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News reaching indicate that there is currently serious clashes between  supporters of the  ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the  Asunafo South district of the Brong Ahafo Region
over  disagreements in the ongoing limited registration exercise
According  snippets of information gathered, attempts to challenge someone who queued to be registered at the Anglican Basic School -Kukuom  resulted in the confusion leading to the clashes.
I is gathered that some persons believed to be NDC macho men in  a branded  Nissan Hardbody  Double cabin pickup nearly chop off the wrist of the NPP Agent at the said center and  beat up another NPP supporter and her sister.
Both are said to have been hospitalized.
In retaliation 4 NPP macho men, also reportedly  beat up an NDC activist (name withheld) and butchered him with a machete resulting in various degree of wounds.
As at press time, the injured person said to be battling for his life has been rushed to the Goaso Government  Hospital.
Two registration centres, one at the  Anglican Basic School and the other at the  Methodist School all in the Kukuom, district capital have been closed down but officials of the EC  in the wake of an uneasy calm in the area.
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BREAKING NEWS: BoG takes over Unibank



The Bank of Ghana has announced it has taken over the management of private bank, Unibank.

The Governor of the central bank explained at a press conference, the takeover is due to challenges facing the bank. He mentioned weak supervisory standards and weak operations as the cause of the challenges.

Ernest Addison said the bank, adjudged the 6thbest performing company in Ghana at the Ghana Club 100 awards in 2017, provided inaccurate data during the central bank’s effort to resolve the problems last year.

He assured depositors their money is safe, stressing “we are not liquidating the bank, we are saving it.”

The take-over comes weeks after Unibank announced it was taking over adb.
The top management of Unibank are Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II who is Chief Executive Officer, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director Owusu-Ansah Awere, Executive Clifford Duke Mettle, Director of Risk Management Kwesi Nkrumah Pimpah.

Photo: CEO Kwabena Duffour II was awarded the most enterprising young executive award in 2017.
The bank’s company secretary is Sylvia Assimeng-Archer, Executive Head of Treasury and Global Trade John Collins Arthur, Executive Head of Corporate Banking Elsie Dansoa Kyereh and Executive Head of Innovations and Business Execution Florence Ohene.

This executive management are expected to give way to new control, KPMG appointed by the central bank.

The bank was founded in 1997 by Kwabena Duffour who later became Finance minister under the Mills administration.
But after 20 years of private management, Kwabena Duffour who is a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana loses control of unibank to his former employers.

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