Monthly Archives: February 2015

VIDEO:Mahama’s Promise to end DUMSOR by 2013

Post by Kofi Gyan Dom. Source: Facebook

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Lesotho votes in poll aimed at easing political crisis

Polling has ended and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year. Polling was said to have passed off peacefully. Last year, PM Thomas Thabane suspended parliament to avoid a motion ousting him as the head of the coalition. He later fled, saying he was the target ...

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Ghana is a nation of disappointments – Otabil

Founder of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Dr Mensa Otabil has said Ghana has become a country of disappointments. He, nonetheless, believes there is hope for the future. Speaking at the opening of this year’s springboard national convocation in Accra, the motivational speaker who was recently voted as Ghana’s most influential personality said his generation had a lot of ...

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A lot of “corrupt nonsense” happening in the name of God – Rawlings

Some corrupt Pastors in Ghana are abusing the name of God, former President Jerry Rawlings has said. “Look at the corrupt nonsense that is even happening in the name of God: watch those things just to see how far we are degenerating as a people,” Mr Rawlings said on Metro TV when the Association of Nurses and Midwives paid a ...

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Rooney double returns Man Utd to third

Wayne Rooney inspired Manchester United to a 2-0 Barclays Premier League win over 10-man Sunderland that returned his side to third in the table. Sunderland had come away from Old Trafford with a 1-0 victory and early openings for Connor Wickham and Jermain Defoe suggested the hosts could have a similarly uncomfortable afternoon. Ashley Young come close to giving United ...

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Fifi Kwetey : IEA’s poor, lazy survey pure garbage

A recent survey finding by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) that said the Presidency is the second most corrupt public institution in Ghana is pure “garbage” and a “poor lazy job” done by the think tank, Minister of food and agriculture Fifi Kwetey has said. The former Deputy Minister of finance described the report as “garbage in, garbage out,” ...

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Economy won’t grow beyond 3.5% despite IMF deal – Economist

Ghana’s economy will not grow beyond 3.5 per cent, in spite of the financial bailout from the International Monetary Fund, (IMF), Dean of Graduate Studies at the Methodist University College Ghana, Professor Kodwo Ewusi has said. The government on Thursday received $940 million from the IMF to help stabilize the cedi and reduce the fiscal deficit. Some analysts have said ...

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Hotels to cut staff over rising cost of doing business

The Ghana Hotels Association says industry players may be forced to cut down workforce due to a high cost in doing business. The Association says staff downsizing may be the only option if the situation doesn’t improve. The President of the Ghana Hotels industry, Mr. Herbert Acquaye said this at the opening ceremony of the 8th Biennial General conference in ...

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Focus on the root and tuber crops production – Prof Akromah

Professor Richard Akromah, Provost of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called for increased support for root and tuber crops production. He said more should be done to provide technical expertise and financial assistance to small-holder farmers to boost crop yield. Prof Akromah was speaking at a stakeholder workshop ...

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I don’t believe in Pressure – Appiah

Former Black Stars and current Al Khartoum coach Kwesi Appiah has stated he is not under any pressure as he prepares for his first most decisive and away game in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup. The Sudanese side won the first league at home by a 1-0 score line and heads to Zambia to face Power Dynamos for the second ...

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