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19/04/2018 05:59 PM
Contactum Ghana Holds One Day Safety Training For Ghanaian Electricians
Contactum, one of the world 39;s leading manufacturers of electricals and circuit protection products based in the United Kingdom, now in Ghana, on Thursday held a one-day training workshop on wiring and fire safety at the Paloma Hotel, Spintex Road for Ghanaian electricians. The training program, which brought together about 60 Ghanaian electr ...

19/04/2018 05:59 PM
Sexy Headmaster Of Tweneboah Koduah SHS Under Probe
The headmaster of the Tweneboah Koduah Senior High School in the Ashanti Region, has been interdicted following allegations of sexual misconduct. Rev. Francis Badu Agyare is alleged to be having sexual affairs with female students of the school. The Education Directorate in the Kumawu District in a letter dated April 12, 2018, asked the headm ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
Cabinet Approves 5-Year Skills Development Strategy
The Cabinet has approved a five-year skills development strategy to enhance training in technical and vocational training institutions in the country. Consequently, the Council of Technical and Vocational Education Training (COTVET) is creating a Skills Development Fund to finance technical and vocational education. The Executive Secre ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
Parliament C’ttee To Probe Alleged ‘Double Salary’ Saga
Parliament will soon activate a two-member bi-partisan committee to investigate the allegations of the payment of double salaries to some officials of the erstwhile Mahama administration. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID), is already investigating the allegations with various Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) taking turns to ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
EPSA Demands GH¢700m Debt From Gov't To Deal With Filth
The Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) is demanding the payment of about GH cent;700 million owed its members by the government if the desire to rid the country of filth and make Accra the cleanest city in Africa is to be realized. Additionally, the association has called on the government to come up with a legislative ins ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
Woman Charged £930 For A Single Banana
A slip-up by supermarket Asda in an online order saw a woman charged pound;930 for a single banana. Bobbie Gordon, from Sherwood in Nottingham, said she was shocked to be billed pound;930.11 for the piece of fruit - instead of 11p. It prompted her credit card company 39;s fraud team to stop the payment going through, and text her about the ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
Kasoa: Chaos As Community, Private Developer Clash Over Land
There was chaos at Amuzukope in Kasoa in the Central Region Thursday morning when a private developer and members of a community clashed over a piece of land. The aggrieved residents, largely Muslims, vowed to protect with their lives, a tract of land that serves as their cemetery. They gathered on the land to register their displeasur ...

19/04/2018 05:06 PM
Interior Minister Condemns Attack On Multimedia Journalist By Police
The Interior Minister has condemned the police brutality against The Multimedia Group reporter, Latif Iddrisu at the Police CID Headquarters. While condemning the attacks on journalists, Ambrose Dery cautioned journalists to identify appropriate channels of contact at volatile situations, to prevent confrontations. Speaking on the side ...

19/04/2018 03:07 PM
Tramadol nearly killed me - Artiste Evidence cautions the youths
23 years old Takoradi based young talented hiplife artiste who goes by the name Evidence aka Bigdeal disclosed to komfaonline.com that Tramadol which is similar to opioid(narcotic) analgesics that works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain nearly killed him. According to him, He became addictive to this d ...

19/04/2018 02:42 PM
Ernest Thompson Flew 1st Class – SSNIT Boss Reveals
The Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang has disclosed that his predecessor, Ernest Thompson, while in office enjoyed first-class services for his foreign trips. Dr. Ofori-Tenkorang said he cancelled such benefits and opted for business class when he assumed office. He said the ...

19/04/2018 02:42 PM
Supreme Court Dismisses Ayine’s New Application Challenging Amidu's Age
A Single Supreme Court Judge, Justice Gabriel Pwamang, has dismissed a new application by lawyers of former Deputy attorney general Dominic Ayine seeking to add to their Statement of case in the suit challenging the constitutionality of the appointment of Martin Amidu as Ghana 39;s first Special Prosecutor. Deputy Attorney General, Godfr ...

19/04/2018 02:31 PM
We Have No Flats In Cantonments- UNDP
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a statement refuting news reports that it owns a flat in Cantonments, Accra. The statement follows news report in the local media of a flat referred to as ldquo;UNDP Flat rdquo; which has reportedly been taken over by some occupants. A statement issued by the Country Director ...

19/04/2018 02:31 PM
NUGS President Attends Commonwealth Youth Forum And General Assembly Meeting In London
The President of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), Elisha Oheneba Essumang has left the country, upon the invitation of the National Youth Authority and the Commonwealth Youth Council, to lead the Ghanaian Youth delegation to the Commonwealth Youth Forum and General Assembly at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetting (CHOGM) in ...

19/04/2018 02:31 PM
NPA Begins Nationwide LPG Door To Door campaign
A team of officers from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is the Central Region visiting selected communities as part of a nationwide Door-to-Door LPG Safety Campaign. nbsp; The team, from the Corporate Affairs Division, visited several eateries in the Mankessim, Komenda and Cape Coast areas ...

19/04/2018 12:20 PM
Kumasi City Mall Marks First Anniversary With Donations To Ashanti Orphanage
The Management of Kumasi City Mall (KCM), as part of activities marking the shopping Centre rsquo;s first anniversary, visited and made a donation of assorted provisions to the Ashan Orphanage at at Denase in the Afigya Kwabre District of Ashanti Region. A delegation of KCM management staff, led by Mr. John Badu-Bonsu, Marketing Manager, spent h ...

19/04/2018 11:56 AM
Fake Immigration ‘Commissioner’ Arrested
A 20-year-old man, Justice Mensah, has been arrested by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Professional Standards Unit for falsely claiming to be an officer of the Service and duping some persons. The suspect was arrested at his residence at Sowutuom, Accra on Tuesday after two persons reported him to the GIS for collecting various sums ...

19/04/2018 11:56 AM
Don’t Politicize Double Salary Brouhaha; PNC General Secretary
The General Secretary for the Peoples National Convention, Honorable Atik Mohammed, has advised policy makers and Ghanaians not to politicize the double salary allegations against some ministers who also served as ministers of state during the Mahama Administration. The Criminal Investigation Department are currently carrying out investig ...

19/04/2018 10:59 AM
Mahama In Ethiopia To Attend 7th TANA Forum
Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Ethiopia for the 7th TANA HighLevel Forum on Security in Africa, taking place on April 21 and 22 at Bahir Dar. Ahead of the Forum, Mr. Mahama this morning met with the Chairperson of the TANA Forum, HE Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, and officials of the TANA Forum Secretariat. ...

19/04/2018 09:04 AM
Refuse dumps invading Abossey Okai [PHOTOS]
The city of Abossey Okai is now a refuse dumping ground for the residence. Shop owners, traders, and street sweepers. Taking some munites walk through the community, our team were welcomed by various heaps of smiling refuses. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/419201823757 fb img 1519570975052.jpg Interrogations with som ...

19/04/2018 07:59 AM
Government’s Failure To Pay Debts Owed Waste Service Providers A Major Cause Of Ghana’s Waste Challenge
Ghana rsquo;s waste management challenge has been attributed to Government rsquo;s inability to pay huge debts owed sector players to enable them to deliver their mandate in ensuring that waste is collected and managed effectively. The President of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA), Dr. Joseph SiawAgyepong who made this reve ...