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October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 123

October 27, 2017 10:10 PM Spain says it's dissolving Catalonia's regional government after independence declaration

Spain’s central government Friday fired Catalonia’s separatist leaders, dissolved its parliament and called new elections for December, hours after regional lawmakers voted in favor of a historic declaration of independence. Seeking to quell Spain’s gravest constitutional crisis in its nearly four decades of democracy, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ousted 85

October 27, 2017 2:08 PM There is no plastic rice in Ghana – FDA reiterates

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Kumasi says the public should disregard reports of the existence of plastic rice on the market in the Ashanti Region or anywhere else in the country. Nora Narkie Teye-Larbie, a Principal Regulatory officer said the Authority is not disturbed with such rumours noting that so far there 49

October 27, 2017 6:05 AM US Ambassador satisfied with Ghana’s progress in curbing child labour

Mr Robert P. Jackson, the Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Ghana, said he was satisfied with the progress being made so far by the government, to curb the incidence of Child Labour and Human Trafficking. Mr Jackson stated at a press conference at the conclusion of the First Annual US-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership 68

October 23, 2017 2:41 AM PYJ, Weah Seeking The ‘Face of God’ in Nigeria

PYJ, Weah seal deal for run-off presidential bid? The relationship between the two men has not been exactly rosy in the recent past, but as images of Senator Prince Y. Johnson, leader of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR) and Senator George M. Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change at church together in Nigeria with Pastor T. B. Joshua 100

October 23, 2017 2:16 AM Chinese policies advance education opportunity to 370,000 Students

Over the past five years, some 370,000 students have been enrolled because of the special policies to recruit students from rural and poverty-stricken areas and less well-off central and western regions of the country, Chen Baosheng, Minister of Education announced at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday. Chen explained 90

October 20, 2017 3:54 PM Radio Stations Fine Illegal . . . Constitution Frowns On Retroactive Legislation – Pratt To NCA

The National Communications Authority has sanctioned some radio stations for contravening certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 which resulted in some broadcasting stations having their licenses revoked and others fined. As some radio stations have been shut down for failing to comply with the directives of the NCA, the Minority 41

October 20, 2017 12:15 PM Woyome loses again as Supreme Court gives green light for asset chase

The Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by embattled businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyme challenging the state's attempt to value his assets in a bid to retrieve ill-gotten cash. Delivering his judgment, Sole Judge, Justice A..A Benin described the application filed by Woyome's counsel as lacking merit. Mr Woyome on Monday challenged the legality of the valuation 71

October 20, 2017 8:30 AM Kumasi gives stirring welcome to their King

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II received a rousing welcome when he arrived at the Kumasi Airport on Thursday, after a trip to Brazil. Many people, including chiefs, were at the airport to welcome the King who has been in the news since last week. Other people who could not be at the airport lined up on the streets and waved at him when he drove 211

October 19, 2017 5:28 PM It’s absurd to read politics into sanction of 131 radio stations – Minister

Minister of Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful today said it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the 131 radio stations sanctioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) were targeted for political reasons. The Minister also said it is preposterous for anyone to suggest that the implementation of a law that Parliament passed is a threat to media 58