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February 20, 2018 2:55 PM Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports

February 17, 2018 11:40 AM NAGRAT issues March 31 ultimatum over salary arrears

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has given the government up to the end of March to pay the salary arrears and allowances owed its members since 2013. The Association added that it will take a strong decision in protest if the government fails to meet the deadline. “At the end of March, when the issues are not addressed positively 18

February 14, 2018 2:30 PM Accra’s leading malls launch holiday bonanza for shoppers

The capital’s three leading malls; West Hills Mall, Accra Mall and Achimota Retail Centre, have jointly unveiled an unprecedented holiday promotion which will sponsor lucky shoppers and their partners on all-expenses-paid trips to dreamland destinations in Dubai, Mauritius and Cape Town. The ‘Triple Travel Trivia’ is a shopper reward and loyalty promotion 4

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant 17

January 20, 2018 1:20 PM Pele resting at home not hospitalized – Spokesperson

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele – the only player to win three World Cups – withdrew and the FWA said he was being 13

January 5, 2018 7:33 PM AWA reduces fares within three months

Checks by Citi Business News have shown that the airfares of the only surviving domestic airline, the African World Airlines (AWA) have decreased over a period of three months. A flight from Accra to Kumasi in October 2017 which previously cost between GH¢540 and GH¢680 is now ranging between GH¢300 and GH¢492, whiles a round trip between Accra and Kumasi 25

December 31, 2017 1:52 PM Dozens killed in bus and lorry road crash in Kenya

At least 36 people have died in a head-on collision between a lorry and a Nairobi-bound bus on a notoriously dangerous road near Migaa in Kenya. Local officials said the accident happened at 03:00 (0:00 GMT), and the bus was speeding and in the wrong lane. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Kenya as one of the world’s worst countries for road safety 14

December 16, 2017 6:12 PM Wassa Amenfi chief backs Western Region split

The paramount chief for the Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II has endorsed the proposals to split the Western Region. Speaking at the third public consultative exercise held by the nine-member Commission of Enquiry at Wassa Akropong in the Wassa Amenfi East District, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II explained that the move will fast-track 17

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 39

October 31, 2017 10:53 PM French foreign minister to visit Iran soon

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian defended the nuclear deal saying it "removes the possibility for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon" French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday he will soon travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron and raise concerns about Tehran's missile programs and regional role. The visit 21