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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 […]

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Large-cap equities drive up returns on GSE

The Ghana Stock Exchange floor   Returns on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) shored up on the back of 6 gainers and 3 losers at close of trade yesterday. BOPP was the highest absolute gainer appreciating by 19 pesewas to settle at GHS3.00 per share. Large-cap equities such as EBG, GCB & FML all gained […]

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A solution to Ghana’s Hamstrung macroeconomic policies

Low commodity prices, high borrowing costs, high debt levels and weakened macroeconomic policies administered in 2015 is expected to remain prevalent as China’s growth problems continue this year. This is expected to fuel uncertainty in global markets and influence world global output growth forecasts for 2016. In 2015, China reduced its policy rate, devalued its […]

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Calls for my arrest “ugly noises” – Kumasi mayor

Kojo Bonsu The Mayor of Kumasi Kojo Bonsu has described calls for his arrest by some of his assembly members as “ugly noises.”Some of the assembly members, whom Bonsu labeled as “greedy and gluttons” have raised eyebrow over the cost of the state-of-the-art Rattray Park in Kumasi.The aggrieved assembly members raised the red flags after […]