News : Ghana


At least one killed in clashes at Gabon opposition rally
Libreville AFP - A student was killed in clashes at an opposition rally in Gabons capital, where police fired tear gas to disperse protesters demanding the resignation of President Ali Bongo Ondimba.The opposition claimed three people had died and hundreds were injured in the violence, though there was no official confirmation of those figur ... | 20-Dec-2014 23:10

First Lady donates to seven Orphanages
Mrs Lordina Mahama, the First Lady, has donated food items and an unspecified amount of money to seven Orphanage Homes in the country.The orphanages include Anfaani and Tamale Childrens Home in the Northern Region, Let the kids smile at Nkoranza, Frank May and Bethesda Homes at Techiman in the Brong-Ahafo Region, as well as Osu Childrens Home ... | 20-Dec-2014 22:06

Scottish prosecutor reaffirms Lockerbie bomber's guilt
London AFP - Scotlands leading prosecutor on Saturday reaffirmed the guilt of Libyan Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi over the bombing of a Pan Am jet over the town of Lockerbie 26 years ago, killing 270 people.Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland said no investigators or prosecutors had queried the evidence used to convict Megrahi, despite the ex ... | 20-Dec-2014 21:40

Masara Never Prosecute Any Farmer
The Masara N Arziki Farmers Association has observed with deep regrets attempts by some individuals to destroy and tarnish the good image of the company and the relationship that is existing between it and farmers groups.There have been some allegations in an article being distributed to the effect that farmers are saying they have to be ma ... | 20-Dec-2014 21:37

Kenya Spotlight: Is Ghana's President Mahama A Neo-Nazi Or A Statesman?
President John Dramani Mahama continues to predictably and steadily embarrass and disappoint his countrymen and women whenever the occasion calls for equanimous leadership and constructive engagement with the rule of ethics and justice. On his recent three-day official visit to Nairobi, Kenyas capital, the Ghanaian leader was widely reported to ha ... | 20-Dec-2014 21:37

I’ll win 2016 Election – President Mahama
President John Dramani Mahama has predicted victory for the NDC in the 2016 elections.In making that prediction, the President said he was mindful of the challenges the country was facing, which the government was working hard to tackle.Addressing the 8th national elevates congress of the NDC at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi today, Presid ... | 20-Dec-2014 21:31

Sudan postpones elections by 11 days: electoral body
Khartoum AFP - Sudans electoral body said on Saturday it had postponed elections planned for next year by 11 days to April 13, without giving reasons for the decision.Voters had been due to head to the polls on April 2 to elect the president, members of parliament and state governors.All the election process will be delayed for 11 days, ... | 20-Dec-2014 21:20

You are suffocating Ghanaians- Ivor Greenstreet slams NDC
Ivor Kobina GreenstreetGeneral Secretary of Convention Peoples Party, Ivor Kobina Greenstreet has mounted a scathing attack on the ruling NDC for undertaking choking activities instead of bettering the lives of Ghanaians.Delivering his goodwill message at the ongoing national delegates congress of the ruling National Democratic Congress in ... | 20-Dec-2014 20:57

Militants attack bus on Kenyan coast, no injuries
Mombasa Kenya AFP - Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country.After stopping the bus by shooting its tyres, three of the attackers climbed on board ... | 20-Dec-2014 20:50

Greenstreet spoke for all Ghanaians - Samia Nkrumah
Chairperson of Convention Peoples Party CPP, Samia Nkrumah has stated emphatically that the party fully supports the blunt comments by its General Secretary.Mr. Ivor Greenstreet delivering his partys solidarity message at the 8 th national delegates congress launched a scathing attack on the government, describing it as uncaring.Sla ... | 20-Dec-2014 20:06

Voting underway at NDC's historic Congress
Voting has begun at the 8th national delegates congress of the governing National Democratic Congressbeing held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium of the Ashanti Region.About 3,600 delegates from ten regions across the country are taking turns to cast their votes to elect 24 national officers out of the 70 contesting various positions declared v ... | 20-Dec-2014 19:06

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