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Commission on creation of new regions engages B/A media

The Commission of Enquiry set up by President Akufo-Addo to examine petitions on the possible creation of new regions has started its work in the Brong Ahafo Regional Capital, Sunyani with a media engagement. The region presented two petitions to the commission for the creation of the Bono East Region and Ahafo Region, out of the current Brong Ahafo Region. ...

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Commission on new regions to hold public hearings in B/A

The Commission of Enquiry on the Creation of new regions has announced a timetable for various public hearings scheduled to take place in the Brong Ahafo Region starting from February 6th to 17th February 2018. The public hearing from 6th to 12th February 2018, will only be to discuss the petition for the creation of a new region in the ...

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V/R: Group unhappy over venues for regional split hearings

Seven individuals from the Volta Region have threatened to halt the public hearings of the Commission of Inquiry into the creation of new regions over what they describe as the uneven distribution of venues for the hearings. Public hearings regarding the possible creation of a new region out of existing Volta Region have been slated to take place between January ...

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In-camera hearing by Commission of inquiry on new regions ends

The Commission of Inquiry inaugurated by President Akufo-Addo to collate views from the public on the creation of the newly proposed regions, will conclude its in-camera hearing of petitions in Accra today [Tuesday]. The Chairman of the nine-member Commission, Justice Alan Steven Brobbey, made this revelation today [Tuesday], when he was addressing petitioners, saying “Today, the commission brings this consultation ...

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Make Konkomba community capital of Yunyoo district – Chiefs

Komkombas in the Yunyoo Constituency of the Northern Region , including chiefs, have renewed calls that one of their communities  should be the capital of yet-to-be created Yunyoo district. The Yunyoo district is to be carved out of the existing Bunkprugu/Yunyoo district in line with government’s intention to create additional districts nationwide. Even before the Electoral Commission commenced its work, ...

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Petitioners want BA divided into 3 regions

The Brong Ahafo Region may be partitioned into three different regions should the Commission of Inquiry for the creation of new regions recommend a referendum that receives the required endorsement. The Commission has, so far, received two different petitions from the region requesting the demarcation. The Chairman of the Commission hearing the cases of petitioners seeking the creation of new regions, ...

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Justice Brobbey chairs 9-member commission for new regions

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Brobbey, will chair the new commission inaugurated by President Akufo-Addo to collate views from the public on the creation of the proposed three new regions. He will lead the committee with 8 others with various expertise to undertake the consultation process. The eight (8) are: Dr. Grace Bediako (Former Government Statistician) Maulvi ...

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Erratic power supply to worsen, as Bui reduces production

The Bui Power Authority has officially announced a reduction in  its generation capacity. ”As a result of the Bui Reservoir reaching the minimum operating level, the rate of power generation at Bui Generating Station has been reduced in order to protect the turbines from potential damage,” a statement from the Bui Power Operations said. According to the Bui Power Authority ...

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