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The planned exit of telecom giant, Vodafone Ghana does not create a glooming picture of the local economy, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mr Yofi Grant, has said. Mr Yofi Grant explained that the decision by Vodafone to pack is the management’s own strategic decision not to prolong its stay in Ghana. This does not create a disincentive...
Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey, has said that if the rate of 1.50 per cent of the e-levy is reduced further, the targeted review would be met by the government. Speaking in an interview with TV3’s Alfred Ocansey on the Ghana Tonight show, he said the...
The Municipal Chief Executive for Yilo Krobo in the Eastern Region, Eric Tetteh says he will on Monday, August 8 petition the management and board of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) over the current impasse between ECG and his community. Hundreds of residents in the Yilo and Lower Manya Krobo municipalities have been left without power for over a...
National 100m record holder, Benjamin Azamati, claims he is willing to represent Ghana at the current Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Olympic sprinter believes after years of training, it is finally time for Ghana to take home a medal in the sprint events. Azamati finished Heat 7 in a timing of 10.19 seconds, beating Welshman Jeremiah Azu, and earning one of...
KNUST Rape
Six students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been remanded on Wednesday. The suspects were accused of raping a first-year student. The development comes after the suspects were arraigned at the Asokore Mampong District Court. This is the second time a KNUST student has been charged with raping another student at the school. RELATED : Police Officer And A...
Wife wants divorce while husband struggles to pay loan used for the marriage
While a young husband is still paying the loan he took to marry his wife, the woman he describes as an ingrate is seeking a divorce. According to him, servicing the loan has put pressure on his finances, so he is unable to pamper his wife with gifts as often as he did before their marriage, but manages to discharge his...
The past few days have seen a new trend on social media. It comprises two dusty-looking men in a car speaking to an interviewer about a just-ended race in what appears to be a desert. The duo, wearing helmets which did not look fit for the occasion, explained how their race was impeded by wrong turns even though the navigator had...
brukina' drinks can cause cancer
One would like to enjoy a cold bottle of ‘brukina’ (or bokina), a dairy milk and millet mixture, to release some stress on a sunny afternoon. But have you bothered to know what this meal contains? Research conducted by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research at the University of Ghana has found that some samples of ‘brukina’ and the millet...
Pastor to NPP
Some Ghanaians on social media are having a field day over a sermon preached at the thanksgiving service held by the New Patriotic Party on Sunday to mark its 30th anniversary. Seated in the front row of the University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) auditorium were top officials of the NPP including President Akufo-Addo during which the preacher for the day...
President Akufo-Addo has finally appointed a new Minister for Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Lariba Zuweira Abudu. A statement issued from the presidency moments ago, and signed by Director of Communications, Eugene Arhin said this is per article 78 of the country’s Constitution. Until her appointment, Lariba Abudu who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Walewale was the Deputy...