• Hearts, Medeama split points

    Accra Hearts of Oak recorded their second straight draw in the two-week-old Ghana Premier League (GPL) when Medeama SC held them to a barren game at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday. It was certainly not one of those pretty afternoons the home contingent may have been looking forward to – but the Phobians must still see the result as gratifying […]

    Hearts, Medeama split points
  • Prove the critics wrong, Asiamah!

    After a rather sweltering grilling at the hands of the Appointment Committee, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, eventually cruised through – later swaggering away with a benediction from President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Lead up to his nomination was tough as a myriad of names were thrown up with lobbyists and canvassers working indefatigably around the clock to ensure their nominees were picked […]

    Prove the critics wrong, Asiamah!
  • Tamale Airport expansion to spur economic activities

    The expansion of the Tamale Airport into an international level would serve as a catalyst to improve the economic fortunes of the region, Salifu-Sa-eed, Minister-designate for Northern Region has said. He said as a minister, his administration would ensure that the project which was started by the previous government was completed to serve its intended purpose. Mr. Sa-eed said this […]

    Tamale Airport expansion to spur economic activities
  • 1st budget to target ailing economy – Pres Akufo-Addo

    The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that the first budget of his administration, will contain well-thought through policies to put the ailing Ghanaian economy back on track. The President was addressing members of the Ghanaian community resident in Banjul on Saturday, after attending the inauguration ceremony of President Adama Barrow and the 52nd Independence Day celebration of […]

    1st budget to target ailing economy – Pres Akufo-Addo
  • CDS ‘pulled out’ of Ghana Armed Forces

    Air Marshal Michael Sampson Oje, former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was yesterday officially “pulled out” of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), in a colourful ceremony to mark his retirement. He stood in an open armoured vehicle, with officers pulling the vehicle by rope, while officers and men of GAF and invited guests lined the streets of Burma camp, cheering […]

    CDS ‘pulled out’ of Ghana Armed Forces
  • Minority: Pres must clear air on funding free SHS

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus in Parliament has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to come clean on the intended funding source for the free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The demand of the NDC followed an earlier communication by the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, that the policy would be funded with the Heritage Fund. That was refuted […]

    Minority: Pres must clear air on funding free SHS
  • Rawlings reiterates trust in President Akufo-Addo

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has reiterated his stance trust in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to deliver. He explained that Nana Akufo-Addo has “certain principles and values” which could help in the fight against corruption. “We are very fortunate also that somebody like Nana Akufo-Addo has emerged over here. People think I love that man to high heavens. No. […]

    Rawlings reiterates trust in President Akufo-Addo
  • Gambia leader sworn in at packed stadium

    The Gambia has formally sworn in its new elected President, Adama Barrow, in front of a crowd of thousands including African heads of state. It was the second time he had taken the oath after his formal inauguration was delayed by the reluctance of his predecessor to leave office. “This is a victory for democracy,” he told a full stadium […]

    Gambia leader sworn in at packed stadium
  • Peacekeepers to receive allowances on duty – Pres Akufo-Addo

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that personnel of the country’s security services, who embark on peacekeeping missions, would henceforth be paid their allowances while on duty tour. According to the President, the situation which existed before his administration, where soldiers were paid their allowances, sometimes months after arriving in Ghana, would not be a feature of his administration. […]

    Peacekeepers to receive allowances on duty – Pres Akufo-Addo
  • Police arrest 2 for abetting child marriage

    Police in Jirapa have arrested two men from the Tampaala community in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region, for abetting the marriage of their teenage daughters. The two, 54-year-old Noponong Botaa and 60-year-old Cletus Puogbigre were picked up by the police on Friday afternoon in their various homes after a report by Naa Mwinsaama Bondegbee II, chief of […]

    Police arrest 2 for abetting child marriage
 

Politics »

Minority: Pres must clear air on funding free SHS

Minority: Pres must clear air on funding free SHS

February 20, 2017 at 7:47 am

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus in Parliament has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to come clean on the intended funding source for the free Senior...

 

Business »

Crystal Capital & Investments introduces two Mutual Funds

Crystal Capital & Investments introduces two Mutual Funds

February 16, 2017 at 10:29 am

Crystal Capital and Investments Limited (CCI) has introduced two new mutual funds to offer Ghanaians more investment opportunities to earn higher returns. The Funds, Crystal...

 

Education »

Police urged to probe students-police clash

Police urged to probe students-police clash

February 20, 2017 at 7:50 am

The Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, has paid a visit to the Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) in connection with the clash between the students of the Institute...

Sports »

Hearts, Medeama split points

Hearts, Medeama split points

February 20, 2017 at 8:34 am

Accra Hearts of Oak recorded their second straight draw in the two-week-old Ghana Premier League (GPL) when Medeama SC held them to a barren game at the Accra Sports Stadium...

Human Interest

Sundowns beat TP Mazembe to win African Super Cup

Sundowns beat TP Mazembe to win African Super Cup

African club champions Mamelodi Sundowns are the 2017 CAF Super Cup thanks to a 1-0 win over DR Congo’s TP Mazembe on Saturday. Ricardo Nascimento was the day’s hero for the Brazilians as he converted an 83rd minute penalty to give Pitso Mosimane’s side a deserving victory after a dominant display at the Loftus Versveld stadium. The penalty was given […]

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Chelsea eases past brave Wolves

Chelsea eases past brave Wolves

PREMIER League leaders Chelsea reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with victory over Wolves in an entertaining tie at Molineux. Wolves, just five points above the Championship relegation zone, took a positive approach in the first half as George Saville lashed an early strike against the post. Chelsea’s defence was repeatedly tested before the visitors finally upped the tempo, […]

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Military urged to maintain high standards

Military urged to maintain high standards

The out-going Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major-General Obed Asamoah Akwa has urged officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces to maintain the highest professional standards in the discharge of their duties. That he explained was the only way they would project and position the image of the army at all places and at all times. Major-General  Akwa said […]

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2 Times staff elected to youth, women positions in ICU

2 Times staff elected to youth, women positions in ICU

A sixteen-member committee of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) Greater Accra regional youth and women executives was inaugurated during its maiden conference in Accra on Thursday. The new team would ensure that the rights of the youth and women in the region were protected at various workplaces in the region. The youth wing in the region is chaired […]

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Police to prosecute perpetrators of mob actions

The Ghana Police Service has commenced an exercise, involving the use of modern technology, including cameras to arrest and prosecute all persons who exact instant justice on suspected criminals. It therefore, advised members of the public to report all suspected criminals to the police, who have the mandate to arrest and prosecute criminals. The move comes in the wake of […]

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I’ll promote business investment in C/R

Mr. Kwamina Duncan, Minister-designate for Central Region has said his administration would make a deliberate effort to direct investment to the region to eradicate poverty which has been plaguing the region for years. He lamented that though the region abounds in natural resources from the coastal to the forest belt, it had not been translated into improving the living standard […]

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Pentecostal and Charismatic Council call for truce over missing State vehicles

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council has expressed concern about ongoing accusations between officials of the current government and those of the previous government over missing state vehicles and unlawful seizures. It, therefore, called for a truce and urged both sides to let sanity prevail and allow the relevant state institutions to address the issues in an orderly manner. The […]

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47 police officers re-assigned

A total of 47 officers in the Police top hierarchy have been re-assigned following the third reshuffling exercise by the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu, barely a month after assuming office. Notable amongst the latest shake-up was the transfer of Ashanti Regional Command Public Relations Officer (PRO), ASP Yusif Mohammed Tanko, to occupy the same role in […]

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George Blankson bids farewell

George Blankson bids farewell

A farewell parade was on Friday held in Accra, at which George Blankson formally handed over the baton of leadership of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to the newly appointed Commissioner-General(C-G) Emmanuel Kofi Nti. Mr. Nti, a banker, economist, statistician, accountant and tax expert, with experience spanning three decades was the Head of Tax Policy Unit of the Ministry of […]

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Mugabe, 92, says Zimbabweans see no replacement for him

Mugabe, 92, says Zimbabweans see no replacement for him

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said his ruling ZANU-PF party and the people of Zimbabwe see no viable successor to him for next year’s general elections. Mugabe has been in power since 1980 and in December his party confirmed him as its candidate for the next presidential election expected in mid-2018, when he will be 94. The world’s oldest national […]

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