Who will be Ghana’s next possible IGP?
May19

Who will be Ghana’s next possible IGP?

As the tenure of the current Inspector-General of Police (IGP), David Asante Apeatu, draws to a close in a couple of months, the race to succeed him is also getting tighter. Security analyst, Adam Bonah has pruned his list of a possible successor to five from the original 11. The five Commissioners of Police (COP) whom Bonah has identified following interactions with some 522 serving officers, some retired officers as well as some...

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5 years on; Rawlings, other NDC stalwarts remember PV Obeng
May19

5 years on; Rawlings, other NDC stalwarts remember PV Obeng

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and other leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) were among those who graced the memorial mass marking the fifth anniversary of the death of Paul Victor Obeng. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and former minister, Akwasi Oppong Fosu were also in attendance at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Tema Community 2 on Friday. Paying tribute to the former leading member of the Provisional...

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NIA shuts down online portal for Ghana Card registration
May19

NIA shuts down online portal for Ghana Card registration

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has shut down its online portal for the Ghana Card registration due to unusual traffic on the site. This was after people thronged the site to pre-register in order to avoid delays and frustrations at the registration centres. Traffic to the site, which was relatively unknown, suddenly soared after the Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Ken Attafuah, announced the portal as an alternative to...

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Robben, Ribery strike in perfect farewell as Bayern seal Bundesliga title in style
May19

Robben, Ribery strike in perfect farewell as Bayern seal Bundesliga title in style

Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery signed off their Bundesliga careers in style, scoring a goal each, as Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 to secure a seventh straight Bundesliga title. The Bavarians, who trailed Borussia Dortmund by nine points in November, came into the final weekend leading the Rhine club by two points and made the perfect start with Kingsley Comanstriking after four minutes. David Alaba (53) and Renato...

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‘Weapons pose security threat’ – Abotsi
May19

‘Weapons pose security threat’ – Abotsi

Private legal practitioner, Kofi Abotsi, has expressed concern over a permit granted to a private firm to import a large cache of arms into the country. Mr Abotsi said on Newsfile on Saturday that, although the importation of the weapons is backed by law, the presence of the weapons poses a security threat. “The fundamental issue to consider is what are the pragmatic considerations [for allowing the importation of the guns],” he...

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