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‘Developed’ Ghana 2nd in open defecation – Yaw Nsarkoh jabs

Executive Vice President of Unilever Ghana & Nigeria, Yaw Nsarkoh has said the supposed development of Ghana is questionable. In his view, Ghana is still underdeveloped since it has been ranked second after a Sudan in Africa for open defecation. This damning statistics, the Unilever Ghana boss indicated means that, three out of every five Ghanaians are subject to this ...

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Ghana’s Parliament, Onaapo!

By James Kofi Annan Last week I got upset for nothing. The Senior Staff Association (SSA) of Korle Bu is asking for the CEO to be interdicted. This is due to some GHC500,000 the CEO is alleged to have wrongly appropriated. This is similar to the end-of-year gold gift the Bank of Ghana gave to itself. It will be recalled that, ...

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New Laws That Took Effect In Illinois This Year!

Here are new laws that took effect on Jan. 1 2017 in Illinois. From the “tampon tax” being retired to marijuana being further decriminalized, a host of new laws took effect in Illinois on Jan. 1. Here are some of the nearly 200 laws that kicked in at the start of the new year. 2017 brings in a new law ...

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IS DIGITAL MIGRATION A BURDEN FOR GOVERNMENT’S TREASURY TO CARRY?

The designated Minister of Communications has been quoted in the Ghanaian media to have said this during her vetting in Parliament: “…My priority now is looking for the financing to power the network that has been the infrastructure put in place, and then subsequent to that, we can think about looking for additional funding for the set-up boxes which will ...

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LIFESTYLE Mahama Praises Lordina. Joins ‘Ghana-Naija jollof’ Train

Source:jeremyatus.com Former President, John Dramani Mahama appears to be enjoying jollof rice with avocado salad and grilled guinea fowl specially prepared by his wife, Lordina Mahama. An Instagram post of Mr. Mahama in a casual wear, sitting behind a table ‘decorated’ with mouthwatering meal with a broad smile sends a simple message of one having a nice time. For a ...

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October 10, 1957: Ike Breakfasts with Ghana’s Finance Minister

Source:awb.com Two black men dressed in business suits strolled into a Howard Johnson restaurant near Dover, Del. one evening in October of 1957. They went up to the counter and ordered two 30¢ glasses of orange juice. As they were handed the juice in containers, wrapped up to take outside, the waitress explained that they could not sit down inside ...

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Greedy Komla Agbdli Gbedemah and his rascal side-kick Kofi Abrefa Busia! (3)

By: Prof Lungu for ghanaweb.com Word! Read that…………. “……SECRET…KULUNGUGU…REKINDLED OPPOSITION AT HIS (NKRUMAH’S) CENTER OF POWER…..”! Most people will agree that one of the hallmarks of a critical thinker is their ability to visualize linkages (valid ones, we must say), in things that happen around them, things and events that may seem distant and unrelated, but really are, when analyzed ...

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BoG to curb identity fraud through biometric verification

Source: GhanaWeb The Bank of Ghana is speeding up efforts to introduce biometric verification in the banking sector to combat incessant identity theft.  According to the Head of Payment Systems department at the Central Bank, Dr. Settor Amediku, the biometric verification if implemented will help boost personal identification security in the banking space, making it impossible for fraudsters to impersonate ...

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