Day: September 18, 2020

Abena News

Ghana govt suspends ban on accident vehicle imports

The government of Ghana has reportedly suspended the implementation of the amended Customs (Amendment) Bill 2020 that bans the importation of accident and salvaged motor vehicles into the country. This was disclosed in an interview by the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) on Thursday though the government is yet to give full details about […]

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Abena News

Contempt: Ken Agyapong runs to Supreme Court

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has asked the Supreme Court to stop contempt proceedings against him by the Accra High Court. Lawyers for the MP filed a judicial review application at the apex court Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was supposed to appear before the […]

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Show exceptional leadership, usher Mali into prosperous era – Rawlings to coupists

Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, has urged the new leadership in Mali to use the transition period to exhibit exceptional leadership for the country and usher her into a prosperous era. The former President made the call when a four-man delegation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) […]

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Abena News

Politicians go for commercial loans just to pay filing fees – Kwesi Pratt

Some political parties have raised concerns over the GHC100k filing fee announced by the Electoral Commission (EC). The fees required to pick a form to become a parliamentary candidate is GHC10,000, and that of the Presidential is GHC100, 000 according to the EC. However, some of the political parties including the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People’s […]

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Business

Ghana would have been practising quadruple-track but for Mahama’s E-blocks – Sammy Gyamfi

Sammy Gyamfi, the National Communication Officer of the NDC says but for the E-blocks built by the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama administration, there would have been a “quadruple” track system in the Senior High Schools (SHS) with the introduction of the Free SHS policy. Gyamfi told Paul Adom-Otchere Thursday on Good Evening Ghana: “There are two ways […]

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