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•	A 5 member fact fining Commitiee under the chairmanship of former IGP, Patrick Achempong inaugurated to look into Chereponi bloody conflict.

• A 5 member fact fining Commitiee under the chairmanship of former IGP, Patrick Achempong inaugurated to look into Chereponi bloody conflict.

A five member fact finding committee has been inaugurated in Tamale look into the Chekosis and Konkomba communal conflict in the Cherponi area.  The Committee to be chaired by a former inspector general of Police, Patrick Achempong has until January 12 to submit its recommendation to the Interior Minister. Other members of the committee are: […]

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550m barrels of oil discovered in Ghana

550m barrels of oil discovered in Ghana

Aker Energy has discovered oil in commercial quantity in Ghana estimated around 450 – 550 million barrels, the company has announced. The well was drilled at the Pecan field approximately 166 kilometres southwest of Takoradi in Ghana, to a vertical depth of 4,870 meters in 2,667 meters of water. The DWT/CTP block offshore Ghana contains […]

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Opposition leader named winner in DR Congo poll

Opposition leader named winner in DR Congo poll

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s tightly contested presidential vote, the electoral commission says. Provisional results put him ahead of another opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, and the ruling coalition’s Emmanuel Shadary. If confirmed, Mr Tshisekedi will be the first opposition challenger to win since the DR Congo gained independence. Current […]

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lobbying for capitals of the newly created regions even after they united for a resounding ‘Yes vote’

lobbying for capitals of the newly created regions even after they united for a resounding ‘Yes vote’

Even before the newly created regions would take shape, there is already ongoing subtle and open lobbying over where to site their capitals. This is happening among residents within those geographical areas ‘following the successful referenda that took place regarding the creation of the sic additional regions. At present, residents of the North-East and Savannah, […]

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•	Public Utility providers pushing for an upward adjustments in tariffs to cover their operating costs

• Public Utility providers pushing for an upward adjustments in tariffs to cover their operating costs

Public utility suppliers are asking for upward tariffs adjustments up to 40 percent owing to increasing cost of production and the volatility of the cedi exchange with other trading currencies like the dollar. But the tariff increment they are proposing is subject to the approval of the public utility regulatory commission, PURC, which is the […]

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•	NPP in Bimbilla defends’ their MP, Dominic Nitiwul saying “he isn’t involved in Konkomba-Chekosi fight!

• NPP in Bimbilla defends’ their MP, Dominic Nitiwul saying “he isn’t involved in Konkomba-Chekosi fight!

NPP constituency executives in the Bimbilla constituency in the Northern Region have refuted claims that the Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, is aiding the Komkomba community in a recent conflict between Konkombas and the Chekosis in the Chereponi and Saboba areas. According to executives, Konkombas have not been involved in any conflict with other ethnic groups […]

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•	Group wants Sanarigu Chief Executive, Mariam Iddrisu, removed from office over attitudes are hurting the NPP’s fortunes in the Municipality

• Group wants Sanarigu Chief Executive, Mariam Iddrisu, removed from office over attitudes are hurting the NPP’s fortunes in the Municipality

An NPP affiliate youth group in the Sagnarigu Municipality has accused the Municipal Chief Executive Mariam Iddrisu of thwarting the area’s development and ruining political fortunes of the party in the Sagnarigu municipality. The group is demanding her resignation or removal from office by the President Nana Akufo-Addo to safeguard the fortunes of the NPP […]

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