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MANASSEHS FOLDER: How ethnocentric NPP fuels NDCs tribal politics

In February 2014, I delivered a speech at the Springboard Road Show in Tamale. When the time came for questions from the audience, one young man wanted to know why ... more
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CAF Confed Cup: Medeama to face Mamelodi Sundowns in play-off round

Medeama have been drawn with South African side Mamelodi Sundowns in the CAF Confederation Cup play-off stage. The Tarkwa side qualified for the play-off round after seeing off Sudanese side ... more
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Do Ghanaians have willpower to tackle epidemic of road accidents?

On Thursday, one of the vehicles in Ghanaian President John Mahamas convoy was involved in an accident, while touring the Eastern Region. Edward Omane Boamah, communications minister, confirmed the accident ... more
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Nigeria says preventing attacks by armed herdsmen a security priority

Nigeria's government has made preventing attacks by armed herdsmen a security priority in Africa's most populous country, a spokesman for the president said on Wednesday in the wake of an ... more
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African Champions League: Mazembe knocked out by Wydad, Enyimba advance

Holders TP Mazembe crashed out of the African Champions League after a 3-1 aggregate loss to Wydad Casablanca. The Moroccans, led by former Real Madrid boss John Toshack, scored late ... more
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Tanzania President suspends head of telecoms regulator over revenue loss

Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended the head of the telecoms regulator on Tuesday, saying the watchdog failed to monitor the industry, resulting in the loss of potential tax revenues of ... more
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Ghana gov’t constructs roads in Togo to entice them to register, vote in 2016- NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it is reliably informed that the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is prepared to bus in Togoleseto register in the Electoral Commissions limited ... more
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Police threaten to impose security detail on flagbearers

The police administration is losing patience with flag bearers of political parties and running mates over the delay in choosing their security detail ahead of the 2016 elections. The administration ... more
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Airtel trace music star announces top 5 finalists

Airtel Ghana and TRACE have announced the top five contestants for Africas biggest music talent search and competition, Airtel TRACE Music Star. After two months of exciting voice entries from ... more
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South Sudan peace boost as rebel returns

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as vice-president in a boost for a peace deal aimed at ending more than two years of conflict. He returned ... more
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