ABL, Uber advocate smart drinking

Joscelyne Ahiable, Communications Manager-ABL and Baafour Kyeramateng, Marketing Coordinator-Uber Ghana, engage in conversation outside one of the  drinking outlets

Night has fallen across the city sky, and under the illuminated glow of a safety light, two gentleman slip leisurely into a waiting Uber vehicle at Champs, Paloma Hotel, after a night out. On any other night, this would have seemed mundane and pedestrian. But on 16th September, 2017, the act wields a lot more gravitas. This is because the ...

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Gov’t engaging Togo authorities to address political crisis


The Government of Ghana is in talks with the leadership of Togo over the current crisis in that country. This is according to a deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Charles Owiredu who says the process has been ongoing for some time now. “What is happening to Togo is of concern for everyone in Africa especially for us in Ghana, we are ...

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Retraction: UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff


This is to retract an earlier publication by with the headline; “UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff.” We acknowledge that, the story about alleged terms of an out-of-court settlement thought to have been proposed by Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, lawyer for the Plaintiff, in the litigation regarding the leadership standoff at the University of Education, Winneba, ...

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V/R leveraging on one-district one-factory policy – Togbe Afede


Togbe Afede XIV, Paramount Chief of Asogli Traditional Area, disclosed that the people of the Volta Region, are leveraging on government’s industrialization policies. According to the Paramount Chief, measures are being taken at the local level by stakeholders in the Volta Region in tandem with the National Policy of establishing industries in each district. He said the region has already ...

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Gov’t airlifts first batch of Christian pilgrims to Israel


The first batch of Christian pilgrims left Ghana last Saturday to begin a seven-day visit to some of the historical and religious sites in Israel. Led by the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Mr Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, the 50-member pilgrims is made up of pastors, musicians and representatives of some religious bodies. While in Israel, the team will devote ...

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Group stages demo in Ghana to protest Rohingya crisis


Members of a pressure group known as the Freedom and Justice Group, have embarked on a demonstration at Obra spot in Ghana’s capital Accra, over what they describe as the persecution of Muslim Minority Rohingya population in Myanmar. They have accused world leaders of turning a blind eye to the happenings in Myanmar hence their action. The group during the ...

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Let’s use and promote our Cocoa products – COCOBOD


The Ghana Cocoa Board has launched the 2017 Cocoa Day and its 70th anniversary celebration, with a call on Ghanaians to patronize locally produced cocoa products. Cocoa Day, an annual programme which is organized by the Ghana Cocoa Board to recognize hardworking farmers in the country, creates awareness on the health and nutritional benefits of cocoa, and promotes its consumption ...

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Nanumba: Grameen Ghana donates to basic school


Grameen-Ghana has donated educational materials worth over GHc 5,000 to the Bolni D/A primary school in the Nanumba north district of the Northern Region. Presenting the items, the head of Programmes for Grameen Ghana, Mugmin Musah, told Citi News that his organization was touched by the plight of the children in the community. He believes the items will go along way to ...

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AMA, Jekora launch waste segregation project to boost recycling


The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), in partnership with a waste management company, Jekora Ventures, has launched a Waste Segregation Initiative. It is hoped that 25 intensive training sessions for all 68 basic schools will inculcate in the students the consciousness towards proper waste disposal through segregation. The Managing Director of Jekora Ventures Ltd, Ing. Immanuel B. Nartey-Tokoli, underscored the need ...

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Postpone Rohingya protest – Police to Group


The Accra Regional Police Command has called for the postponement of a planned demonstration by a group calling itself Freedom and Justice against the Rohingya crisis. The group notified the Police about its demonstration [which will be staged in Ghana] against the state of Israel, following alleged reports of sale of arms to the Myanmar government. In a meeting with ...

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