Author Archives: VibeGhana

South Africa to deport Zimbabwe refugees

The South African government has decided to end special dispensation for undocumented Zimbabwean refugees and will deport those who do not have permission to stay by the end of the year. At least one group representing Zimbabwean refugees in South Africa described the decision by President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet this week as "tantamount to a death sentence"

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ORPHANS HOME OF ‘HELL’

Orphaned children physically assaulted; they die from malnutrition while food meant for them is sold on the open market. Our reporter poses as a Rev Minister and a rich business woman to witness cases of child abuse that have claimed the lives of some children in the Home

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Van Vicker launches foundation

Popular actor, Joseph Van Vicker, has instituted a foundation to support the nation’s youth development drive. Last Saturday, at the Lyron International School, Baatsona, Spintex Road, he launched the Van Vicker Foundation to fulfill a long-held dream to create a good environment for the youth to realise their dreams in the arts, sports, humanitarianism and education

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FIFA welcomes Pres. Mills

A delegation from Ghana led by the country’s president John Evans Atta Mills was invited to the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Tuesday 31 August 2010 to meet FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke

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Apple releases New iPod Music Player

Portable music players have been getting smaller and more sophisticated, a trend started in part by Apple's popular iPods. Now, Apple is hoping to spark new sales around the world with its next generation of players which it says are even smaller, better and more connected than ever before

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Red Cross Feeding Ghanaians Displaced by Ethnic Violence

Ghana's Red Cross is distributing food to some 2,000 families - 10,000 people in all - who ethnic fled violence that erupted in March in the northern town of Bawku. "This is the first organization that has intervened. Since April, no other organization," said Francis Obeng, the national disaster manager of the Ghana Red Cross

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No grace period for old Ghana passports – Mumuni

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni, has said there will be no grace period for the conversion of old passports into biometric ones after 2015. Addressing Ghanaian residents in Switzerland in Bern last Sunday, Alhaji Mumuni said the next five years was enough for Ghanaians holding the old passports to convert them into the biometric ones, which possessed all the security features

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