• United, Ajax clash tonight … In Europa League Cup final

    THE shadow of Louis Van Gaal will loom over Manchester United and Ajax when the two teams coached by the Dutchman meet in the Europa League final tonight. Van Gaal left contrasting legacies at the two clubs. He steered a vibrant Ajax side to the 1995 Champions League title but was sacked unceremoniously by United in 2016 after two difficult […]

    United, Ajax clash tonight  … In Europa League Cup final
  • Starlets fired up for Niger

    The biggest test yet for Ghana’s Black Starlets at the ongoing Africa Youth Championship – Gabon U-17 football championship may, perhaps, be today’s semi final clash against the Junior Menas of Niger. The Junior Menas are motivated for the clash after securing a historic FIFA World Cup qualification. India 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup is their biggest appearance on the […]

    Starlets fired up for Niger
  • One- District One- factory takes off in June with 10 factories

    The National Coordination Office of the One-District One-Factory (ODOF) has organised the maiden multi-stakeholder seminar to seek the input of the private sector into the project. Held under the auspices the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Accra yesterday, it was attended by participants from the, Ministries, Department and Agencies, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, Association of Ghana Industries, Ghana Investment Promotion […]

    One- District One- factory takes off in June with 10 factories
  • 15 ICT students to learn in China

    Fifteen selected University students pursuing Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes are to undertake a 10-day training programme at Huawei facilities in China.   The students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, the University of Ghana, the Ashesi University College and the University of Ghana would join other studiers from 95 countries for this year’s “Huawei seeds for […]

    15 ICT students to learn in China
  • KMA ekes data collection

    The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has sworn in members of its sub-metropolitan and district councils with a reminder to aid the assembly to collect accurate data to enhance revenue collection performance. Mr. Osei Asibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), said they should do everything to make sure that every taxable businesses and properties were captured. That, he indicated, was the […]

    KMA ekes data collection
  • Trump to do everything for peace

    US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to taking necessary steps to “fight terrorism”. Israel and the Palestinians have not held peace talks for three years and Mr Trump acknowledges it would be “one […]

    Trump to do everything for peace
  • Govt increases allowance of paramount chiefs

    Government has announced an increment of the allowance of paramount chiefs in the country from GH¢500 to GH¢1,000.   The Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Kofi Dzamesi who announced this yesterday in Tamale said it would take effect from this month.   “President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Minister of Finance to increase the allowance of the […]

    Govt increases allowance of  paramount chiefs
  • FBNBank Ghana introduces First Current Plus Account for customers

    In line with its commitment to boost the ease of banking as well as provide enhanced customer experience, FBNBank Ghana is set to unveil the First Current Plus Account. The product is tailored to enable customers carry out their banking transactions in a flexible, more and convenient way. First Current Plus Account, a hybrid of the bank’s savings and current […]

    FBNBank Ghana introduces First Current Plus Account for customers
  • Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd league title

    REAL Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga on Sunday. Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema’s close-range finish sealed the title 10 minutes into the second half. Madrid beat out Barcelona […]

    Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd league title
  • Fabin confident despite fitness concerns

    Having booked qualification to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India later this year, head coach of Ghana’s Under-17 team, the Black Starlets, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has redirected his focus to winning the continental version of the competition being hosted by Gabon.   But a day more to attempting the next hurdle to the finale, bouts of malaria and a […]

    Fabin confident despite fitness concerns
 

Politics »

KMA ekes data collection

KMA ekes data collection

May 24, 2017 at 8:55 am

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has sworn in members of its sub-metropolitan and district councils with a reminder to aid the assembly to collect accurate data to enhance...

 

Business »

First Atlantic Bank opens Techiman branch

May 24, 2017 at 9:27 am

First Atlantic Bank (FAB) Limited has opened a new a branch in Techiman in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The move forms part of the expansion drive of FAB to bring its services...

 

Education »

15 ICT students to learn in China

15 ICT students to learn in China

May 24, 2017 at 9:03 am

Fifteen selected University students pursuing Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes are to undertake a 10-day training programme at Huawei facilities in China.   The...

Sports »

Dogboe calls on Chief Imam

Dogboe calls on Chief Imam

May 24, 2017 at 9:18 am

WBO International super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe on Monday called on the national Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Osman Shaributu ahead of his July 22 showdown in Accra. In...

Human Interest

Okuapeman gets new queen mother

Okuapeman gets new queen mother

The chiefs and people of Okuapeman have chosen a 73-year old educationist to be enstooled as the new queen mother of the Akuapem traditional area.   Awo Prah Agyekum, who hails from the Nketia family in Akropong, would be confined 21 days indoors after which she would be given a stool name, enstooled and outdoored as the queen mother of […]

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Chinese ‘galamsey’ kingpin case: A-G adds more charges

Chinese ‘galamsey’ kingpin case: A-G adds more charges

The Attorney-General’s (A-G) Department yesterday added new facts and charges against En Huang, the Chinese alleged illegal mining (galamsey) kingpin, and four others, standing trial for breaching immigration laws. Mrs. Mercy Arthur, a senior state attorney, told the Accra High Court Criminal Division (four) that the first accused, Huang, also known as Aisha, Gao Jin Cheng Lu Qi Ju, Haibin […]

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Fan Milk launches new products

Fan Milk launches new products

Fan Milk Ghana Limited has launched a new product onto the Ghanaian market dubbed, Fanmaxx with a call on Ghanaians to promote healthy eating. The new product enriched with vitamins and calcium was developed based on recent consumer insights for a nutritional and nourishing product as well as develop strong business opportunities in the yoghurt product line. Launching the product, […]

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Chief Justice receives 12-member Kenyan delegation

Chief Justice receives 12-member Kenyan delegation

The Deputy Chief Justice of Kenya, and Vice President of the Constitutional Court, Philomena Mwilu yesterday led a 12-member delegation to pay a courtesy call on the out-going Chief Justice of Ghana and other Justices of the Supreme Court. The purpose of the visit was focused on Ghana’s election dispute resolution mechanisms, including Ghana’s mode of operations, legislative and administrative framework. They […]

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National House of Chiefs to discuss illegal mining

National House of Chiefs to discuss illegal mining

The Paramount Chief of the Assin Owirenkyi Traditional Area and a member of the National House of Chiefs (NHC), Nana Prah Agyensaim, has said that he will court the support of his colleagues when the house holds its next meeting to add their voice to the fight against illegal mining in the country.   “It is my intention to raise […]

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Nigerian leaders warn against coup

Nigerian leaders warn against coup

Senior politicians in Nigeria have vowed to resist any attempt to stage a coup, following rumours of a move by some army officers to seize power while President Muhammadu Buhari is on medical leave in the UK.   “Those who think they can break the democracy for which so many laboured and which too many sacrificed limb and life, are […]

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W/shop on control of marine  pollution underway in Accra

W/shop on control of marine pollution underway in Accra

Stakeholders in the marine industry from nine countries within West and Central Africa have converged in Accra for a five-day workshop on the prevention and control of marine pollution. The participants, about 40, include heads of maritime agencies and resources persons from the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Liberia, Sao Tome and Principe and Ghana. […]

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A-G wants more time to respond to suit

A-G wants more time to respond to suit

The Attorney-General’s Department (A-G) yesterday asked the Accra High Court Labour Division (One) for more time to respond to a suit filed by dismissed district directors of the National Service Scheme (NSS). The directors, numbering 85, filed an application for judgement in default of defence on May 5, 2017, after the A-G failed to file its defence on three occasions […]

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Kante claims Premier League  Player of the Year Award

Kante claims Premier League Player of the Year Award

CHELSEA midfielder N’Golo Kante has been named the Premier League Player of the Season. The 26-year-old has enjoyed a superb first year at Stamford Bridge and has already been awarded the PFA and Football Writers’ Association prizes for his performances. Kante won the most combined votes from a panel of experts, captains of Premier League clubs and a public ballot. […]

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Asantehene urges govt, GCCI collaboration for one district one factory initiative

Asantehene urges govt, GCCI collaboration for one district one factory initiative

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll, has called for collaboration between the government and the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) to formulate policies for the “One District One Factory” initiative proposed by the government. According to Otumfuo Osei Tutu, he was confident that, for the one district one factory initiative to be successful, government had to involve the […]

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