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58th edition of ZITF begins

Namibia President Hage Geingob Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business ReporterTHE 58th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicks off in Bulawayo today with local and foreign exhibitors expected to meet for high level deliberations focused on trade and the economy. President Mugabe will lead top Government executives to the City of Kings this week where he will be joined …

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2 Ghanaian workers arrested for killing Chinese employer

Two persons have been arrested by the Police for allegedly robbing and killing a Chinese national. The District Commander of the Baatsona Police Command, Chief Superintendent Felix Cosmos, who confirmed the incident to Citi News, said the crime was committed earlier this month. The Chinese, a businessman resident at Sakumono near Tema, was killed by the two who were workers in his …

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Beach Soccer World Cup: Ibenegbu Expects Tough Italy Test

   By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigeria Super Sand Eagles star Bartholomew Igbenegbu believes the side’s first game at the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup against Italy will not be an easy contest but is confident the team will defeat the Europeans, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria begin their campaign with a match against Italy at the National Beach Soccer Arena, Nassau on Thursday. …

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Moses: Kante’s PFA Award Well Deserved

  By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Victor Moses has congratulated his Chelsea teammate N’Golo Kante who was voted Professional Football Association Players’ Player of the Year on Sunday. Kante, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in the vote by his fellow players. Moses expressed his delight playing alongside the diminutive French midfielder.There have been …

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Deceased student didn’t die in pool – University of Ghana

Authorities at the Sports Directorate of the University of Ghana have dispelled reports that a final year student drowned in the University swimming pool. According to them, the deceased, Dennis Akoto, received the needed medical attention when he was found unconscious in the pool. The Director of Sports at the University of Ghana, Dr. Bella Bello Bitugu, in an interview …

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Timelines for appointing MMDCEs needed – Kyei-Baffour

A Local Governance analyst, George Kyei-Baffour, says the failure of the President to appoint substantive Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), is having a toll on the administration of the various assemblies. Mr. Kyei-Baffour opined that, President Nana Akufo-Addo should have been bounded by some timelines to nominate MMDCEs. MMDCEs are nominated by the President pursuant to Article 243(1) of …

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Service providers question Nana Addo’s pledge to make Accra clean

The Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA), says President Akufo-Addo’s promise to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa, will be a mirage if government sidelines local environmental service providers. Ghana’s capital city, Accra, is saddled with indiscriminate disposal of waste, and still suffers open defection; a situation which has earned it the 4th dirtiest city in West Africa. But ESPA …

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NAGRAT threatens demo over SSNIT biometric registration

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), is threatening to demonstrate if government goes ahead to withhold the salaries of workers without SSNIT biometric registration. According to NAGRAT, the directive is too sudden and will be unfair to the affected teachers. The Ministry of Finance has instructed the Controller and Accountant General’s Department, not to pay salaries to 26,589 employees …

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