BY: Hani Elsadani - Salem, IFAD Country Director, Ghana
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Ghana will remember the former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, the late Kofi Annan, for his passion for creation of jobs and employment of the youth in productive sectors of the economy. He demonstrated this when he paid a working visit to the IFAD and AfDB-financed Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) site at Mankessim on March 9, 2017.
Bad blood is brewing between the Auditor-General and the Audit Service Board. The two sides are trading allegations and counter-allegations, resulting in both writing separate petitions to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
From the four corners of the world, more than 1,500 dignitaries, including heads of state and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres, are converging on Accra today for the burial service of Mr Kofi Annan in what is expected to be a historic celebration of life.
Lawyers for troubled gold dealership firm, Menzgold Ghana, say the company cannot comply with a directive by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to shut down its trading activities for alleged infractions.
A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Pius Enam Hadzide has explained that the decision to organise a closed-casket funeral ceremony for the late United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan is in line with the global icon's wishes to have a modest funeral.
A former Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Mr William Ampem-Darko, has called for the television (TV) licence fee to be scrapped and replaced with a public service broadcasting tax to help generate sustainable funds for the corporation.
Two persons, including a banker at the Takoradi branch of the GCB Bank, have been put before an Accra circuit court for conspiring with nine others and allegedly stealing an amount of GH¢1.158 million from the bank.