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We were tactically superior – Ghana coach

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says the Black Stars were tactically superior after thumbing Egypt  6-1  in the first leg of the 2014 World Cup play-off at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi on Tuesday. Ghana took a giant step towards a third successive World Cup appearance and Appiah believes the players …

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LEAP coverage to be widened

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said 100,000 beneficiaries would be covered under the Livelihood Empowerment Programme Against Poverty (LEAP) before the end of the year. So far, the LEAP Programme covers 72,000 beneficiaries across the nation, with each beneficiary receiving cash transfer of GH¢24.00 …

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Armed robbers attack Ghana National College

Six armed robbers in the early hours of Monday attacked the teachers’ flats of Ghana National College in Cape Coast and seriously injured two teachers. The robbers, armed with machetes, knives and guns, made away with an unspecified amount of money, mobile phones, laptops and other personal effects. Mr Alfred …

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Ghana Police seizes 161 guns in first-half of 2013

A total of 161 guns has been seized during Police operations from January to June, Mr Prosper Agblor, Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) said on Monday. He said out of the number, 93 were locally made single barrel shotguns, 41 locally manufactured pistols, 10 imported pistols, eight pump …

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Bradley doubts Egypt’s chances

Egypt coach Bob Bradley has cast doubts over the Pharaohs ability to overturn a 1-6 deficit suffered at the hands of Ghana in the first leg of the 2014 World Cup play-off at the Kumasi Sports Stadium on Tuesday. Egypt must score at least five unanswered goals to deny Ghana …

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Mumuadu Rural Bank makes record profit before tax

The Mumuadu Rural Bank at Akyem Osino in the Fanteakwa District last year recorded an unprecedented profit before tax of GH¢1,245,695.70 which shows a 95.47 percent increase over the previous year. The bank’s asset book stood at GHȼ 23,388,566.92 up by 31.5 percent from GH¢ 5,607,139.97 in 2011. Mr Seth …

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UNDP says now a gender aware organization

The United Nations Development Programme Midterm Gender Equality Strategy 2008-2013 Review says the body is now a gender aware organization, with personnel at all levels aware of the linkages between gender mainstreaming and development results. This has resulted in significant programme successes, primarily in the development of gender relevant inputs …

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Global tax systems should be updated – PwC

In the current economic environment, the priority for governments worldwide – and Western governments in particular – is for their tax systems to generate the level of revenues they expect. This focus is reflected in a strong public sentiment that everyone should ‘pay their fair share’. Inevitably, ‘everyone’ is often …

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Fitch cuts Ghana’s credit ratings – Report

Fitch, the international credit rating agency, has downgraded Ghana from a B+ to a B, largely because of the country’s handling of its wage bill. Sources close to the rating agency have told the Daily Graphic that a formal announcement will be made today. Ghana was put on a B+ …

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Ghana moves up to 23rd on October 2013 FIFA rankings

Ghana improve one place up in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released Thursday. The Black Stars are now placed at 23rd in the October edition of the ranking thanks to their recent strong performance in the first-leg playoff victory over Egypt in the World Cup qualifying. Ghana, …

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