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September 22, 2017 11:17 AM President Nana Akufo-Addo, 7 others hold talks with President Trump

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with eight other African Heads of State, last Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu 64

September 22, 2017 9:32 AM JAMB: only qualified candidates will be offered admission

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) said yesterday that it will not consider any candidate without O’Level or A’Level requirement for admission this year. It said only candidates who meet the requirements and other criteria set by institutions would be offered admission. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede stated this at a training 63

September 21, 2017 2:22 AM Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, plunges island into darkness

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing severe flooding and plunging the island into darkness as the storm’s death toll in the Caribbean rose to at least 10. Maria, the second major hurricane to rage through 60

September 20, 2017 7:21 PM Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told the leaders that many of his friends go to Africa to “get rich.” Below are his full remarks, along with our annotations 60

September 20, 2017 5:05 PM Asante Kotoko to build mini-stadium

Asante Kotoko Executive Board Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei on Wednesday cut the sod for the construction of a mini stadium at their Adako Jachie training facility. The businessman wants to build a 20,000 capacity stadium, which is on the outskirts of Kumasi. Dr. Kyei is determined to give the training hub of the club a face-lift to serve as a legacy project 37

September 20, 2017 4:10 PM VRA staff warns government against proposed sale of thermal assets

Workers of the Volta River Authority (VRA) on Tuesday, advised the government to quickly revise any intentions to sell off the Company’s thermal and non-power generating assets, and threatened to strongly protest against the move. The staff argued that the VRA was the only strategic state owned power utility, providing and guaranteeing the energy security 56

September 20, 2017 12:06 PM Crystal Palace's Pape Souare 'touched' by warm welcome after first-team return

The left-back played the second half of Tuesday's 1-0 Carabao Cup third-round defeat of Huddersfield, concluding his remarkable recovery from a serious car crash in September 2016. Souare feared he may never play again when he suffered a broken jaw and thigh bone in a crash so severe he needed to be cut from his car. His father also died in December 33

September 19, 2017 8:36 PM Heads of SOEs cannot earn more than president; gov't ponders 75% salary cut

Salaries and benefits of some Chief Executive Officers of some public organisations could be slashed in the coming days if the Finance Ministry is able to rationalize their pay structure. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is concerned that some CEOs are earning thrice more than the President of the Republic. The Ministry is pushing for a scheme to make it impossible 39

September 19, 2017 9:24 AM Africa must industrialise so as to fund and implement SDGs

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that African countries would have to change the structure of their economies, from raw material dependent economies to industrialised, value-added economies if they are to fully finance the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to President Akufo-Addo, several 44

September 14, 2017 2:26 PM Tepa Nursing Training College accountant absconds with ¢150,000

The Tepa Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Ashanti Region risks closure as the accountant is reported to have absconded with GH¢150,000 meant for the payment of electricity bills. Luv News checks indicate that continuing students have to endure pitch darkness at night as the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has cut power to the school due to its indebtedness 34