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Ghana AIDS Commission Describes Dzidzor As Imposter

Joyce Dzidzor Mensah

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) is to investigate Ms Joyce Dzidzor Mensah (Nartey), an HIV and AIDS ambassador, to clarify her claims that she is HIV-negative.

The outcome of the investigation will inform the commission on any subsequent actions.

The investigation has become necessary after Ms Mensah had revealed at the weekend on several media platforms that she had never been infected with the virus, despite parading as a carrier for several years.

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NPP Presidential Nomination Opens Later Today

Nominations are expected to open later today for the New Patriotic Party presidential aspirants to pick their forms to contest the elections scheduled for December this year.

Before the nominations are opened later this afternoon, the National Council (NC) of the party will meet to affirm it, as well as other arrangements and proposals put forward by the National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Steering Committee.

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Investigate 2012 NPP Campaign, Says Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy

Dr Kobina Arthur Kennedy, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called for thorough investigations into the activities of the immediate past national executive of the party.

According to him, the level of corruption and mismanagement in the NPP in recent times is alarming and only a house-cleaning exercise can effectively deal with the situation.

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Nigerian President Condemns Bombings: "cruel and evil".

Bomb explosion in Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned twin bombings in the central city of Jos, in which at least 118 people were killed.

Mr Jonathan said those who carried out the attack were "cruel and evil".

It is feared more bodies still lie under the rubble of buildings destroyed by the explosions, which targeted a crowded market and a hospital.

Nigeria has been facing a sustained campaign by the Islamist Boko Haram militant group.

Last month Boko Haram abducted 200 girls from a boarding school in the north-eastern town of Chibok.

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The World’s Largest Ocean Treasure

Double the size of Texas and triple the size of Germany, New Caledonia’s recently established Le Parc Naturel de la Mer De Corail (The Natural Park of the Coral Sea), has been named the world’s largest marine park. Established just two weeks ago, it is the largest existing protected area – both on land and sea – at a staggering 1,300,000sqkm.

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The Frictions: Prez Mahama, Mosquito Clash

Johnson Asiedu Nketia

The slow burning friction between President John Dramani Mahama and some leading members of his ruling National Democratic Congress is not likely to simmer down any time soon as supporters and sympathizers of the party would have wished.

The latest flash of hazard lights to signal a collision course was a suggestion by General Secretary of NDC, Johnson Asiedu-Nketsia, for government to utilize the Heritage Fund, which is proceeds from the Jubilee Fields set up for the future generation; to arrest current shocks in the economy.

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‘NPP’s Reason For Boycotting The NEF Was A Joke’ – Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe

The President of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe says the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) reason for boycotting the National Economic Forum “was a joke.”

“That thing was a joke to say I won’t go,” he opined.

He mentioned that the rank and file of the NPP for some time now have been complaining bitterly about the state of the country’s economy and how it is being mismanaged by the government.

This, he said was an indication that, the members of the NPP knew challenges facing the nation.

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TUC Cautions Gov’t On Retrenchment Of Public Sector Workers

~The Trade Union Congress is asking government to address all the inefficiencies in the public pay roll before going ahead to retrench some workers.

Government would from next year start laying off some public sector workers as part of efforts to enhance productivity and reduce the rising wage bill.

This was contained in government's home grown policy submitted to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

According to the 2013 provisional fiscal data, the country spent about 7.1 billion Ghana cedis on wages and compensation.

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Prof Akosa Lambast NPP For Opting To Stay Out Of The Ongoing National Economic Forum.

Prof. Agyeman Badu Akosa,

Renowned pathologist and politician Prof. Agyeman Badu Akosa, Wednesday took the New Patriotic Party to the cleaners for opting to stay out of the ongoing National Economic Forum.
 

That action, apart from characterizing the nature of the NPP, also flies in the face of patriotism, the Convention Peoples Party stalwart said.

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NPP Are Trivializing Every Issue Just To Come To Power – Twum Boafo

Kwadwo Twum Boafo

The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB), Kwadwo Twum Boafo has pointed the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to serious issues confronting the country that deserve attention than their hyping up of needless issues just to foul the national temperature. He says the NPP is so obsessed with the desire to come to power and are trivializing every issue just to achieve that end, but that portends bad news as it pushes Ghanaians into the in danger of not taking themselves seriously should that attitude persist.

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