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General News of Monday, 27 March 2017

Source: GhanaWeb/TV3

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Issues to dominate in today’s bulletin are a report by the Energy ministry on the AMERI power deal which was over-priced by $150m. Government has been advised to re-negotiate a $510m power deal with UAE-based AMERI energy after a report revealed it was over-priced by $150million.

The recommendation was contained in a report of a committee tasked by the Energy ministry to review the February 10 agreement signed in 2015 with Africa and Middle East Resources Investment Group’s (AMERI Energy).

Today, parliament commenced vetting of Ministers of State starting with the Deputy Majority Leader and MP for Dome Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo who was followed by Brian Acheampong, Professor Kwesi Yankah and Dr. Nura Gyeile.

The Sekondi High Court presided over by Justice Edward Amoako Asante on Monday remanded five Chinese and their five Ghanaian accomplices for allegedly engaging in illegal mining.

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