Year: 2019

ECG retrieves GH¢200,000 from illegal connections at Dansoman

The Dansoman District Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has, since January this year, retrieved more than GH¢200,000 from customers who were using electricity illegally. The Dansoman District Manager of the ECG, Mr Vincent Osei-Appiah, told the Daily…

Government releases GH¢40 million for mortgage financing

Government has released some GH¢40 million to support the efforts by the private sector in bridging the housing deficit in the country. The fund which has been made available to some selected banks in the country is expected to add…

Cancellation of referendum must come from EC – Minority leader

The Minority has accused President Akufo-Addo of breaching the Constitution by purportedly cancelling the scheduled referendum on the amendment of Article 55(3). Addressing the media in Parliament, Minority leader Haruna Iddrisu said the referendum is covered by a Constitutional Instrument…

HIV infection in Western Region goes up

HIV prevalence in the Western Region has increased from 2.4 per cent in 2017 to 3.1 per cent in 2018. Similarly, HIV prevalence in Sekondi-Takoradi has also gone up from 1.6 per cent to 3.8 per cent, above both the…

AG receives Kasoa cops ‘killer’ docket

The Office of the Attorney General (AG) has been served with the case docket on Eric Kojo Dua, the main suspect in the murder of two police officers at Buduburam, near Kasoa. The docket which was forwarded by the police…

Cedi notes not printed to help NPP in 2020 elections – BoG dismisses claims

Head of Currency Management at the Bank of Ghana John Gyamfi has quashed claims that the new denomination printed is to fund the campaign of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to retain power in the 2020 elections. The BoG on…

Tuesday’s dumsor due to ‘power swings’ – GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company is blaming “power swings” for Tuesday’s widespread power outage in the country. The company in a statement, said the problem arose from the Cote d’Ivoire interconnection with Ghana leaving  several parts of the country in darkness….

Andy Dosty vs Mr. Haglah: Two Hitz FM presenters clash over award

After harboring his reservations about how Andy Dosty, host of Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz has “constantly failed” to acknowledge his producers any time he wins an award for a very long time, Mr. Haglah, producer of the lifestyle and entertainment…

I used to take 10% of contract sums before awarding them – Former NDC MCE confesses

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Obuasi, Richard Ofori Agyemang Boadi alias King Zubah has confessed that he used to take a booty of at least 10% on government contracts before he would award them while in office, MyNewsGh.com reports….

GYEEDA Scandal: Persons involved were NDC financiers – Afriyie Ankrah

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has admitted that he could not lead investigations into the infamous Ghana Youth Employment Entrepreneurship Development Agency (GYEEDA) scandal which involved the wrongful payment of huge sums of monies to persons…