Monthly Archives: October 2015

African Standby Force starts first military exercises

Members of the African Union’s new 25,000-strong multinational standby force are gathering to begin field training for the first time. The exercises in South Africa aim to make sure the force is ready by January to respond to crises across the continent. The force will be made up of five brigades from Africa’s economic blocs. It is being set up ...

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5000 unemployed nurses to picket at Flagstaff House

Over 5,000 trainee nurses and midwives who have completed their studies but yet to be posted would besiege the Flagstaff House today. They will be picketing and occupying the presidency for hours over delays in their postings. The agitating nurses and midwives say several attempts to get government to address their concerns have failed. Emmanuel Geyevo, President of the Ghana ...

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We Reject The US$10 Million 2016 Pesident John Mahama Diaries:- Return The Money Or Else – Taxpayers League – Ghana

Taxpayers League, Ghana (TLG) finds it outrageous, and a reckless use of public funds, revelations of President Mahama and his government using US$ 10 million of taxpayers money to print 2016 Diaries. This, coming at a time when the nation faces dire economic straits, including a crushing public debt owed internationally and locally, is insensitive, and shows that this Government ...

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Laughter is The Best Medicine

Many years ago, Norman Cousins was diagnosed as “terminally ill”. He was given six months to live. His chance for recovery was 1 in 500. He could see the worry, depression and anger in his life contributed to, and perhaps helped cause, his disease. He wondered, “If illness can be caused by negativity, can wellness be created by positivity?” He ...

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4 Dangers Of Dating A Coworker

When two people are thrown together for long hours at the office and have similar interests, it’s easy for romance to bloom. On the other hand, an office romance can get in the way of true professionalism and create trouble for you at the workplace. Office romances are always a dangerous bet, so if you think that your only chance ...

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EC to host parties on voter register October 29

The Electoral Com­mission (EC) stakehold­ers’ forum on the contro­versial voter register is scheduled for October 29 and 30 at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, a source at the Commission has hinted Daily Guide. The 2-day forum will bring all interest groups, particularly political par­ties, to brainstorm on the way forward regarding the bloated register which some of the parties are ...

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BoG to issue 1.5 million cedi bond on Thursday

Ghana’s debt will escalate further on Thursday, October 22, 2015 because the Bank of Ghana (BoG) on behalf of government will issue a three-year fixed rate bond to the tune of Ȼ1.5 billion. The instrument which is opened to both local and over­seas investors will be issued at par. Information posted on the website of BoG said the bond would ...

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Ghana begins building 3rd FPSO

Ghana has begun building its third Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel as part of moves to make the country an oil hub in West Africa. This comes after the country completed the OCTIP Sankofa gas project negotiations at a cost of 7 billion dollars endorsed by World Bank and the IFC.The FPSO construction which is expected to be ...

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Man United’s Juan Mata ‘happy to be luxury player’ after Mourinho doubts

Juan Mata has defended his style after being sold by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in 2014, telling The Times he is happy to be considered a “luxury player” given his record in front of goal for Manchester United. Mata, 27, was warned by Mourinho in September 2013 that he would have to “adapt” to play alongside the Portuguese coach’s preferred ...

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Canadians to vote in tight election

Canadians are due to go to the polls in fiercely-contested parliamentary elections. Incumbent Conservative PM Stephen Harper is fighting for a rare fourth term but the frontrunner is Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, son of late prime minister Pierre Trudeau. The performance of the left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP) could also be decisive, analysts say. Opinion polls have suggested many people ...

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