Author Archives: VibeGhana

Adding tea to the tea-cups will do the trick

The current Atta-Mills administration seems to have special attachment to anything that has to do with tea. And I was not in the least surprised, when we woke up on the morning of Wednesday, 27th October, 2010 to the news that the Atta-Mills tea-train has now landed at the gates of our school children

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Government Signs $6bn Railway Contract

The Government of Ghana and the China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation (CMC) has signed a US $ 6,050 billion contract agreement for the construction of a railway infrastructure from Nsawam through Kumasi to Paga and from Tamale to Yendi

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Ghana seeded for CHAN draw

Ghana has been seeded for today's draw of the 2011 African Nations Championship - CHAN. The draw for the second edition of the competition designed by CAF for only home-based players of its member countries will be held in Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday evening

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Mathew Amoah’s double sinks PSV

Ghana striker Mathew Amoah scored two goals for NAC Breda in their stunning 4-2 defeat of leaders PSV Eindhoven on Friday in the Dutch Eredivisie. Breda twice came from behind before goals by Ali Boussaboun and Matthew Amoah, with his second of the match, wrapped up the victory

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Spain to help Ghana to develop tourism potentials

Madam Olga Carbaga, Spanish Ambassador has pledged the commitment of her country to develop Ghana's tourism potential. "Spain will support Ghana in research and technical assistance to enable her develop her tourism potentials," she said, during a courtesy call on Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi, Minister of Tourism in Accra on Friday

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Kufuor attends Interpeace meeting in Geneva

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra Friday night for a three-day visit to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the Governing Council meeting of Interpeace, the world-wide peace organization backed by the United Nations. President Kufuor who is the first African chair of the Interpeace Council, will participate in the Partners Forum session

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Grandma set ablaze in Alleged Exorcism Attempt

A 72-year-old grandmother suffered one of the most barbaric of deaths when she was burnt alive by a mob at Tema Site 15 after being accused of being a witch. A student-nurse, who appeared on the scene, attempted to rescue the old woman from her ordeal but the woman died of her burns within 24 hours of arrival at the Tema General Hospital

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Nana Konadu Linked To Secret Poll On Mills’ Popularity

A member of the NDC, who was allegedly conducting opinion polls in the Jaman South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region on the popularity of President Mills, has told Citi News he is disappointed at how the party is handling the matter. Alex Twene, who describes himself as an avowed NDC activist, was dragged to the Sampa Police Station three days ago

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Lawyers must stop defending armed robbers – Police

The Volta Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ampah Benin has pleaded with the nation’s lawyers to desist from defending notorious armed robbers to enable the Service rid the society of criminals and their activities. According to him, the phenomenon where armed robbers get legal defence in the law courts does not augur well for the country’s fight against crime

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Asamoah Gyan shockingly axed from World XI, Essien included

The worldwide players’ union FIFPro and FIFA have shockingly excluded Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan for the World XI 2010 but included his compatriot Michael Essien in the 55-man shortlist. FIFPro and FIFA unveiled the list on Thursday with the winner to be revealed at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala in Zurich on 10 January 2011. This comes even though Gyan was one of the most consistent and impressive performers for both club and country for this year

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51,000 Jobs to created by Govt.

Collins Dauda

Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Friday November 26, said the government was rolling out a National Forest Plantation Development Programme with an employment target of 51,000 jobs. He said the programme, which was being implemented in all 170 political districts of the country, has a planting target of 51,000 by the end of 2011

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Court to hear Anas’s evidence in camera

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday agreed to hear in camera the evidence of Anas Aremeyaw Anas in the cocoa smuggling case involving 14 officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). A Senior State Attorney, Mr Anthony Rexford Wiredu, informed the court that due to the nature of work of the witness

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Second batch of local Black Stars squad released

The technical handlers of Ghana’s home-based national team have released the second batch of 30 players to be assessed for next year’s African Nations Championship. Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Sammy Adjei has been handed an invitation, ending talks of him being denied a place in the team

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