• Two armed robbers arrested

    Two suspected armed robbers who attempted to rob Express Credit, a financial institution located at Breku, in the Central Region have been arrested by the Awutu Breku police. The robbers, Salifu Mohammed, 25 and Johnson Wedua, 45 were said to have armed themselves with An AK 47 rifle and went on a broad daylight robbery expedition last Monday. Briefing The […]

    Two armed robbers arrested
  • CSOs tell Pres : Don’t succumb to Nzema chiefs’ demand

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been advised not to bow to pressure from the paramount chiefs of Nzema area of the Western Region to appoint an indigene as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana National Gas Company Limited. Over the weekend, the chiefs at a press conference kicked against the appointment of Dr. Ben Asante as the caretaker CEO […]

    CSOs tell Pres : Don’t succumb to Nzema chiefs’ demand
  • Teye Nyaunu suspended from NDC ?

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Lower Manya Krobo constituency has suspended former Member of Parliament, Michael Teye Nyaunu, along with three other party members in the constituency, for misconduct. According to the party’s Constituency Chairman, David Walter Hormelu, they took the decision in accordance with the party’s constitution which stipulates that any member found to have contravened the […]

    Teye Nyaunu suspended from NDC ?
  • CHRAJ: We won’t investigate parliamentary bribery scandal

    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has rejected a petition by one Nana Kusi-Poku Listowel, requesting the commission to conduct an urgent investigation into the bribery scandal that hit Parliament last month. It said instead of opening a fresh investigation into the matter, the commission would wait for the outcome of the investigations by the five-member ad hoc committee […]

    CHRAJ: We won’t investigate parliamentary bribery scandal
  • 2 youth groups clash in Sekondi -Tadi

    Youth from Effiakuma and Amanful on Saturday afternoon, clashed following the snatching of a mobile phone at the Kwame Nkrumah roundabout in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis. The rioters kept the area on tenterhooks disrupting the peace in the area for a greater period of the day. The Ghanaian Times learnt that two persons have been arrested by the Takoradi police while […]

    2 youth groups clash in Sekondi -Tadi
  • 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
 

Politics »

Teye Nyaunu suspended from NDC ?

Teye Nyaunu suspended from NDC ?

February 21, 2017 at 10:20 am

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Lower Manya Krobo constituency has suspended former Member of Parliament, Michael Teye Nyaunu, along with three other party members...

 

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 »

Aduana hopes to maintain lead  …As Kotoko, Medeama step up chase

Aduana hopes to maintain lead …As Kotoko, Medeama step up chase

February 22, 2017 at 11:16 am

Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Medeama SC will step up the chase on leaders Aduana Stars SC in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) when they welcome their respective opponents in the...

Human Interest

MP’s cheer President’s maiden entry into Parliament

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday arrived in Parliament to a grandeur security to deliver the State of the Nation Address, his maiden one. The security beef-up, in and around Parliament, was manifested at all the entry points to the law making house as armed security men ensured people who accessed the facility were vigorously screened. After the pre address […]

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THE PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS AND MATTERS ARISING

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday presented his maiden State of The Nation’s Address and unsurprisingly received mixed reactions from a cross section of the Ghanaian populace. The address, which centered on variety of areas of the Ghanaian life, attracted both favourable and unfavourable comments from a cross section of the public. As expected, those who support the President […]

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Accounting in court for defrauding tax officer

An accountant of the Controller and Accountant General’s Department at the Mankranso District Assembly, in the Ashanti Region, has appeared before a circuit court here, for allegedly defrauding a tax officer. Felix Kwame Fordjour, the accused, 36, was said to have defrauded a staff of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) of GH¢88,650.00 He pleaded not guilty to the charge of […]

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Self-styled military man, 3 others grabbed by police

A self-styled military man who has allegedly been terrorising residents at Achimota  was yesterday arrested by the Police in Accra. Samuel Arthur 40, driver was reported to have dressed in military uniform and robbed his victims. The police suspects he might have been operating for some time now and many have fallen victim to his activities. The Mile ‘7’ District […]

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Diplomatic row over Kim Jong-nam’s killing

Diplomatic row over Kim Jong-nam’s killing

Malaysia has stepped up diplomatic measures against North Korea in an escalating row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Kim Jong-nam died in mysterious circumstances last week at an airport in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. Police believe he was poisoned. Malaysia has recalled its ambassador from the North Korean capital Pyongyang […]

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Russia rejects claim of Montenegro plot

Russia rejects claim of Montenegro plot

Russia has denounced as absurd and unsubstantiated allegations that “Russian state bodies” were involved in an attempted coup in the Balkan state of Montenegro. The alleged plot dates back to a series of arrests hours before Montenegro’s elections in October 2016. At the time, Serb paramilitaries and Russian nationalists were blamed. But prosecutor Milivoje Katnic has now named a Russian […]

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Pence seeks to allay European fears

Pence seeks to allay European fears

The US Vice-President, Mike Pence, has said the US under President Trump remains committed to co-operation and partnership with the European Union. However, he urged members of the Nato alliance to meet their defence spending targets, warning that Americans could lose patience with their allies. Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance was “important because we live in times […]

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Five-day workshop on drug trafficking opens in Accra

The Deputy Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has called on security agencies to collaborate in the fight against drug related crimes in the country. She said combating drug trafficking was a global war and needed proactive approaches through intelligence sharing, capacity building, information and […]

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GOVERNMENT FIRST BUDGET AND THE EXPECTATIONS OF GHANAIANS

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that the first budget of the government will contain well-thought through policies to put the ailing Ghanaian economy back on track. He said Ghanaians reposed confidence in him to turn the dwindling fortunes of the country around and promised that he will not disappoint. He acknowledged the fact the economy inherited […]

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Accountant,36, in court for GH¢ 88,650 fraud

An accountant of the Controller and Accountant General’s Department at the Mankranso District Assembly, in the Ashanti Region, has appeared before a circuit court here, for allegedly defrauding a tax officer. Felix Kwame Fordjour, the accused, 36, was said to have defrauded a staff of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) of GH¢88, 650.00 He pleaded not guilty to the charge […]

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