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Nigerian in court over GH¢5000 fraud weeps

A Nigerian on Wednesday broke down in tears when he was arraigned for allegedly defrauding a businessman of GH¢5,000.00 under the pretext of supplying him bags of oil well cement at a cost of GH¢120,000.00. Emeka Eze, a mobile phone seller, charged with defrauding by false pretenses, pleaded not guilty. …

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Ex-ICC Prosecutor defends position in collapsed Kenya cases

The former Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has rejected criticisms of his handling of the cases relating to post-election violence in Kenya, which collapsed. The ICC had to withdraw charges of crimes against humanity against the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, the Vice-President, William Ruto, and two …

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Five Ghanaian stowaways disembarked at Tema Port

Five Ghanaians who attempted to travel illegally through La Cote D’Ivoire for greener pastures have been disembarked at the Tema Port. The five had stowed away on board MSC Katyayni but were returned at the Port of Las Palmas, US, and brought back to West Africa. Sheik Labaran Seidu Barry, Head …

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NALAG calls for postponement of December 17 referendum

The General Secretary of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) Mr Kokro Amankwah has called for postponement of the upcoming December 17 elections and referendum. According to him, majority of Ghanaians have not been reached and informed on the referendum to make an informed decision and it …

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Soldier, two others arrested for impersonation

The Eastern Forward Operation Base (FOB) of the National Anti–Galamsey Task Force has arrested a soldier with two accomplices in the Sekyere Atiwa West District for posing as Operation Vanguard Personnel, harassing and extorting money from civilians The soldier, Private Bawa Kabore and his accomplices , Emmanuel Opoku from the …

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Fronting in oil and gas industry stifles local experiences – CEO

The Petroleum Commission says Ghana needs an indigenous pool of experienced and highly skilled upstream service companies willing to prioritise, adapt and compete prudently in the oil and gas industry. The Commission is therefore working together with other state actors including; the Registrar General’s Department and the Ghana Revenue Authority …

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