Durex recalls condoms over durability issues

Durex recalls condoms over durability issues

British condom-manufacturer Durex has announced a recall of its products from shelves in Germany and Singapore over concerns they do not meet the required standards for protection. In Germany, the recall of certain latex-free condoms was posted on the company’s

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Capital Bank founder used ¢80m depositors’ funds as “personal piggy bank”

Capital Bank founder used ¢80m depositors’ funds as “personal piggy bank”

Ato Essien founded First Capital Plus (FCP) in October 2009 which became a bank in 2013 An exclusive financial autopsy report into the collapse of Capital bank has revealed its majority shareholder used 80m of depositors and public funds for

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C/R: ECG bags GHS483K from illegal connections

C/R: ECG bags GHS483K from illegal connections

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Central Region has recovered GHS483,449.28 for the second-quarter of 2018 from illegal connections.The Regional Revenue Protection Manager, Mr Kow Ampah told the media that the amount was realised as a result of

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Akufo-Addo’s reshuffle imminent! Who goes out?

Akufo-Addo’s reshuffle imminent! Who goes out?

The president, Nana Akufo-Addo is set to announce his first ever ministerial reshuffle but is likely to maintain the number of appointees at 110. The object of the reshuffle may be to inject freshness in the administration with the president shifting

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Hohoe: No toilet, no light – MCE

Hohoe: No toilet, no light – MCE

Mr Teddy Ofori, Municipal Chief Executive for Hohoe has asked the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), not to give electricity metres to households without toilet facilities. He said the initiative had become necessary for the Municipality to achieve its open

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New scam hits Sekondi/Takoradi! Thieves pose as preachers

New scam hits Sekondi/Takoradi! Thieves pose as preachers

Unsuspecting persons in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis are falling prey to a new modus operandi that has been adopted by tricksters. Within a week, many persons have been robbed of varying sums of moneys and other valuable items including mobile phones,

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Capital Bank Board blew GHS610m BoG ‘rescue’ fund – Report

Capital Bank Board blew GHS610m BoG ‘rescue’ fund – Report

The then-Board Chair of the now-defunct Capital Bank, Dr Mensa Otabil, according to an investigative report, approved the use of a GHS610 million liquidity support from the Bank of Ghana, for other purposes, including providing capital for the setting up

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Kenya man jailed for assaulting his wife

Kenya man jailed for assaulting his wife

A Kenyan man who was caught on video beating and kicking his wife has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Daudi Nzomo pleaded guilty to the charge of grievous bodily harm, but urged the magistrate to give him a

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Man who concealed 44 slabs of narcotic drugs in ‘kokonte’ arrested

Man who concealed 44 slabs of narcotic drugs in ‘kokonte’ arrested

A 38-year-old man who concealed 44 slabs of illegal drugs in ‘kokonte’ (dried cassava) has been arrested by the Police in the Eastern Region with 44 slabs of compressed. Iddrisu Yakubu was transporting the narcotic drugs, which were loaded in

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Maids stole ex-Zambian first lady’s clothes

Maids stole ex-Zambian first lady’s clothes

Christine Kaseba’s husband, Michael Sata, died in 2014 Two maids and a gardener in Zambia have pleaded guilty to stealing clothes and beer belonging to the widow of former President Michael Sata. Christine Kaseba took maids Stella Michelo and Eusibia

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