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Two fishermen burnt to death

Two fishermen were burnt to death in an explosion last Saturday at Aboadze, near the Volta River Authority's sub-station on the Takoradi-Accra main road.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Muhabi Says MMD is Ready to Fight

Movement for Multiparty Democracy National Secretary Muhabi Lungu says that the MMD is in a state of good health and back on course, despite the recent internal wrangles it went through.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Vision

Police dispatch disciplinary units to Rwenzori region

Three Police disciplinary units are in Rwenzori region in western Uganda to hear cases of security personnel accused of poor response to the July 5 attacks that claimed at least 92 lives in Bundibugyo, Ntoroko and Kasese districts.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Cop Dies In Gory Crash

The accident happened when the motorbike the police constable was riding crashed into the side of a Hyundai salon car at about 11:00 pm on Friday, killing him on the spot.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Two Dead in King Oyo Convoy Accident

Reports are coming in that Tooro king Oyo Nyimba today escaped unhurt when his convoy was involved in an accident on the Kampala-Fort Portal highway.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Government to announce $1.5bn alternative to slashed $3bn CDB loan

Government says it will soon announce a $1.5bn lifeline for some key infrastructural projects that could suffer after the initial $3billion Chinese loan meant to execute these projects was slashed to $1.5bn.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

GhanaWeb

Parliament ratifies agreement among gov't, two others

Parliament on Wednesday ratified a commercial agreement among the government, Lonrho Ports Ghana Ltd and Atuabo Freeport Ghana Ltd in respect of the Ghana Oil and Gas Freeport Project.

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GhanaWeb

Cancellation of Chinese loan won't affect port project'

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has stated that the cancellation of the second tranche of the $3 billion China Development Bank loan will not affect the ongoing Takoradi Port expansion project.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

GhanaWeb

China is not 'Father Christmas' to dole out cash to unprepared gov't - IMANI

Founding President of IMANI Center for Policy and Education, Franklin Cudjoe, has described as shameful the time government is wasting on the procurement of the $3 billion China Development Bank loan facility.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Terpker to seek Parliament's approval to reduce $3bn CDB loan to $1.5bn

Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has given indication he will soon present to the Legislature, a request to reduce the $3 billion China Development Bank loan to half.

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Ghanamma.com

Sekondi Methodist Church In Tears

Solomon Ebo Sam, Chief Executive Officer of Global Designs in Takoradi and staunch Methodist, was allegedly shot dead by a suspected armed robber at Eyiaba Lodge - a popular hotel located between Akyem Oda and Akyem Swedru.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Committee clears MCE of financial misconduct

Sekondi , July15, GNA - A three-member committee set up by the Western Regional Coordinating Council to investigate Captain Anthony Cudjoe , Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, for misconduct has cleared him of any wrong doing, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Regional Minister, said on Monday.

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GhanaWeb

Lorry fares up in Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis

Transport fares within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly have shot up by 20 to 30 pesewas.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Monitor

King Oyo starts his six days fasting

The King of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV, has on Monday started fasting for a week protesting what he sees as President Museveni's decision to create more kingdoms within the greater Tooro monarchy.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

New Vision

High Court orders retrial of Masaka immature fish case

MASAKA High Court Justice Ferrah Musoke-Kibuuka has nullified a judgment in which a Kalangala Grade One Magistrate had convicted four men of being in possession of alleged immature fish and convicted them under a retracted law.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

GhanaWeb

Ghanaians mark one week of Gladys Asmah's death

Ghanaians have been asked to use the death of Mrs Gladys Asmah, a former Minister of Women and Children's Affairs , under the Kufuor Administration, to unite and reconcile the nation.

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Ghanamma.com

Gladys Asmah One Week Held

A section of the mourners Family, political associates and friends of the late Gladys Asmah, former Minister of Fisheries, yesterday converged on the Ridge Church in Accra to commemorate one week of her passing.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Land Prices Up in Kitale Town On Growing Demand

Property agents say an acre is now priced at between Sh80 million and Sh100 million within the town.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Sekondi Trotro Drivers On Strike

A cross section of the aggrieved drivers Scores of commuters at the Sekondi 'Tro-tro' station yesterday became stranded, as the commercial drivers embarked on a sit-down strike in protest against the refusal of the city's authorities to rehabilitate their deplorable lorry park.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

AlertNet

African nations give Rwandan rebels six months to disarm

A militant from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda squats near a pile of weapons after their surrender in Kateku, a small town in eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo , May 30, 2014.

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