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  • President Koroma tells visiting MCC executives Government committed to the fight against corruption

    December 18, 2013 2:48 PM 22

    Posted by Cocorioko Newspaper on December 18, 2013 President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the visiting Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Acting Vice President for Compact Operations, Jonathan Bloom that government is committed to the fight against corruption not just to qualify for the MCC, but to ensure it impacts positively on the development

  • EC have no money for 2014 district elections

    December 18, 2013 10:55 AM 20

    Although the Electoral Commission (EC) is to conduct and supervise district level elections next year, no budgetary provision has been made for the exercise in the 2014 Budget. This revelation in the report of the Special Budget Committee of Parliament took centre stage yesterday when the House considered the 2014 budget estimates of the EC. The EC requested

  • Economy Will Be Strong in 2014 — President Mahama

    December 18, 2013 8:43 AM 27

    President John Dramani Mahama has expressed optimism that the prudent economic measures being taken by the government will produce a strong and resilient economy next year. He conceded that while the economy had faced challenges this year, it had started producing some positive results because of the work being done by his team. The President said this when he inspected

  • Labour Intensive Public Works employs 88.000 Ghanaians

    December 17, 2013 8:37 AM 56

    Monday 16th December, 2013 Out of the number 52,177 were women, Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection said on Monday. She was speaking at the third forum of Ministers of Social Development for ECOWAS countries organised, in Accra to deliberate on issues of economic, social and cultural effect of environmental change on social

  • Nothing has happened to shake PDP-Aminu

    December 16, 2013 11:00 PM 13

    What are your thoughts on the unfolding events in the political scene in the country at this time? I have one thing that is worrying me, which I will like to share with you, which is that it looks like the country is heated, as you people say in the media. The polity is heated, but I don’t know how many of you have ever sat down and wondered why; what is the reason

  • Nkrumah’s Ghana “snubbed” Mandela in 1962 – KB Asante

    December 16, 2013 12:06 PM 23

    Retired Diplomat K B Asante has confirmed to Radio XYZ that the Nkrumah Government, “in a way snubbed Mandela” and the African National Congress (ANC), when they were in Ghana in the 1960s to seek support against the apartheid and racist white government of that country. Samia Nkrumah, a daughter of the pan-Africanist leader, had denied claims that her father

  • Suite or Slum? Ghana's Serious Shortage of Affordable Housing

    December 16, 2013 11:36 AM 25

    When filmmaker Leslie Amponsah was shown round a squalid and waterlogged property up for rent in a suburb of Accra, Ghana, she was quoted a monthly rate that was barely affordable, even on a decent income, and was told that the landlord wanted two years up front. The estate agent would also be charging a 10% commission, she was reminded, and was already

  • Your view: Future of Mandela's vision for South Africa

    December 16, 2013 10:31 AM 19

    Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest following a state funeral over the weekend. The former president of South Africa died more than a week ago at the age of 94. Huge screens were put up around the country, including in his former township home of Alexandra. Newsbeat spoke to young people about what they think needs to happen for Mandela's vision of equality

  • NPP constituency executives elected

    December 16, 2013 6:00 AM 115

    Mr George Appeadu-Mensah, a private businessman has been elected as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Constituency Chairman for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District in the Central Region. He polled 258 votes to beat his two other contestants, Mr James Mensah who had 251 votes and Mr Kenneth Obempong, 97 votes. Mr S.K. Benneth polled 462 votes as against 132 votes

  • Ghana holds memorial service for Mandela

    December 15, 2013 10:23 PM 17

    Ghana, in collaboration with the South African High Commission, on Saturday held a memorial service in Accra to pay tribute to former South African President, Nelson Mandela. The globally renowned anti-apartheid icon, who died on December 5 at the age of 95, was buried in his home village, Qunu, on Sunday. He led the struggle against racial segregation