• Presidential jet catches fire

    The Presidential Jet yesterday caught fire, when it attempted to take off at the Kotoka International Airport. The fire was attributed to a friction between the wheels and the

    Presidential jet catches fire
  • Lands Minister worried about land shortage for housing

    The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Nii Osah Mills, has expressed the need to address issues of landlessness and access to land for income groups to build houses. He observed that “in urban areas like Accra, the ever increasing land prices have compounded existing social and environmental problems and have left access to land a preserve for wealthy Ghanaians […]

    Lands Minister worried about  land shortage for housing
  • Ministry targets agribusiness employment

    A two-year programme aimed at creating agribusiness employment opportunities for the youth through sustainable aquaculture systems has been launched in Accra. It was organised by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture with support from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

    Ministry targets  agribusiness employment
  • GIPC, YES partner to drive entrepreneurship

    The Ghana Investment and Promotion Centre (GIPC) in partnership with the Youth Enterprise Support (YES) will host Larry C. Farrell, a global renowned entrepreneurial expert from the United States during a national entrepreneurship seminar in Kumasi next week. The seminar which is expected to be attended by over 200 participants is intended to create and pursue a national discussion on […]

    GIPC, YES partner to drive entrepreneurship
  • Mayweather, Pacquiao to face-off on March 11

    Eleven-time, five-division world champion Floyd May-weather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will appear together for the only time until fight week on March 11. The news was confirmed yesterday that, ahead of their $250 million history-making championship showdown on Saturday, May 2 in Las Vegas, the two will likely trade barbs in Los Angeles in eight days’ time.

    Mayweather, Pacquiao to face-off on March 11
  • Playing our roles for Ghana to rise

    Soccer was made in England but for some unknown reasons soccer left England to find itself a resting place in Brazil. This used to be my joke until the roof caved in on Brazil when they hosted the 2014 World Cup tournament.

    Playing our roles for Ghana to rise
  • Tigo to offer customers improved service through Microwave backbone

    In a bid to improve its customer experience, Tigo has completed expansion work on its Eastern Microwave backbone. The project will stabilise and improve Tigo’s network quality and resilience in the Eastern and Volta regions. Tigo invested $1million into the six month project which now guarantee high speed internet connectivity, providing a seamless service. Beneficiary cities and towns include Tema, […]

    Tigo to offer customers improved service through Microwave backbone
  • Two caught with fake roadworthy stickers

    Many commercial vehicle drivers were last Saturday arrested for operating with fake ‘roadworthy stickers’ in the Accra metropolis. The arrest became necessary following the introduction of the electronic roadworthy sticker to deal with “goromen” who fake stickers by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA). The authencity of the new electronic stickers read and   validated by a ‘two dimensional code […]

    Two caught with fake roadworthy stickers
  • ABL inaugurates first phase of expansion project

    Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a major beverage manufacturing firm, has inaugurated its new facilities which have been upgraded as part of a $100 million brewery expansion project. The opening marked the completion of the first phase of the expansion project, which will see ABL double its brewing capacity and allow it to continue to grow production and sales of its […]

    ABL inaugurates first phase of  expansion project
  • IMF deal , no guarantee of fiscal sustainability — Fitch

    The  announcement of a staff level agreement on an IMF deal for Ghana should ease short-term government and external financing pressures, but sticking to the programme, which includes ambitious fiscal consolidation targets, will be challenging ahead of elections in 2016, Fitch Ratings has said. The three-year programme is expected to be worth USD940m. It will provide an impetus for donors […]

    IMF deal , no guarantee of fiscal sustainability — Fitch
 
 
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Bawumia condemns  NDC for going to IMF

Bawumia condemns NDC for going to IMF

March 4, 2015 at 10:10 am

Dr. Mahammudu Bawumia, the Vice-Presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2016 General Election, has asked Ghanaians not to forgive the ruling National...

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Ministry targets  agribusiness employment

Ministry targets agribusiness employment

March 4, 2015 at 10:22 am

A two-year programme aimed at creating agribusiness employment opportunities for the youth through sustainable aquaculture systems has been launched in Accra. It was organised...

 

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Methodist Varsity holds w’shop for candidates

Methodist Varsity holds w’shop for candidates

March 2, 2015 at 10:45 am

The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) has held a two-day workshop on English Literature for more than 450 candidates writing this year’s West African Senior Schools...

 

Sports »

Mayweather, Pacquiao to face-off on March 11

Mayweather, Pacquiao to face-off on March 11

March 4, 2015 at 9:56 am

Eleven-time, five-division world champion Floyd May-weather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will appear together for the only time until fight week on March...

 
 

Human Interest

Parliament summons Afari Gyan

Parliament summons Afari Gyan

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, will tomorrow appear before Parliament to explain the circumstances surrounding the suspension of the District Assemblies’ Elections by the Supreme Court. The election was scheduled to take place yesterday but the E.C was, last Friday, directed by the Supreme Court to cancel all preparations and start everything afresh. The First […]

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Plant Breeders Law will be  beneficial to farmers

Plant Breeders Law will be beneficial to farmers

The Director of Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Professor Kenneth Danso, has said that the Plant Breeders Bill, if passed by Parliament, would be advantageous to Ghanaian farmers as it would protect the plants they cultivate. He said research scientists were pushing for the passage of the bill not for their own […]

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Fierce clashes around Tikrit

Fierce clashes around Tikrit

Fierce clashes are taking place around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions in the centre, officials say.

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Terry: I ‘ll never leave Chelsea

Terry: I ‘ll never leave Chelsea

JOHN Terry is determined to enjoy a successful conclusion to his Chelsea career by continuing to confound his critics.

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Ivorian AFCON-winning goalie retires

Ivorian AFCON-winning goalie retires

COTE d’Ivoire goalkeeper, Copa Barry, has retired from international football, nearly a month after his team won the African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

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