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Two accountants convicted over stealing and money laundering

Two accountants who stole GH¢970,000 belonging to Perseus Mining Ghana Limited, a gold mining company at Ayanfuri in the Central Region, have been sentenced to a fine of GH¢36,000 by an Accra Circuit Court. Ebenezer Sackey Aidoo and Michael Abekah, employees of the mining company, in default, would serve 36 …

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Police arrests 33 sex workers

The Accra Regional Police Command has rounded-up 33 sex workers, mostly foreigners, during a dawn operation at Pokuase in Accra. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, Head of the Public Affairs Unit of the Command, told the Ghana News Agency that the five-hour operation took place at Pokuase Timber …

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Sunon Asogli to enter Liberia power industry

Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State and Co-Founder and Director of Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited have led a four-member investment and technical team to Monrovia, Liberia, to negotiate a deal in the power generation sector of the country. Explaining what Sunon Asogli can offer to the …

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Ghana will guarantee human rights of Chinese arrested for galamsey – Minister

Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, said government will protect the human rights of Chinese nationals arrested for illegal mining, otherwise known as ‘galamsey.’ He said government believed in the rule of law and would use judicial procedures to prosecute foreigners involved in illegal small-scale …

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NCCE condemns alleged attacks on Ghanaian media

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned the alleged attacks on media by some operatives from the National Security and solidarize with journalists and the inky fraternity as the fourth estate of the realm. The Commission was appalled by the alleged assaults and molestation of Citi FM Reporters, …

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New LI on NRSA Act to be put before Parliament soon – Director-General  

A draft Legislative Instrument (LI) to push for realistic implementation of the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) Act 2019, Act 993 would soon be put before Parliament, Mrs. May Obiri Yeboah, the Director-General of the NRSA has said. Currently, she explained the Attorney General was under-studying the draft LI and …

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Polygamy causing child delinquency in Zongo communities – Muslim women

Polygamy has been identified as a major driving force to child neglect and delinquencies in Zongo communities in the country. According to Muslim women leaders in the Bono East Region, divorce was now common in Zongo communities because of poverty, thereby, making it difficult to control and instil discipline in …

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Government’s initial equity contribution into Development Bank of Ghana is $250m – Ofori-Atta

Government aims to establish the Development Bank of Ghana (DBG) with an initial Government equity contribution of $250 million of which $200 million has already been paid. It aims to increase DBG’s lending capacity by raising additional funds from domestic and international private and institutional investors. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister …

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Bank of Ghana encourages repatriation of export funds to strengthen national reserve

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has encouraged exporters to remain committed to the national regulation that required the repatriation of export proceeds for the development of the country. Mr Eric Kwaku Hammond, the Assistant Director of the Banking Department, BoG, who was speaking at an Exporter’s forum in Accra on …

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John Mahama withdraws acceptance as AU Envoy to Somalia 

Former President John Dramani Mahama, has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body’s appointment as its High Representative for Somalia. A statement issued by Madam Joyce Bawah Mogtari, Special Aide to the former President, and copied to the …

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