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You enjoy everything free as Ex-Prez, why are things ‘hard’ for you? — Kwaku Azar quizzes Rawlings

Social media influencer, Prof Stephen Kwaku Asare has fired back at former President Rawlings on his recent comment that “times are hard” in Ghana. Yesterday, MyNewsGh.com reported that former President Jerry John Rawlings has admitted for the first time that times are hard in Ghana and that under the current dispensation, nothing seems to be working. Mr Rawlings observed that ...

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Supreme Court dismisses Exton Cubic case against Kumasi High court

A five-member panel of the Supreme Court justices presided over by Justice Sophia Adenyira has dismissed an application by Exton Cubic Limited challenging the jurisdiction of a High Court in a decision refusing them compensation for the seizure of its mining equipment. It was the case of the applicant that there was rival meaning regarding article 268 (1) of the ...

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Government to help pay back Menzgold customers

Whereas government is firm in its decision not to use a single dime of Ghanaian taxpayers’ money to pay aggrieved customers of Menzgold, MyNewsGh.com is reliably informed that government has taken a decision to track down all assets and personal investments of Nana Appiah Mensah to reimburse the customers some percentage of their investment. EOCO in the coming days will ...

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If Ghana were USA, a sniper would’ve wiped you and your whole team – Effah Dartey to Anas

Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Berekum constituency Captain (rtd) Nkrabea Effah Dartey is of the view that Ghana’s undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his crew from Tiger Eye PI would have been wiped off with a sniper if Ghana was the United States of America (USA), mynewsgh.com has filed. He disclosed that the modus operandi of Anas in ...

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‘We must be less dependent on foreign influence’ – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said that the time has come for Ghana to develop policies that would make her self-reliant, less dependent on foreign capital, technology and influence. According to him, his vision is in line with that agenda and that Ghana’s developmental policies going forward can no longer depend on the support that the technologically advanced world ...

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Dual citizenship may be legalized in Netherlands from 2020 onwards

Netherlands is currently reviewing the country’s nationality law as part of an effort to allow dual citizenship by the spring of 2019, as most EU member states prepare for Brexit in March 2019, according to Neweurope.eu. There are approximately 87,000 UK nationals living in Netherlands and 100,000 dutch nationals living in the UK.   According to Justice Minister Mark Harbers, the plan is to ...

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Netherlands to loosen up dual citizenship rules

The Dutch government plans to relax citizenship rules making it easier to obtain dual nationality. In a letter to MPs published by the website DutchNews.Nl, junior migration minister Mark Harbers announced that the government will start consultations in the first quarter of 2019. The draft bill should expand the possibilities of obtaining dual nationality for ‘first generation’ immigrants and emigrants. ...

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Representation of the People’s Amendment Act coming – EC Boss

The Electoral Commission (EC) appears to be set for the implementation of the controversial Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA). The EC Chairperson Jean Mensa on Thursday inaugurated ROPAA Consultative and Implementation Committee. The nine-member committee is made up of three representatives from the EC, Peace Council, Civil Society Organisation, academia, one each from the ruling party and the ...

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