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Veep urges Universities to tailor courses to meet market demands

GhanaWeb - ‎18 hours ago‎
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has charged African Universities to accelerate the pace in charting their own identify, be innovative and re-orient themselves to meet the socio-economic, political and developmental needs of the times.

Car bomb kills two policemen in Turkey

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Security officers and firefighters work moments after an explosion outside the Police headquarters in Gaziantep. 1 Security officers and firefighters work moments after an explosion outside the Police headquarters in Gaziantep.

Fire breaks out in Dhaka's largest wholesale market

IANS - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) A massive blaze broke out in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka's Karwan Bazar, one of the largest wholesale marketplaces in the city on Sunday night.

Syria's Assad Used Chemical Arms Against ISIS

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
After Assad crossed Obama's 'red line' by using chemical arms, a deal was reached to see all such weapons removed from the war-torn country.

Chizu hails Lungu for preaching peace

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Lusaka Central aspiring candidate Lewis Chizu says President Lungu has introduced a new political culture of uniting the people of Zambia which the party's youths have obediently embraced.

Boyfriend of EastEnders actress Sian Blake admits killing her and her children - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The boyfriend of a British actress has admitted killing her and her two young children. Defence attorney Jim Sturman told a British court at hearing Friday that Arthur Simpson-Kent admitted killing his partner Sian Blake and her children, 8-year-old ...

Mahama Charges TUC To Resolve Confusion On Labour Front

Peace FM Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
President John Dramani Mahama has charged the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to immediately resolve the agitations the within labour front which has led to some unions breaking away from the mother unions.

Fire guts NDC Ashanti region office, party suspects arson

Citifmonline - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Ashanti Regional office of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) was on Sunday morning gutted by fire. The fire which is said to have started around 4am destroyed some documents at the various offices in the building and also destroyed ...

Vote for leaders with job creation mentality – TUC to Ghanaians

GhanaWeb - ‎12 hours ago‎
Organized Labour is calling on Ghanaians to vote for candidates who have policies to create jobs and turn the economic fortunes of the country around.

Rawlings Calls For Credible Election

Peace FM Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has added his voice to calls for a credible election in November. He insists that a fair election will lead to a stable country.

May Day: FG ignores N56, 000 minimum wage proposal

The Punch - ‎6 hours ago‎
Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress at the 2016 International Workers' Day celebration in Lagos...on Sunday. Photos: Saheed Olugbon.

Meru leaders dismiss Raila Odinga offer to help find new miraa markets

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Meru Woman Rep Florence Kajuju said Raila was just playing politics by announcing he would help over 500, 000 miraa farmers gain markets for the crop.

Kenya: Atwoli Takes On FKE Boss Over Minimum Wage - ‎13 hours ago‎
Nairobi - He's not a man known to walk on egg-shells in his public addresses and Sunday was no different when he ruffled not only the feathers of the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) Executive Director Jacqueline Mugo but those of the political ...

Only socialism will end the strife of the working class - EFF

Politicsweb - ‎8 hours ago‎
The EFF marks the International Workers' Day as an important reminder that workers will only be free when the phenomenon of wage labour and class is eradicated.

Princess Charlotte's first birthday - meet the people who rule her world - ‎47 minutes ago‎
As Princess Charlotte turns one, her doting parents can raise a glass to their chubby-cheeked daughter. Since her lightening quick arrival in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Paddington on 2 May 2015 (two and a half hours with no epidural), the cherubic ...

How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic South Africa

Times LIVE - ‎16 hours ago‎
Labour unions have played an integral role as a voice for social transformation in South Africa. Save & Share. Email · Print.

Abu Sayyaf frees 10 Indonesian sailors after five weeks of capitivity

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY - Ten Indonesian sailors abducted by Abu Sayyaf bandits were freed on Jolo island on Sunday after five weeks in captivity, police said.

Malia Obama is going to Harvard — but taking a year off first

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
The wait is finally over. On Sunday, the White House announced that eldest daughter Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. But the Sidwell Friends senior, 17, will not be heading to Cambridge, Mass.

ENI to fuel 1000 megawatts of power daily

Ghana Business News - ‎9 hours ago‎
sankofa gas project. President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday said the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) integrated oil and gas project in Sanzule in the Ellembelle District would fuel 1,000 megawatts of electricity daily.

COCOBOD workers want Mahama to investigate CEO Opuni

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Unionized workers in the cocoa industry have accused the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Dr. Stephen Opuni, of engaging in dubious deals.

BoG injects $100 million into agric sector

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Bank of Ghana says it has initiated measures to address challenges facing the country's agric sector as part of efforts to improve the sector's contribution to economic growth.

'Local agriculture sector contributing only 10 per cent to Gross Domestic Product'

The (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka's agriculture sector needs to increase its productivity because 30 percent of the total work force is involved in the sector, which contributes only 10 percent to the GDP, Central Bank Deputy Governor Dr Nandalal Weerasinghe said.

How Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Speaks Millennial — Not Just By Using The Popular Mobile App

International Business Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
spiegel columbia Columbia students Mayank Mahajan (left) and Karen Yuan interview Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel at #StartupColumbia Festival 2016 on April 29, 2016.

Bing app on iPhone Now Lets You Search by Taking a Picture

Morning News USA - ‎3 hours ago‎
In an attempt to gain an edge over search engines, especially the leading player in the market - Google, Bing has come up with a whole new way to search images online.

Mobile phone roaming charges cut within EU

GhanaWeb - ‎22 hours ago‎
UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see reductions in their bills from Saturday. Further caps are coming into effect on roaming - or connection - charges within all 28 countries of the European Union (EU).

LG Unveils Fingerprint Sensor That Sits Under a Smartphone Display

NDTV - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Apple began pioneering smartphone fingerprint sensors in its smartphones a few years ago, with the iPhone 5s. Since then, numerous manufacturers have introduced fingerprint sensors on their smartphones.

Video: Watch Shatta Wale and Sarkodie perform at 'After The Storm'

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale on friday launched his album 'After The Storm' at the Independence Square. The 22-track has a number of hit songs including Kakai, Chop Kiss, Bie Gya, Dancehall King, and Reality.

Kumawood stars boycott Nkomode's funeral

GhanaWeb - ‎16 hours ago‎
Reports reaching us indicates that the final funeral rite of the late comedian cum actor Yaw Donkor known better known as Nkomode has been boycotted by majority of Kumawood stars in Kumasi.

VGMA 2016 Is Mostly A Runners-Up Awards

News Ghana - ‎20 hours ago‎
Recognition is something every worker in any field of labour wants. It doesn't matter which field it is. By Admin -. May 1, 2016.

Africa: Wemba Goes With a Bang - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Two days after the world lost virtuoso musician Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, the African continent was thrown into gloom as one of its finest musician, Papa Wemba left the earthly plane.

Kotoko receive new bus ahead of Hearts clash

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Owner and Life Patron of Kotoko, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has fulfilled his promise of getting a new bus for the club ahead of their game with Hearts on Monday, May 2 in Accra.

Ghana Premier League: Medeama SC pip Wa All Stars, Techiman City hold Inter Allies - ‎11 hours ago‎
Medeama SC piped league leaders Wa All Stars 1-0 on Sunday at the T&A Park in Tarkwa in week 10 of the 2016 Ghana Premier League.

Hearts eye first home win over Kotoko since 2009

GhanaWeb - ‎6 hours ago‎
The two most glamorous clubs in Ghana meet at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday in matchday ten of Ghana Premier League, following a previous week of contrasting fortunes.

Veterinary Services call for collaboration to fight bird flu

Ghana Business News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Poultry2. The Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has called for relevant stakeholders' collaboration to combat the spread of bird flu (Avian Influenza) in the country.

Worsening Depression Linked to Higher Dementia Risk

MedPage Today - ‎11 hours ago‎
Depressive symptoms that get worse over time provide better information about dementia risk than a single episode of severe depression, according to an analysis from an ongoing Dutch study of older adults.

In Malawi, people with albinism facing risk of 'systemic extinction,' UN envoy says - ‎9 hours ago‎
People with albinism in Malawi are at risk of "systemic extinction" due to relentless attacks fuelled by superstitions, the United Nations' top expert on albinism said this week during her first official visit in her new role.