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Rwanda Genocide Can Happen In Ghana – Emile Short warns

Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short, says unhealthy signals picked from recent by-elections in the country pose a great threat to Ghana’s fragile democracy. Speaking at a forum held in Accra Wednesday to mark World Democracy Day, he said violence that characterised bye-elections at Atiwa, Chireponi and Akwatia constituencies give much concern for Ghanaians to worry because what happened in Rwanda a decade ago could be replicated in Ghana, a country touted as a model of democracy

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Kufuor roots for Social Market Economy

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, arrived back home Wednesday night after a five-day visit to Berlin, Germany, during which he advocated for the adoption of the principles of social market economy by African governments to ensure their sustained development

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CHRAJ condemns demolition exercises

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has flawed the processes being used by city authorities in carrying out ongoing demolition exercises across the country. In recent times, the Ashaiman, Tema and Accra Metropolitan Assemblies have pulled down hundreds of structures despite heated protests by their occupants

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Mills boy blows ¢1.6bn on Xmas hampers

Extensive investigations have revealed that some officials at the Ministry of Information are dipping their hands into state coffers under the pretext of rewarding journalists, reports the Daily Guide newspaper. Documents available to the Daily Guide reveals how a presidential aide and member of government’s communication team, Stanislav Zoexe Dogbe is said to have collected GH¢169,000, the equivalent of 1.6 billion in a 'Ghana Must Go

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Pres. Mills calls for responsible journalism

The President, John Evans Atta Mills has urged media practitioners to be responsible in the execution of their duty. According to him, press freedom without the accompanying conscientiousness will only spell doom for any country. The President made the remarks on Tuesday, September 14, when members of the National Media Commission called on him at the Castle, Osu

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NPP has homosexual MPs in Parliament – NDC Activist

The Deputy National Coordinator of the National Youth Council, Prince Derrick Adjei, has vowed to publish on Wednesday, what he says is a long list of homosexuals in Ghana’s parliament. Also included in the intended list are bi-sexuals who he says are all linked to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).

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Kufuor to deliver lecture in Germany

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is to participate in a series of high-level lectures on global economic governance in Berlin, Germany. He has been invited by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF), a German non-governmental political organization, which initiated the programme early this year, on the theme: ‘The Social Market Economy in an International Context’

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Mills will quit presidency – Bature

Pres. Atta Mills

His Excellency President John Evans Atta Mills is not likely to complete his mandated four year presidential term, if the current bashing and undue criticisms from within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) persist, a close confidant to the President, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, has hinted

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ECG drags PURC to court

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has dragged the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to court over its verdict that the ECG should pay 22,000 Euros compensation to Jubilee Radio, an FM station in Keta in the Volta Region

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Pres. Mills to sign $273 million loan from China

President John Evans Atta Mills is expected to sign a 273 million dollar loan agreement with the EXIM Bank of China when he pays a state visit to the republic of China in the latter part of September 2010. The agreement which is being facilitated by the government of China will see to the construction of the Kpong Water Project to provide 40 million gallons of water for those living in that environs

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Tony Aidoo fires back at the Church

The Head of Policy Monitoring and Evaluation at the Presidency, Dr. Tony Aidoo has fired back at Christians who describe his comments about speaking in tongues as derogatory to the Christian faith. Dr. Tony Aidoo incurred the wrath of a section of the Ghanaian Christian community when he said during a radio interview that Christians who speak in tongues are mad

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