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Ashanti NDC Old Guard Assn. Pledges Support to Mills

Members of the NDC Old Guards Association in the Ashanti Region have pledged their unflinching support to President John Evans Atta Mills to lead the party to the 2012 general elections. According to them, the successes achieved by the President in a relatively short period in office, coupled with the number of initiatives underway to improve the socio-economic and political lives of Ghanaians, oblige ‘all to rally behind him

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Tony Aidoo take swipe at Mills critics

The Head of Monitoring and Policy Evaluation at the Presidency, Dr. Tony Aidoo has taken a swipe at critics of Pres. Mills who say he should have attened the 65th UN general ssembly debate in New York. Speaking on Gold FM's Alhaji and Alhaji programme over the weekend, Dr. Aidoo defended the President's trip to China saying

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Tema Harbour fire leaves 3 dead

A major fire at the Tema harbour has killed 3 people and injured several others, according to officials. The fire at the Medland International loading bay of the harbour began late Saturday and fire official are still battling the blaze to stop it from spreading

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Bus Knock Dead Armed Robbers

In what some have described as "Instant justice from God," a suspected armed robber was on Monday dawn crushed to death by a speeding vehicle at Hodem on the Accra-Pokuase highway when he charged on a trader in an attempt to snatch her bag containing money meant to pay suppliers of foodstuffs

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Ghana 2010 Population and Housing Census set to begin

The 2010 Population and Housing Census gets underway officially on Sunday, September 26, to collect detailed statistics on the size of the population for effective planning. Midnight of Sunday, referred to as Census Night, is the specific time that will be used to determine where an eligible individual is to be enumerated

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Dutch police kill Ghanaian

The Circumstances under which a Ghanaian resident in Holland died at the hands of the Dutch Immigration in February this year are yet to be unraveled, as family members of the deceased are being kept in perpetual darkness. Failure on the part of the Dutch authorities to tell the cause of death of Mr. Allan Koomson, after he was arrested by the Dutch police and handed over to their immigration counterparts for allegedly working without a permit

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Africa’s 50 icons: Rawlings in, Kufuor out

“To mark 50 years of Africa independence, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) African Service, was polled for a list of the continent’s 50 most iconic figures. After much heated debate, here are our choices…” The above quote is the introduction to page 48 and 49 of the current issue of the BBC’s Focus on Africa magazine. The two pages contain all the pictures of the 50 persons voted for

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Government lacks direction – Nana Addo

The flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has criticized the NDC government for what he says is lack of direction for the country. He says several social intervention programmes started by the Kufuor administration have been rejected by the NDC

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Vice Pres. probes porn saga

Vice President John Mahama has instituted investigations into the circumstances under which ‘hot and spicy pornographic materials were posted on his official website by some unidentified persons. This follows a publication in the Wednesday, September 22, 2010 issue of the Daily Guide newspaper headlined “Porno Hits Veep”

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Straighten your daughter – Anyidoho tells Akuffo-Addo

The Communications Director at the Presidency, Koku Anyidoho, has hit back at Nana Akufo-Addo, presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), asking him to ensure that his home is in order by providing proper supervision for his alleged wayward daughter before poking his nose in the affairs of the government

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Ghana will not repeat mistakes of oil-rich countries – Veep

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday reiterated government's determination to avoid the "Dutch disease", where manufacturing sectors have been sacrificed in oil rich countries. He said government was also working around the clock to reduce dependence on foreign donor organizations and adopt pragmatic measures to cushion the impact of the withdrawal of such support

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