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Ghana’s maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast [Infographic]

Marietta Brew Appiah Oppong in the court room of the International Tribunal of the law of the Sea (ITLOS)

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in a three-year-long maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, 2017, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. The infographic below ...

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ITLOS judgement will boost Ghana’s economic fortunes – Kofi Buah

Armah Kofi Buah - Fmr. Energy Minister

A former Energy and Petroleum Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, has said that the ruling of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in favor of Ghana in the three-year-long maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire, will boost the country’s economic fortunes. He believes the uncertainty which prevented giant oil companies from investing in Ghana’s ...

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Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea

Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is unclear when the test took place. At the UN on Tuesday, Mr Trump criticised Iran’s missile programme and the 2015 nuclear ...

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Tremor detected near North Korea weapon test site

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A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea. The earthquake occurred about 50km (31 miles) from a nuclear test site, monitors say. Previous quakes were caused by weapon tests. Chinese seismologists said it was a “suspected explosion” but South Korea says that it could be a natural quake not caused by a nuclear test. The US Geological Survey ...

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Statement: Gov’t didn’t sponsor Samuel Attah-Mensah’s US trip

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It has come to our attention that information is being circulated within certain media portals, suggesting that the Managing Director of Omni Media Co. Ltd and Citi 97.3 FM, Samuel Attah-Mensah, is in the United States of America as part of a state-sponsored Ghana Government delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. We wish to state on record that Mr. ...

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Ghana wins maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast

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The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in the three-year-long maritime dispute between the country and Côte d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, 2017, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. ...

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2017 #CitiBizOlympics underway at Burma Camp [Photos]

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More than 50 companies in Ghana are battling for supremacy at the 2017 edition of Cit FM’s Business Olympics. The event is currently ongoing at the Burma Camp Leisure Centre in Accra. The companies will compete in various sporting disciplines including swimming,  7-aside-soccer, scrabble, volley, lime and spoon race, Basketball, Table Tennis, Armwrestling, Lawn tennis, and Tug of peace among others. ...

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Immigration boss urges discipline among officers

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The Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service, Kwame Takyi, has urged personnel in the service to demonstrate a strong level discipline in the discharge of their duties. He made the call while on a 3-day working visit to the Brong Ahafo Regional Command. He called on the Regional Commander, Chief Superintendent of Immigration (CSI), Charles Bediako, to receive firsthand information ...

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Sue rLG over Ghc6.3m ‘debt’ if negotiation fails – Avedzi

James Avedzi

The Chairperson of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, James Klutse Avedzi, has suggested that recovering the GHc6.3 million debt  RLG Communications Limited owes Ghana is not as daunting as some have suggested. According to him, the government can easily retrieve the money from the company if it engages them on the matter, but should take legal action against the company if the ...

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Aviation Authority cautions public against 2 ‘unapproved airlines’

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The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has cautioned the public against doing business with Gold Star Airline and Global Ghana Airlines. According to the Authority, the two were found to be misleading the public that they operate flights from Accra to other parts of the world. A statement from the GCAA, signed by its Director-General, Simon Allotey, said, “Goldstar Airline ...

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