NEWS

Rawlings Gives Up On Mills

The frosty relationship and yawning communication gap between President John Evans Atta Mills and his ‘political godfather’ and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Jerry John Rawlings, appear to worsen and widen by the day. Jerry Rawlings seems to have finally given up on President Mills

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Running from danger to face your fears…

Many people confuse themselves when dealing with their fears and dangers. People are willing to face danger as a sign of bravery and courage than facing the fear that is ruining their dear lives. They stare at danger in the face and run from their “fears” in life

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Parliament fails to grant Western region demand for 10 per cent oil revenue

Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Wednesday ruled to strike off the amendment to clause 23 of the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill 2010 which sought to allocate ten per cent of oil revenue to the Western region. He said the amendment emanated from the wrong source, thus, the ruling also smashed the replication of the same principle to other regions where oil will be discovered in the future

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FIFA Wants Alternative For Penalty Shootout

Joseph Sepp Blatter, President of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has called for an alternative way of deciding games aside penalty kicks. Recounting the Black Stars ‘painful’ exit at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa last year, and after watching hosts Sudan lose 4-2 via penalties to Angola at the semi finals of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN), the FIFA boss reiterated his desire for a substitute for the kicks from the penalty mark

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Mills, Kufuor meeting is symbolic- IDEG

Governance analyst, Emmanuel Akwetey has described as Tuesday's first official meeting between President John Mills and his predecessor John Kufuor “symbolic”. He said the meeting was a good beginning, and a departure from the usual acrimony that had been associated with government change

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Ghana backs ECOWAS Court Of Justice

Mr. Martin A.B.K Amidu, Minister for Justice and Attorney-General, has pledged Ghana’s support to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice and its development as an impartial adjudicator for member states

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Mahama Presents Vehicles To Schools

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday called on the Ghana Education Service to allocate funds for the construction of 1,500 classrooms by the end of the year to reduce the number of schools under trees. Vice President Mahama made the call when he presented the keys of 85 buses to some selected Senior High Schools (SHS)

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Ghana First

We Ghanaians no matter what we are made up of or what political party we are affiliated to, we must always make sure that the country is also at our heart. During our statements and our actions we must make sure that we say a word that will bring peace, tranquility, and unity for development

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Asamoah Gyan On Man U Radar

Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has played his way onto Sir Alex Ferguson’s wish-list after a string of impressive performances on Wearside according to Tuttochampions.it. The 25 year old Ghana international has scored nine goals and provided four assists in 23 Premier League games as Sunderland has surged up the table. He has become an instant hit with the fans due to his flamboyant style which is a result of his undiluted love of the game

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Ghana’s Gold to finish within next 50 years

Gold, one of the major foreign exchange earners of the country, will finish in the next 50 years, a study has revealed. Irrespective of the fact that new discoveries of this natural resource are yet to be made and the country’s lands are full of gold, the precious metal would not last beyond 2061, some participants at an Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) forum on trade for sustainable development stated

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Speaker of Parliament sends MPs home over poor attendance

Efforts to pass the Petroleum Revenue Management Bill suffered a major blow during sitting on Tuesday February 22, after low turnout forced Speaker Joyce Bamford Addo to adjourn sitting till Wednesday. The Speaker’s decision followed an application moved by the NPP MP for Takoradi, Hon. Kwabena Otchere Darko-Mensah on the issue of poor attendance

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Mills And Kufuor Hold Talks At Castle

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday February 22 arrived at the Osu Castle at the invitation of His Excellency President John Evans Atta Mills. The two are to discuss issues of mutual national and international interest, President Mills told journalists just before the two leaders began the closed-door meeting

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Dad, two others rape and killed daughter

A Father who allegedly conspired with two others to murder his 26-year-old step-daughter after gang-raping her has been arraigned before the Tema District Magistrate Court. Along with him in the dock are his two conspirators, Kwaku Obeng Debrah, 44, and Paul Yaw Adu, both drivers

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Govt settles outstanding arrears

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has released GH¢596.1 million to settle arrears that stood on government books as of the end of December 2010, including arrears to 137 road contractors. The arrears relate to unpaid invoices and certificates for various works executed before December 2008, as well as delayed transfers to statutory funds

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Tamale Hospital Gets More Doctors

The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) in 2009 and 2010 saw a significant improvement in the number of doctors and other staff posted to the hospital. The doctor population increased from 58 as at December 2009 to 102 as at December 2010 bringing the total number of doctors in the hospital as at now to 110

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