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Ghana needs long-term, strategic development plan – Atsu Aryee

Rector of MountCrest University College in Accra, , has underscored the need for what he describes as “a comprehensive, long-term, strategic, multi-year rolling national development plan” to address the development challenges of the country. Delivering the last in the series of the 46th J.B. Danquah Memorial Lectures in Accra Wednesday, he said, “The ‘promised land’ agenda may not be realised ...

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Ghana:EC begins review of 2012 elections

The Electoral Commission on Thursday commenced a review of the 2012 elections, with the Ashanti region being the first region of call. The review aimed at assessing the conduct of the 2012 election and was supported by Department for International Development (DFID) and facilitated by KAB Governance Consult. At the meeting, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari ...

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KATH doctors investigate deaths of conjoined twins

Doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital are due to begin investigations to establish the cause of death of the conjoined twins after their separation. The twins who had been in critical condition, died within hours of each other, less than a day after an 11-hour complex but successful operation was done. Though doctors rule out the surgery as the ...

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Kenya boy, 13, gains fame for protecting livestock from lions

Source:GrindTV.com Richard Turere, 13, had reason to despise lions while growing up with his family on a ranch in Kenya: The beasts routinely killed their livestock, which he was largely responsible for. Rather than fret, however, the clever boy put his mind to work and devised an invention that not only deters lions, but does so without killing or injuring ...

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Ghana: Doctors Separate Conjoined twins…After marathon surgery…both dead!

Dr Oheneba Owusu Danso, one of the 17 surgeons of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital who successfully separated a pair of Siamese twins born three months ago, says they are in a stable condition. Speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Wednesday, a day after the marathon surgery at the hospital on Tuesday, the doctor said the crucial part of ...

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USA:African Illegal Immigrants Expetant of Immigration Reform this year!

Many illegal immigrants from Africa and other countries have started to enjoy a sense of relief when  Senator John McCain on Tuesday predicted that efforts to craft a wide-ranging, bipartisan immigration reform bill would come together promptly in the Senate, which could eliminate the need for President Barack Obama to propose his own measure. The Arizona Republican lawmaker, who is one ...

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Ghana:Bui Dam Project to start generating electricity from April 2013

Mr Jabesh Amissah-Arthur, Chief Executive Officer of the Bui Power Authority (BPA) has affirmed that power supply from the Bui hydro-electric project will begin in April this year. He said the project was about 89 per cent complete and was in the final stages of construction. Mr Amissah-Arthur made this known on Tuesday when President John Dramani Mahama visited the ...

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Perennial water shortages in Accra will be a thing of the past soon-President Mahama

Facebook posting by President John Dramani Mahama….. .. President John Dramani Mahama has expressed satisfaction at works at the Kpong Water Plant which when completed is expected to solve the perennial water shortages in some areas in Accra.  He paid a working visit to the Kpong Water plant and called on the workers to speed up with works on the ...

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