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Chicago’s Ghanafest 2013 is in the history books! Pictures courtesy Mr. CNN

Chicago, IL July 27 2013: As expected the historic 25th anniversary celebrations of Ghanafest, the largest and most spectacular Ghanaian and African cultural festival in the diasporas took place at the Washington Park, Chicago Illinois on Saturday, July 27 2013. Among the dignitaries present were the Governor of the State of Illinois, Pat Quinn,the Occupant of the great “Silver” stool ...

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THE GYEEDA REPORT IS OUT!

Check the PDF. Version of the report: GYEEDA MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS REPORT MINISTERIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT & REVIEW COMMITTEE ON GHANA YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND ENTERPRENEURIAL AGENCY (GYEEDA) JULY 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1 LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9 I. BACKGROUND ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 9 II. SUMMARY OF METHODOLOGY ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 9 III. PRINCIPAL ...

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Mahama, Akufo-Addo asked to pledge to accept Supreme Court verdict

Source: TV3 News The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has called on President John Dramani Mahama, the winner of the 2012 Presidential Elections and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the runner-up of the elections, to openly pledge to accept the ruling of the Supreme Court. Speaking at a workshop in Accra on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, Chairman of the Council Right ...

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We are producing graduates we don’t need’ – Dep. Minister

Source: www.Montiefm.com A deputy Minister of Education in charge of pre-tertiary education, Alex Kyeremeh is worried at the rate the country is producing graduates for nonexistent jobs. This phenomenon according to him can be blamed on what he calls irrelevant courses been studied at some of the universities and colleagues in the country. Mr.Kyeremeh in an interview with Accra based ...

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NDC, NPP not fully committed to peace – Mosquito

Source: radioxyzonline.com The two main political parties in Ghana are not showing enough commitment to peace ahead of the Supreme Court’s judgment on the election petition trial, General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress has told XYZ News. Johnson Asiedu Nketia believes the “conditional” commentaries rattled by elements of both parties regarding the need for peace after the Supreme ...

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Election Petition: Parties to present oral addresses August 7

Source: graphic.com The Supreme Court has fixed August 7, 2013 as tentative date for counsel for all parties in the election petition to be heard orally by way of clarifications and additions in their addresses to the court. The address is to be made within 30 minutes each. The tentative date followed suggestions that the 7th August could be declared ...

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Ade Coker leads rebellion against Mahama

It is often said that the breeze that disgraces the chicken always comes from the back. In other words, the one who points a knife at you can stab you. The morals in these adages have come to pass with an outrageous warning from the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Ade Coker to President John ...

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Late President Mills was not a man of peace – Ken Kuranchie

Source: peacefmonline The late Professor John Evans Atta Mills was accorded with the title “man of peace” when he was serving as President of Ghana, but the Managing Editor of the Daily Searchlight newspaper, Kenneth Agyei Kuranchie, has begged to differ from the perception the NDC has painted in the minds of Ghanaians. Speaking on Okay FM, he said that ...

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