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Cancelling AMERI deal could cause judgement debt – Mutawakilu

The Minority Spokesperson on Mines and Energy, Adam Mutawakilu has warned that Ghana risks facing a significant judgement debt if the controversial AMERI power deal is cancelled. His comment comes in the wake of calls for the special committee, set up six months ago to investigate the deal, to present its report to Parliament. [contextly_sidebar id=”q2EmoRHO16pJlVfoUt0rv5zlFgSAj3Q4″]Mr. Mutawakilu, claimed that the  ...

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AMERI deal: Agyarko’s call for review vindicates us – Mutawakilu

The Minority Spokesperson on Mines and Energy, Adams Mutawakilu, says his side feels vindicated, over what seems to be government’s decision to abandon an earlier position adopted by the Adansi Asokwa MP, K.T. Hammond on the AMERI deal. This he says, is evident in the submissions of the Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, which he says sought to push for a ...

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Stop frustrating review of AMERI deal – ACEP to Minority

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) is urging the Minority in Parliament to revise its current posture towards attempts to review Ghana’s power agreement with AMERI. ACEP is of the view that the contract was overpriced and must be investigated without partisan considerations. [contextly_sidebar id=”2onKbcTooqc6ATMPvKJtJgFSh4lzNKVh”]The Minority in Parliament, last week went ahead with a planned boycott of deliberations on the urgent motion ...

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Cancelling AMERI deal will be disservice to Ghana – Donkor

A former Minister for Power, Dr. Kwabena Donor, has warned that investments into the Ghana’s economy will be greatly affected if the AMERI power deal is canceled. He said this in a Citi News interview following a meeting with the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament on Friday, about the role he played in ratifying the AMERI deal, which was passed by ...

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Kwabena Donkor to face Parliament over Ameri deal

Citi News sources indicate that Former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor will later today [Friday] appear before the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament in relation to the controversial AMERI power deal. On Wednesday, Adansi Asokwa MP, KT Hammond, appeared before the committee with a submission that sought to substantiate his motion for a rescission of the 510 million dollar deal ratified ...

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Parliament to debate KT Hammond’s ‘AMERI motion’

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has approved an urgent motion filed by the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond for the government to reverse its decision on the AMERI power agreement. The motion has since been tabled for debate by Members of Parliament. [contextly_sidebar id=”kbmSuxQQopKVoU8QAmwLAMPZRtBhygcG”]K.T Hammond, who was the ranking member of the Energy Committee of ...

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CID storms Kwabena Donkor’s home for ‘AMERI deal evidence’

The former Minister for Power, Kwabena Donkor, had his home subjected to a thorough search by some personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department of the Police on Monday morning. The personnel were on a mission to retrieve evidence that suggests the former minister had caused financial loss to the state as a result of his involvement in the controversial AMERI ...

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KT Hammond wants gov’t to withdraw AMERI deal

An urgent motion has been filed in Parliament to have the house rescind the controversial AMERI power deal it passed in 2015. The motion, according to Citi News sources has been filed by the Adansi Asokwa Member of Parliament, K. T Hammond, who was the ranking member of the Energy Committee at the time the deal was brought before the ...

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AMERI approached me over power deal – Agyarko

The Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Emmanuel Agyarko has revealed that he was approached by Africa and Middle East Resources Investment Group LLC (AMERI Energy) to help soften government’s stance in investigating the deal signed under the previous administration. “I was approached by AMERI. I am not the first person they approached and I am also not ...

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AMERI shouldn’t have sponsored Addison C’ttee but … – Emile Short

The controversy surrounding the Addison committee’s AMERI-sponsored trip to Dubai, will require a thorough investigation since the situation is complex, a former Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short has said. According to him, although the incident appears to be a clear case of conflict of interest, the context in which it occurred makes ...

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