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Martin Amidu resigns as Special Prosecutor

Public Agenda can report that Martin Alamisi Amidu has resigned from his position as Special Prosecutor. Mr Amidu resigned because he does not feel that President Nana Akufo-Addo has done enough to safeguard the independence of his office. Amidu is said to have in a letter addressed to President Nana Akufo-Addo, charged the president to find a suitable replacement for ...

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Ashanti Regional Youth Network Launches Peace Campaign

The Ashanti Regional Youth Network, with support from Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) and OXFAM in Ghana has launched a campaign to ensure an incident-free general election in December 2020. The project aims at educating young people to exercise their civic responsibility in the upcoming elections without allowing themselves to be agents of violence. To this end, ...

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African Dev’t Bank, partners, agree to strengthen commitment to gender equality

Under the theme “Development Banks as Actors for Change towards Gender Equality,” the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, Vanessa Moungar, joined high-level representatives from global financial institutions, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and UN Women in signing a joint declaration on gender equality to strengthen their commitment at all levels. The declaration was one highlight of ...

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Independent Power Producers threaten to shutdown over unpaid debts

Independent power producers in the country have threatened to shut down their operations over unpaid debts by the government. In a ‘notice of shutdown’ letter to the CEO of the Ghana Grid Company, the power producers noted “we would like to inform you about our firm resolve to withdraw our services in the coming days’ ad Infinitum. ” The letter ...

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US election security officials reject Trump’s fraud claims

US federal election officials have said the 2020 White House vote was the “most secure in American history”, rejecting President Donald Trump’s fraud claims.  “There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised,” the committee announced.  They spoke out after Mr Trump claimed without proof 2.7 million votes for ...

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Coronavirus: A global black market for negative test results has emerged

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative COVID-19 tests that enable them to travel. In France, at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport in September, a group of seven people were arrested for selling falsified digital certificates intended to prove negative coronavirus results, the AP reported last week. The group was discovered ...

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BABA, NETTEY, BOYE START AGAINST SUDAN

Asante Kotoko right back Christopher Nettey has been named in the starting line up of Ghana for this afternoon’s game against Sudan. The Attram de Visser academy product will debut for Ghana on Thursday afternoon having impressed in training following his late inclusion. Coach C.K Akonnor has also named  Strasbourg Centre back Alexander Djiku in the starting eleven. Djiku will ...

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Breaking News: Jerry John Rawlings is dead

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is dead, Public Agenda can confirm.The former president passed on, today, November 12, 2020, after a brief illness.According to state-owned Daily Graphic, the former President had been on admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital for about a week for an undisclosed ailment. He was 73.It will be recalled that Mr Rawlings recently lost and ...

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Top South African official due in court over corruption charges

South African police have issued an arrest warrant against a top official of the governing African National Congress (ANC) party on corruption charges, a spokeswoman for the country’s elite Hawks police unit said. Ace Magashule, who told reporters he had done nothing wrong, has assured the party he will appear in court on Friday, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said ...

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Police commander calls for healthy police-media relationship

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Asumadu Okyere-Darko, Acting Bono East Regional Police Commander has called for a healthy police-media relationship towards national development. “The Police and the Media personnel must be seen working as family members providing care, love, and security for one another. By doing so, we will be able to promote a peaceful environment in the General ...

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