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Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands


Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters have opposed the “Free Speech” rally in the US city of Boston that featured right-wing speakers. The rally on Boston Common, which attracted only a small crowd, disbanded early and the participants were escorted out by police. The organisers had said they would not give a platform to racism or bigotry. Tensions are high ...

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US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84


US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died at the age of 84, his family has announced. Gregory died at hospital in Washington DC after being admitted with an undisclosed illness. The family shared the news of their “enormous sadness” in a post on social media on Saturday. From the 1960s Gregory mocked racism in his stand-up routines. ...

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Banks collapse: Laid off workers will survive – Toma Imihere

Toma Imihere

The editor of the Financial Post newspaper, Toma Imihere, is optimistic the banking professionals, who will be casualties of the collapse of the Capital and UT banks will land on their feet. The growing financial industry is ripe to absorb the staff that will be laid off, Mr. Imihere said on The Big Issue. The top-level management of the two collapsed banks ...

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Medical outreach vans left to rot years after commissioning [Report]


Citi News checks revealed that some eight medical outreach vans have been left to rot by the Health Ministry two years after the Mahama administration commissioned them. The medical vans were inaugurated to provide healthcare services to rural communities but are currently grounded at the Biomedical Department of the Ministry. The current Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman Manu speaking on ...

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Technical university teachers issue ultimatum over Governing Councils


Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG) has given the government a one-week ultimatum to establish governing councils for the technical universities in the country else they would ‘advise themselves’. The General Secretary of the Association, Mr David Worwui-Brown, who addressed a press conference organized by the Association the 33rd Annual Congress at the Koforidua Technical University, said there are many ...

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Sarkodie’s ‘Highest’ album out on September 8


Music lovers will on September 8, 2017, listen to what can be called Sarkodie’s best music compositions in his music career, on his latest album, ‘Highest.’ ‘Highest’ is a collection of 15 brand new songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track, making 19 tracks in total. It is an incredible collection of solid Hip-Hop and Afro-Beats cuts that are set ...

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We’ll resist gov’t’s attempts to deny workers’ benefits – TUC

Anthony Yaw Baah, Secretary General of TUC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) plans to resist any attempts by government to deny workers their benefits and remuneration. The Deputy Secretary General of the Congress, Joshua Ansah, charged government to provide needed support and logistics required to make them efficient. “…Management should not wait for us to even come and ask if we are really the engine of growth ...

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Justice for All beneficiary lands 50-year jail term after robbery

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The Wa circuit court, on Friday, slapped two 25-year jail terms on one Adams Ibrahim, aged 33, who was recently released from prison on May 1, 2017, under the remission system of the Justice For All programme. The two sentences are to run concurrently. Adams Ibrahim was found guilty of attempted robbery and causing harm to two students of the ...

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Ghana Post still relevant; expect turnaround in 2018 – MD


The Managing Director of the Ghana Post Company Limited, James Coffie, has rejected calls for the company to be shut down for being unprofitable. He said his outfit was undertaking a massive exercise to revamp the national courier services “to match the banks boot to boot starting from 2018.” The Member of Parliament Fanteakwa South, Kofi Okyere Agyekum had called ...

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Adaklu finally gets DCE


The Adaklu District Assembly can now boast a substantial Chief Executive after assembly members have overwhelmingly endorsed the President’s latest nominee, Phanuel Kadey Donkoh. His approval on Friday was the fourth in series of attempts to get President’s nominee approved by the assembly after two nominees were rejected. The first nominee, Josephine Ohene-Boateng was outrightly rejected by assembly members. The second, Kate ...

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