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February 20, 2018 6:19 PM Stop picketing; we’ll employ 32,000 nurses this year – Gov’t

Government has told graduate nurses to stop picketing at the Health Ministry as plans are far advanced to employ them this year, 2018. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, at a news conference on today [Tuesday], said the Finance Ministry has given clearance for them to be employed. “This year, government is employing 32,000 health professionals, and out of that 27,000 are nurses

February 20, 2018 6:00 AM Police disperse picketing graduate nurses from Health Ministry

Police personnel on Monday forcibly evicted unemployed graduate nurses who pitched camp at the Health Ministry. The nurses, numbering about two hundred besieged the Health Ministry to demand posting, and threatened to pass the night there if their concerns were not addressed. They claimed that several appeals to the Ministry for employment after they completed

February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 7

February 17, 2018 5:20 PM Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some 20,000 people and displaced more than two million 22

February 16, 2018 4:00 PM Jospong boss denies deliberately failing to appear in court

The Chief Executive Officer of the Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyapong has described media reports suggesting that he had deliberately absented himself from court, causing a bench warrant to be issued for his arrest, as mischievous. He explained that, his absence from the court hearing which compelled the court to issue the warrant “was not deliberate 2

February 15, 2018 3:00 PM Old students storm Education Ministry over Katanga, Conti conversion

Some alumni of the Unity Hall at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) besieged the Ministry of Education to protest the University’s decision to convert all male halls into mixed residential accommodation. Arguing its case against the conversion, the group, which calls itself the Old Continentals Association, said the decision 8

February 15, 2018 2:08 PM Lebanese presidency denies making U.S. Secretary of State wait at Palace

he Lebanese presidency denied that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had been kept waiting ahead of a meeting with President Michel Aoun on Thursday at the presidential palace, where he sat for several minutes before his Lebanese counterpart greeted him. Television footage showed Tillerson sitting in a room alongside an empty seat before Lebanese 8

February 15, 2018 2:01 PM VW looks at Apple for electric-car design guidance

Volkswagen is looking at Apple products for guidance on how to style its new generation of electric cars, its top designer said, as the automaker aims to turn profits on battery-powered vehicles when they launch in 2020. The U.S. tech giant has brought about a design aesthetic with its iPhone and iPad that set it apart from rivals such as Samsung Electronics 8

February 15, 2018 6:44 AM Ankaful nurses declare another strike over director’s conduct

Nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital have proceeded to lay down their tools to protest the conduct of the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Emmanuel Dordoye. According to them, Dr. Dordoye’s presence at the facility posed a danger to their mental and physical health. “Dr. Eugene Dordoye’s presence in the hospital is a psychological 6

February 14, 2018 7:55 PM Red Day blues: To love or not to love [Article]

Mindless spending or very miserly ways, endless disappointments after a day of triumph, more plots and sub-plots than a Golden Globe-winning script and misguided characters thinking they have a smidgen of a chance. And no I’m not talking about Arsene Wenger and his group of lackeys in London although Jose Mourinho and his bunch over in Manchester make a very convincing 3