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Author Archives: Lawrence Segbefia

Fix street lights on major roads to reduce accidents

Transport operator, VIP Jeoun Transport Ltd, has urged government to introduce a deliberate policy that will ensure that street lights are fixed on major road networks of the country in order to reduce the numerous fatal accidents in the country. “We need to have a policy towards street lightening on all our highways. That will be one of the key ...

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Our gas did not cause Atomic Junction explosion – Ghana Gas  

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Gas Company, Dr. Ben Asante, is refuting allegations that high pressures from gas produced by the company caused the leakage that led to the Atomic Junction gas explosion. Dr. Asante also disputed claims that gas from Ghana Gas is not odorized, hence cannot be detected early when there is a leakage. Speaking to ...

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James Town fishermen ‘cry’ over declining fish stock

Fishermen at the James Town beach in Accra are lamenting over the declining fish stock in Ghana’s territorial waters due to illegal fishing methods as well as the changing weather pattern. The assertion follows a recent report of a sharp drop in the fish stock along Ghana’s coast line, threatening the growth of the fisheries sub-sector. A fisherman at the ...

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Local contractors lament delays in payment from gov’t

The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) wants government to pay local contractors on time. This, they say will enable government successfully implement its policy of ceding 70 percent work to local contractors. The Minister for Procurement Sarah Adwoa Sarfo has announced that government is working on a policy document that will see 70 percent of government contracts going to ...

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Maiden National General Insurance Conference takes place Oct. 19

The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), under the auspices of the General Insurance Council (GIC), will hold the first-ever National General Insurance conference on the 19th of October, 2017. The event, set to take place at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra,will be on the theme:‘Transforming the General Insurance Industry through Self-Regulation, Financial Capacity and Business Innovation.’ The conference will have the ...

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Access Bank staff thrills customers to a stage play to climax Customer Service week

Climaxing what has been an exciting Customer Service Week for customers, staff of Access Bank on Saturday October 7, treated customers to a hilarious stage play titled “Regimental Sergeant Major”, an Efo Kojo Mawubge play at the Accra International Conference Centre. The play, which had an all staff cast and directed by Scarlet productions with support from the Efo Kojo ...

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MTN wins 6 awards at 2017 HR Focus Awards

MTN Ghana has emerged winners of the HR Focus Conference and Awards 2017 by sweeping six awards. MTN won the Best HR Management in Telecommunication and IT, Best Organization Information System,  Best Organizational Culture,  Overall Best Organization in HR Practice, Employer of Choice and HR Practitioner of the year which went to the HR Manager at MTN, Mrs.  Ama Benneh ...

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Making Ghana a visible investment destination for Nordic Countries

Once again, Nordic Ghana Investment Services (NorGhis) would make Ghana exceptionally visible at this year’s Nordic-African Business Summit in Oslo on October 26. This Business Summit is the single largest Nordic Business Conference focusing exclusively on African markets in the Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the Åland Islands). The theme for ...

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Allianz Insurance Ghana unveils new Friday wear

The Allianz Insurance Ghana has officially unveiled its Friday wear for the staff and management last week. The beautiful ATL print has the Allianz logo and a Ghanaian Adinkra symbol known as “Akofena,” which stands for courage. Communications Manager of the company, Candice Owusu Adjei explained the company chose the Akan symbol because it needed something that will portray the ...

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Gov’t maintains cocoa price despite global price decline

Government has maintained the producer price of cocoa beans for the 2017/2018 crop season at 7600 cedis per metric tonne despite a sharp drop in the price of the commodity on the world market. This translates into 475 cedis per bag of 64 kilograms, which starts today, October 13, 2017. Speaking at a press conference, the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. ...

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