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We’re sad when people die but we pray for good business always – Coffin Makers

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There is this wild perception that coffin makers and sellers are the most heartless persons in Ghana because it is always their prayer that people die all the time so that they could cash on.

Well, Kwame Marfo one of the leaders of Kumasi Asafo Coffin makers and sellers disagrees with this assertion stating that in as much as they are in business, they are hurt when someone loses are relation.

Speaking to Ike De Unpredictable on Kumasi-based Angel Fm monitored by MyNewsGh.com, he disclosed that their prayers are towards the good of Ghana and its citizens but maintained that death is inevitable.

According to him, it is always hurting to see someone shopping for a coffin to inter a relation which affects the bereaved person physically and emotionally.

Pushed by the host for a yes or no answer if they are happy when people die, Kwame Marfo explained that “Ike, we don’t feel happy when people die but we always pray to God to help us get business, make money and take care of our families”.

“Praying to God to help us get money doesn’t mean we want people to die or we are happy when people die but death is part of human journey and no one can escape death”.

Recently, members of the association were lamenting that marriage has become very scarce for them because of the profession in which they find themselves.

Some Coffin makers in the Garden city speaking in an interview with Pure Fm’s Osei Kwadwo monitored by MyNewsGh.com, explained that ladies always reject their marriage and love proposal because of their work.

According to them, “When we propose to the ladies they will accept our proposal but when they find out we manufacture coffins then they will call for a break up”.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2021

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QNET Limited Supports Ghana Police Hospital – ghanapublisher.com

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QNET Limited Supports Ghana Police Hospital

The Managing Director of Rhinotrack Limited and Country Man Director of QNET Limited, Mr. George Anti-Ohene, has donated medical equipment to the Ghana Police Hospital on behalf of QNET Limited. The equipment include five (5) filled large 47.2 Kg Oxygen cylinders, three (3) Medical Regulators, Four (4) Wheelchairs and eleven (11) Crutches.

Mr. Anti-Ohene urged the Police hospital to put the equipment into good use to save lives as the company prepares to give more to assist in providing quality healthcare. ‘’I will be fulfilled to see that the items have saved at least one life’’, he added.

COP Mr. George Alex Mensah, Director-General Services who received the donation on behalf of the Police Administration expressed gratitude to QNET Limited and appealed to other philanthropists to emulate the example. He was joined by the Acting Medical Director, DCOP Dr. Ewusi-Emmim, the Hospital Administrator DCOP Mr. David Eklu, the Director Finance, ACP Mr. Osei Akoto Arthur and other police officers.

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How Vincent Tawiah, the iPhone Fraudster got arrested – ghanapublisher.com

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The Police have arrested Vincent Tawiah, a 22year-old internet fraudster at Accra Mall for defrauding unsuspecting persons under the pretext of selling iPhones to them. He was arrested by officers of the National Police Operations Department on Monday 10th May, 2021.

Suspect’s modus is to advertise the iPhones on Instagram and other social media platforms for prices ranging from One Thousand One Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH1,100.00) to Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH5,000.00), less than the market prices of iPhones. When contacted by interested persons, he would ask them to send mobile money to the mobile phone account number 0551978205 registered in the name of Rhydale Addae.

Police used one of his victims as a bait to arrest him. Other victims have since come forward to identify Vincent Tawiah as having defrauded them. The Police are therefore asking persons who have also been defrauded by the suspect whose picture is attached to this story, to report to the National Operations Department at the Police Headquarters, Ring Road Accra or call 0238894764.

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Finance Ministry Signs GH₵382,000,000 Compact Agreement – ghanapublisher.com

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Ministry of Finance signs two compact agreements for post Covid-19 transformation with Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Trade & Industry.

On Tuesday, 11th May 2021, the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture signed a two Compact Agreement.

The Ministry of Trade will receive Two hundred and Eighty two million Ghana cedis ( Ghs282,000,000.00) to pursue various interventions which includes: building Ghana’s light manufacturing industry, rolling out Agro processing and food import substitution, development of the pharmaceutical industry, support to distressed companies in strategic sectors, developing Ghana’s automotive products and improve access for Ghanaian exporters under AfCFTA.

The Ministry of Tourism will also benefit from an amount of One hundred Million Ghana Cedis ( GHC 100,000,000.00) which will be used for addressing: Ghana’s tourism infrastructure, transformation of our beaches, sector operators skills revitalization programmes, comprehensive marketing and brand promotion activities of our arts and culture among several others.

This funding supports are different from the Ministries 2021 budget rather, it forms part of measures under the Ghana CARES Obatampa program by President Akufo-Addo to get the economy back on track.

The Compact is a partnership agreement between the Ministry of Finance, as the Coordinating authority, and sector Ministries, under the supervision of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee (IMCC) to ensure effective and timely delivery of the targets set for the various Ministries under the CARES programme for the 2021 fiscal year.

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