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NPA seizes GHc1.4m smuggled petrol


Fifteen truckloads of smuggled petroleum products worth GH¢1.4 million have been impounded. Officials of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), in collaboration with security personnel, impounded the 15 trucks last week. Each of the trucks was loaded with 54,000 litres of either petrol or diesel. The Chief Executive Officer of the NPA, Mr Hassan Tampuli, disclosed this in an interview with ...

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Ghanaian Times staff lock management out over conditions of service [Photos]


Workers of New Times Corporation, managers of the Ghanaian Times Newspaper on Monday embarked on a demonstration at the premises of the company to protest what they termed as poor working conditions. The workers who were in red apparels also prevented the management members of the firm from entering their offices. They also demanded the removal of their Managing Director, Carol ...

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SIC Insurance Board re-constituted; new MD appointed

Mr. Stephen Oduro, newly appointed MD, SIC Insurance

The Board of SIC Insurance has been re-constituted with the Ministry of Finance replacing government’s representation on the Board. The members representing the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Finance are Dr. Jimmy Heymann, Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey, and Mr. Stephen Oduro. Mr. Michael Addo replaced the Social Security and National Insurance Trust representative who has retired from the company ...

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Royal crown packaging honoured at 2017 Ghana business quality awards


Royal Crown Packaging Limited (RCPL), a local packaging company, has won the Business Quality in Packaging Industry Award at the 5th Ghana Business Quality Awards recently held at the Banquet Hall in Accra. Royal Crown Packaging shrugged off competition to scoop the prestigious award in a night where excellence was awarded. The 2017 Ghana Business Quality Awards, themed “Celebrating 60 ...

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Ronald Koeman: Jose Mourinho ‘unrealistic’ in suggesting top-four finish for Everton


Everton manager Ronald Koeman says Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho’s claim that the Goodison Park club are aiming for “at least” the top four this season is unrealistic. Mourinho made the observation in his programme notes before United’s 4-0 home win over the Toffees, citing their £140m of summer spending as evidence. But Koeman said: “Is there anybody who sees this as ...

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Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia


Social media platform Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia. Snapchat said it was asked by the Saudi authorities to remove the Qatari-backed broadcaster’s Discover Publisher Channel because it violated local laws. Qatar is in an ongoing dispute with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE. The four countries cut ties with Qatar earlier this year, ...

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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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My gov’t can sustain free SHS programme – Nana Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said government will surely find ways of sustaining the free Senior High School (SHS) policy even though it is expensive. The President said the benefits the country will derive from the policy makes it imperative for it to find avenues for its sustenance. ‘’This programme is a very important one, and we will find ways ...

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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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Zoomlion boss nominated for Africa Business Leaders Awards


The annual All Africa Business Leaders Award has nominated Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies as a Finalist for “Business Leader of the Year,” West Africa division. The award is set to honour business excellence and leaders who have made a considerable impact on their industry and community. The All Africa Business Leaders Awards ...

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