President John Dramani Mahama has assured Ghanaians that the
government is exploring all power generation mixes to ensure that when the
current load-shedding exercise is over by May, Ghana will never experience any
power deficit to warrant load-shedding.
The Police Administration has given the New Patriotic Party
(NPP) a 24-hour ultimatum to provide the vehicle with which Dr Mahamudu
Bawumia, the party’s 2012 running mate, was involved in an accident on Sunday
or face the rigours of the law.
Former Presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil and
John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana have noted that determination and commitment to
the implementation of effective public policies are the weapons needed to win
the battle against hunger and poverty.
The Deputy Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR),
Mr Justice George Mills Graves, has observed that the ADR mechanism is a
reliable partner to the traditional justice delivery system and should,
therefore, be embraced and nurtured for efficient justice delivery.
The President of Lebanon, Gen Michel Sleiman, has presented medals of honour to Lieutenant General Emmanuel Alexander Erskine and Lieutenant General Seth Kofi Obeng, for their contributions to the peacekeeping operation in Lebanon.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has
urged African leaders to be more committed to their efforts at reducing poverty
and hunger in their respective countries, adding, “If Brazil was able to do it,
you too can do it.”
Employers, civil society organisations and labour unions
have asked the government to address issues such as electricity and water
supply, prices and high interest rates in its 2013 budget to be presented in
The Founder and General Overseer of the Jubilee
International Churches and Ministries, Bishop Bob Hawkson, 65, who died last
year while delivering a sermon, was given a private burial in Accra last