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Business
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has cautioned mobile money loan defaulters that they cannot avoid repayment by discarding their SIM cards because their data have been captured by credit bureaus. Some persons who have acquired loans through mobile money platforms have deliberately refused to register their SIM cards in the ongoing national SIM card re-registration […]Continue Reading
Politics
The running mate of former President John Mahama in the 2020 polls, Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has the erstwhile administration run the progressively free education programme for a whole year without anybody even knowing about it because it was so problem-free. Speaking to Class News, Prof Opoku-Agyemang said: “We implemented progressively free education; it was […]Continue Reading
General Politics
Foreign Affairs Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey is worried that the abuse of social media platforms is becoming a pervasive threat to democracy. According to her, some unscrupulous individuals are taking undue advantage of technology to “sow hate speech in countries and across countries, violence against people and faiths and subvert elections by both misinformation and Continue Reading
World
There is a “realistic possibility” Russian President Vladimir Putin will announce the annexation of occupied regions of Ukraine when he addresses Russia’s parliament on Friday, according to the UK’s defence ministry. Discredited referendums have been taking place in occupied areas of the country over several days and are scheduled to end today. Ukraine Continue Reading
Politics Regional
The Ministry of Roads and Highways says it has instituted adequate strategies to effectively maintain the country’s road network. According to the Ministry, the move is to increase the number of roads in good conditions nationwide. “Government through the Ministry of Roads and Highways has developed a unique strategy for road sector nationwide. This is […]Continue Reading
Politics
An activist of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Stan Dogbe has responded to the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s claim that the heckling of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Global Citizens Festival on Saturday September 24 was orchestrated by the NDC. Mr Akufo-Addo during the event delivered a keynote address amidst jeering from the […]Continue Reading
General
Members of the Council of State should be blamed for the humiliation suffered by the President at the Global Citizens Festival in Accra on Saturday when he was heckled by some participants. A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Gordon Edudzi Tameklo said the Council of State failed to give President Nana Addo Dankwa Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Continue Reading
Business
Financial Economist, Professor Godfred Bopkin is warming that the Ghanaian economy will take almost five to six years before it fully recovers from its present predicament. Ghana’s economy has been hit by an unsustainable debt, which has now reached alarming levels, increasing inflation and weakening the cedi. This has culminated in the high cost of […]Continue Reading
General Politics
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of orchestrating the heckling of President Akufo-Addo at the 2022 Global Citizen Festival. President Akufo-Addo who delivered that keynote address the event was met with loud boos and hoots from spectators. As the crowd chanted “Away!” the President delivered his speech without […]Continue Reading