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Organised Labour hits streets over utility, fuel increment

Thousands of workers in Ghana are hitting the streets today in protest of the recent hikes in petroleum products and utility tariffs. The Trades Union Congress wants the Mahama-led administration to withdraw the recently introduced Energy Sector Levy. Several meetings between the government and the Labour unions to address the issue ended inconclusively as government […]

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Returns on GSE set to rebound after Tuesday downturn

The Ghana Stock Exchange floor Just 11 trading days into 2016 and the Year-To-Date (YTD) returns on the Composite Index  has slipped into negatives [-0.23%] on the back of price declines in Aluworks (ALW,) Cal Bank (CAL) and Fan Milk Limited (FML) shares at close of trade yesterday. Around this same time last year, the […]

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CPP not for Nkrumah’s children – Delle

Professor Delle in the studio with Nii Arday Clegg Chairperson for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Professor Edmund Delle has said the party is not the preserve of the children of its founder Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.According to him, the CPP is open to all Ghanaians who are willing to pursue the agenda of development premised […]

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Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump

Sarah Palin at an event in Des Moines last year. Credit Jabin Botsford/The New York Times Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential nominee who became a Tea Party sensation and a favorite of grass-roots conservatives, will endorse Donald J. Trump in Iowa on Tuesday, officials with his campaign confirmed. The endorsement provides […]

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Organised Labour hits streets over utility, fuel increment

File photo Thousands of workers in Ghana are hitting the streets today in protest of the recent hikes in petroleum products and utility tariffs.The Trades Union Congress wants the Mahama-led administration to withdraw the recently introduced Energy Sector Levy.Several meetings between the government and the Labour unions to address the issue ended inconclusively as government […]

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Pakistan Charsadda: Gun battle at Bacha Khan university

Security forces deployed around the university Security forces in north-west Pakistan are battling militants inside a university in the town of Charsadda, with reports of several deaths.Police said two gunmen had been killed but others were thought to be holding out in campus buildings at Bacha Khan University as shooting continued.Some students have been rescued, […]

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GITMO 2: We didn’t break the law – Gov’t to Nana Addo

Dr. Edward Omane Boamah The Government of Ghana has said it never broke the law in allowing two ex-detainees of the dreaded Guantanamo Bay prison into the country.The two Yemenis – Mahmud Umar Mahammad Bin Atef and Khalid Mahammad Salih Al-Dhuby – will be staying in Ghana for two years under a special programme with […]

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19 NHIA staff interdicted

The management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has placed 19 staff of the authority on interdiction.It follows a nationwide investigation by the Bureau of National Investigations into some alleged financial malpractices at the scheme.The former boss of the NHIA Sylvester Mensah has become a subject of investigation by the BNI in the past […]

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Khan targets  super fight

British boxer Amir Khan poses during a media opportunity at Ponce De Leon Boxing Club in Montebello, California.   Amir Khan believes he can repair his damaged reputation and secure a showdown with either Floyd Mayweather Jr or Manny Pacquiao The former WBA light welterweight champion has suffered consecutive defeats at the hands of Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia, […]

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Nadal, Williams dumped out of Australian Open

Venus Williams   Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Australian Open in the first round for the first time after losing to Fernando Verdasco. The two Spaniards produced a brilliant match inside the Rod Laver Arena and it was Verdasco that won the five-set encounter in just over four hours and 40 minutes. […]