The  Managing Director of KESSBEN Group of Companies, Stephen Kwabena Kesse, was yesterday arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court, charged with money laundering and forgery of documents. He is accused of facilitating the laundering of 127,931,727.65 dollars within 14 months, with connivance with some officials of Stanbic Bank.

  • Ghana Given More Time To Enforce Fishing Regulation

    The European Commission has granted Ghana, a six-month extension to institute measures to fully comply with international fishing regulations. The extension of the initial deadline for compliance, which expired last June, is in recognition of efforts being made by the government to comply with the regulations.

    Ghana Given More Time  To Enforce Fishing Regulation
  • National Under-17 League Soon

    The Ghana Football Association will soon organize a national U-17 league. The novelty which is being initiated by the football governing body of the country will therefore see colts clubs across the country get involved in a professional league system. The main idea of the innovation is to encourage and educate young footballers to combine both football and academics to [...]

    National Under-17 League Soon
  • Gov’t Will Support Who Ever Is GFA President – Ayariga

    The  Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Mahama Ayariga has reiterated that government has no interest in unseating current GFA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi and has stated that his administration would give its support to anyone who occupies the seat. Reports in the local media has indicated that strong government functionaries are making frantic efforts to get the 47 year old [...]

    Gov’t Will Support Who  Ever Is GFA President – Ayariga
  • Colonialism And Slavery: Are they the causes of Africa’s woes? (1)

    In August and September every year, Africa and the Diaspora mark the remembrance and an end to slavery. Pan-African speakers at forums and durbars normally mention the unpleasant legacies it left on the continent. The events show photos and documentaries on how the strong and the healthy breeds of our kinds were chained beaten and dehumanized before being transported to [...]

    Colonialism And Slavery: Are they the causes of Africa’s woes?  (1)
  • Domestic Violence Board Set Up

    The  Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has inaugurated a 16-member Domestic Violence Management Board to help reduce the high prevalence of domestic violence in the country. The board, constituted in accordance with the Domestic Violence Act 2007 (732), is expected among others to make recommendations for a National Plan of Action against domestic violence and also promote [...]

    Domestic Violence Board Set Up

    The Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) Limited ended the September 2013 fiscal year with a loss of US$11.8 million as against US$10.2 million in 2012. The company’s current liabilities exceeded its current assets of US$161,309,286 by US$48.4 million, during the year under review, as against US$58.1 million in 2012, with an asset of US$133,650,517.

  • Ghana, Hungary To Boost Trade

    GHANA and Hungary have established an office in Accra, to facilitate and promote bilateral trade relations to the mutual benefit of the two countries. Hunghat Limited is a Ghanaian company in partnership with the Hungarian National Trading House to provide a platform to small and medium scale enterprises for the mutual support of import and export capabilities, products and services.

    Ghana, Hungary To Boost Trade
  • COCOBOD Uncovers Beans Stealing Syndicate… At Tema, Takoradi warehouses

    The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), as a result of extensive investigations, has uncovered a cocoa beans stealing syndicate at its warehouses at Tema, Takoradi and Kaasi in Kumasi. The Ghanaian Times can confirm the arrest of Mr. Charles Kukah, Senior Warehouse Manager of COCOBOD, by CID operatives last Friday, on the orders of the new management, as part of renewed [...]

    COCOBOD Uncovers Beans Stealing Syndicate… At Tema, Takoradi warehouses
  • ‘Don’t Expect A Miracle’

    HERBERT Addo has warned Hearts fans not to expect any ‘miracle’ signings ahead of the start of the new season. The experienced tactician is expected to held his first training session with the side last Tuesday after signing a two-year contract with them. Hearts have been linked with a string of players in the Africa country, from Medeama’s duo Foli [...]

    ‘Don’t Expect A Miracle’

Politics »

Ashaiman Assembly Members Boycott Sitting

July 31, 2014 at 8:52 am

Members of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) yesterday, boycotted the second ordinary meeting of the assembly due to what they described as delays in addressing pressing...

  • NPP Chairman Challenges Colleagues
    NPP Chairman Challenges Colleagues

    The New Patriotic Party chairman for the Klottey-Korle constituency in Greater Accra Region, Nii Noi Nortey, has...

    July 31, 2014 at 8:51 am
  • ‘Gov’t Excited About SC Judgement On Woyome’
    ‘Gov’t Excited About SC Judgement On Woyome’

    A Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, says the government is excited about Tuesday’s Supreme...

    July 31, 2014 at 8:26 am
  • Messages To Muslims
    Messages To Muslims

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings have congratulated Muslims on the...

    July 29, 2014 at 11:50 am

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Darkuman Central Credit Union Makes Progress

Darkuman Central Credit Union Makes Progress

August 1, 2014 at 9:56 am

The Darkuman Central Credit Union in Accra made a profit of GH¢171,003.40 as at June 30, 2013, Elder John Ackom Asante, Vice-Chairman of the board has disclosed. Speaking...


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Education »

Ridge Church Marks 57th Speech Day

July 22, 2014 at 12:54 pm

The Ridge Church School, Accra, has held its 57th Speech and Prize-Giving Day, and passing-out ceremony, at which over 90 Junior High School pupils graduated. Prizes were...


Sports »

‘Take A Second Look At Relegation’

August 1, 2014 at 10:20 am

A SPORTS analyst, Karl Tuffour has called on the Ghana Football Association and the Premier league board to have a second look at relegating three clubs straight away from...

Human Interest

KNUST Unity Hall Gutted By Fire

KNUST Unity Hall Gutted By Fire

KNUSTFire  gutted part of the Unity  Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) yesterday afternoon destroying items worth thousands of Ghana cedis. According to sources it started about 3 pm at the sixth Floor of the eight-storey building, completely destroying 10 rooms. The cause of it was not immediately known. Briefing the Media, Divisional Fire Officer, [...]

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The Financial Division Two Court on Tuesday, protected the sanctity of free speech and the freedom of the media when it ruled that The Ghanaian Times Editor, Dave Agbenu, and its Chief Reporter, Castro Zangina-Tong, were not in contempt of the court. The applicant, The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) had prayed the court to commit the two senior [...]

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National Job Summit Launched

National Job Summit Launched

A National Job Summit, to brainstorm on job-creation and create avenues for work, particularly for the youth and graduates, was launched in Accra yesterday. The summit, scheduled for September 3 and 4 at the Accra International Conference Centre, would be on the theme ‘Inclusive growth through the creation of productive employment and decent work for all Ghanaians’.

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EC Stopped From Using NHIA Cards

EC Stopped From Using NHIA Cards

The Electoral Commission (EC) has rescheduled the Voters’ Register revision exercise for August 4 to 13, following the determination of a suit filed against the commission at the Supreme Court yesterday. The Deputy Chairman of EC in-charge of Operations, Mr. Amadu Sulley says that following the court’s ruling stopping the Commission from accepting National Health Insurance cards, only a Ghanaian [...]

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Veep Calls For Vigilance Against Ebola

Veep Calls For Vigilance Against Ebola

The Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has called for intense vigilance to prevent the outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in Ghana, saying the nation cannot afford to lose any life to the disease. He said though health experts and institutions are on high alert and have instituted measures to prevent and contain any outbreak, the citizenry also need to be [...]

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