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Visa ban: US coercion bad – Antwi Danso

BY KOBINA WELSING    INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS expert, Dr Vladimir Antwi Danso, has cautioned the government to oppose the coercion from the United States of America (USA) to sanction the deportation of some Ghanaians from America. The USA government is threatening to impose visa restrictions on Ghanaian citizens over the government’s failure …

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US-military base saga: AG ordered to file statement in 7 days

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh   A SINGLE Supreme Court judge, Justice Gabriel Pwamang, has ordered the Attorney General’s (AG) Department to file their written statement of case within seven days in a suit challenging Ghana’s military co-operation agreement with the United States of America (USA). The applicant, Yaw Brogya Gyenfi, …

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Judges threaten Akufo-Addo: Review our salaries or we embark on strike action

BY JONATHAN ADJEI THE ASSOCIATION of Magistrates and Judges of Ghana has cautioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to immediately review the salaries of lower court judges or face their wrath. The judges have vowed to carry out their threat and embark on a strike early next month, if their …

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NPP contracted me to kill late Member of Parliament – Suspect confesses

One of the accused standing trial in the murder of former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, Daniel Asiedu, has told an Accra District Court that he was hired by some persons in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to commit the crime. He said his …

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NDC MP for Ho West, Bedzra to resign

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ho West constituency in the Volta Region has signaled his intention to resign from the legislature. Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah is said to have sent a letter communicating his decision to the House and copied the leadership of the NDC minority. Details concerning …

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Expose state security threats – President urges Muslims

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE PRESIDENT, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians, especially the Muslim community to be on the look out for people whose actions breach the security of the nation. According to the President, the territorial integrity of the country is a shared responsibility of both civilians …

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Dr Opuni trial begins July 4 as court orders AG to serve him documents

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CRIMINAL Division of the Accra High Court, presided over by Justice Clemence J Honyenuga, has fixed July 4 to commence the full trial of the former COCOBOD Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Seidu Agongo, Director of Agricult, who are standing trial for wilfully causing financial …

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Criminalise ‘no bed’ syndrome – Speaker directs

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG THE SPEAKER of Parliament, Prof. Mike Ocquaye, has called for laws to criminalise the turning away of patients by health professionals under emergency situations. The call comes in the wake of the death of a 70-year-old man who was refused treatment for lack of bed by seven hospitals …

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NABCOB appointees to start work in August – VEEP

VICE PRESIDENT Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday said graduates engaged under the Nation Builders Corp would start work in August this year as part of measures to minimise the rising rate of unemployment in the country. He said the New Patriotic Party-led administration under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo …

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Opuni faces full trial tomorrow

MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE COMMENCEMENT of the full trial in the case in which the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, and two others are facing trial for wilfully causing financial loss to the state is expected to be fixed tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13. The …

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