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Trader jailed for biting off policeman’s finger

A 25-year-old trader who bit off the finger of a Police Officer during an arrest, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Anoma Promise was ordered by the court presided over by Mrs. Ellen Ofei Ayeh to pay compensation of GH¢5,000.00 to General Sergeant Abu …

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ECOWAS, GIABA engage real estate operators on money laundering

Dr Freda Akosua Prempeh, the Minister of State for Works and Housing, has called for a well-coordinated stakeholder engagement in the real estate sector to curtail activities of money launderers. She said that was crucial given the advancement in technology and “our borderless world,” which was making it increasingly difficult …

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Opuni, others opt to file submission of no case

Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and two others have opted to file a submission of no case in their trial for defrauding by false pretences and willfully causing financial loss to the State. They have also been accused of money laundering, corruption by …

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2021 Budget still dependent on foreign donors – SEND Ghana

Ghana’s 2021 Budget is still dependent on foreign support, SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy civil society organization has said. It said its analysis of the national budgets from 2018-2021 revealed that government still relied heavily on Development Partners (DPs) to fund its capital investments, despite its vision to …

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VALCO needs revamping – Ashitey Adjei

Mr Stephen Ashitey-Adjei, an Executive Member of the Tema East Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Monday appealed to the government to revamp the Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO). He called on President Nana Addo-Danquah Akufo-Addo to assist in the process of revamping VALCO since it still holds many …

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