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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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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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AG reviewing ‘inflated’ MASLOC car deal – Afia Akoto

The Deputy Executive Secretary of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Maame Afia Akoto, has revealed that her outfit has asked the Attorney General (AG) to review the deal involving the purchase of 350 vehicles under the previous administration. According to her, checks had revealed that the cars which were being …

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Over 700 UT/Capital Bank Workers Dismissed

Over 700 former workers of the now defunct UT and Capital banks are set to lose their jobs as the takeover bank GCB has begun issuing out termination letters. The affected staff have already received letters asking them to proceed home. Starr News understands GCB is only retaining clerical and …

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