General News of Saturday, 29 September 2018
This week’s edition of Newsfile features all topical issues that were highlighted in the media space.
A press conference was held on Thursday at the office of Menzgold assured its customers that September 28, will begin the payment of dividends accrued on the gold trade business to its customers and it would be based on the maturity period of the investments made by customers.
Unfortunately, customers received text messages at midnight inviting them to the offices of Menzgold at 1pm not to collect their dividends but to check when they would be paid thereby contradicting their earlier statements made by the firm.
Also to be discussed, suspended Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi has sued ace investigator Anas Aremeyaw Anas for ridiculing him in the infamous Number 12 investigative sting.
With two others, TigereyePI and one Ahmed Hussein Soale included as Respondents, Mr Nyantakyi is seeking damages for what he says is the violation of his fundamental human rights.
Stakeholders involved in the implementation of Ghana’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) infrastructure held a meeting to find a lasting solution to the seeming impasse between the government and GIBA on the matter.
However, Kennedy Agyapong, and a member of the Committee, Sam George, nearly traded blows in a meeting though calm was restored, allowing the meeting to take place.
Explaining further the circumstances leading to that misunderstanding, Mr. Agyapong said he had to query his colleague for putting into the public domain, a matter that had been discussed solely among committee members on the raging issue.
The Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has been blamed for the current controversy over Ghana’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform, and the role of Chinese firm, StarTimes.