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CEO beats employee for refusing his sex demands.

The Chief Executive Officer of the St. Luke Medical Centre at Asamankese in the Eastern Region, Mr. Kwesi Boakye Donkor, who also doubles as a teacher at the Asamankese Senior High School, is alleged to have subjected one of his employee nurses to severe beating for refusing his sexual demands. After beating her, Mr. Kwesi Boakye is reported to have ...

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World’s oldest man celebrates 116th birthday

Japanese centenarian Jiroemon Kimura, the oldest man in the world, is celebrating his 116th birthday. Mr Kimura, from Kyotango in Kyoto Prefecture, who was born in 1897, was already the oldest recorded human to have ever lived before Friday’s celebrations. To mark his 116th birthday, Mr Kimura, who lives with his family, received a birthday video message from Shinzo Abe, ...

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NPP Duplication of Pink Sheets: Are they Relevant?

Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK The Supreme Court (SC) hearing of the sunstantial case in presidential petition entered its second day on Thursady April 19, 2013 and with the live braodcast of proceedings on the elctronic media, the world witnessed what would be a very interesting court room showcase that will expose Ghana’s judiciary and Ghanaians to global assessment of the ...

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UN: Women Rarely Included in W. African Peace-Building

DAKAR — The U.N. Working Group for Women, Peace and Security in West Africa says women are drastically under-represented in peace-building activities in the region.  The U.N. working group met with representatives of 50 international aid and human rights groups to figure out how to make women’s voices a priority when it comes to making and keeping the peace in ...

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Volta Chiefs pledge support for new Minister

The Volta Regional House of Chiefs on Thursday pledged its support for the Regional Minister, Mr. Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo and the Deputy Regional Minister, Mr Francis Ganyaglo, respectively. Togbe Afede XIV, President of the House, at an emergency meeting to welcome the two personalities, in Ho, said President John Mahama’s decision to appoint a citizen of another region as ...

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Train crushes man to death at Nkrumah circle

A man believed to be in his 30s was crushed to death and his body dismembered by a moving train traveling from Kantamanto in the Ghanaian capital Accra to Nsawam in the country’s Eastern region on the night of Saturday April 20, 2013. The victim, according to eyewitness reports, fell off the moving train as he attempted jumping to clutch ...

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Ghanaian Doctors to start full scale strike next week?

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has given indication it would activate the second stage of their strike if their grievances are not addressed by close of day Monday April 22. According to the General Secretary of the Association, Dr. Frank Serebour, if doctors did not get a solution to their issues, they will activate the second phase of their strike; ...

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Anita De Sossou must apologize to Ghanaian women in diaspora – ACGIE

Our attention has been drawn to the rather disparaging remarks made by the National Women Organizer of the National Democratic Congress, Ms. Anita De Sossou on Monday (19 April 2013) edition of ‘Edwa So Nsem’ program aired on Adom FM. In the said broadcast, Ms. De Sossou described Ghanaian women in diaspora as “unemployed desperados” who had nothing to do ...

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