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July 25, 2018 2:47 PM Tourism sector to employ 150,000 youth

The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture is set to engage over 150,000 youth in its flagship programme, the Marine Drive Project. The sector Minister, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, who made this known, said aside reinvigorating and transforming the face of the tourism and hospitality industry, the project, would also help to reduce the unemployment 280

February 17, 2018 7:34 AM President Ramaphosa pledges ‘new dawn’ for South Africa

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans to boost the economy and create jobs. His predecessor, Jacob Zuma, stepped down on Wednesday 65

February 15, 2018 10:59 AM Let God show you how to fix economy – KSM to prophets

The death of dance hall artiste Ebony has generated conversations on the reality or otherwise of prophecies. Satirist Kwaku Sintim-Misa aka KSM is the latest to have shared his opinion on the subject. In a Facebook post, he raises doubt about the credibility of ‘men of God’ who only prophesy about death and negative things. He asks the prophets to pray to God to reveal 76

February 15, 2018 6:31 AM Retirement at 60 too early, increase to 70 – Prof. Asare

A constitutional Lawyer and Law Lecturer, Professor Kwaku Asare, is advocating for a uniform retirement age of 70. His proposal follows the lawsuit challenging the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor because of his age. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Prof. Asare observed that the constitution provided for “too many retirement ages” depending 68

February 3, 2018 7:18 AM US jobs and wages rise in January

The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven by hiring in construction, food services and health care, the US Labor Department said. The average hourly wage for private sector workers crept up 2.9% compared 72

January 31, 2018 3:52 PM Black US lawmakers wear kente cloth to protest Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

As President Trump claimed credit for lower unemployment among African Americans, cameras at Tuesday’s State of the Union cut to members of the Congressional Black Caucus. The members, dressed in West African kente cloth to protest Trump after reports he called some African nations “shithole countries,” sat stone-faced and unmoved. “And something I’m very proud 56

January 22, 2018 3:30 PM Jobs growth accelerated in December 2017 – Report

The rate of job creation in Ghana accelerated in December 2017, according to the Standard Bank Ghana Purchasing Managers Index (PMI). The Ghanaian economy is one that has seen a lot of unevenness and inconsistency in growth patterns. An issue that remains a concern in most reports on the economy is the rate of unemployment and underemployment, especially 74

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM Youth Defending Ayisi-Boateng Digging Own Graves

Law Professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh, has said the youth defending the comments by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi-Boateng, to the effect that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are more Ghanaian than others, thus, he would make them his topmost priority before any other Ghanaians, are digging their own graves. Mr Ayisi-Boateng has suffered 79

October 31, 2017 5:16 PM YEA bought bicycle for ¢15,000 under Mahama – Awuku

The Board Chairman for the Youth Enterprise Agency Sammy Awuku has disclosed that the agency under the erstwhile Mahama government purchased bicycles for ¢15,000 each. According to him, many of such bicycles were procured for the district and regional coordinators of the agency. “Per our investigations, we found out that some bicycles were purchased 67

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 122