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Concerned Clergy fight Catholic Bishops over GTMO detainees

John Mahama under pressure over the GITMO 2 saga   Concerned Clergy and Christians of Ghana (CCCG) are on collision course with the leadership of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) over the latter’s decision to condemn President John Dramani Mahama for accepting the two ex-Guantanamo detainees into the country. The members of CCCG in a […]

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‘Obuasi township needs facelift’

Mr. Frank Aboagye Danyansah Progressive Peoples’ Party’s (PPP) Parliamentary aspirant for Obuasi East in the Ashanti region, Mr. Frank Aboagye Danyansah has lamented the sharp decline in economic activities and the growing unemployment in the constituency, saying the situation does not bode well for the development of the area. Business activities have slowed down in […]

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How much are we paying for power?

IT appears the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is relying on figures totally different from what has been sanctioned by the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to determine the cost of power its customers consume. EFFECTIVE December 14 2015, tariffs for electricity went up by 59.2% and 67.2% for water. Following these increases, customers of the utilities, […]

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GITMO 2: Ghanaians must be vigilant – British High C’ssner

Jon Benjamin(left) with President John Mahama (right) The British High Commissioner to Ghana Jon Benjamin has advised Ghanaians to be vigilant following the decision by government to shelter two former inmates of the Guantanamo Bay prison in Ghana.Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby will be living in the country for the […]

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DKM Manager, 3 others granted bail

Managing Director of DKM microfinance Dr. Martin Delle An Accra Circuit court has granted bail to the embattled Managing Director of DKM microfinance Dr. Martin Delle and three others who are standing trial for fraudulent breach of trust.His bail bond was set at GHC80 million while the others, including the Chief Executive Officer of God […]

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Ga chiefs console Sylvester Mensah with GHC10k

Sylvester Mensah The Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs has expressed anger at the freezing of accounts of the former head of the National Health Insurance Authority Sylvester Mensah.An Accra High court froze the bank accounts of Mr. Mensah following a petition by the Bureau of National investigations (BNI), who are investigating him for alleged […]

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One killed as armed robbers engage Police in gun battle

A fulani man has been reportedly shot dead in a gun battle between armed robbers and police officers at Bole Bamboi in the Northern region.The incident happened early Thursday morning when a police patrol team engaged the robbers, who were carrying out an operation.The robbers reportedly opened fire after they spotted the Police vehicle approaching, […]

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You don’t win elections through EC – Bagbin tells NDC

Majority leader Alban Bagbin The Majority leader in Parliament Alban Bagbin is urging members of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be vigilant on elections day in order to retain the party in power.According to him, regardless of what the party does in government to improve the lot of Ghanaians, lack of vigilance on […]

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‘Cameroon must drop “non-denunciation” charges against 3 journalists’

Cameroonian authorities must immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against three journalists accused of failing to disclose information and sources, Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders said on the eve of their trial before a military court. Journalists Baba Wame, Rodrigue Ndeutchoua Tongue, and Félix Cyriaque Ebolé Bola are due to appear before a military […]