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Mills flies to Libya in new Presidential Jet

President Mills made his first flight with the new Presidential Jet, FALCON 900, on Sunday which taxied and took off smoothly into the sky from the Kotoka International Airport. The President left Accra with the jet to Tripoli, Libya, to attend the third Africa-European Summit

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Oil pours out at Ghana’s Jubilee Field

Between 20,000 and 80,000 barrels of crude oil are being pumped per day as part of the ongoing test run of equipment at the Jubilee Field. The quantity will be increased to 100,000 barrels when mainstream production is attained by the end of the first quarter of 2011

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Parliament Debate on 2011 Budget Begins Today

Law makers will commence debate on government’s budget statement and economic policy document for 2011 financial year today. Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffuor presented the budget to the public two weeks ago. The extended leadership of Parliament over the weekend were tutored on the contents of the budget at a workshop in Koforidua

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Sex with a Sheep lands man behind bar

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Yao Flah, 23, a kente weaver, is to go prison for 12 months for having sex with a female sheep and killing it afterwards. He pleaded guilty to the charges of an unnatural carnal knowledge and cruelty to an animal at a District Court at Dzodze, which sentenced him to 12 months for each charge to run concurrently

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Obed Asamoah: Kufuor did a lot for Ghana

In spite of claims by President Atta Mills and his ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration that former President John Kufuor and his erstwhile New Patriotic Party (NPP) government did little to salvage Ghana from poverty, Dr. Obed Asamoah, a former NDC kingpin in the Rawlings administration, says the NPP did a lot

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Grandma set ablaze in Alleged Exorcism Attempt

A 72-year-old grandmother suffered one of the most barbaric of deaths when she was burnt alive by a mob at Tema Site 15 after being accused of being a witch. A student-nurse, who appeared on the scene, attempted to rescue the old woman from her ordeal but the woman died of her burns within 24 hours of arrival at the Tema General Hospital

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Nana Konadu Linked To Secret Poll On Mills’ Popularity

A member of the NDC, who was allegedly conducting opinion polls in the Jaman South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region on the popularity of President Mills, has told Citi News he is disappointed at how the party is handling the matter. Alex Twene, who describes himself as an avowed NDC activist, was dragged to the Sampa Police Station three days ago

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Nana Addo: Prove I’m a cocaine addict or shut up

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party for the 2012 elections, has dared his critics to prove with empirical evidence that he is a drug addict or “shut up” and stop attacking his personality. For the first time, the NPP flagbearer is making a public pronouncement on what he describes as a smear campaign against his personality

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President Mills Weeps Over Insults

President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday met a cross-section of Muslims and expressed worry at what he described as the rising incidence of insults in the Ghanaian society, a trend which he noted is not in the interest of the country. He told his guests, who numbered about 60 and led by the National Chief Imam

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Medical check-up for Kombian today, as his lawyer fumes

A team of medical officers from the Ghana police service will on Wednesday November 24, visit captured suspected murderer and robber Johnson Kombian in police custody to assess his health condition. Kombian’s legal team claim he has been physically abused by the police during his arrest, endangering his health

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NDC must unite for progress – Mills

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President John Evans Atta Mills has called on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to use the loss of the Northern Regional Chairman of the party to unite for progress. He urged the Party members to strive to consolidate their hold on power and assured them that, come 2012 the NDC

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Baba Jamal Bodyguard Shoots Taxi Driver

A slim and tall policeman alleged to be the body guard of the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mohammed Ahmed Baba Jamal, on Friday morning, allegedly shot a young taxi driver at Koforidua. The bodyguard, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, was angry at 26-year-old taxi driver Abraham Soglo for allegedly driving carelessly

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Mills outline plans to redeem Ghana’s culture

President John Evans Attah Mills had directed all Regional Administrations to begin work on the setting up of regional museums, art galleries and exhibition complexes to redeem the nation's culture. He said that these institutions would be used for the collection of arts and artifacts for preservation and also constitute important complementing centres of education for the acquisition of knowledge on arts and crafts for historical purposes

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IGP to invite Rawlings over women killings

President Atta Mills has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to re-open investigations into the suspected serial killings of women between 1999 and the year2000. The directive probably followed incessant pressure brought to bear on the President by his former boss, Jerry John Rawlings

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