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Tema: Factory explosion leaves one dead, one injured

One person has been killed, with one other injured, after an explosion at Delta Agro, a soap manufacturing company in the Tema Industrial area. The Administrative Manager of the factory explained to Citi News that three workers were in the process of cleaning an empty oil tanker when the explosion occurred. “When we got …

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Nana Addo appoints Sarkodie as EPA Executive Director

Peter Abum Sarkodie is currently a Senior Lecturer in Analytical Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Science Education of the University of Education President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Peter Abum Sarkodie as the Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Peter Abum Sarkodie is currently a Senior Lecturer in …

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FIFA Ranking: Ghana stagnant in 50th position

Ghana remained unchanged in 50th position in the latest FIFA ranking released for the month of August on Thursday. The Black Stars also stayed put as Africa’s ninth best national team. Brazil have returned to the top after a one-month hiatus, replacing reigning FIFA World Cup champions Germany who slipped …

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6,200 set for Hajj pilgrimage

A total of 6,200 Muslim pilgrims from Ghana are expected to take part in 2017’s Hajj to the Holy City of Mecca from August 10. The first batch of pilgrims will leave Ghana through the Tamale Airport in the Northern Region on August 10, followed by four other flights from …

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GIPC meets business leaders on new tax exemption policy

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) hosted business leaders to its ‘Ghana on The Go CEO’s Breakfast Meeting’ series at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, on 3rd August, 2017. This edition of the quarterly event was titled, ‘Policy Update: Ghana’s Tax Exemption Regime’ and convened to update the business and …

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Cleaning Ghana’s power sector : AfDB pledges support

President of the African Development Bank, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina has pledged of his outfit’s commitment to provide government with significant support to clean its energy sector debt. He argues that the perennial challenges that have confronted the country’s power sector require robust measures to address them permanently. Mr. Adesina made …

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Nana Addo marks UGCC 70th anniversary at Saltpond

President Nana Akufo-Addo is at the Saltpond Methodist Church for a Memorial Service to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC). This is the first time a sitting president has visited the town, where the UGCC was founded to mark the anniversary. The …

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No decision taken yet on tow levy – Transport Ministry

The Ministry of Transport has said it has not yet taken any decision on the implementation of the controversial towing levy. “No decision has been taken yet on the commencement of the towing services,” a statement from the Transport Ministry and dated August 4, 2017 stated. The Transport Ministry also said …

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