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Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Lower court judges, magistrates threaten strike

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Lower court judges and magistrates in the country are threatening to withdraw their services, beginning October 2017, over unpaid allowances and the non-implementation of the upward review of their salaries since 2012. According to Citi News sources, the judges have not received the allowances due them since January 2017, forcing them to use their own resources, including fuel for official duties. ...

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2017 #CitiBizOlympics ends on high note

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The 2017 Citi Business Olympics has ended on a high note with participating companies leaving much fulfilled and thrilled by the opportunity to bond through sports and network with other companies. The hundreds of participants from about fifty (50) companies, cheered their teams on to victory as they competed for the trophies and bragging rights. GCB Bank and Netis Ghana Limited, ...

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NDC praises Mahama, Atta Mills for ITLOS victory

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC), views the  International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s judgment in favor of Ghana in the maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire, as the fruits of the foresight and strong leadership of former President John Mahama, and late President John Evans Atta Mills. In a statement, the NDC acknowledged “President Mahama’s courage in launching the ...

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ITLOS to deliver judgement on Ghana-Ivory Coast maritime dispute today

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The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg, Germany, is expected to deliver its judgement on the three-year dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire today [Saturday], September 23, 2017. In 2014, Ghana took the case to ITLOS to dispel claims it has encroached Cote d’Ivoire’s marine borders as part of oil exploration activities at ...

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EPA being selective in Exton Cubic saga; others are guilty – Afenyo-Markin

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The Effutu MP, Alex Afenyo-Markin, believes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has been enforcing the laws selectively. He singled out the Ghana Bauxite Company as operating outside the remit of the law at the Public Accounts Committee on Friday and later on Eyewitness News. The Ghana Bauxite Company limited has been mining since 2001, Mr. Afenyo-Markin noted, but said he knew for a ...

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#BizOlympics: Ghana’s biggest corporate sporting event comes off today

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The Burma Camp Leisure Centre will see companies converge to battle it out for sporting bragging rights in the corporate world at the “Citi Business Olympics.” The event, powered by Citi FM, will see about 50 companies compete in different sporting disciplines for trophies and bragging rights. There will also be avenues for networking and fun away from board rooms and ...

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Ghanaian Times workers to resume work

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Protesting staff of the New Times Corporation are expected to end their strike immediately after the protests begun earlier this week. This follows a meeting on Friday between the Board of Directors, management of the New Times Corporation, and the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union, which represented the workers. Workers of New Times Corporation, responsible for the circulation of the Ghanaian Times ...

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Poor roads affecting enrollment at Adaklu SHS

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The deplorable nature of roads in Adaklu in the Volta Region, is affecting enrollment in Adaklu Senior High School, under the implementation of government’s free senior high school policy.   Unlike schools in most developed areas where the first batch beneficiary students of the free Senior High School Policy have inundated their premises yearning to be enrolled, Adaklu Senior High ...

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797 failed law students demand answers from Legal Council

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Some law students who failed their entrance examination taken in July, are crying foul and demanding an explanation from the General Legal Council. 797 students failed the entrance exam, which was contentious, to begin with. Prior to the examination, the students had petitioned the Council over a ruling by the Supreme Court which declared the examination and interview requirements as ...

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GJA now a recognized union; calls for new members

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The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), will soon embark on a nationwide exercise to register new members. This is after the Trade Union Congress (TUC) today [Friday], issued a unionized certificate to the GJA, 60 years after the association was formed. Speaking at a ceremony to receive the certificate, the GJA President, Affail Money, said the Association would use its new bargaining power to ...

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