Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Traditional medicine practitioners urged to register businesses

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Traditional medicine practitioners have been urged to register and renew their licenses to ensure lawful operations of their businesses. They must also uphold standards to help build confidence in their careers and ensure respect and acceptance on the international market. Mallam Kofi Sumaila, a member of the Traditional Medicine Practice Council, under the Ministry of Health (MOH), said this in ...

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GRA clears Agambire, re-opens his office

Roland Agambire, Chairman, Agams Holdings

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has removed the wanted tag on Roland Agambire and has also re-opened his locked office for business. The office of ACI Construction Company Limited, a subsidiary of Agams Holdings, was re-opened for business last Thursday by the tax authority following the resolution of inconclusive tax issues with the company. The National Coordinator for the Task Force ...

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert


More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking “referrals” at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a “busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. “Additional steps will have to be taken ...

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Refunds as Pokemon fest beset by glitches


As many as 20,000 attendees at a Pokemon Go festival in Chicago are being offered refunds after technical glitches meant fans were mostly unable to catch anything – let alone “them all”. Disappointed fans will also be offered $100 in the form of the app’s in-game currency, Pokecoins. The event on Saturday had been touted as a chance for fans ...

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Nigeria’s President Buhari seen in London


Nigeria’s president has been pictured in London for the first time since he left his homeland almost 80 days ago. President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, came to the UK for treatment for an unspecified illness. On Sunday, he met governors from his party for lunch and was very cheerful, according to a government statement. His absence has led to some anxiety ...

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GHPL Week 24: Hearts, Sharks win as Chelsea pound Bolga All Stars


With Asante Kotoko and WAFA not playing, the other teams went into the round seeking important points to help their cause. In Accra, Hearts of Oak climbed to 3rd with a 3-1 win over Tema Youth. The Phobians showed their hand very early in the game and their play was rewarded with a penalty in the 29th minute which was converted by captain Thomas Abbey. Kwame Kizito ...

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Gov’t not supporting Atta Mills’ 5th anniversary – Koku

Koku Anyidoho

Indications are that there has been no support from the Akufo-Addo administration towards the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the death of President John Evans Atta Mills, who was the first Ghanaian Head of State to die in office on July 24, 2012. In a Citi News interview, Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, ...

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Wonder’s father was once on Prempeh College’s NSMQ winning team

Wonder with his mother after victory in the 2017 quiz

One of the standouts of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz and eventual champion, Prempeh College’s Wonder Sarfo-Ansah’s father was a backup on the victorious Prempeh College team sent to compete in this very quiz in 1996. Wonder’s father is currently a chemical engineer. Wonder who watched videos from the 1996 contest said on the Citi Breakfast Show that ...

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Majority demands full audit of BOST ‘rot’ under Awuah-Darko


The Majority in Parliament has called for a full-scale forensic audit into the activities of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST), beginning from 2009, as they referred to the minority’s stance on the contaminated fuel sale saga as hypocritical. The Majority at a press conference today [Friday], said the controversy at BOST was only a symptom of deep-seated ...

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