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African Court: Lack of accountability enhances systemic corruption

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on Wednesday deduced that the absence of a culture of accountability and sanctions undermines the rule of law and enhances systemic corruption in Africa. “It is the supposition of the African Court that African Governments must combat corruption through the strengthening of …

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Lessons from EPA must inform Post-Cotonou Agreement – Trade expert

Mr Tetteh Hormeku, Head of Programmes at the Third World Network, has advised governments in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to use lessons from the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for the post-Cotonou possible framework. He said the ACP countries would get “the same rotten deal we got from …

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Road accidents kill more than 360 persons in Ghana between January and February

More than 360 persons died while over 2,272 others were injured in vehicular accidents in the first two months of 2018. A total of, 2,085 crashes, involving 3,415 vehicles were recorded during the period. Mrs May Obiri-Yeboah, the Executive Director of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), who disclosed this …

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Energy Minister defends ExxonMobil oil exploration deal

Mr Boakye Agyarko, the Minister of Energy, has said the Government signed an oil exploration contract with the ExxonMobil Company to explore for oil in the Deeperwater Cape Three Points Oilfields because it has the capacity to deliver. He said government’s policy for the upstream oil industry was to undertake …

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Stop media trial of corruption cases – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has underlined the need for Ghanaians, particularly politicians to desist from media trial of corruption related cases especially involving high profile political figures. Mr Tetteh Tuwor, the Acting Central Regional Director of the Commission, stated that such media trials and persecutions …

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Maj Mahama’s murder case: Court to empanel jury on April 12

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court will on April 12 empanel a jury for the trial of the 14 accused persons allegedly involved in the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama. The 14 accused, whose pleas were taken on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder. One …

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Judgement in Wisa’s case set for April 25

An Accra Circuit Court has fixed April 25 to deliver its judgement in respect of the case of Eugene Ashie aka Wisa, a hiplife artiste, who has been accused of displaying his penis while performing on stage. The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku has ordered Mr Jerry …

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Minority calls for withdrawal of Ghana, US defence agreement

The Minority in Parliament has called for the withdrawal of the defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the United States from Parliament claiming the document has not been signed. According to them, the process which the government is seeking to introduce the agreement to the House for approval was not …

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Bank of Ghana takes over UniBank

The Ghana banking crisis that has been simmering for more than five years now but was being treated as though it would correct itself has started blowing up with the announcement today of the take-over of a commercial bank, UniBank Ghana Ltd, by the central bank. UniBank itself only recently …

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Majority of fraud cases recorded in Ghana last year said to have insider involvement

Statistics has revealed that 69 per cent of fraud cases recorded in 2017 in Ghana, had insider involvement, Mr Alex Oppong, the Principal Consultant, e-Crime Bureau, has stated. He said 31 per cent of fraud cases within the 2017 period were conducted by external perpetrators which did not include any …

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