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ICU backs Times staff protest against MD

ICU backs Times staff protest against MD

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has backed protests by workers of the New Times Corporation against management of the company. The staff on Monday locked out their Managing Director, Carol Annan, demanding her immediate removal from the company. They also accused management of failing to pay their provident fund for years. Chairman of the workers union, Diana Busoh …

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North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

North Korea has warned that more sanctions and pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme. In a strongly worded statement, the foreign ministry called a new round of restrictions imposed by the United Nations “the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility”. Meanwhile, the US and South Korea carried out joint military exercises over the Korean peninsula. …

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Headmistress of Temasco assaulted by angry parents

This followed what the parents described as the unnecessary delay in the admission process for their children.   Some angry parents on Thursday verbally assaulted the headmistress of Tema Senior High School over what they described as the unnecessary delay in the admission process for their children. The headmistress, Mrs Elizabeth Asare who could not bear the persistent insults by …

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Mahama failed accountability test – Tony Aidoo

The outspoken politician, Dr. Tony Aidoo, says former President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) failed the country’s accountability test. In a yet-to-be televised episode of TV3’s Hot Issues, the former Ghana’s Ambassador to the Netherlands observed the Mahama administration failed to counteract the numerous corruption scandals against his government. This, he argued, contributed to the party’s defeat …

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Photo: A-Plus, Akosua Vee to hold white wedding on Sept 23

Controversial musician Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as A-Plus, and his wife, Akosua Vee are expected to hold their white wedding this weekend. The event will come off this Saturday, September 23, at an undisclosed venue in Accra. The pair tied the knot at a traditional wedding in Dansoman, a suburb of Accra on February 25 this year which was heavily attended …

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Neymar ‘unfollows Cavani on Instagram’ following penalty disagreement

Neymar’s only been at Paris Saint-Germain for just over a month, but it seems his arrival is already causing a bit of friction with poor old Edinson Cavani. By now, there’s a good chance you’ve seen footage of the pair bickering over who should take a couple of set pieces (one a free-kick, the other a penalty) in PSG’s 2-0 …

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Police hunt for woman harbouring armed robbers

The Sissala East District Police Commander, ASP Stephen Abanga has revealed that his men are on the hunt for a woman who is allegedly harbouring armed robbers terrorizing residents of the area. He disclosed that the robbers mostly from neighbouring Burkina Faso are housed by the suspect from where their operations are hatched before striking on their targets. ASP Abanga’s …

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Energy Bank CEO gets Corporate Women Leaders award

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Bank Ghana, Christiana Ekaete Olaoye has received another award for being among the Top 50 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana in 2016. This is the third award she is receiving since joining Energy Bank Ghana in April 2016. She was recognized by The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE), organizers of WomanRising, …

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ICU backs Times staff protest against MD

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has backed protests by workers of the New Times Corporation against management of the company. The staff on Monday locked out their Managing Director, Carol Annan, demanding her immediate removal from the company. They also accused management of failing to pay their provident fund for years. Chairman of the workers union, Diana Busoh …

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You steal state assets and ask Ghanaians to be patriotic? – Gyampo asks Mahama

A political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, Prof Ransford Gyampo has questioned the morality in former government officials asking the “poor Ghanaian” to “tighten” their belts and be “patriotic” when they [ex-officials] never demonstrated any shred of patriotism while in office, but rather plundered state resources for themselves with careless abandon. His comment follows a complaint by …

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Scandal at EC: More rot exposed!

More revelations are emerging about the alleged rot at the Electoral Commission (EC) as the Chairperson, Charlotte Osei, is said to have single-handedly awarded contracts running into millions of Ghana cedis without tenders. According to the petitioners, who are calling for her removal from office, she awarded contracts to private firms without going through tendering. The petitioners are claiming that …

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