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Customs warn public against online auctions

The Principal Revenue Officer in Charge of Customs Auctions, Mr. Prince Akwaboah has hinted that the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority is considering online means of auctioning general goods and vehicles in order to broaden its reach. The head of auctions of Customs revealed that, the procurement plans are advanced to select the technology partner for that service. ...

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Western Togoland attacks: I believe Institutions will work – Akufo-Addo assures

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed why he is unwavering about the uprising in the Volta Region stating that he believes there are institutions to deal with the issue. According to him, if he panics, the country will also do the same, hence the need to be calm about the issues to allow for the institutions available to ...

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EC issues duplicated ID numbers in one-day registration exercise

Madam Jean Mensa

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has disclosed that it produced duplicate voter ID numbers in the just ended voters’ registration exercise. According to the Commission this error has been corrected and the people affected will be issued with a new set of voters’ ID cards. Regardless of the duplication, the Commission said the biometric and biographic details are intact. The Electoral Commission opened another ...

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Secessionists Attacks: Government will not negotiate with criminals – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government will not negotiate with members of the Homeland Study Group Foundation in the Volta Region. This follows their demand for independence from Ghana to form an autonomous ‘Western Togoland.’ But according to the Vice President, the motives behind what he refers to as “criminal activities” are nonexistent. He said, their attempts are backed ...

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Africa is pushing for permanent UN Security Council seat but how feasible is the agenda?

For years, Africa has been pushing for a reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to have at least two permanent representatives. Similar calls have been made by Germany, Europe’s largest economy and India, the world’s largest democracy, to have a permanent seat on the UNSC. The council is responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security and ...

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ECOWAS Court dismisses suit challenging Mali sanctions

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit challenging the legality of August 18, 2020, sanctions imposed on Mali following the military coup against President Ibrahim Keita. A three-man panel of the court led by Justice Dupe Atoki dismissed the suit, shortly after hearing interlocutory applications filed by two Malian associations seeking a suspension of the ...

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Africa’s young population, hot climate slowed coronavirus infections

The World Health Organisation has said that it has identified some factors that potentially played a role in slowing down the Coronavirus infection rate in Africa. There have been over 1.4 million confirmed COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 34,000 deaths cumulatively. In a publication by the WHO’s Africa region, it said ...

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Federal Government develops rapid response register for poor Nigerians

The Federal Government through the National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office is developing a Rapid Response Register to scale up the enrollment of poor and vulnerable citizens in urban centres. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this in her remarks at the Open Government Partnership 2020 Virtual Leaders Summit Roundtable. The theme of the roundtable was ...

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29 ‘Western Togolanders’ arrested, airlifted to Accra

Twenty-nine persons have been arrested by a joint security deployed to the Juapong township where secessionists reportedly besieged early Friday. The arrested persons have been airlifted to Accra for interrogation. The group is believed to have links to a secessionist group alleged to have seized several towns in the Volta region, mounted road blocks and burnt tyres. TV3’s Komla Adom ...

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LEG holds workshop on sustainable management of Ghana’s forest reserves

The Livelihood and Environment Ghana (LEG) an environmental-oriented organization has in collaboration with the Forestry Service Division of Bechem District and the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) held an awareness raising workshop on sustainable forest resources management. The workshop was held at Konkontreso in the Asutifi South District of the Ahafo Region of Ghana, bringing participants from communities ...

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