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Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

366 students graduate from AIT [Photos]

366 students who pursued various academic disciplines graduated from the  Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) on Saturday. The students were awarded honours in PhD, Masters and BSc in Information Technology, Computer Science, engineering and business-related courses in the Institute’s campus-based and online programs. Out of the number, 281 students obtained Bachelors of Science from the Main University, 44 from the ...

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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday. The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election integrity watchdog groups that it ...

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Support Govt’s education initiatives – Second Lady to teachers

Samira Bawumia, the wife of Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has admonished teachers to continuously support government policies aimed at improving the quality of education in the country. She has also called on teachers to be effective role models to students and guide them to become successful future leaders. The Second Lady was speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize-giving ...

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Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead

Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran, airline company officials say. The Aseman Airlines plane, en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj, came down in the Zagros mountains. The Red Crescent deployed search and rescue teams to the site near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province. Flight EP 3704 left Tehran ...

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Karpowership engages stakeholders at Sekondi-Takoradi

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi-Takoradi Municipality to sensitise them on its operations. The Corporate Communications Specialist of Karpowership Ghana, Miss Sandra Amarquaye, said the engagement was in line with the Company’s principle of having transparent, trustworthy and sustainable relationship with its stakeholders. “The engagement is to ensure ...

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Vodafone commended for free ultra-sound scan initiative

A 38-year old female trader and resident of the Enche in the Western Region, Susan Poku, has commended Vodafone Ghana for bringing its free pregnancy ultra-sound screening project to her community. The initiative, which screened over 30 pregnant women within Tarkwa and surrounding communities, was organised as part of Vodafone Foundation’s free nationwide screening exercise, Healthfest which was held at ...

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Be ready to fight ‘political mafias’ – Lawyer to Amidu

A private lawyer Dr. Rainer Akumperigya has charged Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu to brace himself to face stiff opposition from persons with political and economic interests within and outside government. Martin Amidu, during his vetting, vowed to bring persons who loot the coffers of the nation to book, intimating that not even the President can stop him. But Dr. ...

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Auditor General to refer fraud cases to Special Prosecutor

The Ghana Audit Service will submit infractions it has identified in its reports to the Office of the Special Prosecutor (SP) for prosecution once it is fully set up. The Auditor General (A-G), Daniel Yaw Domelevo said under section three of the Special Prosecutor’s Act, it is required that the office should be able to investigate alleged corruption and corruption-related ...

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Shama DCE bemoans inadequate public engagements on mining projects

The District Chief Executive for Shama in the Western Region, Joseph Amoah, has expressed his frustrations over the level of community engagements undertaken by mining or quarrying companies prior to the commencement of projects in the district. According to him, some of the companies seeking to start projects in his jurisdiction take advantage of the ignorance of members of the ...

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JOY: EL co-writes latest song with mum

Ghanaian artiste Elorm Adabla known in showbiz circles as EL has released a new song he co-wrote with his mother. According to EL, he is so connected to the song because he wrote it with his mother, Elfrida Adabla. “My mother wrote the words of the song. I edited it and made it into a song. So it’s pretty special,” ...

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