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October 27, 2017 4:04 AM UN chief to meet Cameroon leader over anglophone unrest

Bangui - UN chief Antonio Guterres said he would meet President Paul Biya of Cameroon late on Friday to discuss the troubles in the country's anglophone regions. "We are going to be able to assess the recent evolution of (the situation of) the anglophone community," Guterres told AFP on Thursday in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic (CAR) 117

October 26, 2017 12:29 PM Greater Accra Caucus to 'intervene' in Ga Mashie chieftaincy dispute

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim The Majority and Minority Members of Parliament are to hold separate meetings on the recent confusion over the Ga stool. Odododiodio legislator, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye disclosed that a joint statement by the two parliamentary caucuses will be issued after the meetings. Central Accra has been the hotbed of violence 260

October 24, 2017 5:05 PM Minority’s claims we’ve neglected cocoa farmers bogus – Gov’t

The Western Regional Minister,Dr. Kwaku Afriyie has rubbished claims by the Minority suggesting that government is short-changing cocoa farmers in the country. At a press conference in the Western Region, the Minority accused the Akufo-Addo government of poorly managing the cocoa sector. According to them, government’s decision to sell the fertilizer 64

October 24, 2017 3:25 PM GHc1.8Bn 'Missing' At COCOBOD

Board Chairman of Cocoa Board, Hackman Owusu Agyeman has disclosed that an amount of GHc 1.8Billion cannot be traced in the accounts of cocoboard. Responding to issues raised by the minority at their press conference in the Western Region Monday, he eplained that the erstwhile administration which used the money before leaving office could not leave 67

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 32

October 21, 2017 10:27 AM Slashing NCA fines by 50% refreshing but… – Sam George

The Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram Constituency, has welcomed a decision by the National Communications Authority (NCA), to slash by 50 percent fines it imposed on some radio stations cited for non-renewal of their licenses. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislator had earlier accused the NCA of contravening certain constitutional 48

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 35

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 45

October 19, 2017 7:45 PM NDC MPs kick against enforcement of NCA regulation passed under Haruna Iddrisu

There is fresh pressure from National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs against the implementation of a National Communications Authority (NCA) law passed under the former NDC government. The implementation of Section 13 of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 and Electronic Communications Regulations, 2011, LI 1991 could see as much as 131 radio 39

October 19, 2017 6:20 PM We’ll enforce media law or die trying

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has refused to give in to pressure by the Minority in Parliament over sanctions levelled against 131 radio stations. She explained save some defaulting community radio stations that the Ministry will “deal a little leniently” with, the others will have their authorisations given to new applicants if the fines 24