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Bunkprugu MP condemns killing of 4 at Najong number 1

The Member of Parliament for Bunkprugu Constituency in the Northern Region, Solomon Boar, has condemned the killing of four persons at Najong number 1 over the weekend. Whilst consoling families of the dead, he has also asked the police to fast-track their investigations and bring the perpetrators to book. Solomon Boar in a Citi News interview described the killing as ...

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Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies to face C’ttee in ‘corruption’ probe

Citi News can confirm that a prima facie case has been established against the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Charlotte Osei, following allegations of corruption and abuse of office levelled against her in two separate petitions. Her two deputies, Amadu Sulley (in charge of Operations), and Georgina Amankwa (in charge of Corporate Services, will also have a case to answer for their ...

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Trasacco residents offer to pay for direct route to Motorway

Residents of Trasacco Valley in Accra have expressed frustration over their inability to easily access the Accra-Tema Motorway from their community. The residents have stated that they are ready to contribute towards the construction of an approved stretch from their areas to the Motorway. They lament that the non-existence of an approved route from the area to the Motorway makes ...

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Gov’t open to partnering citizens to finance road projects – Karbo

Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways, Anthony Karbo has said that the government is open to partnering with communities to raise funds for the construction of roads in the country. According to him, the government will encourage communities that come together and mobilize resources for the development of their local roads. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Anthony Karbo said, “the ...

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Nitiwul ‘lied’, he was briefed on Kumasi Shoe Factory – Managers

The Defence Industries Holding Company Limited (DIHOC), managers of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, have accused the Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, of peddling falsehood about not being briefed on the state of the company. Mr. Nitiwul had earlier attributed the current deplorable state of the Kumasi Shoe Factory, to the ineffective management of the company. Speaking at the Meet the ...

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Most African leaders are not thinkers – Kotei Dzani

President of Groupe Ideal, and Council of State member, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has blamed the lack of development and economic prosperity on the African continent on its leaders, claiming most African leaders fail to think. Dr. Kotei Dzani said Africa is alarmingly behind in development compared to the west, due to the failure of African leaders to prioritize developments ...

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UKGCC to drive trade and investment agenda in Ghana — CEO

The Chief Executive Officer at UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC), Tony Burkson, has disclosed that his outfit is poised at driving trade and investment agenda in Ghana to greater levels. According to him, UKGCC in the next few years is expected to be the major driver of trade and investment activities between Ghana and the United Kingdom. “We intend to ...

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My office not responsible for implementing ITLOS judgement – AG

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Gloria Akuffo, has told Parliament that her ministry has not been charged with the implementation of the recent judgment of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea [ITLOS], on the maritime boundaries between Ghana and La Cote D’Ivoire. Regardless of this, she noted that her Ministry played a leading role as ...

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Akatsi: Suspected robber killed by police in gun battle

Police in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region have shot dead a suspected armed robber after a fierce gun battle at Kotomensahkope junction near Akatsi. The deceased, according to the Akatsi District Police Commander, Supt. Bismark Agyapong, was part of a group who at dawn of Sunday, lurked in the bush to attack unsuspecting commuters. He said the Police upon ...

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Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies meet CJ over ‘corruption’ probe

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies, have arrived at the office of the Judicial Service located at the Supreme Court, as the Chief Justice prepares to hear a petition filed against the EC boss’ office. Unconfirmed reports suggest that a five-member committee has been set up by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, to investigate the ...

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