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Democrats considering a bill to ban Facebook from the finance industry

Democrats in Congress are considering a new bill that would stop Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans in its tracks. Dubbed the Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act, the new bill would explicitly ban large platform companies from performing banking functions. The bill would be a direct rebuke to Facebook’s plans with the …

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WHO on high alert on possible Ebola outbreak

World Health Organisation has warned about the danger of an Ebola epidemic as the Democratic Republic of Congo authorities call for calm as the first case of Ebola haemorrhagic fever is reported in Goma, a populous town in Eastern DRC near the border to Rwanda. “And Goma is a warning, …

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Obinim sues GRA for taking over his bank account

The Presiding Bishop of the International Godsway Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim, has sued the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for taking over his Fidelity Bank account over non-payment of taxes. The suit follows a Garnishment Notice issued by the GRA on 27th June 2019 by the Commissioner to Fidelity Bank seeking …

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NIA charging foreigners $120 for non-citizen Ghana Card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) is charging foreigners $120 each for a non-citizen Ghana card. This has raised concerns among the foreigner community in the country who say the amount is outrageous as they are already being charged for the renewal of resident permits. The NIA in an advertisement in …

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Rawlings’ dispatch rider shot, suffers broken arm

Sergeant Atsu Sekey, the regular police dispatch rider of former President Jerry John Rawlings narrowly escaped death at the hands of suspected robbers last Saturday night, when they fired several shots at him at the Community 22 junction in Tema. Sgt. Atsu escaped with a broken arm bone and has …

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Truck veers off road at Nungua (PHOTOS)

There was chaos at Nungua Kantamanto on Monday evening when a truck carrying a container veered off the road and crashed into a parked Toyota SUV and some motorcycles. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the truck with registration number GT 8337 X, was coming from the Ashaiman end of …

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ECG, PDS dispel rumours about looming dumsor

Power Distribution Services (PDS) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have urged public calm over fears of looming power outages due to debts owed power producers. In a joint statement, the two institutions sought to dispel the threat by the Chamber of Independent Power Producers and Bulk Consumers (CIPDIB) …

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