NEWS

Nana Addo unfazed by Cape Coast incident

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said he has faith in the people of Cape Coast though his entourage was ignored in the coastal town during their Aboakyere festival recently. He said the unfortunate incident would not in anyway discourage him in the pursuit of a political career and that he would visit Cape Coast and its environs anytime he was invited

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Kufuor to deliver lecture in Germany

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is to participate in a series of high-level lectures on global economic governance in Berlin, Germany. He has been invited by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF), a German non-governmental political organization, which initiated the programme early this year, on the theme: ‘The Social Market Economy in an International Context’

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Rawlings boys form new political party

Disgruntled members of the ruling National Democratic Congress, who have formed a new political party, have blamed the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo for their action. The National Coordinator of the newly-launched RDPP, Raphael Cubagee, a former Brong Ahafo Regional executive member of the NDC, told ‘The Big Issue’ on Citi FM on Saturday September 11 that he and other NDC members are constantly victimized because of their support for Mr. Jerry John Rawlings

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Mills will quit presidency – Bature

Pres. Atta Mills

His Excellency President John Evans Atta Mills is not likely to complete his mandated four year presidential term, if the current bashing and undue criticisms from within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) persist, a close confidant to the President, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, has hinted

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ECG drags PURC to court

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has dragged the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to court over its verdict that the ECG should pay 22,000 Euros compensation to Jubilee Radio, an FM station in Keta in the Volta Region

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Pres. Mills to sign $273 million loan from China

President John Evans Atta Mills is expected to sign a 273 million dollar loan agreement with the EXIM Bank of China when he pays a state visit to the republic of China in the latter part of September 2010. The agreement which is being facilitated by the government of China will see to the construction of the Kpong Water Project to provide 40 million gallons of water for those living in that environs

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Rawlings Is Doomed – Alhaji Bature

The Struggle for power in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was taken to another level yesterday when Mills’ bloc claimed victory over the founder, Jerry Rawlings and his faction. This was when a member of the Mills’ camp. Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, made claims on Adom that the Mills camp had succeeded in taming or confining Rawlings to the cooler

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Tony Aidoo fires back at the Church

The Head of Policy Monitoring and Evaluation at the Presidency, Dr. Tony Aidoo has fired back at Christians who describe his comments about speaking in tongues as derogatory to the Christian faith. Dr. Tony Aidoo incurred the wrath of a section of the Ghanaian Christian community when he said during a radio interview that Christians who speak in tongues are mad

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Konadu Boys Warn President Mills

President Atta Mills has been accused of secretly sponsoring persons within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to run down ex-President Jerry John Rawlings and his family. The President has also been warned that if the attacks on the Rawlingses continued, it would soon unleash “legitimate violence” to protect the former first family and that no one should be blamed for the consequences and after effects

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British woman loses $100,000 in Ghana dating scam

A British business woman who planned retiring into a new life with her new found internet lover has been defrauded of $100,000. Mary Little had transferred part of her life-long savings to her supposed lover, Frederick Stalke, a retiring American Colonel, for him to prepare his New York house as part of plans for Little to move in. It turned out the money went into a cedi account at reputable bank in Accra

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Gas shortage Hits Accra and other Towns

The country, especially Accra, has been hit by a devastating shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), leading to many households resorting to the use of charcoal. For automobiles which use LPG as fuel, these are terrible times as they have to wait in queues for hours at locations where gas is available

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Kufuor back home from three-nation tour

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor arrived back home Tuesday night after working visits to Nairobi, Kenya; Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania; and Seoul, South Korea. In Nairobi, former President Kufuor was among a host of dignitaries invited to participate in the launch of the new Kenyan Constitution which replaces the current one drafted during the colonial era

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AFAG calls resignation of IGP

A Pressure Group, Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) says it intends to make a formal complaint to the Ghana Police Service, for the immediate resignation of the Inspector General Police, Paul Tawiah Quaye. The group has accused the IGP of failing to defend the constitution, which upholds judicial independence

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Volta Radio Throws Out Akufo-Addo

The Volta Region branch of the Opposition New Patriotic Party has condemned the decision taken by the GBC’s Volta Region Management to deny NPP flag-bearer, Nana Akufo-Addo access to its state-run FM station, Volta Star Radio

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