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Heads will roll – Kantanka reacts to reports they snubbed ‘Ghana to London’ travellers’ request

Upon their successful arrival in London, narratives have started rising that corporates are trying to tap into Wonderlust Ghana’s glory despite failing to render them any support. The group of 12 successfully completed a remarkable 16-day journey which span over 10,000km on Sunday. Engaging the media before their arrival, one …

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India bans rice shipments to curb price rises

India has outlawed the export of non-basmati white rice in an attempt to ward off looming domestic price spikes. Heavy rains have hurt crops in the country and rice prices have risen by more than 11% over the last 12 months. Non-basmati white grain currently accounts for about a quarter …

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ECG disconnects TOR again

ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) National Taskforce has once again disconnected the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) from the national power grid for failure to settle its debt. The disconnection took place on Tuesday, July 13, 2023, when the power supply company embarked on phase two of its revenue mobilisation exercise. The …

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AirtelTigo rebrands as AT

Telecommunications network AirtelTigo has announced its official rebranding as AT, effective from Thursday, June 22, 2023. In November 2017, Airtel and Tigo merged to form AirtelTigo, offering a range of telecommunication services such as data, mobile money, and mobile voice services. Following the rebranding, the new name, AT, will be applied to …

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School feeding caterers call off strike

Caterers of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) have called off their nationwide strike. National President of the GSFP, Mrs Charlotte Ashiakie Asante made this known at a press conference. She apologised to all affected schools for the inconveniences over the period during which caterers were not working. But Mrs …

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BoG urged to strengthen regulation of loan apps to protect borrowers

Cybersecurity analyst, Maximus Ametorgoh has called upon the Bank of Ghana to strengthen its regulation of loan applications, citing the potential risks faced by borrowers due to the proliferation of uncertified loan apps. His recommendation comes in response to recent actions taken by the Bank of Ghana, which has cracked …

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GNPC offers full scholarship to brilliant ‘galamsey’ boy to study law at Legon

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has offered a full scholarship to Stephen Koomson to study Law at the University of Ghana (Legon). The 21-year-old recorded outstanding results in the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in 2021 but was involved in illegal mining, known as ‘galamsey’, just to make ends meet. …

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Bank staff arrested for stealing over GH¢1.2m from customers’ accounts

A contract staff of one of the major banks [name withheld] in Ghana has been arrested by security agencies for allegedly stealing close to GH¢1.2million from customers’ bank accounts. He used two months to move the said amount from the various customers’ bank accounts to a branch of the bank …

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1D1F: Full list of companies who have received GHS14.4m govt funds

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Kobina Tahir (KT) Hammond, has given a detailed account to Parliament of entities which have benefitted from the one-District-One-Factory (1D1F) initiative. He mentioned that GHS 14,407,808.00 have been disbursed to 60 companies across the country through the Exim Bank. Some of the beneficiary companies include Royal …

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Contact NCA if you are without Ghana Card and your SIM has been deactivated – Ursula

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Communications Minister

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful says persons who do not legitimately have the Ghana Card but have had their SIM cards deactivated must reach out to the National Communication Authority (NCA) for a resolution. According to her, the affected users would have to provide evidence to that effect. “In recognition of …

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