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Amewu ‘brags’ over $50m savings in renegotiated Ameri deal

Energy Minister John Peter Amewu is claiming the government has saved $50 million in yet another renegotiated AMERI deal. It will be the second renegotiation of a highly controversial power deal by the government after the first was heavily criticized. Amewu told Evans Mensah on PM Express, a current affairs programme, on Joy News, Monday evening, that government has concluded ...

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2016 election results: Our system failed – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is covering up its failure to collate the 2016 presidential election results, saying that its system collapsed. Bede Ziedeng, acting Director of Elections for the NDC, at a press conference on Thursday, said the party tried deploying electronic system for the collation of election results, but the system crashed, compelling the team to resort ...

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Every district will have a factory by 2020 – National Coordinator

The National Coordinator of the One-District-One Factory policy initiative, Hon. Gifty Ohene Konadu, has assured Ghanaians that every district will have its own factory by the end of 2020. She noted some districts will even have more factories than others depending on the raw material potentials they have. Corroborating her claim, she indicated for instance that the Nsawam Adoagyiri District ...

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Bidding for oil blocks must be transpent and efficient – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, has charged the Ministry of Energy, the Petroleum Commission, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and the Licensing Rounds Committee to co-operate and ensure that activities under the maiden oil and gas licensing round are carried out in a transparent and efficient manner. Speaking at the launch of the “Ghana Oil and Gas ...

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Part of $175m loan to build hospitals spent on NDC re-election research

Joy News’ investigations have revealed the Ministry of Health under the Mahama administration diverted part of a government loan facility on research into the chances of the then governing National Democratic Congress (NDC). The research was a sub-contract under a 175 million dollar project awarded to British infrastructure company NMS for the construction of seven district hospitals and an integrated ...

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D66 en PvdA: Hersteloperatie na vrouwenbesnijdenis in basisverzekering

D66 en PvdA eisen dat hersteloperaties na vrouwenbesnijdenis vergoed worden via de basisverzekering. Het vorige kabinet zegde dat al toe, maar vier jaar later moeten vrouwen de operatie nog uit eigen zak betalen. De vrouwen die hier moeite hebben met plassen of iets vreugde­vols als seks worden aan hun lot overgela­ten Sjoerd Sjoerdsma, D66 Sjoerd Sjoerdsma (D66) © ANP Als ...

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Python valt door plafond bij ochtendvergadering Chinese bank

Bankpersoneel uit de Chinese stad Nanning was afgelopen vrijdagochtend meteen goed wakker. Tijdens de ochtendvergadering viel er een python van anderhalve meter lengte door het systeemplafond, precies tussen twee werknemers in op de grond. Het dier schampt de schouder van een vrouw, die ineenkrimpt. Op een video die inmiddels wereldwijd massaal wordt gedeeld, is te zien hoe het dier op zijn ...

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More revelations in Opuni’s trial

The ongoing trial of former COCOBOD CEO, Dr. Stephen Opuni, and businessman Seidu Agongo on Wednesday, recorded yet another shocking moment, when it emerged that Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), had in several documents dating as far as 2013, described Lithovit Foliar Fertilizer, as a liquid fertilizer and not a powdery fertilizer. One of the documents which was signed ...

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