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RE: Rawlings slams Nigerian gov’t for allowing corrupt politicians to escape justice

The attention of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings has been drawn to a scurrilous news report originally published by the Premium Times of Nigeria, which has received wide coverage on the Internet and other social media. We wish to state strongly that the report is laced with irresponsible falsehoods, fabricated quotations and wrong allusions that bring the image of His ...

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STATEMENT: Fight against corruption; President Mahama clueless

The Alliance for Accountable Governance, AFAG, doffs it hat for Mr. Martin A.B.K. Amidu, former Attorney General and Minister for Justice for his relentless role in ensuring that Ghana recoups some 40 million euros doled out illegally to Waterville Holding Ltd. and Mr. Alfred Woyome. It would be recalled that, insults rained on Mr. Amidu when he took upon himself ...

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Immigration Bill Authors Scramble To Find Border Alternatives

WASHINGTON — Members of the Senate immigration reform “gang of eight” worked furiously behind the scenes on Wednesday to come up with an amendment that would assuage Republican concerns about border security without driving away Democrats, a difficult balance that will prove pivotal to the success of the bill. A potential vote on a contentious immigration reform amendment from Sen. ...

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Nana Akufo-Addo home

The 2012 Flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party arrived in Ghana from his two-week UK trip yesterday. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo went for what his press aide and party officials described as “engagements and a medical checkup”. His trip has been mired in a lot of rumours, gossip and controversy. There were media reports that suggested he suffered ...

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The BNI is useless – Kofi Wayo

Founder and Leader of the defunct United Renaissance Party (URP), Chuck Kofi Wayo, has stated that the inability of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) to effectively tackle the ‘galamsey’ menace in the country makes it a “useless” organization. According to him, the organization with the investigative jurisdiction over a wide range of criminal offenses in Ghana, is poorly trained ...

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Sankofa:PRESS STATEMENT ON ON-GOING GHANAIAN GOLD SAGA IN TURKEY

It will be recalled that sections of the media reported the detention of an aircraft in Istanbul, Turkey, allegedly carrying 1.5 tonnes of gold originating from Ghana and destined for the Islamic Republic of Iran. It was widely conjectured by a known political institute, that the said shipment was payment by Ghana in respect of some financial transaction with the ...

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Preview: Satellites take on the world

Ghana’s Black Satellites are back in the chase for a second FIFA U-20 World Cup title in four years in Turkey with golden Sellas Tetteh in charge after missing the Colombia 2011 fiesta under former assistant coach Orlando Wellington. Coach Tetteh, alias Borbor, did the unthinkable on African soil in 2009 by leading a hungry bunch of talented players to ...

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President Mahama Retains Accra Mayor

President John Dramani Mahama has, in accordance with Section 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462, made some new nominations to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Greater Accra and Eastern Regions. A statement from the office of the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Akwasi ...

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