Zimbabwe fires striking doctors

Zimbabwe fires striking doctors

The government of Zimbabwe has fired 77 doctors who have been taking part in a strike since September over pay. Last month a court ruled that the strike was illegal and ordered them back to work but they defied the

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Speaker wants police protection report for MPs in two weeks

Speaker wants police protection report for MPs in two weeks

Leadership of Parliament has renewed calls for MPs to be given police protection at their homes. The call comes after Nyiaeso MP, Kennedy Kankam, and his family were held at gunpoint in his house for three hours last Sunday. Police say three

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Mahama promises new market, road for Sogakofe

Mahama promises new market, road for Sogakofe

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has assured the people of South Tongu in the Volta Region that his administration will build a new market with modern facilities at Sogakope for them if given the mandate as

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Chelsea fight back to draw with nine-man Ajax in eight-goal thriller

Chelsea fight back to draw with nine-man Ajax in eight-goal thriller

Chelsea and Ajax shared the spoils in a remarkable Champions League encounter with eight goals scored and two red cards shown at Stamford Bridge. But for Jorginho’s fourth-minute equaliser from the spot, it was all about Ajax in the first

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Ghanaians don’t appreciate creative people – Reggie ‘N’ Bollie lament

Ghanaians don’t appreciate creative people – Reggie ‘N’ Bollie lament

UK based Ghanaian duo Reggie ‘N’ Bollie have bemoaned lack of appreciation for people in Ghana’s creative industry. In a yet to be aired episode of E With Becks which will be aired this Sunday on Joy Prime, the duo

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Statement: Law students want Commission of Inquiry into mass failures

Statement: Law students want Commission of Inquiry into mass failures

Following the perennial failures associated with law school examinations, the Association of Law Students has appealed to Parliament, to first investigate the failures before reforming the law on legal education.  This was contained in a statement issued to make public, submissions the association made before the

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Today’s front pages, Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Today’s front pages, Wednesday, November 6, 2019

 

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Nigeria: Lassa fever kills five in Benue

Nigeria: Lassa fever kills five in Benue

The National Centre for Disease Control, on Friday confirmed the death of five persons following Lassa fever outbreak in Benue State. Programs Officer, Risk Communications Desk, National Centre for Disease Control, Mrs. Hanatu Bello who made this known to the

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Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness for practising banned faith

Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness for practising banned faith

LA Russian court has sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness on Tuesday to six years in prison for practising his faith, which is banned in the country, the organisation and local media reported. The Christian faith, which does not observe many traditional

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Nigeria; Man in jail for issuing N20.6m dud cheque, stealing

Nigeria; Man in jail for issuing N20.6m dud cheque, stealing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office on, Monday said it arraigned one Rotimi Omowo and his company, Robim Energy Limited, before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on a four-count charge

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