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Ghana Water Company Limited will begin collecting arrears on Monday

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Aside from removing defaulters, the teams will investigate unlawful connections, self-reconnections, and the illegal usage of in-line booster pumps at customer sites. All people discovered engaging in such unlawful actions will be arrested and prosecuted by the police.the message went on to say.

Ghana Water Limited (GWL) management has informed the public that the business would begin a statewide revenue mobilisation drive on Monday, November 20, 2023, to recover all arrears owed by consumers.

Disconnection teams and Task Forces in the various regions and district offices will disconnect all types of consumers whose bills are past due as part of the exercise.

Customers who have been disconnected will be required to pay their invoices in full, as well as reconnection costs, before they may be rejoined.

‘We therefore advise our valued customers to make efforts to pay their bills and clear all arrears to avoid being disconnected,” a statement issued by the company said.

Aside from removing defaulters, the teams will investigate unlawful connections, self-reconnections, and the illegal usage of in-line booster pumps at customer sites.

All people discovered engaging in such unlawful actions will be arrested and prosecuted by the police. The statement went on to say.

To avoid unjust disconnections, paid-up clients must leave their payment receipts behind while leaving their residences (premises). Customers who paid with mobile money or another electronic method would also be required to present SMS or electronic payment receipts as evidence of payment.

“Payment of water bills can be made at all Ghana Water Limited (GWL) Offices and Revenue Collection Points, via mobile money payments such as Vodafone cash, MTN MOMO, AT Cash, Slydepay, Express Pay and all GWL partnered banks across the country. Follow the mobile money payment process on your network and pay your bills in comfort. Payment can also be made via the GWL Customer App which can be downloaded from Google Play Store or App Store.

“Management entreats customers to cooperate with the teams as they undertake this all-important exercise in our effort to collect and mobilize the much-needed revenue to improve on our water supply service in the country.

“The public is also encouraged to contact GWL via WhatsApp on these numbers; 0555123393, 0555155524, or call 0207385088, 0207385089, 0207385090 for any enquiries. The toll-free line is 0800 40 000 for Vodafone cell and land lines only and 0302 218240 for all other networks. The cooperation of the public is greatly appreciated.”

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Ghanaian socialite Ama Governor finally called to the Bar

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However, the Registrar's notification indicated that the presence of one's name is not conclusive and final proof of enrolment. Ama has been in a year-long struggle with the General Legal Council (GLC) since a concerned citizen submitted a complaint in November 2022. This complaint claimed that she had engaged in behaviour that was "unbecoming of a bar applicant."

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Ghanaian celebrity Elorm Ababio, often known as Ama Governor, will be among the attorneys inducted into the Ghana Bar Association this year.

Ama Governor’s name appeared on a list of entrants signed by Yaw Oppong, the Director of the Ghana Law School.

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However, the Registrar’s notification indicated that the presence of one’s name is not conclusive and final proof of enrolment.

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Ama has been in a year-long struggle with the General Legal Council (GLC) since a concerned citizen submitted a complaint in November 2022.


This complaint claimed that she had engaged in behaviour that was “unbecoming of a bar applicant.”

As a consequence of this complaint, the GLC halted the process of summoning Ama to the bar.

She fiercely denied the claims of impropriety, claiming she had been treated unfairly throughout the affair.

In a surprising turn of events, the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) representative’s report to the General Legal Council at the 2022/2023 bar conference held in Cape Coast revealed that Ama Governor has been given the opportunity to complete the application process for her bar call, which is scheduled for the October/November 2023 sessions.

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Information Minister defends SSNIT’s investment in Rock City Hotel

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In the past, SSNIT effectively exited unprofitable ventures, allowing other shareholders to take control. According to the Information Minister, a Ghanaian entrepreneur with a successful track record in hospitality has indicated interest in acquiring SSNIT's stake in Rock City Hotel, which has over 800 rooms and employs many young people. The entrepreneur intends to build infrastructure, create more employment, and make substantial contributions to Ghana's economy, notably in the hotel industry, which is expected to rise to $5 million yearly. Despite satisfying regulations and going through a competitive procedure, others contend that the minister's involvement creates a conflict of interest.

Fatimatu Abubakar, Minister of Information, has shed light on Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) investments during a familiarisation trip at Multimedia Group Limited.

SSNIT, which was formed to offer pensions to participants, invests contributions to create cash for beneficiaries.

However, SSNIT’s venture into hospitality businesses, including hotels and guest homes, has created criticism.

In the past, SSNIT effectively exited unprofitable ventures, allowing other shareholders to take control.

According to the Information Minister, a Ghanaian entrepreneur with a successful track record in hospitality has indicated interest in acquiring SSNIT’s stake in Rock City Hotel, which has over 800 rooms and employs many young people.

The entrepreneur intends to build infrastructure, create more employment, and make substantial contributions to Ghana’s economy, notably in the hotel industry, which is expected to rise to $5 million yearly.

Despite satisfying regulations and going through a competitive procedure, others contend that the minister’s involvement creates a conflict of interest.

However, the entrepreneur was not a cabinet member when the procedure began. Politics should not deprive a talented Ghanaian of the opportunity to contribute to their country’s prosperity.

She also stated that Ghanaians should encourage local investment and assist talented individuals who can drive economic progress and generate jobs.

This allows us to encourage tourism, hospitality, and economic growth, which will help our country in the long run. Let us create a culture that promotes local investment and celebrates Ghanaian success stories.

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4-year-old manoeuvres father’s car and slams into an electric pole

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To satisfy his curiosity, the four-year-old manoeuvred the car, leading it to collide with an electrical pole. According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle collided with the pole head-on, mangled the whole front end of the automobile before coming to a stop. Concerned spectators raced to the scene to carefully remove the youngster from the automobile. Fortunately, the event did not result in any injuries to the youngster.

A four-year-old youngster barely avoided harm after driving his father’s automobile unaccompanied in Dunkwa-on-Offin in the Central area.

The event happened when the toddler was left alone in a black SUV with the plate number GS 8757-10.

The boy’s father allegedly parked on the shoulder of the road and walked out to attend to other business.

To satisfy his curiosity, the four-year-old manoeuvred the car, leading it to collide with an electrical pole.

According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle collided with the pole head-on, and mangled the whole front end of the automobile before coming to a stop.

Concerned spectators raced to the scene to carefully remove the youngster from the automobile.

Fortunately, the event did not result in any injuries to the youngster.

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