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Friday, 29-05-15

WORKER’S STRIKE CRIPPLES ADB

Customers of the Agricultural Development Bank (adb) were temporarily denied banking banking services yesterday following a sit-down strike by its workers.

KUFUOR CALLS FOR CALM IN NPP

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed his sadness and deep worry over happenings in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) following the death of Alhaji Adams Mahama, the Upper East Regional Chairman of the party.

THEODOSIA OKOH GOES HOME

In a massive defiance of a morning downpour, hundreds of people, including President John Dramani Mahama, converged on the forecourt of the State House in Accra yesterday to pay their last respects to Mrs Theodosia Salome Okoh, the designer of the Ghana Flag.

AFOKO, AGYEPONG FIGHT BACK IN SECRET KUMASI MEETING

Beleaguered New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Chairman, Paul Afoko and General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong were seen in public for the first time after the ongoing campaign to oust them from their positions.

6 ACID SUSPECTS GRABBED IN BOLGA

Information reaching Daily Graphic indicates that six people have been arrested in connection with the acid attack on the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Adams Mahama, which led to his untimely death.

I’M LIABLE FOR NPP’S Ȼ2.2M – KEN OFORI-ATTA

Former Chief Executive Officer of Data bank, Ken Ofori-Atta, has claimed liability for the over Ȼ2.2 million loan procured by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) from Prudential Bank for its 2012 presidential Bank for its 2012 presidential election campaign.

‘DON’T LET ME DIE – THE PLEA OF AN ABANDONED FIRE OFFICER

When 46-year-old Station fire officer, Emmanual Paapa Essel stationed in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional Head Office of the Ghana National Fire Service collapsed in the line duty sometime last year, little did he know that his frequent inhaling of smoke and fumes in his everyday work activities had slowly damaged his kidneys.

THEODOSIA OKOH GOES HOME

The mortal remains of Theodosia Okoh, the designer of Ghana’s national flag, have been interred at the Osu Cemetary in Accra after a state funeral Thursday, May 28, 2015.

ALUTA AT NPP HEADQUARTERS AS AFOKO BOYS CLASH WITH PARTY SECURITY

A violent confrontation between some supporters of beleaguered New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Chairman, Paul Afoko and General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong as the party’s headquarters in Accra yesterday.

BANKER RESISTS LENDING RATES CAP

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) cannot place a cap on lending rates as the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is demanding, Managing Director of CAL Bank Frank Adu has said – asking for better economic management instead.

SURGING UTILITY PRICES, WEAK CEDI PUSH PRODUCER INFLATION UPWARD

Surging utility prices and a weakening cedi have pushed the producer price index up to 19.5 percent in April from a revised 19.2 percent during a 12-month period, Ghana Statistical Service has said.

CASHEW TRADES AT ALL-TIME HIGH

The price of raw cashew nuts have soared to an all time high of Ȼ4 a kilo on the local market after seeing a quantum leap in price in less than 18 months, putting a smile on the faces of farmers who are grappling to meet demand.

FRAUDSTERS HANG AROUND ATMS

A trend of fraud by conmen targeting unsuspecting users of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), has started to emerge in Accra and other areas.

LUXURY APARTMENTS – NO PLACE FOR THE POOR

Luxury apartments are gradually flooding the Greater Accra Metropolis. These days, it is very common to see old mansions being pulled down to make way for such apartments.

STACY AMOATENG – SIMPLY CHANGING THE GAME

Whether she is on television, at an event or out and about, she is always up to date with what she wears.