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Three companies short listed to take over Ghana Consolidated Diamonds

Three companies, Great Consolidated Diamond Limited, Jowac Company Limited and Balaji Limited, had been short listed to take-over the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD), at Akwatia. Addressing workers of the GCD, at Akwatia, during the Christmas holidays, the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Baba Jamal said originally, 30 companies showed …

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President Mills adds more names to staffers

President John Evans Atta Mils has added four names to the presidential staffers’ list. In a letter submitted to Parliament released to the media on Thursday, President Mills wrote: “Kindly refer to my letter dated July 30, 2010, with reference Number OPS/120/10/1279. “Please note that the following names were inadvertently …

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NCCE official appeals to EC to protect its reputation

An official of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Samuel Akuamoah, has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to protect its hard won reputation by ensuring it organized its activities in an orderly manner. Mr Akuamoah, the Director of Public Education of the EC, said this after going …

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EC tasks media to intensify education on the District Level Elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday tasked the media especially the Frequency Modulation (FM) stations to intensify education on the on-going District and Unit Committee Elections. Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan EC Chairman, urged the press to acquaint themselves of the new dates for the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections to …

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Presiding Officers call for more education on Assembly election

Presiding Officers at polling stations in the Ga East District, on Thursday called for more education and publicity on the District and Unit Level Elections to improve voter turn-out in the ongoing nationwide polls. Mr Alex Laryea, Presiding Officer at the IBM Primary School polling station in the Ga-East District, …

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KATH to send doctors for post-graduate training in China

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi would as from next year send some of its doctors and other para-medical staff to China for post-graduate training under a special exchange programme. A memorandum of understanding would be signed early next year to facilitate the visit of the Chinese team …

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Analyst appeals to government to set funding for SADA

Mr Jonathan Adabre, a policy analyst with Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), has appealed to the government to set up a sustainable funding system for the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) instead of relying on support from donors. Mr Adabre, the Regional Manager of ISODEC in charge of Upper East …

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Traders undergo training on VAT

Thirty five newly regis­tered Valued Added Tax (VAT) traders have undergone a sensitisation workshop to create awareness on the signifi­cance of VAT in the country. Participants were taken through series of presentations about the VAT system and how it operates in the country. The Head of the Adabraka VAT office …

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