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  1. AC Milan send Independence Day wishes to Ghana duo Muntari and EssienRead the original story

    9 min ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Italian giants AC Milan have sent happy wishes to Ghana star duo Michael Essien and Sulley on Ghana's 58th Independence Day celebration. The West African giants celebrate their 58th Independence day back home with a national holiday and though the Ghanaian pair are not back home in Ghana to mark the day, they have recognised the day back in Milan, Italy.

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  2. Statement: Mahama's 58th Independence Day AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | GhanaWeb

    ... father of our nation, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, pronounced the famous word, "at long last, the battle has ended and thus Ghana your beloved Country is free forevera " Fifty-eight years on, we have a varied report card to show. Watching a popular television ...

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  3. Nsorkor youth boycott 58th Ind. celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | GhanaWeb

    Some irate youth of Nsorkor in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region today boycotted the Independent Day celebrations in the district. The youth blocked all roads leading to a town called Seikwa where the celebration was held.

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  4. Minister of Trade woos US investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra , March 06, GNA - The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, says Ghana's record of good governance, political tolerance, fair judicial system and the rule of law are critical ingredients in the decision making process for foreign investors. Describing the factors as 'soft assets' Dr Spio-Grabrah said in addition, the country's solid achievements in education, health and religious tolerance are other key considerations.

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  5. CSOs and Media urged to deepen watchdog role at MMDAsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... of accountability. The programme, organized by the Social Accountability Platform for Local Governance Performance in Ghana Project with support from the European Union brought together CSOs and media practitioners from the Brong-Ahafo, Ashanti, ...

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  6. Ghana's 'shock absorbers' will survive religious tensions - MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... threaten the religious and ethnic peace the country has enjoyed for years. The President was however optimistic that Ghana will come out strong and united, "Our society has the absorbers to withstand these shocks and that is why my heart was ...

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  7. Challenges notwithstanding, Ghana has cause to celebrate at 58 - President MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    President John Mahama is convinced Ghana has justification to celebrate 58 years of freedom from colonial domination despite setbacks along the way. Speaking at this year's Independence Day Parade held at the Black Star Square in Accra, the President disagreed with a section of the public who say Ghana has failed and so celebrating the anniversary today would be to glorify failure.

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  8. Prez Sirleaf congratulates Ghana on 58th Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Ghana on the occasion of the 58th Independence Anniversary of the country on March 6. In the message to her Ghanaian counterpart, President John Dramani Mahama, President Sirleaf extended warmest congratulations and best wishes to the Government and People of Ghana on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia and in her own name. According to a Foreign Affairs Ministry release issued on Thursday, she wished President Mahama and compatriots good health, continued prosperity and long life as the people of Ghana celebrate this joyous occasion.

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  9. NCCE to help Peace Council resolve religious differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... t's ruling on a suit recently filed by Gershon Nii Lamptey, seeking interpretation on the relevant clauses that define Ghana as a secular state.

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  10. Stop the purposeless lamentation and self-pity - MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... the President reminded all Ghanaians irrespective of their religious, political and ethnic background to harness Ghana's reputation as a peaceful and democratic country. He charged politicians in particular to be committed towards building a ...

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  11. If we've nothing at all, we've peace to protect - MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... achieved nothing in the 58 years of our existence as a nation, one thing the whole world recognizes and accepts about Ghana, is that we are an oasis of peace, democracy, religious and ethnic tranquility. This is such a beautiful asset we cannot ...

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  12. GBA Boss to Mahama: Give us money, not promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    The president of the Ghana Boxing Authority Peter Zwennes has called on President John Mahama to ensure that money is released to the Authority to help run their activities. The president stressed the need to focus more on the "lesser-known" sports in order to bring laurels to the country.

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  13. Live Updates: Joy FM Ghana Day Bazaar air boundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Joy FM Ghana Day Bazaar has begun in earnest at the Aviation Social Centre in Accra. It is a day to celebrate the 58th Anniversary of Ghana's Independence and already the venue is basking in huge glory and excitement.

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  14. Leaders will fail when citizens fail to hold them accountable - Nana KonaduRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... Rawlings was speaking in Kumasi at a governance forum organized by the Community Organization Bureau Network of Ghana (COBNOG) and the Development Women Movement said to replace the 31st December Women Movement. Through the two civil society groups, ...

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  15. Ghana FA chief Kwesi Nyantakyi defends Sports Minister...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has defended Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga's acquisition of a football club. Ayariga confirmed he bought the Division One club early this year to promote entertainment, youth development and sports in his constituency.

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  16. Young Entrepreneurs To Converge In Accra Ghana For YCBS African ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    In a concerted effort to create platform for networking, debate opportunities and share global best business practices, young CEOs, aspiring and established entrepreneurs from across Africa will converge in Accra, Ghana from 23rd to 25th of April, 2015. The Young CEO Business Forum 2015 will be hosted at Accra Ghana where young entrepreneurs will gather to discuss the theme "Advancing start-up business in Africa: New approaches, Fresh Opportunities".

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  17. Ghana's oil is attracting incompetent mushroom companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Executive Director of the African Center for Energy Policy Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has warned that with Ghana's oil find, the country could be attracting mushroom companies who have no experience and leverage to manage oil blocs they acquire. He questioned why few people with political connection should facilitate the acquisition of contracts for the country's oil when the resource is for all Ghanaians.

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  18. Court orders GFA, FIFA to pay T.T Ustay US$ 253,000 as indemnity over Goal ProjectRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    The Accra High Court has ordered the Ghana Football Association and FIFA to pay $253,113.80 or its cedi equivalent to T. T. Ustay Limited as indemnity in connection with the construction of the Goal Project at Prampram. The court, presided over by Mrs Justice Barbara Ackah-Yensu, also ordered the two institutions to pay interest on the sum at the prevailing commercial rate from September 2004 until the date of final payment.

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  19. Ghana celebrates 58th Independence Day todayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana's 58th Independence Day celebrations have started with a national parade of schoolchildren and contingents of security personnel at the Black Star Square in Accra. In the regional and districts, representatives of the President will take the national salute and read the President's speech.

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  20. GJA, NLA partner for sanitation exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Tamale, March 6, GNA - The Northern Regional Chapter of the Ghana Journalists' Association , and the National Lottery Authority NLA), have partnered to take part in Saturday's National Sanitation Exercise in the Tamale Metropolis. As part of the partnership, journalists in Tamale and staff of NLA in the Northern Region will clean various public places in the metropolis, to promote clean environment for a healthy society.

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