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The  two Gitmo detainees
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Rectify Gitmo2 deal or send them back – Supreme Court

The Government of Ghana has been ordered by the country’s Supreme Court to send to parliament for rectification, the agreement between its government and the United States that allowed the transfer of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to be transferred to Ghana in January 2016. The agreement was reached between […]

Dr Raymond Atuguba, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana
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Push for passage of Affirmative Action Bill — Dr Atuguba

Gender advocates in the country should push for the passage of the Affirmative Action Bill into law the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Ghana, Dr Raymond Atuguba, has said. He described the bill as one with good intentions to empower women to be economically independent, […]

University of Education Winneba
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UEW has not been fully operational since Nana Addo took office – Lecturer

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) Dr Frimpong Duku has stated that the university has not been working effectively ever since the Akufo-Addo’s government assumed office in January 2017. He explained that a new governing council has not been constituted to oversee activities of the university […]

K. B. Asante, retired diplomat
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Draw clear boundary between gift giving and bribery – K. B. Asante

Retired diplomat, K.B. Asante has called for the need to draw a clear boundary between gift-giving and inducement. He said although Ghanaians show their appreciation and gratitude through gift-giving, the intent of such practices must be examined to determine its genuineness. According to him, in instances where people willingly give […]

Ghana Police
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Police SWAT team takes over Koforidua Court as Somanya riot suspects remanded

There was heavy security presence at the Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ as 12 suspects arrested in connection with Somanya riot reappeared in Court Tuesday. About 30 armed police officers mostly from the National Swat team and the Eastern regional Rapid Deployment Force Unit were present and the Anti-riot Water Cannon […]

Constable Michael Kporyi
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Police Constable gunned down at Michel Camp

A police officer, Constable Micheal Kporyi, was killed while on patrol duty at Michel Camp on Monday night in Accra. According to eye witnesses, the officer was gunned down by two assailants on a motorbike who pursued him to the UBA Filling station. The two armed persons closed-in on Constable […]

The late Major Maxwell Mahama with his family
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You are simply irreplaceable – Tribute by children of Major Maxwell Mahama

Dear daddy, we were told you travelled. You told us you were going to come back. We spoke by phone almost every day. We told you to come and take us swimming and to play tennis and you said okay. We have been waiting for that ice cream you promised […]

Catherine Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture
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Kintampo Waterfalls rainstorm disaster “an act of God” – Report

The Safety Audit team assessing the Kintampo  Waterfalls after the accident that claimed 18 lives in March 2017, has concluded that a poor supervision and a dereliction of public safety responsibilities, among others, contributed to the tragedy. Speaking on the floor of Parliament, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative […]

Ghana signs agriculture industrialization deal with India
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Ghana signs agriculture industrialization deal with India

Thirteen African countries including Ghana have signed series of partnership agreements with India to enhance the supply of agricultural machinery, credit advancement to farmers and scientific cooperation. Farm machinery suppliers from the Indian state of Gujarat signed agreements with Ghana, Zambia, Mozambique and Togo for the supply of farm machinery, training […]

Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations
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Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations

Ghana and Mali have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of cooperation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of that relationship. In a joint communiqué issued at the end of a day’s working visit to Mali by President […]