Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

UKGCC marks 1st anniversary in Ghana


The UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) has marked one-year of operations in Ghana. It also used the occasion to introduce its new High Commissioner, H.E Iain Walker. Taking over the diplomatic position from Jon Benjamin in August, H.E Iain Walker is poised to continue strengthening the relationship between UK and Ghana. Addressing guests at the cocktail event held in Accra, ...

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Citi News Daily: Wednesday, 6 September 2017

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Ghana Police chase 2 Chinese for importing harmful tilapia


The Ghana Police Service is on a manhunt for two Chinese nationals who are said to have imported unwholesome tilapia into the country. According to the Police, they have a bench warrant to arrest the two; Zhang Ming alias Gary and Chu Yong Shuai “for the offence of importation of Tilapia Fish in commercial quantity into the Republic of Ghana ...

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Airtel employees raise funds to support surgery of baby


Employees of Airtel Ghana, the Smartphone Network, touched by the story of a 10-month old who needed an emergency surgery to correct a defect known as Frontal Encephalocele, have over the last three weeks volunteered to raise funds to support the surgery of young Mawusi Sunu. Guided by the maxim “be the change you want to see in the world,” ...

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We don’t have land for One-District -One-factory – Chief


The Krontihene of the New Juaben Tradition Area, Baffour Nyantakyi Tutu Boateng has revealed that government’s One-district-One- Factory project will not succeed in the New Juaben Municipality because there are no available lands for factories. The acting Omanhene of the New Juaben Tradition Area disclosed this in an interview with Citi News at the maiden town hall meeting held at the ...

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Funny Face apologizes for ranting over failed marriage


Comedian Funny Face, has rendered an apology to the general public for his recent rants about his ex-wife. In a Facebook post he made on 6th September, 2017, Funny Face admitted he overreacted to issues concerning his failed marriage. “Good morning Ghana, I’m truly sorry and I would like to apologize for everything that has been going on. Ive been ...

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Gov’t to cough up $279m or risk judgment debt


Government is under pressure to pay $279.4 million for a contract signed by the previous government or face judgement debt. Messrs Santa Baron, the company awarded the contract, which is demanding payment, says the previous government awarded a contract to purchase equipment and upgrade the security infrastructure for Ghana. A report on the project from the Ghana Police Service dated ...

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TMA suspends Carlos Ahenkorah over demolition exercise


The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has suspended Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah for six months. The decision was taken by the Public Relations and Complaints Committee (PRCC) of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly chaired by the presiding member of the Assembly, Richard Fiadomor. Carlos Ahenkorah lost his cool last week when he attacked the Tema Metropolitan Assembly Works Engineer who ...

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Peace Council investigates Alabar station clashes in Kumasi


The Ashanti Regional branch of the Peace Council has deployed a team to ascertain the actual cause of the tension at the Tamale bus terminal in Kumasi. This was after the council met leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) factions who are both claiming ownership of the terminal at Alabar. The fight over ...

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Gyan commends Black Stars for massive Congo win


Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, was full of admiration for his team mates as they romped to a 5-1 win over Congo Brazzaville on Tuesday in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Gyan could not play due to a groin injury but he travelled with the team to Brazzaville and watched as Thomas Partey and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scored on the day ...

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