Abolish judiciary if you’re unhappy – CJ Maraga to ‘disgruntled’ Kenyan leaders


Kenya’s Chief Justice, David Maraga has called the bluff of politicians criticizing the judiciary over the election petition case. In a statement issued after a meeting with other members of the Judicial Service Commission, Mr Maraga said : “If leaders are tired of having a strong and independent Judiciary, they should call a referendum and abolish it all together.” “Before ...

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V/Region: Dead whale washed ashore in Keta [Photos]


A dead whale has been washed ashore on the Tettekope beach at Keta in the Volta Region. Scores of residents around the area thronged the coastline to catch a glimpse of a whale which was discovered dead on Tuesday.  The lifeless marine mammal was noticed in the early hours of the day. A Wildlife Officer in the Keta Municipality, Abdul ...

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Unclean, dilapidated kitchens threatening school feeding in New Juaben


Several structures demarcated as kitchens for caterers under the school feeding programme are in a deplorable and unclean state in several schools in the  New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern Region. Some of the caterers operating in those deplorable structures have had to battle with snakes and other reptiles that find their way into the makeshift kitchens. Some parents have raised ...

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Police presence at Times Corporation as protest continues


There is police presence at the premises of the New Times Corporation in Accra, as workers continue to protest against management and board members. The workers remain resolute in their quest to prevent their Managing Director, Carol Annang, and members of the board from entering the premises. Workers of New Times Corporation, responsible for the circulation of the Ghanaian Times ...

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Meet angry Ghanaian Times workers’ halfway – GJA

GJA President, Affail Money

The President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Affail Monney, has urged the management of the New Times Corporation; managers of the state-owned Ghanaian Times Newspaper, to consider some of the easy demands of their staff, following their protest on Monday. Speaking on Eyewitness News, he said the “management also has a responsibility to address the low-hanging fruit like promotions, like ...

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Is basic education really free? [Report]


The implementation of the Free Senior High School is good news for parents whose wards enrolled in second cycle institutions this year. However, for some parents in public basic schools, especially the Junior High School, the notion that basic education in Ghana is free under the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE), is just a fallacy. Citi News’ Farida Shaibu ...

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Nana Addo’s maiden UN address to highlight ‘Africa beyond Aid’


President Akufo Addo is preparing for his maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Thursday. He said he will take the opportunity to highlight some of the major challenges impeding the development of Africa, and make suggestions on how they could be addressed, adding that a lot needs to be done to make the world a better place. ‘’I ...

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25 banks below 50% of new capital requirement

A woman holds 03 July 2007 in Accra a wa

Over 25 banks in the country will have to race against time to meet the new capital requirement announced by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) as their current capital is less than 50 percent of the 400 million cedis quoted by the central bank, a Credit Risk Consultant and Banker, Emmanuel Akrong has said. According to him, even though all ...

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Ghanaian Times staff lock management out over conditions of service [Photos]


Workers of New Times Corporation, managers of the Ghanaian Times Newspaper on Monday embarked on a demonstration at the premises of the company to protest what they termed as poor working conditions. The workers who were in red apparels also prevented the management members of the firm from entering their offices. They also demanded the removal of their Managing Director, Carol ...

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Hubtel joins 33-year-old’s GHc87,000 fundraising bid to help him walk again

Baffour Awuah Tabury

Hubtel is offering 33-year-old Baffour Awuah Tabury a platform to enable him to raise GHc 87,000 for stem cell treatment at a physiotherapy center in Orlando Florida, USA, after he was paralyzed in an accident. Hubtel set up a business account to enable him to accept mobile money donations from mobile networks for his fundraiser. Baffour was a final year student of ...

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