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PURC

In 2018 WR PURC Got More Complaints

The Western and Central Zonal office of the Public Utility Regulatory Commission, (PURC) recorded a total of 893 complaints against 577 complaints received in...
Timber

Zambia intercepts 194 trucks with illegal timber logs last year

Authorities in Zambia intercepted 194 trucks carrying suspected illegally harvested timber logs as they were transiting through the country last year, a senior Zambian...

3 robbers sentenced to 68 years imprisonment

Three persons have been sentenced to 68 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for robbing a Forex Bureau and six persons of GHȼ42,000.00,...
Cedis

Total deposits of Sekyere Rural Bank increases

Total deposits of the Sekyere Rural Bank hit GH¢54,646,594.00 last year, Mr. Joseph Sarfo-Adjei, the Board Chairman, has announced. He said this represented a 22...
vaccination

Health Officer Appeals To Ghanaians To Vaccinate Children

The Ashanti Regional Disease Control Officer, Mr. Afriyie Asubonteng, has appealed for scaling up of the effort towards ensuring that every Ghanaian child is...
CHRAJ

Volta Regional Office Of CHRAJ Understaffed

The Volta Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has appealed to government to help address its human resource...

Hungarian Union President Lauds Hungary For Support Students

Colonel Dr Francis Quarshie (Rtd), the President of Ghana – Hungarian Union, has lauded Hungary for stepping up its offer of scholarships to Ghanaian...
accident

Over 2,200 people killed in Zambia road accidents last year

Zambia recorded a total of 32,350 road traffic accidents last year in which 2,206 people lost their lives, the police said on Thursday. ...
economy

Dutch economy expands 2.1 percent last year, strongest growth since 2008

The Dutch economy grew by 2.1 percent in 2016, the strongest growth since 2008, the Dutch Central Statistics Bureau CBS announced on Tuesday. ...
A car burns as a crowd of more than 100 people gathers following the fatal shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that officers got in their cars to leave at one point, and some in the crowd started smashing a squad car's window, and another vehicle, pictured, was set on fire. The gathering occurred in the neighborhood where a Milwaukee officer shot and killed a man police say was armed hours earlier during a foot chase. (Calvin Mattheis/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

4 Districts In A/R Loss GH661,900 To Fire Outbreak

Property valued at about GH?661,900.00 was lost to fire in four adjoining districts in the Ashanti Region, last year. These are Asante-Akim Central Municipality, Asante-Akim...
Tourists

Cambodia receives 5 million foreign visitors last year

Cambodia attracted some 5 million international tourists in 2016, a five-percent rise year-on-year, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said Tuesday. The largest sources...
Buses will take the migrants and asylum seekers to better facilities

Over 27,000 asylum requests made in Switzerland last year

Totally 27,207 people sought asylum in Switzerland in 2016, down from 39,523 two years ago, the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) reported Monday. ...
inflation

Indonesia posts 3.02 pct inflation last year, lowest since 2010

Indonesia posted 3.02 percent inflation throughout last year, or lower than 3.35 percent in 2015 and apparently the lowest figure since 2010 that stood...

Nsutaman Rural Bank makes profit gains

He said this represented a 28.11 percent increase over the year 2014 figure of GHȼ3,960,384.05. At the same time,...
trade

New Zealand exports to S.Korea up in first year of free trade agreement

In the first nine months since entry into force of the New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement, food and beverage exports to South Korea rose...
video

UNESCO-enlisted Boudhanath Stupa reopens in Nepal after earthquake

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the newly rebuilt 36-meter-tall Boudhanath Stupa at Boudha area of the capital city Kathmandu. Cabinet ministers, high-ranking government...
insurance over

China’s online insurance sales surge in 2015

The combined premiums of insurance policies sold online totaled 223.4 billion yuan (about 32.5 billion U.S. dollars) in 2015, jumping 160 percent from 2014,...

Bangladesh court issues arrest warrant for 22 opposition members

Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court issued the arrest warrant against Barkatullah Bulu, vice-chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), and 21...

Highway robber slapped with 18 years jail term

Abubakar, aka Karim Burger, a Niger illegal Miner, pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery and robbery. He...
banks

Kwaebibirem Rural Bank express a strong performance

The figure, he said, represented an increase of GHȼ1,897,294.00 over the previous year’s total of GHȼ10,303,549.00. He was addressing...
May’s Day Care

Students of May’s Day Care and Educational Centre Graduates

Mrs Efua Bram-Larbi, Director of the School told the GNA in an interview that the number of students that offered courses in the pre-school...

Odotobri Rural Bank raked in more than GHc3.6 million in profits

The figure, he said, represented a 27.88 per cent increase over the year 2014 total of GHȼ2,877,187.00. Addressing the...

Nkoranman Provincial Bank gains ground

Ms. Victoria Konadu, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, said this represented a 46 per cent increase over the previous year’s figure of...
Ghana Cedi

Teachers’ credit union recorded net profit of GH¢119,000.00

Its total income during the period came to GH¢ 514,296.01 compared with the previous year’s figure of GH¢403,900.86. Addressing the Union’s...

Express Clearing of Cheques Increased to 80 Percent

The latest statistics is contained in the half year report of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS). The increase in volume of the express...

Sunyani MHIS Settles Ghc 10 million in claims

This was about GHȼ531,970.00 less the year 2014 total of GHȼ10,751,839.63. Mr. Patrick Kuagbenu, the Municipal Manager, told the Ghana...
asylum

Over 4,000 shelter seekers in Belgium returned home last year

Out of the 35,476 asylum seekers that arrived in Belgium in 2015, 4,053 returned to their homeland out of their own will, the spokesman...
mining

Mining Sector Pays GHȼ463.12 billion In Tax To GRA

The figure, he said, represented 14.8 percent of the GRA’s total direct taxes and comprised - mineral royalties, pay as you earn (PAYE) and...

2016 Q1 GDP for Ghana went up 4.9 percent

Without oil the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 6.6 percent over the 4.6 percent recorded for Q1, 2015.   The Quarter-on-quarter growth for the period...
Tourists

Zanzibar sees 39 percent increase in tourist arrivals

"The increase of tourist arrivals is a result of the current peace and effective promotion of the island outside the world," said Rashid Ali...