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October 19, 2017 2:48 PM Court slaps Delta Force 13 with ¢1,800 fine each for rioting

Thirteen members of governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group Delta Force have been fined ¢1,800 each for rioting on March 25. In default, they are to spend 12 months in jail, the Asokwa Circuit court presided over by Korkor Achiaw Owusu ordered, Thursday. The 13 are part of a large group of party footsoldiers that besieged the office of the Ashanti 1

October 19, 2017 6:54 AM ACP Addo-Danquah’s Promotion Criticised Widely

Anti-graft campaigners and governance experts are kicking against the recent promotion of Deputy Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, to the position of an acting Director. The CID Director, COP Bright Oduro, was recently asked to proceed on leave, three months 1

October 19, 2017 6:49 AM Majority continues attempt to ‘kill’ Ameri deal today

The Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament will Thursday continue a review of the documents detailed by Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, calling for Parliament’s withdrawal of the AMERI power deal. The Committee is expected to submit a report to the entire House for debate on Friday, October 20, 2017. Joy News is also learning that the Committee 1

October 18, 2017 7:42 PM If AMERI deal stinks, go to court – Minority dares Majority

The Minority in Parliament has challenged the Majority to head to court if it believes the $510m AMERI Power deal signed in 2015 was fraudulent. The opposition lawmakers said they will support moves to review the contract if their political opponents are able to produce documents that point to fraud. Until proven otherwise, former Deputy Power Minister 1

October 18, 2017 9:00 AM Catalonia and lessons from the Russian Revolution

Standing among the surging crowds of Las Ramblas, encircled by posters gilded with the region’s native language, Barcelona’s dizzying optimism is almost hedonistic – it is easy to understand why the city was both the ideological and physical bulwark of Republicanism during the Civil War. Indeed, if the region’s current political consciousness can be characterised 1

October 17, 2017 6:38 PM NPP is ethnocentric party; NDC more nationalistic

Former Trade Minister Dr Ekow Spio-Gabrah has revived an old attack against the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), which he labelled as a tribal party. He said while the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) accommodates non-Akans, the same could not be said about it arch political rival, the NPP. Speaking after an NDC press conference to announce 3

October 16, 2017 3:17 PM NPP group begs as suspension inches 2nd anniversary

Some party foot soldiers in the Ashanti region have pleaded for the return of New Patriotic Party General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong after his indefinite suspension in 2015. The group of largely polling station executives said at a press conference, the once-powerful Kwabena Agyapong has conducted himself gracefully well. Kwabena Agyapong despite his suspension 4

October 15, 2017 7:12 AM When jittery, divided S-West APC leaders gathered in Ibadan

High-wire political maneuver played out during the meeting of All Progressives Congress, APC, governors, ministers and others political office holders from the Southwest of Nigeria, held in Ibadan last Thursday. The meeting, which was hosted by Senator Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo State, was held inside the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Ibadan 4

October 14, 2017 2:54 PM Jose Mourinho: Liverpool's defensive approach stopped Man United

Liverpool were held by a resolute Manchester United in a disappointing match at Anfield. Jose Mourinho feels Manchester United frustrated Liverpool and is satisfied with coming away from Anfield with a point. David De Gea describes what went into his remarkable save to deny Joel Matip a sure goal in Man United's draw at Liverpool. Ashley Young says Man United's 3

October 14, 2017 2:22 PM African Civil Society Organisations demand accountability for Immunisation

Accra, Oct. 14, GNA - Sixteen Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) more than 10 African countries have launched ‘33 Days power up immunisation campaign” to hold governments accountable for the multiple promises made to support immunisation, the Addis Declaration on Immunisation. The CSOs from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi 1