Monthly Archives: February 2010

Driver beats cop and soldier

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Cobbler grabbed in abortion scandal

The Ashanti Regional branch of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOWSU) of the Ghana Police Service has arrested a 20year-old cobbler, Hansen Appiah Kwabena, from Kokoben Barekese, for conniving with his teenage girlfriend to use an overdose of Cytotec, a drug used to induce labour in women, to …

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New cheque clearing system is best – HFC Manager

Organisations, clients and customers, have been urged to make use of the recently introduced electronic Cheque Codeline Clearing System (CCCS) to inject speed into business transactions. Ms Elizabeth A. Nyarko, Branch Manager of the HFC Bank Limited told the Ghana News Agency on Saturday that the clearing system is a …

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Lukoil discovers hydrocarbons offshore Ghana

A consortium, LUKOIL Overseas, (56.66%), US Vanco (28.34%) and Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC (15%), has discovered a significant hydrocarbon accumulation in the Dzata structure of the Cape Three Points Deep Water Block in the Gulf of Guinea offshore the Republic of Ghana, Lukoil said in a press release. The …

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Policy analyst advices directive to force down borrowing rates

A policy analyst at the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged the Bank of Ghana to find an ingenious way to compel commercial banks to reduce their interest rates as inflation and the prime rates come down. Mr. Kwabena Nyarko Otoo said the central bank is using a kind of …

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BOG urged to accelerate computerization of Rural Banks

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) and the ARB Apex Bank have been urged to accelerate the computerization of Rural and Community Banks (RCB’s) in the Country to facilitate their operations. The Regional Coordinator of Trias Ghana, Mr. Rex Asanga, made the call when his outfit donated 78 computers, printers and …

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Brong-Ahafo VAT office exceeds target for 2009

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Value Added Tax (VAT) service has exceeded its revenue target for 2009 by 11.9 percent while growth rate of the tax net increased by 63.9 percent. Mrs. Joyce Evelyn Mensah-Boakye, Regional Head of the service, who announced this at their end-of-year get-together in Sunyani …

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Agbenaa! I.C. Quaye declares in favour of Jake

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Maame Dokono: NPP needs unity to face NDC

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Muslim Endowment Fund launched at Takoradi

Mr Mohammed Ali, Presiding Member of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), on Saturday launched a Muslim Endowment Fund known as WAQF Foundation at Takoradi. He said with proper management, the Foundation would achieve a lot in the area of education for the Muslim community in the Western Region. Mr Ali, …

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