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The fear of retirement keeps Emeritus Academics at public universities

Source: Benedict Ocran | Obende20032002@gmail.com Background Our current Auditor-General is on a crusade to ‘cleanse’ the public payroll system against the retirement age which currently stands at 60 years for most public sector workers, and 65 years for academics in public universities. I suspect very strongly the Government supports this initiative, …

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Energy Commercial Bank extends IPO to November 16

Source: Ghana | JoyBusiness | JAD Energy Commercial Bank Limited has extended its Initial Public Offer (IPO) that was expected to end on Friday 2nd November 2018 to 16th November 2018. This follows approval for extension by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A circular by the Ghana Stock Exchange indicates that …

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The sweat, the success and the eyebrows

Source: Dr. Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey | theodoradame@yahoo.com So, recently I managed to kill two birds with one stone. Did I say two birds? Maybe three or four birds. A little shy of four years ago, I decided to embark on a journey- an academic journey- that I had never dreamt of. …

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FIFA bans Nyantakyi for life; fines him CHF500,000 for breaches

Source: Ghana|Myjoyonline.com|Nathan Gadugah The former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned for life from all football-related activities. He has also been fined 500,000 Swiss Francs for various breaches of FIFA’s ethics as well as conflict of interest. The ruling contained in a statement issued by FIFA, Tuesday, follows …

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Meet Marissa: Her organisation is a backbone of Israel’s Save a Child’s Heart programme

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | George Nyavor | george.nyavor@myjoyonline.com Marissa Rosenfeld (L) says volunteerism is her life On the day that 23 journalists from Anglophone African countries visited the Wolfson Medical Centre in Israel to meet the faces behind the life-transforming Save a Child’s Heart programme, Marissa Rosenfeld is not trying to impress. …

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The Pop Cultural Coast

Source: Ghana| Vincent Letsa Kobla Djokoto\ Music is a revolutionary tool which can shift our moods, shape our perceptions and incite action. In the sacred words of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, an ancestor and a symbolic representation of consciousness, “music is a spiritual thing”. Amaarae(Gamine): A connoisseur of tailleur and quaintrelle by nature, …

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54 Ekumfi communities applaud GJA Photo Journalist of the year

    David Andoh Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com he Ekumfi Development Association has congratulated David Andoh for winning the Ghana Journalism Association Photo Journalist of the year award. Mr. Andoh, a Photo Journalist with The Multimedia Group, was adjudged Photo Journalist of the year over the weekend at the 23rd GJA Awards, making this win his …

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