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January 21, 2018 7:45 AM James McCarthy suffers double leg break in Everton draw with West Brom

Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 27-year-old was taken off on a stretcher after a tackle on Albion’s Salomon Rondon in the second half. “It’s a tibia and fibula fracture compounded. A very nasty injury,” said Everton boss Sam Allardyce 66

November 27, 2017 6:05 AM Miss South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 101

October 26, 2017 7:47 PM UK High Commissioner calls for increased partnership with Scottish businesses

Accra, Oct. 26, GNA - Papa Owusu Ankomah, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and the Republic of Ireland has stressed the need to deepen bilateral trade and investment relations between Ghana and Scotland. He said Ghana’s strong democratic credentials, good governance, stable legal regime and high return on investments provided a competitive economic 113

October 18, 2017 5:25 AM UG wins seventh inter-medical school debate

University of Ghana (UG), Legon, has emerged champions of the seventh inter-medical school debate, scoring 86 points to overcome the fierce challenge by three other public universities. For their prize, they received a trophy, certificates and a travelling package to Dublin, Ireland, for a four-week attachment programme. The defending champions, University 46

October 13, 2017 8:39 PM Baha’i Community in Ghana to commemorate Founder's birth

Accra, Oct. 13, GNA - More than 3,000 faithful of the Baha’i Faith would commemorate the birth of their Founder, Baha’u’llah, from October 21 - 22, to explain his persona and mission on earth. Baha’u’llah, meaning the “Glory of God,” was born in 1817 in Tehran, Iran, and proclaimed a new revelation from God. He established the Baha’i Faith in 1844 and has members 54

October 11, 2017 1:35 AM Pupil-teacher ratio in primary schools to reach lowest-ever level

It will have a direct impact on about 300 schools - those with the most overcrowded classes. That amounts to about 10pc of all primary schools. The PTR is a measure of all teachers allocated to a school, including resource teachers, and does not directly translate into class size, but, with more teachers, principals can create smaller classes 69

September 20, 2017 8:56 AM Petrel Resources PLC’s (PET) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at Northland Securities

Petrel Resources PLC (LON:PET)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating restated by analysts at Northland Securities in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Shares of Petrel Resources PLC (LON:PET) opened at 2.625 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2.97 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 3.75. The company’s market 55

September 17, 2017 2:08 PM Ghana, Ireland to enhance trade links with launch of Business Ireland Ghana

A new organisation which aims to bring together businesses in Ghana and Ireland has been launched in Accra. Business Ireland Ghana (BIG) is being set up at a time when trade between Ireland and Ghana is growing. The organisation’s members come from the established Irish business community in Ghana, companies in Ireland looking to expand into Ghana, and Ghanaian 56

September 15, 2017 6:23 AM Shortage of psychiatrists hit parts of UK

There are not enough NHS psychiatrists in some parts of the UK and more should be recruited to improve care, says the Royal College of Psychiatrists. In Scotland, there are 10 consultant psychiatrists per 100,000 people – but only eight for the same number in England and Northern Ireland, and just six in Wales. English health ministers said thousands 30

August 25, 2017 8:22 AM Divisions bubble up as Brexit talks resume

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Divisions between Britain and the EU over mapping out their divorce will be laid bare in Brussels next week when the two sides meet for another round of negotiations whose timetable already looks tight. London is keen to focus on what happens after Brexit but the bloc says more ground must first be covered on settling the terms of the departure 36