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December 15, 2017 7:24 AM Minister, AG sued over alleged creation of traditional councils in Anlo state

The Awoamefia of Anlo Traditional Area, Togbui Sri III, has filed a suit against the Attorney General and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, over attempts to create two other Traditional Councils in the Anlo State. According to Togbui Sri, the move amounts to an attempt to usurp the authority of the Anlo Traditional Council. In the suit, sighted 3

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant

IVORYCOAST-ELECTRICITY/:Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant SOUBRE, Ivory Coast, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country's electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, has emerged from a decade-long 41

November 2, 2017 12:15 PM Insincere Ayisi apology not enough- Ablakwa

The Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs has described as insincere and half-hearted an apology rendered by the under-fire diplomat George Ayisi Boateng. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa insists the apology by the Ghanaian High Commissioner is not enough for him to keep his position, adding the Minority will meet to decide on the next line of action. Mr Boateng 33

November 2, 2017 11:20 AM Ayisi-Boateng Apologises But Pressure Mounts On Him To Resign

The embattled Ghana High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi- Boateng, has rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for making politically incorrect remarks at a forum in Kumasi last weekend. He said his statements were unfortunate and at variance with the letter and spirit of the Fourth 31

November 2, 2017 7:28 AM Akufo-Addo will be one-term President – Spio-Garbrah

Presidential hopeful Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has said President Akufo-Addo will be a one-term President. Mr.Spio-Garbrah told Bola Ray on Starr Chat on Wednesday, November 1, that the unfortunate death of former president Mills created an “instant one-term type scenario” and that particular incident made it easier for “Ghanaians to shorten the 8-year term to 4-year 19

November 2, 2017 6:55 AM ‘I will be an action-oriented President’ – Spio-Garbrah

Former Trade Minister, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, may soon emerge as the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s flagbearer for the next general election if he is successful in the party’s primaries next year. The experienced politician and former diplomat said he is ready to lead the party to reclaim power from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 Presidential 40

November 2, 2017 12:52 AM Energy Minister wants Ameri deal reviewed

The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has supported moves to have the $510 million AMERI Power deal revoked over possible breaches of the original deal approved by Parliament. Responding to questions before Parliament's Energy and Mines Committee Wednesday, he said, “both parties can consent to set aside the agreement for renegotiation, that is an option 15

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 10

November 1, 2017 7:11 PM Ayisi Boateng apologises over divisive comments

Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng has retracted and rendered an unqualified apology over his divisive comments. In a statement Wednesday, Mr. Boateng said “I have, upon sober reflection, decided to retract the comments I made during my interaction with some Members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region over the weekend 13

November 1, 2017 6:56 PM Embattled diplomat retracts, apologises for divisive comments

Embattled diplomat George Ayisi Boateng has unreservedly retracted and apologized for his unfortunate comment that has gotten the media boiling. In a statement, the beleaguered High Commissioner to South Africa said his comments were “unfortunate” and undiplomatic. George Ayisi Boateng made the headlines for saying he would prioritize the interest of NPP supporters 14