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“AFRICA MUST INDUSTRIALISE SO AS TO FUND & IMPLEMENT SDGs” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 11:47 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that African countries would have to change the structure of their economies, from raw material dependent economies to industrialised, value-added economies if they are to fully finance the implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to President Akufo-Addo, several countries on […]

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A leader is a master of reputation

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:55 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Religion

Serpents are masters at generating a fearful reputation. Snakes basically have a reputation of being killing machines. The general public simply views a snake as a dangerous creature that must be killed. Being fearful of something that has the potential to harm you is quite normal. Being afraid of snakes is perfectly natural and shows […]

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18 SOEs record GHC791 million losses – Bawumia

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:50 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said 18 State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) made combined losses of GH¢791 million last year, in addition to over GH¢13 million financial support and loans they contracted. He, therefore, tasked managers of SOEs to pay attention to commercial viability, fiscal impact and corporate governance issues in order to find solutions […]

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‘CEOs can’t earn more than president – Finance Minister

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:45 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Soon no CEO of any State-owned Enterprise (SOE) will earn more than the President, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has hinted, saying a rationalisation process will be undertaken to cut salaries and allowances of CEOs whose remuneration is above that of the President. Addressing a policy and governance forum on governance and strategic policy for the […]

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Forget Cash – Sex And Sleep Are The Key To Happiness – Says Researchers

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:41 am   /   Articles, Editor's Choice, LifeStyle

Sleeping soundly and having a good sex life have a greater impact on wellbeing than money, it is claimed today. Strong relationships with family and friends, job security and the good health of loved ones are also much more important than flash cars and exotic holidays. The claims come from a new ‘Living Well Index’, […]

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18 State-owned enterprises lost over GH¢700 million

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:34 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

It is estimated that about eighteen State Owned Enterprises, SOEs made a loss of about seven GH¢791 million last year. This has re-affirmed government’s decision to list several SOEs on the Ghana Stock Market. Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed this at the opening of a two day forum on ‘SOEs Policy and Governance in […]

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GIJ calls off graduation again

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:32 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Media

The Ghana Institute of Journalism has for the second time this month postponed its highly publicised graduation ceremony. The ceremony was earlier billed for September 8, 2017, and subsequently moved to 22nd of the month but has now been called off indefinitely. A notice announcing the cancellation Tuesday said: “The 11th congregation ceremony scheduled for […]

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EU team assesses Ghana’s export readiness

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

A three-member team of auditors from the Food and Veterinary Office of the European Union (EU) is in the country to assess the quality of Ghana’s vegetables. The audit will enable the EU office on food safety to reconsider a three-year-old embargo on vegetables export from Ghana to the EU Market. The auditors who are […]

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We know Free SHS won’t be cheap; we’re ready to fund it – Bawumia

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has maintained that the government is ready to spend a billion of cedis to sustain its flagship programme – Free SHS Policy. About 486 million cedis has been earmarked to fund the initial stage of the policy which began this year. An estimated 420,000 students entering Senior High School […]

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Before Breakfast Lessons ✍☕☕

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:21 am   /   Articles, Editor's Choice, LifeStyle

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Like our page on Facebook: Before Breakfast Lessons https://www.facebook.com/beforebreakfastlesson/ You are invited to join the Official whatsapp platform for the broadcast of the lessons: https://chat.whatsapp.com/1f5ZsHXG7gpJRY1MHllfJT Lesson 222 **** ❇ Confusing words Male and Mail These two words are homophones: they are pronounced the same way /meɪl/ but they have different spellings […]

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