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Rot at Presidency: Brace yourselves for more shocking revelations – Koku Anyidoho

Source: rainbowradioonline.com A Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has called on Ghanaians to embrace themselves for more shocking revelations and rot at the presidency in the coming days. He was reacting to Kwame Baffoe Abronye, the Brong Ahafo Regional Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party, who announced on radio that he will ...

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Publish full audit on ‘fraudulent’ payments – Minority tells YEA

The Minority in Parliament has challenged the management of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), to publish full details of the internal audit that allegedly uncovered payroll fraud of about 51 million Ghana cedis. According to them, the computerised system put in place by the previous management cannot be manipulated for fraudulent activities hence the allegation by the new management that ...

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ITLOS Sets Sept. Ending For Final Ruling On Ghana/Cote D’Ivoire Maritime Dispute

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) will give its judgement on the dispute between Ghana and Cote d’lvoire concerning the delimitation of the maritime boundary in the Atlantic Ocean, by the end of September this year. The President of the Tribunal, Vladimir Golitsyn announced this in his annual report at the opening of the 27th Meeting ...

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Parliament Appointments Committee Vets CJ Designate Today

The Chief Justice Designate, Justice Sophia Akufo, will today appear before the appointments committee of parliament. The Chief Justice designate who was nominated and introduced by President Akufo-Addo, has already been approved by the Council of State. Chairman of the appointments committee, Joe Osei Owusu has revealed that each of the 26 members of the committee will be given 20 ...

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Inhuman staff movement must stop – NDC Minority in Parliament tells YEA Management

The NDC Members of Parliament led by MP for South Tongu and Ranking Member on The Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth and Sports, Kobena Mensah Woyome, has described the ongoing staff movement at The Youth Employment Agency as “inhuman and insensitive”. According to him, pregnant staff, nursing mothers, mothers with children, persons with disability and lower level staff have all ...

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Court remands a ‘pastor’ and four others, over witchcraft allegation

The Bolgatanga District Court, presided over by His Worship Osman Abdul-Hakeem, has remanded another set of five persons in Prison custody, for threatening and molesting three old women they suspected to be witches, at Gare, in the Talensi district in the Upper East Region. The Court also granted a Bench Warrant to the Police for the arrest of one Tarebon ...

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Politics Trump lashes out at Russia probe; Pence hires a lawyer

  Source: washingtonpost.com   A heightened sense of unease gripped the White House on Thursday, as President Trump lashed out at reports that he’s under scrutiny over whether he obstructed justice, aides repeatedly deflected questions about the probe and Vice President Pence acknowledged hiring a private lawyer to handle fallout from investigations into Russian election meddling. Pence’s decision to hire ...

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Legislative amendment needed to address mining sector issues – Minister

Source: GNA Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said a legislative amendment is needed to current mining laws to seal the inadequacy and address illegal mining. He said due to the unregulated nature of the operations of such miners, government kept losing a vital avenue for accruing tax revenues. “The idea of artisanal mining ...

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