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Actors, producers demo against telenovelas

The Film Producers Association of Ghana (FIPAG) on Thursday, 14 September 2017 demonstrated in Kumasi against telenovelas aired on Ghanaian screens. The actors and producers argued that the telenovelas are destroying their business as their movies are not patronised or aired on television anymore. According to them, the telenovelas have taken over the airwaves, destroying the Ghanaian culture and influencin ...

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Reading is everything – Stephanie Benson

Ghanaian international soul, pop and jazz artiste, Stephanie Benson, has disclosed her father wanted her to become a pharmacist but she instead followed her passion to become a successful musician. Advising young people on pursuing their dreams, the “One More” hitmaker said “reading is everything”. She said reading, research and pursuing ones dreams with passion was key to a fulfilling and happy life. She t ...

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We shall not be intimidated – PURC staff to Board

The Staff Union of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has indicated that they will not be cowed into submission or be intimidated by the Board members of the PURC. This follows the Governing Board of the PURC describing as criminal and unruly, a demonstration by staff of the Commission that led them to lock out management and other staff over suspicions that the Board was conspiring to reinst ...

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Liverpool still their own worst enemy

The La Liga outfit didn't need to be anywhere close to their highest level to gain a 2-2 draw at Anfield on Wednesday night Jurgen Klopp was motoring along the touchline, kicking every ball at the end of Liverpool’s first appraisal in Champions League Group E, but the manager shouldn’t have needed to expend all that energy. His team had been so assertive and so annoying to Sevilla that his counterpart, Edua ...

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NIB denies GCB takeover reports

The National Investment Bank (NIB) has denied media reports that it is being taken over by GCB Bank Limited. NIB, in a statement assured its customers that it is neither merging with GBC Bank nor is GCB Bank taking over the bank, hence such reports should be disregarded. According to the statement signed by Board Secretary Sheila Ofori-Diabene, the Board of NIB was inaugurated on Friday, 18 August 2017 and ...

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GHS400m capital: These banks won’t make it

Most of the recently licensed local banks operating in Ghana will struggle to meet the Central Bank’s GHS400 million minimum capital requirement, and so would have to resort to the stock market, additional investment or mergers and acquisitions to stay afloat, financial analyst, Toma Imihere, has said. The Bank of Ghana has given all the 33 universal banks up the end of December 2018 to recapitalise from GH ...

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KATH suspends admission

For the lack of adequate doctors, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the Ashanti Region has suspended new emergency admissions. This was contained in an internal memo issued by the directorate of surgery to the Chief Executive Officer of the hospital. The decision was arrived at following an emergency meeting convened to review the impact of the shortage on the hospital’s ability to deliver qualit ...

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GHS400m capital: Banking still attractive – Andani

Banking remains an attractive venture in Ghana despite the raising of the minimum capital from GHS120 million to GHS400 million by the central bank, President of the Ghana Association of Bankers, Alhassan Andani has said. “Banking still remains an attractive area of investments, returns on equity in banks, if you look at the total industry is … over 30%, not too many businesses give you that kind of return ...

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“Stop your child-like lies, I’m no idiot” – Amidu to Ablakwa

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has issued a third article accusing North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto of lying about what he (Mr Amidu) believes was a critical article about him authored by the legislator despite the younger politician’s denial of same on two separate occasions. In Mr Amidu’s latest epistle, he said Mr Ablakwa must stop lying in the name of God and just own up to his authorship of the sai ...

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Free SHS: Headmasters not building hostels – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has debunked assertions that due to the introduction of the Free Senior High School (SHS), some headmasters are putting up hostels in order to redirect the students to reside in those hostels as a way of taking advantage of the system. General Secretary of GNAT, David Ofori Acheampong, told Accra News’ Obeng Mensah in an interview on Thursday, September 14 t ...

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