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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration - Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has called on heads of diplomatic missions in Ghana to facilitate the national effort to curb the maltreatment of Ghanaian labour migrants in their various countries, particularly in the Gulf Region.

She said the inputs of the diplomats would make it easier to address the issue and ensure that Ghanaian migrants were treated with dignity.

Ms Botchwey, in an engagement with the diplomats from Asia, the Pacific and the Middle-East on issues of mutual concern to Ghana and their respective countries in Accra yesterday, said the government was determined to protect its citizens abroad.

Bank of Ghana [BoG]

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is cautioning the general public against the activities of a company called MMM Ghana, which is it says is operating a Ponzi scheme through a virtual office.

According to the Central Bank, the company, which claims to have over 10,000 clients, moves from place to place and mobilises deposits from the general public.

Aisha Huang

The Criminal High court presided over by Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden has remanded into prison custody the popular 31-year-old Chinese woman Aisha Huang and her three other colleagues who are allegedly involved in galamsey in Ghana.

According to immigration prosecutor Peter Klaver Antuo, it took the Immigration team several hours before they could arrest the main suspect and her accomplices.

He said the immigration will require one more week to complete their investigations hence their application for the accused persons to be remanded.

Hajia Alima Mahama

The Supreme Court has ordered the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama to appear before it on May 30, this year.

This is to enable her appraise the court on the citing of Twedea as the capital of the Atwima Kwahoma district in the Ashanti Region.

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