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Slapped NDC MP’s words require in-camera hearing – Witness tells Commission

Commission of Inquiry has agreed to hear in-camera, invectives used by National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP, Sam George, attracting slaps from a security operative during an ill-fated bye-election in Ayawaso West-Wuogon in Greater Accra region. A Commander of a SWAT unit, DSP Samuel Azugu who called for a private hearing explained, the words used are too unpalatable for public hearing. ...

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Blay, K.K. Sarpong in GNPC turf war

The recruitment of a Procurement Manager at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) based on a directive of the state-owned oil company’s Board Chairman Mr Freddie Blay, has resulted in a misunderstanding between him and the CEO, Dr K. K. Sarpong. Dr Sarpong, in a letter, accused Mr Blay of overstepping his boundary by ordering the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) ...

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Church of Pentecost clamps down on noise making

The Church of Pentecost is discouraging excessive noise making by its local assemblies, directing for strict adherence to the bylaws on the permissible noise level. This is contained in a five-year strategic vision of the Church (Vision 2023) dubbed “Possessing the Nations” being implemented by the Church under the Chairmanship of Apostle Eric Nyamekye. The Vision 2023 strategy is focused ...

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Zwarte giftige sneeuw bedekt steden in Siberië

Vanuit verschillende steden in Siberië komen steeds meer meldingen van mensen die zwarte sneeuw zien. Het giftige goedje bedekt straten, bomen, auto’s en daken. Er wordt met een beschuldigende vinger gewezen naar de mijnbouw en de kolencentrales in de buurt. De baas van zo’n bedrijf gaf al toe dat een van zijn filters niet meer werkte. Buitenlandredactie 17-02-19, 06:57ijfelen. Het ...

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233 communities to benefit from grid expansion in Ashanti Region

A total of 233 communities in the Ashanti Region will benefit from a grid expansion project being undertaken by the Electricity Company Ghana (ECG). The expansion scheme, which is expected to enhance distribution of electric power in settlements which has seen an increase in population growth, economic activities and new physical developments, is being implemented under the Special Grid Intensification ...

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Emile Short C’ssion: Sensitive parts of probe should not be public – Lawyer

Sensitive parts of the Emile Short Commission’s probe should be in-camera to save Ghana’s security chiefs from appearing to be unprepared and uncoordinated, a legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong has suggested. This is to preserve the confidence Ghanaians have in Ghana’s security architecture, he argued. The lack of coordination from the testimonies by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery; the National Security ...

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NHIA boss bows out

The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Samuel Annor has reportedly left office after 2 years of service to the Authority. Although the reason for his resignation is yet to be known, DGN online checks suggests it was due to his age. Last month Dr. Annor’s name was listed among some eight Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) ...

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Strip off privileges of Mahama as Ghana’s ex-president — Group

A group calling itself Concern Youth in Politics (CYP) wants former President Mahama stripped off every privilege he enjoys as an ex-president. According to the group, the action by Mr Mahama to show videos of Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence to foreign diplomats is very “irresponsible” of him. The convener of the group, who doubles as former Assembly Member for ...

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Mahama urged to submit his evidence to Emile Short Commission

There is strong advocacy for former President John Mahama to submit any evidence he has on government’s complicity in the violence that marred the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election to the Emile Short Commission. Sulemana Braimah, the Executive Director of Media Foundation for West Africa said helping the ongoing hearing by the Emile Short Commission with factual evidence is key to ...

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National Security operatives gather intelligence, they don’t take action – Nunoo-Mensah

A former Chief of Defense Staff, Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah says operatives of the National Security have no business moving in or taking action into dealing with violence or crime situations. Brigadier Nunoo-Mensah’s comments come on the back of fallout from the Emile Short Commission of Inquiry investigating the incident of violence which occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election ...

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