Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Aliu Mahama recommended me to Akufo-Addo – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has eulogized the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama, who served as Vice President under John Agyekum Kufuor. According to Dr. Bawumia, Aliu Mahama, recommended him as running mate for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, when he [Bawumia] knew nothing about politics. Speaking at the 5th anniversary of the passing of the former Vice President at his Cantonments ...

Read More »

Teacher fined for assaulting ECG worker

The Dzodze Magistrate Court in the Volta Region, presided over by Lawrence Buernor Buer, on Monday sentenced a primary four pupil teacher, Mac-Billy Ani, to fines for assaulting a technical staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and illegally tapping electricity. The accused, Mac-Billy Ani, who pleaded guilty to both offences, was sentenced to a fine of GH¢ 1,200.00 ...

Read More »

Chinese Embassy honours 11 students at Wisconsin University Ghana

The Chinese Embassy has presented awards of excellence to 11 students of Wisconsin International University College, Ghana for their outstanding performance in Chinese language. The awards ceremony, held on Tuesday, was attended by the Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, Mr. Jian Zhouteng. Also in attendance at the 5th Chinese Scholarship Awards ceremony were Wisconsin’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Obeng Mireku, ...

Read More »

Extension officers challenged to deliver effectively

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) with support from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is set to introduce a new extension services framework to guide the activities of  agriculture extension officers in the country. Players in the agriculture sector believe the ineffective and lack of extension officers in Ghana have affected farming activities in the country, ...

Read More »

Gyan will captain Black Stars until… – Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has said that captain Asamoah Gyan will continue leading the team for the time being. Gyan has captained the Black Stars since 2012 when he was given the role by Kwesi Appiah during his first stint with the national team. Gyan has since gone on to captain the team at four AFCON tournaments and ...

Read More »

CDD-Ghana trains 22 volunteers for ‘I Am Aware’ project

With the aim of enhancing social accountability and advocacy to improve public services at the local level, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has organized a training programme for 22 volunteers of the ‘I Am Aware’ (IAA) project. The volunteers were drawn from the Greater Accra, Volta and Eastern Regions. The programme was organized to sensitize the volunteers on ...

Read More »

Don’t meddle in rural banks operations – Chiefs, politicians advised

The President of Group Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani has cautioned chiefs and politicians against meddling in the administrative affairs of Rural and Community banks in the country. According to him such interferences affect the effectiveness and efficiency of operations of the sector and hinders the growth of the rural banking sector. He made the call at the just ended ...

Read More »

Citi News Daily: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Read More »

Stop corruption to ensure efficiency – Chambas to African leaders

A Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas has advised African governments to tackle corruption head on to ensure efficiency and development within the continent. Ibn Chambas made the call when he spoke at the maiden UPSA Annual Leadership Lecture held in Accra on Wednesday. “National authorities should spare no efforts ...

Read More »

2018 budget

      By: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey/citifmonline.com/Ghana Follow @AlloteyGodwin

Read More »