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2014-04-15 New Leadership for Ghana's NPP As It Eyes 2016 Poll
[Deutsche Welle]Ghana's New Patriotic Party, the NPP, has voted in Paul Afoko as its new chairman. He is expected to rebrand the party and provide alternative policies ahead of the next national poll in 2016.

2014-04-16 Airtel Raids Vodafone for New Ghana MD
[CIO]Lucy Quist has been appointed as new MD for Airtel Ghana from Vodafone Ghana from where she was the Head of Strategy & Planning and Managing Director of Vodafone's Wholesale Business.

2014-04-15 Dubai Chamber of Commerce to Be Established in Ghana
[Ghana Govt.]Ghana has been selected for the establishment of a second office of Dubai Chamber of Commerce in Africa, Mr Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice President, International Relations of Dubai Chamber of Commerce, has disclosed.

2014-04-15 Abortion Should Not Be Promoted As Family Planning Method
[Ghana Govt.]The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development at the United Nations Headquarters, New York has ended with the adoption of a consensus resolution that abortion should not be promoted as a method of family planning or in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.

2014-04-15 Nigeria Firm Faces Probe in Ghana
[CAJ News]Accra -THE Ghana Chamber of Bulk Distribution Companies (BDCs) has opposed the contract between Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) and TSL, a Nigerian firm, describing it as a deal shrouded in secrecy and lacking the local content policy of Ghana.

2014-04-15 Polish Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Calls on Trade and Industry Minister
[Ghana Govt.]The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has assured all investors of a strong Legislative Instrument that will protect their integrity when they partner with Ghana.

2014-04-15 NHIs Holds 2013 Annual Review Meeting
[Ghana Govt.]The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), through its new biometric registration process has registered about a hundred and sixty five thousand (165,000) persons in the Greater Accra region from January 2014 till date.

2014-04-15 Vodafone Ghana Executive Quits
[CAJ News]Accra -VODAFONE Ghana Head of Brand and Corporate Communications, Carmen Bruce-Annan, has parted ways with the company.

2014-04-15 Easter Boost for Airtel Customers
[CAJ News]Accra -AIRTEL Ghana said it was enhancing Kwahu-bound customers' convenience ahead of the Easter holidays.

2014-04-15 ServAid, Friends Donate to Adjei-Kojo School for the Deaf
[Ghanaian Chronicle]ServAid, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in collaboration with Consultancy and Business Service Limited and some friends, has donated domestic items estimated at over GH¢4,000 to the Adjei-Kojo State School for the Deaf within the Tema West constituency.

2014-04-15 Appiah Earns N48 Million for Qualifying Ghana for W/Cup
[Vanguard]Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah was paid a qualification bonus of US$ 300,000 for leading the Black Stars to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

2014-04-13 From North to South, East to West, Media Freedom in Africa Under Challenge
[allAfrica]The executive director of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alison Bethel McKenzie, delivered a wide-ranging report on press freedom in the world to the institute's world congress in Cape Town on Sunday. Excerpts from the report relating to the state of press freedom in Africa:

2014-04-14 Make Exercise Part of Your Lifestyle
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The Rohi Global Ministries (RGM) has marked its first anniversary with a health walk through the principal streets of Ashley Botwe at the Adenta Municipality in the Greater Accra Region. The church, which, aside preaching the gospel, also believes in physical exercise as a way to healthy living, brought together over 150 women, men, and children to participate in aerobics.

2014-04-14 Dimension Data Opens Office in Ghana
[Biz-Community]Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, recently announced it has increased its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana.

2014-04-14 Stop Importing Rice, Hunger and Starvation Is the Conclusion
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Not too long ago, I wrote a piece, which I argued that the importation of rice is not the cause of the falling cedi. And someone, whom my position touched on his sensibilities, commented categorically that I should stick to writing articles on politics rather than economics. He felt I wrote gibberish. Though, I gave him a short answer to his sarcasm, it is obvious that his opinion is not just an inconsequential lonely voice echoing in some feverish mind, but only a tip of a dangerous iceberg in the general

2014-04-14 Nigeria Pays U.S.$10 Million to Ghana for Failure to Meet Gas Supply Agreement
[This Day]The federal government has paid $10 million to Ghana as compensation for Nigeria's failure to meet the gas supply agreement it entered with the latter.

2014-04-14 EC to Embark on Limited Registration in June
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Wa -THE ELECTORAL Commission (EC) of Ghana will conduct a limited registration exercise for voters who will be 18 years by June, this year, as part of the Commission's preparation towards the district level election later in the year. The exercise will also be used to register those who, for one reason or another, could not register during the last voters registration exercise.

2014-04-14 Afoko Is My Man! - Nana Addo Declares
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Intelligence report picked up by The Chronicle at press time last night indicates that Mr. Paul Afoko, one of the candidates seeking to become the national chairman of the New Patriotic Party, has been has endorsed by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the 2012 presidential candidate of the party.

2014-04-14 Who Will Emerge the Biggest Winner As Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana Lead AMAA Nominations?
[This Day]The 2014 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nominee party was held in Johannesburg recently. Motion picture practitioners from Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana are leading the pack in the race to win the coveted prizes in this year's edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards scheduled to take place at the oil-rich state of Bayelsa in Nigeria, on the 26 of April.

2014-04-14 Nigeria Pays U.S.$10 Million to Ghana Over Failure to Meet Gas Supply Agreement
[This Day]The Federal Government has paid $10 million to Ghana as compensation for Nigeria's failure to meet the gas supply agreement it entered with latter.

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