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‘Vodafone 1-2-Free’ adds new twist to customer satisfaction

VODAFONE GHANA has introduced an innovative daily offer called “Vodafone 1 – 2 – Free” which gives prepaid customers free 60 minutes to call Vodafone numbers or five free minutes to call other networks, after every second call. This means that prepaid Vodafone customers who subscribe to this offer can …

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Supreme Court affirms Mahama’s power to appoint EC chair

A SEVEN-MEMBER panel of the Supreme Court justices has declared that President John Dramani Mahama has the sole power of appointment and is not strictly bound by the advice of any statutory body when it comes to the appointment of Supreme Court Judges. The apex court said in its landmark …

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AFC concludes debut CHF bond issue

AFRICA FINANCE Corporation (‘AFC’), a leading Pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued its debut senior unsecured Swiss Franc (CHF) denominated bond, raising CHF 100 million with a tenor of 3 years and 150 days. The bond which pays an annual coupon of 0.85% has a settlement …

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Driver beats police community assistant and gets GH¢360 fine

A TWENTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD taxi driver, Ibrahim Sulley has been arrested by the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Eastern Regional Police Command for allegedly assaulting a Community Police Assistant with the MTTD while on duty. The driver was put before Court on Monday and fined. The prosecutor, Alex Nanfam …

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Fisheries regulations in Ghanaian languages launched

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has launched a booklet on Fisheries Regulations LI 1968 in some Ghanaian languages. The legislation, translated into Ga, Fanti, and Ewe, was launched in Tema by Madam Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Madam Ayittey indicated that the translated versions were to enable …

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Survivor of gunpowder explosion drops out of school

AYUBA ABUBAKARI, the nine-year-old boy burnt in a gunpowder explosion a year ago needs the support of the general public to undergo plastic surgery. The accident occurred when little Ayuba ignorantly lighted matches in a room where the father had kept his gunpowder, leading to the explosion. The nine-year-old suffered …

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