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Ghana registers over 90 Syrian refugees

The Ghana Refugees Board has told Citi News, it has so far registered about ninety six Syrian refugees since the war started. The Foreign Affairs Ministry announced a few weeks back that Ghana will welcome more Syrian refugees, especially those ...

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Gitmo Two: Parliament to summon Hannah Tetteh over US-Ghana deal

The controversy surrounding government’s decision to accept into Ghana the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees is set to resurface in Parliament. Member of Parliament for Asuogyaman, Kofi Osei Ameyaw, says he will file an urgent question to compel the Foreign ...

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Crime Has Reduced Under My Tenure – DSP Delatsa

District Superintendent of Police, DSP Albert Delatsa of the Somanya Police Station in the Eastern region has been speaking to Rite news concerning the drop in crime rate in the last half of the year, 2015. Mr. Delatsa who had ...

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Gov’t can’t yield to Organised Labour’s demands – Haruna Iddrisu

Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu, has stated that despite the obvious political benefits government stands to gain from yielding to the demands of Labour would bring, it would not be economically feasible. Wednesday’s demonstration by Organised Labour ...

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Pre-paid meter users raise hell

Few weeks after an almost 60 percent increase in electricity tariffs, electricity consumers have been complaining bitterly about unfair deductions of their credit units. Most of the affected consumers are prepaid meter users. The affected users who spoke to Business ...

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We won’t ‘steal’ your credits again – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it is taking measures to ensure that wrongful deductions are permanently curtailed. In December 2015, PURC announced an increase in utility tariffs, with a 59.2 percent increase for electricity and 67.2 percent for ...

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UN post speaks volumes about my leadership – Mahama

Ghana’s president John Dramani Mahama has said he is “humbled” by a UN appointment to co-chair a session on Sustainable Development Goals. Mahama is co-chairing together with the Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway. According to him, the appointment “speaks ...

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I will push for deportation of ex-Gitmo detainees if… – Lawyer

Lawyer for the two Ghanaians challenging the decision by President John Mahama to accept the two suspected terrorists says he will be pushing for the deportation of the two ex-Guantanamo detainees if the court rules that the president’s action was ...

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IGP activates nationwide election task forces

The acting Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, has inaugurated election task forces across the nation ahead of the 2016 general elections. The task forces will be operational at national, regional and district levels. Speaking at the inauguration on Wednesday, ...

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Ghanaians Are The Cause Of Their Own Problems – Kongo Wattu

By: Krobea  Asante Tofepa – Ntomentwene Reggae presenter at rite FM, Solomon kwabena  Boadi, popularly known as Congo Watu has accused  Ghanaians for engineering their own woes and predicaments, crippling a country that is blessed with numerous natural resources. He ...

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