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President Mahama names first batch of Ministers

President Mahama has made his first Ministerial appointees after taking office as President January 7, 2013. The names have been sent to the country’s legislature for vetting and for subsequent approval. According to the list, Mr Seth Terpker is nominated as the Finance Minister while Ms Hannah Tetteh is to be the Foreign Affairs Minister. Below is the list: Seth ...

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Parliament takes two-week break, resumes January 29th

Parliament on Friday adjourned sitting for two weeks, to enable the reconfiguration of the Chamber of the House to comfortably accommodate the additional 45 news seats that have been added to the existing 230 seats. In a memorandum of business statement for the second week ending Friday 1, Febraury, 2013, read by Dr Benjamin Kumbuor, Majority leader and Member of ...

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Ghana starts Afcon as Africa’s 4th-best ranked side

Ghana will begin the New Year and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the continent’s fourth-best ranked team. The Black Stars are 4th in the African placements – just like they finished the previous year – in the first edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on Thursday. Having moved up four places, the Black Stars now have an ...

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Nations Cup 2013: Ghana’s Gyan ‘will not take penalty’

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed he will not take a penalty during normal play in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The 27-year-old missed a spot-kick that would have put Ghana in the semi-finals of World Cup 2010 and again in the semi-finals of last year’s Nations Cup. After suffering abuse from fans, which led him ...

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NPP protests composition of Supreme Court; case adjourned

The Supreme Court has adjourned sine die the hearing of the preliminary joinder motion filed by the NDC seeking to join the petition by the NPP challenging the election results. The case was adjourned after the lawyers for the New Patriotic Party protested the composition of the court. They argued that the composition of the court, presided over by Justice ...

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Ghana impress in defeat of seven-time champions Egypt

Ghana warmed up for next week’s Africa Cup of Nations by beating seven-time continental champions Egypt 3-0 in a friendly in Abu Dhabi. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu opened the scoring for the Black Stars in the first half, before Richard Boakye and Asamoah Gyan added goals after the break. There were some concerns for Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah though, after midfielder Anthony ...

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2013, Year of Divine Acceleration and Divine Increase

The Rev. Dzifanu Agbenya of Living Comfort Ministries. Chicago USA Declares! Church members of ‘Living Comfort Ministries’ in Chicago USA led by Rev. Dzifanu Agbenya ushered in the New Year with one of the strongest messages to all Christians amidst celebration, prayers and expectations. The midnight service was massively attended by members from different countries represented, namely Ghana, Togo, Ivory ...

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USCIS Begins Transition to Centralized Policy Manual

Resource designed to enhance consistency and efficiency of immigration adjudications WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today began the agency’s transition toward an online, centralized manual of immigration policies by releasing the first volume of the new USCIS Policy Manual— the Citizenship and Naturalization volume. Today’s release follows an unprecedented, agency-wide review of USCIS policies that incorporates feedback from thousands ...

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