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Rawlings lays blame on Kufuor

Ex-President Jerry Rawlings has deplored what he says is the deepening unemployment situation in the country and has held his successor, ex-President Kufuor responsible for it. According to him, the New Patriotic Party under President Kufuor departed from the sound economic foundation laid by the National Democratic Congress government which he (Rawlings) superintended

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Mining Firms Abuse Land, Communities in Ghana: report

A new report accuses mining companies of major abuses in Ghana, including land seizures, pollution, and violence against protesters. The report comes from the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law . It says Ghana’s government rewards foreign companies mining gold, bauxite, and manganese, but does little to protect affected communities

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Blows in parliament

A major firestorm of verbal attacks and counter attacks broke out in Parliament Thursday, October 28, between Energy Minister, Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei and former Deputy Energy Minister, Hon K. T. Hammond. The verbal attacks, which were later taken out of the House to the MPs’ car park

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Politics of insults will not create jobs – Mills

President Mills has deplored what he says is the politics of insults being perpetrated by detractors of his administration. He said such tendencies will rather stall the development of the country. The President was speaking at the commissioning of the Accra-Tema railway line in Tema on Thursday

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Mentally Challenged Man Butchers Step-father To Death

A 46-year-old teacher, Isaac Bannor, who was scheduled to travel to Belgium for a Master's programme on Saturday, was killed at dawn yesterday and his body dismembered on a compound at Kronom, a suburb of Kumasi. The suspect in the gruesome act is Francis Owusu Frimpong, a 25-year-old step-son of the deceased

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I didn’t insult Mills; I spoke the truth – Ursula

Lawyer and a member of the New Patriotic party Ursula Owusu has brushed aside accusations she has been tongue lashing the president. She was responding to President John Mills’ call against the politics of insults which appear to have saturated the political and media landscape.President Mills made the call at the commissioning of the Accra-Tema railway line in Tema on Thursday

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Vote For A Leader Not A Manager – NPP

Mr. Okatakyie Amankwa Afrifa, Western Regional Assistant Secretary of the New Patriotc Party (NPP), has called on Ghanaians to vote for a leader during the 2012 general elections and not a manager. He said Ghana needs a dynamic leader and not a business manager to transform the nation by mobilising the people for accelerated development

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Police burnt down 19 houses in Nankpanduri – PM

The Presiding Member of the Bunprugu Yonyoo District Assembly Thompson Duud has refuted claims by the police that their personnel who were dispatched to the Nankpanduri Township were not on rampage. Police Director of Public Affairs, Superintendent Kwesi Ofori has denied reports of police brutalities in the town saying the police only embarked on a special exercise to capture and bring to justice the notorious murderer

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Ghana dying to have President Nana Addo – Ambrose Dery

Deputy Minority Leader Ambrose Dery says Ghana is dying to have Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as president and it will be the greatest injustice to deny him the opportunity. Ambrose Dery believes the New Patriotic Party flag-bearer has done enough to deepen the political and democratic culture within the country and has a better appreciation of the problems of Ghana

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Pres. Mills explains China, Japan deals today

The President, Professor John Atta Mills is expected to make a major pronouncement today Thursday, October 28, on how the many agreements he signed in China and Japan would be utilized. This, according to Castle sources, would be on the occasion of the commissioning of the Accra-Tema suburban rail line

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Robbers forced man to break daughter’s virginity

Armed robbers forced male passengers aboard a Tamale-bound bus from Accra a fortnight ago to have sex with female passengers after robbing them of virtually everything. The horrifying experience occurred on Monday, October 11, 2010 between the hours of 1am and 2 am at a spot near Kintampo where the armed robbers struck

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Nana Konadu is not marketable – Raymond Archer

The editor of the Enquirer newspaper, Raymond Archer has questioned the suitability of former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, to lead the NDC party in the 2012 general elections. He says Nana Konadu lacks the qualities to attract votes. Despite acknowledging Nana Konadu’s vast experience in politics

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Girl Stabs 2 Sisters And Kills One

A 21 year old mother has been nabbed by the police for stabbing two sisters at Osu in Accra, killing one instantly.Georgina Lartey committed the act on Tuesday October 26, 2010, around 4:30 pm, after engaging in a fierce fight with the victims two days earlier

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Four persons appear in court for robbery

Four persons on Wednesday appeared before a Sekondi District Magistrate's Court for alleged robbery. They are Benjamin Amoah, 20, Maxwell Arthur, 20, Kwesi Essandoh, 19 and Kwame Ankama, 25. In the dock with them was Richard Bassaw, a 20 year old driver at Mpohor, who was charged with aiding and abetment of crime

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