• FDA’S SEAL AT RADE RESTAURANT BROKEN

    The warehouse of the Royal Jade Restaurant at East Legon with hoarded suspected expired products used for cooking, has been tampered with. This came to light when officials of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) yesterday, stormed the facility which was sealed off last Friday, when the owners failed to open it for inspection. “We have taken serious view of […]

    An FDA official (second from right) showing a staff of the restaurant how she marked the seal before it was broken
  • ‘Seed for the future programme’ to promote ICT education launched

    In order to help bridge the gap between what is learned in Information Communication Technology (ICT) education and what is necessary in the industry, Huawei has developed the Telecom ‘Seeds for the Future Programme’ to help Ghanaian students. The programme seeks to develop local ICT talent, transfer knowledge, promote a greater understanding of and interest in the telecommunications sector and […]

    Vice President Amissah-Arthur, (sitting at the head of the table) reading the programme documents. With him are the Chinese officials
  • Exim Bank task force presents report

    The task force set up by the government to work on the establishment of a Ghana Export-Import (EXIM) Bank, yesterday presented its report to President John Mahama at the Flagstaff House. Government announced plans to establish a Ghana Export-Import Bank in its 2015 Budget and Financial Estimates towards the strategic positioning of Ghana as an export-led economy. When established, the […]

    President Mahama receiving the report from  Mr. Steve  Williams, chairman of Exim Bank establishment in Ghana.
  • When scientists become too ‘secretive’

    The most regrettable thing about the controversy that has broken out over the Ebola vaccination  trial,  designated to take place in Ghana, is that it has demonstrated  the inability of some people in our scientific community to comprehend the thinking of  laymen. These scientists think that  laymen are only entitled to watch them quietly, as they  carry out their “difficult” […]

    Alex-Segbefia - Health-Minister
  • President charges the bench:Let your judgements carry weight

    The President, John Dramani Mahama, has stressed the need for members of the Bench to give judgements that will advance the society instead of those that will affect the country’s progress. He urged them to ensure that their judgements carried weight and influence, without fear or favour, to serve as veritable reference points for posterity. President Mahama made the call […]

    President Mahama in a pose with the two new Supreme Court jugdes.
  • Kejetia project extended to terminal

    ABOUT 5,000 petty traders including transport unions operating at the Kejetia terminals in the Kumasi metropolis were greeted with a shocking scene in the early hours of yesterday, when they reported for their usual business and noticed that the terminal had been fenced with aluminum sheets. The fencing, which took off at about 11:00pm on Sunday under heavy security, was […]

    The barricaded Ketjetia Market and lorry park
  • Ga Rural Bank’s profit dips

    The Ga Rural Bank at Amasaman has made a profit after tax of GH¢433,858.00 in 2014, as compared to GH¢450,252 in 2013, a decrease of GH¢16,394.00, representing a four per cent loss. The reduction in profit was due to high operating cost, Advances and Depreciation. Nana Bram Okae II, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank, made this […]

    •   Nana Bram Okae (with microphone), addressing the shareholders.
  • Unilever adjudged World Most Sustainable Brand

    Unilever has been adjudged the World Most Sustainable Brand, according to the 2015 Sustainability Leaders report. The report produced by think-tank sustainability and research consultancy, GlobeScan indicated “Unilever is in the leadership position throughout much of the world, with the leadership margin being the largest in Europe”. GlobeScan inquired 816 qualified sustainability experts drawn from corporate organisations, governments, non-governmental and […]

    •    Frontage of Unilever Ghana head office at Tema.
  • Oye Lithur lauds new EC Chairperson

    The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has described the appointment of Mrs Charlotte Osei, the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), as an inspiration for women. Nana Oye Lithur said, her appointment indicated that government has much confidence in the capabilities of women in Ghana President John Mahama has appointed Charlotte Osei as EC […]

    Nana Lithur
  • All set for MCA Second Compact to take off — Prof. Sefa-Dedeh

    All is set for the take-off of the second compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) programme, which is aimed at addressing the energy   crisis facing the country. Currently, the office of the Millennium Development Authority, the oversight body of the five-year programme had been established, and all the critical staff had been recruited. Speaking at the launch of the […]

    •   The Second Compact is tailored to address the country’s energy needs.
 
 

Politics »

President John Mahama

Changes at EOCO, others

June 30, 2015 at 10:31 am

President John Mahama, as part of the ongoing restructuring of the leadership of government agencies in the country, has made changes in the leadership of some public institutions. Mr....

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    GCPP lauds new E.C. boss

    The leader of the Great Consolidated Peoples Party (GCPP), Dr. Henry Herbert Lartey, has lauded the appointment...

    June 30, 2015 at 10:28 am
  • ABANTU for development and Women’s Manifesto

    ABANTU for Development and the Women’s Manifesto Coalition (WMC) have congratulated Mrs. Charlotte Osei, on her...

    June 30, 2015 at 10:25 am
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    Oye Lithur lauds new EC Chairperson

    The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has described the appointment of Mrs Charlotte...

    June 29, 2015 at 9:28 am

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•   Nana Bram Okae (with microphone), addressing the shareholders.

Ga Rural Bank’s profit dips

June 30, 2015 at 9:10 am

The Ga Rural Bank at Amasaman has made a profit after tax of GH¢433,858.00 in 2014, as compared to GH¢450,252 in 2013, a decrease of GH¢16,394.00, representing a four per...

 

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Education »

Vice President Amissah-Arthur, (sitting at the head of the table) reading the programme documents. With him are the Chinese officials

‘Seed for the future programme’ to promote ICT education launched

June 30, 2015 at 10:35 am

In order to help bridge the gap between what is learned in Information Communication Technology (ICT) education and what is necessary in the industry, Huawei has developed...

Sports »

Attram (second left) being mobbed by his teamates after scoring the only goal of the match

Oly register double

June 29, 2015 at 8:36 am

FANS of Accra Great Olympics were in celebratory mood yesterday when their idol club accounted for Liberty Professionals in what was their first win in the second round of...

  • Stephen Appiah
    Appiah bows out!

    Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah scored from a trademark free kick to officially end his football career in...

    June 29, 2015 at 7:51 am
  • Dr Mustapha Ahmed
    Taekwando course ends

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Ahmed Mustapha, has supported a call for the nation to build a modern indoor...

    June 29, 2015 at 7:49 am
  • Azumah embarks on regional tour today
    Azumah embarks on regional tour today

    BOXING legend Prof. Azumah Nelson begins a nationwide tour to educate and inspire high school students to aspire...

    June 25, 2015 at 10:23 am
 
 

Human Interest

Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base

Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base

Al-Shabab militants have killed at least five soldiers in an overnight attack on an army base in the southern Somali port of Kismayo.

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Chibok girls forced to join Boko Haram

Chibok girls forced to join Boko Haram

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say some are now being used to terrorise other captives, and are even carrying out killings themselves. This has not been independently v

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One of Mr Barakat's bodyguards said that the explosion had felt like an "earthquake"

Egypt’s chief prosecutor killed

Egypt’s public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say. Mr Barakat died of his wounds in hospital after the bombing in the suburb of Heliopolis, a government spokesman told the BBC.

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EU chief feels ‘betrayed’ by Greece

The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said he feels “betrayed” by the “egotism” shown by Greece in failed debt talks. He said Greek proposals were “delayed” or “deliberately altered” but added the door was still open to talks. Along with several other European leaders, he has urged a yes vote in the snap referendum called for yesterday. Global stock […]

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McCarthy Hill, sitting on a time-bomb?

Dear Editor Since the beginning of this year, a certain company has been excavating the western side of the McCarthy Hill at Oblogo, near the headquarters of the Ga South Municipal Assembly. This sudden, irresponsible excavation of the hill has completely exposed quite a number of the houses built on the hill to a dangerous situation. Thus, even the continuous […]

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