdens of former footballers who find their selves in distress. GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi who made the announcement at the media launch on Monday, stated ...

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ADB open for business on the 23 December 2015

Management of Agricultural Development Bank Ltd (ADB Ltd) has been notified of an intended strike action by members of the Union of Industry Commerce and Finance (UNICOF) in ADB on Wednesday 23rd December 2015. We wish to inform the general public especially our most cherished customers that the National Labour Commission (NLC) in a letter dated 17th December 2015 signed ...

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Carlos Ahenkorah sued over Tema West election

New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah has been sued by persons suspected to be supporters of the sitting Member of Parliament (MP), Irene Naa Torshie Addo. One Nana Yaw Ntim of address number BAC 2/4, Baatsona, Accra and Christian Joseph also of H/No S/59, Ofoe Agronti, Sarkomono filed a suit against Carlos Ahenkorah praying the ...

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70% of Ghana’s Rice Imported Annually

A report by the Chairman of the Volta Rice Producers Network, Mr. Billy Anyeme Agbotse has disclosed that 70% of Ghana’s need for rice is imported with an estimated amount of $500m annually. This he said could be averted if the Volta Region’s potential of producing rice were fully honoured and steps were also taken to support rice farmers in the ...

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