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Mandatory arbitration for employment criticised

The General Secretary of Ghana’s Maritime and Dock Workers Union, Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has criticised the mandatory arbitration condition forced on workers in employment agreements with companies, especially multi-national firms operating in Ghana. According to him, forcing workers involved in disputes to arbitration under conditions determined by the employer is inappropriate and unacceptable. In an interview with ADR Daily, Mr Owusu-Koranteng, …

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Go to court – Kokofu dares NDC over new voters’ register

Former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Henry Kwabena Kokofu seems to have cast a spell on the NDC’s efforts of going to court in the wake of the brouhaha surrounding the new voters’ register. The astute lawyer urged the opposition National Democratic Congress to seek legal redress if they are not happy with a decision …

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Stop claiming credit for energy sector growth – Governmet tells NDC

The President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Government has stated that the NDC cannot claim credit for the growth in government take in energy contracts. It would be recalled that on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, NDC held a press conference on the state of the energy sector in Ghana, making a number of claims. The NDC claimed among other things that they adopted …

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Ursula shakes Ablekuma West as she submits forms to contest primary

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, has urged delegates of the party to renew her mandate as parliamentary candidate to enable her continue to transform lives and bring real change to the constituency. According to the Communications Minister, the transformational agenda being pursued by the Akufo-Addo led-administration, is being replicated in the constituency as a result …

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IPEG warns of terrorist attacks on Ghana

Events bordering on human security in the country coupled with extremist/terrorist activities in the Sahelian region should be an indication of a greater prospect for terrorists’ attacks on Ghana, Institute for Peace and Governance (IPEG) has said. IPEG argued that “Violent extremism and terrorism thrive creditably in a context of insecurity. Where there is a high propensity for discontent, disgruntlement, …

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Akufo-Addo appoints Oppong-Peprah as new Chief of Army Staff

President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah has appointed as the new Chief of Army Staff. He replaces Major General William Ayamdo, who has completed his tour duty ahead of retirement. “Following the completion of the tour of duty and subsequent retirement from the Ghana Armed Forces of Major General William Ayamdo, the Chief of Army Staff, the …

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Bring me back home – Ambassador Mike Oquaye

Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mike Oquaye Jnr, alias “Gabo” is tired of India and wants to come back home. He has, therefore, picked nomination forms to contest in the upcoming parliamentary primary for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Dome Kwabenya Constituency. But Mike Oquaye Jnr, faces stiff competition as he comes up against the incumbent and Minister …

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Consultants, technicians rely on Xypex coating

Building consultants, contractors and building technicians all over the world trust a product line that can allow buildings and structures to withstand the elements of the weather for decades without crumbling. And for professionals outside and within Ghana, XYPEX range of products is that dependable product they can trust. XYPEX Concrete Waterproofing by Crystallization is the technology and advanced formulation …

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Adhere to good corporate governance practices – Databank CEO to colleagues

The CEO of DataBank Group, Kojo Addae-Mensah, has urged players in the financial services industry to adhere to good corporate governance practices in line with the Bank of Ghana’s regulations, to flourish, after the sector cleanup exercise. Licences of nine commercial banks, two finance houses, 386 microfinance and microcredits, 53 fund managers, 23 savings and loans companies were revoked as …

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Bawumia can never be NDC’s standard for running mate – Edem Agbana fires

Deputy National Youth Organizer for the opposition NDC, Edem Agbana has hit back at critics who are suggesting that the umbrella family will have tough time in bid to select a running mate for its flag bearer, John Mahama, ahead of the 2020 polls. Some surrogates of president Akufo-Addo have been gloating all over on social media that vice president …

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