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Afoko challenges Nolle Prosequi at Supreme Court

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH| muntalla.inusah@dalyheritage.com.gh LAWYERS OF Gregory Afoko have filed an application at the Supreme Court regarding the Nolle Prosequi filed by the State following the arrest of Asabke Alangdi in the case in which they are standing trial for the death of Upper East Regional Chairman of the New …

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Prosecution pleads more time in Dr Obengfo murder case

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE PROSECUTION in the case in which Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, proprietor of Obengfo Hospital at Weija and his worker are being held for murder, have requested for time to work on the “interim report” from the office of the Attorney General’s Office. The police …

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Gunshots at Sly campaign meeting in Kumasi

THE WERE gunshots at a meeting between NDC Presidential hopeful Sylvester Mensah and party delegates at Suame in the Ashanti region Monday. The incident, according to sources, was triggered by some confusion that surrounded the busing of delegates to the venue Mr Mensah was set to meet them. Other sources also …

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EC begs for time to implement ROPAA

THE ELECTORAL Commission (EC) of Ghana is demanding more time to implement the Representation of the Peoples Amendment Act (2007) popularly known as ROPAA. The EC was directed by the court to ensure that it operationalizes the ROPAA Act 699 by December 17th, 2018 12 months from when the others was …

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15 BoG staff hot over collapsed banks

AT LEAST 15 staff of the Bank of Ghana are before a Disciplinary Committee over misconduct leading to the collapse of over seven banks in Ghana. The newly formed Ethics and Investigative Office of the Central Bank referred the 15 officials to the committee after investigating their alleged role in licensing …

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Family of 15-year-old kidnapped for ritual unhappy with police

BY KOJO ANSAH THE FAMILY of the 15-year-old boy, Daniel, abducted by his 17-year-old cousin from Koforidua in the Eastern region to Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region for alleged money rituals is not happy with police handling of the issue. “We have been invited to the Police station twice. The …

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Never again should Africa permit slave trade – Akufo-Addo

PRESIDENT NANA Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the commencement of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade is recognition of the fact that never again should the African people permit themselves to be subjected to such dehumanising conditions. Describing the slave trade as “one of the most …

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We didn’t collapse Menzgold – SEC

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has strongly rejected claims it is responsible for the collapse of gold trading firm Menzgold Ghana Limited. SEC ordered Menzgold in September last year to suspend their operation with the public. According to the Commission, Menzgold did not have the license to trade in gold …

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Akufo-Addo to deliver his 3rd SONA Feb. 21

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will deliver his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The message on the State of the Nation is in accordance with article 67 of the 1992 Constitution. This was contained in the Business Statement of the House for next …

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Bawumia swears in Ayawaso violence Commission

VICE PRESIDENT Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has sworn in the three-member Commission of Inquiry tasked to probe the violence which occurred during the by-election held in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The Chairman of the Commission is Justice Emile Short, a former head of the Commission …

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