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Firms urged to crack down on office football chat

Chat about football or cricket in the workplace should be curtailed, a management body has warned. Chartered Management Institute head Ann Francke said sports banter can exclude women and lead to laddish behaviour such as chat about sexual conquests. “A lot of women, in particular, feel left out,” she told …

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I won’t be cowed – Sammy Gyamfi

Sammy Gyamfi says his arrest by the Police CID today will not intimidate him. Speaking to supporters of the opposition NDC at the premises of the Police headquarters after his release, the lawyer said: ” Some of us cannot be cowed by these things. And I want to assure you …

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BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane steps down, suffering from PTSD

The BBC‘s Africa editor, Fergal Keane, is stepping down from his role after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by reporting on conflicts around the world. Keane had been “dealing privately” with the condition for “several years,” the British broadcaster’s head of newsgathering, Jonathan Munro, said in an email sent to …

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Northern Region Police apologises for invading Yaa-Na’s Palace

The Northern Regional Police Command has rendered an apology to the Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Abubakari Mahama, over the “unprofessional conduct exhibited by some officers” at the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The apology was contained in a letter signed by Regional Commander, COP Timothy Yoosa …

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I’m contesting NPP primaries – Obour

Former MUSIGA President Obour has announced his decision to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the governing NPP at Asante Akim South. He said he took the decision after careful consideration with his family: “I am very happy to announce today the 24th Day of January 2020 that I, Bice …

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