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Banking crisis: I’ll pay depositors if I win – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has promised to pay depositors whose investments have been locked up following the banking crisis undertaken by the Akufo-Addo government. “…We believe that we do owe depositors. When I come into government, we will make sure we will pay depositors their monies within the shortest possible …

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Starbucks closes 2,000 Chinese branches

Starbucks has closed half of its outlets in China to protect its staff and support government efforts to contain the coronavirus. The coffee shop chain warned that the rapidly expanding infection is likely to affect its financial performance. Starbucks has almost 4,300 outlets in China, making it the company’s largest …

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Accra Academy on fire again

Parts of the Accra Academy School near Kaneshie has been engulfed in fire. The fire started at Alema Hall, is reported to have started around 8:30 pm. Two fire tenders have responded to the distress call and fire personnel are battling the fire. All the students have been evacuated from …

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Over 10,000 gov’t employees to have their salaries stopped

A payroll audit by the Auditor General has uncovered that over 10,000 employees have either no justification or sufficient information to continue drawing salaries from the public purse. It has therefore asked the affected employees to make themselves available for enumeration from January 28 to February 11, 2020 at the …

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