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John Mahama: Utility Companies must improve services

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday directed the Utility companies to step up their performance in order to justify the recent upward tariff adjustments. "Ghanaians are increasingly becoming disturbed about your services and there is a dire need for you to set up performance targets and standards coupled with better supervision in order to churn out better services to your customers

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Marcel Desailly lack of experience, not an issue – GFA

Marcel Desailly’s lack of experience won’t count against him when he is interviewed for the job of Ghana coach, the country’s football association said on Tuesday. The former France international and 1998 World Cup winner is one of five candidates shortlisted by the Ghana Football Association to replace Milovan Rajevac after the Serbian turned down a contract extension in September

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Increase in crime rate worries Dan Botwe

Mr Dan Botwe, the Member of Parliament for Okere, has expressed worry about increasing crime rate in the country despite large presence of churches and other religious organizations. "It is unfortunate that at the time that church and other religious bodies are springing up daily, armed robbery and other criminal activities are rather on the ascendancy"

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Man cuts Penis, Throat in Suicide Attempt

A 36-year-old mason who attempted suicide by slashing his throat and penis is on admission at the Hohoe Municipal Hospital. At his hospital bedside, George Amoah told the Daily Graphic that he slashed his throat and penis in attempt to take his own life as a better option than the reality of a vision that he would one day be chased by a mob accusing him of rape and beaten to death

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72-year-old Grandmother burned alive in Ghana for being a ‘witch’, Son speaks out

Mr. Stephen Kwame Ofosu Yeboah, a 48-year-old son of the woman who was burnt alive at Tema Community One last week, has discounted claims that the deceased was a witch. The deceased, who left behind two other children, including Madam Ama Foa, 53, a trader, and 40-year-old Kwesi Ayiah, a dock worker, died from severe burns at the Tema General Hospital 24 hours after being sent there

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Asamoah Gyan must marry me or Else I’ll kill myself – Obaa Yaa

Obaa Yaa, a woman with a crush on Ghana world cup hero Asamoah Gyan is calling on him to marry her this December 2010 or else she will kill herself. Speaking on Deloris Frimpong Manson's entertainment programme, Delay on Accra based TV Africa, Obaa Yaa said she's lost countless nights of sleep thinking of the Sunderland's striker, asked what made her choose Asamoah Gyan out of all the men in Ghana, Obaa Yaa said

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Ghana FA shortlists 5 coaches for Black Stars job

The Ghana Football Association today announced that five coaches have been shortlisted for the position of head coach for the Senior National Team, the Black Stars. The FA's Search Committee shortlisted two local and three foreign coaches: Herbert Addo of Aduana Stars, Ghanaian born former France captain Marcel Desailly, Serbian Goran Stevanovic, Portuguese Humberto Jesus Coelho and German-Turkish Can Vanli, current Black Stars interim coach Akwasi Appiah is missing on the list

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Nana Addo Goes After Mills For Failed Campaign Promises

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has taunted President John Evans Atta Mills once again, saying the President has not been able to fulfill a single campaign promise since his election as President of Ghana. “President Mills in the run-up to the 2008 elections said so many things and made a lot of promises but almost two years into his reign, he has not been able to fulfill a single promise.”

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Murder Case: Quansah’s file missing

The docket and record of the court proceedings in the case of the Republic versus Charles Quansah, the man convicted for murdering one of the 34 women serial killing victims, are reported missing from the registries of the High Court and the Court of Appeal

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Ghana signs railway contract with Chinese firm

The Government of Ghana has signed a US$6-billion contract with the Chinese National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) for the construction of railway infrastructure in Ghana. The project, when completed, will provide rail lines from Nsawam through Kumasi to Paga and from Tamale to Yendi

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Mass rape, another witness testifies

Mr Ahmed Boahene, a Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement, on Monday, denied any alleged mass rape on an Accra-Tamale-Bawku bound Yutong bus, before an Accra Circuit Court. Mr Boahene, Missionary-in-charge of Chereponi, in the Northern Region and second prosecution witness, told the court that, "he slept shortly after the bus took off at the Neoplan Station at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra"

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Veep attacks Rawlings, Spio

The persistent attacks on members of President John Evans Atta Mills’ government by the pro-Rawlings bloc in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), led by the former President himself and Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah, Vice Chairman of the party, has now been met with equal-force by Vice President John Dramani Mahama

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