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2017-11-20

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2017-11-14

[N] E/R: Driver, 19, Jailed 8 Years For Kidnapping And Defiling Girl, 13
[N] Special Prosecutor could wait till 2019 if parliament misses 2017 passage
[N] Petroleum Revenue Mgt. Act breached for 7-yrs running – PIAC
[N] CEDTAG Strike action leaves colleges of education deserted
[N] Nduom is not presidential material -Maurice Ampaw
[N] Police blame Kasoa violent attacks on under-staffing

2017-11-10

[N] GMA indicts gov't for failing to employ medical doctors
[N] Ministers are not allowed to use sirens; Police order immediate removal
[N] Stay focused and deal with your controversies – Nana Addo to Zoomlion Boss
[N] We will face criminals boot for boots with ‘Father Xmas’ Operation -Ken Yeboah
[N] Step aside – Group to NDC Chairmen
[N] School Feeding Coordinators Trade Insults Over Naabu & Otiko
[N] Major Mahama bill passed

2017-11-09

[N] Free SHS: Ablakwa Donates Furniture to Schools
[N] Girls with excessive make ups may have ovary tumour – doctor
[N] Visitors pay GHc2 to see prisoners
[N] Consider our request to contest 2020 polls -NDC Chairmen to Mahama
[N] Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail  
[N] Economic policies paying off - Prez
[N] Cancer disfigures head of 2-year old, sticks mother with ˘12,000 bill
[N] There is corruption in police service- COP Ken Yeboah
[N] 3 arrested in Kumasi for robbing, raping victims

2017-11-08

[N] Help Gov’t to achieve its revenue targets -Nana Addo to GHAPOHA
[N] NPA to close down 35 more high-risk LPG stations nationwide
[N] Uber adds Paid Wait Time; additional features for driver-partners
[N] ‘Bawumia is only confident, he knows nothing’- Minority
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[N] If our bond was issued at 20% it would have been oversubscribed- Kwarteng hits b
[N] Tiger Eye F’dation Partners Klarity To Fight Corruption
[N] AG’s application against Indian businessman dismissed again

2017-11-07

[N] Bawumia behaving like a ‘heartless’ serial caller – Ofosu Kwakye
[B] 2018 budget to improve domestic revenue collection
[N] 24,377 cattle, 225 owners registered in Kwahu
[N] New agency inaugurated to boost revenue collection in oil and gas sector
[B] New Drivers’ License to be launched today
[N] Tell the true African stories through your writings – Nana Addo to PAWA
[B] Investor uncertainty, others impacted energy bond  

2017-11-06

[N] Sack Freddie Blay for defending Ayisi Boateng – Alhaji Sani
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General News

[ 2017-04-21 ]

Reverend Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong,General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana

Politicization of security agencies brewing vigilantism - Christian Council
The overly politicization of the country’s
security agencies is to blame for the upsurge in
vigilantism in the country according to the
General Secretary of the Christian Council of
Ghana Reverend Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong.

He observes that most of them for fear of being
victimized always kowtow to the whims and caprices
of the politicians who appointed them and are
scared they could easily be removed if they fail
to adhere to their beck and call.

“I wish that the heads of the various security
agencies are given a term of office and
irrespective of the government in power, the head
will be maintained until his tenure elapses. This
way the person can act without fear or favour and
nib crime in the bud”, he stated.

Reverend Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong indicates that
until the security agencies and their heads are
allowed to operate independently and deal with
crime clothed in political colours, the country is
heading to a crash.

Contributing to the recent conduct of pro-New
Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante groups, Delta
Force and Invincible Fore, the Man of God
expressed worry that members of some of these
groups see themselves as untouchable because they
have the backing of influential persons in power.

“It is a disgrace to the country where the rule of
law works. If you disagree with an issue you go to
court but if courts are now attacked then it is
shameful and disgraceful. Members of the group
claimed they helped party to come to power and
needed to be catered because they were promised.
These are strictly party issues should not cross
the lines of attacking state institutions. They
should go to the person who promised them to
redeem his pledge and not state institutions”, he
advised.

He stated that some influential persons could be
sponsoring vigilante groups and must accept
responsibility for their actions which is could
repel investors considering how they were flouting
the country’s laws with impunity.

“We cannot blame these boys for the raid. Those we
need to blame are the big men behind these boys.
They buy food for them, they clothed them, they do
everything for them and so they need to be blamed
and not the members because they are only doing
what their pay masters have ordered them to do,”
he added.

Source - mynewsgh.com



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