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October 22, 2017 7:07 AM Opportunity exists to engage AMERI – Kwabena Donkor

Dr Kwabena Donkor, former Minister of Power has stated that there was an opportunity for the government to engage AMERI Energy for re-negotiations. According to him, it was wrong for the government to criminalise other parties in the deal before engaging them for discussions. Dr Donkor was also at the Committee to respond to questions over the $510 million 1

October 21, 2017 6:16 PM Supreme Court dismisses Woyomes’ application

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an application by Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome to halt the valuation of his property by the State as part of efforts to retrieve the Ghc47.2million owned the State. Counsel for Mr Woyome, Mr Osafo Boabeng, on Monday filed an application arguing that the writ of execution that the Attorney General (AG) used for the valuation 3

October 21, 2017 3:46 PM Over 85,000 farmers applied technologies in 2016 crop season

Tamale, Oct. 21, GNA - More than 85,000 farmers and individuals applied improved technologies and practices on over 72,600 hectares of land during the 2016 crop season. The application of these improved technologies combined with training and marketing assistance led to farmer beneficiaries selling produce valued at over $120 million. This came to light 1

October 21, 2017 3:12 PM Opportunity exist to engage AMERI

Accra, Oct. 21, GNA - Dr Kwabena Donkor, former Minister of Power has stated that there was an opportunity for the government to engage AMERI Energy for re-negotiations. According to him, it was wrong for the government to criminalise other parties in the deal before engaging them for discussions. Dr Donkor made the statement when he appeared before 3

October 21, 2017 8:39 AM You touch AMERI deal, you sack investors

Former Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor has cautioned the Majority in Parliament against the termination of the $510 AMERI Power deal. He said the country will send the wrong signal to investors if the emergency power deal signed in 2015 is revoked. Speaking to the media after meeting Parliament’s Mines and Energy Committee Friday, the Pru East MP said “due diligence 2

October 21, 2017 8:39 AM VRA fronted AMERI deal – Kwabena Donkor

Former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, highlighted the critical role the Volta River Authority (VRA) played in the 2015 agreement with AMERI, for the provision of a 250 MW power plant in the heat of the country’s power crisis, when he appeared before Parliament’s Mines and Energy Committee on Friday. Testifying before the committee, he said the VRA was the technical 2

October 21, 2017 7:14 AM Aden Duale: With the poll boycott, Raila’s political career could end prematurely

The curtains look like they are finally falling on Raila Amolo Odinga’s political career. By boycotting the elections, he is simply saying he has thrown in the towel. There were really limited options after the August 8 General Election. There may have been mistakes here and there in the process of transmitting results. The electoral commission is not infallible 1

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 3

October 20, 2017 9:38 PM Ethiopia urges protests to be peaceful and legal

Renewed protests in Ethiopia’s central Oromia regional state should be peaceful and legal, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Speaking to Xinhua, Negeri Lencho, Minister of Ethiopia Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said protesters should seek to peacefully express their opinions as guaranteed by Ethiopia’s constitution. “The Ethiopian 2

October 20, 2017 3:54 PM Radio Stations Fine Illegal . . . Constitution Frowns On Retroactive Legislation – Pratt To NCA

The National Communications Authority has sanctioned some radio stations for contravening certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 which resulted in some broadcasting stations having their licenses revoked and others fined. As some radio stations have been shut down for failing to comply with the directives of the NCA, the Minority 10