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Author Archives: Farida Yusif

Effective Living Series: Kofi Mantey’s 5 keys to financial independence

The fourth day of the third week of Effective Living Series on the Citi Breakfast Show featured an interesting discussion of steps to take in order to become financially independent. The money-making crusader and author of ‘Operation 1 Million Ghana Cedis’, Paul Kofi Mantey, began his submission with a few questions to open one’s mind. “If you lost your job today, ...

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We need $6m to run $217m UG Medical Centre – Gov’t

Deputy Minister of Health, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, has said an amount of 6 million US dollars is needed to begin operations at the University of Ghana Medical Centre. According to him, the first phase of the Medical Centre, which cost 217 million dollars to establish, is yet to be completed because of the lack of funds needed for its operationalization. “The hospital has ...

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Sekyere district in fear as herdsmen ‘takeover’ the area

Fleeing nomadic herdsmen from Agogo in the Ashanti Region, are reportedly settling down in their numbers in the Sekyere Central District of the region. Areas such as Nsuta, Esereso, Ntrodo, Nkodua-Aframso among others, are now the new destination for the herdsmen. Speaking to Citi News, Nsuta Police Commander, DSP Charles Atuah, said even though they have found the nomadic herdsmen ...

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Joe Anokye confirmed as NCA’s Director-General

Acting Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye, has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Authority by the Public Services Commission. This confirmation comes almost a year after President Akufo-Addo appointed him as acting Director-General of the NCA. He took over from William Tevie who occupied the position from June 22, 2015. Mr. Anokye worked as a ...

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Effective Living Series: Andrew Ayiku’s 11 avoidable business errors

The third day of the third week of Effective Living Series on the Citi Breakfast Show featured a session on avoidable business errors by Business Coach, Andrew Ayiku. Wednesday’s discussion focused on the common business errors which are made in both the formal and informal sector. Mr. Ayiku said the greatest mistake most people commit is not having a business plan ...

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Nana Addo’s comment on cash-for-seat allegation ‘improper’ – MFWA

The Media Foundation for West Africa [MFWA], has described Nana Akufo-Addo’s submission on the ongoing cash-for-seat bipartisan committee probe as ‘improper’. According to the Executive Director of MFWA, Sulemana Braimah, the President’s attempt to belittle the ongoing probe is very disappointing. “The lowest point as far as the president’s performance is concerned, is his attempt to dismiss or dilute the ...

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We’ll launch a plan to revamp cashew industry – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he will on February 20, 2018, launch a complete development plan aimed at revamping the cashew industry; an event he said will be held at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region. According to him, the development of the cashew industry is of great importance to the development growth of the Ghanaian economy. “I think it ...

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GITMO 2 will know their fate when Parliament resumes – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo says the fate of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana will be determined by Parliament when the House reconvenes from recess. He said he is fully aware that a decision has to be made on the fate of the two, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby, who were brought to Ghana in 2016 ...

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One district, one factory will end rural-urban migration

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has said one of the key objectives of government’s One district One Factory policy is to address rural-urban migration. The outline of the project is to have factories set up in all the two hundred and sixteen districts across the country. Speaking on the Citi breakfast Show, a Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Robert ...

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Minerals Commission to tighten regulation of mining licenses

The Minerals Commission has said it will vigorously enforce all laid down procedures in the acquisition of Mining licenses. Speaking to Citi News, Addae Antwi-Boasiako said the era of issuing licenses without recourse to due process is over. According to the CEO of the Minerals Commission, Addae Antwi-Boasiako, the Ghanaian law is clear on the requirements for obtaining a mining ...

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