• Juarez will fall …Dogboe declares

    World Boxing Organisation, (WBO), International super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe has predicted a sixth career loss for Mexican opponent, Cesar Juarez when they square off at the Bukom Boxing Arena on January 6 for a shot at the WBO super bantamweight interim world title. Dubbed the ‘Battle of the Gold Coast’, it will pitch the undefeated Ghanaian against the hard […]

    Juarez will fall …Dogboe declares
  • Avoid risky migration –Pres urges Ghanaians

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the youth to avoid risky migration through the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea to Europe and other parts of the world in search for greener pastures. He said the government was in the process of creating decent job opportunities in the country and urged the youth to stay home and explore those […]

    Avoid risky migration –Pres urges Ghanaians
  • Peasant farmers raise red flag … over cash repayment

    The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has asked government to rescind its unilateral decision to accept only cash repayment of inputs supplied to farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs programme. The request was in response to a directive by the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, to all district directors of agriculture to […]

    Peasant farmers raise red flag … over cash repayment
  • Leklebi SHS in dire need of infrastructure — Out-going headmaster

    LEKLEBI Senior High School which was established at Leklebi-Duga in the Afadzato South District of the Volta Region 50 years ago, has neither a dining hall nor a kitchen complex, despite its status as a boarding institution. A small structure built almost four decades ago to serve as a library is being used as a dining hall. The school which gained its boarding status […]

    Leklebi SHS in dire need of infrastructure — Out-going headmaster
  • ‘Vigilante groups formed to protect ballot boxes not violence’

    A founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Kwame Amoako Tuffour has disclosed that opposition political parties needed vigilante groups to protect ballot boxes during elections and not to engage in violence. “We formed vigilante groups purposely to protect the ballot boxes from being stolen by the NDC not to engage in violence as it is today,” he explained. […]

    ‘Vigilante groups formed to protect ballot boxes not violence’
  • Mogtari: Educ Minister intimidated by predecessor’s achievements

    A former Deputy Minister of Transport, Mrs Joyce Bawa Mogtari has lashed out at the Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh popularly called Napo for allegedly describing his predecessor an ‘embarrassment’ and ‘disgrace’. Dr Prempeh was said to have taken Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the immediate past Minister of Education to the cleaners during an interview with a Kumasi-based […]

    Mogtari: Educ Minister intimidated by predecessor’s achievements
  • Special Prosecutor not antidote to fight corruption—Vitus Azeem

    An anti-corruption crusader, Vitus Azeem, has stated that the establishment of the much talked about Special Prosecutor’s Office would not make any difference in the country’s fight against corruption as has been anticipated by many. He premised his argument on the appointment processes of the Special Prosecutor as contained in the Special Prosecutor Bill that was passed by Parliament last […]

    Special Prosecutor not antidote to fight corruption—Vitus Azeem
  • Mugabe resigns… Nearly 4 decades in power

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him. Lawmakers roared in jubilation and people have […]

    Mugabe resigns… Nearly 4 decades in power
  • Parliament divided over 2018 budget

    Members of Parliament yesterday engaged in a fierce debate over the post mortem on the 2018 Budget Statement and Fiscal Policy presented to the House last Wednesday.   Unable, as expected, to find a common ground on whether or not the budget would meet the said targets and find solutions to the prevailing economic conditions in the country, the two […]

    Parliament divided over 2018 budget
  • Victim cries to govt over replacement of eye

    Benjamin Kabutey has appealed to government to bear the cost of surgery of the replacement of his eye, as recommended by a committee of enquiry, set up to investigate an incident, during which, he lost his eye. The victim lost one eye during a clash between commercial drivers and the police in 2008, at Ashaiman, in the Greater Accra Region, […]

    Victim cries to govt over replacement of eye
 

Politics »

‘Vigilante groups formed to protect ballot boxes not violence’

‘Vigilante groups formed to protect ballot boxes not violence’

November 22, 2017 at 11:05 am

A founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Kwame Amoako Tuffour has disclosed that opposition political parties needed vigilante groups to protect ballot boxes during...

 

Business »

Economists pass verdict on 2018 budget

November 21, 2017 at 10:36 am

Professor Godfried Bokpin, Economist and Head of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School has described the 2018 budget as “good and pointing to the right direction.” “Overall,...

 

Education »

Old students of Okuapemman SHS holds second bi-annual meeting

November 22, 2017 at 11:14 am

The old students of Okuapemman Senior High School (OKUAS alumni) on Saturday held its second bi-annual general meeting at Akropong in the Eastern Region. The event was attended...

Sports »

Kotoko put 5 players on transfer

November 22, 2017 at 11:59 am

Kumasi Asante Kotoko are reported to have put five players on transfer. The quintet, which includes Prince Aqcuah, Issac Quansah, Yakubu Mohammed, Osei Agyemang and Abass...

  • Juarez will fall …Dogboe declares
    Juarez will fall …Dogboe declares

    World Boxing Organisation, (WBO), International super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe has predicted a sixth...

    November 22, 2017 at 11:54 am
  • Gyan is my role model – Gyasi
    Gyan is my role model – Gyasi

    Black Stars winger Edwin Gyasi, has revealed that he feels inspired by skipper Asamoah Gyan’s success with the...

    November 21, 2017 at 10:31 am
  • Derek Abrefa grateful to GOC
    Derek Abrefa grateful to GOC

    Table Tennis star Derek Abrefa has expressed gratitude to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the Ghana Table...

    November 21, 2017 at 10:27 am

Human Interest

Commission for regions starts hearing

Commission for regions starts hearing

The Commission of Inquiry set up for the creation of new regions in the country started hearing petitions yesterday with petitioners from the Western Region setting the ball rolling. Chaired by Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, a retired Supreme Court Judge, the nine member commission sat in camera at the Osu Castle, the former seat of government. The petitioners, dominated by […]

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Fight for better remuneration — Abdul-Hamid challenges new GJA executives

Fight for better remuneration — Abdul-Hamid challenges new GJA executives

Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has challenged the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to be courageous and use its new status as a unionised body to fight for better remuneration for journalists. Bemoaning the low salaries of journalists in the country, especially in private media houses, he said it was time the GJA bares its teeth and bite to ensure journalists […]

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Concern grow for sub amid false alarms

Concern grow for sub amid false alarms

Argentina’s navy says it will take advantage of improved weather conditions to further step up its search for a submarine that vanished last Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean. Strong winds and high waves have hampered the search for the ARA San Juan and its 44 crew in the past days. On Monday, navy officials said that noises picked up by […]

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MUGABE BOWS OUT!

An era has come to an end. The long reign of President Robert Mugabe is effectively over.  The 93 year old president has finally resigned after 37 years unshaken grip on Zimbabwe. The uncertainty following a military takeover  and after the demand for his resignation by the people, President Mugabe was yesterday reported to have voluntarily resigned, according to the […]

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Nyanyano police appeal for assistance

Nyanyano police appeal for assistance

The Nyanyano District Police Commander, Superintendant Joseph Pokoo-Aikins, has appealed to the public to assist the police to deal with the increasing crime wave in the area. He said: “Nyanyano is gradually becoming urbanised with a huge population, making the fight against crime and maintenance of law and order complex and difficult”. Supt. Pokoo-Aikins in an interview with the Ghanaian […]

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Six perish in accident at Akutuase Junction

Six persons, including three students, perished when a Ford Transit bus collided head-on with a KIA truck loaded with yams at the Akutuase Junction near Agogo in the Asante-Akim North District, on Monday. Eight others suffered deep cuts and broken bones, and are receiving treatment at the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital. The deceased students were identified as Evelyn Dwomoh, Herspe Appiah […]

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WAGP Reverse Flow Project progressing – Minister

WAGP Reverse Flow Project progressing – Minister

The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has indicated that work on the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) Reverse Flow Project is progressing steadily and will be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2018 as scheduled. He told Members of Parliament (MPs) last Friday that all the parties involved in the project have shown “maximum cooperation and commitment” […]

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Hospitality and Tourism Guide newspaper launched in Accra

Hospitality and Tourism Guide newspaper launched in Accra

A newspaper and website to promote tourism and hospitality in the country has been launched in Accra. Dubbed the Hospitality and Toursim Guide, the newspaper and website will also focus on creating awareness among  Ghanaians on both major and relatively unknown tourist sites as well as highlighting the cultural make-up of the host community. In a speech read on her […]

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‘Govt is obliged to expand access to quality educ, health’

The Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Professor George K.T. Oduro, has reminded government of its obligation to expand access to quality education and health within the context of equity, as required the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He also advocated a paradigm shift in leadership in all sectors of the economy to address the country’s complex challenges. “We […]

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‘United can still win everything this season’

‘United can still win everything this season’

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic is confident healthy-again Manchester United have a squad capable of challenging for trophies on all fronts this season. The 36-year-old Swede, who tore his ACL in April, made his first appearance in seven months during United’s 4-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday. That game also marked the return of Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo from long-term injuries […]

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