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I remained silent despite threats on my life, family – Charlotte Osei

Dismissed electoral commissioner, Mrs Charlotte Osei says she will soon respond to her dismissal. In a statement, the lawyer said she wants Ghanaians to finish mourning the late Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur before she will respond to the issues bothering on her dismissal. ‘’At this sad time as a country, we are unified in our grief, respect and appreciation for this …

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Ghanaian nurses have no passion for the Job – Hannah Aba Donkor

UK based Ghanaian Gospel artiste, Hannah Aba Donkor, has expressed her grief on the attitudes of nurses and the selling of expired drugs on the Ghanaian markets. Aside music, Hannah Aba is also a nurse by profession who works in UK. She began her nursing career in Ghana and furthered it at the Metropolitan University, UK. “Being a nurse is …

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Family contracts pastor to break news of Amissah-Arthur’s death to his 92-year-old mum

The mother of the late Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is yet informed about the death of her son. According to reports, Amissah-Arthur’s mother is a 92-year-old woman and the family fears something bad might happen to her if the news is disclosed to her. The family, MyNewsGH reported, has thus decided to let Cape Coast-based Methodist pastor do the …

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Tullow battles $277m court case

It has emerged that Seadrill Ghana Operations Limited is demanding $277 million from Tullow Oil Ghana Limited (TGL), a subsidiary of Tullow Oil Plc, in an arbitration process in London. The company, which filed claims in a Commercial Court in London – United Kingdom, is seeking a declaration that Tullow was not entitled to terminate the West Leo rig contract …

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Importers and exporters fight ban on tilapia

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana is unhappy with government’s decision to ban importation of all tilapia species and ornamental fishes from 1 July to 31 December this year without consulting them first. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development said the six months ban is an immediate measure to help prevent and control tilapia lake virus, a newly …

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EC Chair, deputies could be prosecuted – Kpemka

The EC Chairperson and her deputies could be prosecuted for corruption upon a review of the report by his outfit, Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka has said. According to Mr. Kpemka, though the EC Chair and her officials have been removed from office, they could be prosecuted if the Attorney General establishes that allegations made against them as contained in …

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Former Veep, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur passes on

Former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has died. An aide to the late Kwesi Amissah-Arthur confirmed the death to Citi News. Reports indicated that he collapsed at Airforce Gym on Friday morning during a workout session, and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital. Before becoming Veep in August 2012, he was Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to …

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Charlotte Osei revolutionized EC – Oye Lithur

Former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur says immediate past Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei despite her removal from office has left a great legacy at the Commission. In a consolatory message to the former EC Boss on social media moments ago on social media, Oye Lithur said: “You still remain our most erudite …

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Appoint me as new EC Boss – Kennedy Agyapong

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has called on the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to consider nominating him as the next Electoral Commission Boss. The President in a statement released on Thursday evening dismissed EC Boss, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies, Amadu Sulley and Georgina Owusu-Amankwah from their posts. The decision has created a vacuum …

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NPA meets Council of State on new LPG policy

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has met with members of the Council of State to discuss the new Liquefied petroleum Gas (LPG) policy initiative which is expected to be implemented in January 2019. The delegation, who presented the new policy model to the Council of State, was led by the Chief Executive Officer of NPA, Hassan Tampuli, who said the …

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