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640 Ghanaians in Libya jails for attempted stowaway

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chris Kpodo, yesterday told Parliament that though his Ministry was aware that some Ghanaians had been arrested and were currently in detention in Libya for attempting to stowaway to Europe, the actual number was not known to the government of Ghana

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Ayekoo To All Ghanaian Farmers

The 26th celebration and honouring of Ghanaian farmers and fishermen is underway in Somanya in the Eastern Region. More than 800 farmers and fishermen have trouped to the durbar amid the display of their work and achievement over the years and with a common desire to help Government achieve food security in the country

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Benjamin Adjei Is 2010 National Best Farmer

A 60-year old mango farmer, Ben Adjetey Adjei, has been adjudged the National Best Farmer for this year. Mr. Adejei who hails from the Greater Accra Region, cultivates various degrees of crops including a larger mango plantation in his home region

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Cocaine and Wee test is Nana Addo’s only way to the Castle

For two main reasons, knowledgeable and discerning Ghanaians will be pooling their resources together to ensure that Nana Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the NPP is not elected President of Ghana come the 2012 elections unless he goes for a hair sample test to prove beyond every reasonable doubt that he does not dabble in illicit drugs such as cocaine and wee

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Afari Gyan: No money for assembly elections

The district assembly elections, scheduled to take place all over the country on Tuesday, December 28, is threatening to become a non-event. According to Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission, it had not received funding for the exercise barely three weeks to the event

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Seventy Ghanaian farmers vie for farmer of the year award

Seventy farmers and extension officers who have distinguished themselves in the agriculture sector will be honoured today at the 26th edition of the annual National Fanners Day celebration. The event is being held at the Yilo Krobo Senior High School at Somanya in the Eastern Region with President J.E.A. Mills in attendance to honour farmers

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Mahama should sack Jinapor – Ken Agyapong

Outspoken NPP Member of Parliament for Assin North Constituency in the Central Region, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, has taken a swipe at John Jinapor, spokesperson for Vice President John Mahama, labeling him an embarrassment and calling on the Veep to dispense with his services

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Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo declared winner

Ivory Coast's Constitutional Council has overturned the provisional poll results from the country's sunday run-off and declared President Laurent Gbagbo the winner. This comes barely 24 hours after the country's election commission declared opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara as the winner after he secured 54% of the vote

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2011 will be year of action – President Atta Mills

President Mills has declared 2011 as a year of action. He says it will be the year Ghanaians will witness the execution and implementation of most of the promises his government has made to Ghanaians. President Mills was addressing a delegation from China led by the Mr. Fan Bing, Managing Director of Standard Bank, the biggest bank in the world

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Russia 2018, Qatar 2022 – Next two FIFA World Cups

Russia has won the right to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup defeating England, Spain & Portugal, Netherlands & Belgium, Qatar will host the 2022 event defeated the United States, South Korea, Japan and Australia. Twenty-two strong FIFA executive committee members cast their votes by secret ballot in Zurich

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Rawlings ready to face police over murder cases

Kofi Adams, aide to former President Jerry John Rawlings, has finally stated the position of his boss on President Atta Mills’ directive that investigations be re-opened into the serial murders of some 34 women prior to the 2000 elections, saying Mr. Rawlings thinks it is a step in the right direction

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Kufuor to ask Jumah to step down for Pat

There are credible indications that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asokwa, Mr. Maxwell Kofi Jumah, would be asked to step down from contesting the party's primary in Asokwa, according to the Daily Dispatch newspaper. The paper said this is likely to be seen as an act of penance towards Ms. Patricia Appiagyei

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CHAN: South Africa aware of Black Stars threat

Ghana's first competitive tournament in the new year would be the African Nations Championship - CHAN as the local Black Stars bid for continental glory. The Black Stars would be making another appearance at the second edition of the competition designed by CAF for only home-based players of its member countries to be staged by Sudan in February. Having picked silver in the maiden event two years ago

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