Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Mane says Salah feud is forgotten

Sadio Mane insists his feud with Mohamed Salah is forgotten after his furious outburst aimed at the Egyptian two weeks ago.

Liverpool forward Mane reacted angrily to Salah choosing to shoot rather than pass to him during the 3-0 victory over Burnley on August 31.

Xenophobia: S/Africa apologises to Nigeria

By Muideen Olaniyi

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African citizens.

Ramaphosa’s apologies were conveyed to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, yesterday by his Special Envoy to Nigeria, Mr Jett Radebe.

What to know about gastritis

What to know about gastritis

From Hope Abah Emmanuel, Makurdi

Martha said for several months she kept feeling persistent burning pain in her upper abdomen which grew worse whenever she finished eating. She also suffered from nausea and bloating. Initially she felt relieved from the indigestion when she drank water, but with time the pain got worse. She went to the hospital and was diagnosed with gastritis.

According to Dr Obekpa Solomon, a Senior Registrar of the Gastroenterology unit in Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi, Gastri in medicine means stomach and when ‘tis’ is added, it means inflammation.

‘Drinking cup of tea daily helps protect brain against age-related decline’

Research has suggested that drinking tea could be good for your brain and stave off age-related decline.

Scientists now say regularly consuming a brew could be a simple lifestyle choice that benefits brain health.

Three dozen adults who were all aged 60 or above were asked to take part in a range of cognitive tests for the study.

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

By Jonathan Marcus

Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why.

How come Saudi Arabia and Iran don’t get along?
Saudi Arabia and Iran - two powerful neighbours - are locked in a fierce struggle for regional dominance.

The decades-old feud between them is exacerbated by religious differences. They each follow one of the two main branches of Islam - Iran is largely Shia Muslim, while Saudi Arabia sees itself as the leading Sunni Muslim power.

Monday, 16 September 2019

NAGRAT calls off strike

The leadership of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) says it has called off its strike.

A statement issued by the association on Friday, September 13, 2019, said it called off the strike because of the interventions the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, the National Labour Commission and the Ghana Education Service have made in addressing the challenges that necessitated the industrial action.

Below is the statement

Gov't to change Non-Formal Education Division to Alternative Education Agency

Education gives different perspective on life and establishes a personal opinion after analyzing the situation.

Through education, society develops socially and economically by reducing poverty, child marriage, promote gender equality as well as to promote peace.

Knowledge and skills are acquired through education and it impacts our lives and make us dutiful in our daily life activities in the best possible ways.

Mfantsipim SHS turns away first year students

Some first year students and their parents who turned up at the Mfantsipim Senior High School (SHS) in the Central Region with their trunks and chop boxes on Sunday have been left stranded after they were turned away by authorities of the school.

The school's authorities claim the students who were placed in the school under the self-placement module of the Computerised School Selection Placement System (CSSPS) were wrongly placed; thus they should go back home.

Nearly 3 million registered for Ghana Card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) says it has registered 2,902,526 eligible Ghanaians for the Ghana Card in the Greater Accra, Volta and Oti regions since the registration started on June 4, last year.

It said out of the figure, 2,590,526 cards had been printed and 1,718,021 cards had been issued to applicants in the three regions as at September 14, 2019.

37 years of Robert Mugabe

There are 1001 things I could say about Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the man who outlasted nearly every friend and foe in his long and eventful career as a freedom fighter, African nationalist, bush warrior, politician and African statesman.

By the time he was forced out in November 2017 after 37 years in power, Mugabe had outlasted three of his vice presidents. Vice President John Nkomo, who died in 2013, was Mugabe’s third vice president in 13 years. He succeeded Joseph Msika who died in 2009. Msika succeeded great old man Joshua Nkomo, who died in 1999. Mugabe’s last vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is now Zimbabwe’s president after a failed attempt to replace him with Grace Mugabe.

Prostitution: Ghana Immigration to deport 25 Nigerians

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to deport 25 Nigerian ladies arrested in the Bono East Region of the country over prostitution.

The Regional Commander of Immigration Service Department in the Bono East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Annor Abrokwa, told journalists that the girls will be deported to Nigeria as soon as the process was completed.

Nigeria: Thirty kidnapped victims after their release by bandits

Nigeria: Thirty kidnapped victims after their release by bandits

Suspected bandits Saturday evening attacked Katsira Tsauna village in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing three young men.

Three women were also said to have sustained gunshot injuries and were receiving treatment in a hospital.

Teacher unions commend President for suspending HR Info System

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Four teacher unions in the country have commended the decision of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to suspend the use of the Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) to administer public sector staff payrolls, including that of the Ghana Education Service (GES).

The unions are the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers, Ghana (CCT-GH).

KNUST SRC Releases 2019/2020 KBN Beneficiary List

The Student Representative Council (SRC) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has released list of beneficiaries of KETEWA Biara Nsua (KBN) welfare scheme for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Read Also: KNUST student wins Miss Commonwealth Ghana 2019

The Welfare Chairman, Mr. Wahid Fatawu confirmed the release of the list to hypercitigh.com following a communique issued by the Public relations office of the Students Representative Council (SRC) on Friday 13 September, that the list of beneficiaries would be published on Sunday, 15, 2019.

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StarTimes pledges to facilitate digital revolution for agricultural transformation

StarTimes has proposed to facilitate the agricultural development in Africa through digital media.

Zhang Junqi, the Vice GM to the Overseas Department of StarTimes Group and the CEO of NTV-STAR TV Network Ltd stated this at the last African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra, Ghana.

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