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October 19, 2017 5:05 AM Controversial Zoomlion sanitation module will be reviewed – YEA board chair

Government will soon review a sub-contracted youth employment and capacity building initiative that made the headlines in 2014 for allegedly paying beneficiaries a paltry monthly fee. The purpose of the review, according to the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) will be to assess whether is delivering on its mandate. The Youth in Sanitation Module was signed 80

October 18, 2017 1:03 PM Airbnb’s cash injection to boost tourism in Joburg

Tourism in Joburg is set for a massive explosion after US-based Airbnb announced yesterday that it will invest R13.40-million to promote and support community-led tourism projects on the continent yesterday. The announcement was made by Chris Lehane, Airbnb Global Head of Public Policy and Public Affairs, at the Johannesburg City Hall together with Joburg 92

October 14, 2017 6:02 PM Sultanate celebrates World Standards Day

The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, marked the World Standards Day on Saturday. The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Standards Make Cities Smarter’. Eng. Sami Bin Salim Al Sahib, Acting Director General of Standards and Metrology, said the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), in cooperation with the International 67

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Iranians fear economic hardship, but united against Trump

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s hardened stance towards Iran evoked a mixture of indifference and national pride among Iranians on Saturday but many were concerned about economic hardship should a multinational nuclear deal unravel. In a major shift in U.S. foreign policy, Trump said on Friday he might ultimately terminate the 2015 agreement 89

October 14, 2017 1:37 PM Morocco arrests 11 suspects linked to IS jihadists

Moroccan police on Saturday arrested 11 members of an “extremely dangerous terrorist” cell linked to the Islamic State group and seized chemical products used to make bombs, the interior ministry said. The suspects were active in the neighbouring northern cities of Fez and Meknes, in commercial capital Casablanca, as well as in the central town of Khouribga 68

October 13, 2017 4:55 PM Eject traders on the streets of Accra – Minister

Accra, Oct. 13, GNA – Mr Ishmael Ashietey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister has urged the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) not to hesitate to eject traders from the streets of Accra. He expressed dismay at the continuous stay of traders on the streets and said: “This is causing a lot of inconveniences to both human and vehicular traffic and has created 35

October 13, 2017 1:20 PM Let’s take improved leadership seriously

“Most institutions such as the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), Ashesi University College and Unilever Ghana are doing well because they have got visionary leaders who are inspiring institutional growth,” he said to the Graphic Business on October 6 in Accra. Prof. Adei was speaking after a leadership and mentorship conference by the Centre 32

October 12, 2017 7:33 PM ASKY to resume Freetown, Monrovia and Banjul Flights November 1

Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - Pan-African airline, ASKY, would resume its flight operations to and from West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul from November 1, 2017. According to the Togo-based airline, passengers on these flights will benefit from a special luggage allowance of 50kg in Business Class and 40 kg in Economy Class. ASKY is the pan-African 77

October 11, 2017 6:52 AM Ghana Is Second Highest Recruit Contributor To Isis – Okudzeto

Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said information gathered from Libya suggests that Ghana is the second highest country that contributes fighters to ISIS in Libya. “Rather worrying for Ghana, we are considered to be among the second highest category of 50 – 100. This has been explained by the Attorney-General’s 84

October 7, 2017 3:33 AM Catalonia referendum: Call for pro-unity rallies in Spain

Rallies are expected in Spain against Catalonian independence, after Sunday's disputed referendum. Demonstrations are planned in the capital Madrid and other cities, with supporters calling for a similar rally in Catalonia's capital Barcelona. Meanwhile, Spain's government representative in Catalonia earlier apologised to those hurt during police efforts 83