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Driver fined GH¢264 for motor traffic offences

The magistrate court at Assin Fosu on Tuesday sentenced a  driver, James Bambi Yankah to a fine of GH¢264.00 for careless and inconsiderate driving and negligently causing harm. Yankah pleaded guilty and will go to jail for four months if he fails to pay the fine. Chief Inspector Kwaku Sarpong, …

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Food vendor convicted for trading without medical certificate

A boiled rice seller at Assin Akropong, Akua Asiedua, was on Tuesday fined GH¢24.00 for selling cooked food to the public without obtaining medical certificate for fitness. Asiedua will in default go to prison for two months. Mr Charles Quainoo, Senior Environmental Officer, told the court that on June 23 …

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Ho Poly students begin Youth in Agriculture programme

Ho Polytechnic has begun activities towards preparing students in Agricultural Engineering for the Youth in Agriculture programme. The thrust of those activities is Competence Based Training (CBT) which places greater emphasis on practical work in the Agriculture Engineering Department. Mr Francis Dzineku, Registrar of the Polytechnic, told the GNA in …

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Judge allegedly slaps complainant outside court

A presiding judge at Wamfie District court, Kaakyire Atta-Owusu, is alleged to have slapped a complainant outside his court for allegedly threatening to curse any official who might deny him justice in an alleged armed robbery case pending before the court. Kaakyire Atta-Owusu was alleged to have slapped Mr. Daniel …

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NDC youth lock up health insurance offices

The Health Insurance Office at Kukuom in Asunafo South District has temporarily been closed down by the security authorities following a confrontation between the staff and some youth believed to be supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from Kukuom, Sankore, Nobekaw and Kwapong. Police personnel from Goaso were deployed …

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Ghanaian businesses at investment forum in Switzerland

Some Ghanaian businesses are participating at an ongoing investment forum in Zurich, Switzerland, a press release from the Swiss Embassy in Ghana copied to ghanabusinessnews.com has said. The event which started yesterday March 24, 2010 will end today, March 25, 2010. The Ghanaian businesses at the 3rd Swiss-African Business Exchange …

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Ghana makes public proposal for use of oil funds

Ghana discovered oil in commercial quantity in 2007. The country has the largest oil field to be discovered in West Africa in the last 10 to 15 years – the Jubilee oil field. Commercial production of oil is expected to begin in the last quarter of 2010. There are ongoing …

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President Mills sacks Carl Wilson

The President of Ghana, Prof. John Atta Mills has sacked Mr. Carl Wilson, the Chairman of the Confiscated Vehicles Committee (CVC), a press released issued and signed by the President’s Head of Communications, Koku Anyidoho and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com has said. The one paragraph release simply said, “per a directive …

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Teachers threaten of strike over delay in Single Spine Pay Policy

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has warned that any excuse by Government to delay the implementation of the Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) would result in industrial action. This was contained in a communiqué issued by the Upper East Regional Chairman of GNAT, Mr. Stephen Gebute and the …

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Management of Finatrade assists AITI-KACE

The Finatrade Foundation, on Wednesday presented GH¢25,000 to the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE), to support ICT skills development at the Senior High School (SHS) level. Under the i2CAP ( I Too Can Programme), a youth in ICT project, designed to introduce young Ghanaians to the …

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