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October 18, 2017 8:52 AM Court Orders Arrest Of Businessman

A Circuit Court in Accra on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Sampson Darku, a businessman for failing to appear before it. This was after the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Alex Odonkor has prayed the court for a bench warrant to enable the Police to arrest him. Darku and five others are before the court for allegedly stealing items worth GHc147,030.00 belonging 28

October 18, 2017 4:22 AM Flush out old and dysfunctional gas cylinders

Dr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, the Head of Public Relations, Ghana Standards Authority, on Monday called for a policy to guide the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders to ensure they are standardised on the market. He suggested that the regulatory bodies, before implementing Cabinet’s directives on safety standards, should flush out all old and dysfunctional 46

October 17, 2017 6:33 PM Let’s increase taxes to fund research – Manso Adubia MP advocates

Chairman of Parliament’s Government Assurances Committee, Yaw Addo Frimpong, is advocating increment in taxes to raise funds that will be dedicated to science and technology research. He also wants portions of money from the oil sector as well as the common fund set aside solely for research purposes. According to the MP, that is the sure way to accelerate 46

October 17, 2017 11:34 AM Ghana and Ivory Coast set up body to implement maritime border ruling

ACCRA, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Ghana and Ivory Coast set up a body on Tuesday to implement an international tribunal ruling on their dispute over a border running through offshore oilfields, they said in a statement. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea last month drew an ocean boundary that appeared to favour Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour 16

October 17, 2017 11:26 AM Implementing ITLOS Judgment My Immediate Focus –Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his resolve to ensure the full implementation of the judgment delivered by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The tribunal ruled last month that Ghana did not violate the sovereign right of Cote D’Ivoire by drilling oil around the maritime area shared by both countries 42

October 17, 2017 11:03 AM Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oilfields near city

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. A string of oilfields - vital to the Kurdish economy - have been seized by Iraqi troops since Monday. Troops have taken over sites, including Kirkuk city, in the wake of a Kurdish referendum on independence declared 86

October 16, 2017 12:14 PM Oil giants Aiteo replaces Glo as CAF awards sponsor

Nigerian oil company Aiteo Group has taken over the sponsorship of the annual CAF Awards, organised by the Confederation of African Football. Telecommunications company Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005 but Aiteo announced on Sunday that they are the new sponsors. The CAF Awards recognise the best players, coaches, teams and administrators 108

October 16, 2017 10:17 AM Single Currency Is Workable For ECOWAS

Dr Dimitri Sanga, Director, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Sub Regional Office for West Africa (ECA SRO/WA), has said only a potent political will emanating from the headship of the sub-regional grouping could leverage the aspirations of a single-currency regime for the zone in earnest. He said the economic considerations of unmet 85

October 15, 2017 12:16 PM Ghana Petroleum Sector – Government to improve training institutions

The Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of petroleum, Hon. Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has affirmed Government’s commitment to support institutions that trains Ghanaian workforce to operate in the Oil and Gas industry. Dr. Amin Adam, made this known when he paid a working visit to the Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Accra to, amongst other things, get himself 53

October 15, 2017 12:12 PM Cote d’Ivoire’s president, Alassane Ouattara to visit Ghana Monday

Cote d’Ivoire President, Alassane Ouattara, will from Monday, 16th October, begin a two-day official visit to Ghana. “This visit is a reciprocal one to the visit made to Cote d’Ivoire by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in May this year, at the start of his tour of the countries of West Africa,” a statement from the Presidency 41