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CLOSE DOWN MARKET VENTURES AROUND FUEL STATIONS

Within the last three years, Ghana as a country has witnessed about 8 explosions at fuel stations which claimed over 200 lives alongside properties. Out of the 8 fire explosions, Accra, the capital city has witnessed about 6, which claimed over 160 lives, Takoradi has witnessed one and kasoa has …

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Six fuel stations shut down in Mankessim

The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region, has shut down six fuel stations at Mankessim, as a proactive measure to prevent any disaster. The operation, which started on Monday and saw the closure of Shell filling station in the area, is to be replicated in all communities in the …

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Pathologist summoned for delaying Maj. Mahama’s autopsy

An Accra District Court has ordered pathologist Lawrence Adusei and head of the Pathology Department of the 37 Military Hospital, to appear before it to explain their failure to release the postmortem report of the murdered military officer, Major Maxwell Mahama. The order followed an application by state prosecutors asking …

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Kenya’s Raila Odinga quits election re-run

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of October’s election re-run. Mr Odinga said his withdrawal would give the electoral commission enough time to introduce reforms that will help deliver a more credible election. The Supreme Court annulled the result of the original 8 August poll after finding irregularities …

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Banks worried about delay in issuing Energy Bond

Banks and financial institutions affected by the 2.5 billion dollars Energy sector debt are agitating over the delay in issuing the bond to clear the debt. Government assured the financial institutions affected that it will raise the funds through lead arrangers, Fidelity Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in September 2017 …

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Izwe Loans adjudged CIMG Finance House of the year 2016

Izwe Loans, a non-bank financial institution targeting both the formal and informal sectors, was adjudged the Finance House of the year 2016 at the 28th National Marketing Performance Award organized by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG). This year’s award was under the theme “Cause Related Marketing: Panacea for …

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Gov’t reviewing viability of Teshie Desalination plant

A committee has been constituted to review the Teshie Desalination plant project, which is said to be costing the Ghana Water Company Limited GHc 6 million a month. Speaking to Citi News, the Deputy Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Michael Gyato, said it was clear in the government’s mind that …

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Gov’t awards scholarship to 100 students in Denkyira Obuasi

The Scholarship Secretariat has awarded full scholarship to one hundred continuing Senior High School students of New Obuasi, formerly known as Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region. The scholarship scheme is in line with measures by the government in collaboration with stakeholders to help in the restoration of the town, which …

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