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Missing pages in petition seeking Jean Mensa removal
Some pages in the petition seeking the ousting of Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) Jean Mensa are missing.
But the petitioners have been asked by the Office of the Chief Justice to supply those pages.
E-levy bill to be re-submitted in Parliament Jan. 26
The Minister of Finance has hinted that the controversial Electronic Transfer Levy Bill will be resubmitted to Parliament on Wednesday, January 26.
That will just be a day after the resumption of the House from recess.
GHS to mark National Vaccination Day in February
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will lead an intensive nationwide campaign from Wednesday, February 2 to Sunday, February 6 to get more citizens vaccinated against Covid-19.
The days have been declared as National Immunization Days.
AFCON 2021: GFA summoned by gov’t
The government through the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, is set to engage the leadership of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Friday on the possible reasons that led to the shocking exit of the Black Stars from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Ghana lost 2-3 to Comoros Islands on Tuesday to end the tournament bottom of Group C.
Rev Owusu Bempah fails to appear in court
The General Overseer of Glorious Word Power Ministry, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, failed to show up at the Accra Circuit Court 2, where he is being trialed – with three others – for assaulting some police officers in November, 2021.
He is said to have apparently written to the court that he could not make it on Wednesday, January 19. The case has subsequently been adjourned to Wednesday, February 2.
2 out of 7 arrested in Nima clashes on admission under police guard
Two of the seven youth arrested over Tuesday’s violent clashes in Nima are on admission at the Police Hospital under security guard.
This was revealed by the Director-General of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori.
Nima fight will continue at Wembley Park in Kotobabi – Fear-gripped resident
One of the residents who witnessed the violent shoot-out of two youth groups in Nima on Tuesday, January 18 fears the feuding factions will continue at the Wembley Park in neighbouring Kotobabi.
Speaking to host Berla Mundi on TV3‘s New Day on anonymity on Wednesday, the shop attendant said the youth usually gather at a base near the Park to drink and that’s where the annual occurrence continues.
A day after Black Stars shock AFCON exit
It is a day after Ghana put up arguably the worst performance in a Cup of Nations, going on a winless run and disappointingly losing to a debutant side, Comoros Islands.
We bring you major reactions from those who matter in football as well as major news highlights of the day.
Compiled by Emmanuel Kwame Amoh