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Ghana Water Company decries 1% tariff increment

Ghana Water Company decries 1% tariff increment

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWLC) has described the one percent increment announced by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) yesterday as woefully inadequate. According to the company, the slight increase and existing huge debts would hamper their operations and affect water supply. Public Relations Officer of the water company Stanley Martey told Joy News that “the tariffs that have […]

Bawumia won’t apologise to AfDB, Gov’t – Karbo

Bawumia won’t apologise to AfDB, Gov’t – Karbo

Source: adomonline.com A Deputy Communications Officer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Anthony Abayifa Karbo has declined calls on the party’s vice presidential candidate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to apologise for ‘goofing’ on Ghana’s debt at the African Development Bank (AfDB). Karbo said that Bawumia owes no one an apology and called the bluff of several government Ministers including Deputy Finance […]

Former Gomoa East DCE passes away

Former Gomoa East DCE passes away

Information reaching Graphiconline indicates that the former District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa East in the Central Region, Isaac Kingsley Ehun-Armah who resigned his position last week as a result of poor health has passed away. He was said to have passed on at the Central Regional Hospital on Wednesday at age 67. He left behind four children. Mr Ehun-Armah […]

EPA drags AMA to court for contempt

EPA drags AMA to court for contempt

Source: Graphic Online The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a contempt suit against the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for its failure to stop dumping untreated human waste at the Korle Gonno Beach despite an order from the High Court to desist from the practice in 2014. The EPA filed the suit last Friday and the court has fixed April […]

Politicians urged to educate youth on global development

Politicians urged to educate youth on global development

Mr Douglas Quartey, the Programmes Manager, Youth Bridge Foundation, an NGO, has appealed to politicians to endeavour to include global developmental goals in their campaign messages. He urged the politicians not to only concentrate on educating the populace on their manifestos but also on issues that pertain to the total development of the world such as the Millennium Development Goals […]

Self-styled Evangelist arrested for visa fraud; 225 fall victims

Self-styled Evangelist arrested for visa fraud; 225 fall victims

A woman in her mid forties has been arrested by the Tema Community 8 Police for allegedly defrauding about 225 people with a promise to get them US visas. Cindy Naa Adoley Brown was arrested on Sunday and has since been in police custody. Parading as an Evangelist, Brown baited her victims with the promise that she had links at […]

Kejetia traders demonstrate against KMA relocation ultimatum

Kejetia traders demonstrate against KMA relocation ultimatum

Traders in Kumasi have hit the streets in protest over an ultimatum by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) for them to re-locate within two months. Clad in red, the traders are chanting and kicking against the ultimatum. The relocation is to make way for a new Central Market to be constructed in Kumasi. Parliament has approved a $300 million loan […]

Ghanaian cyber security expert to address UN meeting

Ghanaian cyber security expert to address UN meeting

Source: GNA A Ghanaian cyber security expert, Mr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, would join other global cyber security professionals in a meeting to discuss strategies and measures to regulate and enhance e-commerce in the world. Mr. Antwi-Boasiako, who is also the Founder and Principal Consultant of e-Crime Bureau, would deliver a presentation on the challenges faced by countries in West Africa in […]

Ghana to record low rainfall this year

Ghana to record low rainfall this year

Source: Graphic Online The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) has predicted that Ghana will record low rainfall across the country this year. Besides, it said, there would be early cessation (short rainy season) for almost the whole country this year. The GMet, therefore, urged Ghanaians to conserve water and asked farmers to go for short lifespan crops. “Farmers are encouraged to […]

CJ calls for transparency in justice delivery

CJ calls for transparency in justice delivery

Source: Graphic Online The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, says institutions of justice delivery and their processes must not only have integrity but must be perceived to be credible. She said they were required to ensure that all their processes were transparent and administered in conformity to rules. “It does not matter how well resourced any libraries, courts, […]