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Election Petition: Supreme Court set down 5 issues for determination

The Supreme Court has outlined five key issues it will make a determination on, in the ongoing Presidential Election Petition brought before it by the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 Presidential Election, John Dramani Mahama. This was announced after parties to the case filed their memoranda of issues. The 2nd Respondent Akufo-Addo for instances filed 3 issues which ...

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Time to rethink licensing Rounds for Africa’s Oil and Gas-Producing Countries

While the details vary by country, the licensing round process has, in general, become too prone to delays and uncertainty. In late 2019, as the African oil and gas industry was looking to the future with optimism, Offshore Engineer wrote that the continent had reason to expect a “more productive 2020.” Instead, the unforeseen happened, and the COVID-19 pandemic had ...

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12 Schools in Asokore Traditional Area receive 7000 books, other educational materials

Nana SKB Foundation, a non-governmental Organization in collaboration with the Mary Adjei Educational Trust and some philanthropist of Asokore have donated educational materials worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to some selected schools in the Asokore Traditional Area in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region. The educational materials distributed included 7000 copies of customized exercise books, pens, chalks and ...

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Ghana took a gamble in COVID-19 fight during December polls – Alex Segbefia

Alex Segbefia

Former Health Minister, Alex Segbefia says the government of Ghana took a gamble during the 2020 December polls with regard to the countries fight at the Coronavirus pandemic. Ghanaians went to the polls on December 7, 2020.  After the elections, Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have shot up. Currently, Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases stand at 2,174 with 358. Speaking on Citi TV’s Face ...

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Terkper advises govt to focus on homegrown policies

The former Finance Minister Seth Terkper has asked the government to focus on homegrown policies to revive the economy post-Covid or the country may have no choice but to return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speaking on the Morning Starr on Tuesday, Mr. Terkper added that the government must not project higher growth figures to help it put together a realistic ...

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Magufuli rallies Tanzanians to feed world post-Covid

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has rallied farmers in the country to increase food production, predicting global food scarcity later in the year caused by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. He urged farmers to take advantage of the reduced production by the largest food-producing countries in the wake of health restrictions imposed across the world. “This year there is a ...

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Supreme Court dismisses Mahama’s 12 interrogatories for the EC

The Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by former President John Mahama seeking permission to elicit answers to some 12 interrogatories from the Electoral Commission. Among others, lawyers for the petitioner are asking the EC to answer if the National Communications Authority (NCA) played any role or facilitated in any way, the transmission of the election results to its headquarters. ...

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COVID-19: New variant travels 50-70 times faster – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has disclosed the new strain of the COVID-19 pandemic has a higher and faster infection rate as compared to the first strain.The Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Dacosta Aboagye, has shared that the new strain of the virus is transmitted between fifty to seventy (50-70) times faster.According to him, Ghana has ...

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There is no NPP or NDC Speaker of Parliament, I’ll serve all Ghanaians – Bagbin

Speaker of the 8th Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has assured the people of Ghana that he will serve in their interest and not that of any political party. He said the position of the speaker of parliament is meant to work in the ultimate interest of all Ghanaians irrespective of their political affiliations. He told the House on Friday January 15 that ...

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Ensure justice for slain undercover investigative journalist, Ahmed Suale – UPDN to government

 media non-governmental organisation, United Press for Development Network (UPDN) has said it is astonished at the inability of the Ghana Police Service to find the murderers of the late Tiger Eye PI investigator, Ahmed Suale two years after the incident. This was contained in a statement issued by the organisation ahead of the commemoration of the second edition of the ...

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