General News of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: classfmonline.comStanChart Ghana denies 600 layoffsStanChart has denied reports that 600 of its staff have been laid offStandard Charted Bank Ghana has denied reports that 600 of its staff have been laid off. The statement issued by the Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing, Asiedua Addae, said: “As with all branch closures, we will aim at redeploying as many of the impacted employees as possible”. StanChart is leading international banking group, with a presence in 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets, and serving clients in a further 85. The bank’s purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through its unique diversity, and its heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, Here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
April 18, 2019 08:37 UTC
General News of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: mynewsgh.comBlow-by-blow account of how police constable 'leaked' her sex tapeThe constable in the video was seen stripping herself and setting the camera towards where she stoodThe female police constable who made major headlines on various online portals after her sex video went viral is hiding in Brong Ahafo region according to reports. Information gathered reveals, the mother of one recorded the video weeks ago intended for her boyfriend identified as James, a Ghanaian based in Italy but then it unfortunately landed in wrong hands. After the video went viral, she abandoned her official duties and has relocated to a town in the Bono East Region, changing her phone numbers in the process. It would be recalled, MyNewsGh.com reported how the video had gone viral on various social media platforms. After which rushes to lock the door, begun taking off her panties and posing in different angles while caressing her breast as well as her other private parts.
April 18, 2019 08:35 UTC
General News of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: mynewsgh.comAnas, Manasseh, NAM 1, Sammy Gyamfi others to be killed by hired assassins - Prophet CosmosFrom left to right: Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Manasseh Azure, Nana Appiah Mensah and Franklin CudjoeAnas Aremeyaw Anas, Joy Fm’s Investigative Journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of troubled gold dealership firm, Nana Appiah Mensah and National Democratic Congress (NDC), Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi are among others who will be killed by hired assassins, according to Prophet Cosmos Walker Afran. Manasseh Azure Awuni will be shot at home, Sammy Gyamfi will be shot at home. The names above are on the list of contract killers and they should take their security seriously. The same person has hired assassins to go after these persons I have mentioned to have them killed because they are always criticising the government. He, however, called for prayers for them applying both spiritual and physical sense in remedying the situation by taking precaution of their personal security.
April 18, 2019 08:19 UTC
Entertainment of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: ghbase.comNo amount of money can change my political affiliation – M.anifest says as he discloses his political partyGhana’s GodMC, M.anifest, has revealed that no amount of money can persuade him to change his political affiliation after making his political party known. According to M.anifest in an interview monitored by Ghbase.com, the “godMC” said that he is only affiliated to “The Party Of The People” because he is unflinchingly for the masses and that has been reflective in his music. “I think I am for the people, that’s the party I belong to, the party of the people and I think that’s more important,” he said. The rapper, born, Kwame Ametepey Tsikata sharing his view on how musicians use their influence to support political campaigns, he stated that he doesn’t see himself ever supporting a political party with his craft. Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, who happens to be the grandfather of M.anifest, died on March 13, 2019, at a ripe age of 97-years.
April 18, 2019 08:15 UTC
Sports News of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: mynewsgh.comChristian Atsu helps ex-convict who came out of prison to meet his wife having an affair with another manBlack Stars winger, Christian AtsuBlack Stars winger, Christian Atsu has gone to the rescue of the ex-convict who was released from prison two weeks ago only to reach home and find his wife in bed with another man. That’s why Crime Check Foundation in collaboration with Christian Atsu has come up with the CCF Reintegration Project which seeks to support ex-convicts with means of livelihood. After coming out of Prison two weeks ago to hear his wife is married to another man, he had to spend the night on the street. Through our new initiative, he has been given five sacks of belts to sell for a living. That is our contribution to reducing crime among ex-convicts in Ghana.
April 18, 2019 07:52 UTC
Sports News of Thursday, 18 April 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comGhana FA to get increased US$ 200,000 grant from CAFGhana Football Association secretariat in AccraThe Ghana Football Association will now receive an increased US$ 200,000 from the Confederation of African Football. The 100% increment for national associations was reached at the last CAF Executive Committee meeting in Cairo. The grant for each CAF member association is to improve its current infrastructures and develop its football at the national and local levels. The CAF Football development policy is guided by “CAF Contract with Africa”, a strategic blueprint development program launched in 2005.
April 18, 2019 07:41 UTC
She lives in a slum in Kumasi, the second-largest city in Ghana. Melphia has sex with up to five men per night: workers, businessmen, police officers — and increasingly, tourists. “Without the foreigners, child prostitution wouldn’t be nearly as lucrative,” says Martin Opoku Sekyere, who works as a volunteer to combat child prostitution in Kumasi. Like the other girls in the slum, she has a short afro that emphasizes her pretty, childish face. She has started getting her period in the past year, but her body still looks like that of a child.
April 18, 2019 06:22 UTC
The bonds were issued to bridge the capital gap between liabilities and good assets it inherited through its establishment out of Unibank, The Royal Bank, Construction Bank, Sovereign Bank and The Beige Bank. The second tranche of that bond issuance, amounting to GH¢4.4 billion will become available for CBG’s use following the impending completion of the ongoing negotiations which are now in their final stages. The impending monetization of the second tranche of special resolution bonds issued by the government could make CBG one of the most liquid banks in the country. Indeed, the loan portfolios of the two failed banks consequently taken over by GCB Bank in August 2017 – UT Bank and Capital Bank – have generated loan recoveries of some GHc480 million since then. The bank is prudently focusing heavily on SMEs and retail banking where it can leverage the most on its geographical reach and its indigenous identity.
April 17, 2019 20:37 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comMinister impressed with Zoomlion’s recycling and compost plantSanitation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah, inspecting the composting and recycling facilityThe Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Abena Dapaah has expressed excitement about the newly installed composting and recycling plant by Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a leading waste management company owned by the Jospong Group of Companies. The plant which is built on a robust technology for Africa in collaboration with an European technology partner, Komptech Austria is located at the Accra Waste Recovery Park, an industrial hub created by Jospong for the recovery of waste materials into reusable products. The facility has a high material recovery rate of up to 90% of mixed waste and with the capacity to process 200 metric tones of waste a day. Meanwhile, government has allotted Ghc 197 million for the desilting of choked drains in Accra and other drainage works across the country. We must be grateful to God for rains, unfortunately, rains can cause havoc”.
April 17, 2019 20:15 UTC
Business News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: goldstreetbusiness.comWe will be disappointed if vehicle parts are excluded from benchmark list – DealersSpare Parts hub at Abossey OkaiSpare Parts dealers at Abossey Okai are agitated over supposed exclusion from beneficiaries list of goods to enjoy government’s reduced benchmark values. Imported general goods are to enjoy a 50 percent cut in tax or duty paid while imported vehicle see a 30 percent slash. The move is expected to curb corruption and make Ghana’s ports competitive but the vehicle parts traders are furious a list circulated on social media excluded imported vehicle parts. The Co-Chairman of the Abossey Okai Spare Parts dealers Association, Clement Boateng submits there’s need to meet members and deliberate before meeting tax and port authorities on the issue. He however assured there will be a reduction in the charges on products should government’s plan include them.
April 17, 2019 19:52 UTC
Business News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comStanChart shuts 2 branches; dismisses claim of staff layoffsThe Bank has refuted media reports suggesting they are closing three branchesStandard Chartered Bank Ghana has denied reports of preparing to lay-off over 600 workers in June 2019. The Bank has also refuted media reports suggesting they are closing three branches which is the reason for the workers being sent home. “It’s surprising to know that a branch building of a bank can contain 300 people, this is just not possible. As a bank, we are committed to ensuring staff are comfortable and their wellbeing is taken care off. Media sources are alleged that staff have now been informed of the decision after it was kept from them for a long while.
April 17, 2019 18:45 UTC
Sports News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comLIVE UPDATES: Man City vs Tottenham (Champions League)The first leg ended 1-0 in favour of TottenhamHello and good evening once again. After yesterday’s upset in Turin and Barcelona’s walk in the park victory over Manchester United, we bring you the last set of quarter final matches in the UEFA Champions League. Heung-Min Son’s late goal at the new White Hart Lane has given Tottenham a slim advantage over Manchester City who have their own audacious dream of winning a quadruple this season. Harry Kane is definitely out and that will be a huge blow to Tottenham but Dele Alli is in line to start tonight. History does not favour Tottenham with only one win in eight visit to the Etihad which came in 2016.
April 17, 2019 18:36 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: Starrfmonline.comFDA rebrands; unveils new logoCEO of the Authority wanted the new logo to at least convey everything the FDA stands forThe Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has rebranded with the introduction of a new logo, key visuals and brand guidelines aimed at updating its corporate image to emotionally and visually entrench itself to stakeholders. The logo consists of two arcs in yellow and blue which form a circle around the acronym, “FDA”, which is also spelt in full in the shape of an arc above the circle. Within the circle, “Ghana” sits beneath the A of FDA to specify the geographical location of the brand. According to her, the current FDA logo has an old look and feel and they wanted the new logo to at least convey everything the FDA stands for (not just food and medicines – capsule and plate). “Where the FDA logo appears on a product, people must be assured that the product is of the right quality and safe and where the FDA logo appears on a name tag people must know to be assured that the bearer can be trusted to deliver excellent service in a timely manner,” she stated.
April 17, 2019 18:33 UTC
Bono East RegionRegional 1st Vice Chairperson, Regional 2nd Vice Chairperson, Regional Treasurer, Regional Secretary, Regional Assistant Secretary, Regional Organiser, Regional Youth Organiser and Regional Women Organiser. Ahafo RegionRegional Chairman, Regional 1st Vice Chairman, Regional 2nd Vice Chairperson, Regional Secretary, Regional Assistant Secretary, Regional Treasurer, Regional Organiser, Regional Women Organiser and Regional Nasara Coordinator. Savannah RegionRegional Chairman, Regional 1st Vice Chairperson, Regional 2nd Vice Chairperson, Regional Secretary, Regional Treasurer, Regional Organiser, Regional Youth Organiser, Regional Women Organiser and Regional Nasara Coordinator. North East RegionRegional Chairman, Regional 1st Vice Chairperson, Regional 2nd Vice Chairperson, Regional Treasurer, Regional Assistant Secretary, Regional Organiser, Regional Youth Organizer, Regional Women Organiser and Regional Nasara Coordinator. Others include Organisational Committee, Research Committee, National Disciplinary Committee, Dispute Resolution Committee, ICT Committee, Welfare Committee, Elections Committee, Events Committee, and Communications Committee.
April 17, 2019 18:07 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comWe didn’t agree to limited voter registration at district offices - NDC demands apology from ECplay videoJohnson Asiedu NketiaThe National Democratic Congress (NDC) has refuted claims by the Electoral Commission (EC) that political parties agreed to the conduction of a limited voter registration at the Commission’s district offices. The party, according to its General Secretary, proposed that limited registration be done at the level of all electoral areas as it has been the case in the past and gave reasons for its proposal. Johnson Asiedu Nketia said it came as a shock when the EC during a press conference on Tuesday indicated that the decision to hold the limited registration at the district offices was taken at IPAC. “The EC proposed to conduct the registration at all the District Offices of the Commission. Some proposed that it should be conducted at the very least, at all constituency centres, but the NDC proposed that it be done at the level of all Electoral Areas.
April 17, 2019 18:00 UTC