Monthly Archives: March 2015

It is do or die against Ghana – Coach

Zambian coach, Hector Chilombo has classified his team’s second group match at the African Youth Championship (AYC), against Ghana today as a “do or die” affair. Zambia lost her opening match by a lone goal to Mali, and the coach Chilombo told GNA Sports that his charges will go fighting against the Black Satellites for a good result. “This game ...

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Ghana needs an independent AG – Betty Mould

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Betty Mould-Iddrisu has said Ghana needs a completely independent and separate Attorney General’s Department. She told Bola Ray on Starr Chat Wednesday night that there are “weaknesses” in the AG’s department as it is currently. In her view, just as has been done in some African countries such as Kenya, Namibia among others, ...

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IMF forcing Ghana’s budget review plans – Akoto Osei

Former Finance Minister, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, has revealed that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is influencing government’s plans to review the budget, two months after it was approved. He further rejected a claim that presenting a reviewed budget to Parliament on Tuesday is because of plummeting oil prices. President John Mahama told the Ghanaian community in Botswana, during his ...

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Don’t use Osafo Maafo as a scapegoat – Group

A group calling itself the Mass Action for Development in the Eastern region is cautioning organizers of the One Ghana Demonstration not to use the former Finance Minister Nana Yaw Osafo Maafo as scapegoat. The group also questioned the motive behind the One Ghana Demonstration and why a group purporting to fight discrimination and ethnic sentiment would discriminate against a ...

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GMA flays Mahama over “dead goat” comment

Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has expressed grave displeasure over President Mahama’s claim that he will not be coerced by the incessant demonstration against government. The president in reaction to the incessant strikes and demonstrations that has rocked government said he has “a dead goat syndrome” to deal with it. Addressing a Ghanaian population in Botswana, President Mahama said “when you ...

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Ashanti Police on top of issues – Kofi Boakye

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye, has given an assurance that the police in the region are on top of issues and are fighting to stamp out criminal activities in the region. He made the pledge on a morning show programme on Nhyira FM in reaction to questions raised over security in the region. He said structures ...

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Nduom addresses UCC students

President of Groupe Nduom (GN,) Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has explained that the growth of the Nduom conglomerate of companies was partly due to the development approach and the desire to succeed in areas of the country that ironically, other companies consider not lucrative enough. He added that his Christian faith, family values and discipline to work have contributed to ...

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Friends of Lordina Mahama inaugurated

“Friends of Lordina Mahama (FLM,)” a women’s group within the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC,) has been inaugurated in Cape Coast to extol the ideals and visions of the First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama. The group, which will follow the philanthropic tendencies of the first lady, will also mobilise women to financially empower them to cater for their families. Inaugurating ...

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‘GAF do not rely on agents to recruit’

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) have stated that they do not rely on middlemen to recruit people into the establishment. “The military does not undertake its recruitment through agents and we do not charge money before recruiting people into the Armed Forces,” the Director of Public Affairs of the GAF, Lieutenant Aggrey Quarshie, has said. They have, accordingly, warned the ...

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Tullow Ghana to sack over 100 workers

Tullow Ghana is set to layoff over one hundred of its workers as a result of the increasing drop in crude oil prices, Starr News has gathered. The company, according to Starr News sources, will discuss the decision with the workers at a town hall meeting scheduled for Monday March 16,2015, in Takoradi in the Western region. Crude prices have ...

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