Source: GNA - Mr Gerald Annan Forson, founding member of the Ghana Union of Professional Photographers (GUPP), has called on photographers to desist from charging astronomical and unrealistic fees.
He said “some photographers have developed the habit of charging high fees at programmes including weddings and some take as high as $3000 which is bad and must be stopped".
Nene Tetteh Djan, Paramount Chief of Prampram, has cautioned people to desist from parading themselves as chiefs of the area as he was the only chief of the area.
Nene Djan indicated that he has been chief for Prampram for the past 21 years and a member of the National House of Chiefs for 14 years now.
He added that there was no record at the House of Chiefs that one Nii Osabu Abbey IV has been gazetted as chief in Prampram.
He gave the caution after the sprinkling of Kpokpoi, (the traditional food) at Prampram during this year's Homowo celebration.
Source: citifmonline.com - Currency analyst Sammy Ampah has said government’s failure to add value to its major exports is a reason for the continuing depreciation of the cedi.
Source: GNA - Alban Bagbin, the Majority Leader in Parliament says he has not decided to bow out of Parliament as was suggested in the media last week.
A total of 944 people were killed in vehicle crashes between January and June this year.
Statistics from the Ministry of Roads and Transport indicated there were 6,384 crashes involving 9,914 vehicles within the same period.
The ministry stated that though the crashes and vehicles involved saw 19.96 per cent and 19.20 per cent reductions respectively in the figures, these figures still needed to be reduced.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - A witness in the trial of the 43-year old ex-security guard of Unicorn Credit yesterday told an Accra Circuit Court how he narrowly escaped with his seven months old baby from the hands of a six man robbery gang.
Seth Boampong, a security guard who was the second prosecution witness in the case in which Gad Azankoto is standing trial for allegedly stealing 10 air conditioners belonging to the GNA worth GHc45,000 said the accused was wearing the security uniform of the company.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - An Accra Fast Track High Court (Labour Division) has struck out a writ filed by General Secretary of the United Front Party [UFP], Listowell Nana Kusi-Poku, against the Ghana Medical Association (GMA).
This was after the plaintiff withdrew the case against the body of Medical practitioners on Wednesday.
The UFP Chief Scribe had filed a writ seeking the court to declare the strike embarked upon by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) as illegal.
Source: The Republic - Some prominent members of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have issued red-alerts about serious unrest, massive acts of indiscipline and disunity hidden from the public eye, likely to cause the party’s defeat in the 2016 general elections.
Camara's rule is best remembered for a massacre in September 2009 when security forces opened fire on a crowd protesting the junta, leaving 157 dead and horrific scenes of sexual violence.
Source: starrfmonline.com - A plane has landed at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport (KIA) carrying the former junta chief of Guinea, Moussa Dadis Camara.
Camara was heading back to Conakry to campaign for his presidential bid in October but authorities in Ivory Coast, where he was supposed to make a layover, denied him landing rights and had to divert to Ghana Wednesday.
Source: B&FT Ghana - Depreciation of the Cedi against major trading currencies is only a temporary situation and would not affect air travel in the long run, Henok Teferra, Chief Executive Officer of Asky Airlines has said.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The government has secured three water buses to ferry commuters on the Volta Lake. The 55-seater water buses were acquired by the government at the cost of $22,500 from the United Kingdom.
Source: citifmonline.com - President John Mahama has assured foreign investors of government’s commitment to entrench anti-corruption policies to ensure value for money.
Source: GNA - Professor Joan Fulton of the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business has advised farmers to adopt proper means to store their grains after harvest to reduce post-harvest losses and improve food security.
Source: GHANAIAN COMMUNITY,CHINA - On the 25th August, 2015, the High People’s Court of the Guangdong Province sentenced a Ghanaian to 3 years imprisonment for selling entry-exit certificates to students who opted to study in China. The Ghanaian who is married to a Chinese and with a two year child has ten days within which to appeal against the ruling.
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