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Ghana line up 18 Black Queens to face Japan

Ghana Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo has named 18 Black Queens players to face Japan in their April 1 international friendly in Tokyo. The WAFU Zone B winning coach has largely kept faith with the Black Queens team that won the tournament in Abidjan last month, with just one change in the squad as she continues with her team building exercise ...

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China hands over ICT and Community Centre to Ga Central Municipal Assembly

An Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Community Centre built by the Chinese government for the Sowutuom community has been handed over to the Ga Central Municipal Assembly. The facility, which is situated on the premises of Maranatha University College at Sowutuom has a computer laboratory with 55 computers, a 24-seater capacity conference hall, a 150-seater capacity Community centre, an office ...

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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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