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Lawlessness back under Akufo-Addo – Mubarak

Ras Mubarak, Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, has said the punishment meted out to the 13 members of the pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group will entrench lawlessness in the country. The 13 members of pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group, Delta Force, have each been fined GHS1,800 by the Asokwa District Court in Kumasi for assaulting the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator, George Adjei, in ...

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Sam George: Closure of radio stations illegal

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has accused the National Communications Authority (NCA) of perpetuating an illegality in its decision to impose fines and close down media houses that failed to renew their licenses. The lawmaker made the assertion on the floor of Parliament on Thursday, 19 October, 2017 when he was contributing to a statement by Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekufu ...

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‘Digitise courts, Parliament too’ – Asare

Government must move to ensure that manual operations in Ghana’s Parliament and all the courts in the country are replaced with digital systems, Kwaku Asare, a United States-based Ghanaian professor, has said. According to him, the time is due for parliamentary and court proceedings to be placed online for the benefit of researchers, irrespective of wherever they may be residing on the globe. His comments f ...

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New Regions: We’ll deliver – Brobbey

Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, a retired justice of the Supreme Court appointed to chair the nine-member Commission of Inquiry as part of preparations for the creation of new regions in the country, has assured President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that the task assigned them will be delivered on time. The Commission, which was inaugurated on Thursday, October 19 at the seat of government has the following ...

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Konadu working against Mahama – Group

Pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) group, the Concerned Binduri Youth, has said former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings, is secretly scheming against the return of John Dramani Mahama to lead the NDC into the 2020 elections. According to the group, the wife of the founder of the NDC who resigned from the party to form the National Democratic Party (NDP), is using the 31st December Women’s Movem ...

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New Regions: Inquiry C’ssion inaugurated

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a 9-member Commission of Inquiry as part of steps to create new administrative regions. The Commission, which was inaugurated on Thursday, October 19 at the seat of government, the Flag Staff House, has Justice SA Brobbey, a retired Supreme Court judge, as its Chair. The members are Dr Grace Bediako, a former government statistician; Maulvi Mohammed Bin- ...

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Minority tells gov’t to negotiate with agric students

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government must find solutions to the aggitations by students of the various agric colleges in the country. It will be recalled that students of the Kwadaso Agriculture College in the Ashanti Region boycotted classes on Tuesday, October 17 as a way of protesting against government’s failure to restore their trainee allowances. This was a follow up action to picketing at the Min ...

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Gov’t not interferring in Bimbilla dispute

Zakari Sumani, grandson of the Nakpa Naa Salifu Dawumi, has stated that no government officials within the Akufo-Addo administration is meddling in the chieftaincy affairs in Bimbilla. According to him, the officials have rather decided not to interfere in the chieftaincy issues in the area, a development they have issues with because they wanted the officials to add their voice to happenings in that part o ...

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C/R: NDC to embark on unity walk

The Central Regional branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will be embarking on a unity walk in the regional capital, Cape Coast. The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 29th October 2017. A statement signed by Kwesi Dawood, the Regional Communications Officer said: “As part of our reorganisation programmes of the region, the CR-NDC family is embarking on a unity walk in Cape C ...

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Korle-Bu given 1month to release JB Danquah’s autopsy

The District Court, presided over by Arit Nsemoh, has ordered the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to produce within a month, the full autopsy report of former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, J.B. Danquah Adu, who was stabbed to death. Accra FM’s court correspondent, Ama Brako Ampofo, said on Tuesday, October 10 that the judge made the orders after the prosecutor, DSP George Amegah, told the court th ...

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