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Chiefs asked to reserve lands for development

Traditional authorities and land owners have been urged to reserve portions of their lands for the development of markets, car parks, schools and places of convenience. Mr Justice Amoah, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) Budget Planning Officer making the call on Tuesday, said that was important since in their …

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Veep inaugurates new World Bank office in Accra

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Tuesday inaugurated a new office building of the World Bank Group in Accra, and commended the growing collaboration between the Bank and the Government of Ghana. He noted that the office building, located along the Independence Avenue at Ridge, a suburb of Accra, would provide …

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Sir John asks party supporters to be calm

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday appealed to its irate supporters across the country not to engage in any untoward act to disturb the peace of the nation. “As true believers of rule of law and democracy, I urge all to allow the process of the law to take …

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Driver signs bond for offensive driving

A commercial driver, Nii Okai, on Monday signed a bond to be of good behaviour or in default serve three months imprisonment. The convict pleaded guilty before a Sekondi magistrate’s court for picking up passengers at unauthorised places and driving without drivers’ licence. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Joseph Baidoo with the …

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Driver remanded for road traffic offences

A Magistrate’s court at Sekondi, on Tuesday remanded Isaac Baidoo, a driver, for taking passengers at an unauthorised place, road obstruction and driving without licence. Baidoo’s plea was not taken and he would reappear before court on August 18. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector of City Guards, Joseph Baidoo, told the court …

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Ghanaians urged to respect constitution

Ghanaians have been urged to respect the 1992 Constitution and abide by its provisions at all times. “If we live by this instruction, we would be able to hold together, no matter what happens,” the Very Reverend Paa Solomon Grant-Essilfie, General Manager of the Methodist Education Unit-Ghana, gave the advice …

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Michael Anaba seals 3-year deal with Spanish side, Elche CF

Asante Kotoko midfielder Michael Anaba has sealed a three-year deal with Spanish La Liga outfit, Elche CF for a fee  in the region of 200,000 Euros. Anaba, who turns 20 on December 5, is set to agree personal terms with the Valencia-based club with Kotoko already accepting the bid. A …

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Mining companies should not threaten government – Amin Adam

Mining companies in Ghana have been advised not to threaten government by saying they will cut their investment. Instead, they have been asked to negotiate for better terms. Speaking exclusively to ghanabusinessnews.com at the Africa launch of the 2013 Resource Governance Index this week in Accra, Mohammed Amin Adam of the …

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Development Partners to review Ghana’s GH¢46.2b economy

Ghana’s Development Partners (DPs) will meet with members of government to review the country’s economy. The review meeting will look at all sectors of the national economy which was valued by the Ghana Statistical Service at GH¢46.2 billion as at 2010. It will also take a closer look at progress …

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Tax Ghanaians to finance political parties – Oteng-Gyasi

Mr Tony Oteng-Gyasi, a former President of the Association of Ghana Industries, has suggested that every adult Ghanaian be taxed a small amount towards a fund for financing political parties and processes of political change. This, he noted, would end the dependence on foreign funds, which he said brought undue …

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