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Interpol has issued an arrest warrant for Samuel Adam Foster aka Adam Mahama for prosecution over his role in the Airbus bribery scandal. He is being charged with ldquo;accepting a bribe to influence a public officer rdquo; and ldquo;acting in collaboration with a public officer for the public officer rsquo;s private profit rdquo;.

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Ghana 39;s total coronavirus cases has hit 26,125. The Ghana Health Servie GHS), has announced Today Thursday. Recoveries now 22,270 with 3,716 are under care and management at health facilities. The death toll remains 139.

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Senior police officers led by the Director-General of the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Isaac Ken Yeboah, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, the Director-General, Welfare of the Ghana Police Service and other top police officers have called on the overlord of Dagbon Ya Na Abukari Mahama II.

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The Tamale Magistrate Court presided over by judge Amadu Issifu has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of operators of the Mole, and Galaxy guesthouses for stealing electricity. Mole, Baobab and Galaxy guesthouses have been arraigned before court for stealing electricity worth about GHC 50,000.

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Two voter registration centres in the Sissala East Municipality could not register any applicants on Wednesday as torrential rain, which lasted about 12 hours, disrupted the ongoing exercise. The registration exercise, which is in the third phase, in the Sissala East was hit hard by the rain and compelled the Commission to halt the exercise.

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The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has not been told to close down any of its channels. According to him, the state broadcaster has been informed by only one of its transmission platforms that it is being allocated only three slots to host its channels.

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The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Ade Coker, has called for the arrest of the Ablekuma North Member of Parliament Nana Akua Owusu Afriyie, for flouting the COVID-19 protocol.

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The Management of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has notified the outgoing Students Representative Council (SRC) of the school to cancel an election that had been organized to select a new President even though students are on holiday.

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Four pre-tertiary education unions are calling on government to close schools over cases of COVID-19 recorded in schools. The unions namely, the National Association of Graduate Teachers, Ghana National Association of Teachers, the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH) and the Teachers and Educational Workers rsquo; Union, in a joint statement demanded that government immediately order the closure of schools in order to avert any catastrophe.

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The youth of Doba have appealed to the National House of Chiefs to set up a committee of eminent people to intervene in the land dispute between the people of Doba in the Kassena-Nankana Municipal and Kandiga in the Kassena-Nankana West District in Upper East Region.

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) says the Communications Minister Ursula Owusu does not have the mandate to direct the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) to shut down any of its broadcasting channels.

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Parliament on Tuesday approved a facility agreement between Government of Ghana and the Deutsche Bank AG and TMF Global Services (UK) Limited for an amount of euro;56,153,500 to finance the construction of trauma hospitals in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region and at Anyinam in the Eastern Region.

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Mr. Andrews Teddy Ofori, the Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has commissioned a modern abattoir in the municipality to ensure that animals are slaughtered and processed under hygienic conditions to enhance meat quality for public consumption and safety.

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About 643 new confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported the new cases through a tweet on July 16 It says the 643 new cases as of Wednesday July 15, increased Nigeria rsquo;s tally to 34,259.

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Actionaid Ghana in collaboration with Tree Aid and Urbanet Ghana as part of their response to the Covid-19 pandemic has donated some health equipment and foodstuff to women groups in the Kassena Nankana Municipal and Builsa North districts in the Upper East Region.

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A group calling itself Rising Ladies has described the nomination of Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman as running late to the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama for 2020 general elections as a victory for women in Ghana.

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A wholly-owned Ghanaian garment manufacturing company, Mckenzie Ghana Limited, has received lots of commendation from some Christian denominations in Sunyani for its tireless efforts at supporting government in the fight against Covid-19 in the Bono region.

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Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) says 90% of the security officers who were deployed to the Volta Region ahead of the voter registration exercise are bearing Akan name-tags. ASEPA noted that the issue is creating enmity between the Ewe speaking residents and the Akan speaking people in the Region.

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Available information reveals that former Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, ET Mensah has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).

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Two patrol officers of the Obuasi Divisional Command went missing on Wednesday. The incident occurred when a canoe they were travelling in on a small river to cross to a village for operations capsized.

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A team from the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Ghana led by Maj. Michael W. Kummerer, donated items including PPE and medical supplies to the Ghana Armed Forces 39; COVID-19 treatment facility at El Wak Stadium in Accra on July 14.

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The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa Suleimana Braimah has taken a swipe at the Minister for Communication Ursula Owusu-Ekufful for writing directly to GBC to shut down three of its channels on Digital Terrestrial Television platform.

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CYBERGHANA, an award-winning non-profit organization, with the support of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAENG) and Lloyds Register Foundation, United Kingdom, are set to launch a skilled development project, NICESTEP, to train hundreds of cybersecurity engineers in Ghana.

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Ghana has recorded 178 new COVID-19 cases. The total number of positive cases now 25,430. This is one of the lowest numbers of reported new cases since the beginning of the month of July.

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