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October 12, 2017 7:28 AM Bimbilla: Adani Family fumes over Nakpa Naa burial, threatens action

The Andani Family, one of the two key factions in the long drawn-out conflict in the Northern Region town of Bimbilla, says it is disappointed with government for proceeding with plans to bury the late chief of Bimbilla Naa Salifu Dawuni despite calls to build consensus on the matter first. The Chief died almost three years ago, but threats of conflict 38

October 12, 2017 6:05 AM Bimbilla: Nakpaa-Naa finally buried after 3-years

The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, after nearly three years of his demise. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some vantage 52

October 11, 2017 8:11 PM Nakpaa-Naa’s remains arrive for burial as Minority warns of possible clashes

The Minority in Parliament is warning government officials meddling in the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute in the Northern Region could lead to possible clashes if it is not addressed. The opposition lawmakers said the President’s directive to his appointees to stay away from the chieftaincy issue has blatantly been disregarded. At a news conference in Accra 47

October 11, 2017 1:25 PM Probe Ghanaian ISIS in Libya –Minority

Accra, Oct.10 GNA - The Minority in Parliament has called on government to probe a Libyan report that said about 50 to 100 Ghanaian migrants have featured prominently as members of ISIS in Libya. According to the Minority, they have taken interest in the report because of its ramification to the country’s security and international image. Mr Samuel Okudzeto 59

October 11, 2017 11:24 AM Parliamentary Affairs Ministry report on enhancing effectiveness of Parliament

The Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has presented a report on a meeting held with the leadership of Parliament on enhancing the effectiveness of Parliament in Ghana's democracy to the House. REPORT ON THE MEETING HELD WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF PARLIAMENT ON THE THEME: “ENHANCING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PARLIAMENT IN GHANA’S DEMOCRACY” THE ROLE OF THE MINISTRY 59

October 11, 2017 6:52 AM Ghana Is Second Highest Recruit Contributor To Isis – Okudzeto

Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said information gathered from Libya suggests that Ghana is the second highest country that contributes fighters to ISIS in Libya. “Rather worrying for Ghana, we are considered to be among the second highest category of 50 – 100. This has been explained by the Attorney-General’s 89

October 10, 2017 6:22 PM Ablakwa’s ISIS claims mischievous – Majority

Mr Ablakwa said at a press conference in Accra on Tuesday, October 10 that: “Rather worrying for Ghana, we are considered to be among the second highest category of 50 – 100. This has been explained by the Attorney-General’s Office in Libya to mean between 50 to 100 Ghanaian migrants in Libya have been identified as active frontline fighters of ISIS in Libya 62

October 6, 2017 4:07 PM Catalan parliament defies Madrid pressure, works on independence declaration

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan secessionists were working on Friday toward a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain that could be adopted next week in defiance of a court order and increased economic pressure from Madrid. After Spain’s Constitutional Court suspended a session of the Catalan regional parliament set for Monday, which had been expected 82

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 27

October 6, 2017 10:08 AM MPs Debate Development Authority Bills

The second reading of the Northern Development Authority Bill (2017) and the Middle Belt Development Authority Bill (2017) took place yesterday followed by an interesting debate, with most Members of Parliament (MPs) agreeing to the need for these development authorities to be established. The minority members however, asked the government not to pay lip service 31