Sunday, August 25, 2019


GIPS to probe suspended PPA boss over contracts for sale documentary

The Ghana Institute of Procurement & Supply (GIPS) has indicated its readiness to haul the suspended CEO of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, before its committee for further probe the allegations leveled against him in a recent Joy News documentary; contracts for sale. The decision was contained in a release signed by Collins Agyemang Sarpong, President of the Institute, which stated: “Following a meeting of the Governing Council and the Ethics &...

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NDC rejects Ras Mubarak, gives UDS lecturer nod for 2020

Delegates of the National Democratic Congress in Kumbungu have rejected the incumbent Member of Parliament for the area, Ras Mubarak. At the close of polls in the NDC parliamentary primary Saturday, Ras Mubarak had only 273 votes, meaning he cannot represent the party in the constituency in next year’s parliamentary election. A senior lecturer at the University of Development Studies, Dr Hamza Ada, polled 401 votes, making him the winner of the contest which Ras...

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BoG issued ¢20.4b into circulation in 2018

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) 2018 financial report has disclosed that ¢20.4 billion was put into circulation. The data showed that the amount in circulation last year represented a slight increase compared to the 2017 value of ¢20.2 billion cedis. However, a careful look at the data showed that some ¢6.9 billion was released separately through some commercial banks that acted as agencies for the central bank in some districts and towns that the BoG was not...

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Dzifa Gomashie wins Ketu South primaries

Veteran actress Dzifa Gomashie has won the bid to represent the Ketu South constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 elections. Madam Gomashie, who was the former Deputy Minister for Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture under erstwhile John Dramani Mahama administration, beat four other candidates to win the slot. She dispatched Paul Nyavi, a teacher; Nicholas Worclashie, a lecturer; Caroline Dukuh-Parker; and Fogah Nuku to annex the slot. After the...

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UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls off Ghana trip

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has cancelled his four-day fact-finding trip to Ghana. Corbyn has since invited key Tory rebels and party leaders to a meeting on stopping a no-deal Brexit, the Mirror reports. He issued his invitation minutes after Boris Johnson arrived in Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel – to shouts of “stop Brexit!”. Mr Johnson ramped up preparations for a no-deal exit on October 31 as talks with Ms Merkel were expected to end...

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