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August 17, 2017 4:10 AM Barcelona transfer news: Philippe Coutinho, Paulo Dybala, Ousmane Dembele, Ivan Rakitic, Neymar

THANKS, Paris Saint-Germain, for causing utter transfer market chaos. While football fans have remained glued to the addictive news cycle of transfer speculation throughout the summer window, PSG’s record purchase of Neymar didn’t just land a hammer blow to Barcelona. Not only has the Qatari-backed Parisian club sparked even more jaw dropping transfer 1

August 16, 2017 9:42 PM Kenyan Democracy’s Missed Opportunity

Last Tuesday, Nairobi felt like a city awaiting the apocalypse. Streets normally clogged with traffic were eerily quiet. Grocery-store shelves had been largely emptied of supplies. Anxious wealthy residents booked flights out of town, conveniently scheduling their summer vacations to avoid the chaos of a Kenyan national election. The Chinese government 1

August 16, 2017 8:50 PM Sierra Leone mudslides: 105 children among hundreds killed in disaster

President Ernest Bai Koroma said flags would fly at half-mast after calling the humanitarian challenge ahead "overwhelming" and seeking urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday. Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children, and burials began on Tuesday 1

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 6:48 PM Quoting Mandela, Obama’s tweet after Charlottesville as the most liked ever

A TWEET by former president Barack Obama about the violence in Charlottesville has become the most liked message in the history of Twitter, the company said on Wednesday. The tweet by the country’s first black president quoted Nelson Mandela. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion,” Mr Obama 1

August 16, 2017 6:32 PM GRA revenue mobilisation taskforce recovers GH¢128.6 million from defaulters

Accra, Aug. 16, GNA - The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Special Mobilisation Taskforce in collaboration with the tax offices has recovered GH¢128.6 million from taxpayers between January and August 11, this year. Mr Henry Sam, the Coordinator of the Taskforce, said the collections were made in respect of compliance activities organised by the taskforce 1

August 16, 2017 5:37 PM GRA clamps down on 39 businesses for failing to issue tax invoices

Source: Joseph Kwami Azahekor | JoyBusiness Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) through its revenue mobilization task force embarked on a national exercise aimed at prosecuting all business entities who fail to issue tax invoices to clients. Addressing a cross section of the media at its headquarters in Accra, Coordinator of the special task force, Henry Sam, revealed 1

August 16, 2017 3:48 PM In the Battle for Best Premium Smartphone on the Planet, Apple's iPhone 7 Crushed Samsung's Galaxy S8 in Q2

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, the Samsung Galaxy S8 was the world's best-selling Android smartphone model in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung's S8 and S8+ smartphone models together shipped an impressive 19 million units worldwide. Of course while that was impressive, it was Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7-Plus that stole 2

August 16, 2017 3:05 PM Floods kill more than 300, fears rise for 600 missing

More than 300 killed and at least 600 people remain missing in the west African nation as calls for aid grow. Sierra Leone entered a week-long mourning period for the victims of the flooding that has killed more than 300 people, with fears that the death toll could rise as 600 remain missing. AFP news agency reported on Wednesday that among the dead were at least 2

August 16, 2017 2:10 PM Duterte lauds bloody drug raids in Bulacan state

Philippine president showers praise on police, who killed 32 suspects in the bloodiest drug raids near capital Manila. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has showered praise on police officers, who carried out a series of raids that killed at least 32 suspected drug offenders - the bloodiest night in the ongoing drug war - calling it "beautiful" 1