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2015-03-31 Ghanaians Are Tired of 'Wahala'
[Ghanaian Chronicle] THE 2016 Vice Presidential candidate of the opposition News Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia last week Thursday spewed out what seemed to have been the plight and frustrations of many Ghanaians as he told President John Mahama that Ghanaians were tired of 'wahala' (hardship) he and his governing National Democratic Congress had unleashed on them.

2015-03-31 Gbevlo in $320k 'Yentie Obiaa' Dance
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Government appears to have not learnt any useful lessons from the numerous judgement debts, including the payment of the controversial GHc51 million to Alfred Agbesi Woyome, as it continues to drag its feet on some of the contractual cases that have been brought against it at the courts.

2015-03-31 OLA Girls Accuses Newmont of Polluting
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Headmistress of OLA Senior High School in Kenyasi in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Sister Antoinette Fatia Abiwu, has expressed concern over the negative effects the operations of Newmont Gold Ghana Limited is having on the school.

2015-03-31 Mr. IGP, Wa Doctors Need Your Protection
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Despite the increase in the intake of medical students into the various medical schools in the country, trained doctors are still in the scarcity, especially in the rural areas. Most of the qualified doctors do not, in most of the cases, want to accept postings to the rural area as a result of poor working environment.

2015-03-31 Kumasi Airport Not Attracting International Flights
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Despite gaining an international status and the subsequent rehabilitation of the Kumasi Airport, the facility has till date not attracted any international flight.

2015-03-31 Doctors Flee Wa Regional Hospital
[Ghanaian Chronicle] A former Medical Officer at the Wa Regional Hospital, Dr. Amoo Acheampong is calling on the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Services to urgently launch investigations into the exodus of doctors from the facility.

2015-03-31 Prempeh Assembly Hall Under Rehabilitation
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu, has ordered the closure of the Prempeh Assembly Hall in Kumasi for rehabilitation.

2015-03-31 Akyeremade Promotes Kente At Amansie Festival
[Ghanaian Chronicle] THE Akyeremade community in the Bekwai constituency in Ashanti would this Easter go gay as the Town Development Committee in conjunction with the local Unit Committee is staging a promotion of Kente in a festival dubbed: 'Amansie Kente Festival'.

2015-03-31 Premix Cartel Swindles Fishermen
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The premix fuel stealing and diversion cartel, which used to operate under the cover of darkness in the mid 2000s, especially in the Central and Western Regions, has re-surfaced.

2015-03-31 Stakeholders Hold Meeting On Kumawu Hospital Project
[Ghanaian Chronicle] A day's stakeholders' meeting has been held at the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly on the Kumawu Hospital Project to provide residents with an outline plan of how NMS Infrastructure Ltd, (the contractors executing Kumawu Hospital) will deliver training on use and maintenance of medical equipment for the new hospital.

2015-03-30 Finding A voice in Ghana- Women Extension Volunteers in the Cocoa Farms
[VSO] A young, jobless and single mother of two, Anita Boateng seemed an unlikely community leader. However, community members in her village of Asikasu, in Ghana's Odumase District, recognized in her strong leadership abilities when she became involved in a project aimed at cocoa farmers called Cocoa Life and led by VSO.

2015-03-29 Why a 15-Year-Old Decided to Build Bikes From Bamboo in Ghana
[Anzisha Prize] "It's so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries," says Winifred Selby.

2015-03-29 African Friendlies Round-Up
[CAF] Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 friendly international victory in France on Saturday.

2015-03-27 Mahama Strikes Deal
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Chairman of ECOWAS, President John Dramani Mahama is calling for the compilation of a new voters register for Togo, after opposition political parties raised issues concerning the current roll, which they claim is "unfit" for use in the April 15, 2015 presidential election .

2015-03-25 Square Kilometre Array Partner Countries Meet
[SAnews.gov.za] Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy.

2015-03-26 TOR Is Not for Sale - Energy Minister
[Ghana Govt.] Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has denounced that the Joint Venture Agreement between TOR and Petro Saudi was not a move to sell off the refinery to the Arabian oil company.

2015-03-26 Chan - Nigeria, Ghana Battle Again
[Vanguard] Nigeria and Ghana, two long time rivals will slug it out in the same qualification group for the 2016 African Nations Championship. Confederation of African Football will unfold the draws on Sunday April 5.

2015-03-26 Ghana, Senegal in Friendly
[Guardian] GHANA will hope to avenge a stoppage time loss to Senegal at the recent AFCON when both teams clash again in a friendly on March 28 in Havre, France.

2015-03-26 Ghana's Opposition Calls for Successful Election in Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Accra -The Presidential candidate of Ghana's main opposition party in next year's election, the New Patriotic Party, (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo has wished Nigeria well in Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly elections.

2015-03-25 Brave Warriors Out to Rein in Black Stars... Clash Today in Ghana
[New Era] With just a few hours left before the big match between Namibia and Ghana gets underway at the Baba Yara Stadium in the west African country, Namibia's Brave Warriors are said to have already unleashed their war chest and are beating the war drums in anticipation of a fierce battle against the highly-rated African giants.

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