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Ayorkor Botchwey urges ECOWAS Council of Wise to promote peace, security
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Ayorkor Botchwey urges ECOWAS Council of Wise to promote peace, security

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has urged the ECOWAS Council of the Wise (CoW) to do more to promote peace and security in the sub-region. She said the Council, which was established by the 1999 Protocol Relating to the Mechanism for Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution, Peacekeeping, and Security, had become one of the key pillars of the peace and security architecture of ECOWAS and as a supporting organ, created purposefully for preventive diplomacy and mediation interventions in member states within the region. Madam Ayorkor Botchwey, who is the current Chairperson of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, said this on Monday at the ECOWAS consultation and orientation workshop for the re-constitution of CoW. The two-da...
Security Council locks down Ho Central Mosque
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Security Council locks down Ho Central Mosque

The Ho Municipal Security Council has closed down the Ho Central Mosque for two weeks while a litigation over the Regional Imam position was being settled. The lockdown covers the area surrounding the building; a decision Mr Alexander Yeboah, Municipal Police Commander, said was to prevent clashes between the two factions. The site had been open while the years-long litigation simmered but following a failed peace attempt recently, the Security Council has decided to restrict access completely. The Police had to rush in on Friday to seal off the place, when the supporters of Alfa Anas defied the order and made their way to the mosque to pray. “We went there to maintain peace and to ensure the orders given by the Security Council and the Regional Police Commander were a...
Security Council identifies 38 hotspots at Suame
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Security Council identifies 38 hotspots at Suame

The Suame Municipal Security Council has identified 38 polling station hotspots within the Suame Constituency as Ghana goes to the polls on December 7, 2020. “Our security apparatus is being tightened to foster incident-free Presidential and Parliamentary elections, especially in these troubled areas” Superintendent Emmanuel Asiamah, told a stakeholders’ forum at Suame in the Ashanti Region. The expectation was that electoral violence fueled by political and ideological differences, youth exuberance and party fanaticism, he said, would be reduced to the barest minimum in this year’s polls. The programme was organized by the Municipal Election Security Taskforce, and had representatives from the various security agencies, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), clergy ...
Security Council worried over rising COVID-19 cases at Obuasi
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Security Council worried over rising COVID-19 cases at Obuasi

The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has expressed worry over the upsurge in COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease cases at Obuasi. Obuasi, a mining community, has become one of the hotspots for the pandemic, according to the latest report released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS), a development creating uneasiness and anxiety amongst the populace. Currently, a team of experts from the GHS is currently at Obuasi trying to assess the situation there to subsequently provide an advisory to government. “The REGSEC has decided to hold an emergency meeting in order to find the way forward over the development,” Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, Chairman of the Council and also the Regional Minister, confirmed this to the media in Kumasi. Ghana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 14, had i...
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