Ghana launches programme to link mining sector and local businesses

Strengthening the mining sector’s contribution to local and national development is the theme of a meeting slated for November 1 and 2, 2017 in Accra. With annual mining procurement exceeding $1 billion, the meeting will see the launch of an innovative National Suppliers’ Development Programme (NSPD) that aims to secure a greater share of this market for Ghanaian firms. The Ghana government […]

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Ghanaian Gospel artistes are hypocrites – MzVee

Dancehall artiste, MzVee has described Gospel musicians in the country as hypocrites who see gospel to only be about quoting verses from the bible. The artiste who was speaking in an interview with Accra-based Hitz FM indicated that Ghanaian gospel musicians are of the thinking that a musician who centers his or her songs on love and other social issues […]

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Guilty Akufo-Addo can’t sack Ayisi Boateng – Avedzi

The Deputy Minority leader, James Klutse Avedzi has insisted that President Akufo-Addo cannot dismiss under-pressure High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi Boateng over the latter’s recent perceived shameful, irresponsible and divisive comments. According to him, this is because Akufo-Addo has also demonstrated his commitment to prioritizing the needs of loyalists of his New Patriotic Party (NPP). Speaking to Citi […]

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EOCO detains UEW Vice Chancellor, five others

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Professor Mawutor Avokeh and five other officers have been detained by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) over alleged procurement breaches. The five other officers are Finance Officer Dr. Akorli and his deputy, Frank Owusu Boateng; Internal Auditor, Ms Sena Darkeh; the Procurement officer, Mary Adzime, and Deputy Director of […]

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NCA must act to stop cyber fraud – NCR

The Network of Communications Reporters (NCR) has called on the National Communications Authority (NCA) to direct telecom companies in the country to fully comply with regulations that enjoin them to register every subscriber identification module (SIM) cards before they are activated for use. According to the NCR, the telecom companies (telcos) had allowed their vendors to break the laws governing […]

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