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Ghana will not fight in a needless war: Defence Minister

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has lauded President Mills' decision not to commit troops to La Cote d'Ivoire to fight in a "needless war", saying a war in that country will not be in the interest of Ghana. "The soldiers fully support and are satisfied with the decision of the Commander-in-Chief of the GAF," Lt. General J.H. Smith, Minister of Defence told newsmen in Accra yesterday

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President Mills: NPP Left A Debt Of GH¢15 Billion

President John Atta Mills has come out to silence his critics over the recent fuel increases by putting the blame on the debt of GH¢15 billion left by the Kufuor administration. He said this at the 2nd Editors Forum at the Castle last week Friday where most of the questions thrown at him bordered on the recent fuel hikes which have thrown the doors ajar for Ghanaians to grit their teeth in pain to challenge the government’s Better Ghana Agenda

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NPP’s 24 Questions For President Mills

As President Mills prepares to meet editors, media owners and senior journalists, on Friday January 7, the opposition New Patriotic Party although does not fall within the category of participants, has taken it upon itself to forward what it says are questions on the minds of Ghanaians to the President for answers

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Ghana to invest $1.2 billion on gas processing plant

The bottleneck impeding the acquisition of a 27.2 km land at Bonyere in processing plant have been cleared, paving the way for the mega project to progress. The government’s gas industrialisation project, under which 300 million cubic feet of gas is expected to be produced daily, is at an advanced stage, with pipes having been laid from the Jubilee Field to carry gas to the plant for processing

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Rawlings: Mills is ignorant of happenings in his gov’t

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has described President Mills as a man oblivious of happenings in his own government. In his speech to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the 31st December revolution, which toppled the democratically elected government of Dr. Hilla Limann, Mr. Rawlings only stopped short of calling the sitting President a ceremonial head

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President Mills’ reshuffle list out!

President John Evans Atta Mills is beginning the New Year with a new, hopefully enhanced team to pursue his promise that 2011 will be ‘a year of action.’ The list, of what is being termed ‘Action List’, is expected to be made public before January 7, 2011

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Rawlingses call for “truth” in all actions

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu, have called on Ghanaians to endeavour “to apply truth as a guide in all their actions”. The Rawlingses said Ghana was endowed with excellent human and natural resources but the failure to apply truth in all facets of daily life had given birth to “a culture of hypocrisy

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Spio Congratulates Mills’ Government

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, has congratulated the Government of President John Evans Atta-Mills for publishing a booklet in which 50 concrete achievements of the Mills government are highlighted

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Parliament Passes TOR Amendment Bill

Parliament yesterday passed the debt recovery of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) Company Fund Amendment Bill, 2010, to make way for levies on some petroleum products to be increased marginally by early 2011. By the amendment, the current levy of two pesewas on every litre of premium petroleum and gas oil would be increased to eight pesewas

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Tony Aidoo: Who The Hell Is Akufo-Addo To Warn Mills?

Head of Policy Monitoring and Evaluation at the Presidency, Dr. Tony Aidoo, has questioned the temerity of Nana Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to issue a warning to President Mills against collateralizing the nation’s expected revenue to be derived from the recently discovered oil

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