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October 19, 2017 2:59 PM Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat

Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence. The constitutional law that Spain plans to invoke has never been used in the four decades since democracy was restored after Gen. Francisco Franco's dictatorship 1

October 18, 2017 11:31 PM Keita Balde upbeat despite Monaco loss to Besiktas

Monaco forward Keita Balde is upbeat despite his side's 2-1 loss to Besiktas in a Uefa Champions League game on Tuesday evening. Leonardo Jardim's side has now lost two out of their opening three games - with both losses coming on their home turf - and they are currently winless and sit bottom of the Group G log. However, the 22-year-old who joined the French 1

October 18, 2017 1:41 PM Hot Audio: Sack teachers, all 400 GES Directors to improve education – Prof Adei

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Ashesi University, Prof. Stephen Adei has recommended the dismissal of all Directors of Education and teachers under the Ghana Education Service as a major step towards improving the quality education at the basic level. According to the former GIMPA Rector, the Directors of Education who number over 400, continue 1

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 5

October 12, 2017 10:45 PM Liberia election: Weah leading in early count

Liberia’s electoral commission says football star George Weah leads in early election results, with Vice-President Joseph Boakai ahead in his home region. Supporters of a third candidate allege irregularities. National Election Commission chairman Jerome Korkoya warned that early results of the presidential ballot, showing Weah's Congress for Democratic 4

October 12, 2017 4:13 PM Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weah's Liberia election win

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger has been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election, when in fact the final results have not yet been announced. Mr Wenger told journalists: "I would like to congratulate one of my former players, who became president of Liberia." He failed in his two previous attempts 1

October 12, 2017 5:23 AM Togo Opposition Set for Renewed Round of Anti-Government Demonstrations

Gnassingbe administration fails to assuage mass discontent amid calls for the president’s resignation and major constitutional reform Togolese officials have reportedly issued restrictions on planned demonstrations scheduled to begin October 18. These actions, which have spread broadly across the West African state in recent months, have been a source 8

October 9, 2017 8:14 AM First 10 Nominees For Ballon d'Or Revealed

First 10 Nominees For France Football Ballon d'Or Revealed French publication France Football have released the next batch of nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award. Find out who the first 10 players, including three Brazilian superstars, who have made the shortlist are. Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the first 10 nominees 3

October 5, 2017 4:23 PM Knowledge of French language can be asset for Ghana – Ambassador

The Ambassador of France to Ghana says knowledge of the French language can be an asset to the country in many ways. Mr Francois Pujolas said knowledge of the French language for a Ghanaian, combined with a French degree, represent a real asset for getting a job in the surrounding French speaking countries, and can contribute to Ghana’s efforts at regional 7

October 4, 2017 3:23 PM Free SHS is antidote to illiteracy in Africa – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged African leaders to follow the example of Ghana’s Free Senior High School Education Policy to drastically reduce illiteracy on the continent. He noted that the policy would enable the African child to receive better education for increased knowledge to contribute meaningfully to Africa’s development saying