• Minister inspects projects in Awutu, Senya district

    Ms Hannah Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Awutu-Senya East, has led the chiefs from Awutu and Senya traditional areas, management and staff of the Assembly, to inspect projects executed within two years in the area. At Senya Bereku, the team inspected projects including the construction of a female, male and children wards of the hospital, […]

    Ms Hannah Tetteh addressing some pupils in the constituency
  • Mayor gives to endowment fund

    The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has donated GH¢1,000 towards the Endowment Fund being established by the New Times Corporation for the son of Mr. Samuel Nuamah who died in a motor accident on August 20. This was when the AMA’s Chief Executive, Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, yesterday visited the New Times Corporation (NTC) yesterday, to commiserate with the management and […]

    Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije (second from right) presenting the money to Mr Dave Agbenu (left),
 Editor of the Ghanaian Times.
  • Stars beat Congo 3-2

    JORDAN Ayew at the last minutes strived to give Ghana a 3-2 win over Congo in an international played in Brazzaville yesterday to boost their confidence ahead of Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda. This boosts the Black Stars for their next assignment on Saturday against Rwanda in a 2017 Nations Cup qualifier in Kigali. Ayew, who […]

    Two of a kind– Stars’ late goal striker Jordan Ayew (9) and team mate Afriyie Acquah celebrate
  • LOW TURN-OUT RECORDED AT DISTRICT ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

    The District Assemblies’ Elections recorded an awful turnout throughout the country, despite the publicity given to the event. When the Ghanaian Times visited some of the polling stations few hours to the close of voting, some areas had as low as five per cent turnout, reports Yaw Kyei. While some areas had a handful of people casting their votes at […]

    President Mahama going through verification before casting his vote
  • Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion

    Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church’s upcoming Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions, in the Argentine pontiff’s latest move towards a more open and inclusive church. In church teaching, abortion is such a grave sin that those who procure or perform it incur an automatic excommunication, which can only be […]

    Pope Francis
  • IMF disburses $116.6 million to Ghana… after reviewing the country’s ECF

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has approved the disburse-ment of US$116.6 million to Ghana. This was after the board met to review the country’s performance under the programme. A statement issued by the IMF yesterday said it had completed the first review of Ghana’s economic performance under the programme supported by an extended credit facility (ECF) arrangement. “Completion of […]

    Mr. Seth Terkper, Finance Minister
  • AfDB unveils plans to empower women in agric

    The African Development Bank (AfDB), has unveiled a new report to economically empower women giving them additional leverage to participate gainfully in the agricultural added value-chain. The report dubbed: “Economic Empowerment of African women through equitable participation in agricultural value chains,” was produced by the office of the Special Envoy on Gender and the Department for Agriculture and Agro-industry of […]

    •    Women make up almost 50 per cent of the agricultural labour force in Africa.
  • Minister orders cut in load shedding

    The Minister of Power, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, has directed the Load Management Commit-tee to reduce the load currently being shed to the industrial sector with immediate effect. A statement signed by the Head of Public Affairs at the ministry, Kweku Sersah-Johnson, said the minister had ordered that the load shedding to the sector should be reduced from 130 megawatts to […]

    •   Dr. Kwabena Donkor, Minister of Power
  • Govt is ready to assist media-Pres

    PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has given the strongest indication of the government readiness to support the media. That “a free and independent media is a necessary ingredient for a strong and vibrant democracy”, he stated. It was for that reason the government established the Media Development Fund to improve the skills of media practitioners, he explained. President Mahama said this […]

    President Mahama in a pose with IPR Executives.          Photo: Vincent Dzatse
  • Anlo c’nity hit by waves

    TIDAL waves have hit the Anlo Constituency, again, completely wiping out one village, Kporkporgbor. “Nothing is left of the community now”, said Mr. Kofi Humado MP for the area. Briefing The Ghanaian Times on phone from the disaster scene on Sunday, he said the displaced population of about 300 had relocated to Ada, Keta and Srogboe and some communities in the South Tongu District, where […]

    Mr. Humado (left) on a boat touring the disaster scene
 

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Mr. Fritz Baffour (left), presenting the cheque to Assistant Commissioner of Police 
Antwi Tabi, while other officers look on

Security of every Ghanaian vital –Fritz Baffour

September 1, 2015 at 9:38 am

                                The Member of Parliament of Ablekuma South Constituency and...

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Mr. Seth Terkper, Finance Minister

IMF disburses $116.6 million to Ghana… after reviewing the country’s ECF

September 2, 2015 at 9:27 am

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has approved the disburse-ment of US$116.6 million to Ghana. This was after the board met to review the country’s...

 

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Mrs. Asare , (second from right)  presenting copies of the legal documents to Mrs. Narh, with Mr Joseph Atsu (Asst. Head)looking on.

Akropong Sch for the Blind gets braille version of Acts

September 2, 2015 at 10:12 am

The first ever braille and daisy versions of the Children’s Act, 1998 (Act 560) and Juvenile Justice Act 2003 (Act 653) have been launched at the Akropong School for the...

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Coach Duncan – Insists Kotoko won 2014 MTN FA Cup  without Dramani

Two coaches in war of words

September 2, 2015 at 10:33 am

Two coaches of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, immediate past and his successor are trading words over who deserves to get credit for a past success of the club. Coach David Duncan...

 
 

Human Interest

Dr. George Dawson-Ahmoah

GCMA lauds action against imported cement

The Ghana Cement (GCMA) has commended the Ghana Link and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority for taking a giant step to review cost and freight value of imported bagged cement into the country. The valuation of Freight on Board (FOB) on importation of bagged cement has recently been adjusted from 25 dollars per metric tonne to 60 […]

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Mr Michael Adjei-Djan, CEO of African Concrete Products, signing the book of condolence, while
other management staff of ACP and officials of the New Times Corporation.

ACP shows support to Times

The New Times Corporation (NTC) has announced plans to establish an educational fund for the son of the late Samuel Nuamah, the Presidential Correspondent of the Ghanaian Times, who died in a motor accident while returning from an assignment a fortnight ago. The Managing Director of the corporation, Ms. Carol Annang, who announced this yesterday, said the purpose of the […]

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SWAG president, Kwabena Yeboah (second from left) receiving a dummy cheque of the MTN's donation from Afua Falcorner

SWAG Awards Night launched

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), has launched the 40th MTN/SWAG Awards aimed at rewarding distinguished sports, men and women who excelled in their various fields of endeavour in 2014. The awards, the flagship of the sports media fraternity will be held on October 3, at the Banquet Hall, State House and will see over 25 distinguished sportsmen and […]

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Migrants wave their train tickets outside Keleti station

Migrants stranded amid EU asylum chaos

Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU. Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs defended the closure, saying Hungary was trying to enforce EU law.

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Bodies lying in the streets in Maiduguri

Boko Haram gunmen kill 79 in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have unleashed another torrent of violence in northeast Nigeria, killing 79 people in three recent attacks there, residents and local militia said. In the first and deadliest attack late Friday, gunmen entered the village of Baanu — about 50 miles (80 kilometres) north of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state — and shot dead 68 people. The […]

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