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Asantehene Urges More Respect For Authority

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has counselled the nation to return to its valued systems by rejecting political intolerance, intemperate language, disrespect for authority and divisiveness. He described as worrying people's negative understanding and practice of politics and said this had become the greatest threat to the fabric of the society

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Western Region Should Get 10% of oil Revenue – Veep

The Vice-President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has reiterated his earlier position that 10 per cent of the Jubilee oil revenue should be allotted to the Western Region for development. Addressing a cross-section of Ghanaians at a reception in his honour in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, Mr Mahama said, "I have not changed my earlier position on allocating 10 per cent of the oil revenue for the development of the Western Region."

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Nana Konadu 2012 Campaign Website Outdoored

Ahead of the presidential primary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Friends of Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings (FONKAR) – a political pressure group championing the purported presidential ambition of the former First Lady, has moved its campaign to a higher pedestal

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Ghana Journalists Association vote to form a union

By a majority vote, delegates at the 2010 Emergency General Meeting of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has authorised the President of the Association to initiate steps to transform the body into a union. The decision, which was reached in Accra on Friday, is expected to empower the GJA to initiate the necessary steps to acquire a bargaining certificate

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Ivory Coast: Alassane Ouattara, Laurent Gbagbo both Sworn in as Presidents

Ivory Coast's presidential candidates took competing oaths of office Saturday, deepening the country's political crisis and raising the prospect of further violence. Last Sunday's presidential vote was meant to reunite the country after a brief civil war. But Ivory Coast is now more sharply divided with dueling presidencies and competing electoral results that threaten to drag the country deeper into crisis

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640 Ghanaians in Libya jails for attempted stowaway

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chris Kpodo, yesterday told Parliament that though his Ministry was aware that some Ghanaians had been arrested and were currently in detention in Libya for attempting to stowaway to Europe, the actual number was not known to the government of Ghana

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Rawlings ready to face police over murder cases

Kofi Adams, aide to former President Jerry John Rawlings, has finally stated the position of his boss on President Atta Mills’ directive that investigations be re-opened into the serial murders of some 34 women prior to the 2000 elections, saying Mr. Rawlings thinks it is a step in the right direction

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President Mills Urges Ghanaians In Diaspora To Retun Home

President John Mills is encouraging Ghanaians living in the Diaspora return home to partake in the upcoming expected economic boom. According to the President, the many opportunities that come with the oil exploration and the many loans for development should not be allowed to go without active participation of Ghanaians. In that regard, he is urging Ghanaians of all professional shades abroad to endeavor to come home to make available their expertise whilst reaping from the development

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John Mahama: Utility Companies must improve services

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday directed the Utility companies to step up their performance in order to justify the recent upward tariff adjustments. "Ghanaians are increasingly becoming disturbed about your services and there is a dire need for you to set up performance targets and standards coupled with better supervision in order to churn out better services to your customers

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72-year-old Grandmother burned alive in Ghana for being a ‘witch’, Son speaks out

Mr. Stephen Kwame Ofosu Yeboah, a 48-year-old son of the woman who was burnt alive at Tema Community One last week, has discounted claims that the deceased was a witch. The deceased, who left behind two other children, including Madam Ama Foa, 53, a trader, and 40-year-old Kwesi Ayiah, a dock worker, died from severe burns at the Tema General Hospital 24 hours after being sent there

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Asamoah Gyan must marry me or Else I’ll kill myself – Obaa Yaa

Obaa Yaa, a woman with a crush on Ghana world cup hero Asamoah Gyan is calling on him to marry her this December 2010 or else she will kill herself. Speaking on Deloris Frimpong Manson's entertainment programme, Delay on Accra based TV Africa, Obaa Yaa said she's lost countless nights of sleep thinking of the Sunderland's striker, asked what made her choose Asamoah Gyan out of all the men in Ghana, Obaa Yaa said

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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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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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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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