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August 17, 2017 7:13 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists. A parade of prominent Republicans also rebuked Trump, as well as U.S. ally Britain 52

August 16, 2017 8:23 AM In his own words: President Trump on Charlottesville protest

TRUMP: Hello, everybody. Great to be back in New York with all of our friends, and some great friends outside the building, I must tell you. I want to thank all of our distinguished guests who are with us today, including members of our Cabinet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, and of course our Transportation Secretary 47

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 80

August 13, 2017 5:52 AM Pilgrims on govt-scheme Hajj tour facing problems in Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Several Pakistani pilgrims who went to perform Hajj through the government-sponsored scheme are facing numerous issues related to accommodation and transportation in Saudi Arabia, The Express Tribune has learnt. After protesting for more than three to four days in Saudi Arabia, a group of intending pilgrims staying in building number 124 in Aziziyah 43

August 12, 2017 4:52 PM Oil money will be used to fund free SHS – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the proceeds from the Ghana’s oil would be channeled into the funding of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Programme when it takes off next academic year. He stated that so long as he remained as the President, funds from the oil production would not be allowed go into few individual pockets, while 45

August 12, 2017 12:27 PM We’ll use oil cash to fund free SHS – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Ghana’s oil revenue will be used to fund the Free Senior High School (SHS) program when it takes off next academic year. He stated that so long as he remained as the President, funds from the oil production would not go into few individual pockets, but it will be used to finance the educational policy 62

August 11, 2017 7:52 PM Mandatory Towing Project not to extort money from public

Ruttchen Trucks Ghana Limited (RTG), a Ghanaian company, which deals in towing and transportation services, said the impending Mandatory Towing Project is not meant to extort monies from the public. The Company which also deals in the assembling of mechanical parts, sales and servicing of vehicles claims it is the sole owner of the Towing Project concept 26

August 7, 2017 11:28 AM GNPC to spend US$534.77m this year as Parliament approves its work programme

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is seeking to spend US$534.77million for the 2017 financial year, a report on the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament has revealed. The state-owned petroleum exploration, licensing, and distribution company is expected to finance its budget with inflows from Jubilee, 110.82million; US$ 172.90million 20

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Kano Pilgrims Board secures 3200 visas

“The board has made all necessary arrangements for a hitch-free hajj operation, ” he said. This year, the Saudi government launched the E-visas programme for the hajj pilgrims. The National Commissioner disclosed that the Federal Government approved three Nigerian Airlines namely Medview Airline, Max Air, Azman Air and one foreign airline, Flynas from Saudi 29

July 31, 2017 2:15 PM Live: Mid-year budget review: Our debt has increased by 1,154% under two NDC gov'ts

Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta is presenting government's mid-year budget review as required by the Public Financial Management Act 921 passed in 2016. Some 800 buses to be acquired to improve public transportation. Tema-Akosombo railway to be completed by mid-2020. Too many Power Purchase Agreements beyond government's needs were signed by the previous 19