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Ghana’s Vice President allays fear of China Colonializing Africa

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has discounted fears or assertions that China’s aggressive investment in Africa is a new strategy to colonialize Africa. Supporting his comments with a report by Mckinsey, the Vice President pointed out that, “Findings are contrary to the view out there that China’s ...

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I want to inspire more young people- Hon Oteng Mensah

  Ghana’s youngest parliamentarian, Hon Francisca Oteng Mensah, has disclosed her passion to inspire more young people to be achievers in life. Speaking at the maiden IWoman Talks organized by Sheek Africa Media under the theme, “Confidence; your power to possibilities”, Hon Oteng Mensah, MP for Kwabre East Constituency, revealed ...

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Speaker of Parliament praises people of Techiman

  The Speaker of Parliament, Rt Hon Prof Mike Aaron Ocquaye, has praised the people of Techiman for their hardworking spirit; and for producing one of the finest and longest serving Clerk of Parliament. Speaker Ocquaye made this pronouncements when the family of the late Opanin Pual Kwaku Anyimadu (1927-2017), ...

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SURGE IN DIPLOMACY, ACTION IN MEDIATION

  The fourth edition of the Istanbul Conference on Mediation will take place on 30 June 2017 with the theme of “Surge in Diplomacy, Action in Mediation.” Experts, diplomats, practitioners and scholars from around the world will explore ways and means to promote mediation as a prominent conflict prevention and ...

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Majority Caucus accuses their counterpart in minority of lies

  The Majority Caucus in Parliament has accused their counterparts on the minority side for peddling falsehood, fear and panick in the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST)contaminated fuel sale to Movenpiina saga. Speaking at a press conference to respond to issues raised by the minority on Tuesday, the ...

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INAUGURATION OF MINISTERIAL ADVISORY BOARD

The Ministry of Energy has finally inaugurated the Ministerial Advisory Board to investigate the circumstances that led to the release of 5 million litres of off-sec fuel from the Accra Plains Depot of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST); and the subsequent evacuation of a total of 471,000 ...

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Minister of Energy to set up ministerial committee to investigate BOST saga

The Minister of Energy, Hon Boakye Agyarko, is in the process of setting up an eight member investigative committee to delve into the release of 5 million litres of off-sec fuel from the Accra Plains Depot of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST); and the subsequent evacuation of ...

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World New : Sixty-six countries struggling with governance of oil, gas and mining sectors

The majority of governments inadequately govern their oil, gas and mining sectors, according to the 2017 Resource Governance Index. Sixty-six countries were found to be weak, poor or failing in their governance of extractive industries. Less than 20 percent of the 81 countries assessed achieved good or satisfactory overall ratings. ...

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Minority demands immediate interdiction of BOST MD

The minority caucus in parliament has demanded the immediate interdiction of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Limited (BOST) Managing Director, Mr. Alfred Obeng Boateng, for causing financial loss to the state. According to the minority caucus, as a result of the corrupt action of the BOST MD, the state ...

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IPU applauds UN Human Rights Council move to boost cooperation with parliaments

On 23 June, the UN Human Rights Council adopted without a vote a resolution in support of stronger cooperation with parliaments. The resolution encourages States to involve parliaments in all stages of the Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), under which the Council examines the human rights situation of each UN ...

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