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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. The Minority in Parliament, last week went ahead with a planned boycott of deliberations on the urgent motion for ...

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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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Go to court over AMERI deal – Jinapor dares gov’t

A former deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor, has called on the Member of Parliament (MP) of Adansi-Asokwa, K.T Hammond to seek redress in court if he wants to challenge the validity of the AMERI deal. K.T Hammond, on Wednesday, moved that Parliament withdraw the agreement due to what he calls “misrepresentations” by the company, when the deal was presented to the House under ...

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KT Hammond pushes Parliament to cancel ‘fraudulent’ AMERI deal

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, has moved that Parliament withdraws the AMERI agreement due to what he calls “misrepresentations” by the company when the deal was presented to the House under the Mahama Administration. Mr. Hammond notably seconded the motion for the agreement between the Mahama administration and the Africa and Middle East Resources Investment ...

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Ghana’s ITLOS victory: The KT Hammond factor

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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Ghana will lose $150m to AMERI – KT Hammond

The legislator at the centre of the motion to have the AMERI agreement rescinded, K.T. Hammond, says his own independent investigations into the deal also reveal Ghana will lose at least $150 million to AMERI. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Hammond said his motion was “on the basis of very clear evidence of a few contracts that have been signed by AMERI ...

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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. K.T Hammond, who was the ranking member of the Energy Committee of Parliament ...

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Minority ready to consider KT Hammond’s AMERI proposal – John Jinapor

A former deputy Minister for Power, John Jinapor has said that he is not perturbed about a proposal for the government to reverse the controversial AMERI power deal passed in 2015. According to him, the previous government approved the Bill based on its understanding of all the information it had about it. Mr. Jinapor was reacting to a move by ...

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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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We’ll unseat and arrest KT Hammond over drill ship – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said they would arrest Ghana’s former Deputy Energy Minister, K.T. Hammond for the role he played in the sale of Ghana’s drill ship. K.T. Hammond, under whose watch the ship which belonged to the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) was sold, was to be investigated by ...

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