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September 24, 2017 7:38 AM Igbo don’t deserve what they are demanding from Buhari – Idahosa

It has been great. I thank God for His mercies. For one to clock 64 in a third world country like this is a big achievement when you consider our life expectancy. God has been very nice to me. It has been a very long political journey and I am grateful to God to have been able to mark 64 and I am looking forward to 65 and God willing 70. The truth of the matter 69

September 23, 2017 12:01 AM Mnuchin flew on government jet to Washington following appearance at Trump Tower

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew on a government jet from New York City to Washington following a news conference with President Trump last month at Trump Tower, according to a Treasury investigator now reviewing the trip. The flight, first reported by ABC, joins a series of expensive taxpayer-funded trips taken by Trump’s Cabinet secretaries 67

September 22, 2017 11:17 AM President Nana Akufo-Addo, 7 others hold talks with President Trump

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with eight other African Heads of State, last Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu 62

September 20, 2017 7:21 PM Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told the leaders that many of his friends go to Africa to “get rich.” Below are his full remarks, along with our annotations 59

September 20, 2017 3:30 AM The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US East Coast

Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but forecasters expect dangerous surf and rip currents will continue along the East Coast of the U.S. for several days. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Jose’s top winds have decreased to about 70 mph (110 kph) Tuesday night, and it’s expected to weaken more over the next two days. The storm is 230 miles 85

September 19, 2017 9:40 AM "Ghanaians Are Suffering . . . Life Is Not All About Free SHS"

Former Deputy Minister of Power and Member of Parliament (MP) for Yapei Kusawgu, John Jinapor has accused government of worsening the plight of Ghanaians even though they promised to make it better. According to him, the NPP promised to reduce fuel prices but months into their election, nothing has been done and this is making Ghanaians suffer 19

September 15, 2017 2:05 PM Joy News fact checks Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Okudzeto Ablakwa’s comments on Free SHS

At least over 400,000 students are expected to benefit from government’s Free Senior High School (SHS) education policy this year. The debate that has greeted the 2008 campaign promise, dusted and repeated in 2012 and 2016 elections, has been rancorous. Critics of the policy and supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) which made the promise 35

September 13, 2017 10:06 AM SHS students vow not to vote in 2020 if they are not given accommodation in the boarding houses

The decision of the authorities of the Serwaah Nyarko Girls SHS in Kumasi, to accommodate only a fraction of the new students in the boarding houses has sparked a protest. Some of the students, who were unable to gain residency in the boarding houses have vowed not to vote in the 2020 elections. The students claimed that, as they are to enjoy the Free SHS package 10

September 10, 2017 1:18 AM The Latest: Near hurricane-force gust reported in Keys

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says wind gusts near hurricane strength have been recorded in the Florida Keys as the center of Irma moves closer to the state. Forecasters said Saturday night that Marathon had reported a wind gust of 71 mph (114 kph) and sustained winds of 51 mph (82 kph). Irma is about 105 miles (170 kilometers) southeast of Key West. Prime 98

September 8, 2017 2:51 PM Veep Opens First Railway Sleeper Plant

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia yesterday opened a new plant built by LMI Holdings Limited at Dawa in the Ningo-Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region to produce concrete sleepers. The new plant, estimated at $8 million with the capacity to produce more than 100 sleepers per day, is expected to help improve the railway sector in the country 68