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Pratt urges Mills to Sack incompetent Ministers

Editor of the Insight Newspaper a leading member of the Committee for Joint Action (CJA), Mr. Kwesi Pratt, has said that President Mills should not think of winning the 2012 general elections with the mediocre performance from his ministers whom he describes as suffering from verbal diarrhea

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Somalia deserves ‘dangerous person’ like Rawlings – NPP MP

The NPP Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa, Mr. Kwabena Amankwah Asiamah, believes the AU appointment given to ex-president Jerry John Rawlings is suitable for a man of his caliber. He said Somali is a ‘dangerous place’ and deserves an equally ‘dangerous person’ like ex-president Rawlings who can bring about consummate peace in that country

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Ghana sheds cocaine label

Ghana is no longer tagged as a cocaine destination point by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, says Mr. Martin Amidu, Minister of the Interior. He attributed the feat to the hard work and commitment of the security agencies towards the fight against illicit drugs. Until early this year, the minister said the UN Office of Drugs and Crime had tagged Ghana as a “Cocaine Coast.”

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Mills to keep flying commercial for two more month

Despite the commissioning of the new Falcon 900 presidential jet, President Mills and his government officials will continue to travel with commercial planes for about two more months. This is because the aircraft is undergoing some more tests whiles pilots and engineers of the Ghana Air force acquaint themselves with the state-of-the-art equipment

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Asabee sacked from funeral

Former Information Minister, Stephen Asamoah Boateng, ( aka Asabee) was last Saturday sacked from the funeral grounds of Nana Essandoh Okese VIII, the late Omanhene of Nkusukum Traditional Area in the Central Region, seemingly on the orders of the Central Regional Minister Ama Benyiwa Doe, who observed the episode with a gleeful grin

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Nana Addo wants clauses in Petroleum Revenue Mgt. reviewed

The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, has stated that the current Petroleum Revenue Management Bill before Parliament is replete with clauses that need to be reviewed carefully to avoid traces of possible pitfalls embedded in them so that Ghana can completely stave off the slippery slope towards making the discovery of oil a curse

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Mills congratulates Rawlings over appointment

President John Evans Atta Mills at the weekend congratulated Ex-President Jerry Rawlings on his appointment as the AU High Representative to Somalia. In a special message sent to Flt Lt Rawlings on his own behalf and that of the government and people of Ghana, he observed that " the decision of African leaders to settle on Ghana's former president as the one to facilitate peace

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Distance Learning Programmes at KNUST to be expanded

Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has committed resources to expand its Distance and e-Learning Programmes, Professor William Otoo Ellis, Vice-Chancellor, has announced. The move, he said, aimed at offering more opportunities for science and technology education

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The Economy Has Improved Under The Mills Administration: Stan Dogbe

Former President J.A. Kufuor exhibited remarkable quality leadership when he initiated the process to procure a presidential jet for the state, Malik Kweku Baako has said. The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, speaking Joy FM, said the former president’s selflessness and foresight backed by a willingness to do what is right regardless of the political ramifications, must be commended

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Nine-member Committee set up to review operations of UG

A nine-member high-powered Committee, has been set up to review the operations of the University of Ghana (UG) with the view to enhance effectiveness in the academic and administrative work of the school. Professor Ernest Aryeetey, Vice Chancellor of UG said the review was necessitated by increasing concern among the university community

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Ghana govt. saved 7m on presidential jet

The Government has refuted allegations that it was being dishonest and hypocritical in the acquisition of the Falcon Ex-900 for the Ghana Armed Forces. In a statement issued in Accra and signed by the Information Minister John Tia Akologu, the government explained that, it took the decision to acquire the plane in the best interest of

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Mills to receive international award

President John Evans Atta Mills will in the coming days be decorated with what is being touted as a prestigious international award for his selfless leadership qualities and stance against corruption. The Ghanaian leader came out tops from a shortlisted crop of distinguished African Leaders believed to have

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Thailand to execute four Ghanaians

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Some Ghanaians and other West African nationals languishing in jail in Thailand face execution anytime soon by the Thai prison authorities. The Ghanaians, numbering four, were thrown into jail in 2008 for illicit drugs-related offences, but they are claiming that they were framed up by the Thai authorities

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