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January 29, 2018 8:16 PM West Ham to accept £16m Swansea bid for Andre Ayew

West Ham United forward Andre Ayew is set to rejoin Swansea City for a fee of £16million, Citi Sports understands. Swansea have been in hot pursuit of the Ghana international throughout this window and previously had a £14m bid rejected by the Hammers. According to reports, the Hammers are ready to accept their Premier League rivals’ £16 million bid for the Ghana 68

January 29, 2018 12:41 PM H. Kwasi Prempeh replaces Gyimah Boadi as CDD Executive Director

Legal Practitioner, Professor Henry Kwasi Prempeh, has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). A legal scholar and governance expert, Professor Prempeh brings to his new role a wealth of experience and knowledge gained from a rich and diverse career as a civil society activist, an academic 86

January 17, 2018 4:31 PM N/R: Infrastructure deficit impeding teaching of ICT

The Gbolo Alzariya English and Arabic Primary school in the Sagnarigu district is one of many schools in the Northern Region without Information Communication and Technology (ICT) laboratories and tools. The school’s headmistress, Madam Mahama Maria, revealed to Citi News that the only laptop used for teaching the pupils has been out of commission since 65

January 13, 2018 9:49 AM Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Iran says the US has “crossed a red line” by imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani. The foreign ministry vowed to retaliate, but did not say what form any action might take. US President Donald Trump, a critic of the 2015 accord, said on Friday he would extend sanctions relief over the landmark deal one last time. At the same time the US imposed 110

January 7, 2018 8:51 AM Coach actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86

Actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke, who won four Emmy nominations for his role in the US sitcom Coach, has died at 86. His wife Shirley Ann Jones told US media he had died at his Arkansas ranch on Friday. The actor’s health had been waning since a 2015 traffic accident, she said. Van Dyke was the younger brother of actor Dick Van Dyke, known for the musical 97

January 4, 2018 5:15 PM GHAMRO sues GBC over outstanding music user royalties

The Ghana Music Rights Association (GHAMRO), has sued the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) over royalties owed its members since 2012. GHAMRO is an organisation registered under the laws of Ghana and further authorized by law to basically license, collect and distribute royalties for and on behalf of musicians/authors, composers and producers/publishers 77

January 3, 2018 6:00 AM License fees paid for content, not for TV sets – GBC boss

The Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Dr. Akuffo Annor-Ntow, is at odds with the laws governing the collection of TV License fees. Ghana’s TV licensing Act 1966 (NLCD 89) mandates the collection of license fees from persons or households that own TV sets, as is the case in many other jurisdictions. “You aren’t paying for the television 53

December 30, 2017 1:13 PM Media also deserve V8 treatment during tours – A/R GJA Chair

The Ashanti Regional branch Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Kingsley Hope has charged politicians and other government officials to prioritize the welfare of journalists when travelling with them on assignments. He expressed worry over the rickety vehicles given to Journalists during working visits or tours by Ministers and other 67

December 18, 2017 8:45 AM Belgian trial of Paris attack suspect postponed to February 5

The Belgian trial of one of the suspects in the 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris has been postponed until Feb. 5, Belgian news agency Belga said on Monday. A French national but raised and resident in Brussels, Salah Abdeslam fled back to Belgium after the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015 that killed 130 people, hiding from police for months before 69

December 10, 2017 11:33 AM Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound. Shazam, which says it has more than 100 million monthly users, makes most of its revenue from commissions paid on referrals 96