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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States, left Ghana on Thursday, 15 April 2021, to Brazzaville, to attend the swearing-in of Denis Sassou Nguesso, President-elect of the Republic of Congo. The Ghanaian leader was accompanied […]Continue Reading
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The Ministry of Information is holding a consultative meeting with stakeholders on broadcasting in Ghana today, 16 Friday 2021. The forum will deliberate on how media-related regulators can act within the current legal framework to contain inappropriate media content, a statement issued by the ministry noted. The forum, which will be televised on GTV and […]Continue Reading
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has debunked claims that there is tension in the Ministry due to inappropriate recruitment, promotion and appointment practices. A statement issued by the Ministry on 13 April 2021 described the assertion as carried in the Herald newspaper publication and other media platforms as “completely false”. “First of […]Continue Reading
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The European Union’s Chief Election Observer, Mr Javier Nart, who is also a member of the European Parliament from Spain, has said the 2020 general elections organised by the Jean Mensa-led Electoral Commission of Ghana, were not only free but also met a range of international standards. Presenting the EU EOM’s final report on its […]Continue Reading
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Election petitions regarding Ghana’s parliamentary polls must have a definite timeline for adjudication just as pertains to the presidential poll, the European Union Election Observer Mission for the 2020 polls, has suggested. It proposed in its final report that “parliamentary election petitions be commenced 21 days after the declaration of results just like presidential Continue Reading
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A multi-purpose waste treatment plant meant to phase out the operations of Sofokrom Landfill site at Essipong in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly is gradually taking shape to the admiration of Parliament of Ghana. Company officials say the project which commenced in August 2020 following a sod-cutting ceremony performed by the President of the Republic of […]Continue Reading
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The Africa Education Watch is urging the Ghana Education Service (GES) to seek admission for the two Rastafarians who were denied admission by Achimota School. This follows the dismissal of an application for a mandatory injunction aimed at forcing the Achimota School to admit Oheneba Nkrabea, one of the students, pending the final determination of […]Continue Reading
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The Police is praying the Kaneshie District Court for a date to enable a representative of the Attorney General’s Office to appear in court to start the committal proceedings against Ebenezer Quaisie, aka, Junior, who is being held for the murder of law lecturer, Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh. Prosecuting, Inspector Ebenezer Teye-Okuffo, said the Police […]Continue Reading
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Ghana is on high security alert following the escape of over 1,800 prisoners from the Oweri Custodial Centre in Imo State – Nigeria. A message from Ghana’s Immigration Service directed all Regional Commanders to prevent the escapees from entering the country. “Information gathered by the Service indicates that more than one thousand, eight hundred (1,800) […]Continue Reading