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Nana Addo, UN Secretary General meet to discuss Africa’s dev’t

President Akufo-Addo met with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres in New York last week to discuss developments on the continent. The meeting was on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting in the US. The two leaders exchanged views on the situation in the Republic of Ghana and the sub-region and discussed some of the challenges confronting …

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We have foreign nationals helping us investigate corrupt NDC government officials – Osafo-Maafo

Foreign Nationals are working closely with officials of the Akufo-Addo-led government to prosecute corrupt government officials under the erstwhile Mahama administration, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has stated. According to Mr. Osafo-Maafo, any former minister found culpable would not only refund the monies taken from the state, they would also be made to face the full rigors of the law. Mr. …

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ITLOS ruling: Mahama congratulates Akufo-Addo, Ouattara

Former president John Mahama has congratulated President Nana Akufo-Addo, Attorney General Gloria Akuffo as well as former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong on Ghana’s victory at the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The Chamber ruled unanimously that Ghana did not violate the rights of Cote d’Ivoire in exploring oil at the …

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Health Ministry begins processes to restore nursing trainee allowances

The Ministry of Health has announced that government has begun processes to restore allowances of nursing training student. In a document issued on September 21, 2017 in Accra and signed by the Health Minister, Hon Kwaku Agyeman Manu which was copied to Chief Director of Health Ministry, Deputy Health Ministers and distributed to Heads, Health Training Institutions, indicated that for …

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Ghana wins maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in the three-year-long dispute between the country and Cote d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. The Chamber …

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EPA being selective in Exton Cubic saga; others are guilty – Afenyo-Markin

The Effutu MP, Alex Afenyo-Markin, believes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has been enforcing the laws selectively. He singled out the Ghana Bauxite Company as operating outside the remit of the law at the Public Accounts Committee on Friday and later on Eyewitness News. The Ghana Bauxite Company limited has been mining since 2001, Mr. Afenyo-Markin noted, but said he …

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rlg chased to refund GHc6.3million laptop cash

Environment, Science and Technology Minister, Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng has said, an agreement has been reached with RLG Limited to refund an amount of GHc6.3 million after the company failed to produce 12,733 laptops for the state. The company was awarded a contract to from government to procure 103,181 laptops for the state, and was paid GHc51, 257,500 to that …

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Poor roads affecting enrollment at Adaklu SHS

The deplorable nature of roads in Adaklu in the Volta Region, is affecting enrollment in Adaklu Senior High School, under the implementation of government’s free senior high school policy. Unlike schools in most developed areas where the first batch beneficiary students of the free Senior High School Policy have inundated their premises yearning to be enrolled, Adaklu Senior High School …

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SADA is not to bridge any development gap – Coordinator

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) is not meant to bridge any development gap between the northern and the southern sectors of Ghana as widely perceived but to complement the total development of the entire country. Mr Emmanuel Abeliwine, Upper East Regional SADA Coordinator, said this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on the sidelines of the SADA …

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Regional Police Command cautions public on buying illegal arms

The Upper East Regional Police Command has cautioned the general public to desist from buying illegal firearms from individuals, and report persons illegally involved in the trade to the police for appropriate action. The caution came as a result of a confession made by Mumuni Yakubu alias Jacob, a suspect, who alleged that Detective Corporal (D/Cpl) Williams Effah Kyere, a …

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