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Effective Living Series: Day 12 with Dr Kojo Nimako

Citi FM‘s medical corespondent, Dr Kojo Nimako, talks about health in the family on day 12 of the Effective Living Series. Dr Nimako reminds us, the secret of a healthy nation lies in the homes of the people. Every morning on the Citi Breakfast Show from 09.00 GMT, join the Citi Breakfast Show team led by Bernardino Avle as we give ...

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BoG governor not cited for contempt – PAC

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee says it has not issued a summons for the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Kofi Wampah. The committee members were furious yesterday after Dr Wampah failed to show up after several previous invitations. Dr Wampah was expected to appear with his deputies to explain adverse findings against the Central bank of Ghana as captured ...

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Consumers pay 75% for electricity not PURC’s 59.2%

Contrary to the announced 59.2% electricity tariff increase by the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), consumers have been paying more for power than officially announced since January 1, 2016. This is due to a directive by the PURC to power retailers to charge some additional costs to consumers. The charges are not just up by 59.2% as announced but ...

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Dzifa Attivor gets new appointment

The Former Minister of Transport, Dzifa Attivor has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Eco Medical. Her appointment is strategic as the Eco Medical Village strives to be the leading health service provider for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) sub-region. The Eco Medical Village project is a private sector initiative that aims at making health ...

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Mahama co-chairs SDG forum today

President John Mahama will today co-chair a Forum on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG) on the sidelines of the on-going World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The event, which is being attended by world leaders, will launch the new SDG Advocacy Group, which the UN Secretary General announced earlier this week. The event will set the tone for ...

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PAC bares teeth at ‘elusive’ BoG governor

Members of the Public Accounts Committee [PAC] of Parliament are livid over the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Kofi Wampah’s continuous failure to appear before the committee. The committee members feel the governor is deliberately avoiding them. A Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana Millison Narh apologised on behalf of Dr. Wampah after the MPs expressed their frustrations, ...

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Protesters jeer Labour Minister during Organised Labour demo [audio]

Minister of Employment and Labour Relation Haruna Iddrisu was jeered as he tried to address members of Organised Labour when they presented a petition to him after their demonstration against hikes in petroleum and utility tariffs. Mr Iddrisu was receiving a petition from Organised Labour on behalf of government after which he tried to address the protesters present at the Black ...

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 Sakara is still a CPP member – Party Chairman insists

The Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Prof. Edmund Delle says he still considers former flagbearer, Dr Abu Sakara as a member of the party. Dr Sakara in a statement declared he has left the party and will contest the November general elections as an independent candidate. He explained that he arrived at the decision following months of “contemplation” ...

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Effective Living Series: Day 11 with Leticia Ohene-Effah

Communications consultant and co-founder of Lead Afrique, Lucy Ohene-Effah, talks about how to develop effective family values on the day 11 of the Effective Living Series. For families, she says, values evoke a feeling of unity and security. Every morning on the Citi Breakfast Show from 09.00 GMT, join the Citi Breakfast Show team led by Bernardino Avle as we ...

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Organised labour nationwide demo [photos]

Thousands of public sector workers across the country hit the streets on Wednesday to protest the hikes in utility and fuel prices. The protesters want government to reverse the recent increases in utility tariffs and petroleum prices. They are also unhappy about the new taxes they say have brought undue pressure on them and their families. The demonstration is expected ...

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