• Obama: Ebola Is Global Security Threat

    President Barack Obama has called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa “a threat to global security”, as he announced a larger US role in fighting the virus. The world was looking to the US, Mr Obama said, but added that the outbreak required a “global response”. The measures announced included ordering 3,000 US troops to the region and building new [...]

    Obama:  Ebola Is Global Security Threat
  • ER Educ. Directorate To Sack Lazy Teachers

    The Eastern Regional Director of Education, Rosetta Addison Sackey, has charged teachers in the region to perform creditably, warning that lazy teachers would be punished. She warned them against insolence, saying the education directorate would not hesitate to transfer non-performing and disrespectful teachers from the region. According to her, the region was already overstaffed with teachers, adding that her office [...]

    ER Educ. Directorate To Sack Lazy Teachers
  • Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work — GPRTU

    The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has kicked against a directive by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), demanding commercial buses (trotro) to have seat belts for passengers. The union said its members would not comply with the directive because, “It is too costly and has a very short enforcement period”.

    Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work  — GPRTU
  • Blame Govt. For Stars’ Poor Outing In Brazil – Kwesi Appiah

    Ex-Black Stars’ coach Kwesi Appiah has broken his silence over what wrecked Ghana’s 2014 World Cup campaign. He has revealed that several failed promises by government over when the Black Stars appearance fee would be paid led to the team’s dismal showing.

    Blame Govt. For Stars’ Poor Outing In Brazil – Kwesi Appiah
  • Akwamus Celebrate Festival

    The chiefs and people of the Akwamu Traditional Area in the Eastern Region on Sun-day held a durbar to mark their Adaebutuw Akwasidae festival. The festival offered them the opportunity to renew their allegiance to the paramount chief of the area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III and plan development programmes for the area.

    Akwamus Celebrate Festival
  • Gbawe Gets Street Lights

    BG International (BGI), the first U.S. based development firm to open an office in Ghana has donated $10,000 towards a street-lighting project at Gbawe, a suburb of Accra. The donation was made at a grand durbar at Gbawe during the recent celebrations of the Homowo festival by the Gbawe family.

    Gbawe Gets Street Lights
  • Bright Outlook For Cedi

    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it expects the cedi to hold firm against its international peers for rest of on the back of the inflow of some foreign exchange into the economy. It said the inflows from the Eurobond and the Cocobod syndicated loan would provide more dollars on the foreign exchange market, to ease the shortage which has [...]

    Bright Outlook For Cedi
  • UT Bank Organises Floats To Educate Public On Promotion

    The UT Bank has organised floats in Accra and other regions to educate the public on its newly launched ‘100 for 100,000 Promo’. It was simultaneously held in the Ashanti, Eastern and Northern regions.

    UT Bank Organises Floats To Educate Public On Promotion
  • ‘Exploit Opportunities In Financial Market’

    Consumers and businesses have been called upon to exploit the numerous opportunities available in the financial market to create wealth and eradicate poverty.

    ‘Exploit Opportunities  In Financial Market’
  • Accra Mayor Welcomes Children To School

    The Mayor of Accra, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije yesterday visited some public basic schools in Accra to welcome newly enrolled children, as part of the annual “My First Day At School” celebration. The event is to ensure that the children find their first day at school enjoyable and be encouraged to remain in school.

    Accra Mayor Welcomes  Children To School
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Politics »

Two NPP Members Drag Party To Court

September 18, 2014 at 11:50 am

TWO card-bearing members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), are seeking a court injunction on the party’s National Delegates’ Conference next month to select a presidential...

  • Gbawe Gets Street Lights
    Gbawe Gets Street Lights

    BG International (BGI), the first U.S. based development firm to open an office in Ghana has donated $10,000 towards...

    September 18, 2014 at 11:48 am
  • Hajj Board Asked To Ensure Success
    Hajj Board Asked To Ensure Success

    Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday bid farewell to the Ghanaian pilgrims on this year’s Hajj pilgrimage...

    September 17, 2014 at 11:41 am
  • Court Halts NDC Election In Tema

    A Tema High Court has halted the Tema Central Consti-tuency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from holding...

    September 17, 2014 at 11:41 am

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Business »

Bright Outlook For Cedi

Bright Outlook For Cedi

September 18, 2014 at 11:44 am

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it expects the cedi to hold firm against its international peers for rest of on the back of the inflow of some foreign exchange into the economy. It...

 

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Education »

Brukum, Agavenya Schools In Distress

September 18, 2014 at 12:36 pm

Brukum Kyeretsom Primary School in the Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern Region does not have chairs and tables for teachers to sit and work. The situation has left both...

 

Sports »

Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work  — GPRTU

Directive On Seat Belts Won’t Work — GPRTU

September 18, 2014 at 12:18 pm

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has kicked against a directive by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), demanding commercial buses (trotro) to...

Human Interest

China Leader Xi Begins India Visit

China Leader Xi Begins India Visit

China’s President Xi Jinping has begun his first official visit to India, with a focus on improving trade ties and resolving the decades-old dispute over border areas. China is one of India’s top trading partners and the Asian neighbours are the world’s most populous countries.

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Ukraine Vets 1m Officials For Loyalty

Ukraine Vets 1m Officials For Loyalty

Ukraine will screen one million civil servants for loyalty to the new government, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says. The parliament passed a new law on Tuesday, allowing the vetting of government officials and the removal of corrupt officials. Mr Yatseniuk said all departments who worked under previous President Viktor Yanukovych would be vetted.

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Nigeria College Attacked By Gunmen

Nigeria College Attacked By Gunmen

Gunshots and an explosion have been heard at a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Students were seen fleeing from the city’s Federal College of Education. One student told the BBC by phone that he had seen 17 dead bodies at the scene.

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Dissolve Inactive Associations…Urges A/R Sports Director as NSA boss tours stadia in Ash,BA, Gt. Acc regions.

Dissolve Inactive Associations…Urges A/R Sports Director as NSA boss tours stadia in Ash,BA, Gt. Acc regions.

Director of Sports in the Ashanti region, Saka Acquaye believes it is about time the National Sports Authority took the bull by the horn to dissolve inactive associations. Thirty-eight sporting Associations are under the National Sports Authority.

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Breathing Life Into The Economy

Ghana’s economy has been under the microscope for the best part of the year, largely because of its poor performance. Financial analysts as well as commentators, have assigned various reasons and offered solutions to the current challenges facing the economy. Evidently, the government has taken various measures to put the economy back on a sound footing.

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