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Health Minister Denies Sex With House Girl

The Deputy Minister for Health, Dr. Nii Oakley Quaye-Kuma has denied that he has impregnated his house maid! The Minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Krowor Constituency in the Greater Accra region has consequently denied ever vacating from his constituency to rent an apartment at Eat Legon, a suburb of Accra for the said housemaid

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Government assures Ghanaians of free and fair elections in 2012

With the time approaching once again to test Ghana's democratic credentials, the government has affirmed its commitment to ensure that the 2012 elections are held in a free and fair atmosphere. Such a responsibility, the government said, would be upheld by sustaining the freedom and independence of governance institutions, particularly the Electoral Commission

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President Atta Mills eyes farmer of the year award

President John Evans Atta Mills has acquired 12,000 acres of land at Namburugu in the Karaga District of Northern Region to start an agriculture estate made up of rice and maize. The project which is expected to commence in March 2011 will among other interventions create jobs for a substantial number of the youth in the Karaga district and beyond

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Nana Addo cocaine allegation is not a big deal – Bature

The Managing Editor of the Bilingual Free Press newspaper, Alhaji Bature has said it was unnecessary for Nana Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to have responded to 'drug addiction' allegations against him. He said the allegation used against him in the 2008 elections by the NDC is a dead issue and therefore will be non-applicable in the 2012 elections

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Nigerian Sex Worker Jailed in Ghana for Human Trafficking

A 26-year-old Nigerian commercial sex worker, Ignetious Peace, has been jailed for five years for human trafficking, by a Kumasi Circuit Court for human trafficking. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Doris Amewu told the court presided over by Mr Justice Rockson Amedior that both the convict and victim, Gloria Michael, are Nigerians

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John Mahama: Utility Companies must improve services

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday directed the Utility companies to step up their performance in order to justify the recent upward tariff adjustments. "Ghanaians are increasingly becoming disturbed about your services and there is a dire need for you to set up performance targets and standards coupled with better supervision in order to churn out better services to your customers

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Marcel Desailly lack of experience, not an issue – GFA

Marcel Desailly’s lack of experience won’t count against him when he is interviewed for the job of Ghana coach, the country’s football association said on Tuesday. The former France international and 1998 World Cup winner is one of five candidates shortlisted by the Ghana Football Association to replace Milovan Rajevac after the Serbian turned down a contract extension in September

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Increase in crime rate worries Dan Botwe

Mr Dan Botwe, the Member of Parliament for Okere, has expressed worry about increasing crime rate in the country despite large presence of churches and other religious organizations. "It is unfortunate that at the time that church and other religious bodies are springing up daily, armed robbery and other criminal activities are rather on the ascendancy"

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Man cuts Penis, Throat in Suicide Attempt

A 36-year-old mason who attempted suicide by slashing his throat and penis is on admission at the Hohoe Municipal Hospital. At his hospital bedside, George Amoah told the Daily Graphic that he slashed his throat and penis in attempt to take his own life as a better option than the reality of a vision that he would one day be chased by a mob accusing him of rape and beaten to death

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72-year-old Grandmother burned alive in Ghana for being a ‘witch’, Son speaks out

Mr. Stephen Kwame Ofosu Yeboah, a 48-year-old son of the woman who was burnt alive at Tema Community One last week, has discounted claims that the deceased was a witch. The deceased, who left behind two other children, including Madam Ama Foa, 53, a trader, and 40-year-old Kwesi Ayiah, a dock worker, died from severe burns at the Tema General Hospital 24 hours after being sent there

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Asamoah Gyan must marry me or Else I’ll kill myself – Obaa Yaa

Obaa Yaa, a woman with a crush on Ghana world cup hero Asamoah Gyan is calling on him to marry her this December 2010 or else she will kill herself. Speaking on Deloris Frimpong Manson's entertainment programme, Delay on Accra based TV Africa, Obaa Yaa said she's lost countless nights of sleep thinking of the Sunderland's striker, asked what made her choose Asamoah Gyan out of all the men in Ghana, Obaa Yaa said

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Ghana FA shortlists 5 coaches for Black Stars job

The Ghana Football Association today announced that five coaches have been shortlisted for the position of head coach for the Senior National Team, the Black Stars. The FA's Search Committee shortlisted two local and three foreign coaches: Herbert Addo of Aduana Stars, Ghanaian born former France captain Marcel Desailly, Serbian Goran Stevanovic, Portuguese Humberto Jesus Coelho and German-Turkish Can Vanli, current Black Stars interim coach Akwasi Appiah is missing on the list

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