The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram constituency, Mr Sam George, has called on the government to implement the United Nations (UN) conventions on the statelessness of refugees in the country.
A faith based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), A Rocha Ghana has added its voice to the numerous calls by civil society and environmental protection groups to the government to reconsider its decision to give out the Atewa forest range in the Eastern Region for bauxite mining.
Officials of the Economic and Organised Crime Office in Tema, in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service, yesterday disposed of a large consignment of unwholesome turkey which was being repackaged for sale to the public.
The new Chairman of the Executive Committee (Board) of the Ghana National Bureau of the ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme, Mr Victor Obeng-Adiyiah, has said that the board will invigorate the ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme Protocol and build on the good works of the former board.
The Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, has stated that if the country is to derive dividends from its youthful population, then it was time bold steps were taken to implement the national policy on population.
The Haatso branches of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) and the Cross Road Community Church Ministries (CRCCM) have been ordered by the Accra High Court to pay damages of GH¢40,000 (GH¢20,000 each) to two residents of the area for excessive noise-making and for being a nuisance.
The Minister of State at the National Security Ministry yesterday told the Emile Short Commission that the National Security operative who assaulted the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram, Mr Sam George, during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election has been asked to “step aside from duty” and make himself available for investigations.
The government has taken a firm decision to disband all political vigilante groups in the country, as they pose a major threat to peace, security and the country’s democracy, the Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has said.