Hope for aggrieved Menzgold customers as NAM 1 wins $39m appeal case in Dubai

The embattled Chief Executive Officer gold dealership firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah, aka NAM 1 has won his appeal court case in Dubai brought against him by a Dubai-based company, Horizon Royal Diamonds. The Supreme Court in Dubai on Tuesday, 2 June 2019 ruled that Horizon Royal Diamonds must refund $39 million worth of gold to NAM1 supplied to them. The […]

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Be developmentally oriented and not electoral machines – Prof. Atsu Ayee tells Political Parties

The head of political science department at the University of Ghana, Prof. Atsu Ayee has advised all political parties to desist from focusing on elections but rather to be consistent is pushing for the development of the country. He said this during a public conversation held by The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with the European Union (EU) […]

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IDEG and EU to hold conversations on reforms for Ghana’s local government

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with Parliamentary Select Committee for Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and the European Union (EU) will hold a conference on the needed reforms in the local governance system in Ghana The conference dubbed “Party-based local governance: European Experience and Ghanaian Transition” seeks to enhance Ghana’s local government sector. The conference which is […]

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PURC approves 8.01% increase in water tariff

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has approved an 8.01 percent increment in water tariff, effective July 2019. At a press conference, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Maame Dufie Ofori, said the depreciation of the cedi to the dollar, projected inflation rate and increasing electricity and water demands have necessitated the increment. The PURC last Friday approved an 11.17% […]

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Ghana Tourism Authority closes down Villaggio Vista, Airport Side Hotel

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) as part of a nation-wide enforcement exercise to clamp down on tourism enterprises operating without license from the Authority, has closed down two tourism facilities in Accra. The facilities, Villaggio Vista and Airport Side Hotel, have been given a 24-hour ultimatum to rectify and ensure they meet the requirements for immediate reopening. Addressing the media […]

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