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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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I’m honoured to win Best Director at AMAA 2018 – Frank Rajah

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | EDA Frank Rajah Ghanaian movie director Frank Rajah Arase says it is an honour to be adjudged Best Director at the 2018 edition of the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held in Kigali, Rwanda. He beat a long list of other influential African directors, some …

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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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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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“Siemens to establish presence in Ghana soon” – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo speaking at the Compact with Africa Conference Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | JTM President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says German conglomerate company, Siemens AG, which is the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, will soon announce its decision to establish a presence in Ghana. Siemen’s decision, together with that …

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Communications Minister addresses ITU delegates on bridging digital divide

Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful at the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union in the United Arab Emirates Tuesday. Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Zaina Adamu | Twitter: @ZainaAdamu Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is enforcing her push for better technology and broadband development. In Dubai Tuesday, at the Plenipotentiary Conference of …

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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli signs new contract until 2024

      Dele Alli Source: Wires Tottenham’s England midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2024. The 22-year-old joined Spurs from MK Dons for £5m in 2015 and has scored 48 goals in 153 competitive matches. He has played in six Premier League …

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GRA shuts down Surfline head office over GH₵37.3m tax default

Source: Ghana | Charles Ayitey | JoyBusiness The head office of Internet service providers, Surfline, has been shut down by the debt management and tax compliance enforcement unit of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). This follows a tax default of GH₵37.3 million from 2015 to 2017. The entire head office has …

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‘Women in Mining’ launches initiative for young females

Source: Nana Asenso Mensah | Luv Fm Women in Mining Ghana is spearheading efforts to encourage more females to consider mining as a career. Asanko Mine Chapter has launched an initiative known as ‘Botae Pa’ Initiative to encourage more women into mining. United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 seeks to achieve gender …

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‘We are not xenophobic’ – GUTA charges at Nigerian traders

    Source: Prince Appiah | Luv FM The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) says it is angered at allegations of xenophobia by the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana. GUTA leaders cite a letter by Nigerian traders to their President which sought to suggest that Ghanaians were maltreating …

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