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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has dismissed the two reports issued by the Justice Agnes Dordzie Committee and the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) on the cocaine-turned-soda saga, saying that the premises on which the findings and conclusions are based are flawed.
In Ghana, there are indications that the truck load of arms seized this week may have been destined for Nigeria.
Initially, two men were arrested but the Ghanaian police say five are now being investigated, both Ghanaians and Nigerians.
Police in Ghana are investigating two men---a Nigerian and a Ghanaian--who were arrested allegedly carrying a consignment of arms on a truck on Tuesday.
Amidst fears of the potential of political violence in the run up to this year’s elections in Ghana, the country’s Police Service has issued a stern warning to Politicians to desist from acts that would disrupt peace and order.
The Ghana National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has increased the prices of petroleum products in the country between 15 and 20 percent.
There are strong indications that not many people here on the continent have heard about or know the mission of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, as only 26 out of the 54 African states have ratified the African Charter.
Ghana says it will not go to war with Ivory Coast over the disputed land boundaries rich in oil deposits. Some of the places in dispute are offshore area where oil is either being drilled or explored.
Ivorian authorities have accused Ghana of exploring oil on its territory, but Ghana has disputed the claims. WADR’s Accra Correspondent Kofi Agyepong says this has raised tension, with people fearing a looming war between the two West African nations.
In Ghana, a bloody feud between Fulani Herdsmen and some communities in the country has sparked serious debate, with some members of parliament urging caution.
The conflict has resulted into the deaths of about 20 Herdsmen in less than a week.
Ghana’s government has announced in Accra that it has agreed to extradite Ivorian ex-combatants in the country, who were allegedly involved in atrocities during Ivory Coast post election conflict, while a rocket blast has killed five persons near a political rally outside Abidjan.
As programs marking World AIDS Day took place in Ghana on Thursday, the question of what will happen
to the nearly49,000 people living with HIV echoed, while in Sierra Leone people have been saying
how much they know about the disease and whether they know their HIV status.