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Gov’t suspends proposed cargo fumigation levy indefinitely

In a statement issued by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hameed, he said, “After extensive consultation between the government and various stakeholders, the Economic Management Team has instructed that the proposed fumigation levy for shippers be indefinitely suspended.” The government of Ghana has instructed that the proposed fumigation levy for shippers is suspended indefinitely. In a statement issued by the Information ...

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Kofi Amoabeng promises to bounce back

The head of UT Holdings, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, said that the collapse of his bank has thought him enough lessons which will enable him to bounce back. The head of UT Holdings, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, has said that he will bounce back after his bank; UT Bank collapsed. In an interview with Accra-based Joy FM, Kofi Amoabeng said that the ...

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Ibrahim Mahama sues Owusu Bempah, UTV for GHc2m over defamation

The businessman, who is the brother of former President Mahama, sued Mr. Owusu Bempah, along with the Despite Group of Companies – owners of private TV station UTV. The Chief Executive Officer of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama, has dragged the Communications Director of the Ghana National Gas Company, Ernest Owusu Bempah, to court on charges of defamation. The businessman, ...

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5-year old boy loses life after falling into hot hausa koko

Eyewitness reports said the the minor died on the spot after falling into the porridge which is popularly known as ‘Hausa Koko. The death is reported of a 5-year old boy who fell into a hot hausa koko being prepared by his grandmother for sale in the Western Region. Rainbow Radio reports that the incident happened at Anyinam on Thursday. Eyewitness ...

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272 Financial institutions in distress

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says about 705,396 depositors of distressed or collapsed microfinance institutions (MFIs) and rural and community banks (RCBs) are at risk of losing a total of GH¢740.5 million. The amount represent deposits currently locked up in the 272 RCBs and MFIs which were either in distress or had folded up, the Governor of the BoG, Dr ...

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Cabinet yet to approve RTI bill – Kyei Mensah Bonsu

There were reports this week that the bill has been sent to parliament after approval from cabinet. The Minster for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has indicated that cabinet is yet to approve the controversial Right To Information Bill before it is passed in Parliament. There were reports this week that the bill has been sent to parliament after approval from ...

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NDC will revoke US military deal when we win power – Asiedu Nketia

According to General Secretary of the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, a future NDC government will cancel any military deal with the US if the party wins power in 2020.   The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has promised to revoke any agreement between Ghana and the United States of America over the hosting of US military troops in the country ...

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Singer turns ‘street beggar’; begs Medikal for money

Sister Deborah impersonating children who beg for money.   Sister Debby, a Ghanaian singer, has been seen in a funny video, imitating children who beg for money on the streets of Accra. The ‘Uncle Obama’ hitmaker shared this video on her Instagram page, acting like a beggar asking her boyfriend, Medikal for money for food. The video which has gone ...

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Rapper claims Shatta Wale’s mouth is bigger than JAY-Z

Yaa Pono has said that Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has a bigger mouth than American rapper, JAY-Z.   Tema-based rapper Yaa Pono has said that Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has a bigger mouth than American rapper, JAY-Z. Yaa Pono during a beef with Shatta Wale in February last year released a song, ‘Gbee Naabu’ jabbing the Dancehall artiste that his ...

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