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Kasoa: More Police Officers Deployed To Combat Robbers

Written by | October 4, 2017 | 0
The Central Regional Police command has deployed about forty officers to one of Ghana’s busiest and fastest growing towns, Kasoa, to complement the fight against the high crime rate in the area. In recent times, residents of Kasoa and its environs have complained about the frequent robbery attacks and called for increased protection from the police. Speaking to journalists at the launch of ‘Operation Hit Hard’ as part of efforts to foil the attempts of armed robbers, the Central Regional Police commander, COP Rev Neenyi David Ampah Banin, assured residents of Kasoa that their safety is guaranteed. “The Regional Police Command has noticed with concern the increasing crime rate in Kasoa and its environs and would like to assure residents and all stakeholders that measures are

Ghana Successfully Kickstarts Paperless Port Transactions

Written by | September 3, 2017 | 0
Background In May 2017, the Vice President, Dr.MahamuduBawumia gave three directives at a port efficiency conference he organised to improve trade in the country. The directives included the removal of all customs barriers on the country’s transit corridor, a joint inspection by all regulatory agencies at the ports and a hundred percent paperless transactions at the ports. “Effective 1st September the ports of Ghana are going 100 percent paperless. Customs take notice GPHA take notice” The Vice President pronounced. He followed up with an official road map of the paperless process flow to guide the operators and agencies in the port clearance chain. Ahead of the implementation of the directives, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, GCNet, West Blue Consulting, customs division of

Sunyani to get two factories under one-district, one-factory project – MCE

Written by | August 22, 2017 | 0
Sunyani, the Brong Ahafo Regional capital, is likely to have two different factories under the government’s One-District, One-Factory policy, which is expected to be the main driver of the government’s industrialization programme meant to expand the economy and provide millions of jobs to Ghanaians. According to the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, Evelyn Ama Kusi-Richardson, following extensive stakeholder consultations with chiefs, opinion leaders, religious leaders and a cross-section of the people of the area, there could be a factory that would be dedicated to the processing of vegetables into powder for both domestic and industrial purposes as well as for export; and another factory that would process maize and possibly other cereals. Speaking at a Town Hall Meeting held at the

Afari Gyan bought Nissan Van for GH₵2.6k – AG report

Written by | August 19, 2017 | 0
The former Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Afari Gyan bought a Nissan Mini Van 2008 model for a meagre Ghc2, 676, the 2015 Auditor General’s report has revealed. The former Chair bought the vehicle after an auction on several vehicles were carried out at the election management body. The report also revealed that a Nissan Hardbody was also auctioned for only Ghc440. These revelations were made known when the members of the Electoral Commission, led by its Chairperson Charlotte Osei appeared before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee. The vehicles according to Mrs. Osei were valued by the State Transport Corporation (STC) in 2013. The EC was also indicted in the report for its failure to account properly for cars disposed of and payment of GhC 18,785.10 without adequate supporting

Brong Ahafo Needs Three More Regions—Yejihene

Written by | August 18, 2017 | 0
Paramount Chief of Yeji Traditional Area and president of the Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, Nana Pimapem Yaw Kagbrese V, has hinted that the region needs three more regions out of existing one. The creation of three new regions out of existing ones featured prominently in the campaign of the then presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the run-up to the 2016 general elections. The creation of the new regions by the Akuffo Addo government has been backed by the Council of State. Last week the president told chiefs in the Western region that all is set for the creation of the new regions. The Council of State in a statement after a meeting with the president said they have perused the proposal for the regions submitted to them by the sector minister, Daniel Kwaku Botwe

First Lady pledges support for Black Star International Film Festival

Written by | August 18, 2017 | 0
The First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has expressed her willingness to support the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF). When the Founding President of BSIFF, Juliet Asante paid a courtesy call on Mrs. Akufo-Addo on Wednesday 16th August, 2017, she said she was ready to lend help to the festival anytime she would be called upon. “This is a very good initiative that will go a long way to promote the art and tourism sectors in Ghana. I will be at the programme and will be there to support you as long as the festival is alive,” she said. Present at the meeting was the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku who will be gracing the festival. Also present at the occasion will be the Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia,

Council of State backs creation of new regions

Written by | August 16, 2017 | 0
The Council of State has backed the creation of new regions by the Akufo-Addo government. The creation of three new regions out of existing ones featured prominently in the campaign of the then presidential candidate of the NPP in the run-up to the 2016 general election. Last week, the President told Chiefs in the Western region that all is set for the creation of the new regions. “For the first time in the Fourth Republic, a new region is going to be created and so I want you to rally solidly behind me and vote 100 per cent to make the deal successful”. Meanwhile, the Council of State in a statement after a meeting with the President Tuesday said they have perused the proposal for the regions submitted to them by the minister for the sector Dan Botwe and are convinced that is

5 Easy Tricks That Can Save You Money

Written by | August 10, 2017 | 0
Saving money might generally not be an easy thing to do, but if you know a few tricks to help, you might be able to successfully save more of your money and reduce your overall expenses . Jumia Travel , the leading online travel agency, shares 5 easy tricks that can help you save money. Make and Pack Your Own Food Making and packing your own food along when you’re out and about is a great, but often overlooked, way of saving a significant amount of your money. Many people complain that the reason they are unable to make their own food, even though they would like to, is because they don’t have time; but if you consider the daily schedules of most of these people, you’ll realize they actually have time but are not just willing to use part of that time to get ready the food they would need

NDC Sold Police Recruitment Forms At Party Headquarters – Pius Hadzide

Written by | August 9, 2017 | 0
Deputy Minister for Youth and sports, Hon. Pius Hadzide has revealed exclusively to Agoo TV that the erstwhile Mahama Administration sold Police Recruitment forms at its party headquarters to party supporters. He explained that the action by the former administration has all resulted in the high rise of lawlessness in the country. He added that people have lost respect for the Police force because of the politicising of security agencies like the police force. “Recruitment of police officers under the former administration was characterized by lots of controversies to an extent that police recruitment forms were sold at the NDC’s party headquarters”. According to the deputy minister, the new IGP’s plan to restore the integrity of the Ghana police is in line with the president’s plan

NPP Brought Illegal Chinese Miners To Ghana – Theophilus Tetteh Chaie

Written by | August 9, 2017 | 0
Former Member of Parliament for Ablekuma Central, Theophilus Tetteh Chaie has revealed that the new patriotic Party’s Ashanti Regional Chairman, Antwi Boasiako popularly known as Chairman Wontumi led a delegation of Chinese illegal miners into the country under president Kufuor’s tenure. According to him, Former president Kufour sent a group to china to study the techniques involved in doing surface mining because Ghanaians at that time had no technical idea on how to do surface mining. The delegation he explained was headed by the outspoken Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Chairman Wontumi. “Chairman Wontumi led a delegation to china to study the techniques in doing surface mining. It was on their return that the Chinese followed them into the country to begin this illegal mining