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CSOs, individuals sue Ghana government over Atewa Forest

Seven Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and four private citizens, have jointly sued the Government over the exploration and drilling of deep wells in the Atewa Forest Reserve. Mr Martin Kpebu, the counsel for the plaintiffs filed the writ against the Attorney General at the General Jurisdiction Court (High Court) Division. …

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Mac Palm, nine others deny treason charges

Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm, the leader of the Take Action Ghana, and the other nine persons charged with treason, have denied the charge. The others are Donyo Kafui, Bright Alan Debrah, Johannes Zikpi, Warrant Officer Class Two (WO2) Esther Saan, Corporal Seidu Abubakar, Corporal Sylvester Akanpewu, Lance Airforce Corporal …

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Ghana and Japan sign exchange of notes agreement for three projects

Ghana and Japan have signed an agreement and exchange of notes and record of discussions for three projects. They include: “The Project for the Improvement of the Tema Motorway Roundabout (Phase 2) (Detailed Design)”, “The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarships (JDS)” and “The Economic and Social Development Programme (Provision of …

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Fidelity Bank posts GH¢322m pretax profit

Fidelity Bank Ghana says it recorded a 33 per cent increase in its profit before tax for last year, raking in some GH¢322 million. Its profit for 2018 was GHGH¢242 million. “The Bank’s balance sheet remained one of the largest and strongest in the country as it closed the year …

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President grants amnesty to 794 prisoners

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to 794 prisoners as part of efforts to decongest the country’s prisons in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic. “The President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo in consultation with the Council of State in Commemoration of Workers Day, May 1st, 2020 …

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