$43,000 rot uncovered at Scholarship Secretariat

The Scholarship Secretariat wired an amount of $43,000 (Gh¢191,291) to the Ghana Mission in Conakry, Guinea in 2014 but the money never hit its destination, investigations have revealed. The money was meant to pay for Government of Ghana…

WAEC withholds 1,298 results of BECE candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld the subject results of 1,298 candidates who sat the 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The figure represents 0.28% of the total candidature who wrote the…

Accra Mall hosts Fashion Show Aug 25

Accra Mall, the city’s most visited retail center, is set to host the inaugural Accra Mall Fashion Weekend. The event will take place on 24th and 25th August. Over 10 fashion retailers will take to the runway to showcase fashion forward…

Akufo-Addo kicks off 1-D-1-F policy Friday

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Friday, August 25, 2017 launch government’s flagship policy known as ‘One District One Factory’ at Ekumfi in the Central region. The launch will include a sod-cutting to begin the construction…

Tow levy was senseless – Nduom

Business magnate Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has commended the Akufo-Addo-led government for putting aside the mandatory tow levy following a public uproar. According to the 2016 flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), the levy “just…

Tow levy wasn’t planned well – JL Holdings boss

The Executive Chairman of JL Holdings Dr. James Orleans-Lindsay has backed government’s decision to back down on the mandatory tow levy. The Transport Ministry announced over the weekend the government has scrapped the project until the tow…

AWMA condemns assault at Kona Bar

The Alliance for Women in the Media Africa (AWMA) has condemned an alleged assault on a lady Portia Asantewa Duah by a bouncer at the popular Kona Bar and Grill, in Osu. Ms Duah was allegedly slapped twice by a bouncer by name BB after a…

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, the US Navy says. The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore and preparing to…