• President must condemn violent ‘takeover’- Prof Gyampo

    A Political Science lecturer with the University of Ghana, Legon, Prof. Ransford Gyampo has urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to openly condemn the violent takeover by alleged supporters of the governing party. Prof. Gyampo said a public condemnation would send a clear signal to the supporters that the election victory was only a change in government and not an overthrow of […]

    President must condemn violent ‘takeover’- Prof Gyampo
  • PIAC: VRA must pay Ghana Gas

    The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on the Ministries of Finance and Energy to urgently prevail upon the Volta River Authority to settle its indebtedness to the Ghana National Gas Company. It said this was in order to prevent the VRA’s debts to GNGC from spiralling to unmanageable proportions and thus compromising the viability of the GNGC. […]

    Isaac Kirk Kofi
  • Gregory Afoko unwell

    An Accra Criminal High Court yesterday ordered re-examination of the health condition of Gregory Afoko, accused of murdering the late Upper East Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adam Mahama. The court presided by a Court of Appeal judge, sitting as an additional High Court judge, Justice Lawrence Ladzagla Mensah, added that the report should be ready by […]

    Gregory Afoko
  • Pres-elect promises to restructure SADA

    The President-Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced his intention to restructure the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) into Northern Development Authority (NDA) to make it a genuine instrument for the transformation of the three northern regions. He said the authority, would be well managed under his administration to bridge the development gap in the three regions. Mr. Akufo-Addo is […]

    Pres-elect promises to restructure SADA
  • Sarpong jumps to Grant’s defense

    Controversial Ghanaian coach, J.E Sarpong has jumped to the defense of Black Stars’ coach, Avram Grant over calls that local players should be included in the squad for the 2017 AFCON. The former Ebusua Dwarfs’ coach insists that no local player is ready to be part of the team and has since urged the Israeli trainer not to consider any […]

    Sarpong jumps to Grant’s defense
  • Black Queens chase Sports Minister …For unpaid bonuses

    Ghana Black Queens yesterday staged a demonstration to demand payment of bonuses owed them the entire year. Reports suggested that the original date of Wednesday for the protest was pushed to yesterday following an appeal from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi to hold on and wait for government to pay. But unconvinced about the attitude of […]

    Black Queens chase Sports Minister …For unpaid bonuses
  • GCB disburses GH¢23 million to 900 SMEs

    GCB Bank Limited has disbursed more than GH¢ 23 million to 900 small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) within 12 months. The disbursement followed the launch of the GCB SME Loan Scheme designed to provide short to medium term credit facilities to the tune of GH¢ 100,000.00 with or without collateral to reinvigorate businesses. Ernest Agbesi, Managing Director of GCB, […]

    GCB disburses GH¢23 million to 900 SMEs
  • NDC supporters urged not to be discouraged

    Mr. Japheth Baidoo, Western Regional Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged party supporters and sympathisers not to be deterred by the electoral defeat, but work extra hard to make the party attractive. He noted that the results of the 2016 polls were not anticipated and some NDC followers had not recovered from the electoral defeat. Mr Baidoo […]

    NDC supporters urged not to be discouraged
  • President-elect selects Alan to serve as trade minister

    The President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday announced that former trade and industry minister Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen would hold the same portfolio in his administration. Political pundits had already tipped the former trade advisor at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and diplomat to head that ministry, and the confirmation of the President-elect was hailed by industry players, […]

    President-elect selects Alan to serve as trade minister
  • More Ghanaian migrants languishing in Italy

    The number of irregular migrants from Ghana to Italy rose from 4,450 last year, to 5,545 from January to November, this year, Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, the International Organsiation for Migration (IOM) Chief of Mission has disclosed. Ms. Lopez-Ekrah said the number of irregular migrants could be more because some of the migrants would hide their identities as Ghanaians, because the reasons […]

    More Ghanaian migrants languishing in Italy
 

Politics »

Zongos commend President Akufo-Addo

January 19, 2017 at 8:20 am

The Zongo community in the Tatale-Sanguli District of the Northern Region has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for nominating Alhaji Boniface Abubakari Saddique,...

 

Business »

Mobile money deposits hit GH¢ 697.2 million

December 23, 2016 at 10:04 am

Mobile money deposits hit GH¢ 697.2 million as of the end of June, this year, showing increasing public acceptance of mobile money service. Clarence Blay of the Systems Office...

  • Coca-Cola increases interest in CCBA
    Coca-Cola increases interest in CCBA

    The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) have reached an agreement regarding the transition of...

    December 23, 2016 at 9:53 am
  • GCB disburses GH¢23 million to 900 SMEs
    GCB disburses GH¢23 million to 900 SMEs

    GCB Bank Limited has disbursed more than GH¢ 23 million to 900 small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) within...

    December 23, 2016 at 9:51 am
  • GCB opens 161st branch at Saboba

    GCB Bank Limited has opened a new branch at Saboba in the Northern Region to support and facilitate business activities...

    December 21, 2016 at 8:30 am
 

Education »

St Vincent College holds maiden matriculation

St Vincent College holds maiden matriculation

January 19, 2017 at 8:53 am

St Vincent College of Education has held its maiden matriculation for 186 students to pursue Diploma in Basic Education for the 2016/2017 academic year. Dr Erasmus Norviewu-Mortty,...

Sports »

Sarpong jumps to Grant’s defense

Sarpong jumps to Grant’s defense

December 23, 2016 at 10:08 am

Controversial Ghanaian coach, J.E Sarpong has jumped to the defense of Black Stars’ coach, Avram Grant over calls that local players should be included in the squad...

Human Interest

Wulensi MP makes a pledge

Thomas Donkor Ogaja, New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Wulensi in the Northern Region has promised to be an MP for all his constituents. He said his quest to develop Wulensi would not be based on ethnic and political lines. Mr Ogaja made the pledge in an interview in Accra, recently. He said promises made by him […]

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Dr Akuffo Anoff-Ntow-DG , GBC

GBC urges public to pay TV licence

The public have been urged to ensure prompt payment of their TV licence fees to help the national broadcaster address some of its challenges. According to the head of TV License at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) Rev. Ebenezer Botwi, the payment of TV licence fees would help improve the quality of its services. Rev. Botwi made this known at […]

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Road crashes claim 136 lives in C/Region

Road crashes claim 136 lives in C/Region

A total of 136 people died through road accidents in the Central Region while 1,149 sustained various degrees of injuries in 788 reported road crashes involving 1,168 vehicles, last year. The death toll was an increase of 6.5 per cent over the 2015 figure of 128 deaths, which also witnessed 843 injuries. Pedestrian knockdown increased in 2016 to 225 from […]

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COP Nathan Kofi Boakye

12 arrested for attempting to seize lorry station

The Ashanti Police Command has arrested 12 people for allegedly attempting to forcibly seize a lorry station at Aboabo in Kumasi. A police source briefed The Ghanaian Times that, the twelve were among some organised thugs who besieged the lorry station last week in order to take over its administration. The suspects, according the police source, have been given police […]

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King Mohammed VI’s visit postponed

King Mohammed VI’s visit postponed

The official visit of the leader of the Kingdom of Morocco, His Majesty King Mohammed IV to Ghana, has been postponed. A statement issued yesterday in Accra, by the Acting Director of Communications, at the Office of the President, Eugene Arhin, said King Mohammed IV, could not make the visit but did not give any reasons.

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AVERTING POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE; POLICE CAN DO MORE!

IT is not an extraordinary feat for the Police to have arrested six persons for seizing toilets and engaging in other forms of post-election disturbances. In fact, no one should be praising the police for the arrest because that is their work. They therefore, deserve no praise. What is significant though, is that, the police have discovered their mandate and […]

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Alleged Nigerian fraudster ends evidence

Mark Latif Adijum, a 58-year- old alleged Nigerian fraudster, has ended his evidence at the Accra Circuit Court, hearing the case in which he and his accomplice defrauded a German of 248,577.91 Euros. Adijum told the court, presided by Efia Agbanu Kumador, that he knew nothing about the alleged fraud, and that the complainant framed him up when she found […]

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J.B Danquah murderer appeals for food

J.B Danquah murderer appeals for food

Daniel Asiedu, accused of murdering the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, yesterday pleaded with an Accra district court, to allow his family bring him food, while in custody. According to Asiedu, the police since December 30, have refused him food, which had compelled him to eat from other inmates. The accused, made the statement when […]

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Lawyers advised to respect Judiciary

The president of the International Bar Association (IBA), David Rivkin, has charged lawyers to show proper respect to the judiciary and not to create negative impression about the institution. Those negative impressions, he said, had the tendency to drag the name of the judiciary into disrepute and lower its authority in the eyes of the public. Mr. Rivkin, who is in the […]

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Korean envoy advices Pres-elect to appoint people of integrity

The Korea Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Lyeo Woon-Ki, has stated that fighting corruption and prudent management of the Ghanaian economy is the biggest hurdle awaiting the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He said although corruption could be addressed by the in-coming government, fighting the menace required political will and character to crack the whip where it mattered. Speaking to The […]

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