Category Archives: Business

Radio &TV stations to be prosecuted for airing unapproved adverts

The Ghanaian media has been forewarned; the Food and Drugs Authority is hot on your heels for flouting its rules. The authority has issued a warning to radio and television stations in the country that it will prosecute them for airing adverts without its approval. The authority said it had to take the decision because several media…
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Local manufacturers worried over FDA failure to fight counterfeiters

A group of local manufacturers and producers of water and food in the northern region has called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to step up its effort in carrying out its mandate of protecting consumers in the country. The group said the FDA's inadequate staff and logistical constraints make it difficult to deal with complains and to monitor…
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Over 1 billion cedis spare parts stall razed down by fire in industrial area

A raging fire on Sunday swept through a spare parts stall at the Tamale industrial zone destroying an estimated 1 billion Ghana cedis in goods and reducing the property to ashes, authorities said. No one was killed or injured in the blaze. The fire which started at about 3 p.m. destroyed  farm tractors, lorry tires, car batteries and over 50 drums…
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President Mahama commissioned 152 stalls in the Tamale Central Market

The President, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, has commissioned 152 unit stalls at the Tamale Central Market popularly called "Kakpaɣida noli" many also call it "Dakurini". The commission forms part of Mahamas' three days #Changinglives, TransformingGhana tour of the Northern Region. The president was conducted round the market by the MP for Tamale South Constituency…
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