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Deputy Minister nominee for Information - Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

A Deputy Minister nominee for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has admonished Ministries, Departments and Agencies to embrace the use of Social Media in their work.

According to him, social media unlike the traditional media, allows agencies to interact with individuals and in return receive real time information and feedback.

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has revealed that the destructive activities of illegal miners are affecting its operation in some parts of the Eastern region.

The company explained that the illegal miners sometimes prospect for gold around both high voltage and low voltage poles rendering the poles vulnerable to collapse from the slightest rainstorm.

The 15 percent increment in Transport fares will take effect today, Thursday April 6, 2017, across the country.

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) had earlier justified the 15% transport fares increment saying fuel prices and prices of the spare parts have gone up since the last review of transport fares last year.

A total of 289,207 students across the country are writing this year’s ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The students are drawn from 916 schools.

More than 500 persons were killed in 2,890 motor accidents in Ghana in the first quarter of 2017, according to reports.

Between January and March 25, Ghana recorded 2,890 road crashes in 2017 as against 2,830 recorded over the same period in 2016, state-run Ghana News Agency (GNA) said on Wednesday quoting the Police.

Special Prosecutor will expeditiously dispense justice delivery - Godfred Dame

The two Deputy Ministers-designate for Justice and Attorney General, have backed the President’s decision to appoint a special prosecutor to strictly prosecute cases of corruption in public office to free the Attorney General the burden of handling such cases.

Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame and Mr Joseph Dindiok Kpemka who appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Wednesday, expressed optimism that the appointment of a special prosecutor would help to expeditiously dispense justice delivery in the country.

The governor of the Bank of Ghana - Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku

The governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku has resigned.

Dr. Issahaku, who was appointed on April 04, 2016 by former President John Mahama, has been at post for 11 months.

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