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NDC secretly recruiting footsoldiers into military – Jake

The National Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party says he has gathered information that the ruling National Democratic Congress is secretly recruiting foot soldiers into the security services. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Tuesday September 7, Mr Obetsebi Lamptey said he was told on Monday that some people within the NDC have started recruiting foot soldiers of the party without going through the proper process

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A.M.A to shut down 90% of Churches

The 2nd Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye has welcomed the decision by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to clamp down on all ‘illegal’ churches in the capital. According to Professor Mike Ocquaye the City Authorities must intervene to regulate the level of noise making by Churches to balance the interest of all Ghanaians

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Teaching hospital Upgrade for Cape Coast

President John Evans Atta Mills has assured that the Central Regional Hospital in Cape Coast will be upgraded to a teaching hospital. This, he said, was to support the training of medical doctors at the University of Cape Coast School of Medical Sciences (UCCSMS)

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India pitches for stake in Ghana’s energy sector

India has sought a greater role in Ghana’s energy sector, pitching for more tie-ups between ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas exploratory and acquisition arm of the state-run upstream major, and oil companies of the African nation. Commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma, who visited Ghana as part of India’s “Focus Africa” policy, discussed this in his talks with Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills and ministers

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Pres. Mills Snubs Nana Addo

Pres. Atta Mills

The Drama that unfolded during the 2008 Fetu Afakhye, when then candidate Mills’ bodyguards clashed with then President Kufuor’s security men, was re-enacted, albeit diplomatic means, in Cape Coast last Saturday, when the Presidential aides prevented President Mills from greeting Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo

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ORPHANS HOME OF ‘HELL’

Orphaned children physically assaulted; they die from malnutrition while food meant for them is sold on the open market. Our reporter poses as a Rev Minister and a rich business woman to witness cases of child abuse that have claimed the lives of some children in the Home

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FIFA welcomes Pres. Mills

A delegation from Ghana led by the country’s president John Evans Atta Mills was invited to the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Tuesday 31 August 2010 to meet FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke

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Red Cross Feeding Ghanaians Displaced by Ethnic Violence

Ghana's Red Cross is distributing food to some 2,000 families - 10,000 people in all - who ethnic fled violence that erupted in March in the northern town of Bawku. "This is the first organization that has intervened. Since April, no other organization," said Francis Obeng, the national disaster manager of the Ghana Red Cross

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No grace period for old Ghana passports – Mumuni

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni, has said there will be no grace period for the conversion of old passports into biometric ones after 2015. Addressing Ghanaian residents in Switzerland in Bern last Sunday, Alhaji Mumuni said the next five years was enough for Ghanaians holding the old passports to convert them into the biometric ones, which possessed all the security features

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