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February 20, 2018 3:30 PM Koforidua court adjourns Akuapem chieftaincy case to March 8

The case involving the Republic vrs Nana Afua Nketia Obuo II and twelve others at the Koforidua High Court, has been adjourned. One of the factions in the Akuapem chieftaincy dispute is facing a contempt of court suit for defying a court injunction which was restraining both factions from engaging in any chieftaincy activities. The dispute follows the death

February 19, 2018 1:49 PM Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines jet

Search and rescue teams are continuing to search for an Iranian plane that crashed in bad weather on Sunday. Officials told state media that the wreckage had been found, but an aviation spokesman said he could not confirm this. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all 66 people on board are feared to have been killed 4

February 17, 2018 5:20 PM Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some 20,000 people and displaced more than two million 22

February 16, 2018 6:00 AM IES slams ‘insignificant’ 2% Special Petroleum Tax reduction

A senior Analyst at the Institute of Energy Security (IES), Richard Rockson, is dissatisfied with the marginal reduction in the Special Petroleum Tax from 15 percent to 13 percent. Like some observers, Mr. Rockson insists that the Special Petroleum Tax should be scrapped completely. Mr. Rockson stated that even after the reductions, Ghanaians will continue 15

February 15, 2018 12:53 PM Kumasi Chiefs summon Minister, DCE over Foase deaths

The Kumasi Traditional Council has summoned the Ashanti Regional Security Council and the Atwima Kwanwoma District Security Council, following the deaths of three residents at Foase during a protest over the relocation of capital of the Atwima Kwanwoma District. Members of the Atwima Kwanwoma District Assembly recently called for a probe into events 4

February 15, 2018 7:10 AM Beware of robbers – Police caution mobile money operators

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has cautioned Mobile Money merchants and business owners to be wary of a gang of criminals targeting their businesses within the Kumasi metropolis. This comes after some unknown men launched series of attacks on mobile money merchants in the country. The most recent one resulted in the killing of a 31-year old operator 5

February 13, 2018 9:27 AM Scrap 15% Special Petroleum Tax–IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has called for the outright abolishment of the 15 percent Special Petroleum Tax. The call comes after the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) and the Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU) embarked on a demonstration over frequent hikes in petroleum prices. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has assured that it will take a look at tax and make some adjustment 3

February 13, 2018 5:35 AM Mobile money attacks: Vendors appeal for protection

The increasing number of armed robbery attacks on mobile money merchants has reached an alarming rate, calling for new security measures to curb the canker. The latest victim is a 31-year old Mobile Money operator who was shot dead by some unknown assailants in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region. Current figure show that mobile money agents 3

February 10, 2018 9:29 AM Apple confirms iPhone source code leak

Apple has confirmed that some of the source code for its iOS mobile operating system has been leaked online. The boot-up source code used on its older iOS 9 operating platform was posted on code-sharing website Github. Apple typically keeps most of its iOS source code private and ordered Github to remove the content. In a statement, the company said the security 4

February 5, 2018 5:50 PM EOCO grills NDC’s Kojo Twum Boafo

A former Executive Secretary of the Free Zones Board, Kojo Twum Boafo, has been interrogated by officials of the Economic Organised Crime Office, [EOCO]. According to Citi News’ Fred Djabanor, Mr. Twum Boafo was interrogated for several hours today [Monday], and was only released after 5:00pm. Mr. Twum Boafo, a known vociferous member of the NDC, was appointed 10