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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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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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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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Leicester helicopter crash: Mahrez dedicates Man City goal to Foxes owner

Riyad Mahrez celebrates by pointing to the sky after giving Manchester City the lead against Tottenham after just six minutes at Wembley. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Source: BBC Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez said Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was “like a dad to me” after dedicating his match-winning goal against Tottenham to the Leicester owner …

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GHS inaugurates Ghana Liver-Hepatitis Fund Board

Dr Awoonor (second left) in a group picture with the members of the Board. Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | JTM The Governing Board for the Ghana Liver-Hepatitis Fund has been inaugurated with the objective of effectively scaling up Ghana’s response against viral hepatitis and liver health cases. The newly constituted Governing …

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Sniffer dogs can identify malaria

Source: BBC Scientists in the UK and The Gambia say they have the first evidence that dogs can sniff out malaria. They have trained dogs to recognise tell-tale aromas using clothes from people infected with the disease. It is hoped the animals can be used to stop malaria spreading and eventually …

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Jordan Ayew determined to end Palace goal drought

  Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew is confident he will soon find himself on the scoresheet after a difficult start to the season. The 27-year-old who joined Palace from Swansea in the summer is yet to find the back of the net despite making seven appearances in all competitions. “The …

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Real Madrid sack head coach Julen Lopetegui

Julen Lopetegui Source: BBC Real Madrid have sacked Julen Lopetegui as manager after four and a half months in charge at the Bernabeu. The Spaniard succeeded Zinedine Zidane in June but the crushing 5-1 loss to Barcelona in El Clasico on Sunday was their fifth loss in six games. Real, Champions League winners for the …

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African tributes for Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez (left) was one of the players to pay tribute to late Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Source: BBC Leicester City’s African players have been reacting to the death of the club’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday. The Thai billionaire was one …

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National population council organizes summit on adolescent health

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com The National Population Council has organized the 2nd National Adolescent Reproductive Health Summit. This summit focused on the critical role Government must play for the sexual reproductive health rights of Ghanaians. A communique issued by the council stated “we reflected and noted the critical roles Government must play to ensure …

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Akwasi Acquah named Patron of Stroke Association Support Network

Mr. Alexander Akwasi Acquah is CEO of The Community Hospitals Group. Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | JTM The Stroke Association Support Network (SASNET) – Ghana, an NGO dedicated to advocacy, awareness and prevention of stroke, has named Accra-based businessman, Alexander Akwasi Acquah, as its patron. The appointment of the Chief Executive …

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