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December 25, 2014 7:21 PM Christmas celebrated with zeal and fervor in Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur: The Steel city, which is largely known for its culture of partying and merrymaking , is basking in the week long Christmas celebrations that began midnight Wednesday. Not just the churches but hotels, clubs and popular hangouts here have been beautifully decorated with Christmas trees and eye-catching colourful lights to attract Christmas 33

December 25, 2014 5:16 PM Xi Jinping's Dreaming of a Red Christmas

At Northwest University in Xi’an, China, they’re having themselves a red Christmas. According to the Beijing News, somebody has strung a banner on campus that reads: “Be good sons and daughters of your country, stand against Western holidays.” And on Christmas Eve the university required all students to watch “Confucius-themed” documentaries, with teachers 36

December 25, 2014 3:11 PM MUSIGA's Christmas message

The President and executives of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) is wishing all Ghanaians a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year on this joyous occasion as we mark the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. According to President Bice Osei Kuffour a.k.a Obour, 2014 has been a very eventful year for the Union as it celebrated the second edition 6

December 25, 2014 1:14 PM Kombosigo Natives Observe Anonkwa

The chiefs and people of Kumbosigo, near Zuarungu, in the Upper East Region have celebrated their annual ‘Anonkwa‘Festival with a call on the government to connect the area to the national Grid. Naba Asoyine Abelinzere, Chief of Kumbosigo made the appeal through the Member of Parliament (MP), and the Municipal Assembly in his welcome address to the sons and daughters 3

December 25, 2014 11:08 AM Prices of food remain the same in Dar es Salaam

Christians in the country today join fellow believers around the world to celebrate the annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ in fulfilment of the Old Testament’s Messianic prophecy. A random survey which was carried out by the ‘Daily News’ in the city yesterday established that the price of food items remained the same despite a good number 16

December 25, 2014 9:18 AM University, Town Ban Festive Celebrations Amid Concerns About Western Cultural Influence

Citizens, schools and even whole towns in China are attempting to curb Christmas celebrations amid a backlash against what is seen as the increasing influence of Western culture in the Communist-governed country. Schools in the city of Wenzhou in China's Zhejiang province have been forbidden from holding any Christmas-related events, after authorities 44

December 24, 2014 10:01 AM President announces $450m-package for cocoa roads rehabilitation

President John Dramani Mahama has announced a $450-million package for the rehabilitation of roads in cocoa-growing areas in the country. He said, the amount, to be released in three installments of $150 million annually, would be used to finance selected roads in the Ashanti, Western, Eastern and Brong-Ahafo Regions, under the Cocoa Roads Rehabilitation 32

December 24, 2014 1:45 AM Ideal Finance to establish Insurance Company in 2015

As part of its massive expansion plan, Ideal Financial Holding, a private equity firm will in 2015 establish an insurance company. This according to the group Executive Director of Ideal Finance, Charles Arkuh is to be a leading conglomerate in the financial industry in Ghana. Charles Arkuh disclosed this in an interview during the company's festival 1

December 23, 2014 2:30 PM Blame Me For Dumsor – Mahama

PRESIDENT JOHN Dramani Mahama has said he takes personal responsibility for the nation’s energy crisis christened in local parlance as ‘Dumsor-Dumsor’ which has crippled businesses and made life unbearable for Ghanaians. According to the president, he would not blame any past presidents and governments for the current energy crisis, while assuring the public 32

December 23, 2014 12:06 PM Church asks Ghanaians to expose corruption

The Rev Felix Mensah Agbo, Accra Presbytery Chairman of Global Evangelical Church, has appealed to Ghanaians to help fight corruption which is on the ascendancy. He said corruption was a menace and that it would take the collective efforts of all to eliminate the canker. Rev. Agbo made the call at the closing of a four-day Prayer Festival of the Presbytery 3