Home / News (page 3)

News

Devastated Art World wept as Notre Dame burned Y

Notre Dame, a survivor of wars and revolutions, has stood for centuries as not merely the greatest of the Gothic cathedrals and a towering jewel of Western architecture. It has stood, in the words of one shell-shocked art expert, as “one of the great monuments to the best of civilization.” …

Read More »

Working overtime is a ‘huge blessing’ – Jack Ma

Alibaba’s founder and billionaire Jack Ma has stirred up controversy after saying that young people should see major tech companies’ overtime work cultures as a “huge blessing.” In a message to employees last week, Ma said that many workers lack the opportunity to put in extra hours at work, so those with the …

Read More »

Five dead after Sunday rains

National Disaster Management Organisation officials have disclosed at least five bodies have been retrieved after hours of rains in Accra Sunday. The bodies include that of a six-year-old found at Sowutuom, the PRO of NADMO George Awusi said. Others were found at Ablekuma, Odorna and Adjei Kojo in Ashaiman, NADMO …

Read More »

EC releases timetable for assembly elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) has released a timetable for the upcoming assembly elections. Per the timetable available, the elections are scheduled to take place nationwide on November 26, 2019.  Activities for the elections are to commence on May 24 to June 2019, a period within which there will be the …

Read More »

Jubilee House staff list drops from 998 to 957

The staff roster at the Jubilee House – the seat of government – has reduced to 957, an official communication to Parliament reveals. The list which was two shy from 1000 last year sparked a major public outrage as President Akufo-Addo was accused of burdening the national purse. The release …

Read More »