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Bank of Ghana releases 218.5 million dollars to stem

Bank of Ghana releases 218.5 million dollars to stem

Joy Business has learnt the Bank of Ghana last week released onto the market, 218.5 million dollars to prevent the cedi from further sliding into a free fall. The funds came upon requests from commercial banks. It will also help in meeting the country’s oil imports needs and syndication loan repayment by one of the Cocoa Licensed Buying Companies. The […]

Betty to speak on Woyome saga

Betty to speak on Woyome saga

Information reaching The Chronicle from unimpeachable source indicates that the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Betty Mould Iddrisu would address a news conference this week, to state her side of the GH¢58 million that was paid to Mr. Alfred Woyome, as judgement debt. Ever since The Chronicle broke the story about the controversial payment and her subsequent accusation […]

Calls for A-G's resignation has no moral basis – Dr. Akwetey

Calls for A-G's resignation has no moral basis – Dr. Akwetey

Governance watcher, Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, has described as premature, calls for the removal of Attorney-General, Martin Amidu. Some spokespersons of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and government functionaries have called for the head of the A-G after he accused unnamed officials and pro-NDC newspapers of embarking on a deliberate campaign to run him down. But Mr. Amidu has expressed […]

Yvonne Nelson Turns Journalist

Yvonne Nelson Turns Journalist

Star actress Yvonne Nelson has tried her hands at writing in the newest edition of Glitz Africa, a new lifestyle and celebrity magazine. The leggy actress has a column where she will be writing about her personal life experiences. The first edition has information about her. She wrote about latest updates on her love relationship and her Glaucoma Foundation. There […]

The celebrity canker in Ghana; a sickening ‘copy-copy’ trend

The celebrity canker in Ghana; a sickening ‘copy-copy’ trend

Celebrity life is growing in Ghana. Day in and day out, people are constantly yearning to be in the spotlight, something they are willing to go all lengths to achieve. Unlike past generations where people just wanted to act for the love of it, now, it is big business with ‘huge’ incomes attached to it. There are now television sets […]

The celebrity canker in Ghana; a sickening 'copy-copy' trend

The celebrity canker in Ghana; a sickening 'copy-copy' trend

Celebrity life is growing in Ghana. Day in and day out, people are constantly yearning to be in the spotlight, something they are willing to go all lengths to achieve. Unlike past generations where people just wanted to act for the love of it, now, it is big business with ‘huge’ incomes attached to it. There are now television sets […]

Nana set to pick Bawumia within 24 hours

Nana set to pick Bawumia within 24 hours

Barring any last minute change in plan, the opposition NPP will give economist, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia a second chance to partner flag-bearer Nana Akufo-Addo for the 2012 elections. A search team empanelled six months ago to assist the flag-bearer to choose a running mate has short-listed two persons for the top job – Dr. Bawumia and Ambrose Derry. Joy News […]

COCOBOD to revoke four buyers’ licences

COCOBOD to revoke four buyers’ licences

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it will withdraw the licences of four Licenced Buying Companies (LBCs) for failing to purchase the minimum 2,000 tonnes of cocoa beans for the past three seasons. The four companies are Duapa Buyers Company Limited, Ghana Co-operative Marketing Association, Farmers Alliance Company Limited and Abapa Golden Limited, according to a COCOBOD report titled “Performance […]

A-G turns heat on NPP Minister; vows to retrieve ¢51m from Woyome

A-G turns heat on NPP Minister; vows to retrieve ¢51m from Woyome

The Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has turned the heat on a functionary of the New Patriotic Party in his quest to retrieve over ¢50 million paid in judgement debt to National Democratic Congress financier, Alfred Woyome. Amidu has filed a motion in court on Monday to amend his earlier writ and claims against Woyome. In this new amendment, the AG […]

Alfred Woyome appears before EOCO

Alfred Woyome appears before EOCO

Businessman and financier of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) Alfred Agbesi Woyome has appeared before the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) on Monday. Mr. Woyome has been invited by the EOCO which is investigating the controversial judgment debt payment made to him by the state. He is the second to appear before the agency after his spokesperson Akyena […]