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  • Stop picketing; we’ll employ 32,000 nurses this year – Gov’t

    February 20, 2018 6:19 PM

    Government has told graduate nurses to stop picketing at the Health Ministry as plans are far advanced to employ them this year, 2018. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, at a news conference on today [Tuesday], said the Finance Ministry has given clearance for them to be employed. “This year, government is employing 32,000 health professionals, and out of that 27,000 are nurses

  • Nana Addo launches 10-year cashew development plan

    February 20, 2018 4:56 PM

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has launched a 10-year cashew development plan with a promise to give the country’s agric sector a further boost. The President said this plan seeks to improve research methods, introduce appropriate production and processing technologies, as well as develop marketing strategies along the cashew production value chain. The production

  • Koforidua court adjourns Akuapem chieftaincy case to March 8

    February 20, 2018 3:30 PM

    The case involving the Republic vrs Nana Afua Nketia Obuo II and twelve others at the Koforidua High Court, has been adjourned. One of the factions in the Akuapem chieftaincy dispute is facing a contempt of court suit for defying a court injunction which was restraining both factions from engaging in any chieftaincy activities. The dispute follows the death

  • Apple pushes fix to latest text bomb bug

    February 20, 2018 3:04 PM

    Apple has tackled a bug that causes its devices to freeze if they encounter a specific character from the Telugu alphabet – a language native to India. Following the glitch’s discovery, pranksters had used the symbol on social media, private messages and even Uber’s app to cause problems. Apple has now issued a software update for its iPhones, iPads

  • Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

    February 20, 2018 2:55 PM

    Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports

  • NSA Board Chair unhappy with GFA’s lack of membership control

    February 20, 2018 2:53 PM

    Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Kojo Baah Agyemang, wants the Ghana Football Association to enforce its laid down rule of expelling members who drag the Federation to court. “I believe that the GFA should enforce regulations that will halt its members from bringing injunctions against the league.” he stated. The FA is currently locked

  • Meteorological Agency warns of imminent rainstorm

    February 20, 2018 12:18 PM

    The Ghana Meteorological Agency has warned of an imminent rainstorm, likely to hit parts of the country today [Tuesday] February 20, 2018. Some of the places likely to experience heavy downpours according to the Agency include Aflao, Ada, Keta, Accra, Tema and Madina. The rest are Cape Coast, Saltpond, Mankessim in the Central Region and Sekondi, Takoradi

  • Court to rule on fate of laid-off Goldfields staff March 2

    February 20, 2018 11:50 AM

    An Accra High court has set March 2 as the date it will deliver its ruling on the fate of some 1,700 workers of Goldfields Ghana who have been laid off by the company. The judge, Laurenda Owusu, said she will rely on the relevant provisions in civil procedure rules, CI 47 and all the processes filed to deliver its ruling on the set date. In the writ, the workers

  • Singapore to pay bonus to all citizens after surplus budget

    February 20, 2018 9:14 AM

    All Singapore citizens aged 21 and above will get a one-off “SG Bonus” of up to S$300 each as the 2017 budget came in with a surplus of almost S$10 billion (US $7.6 billion), the city-state’s finance minister announced on Monday. Finance minister Heng Swee Keat made the announcement during his budget speech in Parliament, describing the bonus as a “hongbao

  • Immigration Service inaugurates disciplinary unit to ensure professionalism

    February 20, 2018 6:48 AM

    The Management of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has inaugurated a new Unit to ensure discipline and adherence to standards among its personnel. The Unit, called the Immigration Professional Standards and Ethics Unit (IPSEU) is made of 42 officers of the Service, drawn from both Senior and Junior ranks. In his keynote address at the inauguration ceremony