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Trump, Biden campaigns mobilize legal teams

It became clear in the morning after the election that the winner might be decided after a long battle involving lawsuits and other demands by both presidential campaigns. While former Vice President Joe Biden took wins in two crucial swing states, President Trump’s team has demanded a recount in Wisconsin and filed lawsuit in Michigan to …

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Banker jailed for stealing GH¢499,000 belonging to CAL Bank

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a banker to two years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing GH¢499,022.10 belonging to the CAL Bank Limited. Leslie Afotey, after stealing the money in 2018, refunded GH¢128,022.10 out of GH¢160,000 he won from betting. He pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing …

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Elected President should be sworn-in in Parliament – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, says Parliament has resolved to discontinue the practice of swearing in newly elected Presidents at the Independence Square instead of Parliament. The constitution stipulates that a newly elected President should be sworn in before Parliament, however, by convention, all newly elected Presidents except the first …

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14 Police officers who died in the line of duty honoured

Fourteen Police Officers died in line of duty this year, an increase of six over the eight lives lost by the Ghana Police Service last year. They include two Police Chief Inspectors and two Police Inspectors. The rest are three General Sergeants, four General Corporals and three General Lance Corporals. …

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NCA outlines lessons telecoms sector learnt during coronavirus crisis

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has held a virtual workshop on lessons learnt by the telecommunications sector during the COVID-19 crisis as part of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2020.Participants of the workshop included Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs), Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) providers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Value …

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Bees kill two children, others in critical condition

Two young girls named, Esi Anobia 13, and Akua Hannah, 3, have been killed by bees after they were attacked in a forest while they were searching for firewood at Awutu Kwame Whettey in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region.Three persons are still in critical condition and …

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Farmers’ Day holiday still December 4 – Interior Minister

The Ministry of Interior has announced that Friday, November 6, 2020, is not a Public Holiday even though the National Farmers’ Day will be observed on that day. The Ministry in a statement signed by the Minister for the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery said Friday, December 4, 2020, which marks …

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Manasseh Azure Awuni worried about the decline in critical journalism

Manasseh Azure Awuni says the recent commitment of media houses to the fight against corruption has dwindled which is having a great effect on critical journalism in the country.The freelance investigative reporter described the performance of Ghana’s media in recent times as being “below average”.“In the last ten years, however, …

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Special Prosecutor completes corruption risk assessment of Agyapa deal

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has announced a conclusion of his office’s corruption risk assessment into the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal. In a press release issued by his office, Mr. Amidu said he had conveyed the conclusions and observations to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Finance Minister, Ken …

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