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October 22, 2017 8:24 AM ACP Tiwaa incompetent for CID top job – Namoale

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for La-Dadekotopon, Nii Amassah Namoale, has questioned the police hierarchy’s decision to promote ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah to act as Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Speaking on The Big Issue on Saturday, Namoale said it was completely inappropriate 1

October 21, 2017 10:15 AM EU will cut some money for Turkey as ties sour

The European Union will cut some of the money earmarked for Turkey to join the bloc, reflecting increasingly sour ties with Ankara but stopping short of killing membership bid of the country it still sees as a strategic partner. The EU has been walking a tight rope for months on Turkey, angered by President Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on critics after 4

October 21, 2017 8:09 AM ITLOS case lawyers to receive national awards

President Akufo-Addo has announced plans by government to bestow national honours on the legal team that won the maritime dispute against Cote d’Ivoire. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) last month ruled that Ghana did not violate the sovereign right of Cote d’Ivoire by drilling oil around the maritime area share by both countries 2

October 20, 2017 7:07 PM In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

When Mali take on Ghana in the 2017 quarter-finals, it promises to be an intense physical skirmish in rainy Guwahati. Temperatures have dropped but the turf beneath both teams' may not be as solid as they would like. Here are the stats: Ghana, who had challenged Nigeria's early mark in the U-17 World Cups, are two-time champs, twice losing finalists 2

October 20, 2017 8:01 AM New cemeteries and crematoria for eThekwini

Durban - As burial space is running out in South Africa, especially Durban, and the encouragement of cremation, has seen the eThekwini Municipality respond with establishing two new cemeteries and a new crematoria. Tozi Mthethwa, eThekwini Municipality spokesperson said after assessments, the eThekwini Municipality officials identified the farms as suitable 4

October 20, 2017 4:44 AM HRMIS to ensure efficient public financial management – Dr Kannae

The Public Services Commission (PSC) on Wednesday said its Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) project, when fully operational would ensure an efficient public financial management. Dr Lawrence Kannae, the Vice Chairman, PSC, said the HRMIS would enable the information of human resource resources to be linked to the payroll and subsequently 3

October 20, 2017 3:42 AM Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60 percent from a year ago — proof, according to the government and private education 2

October 19, 2017 6:20 PM We’ll enforce media law or die trying

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has refused to give in to pressure by the Minority in Parliament over sanctions levelled against 131 radio stations. She explained save some defaulting community radio stations that the Ministry will “deal a little leniently” with, the others will have their authorisations given to new applicants if the fines 3

October 19, 2017 2:48 PM Court slaps Delta Force 13 with ¢1,800 fine each for rioting

Thirteen members of governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group Delta Force have been fined ¢1,800 each for rioting on March 25. In default, they are to spend 12 months in jail, the Asokwa Circuit court presided over by Korkor Achiaw Owusu ordered, Thursday. The 13 are part of a large group of party footsoldiers that besieged the office of the Ashanti 4

October 19, 2017 5:05 AM Controversial Zoomlion sanitation module will be reviewed – YEA board chair

Government will soon review a sub-contracted youth employment and capacity building initiative that made the headlines in 2014 for allegedly paying beneficiaries a paltry monthly fee. The purpose of the review, according to the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) will be to assess whether is delivering on its mandate. The Youth in Sanitation Module was signed 1