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Ghana bans all leafy veggie exports https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399242 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 16:55:02 Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture has placed an indefinite ban on the export of Capsicum, Solanum, luffa and all leafy vegetables to the international market from 1 June 2019… Tweet Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture has placed an indefinite ban on the export of Capsicum, Solanum, luffa and […]

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Ghana’s debt stock nears GHS200bn https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399214 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 16:34:42 Ghana’s total public debt is now US$38.9 billion (GHS198 billion), GHS2 billion shy of GHS200 billion as of March 2019, the Bank of Ghana’s Summary of Economic and Financial Data – May 2019, has shown… Tweet Ghana’s total public debt is now US$38.9 billion (GHS198 billion), GHS2 billion shy of […]

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Osenase: 32-yr-old ‘ritual killer’ woman arrested for attempted murder https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399179 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 16:02:00 A 32-year-old seamstress, Humu Iddrisu, has been arrested by the police in Osenase, a community near Akwatia, Eastern Region, for attempting to kill a 31-year-old woman named Esther Dzakah… Tweet A 32-year-old seamstress, Humu Iddrisu, has been arrested by the police in Osenase, a community near Akwatia, Eastern Region, for […]

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Fiscal discipline: No compromise – Akufo-Addo https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399127 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 13:33:11 President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured captains of industry and the whole of corporate Ghana that his administration will stay focused on maintaining fiscal discipline and correct the economic fundamentals in order to safeguard their interests in the country… Tweet President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured captains of industry and the whole […]

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PDS forgives Krobos GHS111,099,876.29 power debt https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399077 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 11:47:20 Ghana’s Power Distribution Services Limited (PDS), the main electricity distributor, has wiped off over GHS111,099,876.29 of a total power debt of GHS195,725,500… Tweet Ghana’s Power Distribution Services Limited (PDS), the main electricity distributor, has wiped off over GHS111,099,876.29 of a total power debt of GHS195,725,500.29 owed by Krobos in the […]

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Ursula launches work-pay-own-taxi scheme for her constituents https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12399052 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-25 11:06:07 Ablekuma West MP, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has launched a work-pay-own-taxi scheme in her constituency. The move is aimed at empowering the unemployed in her constituency economically… Tweet Ablekuma West MP, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has launched a work-pay-own-taxi scheme in her constituency. The move is aimed at empowering the unemployed in […]

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Nkrumah Circle: Fallen cargo truck causes gridlock https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398782 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 19:06:55 There was gridlock on the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange on Friday afternoon (24 May 2019) as an articulated truck tumbled in an attempt to cross the overpass. The truck, with registration number GR 4258 N, was headed for Kaneshie from the Ring Road stretch but could not ascend the overpass… Tweet […]

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Tumu Sec Tech shut down, 20 students arrested https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398752 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 18:34:01 The Tumu Secondary Technical Senior High School in the Upper West Region has been shut down indefinitely following riots by the students on Thursday, 24 May 2019… Tweet The Tumu Secondary Technical Senior High School in the Upper West Region has been shut down indefinitely following riots by the students […]

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AMA: Only 59% pay property tax – Research https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398631 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 15:28:03 The Accra Metropolitan Authority (AMA) is able to collect only 59 per cent of residential property tax, research has revealed. Professor of Finance, Dennis Philip, from Durham University in the UK, who presented findings of a research on the issue, at a policy workshop in Accra, charged the assembly to […]

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A piece of my mind: Ghana – The land where illegality is legal https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398571 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 15:01:14 Ours is a very interesting country, Ghana. I weep for my country because I travel and return home and it often is unfathomable why things remain the way they do here… Tweet Ours is a very interesting country, Ghana. I weep for my country because I travel and return home […]

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Give health sector attention – WHO https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398485 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 13:56:12 The Country Representative for the World Health Organisation in Ghana, Dr Owen L. Kaluwa, has entreated the government to plug the loopholes in the health sector that are posing challenges to the progress in attaining the millennium development goal of universal healthcare… Tweet The Country Representative for the World Health […]

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Scrap sanitary pad tax – Girl Guides https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398426 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 12:59:50 The Ghana Girl Guides Association has appealed to the government to stop taxing sanitary pads. According to the Chief Commissioner of the Ghana Girl Guides Association, Zakiya Abdul Wahab, some girls living in rural areas find it difficult to eat a three-square meal daily as a result of financial difficulties, […]

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Allied health workers end strike https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398399 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 12:43:54 The Ghana Federation of Allied Health Professionals (GFAHP) on Friday, 24 May 2019 called off their indefinite sit-down strike. The industrial action ended following a meeting with the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Chief Director on Thursday, (23 May 2019) night at the Ministry of Health… […]

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Economist explains why millennials are having less sex https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398240 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:43:57 An economic concept has been applied to millennials as a method of explaining why young people are having less sex. According to Allison Schrager, an economist and author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk, the decreasing rate of young people having sex […]

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Ayew is Black Stars captain https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398221 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:41:32 Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah, has named André Ayew as the permanent captain of Ghana’s senior national football team ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations… Tweet Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah, has named André Ayew as the permanent captain of Ghana’s senior national football team ahead of the […]

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Man slapped 52 times by angry girlfriend https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398203 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:28:23 A Chinese man has been labeled a victim of abuse after being slapped in public a whopping 52 times by his girlfriend, who was apparently upset that he hadn’t bought her a new smartphone for Chinese Valentine’s Day… Tweet A Chinese man has been labeled a victim of abuse after […]

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How to enhance or suppress memories https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398161 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:16:54 What if scientists could manipulate your brain so that a traumatic memory lost its emotional power over your psyche? Steve Ramirez, a Boston University neuroscientist fascinated by memory, believes that a small structure in the brain could hold the keys to future therapeutic techniques for treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD, […]

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Google adds food delivery to Maps and search results https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398145 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:13:40 Google just added yet another reason to never have to leave its services. The company is now adding food delivery to the lineup of things you can do directly in Maps and Search without switching to a separate app… Tweet Google just added yet another reason to never have to […]

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Ne-Yo secures $6.4m from ex-manager https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398125 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 11:03:36 It seems that Ne-Yo’s former manager was chasing the champagne life a little too much. He now faces up to seven years in prison after fleecing his clients to afford a lifestyle of luxury… Tweet It seems that Ne-Yo’s former manager was chasing the champagne life a little too much. […]

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Banning Stonebwoy, Shatta sign of irresponsibility https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398093 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 10:57:05 Banning these top two Ghanaians musicians or artists for being part of future Vodafone Ghana Music Award is not the solution to fixing the security issues or threats that occurred at the last event… Tweet Banning these top two Ghanaians musicians or artists for being part of future Vodafone Ghana […]

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Property rates to go up – AMA https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12398021 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 10:45:55 Accra mayor Nii Adjei-Sowah has revealed that property rates will go up. The mayor said the Accra Metropolitan Assembly is engaging with the public on the matter before the new rates are announced… Tweet Accra mayor Nii Adjei-Sowah has revealed that property rates will go up. The mayor said the […]

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GHS66,387,161.08 paid outside GIFMIS – A-G’s report https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12397995 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 10:18:47 The Auditor-General’s report for 2017 has found that payments amounting to GHS66,387,161.08 were made outside the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS)… Tweet The Auditor-General’s report for 2017 has found that payments amounting to GHS66,387,161.08 were made outside the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS). Section 98(1)(b) of […]

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GHS111,280,672 irregular payments made to suppliers – A-G’s report https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12397960 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 09:56:19 The Auditor-General’s report for 2017 has discovered that GHS111,280,672 worth of irregular payments were made to some suppliers. “We observed during our review of the modes of payment for self-service and third-party transaction anomalies in some of the payments”, the report said, adding: “Third-party transactions meant to be paid directly […]

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CCTU gets substantive V-C https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12397931 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 09:48:12 Rt. Rev. Ing. Prof. Joshua Danso Owusu-Sekeyere has taken office as the first substantive Vice-Chancellor of Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU). He was appointed by the Governing Council of the university at its regular meeting held on Friday, 12 April 2019, following the consideration of a report of the Search […]

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GHS7,327,771 tax revenue un-lodged – A-G’s report https://www.classfmonline.com/1.12397909 #Class Media Group

By Classfmonline.com on 2019-05-24 09:46:22 The Auditor-General’s report for 2017 has found that returns submitted by the district tax offices of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and their respective bank statements showed that 23 district tax offices “failed to lodge in full with the commercial banks, their monthly tax collections, resulting in total un-lodged revenue […]

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Child homelessness surges by 80% under Conservative-led government, figures show

Child homelessness has surged by 80 per cent since the Conservatives came into government in 2010, with a new household now found to be homeless every five minutes, official figures show. Newly published data reveals 124,490 minors were housed in temporary accommodation in England at the end of 2018, marking an increase of 55,440 since the same period […]

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Monks staring at woman 'creepily' in effort to force her off their land, business owner claims

The owner of a Gloucestershire wildlife park has alleged to police that a brotherhood of monks are trying to drive her out of her business through a campaign of “psychological warfare”. Melanie Meigh claimed members of a Roman Catholic Benedictine order have been staring at her “creepily” to force her off rented land within the 300-acre grounds of their monastery […]

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Prosecutors 'shrinking from challenges and letting down rape victims', new Victims Commissioner says

The incoming Victims Commissioner has accused prosecutors of “shrinking from challenges” and letting down rape victims. Dame Vera Baird, who will take up her post next month, called for action after The Independent revealed one woman’s “shocking” ordeal. Bonny Turner told police she was raped by a man while she slept, but he was not […]

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Man who 'confessed' to raping woman in Facebook message was not prosecuted

A man who “confessed” on Facebook Messenger to raping a woman in her sleep will not be prosecuted because authorities think there is “no realistic prospect of conviction”, The Independent can reveal. Bonny Turner has waived her right to lifetime anonymity to speak about the alleged attack by a man she knew in a London hotel. “I was fast asleep when I […]

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