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Nationwide strike: Teachers have failed to comply with labour laws – Fair Wages CEO

Nationwide strike: Teachers have failed to comply with labour laws – Fair Wages CEO

Education, Ghana News
The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) has criticised the leadership of teacher unions – Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers-Ghana (CCT-GH) – failing to comply with the country’s labour laws before embarking on strike. The Commission’s Chief Executive, Benjamin Arthur, on JoyNews’ PM Express was disappointed that the industrial action was carried out without prior notice to relevant stakeholders including the FWSC and the National Labour Commission. According to him, the leadership of these unions had not followed the necessary protocols before declaring the strike. Thus, leading to what he termed as an "ambush" and surprise to all involved parties. “The leadership of ...
Academic City University holds annual Tech Expo

Academic City University holds annual Tech Expo

Education, Ghana News
The Dean of Students and Community Affairs of Academic City University College, Dr Abena Engmann, has called for the establishment of a manufacturing facility that develops locally made, cost effective medical devices for the country and beyond Africa. She said there was the need for government, industry and academia to collaborate and work together to drive innovation in the healthcare sector.  Event She made this known when the Academic City University College hosted its annual Tech Expo to explore the forefront of healthcare technology and delve into the latest technological advancements and groundbreaking ideas within the healthcare domain. The Tech Expo, which is an initiative of Academic City’s Robotics Club and the Technology and Entrepreneurship Centre, reinforced...
Elon Musk’s Neuralink shows first brain-chip patient playing chess.

Elon Musk’s Neuralink shows first brain-chip patient playing chess.

International, Science & Technology, World News
The first patient to receive a brain chip from Elon Musk's company Neuralink has appeared to play online chess. Neuralink released a nine-minute video in which the patient, who is paralysed below his shoulders, appears to move a cursor across a laptop screen with nothing but his thoughts. The video shows him playing chess and turning off the laptop's music. The patient, who had not been previously identified, said in the live stream video that his name is Noland Arbaugh, 29, who was paralyzed below the shoulder after a driving accident. Mr Arbaugh received an implant from the company in January and could control a computer mouse using his thoughts, Musk said last month. Musk previously said the aim of the brain chip is to eventually allow users with disabil...
We’re working to make Ghana ICT hub of West Africa – Communications Minister

We’re working to make Ghana ICT hub of West Africa – Communications Minister

Africa News, Ghana News, Science & Technology
Minister of Communications and Digitisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, says the government is building the pillars to make Ghana the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Hub for West Africa. “We have implemented some fundamental digital initiatives to serve as the building blocks on which to propel sustainable growth in the digital economy we are building.” “Initiatives such as the Mobile Money Interoperability platform, the Paperless Port system, National Identity Register, and Digital Property Addressing system have brought relief to our citizens and have propel the country’s digital agenda,” she said. The Minister made these remarks during the opening of the 12th Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) event in Accra. The global event organis...

Control what children watch on TV — ACP Owusu-Bempah

Ghana News, Lifestyle & Social
ACP Joseph Owusu-Bempah, Central East Regional Police Commander, speaking to the media on the sidelines of the graduation. On the left is Noble Francis Essel-Okyeahene, Chief Executive Officer of YES The Deputy Central East Regional Police Commander, ACP Joseph Owusu-Bempah, has called on parents to endeavour to control what their children watch on both television and mobile phones. That, he said, was to ensure that they did not watch things that could have a negative impact on their development. He said a lot of children tried to copy and practice what they watched on TV and that recently for instance, a nine-year old boy jumped from a moving school bus and died instantly because he might have tried to be a Rambo or something he had watched.  Guidance “That is why on ...
Pharmacy: Strengthening Health Systems – Celebrating World Pharmacist’s Day 2023

Pharmacy: Strengthening Health Systems – Celebrating World Pharmacist’s Day 2023

Health & Wellbeing
Every year, on September 25th, the global community comes together to celebrate World Pharmacist's Day. This day serves as a reminder of the invaluable contributions made by pharmacists around the world in improving healthcare systems and ensuring that people have access to safe and effective medicines. The theme for World Pharmacist's Day 2023, "Pharmacy, Strengthening Health Systems," underscores the critical role that pharmacists play in bolstering the foundations of healthcare worldwide. Pharmacists are the linchpin of healthcare systems, working tirelessly to ensure that patients receive the right medications, proper dosages, and essential information about their treatments. They are the guardians of patient safety, offering expertise in medication management and preventi...

Fix The Motorway

Ghana News, Health & Wellbeing, Uncategorized
Urgent Appeal for the Renovation of the Tema Motorway Dear Ghanaians, I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to draw your attention to a pressing issue that affects the lives and safety of countless Ghanaians: the deplorable state of the Tema Motorway, officially known as N1. The Tema Motorway is a crucial 19-kilometer highway that connects the bustling cities of Tema and Accra in Ghana. This vital transportation artery has been in operation since 1965, serving as a lifeline for the people of Ghana. However, over the years, the motorway has deteriorated to a point where it poses a severe threat to public safety and the nation's productivity. The sorry state of the Tema Motorway has led to a cascade of issues that demand immediate attention. Firstly, it ha...

Apple unveils iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

International, Science & Technology
iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max represent the very best of Apple innovations, featuring a strong and lightweight titanium design, a new Action button, powerful camera upgrades, and A17 Pro. Apple today debuted iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, designed with aerospace-grade titanium that’s strong yet lightweight to deliver Apple’s lightest Pro models ever. The new design also features contoured edges and a customizable Action button, allowing users to personalize their iPhone experience. Powerful camera upgrades enable the equivalent of seven pro lenses with incredible image quality, including a more advanced 48MP Main camera system that now supports the new super-high-resolution 24MP default, the next generation of portraits with Focus and Depth Control, improvements to Ni...
Nation Transformers Are in Christian Homes – Prof. Adei

Nation Transformers Are in Christian Homes – Prof. Adei

Ghana News, Pentecost News
Professor Stephen Adei, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has posited that the home is the best avenue for the intergenerational transfer of the Christian faith. He said the home remains the potent force for instruction in solid Christian values, ethics and morals. According to the founder of the Ghana Christian International High School, the people expected to transform the nation are in the Christian home. However, he observed that only a few people are working at winning and discipling them. Presenting a paper on the ‘Christian Home and National Development’ at the 2nd All Ministers Conference ongoing at the Pentecost Convention Centre, Prof. Adei mentioned the home as a place of worship of God and a demonstration of uncond...
Russell Brand: YouTube suspends monetisation of star’s channel

Russell Brand: YouTube suspends monetisation of star’s channel

International, Science & Technology
YouTube has said it has "suspended monetisation" on Russell Brand's channel for "violating" its "creator responsibility policy". The online platform said it was taking action "to protect" its users. The Metropolitan Police has received a report of an alleged sexual assault in 2003 in the wake of allegations in the media about the star. Over the weekend the comedian and actor was accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, which he denies. "If a creator's off-platform behaviour harms our users, employees or ecosystem, we take action," said a YouTube spokesperson on Tuesday. The move comes after the remaining shows of Brand's Bipolarisation tour were postponed. Russell Brand gives a sobering reminder of the noughtiesRussell Brand: Police receive sexual assau...
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