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24-year-old arrested for attempting to sell AK47 riffle

A 24-year-old man has been arrested by Police in the Kpandai District in the Northern Region for attempting to sell an AK47 riffle on Wednesday. The suspect, Mensah Lare, was arrested at Buya, near Kpandai based on a tip-off by residents of the area who suspected him of engaging in a nefarious activity.The District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr. Francis Akwasi Asante who confirmed the arrest, said the police received information that, a young man on an unregistered motorbike was offering a rifle for sale at Buya…

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Committee tasked to find and punish police attackers in Tamale

The security agencies have set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding Wednesday’s military attack on police officers in Tamale. Eight police officers were injured during the attack. The investigative committee made up of personnel from the Defence and Interior ministries is to find and bring the perpetrators of the attack to book. This, is to help serve as a deterrent to others and also forestall a future occurrence of a similar incident which is a potential threat to national security. Making this known at a durbar at the…

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LPG operators declare strike over cylinder re-circulation

The Ghana LPG operators association has planned a strike beginning next week as part of a protest against the gas cylinder re-circulation policy which government intends to introduce. According to the association, the re-circulation policy will render about 7,000 people jobless and wants government to cancel it. The President of the association, Torgbi Adaku V in a letter to members stated that the strike will start from Monday May 21, 2018. “After a grace period of One Week was given to enable a favourable response to be issued by Government elapsed,…

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Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire initiate moves to implement ITLOS ruling

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have initiated processes aimed at implementing the ruling by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on the maritime boundary, by depositing the coordinates of the line so defined with the relevant bodies of the United Nations. To this end, the 16-Member Implementation Committee constituted by Ghana and chaired by the Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, to oversee the implementation process visited Cote d’Ivoire from May 14 to 15, 2018.Their mission was to inform the Ivorian counterparts of Ghana’s…

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Parliament summons Defence, Interior ministers over Tamale military attacks on police

Parliament has summoned the Ministers of Defence and Interior to appear before the House and respond to Wednesday’s military attack on some police officers in Tamale. The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Ocquaye who issued the order Thursday said the two ministers should appear next Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The two ministers are expected to brief Parliament on the circumstances that led to the attack and to also tell the House measures being instituted to ensure that the matter does not repeat itself. The order followed a request by the Minority Leader…

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