• Pres, Veep join Chief Imam to celebrate 99th birthday

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia yesterday joined the Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, to mark his 99 years of age, at his residence at Fadama, a suburb of Accra. The President named the park close to the Chief Imam’s residence as “Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu’s Park,” as a national honour, in recognition [...]

    Pres, Veep join Chief Imam to celebrate 99th birthday
  • Don’t skip sex education in schools – Deputy Education Minister

    A Deputy Minister of Education in charge of technical and vocational education, Barbara Asher Ayisi has cautioned teachers against skipping subjects on sex and menstruation in the educational curricula. She insisted that “Comprehensive sexuality education is compulsory in the syllabus but some teachers fail to teach it leaving students to seek information on the subjects from the internet and wrong [...]

    Don’t skip sex education in schools – Deputy Education Minister
  • Duncan-Williams: Bitter politicians must not destroy wealthy people

    The founder and leader of Action Chapel International, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has suggested to the President not to allow his government to victimise genuine business people who created wealth under the previous government. He explained that while he is not against the anti-corruption agenda of governments, the vicious cycle of political vendetta carried out against business people perceived to be [...]

    Duncan-Williams: Bitter politicians must not destroy wealthy people
  • Parliamentary Select C’ttee on Land, Forestry engages stakeholders on Land Bill

    PARLIAMENT’S select Committee on Lands and Forestry yesterday in Accra engaged stakeholders in the country’s land administration space on the Land Bill.   The bill is aimed at revising and consolidating the more than 166 land related laws of the country into one document to ensure sustainable land administration, effective land tenure and efficient surveying and mapping regimes and to [...]

    Parliamentary Select C’ttee on Land, Forestry engages stakeholders on Land Bill
  • Govt clears GH¢1bn NHIS debt – President

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his administration is reviving the strength of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) which, under the previous government, was being strangled by debt.   According to President Akufo-Addo, of the GH¢1.2 billion debt, the equivalent of $300 million, inherited from the previous government, an amount of GH¢1 billion, the equivalent of $250 million has [...]

    Govt clears GH¢1bn NHIS debt – President
 

Politics »

C/R, B/A NPP hold successful polls

April 24, 2018 at 10:05 am

The Central and Brong-Ahafo Regions held successful polls at the weekend to elect regional executives to steer affairs of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for a four-year term. Some...

 

Business »

‘Fashion industry viable for job creation’

‘Fashion industry viable for job creation’

April 24, 2018 at 11:17 am

In the quest to create jobs for the youth, the government has been urged to focus on the development of the fashion industry to support economic growth. According to Nana...

 

Education »

Accra Tech Varsity holds 17th graduation ceremony

Accra Tech Varsity holds 17th graduation ceremony

April 24, 2018 at 10:30 am

EFFECTIVE 2018/2019 Academic year, students of the Accra Technical University (ATU) offering engineering and science programmes will not take their practical examinations...

Sports »

GBA Vice President Manly-Spain to join Team Dogboe for big fight

GBA Vice President Manly-Spain to join Team Dogboe for big fight

April 23, 2018 at 1:43 pm

Ghana Boxing Authority’s (GBA) first vice president, Mr Henry Bisoudu Manly-Spain is billed to travel to the United States of America (USA) to help in the final preparation...

  • Zylofon to sponsor GPL

    After three years the dust has finally settled as the Ghana Premier League (GPL) is set to have a headline sponsor. First...

    April 23, 2018 at 1:38 pm
  • Tough Confed Cup draw for Aduana Stars

    Ghana Premier League (GPL) champions, Aduana Stars have been drawn in a tricky Group A pairing in the Confederation...

    April 23, 2018 at 1:36 pm
  • GOC fined for filing defence late
    GOC fined for filing defence late

    An Accra labour court yesterday fined the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Gh¢1,000 for filing its defense late in...

    April 19, 2018 at 11:23 am

Human Interest

Ghana, South Korea vow to strengthen ties

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged the government’s commitment to create channels for economic exchanges between Ghanaian businesses and businesses in the Republic of Korea.   The President said economic exchanges between businesses here in Ghana and Korea were necessary in deepening the economic ties between the two countries to the benefit of their citizens.   President Akufo-Addo made these remarks when [...]

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Libyan navy recovers 11 bodies, rescues 283 migrants

Libyan navy recovers 11 bodies, rescues 283 migrants

The Libyan navy said Sunday that it has recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 283 others off the country’s western coast in separate operations. “A coast guard patrol recovered the bodies of 11 illegal migrants and rescued 83 others who were on a rubber boat about 5 miles (8 km) off Sabratha coast,” spokesman Ayob Qassem told Xinhua. [...]

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At least 40 killed in Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen wedding

At least 40 killed in Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen wedding

At least 40 people were killed or wounded late on Sunday when air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding ceremony in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, local authorities said. “This is an initial toll of the dead and injured collected from several hospitals until now, and a dozen of the injured are in critical condition,” senior health official [...]

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DON’T DERAIL THE PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS

We are convinced that the government’s agricultural flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) can contribute enormously in putting back on track our economy: It is designed to ensure food sufficiency in the country, boost agro-processing through value addition, create jobs in the agriculture value chain and ensure enough grains for the export market for the much needed foreign [...]

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Fugitive cabbie remanded

The fugitive taxi driver, Appiah Charles, who allegedly crashed Police Sergeant Owusu Appiah to death, was yesterday remanded into police custody by an Accra magistrate court. Though his plea was not taken, Appiah is facing five charges: dangerous driving, careless and inconsiderate driving, negligently causing harm, failure to report accident, and failing to attend to injured person. The prosecutor, Chief [...]

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‘Galamseyer’ jailed 7 years for defiling girl, 15

The Bolgatanga Circuit Court has sentenced Kusoh Anabila, 37, an illegal miner, popularly known as ‘galamseyer’, to  seven years imprisonment  for  defiling  a 15-year-old primary five pupil of the Gorogo Primary School, in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region. Chief Inspector Adnan Mohammed told the court, presided by Mr. Malcolm E. Bedzrah, that the girl (name withheld) stay with [...]

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2 granted bail for robbing trader

The Accra Circuit Court “One” yesterday granted GH¢250,000.00 bail each to two persons for allegedly robbing a trader of her GH¢200,000.00 worth of baby diapers.   Isaac Nartey, also known as Shafa, 30, an aluminium fabricator, and Moro Adamu, otherwise called Mululu, a 58-year-old driver, broke into the Forever Company Warehouse at Miotso near Dawhenya in the Greater Accra Region [...]

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Bongo discusses corruption

The Bongo Traditional Council in the Upper East Region has pledged to complement government’s efforts in tackling corruption in the country. The Paramount Chief of Bongo traditional area, Naba Baba Salifu Leemyarum made the pledge on Thursday during a  stakeholder forum themed, “Transparency and Accountability”, organised by the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) at the chief’s palace in Bongo. [...]

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Govt will expand facilities in tertiary institutions – Veep

Govt will expand facilities in tertiary institutions – Veep

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated government’s commitment in supporting the expansion of facilities in the country’s tertiary institutions.   That, he explained, was critical due to the number of students who would be seeking admission due to the increase in school enrolment in relation to the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy.   “We [...]

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Convict: Please, allow me to withdraw money from bank before jail

Convict: Please, allow me to withdraw money from bank before jail

A 55-YEAR-OLD man who was sentenced by the Ho Circuit Court to 12-years imprisonment for defiling a 12-year old girl stunned the court with a frantic request to go to the bank and withdraw money for his children before starting the jail term. Kodjo Biko, a lotto writer at Ho-Tsiyikpota had pleaded not guilty to the offence. To further prove his [...]

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