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Auditor General blows GH¢7.6m on cars

The Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo has spent a whopping GH¢7.6 million to purchase 27 vehicles for the Audit Service without going through the right tender processes, DAILY GUIDE has learnt. The vehicles, which comprises five Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, one Toyota Land Cruiser V8 and 21 Toyota IMV Hilux Deluxe were purchased from the Audit Service’s 2017 budgetary allocation, as ... Read More »

Transport fares push inflation to double-digits, hits 10% in June

The 10 percent increment of transport fares in May 2018 has increased the general price levels of goods and services in June by 10 percent, making it the first time in three months that inflation figures hit double-digits, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) data have shown. “The general cause of the rise in inflation rate is due to the rise in ... Read More »

MTN receive 12 awards, inducted into GITTA Telecoms Hall of Fame

MTN Ghana has demonstrated their leadership in Ghana’s telecoms industry by beating other operators at the 8th Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GIITA) held in Accra on Friday June 29th, 2018. The awards night saw MTN receiving 12 awards with the climax being the induction into the GITTA Telecoms Hall of Fame. MTN received awards in the following award ... Read More »

Ghana Olympic Committee calls for end in tramadol abuse by Ghanaian youth

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has added their voice to that of the many calling on the Ghanaian youth to put an end to the abuse of drugs especially the use of tramadol. According to the GOC, the youth are the future of the country and it is incumbent on all to ensure that they are guided and moulded into ... Read More »

EC boss, two deputies sacked

President of the republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sacked the electoral commissioner, Charlotte Osei, together with her two deputies. The decision for the dismissal follows a recent allegation of corruption filed against Charlotte Osei at the Supreme Court. There are claims that President Akufo-Addo handed to Charlotte Osei the dismissal letter after meeting her secretly at the Presidency. “The ... Read More »

MTN empower students to climax 21 Days of Y’ello Care

MTN Ghana has climaxed its 12th edition of 21 Days of Y’ello Care with a career day to empower young students with tools and ideas that will prepare them for the future. The event also intended to create a platform for young people to see what the future job market may look like. The aim was to open a whole ... Read More »

Adasco 2001 year group donates polytank to alma mater

Nimeli, the 2001 year group of old students of Ada Senior High School (Adasco) have commissioned and presented a polytank to the school at a brief ceremony on the school campus last Friday, 25 May 2018 at one of the new girls’ dormitories. It was a brief but colourful and emotional ceremony where the school choir provided some good tunes ... Read More »

Ban on noisemaking for one month in Accra begins today

The ban on noisemaking in the capital, Accra, begins today, Monday 14 May. As a result, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has asked all churches, mosques and other religious bodies to desist from making noise. A statement signed by the Head of Public Affairs of the AMA, Gilbert Nii Ankrah, dated Thursday, 10 May, said: “The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) ... Read More »

Lotto operators cry over GH¢1m registration fees

A group calling itself Concerned Lotto Agents has petitioned president Akufo-Addo over their displeasure about certain developments in the sector. Speaking to the media, the agents said the National Lottery Authority (NLA) is demanding an “obnoxious and outrageous GhC1 million for registration as a private lotto operator and another GhC5000 insurance guarantee for operators who want to operate nationwide.” “It ... Read More »

Homosexuality won’t be legalized under Akufo-Addo – Presidency

The government has rejected claims that President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has approved same-sex marriages in Ghana. According to a statement from the presidency, President Akufo-Addo’s will not legalise such relationship in Ghana. “Indeed, the President remains focused on delivering on his mandate and improving the quality of lives of the Ghanaian people. It will NOT be under his Presidency that ... Read More »