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Some mothers in Ghana are patronizing creams meant to bleach the colour of their kids, Chief Executive Officer of Allure Africa Group Dzigbordi Dosoo has revealed.

The revelation comes on the back of a report by the Mirror Newspaper that some expectant mothers in Ghana are taking drugs to make their unborn babies appear fairer when born.

The paper said the practice is in vogue in Accra. Drugs such as Benzoquinol, Tequinol, Idrochinone, Phiaquin, Eloquin among others were mentioned as what the desperate mothers use for their objectives.

The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) registered about 86,916 business in 2017. The figure, according to the Department, represents 30% increase from that of 2016. In 2016 the RGD registered 60,896 businesses.

The business registration group that recorded the highest figure was Sole Proprietorship which had 58,506 new businesses.

It was followed by Companies Limited with Share recording 21,700 new registrations.

Companies Limited by guarantee also registered 5,754 while subsidiary business names recorded 594 new registration.

The Vice President paying a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Essikado Traditional Area, Nana Kobina Nketsia V

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government’s resolve to deal forcefully and decisively with the issue of illegal bunkering and the smuggling of petroleum products by sea into Ghana.

Government, he said, is in the process of formulating policies aimed at nipping the situation in the bud once and for all.

Dr. Bawumia gave the assurance when he paid a working visit to the Western Naval Command at Sekondi on Thursday February 15, 2018.

According to him, the visit was to enable him understand at first hand the issues surrounding illegal bunkering and the smuggling of petroleum products into the country, as well as discuss the challenges of the Ghana Navy in the fight against illegality.

The Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo, has dispatched three top auditors from the Judicial Service to probe embezzlement at the Adjabeng District Magistrate Court in Accra, while calls for the interdiction of the two accused registrars intensify.

The team, led by the Head of the Non-Tax Revenue Unit of the Judicial Service, Mr Eric Boamah, stormed the Adjabeng Court last week to collect receipt books covering fees and fines for verification.

Mrs Patience Nai, a High Court Registrar, and Mr David Laryea, a Circuit Court Registrar, who is also an assistant referee, have, for many months, allegedly diverted and pocketed unspecified sums of money in court fines and fees.

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