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UK and EU fail to strike Brexit talks deal

The UK and EU have failed to reach an agreement to move to the next stage of Brexit talks, Theresa May has said. The prime minister said differences remain on a “couple of issues”. She said talks would reconvene “before the end of the week” and she was “confident we will conclude this positively”. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said the ...

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Publish weekly audit report – Premix distributors to NPA

The Oil Marketing Companies involved in distributing premix fuel across the country, are calling for the publication of weekly audits of the product. According to them, the move will curb the diversion of the product in the country and ensure transparency in the sector. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, Coordinator of the Premix OMCs, Kwaku Agyeman Duah, ...

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Physician assistants demand posting; vow to sleep at Health Ministry

About 20 physician assistants who graduated in 2015, besieged the Ministry of Health on Monday over their delayed posting. According to the physician assistants, over 115 of their fellow professionals have not been posted between 2013 and 2015. They have thus vowed to sleep at the premises of the Ministry until their demands are met, just like others have done ...

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Former AG Marietta Brew to represent victim in Lebanese rape case

A former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, will be serving as legal counsel for the 19-year-old house help suspected to have been raped by her Lebanese boss. The victim said the suspect beat her after his apparent displeasure with the coffee she had prepared for him and subsequently raped her. Mrs. Appiah-Oppong said she was keenly following the case, amid ...

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African countries must open borders to trade – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has emphasized the need for African countries to open up their borders to trade. This, in his view, will allow the free movement of goods and services which will eventually lead to economic growth. The former President believes the move will also curtail irregular migration and its associated challenges as is being witnessed in Libya. ...

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Stop giving MPs undue pressure – Majority Leader to citizens

The leadership of Parliament has stressed the need for the citizenry to develop in-depth knowledge of their legislative functions to avoid putting undue pressure on MPs. “In most cases, Members of Parliament have been unnecessarily misunderstood and attacked for not championing the cause of socio-economic development in their constituencies,” Mr. Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, ...

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Police probing possible ‘cover-up’ in Lebanese rape case

Some police personnel from the Airport Police command are facing questioning for what appears to be negligence in the alleged rape of a 19-year-old house help by her Lebanese boss. The 19-year-old was allegedly raped by her Lebanese employer, reportedly for the fourth time before his arrest. However, when the case was reported to the Airport Police, the Officer on ...

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Starbow sacks workers

Local airline, Starbow, has sacked scores of its workers. It is unclear how many workers have been dismissed, but Citi Business News has gathered that the dismissal affected top management, flight and grounds staff. A letter sighted by Citi Business News signed by the CEO of the company, James Eric Antwi, stated that contracts of workers have been terminated effective November 30, ...

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No mercy for corrupt public officials – Osafo Maafo

The Akufo-Addo administration has reiterated its resolve to do everything possible to prosecute and punish people in the public sector who engage in corrupt activities to the detriment of the state. Government has admitted that Ghanaians are increasingly becoming impatient with the seeming delay in prosecuting suspected corrupt officials. Speaking at the launch of the National Anti-corruption and Transparency Week ...

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Court halts NCA’s sanctions against radio stations

The Electronic Communications Tribunal has directed the National Communications Authority (NCA), to halt the execution of sanctions it imposed on some radio stations in the country for various offences. The Tribunal ordered that, pending the final determination of the case that had been brought before it by the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), the NCA must not apply the penalties ...

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