Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

New York Uber drivers may get tips


Uber drivers in New York may soon be able to earn tips thanks to a new proposal. The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has announced plans aimed at forcing all cab companies that take payment via credit card to offer a tipping option. The move comes in response to a petition signed by 11,000 Uber drivers. Rival ...

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Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens hunted across US


A nationwide manhunt is under way in the US for the suspect who shot dead a grandfather on the street apparently at random and posted the footage. The suspect, Steve Stephens, said in another video post that he had killed 13 people and would kill more. He shot dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Ohio as the victim walked home from ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on vote win

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

Donald Trump has congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in Sunday’s referendum that gave him sweeping new powers. In a phone call, the US president also thanked Mr Erdogan for supporting America’s missile strike on a Syrian government airbase on 7 April. In the poll, 51.4% of Turkish voters backed the changes. Mr Erdogan rejected criticism from ...

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Newcastle must keep fighting for PL promotion – Atsu

Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu says Newcastle United must put their Easter Monday defeat at Ipswich Town behind them quickly as they bid for promotion from the Sky Bet Championship. Former Town forward Daryl Murphy equalised on the hour for the Magpies after Freddie Sears’ first half opener at Portman Road, but further strikes from David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws won it for ...

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Document shows Prince’s opioid painkiller habit


Numerous opioid painkillers were found at US singer Prince’s home shortly after his death last year, unsealed court documents show. Some of the pills discovered at Prince’s Paisley Park estate in Minnesota had prescriptions in the name of his friend and bodyguard. But the documents do not offer evidence about the source of the fentanyl that killed the singer on ...

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Court adjourns case of dismissed National Service staff

NSS posting

The Labour Division of the High Court hearing the case involving the dismissal of some 205 National Service District Directors, has adjourned the matter to May 10, 2017. When the case was called on Wednesday morning, the Counsel for the Plaintiff, Dr. Aziz Bamba, told the court that they had still not been served by the Attorney General as promised ...

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Easter Orphan Project: Bernard, Jessica, inspire students at BASCO [Photos]


Some staff of Citi FM as part of the 2017 Easter Orphan Project, held a mentoring session with students of the Baptist School Complex (BASCO) Orphanage at Trotor in Suhum, Eastern Region. The mentoring session was to inspire the hundreds of students to aspire to greatness, and also provide the students with the opportunity to learn about career opportunities available ...

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GNAT gets new executives for Bolga Municipality


The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) in the Bolgatanga Municipality, has elected a ten-member executive board to run its affairs for a three-year period. The elected executives are: Mr Charles Atakibire Ateem, Bolgatanga Senior High School, Chairman; Mr Emmanuel Gambil Ditamina, Kongo Junior High School, Vice Chairman; Madam Theodora Ako, Adabase Junior High School, Treasurer; and Madam Rose Atubila, ...

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Finance minister pledges crackdown on wasteful public spending

Ken Ofori Atta - Finance Minister

Ghana’s finance minister has vowed to crack down on corruption and wasteful public spending as the government attempts to plug a financing gap and keep its International Monetary Fund programme on track. Ken Ofori-Atta, who was appointed after President Nana Akufo-Addo took office in January, said the measures being taken by the government included rooting out ghost workers and ensuring ...

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Military, Police to maintain order during Easter festivities

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A combined team of Police and Military personnel will be deployed during the Easter period to maintain law and order during the festivities. The personnel will be situated at some public centers and security installations to guarantee public safety and security. Speaking to Citi News, the Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, ASP Effia Tenge, said enough ...

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