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December 28, 2014 2:18 PM The Highlights Of 2014 Calabar Carnival

The annual Calabar Festival’s Cultural Parade again lived up to its billing as 22 States, 18 Local Government Areas of Cross River State and more than 8 cultural groups took part in the 2014 edition of the cultural parade. The 4 kilometre parade which took off at the Millennium Park through Mary Slessor Avenue, Marian and IBB, terminated at the U. J. Esuene 2

December 28, 2014 1:36 PM "I don’t fear gunshots; I’m the son of Jakpa" – Mahama

Speaking as the special guest of honour at the Samanpiid festival in the Bawku Municipality in the Upper East region Saturday, a day after sporadic gunshots were fired in the area, Mr Mahama told the crowd: “If those gunshots were meant to deter me, the people should ask again: I’m the son of Jakpa; I don’t fear gunshots.” Legendary King, Ndewura Jakpa 3

December 28, 2014 9:13 AM Mahama calls for peace in Bawku

Sunday 28th December , 2014 9:13 am President John Dramani Mahama has urged the Kusasis and Mamprusis to return to the inter-ethnic peace committee to continue dialogue in restoring everlasting peace in Bawku. President Mahama was speaking at the 27th annual SAMANPIID festival celebrated by the people of the KUSUAG Kingdom on the theme “promoting cultural 3

December 28, 2014 2:41 AM A New Zeal for Israel

How will Israel survive? It’s a question many of us don’t like to admit we’re silently asking ourselves. Her future certainly won’t be secured by middle-aged, kosher food-eating, Yom Kippur-fasters like me. How then? Eight decades ago, FDR rolled out a New Deal. What Jews and Israel need now is a New Zeal. Zealotry moves history – Israel itself was founded 46

December 28, 2014 2:39 AM Bawku is a pale shadow of itself – Mahama

President John Mahama is urging feuding factions in Bawku protracted conflict to return to the negotiating table and commit to finding a lasting peace. Yesterday, there was sporadic shooting at Bawku. And President Mahama, who was in the Upper East Region to celebrate the Samanpiid festival described as unacceptable that Bawku, once vibrant trading town, is now pale shadow 7

December 28, 2014 12:39 AM My Cry to Mole Dagban Kingdom

My great people of Dagban, to you I greet. To the Dagbambas, Nanumbas and Mampurisis. I say “gaafara”. My noble greetings to the chiefs, and all stakeholders in Mole Dagban Kingdom. I was too juvenile to have opened my mouth when elders were conversing but, situations have compelled me to voice what I have for my people of Mole Dagban, no matter how small 4

December 28, 2014 12:03 AM Use Festivals To Promote Unity

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday called on the people of Bawku to use traditional festivals to promote unity and peace in the area. He said unity and peaceful co-existence among the various ethnic groups was the only way to bring development to the area. President Mahama was speaking at the annual “Samanpiid” festival of the chiefs and people 2

December 27, 2014 7:21 PM President Mahama presents gifts to Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs

President John Dramani Mahama has presented gifts to the Greater Accra House of Chiefs at Dodowa to celebrate the Christmas.The items presented included a cow, 16 bags of rice and some cooking oil. The items were presented on his behalf by the Greater Accra Regional Minister,Nii Afotey Agbo at the end of year meeting of the house. He thanked the chiefs 3

December 27, 2014 5:18 PM Festivals are platforms for peace – Minister

Mr Tiigah said festivals are platforms that bring people together and make them see each other as one and allows them to plan on issues such as education and health. He indicated that festivals also offer an opportunity for the youth to learn their culture and not to be alienated by the influence of foreign values. The Minister was speaking at the annual 1

December 27, 2014 4:11 PM V/R launches maiden edition of paragliding festival

Saturday 27th December , 2014 4:11 pm The region’s maiden festival was initiated by the community and supported by the former National Security Coordinator, Lieutenant Colonel Larry Gbevlo Lartey. The developers describe the area as a multi-faceted tourism destination which provides an exciting hiking expedition. The field has three take-off points and three 22