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August 16, 2017 8:48 PM Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre

Marikana - The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. Muthunjwa said the Marikana incident, however, happened under the constitutional democracy. “It is shameful that the same people who claim to have liberated us and who condemned 1

August 16, 2017 4:50 PM Up your game – Youth group tells Akufo-Addo

A youth group, Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana, has asked the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his government to up their game in turning the country’s economy around for the betterment of its youth. The group said it has observed that there are issues affecting the economic wellbeing of the people, including education, job creation, corruption 1

August 16, 2017 4:09 PM 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit

Health Service 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit This was contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations at the hospital, Commander MA Larbi. He said that the unit will be shut down from August 17, 2017, to enable them to carry out the routine fumigation exercise. The unit is expected to be opened 1

August 16, 2017 2:50 PM Nursing and Midwifery C’cil staff steals GH¢150k

The Auditor-General’s report has indicted Gilbert Addison, an accountant of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the Western region, for embezzling over GH¢150, 000 belonging to the State. This was contained in the 2015 Auditor General’s report which is being scrutinized by the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC). According to the report, Mr. Addison 1

August 16, 2017 10:55 AM The Insight’s 2015 revelation: First Capital Plus Bank is collapsing

The Insight has obtained damning information indicating that the First Capital Plus Bank is on the verge of collapse. A memorandum signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, Mr John Kofi Mensah claims that it may not be able to meet its obligations to its clients. The memorandum addressed to the Board of the Bank spells out numerous cases of mismanagement 1

August 16, 2017 9:03 AM Former Capital Bank CEO’s 2014 memo predicting collapse

The writing was on the wall for the collapsed Capital Bank as far back as at least 2014, according to memo sighted and published by the Insight Newspaper in January 2015, which went under the radar at the time. The Insight Newspaper obtained information indicating that the Capital Bank, then First Capital Plus Bank, was on the verge of collapse with the bank’s 1

August 16, 2017 6:05 AM Grace Mugabe evades arrest

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday reportedly evaded arrest in dramatic style in South Africa following her violent attack on a model who she had found partying at an upmarket hotel with her two sons, Robert Jr and Chatunga Bellarmine, NewsDay has learnt. The First Lady was expected to appear at Wynburg Magistrates’ Courts in the afternoon, but had not done so by the time of going 4

August 16, 2017 5:27 AM Five years on: Marikana residents still live in dire conditions

Marikana - Men dressed in white overalls with green and yellow stripes, wearing black safety boots, and carrying their "skafting" (lunch-box) walk the dusty roads of Marikana in the North West. They return home from the Rowlands mineshaft, where most of them are employed. It is a few kilometres away from the koppie where many mine workers lost their 3

August 16, 2017 4:09 AM Raila Odinga to spell out position on poll results row

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga put off to Wednesday an announcement on his next course of action after he rejected the presidential results of last week’s General Election. The opposition leader Tuesday chaired a six-hour meeting with his co-principals in Nairobi during which they examined forms 34A and 34B to establish if the results 3

August 16, 2017 2:00 AM Trump Asks, ‘What About the Alt-Left?’ Here’s an Answer

But there is one stark difference between the violence on the two sides: The police said that James Alex Fields Jr. of Ohio drove his car into a crowd and killed at least one person, Heather Heyer. Mr. Fields was charged with second-degree murder. Get the latest on the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Va., violence — and other major news — delivered 4