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NDC Fires BOST Boss

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has asked the government to immediately terminate the appointment of the Managing Director (MD) of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Ltd (BOST), Alfred Obeng Boateng. According to the members, the MD had allegedly colluded, connived and supervised the sale of five million litres of contaminated fuel to a private company, adding …

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Ghanaian, Nigerian Travel Promoters Honoured

Leading travel promoters in Ghana and Nigeria have won the awards at the Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa. Hazel Gumpo, Group General Manager of Oak Plaza Hotel; Leeford Quarshie, General Manager, La Villa Boutique Hotel; Mrs. Bella Ahu, CEO of Trafix Catering Limited; Dr. Daniel McKorley, Executive/Chairman of McDan Group of Companies; Nicolas Jørgensen Gebara, General Manager, Business …

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Facebook hits two billion users

More than a quarter of the world’s population now uses Facebook every month, the social network says. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially two billion people,” founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg posted. The milestone comes just 13 years after the network was founded by Mr Zuckerberg when he was at Harvard. He famously dropped out …

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Solving power challenges: Yantei Jereh begins works on gas pipeline

Government has announced the construction of an onshore natural gas transmission pipeline from Takoradi in the Western region to Tema in the Greater Accra region to transmit natural gas to power generation plants. It follows the signing of a Project Implementation Agreement (PIA) for the Aboadze-Tema Natural Gas Transportation Pipeline and gas infrastructure Project. The agreement was signed between the …

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Ghana partners Huawei for strategic ICT partnership

Ghana and Huawei have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic ICT cooperation between Huawei and Ministry of Communications of the Republic of Ghana. As a result, Huawei will serve as the strategic ICT partner of the Ghanaian government and leverage on the company’s rich global ICT experience to boost ICT development, transfer ICT knowledge and skills, and accelerate …

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Obuasi residents enjoy free sickle cell screening

The Information Services Department (ISD) in the Obuasi district in collaboration with Anglogold Ashanti has successfully organized a series of programmes to mark this year’s edition of World Sickle Cell Day in Obuasi. The programme which took place between Monday, 19th June and Friday, 23rd June, 2017 was under the theme: “Know your sickle cell status now” included a walk …

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Why Rotten Plantain Used To Prepare ‘Kakro’ Can Give You Cancer

A former dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor George Tawia Odamtten has cautioned the public against eating ‘kakro’ mashed plantain, made into balls and fried in very hot oil. He said although eating ‘kakro’ is not bad, the manner in which it is prepared with soft plantain that are almost decayed or rotten …

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Financial Engineer Strikes Again . . . Woyome Demands $6bn From Gov’t

Representatives of Infamous Financial Engineer Alfred Agbesi Woyome who is currently dragged before the Supreme Court to explain why he has still not paid the GHc51.2 million he illegally took from the government of Ghana have pitched camp at the precincts of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust(SSNIT) brandishing some documents demanding that the Trust forks out a whopping …

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Ghana Ranked 3rd Highest Cocaine Transit Point In Africa

Ghana has been ranked the third cocaine transit destination in Africa behind Nigeria and South Africa respectively. According to the 2016 World Drug Report by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the illegal shipment of cocaine comes from South America en route to Europe and Brazil. The report again named Ghana as among the top four countries in …

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6 Nigerian Rapists Busted

The victim said the suspects then dragged her to one of the rooms, prepared gari and sugar and forced her to eat it, after which Chimaroke jumped on her and raped her. “While he had unprotected sex with me, the other five stood by shouting, cheering him up and urging him in the broken English language to continue,” the victim …

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