• Police swoop on Old Tafo over violence

    An unspecified number of youth of Old Tafo in Kumasi were yesterday rounded up by the police in connection with the clashes that ensued between the youth of Zongo and Akans, which resulted in the death of Hamisu Suleman, while several others were injured. The arrested youth included both the Zongo and Akan youth, who were arrested in their houses. […]

    DCOP,Kofi Boakye
  • Hearts’ detractors must rather buy shares – Togbe Afede

    OWNER of Accra Hearts of Oak, Togbe Afede XIV, has called on detractors of the club, to rather troop in their numbers to invest in the club by buying more SAS shares, instead of putting impediments in the way of the 19-time Ghanaian champions. “Shouting themselves croaky and hoarse in the name of criticism would not help anybody.  Methinks, they […]

    Togbe
  • Dogboe, Pappoe set for title showdown

    WBO and WBA Pan African champion, Isaac Dogboe, has conceded that his title defense against Michael Pappoe may, perhaps, be the most difficult clash in his young career. But that notwithstanding, he is poised to win it in a fashion that will make his fans feel it was rather his easiest fight. Dogboe’s title will be on the line on […]

    Dogboe (left) and Pappoe send their messages in this close pose at 
the first fight presser
  • Ghana to issue GHS500 million domestic bond

    Ghana will issue a new five-year domestic bond to raise 500 million cedis ($125.62 million) on February 25 to finance government programmes in the 2016 budget. The country is seeking cheaper ways to finance its debt and spending as it follows a three-year aid programme with the International Monetary Fund to remedy a high deficit, inflation above target and a […]

    Ghana to issue GHS500 million domestic bond
  • AngloGold Ashanti calls for reinstatement of military

    AngloGold Ashanti Ghana has appealed to the government to reinstate the previous security arrangements, to protect the company’s employees and assets. The company said without the presence of government security forces it remained vulnerable from the attacks from illegal miners. “AngloGold  Ashanti Ghana appreciates that the mineral wealth of Ghana is a national asset for the benefit of all Ghanaians. […]

    AngloGold Ashanti calls for reinstatement of military
  • No fraud in Afriwave deal

    The National Communications Authority (NCA), has denied news reports that it rigged the Interconnect Clearing House (ICH) contract in favour of Afriwave Telecom Ghana Limited. It said Afriwave Telecom Ghana Limited got the highest mark   among its competitors which includes Channels IT, Prodigy, Subah Info Solutions and TCMS- GVG. Addressing a news conference in Accra yesterday to respond to the […]

    •   Mr. Tevie (middle), conferring with Mr. Edmund Fianko (left), Head of Evaluation and Selection, NCA. With them is Mr. Albert E. Enninful, Deputy Director-General, NCA.   Photo: bSeth Osabukle.
  • 6 put before court for gang-raping girl

    The six men who took turns to have sex with a Junior High School girl at Ehi, in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region and filmed the act, made their second appearance before the Aflao Circuit Court on Monday. They are Julius Donkor, alias Kapaya, 21; Paul Agumazor, alias Paulzor, 22 and Joshua Kpeli, alias Stigma, 21. The […]

    •   The suspect (from left), Donkor, Agumazor, Kpeli, Alevi, Sabla and Agbenyagah.
  • MP’s killer grabbed

    The prime suspect in the murder of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, has been apprehended by the Accra Regional Police Command. Security sources told The Ghanaian Times that the alleged killer was arrested at dawn yesterday, during an operation led by the Regional Commander, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare. The suspect, according to the […]

    •   The suspect, being questioned the police.
  • Public advised not to eat donkey meat

    The Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), has warned members of the public not to patronise donkey meat slaughtered at unapproved abattoirs. “The Veterinary Services Directorate wishes to state that the slaughter houses in the country are not approved for the slaughter of donkeys and sale of the meat to the public,” said a statement […]

    Dr. Victor Bampoe,Deputy Minister of Health.JPG
  • Ghana will be at Rio 2016 Olympics – GOC Pres assures

    GHANA will be represented at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Prof. Francis Dodoo has declared. Prof. Dodoo was reacting to a report that Ghana might pull out of the Olympic Games due to lack of funds. The news comes after the GOC sponsored a team of Taekwondo players and officials to take part […]

    Prof Dodoo
 

Politics »

Mr-Danso-Mensah

Nkonya, Alavanyo chiefs urged to sustain peace deal

January 27, 2016 at 11:14 am

The chiefs and people of Nkonya and Alavanyo, in the Volta Region, have been encouraged to build on the gains made in the recent peace deals, to avoid a return to their age-long...

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Business »

Access Bank opens Bolga branch

February 12, 2016 at 11:10 am

As part of its branch expansion strategy to bring its services closer to customers, Access Bank has opened an ultra-modern branch in the business district of Bolgatanga. The...

 

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Education »

Mr. Stephen Amponsah

NVTI secures funds to train unemployed youths

January 27, 2016 at 11:15 am

The National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) has received a grant of GH¢10 million from the Youth Employment Agency to train about 5,000 unemployed youths in 10 areas...

Sports »

Togbe

Hearts’ detractors must rather buy shares – Togbe Afede

February 12, 2016 at 11:28 am

OWNER of Accra Hearts of Oak, Togbe Afede XIV, has called on detractors of the club, to rather troop in their numbers to invest in the club by buying more SAS shares, instead...

  • Ashgold’s opponents arrive today

    ASHGOLD’s opponent for Sunday’s CAF Champions League competition, Mouloudia Olympique de Bejaia of...

    February 12, 2016 at 11:24 am
  • Dogboe (left) and Pappoe send their messages in this close pose at 
the first fight presser
    Dogboe, Pappoe set for title showdown

    WBO and WBA Pan African champion, Isaac Dogboe, has conceded that his title defense against Michael Pappoe may,...

    February 12, 2016 at 11:23 am
  • PLB, refs c’ttee meet

    The Premier League Board (PLB) and the Referees Committee of the Ghana Football Association have held fruitful...

    February 12, 2016 at 11:21 am
 
 

Human Interest

Awuro Camp residents want roads, bridges face-lifted

Awuro Camp residents want roads, bridges face-lifted

More than 13 communities in the Awuro Camp Electoral Area, in the Central Region, have made an urgent appeal to the government to rehabilitate the bad wooden bridges in the area and also rehabilitate their roads. They made the appeal when the opinion leaders and some community members led a team of newsmen to inspect a portion of the bad […]

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Chocolate Day to be marked at Krodua

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCBOD) will tomorrow, hold a durbar of chiefs and people of Krodua, a cocoa community in the Eastern Region, to mark this year’s National Chocolate Day. On the theme, ‘Youth in cocoa: Sustaining cocoa production’, the day is aimed at supporting the youth to take up cocoa farming, while encouraging them also to consume more cocoa. […]

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Student, others nabbed for robbery

Three persons, including a student, have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing a taxi driver at Coaltar, near Nsawam, in the Eastern Region. The suspects, Ebenezer Owusu, 41,  a contractor, Emmanuel Kwame, 23 a student of the City Business College in Accra, and Ohene Yekwah Yeboah, 37, driver, are in the custody of the police assisting in investigations. […]

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Mr Prosper Bani,Minister designate for Ministry of Interior

Political parties urged to register vigilante groups

The Minister-Designate for the Interior, Prosper Bani, has urged political parties to register their security or vigilante groups ahead of the upcoming general elections. Contrary to calls by some members of the public for the abolition of political party vigilante groups such as the Azoka Boys of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the Invincible Forces of the New Patriotic […]

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LET’S NIP THIS IN THE BUD!

We devote our editorial to a very disturbing development that is threatening the peace, unity and stability of the country. And it is the issue of conflict, especially violent conflicts. We are aware that conflicts are natural occurrences and an important feature in the development of society. We experience conflicts or conflicting situations every day in life, following which we […]

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