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Asabee sacked from funeral

Former Information Minister, Stephen Asamoah Boateng, ( aka Asabee) was last Saturday sacked from the funeral grounds of Nana Essandoh Okese VIII, the late Omanhene of Nkusukum Traditional Area in the Central Region, seemingly on the orders of the Central Regional Minister Ama Benyiwa Doe, who observed the episode with a gleeful grin

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Nana Addo wants clauses in Petroleum Revenue Mgt. reviewed

The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, has stated that the current Petroleum Revenue Management Bill before Parliament is replete with clauses that need to be reviewed carefully to avoid traces of possible pitfalls embedded in them so that Ghana can completely stave off the slippery slope towards making the discovery of oil a curse

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Mills congratulates Rawlings over appointment

President John Evans Atta Mills at the weekend congratulated Ex-President Jerry Rawlings on his appointment as the AU High Representative to Somalia. In a special message sent to Flt Lt Rawlings on his own behalf and that of the government and people of Ghana, he observed that " the decision of African leaders to settle on Ghana's former president as the one to facilitate peace

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Distance Learning Programmes at KNUST to be expanded

Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has committed resources to expand its Distance and e-Learning Programmes, Professor William Otoo Ellis, Vice-Chancellor, has announced. The move, he said, aimed at offering more opportunities for science and technology education

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The Economy Has Improved Under The Mills Administration: Stan Dogbe

Former President J.A. Kufuor exhibited remarkable quality leadership when he initiated the process to procure a presidential jet for the state, Malik Kweku Baako has said. The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, speaking Joy FM, said the former president’s selflessness and foresight backed by a willingness to do what is right regardless of the political ramifications, must be commended

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Nine-member Committee set up to review operations of UG

A nine-member high-powered Committee, has been set up to review the operations of the University of Ghana (UG) with the view to enhance effectiveness in the academic and administrative work of the school. Professor Ernest Aryeetey, Vice Chancellor of UG said the review was necessitated by increasing concern among the university community

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Ghana govt. saved 7m on presidential jet

The Government has refuted allegations that it was being dishonest and hypocritical in the acquisition of the Falcon Ex-900 for the Ghana Armed Forces. In a statement issued in Accra and signed by the Information Minister John Tia Akologu, the government explained that, it took the decision to acquire the plane in the best interest of

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Mills to receive international award

President John Evans Atta Mills will in the coming days be decorated with what is being touted as a prestigious international award for his selfless leadership qualities and stance against corruption. The Ghanaian leader came out tops from a shortlisted crop of distinguished African Leaders believed to have

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Thailand to execute four Ghanaians

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Some Ghanaians and other West African nationals languishing in jail in Thailand face execution anytime soon by the Thai prison authorities. The Ghanaians, numbering four, were thrown into jail in 2008 for illicit drugs-related offences, but they are claiming that they were framed up by the Thai authorities

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Kufuor Blew Cash To End Son’s Poverty

It has emerged that whilst former President John Agyekum Kufuor was describing Ghanaians who complained of economic hardships under his government as lazy people, his government was busy eradicating t he poverty of one of his children, by blowing billions of EUROBOND cash on him

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Mills’ Asian tour gives Better Ghana Agenda big boost

President John Evans Atta Mills’ Better Ghana agenda received a major boost in the past few weeks when two Asian economic giants - China and Japan extended very generous assistance to Ghana. For close to two weeks, President Mills was in Asia for state visits to the two countries to conduct real business

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Ghanaian youth urged to create opportunities for themselves

The Okeyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, has urged participants at the opening of a Youth Empowerment Summit in Accra to create good opportunities that would improve themselves and the country. He noted that lack of opportunities for the youth have failed the youth in the 21st Century, but noted that despite the poverty, disease and youth unemployment situations in the country, the youth should still believe in themselves

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Govt. To Buy Eight New Planes By 2011

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday, October 7 announced that the government would buy eight new aircraft by next year. He said the planes would be made up of two light aircraft, four helicopters, one 50-seater aircraft and an Embraer 190 jet from Brazil

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Cabinet Reshuffle – Possible Reasons

Many of the Ministers who worked with ex-President jerry John Rawlings in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government form 1993-2000 knew of his temper, when irritated. They also knew that if the former Flt-Lt. had earmarked them for reshuffling

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