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We didn’t discriminate against passenger with ‘disability’ – Africa World


Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA), has denied the claim that its staff discriminated against a person with disability by preventing her from boarding a flight she had paid for. AWA believes the unfortunate incident may have been the result of a series of miscommunications that began when the plane ticket was purchased by the aggrieved customer, Rita Kirba. Rita needs ...

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Aviation Ministry assures of safety of passengers


The Aviation Ministry says it is poised to ensure safety for customers of Air services in the country, with the expected arrival of new airlines in the industry. The ministry believes, world class safety standards will help in positioning Ghana as a leading aviation hub on the continent. Ghana’s Aviation industry is expected to witness a boom with the coming ...

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Uber drivers on sitdown strike over 25% commission

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Scores of Uber drivers massed up at the offices of Uber in Accra on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The drivers who are on a sit down strike, are protesting against what they say is the unfair treatment by the transport services company. According to them, the twenty-five percent retention of all transport fares remitted to Uber, is rendering their businesses ...

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Parliament to ratify free trade agreement upon recall

Parliament House of Ghana

Ghana could be among the few African countries to ratify the Continental Free Trade Agreement within the coming days if Parliament agrees to the pact when it resumes sitting on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The House though on its annual recess, has been recalled to sit for two days, that is on Thursday and Friday; April 26 and 27th respectively. Commenting ...

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Standards Authority to check imports with EasyPass

Prof Alex Dodoo - CEO, Ghana Standards Authority

The Ghana Standards Authority has told Citi Business News it will go ahead with the implementation of its EasyPass program from next month. The GSA, earlier suspended the implementation of its EasyPass program which is aimed at ensuring that some selected products imported into Ghana, meet the required standards to protect public health and safety. The Authority said the suspension ...

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Asamoah Gyan signs new business deal

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Development Capital Partners Limited (DCP) and Gyan Investments are pleased to announce that they have today signed an advisory mandate for DCP to advise Gyan Investments on the development of its investment portfolio including Baby Jet Airlines. Andrew Naylor, CEO of DCP, said, “Asamoah Gyan is a high profile personality both in Ghana and internationally and we are delighted to ...

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Two new airlines to join domestic flight business

Director General, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority - Simon Allotey

Two more airline companies are tipped to join Ghana’s aviation industry soon. This is according to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The Director General of the Authority, Simon Allotey explains that the coming on board of the two should drive competition and impact on the cost of domestic airfares. As Citi Business News explores this new announcement and what ...

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Delayed gov’t disbursement threatens infrastructure growth – Report

Infrastructure and Capital Project Leader for Deloitte Africa, J P Labuschagne

 A latest report on Africa’s construction sector has cited delays in disbursements on the part of governments as a key threat to the expansion of infrastructure within the region. The survey, conducted by Deloitte therefore suggests that governments must tackle such delays as they control majority of projects. Meanwhile, Ghana has been tipped as having the second highest number of ...

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Air Namibia, APG Network partner for services in Ghana & Nigeria


Air Namibia has appointed APG Network as its agent for General Sales & Services in Ghana and Nigeria. APG Network will also operate a call center and customer care services on behalf of Air Namibia in the two countries. The partnership follows Air Namibia’s decision to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra route, which will commence on June 29, 2018. This new route ...

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Ghana Standards Authority suspends EasyPass programme


The Ghana Standards Authority has stated that it has suspended the implementation of the EasyPass Programme. This follows a publication that the implementation of the programme will commence on May 1st 2018. According to the publication, the EasyPass Programme is aimed at ensuring that some selected products imported into Ghana meet the required standards to protect public health and safety. ...

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