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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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Nana Addo Goes After Mills For Failed Campaign Promises

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has taunted President John Evans Atta Mills once again, saying the President has not been able to fulfill a single campaign promise since his election as President of Ghana. “President Mills in the run-up to the 2008 elections said so many things and made a lot of promises but almost two years into his reign, he has not been able to fulfill a single promise.”

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Murder Case: Quansah’s file missing

The docket and record of the court proceedings in the case of the Republic versus Charles Quansah, the man convicted for murdering one of the 34 women serial killing victims, are reported missing from the registries of the High Court and the Court of Appeal

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Ghana signs railway contract with Chinese firm

The Government of Ghana has signed a US$6-billion contract with the Chinese National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) for the construction of railway infrastructure in Ghana. The project, when completed, will provide rail lines from Nsawam through Kumasi to Paga and from Tamale to Yendi

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Mass rape, another witness testifies

Mr Ahmed Boahene, a Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement, on Monday, denied any alleged mass rape on an Accra-Tamale-Bawku bound Yutong bus, before an Accra Circuit Court. Mr Boahene, Missionary-in-charge of Chereponi, in the Northern Region and second prosecution witness, told the court that, "he slept shortly after the bus took off at the Neoplan Station at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra"

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Veep attacks Rawlings, Spio

The persistent attacks on members of President John Evans Atta Mills’ government by the pro-Rawlings bloc in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), led by the former President himself and Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah, Vice Chairman of the party, has now been met with equal-force by Vice President John Dramani Mahama

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Mills flies to Libya in new Presidential Jet

President Mills made his first flight with the new Presidential Jet, FALCON 900, on Sunday which taxied and took off smoothly into the sky from the Kotoka International Airport. The President left Accra with the jet to Tripoli, Libya, to attend the third Africa-European Summit

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Oil pours out at Ghana’s Jubilee Field

Between 20,000 and 80,000 barrels of crude oil are being pumped per day as part of the ongoing test run of equipment at the Jubilee Field. The quantity will be increased to 100,000 barrels when mainstream production is attained by the end of the first quarter of 2011

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Parliament Debate on 2011 Budget Begins Today

Law makers will commence debate on government’s budget statement and economic policy document for 2011 financial year today. Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffuor presented the budget to the public two weeks ago. The extended leadership of Parliament over the weekend were tutored on the contents of the budget at a workshop in Koforidua

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Mario Balotelli dumps girlfriend Melissa Castagnoli by text message

Our brother and drama-generating Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli has dumped his girlfriend Melissa Castagnoli by a text message. Balotelli, who was born to Ghanaian parents in Italy, was spotted out with the girl during his first few weeks in the UK dumped the girl just as she was about to appear on primetime Italian telly show Chiambretti Night

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Sex with a Sheep lands man behind bar

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Yao Flah, 23, a kente weaver, is to go prison for 12 months for having sex with a female sheep and killing it afterwards. He pleaded guilty to the charges of an unnatural carnal knowledge and cruelty to an animal at a District Court at Dzodze, which sentenced him to 12 months for each charge to run concurrently

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