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October 9, 2017 6:57 AM Egypt will begin World Cup preparations starting from Ghana game- EFA chairman reveals

Egyptian FA president Hany Abo Rida says the Pharaohs will start their preparations for the 2018 World Cup starting from their upcoming game against Ghana in the final round of the the qualifiers. Egypt beat Congo 2-1 on Saturday in a dramatic clash in Alexandria, thanks to a double from Mohamed Salah, to secure their first World Cup berth in 28 years 44

October 6, 2017 5:12 PM 2018 World Cup Qualifier: Probable Ghana XI to face Uganda on Saturday

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah could be compelled to hand starting roles to two debutants in the game against Uganda on Saturday following several omissions from his squad due to injury. Switzerland-based defender Kassim Nuhu and Sweden-based winger Kingsley Sarfo could be handed starting roles in Saturday's clash. With the absence of Jonathan Mensah and John Boye from the squad 50

October 6, 2017 1:38 PM Teachers in east Libya to go on strike over pay

The Union of Teachers of the eastern region has decided to go on strike as from October 15 until their demands are met. In a statement on Thursday, the Union said that schools will be disrupted in all Libyan municipalities starting from the scheduled date to press demands on adopting a law to improve the teachers' salaries and for the protection of teachers 36

October 6, 2017 7:26 AM FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana Eyes Colombia Victory Today

A face-off befitting the tournament's stature will kick off the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Friday (October 6), as Ghana's pedigree meets Colombia's pomp in an unfamiliar territory at 11:30 am. Two-time champions Ghana are seeking to revive their fortunes in the tournament, having last won it way back in 1995, when they stunned a Brazilian outfit 51

October 5, 2017 12:59 PM Catalan uncertainty paralyzing regional investment, Spain's economy minister says

MADRID (Reuters) - Investment projects in the northeastern region of Catalonia have been paralyzed and the sale of a stake in state-run lender Bankia put on hold because of the current political uncertainty, Spain’s economy minister said on Thursday. Catalonia’s parliament is set to declare independence on Monday after going ahead with a banned referendum 40

October 4, 2017 3:33 PM ENGINE programme creates thousand plus jobs

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA - Enhancing Growth In New Enterprises’ (ENGINE) Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme, has over the years created 1, 203 jobs in Ghana. The programme has also supported 421 SMEs with financial and logistical support through the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) to develop 42

October 4, 2017 8:59 AM ECG Workers Drag Govt To Court Over Concessionaire Issue

A thousand and one workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are in court to challenge moves to hand over the operations of the company to a concessionaire without any redundancy package for them. They are urging the Labour Division of the High Court to declare that sending ECG workers, including the plaintiffs, on permanent transfer constitutes 30

October 4, 2017 8:32 AM 1,001 ECG workers drag govt to court over concessionaire issue

The workers are also asking for a declaration that the decision by the Minister of Energy to conduct redundancy negotiations with individual employees of the ECG, including the plaintiffs, is illegal and constitutes a gross violation of Section 65 of the Labour Act. That section of the Labour Act requires that negotiations for redundancy pay must be conducted 14

October 2, 2017 11:04 PM Another tragedy but a new tone: Trump calls for unity after Las Vegas massacre

In the face of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, President Trump appeared Monday at something of a loss for words. “I know we are searching for some kind of meaning in the chaos, some kind of light in the darkness,” Trump said in morning remarks from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. “The answers do not come easy.” Trump somberly 63

October 2, 2017 7:01 PM A Burst of Gunfire, a Pause, Then Carnage That Would Not Stop in Las Vegas

At least 58 people were killed and hundreds injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay casino. LAS VEGAS — At first, it sounded like fireworks, and then the meaning of the loud, crackling noise began to spread, unevenly, through the huge crowd. It dawned on people when they heard screams, when they saw bloodied 130