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Eidul-Fitr Prayers can’t be held in large congregations – Chief Imam

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu has declared that this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr Prayers and celebrations cannot be observed in large congregations due to Covid-19 restrictions. A statement from the office of the National Chief Imam noted that strict adherence...

Majority Leader criticizes #Fixthecountry campaign saying it lacks basis

Front liners of the #Fixthecountry movement have launched a fresh hashtag called #NameAndShame on social media. With over 90,000 tweets the campaigners are tasking the government to fulfil its promises to Ghanaians. This time, the more targeted campaign has seen...

Government rejects claims 20 persons arrested at Akyem Akenteng are national security operatives

Government says twenty persons arrested at Akyem Akenteng, in the West Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region, for engaging in illegal small-scale mining are not national security operatives. During preliminary investigations by the National Intelligence Bureau, the suspects named a...

CEO of K. Ofori Enterprise, 3 others in court over GH¢1.6 billion alleged tax evasion

State Prosecutors have dragged the CEO of K. Ofori Limited and three others to court for allegedly evading tax to the tune of GH¢1.6 billion since 2013. Frank Kwadwo Ofori, together with Hani Mikati, Marwam Hamwi and Sallam Mohammed Gharib,...

Litigation rocks upcoming GJA National Executive Elections

An Accra High Court has summoned the Ghana Journalists’ Association, GJA in a writ filed by one Caroline Boateng. Madam Boateng is claiming an order against executives of the GJA from holding themselves as officers. It also seeks the appointment of...

PURC tasks utility companies to compensate consumers affected by recent power cuts

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it has concluded preliminary investigations into the recent power outages. To this end, PURC plans to ascertain the liabilities incurred by consumers due to the power cuts and possibly compensate them for the...

Court dismisses ‘submission of no case’ filed by former COCOBOD CEO, two others

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court has ordered Dr. Stephen Opuni and two others to open their defense in the ongoing trial over alleged misappropriation of Lithovit fertilizer at COCOBOD. The court presided over by Justice Clemence Honyenuga...

400 more soldiers deployed to River Pra to beef up Operation Halt

400 more Soldiers have been added to the 200 already deployed to remove all persons engaged in mining in water bodies in the second phase of Operation Halt. Unlike the two hundred that were deployed last week in the first...

Institute of Internal Auditors Ghana launches awareness month

The need for the independence of internal auditors has become more imminent than ever as they play key roles in ensuring the overall well-being of operations within an organisation. In spite of their significant roles, internal auditors are usually faced...

Accra: Government issues flood warnings and mitigation measures

Residents living in low-lying areas downstream in and around Adabraka, Circle, Odawna among others in the country’s capital are likely to experience flooding this year with the onset of the rains. This was revealed by the Head of Drains at...

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Eidul-Fitr Prayers can’t be held in large congregations – Chief Imam

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu has declared that this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr Prayers and celebrations cannot be observed in large congregations due to...

Majority Leader criticizes #Fixthecountry campaign saying it lacks basis

Front liners of the #Fixthecountry movement have launched a fresh hashtag called #NameAndShame on social media. With over 90,000 tweets the campaigners are tasking the...

Uber removes trip cancellation fees

Uber has announced that it will no longer charge trip cancellation fees. On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the company sent a message via email informing...