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January 4, 2018 5:15 PM GHAMRO sues GBC over outstanding music user royalties

The Ghana Music Rights Association (GHAMRO), has sued the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) over royalties owed its members since 2012. GHAMRO is an organisation registered under the laws of Ghana and further authorized by law to basically license, collect and distribute royalties for and on behalf of musicians/authors, composers and producers/publishers 9

January 3, 2018 6:00 AM License fees paid for content, not for TV sets – GBC boss

The Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Dr. Akuffo Annor-Ntow, is at odds with the laws governing the collection of TV License fees. Ghana’s TV licensing Act 1966 (NLCD 89) mandates the collection of license fees from persons or households that own TV sets, as is the case in many other jurisdictions. “You aren’t paying for the television 8

November 2, 2017 1:05 AM Our children, our future

The visit to the Castle was once again a good experience and an opportunity to reflect on our past. Regardless of the number of times I have visited, every visit has come with it the same emotional feeling. To understand why mankind meted out such a barbaric act of cruelty on humanity is something that is beyond my thinking capabilities. During a recent 22

November 1, 2017 2:54 PM Supreme Court Judge recommends making defilement a first degree felony

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section 101 of Act 29 does not describe defilement as a felony, yet the sentence is severer than that of rape, which is described as a first degree felony, this encourages settlement out of court 6

October 31, 2017 7:34 PM Gender Ministry initiates moves to review Children’s Act

Iddi Yire/Stella Opokuwaa Asare, GNA Accra, Oct 31, GNA – The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has initiated moves to review and amend current legislative framework on Children. Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, said the review would address identified gaps and to also conform to the Child 12

October 31, 2017 5:58 PM Form Strong Collaboration To Fight Civil Wars – Adwoa Safo To Commonwealth MPs

The Deputy Majority leader of Parliament of Ghana and a member of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has called on Commonwealth Parliamentarians to form a strong collaboration in mounting a stronger advocacy in silencing the guns on the continent. She said the results of war and conflicts leaves nothing but dare consequences 11

October 31, 2017 1:12 PM Court dismisses injunction application by ECG workers to halt concession

Source: Ghana | Joy News | Joseph Ackah-Blay An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application filed by some aggrieved workers of the Electricity of Ghana (ECG) seeking to put on hold implementation of the agreement that will lead to private sector participation in the management of the company. The workers dragged the government to the court 10

October 31, 2017 5:22 AM Preserve the fishing Industry for Ghanaians

Mrs Gladys DedeAdjetey, Chief Executive Officer, Obaduro Fisheries, has called on President Akufo-Addo to make the fishing industry the preserve of Ghanaians since foreigners are hijacking it by pushing locals to degrading fringes. “The fishing industry has supported and will continue to support women in the coastal communities. They rely on it for all what they count 10

October 31, 2017 12:11 AM Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there 17

October 30, 2017 7:05 PM Kenneth Ashigbey expresses gratitude to NMC

Accra, Oct. 30, GNA - Mr Kenneth Ashigbey, Managing Director, Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), on Monday expressed gratitude to the National Media Commission (NMC) for giving him the opportunity to serve the Company and mother Ghana. “I wish to wholeheartedly thank the National Media Commission for the opportunity it gave me to serve my country 9