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CID hierarchy calls on Citi FM [Photos]

The hierarchy of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Ghana Police Service, has paid a courtesy call on Citi FM as part of a familiarization tour. Led by the newly appointed acting head of the CID, DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, the personnel from the CID interacted with the Citi News team and the station’s administration staff. The brief interaction ...

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Commission of enquiry on creation of new regions commences work

The Commission of Enquiry set up by President Akufo-Addo to examine petitions on the possible creation of new regions, has started its work. They are to engage petitioners from the Western, Volta, Brong Ahafo and Northern Regions. A delegation of Chiefs, MPs and staff of the Western North secretariat of the Western Region, commenced discussions with the Commission. President Akufo-Addo ...

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Citi News Daily: Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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Bernard Avle interviews Ghanaian innovator Dr. Mensah [Audio]

Ghanaian chemical engineer and innovator, Dr. Thomas Mensah was, on Tuesday, interviewed by Bernard Koku Avle on the Citi Breakfast Show. In the interview, Dr. Mensah touched on his educational background and his exploits in the technology space so far. Dr. Mensah, who had his secondary and tertiary education in Ghana has 14 patents, 7 of which awarded within a ...

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UHAS introduces painless surgery for glaucoma treatment

The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, has made giant strides in the treatment of Glaucoma, an eye condition that causes irreversible blindness across the world, by introducing a painless and complication-free procedure called the Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). Since 2014, many Ghanaians got MIGS and escaped from the lifelong everyday eye drops usage. Requiring just 10-minutess ...

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Bullet trains will drive Ghana’s dev’t – Dr. Thomas Mensah

The next step in Ghana’s progress as a nation lies in the development of the infrastructure for high-speed or bullet trains, a renowned pioneer of fiber optic and nano-technology, Dr. Thomas Mensah has said. Dr. Mensah, a chemical engineer, may not be widely known in his own homeland of Ghana, but he is hailed for elevating fiber optics technology from mere laboratories ...

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Court dismisses ex-military officers’ case against CDS

An Accra High Court has dismissed a suit by some 225 retired military officers who sued the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) over what they describe as underpayment of their gratuities. According to the court, the ex-servicemen were unable to convince it beyond reasonable doubt why they were entitled to gratuities beyond what they received. The ex-servicemen, who were ...

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Minority calls for withdrawal of 2018 budget

The Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson has called for the withdrawal of the 2018 budget which was read before the house by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta last Wednesday. According to him, the government had reviewed some key economic targets without recourse to the House. Mr. Ato Forson made the call in a submission on the floor ...

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NCA’s 30-day grace period for fined FM stations elapses

The fate of over 130 radio stations that were found to have breached Section 13 of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 is yet to be determined by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Citi News’ checks show that most of the defaulting stations are operational after a 30-day ultimatum given by the Communications Ministry expired over the weekend. The ...

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Terminating desalination plant contract will cost us $126m – Operators

Henry Ofori, the Chief Executive Officer of Hydrocol Limited, operators of the Teshie desalination plant, has warned that abrogating the contract with them may cost Ghana over $126 million. In an interview on Eyewitness News on Monday, Mr. Ofori said it will not be advisable to terminate the contract as being suggested by the Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU). contextly_sidebar ...

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