Aftermath of drivers’ demonstration, 39 arrested

Aftermath of drivers’ demonstration, 39 arrested

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Accra, June 2, GNA – The 39 demonstrators arrested by the Greater Accra Regional Police command for unlawful blockades of public roads would be processed for court on June 3.

Ghana attains MDGs and World Food Summit goals - Report

Ghana attains MDGs and World Food Summit goals - Report

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Accra, June 2, GNA – Ghana is among seven countries that have reached the targets set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the World Food Summit (WFS) in halving...

Lufthansa sets new fuel efficiency record

Lufthansa sets new fuel efficiency record

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Accra, June 2, GNA - Airlines in the Lufthansa Group, have set a record for fuel efficiency of 3.84 litres of kerosene per 100 kilometres per passenger in 2014, representing...

BIA calls for probe into SSNIT Pension Fund

 

Accra, March 19, GNA – The Bureau of Internal Affairs (BIA), has accused Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) of mismanaging the Pension Fund, leading to agitations within the workers front.

     A statement issued by Mr Godfred Nkrumah, Coordinating Director of the Bureau and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, on Monday alleged that Management of SSNIT had created administrative lapses in order to siphon the fund into their pockets.

   “Because of that any report of financial malfeasance brought before Management is not given any attention,” it said.

     According to the statement in 2010 the Ashanti Regional Area Manager and the Accountant who were accused of misusing Pension Funds , were not punished although an audited report revealed that the Manager had spent GH¢ 3.5 billion without approval.

     “Our report indicates that the Ashanti Regional Area Manager is due for retirement next month. This means that he retiring freely and getting away with financial malfeasance. “

     The statement said the Bureau is also investigating reports of improper purchasing of private properties in Labone worth millions of Ghana Cedis by SSNIT and would soon make the findings public.

     BIA is an anti-corruption organisation that also serves as centre for information gathering on public concerns, with the aim of bridging the communication gap between the public and the authorities on issues negatively affecting the nation.

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