PARLIAMENT APPROVES MARTIN AMIDU AS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR.

PARLIAMENT APPROVES MARTIN AMIDU AS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR. Parliament has approved Mr Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor. The Deputy Minority Ranking Member on Constitutional Affairs, Dr. Dominic Ayine, however asked Parliament to put the approval on hold, as his suit against Mr. Amidu’s nomination is still pending at the Supreme Court. Drawing on Standing order 93(1), Dr. Ayine invited the Speaker of Parliament to rule on whether the House’s intention to approve the nominee will not be wrong pending the Supreme Court case. But the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, ruled against Dr. Ayine’s argument thus making way for Amidu’s approval. Mr. Amidu was vetted by

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES 10-YEAR CASHEW DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES 10-YEAR CASHEW DEVELOPMENT PLAN. President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that 500,000 farmers will be signed onto the Planting for Food and Jobs initiative of the government this year, following the first year successes it chalked. The President said not only did the programme sign on some 200,000 farmers in its first year of implementation, it also was successful “as it brought in its wake an increase in the production of staples, as well as the creation of hundreds of thousands of jobs in the rural economy.” Nana Akufo-Addo was speaking at the launch of a 10-year cashew development plan at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo region Tuesday,

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KORLE BU PAYS GH¢1.2m ELECTRICITY BILL MONTHLY.

KORLE BU PAYS GH¢1.2m ELECTRICITY BILL MONTHLY. The acting Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Felix Anyah, has called for government’s intervention to resolve the high cost of power the hospital is faced with. He indicated that the hospital paid GH¢1.2 million every month for only operational power and stressed that that was not sustainable, considering its monthly income. “We are making huge losses due to the power situation here,” he said. Dr Anyah made the call when the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, paid a working visit to the hospital on Monday. Surmountable Dr Anyah was of the opinion that effective collaboration among

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GHANAIAN ASYLUM SEEKER JAILED FOR RAPE TRIES TO BURN HIMSELF ALIVE IN PRISON.

GHANAIAN ASYLUM SEEKER JAILED FOR RAPE TRIES TO BURN HIMSELF ALIVE IN PRISON. A Ghanaian man sentenced to nearly 12 years in jail for raping a young woman in front of her boyfriend in Germany, has tried to burn himself to death in his prison cell. Eric X, 31, was handed the 11 year and six month jail term last October following the brutal attack on the 23-year-old woman at a campsite near Bonn, west Germany. Last week, he set fire to the bedding in his maximum security jail cell and suffered third degree burns on 30 per cent of his body. He is being kept in an artificial coma at

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VIDEO: VANILLA KARR ENLISTS BISA KDEI FOR NEW JONT “ODO YEWU”

VIDEO: VANILLA KARR ENLISTS BISA KDEI FOR NEW JONT “ODO YEWU” Equatorial Guinea’s songstress Vanilla Karr announces a new single titled ‘Odo Yewu’. The song features award-winning Ghanaian highlife singer Bisa Kdei and produced by Mix Masta Garzy. Known in real life as Natividad Karr Borilo, She made her first recordings with her father Samuelin Productions in 2007. In 2011 she took part in her first competition in the Spanish Cultural Center, these first steps to the general public and gets her first appreciation. She became an independent artist and invested all her savings while travelling in neighbouring countries Cameroon, Gabon. The exceptional video was directed by one of the

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