Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

National Security Ministry to launch anti-terror exercise

The Ministry for National Security is set to roll out an exercise dubbed “Exercise Home Shield” as part of measures to foil potential threats of terrorism in the country. The Ministry is undertaking the exercise with support from other state security agencies. It explained that the exercise is to prepare the country against any potential threats posed by terrorists. Speaking ...

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We have new plan to stop flooding in Accra – Atta-Akyea 

Mr. Samuel Atta-Akyea, Minister of Works and Housing, has revealed that government has put together a road-map to provide permanent infrastructure solution to the perennial flooding in Accra. He explained that because the capital expenditure for the provision of the drainage and sewage to fix the recurring floods are beyond the national budget, there is the need to seek external ...

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Private firms barred from lifting BOST’s contaminated fuel – Agyarko

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, has told Parliament that no individual is now allowed to lift contaminated oil from Ghana’s Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST). This, he said, is part of interim measures to prevent the supply of contaminated fuel onto the Market following the BOST scandal where some 5 million liters of the contaminated fuel, was wrongly sold to ...

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Police slacking in fight against land guards – Dr. Aning

Security expert, Dr. Kwesi Aning, has accused the Police of not exhibiting enough seriousness in clamping down on the activities of land guards in the country. According to him, the Police do not need any instructions from the President or the Ministry of Interior to tackle such issues head-on. The phenomenon of land guards terrorizing residents has worsened in recent ...

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Northern chiefs urged to protect alleged witches

Traditional rulers in the Northern Region have been asked to join forces with Non-Governmental Organizations to protect the human rights of ostracized women accused of witchcraft and camped in isolated places scattered across the region. The Executive Director of women and child rights advocacy, Songtaba, Hajia Lamnatu Adam, made the call at a day’s meeting with members of the Northern ...

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Silver Star Auto outdoors new ‘Suziki Dzire’

The all new Suzuki Dzire Completely redesigned with improved features and performance has been introduced unto the Ghanaian market by giant automobile dealer, Silver Star Auto Limited (SSAL). The new Suzuki Dzire promises a new world of experience with its sedan styling, indulgent interiors and seamless enhancement. Customers in Ghana can now have the opportunity to drive a car that ...

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Citi News Daily: Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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Mahama signs KABA’s book of condolence [Photos]

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday signed a book of condolence opened in memory of the late host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong. John Mahama, who signed the book at the Multimedia head office in Accra, was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Ade Coker, ...

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PUWU opposes 3rd deputy MD for Ghana Water Company

The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU), is opposing the appointment of another Deputy Managing Director for the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL). The Deputy Managing Director is to be in charge of Special Projects, but PUWU argues that the appointment is needless and a duplication of roles. In a resolution on the matter, forwarded to the Minister of Water and ...

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Mariah Carey to sign with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Mariah Carey is in talks to sign up to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management company. The ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ singer sacked her manager of three years Stella Bulochnikov earlier this month, and according to The New York Post’s Page Six column she is about to sign with Roc Nation, whose top artists include Rihanna and Demi Lovato. ...

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