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ITLOS case triggered high interest on Ghana’s Eurobonds


Ghana would have had a much lower yield on its 2015 and 2016 Eurobonds, if its case with Ivory Coast over the maritime boundary was not in existence. This was revealed by a former Finance Minister Seth Terkper, who told host of Citi Breakfast Show Bernard Avle, that  the dispute between the two countries led to the high yields Ghana ...

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V/Regional Security Coordinator arrested for alleged smuggling


A special unit of the National Security at the Flagstaff House, has picked up the Volta Regional Coordinator of National Security, Appiah Fenteng, for his allegedly extorting monies from traders and aiding them to smuggle goods from Togo into the country. Mr. Appiah Fenteng, who is currently in cells at the Regional Police Headquarters, was arrested in the early hours ...

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Ghana’s ITLOS victory: The KT Hammond factor

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Following Ghana’s historic victory over the weekend in the maritime boundary dispute with neighboring Cote d’Ivoire, Adansi Asokwa Member of Parliament, Kobina Tahir Hammond, has been speaking exclusively to Citi FM about the behind-the-scenes-roles he played in the eventual Executive decision that took the stand-off with the Ivoirians to the International Tribunal on The Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in ...

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Junior Shapers Africa Founder Ethel wins CIMG award


Founder of Junior Shapers Africa, Ethel Adjorlolo Marfo, was on Saturday honoured at the 28th edition of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Awards ceremony. She received the CIMG President’s Special Award. A citation presented to Ethel Adjorlolo Marfo stated, “You are a multi- passionate social entrepreneur who is proudly Africa’s First Male Child Development Activist.” “You founded Junior ...

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Akufo-Addo to meet Ivorian diplomats over ITLOS judgment


President Akufo-Addo would later this week meet with some diplomats from Côte d’Ivoire over Saturday’s landmark judgment by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on the two countries’ maritime dispute. The meeting will see the two parties come up with a plan on how to actualize the judgment of the court. The Minister for Information, Mustapha Hamid, ...

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Ghana Rugby Inaugurates Officers and Board


The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), has inaugurated a new Board and Officers in Accra. This follows the adoption of a new Constitution on July 2017, at its Annual General Meeting held in Accra-Ghana. The new Constitution was adopted to bring the governance structures of the GRFU in line with best practice governance, whereby the role of the Board as ...

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Philanthropist to renovate Worawora General Hospital theatre


Patients and staff of the Worawora General Hospital, can now heave a sigh of relief following an intervention by a philanthropist to renovate their dilapidated medical theatre facility. The hospital is the only major health facility in the northern enclaves of the Volta Region, serving at least the three districts of Biakoye, Jasikan and Krachi East with an average daily attendance ...

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Demarcate Ghana-Togo border to prevent future disputes – Surveyors


The Ghana Institution of Surveyors wants Ghana to immediately begin processes to demarcate its boundary with Togo, to prevent a future litigation that might arise over its maritime boundary. Ghana just came out of a three-year legal battle with her western neighbor, Ivory Coast, over the ownership of some oil reserves situated around the West Cape Three Point. This legal ...

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Tema DPSI School observes Fancy Dress Day


Management of Delhi Public School International (DPSI), a private school at Tema in the Greater Accra Region, has organized a fancy day in the school which saw the pupils in the primary division of the school adorned in beautiful and carefully selected fancy dresses in a relaxed atmosphere showcasing boldness and style, a breathtaking sight to behold! The manner in ...

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Palmer Buckle urges parents to control children’s phone use

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Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, the Accra Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Church, on Sunday cautioned the youth over their addiction to cell phones, which he said could distract them from their self-development. He said parents must control how their children use such gadgets to avoid abuse and exposure to unworthy material. He advised the youth to be self-disciplined when ...

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