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Ablakwa demands answers on GITMO2

North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has, in an open letter, demanded to know the status of the two ex-detainees of Guantanamo Bay who have been hosted by Ghana for the past three years. Read below the MP’s letter to the Minister of National Security: An Open Letter to the Honourable Minister Responsible for National Security Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister …

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Anas’ wife vowed to kill me if I didn’t stop ‘giving Ken Agyapong information’ – Ex Tiger Eye staff

A former Tiger Eye PI staff is living in fear after the recent killing of his colleague, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. The staff [name withheld] who is seeking protection, says his life is at ‘high risk’. He made the shocking disclosure to seasoned journalist, Adakabre Frimpong Manso in an exclusive interview. According to him, he was abducted by his Tiger Eye PI …

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16,554 health facilities to be shut down from April 1 over licence issues

More than 16, 000 health facilities which have not been licenced by the Heath Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) will be shut down from April 1. Every health facility in both the private and public sector is required by law to seek licence from HeFRA which is mandated to ensure the facilities conform to standards before being allowed to operate. Also, …

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I escaped rape four times before I turned 18 – Leila Djansi tells her story

Movie Producer, Leila Djansi has disclosed that she escaped rape four times before she turned eighteen. She made this revelation after Kuukuwa Andam made a startling revelation about the current Ghana Bar Association President, Anthony Forson Jnr who alleged to have raped her in 2012. Leila mentioned that “Yep. Escaped rape 4 times before I turned 18 in Ghana. Are …

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Government targets US$2.2 billion in taxes from reopened Anglogold Ashanti Mine

Government is expected receive direct taxes of about $2.2 billion from the reopened Anglogold Ashanti Gold Mine, should they meet the target of producing an estimated 500,000 ounces of gold each year. This follows plans by the company to also invest about Ghc881 million into its initial redevelopment stage which will span for over two decades. The total investment for …

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Doctors, lawyers others to soon issue tax receipts for services rendered

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is gearing up to raise taxes from professional service activities in a bid to meet its tax targets. Government has set a tax revenue target of GHc58.9 billion in the 2019 budget, which is about 25.9 percent higher than the GHc46.8 billion targeted in the 2018 budget. Domestic revenue estimated at GHc57.8 billion is expected …

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National Cathedral: Kabila welcomes Supreme Court decision

The acting General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), James Kwabena Bomfeh says he has accepted in good faith, the decision of the Supreme Court on the State’s involvement in the construction of the National Cathedral. Mr Bomfeh filed a suit at the apex court to prevent government from partaking in the construction of the 5,000-seater national cathedral. He …

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Martin Amidu secures court order for Mahama Ayariga’s call records

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) to produce the call records of a conversation between Mahama Ayariga, the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central and an officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). According to the Ghanaian Times, the court gave the order on January 22 at the request of Special Prosecutor (SP) Mr Martin Alamisi …

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Former YEA deputy Co-ordinator arrested by BNI?

Luv News has learnt of the reported arrest of former Deputy Co-ordinator of the erstwhile National Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Alhassan Tapsoba. He is said to have been picked up from his residence in Kumasi on Monday by unidentified persons and relatives say they have not heard from him since. His wife has …

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Kumasi Traditional Council backs Mayor to clear 400 houses on waterways

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has gotten the backing of the Metropolis’ traditional rulers to take action on over 400 houses built on waterways , MyNewsGh.com can confirm. According to city authorities, with the approval of the powerful traditional authorities, the structures will soon be pulled down to avert a recurrence of last year’s disastrous floods in which more than …

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