Friday, December 13, 2019


Chief Justice nominee, Justice Anin Yeboah, to be vetted December 21

The fourth longest-serving Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Anin Yeboah who was nominated as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by President Akufo-Addo is expected to be vetted by Parliament's Appointments Committee on December 21, ABC News can report. The announcement of Justice Anin Yeboah as the President's choice to succeed Justice Sophia Akuffo was made by the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei Owusu, on the floor of the House, Thursday....

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Dissolve IPAC, replace it with newly setup Eminent Advisory Committee – MP urges

Kennedy Nyarko Osei, Member of Parliament for Akim Swedru, has recommended the dissolution of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) to be replaced with the newly established Eminent Advisory Committee, ABC News can report. According to the MP, unlike IPAC, the Eminent Advisory Committee chaired by a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short, is non-partisan and would, therefore, help to ensure the fairness and transparency expected of...

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First Ghanaian-owned oil exploration company discovers significant offshore oil in Ghana

Springfield Exploration and Production (SEP) Limited and its Partners, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and GNPC EXPLORCO have officially announced significant oil discovery at the offshore of Ghana, ABC News can report. According to the company, this discovery follows its maiden Afina-1 well drilling campaign in the West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2. The company adds that Springfield has more than doubled its discovered oil in place volume to 1.5 billion barrels and added...

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Crime & Punishment

IGP orders interdiction of two police officers for allegedly killing young man at Kasoa

The Inspector General of Police has ordered the immediate interdiction of two police officers for their alleged involvement in the murder of a civilian at Kasoa in the Central Region, ABC News can report. Issifu Tahiru and Samuel Boamah, all of the Rovers/Kasoa Division in the Central Region were alleged to have shot and killed twenty-two-year-old Musah Mohammed at a drinking spot in Kasoa Friday dawn following a confrontation between them and some customers of...

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UK election: Boris Johnson leads Conservatives to win overwhelming majority

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of United Kingdom, has led his party, the Conservatives, to win a majority in the United Kingdom's election, ABC News can report. The Conservatives, known within UK political circles as Tories, gained 47 more seats in addition to their 311 won in the last election, giving them a comfortable 358 seats with majority of 74. A handful of constituencies are yet to be declared but it is not expected to significantly...

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