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THE SUPREME COURT, ON TUESDAY, 19TH NOVEMBER, 2019 DEALT A FINAL BLOW TO THE ATAA TAWIAH TSINAIATSE FAMILY OF LA, BY QUASHING THE JUDGMENT OF JUSTICE ANTHONY KOFI ABADA SITTING AT THE HIGH COURT, ACCRA, DATED 21ST MAY 2019, BY WHICH JUDGMENT ABADA J ORDERED THE LANDS COMMISSION TO ISSUE LAND CERTIFICATE COVERING 808 ACRES OF THE TRUST LANDS TO THE ATAA TAWIAH TSINAIATSE FAMILY.

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Dantata Universal Services Nigeria Ltd. (DUS) in partnership with VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialists for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, have opened a centre in Accra to offer enrolment services for Nigerians residing in Ghana wishing to obtain their National Identification Number (NIN).

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Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli state has revealed that his name was yanked out of the Farmer 39;s Day program just a day before the national event. The Paramount Chief, according to a Daily Graphic publication, said he was notified to chair the event that was held in the Volta regional capital of Ho and had traveled back to his home a day ahead of the event, only to be told that his name has been removed from the program.

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Supt Setina Aboagye, the Regional Co-ordinator for Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) the Ghana Police Service in-charge of Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions have said more men are reporting various cases of abuse, due to intensive public education her outfit carried out with the aim of reducing sexual and Gender-Based violence among families in the region.

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The Ghana Youth Advocacy Movement have criticize Government for showing bad leadership towards the ongoing strike action by teachers. The group issued an official statement on Thursday, 12th December, 2019 in Kumasi registering their displeasure in the manner in which GES and other Gov, t officials are currently addressing the teachers striking action.

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Amadia Foundation, a non-governmental organization has donated a Rambo 2,000 size poly tank to the Tema General Hospital. This is to help address the acute water shortages at the facility and also to enhance quality of care services.

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Attorney General Gloria Akuffo has supports Chief Justice nominee, Justice Anin-Yeboah. ldquo;I think he is a good pick, rdquo; she told JoyNews rsquo; Kwesi Parker Wilson in an interview minutes after his appointment was announced, Thursday.

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On December 12, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan joined representatives from the New Patriotic Party, the National Democratic Congress, Government of Ghana, civil society, youth leaders, and members of the diplomatic corps from Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, the European Union, and the United Kingdom, in observing the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day in Accra.

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From tackling digital illiteracy to recycling waste into affordable egg incubators, 35 young innovators took centre-stage to present their innovative solutions for solving social problems at the Youth Innovation for Sustainable Development (YISD) Challenge pitching competitions, organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the National Youth Authority (NYA).

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Public relations officer for the Education Ministry, Vincent Assafuah has denied that Government has paid GHC49,998,626.72 as settlement of arrears owed teachers. rsquo; The Daily Guide newspaper on Thursday, December 12, 2019 published that Government had released GHC49m as settlement of outstanding arrears which the teachers have termed as lsquo;Legacy Debt rsquo; But reacting to the publication on AGOO TV rsquo;s Yensempa show this morning with host Bonohene Baffour Awuah, Vincent Asaf .

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Passengers will soon be able to check on their phones if the trotro or bus they are about to board has been properly insured, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. If all goes according to plan, the database of the National Insurance Commission (NIC) and the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Authority (DVLA) will soon be integrated and go live in January 2020 to complete another plank of the Digitisation Agenda of the Nana Akufo-Addo administration as part of efforts to make accessing .

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Former President John Mahama has described government rsquo;s decision to withdraw the bill on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) as unfortunate. He said it has unfairly robbed Ghanaians of the opportunity to elect their own MMDCEs rdquo;.

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Ahead of the District Assembly Elections next week, Mathew K.A Debrah, an aspiring Assemblyman for Nii Okaiman West has opened up on why he will be the best man to head the electoral area.

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Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has backed government 39;s decision to manufacture new Cedi notes. The new Cedi notes are in GH cent;200 and GH cent;100 notes, reports indicate.

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OccupyGhana has commended the constitutional independence the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo is using to save the country from the misuse of the country rsquo;s resources. The group in a release Thursday says it is has monitored with interest the Auditor-General disallowing a $1 million payment and surcharging Yaw Osafo Maafo, the Senior Minister with the amount.

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Innova DDB Ghana, the Ghanaian affiliate of the Global DDB network has emerged tops at the just ended Advertising Industry rsquo;s lsquo;Gong Gong rsquo; awards held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra.

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A 21-year-old man, Yeni Kutu who defiled a 13-year-old boy at Adagya in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region has been jailed 10-years. Harbouring the intention to engage in the unlawfully lewd act, the convict, an aboboya rider, was said to have given the victim (name withheld) some energy drink laced with alcohol to get him drunk, after which he had sexual intercourse with him through his anus.

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For over two decades, one young man voluntarily controlled vehicular traffic on some nightmarish junctions and U-turns in Accra. He filled the vacuum created by the absence of traffic cops on knotty spots in Accra 39;s road network.

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Six suspected armed robbers including a nursing mother have been picked up by the Accra regional police command for robbery. The suspects have been identified by the police as Moses Tetteh Kaizer, 20, machine operator; Louis Mawunyor Dzedzom, 37, driver; Kwame Takyi Haruna Owu, 25, driver; Kwabena Otibu, 29, phone repairer; Alhassan Abdulai, 42 and believed to be a spiritualist and Eunice Dorkenu (wife of Takyi).

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The Minority in Parliament has questioned the continuous existence of the Ministry of Regional Re-organisation and Development more than a year after the creation of six new regions. This comes after Parliament on Wednesday approved over GHS 150 million for the ministry for its use in the 2020 fiscal year.

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The three striking teacher unions say they will resume their strike after the 10-day injunction placed on their industrial action by an Accra High Court elapses. The three unions mdash; the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) mdash; have been on strike since Monday, December 9, but were forced to return to the classroom following the court injunction secured against their .

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD)Senyo Hosi is urging Ghanaian politicians to wear made-in-Ghana shoes. He says made-in-Ghana products are not substandard and ought to be celebrated by all Ghanaians.

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The Tamale District Magistrate Court presided over by Amadu Seidu, has remanded Shani Ibrahim into prison custody for brutally assaulting sub-chiefs of the Nanton Naa, Mohammed Bawa. The accused person has been charged with two counts of assault and causing harm and is expected to reappear in court on December 18th,2019.

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President Akufo-Addo yesterday swore in two new members of the Council of State, namely Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Abubakar and Major General Richardson Baiden (rtd). It follows the deaths of two other members of the council, namely Moqtar Sahanun and Nana Kofi Obiri Egyir II.

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Second Lady Samira Bawumia has said the challenges facing Ghanaians are so enormous that only a committed leader like President Akufo-Addo can help solve them. According to her, only three years into the Akufo-Addo government things are changing for the better and the country is seeing positive accelerated development.

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