GHANA TO DISTRIBUTE BLOOD, DRUGS WITH DRONES – BAWUMIA.

GHANA TO DISTRIBUTE BLOOD, DRUGS WITH DRONES – BAWUMIA. The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has said that Ghana will by September 2018 use drones to distribute blood and other essential medicines to remote parts of the country as part of efforts to ensure quality healthcare delivery. Speaking at the 2018 Annual Health Summit in Accra, the Vice President said the government would sign a Memorandum of Understanding this week to put the technology into effect. “By the grace of God; there are ongoing discussions, we are looking at innovative ways to deliver blood supplies as well as essential medicines to remote areas. As the rains come in, some areas

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ASANTEHENE CALLS FOR URGENT REFORMS AT A-G’s OFFICE.

ASANTEHENE CALLS FOR URGENT REFORMS AT A-G’s OFFICE. The reforms, according to him, have become even critical in view of the establishment of the Office of the Special Prosecutor to help fight corruption. Otumfuo Osei Tutu made the call when the Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Ms Gloria Afua Akufo, paid a courtesy call on him at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi. The Minister was in Kumasi as part of her official visit to the department and agencies under her Ministry in the Ashanti Region. The Asantehene pointed out that the delays by the Department to provide timely legal advice to state and police prosecutors to discharge their duties

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ON UT BANK GHANA SUCCESSFUL TODAY.

ON UT BANK GHANA SUCCESSFUL TODAY. On #SuccessUnknown Today, At the age of 44 years, he started UT bank with no home to stay, No permanent job, No wife – Prince Kofi Amoabeng. Ghanian business person, Prince Kofi Amoabeng co-founded lending company UT Financial Services in 1997, helped oversee its conversion into a bank about 10 years later, and now CEO of UT Bank Ghana and president of UT Holdings. His path to banking was a winding one that went from service in Ghana’s military to diverse industries. “I was into timber, sawmilling,” he said  at an event sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED). “I

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YOUNG LADIES DON’T OPEN YOUR LEGS TO MEN TO SECURE A JOB – BELINDA HAMMOND.

YOUNG LADIES DON’T OPEN YOUR LEGS TO MEN TO SECURE A JOB – BELINDA HAMMOND. Women have been advised to desist from giving sexual favours to men or their bosses in the name of getting of a job in order to avoid all kinds of abuses they have been going through in life. Ms. Belinda Hammond, a 25-year-old lady gave the advice when she met the press in Accra, to narrate the ordeal she went through as a young lady in her bid to get a job. The event was themed: Empowering Women through Life Changing Stories”. According to Belinda, after completing Crystal Galaxy School in Accra, she has been

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KOMENDA FACTORY SUGARCANE BEING SOLD TO ‘AKPETESHIE’ PRODUCERS

KOMENDA FACTORY SUGARCANE BEING SOLD TO ‘AKPETESHIE’ PRODUCERS. Sugarcane farmers who had hopes of cultivating to supply the Komenda Sugar factory have now been compelled to sell to producers of the local gin popularly known as Akpeteshie. These sugarcane farmers invested heavily in their farms following strong encouragement and assurances from officials of the Komenda Sugar Factory that their produce would be bought. However, months after their investment, they tell Citi News that they are very much frustrated by how the $35 million factory continues to be inactive while their sugar cane is wasted. A farmer at Anto in the Shama District of the Western Region, John K. Mensah, owner of a 30-acre sugar cane farm

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PHOTOS – SAMSUNG CHIEF GET 5-YEAR PRISON TERM FOR CORRUPTION

SAMSUNG CHIEF GET 5-YEAR PRISON TERM FOR CORRUPTION. A South Korean court has found Lee Jae-yong, the de facto chief of the sprawling Samsung business empire, guilty of bribery and other corruption charges. Lee, the billionaire son of Samsung’s ailing chairman, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday, well short of the 12-year sentence prosecutors had sought. The criminal conviction is a blow for Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker and South Korea’s biggest family-run conglomerate whose businesses are estimated to account for around 15% of the country’s entire economy. The so-called “trial of the century” has gripped South Korea for months. It’s part of a hugeinfluence-peddling scandal that brought

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DOCTORS TO APPLY FOR JOBS FROM NEXT YEAR – GHANA HEALTH SERVICE

DOCTORS TO APPLY FOR JOBS FROM NEXT YEAR – GHANA HEALTH SERVICE. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has decided to now employ medical doctors and dentists under a quota system beginning next year. The Director General of the GHS, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asarecurb who made this known said the move was to help practice where doctors refuse posting to deprived areas. Under the new policy, doctors would have to apply to their respective regions before they can be engaged by the service.“Our rural and deprived communities remains one of the priorities of this country, this explains why efforts are being made to ensure that each district have a functional hospital that befits its

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I HAVE KILLED 100 MEN, RENDERED 70 IMPORTANT – PROSTITUTE REVEALS

I HAVE KILLED 100 MEN, RENDERED 70 IMPORTANT – PROSTITUTE REVEALS. The confession of the 36-year-old prostitute of how more than 100 of her clients died after engaging in sexual bouts with her, has sent shock waves down the spines of men who sometimes patronize ladies on a one-night stand. Katrine Obenewaa, said over 70 men can no longer father kids as they have also been rendered impotent as a result of their amorous sexual relationship with her – a situation she wished never happened. In an interview on Koforidua-based Bryt FM’s, Obenewaa who now resides at Labone, a suburb of the Accra, said she was introduced to the business

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PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO GIVES MAHAMA ‘ROAMING’ AMBASSADORIAL ROLE

PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO GIVES MAHAMA ‘ROAMING’ AMBASSADORIAL ROLE. The 2016 presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC) is retiring from the hurly burly of Ghana’s polarized politics into a new world of political diplomacy with a new title- Ambassador at large. Dr Edward Mahama was named in a 22-man list of Ambassadorial appointees announced Monday. As the Ambassador at Large, Dr Mahama’s portfolio is large enough to have him represent Ghana anywhere on the globe and wherever Ghana’s diplomatic ties will allow, Joy News’ presidential correspondent Elton John Brobbey defined the new role. Dr Edward Mahama, 72, may well be bidding good bye to his long unfulfilled dream of

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DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED

DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED. British Airways, African Regent Hotel and Royal Senchi Hotel are among some of the top companies to have flouted the laws of the Data Protection Commission (DPC). The companies are among over 100 data collectors published by the Data Protection Commission with the objective of naming and shaming them. The Executive Director of the Data Commission Teki Akuetteh Falconer at a press conference early this month said the commission would follow the publication with the arrest of the offending data collectors and ensure their subsequent arraignment. The Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) mandates all entities whether public, private, local or international

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HUAWEI TO OPEN EXPERIENCE SHOP FOR GHANAIANS

HUAWEI TO OPEN EXPERIENCE SHOP FOR GHANAIANS. As part of its efforts of bringing quality and affordable devices to the door step of Ghanaians, Huawei Technologies the Global Leader in Technology Industry has taken another judicious step to open its official “Experience Shop” at the Accra mall in the mid of June this year The Huawei Experience Shop is the only place to find their full range of smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearables, genuine accessories, routers, mifis, moderns, and audio products, including Huawei exclusives you won’t find anywhere else plus expertise help from people who know their products. Although, the company has its regional headquarters in Ghana, the ultramodern edifice located

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