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August, 2018

  • 19 August

    Gov’t is committed to supporting the Kente Village Project – DCE Assures

    The District Chief Executive for the Agortime-Ziope District, Hon. D.D. Dzorkpe, has reinstated government’s commitment towards the establishment of the Agotime Kente Village at Kpetoe. According to him, it’s the government’s utmost priority to see the very end of this project since it will benefit the people to a greater …

  • 19 August

    Agbamevorza is back – Planning Committee Chair assures

    The Chairperson for the 2018 Agbamevorza (Kente festival) of the people of Agortime-Kpetoe, Mr. Eddie Aportey has assured the public that this year’s Agbamevorza will come off without any hitches. Commenting on events that necessitated the cancellation of last year’s (2017) durbar, at the media launch yesterday, Mr. Eddie said, …

  • 19 August

    V/R: Agortime Kente is unique and the best – Charles Agbeve

    A member of Parliament for Agotime-Ziope Constituency, Mr. Charles Agbeve has said the best selling Kente fabric comes from his Constituency; Agortime-Kpetoe.  According to him the Agortime people are known for their unique Kente craft that sells across borders. Speaking to the Awake News’ Faisal Abdul-Iddrisu, at 2018 Agbamevorza launch at …

  • 16 August

    Otabil wasn’t qualified to be the Board Chairman of Capital Bank – Experts

    Some experts in banking and finance have disclosed that General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Mensa Otabil shouldn’t have accepted the role of a Board Chairman of the then Capital Bank because he wasn’t qualified. A retired Deputy Governor of the BoG, Mr. Emmanuel Asiedu-Mante, and a …

  • 14 August

    Capital Bank Ghc610m brouhaha: my silence is not an admission of guilt – Otabil

    Founder and General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr Mensa Otabil, has broken his long silence on the controversies on the collapse of the Capital Bank as Board Chairman saying his silence on the GHc610million cannot be understood as his admission. According to him, he prefers not to respond to …

  • 14 August

    Breaking: Otabil speaks on Capital Bank collapse

    Founder and General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr Mensa Otabil, has broken his silence on the controversies in the banking sector, specifically, his role in the collapse of the Capital Bank as Board Chairman of the defunct bank. He has explained in a statement issued Tuesday that …

  • 13 August

    Senior Minister commends engineers

    The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has commended the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) for contributing to the socio-economic development of the country.

  • 13 August

    Prof. Gatsi writes: Liquidity Support is not free money to Banks; BoG Benefits from Same

    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is the lender of last consideration to universal banks. Liquidity support to universal banks has become a common word after the ownership change in seven(7) universal banks. The term actually means borrowing from the Central Bank and the purpose of such borrowing is to provide …

  • 11 August

    22 Arrested Over Illegal Mining

    22 Ghanaians, 9 Chinese and 1 Togolese suspected illegal miners have been arrested at illegal mining sites by personnel of the Western Forward Operating Base (FOB) of Operation Vanguard on 8th August 2018. Other Forest Operation Bases of Operation Vanguard conducted similar patrols on the same day and confiscated several …

  • 10 August

    Consolidated Bank overtakes Ecobank Ghana and GN Bank

    The newly established Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) has overtaken GN Bank and Ecobank Ghana Limited to become the second biggest bank by branch network in the country. After consolidating the operations of five erstwhile banks, CBG’s branches came up to 175 in nine regions compared to 90 branches and …