Accra Mall management making unreasonable demands – Tenants

The Accra Mall

The Association of Tenants of the Accra Mall is kicking against what they term as unreasonable demands from the management of the Mall. This has led to the harassment of the tenants by the Mall Management since the renewal of a new lease term last year. In a media interview, some members of the association revealed that over the years, ...

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Fisherfolks don’t use formalin for preservation – Ministry

Nanyon Bilijo

The ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development says investigations into the supposed use of formalin by fisherfolks to preserve fish in the Central Region has proved negative. There were reports last year that the fisherfolks preserved their fish with formalin, a preservative used to embalm dead bodies. The news had massive impact on their businesses as many traders stopped buying fish from ...

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Energy Minister to VRA: Revise management practices

Kofi Buah

The Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Mr. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has advised the Volta River Authority (VRA) to revise its management practices to ensure efficiency and long term survival of the power generation sector. Speaking at an inauguration ceremony to appoint new VRA Board members, Mr. Buah encouraged the board members to strive and to resolve the challenges posed by the ...

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Pastor defrauds micro-finance customers


The head pastor of the Mankessim branch of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Rev. Moses Kuranteng, has appeared before the Agona Swedru Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding about 54 petty traders in Swedru and its adjoining communities of GH¢14,316. Rev. Kuranteng allegedly used his Agona Swedru-based micro-finance company to swindle the customers. Rev. Kuranteng, 50, who doubles as the ...

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Mahama didn’t condemn galamsey taskforce – Malor

Ben Dotse Marlor

Government has denied reports that President John Mahama has condemned activities of the galamsey taskforce which he set up to fight the illegal activities. A media report quoted the President as saying; illegal miners are in business to make a living and must not be chased out by the Police and Military. Speaking in his first radio interview on the ...

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GBC to start charging TV License from April

TV sets

Are you planning on buying a new television set? Then you should be prepared to pay more upon purchase because the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) will from April 14 this year, re-introduce television licenses. The licensing regime will affect households with television sets but  GBC says the initial stages will be done at the point of sale. According to the ...

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Lawsuits against media houses threaten free speech – GJA

Media 1

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) is  asking its members to be circumspect in their reportage to avoid court fines as  recent court rulings against media houses are a threat to free speech. The warning comes after an Accra High Court awarded a GHC 250,000 Ghana damages to the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia following a false ...

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Kpong water shutdown won’t exceed 3 days – GWCL

water shortage

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has assured the general public the shutdown of the Kpong water treatment plant will not exceed the stipulated three days which ends on Sunday. The company shut down the plant on Thursday to allow for repair works. In a bid to reduce the impact of the shut down, the GWCL has employed the services ...

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Mr Price security men arrested for maltreating 3 shoplifters


Six security men who are alleged to be at the centre of the barbaric treatment meted out to three women for allegedly shoplifting panties at Mr Price Clothing Store, located within the Accra Shopping Mall, have been arrested by the police. The suspects, whose identities are yet to be given, have been charged with assault and are currently in police ...

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Stand firm despite economic challenges – Omanhene to Mahama

President John Mahama

The Omanhene of the  Oguaa  Traditional  area , Osabarima Kwesi Atta the second  has admonished the President, John Dramani Mahama to remain firm  in spite  of the country’s current economic  challenges. In the Omanhene’s opinion, such challenges “is a test of his faith in God” Speaking at an ongoing inspection at the Kotokoraba market in the Central region, the Omanhene ...

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