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October 13, 2017 6:00 AM Western Chiefs decry neglect in policy formulation

Some paramount chiefs in the Western Region have accused government institutions, departments, and agencies of sidelining them during the collation of inputs for the formulation of policies, that focus on extending governance to the local level. This seeming neglect according to them, is an unfair treatment meted out to the institution of chieftaincy 38

October 10, 2017 5:03 PM No law against siting of fuel stations in residential areas

The Environmental Protection Agency says there is no law against the siting of fuel stations within residential areas following public clamour for such stations to be relocated. EPA Executive Director, Abum Sarkodie said the guidelines for the establishment of stations rather determine some distance between the fuel station and facilities like hospitals 116

October 10, 2017 2:37 PM Three men speak about their fight with mental illness on World Mental Health Day

An exclusive survey for WalesOnline has shown that two thirds of people describe mental health services as 'poor' or 'very poor' One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lives - it could be an acquaintance, the person sitting next to you or it could be you. As part of World Mental Health Day, we're publishing a series 150

October 10, 2017 1:01 PM Police yet to get autopsy reports for JB Danquah-Adu and Major Mahama

In the Major Mahama's case, the court, presided over by Mr Ebenezer Kweku Ansah, ordered the Head of the Pathology Department, of the 37 Military Hospital and Dr Lawrence Adusei, the pathologist who conducted the autopsy on the military officer, to furnish the Director of CID, with the autopsy report before or on October 26, 2017. The two officials , Mr Ansah 22

October 10, 2017 9:35 AM SERAP Petitions CJN Over Justice Salami Committee

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council Justice Water Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen urging him to use his “good offices and position to urgently revisit and review the composition of Justice Ayo Isa Salami’s Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial 77

October 10, 2017 2:32 AM Haiti looks to Benin for guidance on voodoo crimes

Three senators from Haiti pause in reflection in front of a statue of their country's independence hero Toussaint Louverture in Allada, southern Benin, where he had his roots. The West African and Caribbean countries, separated by thousands of kilometres (miles) and ocean, share the same history but also the same religion -- voodoo. Jean Renel Senatus 76

October 9, 2017 8:32 AM Ghana records eight major gas explosions in three years

The most recent gas explosion occurred on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Atomic Junction near Madina, Accra. Two of the cases occurred in 2014, two in 2015, one in 2016 and three in 2017. In the Greater Accra Region, the six explosions were recorded at various places within the capital. On July 19, 2014, one person reportedly died, while five others sustained 72

October 6, 2017 6:38 PM Funding special prosecutor with donations disastrous – IMANI

Vice President of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has questioned the proposed source of funding for the yet-to-be established Office of Special Prosecutor. He argues that, the proposal, which includes donations from external bodies, is a potential ground for corruption, which the office seeks to fight. Kofi Bentil, who was speaking at a media training dialogue 46

October 6, 2017 6:08 PM Legal Council will not close its eyes on infractions of lawyers- Chief Justice

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA - Ms Sophia A.B. Akuffo, the Chief Justice, on Friday said the General Legal Council (GLC) would not close its eyes on any infractions on the part of lawyers if its attention is drawn to it. Justice Akuffo therefore cautioned lawyers against indiscipline and the desire to get rich in pursuit of their legal profession. According to her, the increasing 24

October 6, 2017 2:27 PM MPs poised to debate Special prosecutor Bill

The report of Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, on the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, is expected to be laid later today [Friday]. This follows the Committee’s conclusion of consultations with various stakeholders concerned with the Bill. The objective of the Bill is to establish a specialized agency to investigate 28