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NPP: Afari Gyan auctioned election 2012 to Prez Mahama

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A member of the communication team of the NPP has accused the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Afari Gyan of auctioning the results of the 2012 elections to the highest bidder; President John Dramani Mahama. Richard Asante Yeboah claims Ghanaians had confidence and hope that the electoral body could do an efficient job, but instead the EC decided to ...

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Nanton, Adoagyiri MPs in a brawl; call each other names

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nanton, Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed has warned his colleague MP for Adoagyiri not to ever question his credibility again or risk being exposed. He said the Adoagyiri MP, Frank Annor Dompreh, has no integrity and thus wondered how he could call the integrity of another person into question. Mr. Mohammed was responding to a publication ...

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New Pope’s Election Conclave Will Be Secret

Derived from the Latin phrase for something locked away “with a key,” the papal conclave is one of the world’s most secretive elections. Church officials are expected to decide next week when the days-long voting process to choose the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church will start. Once it does, the 115 cardinals eligible to vote (those under age ...

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USA : The feared Sequestration begins today.

WASHINGTON — Severe spending cuts now the law of the land, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans refused Saturday to concede any culpability for failing to stave off what both parties acknowledged was a foolhardy way to slash $85 billion in federal spending. The still-fragile economy braced itself for the gradual but potentially grave impact of the across-the-board cuts, which ...

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An Open Letter to President Mahama; Merge Police, Prisons and Fire Service

Dear Sir, Letter to the President of Republic of Ghana (Merger of Police, Prisons and Fire Services) Mr. President, I am writing you this letter all in the spirit of contributing my quota towards achieving the Better Ghana Agenda. Mr. President you will agree with me that for us to achieve the better Ghana Agenda, all institutions must work harder; ...

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Ghana @ 56 – Early retirement and partying in the dark?

Exactly a week today, our beloved Ghana will be fifty six years old. Already, there are signs of an early retirement package and if we are able to afford it, then maybe, we can add some partying in the dark for mother Ghana. The invitation is to all, no boycotts would be entertained. Fifty sixth birthdays are often sober. They ...

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Civil rights legend Rosa Parks honored with U.S. Capitol statue

She was a seamstress whose simple and defiant act more than half a century ago galvanized a movement and propelled her into history. On Wednesday, President Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a nine-foot bronze statue of Rosa Louise Parks, making her the first black woman honored with a full-length statue in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks, born 100 years ...

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Togo, Benin request power from Ghana amidst blackouts

A delegation from Benin and Togo has met with the Ghanaian Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, to discuss increased power supply to the two countries – even though Ghana is currently experiencing unscheduled blackouts due to lack of power. At crunch meeting held at the Ministry Energy and Petroleum last Friday March 1, 2013 and attended by ...

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