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February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 88

February 15, 2018 5:30 AM Importers resist Customs’ Cargo Tracking Notes policy

Businesses at the ports are opposing customs new policy, the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN), saying it will add unto their cost of production. The CTN is expected to track all imports to Ghana to reduce revenue losses with under declaration. Even before its implementation in March 2018, the businesses say they will be disadvantaged. The freight forwarders 77

February 14, 2018 6:38 PM Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight 152

February 12, 2018 1:30 PM Cabinet approves strategic plan for technical education

Cabinet has approved a five-year strategic plan to transform Technical and Vocational, Education Training (TVET) across the country. Under the plan, all public pre-tertiary and tertiary TVET institutions with delivery fragmented under 15 Ministries, will be realigned under the Ministry of Education. As part of efforts to transform the country’s Technical 67

February 10, 2018 9:29 AM Apple confirms iPhone source code leak

Apple has confirmed that some of the source code for its iOS mobile operating system has been leaked online. The boot-up source code used on its older iOS 9 operating platform was posted on code-sharing website Github. Apple typically keeps most of its iOS source code private and ordered Github to remove the content. In a statement, the company said the security 69

February 2, 2018 8:29 AM Lands Ministry to audit exports of mining firms

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has announced plans to roll out an operational audit system for all mining companies in the country. The move, according to the ministry is to ensure that revenue received by government from the country’s mining industry is accurate. This follows a recent disclosure of undervalued revenue received from gold export 63

December 31, 2017 8:26 AM Iran protests: ‘Iron fist’ threatened if unrest continues

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have warned anti-government protesters they will face the nation’s “iron fist” if political unrest continues. But a Revolutionary Guards commander said the protests had degenerated into people chanting political slogans and burning public property. They are the biggest show of dissent since huge pro-reform rallies in 2009. There 89

December 15, 2017 11:31 AM NPP holds extraordinary national delegates conference on Sunday

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), will this Sunday, December 17, hold an extraordinary national delegates conference to consider various proposed amendments to the party’s Constitution. The event to in Kumasi is a follow up to the Annual National Delegates Conference in August this year, at which various proposals were made for amendments to the party’s 76

December 7, 2017 2:55 PM GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework for setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to scrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi 100

December 4, 2017 4:57 PM Apple Mac security issue may reoccur

A software fix Apple released to close a serious Mac security bug may not have fixed the problem on some machines. The bug meant anyone with physical access to a Mac running High Sierra could get admin access to the machine. Wired magazine has found that the bug returns if Mac owners upgrade to the latest version of High Sierra after applying the patch 74