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Mills flies to Libya in new Presidential Jet

President Mills made his first flight with the new Presidential Jet, FALCON 900, on Sunday which taxied and took off smoothly into the sky from the Kotoka International Airport. The President left Accra with the jet to Tripoli, Libya, to attend the third Africa-European Summit

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Oil pours out at Ghana’s Jubilee Field

Between 20,000 and 80,000 barrels of crude oil are being pumped per day as part of the ongoing test run of equipment at the Jubilee Field. The quantity will be increased to 100,000 barrels when mainstream production is attained by the end of the first quarter of 2011

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Parliament Debate on 2011 Budget Begins Today

Law makers will commence debate on government’s budget statement and economic policy document for 2011 financial year today. Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffuor presented the budget to the public two weeks ago. The extended leadership of Parliament over the weekend were tutored on the contents of the budget at a workshop in Koforidua

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Mario Balotelli dumps girlfriend Melissa Castagnoli by text message

Our brother and drama-generating Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli has dumped his girlfriend Melissa Castagnoli by a text message. Balotelli, who was born to Ghanaian parents in Italy, was spotted out with the girl during his first few weeks in the UK dumped the girl just as she was about to appear on primetime Italian telly show Chiambretti Night

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Sex with a Sheep lands man behind bar

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Yao Flah, 23, a kente weaver, is to go prison for 12 months for having sex with a female sheep and killing it afterwards. He pleaded guilty to the charges of an unnatural carnal knowledge and cruelty to an animal at a District Court at Dzodze, which sentenced him to 12 months for each charge to run concurrently

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Obed Asamoah: Kufuor did a lot for Ghana

In spite of claims by President Atta Mills and his ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration that former President John Kufuor and his erstwhile New Patriotic Party (NPP) government did little to salvage Ghana from poverty, Dr. Obed Asamoah, a former NDC kingpin in the Rawlings administration, says the NPP did a lot

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Government to spend $200 million on water and sanitation

Government is committed to allocate 200 million annually to reverse the decline in the nation's sanitation and sustain gains made in the water sector, Mr Alban Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, has said. "Ghana Compact which is the official government commitment also pledged an additional 150 million dollars annually

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Government Signs $6bn Railway Contract

The Government of Ghana and the China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation (CMC) has signed a US $ 6,050 billion contract agreement for the construction of a railway infrastructure from Nsawam through Kumasi to Paga and from Tamale to Yendi

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Spain to help Ghana to develop tourism potentials

Madam Olga Carbaga, Spanish Ambassador has pledged the commitment of her country to develop Ghana's tourism potential. "Spain will support Ghana in research and technical assistance to enable her develop her tourism potentials," she said, during a courtesy call on Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi, Minister of Tourism in Accra on Friday

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Kufuor attends Interpeace meeting in Geneva

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra Friday night for a three-day visit to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the Governing Council meeting of Interpeace, the world-wide peace organization backed by the United Nations. President Kufuor who is the first African chair of the Interpeace Council, will participate in the Partners Forum session

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Grandma set ablaze in Alleged Exorcism Attempt

A 72-year-old grandmother suffered one of the most barbaric of deaths when she was burnt alive by a mob at Tema Site 15 after being accused of being a witch. A student-nurse, who appeared on the scene, attempted to rescue the old woman from her ordeal but the woman died of her burns within 24 hours of arrival at the Tema General Hospital

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Nana Konadu Linked To Secret Poll On Mills’ Popularity

A member of the NDC, who was allegedly conducting opinion polls in the Jaman South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region on the popularity of President Mills, has told Citi News he is disappointed at how the party is handling the matter. Alex Twene, who describes himself as an avowed NDC activist, was dragged to the Sampa Police Station three days ago

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