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Cash-trapped Piac Faces Ejection

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The Public Interest and Accountability Committee PIAC may soon become a white elephant if government does not resource it financially. The committee has a core mandate to monitor and evaluate compliance of the petroleum revenue management law and ensure prudent use of petroleum revenues but t ...

NLA donates to VAG

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The National Lottery Authority NLA has donated a cheque of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis GH10,000 to the Veterans Administration, Ghana VAG through the Ministry of Defence MOD for the centenary celebrations of the World War I. Presenting the cheque at the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, Oc ...

Burkina's chaos is no surprise- Aning

Thursday, October 30, 2014 A security expert with the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Centre says Ghana has a major responsibility to resolve the chaos that has left governance in Burkina Faso grounding to a halt. Dr. Kwasi Aning is convinced there will be a gradual escalation of the chaos that has left the West ...

Labour rejects govt's olive branch: We won't call off strike

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Striking labour unions have declined governments proposal to call off strike so that government could also withdraw its law suit against them. Twelve public sector workers unions are on strike over the operationalization of their second tier pension schemes. The strike entered day 7 on Thursday ...

Acting NSS Boss tours project sites in Accra

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The Acting Executive Director of the Ghana National Service Scheme GNSS Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte has paid a working visit to the Schemes project sites at Dawhenya and Nungua both in the Greater Accra Region to acquaint himself with progress of work. At the Dawhenya farms, he inspected the liv ...

Rot At National Service: Director Grabs 5 Mansions

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The rot at the National Service Secretariat NSS appears to be more deep-seated than anticipated, as information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicates that a former Executive Director of the organisation acquired not less than five houses in four years before he was removed. The director, who was remo ...

Minister Rejects Petition

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Dr. Samuel Sarpong shaking hands with some top police officers A Petition sent to the Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr. Samuel Sarpong by drivers who had been ejected from the Kejetia Bus Terminal to have them reinstated, has failed to achieve its desired purpose. Without mincing words, Dr. Sa ...

5 Gang Rape Girl, 20  

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Suspects Awal, Shamsu,Fithiya andVictor A 20-year-old lady is in hospital after she was allegedly gang-raped by five menan action which was videoed in a dark room at Sabon Zongo in Accra. The victim, currently on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, according to reports, was raped b ...

75 Prostitutes, Clients Arrested

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The suspected prostitutes in police custody The Nungua Divisional Police Command in the Greater Accra Region has arrested about 33 suspected prostitutes, together with 42 of their male counterparts and clients, in some brothels at the Nungua area. The suspects currently in police custody, acco ...

Otumfuo Sued Over Kumawu Stool

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Otumfuo Osei Tutu II The Kumawu Ananaya Royal Family has sued Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene and the President of the Asanteman Council, over attempts to enstool Dr. Yaw Sarfo as the Kumawuhene-elect. Also joined in the suit are the Asanteman Council; Nana Serwaa Amponsaah, Kumawuhemaa; ...

Amoateng's Passport Tendered

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Eric Amoateng The passport used by the former Member of Parliament MP for Nkoranza North, Eric Amoateng, to travel to Ghana from the United States after serving over seven-year jail term in that country was yesterday tendered in court by Ibrahim Issaka Lan-Gani, the Assistant Commissioner of ...

Bank Manager Jailed For GH¢4m Fraud

Thursday, October 30, 2014 ACCOUNTANT John Cobbina and BANK MANAGER EugeneAmoako Mensah A former Accountant of J Adom Limited, a construction company in Sunyani in the Brong-Ahafo Region and the Manager of the Sunyani branch of Zenith Bank have been jailed by a Sunyani high court for stealing and money laundering involv ...

Ghana is No. 1 'wee' consumer in Africa - NACOB Officer

Thursday, October 30, 2014 An officer of the Narcotics Control Board NACOB has stated that Ghana is the highest consumer of marijuana in Africa. Daniel Akwasi Amankwa, who is the Divisional Supervisor for Demand Education of NACOB said, the country is ranked 3rd in the world. According to him, Ghanas ranking was c ...
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