• Government secures $300,000 facility for schools of hygiene

    Government has secured a $300,000 African Development Bank facility to support the schools of hygiene in the country, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources has announced. According to him, the schools of hygiene need to be supported to increase the current number of trainee intake. “Government is exploring the possibility of establishing a fourth school [...]

    Government secures $300,000 facility for schools of hygiene
  • Stephen Adei: Review criminal laws to deal with corruption

    Professor Stephen Adei, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has advocated urgent review of the country’s criminal laws to make it easy to deal with the rising spate of corruption. “There must also be an urgent need to restructure anti-corruption institutions to make them potent to deal effectively and efficiently with matters of [...]

    Stephen Adei: Review criminal laws to deal with corruption
  • Italian populist in row over counting Roma

    Italy’s right-wing populist Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported. After a chorus of criticism he said his only aim was to protect Roma children. There are at least 130,000 Roma (Gypsies) in Italy, and many live in unlicensed camps on [...]

    Italian populist in row over counting Roma
  • Nyantakyi, Anas clash over ‘Number 12’

    For the first time, beleaguered former head of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has responded to allegations leveled against him in the expose carried out by Tiger Eye PI.   Mr Nyantakyi was caught engaged in some acts that contravenes the rules of football for which he is facing several sanctions from FIFA, CAF and the government of [...]

    Nyantakyi, Anas clash over ‘Number 12’
  • Well-fit Salah face Russia today

    MOHAMED Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to virtually secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg today. Fears that poor performances from the home side could dampen enthusiasm in the host nation were blown away by a 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game. The seven-time African champions will [...]

    Well-fit Salah face Russia today
 

Politics »

PPP: Ignore NDC attempt to disrupt nat’l ID card

PPP: Ignore NDC attempt to disrupt nat’l ID card

June 20, 2018 at 10:56 am

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP), has urged the government to ignore the deliberate attempt by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to disrupt the progress of the...

 

Business »

GEPA provides capacity building training for weavers in Bolgatanga

June 19, 2018 at 4:50 pm

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has organised a five-day new product development training for basket weavers at Asoegoom in the Bolgatanga municipality of the...

 

Education »

Mampong Technical College of Education gets huge boost

Mampong Technical College of Education gets huge boost

June 20, 2018 at 11:16 am

The Ministry of Education has supplied 2,586 pieces of assorted science, ICT, technical and vocational equipment to the Mampong Technical College of Education in its bid to...

Sports »

Nyantakyi, Anas clash over ‘Number 12’

Nyantakyi, Anas clash over ‘Number 12’

June 19, 2018 at 11:07 am

For the first time, beleaguered former head of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has responded to allegations leveled against him in the expose carried...

  • Well-fit Salah face Russia today
    Well-fit Salah face Russia today

    MOHAMED Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to virtually secure their place in the knockout stages of...

    June 19, 2018 at 10:57 am
  • GDFA to hold justifier today

    The Ghana Deaf Football Association (GDFA) will hold a special justifier today at the Osu Salem Junior High School...

    June 15, 2018 at 1:38 pm
  • 16 schools for 3rd Citizens champs

    Sixteen selected Senior High Schools from five regions of the country are set to thrill hockey fans from today...

    June 15, 2018 at 1:38 pm

Human Interest

Teachers must protect the girl-child

ONE profession that is noble and very respectful in this country and the world at large is teaching. Teachers serve as symbols of discipline and role models for many people in society. While some teachers live up to expectation through their disciplined lives and help to bring up good children, others serve as very bad examples to the public. This [...]

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GNECC study reveals corruption at basic educ level

A study on corruption in Ghana’s basic education sector has attributed the menace to misappropriation of resources in the educational sector. The study conducted by Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), through a desk study and literature review in 2016, showed that corruption in basic education sector pertained to allowances, construction and maintenance, teacher misconduct, distribution of furniture and educational [...]

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6 in court for transporting marijuana

Six people, including three teenagers, from Jasikan, in the Volta Region, who were hauling 767.079 grams of marijuana on a convoy of two tricycles and a vehicle, to Accra, appeared before the Ho Circuit Court last Wednesday. Arafat Abu, 18, Yahaya Gibril, 25, Kondo Yao, 18, Bless Ansong, 17, Abubakar Suraj, 20, and MussaYaro, 20, all pleaded not guilty to [...]

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Herbalist in trouble for marrying girl, 16

A SIXTEEN year-old girl, who has been ‘forcibly’ married to a 60-year old mallam cum herbalist at Sege in the Ada West District of the Greater Accra Region, has been rescued by the Social Welfare Department of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.   However, the traditional herbalist, Alhassan Sottie, has since been arrested and charged with harbouring and [...]

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Kane shatters Tunisia  … As Africa still goes without a point

Kane shatters Tunisia … As Africa still goes without a point

Harry Kane scored a dramatic injury-time winner as England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their World Cup opener in Volgograd on Monday evening. The England captain, who had volleyed his side into an early lead, headed home after John Stones had flicked on a Kieran Tripper corner in the 91st minute to secure a vital three points in their bid to [...]

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AFRICAN MUST LIFT UP ITS GAMES

The 2018 World Cup kicked off in grand style bringing some exciting moments to home and pubs. But to the African countries, it has been a shaky start at the mundial. Africa is being represented at the global tournament by Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Tunisia and Senegal. Unfortunately, Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria have all lost their opening games, albeit good football. [...]

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UG,GNPC sign $1m MoU to promote Petroleum Geosciences

UG,GNPC sign $1m MoU to promote Petroleum Geosciences

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and the University of Ghana (UG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a one million dollar Research Chair in Petroleum Geosciences at the university. The Chief Executive of GNPC, Dr. Kofi Koduah Sarpong and Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ebenezer Oduro, sealed the pact at a signing ceremony in Accra [...]

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Operation Vanguard grabs 18 ‘galamseyers’ at Ayanfuri-Bibiani

Operation Vanguard grabs 18 ‘galamseyers’ at Ayanfuri-Bibiani

Operation Vanguard last Thursday, arrested 18 illegal miners, commonly known as ‘galamseyers’, along the Ayanfuri-Bibiani road in the Western Region. The suspects and items seized have been handed over to the Atakyem police in Dunkwa-on-Offin, also in the region, for further investigations. The operation, led by the Commander of Operation Vanguard, Colonel Michael Amoah Ayisi, involved personnel from Ashanti, Central [...]

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GSTS learns about applications of robotics in USA

GSTS learns about applications of robotics in USA

The Robotics Team of the Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS), GIANTBOT1, has visited Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts, in the United States of America (USA) to acquaint themselves with real life applications of robotics and broaden their horizons. Organised by the GSTS Alumni Association (GAA), the visit preceded the team’s participation in the ROBOFEST 2018 World Robotics Competition held in Southfield, [...]

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Tema Mantse calls for dialogue over Ghana Card

Tema Mantse calls for dialogue over Ghana Card

The Tema Mantse Dr Nii Adjei Krakull, has called on the government and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to come to a convergence point on the execution of the process to provide Ghanaians with a national identity card. In an interview with journalists in Tema, he lamented that something as needful as providing identity cards for Ghanaians must not end [...]

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