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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 10

December 4, 2017 4:49 PM Physician assistants demand posting; vow to sleep at Health Ministry

About 20 physician assistants who graduated in 2015, besieged the Ministry of Health on Monday over their delayed posting. According to the physician assistants, over 115 of their fellow professionals have not been posted between 2013 and 2015. They have thus vowed to sleep at the premises of the Ministry until their demands are met, just like others 8

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 23

November 27, 2017 6:05 AM Miss South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 29

November 24, 2017 7:06 AM Contractors to start work on GHc19m Dome-Taifa road

Government is set to construct a 1.5 km dual carriageway road from Dome roundabout to Taifa within the Greater Accra Region, at a cost of about GHc 19 million. According to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta, the construction is expected to be completed in 12 months. The Engineer for the work, is from the Department of Urban Roads, with the employer 25

November 19, 2017 8:45 AM Apple delays launch of smart speaker

Apple is delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker until 2018. The electronics giant said the device, which was due to be released in December this year, still needed development work. It said the HomePod would be ready to go on shop shelves in the US, UK and Australia “early in 2018”. The news is a blow to its plans to take on rivals Amazon 27

November 17, 2017 12:22 PM All set for Citi TV’s ‘The Eminence’ on Saturday

Preparations are far advanced for the maiden edition of ‘The Eminence,’ a Citi TV event which is aimed at celebrating people who have excelled and made a significant impact in their various fields of endeavour. ‘The Eminence’ will celebrate the achievements and contributions of ace broadcaster, Tommy Annan-Forson to the Ghanaian media. The programme 30

November 7, 2017 5:46 PM Numo Blafo removed from AMA as PRO

The Head of Public Affairs of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Numo Blafo III, has been relieved from his position. He is believed to have been reassigned a new role at the Ministry of Information. His position is now occupied by a former parliamentary correspondent and journalist with the Information Services Department (ISD), Gilbert Nii Ankrah 35

November 2, 2017 11:11 AM GRA Launches National Tax Campaign

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a comprehensive national tax campaign to encourage more Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations to enable the government to realise its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies and accelerate development across the country. The aggressive campaign, which will include stakeholder 31

November 2, 2017 1:05 AM Our children, our future

The visit to the Castle was once again a good experience and an opportunity to reflect on our past. Regardless of the number of times I have visited, every visit has come with it the same emotional feeling. To understand why mankind meted out such a barbaric act of cruelty on humanity is something that is beyond my thinking capabilities. During a recent 15