Monday, 26 June 2017

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BoG commits to modernising payment systems

By Isaac AIDOO, Accra

THE Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it is committed to developing Ghana’s payment systems so it promotes financial sector stability and supports the economy as well.

Parliament constitutes 20-member Select Committee

THE Legislature yesterday sat for the second time after the inauguration of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic and constituted a 20-member Select Committee to ensure the selection of members into the various Committees of Parliament.

Supreme Court to hear Gitmo case on February 8

THE Supreme Court has fixed February 8 to commence hearing into the case in which the government was being challenged for allegedly bringing into the country two former Guantanamo bay detainees, without recourse to the laws of the land.

Melcom Care Foundation donates Police, Military Hospitals

By John Elliot HAGAN, Accra

MELCOM Care Foundation has donated various items to the Police Hospital and the 37 Military Hospital in Accra to enable them to improve upon patient care delivery.

Accidents: Death rate declines in Upper West Region

By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNA, Wa 

THE total number of persons killed through reported road traffic crashes in the Upper West Region has reduced from 12 in 2015 to nine in 2016 representing a percentage reduction of 33.3 per cent.

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Six years for wax print robber

THE Yendi Circuit Court has sentenced Apam Ibrahim, 35, to six years in prison with hard labour for stealing 80 pieces of wax print, valued at GH¢8,000.

Bawku's abattoir in a deplorable state

By Jerry Azanduna, GNA, Bawku

BAWKU, in spite of its high meat consumption rate, has no modern abattoir to prepare animals for consumption.

Huge pay, ex-gratia for MPs

By Nana Kwadwo SIKA 

IN November 2015, President Mahama performed the Constitutional ritual of constituting a committee to review the emoluments of Article 71 class of public sector workers. 

The Committee had five members and was chaired by Prof. Dora Francisca Edu-Buandoh.

Withdraw Nana Addo’s ‘plagiarized’ speech – Minority

THE Minority caucus in Parliament has demanded the withdrawal of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s inaugural address. 

The Deputy Minority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi, who signed the statement on behalf of the Caucus charged the NPP to withdraw the “plagiarized address” and resubmit another speech which will reflect all “attributable sources.”

Transport fares to be reviewed soon

THE Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council, (GRTCC), has said it will soon meet with the Ministry of Transport over a possible review of transport fares in the country.