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2 Ghanaian workers arrested for killing Chinese employer

Two persons have been arrested by the Police for allegedly robbing and killing a Chinese national. The District Commander of the Baatsona Police Command, Chief Superintendent Felix Cosmos, who confirmed the incident to Citi News, said the crime was committed earlier this month. The Chinese, a businessman resident at Sakumono near Tema, was killed by the two who were workers in his …

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Deceased student didn’t die in pool – University of Ghana

Authorities at the Sports Directorate of the University of Ghana have dispelled reports that a final year student drowned in the University swimming pool. According to them, the deceased, Dennis Akoto, received the needed medical attention when he was found unconscious in the pool. The Director of Sports at the University of Ghana, Dr. Bella Bello Bitugu, in an interview …

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Service providers question Nana Addo’s pledge to make Accra clean

The Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA), says President Akufo-Addo’s promise to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa, will be a mirage if government sidelines local environmental service providers. Ghana’s capital city, Accra, is saddled with indiscriminate disposal of waste, and still suffers open defection; a situation which has earned it the 4th dirtiest city in West Africa. But ESPA …

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NAGRAT threatens demo over SSNIT biometric registration

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), is threatening to demonstrate if government goes ahead to withhold the salaries of workers without SSNIT biometric registration. According to NAGRAT, the directive is too sudden and will be unfair to the affected teachers. The Ministry of Finance has instructed the Controller and Accountant General’s Department, not to pay salaries to 26,589 employees …

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Manufacturing sector holds key to job creation – Prof. Aryeetey

If government is really bent on creating more jobs in the country, it needs to focus its attention on the manufacturing sector. This according to a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, is because the sector has the potential of solving the frightening employment rate that has bedeviled the country. The Ghana Labour Force Survey …

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Alternative livelihood programme for illegal miners to cost $10m

Government’s five-year Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP), an alternative livelihood programme for illegal miners, is expected to cost $10 million. The programme is also underway, according to Mr. John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, who said the programme is looking at a “margin of not less than $10 million when it gets to its peak.” Speaking …

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JUSSAG partly to blame for allowance dispute – Labour Commission

The National Labour Commission (NLC) is blaming the leadership of the Judicial Services Staff Association of Ghana (JUSSAG) for the unresolved issues over the payment of their outstanding allowances. The NLC Executive Secretary, Adongo Bawa Duah, explained to Citi News that the leadership of JUSSAG did not pursue all the possible avenues at the commission with respect to their grievances. “The leaders of …

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Amewu ‘grills’ Minerals Commission boss over mining licenses

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu could not come to terms with the explanation provided by the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Commission, Dr. Tony Aubyn over a prospecting license given to Okobeng Mining, a small scale mining company operating in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region. Okobeng Mining, despite the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry …

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Daboase plant still under threat from Galamsey – Ghana Water

Illegal mining remains a major threat to River Pra and the Daboase water treatment plant in the Wassa East District, according to the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Western Region. This is despite the expiration of the three-week ultimatum from the government for the cessation of illegal mining. Speaking to Citi News, the Communications Manager for Ghana Water …

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Accra will be cleanest city after my tenure – Nana Addo

President Akufo Addo has promised to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa by the end of his tenure in office. According to him, government has a plan to rid the city off filth and further pledged his commitment to ensure the proper management of waste in the capital. “The commitment I want to make, and for all of us …

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