Zimbabwe fires all striking nurses, to hire unemployed nurses and recall retired staff

On the eve of Zimbabwe’s 38th independence anniversary, the government has discharged all nurses that were participating in a strike demanding payment of allowances and restructuring of the salary scale. In a statement issued by the vice president, Constantino Chiwenga, government accused the striking nurses of ignoring the transfer of $17,114,446 transferred to the health ministry’s account to address their […]

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Ibrahim Mahama to support 20 GRASSAG members with 2,000 dollars as start–up seed

CEO of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama has pledged two thousand dollars to each twenty members of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG) as start-up seed to encourage entrepreneurship among the graduates. With the country’s unemployment rate standing at 11.9%, government is under pressure to create jobs for new graduates entering the job market. Many have also recommended a […]

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IMF predicts stronger growth but warns of risks

The International Monetary Fund has forecast that 2018 will be the strongest year for global growth since 2011. In its new assessment of the World Economic Outlook, the IMF predicts growth this year and next of 3.9%. However, it warned that performance could be curtailed by trade barriers. For the UK, the IMF has made a modest upgrade for growth […]

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Double Salary: Haruna ‘begged’ president – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

The Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu is alleging his compatriot the Minority Leader has spoken to the president to intervene in the double salary allegations. According to him, Haruna Iddrisu is afraid the matter may dent the reputation of Parliament if the criminal proceedings currently underway should continue. “The Minority Leader has spoken to the president that some intervention must […]

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