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PIAC urges government to desist from using oil to acquire loans

Dr Steve Manteaw, Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has appealed to the Government to desist from using the nation’s petroleum resources as collateral for loans. “We should desist from contaminating the crude oil trade with other economic transactions such as loan agreements and the rest. And …

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Court orders accused in NCA trial to open their defence

An Accra High Court on Thursday ordered Eugene Baffoe Bonnie, the former Board Chair of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others to open their defence in the trial. The others are Matthew William Tetteh Tevie, the former Director-General, NCA, Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board member, Alhaji Osman …

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Manager of K. Gyasi Company goes to prison

The Manager of the Adadientem branch of the Nana K. Gyasi Company Limited, dealers in building materials, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Juaben Circuit, after being convicted of stealing from the Company. Osei Bonsu was charged for stealing 3, 512 bags of cement, 1,163 pieces of …

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NIA has over 30 million forms in stock

Management of the National Identification Authority (NIA) says it has over 30 million forms in stock and supplies adequate numbers to each registration centre for the exercise. The Authority said it came to the attention of Management of NIA that, prospective applicants at some registration centres were being told that …

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Burkinabe refugees pose security threat – Upper West REGSEC

The Upper West Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has expressed shock over “alarming” numbers of Burkinabe refugees settling down in Sissala zones. Deputy Regional Minister Amidu Chinnia Issahaku who led the REGSEC members after visiting the camps on Wednesday called for national action to tackle the situation. They went to Wuru, …

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