Monthly Archives: December 2015

China pledges support to deal with Accra filth

The Chinese government has pledged support towards efforts by Zoomlion Ghana to rid the capital city and its environs of insanitary conditions. Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Sun Baohong, said the progress made by the waste management company needs to be encouraged. She made the comments after a tour of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plaint (ACARP) which is ...

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Prices of foodstuff continue to decline days to Xmas

Prices of some foodstuff continue to drop as the yuletide approaches. At the end of the third week in December, Tomato recorded the highest drop in price by 12 percent, to close the week at 8cedis 90 pesewas per ‘medium size tomato tin”.This was followed by Soyabean and Yam which dropped by 6 percent each to close the week at ...

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Private universities appeal to gov’t to review accreditation process

The Private Universities Students’ Association of Ghana (PUSAG) wants the National Accreditation Board ( NAB) and government, to review accreditation processes and grant them full charter status. This they say will lessen the financial burden on students in private universities and also allow the institutions the right to award their own degrees. “We still pray that the government through the ...

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General elections to cost Ghana 1.2 billion – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has revealed that Ghana might spend about GHC 1.2 billion on the general elections. Chairman of the EC, Madam Charlotte Osei, who presented the Commission’s budget estimates to Parliament on Thursday, said the budget was premised on 30,000 polling stations. “… We also premised the budget on an exchange rate of 3.89 cedis to the dollar. ...

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Government Justifies GH₵3.6m MAHAMA PHOTOS

 Government sources have justified spending GH₵3.6million on re-branding 116 public buses with pictures of the president, explaining that artistic work is generally expensive. Public money has been used to put the picture of President John Mahama and those three other former presidents on the buses in what is seen as campaigning ahead of 2016 elections. According to a document sent to Parliament ...

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[AUDIO] How ‘UNCARING’ John Mahama made a woman to cry

A woman wept on live radio Thursday over concerns of heightened corruption. The woman called in to contribute to a discussion on the controversy surrounding the re-branding of 116 MMT buses at a cost of 3.6 million cedis. On Joy Fm’s Super Morning Show, a caller sobbed after learning how State funds are  being mismanaged. Source:myjoyonline.com

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10 things to know about the AMERI Power deal

A publication by a Norwegian newspaper, Verdens Gang (VG) has suggested that government signed the AMERI power deal without due diligence on the project. The publication has raised questions about the propriety of the  contract. The infographic below provides 10 things to know about the controversial deal. source: citifmonline.com

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Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey is not dead

Jake Otanka Obetsebi-Lamptey is not dead, reliable sources within Ghana’s biggest opposition party have told ClassFMonline.com. Rumours about the former New Patriotic Party chairman’s death has been the toast of social media since Wednesday night. The rumour mill has it that the former Tourism Minister died in South Africa while seeking medical attention. However, ClassFMonline.com’s sources within the NPP say ...

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Environment, Science ministry to order Kantanka cars from next month

Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Mahama Ayariga, says his outfit would most likely be buying all its vehicle fleet from local car manufacturer, Kantanka Motor Company, from next month. The Minister announced this during a tour of the company’s assembling plant in Accra, Wednesday. Outdoored three weeks ago, the Kantanka vehicles come in three brands; mini SUV’s, Pickups and ...

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The Vine Power Chapel celebrates Third Anniversary

The Vine Power Chapel is to put up a school and a hospital, to cater for the educational and health needs of the poor and the needy. The church will also award scholarships to selected needy children in some selected communities. Reverend Samuel Odei, General Overseer of the Church, disclosed this at the Third Anniversary celebration of the church at ...

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