GHANAIANS MUST ASSIST GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE SANITATION CRISIS – RAWLINGS.

GHANAIANS MUST ASSIST GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE SANITATION CRISIS – RAWLINGS. Former President John Rawlings has called on residents of Accra to assist the government to rid their communities of filth. According to Mr Rawlings, a sanitation ambassador of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, the government alone cannot solve the sanitation crisis especially if there is not a change in the attitude of Ghanaians towards their environment. Mr Rawlings made this known when he welcomed a delegation comprised of members of the Adabraka Traditional Council, Graphic Communications Group Limited and Jekora Ventures Limited to his Ridge residence on Wednesday in Accra. He described the current lack of proper sanitation in the capital

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CHINA SUPPORTS FISHING PORT COMPLEX WITH $50m – UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, OTHERS GET $16m.

CHINA SUPPORTS FISHING PORT COMPLEX WITH $50m – UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, OTHERS GET $16m. The Chinese government has offered Ghana a grant of $66 million for the construction of the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex and other projects. The package comprises $50 million for the fishing port complex and $16 million for other projects, including the second phase of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS). A signing ceremony and exchange of notes on the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex was held in Accra yesterday. The Chinese Ambassador, Ms Sun Baohong, signed for her country, with the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and the

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REV. OWUSU BEMPAH GETS GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENT?.

REV. OWUSU BEMPAH GETS GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENT?. Founder and President of Glorious Word Power Ministry, Prophet Isaac Owusu Bempah, has been appointed as a member of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Board under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. The Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection, Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, inaugurated the 16-member Board in Accra Monday. According to the Minister, the board will design and implement advocacy programmes to create awareness on breast and cervical cancer and to solicit funding from the public, corporate bodies, development partners and other international philanthropists to supplement government’s effort to curtail the impact of the deadly disease. “It is our anticipation

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“NO US MILITARY BASE IN GHANA” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO – THE PRESIDENCY, REPUBLIC OF GHANA.

“NO US MILITARY BASE IN GHANA” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO – THE PRESIDENCY, REPUBLIC OF GHANA. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has affirmed, in no uncertain terms, that Ghana has “not offered a military base, and will not offer a military base to the United States of America.” According to President Akufo-Addo, “the United States of America has not made any request for such consideration and, consistent with our established foreign policy, we will not consider any such request.” In an address to the nation on Thursday, 5th April, 2018, the President stated that “in consideration of the realities of our circumstances and the challenges to peace in

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AFRICA’S HIGHEST PAID MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.

AFRICA’S HIGHEST PAID MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. Nigerian Lawmakers are entitled to a monthly salary of $15,800 in a country where workers earn a minimum wage of less than a $100. Photo Credit: Premium Times. Last year, there were reports in several online media outlets that a cross-section of Kenyan MPs was strongly opposed to a move by the country’s public wages commission to implement a proposed cut on their salaries and allowances. Kenyan MPs are the highest paid parliamentarians in the entire East Africa region and some of the best paid on the continent. They also enjoy a stack of generous allowances including a $48,000 car grant. The wages commission said the cut

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ADAKABRE TO LEAD VIP’S STRATEGY AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER.

ADAKABRE TO LEAD VIP’S STRATEGY AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER. Radio broadcaster, Ernest Frimpong Manso, popularly known as Adakabre, has been appointed General Manager of transport giant, VIP Jeoun Transport Company Limited. The privately owned transport company was foundered a decade ago by indigenous Ghanaians. The company currently has over 600 buses serving several routes within Ghana and other destinations across West Africa. “Adakabre brings on board, strategy, technology and wealth creation as VIP spearheads rapid growth in its second decade of operation,” said a release from the company. According to the release, Adakabre will also focus on passenger safety, driver welfare and discipline. The experienced broadcaster currently hosts an afternoon radio

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GHANA: THE WORLD’S NEXT OIL HOTSPOT.

GHANA: THE WORLD’S NEXT OIL HOTSPOT. Crude oil could turn Ghana into one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. This seems to be the message coming from analysts as the West African country is set to start benefitting from the development of its largely untapped oil wealth. There are only three fields in Ghana that are already producing, out of 21 license blocks. Of these, 14 are in ultra-deep waters, which makes their development costlier, and five are in shallow waters. Eight of these blocks were discovered over the last five years and there may be more coming: Exxon, Eni, Anadarko, and Tullow Oil are among the companies with

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STC PAYS GOV’T $1m.

STC PAYS GOV’T $1m. Managing Director of the State Transport Company (STC), Nana Akomea, has disclosed that as part of strategies to overhaul the company, more bus terminals are going to be opened across the country to make their services accessible to passengers. He made this known after he had presented a cheque for $1,000,000 to the government as the second tranche of payment for the 50 buses that were bought for the company in October 2016. It would be recalled that late last year, Nana Akomea in a similar move, presented a cheque for $700,000 to the Finance Minister. This brings to a total of $1,700,000 so far paid by

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HOT AUDIO: CREATE JOBS AND STOP SITTING IN AIR CONDITIONERS – PROPHETESS TO MINISTERS.

HOT AUDIO: CREATE JOBS AND STOP SITTING IN AIR CONDITIONERS – PROPHETESS TO MINISTERS. General Overseer of Grace Divine Healing Ministry at Ekumfi Adansi in the central Region, Prophetess Grace Affanyi Mensah, has charged Ministers of State and other government appointees to create jobs to reduce high unemployment and stop sitting in Air conditioners with suits and tie. According to her, the ongoing robbery cases in country are being caused by a lack of Jobs for the youth. Prophetess Affanyi Mensah who made her observations known to Adom News, said majority of Government appointees are sit or drive air conditioners without doing anything to fight against the unemployment rate in

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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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PARLIAMENT APPROVES MARTIN AMIDU AS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR.

PARLIAMENT APPROVES MARTIN AMIDU AS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR. Parliament has approved Mr Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor. The Deputy Minority Ranking Member on Constitutional Affairs, Dr. Dominic Ayine, however asked Parliament to put the approval on hold, as his suit against Mr. Amidu’s nomination is still pending at the Supreme Court. Drawing on Standing order 93(1), Dr. Ayine invited the Speaker of Parliament to rule on whether the House’s intention to approve the nominee will not be wrong pending the Supreme Court case. But the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, ruled against Dr. Ayine’s argument thus making way for Amidu’s approval. Mr. Amidu was vetted by

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