BUSINESS

Monkeypox outbreak 2022 and what you need to know

Monkeypox, a disease caused by the monkeypox virus, occurs very infrequently and in very scattered locations in parts of Africa. There are two clades (or types) of the virus: a West Africa (WA) clade in which 1 to 3.6 out of 100 infected patients die (1% to 3.6% mortality) and …

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Bole SHS assistant headmaster allegedly rapes final year student

The Assistant Headmaster of the Bole Senior High School (SHS), Issahaku Jeduah, has allegedly raped a 21-year-old final year student. According to the final year student of the school, on Friday, 20 May 2022, the Assistant Headmaster, sent for her during prep time. She indicated that the Assistant Headmaster’s invitation …

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No nurse has turned into a crocodile – Tafo gov’t hospital

The Tafo Government Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has denied claims that a student nurse turned into crocodile at the facility. This follows reports that a student nurse had turned into a crocodile causing, a pregnant staff nurse to collapse. According to the reports, the student nurse had …

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Emirates loses US$1bn

The Emirates Group today released its 2021-22 Annual Reportwhich shows strong recovery across its businesses. dnata returns to profitability, and significant revenue improvements were reported across both Emirates and dnata as the Group rebuilt its air transport and travel-related operations which were previously cut-back or curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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COCOBOD to close crop season May 26

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will close its main crop season tomorrow, Thursday, 26 May 2022. “It is hereby notified for general information that purchases of the 2021/2022 Main Crop Cocoa Season will close on Thursday 26th May 2022,” COCOBOD said in a statement issued on Wednesday, 25 May 2022. …

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Poliovirus found in drains in Tamale

The Noguchi Memorial Center for Medical Research has found the Poliovirus in samples of water scooped from some drains in the Sagnerigu Municipality and the Tamale Metropolis. The Deputy Northern Regional Director of Health in charge of Public Health, Dr. Hilarious Abiwu, disclosed this in an interview with GBC News …

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Tolon SHS fire: Students return to school, moved into temporary place

The Tolon District Assembly, District Education Directorate, and other stakeholders have partnered to provide temporary classrooms and accommodation to displaced students of Tolon Senior High School. The management of Tolon Senior High School last week directed over 600 students of the institution to return home following a fire that gutted …

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VIDEO&PHOTOS: Accra floods: Kaneshie Polyclinic shutdown

The Kaneshie Polyclinic in the Okaikoi South District of the Greater Accra region has been shutdown following heavy downpour which started at midnight of Tuesday, May 24,2022. According to reports, the wall separating the Polyclinic and the Ga Mantse Palace got broken, which made way for the water to enter …

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Bank of Ghana increases policy rate from 17% to 19%

The Bank of Ghana Monetary Policy Committee has reviewed the policy rate by 200 basis points from 17 percent to 19 percent. Governor of the central bank, Dr. Ernest Addison speaking at a press conference on Monday May 23 explained the move is meant to stem inflation which has been surging in recent …

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Chaos in KALISCO as ‘town boys’ clash with students during jams

A group of outsiders invaded the Kalpohin Senior High School in Tamale and clashed with the students having an entertainment session last night. The clash occurred as the students attempted to stop the outsiders who had illegally entered the school campus from joining the entertainment programme. According to reports, one …

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Newmont publishes 2021 climate report

Newmont Corporation has published its 2021 Climate Report, the Company’s annual report prepared in alignment with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report outlines how Newmont understands and is addressing climate change — from reducing our greenhouse gas emissions to managing risks, to enhancing …

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Drivers to march naked over rising cost of fuel

The Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana is threatening to march naked on the streets of the national capital to express its anger at the government over the ever-increasing prices of fuel. The drivers intend to block major roads during that demonstration. The group’s National Public Relations Officer, Mr David Agboado, …

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Ghana’s Ashanti Airlines nears AOC completion to operate – Report

AviationGhana sources have confirmed that Ashanti Airlines is nearing the completion of its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) to enable it operate as an airline in Ghana. Two licenses, Air Carrier Licence (ACL) and Air Operator Certificate (AOC), are required by the aviation sector regulator, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), …

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Inflation in Ghana is a complicated issue – BoG

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Ernest Addison, has said inflation rate in the country is a complicated economic issue. According to the Governor, his outfit since last year has been trying to manage inflation but was shocked with some of the outcome this year. “It is a very complicated …

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Tolon SHS shut down following fire

Authorities at Tolon Senior High School have temporarily closed down the school following a fire outbreak earlier Thursday, May 19. The fire razed down the entire girls’ dormitory block. According to the headmaster of the school, Amadu Issifu, the decision to close down the school is to allow them put …

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Fear slim guys – Jacinta cries out

Nigerian-Ghanaian stand-up comedienne and actress, Jacinta Asi Ocansey is popularly known as Heiress Jacinta has given people a cause to worry about slim guys. In a tweet sighted by sammykaymedia.com on Jacinta’s Twitter handle, she wrote … “Stop whatever you are doing and fear slim guys”. This tweet by the …

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DOWNLOAD MP3: Perfect Chick Remix

He goes by the name JAKEY JAKE and he’s a new school Rap beast in West Africa (Sierra Leone) after dropping another another boom 💥 that is making air all over Africa and we still remember his diss track against Lyrical Joe. And this one is about tell his fans …

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1D1F biggest rollout of factories in history of Ghana and Gold Coast – Gabby

A leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, has hailed government’s flagship programme “One District, One Factory” as one that has contributed immensely towards industrialization. In his view, it is the biggest policy rollout that has aided the establishment of many factories. Otchere-Darko stated that not even Ghana’s …

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The educational qualifications of Ghana’s current economic managers

From technocrats to economists in revered fields, many Ghanaian leaders have been well-educated before they are elected, nominated or appointed to manage the economy of a country. In terms of managing a middle-income country like Ghana, one would have to be associated with varied educational credentials which will span across …

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