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Ellembelle Kids School Under Trees

School children of Kwesikrom DA Primary studying under tree INFORMATION REACHING DAILY GUIDE indicates that school children in some communities in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region are still having lessons under trees. DAILY GUIDE has gathered that some kindergarten children and those at the lower primary in some of the communities sit on the ground to write and receive teaching from their teachers...

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Nobody Is Bigger Than The NPP – ‘Sir John’ Warns ‘Big Wigs’

The General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has warned “all those who call themselves big wigs in the party” to either conform or face the consequences.“Nobody is bigger than the party and that must be made clear to all members of our party. Nobody is above the party and nobody is bigger than the party”, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie emphasised.He wondered: “…If gold rusts, what then will iron do?”According to him, “they are the people who should ensure that there’s discipline in the party” rather than “behave in a manner that the National Executive Committee deems as inappropriate”.He says the Party will be encouraging “chaos” within its folds if such “big wigs” are not disciplined when they go wrong.Mr. ...

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Nobody Is Bigger Than The NPP – ‘Sir John’ Warns ‘Big Wigs’

The General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has warned “all those who call themselves big wigs in the party” to either conform or face the consequences.“Nobody is bigger than the party and that must be made clear to all members of our party. Nobody is above the party and nobody is bigger than the party”, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie emphasised.He wondered: “…If gold rusts, what then will iron do?”According to him, “they are the people who should ensure that there’s discipline in the party” rather than “behave in a manner that the National Executive Committee deems as inappropriate”.He says the Party will be encouraging “chaos” within its folds if such “big wigs” are not disciplined when they go wrong.Mr. ...

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Suspected Robber Escapes Lynching

Ghana Police SOME POLICEMEN detailed to ensure free flow of traffic around the Tema Community 9 Roundabout yesterday rescued a suspected robber, Gabriel Kusa Teye, from being lynched by a mob. A police source at the Community 11 Police Station where Teye was sent shortly after his arrest, told DAILY GUIDE that the suspected robber was given a hot chase by a mob which got hint of how he and his accomplice robbed Mary Wiredu, a receptionist with Hampton Court Hotel...

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SC Hasn’t Summoned Me Yet – Sir John

The General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, also known as ‘Sir John’ has told XYZ News, he has not been summoned to appear before the Supreme Court on Monday July 15, 2013 as claimed by some news media.“No no no there’s no truth in that and I do not know where that is coming from”, he told XYZ News.The nine–member panel of justices hearing the election petition case mentioned ‘Sir John’ as one of two people wanted by the Court for passing contemptuous remarks about the hearing.Mr. Owusu Afriyie, however insists he did not hear the Court mention his name.He told XYZ News he has not received any summons from the Court yet but says he will honour any such invitation.According to Sir John, “as far as I do know, I have not been summoned yet by the Supreme Court; if they will do so let us wait till we get there”.He added that: “…If their Lordships invite you to appear, to refuse to appear will itself will amount to contempt and you will be arrested for not taking that summons with all seriousness, so if their Lordships decide that I should be hauled before them for contempt, why not…there’s no way that I’m going to defy their Lordships if and when they decide to call me”.

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Tarzan’s suspension is a ploy to stop him from contesting NPP’s chairmanship- Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has questioned the rationale behind the two year suspension handed to the NPP stalwart, Dr. Wereko-Brobby.According to him, the former VRA boss was only expressing his views about activities that are inimical to the growth of the party and wonders how expressing an opinion will end up in a suspension.The news of his suspension was reported first by the New Statesman on Tuesday, July 9 at a time Wereko-Brobby had not been informed.Nana Akomea, Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), said it was unfortunate that the decision on the suspension was leaked to the newspaper before communicating it to Wereko-Brobby.Tarzan, as he is affectionately called, was not bothered at all by the suspension and rather accused the party leadership of not being credible.Speaking on Asempa FM’s political talkshow Ekosi-Sen on Thursday, Kofi Adams noted that the suspension of Dr...

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Mugabe Threatens To Jail Homosexuals If They Fail To Conceive

President Robert Mugabe on Friday threatened to jail gay and lesbian couples who fail to conceive any offspring as he launched his party’s campaign for this month’s general election.The Zanu PF leader also attacked bitter rival and coalition partner Morgan Tsvangirai for his bed-hopping habits saying it was inconceivable that such a character could want to lead the country.Mugabe, a rabid critic of homosexuality returned to the theme as he addressed thousands of supporters in Harare’s Highfield township.He said he was shocked to learn that US President Barack Obama had called on African countries to embrace the practice.The Zanu PF leader said in Shona: “Ndakanzva Obama achiti ah, dai muno muAfrica mabvuma kuti murume nemurume vachate, mukadzi nemukadzi vachate, ndikati nhai nhai, taitoti baba vako zvaari mutema, iwe uneruva neruzivo netsika dzevatema waakunotora zvevarungu futi!Apparently joking Mugabe added: “So how would they (gay couples) have children?“I should like to shut them-up in some room and see if they get pregnant; if they don’t then its jail because they have claimed they can have children. ...

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18 Arrested For Kumasi Killings

Some of the suspects: Prince Adu Gyamfi and Bob Siedu The headquarters of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Police Command of the Ghana Police Service, has arrested 18 suspects including one woman believed to have been involved in the recent killings in the Kumasi metropolis. Since December and the beginning of this year, there have been reports of violent crime in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, leading to the death of four men. Commissioner of Police (COP) Prosper Kwame Agblor, Director General of the CID, yesterday told journalists in Accra that out of the 18 people who had been picked up, 14 had been put before court while the rest were being processed...

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Uncertainty Grips Finance Ministry

Seth Terkper – Finance Minister The level of uncertainty among technocrats at the Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning is dampening the morale of staffers. ...

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We Welcome Ken Kuranchie Back But We Respect The Court’s Ruling -Sir John

The New Patriotic Party has welcomed back the Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Searchlight, Kenneth Agyei Kuranchie, who was released from prison custody yesterday, after serving a ten- day jail term slapped on him by the Supreme Court for criminal contempt.The editor went to the NPP headquarters to thank the party, for the support its members showed him during the time he was in custody.Although there was no officially sanctioned visit by the NPP to the Searchlight editor during his incarceration, Mr Kuranchie has thanked the party and its members for the spontaneous show of solidarity and support that he received.The respected member and advocate of the NPP had several NPP members, including Volta Regional executives, and journalists making the long and uncertain trips to visit him as he was moved to five prisons during the first five days of his sentence.The General Secretary of the NPP, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, alias Sir John, who was in the Supreme Court for the election petition, during Mr Kuranchie's courtesy call at the party office, said, "indeed, the NPP is happy that he is back from jail well and hearty. ...

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