Author Archives: VibeGhana

Kufuor roots for Social Market Economy

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, arrived back home Wednesday night after a five-day visit to Berlin, Germany, during which he advocated for the adoption of the principles of social market economy by African governments to ensure their sustained development

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NPP wants to create mayhem in NDC – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia popularly known as General Mosquito, has accused the opposition New Patriotic Party of planning to create mayhem in the NDC. Mr. Asiedu Nketia claims elements of the opposition NPP are trying to create an impression that there is a split in the NDC when the reality is the contrary

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Ghana snubs Russian trained Doctors

AVAILABLE STATISTICS indicate that the doctor-patient ratio in Ghana is about 1:12,000 – a figure which is far below that of the World Health Organization (WHO) global standard of 1: 5,000. This can be attributed largely to the exodus of medical practitioners from Ghana to seek greener pastures abroad, thus, the country is in dire need of medical practitioners to make up for the large deficit

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Man, 66 Arrested For Fraud

A 66-year-old self acclaimed diamond dealer, Kwadwo Asare, has been arrested together with his 51-year-old friend, Stephen Amoasi, for attempting to defraud one Kwabena Adjei. Adjei, who is a resident of Tema, has been friends with Asare for the past three years

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How Britain helped NPP win elections

Mr. Craig Murray arrived in Ghana in January 1999 to assume duty as the deputy British High Commissioner. He was in Ghana during the crucial 2000 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. He has now retired from the British Foreign Service and has written a 219-page book 'The Catholic Orangemen of Togo and Other Conflicts I Have Known'

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Student Hides ‘Wee’ In TV Set

Adeyemi Olabi Adewumi, a level 400 student of the University of Ghana, Legon, who allegedly hid four wrappers of Cannabis Sativa popularly known as Indian hemp in his television set on his way to Lagos, has found himself in the grips of the law

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CHRAJ condemns demolition exercises

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has flawed the processes being used by city authorities in carrying out ongoing demolition exercises across the country. In recent times, the Ashaiman, Tema and Accra Metropolitan Assemblies have pulled down hundreds of structures despite heated protests by their occupants

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Mills boy blows ¢1.6bn on Xmas hampers

Extensive investigations have revealed that some officials at the Ministry of Information are dipping their hands into state coffers under the pretext of rewarding journalists, reports the Daily Guide newspaper. Documents available to the Daily Guide reveals how a presidential aide and member of government’s communication team, Stanislav Zoexe Dogbe is said to have collected GH¢169,000, the equivalent of 1.6 billion in a 'Ghana Must Go

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Pres. Mills calls for responsible journalism

The President, John Evans Atta Mills has urged media practitioners to be responsible in the execution of their duty. According to him, press freedom without the accompanying conscientiousness will only spell doom for any country. The President made the remarks on Tuesday, September 14, when members of the National Media Commission called on him at the Castle, Osu

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Ghana wins 10 medals at ECOWAS games

After the Singapore debacle where Ghana failed to pick a single medal at the Youth Olympics, the country bounced back in style to win a total of 10 medals in two disciplines at the maiden ECOWAS under-23 Games in Abuja

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NPP has homosexual MPs in Parliament – NDC Activist

The Deputy National Coordinator of the National Youth Council, Prince Derrick Adjei, has vowed to publish on Wednesday, what he says is a long list of homosexuals in Ghana’s parliament. Also included in the intended list are bi-sexuals who he says are all linked to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).

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Ruthless affection: Romance that never was

I was on admission at the hospital recovering from a hip surgery when they came for a visit. The pains after the surgery were agonizing but I saw her haunting figure in the flowery dress she wore. It was then he introduced her to me. I could tell Bob had a crush on this particular one. They were completely inseparable. They fondled each other at the least chance all the time they were with me. Fiona had succeeded in giving Bob’s rootless heart some grounding. Bob was unlucky with ladies

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World Bank To Invest More Resources to Help African Countries Meet Millennium Development Goals

The World Bank says African countries are having mixed results in attempts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The bank released a report on worldwide efforts in advance of next week’s UN summit on progress in achieving the goals. The report highlights the positives and the negatives of efforts by developing countries to meet their targets, says Phil Hay, the communications adviser to the Human Development Network of the World Bank

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Ghana Not In Haste To Join OPEC

Ghana is not in haste to become a member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as it starts oil production soon, Edward Bawa, a spokesman for the Minister for Energy, has said. “The priority of the government now is to ensure the production of the crude in commercial quantities,” he told the Times in an interview

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