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  • November 14, 2019

    Deadly school...

    Los Angeles County Sheriffs are responding to Saugus High School in Santa Clarita for a reported shooting. Students can be seen in aerial footage from affiliates being evacuated from the school. The suspect is an Asian male. At least three victims on gurneys have been taken out of the high...

  • November 14, 2019

    #IamToufah: Breaking...

    Toufah, a survivor, leads movement after becoming first woman to allege sexual assault by ex-leader Yahya Jammeh. Fatou Jallow, known as Toufah, says she was raped by former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh after he noticed her in 2014, when at 19 she won a beauty pageant [Courtesy: TRRC] Banjul, the...

  • November 14, 2019

    GCB Bank...

    GCB Bank Limited has donated 1,500.00 chairs to the Acherensua Senior High School (ACHISCO) in the Ahafo region. The chairs were purchased for the School in response to an appeal by the Management of the School. The Deputy Managing Director of GCB, Mr Samuel Amankwah, on behalf of Management of...

  • November 14, 2019

    AFCON 2021...

    The 2021 Afcon qualifiers kicked off with many continental heavyweights in action. Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. After a scare from Stephane Sessegnon’s...

  • November 14, 2019

    Female rangers...

    In Malawi 11 percent of rangers across the country are women, but efforts are under way to increase gender diversity. Trace Banda is one of just 52 female field rangers in Malawi [Rabson Kondowe/Al Jazeera] Kasungu, Malawi – Trace Banda stands outside the rangers’ camp carrying an M-16 assault rifle as...

  • November 14, 2019

    Ensure release...

    The Ghana NGO Forum has urged the presidency to ensure the full release of ¢300 million every year beginning from 2020 to adequately fund and implement existing policies and legal instruments to protect children. They charged Parliament and the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister to enforce the many policies...

  • November 14, 2019

    Gov’t must...

    The Chairman of the Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry, Emmanuel Martey, has urged the government of Ghana to make provisions for the payment of contractors who have been awarded contracts to build or fix particular roads in the country. According to him, this is to prevent the continuous situation where...

  • November 14, 2019

    NDC’s stance...

    The National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, says he is surprised at the position taken by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on the referendum for an amendment of the law to allow political parties to participate in the District level elections. He insisted to Citi News that citizens...

  • November 14, 2019

    Expect more...

    A professor of Economics, Prof. William Baah Boateng has urged the government to brace itself for more pressure ahead of the 2020 elections. Although he expects the government to manage the economy through prudent spending, Prof. Baah Boateng said huge demands from various quarters during such periods are likely to...

  • November 14, 2019

    Two Namibian...

    Bernhard Esau and Sacky Shanghala are accused of receiving bribes in return for preferential access to fishing grounds. Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau was one of two people who have resigned following the investigation [Screengrab Youtube] Two Namibian government ministers resigned following allegations of corruption and money-laundering...

  • November 14, 2019

    Newspaper Headlines...

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  • November 14, 2019

    Revenue targets...

    A Research Fellow with the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Dr. Adu Owusu Sarkodie, has described as overly ambitious the Government’s revenue targets for 2020. The Finance Minister in the budget statement said the government is aiming at increasing the tax-to-GDP ratio from 13 percent to 20 percent in 2020. This is after the government’s...

  • November 14, 2019

    Rugby Eagles...

    The national male Rugby team, Eagles, on Wednesday, presented the Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens Challenge trophy to one of their main sponsors Sunda International. The team were at the office of Sunda International in Accra to present the trophy they won in South Africa and also thank the Chinese company for their unflinching support to...

  • November 14, 2019

    Dr Felix...

    CEO of Holy Trinity Medical Centre, Dr Felix Anyah, picked up two laurels at the 2019 Ghana Business Quality and Pride Awards. Held on Saturday, November 9, at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, the glamorous ceremony saw the celebrated healthcare entrepreneur receive the Healthcare Business Icon Award 2018 (Pride of Volta) as...

  • November 14, 2019

    Oxford Union...

    The Oxford University Africa Society (AfriSoc) has called for the resignation of the Union President. In a press statement issued Wednesday, and jointly signed by the President, Vice President and Secretary of AfriSoc, the association asked  Mr Brendan Mcgrath to take responsibility for the actions of a union staff, who is...

  • November 14, 2019

    China-backed consortium...

    Investors in the relatively little-known SMB-Winning consortium include Chinese aluminium producer Shandong Weiqiao. Guinea mines minister Abdoulaye Magassouba has stated that the issue of the Transguineen, a railroad project in the country that would create routes for export, was pivotal in the decision to grant the iron ore blocks to...

  • November 14, 2019

    Police shoot...

    A 32-year-old man and a native of Daboya in the North Gonja District of Savannah Region, Abudulai Mustapha, is said to have been shot and killed by police personnel for allegedly stabbing another police officer with a knife. According to eyewitness accounts, a complaint was lodged at the Daboya Police station...

  • November 14, 2019

    GPHA ‘rejects’...

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) says a JoyNews report alleging revenue losses at Tema and Takoradi Ports to the tune of over $100 million, is false. The Authority has also rejected the claim that 895.519 tonnes of clinker said to have been imported in 2018 fell short of expectation,...

  • November 14, 2019

    Government accused...

    As the dust begins to settle over the 2020 budget, critical questions are being asked of the government’s expenditure document, which was submitted to Parliament for approval Wednesday by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. National Democratic Congress’ Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is questioning the equitable distribution...

  • November 14, 2019

    JUSAG defies...

    The Judicial Service Staff Association (JUSAG) has defied calls on its striking members to return to work by the Judicial Service Secretariat. According to the secretariat, the strike by JUSAG is illegal and hence should resume work today. “Management of the Judicial Service has noted with concern, that in spite...

  • November 14, 2019

    Mentally deranged...

    The 21-year-old mentally deranged man shot by a Police officer on guard duty at Akyem New Tafo branch of Ghana Commercial Bank has been confirmed dead. Ishmael Sani died Wednesday at the Ridge Hospital in Accra having been referred from St. Joseph Hospital in Koforidua. The deceased was shot in...

  • November 14, 2019

    Kintampo South:...

    The Kintampo Divisional Police Command has started investigations into the death of two children at Krabonso-Adiambra in the Kintampo South District of the Bono East Region. The two died from wounds after they were shot whilst on a farm by an unknown person on Monday. The two, Gabriel Yinye, 10,...

  • November 14, 2019

    No potholes...

    Ghanaians will in 2020 have some respite by travelling on smooth roads without potholes, a Deputy Finance Minister, Charles Adu-Boahene has promised. Mr. Adu-Boahene accused the previous government of securitizing road funds, a situation that crippled them in fixing roads in the country. Speaking on Eyewitness News, he said despite the...

  • November 14, 2019

    ‘NPP has...

    Former Minister for Roads and Highways, Inusah Fuseini has accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) of failing to take pragmatic measures to fix the poor road network in parts of the country. Mr. Inusah Fuseini said this in response to portions of the budget statement read by the Finance...

  • November 14, 2019

    Promise to...

    An economist and research fellow with the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Dr. Adu Owusu Sarkodie has stated that government’s indication to pay 80% of debt owed road contractors is not ambitious. According to him, it is a good idea once government will be fiscally disciplined and work within the...

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