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Speaker of Parliament to open 70th Annual New Year School and Conference 

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, will on Monday January 14th 2019, open the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference at the University of Ghana. The week long programme being held under the theme: “Building Strong Institutions for Democratic Consolidation in Ghana”, is being organised by the School …

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Two before court over visa fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Friday granted bail to two persons in the sum of GH¢25,000.00 each with three sureties each for allegedly defrauding five persons of GH¢21,200.00 under the pretext of securing them visas. According to the court each one of the sureties should be gainfully employed. Rev. Isaac …

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Court sentences trader for issuing dud cheque

An Accra Circuit Court on Friday sentenced a Leticia Bruce a trader to a fine of GH¢960.00 for issuing a dud cheque to a businesswoman. She will serve five months imprisonment if she defaults in paying the fine. She had pleaded not guilty to the offence but was found guilty …

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MCA nominates Ghana for Third Power Compact

Ghana has been nominated for a Third Power Compact under the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) alongside four other West African countries, including Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Benin and Niger. Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), announced this at a media stakeholders’ engagement …

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Curfew hours on Chereponi and Saboba renewed

The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew hours of Chereponi and Saboba Townships and their environs from 1600 hours to 0700 hours with effect from Thursday, January 10, 2019. A statement signed by the sector Minister, Mr Ambrose Dery said the renewal of the curfew hours was upon …

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Ghana’s arbitration practice is among world’s best — Prof. Uwazie

The Director of the Division of Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), says Ghana has evolved one of the best systems of conflict resolution that is worthy of emulation. Professor Ernest Uwazie says, “Ghana remains one of the model programmes in using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) which has reduced …

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ECG transfers to Meralco Consortium on February 1

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Thursday, said the handing-over of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to Meralco Consortium under the Private Sector Participation of the Power Compact II Agreement would come off on February 1. MiDA awarded the operations, investment and management of ECG to Meralco Consortium in April …

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President Akufo-Addo never endorsed Menzgold owner – Minister

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has never endorsed the operations of gold dealership company, Menzgold Ghana Limited, its owner, Nana Appiah Mensah, nor officials of the firm. A statement issued and signed by Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, in Accra on Thursday, said the President had never …

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SPC Engineering calls for tariff increment for road worthiness certificate

SPC Engineering, a company mandated by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to check the roadworthiness of vehicles has indicated that there are still fake DVLA stickers despite the introduction of a new one in 2018. The company said because of the fake stickers, many vehicle owners were unwilling …

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Cocoa farmers at Anomawobi get associations  

Cocoa farmers at Anomawobi in the Edubiase District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana have inaugurated four Associations to help to educate their colleagues on good farming practices. The groups are; Nkabom Kuo, Biakoye Kuo, Adom Mmoa Kuo and Eyi Daso Kuo constituting 30 members each. Mrs Christiana Amponsah, Edubiase …

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