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Ghana: Government Orders Non-Ghanaian Retailers To Leave Sector Or Face Sanctions

“Offenders are entreated to move out of the markets by Friday, July 27, 2018,” the statement added.

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CAF Bans 11 Referees, Suspends 11 Others, Over Anas #12 Exposé:

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended some eleven (11) referees who were caught on video by undercover investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, allegedly taking monies to fix matches. Eleven (11) others have also been handed bans ranging from Two to Ten years. Per a statement released by CAF, ten of the affected referees who hail from Ghana have

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Africa needs $621bn to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals-Report

The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countries, and highlights the reforms required to encourage greater investment. The first of these reports, Global Infrastructure Outlook: Infrastructure Investment Need in the Compact with Africa Countries, reveals that, unless US$621 Billion is invested in

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Transnational Organized Crime: Eight arrested by FBI, including 3 Ghanaians for Cyber crime amounting to $15 million

Eight individuals, including three Ghanaians have been arrested by the FBI for their roles in Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that were designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals. The three Ghanaians; Rashid Abdulai, Babatunde Martins and Maxwell Atugba Abayeta were part of an Africa-based cybercrime network indicted for various romance scams, fraudulent-check scams, gold-buying scams

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Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Fires EC Boss Charlotte Osei & Two Deputies From Office

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has removed the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies, Amadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku Amankwaa from office. This comes after a committee set up by the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, pursuant to Article 146(4) of the Constitution, to investigate separate complaints brought against the three persons by Ghanaian citizens,

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Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Bans Ministers, Other Appointees From Foreign Travels

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has banned all Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and Heads of Government Agencies from travelling outside the country. It is unclear what may have prompted the new directive, but a memo from the Presidency said the ban was temporary. The memo, which was signed by the Chief of Staff, Akosua

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