$52million Turkey Gold Suspect Dies CHIEF Executive Officer of Omanye Gold Mining Limited, Peter Kofi Bedzra, who was alleged to have exported 15 tonnes of gold valued at $52million which was seized in Turkey over wrong documentation, is reported dead. The deceased was standing trial at an Accra Circuit Court together with Joseph Kwame Donkor, Gomoa West Constituency Chairman of […]
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Cabinet Approves Petroleum Agreement The Cabinet has approved the issuance of a petroleum agreement between the GNPC, GNPC ExploreCo and AGM Ghana for south deepwater offshore Ghana. The agreement is subject to Parliamentary approval. A statement sent to the GNA by AGM Gibralta, the parent company of AGM Petroleum Ghana Limited (“AGM Ghana”), said the Board of the company was […]
Wereko-Brobby: We Are Preaching Peace But Preparing For War Outspoken politician, Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobby has said that the warning by the U.S Embassy to America citizens to avoid certain places as judgment day for the election petition draws near should not be dismissed. He said the warning was rooted in the divisive and intransigent posturing of the parties involved in […]
Charles Wereko-Brobby: Ghana@50 Had Enough Money The Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Ghana @50 Secretariat, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, has stated that there were sufficient funds available to settle in full money owed contractors at the time the secretariat folded up its operations on February 27, 2009.
Alhaji Inusah Fuseini Wants Mining Law Amended The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has proposed an amendment to the mining law to allow the confiscation of equipments used to carry out illegal mining activities also known as ‘galamsey.’ The sector Minister, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini told Citi News “we have proposed some amendment to the law to deal with the […]
Dependence On Western Aid Crippling Ghana Statesman K. B Asante says Ghana appears to be crippling due to dependence on Western aid. The former diplomat also said there is a deliberate attempt by some politicians to continue the status quo as far as accessing aids from the West is concerned.
Victoria Hammah- ‘Media Assault’ On Me “Chauvinistic”, “Misogynistic” Victoria Hammah says she “will not be distracted” by the “chauvinist, misogynic, ageist” “media assault” on her as Deputy Communications Minister. Reacting to the recent avalanche of flak against her, especially on social media, after her speech faux pas on July 30, Ms. Hammah, in a press statement posted on her facebook […]
Don’t Just Talk About Decentralisation, Make It Happen The Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee on Decentralization, has appealed to President John Mahama to draw a clear timeline as to when his government intends to implement the policy that will see MMDCEs elected. Speaking to Citi News at a press conference, a member of the Committee, Thomas Ampem noted that although President Mahama […]
14 New Judges Sworn In Fourteen newly appointed Justices of the High Court have been sworn in with a call on them to seek the highest standards of integrity in their professional and personal lives. The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, who made the call at the swearing-in ceremony in Accra yesterday, urged them to further […]
84,000 National service persons to be deployed for 2013/2014 service year The Ghana National Service Scheme (GNSS) has so far registered 84,000 prospective national service persons from the country’s tertiary institutions to be deployed for the 2013/2014 national service year which begins from 1st September, 2013. The figure is an increase from 73,000 service persons who were deployed for the […]
Government Pays GH¢31.7 Million Compensation To Land Owners Six hundred property owners who were affected by two major road projects by the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) are to receive GH¢32 million, officials of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP) have disclosed. The Chief Director of the ministry, Major Mahama Samuel Tara (retd), handed the letter authorising the Controller […]
Miss Ghana Nana Akua Baafi: I’m Single And Unattached For her beauty and charm, one would think that the current Miss Ghana, Guissepina Nana Akua Baafi would be spoilt for choice for men but no, the 22-year-old beauty queen says she is ‘gnashing’. She told Showbiz last Friday that most people who get to hear of her “single” status doubt […]