Ghana’s obesity problem blamed on rise in fast food joints

Ghana’s obesity problem blamed on rise in fast food joints

Fast food restaurants are springing up all over the country, especially in urban centres. But the food on offer is as a real health threat to consumers. In the city of Tamale, the Verity Restaurant wants customers to remain healthy.

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Ghana losing GH¢13.5bn to corruption every year – CHRAJ

Ghana losing GH¢13.5bn to corruption every year – CHRAJ

The Deputy CHRAJ Commissioner Mr Richard Quayson says Ghana loses GH¢13.5 billion every year through corruption. The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, has advised citizens to support the National Anti-corruption Action Plan (NACAP) to fight graft

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I’ll pay cocoa farmers world’s best price – Alabi

I’ll pay cocoa farmers world’s best price – Alabi

A flag bearer-hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Joshua Alabi, has promised Ghanaian cocoa farmers the highest prices should he become president.His promise comes a day after Ivory Coast raised the guaranteed price it pays farmers by 7

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Energy Commercial Bank launches IPO to raise GHS340m

Energy Commercial Bank launches IPO to raise GHS340m

Energy Commercial Bank Limited (ECBL) has launched its Initial Public Offer (IPO) to raise GHS340 million in shares from the Ghanaian investing public.The launch on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 is part of the bank’s plans to meet Bank of Ghana’s

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A/R: Toddler, 2, drowns at Atimatim

A/R: Toddler, 2, drowns at Atimatim

A 2-year-old boy has drowned at Atimatim in the Afigya Kwabre South District of the Ashanti Region.Akwasi Alfred drowned in a gutter full of stagnant water on the side of the town’s main road.The incident occurred on Monday, 1 October

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Oil beats cocoa as 2nd-biggest forex earner

Oil beats cocoa as 2nd-biggest forex earner

Oil export proceeds have overtaken cocoa as the country’s second-biggest foreign exchange earner.Figures from the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has indicated that the country has been earning more from the oil sector than the cocoa sector since January, this year.This

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I’ll scrap Akufo-Addo’s double-track system – Mahama

I’ll scrap Akufo-Addo’s double-track system – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will scrap the double-track system being implemented in Senior High Schools (SHSs) if voted into office in 2020.The double-track system was introduced by the Akufo-Addo government

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Police hosp. opened after fumigation

Police hosp. opened after fumigation

The Ghana Police Hospital has resumed operations after the facility was temporarily closed down for a fumigation exercise.The four-day exercise which ended on Monday, 1 October 2018 was to get rid of organisms that are a hindrance to quality health

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Tax Stamp: GRA seizes truckloads of Coca-Cola products

Tax Stamp: GRA seizes truckloads of Coca-Cola products

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has confiscated some trucks fully loaded with products of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Limited at Spintex, Accra.This occurred on the morning of Tuesday, 2 October 2018, as the GRA embarked on the second

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Melania Trump arrives in Accra, tours Regional Hosp.

Melania Trump arrives in Accra, tours Regional Hosp.

The First Lady of the United States of America (USA), Melania Trump has arrived in Ghana for a two-day working visit to the West African country. She was welcomed at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca

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