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US$100m fund to fight COVID-19 ready, GHS1bn for SMEs – Ofori-Atta

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Ken Ofori-Atta Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says the US$100 million fund to fight the COVID-19 pandemic has been received and is available for disbursement in accordance with the public financial management procedures and rules. “Contrary to views of some sceptics that the money is not available, I …

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Coronavirus: Ghana Tourism Authority closes down beaches

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File photo Listen to the Article The Ghana Tourism Authority has ordered all beaches to be closed to the public until further notice. The decision taken is on the back of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo‘s suspension of public gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the …

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Ghana legalizes cannabis for health and industrial purposes

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File photo Ghana has legalized the use of cannabis for health and industrial purposes as it joins other African countries hoping to derive economic and health benefits from the substance. On Friday the country’s Parliament passed into law the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019. The law now …

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COVID-19: Accra Markets to close down on Monday for fumigation

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Central Business District of Accra As part of strengthening the measures to prevent escalation of COVID-19 cases, markets in the Greater Accra Region will be closed on Monday, March 23, 2020 for a fumigation exercise. According to the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima …

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COVID-19: Ghana suspends all passport services amid virus outbreak

By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Ghana has suspended all passport services at all Passport Application Centres (PACs)   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has suspended all passport services at all Passport Application Centres (PACs) across the country with immediate effect. This is in line with keeping with Government’s directives …

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US-Canada Border To Close Amid Virus Crisis

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have agreed to close the US-Canada border to all non-essential travel in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus. “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our northern border with Canada,” Mr Trump tweeted. He …

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COVID-19: Manhyia museum closed

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Manhyia Palace Museum The Manhyia Palace Museum in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital, has been closed down as a result of the deadly coronavirus. The historical museum established in 1925 and situated at the Manhyia Palace, the seat of Asantehene, is highly patronised by tourists especially foreigners. …

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Ghana freezes inbound travels from COVID-19 hit China, Italy and MORE

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File Image of air travelers at Kotoka International Airport   The Government of Ghana is discouraging “all travel to Ghana… till further notice”, following the surge in COVID-19 cases in the West African country in the last three (3) days. Ghana confirmed four new cases of the …

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COVID-19: Stakeholders to meet over possible cancellation of Kwahu Easter

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Kwahu Easter brings thousands of people together The Ghana Tourism Authority has invited the Kwahu Traditional Council and other stakeholders to a consultative meeting on Saturday, March 21 at the Kwahu Omanhene’s palace on possible measures to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus on the Easter …

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Parliament passes bill to stop accident cars’ importation

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimag Parliament has passed the Customs (Amendment) Bill 2020, which seeks to ban importation of accident cars into the country. The law will prohibit the importation of specific vehicles of over ten years of age. The country is also expected to lose over Ghc802 million for the …

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10-year cars not cause of road accidents – Secondhand car dealers

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Car Dealers Association rubbished assertions about 10-year-old vehicles Members of the Secondhand Car Dealers Association of Ghana have rubbished assertions that 10-year-old vehicles they bring into the country are the cause of accidents on the country’s roads. According to the association, some 10-year-old vehicles are even …

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Emirates suspends flights to Lagos, hundreds of Nigerians stranded in Ghana

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Dubai-based mega carrier, Emirates Airlines, has stopped flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos until the airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS) is fixed. . ILS is a navigational aid that guides aircraft to land, especially during low visibility. Since last Monday, airlines, especially foreign carriers have been …

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NAM1 is pushing Akufo-Addo into opposition – Menzgold customers

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Aggrieved Menzgold customers have threatened that President Akufo-Addo will suffer an ill fate in the 2020 polls if he fails to get them their monies. Speaking to Ghanaweb at the Madina Magistrate court, irate fund owners expressed displeasure about the president’s outlook …

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WE HAVE SOLUTION TO CLEAR UP THE MESS ON THE RIVERBODIES- GNASSM DECLARES

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Ghana National Association Of Small Scale Miners believe they have the approach to rid- off the riverbodies, miscreants who continue to cause pollution through illegal mining. This request by the association is a follow up upon several ones earlier proposed in many stakeholder engagements including radio …

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Over 10,000 gov’t employees to lose salaries

  by:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah money More than 10,000 public sector employees will lose their salaries and wages. According to the Auditor-General’s Department, they have either no justification or sufficient information to continue drawing salaries from the public purse. In a statement, Deputy Auditor-General of the Central Government Audit Department, Mr …

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Kumasi Central Market to be demolished soon

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The building earmarked for demolition Listen to the Article The Kumasi Central Market storey building will be demolished by Friday to make way for the commencement of the second phase of the Kumasi City Market Project. The building and an alley leading to Dr Mensah, a popular …

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Menzgold customers begin fresh push to retrieve locked up cash

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Menzgold customers are demanding their money from the investment firm and NAM1 Mr Fred Forson, spokesperson of the Coalition of Aggrieved Menzgold Customers, said they were ready to go all lengths to get their investments back from the gold dealership firm. He said customers across the country …

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Here comes a car-plane from Kantaka called Kantanka Mo

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The newly outdoored automobile from Kantanka Listen to the Article You are looking at the newly manufactured private and personalized vehicle of the Founder and Leader of Kristo Asafo Mission, Apostle Dr Ing. Kwadwo Safo, whose Kantanka Technological Centre of Excellence (KTCE), a subsidiary of the Kantanka …

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First batch of verified Menzgold customers successfully paid – Nam 1

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah CEO of Menzgold Ghana, Nana Appiah Mensah Listen to the Article Chief Executive Officer of embattled gold dealership firm, Nana Appiah Mensah has announced that the first batch of customers who recently went through a verification process have received payments of their investment. Nam 1 who is …

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FDA bans 16 tomato paste products

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah 16 tomato paste products were listed as unwholesome by the Food and Drugs Authority Listen to the Article The Food and Drugs Authority has directed the withdrawal of all batches of certain brands of tomato paste from the market which were found to contain the ingredients starch …

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Selected Madina roads to be closed to Christmas hawkers

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Heavy traffic in Ghana The La-Nkwantanang/Madina Municipal Assembly (LaNMA) has earmarked three roads that would be closed to vehicular traffic during the festive season. The roads to be turned into markets include Nkulenu Street, Asante and Asante Street and Old Assembly Road within the central business area …

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Menzgold customers to get their locked money for Christmas

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Menzgold has announced it intends to pay all locked up investment of its customers within three years. In a much-awaited payment schedule, the company said customers who did not receive any interest on their investment from the start of contract will be the first to be paid …

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Passengers to check vehicle insurance data on phone soon – Bawumia

By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah Passengers will soon be able to check on their phones if the commercial vehicle they are about to board has been properly insured, the Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. If all goes according to plan, the database of the National Insurance Commission (NIC) and the Driver …

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