• 10th COESA games slated for July 27

    The Colleges of Education Sports Association (COESA) has launched the 10th anniversary of its biennial Sports festival at the Accra College of Education. The event will be hosted in Tamale between July 27 and August 4 under the theme “The role of COESA in the restoration of Physical Education (P.E) and Sports in our schools. “ It will attract all [...]

    10th COESA games slated for July 27
  • Afreximbank stands tall in trade development and finance

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has become a reputable and solid regional development finance institution, meeting significant financing needs in trade development and trade finance in Africa, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said. Afreximbank and the African Development Bank have enjoyed a collaborative and productive relationship since its inception 25 years ago. The 25th [...]

    Afreximbank stands tall in trade development and finance
  • Two institutions to help quantify monies lost to cybercrime in ECOWAS

    Two European organisations, the Council of Europe (COE) and European EU are supporting the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to ascertain the amount of monies lost to cybercrime annually in the sub-region. Senior Programme Officer of the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+), Elvio Salomon told the Times Business  in an interview after the [...]

    Two institutions to help quantify monies lost to cybercrime in ECOWAS
  • President delivers Nelson Mandela’s centenary birthday lecture in Accra

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday night, delivered a lecture in Accra to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the birth of the famous South African, Nelson Mandela, and described him as the greatest African leader whose memory will linger for generations.   He said the life of Nelson Mandela, who spent 27 years in prison, fighting for injustice and [...]

    President delivers Nelson Mandela’s centenary birthday lecture in Accra
  • Valley View University holds 24th congregation

    The 24th Congregation of the Valley View University, at Oyibi in the Greater Accra Region, has been held with a call on students to avoid cutting corners to achieve academic laurels. The Executive Chairman, Svani Group Limited, Mr. Thomas Svanilcier, who gave the advice, said: “There is no gain without pain. One must struggle to achieve success in order to [...]

    Valley View University holds 24th congregation
 

Politics »

DRACHOFEST 2018 ends in Accra

DRACHOFEST 2018 ends in Accra

July 20, 2018 at 9:46 am

The Technical Specialist of Amplifiers Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, Madam Comfort Kyerewaa has urged the youth not to separate the yolk of an egg before eating...

 

Business »

GIPC to hold second edition of Young Entrepreneurs Forum

GIPC to hold second edition of Young Entrepreneurs Forum

July 20, 2018 at 10:23 am

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), will hold the second edition of the Young Entrepreneurs Forum at the Labadi Beach Hotel on 25th and 26th July, 2018. The two-day...

 

Education »

Help us pass WASSCE- Visually impaired students appeal

Help us pass WASSCE- Visually impaired students appeal

July 20, 2018 at 9:56 am

Visually impaired students of Mawuli School have appealed to government to provide teaching and learning materials to help them pass their West African Senior Secondary Certificate...

Sports »

Adipah’s dismissal reports false

July 20, 2018 at 10:42 am

Premier League side Techiman Eleven Wonders, has refuted claims that Head Coach, Enos Adipah has been fired. Coach Adipah took charge of the Techiman based club in May after...

Human Interest

Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF

Canada have Costa Rica in their cross hairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right preparation they should eventually target regional heavy weights Mexico and the United States. With the buzz from the Russia World Cup still in the air, Canada was out of the starting  blocks quickly [...]

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Zola returns  to Chelsea as  assistant coach

Zola returns to Chelsea as assistant coach

Chelsea has confirmed that club legend Gianfranco Zola has returned as an assistant to new head coach Maurizio Sarri. Zola, 52, played for Chelsea for seven years between 1996 and 2003, making 312 appearances and scoring 80 goals. He thrilled fans with his style of football and remains one of the most popular players in the history of the club. [...]

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Joshua to defend heavy weight   titles against Povetkin

Joshua to defend heavy weight titles against Povetkin

BRITAIN’S Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organisation and International Boxing Federation heavy weight titles against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on September 22, promoter Eddie Hearn announced Monday Povetkin is the mandatory challenger for Joshua’s WBA title and a successful bout against the Russian would give the London 2012 Olympic champion greater freedom [...]

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Majority, Minority lock horns over mid-year budget review

The Majority and Minority caucuses are sharply divided over the efficacy of the Mid-Year Review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the 2018 fiscal year to deal with the economic challenges of the country. In the view of the minority, the reviewed budget was deceptive and would exacerbate the economic hardship the citizenry was faced with but their [...]

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2018 Mid-year budget review:  Govt adopts revenue mobilisation strategies  … to raise fund to sustain macroeconomic gains

2018 Mid-year budget review: Govt adopts revenue mobilisation strategies … to raise fund to sustain macroeconomic gains

Persons who earn more than GH¢10,000 a month will have to pay more tax as government seeks to raise more revenue to finance the budget. Also, individuals who imports vehicles with an engine capacities of 3.0 litres would pay more tax yet to be determined by Parliament. The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta who announced this in Accra, yesterday when [...]

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Eritrea troops withdraw from Ethiopia border

Eritrea troops withdraw from Ethiopia border

Eritrea has pulled troops back from its heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation”, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said. There was no immediate confirmation from the government in Asmara, but the move would be consistent with rapidly improving ties between the Horn of Africa neighbours, whose 1998 war killed tens of thousands and led to two [...]

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FBI ‘spied on Mandela after prison release’

FBI ‘spied on Mandela after prison release’

Newly released US intelligence documents showed that the FBI continued to investigate South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as a potential “communist menace” even after his release from prison in 1990, a Washington-based group which sued to obtain the papers said. Property of the people, which released the papers to mark 100 years since Mr Mandela’s birth, said: The documents [...]

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BRICS media seeks closer cooperation to enhance voice

BRICS media seeks closer cooperation to enhance voice

Leaders of media organisations from BRICS countries met here on Wednesday, seeking closer cooperation so as to make their voice heard on major international issues. The forum is co-hosted by South Africa’s Independent Media and China’s Xinhua News Agency on the theme, ‘BRICS media cooperation – Fostering an inclusive, just world order’. In a welcome message at the third BRICS Media [...]

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Police investigate murder of woman at Ashongman Estates

The Accra Regional Police Command has begun investigations into the murder of a woman at Ashongman Estates in Accra, on Tuesday. The deceased, identified as Salomey Perdison, 38, trader, and a mother of four, was found in a pool of blood, with bruises all over the body in the room. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Police Command, [...]

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One-week celebration of demise of J.H Mensah

One-week celebration of demise of J.H Mensah

The one-week celebration to mark the passing of  Joseph Henry Mensah (known as J.H Mensah), the former Minister of Finance, Senior Minister and MP for Sunyani East, who died on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the 37 Military Hospital, in Accra, will take place on Thursday July 26, at his residence in East Legon. Guests are expected to be seated [...]

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