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  1. Mahama must sack KMA boss too - BaakoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... met the minister and his deputy in an attempt to resolve their differences but it did not yield any results. Story by Ghana

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  2. Government will partner independent power producers - PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... that Africa would become the food basket by 2050 when the world population would hit 9 billion. President Mahama said Ghana had adequate bauxite deposits, and therefore investing in the smelting ity would add value to the product for export and ...

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  3. Former Sewe Sports coach Gervais wants Kotoko jobRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... to start a new challenge be it in Abidjan here or anywhere. I know more about Kotoko, they are a big club not only in Ghana but Africa. "I watched them last season in Kumasi in a Champions league game where I came to monitor the two sides because my ...

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  4. Supreme Court to hear religious discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Supreme Court is set to hear a landmark case asking for a perpetual injunction restraining anybody or institution from condoning or forcing students of other faiths to participate in sectional religious activities. A plaintiff Nii Lamptey has dragged Attorney-General to court seeking interpretation of 5 articles in the Constitution that seeks to define Ghana as a secular country with no state of official religion.

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  5. 13 candidates file NPC electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 4, GNA - The National Paralympic Committee , Ghana last Friday closed nominations for its impending elections and congress, with ten candidates filling to compete for various positions. Bishop Cornelius Adjah-Cofie, the incumbent president, was the only candidate who picked nominations forms and filed for the presidency with incumbent Francis Adjetey Sowah, also filing for the position of the vice president.

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  6. 20-seater toilet facilities donated to four Upper East communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    To help avert a poor sanitation situation in the Municipality, the Municipal Assembly in the Upper East Region has handed over 20-seater toilet facilities to four communities. Therefore residents had to make do with a few public toilet facilities which were built in the 80s and never saw any major renovations.

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  7. Drop in oil prices likely to affect 2015 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 4, GNA - Major Daniel Sowah Ablorh-Quarcoo , Chairman, Public Interest and Accountability Committee has said the drop in the global price of oil would have serious impact on Government revenue thereby compromising its ability to finance its budget for 2015 and beyond. He intimated that although Ghana is not a major oil producing country, petroleum revenue had been a key contributor to the Gross Domestic Product and a major source of revenue since oil production began in Ghana.

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  8. No comprehensive policy on safety in extractive industryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... for adherence by the industries. Mr Ato Van-Ess, Chairman of STCCI said this in Accra at a press launch of the Ghana Extractive Industry Safety Conference on the theme: 'Driving Industry Excellence Through Health and Safety'. The conference to be ...

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  9. Australia leading the change for women in Ghana MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 4, GNA - An Australian-funded scheme is saving and transforming lives in Akuapem North District, Eastern Region, and in Shai Osu Doku District and Ablekuma Sub-Metro in the Greater Accra Region. A statement issued by the Australian High Commission in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday said, with funding from the Australian Government, WaterAid had provided more than 7,000 people access to safe and sustainable water, appropriate sanitation and safer hygiene practices.

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  10. Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 4, GNA - The Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council, a merger between The Ghana Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and Culture and the Netherlands African Business Council , has been launched. The Ghana Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and Culture was the agency that facilitated and supported business cooperation between Ghana and the Netherlands since its inception in 2002, fostering trade, investment and cultural understanding between the two countries.

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  11. African bishop on polygamy, homosexuality & divorce (oh my).Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commonweal

    In a wide-ranging, at points jaw-dropping interview , Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Accra, Ghana, signaled his openness to finding a way for remarried Catholics to be readmitted to Communion--and suggested the church might reinterpret Scripture to allow the "unbinding" of marriages. Palmer-Buckle, who is sixty-four years old, was selected by his brother bishops to represent Ghana at this October's Synod on the Family.

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  12. Most Kumawood actors can't read - Van VickerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... es. So yes it's bad and good at the same time". Van has been appointed by the President of the Film Directors Guild of Ghana (FDGG) as one of its executive members.

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  13. Prepare for harsher economic conditions' - Akoto Osei warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning in the erstwhile New Patriotic Party administration, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei has warned Ghanaians to ready themselves for harsher economic conditions in the coming months, as the country enters into agreement with the International Monetary Fund . Dr. Akoto Osei says apart from the already deplorable living conditions, encapsulated by the deplorable power crisis, Ghanaians would be hit harder, now that Ghana is caught in the web of the IMF conditionalities.

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  14. "Ghana is a deficit country" - " ProfessorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    A long-time university lecturer has described Ghana as a country that is enmeshed in deficit which is causing a lot of socio-economic hardships to the citizens. "Madam Chairman, Ghana is a deficit country.

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  15. Movie producers to go on "dumsor" demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Film Producers Association of Ghana is planning to stage a massive demonstration against the government over the current energy crisis facing the country. According to them, their businesses are collapsing due to the current power situation known in our local parlance as "dumsor-dumsor".

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  16. Commend NPP for joining anti-Osafo-Maafo demo - AblakwaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... Nana Akomea and National Youth Organiser Samuel Awuku have alleged they were chased out of the protest dubbed "One Ghana" demo. The demonstration was meant to condemn Osafo-Maafo's alleged ethnocentric comments made over a month ago, to the effect ...

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  17. GNPC has lost focus again - Former Energy MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation has lost focus just as it did under Tsatsu Tsikata prior to the New Patriotic Party government in 2001, a former Minister of Energy has observed. Joseph Kofi Adda said the Corporation under Mr Tsikata sidestepped its core mandate by investing in other areas such as setting up banks and exploring salt "though salt can be used in the petrochemical industry," he stated.

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  18. DVLA, Takoradi commercial drivers make peace after driver protest against seatbelt requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... renewing roadworthy certificates of vehicles without seatbelts. But after a meeting between their leadership of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union and top regional officials of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, the situation has ...

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  19. NPP 'thrown out' of CODEC demo against ethnic politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Some members of the New Patriotic Party were Wednesday morning allegedly "thrown out" of a demonstration that was organised by the Coalition for the Defence of Equal Citizen in Accra in protest against ethnic and tribal politics in Ghana. Those thrown out included the NPP's Communication Director, Nana Akomea, National Youth Organiser Sammy Awuku, Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West, Madam Ursula Owusu, Gifty Oware and a host of other NPP people.

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  20. Ashanti Regional Minister And His Deputy Yammin SackedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    President John Dramani Mahama has with immediate effect withdrawn the appointment of Ashanti Regional Minister, Samuel K. Sarpong, and his Deputy, Joseph Yammin. A statement signed by Minister for Communications Dr. Edward Omane Boamah said, 'Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Eric Opoku will act as Ashanti Regional Minister until a substantive Minister is appointed.'

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