Author Archives: VibeGhana

Pres. Mills to sign $273 million loan from China

President John Evans Atta Mills is expected to sign a 273 million dollar loan agreement with the EXIM Bank of China when he pays a state visit to the republic of China in the latter part of September 2010. The agreement which is being facilitated by the government of China will see to the construction of the Kpong Water Project to provide 40 million gallons of water for those living in that environs

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Rawlings Is Doomed – Alhaji Bature

The Struggle for power in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was taken to another level yesterday when Mills’ bloc claimed victory over the founder, Jerry Rawlings and his faction. This was when a member of the Mills’ camp. Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, made claims on Adom that the Mills camp had succeeded in taming or confining Rawlings to the cooler

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Tony Aidoo fires back at the Church

The Head of Policy Monitoring and Evaluation at the Presidency, Dr. Tony Aidoo has fired back at Christians who describe his comments about speaking in tongues as derogatory to the Christian faith. Dr. Tony Aidoo incurred the wrath of a section of the Ghanaian Christian community when he said during a radio interview that Christians who speak in tongues are mad

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China Against South Korea Sanctions Against Iran

China has expressed opposition to South Korea's new sanctions on Iran for its suspected nuclear weapons program. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said Thursday China does not approve of the unilateral sanctions. She said the Chinese government hopes countries will instead stick to diplomatic efforts and seek a resolution through dialogue and negotiations

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Konadu Boys Warn President Mills

President Atta Mills has been accused of secretly sponsoring persons within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to run down ex-President Jerry John Rawlings and his family. The President has also been warned that if the attacks on the Rawlingses continued, it would soon unleash “legitimate violence” to protect the former first family and that no one should be blamed for the consequences and after effects

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British woman loses $100,000 in Ghana dating scam

A British business woman who planned retiring into a new life with her new found internet lover has been defrauded of $100,000. Mary Little had transferred part of her life-long savings to her supposed lover, Frederick Stalke, a retiring American Colonel, for him to prepare his New York house as part of plans for Little to move in. It turned out the money went into a cedi account at reputable bank in Accra

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Maidens need a win against Brazil

Ghana needs a win against Brazil to boost their chances of progressing past the group stages at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The Black Maidens must beat the South Americans on Thursday after their opening match loss to Canada to enhance their chances of qualifying

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Ghana Trio Nominated For UK Award

Ghana captain John Mensah, John Paintsil and Michael Essien are among other Ghanaian sports personalities in Britain nominated for prestigious awards set to take place on 24 October. The Inaugural Ghana-UK Based Achievement (GUBA) awards is an Innovation Awards put to celebrate and acknowledge individuals who contribute or provide a service to the Ghanaian community in Britain

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Gas shortage Hits Accra and other Towns

The country, especially Accra, has been hit by a devastating shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), leading to many households resorting to the use of charcoal. For automobiles which use LPG as fuel, these are terrible times as they have to wait in queues for hours at locations where gas is available

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Kufuor back home from three-nation tour

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived back home Tuesday night after working visits to Nairobi, Kenya; Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania; and Seoul, South Korea. In Nairobi, former President Kufuor was among a host of dignitaries invited to participate in the launch of the new Kenyan Constitution which replaces the current one drafted during the colonial era

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GLO chases MTN icon, Samini

Emmanuel Andrew Samini’s 2-year deal with MTN ended September 2, 2010, confirms our sources at MTN; but as the telecom giant prepares to renew the deal with its biggest music icon, Hi Newspaper has gathered that a business personality believed to be connected to telecom entrant, Globacom, has started moves to secure the King of African Dancehall should he re-thinks renewing his ‘yellow’ card

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Nigeria: Goodluck Jonathan Says He will Run for President

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has told leaders in the ruling People's Democratic Party he will seek the party's nomination in the upcoming presidential election. Nigerian media report Mr. Jonathan declared his intention Tuesday night at a closed-door meeting of state governors. Mr. Jonathan told the governors he plans to make a public announcement on September 18

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Politics of revenge must stop – Nduom

The 2008 Convention People’s Party presidential candidate Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom has criticized the two main political parties, NDC and NPP, for what he calls their involvement in “Politics of revenge”. Dr. Nduom told Eyewitness News on Citi FM on Tuesday September 7, that the practice where both parties decide to punish each other at all cost by repeating an act of one another in the past is unhealthy for the country’s growth

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AFAG calls resignation of IGP

A Pressure Group, Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) says it intends to make a formal complaint to the Ghana Police Service, for the immediate resignation of the Inspector General Police, Paul Tawiah Quaye. The group has accused the IGP of failing to defend the constitution, which upholds judicial independence

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Christian Group Plans to Burn Korans

A small evangelical Christian group in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida on Saturday plans to burn Korans as a protest against violent Islamic extremists. The day marks the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. The church has a right to burn the holy book under the U.S. constitution's First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech

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