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March 17, 2018 6:13 PM Africa’s only female president to resign

Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. She denied any misconduct amid claims that she made large personal purchases on a charity bank card. But on Saturday, just days after she rejected any idea of resigning, her lawyer Yusuf Mohamed told local media 104

November 2, 2017 11:20 AM Ayisi-Boateng Apologises But Pressure Mounts On Him To Resign

The embattled Ghana High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi- Boateng, has rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for making politically incorrect remarks at a forum in Kumasi last weekend. He said his statements were unfortunate and at variance with the letter and spirit of the Fourth 100

November 1, 2017 2:11 PM Defend Ghanaians, Act On Diplomat Gaffe

Ghana’s former Ambassador to the United States has criticised President Akufo-Addo for failing to take action against the High Commissioner to South Africa, over the diplomat’s recent comments. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah says the President’s silence over George Ayisi Boateng’s embarrassing remark that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are his priority when it comes 79

October 18, 2017 12:25 PM Kenya election commissioner resigns, flees just days before the election, saying vote cannot be fair

NAIROBI — One of Kenya’s s top officials in charge of overseeing the Oct. 26 elections resigned Wednesday, fled the country, and said the imminent vote could not be fair. Rather than contradict her, however, the commission’s chairman, Wafula Chebukati, afterward said he did not think a credible election was possible either. Roselyn Akombe, one of seven 79

October 18, 2017 9:00 AM Catalonia and lessons from the Russian Revolution

Standing among the surging crowds of Las Ramblas, encircled by posters gilded with the region’s native language, Barcelona’s dizzying optimism is almost hedonistic – it is easy to understand why the city was both the ideological and physical bulwark of Republicanism during the Civil War. Indeed, if the region’s current political consciousness can be characterised 64

October 15, 2017 9:09 AM Occupational Safety And Health (Osh) Is Important At The Workplace

It is the onus responsibility of every employer to place emphasis on Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) in any work place. This is because Section 9 (c) of the Labour Act 2003, Act 651, enjoins the employer to take all practical steps to ensure that the worker is free from risk of personal injury or damage to his or her health during and in the course 42

October 13, 2017 2:45 PM Samsung Electronics CEO to Mysteriously Resign Amid Record Profits

But just when it seemed things were peaking, Samsung must deal with another setback after CEO and vice chairman Kwon Oh-hyun announced that he is planning to step down from his role as CEO of Samsung and Samsung Display in March of 2018. According to an email Kwon sent to the company last Friday, he said it was a decision he had been contemplating for a long time before 70

October 4, 2017 5:29 PM “Elephant Size” Government Back To 110 Ministers

President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government, which has been described as the biggest since independence, is back to its 110 ministers, barely a month after it was reduced to 109, following the resignation of William Agyapong Quaitoo over his scatting ethnocentric remarks against people from the three northern regions. The increment, follows the decision by the President 39

September 4, 2017 11:01 AM Showdown looms between Kenya opposition, ruling party over election board

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s government will not replace the election board ahead of the new elections ordered by the Supreme Court, a presidential spokesman said on Monday, indicating a looming showdown with the opposition. On Friday, the court annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s official win in the Aug. 8 presidential polls by 1.4 million votes. The court 38

September 4, 2017 12:42 AM NPP Caught In Evil Plot Over EC Boss Removal

Reliable information reaching The aL-hAJJ indicate officials of the ruling New Patriotic Party with support from the presidency have intensified their discreet plot to get Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei out of office even before the 2020 elections. Confirming this paper’s July 4, 2017 publication which revealed, among others 38