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March 13, 2018 3:16 PM Use visa-on-arrival policy to attract African investors – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has advised African leaders to offer their fellow African nationals special protocol services in the form of visas-on-arrival in a bid to open up the continent for investments. According to him, this will remove the hustle African investors go through trying to access visas when they want to visit other parts of the continent 108

March 12, 2018 3:26 PM ‘Nana Addo more visionary than recent Ghanaian leaders’ – US Ambassador

US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, believes the execution of President’s Nana Akufo-Addo vision is more likely to propel Ghana’s growth at a faster rate as compared to the plans of past presidents. In the Ambassador’s view, President Akufo-Addo is “more visionary than some recent Ghanaian leaders.” In the interview, he noted that despite being a long-term 132

March 12, 2018 2:23 PM Jamie Carragher suspended by Sky Sports after spitting incident

Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky Sports after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a car from his own vehicle. The television pundit had been covering Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United for Sky on Saturday. “Sky takes this matter extremely seriously and strongly condemns Jamie’s actions 94

March 11, 2018 9:00 AM Aburi Girls’ Prisca Amponsah wins Young Debaters competition

Prisca Amponsah, a student of Aburi Girls SHS, emerged victorious at yesterday [Saturday]’s Young Debaters competition held in Accra. The Final round had the 10 speakers battle it out for the ultimate price of representing Ghana in the International Public speaking competition to be held in the United Kingdom(UK). Papa Nyan Neizer from Presbyterian Boys’ 124

March 7, 2018 6:58 AM Ghana’s Kiki Gbeho appointed dep. Head of AU-UN mission in Dafur

Ms. Gbeho succeeds Bintou Keita of Guinea, to whom the Secretary-General and the Commission Chairperson are grateful for her dedicated service during her tenure with UNAMID. Ms. Gbeho brings to the position a wealth of experience from her distinguished career in the United Nations. Since 2015, she has served as Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative 82

March 6, 2018 8:25 AM Child marriages declining – UN

There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, the United Nations children’s agency says. Unicef estimates that 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade. One in five girls are now married before they are 18, compared with one in four a decade ago. South Asian countries have seen the biggest reduction 102

March 5, 2018 5:37 PM North Korea’s Kim Jong-un meets South Korean envoys

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a dinner for senior South Korean delegates – the first time officials from Seoul have met the young leader since he took office in 2011. The South Korean president’s office confirmed the meeting shortly after the delegates’ arrival on Monday. The 10-member team is in Pyongyang for talks partly aimed at restarting 109

March 4, 2018 3:42 PM Brighton heap pressure on Wenger with win over Arsenal

Brighton beat Arsenal for the first time since 1982 to increase the pressure on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Lewis Dunk put Brighton ahead when he hooked the ball home from a corner after it dropped to him inside the six-yard box. The Seagulls added a second when Laurent Koscielny’s misplaced pass was intercepted and Pascal Gross teased a high cross into the box for Glenn 113

March 3, 2018 7:46 AM Florida school shooting: US investment giant pressures gun firms

The world’s biggest investment management firm, BlackRock Inc, is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns in response to the Florida school shooting. It is considering excluding them from some of its portfolios and is asking how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US corporation said the Florida shooting on 14 February, in which 17 people 114

March 2, 2018 7:44 AM GFA to meet Olympics over GHPL injunction

The Ghana Football Association has invited Accra Great Olympics Football Club to meet on Friday, March 2 and discuss the latest injunction that has help up the start of the Ghana Premier League season. The new injunction was served on the GFA on Wednesday after which the FA announced the postponement of Week 1 of the Ghana Premier League. The letter 107