I don’t pay tithe – Amoabeng

One of Ghana’s millionaires Prince Kofi Amoabeng has revealed he does not pay tithe and will never honor the Christian rite for personal reasons. A tithe is one tenth of annual produce or earnings, formerly taken as a tax for the support of the Church and clergy. The president of UT Holdings said on Morning Starr, Friday, he believes in God and […]

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Otumfuo joins galamsey fight

Otumfuo’s Manwerehene has condemned chiefs who sell lands to illegal miners popularly known as ‘galamsey’ hinting that the activities of these miners are affecting the natural environment, and that the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will soon apply sanctions against such persons. Nana Baffour Osei Hyeamann Brantuo IV in an interview with journalists said, “it is illegal and unacceptable for any […]

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Burkina Faso attack justifies deployment of Operation Vanguard – Dr. Aning

Security Expert, Dr. Kwesi Aning, says the government must demonstrate the capacity to deal decisively with resistance to the anti-galamsey campaign. The Director of Academic Affairs at the Kofi Anan International Peace Keeping Training Centre sees the pockets of resistance to the fight against illegal mining as a possible threat to security if not handled properly. “We need to demonstrate […]

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Ghana lost $3bn under Mahama over dumsor –Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said Ghana lost about $3 billion in economic activities during the power crisis that hit the nation under the Mahama administration. Akufo-Addo who quoted figures from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) said the country lost about GHc618 million in economic activity in 2014 alone which he said is “equivalent to 2 percent […]

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GCB rebrands UT head office

The re-branding of one of the two collapsed Ghanaian-owned banks, UT Bank, which has been taken over by GCB Bank, has started barely hours after the Bank of Ghana’s announcement. Citi News’ Anita Arthur reported from the headquarters of UT bank at Airport that the bank’s logo on the building has been replaced with that of GCB bank. She also added […]

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