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NASICOG offers to help smoothen SIM reregistration process

By:brightwebtv/Nana asare barimah SIM cards Sat, 8 Jan 2022Source: gna.org.gh The National Association of Secretarial and Internet Café Operators – Ghana (NASICOG) has offered to assist smoothen the SIM card re-registration exercise. This comes in the midst of concerns by registrants over the slow nature of the process with long queues …

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KGL acquires First Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin for GHC1 million

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah KGL Group, a world class brand and one of the leading private sector companies in Africa has acquired the first ever 24- carat Commemorative Gold Coin for 1 million Ghana cedis in support of the establishment of a cultural resource centre which will employ the latest technologies …

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Fuel price: GPRTU “accepts” 15 Pesewa reduction but…

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The General Secretary of Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Godfred Abulbire says the Driver Union Unions have accepted the 15 pesewas reduction of fuel but will take further step if government fails to meet their demands within an expected time. The Coalition of Commercial Transport …

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Government completes takeover of AirtelTigo

  By:brightwebtv/ nana asare barimah The Government of Ghana has fully acquired 100 percent shares in telecommunication network AirtelTigo, along with all customers, assets, and liabilities. With this, the telecommunication network will now operate as a state-owned entity. The agreement for the transfer of AirtelTigo to the government was announced …

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1D1F: Akufo-Addo commissions garment manufacturing factory in Koforidua

  By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   The company specialises in the production of utility clothing, uniforms for security forces, hospital scrubs, uniforms for hotels, uniforms for schools and production of standardized uniforms.  MaaGrace Company Ltd under 1D1F The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, commissioned ‘MaaGrace Company Ltd’, a garment manufacturing company, …

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Ho Airport Opening: Ho-Dubai flights in the offing

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah     The opening of the Ho Airport for passenger traffic will greatly benefit people travelling from the Volta Region to other domestic, regional and other popular holiday destinations such as Dubai, London, and Johannesburg, aviation analysts and travel consultants have predicted. Sean Mendis, commercial aviation expert …

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ECG staff embark on two-hour sit-down strike today

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Staff working at the Electricity Company of Ghana will across the country today embark on a two-hour sit-down strike from 8am to 10am. The action, according to a circular issued by the Junior and Senior Staff Union points that the …

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Dumsor is not back – GRIDCo

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO) says the country is not back to the days of protracted erratic power supply popularly known as ‘dumsor’. Corporate Communications Manager at GRIDCO Ebenezer Amankwah speaking on Nkawkaw based Agoo FM said “GRIDCO has released a new statement relating to the …

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UK signs trade partnership agreement with Ghana

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   The deal means Ghanaian products will benefit from tariff-free to the United Kingdom The UK has on March 3, 2021 signed a trade partnership agreement with Ghana that secures tariff-free trade and provides a platform for greater economic and cultural cooperation. The deal supports a trading …

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Coronavirus surge: KMA to reintroduce shift system in market

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah With the upsurge of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly is taking steps to prevent further spread of the virus within the metropolis. City authorities intend reintroducing the shift system in the market places to enable traders to observe social distancing and other safety protocols. …

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No coronavirus tests for some KIA arrivals on reopening day

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Some passengers at the Kotoko Airport undergoing coronavirus test   Some passengers who arrived at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Tuesday, September 1 said they did not undergo the mandatory coronavirus testing. The passengers started arriving in the country on Tuesday, September 1 after President Nana …

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Airport reopening: KIA disinfected ahead of international flights resumption

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Ghana’s main airport, the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is being disinfected less than 24 hours ahead of an international flight resumption. This comes after KIA was closed to international traffic in the wake of the Coronavirus in March 2020. Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his 16th address to …

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Kumasi: 51 more foreign-owned shops closed

By:brightwebtv.com /nana Asare barimah   Fifty-one more retail shops belonging to foreigners in Kumasi have been locked up by the Committee on Foreigners in Retail Trade, today. This brings the number of foreigner shops locked up by the committee to 92 after 41 shops were locked up on Tuesday, August …

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Akufo-Addo unveils first home-assembled VW car

By:brightwebtv.com/ nana Asare barimah Trade Minister inspecting the assembly plant President Nana Akufo-Addo will, later today, Monday, 3 August 2020, unveil the first VW-assembled car in Ghana. The President announced the event on his Facebook page today. In March this year, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyeremanten, …

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Kumasi markets close for fumigation over coronavirus spread. 

  Major markets in the Kumasi Metropolis will be closed down today, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 as the phase two of government’s fumigation and disinfection exercise reaches the Ashanti Regional capital. The exercise is in response to the Coronavirus outbreak across the country, which has so far killed 158 persons. The exercise, according to …

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Transport fares up 15%

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Bus terminal Effective Saturday, 11 July 2020, commuters will be paying 15 per cent more in transport fares following an approval by the government for commercial transport operators to hike fares.Deputy Transport Minister, Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, toldClass News: “The transport unions made an application to the …

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COCOBOD receives $200m to boost cocoa production

By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has received US$200 million loan facility from a consortium of banks for the take-off of the Productivity Enhancement Programmes (PEPs) The facility is the first tranche of a US$600 million credit from the banks signed in 2017 to enhance both cultivation of …

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uniBank case: Duffuor pleads not guilty to 71 new charges

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Duffuors and a former deputy BoG governor Former Bank of Ghana Governor Dr Kwabena Duffuor has pleaded not guilty to some 71 new charges filed against him and eight others by the state.The state amended its sheet on Thursday, 18 June 2020 compelling the Attorney …

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