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Benyiwa Doe: I Did Not Kill My Lover

Lawyers of the Central Regional Minister, Ama Benyiwa Doe, have written to the National Media Commission, denying reports that the honourable minister once upon a time poisoned her husband to death in Nigeria several years ago

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Ghana’s Local Black Stars set up base in Kenya

Ghana's squad for the African Nations Championship - CHAN, will leave Accra Thursday for their pre-tournament training camp. The 23-man team will be based in Nairobi, Kenya for 12 days as coach Herbert Addo continues with preparations ahead of the second edition of the competition to be staged in Sudan, next month

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Man Sets himself ablaze in Mauritania

A Mauritanian man has set himself on fire, in an act similar to the one that triggered an uprising in Tunisia. Witnesses say the man, identified as Yacoub Ould Dahoud, set fire to himself while in a car parked in front of the presidential palace Monday. Police took him to a hospital after he was removed from the car. His condition is unclear

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Burnt 72 year old ‘Witch’ buried

Madam Ama Hemmah the 72-year-old woman who died a day after suffering severe burns when persons now being held as suspects falsely accused her of witchcraft and set her ablaze at Community One, Tema in November last year, has been buried at her hometown, Ajumako Assasan in the Central Region

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Rawlings: Let us not be misled into war in Ivory Coast

Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, former President of Ghana with his successor says a peaceful solution must be found to prevent the threat of a costly conflict in Cote d’Ivoire. The former military ruler said: “The consequences of a conflict situation in Cote d’Ivoire I am afraid will spread to neighbouring countries

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Carl Wilson flashes Pistol at football match

A football match between Ashgold FC and New Edubiase United at the Len Clay stadium in Obuasi was called off due to ‘insecurity’, amidst allegations of rowdy behaviour by Carl Wilson, one-time strongman of the Confiscated Vehicles Allocation Committee and a serving National Security operative

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Mills is a “talented, malignant hypocrite” – NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party have once again attacked the credibility and leadership style of President Mills, this time asking him to show real leadership qualities. In a strongly worded statement signed by the party’s General Secretary, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John, the NPP described President Mills as a “talented, malignant hypocrite.”

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Rawlings demands prosecution of corrupt NPP officials

Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings has stated that the National Democratic Party (NDC) government has shown “too much leniency” in bringing corrupt officials of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)administration to book. He said called on the Mills administration to take up the “moral mantle” and investigate the “massive corruption and innocent killings” during NPP reign from 2000-2008

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Ghana to become fastest growing economy

The World Bank has projected that Ghana would be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, with growth rate of 13.4 per cent in 2011, dropping to 10 per cent in 2012. Launching the Bank's global economic prospects report via a video-conference on Thursday, Mr Andrew Burns, Manager of Global Macroeconomics in the World Bank's Prospects Group

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