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You can’t do business with gov’t without TIN – GRA warns

Kofi Nti

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced that individuals without a Tax Identification Number (TIN), effective today [April 3, 2018] will not be allowed to acquire a Driver’s license, open a bank account, get a passport, transact business with government, or register a business. The TIN, according to the GRA, is aimed at uniquely identifying potential taxpayers to broaden the ...

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FDA partners Pharmacy Council to curb Tramadol abuse

As the abuse of Tramadol continues to rise in Ghana, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is joining forces with a number of sector agencies to curb the illegal distribution and sale of the drug. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Mrs Delese Mimi Darko, her outfit is partnering with the Pharmacy Council to boost their surveillance. ...

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‘Great cartel’ manipulating fuel prices – BOST staff warn gov’t

The Junior and the Senior Staff unions of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), have called on the government to move against what they describe as a cartel within the company sabotaging fuel prices. In a statement, the executives of the two unions stated that BOST is the only institution with the adequate infrastructure and the human resource capacity ...

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Expansion of School Junction-Adjiringanor road finally begins

Construction work to expand the School junction-Adjirangano road in Accra, has finally started. The stretch, which connects East Legon to Ashaley Botwe, Lake Side, Nmai Dzorn, Zoomlion, Trassaco estate, Nanakrom, Santoe, East Legon Hills, and connects adjoining communities to Ashaiman, has for a long time now been riddled with gaping potholes. The situation has been a major source of worry ...

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We also deserve a national holiday – Traditionalists

African Traditional Worshipers in the Volta Region are calling on the government to identify a holiday for such worshipers in the national calendar as it is done for Muslims and Christians. Speaking at this year’s Apetorku Festival held in Dagbamate in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region, Chief of Dagbamate, Torgbui Klu Agudzeamegah II, said the activities of ...

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Koku Anyidoho returns to CID today

A Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, is expected to report to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Police Service today [Tuesday], for investigations into the allegations of treason brought against him. A member of his legal team, Victor Adawudu, assured that Mr. Anyidoho will present himself as directed by the police. “We ...

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KMA seeks bailout as waste management debt reaches Ghc63m

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly’s pledge to make the metropolis the cleanest city could hit a snag as the Assembly is grappling with a Ghc 63,800,000.00 debt owed waste management service providers in the Ashanti Region. Apart from the debt owed the service providers, the contractor in charge of the Assembly’s landfill site demands not less than Ghc 100,000.00 per month ...

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50-yr old man allegedly commits suicide at Tema

A man believed to be in his early 50s has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a scaffold in the house he lived in at a suburb called Top 10″,  near the Volta River Authority (VRA)’s Kpone Thermal Plant at Tema in the early hours of Monday. The man, whose name was given as Kofi Emmanuel, was a mason who ...

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Easter Orphan Project: Citi FM donates to 3 orphanages

Citi FM has donated assorted items worth thousands of cedis to the Baptist School Complex and Orphanage (BASCO) as part of the 2018 Easter Orphan Project. The station also donated an amount of GHc 10,000 to the orphanage. The items donated included bags of rice, sugar, cereals as well as drinks and stationery.   Staff, clients and listeners of the ...

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NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku, other NDC members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, has condemned an attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku, and three others, believed to be members of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC]. The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring ...

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