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MTN said to be instrumental in building cashless Ghanaian economy

Mr Obed Adu-Amankwah, the Upper West Territory Sales Controller of MTN Ghana, has urged phone users to register MTN Mobile Money as the company is instrumental in building robust cashless economy for ease of doing business. He said with the growing MTN Mobile Money quality services and products, Ghana’s telecommunication …

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Standards Authority to establish Export Desk

Professor Alex Dodoo, Director General of Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has assured stakeholders in the exportation of fruits produce that the Authority intends to establish a dedicated Export Desk to address their concern. He said the establishment of the Desk would serve as a point of contact to explain and …

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Journalist retains position in NPP regional elections

Madam Sarah Afful, a Senior Journalist working with the Daily Guide Newspaper, last Sunday retained her position as the Deputy Central Regional Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). She polled a total of 390 out of 454 votes cast to beat arch rival Mr. Mutala Mohammed who obtained …

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FDA confiscates over 6,000 capsules of Tramadol 

The Western Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority has so far seized more than 6,000 capsules of Tramadol from licensed chemical stores across the length and breadth of the Region. Tramadol, a synthetic narcotics drug, used to manage moderate and severe pains could only be sold as a …

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Ghana Revenue Authority to prosecute tax defaulters after amnesty period

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has warned that it would vigorously pursue all tax defaulters, including prosecuting them, after the expiration of the amnesty period on September 30, 2018. Speaking at a press conference on the tax amnesty on Wednesday, Mr Kofi Nti, Commissioner-General of the GRA, said the Authority …

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DVLA perceived to be most corrupt – Survey

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) is ranked the most corrupt institution in the Kumasi metropolis, according a survey report by the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Consortium. The survey to assess citizens’ knowledge, perceptions and actual experiences of corruption was conducted between April and May 2016. Over 85.9 per …

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We will derive maximum returns from ECG Power Compact Agreement – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said government was amending Ghana’s Power Compact Agreement with the Millennium Challenge Corporation of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to enable the country to derive maximum returns. He said the review of the Agreement would ensure that Ghana held majority ownership of …

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Adolescents urged to avoid casual sex

Ms Rosina Adorbor, the Kpone Katamanso  District Director of Education, has advised pupils to shun negative peer influences that would lure them into engaging in casual sex.      She urged adolescents to avoid pre-marital sex in order not to contract HIV and remember that “prevention is better than cure.” …

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President Akufo-Addo honours J.B.Danquah

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday laid a wreath to mark the 52 anniversary of the death of Dr JB Danquah at a ceremony at the Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Kyebi in the Eastern Region.An emotional President Akufo-Addo who joined family, friends and well-wishers at the ceremony,  eulogised …

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Koforidua Regional Hospital to become a teaching hospital

A new medical department to provide specialized care and handle more complicated health conditions is to be established at the Koforidua Regional Hospital.   Dr. Kwame Anim Boamah, the Medical Director, who announced this said it formed part of deliberate steps to transform the facility into a teaching hospital.   …

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