• NATIONWIDE DEMOS!

    Organised Labour yesterday staged a massive demonstration through some principal streets of Accra in protest against what they described as harsh economic conditions in the country. The demonstrators, numbering over 15,000 defied police orders for them to converge at the Accra Hearts of Oak Park near the Arts Centre and proceeded to the Independence Square, where they presented a petition [...]

    NATIONWIDE DEMOS!
  • Supreme Court Halts EC’s Limited Voter Registration Exercise

    The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to suspend its intended limited voter registration exercise scheduled for commencement today, pending the determination of a suit brought before it, restraining it from undertaking the exercise. The court has also ordered a stop to adverts of the said exercise, running in the various media platforms.

    Supreme Court Halts EC’s Limited Voter Registration Exercise
  • K’Bu CEO Dismissed Again

    President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Dr. Gilbert Buckle, the international Public Health Physician, as the new acting Chief Executive Officer of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. His appointment takes immediate effect. This appointment goes to nullify the directive by the new Minister of Health, Dr. Kweku Agyeman Mensah, for the dismmised CEO, Rev. Okpoti Botchway, to be reinstated.

    K’Bu CEO Dismissed Again
  • 800 NPP Polling Agents Schooled

    A total of 800 polling agents of the New Patriotic Party in the Klottey Korle constituency in the Greater Accra Region have undergone a four-day training in electoral processes, ahead of the opening of the limited voter registration exercise. The training, which was on the theme “Strengthening the grass root structures for victory 2016” prepared the polling agents for the [...]

    800 NPP Polling Agents Schooled
  • CPP Lauds Organised Labour

    The  Convention People’s Party (CPP) says it is in support of yesterday’s demonstration embarked upon by Organised Labour  which witnessed thousands of workers pour onto the streets to protest against the rising cost of living. It thus, becomes the first political party to officially endorse the nationwide protests which took place simultaneously in the 10 regional capitals. Some political connoisseurs [...]

    CPP Lauds Organised Labour
  • GFA To Consult Government Over Response To FIFA?

    The  Ghana FA will consult the government before responding to FIFA this week over its initial enquiries about the setting up of a Presidential Commission to look into the Black Stars’ failed bid at the 2014 World Cup. FIFA wrote to the Ghana FA last week fearing that the government’s decision to set up the commission, which is a law [...]

    GFA To Consult Government Over Response To FIFA?
  • Kotoko Declared Champ Of Champ

    Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been declared winners of the season opener Champions of Champions without kicking a ball after clinching the double last term. Premier League and FA Cup winners, Kotoko were declared Champions of Champions for the 2013-14 season following an internal meeting of the Ghana Football Association (GFA),reports ghanasoccernt.com. The Emergency Committee of the GFA in a statement [...]

    Kotoko Declared  Champ Of Champ
  • Pres. Task Force Retrieves GH¢764m

    The Presidential Special Operations Unit (SOU) set up to check import and warehousing fraud has so far retrieved over GH¢764 million from bonded warehouse tax evaders. A number of Customs Officers have been implicated by the defaulting companies.

    Pres. Task Force Retrieves GH¢764m
  • Developing The Capacity Of Young African Women Through MILEAD Fellowship

    Acadre of 28 Africa’s young women leaders between the ages of 19-25 are undergoing a three-week intensive training under the 2014 Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon. Selected from over 1,260 applications in 42 countries, the 28 Fellows represent twenty-six African countries and the Diaspora and epitomise [...]

    Developing The Capacity Of Young African Women Through MILEAD Fellowship
  • BoG Fails To Block Lawyer’s Case In Court

    An attempt by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to block a challenge by an Accra lawyer in a landmark case to get the Supreme Court to compel it (the Bank) to arrest the depreciation of the cedi received a jolt yesterday. The court turned down a preliminary objection by the bank against the capacity of the plaintiff to sue it [...]

    BoG Fails To Block Lawyer’s Case In Court
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Politics »

Political Parties Should Adhere To Regulations

July 25, 2014 at 10:16 am

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the Electoral Com-mission has advised political parties to adhere to all laid down rules and regulations governing the upcoming supplementary...

  • 800 NPP Polling Agents Schooled
    800 NPP Polling Agents Schooled

    A total of 800 polling agents of the New Patriotic Party in the Klottey Korle constituency in the Greater Accra...

    July 25, 2014 at 10:13 am
  • CPP Lauds Organised Labour
    CPP Lauds Organised Labour

    The  Convention People’s Party (CPP) says it is in support of yesterday’s demonstration embarked upon by Organised...

    July 25, 2014 at 10:06 am
  • Kofi Portuphy Launches Campaign

    The Co-ordinator of National Disaster Management Organisation, Ebene-zer Kofi Ofori Portuphy, has formally launched...

    July 23, 2014 at 9:08 am

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Samsung Printers Get 7 Awards For Outstanding Achievement

Samsung Printers Get 7 Awards For Outstanding Achievement

July 25, 2014 at 11:39 am

Samsung printers and multi-function printers (MFPs) have won seven awards for outstanding achievement at the Buyers Laboratory (BLI) 2014 Summer Pick Awards in Seoul, South...

 

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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 »

B. Bombers  Battle-Ready

B. Bombers Battle-Ready

July 25, 2014 at 11:57 am

The head coach of the Black Bombers, Ofori Asare says he is impressed with the level of organisation of the pre games towards the commonwealth games in Glasgow. Mr Ofori Asare...

Human Interest

SSNIT Must Be Serious

SSNIT Must Be Serious

Dear Editor, Recently, some personnel of the Public Relations Department of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) have been visiting some radio stations trying to educate workers across the country about the importance of updating their records, early before proceeding on retirement. They talk, talk, talk and talk a lot about the promptness with which SSNIT officials will [...]

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Open Letter To The Methodist Church, Ghana Conference

Open Letter To The Methodist Church, Ghana Conference

Dear fellow Ghanaian Methodists, I am a Ghanaian Methodist moved by the passionate love for my church to engage in this honest discourse with you with an open mind. I will be suggesting the way forward in the latter sections. Unless we face the facts and call a spade a spade, the Methodist Church Ghana will not even be lucky [...]

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‘Bolt’s Best Is Yet To Come’

‘Bolt’s Best Is Yet To Come’

Six-times Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. It has been five years since Bolt set the 100m world record of 9.58 seconds and the 200m best of 19.19 at the Berlin world [...]

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Big Boost For Scottish Athletes

Big Boost For Scottish Athletes

Scottish medallists at the Commonwealth Games will earn a share of a £300,000 funding pool made available by Commonwealth Games Scotland as part of its “Medallist Reward Scheme”. First introduced for Scottish athletes at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, the scheme is designed to kick-start longer term savings and investment planning for athletes once they retire from their high [...]

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More MH17 Bodies To Leave Ukraine For Netherlands

More MH17 Bodies To Leave Ukraine For Netherlands

Two transport planes carry-ing bodies and remains of those killed on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have left Ukraine for the Netherlands. Fifty one bags containing bodies or body parts were loaded on board the planes on Thursday, Ukraine said.

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