24October2014

News in Ghana

Court Rules Against Five MPs In Takoradi Port Expansion Case

The Secondi High Court Friday morning dismissed a case brought by five Members of Parliament (MPs), which prayed the court to remove a restriction government imposed on further expansion of oil and gas facilities at the Takoradi Port.

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Oil And Gas Companies Should Contribute To NHIS

Dr Steve Manteaw, Campaign Coordinator, Integrated Social Development Centre has suggested that oil and gas companies operating in the country should be engaged and made to contribute to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

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Nunoo- Mensah Bails Out Dawurampong SHS Girls

Brigadier (retired) Dr Joseph Nunoo- Mensah, Head of Human Security at the Office of the President,  has completed the first floor of the two storey building girls dormitory at the Gomoa Dawurampong Senior High and Technical School, which was abandoned over two years ago.

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Ghana Criminalises Marital Rape -Gender Minister

Although the Domestic Violence Act does not explicitly mention marital rape, the act is linked to the Criminal Offences Act (revised in 2007) under which marital rape is an offence in Ghana, Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has said.

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Demolition Exercise To Clear Encroachment On Ashaiman Irrigation Site To Start

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly will from next month carry out a demolition exercise at the Ashaiman irrigation site to pave the way for private agricultural investors to begin work.

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