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PMMC Boss vows to go after illegal gold dealers

PMMC Boss vows to go after illegal gold dealers

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Precious Mineral Marketing Company (PMMC), Mr. Opare Hammond, has warned foreigners who are engaging in illegal gold trading to stop immediately or face his wrath. According to him, his outfit will be forming a joint police taskforce to deal with such people in the coming days. He explained that “these illegal” gold trading is what is making illegal mining popularly known as galamsey to thrive despite the fight against the menace. Speaking on Oman FM’s political analysis programme “Boiling Point” monitored by MyNewsGh.com, Mr. Opare Hammond, said there have been several attempts to stop illegal miners from operating, but said because of the illegal gold buyers the fight has been very tough. He said the illegal miners are still going into t
NPP deducting GH¢10 from teachers to fund free SHS – Joshua Akamba

NPP deducting GH¢10 from teachers to fund free SHS – Joshua Akamba

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Aspiring National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Hamidu Akamba has accused the ruling New Patriotic Party of using the 10 cedis deduction from the salaries of teachers across the country to fund government’s flagship programme, the free Senior High School programme. According to him, the various teacher unions are agitated at the move. Mr. Akamba speaking on Accra based UTV and monitored by MyNewsGh.com said the government had forced the deduction of the amount on the teachers without their consent, adding that it has the tendency to disrupt and destabilise the front of teachers in the country. The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) a couple of months ago announced the deduction of 10 cedis from the salaries of teachers for an
Wendy Shay could be greater; but Ebony is irreplaceable- Ebony’s dad

Wendy Shay could be greater; but Ebony is irreplaceable- Ebony’s dad

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The father of late songstress Ebony Reigns, Nana Opoku Kwarteng, has said Bullet’s new artiste Wendy Shay will be very great and so far she is doing well. Speaking in an interview on TV3’s News 360, Mr. Kwarteng he said even though he might seem to have a problem with Bullet, he knows Wendy Shay is doing very well and will be greater if she keeps working hard. The name that has been catching the attention of all Ghanaian music lovers in 2018 is ‘Wendy Shay’. Wendy Shay was signed by RuffTown Records and has become the latest female music sensation in Africa. The highly talented artist has released two music videos this year and both videos have been chart busters, Uber driver and Bedroom Commando. Wendy Shay is being managed by Bullet, who has crossed swords with Ebony’s fathe
Ghanaians massacre Adu Asare for insulting Bawumia on facebook

Ghanaians massacre Adu Asare for insulting Bawumia on facebook

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Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Adentan Constituency, Kojo Adu-Asare has incurred the wrath of Ghanaians for insulting vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on his face book page. The aspiring deputy general secretary of the opposition NDC described the vice president as the lying buccaneer and a ‘kohwini’. He wrote ‘’ our lying buccaneer is celebrating ten years in politics today. Kowhini No. 2. But other face book users did not take kindly to Mr. Adu Asare’s vituperations and heaped unprintable insults on him via their comments on the former MP ‘s page. Issahaku Abdulmalik said ‘’is this not the same criminal who went to Brazil and bought 1 cedi worth of coconut for 180 dollars? I don’t blame you but the system for not putting such a c
Osafo Maafo ordered by Akufo-Addo to fly to Zurich TONIGHT over FIFA ban

Osafo Maafo ordered by Akufo-Addo to fly to Zurich TONIGHT over FIFA ban

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo to take charge of the Government of Ghana-FIFA negotiation. Hon Maafo will now lead the GoG delegation to Zurich tonight to engage FIFA. The President is convinced Osafo Maafo’s experience in the football terrain, and having previously dealt with FIFA, would smoothen the process. This was revealed by Head of Sports at Atinka Media, Saddick Obama, who broke the news on Atinka FM. This is in the wake of the world football governing body FIFA issuing a warning in a letter sent to Dr Kofi Amoah, head of the Liaison Team charged with running Ghana football in the interim as reforms take place in the aftermath of the Anas Aremeyaw Anas documentary. Also popular sports journalist, Patrick Osei A
Ghana will find common grounds with FIFA – Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana will find common grounds with FIFA – Oppong Nkrumah

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Information minister-designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says the government of Ghana will find a common ground after a successful dialogue with FIFA on Thursday over the threat to ban the country from all football-related activities. The world football governing body has cautioned the country to withdraw the suit seeking to liquidate the Ghana Football Association. FIFA has however given Ghana a timeline to withdraw the case or face sanctions. In a press conference on Wednesday, Oppong Nkrumah promised government will resolve the issue amicably. “Government and FIFA have agreed to meet in Switzerland on Thursday, August 16 at FIFA headquarters, to explore means by which the two parties can finalize arrangements on a mutually acceptable rout for the final face of resolving the
Parliament to probe collapse of 7 local banks

Parliament to probe collapse of 7 local banks

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The Finance committee of Parliament will from next month launch a probe into circumstances that led to the collapse of seven local banks. UT and Capital Banks were acquired by GCB Bank a year ago after they were declared insolvent by the Bank of Ghana. Five other local banks – uniBank, Beige Bank, Royal Bank, Sovereign Bank and Construction Bank – were weeks ago merged by the Central Bank into the Consolidated Bank following liquidity challenges. Speaking to the media after a committee meeting, chairman for the committee, Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah said the probe which will take place from 5-7th of September is to focus on the finance ministry, the Bank of Ghana and the receivers of these defunct banks. Ranking member for the committee Ato Forson hinted directors and other sta
Hoodlums who attacked Tamale hospital CEO will be punished – Nana Boakye

Hoodlums who attacked Tamale hospital CEO will be punished – Nana Boakye

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National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is calling for the immediate prosecution of thugs who stormed and locked up the office of the Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr. David Akolbila. Henry Nana Boakye said the party will not protect any member or group involved in such “despicable act”. The CEO of the Hospital David Kolbila was chased out and his office locked after a group, identified as Kandahar boys accused him of mismanagement, corruption and nepotism. It’s almost 24 hours since these thugs believed to be NPP activists stormed and locked up the office of the Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, however, police are yet to apprehend the perpetrators. Although a video of the incident has gone viral,
I Had “Non-Executive” Role At Capital Bank – Otabil

I Had “Non-Executive” Role At Capital Bank – Otabil

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ICGC founder and board chairman of the defunct Capital Bank Dr. Mensa Otabil has opened up on his duties at the bank explaining that he had a “non-executive role”. He however explained in a statement Tuesday that decisions were made at the bank with the best of intentions. “My position was a non-executive role. I was therefore not involved in the day-to-day management and operations of the Bank”. The popular preacher has been indicted in a leaked report compiled by the Central bank for the collapse of the bank. He and his management team have been accused of using monies given them by the Bank of Ghana to salvage the then struggling bank to open new businesses which also failed. Below are details of the statement by Dr. Otabil 1. I have observed with concern, the ongoing
Tehillah Experience 2018 took Ghana By Storm-Video

Tehillah Experience 2018 took Ghana By Storm-Video

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Tehillah is a yearly program organized by Ohema Mercy and has grown to become one of the greatest gospel worship concert in our time. This year's program which happened by dubbed 'His Name is Jesus' last night 2018 was the a massive overflow of the super natural power of God with words of prophecy flowing from all direction. The event which featured other Gospel artist alongside Ohemaa Mercy and Juanita Bynum are Cwesi Oteng, Oware Junior, Ceccy Twum, Elder Miredu, Akese Brempong etc. The entire Auditorium was charged with overflow of the supernatural power of God. The hall could not contain the crowd as many were forced to sit outside as early as 2pm   Other Related News: Awurama Ahinful Ministries Present Attitude of Gratitude 2018 Watch The Video Below: https://w...