NEWS

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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Ghana, Nigeria in world cyber fraud ranking

The world loses $557 million annually to cyber crime, with Ghana now ranked among the top 10 countries in the world where the crime, popularly known as 419, is most prevalent. Two other West African countries, namely, Nigeria and Cameroun, are also among the top 10 countries

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NAGRAT agrees to strike in January over pay structure

Members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) have collectively resolved to embark on strike in January 2011, if they are not placed on the single spine pay structure by the end of December. The NAGRAT members expressed worry about the slow implementation of the new pay policy and said they have fears a December deadline will not materialise

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Farmers’ Day declared statutory public holiday

The Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday December 1 announced that Friday, December 3, which is National Farmers' Day, is a statutory Public holiday. This is contained in a statement signed in Accra by Mr Martin Amidu, Minister for the Interior. Meanwhile, the National House of Chiefs has congratulated farmers and fishermen and appealed to government to continue to create an enabling environment for sustainable development of the agricultural sector

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Oil companies impose Foreign Policy on Ghana

Some of the oil companies operating in the Jubilee Field have taken unprecedented steps to control Ghana's foreign policy and reduce the country to nothing more than an instrument of US hostility against other countries. In a proposal to the Government of Ghana, the Companies are insisting that Ghana should automatically apply US sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan

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President Mills Urges Ghanaians In Diaspora To Retun Home

President John Mills is encouraging Ghanaians living in the Diaspora return home to partake in the upcoming expected economic boom. According to the President, the many opportunities that come with the oil exploration and the many loans for development should not be allowed to go without active participation of Ghanaians. In that regard, he is urging Ghanaians of all professional shades abroad to endeavor to come home to make available their expertise whilst reaping from the development

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