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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Employment figures show record number of people in work

Full-time jobs accounted for 95 per cent of the rise in employment over the past year, with private sector employment rising by 637,000, new official figures...

Association seeks measures to avail farmers of quality seeds

President of the Seed Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Mr Richard Olafare, has called for measures that would make improved and quality seeds available to...

Agriculture is fundamental to Ghana’s development

The Bongo District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Ayamdor Alexis Adugdaa has observed that even though Ghana has hit oil in commercial quantities, agriculture still...

Bafana striker in AFCON fitness battle

AFC Bournemouth assistant Jason Tindall believes striker Tokelo Rantie could be fit in time for the Africa Cup of Nations. The South African suffered a partial shoulder dislocation...

Female star adds voice to calls to axe AFCON

Equatorial Guinea's former African women's footballer of the year Genoveva Anonma has called for next year's Africa Cup of Nations to be cancelled to...

India reaches out as Pakistan mourns dead

India’s government has expressed a “sense of deep outrage” and “profound sorrow” over the killing of 132 children and nine others in a Taliban...

Pay migrants to go home – Sweden Democrat

The party secretary of the Sweden Democrats has suggested that migrants should be given a cash incentive to leave Sweden and that minority groups...

Jihadist recruiters held in Spain, Morocco

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested seven people suspected of recruiting women to support extremists from the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Spain’s Interior...

South African takes Miss World crown

There is a line in a Bob Marley song that goes, in reference to a state he calls ‘mental slavery’: “None but ourselves can...

Fab Fleur forces Mark Ronson’s hand

It’s fairly common knowledge in the industry that X Factor runner-up Fleur East’s cover of Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’ was so popular on download...