IT’S NOT AN ORDINARY DUSTIN – JOSPONG JUSTICES ¢258 PRICE

IT’S NOT AN ORDINARY DUSTIN – JOSPONG JUSTICES ¢258 PRICE. The Jospong Group of Companies says the $60 per unit cost [equivalent of ¢258] it charged the past government for the provision of one million bins and 900,000 bin liners in 2016, at $15.6 per piece was appropriate. The Group said the cost of raw materials for the production, distribution and transportation of bins to households were factored in the overall calculation, though distribution was not captured in the original contract. Communications Manager for Zoomlion Ghana, Robert Coleman said the Local Government Ministry was aware the dustbins would not be ordinary before it went ahead to award the contract. He

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RATTRAY PARK’S PSYCHEDELIC FOUNTAIN SOFTWARE STOLEN; FACILITY STARTS SLOW DEATH

RATTRAY PARK’S PSYCHEDELIC FOUNTAIN SOFTWARE STOLEN; FACILITY STARTS SLOW DEATH. Popular leisure park at Kumasi, Rattray Park, is slowly dying, as security agencies investigate theft of a USB drive containing operating software for the recreation facility’s dancing fountain. The fountain which is the park’s major attraction has ceased working for over a month, and parts of its component have begun to rust away. Two people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of the device. Manager of the park, Kwame Asamoah Mensah and IT Manager, Carlos Sakyi Ntow, were picked up a month over the alleged theft of the USB drive. Rattray Park has been the subject of political

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A-PLUS RUNS AWAY AS POLICE CHASE FOR CORRUPTION ALLEGATION EVIDENCE

A-PLUS RUNS AWAY AS POLICE CHASE FOR CORRUPTION ALLEGATION EVIDENCE. Pro-NPP rapper A-Plus known as Kwame Asare Obeng is under pressure from the police to provide evidence for allegations he made against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff. Since A-Plus made the allegation on Facebook four days ago, he has been unable to supply evidence as police CID step into the matter, Myjoyonline.comhas gathered. The rapper who got presidential mention in Akufo-Addo’s victory speech has directed the police to speak to his lawyers, a development a private legal practitioner has described as unfortunate. Samson Lardy Ayenini said it is wrong for an accuser to refer the police to his lawyers for evidence after

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DMM, GHANA LAUNCHES AN INNOVATIVE MACHINE TO BEAUTIFY WOMEN

DMM,  GHANA LAUNCHES AN INNOVATIVE MACHINE TO BEAUTIFY WOMEN. As part of its efforts of digitalizing Ghana’s fashion industry DMM.Ghana a Japanese company in partnership with FC Beauty Group has taken a judicious step  by introducing an innovative Digital Nail Printer into the Ghanaian market. The Digital Nail Printer is nail state-of- art equipment that prints any image, designs or photo in 35 seconds on once nail through the users Smartphone or tablet. Amazingly, it connects directly to the App via Wi-Fi hot spot from the machinery. More so, over 800 of designs are available on App and designs are updated every week and you can design personal patterns by

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UNLOCKING AFRICA’S POTENTIAL THROUGH TOURISM: THE ROLE OF ONLINE TRAVEL

UNLOCKING AFRICA’S POTENTIAL THROUGH TOURISM: THE ROLE OF ONLINE TRAVEL. The services sector, in particular tourism, is one of the major contributors to Africa’s economy through such functions as providing foreign exchange and employment. It is therefore crucial that governments and the private sector are increasingly working together to grow the sector, that accounts for approximately 7.8% of the African GDP. “We believe that business opportunities and investment potential within Africa’s tourism sector are significant. It’s a vast market that holds promise for businesses looking for new markets,” said President and CEO of Corporate Council on Africa. Florizelle Liser was addressing the ongoing 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali,

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ROAD MINISTER’S INSPECTION TOUR TURNS SOUR

ROAD MINISTER’S INSPECTION TOUR TURNS SOUR. An inspection tour of the construction site of the tunnel linking East Legon to the Spintex Road by Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, on Monday turned violent when the bodyguard of the minister was forced to fire warning shots to restore order. The bodyguard fired two gunshots into the air to control the rude and violent behaviour of a heavy-duty equipment dealer and his workers who had occupied the road reservation area on the Spintex side which is impeding construction works on the GHtf15 million second tunnel under the motorway. The incident attracted the East Legon Police to the scene and the

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4 FOODS YOU ONLY GET TO ENJOY IN THE ASHANTI REGION

4 FOODS YOU ONLY GET TO ENJOY IN THE ASHANTI REGION. Daily recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way. Ashanti Region; land of the Golden stool is the cultural heartbeat of Ghana. The region can boast of many natural resources, beautiful natural sceneries and many tourist attractions. The people of  Ashanti region are deep rooted in culture and tradition. They warmly received people from other regions and as tradition demands, serve them with sumptuous meals. Their peculiar local  cuisines distinguishes them from others region. Why not travel this weekend to Ashanti Region to explore, learn their rich culture and try new cuisines. 1.

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I’M CANCELLING BOST CONTRACT – A PLUS

I’M CANCELLING BOST CONTRACT – A PLUS. Musician, Kwame A Plus, has said he is writing to the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) to cancel a contract he has with the state oil firm, following criticisms against him by supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) that he has been bagging contract after contract right after the party won power after the December 2016 elections.On Monday, A Plus denied taking GHS3million per month from BOST for hauling refined petroleum products from its depots to certain parts of the country. His denial followed an allegation made by Brong Ahafo Regional Youth Organiser of the NPP, Abronye DC,

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KENNEDY AGYAPONG NAMES CORRUPT OFFICIALS AT THE FLAGSTAFF HOUSE

KENNEDY AGYAPONG NAMES CORRUPT OFFICIALS AT THE FLAGSTAFF HOUSE. Kennedy Agyapong mentioned Abu Jinapor and Asenso-Boakye as the presidential staffers behind the corrupt activities at the presidency. The outspoken Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong has alleged that a presidential staffer demanded $20,000 from an unnamed investor just to see President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Kennedy Agyepong said though the president is unaware of such happenings in his office, some of his staff are busy using their presence to extort monies from people who want to invest in the economy. He mentioned Abu Jinapor and Asenso-Boakye as the presidential staffers behind the corrupt activities at the presidency. He

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CHIEF OF STAFF’S JOB HAS BEEN HIJACKED BY SOME NPP MEMBERS – OWUSU BEMPAH

CHIEF OF STAFF’S JOB HAS BEEN HIJACKED BY SOME NPP MEMBERS – OWUSU BEMPAH. According to Owusu Bempah, Ms. Opare is unable to effectively function because of some persons who often issue counter directives to government officials. Founder and head pastor of the Glorious Word Ministry International, Rev Owusu Bempah has alleged that some persons of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has rendered the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Osei Opare impotent in the day to day running of her office. He said some persons have surrounded the Presidency at the Flagstaff House and have become so powerful alleging that they’re even able to turn contracts penciled for some people

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NO “CORRUPT” APPOINTEE’LL GO SCOT-FREE – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO

NO “CORRUPT” APPOINTEE’LL GO SCOT-FREE – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO. President Nana Akufo-Addo has said anybody accused of corruption in his government will not go scot-free. “Let me assure you; every allegation of corruption against any member of my government will be investigated by the law enforcement agencies,” the president said at the governing New Patriotic Party’s national delegates’ conference in Cape Coast, Central Region on Saturday, 26 August. He added: “Those who make the allegations should be prepared to support them with evidence” because “I will not supervise over a government that supports corruption.”The president said he has “instructed the law enforcement agencies to investigate every allegation of corruption in

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