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Jason EL-A nominated for awards in USA 2019

BY ERICA ARTHUR JASON OSMAN EL-Agha, known in the entertainment space as Jason EL-A, has earned a nomination in this year’s Ghana Entertainment Awards USA in the TV Personality-Male category. Jason, who is widely known as an artiste-cum-media entrepreneur, was discovered five years ago by Berla Mundi when she had …

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MMDAs owe NITA GH₡13m

THE MINISTER of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has stated that the current outstanding debt owed by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) amounts to GH¢13m and it is one of the major reasons why the agency cannot perform as it is …

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Danger: Accra-Tema Motorway has 45 unapproved routes

THE BUREAU of Public Safety (BPS) has called on the Ministry of Transport in Ghana to immediately fence the Accra-Tema Motorway to prevent over 45 unapproved access roads linking that stretch to avert any danger. According to BPS, until that is done, the Accra-Tema Motorway will continue to lose its …

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Take advantage of reduced charges at Tema Port.Importers told

BY PHILIP ANTOH | Mr Peter Kwame Abebrese, former Deputy Commissioner of GRA A FORMER Deputy Commissioner of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in charge of Customs Division and member of Board of Directors of Ghana Export and Import (EXIM) Bank, Mr Peter Kwame Abebrese, has called on Ghanaians living …

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ECOWAS delocalised meeting begins tomorrow

THE 2019 delocalised meeting of the Joint Committee on Administration, Finance, Budget Control and Audit I Economic Policies and NED PAD I Trade, Customs and Free Movement is expected to commence in Accra tomorrow, April 16 and run till April 20, 2019. A statement issued by the Acting Public Affairs …

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JB’s ‘killer’ referred to Psychiatric Hospital for evaluation

Daniel Asiedu, the Self-confessed killer of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, the late Member of Parliament for the Abuakwa North Constituency has been referred to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital for mental examination. The order followed a request by his lawyer Augustine Obour on grounds that Aseidu’s claims that he wanted an ICC …

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Ghana’s basic education now extends to SHS – GES boss

The Ghana Education Service has said the new curriculum being introduced by the service will extend basic education from the primary level to the Senior High School level. He said the changes are holistic and will affect every aspect of the education process of the country. “The reforms we are …

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Government to bailout “distressed” microfinance companies

Government has hinted of a bailout targeted at “distressed” Microfinance and Savings and Loans Institutions, can confirm. The bailout is necessitated by the inability of microfinance and savings and loans institutions to wind up of their fixed term investments in line with a June 2018 directive by the Commission. …

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New uniform will psyche students – GES maintains

The Ghana Education Service has strongly defended its decision to introduce a new school uniform for Junior High School (JHS) students despite grave public disapproval. Speaking on Morning Starr with Francis Abban, Director General of GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa said the change is aimed at psyching the students of …

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Stroke patient, 80, burnt to death

An 80-year-old stroke patient has been burnt to death in a midnight fire outbreak at Kodjonya, a suburb of Odumase Krobo in the Eastern region. The  body of the deceased octogenarian, Gladys Adjo alias Abidjan, has been deposited at the Atua Government Hospital. According to relatives, the deceased who was …

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