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December 13, 2016 5:26 PM “My Doors Are Open To You All” – Akufo-Addo To Greater Accra House Of Chiefs

The President-Elect of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the unflinching support of the membership of Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, assuring that his doors will be open to them at all times, as he seeks to build a progressive and prosperous nation. According to him, “in such an important job as this, I would need the advice 11

December 13, 2016 7:00 AM Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages before declaring victory, as civilians trapped by fighting

The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on Monday, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground. A Reuters journalist in the government-held zone said the bombardment of rebel areas of the city continued non-stop on Monday 14

December 12, 2016 10:31 AM Like Nigeria, Like Ghana – Dele Momodu writes on Ghana’s Elections

Fellow Africans, something great happened in Ghana last night. Before the Ghana Electoral Commission had concluded collating and releasing the results of the Presidential elections, President John Dramani Mahama made the right move when he called his arch-rival, Nana Akufo-Addo, to concede defeat and congratulate him on a battle well-fought. With that act, President 38

December 11, 2016 2:01 PM Heavyweight champ Joshua back at Wembley for defining fight

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Anthony Joshua was making his way through the heavyweight ranks, establishing a reputation as a potential world champion of the future, when he fought unheralded Matt Legg at Wembley Stadium in the summer of 2013. It was the first fight on the undercard of Carl Froch-George Groves II. Shortly after 5.30 p.m. local time, in broad 19

December 9, 2016 5:46 PM Liverpool must erase Bournemouth horror to keep up Prem title challenge

When a side loses by conceding four goals, the next game is often marked by a fierce determination to make the defence much better. Liverpool are smarting from that 4-3 defeat at Bournemouth but their opponents on Sunday, West Ham United, may be further inclined to try and shut the game down. Not only did they lose 5-1 in a home London derby against 13

December 8, 2016 7:42 AM NPP snatches Cape Coast North seat from NDC

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has snatched the Cape Coast North Constituency seat from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson reports that the NPP's Barbara Asher Ayisi polled 19, 475 votes to beat her closest challenger Kobby Acheampong of the NDC who garnered 16, 309 votes. Sarah Mary Buknor of the Progressive People's 11

December 7, 2016 12:40 PM Kufuor confident of Nana Addo’s victory

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has said he is confident the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo will emerge victorious in today’s elections. “I am very confident, I don’t talk 100 percent but I expect Ghanaians to give it to Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP,” he said after casting his ballot at Dzorwulu in Accra 24

December 6, 2016 12:57 AM Fidel's Enduring Lesson Is That, Yes, It Is Possible: Raul

Sign reads, "I am Fidel." | Photo: Reuters Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the tribute in Santiago de Cuba for his brother and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Saturday. Here is a transcript of his words published by Granma International. This afternoon, upon arrival to the heroic city, the funeral procession transporting Fidel’s ashes, which 48

December 5, 2016 7:43 PM European Union populists: Is the genie out of the bottle?

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Another crisis looms in an already shook-up European Union. Italian voters rocked Europe's boat more this weekend than Austrian voters were able to steady it. With its shaky banks and massive economy, Italy is now in the throes of energized populists who are no friends of EU leaders in Brussels. And the storm isn't over yet: Europe's 16

December 4, 2016 11:39 AM What Happens to Millions of Syrian Refugees if Assad Remains in Power?

The Syrian conflict has uprooted more than five million Syrians who have fled to neighboring states and Europe to maintain resistance against President Bashar al-Assad or to escape the airstrikes and barrel bombs, as well as fighting in their war-torn country. With the balance of battlefield power swinging possibly irreversibly in favor of the Assad 7