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January 1, 2015 10:18 AM Shanghai's New Year horror: Prez inquiry into 36 stampede deaths

A bicycle lies deformed on the scene of a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai, China, early Thursday. APWhat was meant to be a New Year celebration in Shanghai's iconic riverfront Bund turned out into a nightmare for revellers as a surging stampede left at least 36 people killed - most young college students - plunging China into mourning 23

December 31, 2014 6:46 PM Ghana’s Presidency in 2014

Tamale, Jan.16 – President Mahama undertook his first regional tour to the Northern Region, where he thanked the people for voting for him in the 2012 general election, commissioned completed development projects and cut the sod for commencement of work on new ones in the region. Aburi, Feb. 2 – President Mahama met and interacted with members of the Diplomatic 13

December 31, 2014 5:43 PM Education is a priority for development - Woyongo

Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, Minister of Interior, has reiterated that education was a tool for development for any society and therefore the need to make it a priority in all aspects of planning. Mr Woyongo said “our future lies on education and we need to make extra efforts to make it a priority for all in the Kassena Nankana Municipality (KNM). The Minister 29

December 31, 2014 12:10 PM Kumawood Akoben Film Festival Awards rounds up in grand style

The Kumasi Akoben Film Festival and Awards (KAFF) which took place at the Round Pavilion of the Golden Tulip Hotel Kumasi has come to a successful end. The august awards ceremony was put together by Adom TV and Kumawood Multimedia. Prominent players in the industry, including most favourite actor and actress, were awarded after a public voting 3

December 30, 2014 7:33 PM Mamprusis accuse Gov’t of bias

Mamprusis in Bawku in the Upper East region have accused the Government of bias against them as far as the age-old tension between them and their neighbouring Kusasis is concerned. “It is on record that the Government has been denying the Mamprusis their rights and liberties to practice their cultural festival as enshrined in Article 26 (1) of the 1992 Constitution 1

December 30, 2014 6:58 PM In Memory Of Henry Ofori

(*This article is based on a Tribute paid to Henry Ofori, : The Journalist Who Tried To Unite Africa’s Scribes by CAMERON DUODU in New African Magazine, January 2015 issue) For years, African journalists have been telling the people of the African continent about the attempts made by African leaders to unite to fight for the political and economic objectives 59

December 29, 2014 1:15 PM Bolga-Bawku road to be fixed soon – Mahama

Monday 29th December , 2014 1:15 pm President John Dramani Mahama has promised to fix the road linking Bolga and Bawku to improve the road network in the area. “I want to promise you that the next time I come to Bawku the road between Bolga and Bawku will not be the main issue,” he said while assuring that “we are going to make major progress on that road.” The president 1

December 29, 2014 10:22 AM Prez Mahama appeals to Mamprusi reps on Bawku inter ethnic peace committee to rejoin deliberations in interest of peace & development

President John Dramani Mahama, has appealed to the Mamprusi representatives on the Bawku inter ethnic peace committee to rejoin deliberations for peace, harmony and development in the area. The Mamprusi representatives withdrew from the inter ethnic peace committee partly due to the Municipal Security Council's inability to offer them the opportunity 1

December 29, 2014 12:30 AM Be bold and condemn corruption – Priest urges clergy

The Reverend Patrick Hans Avettey, Chairman of the Takoradi Presbytery, has called on the clergy to be bold and condemn the upsurge of corrupt practices and stealing in the public sector, which he said is killing the nation. He noted that the phenomena are an indictment on the clergy and therefore it is time for them to speak out. Rev Hans Avettey made the call in Cape Coast 24

December 28, 2014 9:53 PM Shahbaz links peace to sports promotion

England-based Pakistani Boxer Aamir Khan in a meeting with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here Sunday condemned the Peshawar tragedy and expressed deep grief over the martyrdom of innocent children and teachers. According to a handout here Sunday, speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that every Pakistani was grieved over Peshawar tragedy 24