• ‘We’ll not allow indiscipline in financial sector again’

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed the government’s commitment to put appropriate measures in place, to ensure that the indiscipline in the country’s financial system that led to the collapse of a number of banks, does not occur again. Consequently, the President has put together a team drawn from the various financial regulation institutions and other financial bodies to [...]

    ‘We’ll not allow indiscipline in financial sector again’
  • Goaso, Techiman get nod…. as capitals of Ahafo, Bono East regions

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday announced the creation of the Bono East and Ahafo regions and named Techiman and Goaso as their respective capitals. Making the announcement at two separate events at the forecourt of the Jubilee House in Accra, President Akufo-Addo presented the Instruments of Attestation to the traditional leaders who led delegations from both areas to participate [...]

    Goaso, Techiman get nod…. as capitals of Ahafo,  Bono East regions
  • Presidential Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council inaugurated

    A team of eminent economists, chaired by former Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr Paul Acquah, has been constituted to monitor the performance of the government’s budgets to ensure that it complies with fiscal rules and targets. The Presidential Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council was inaugurated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra on Tuesday evening [...]

    Presidential Fiscal Responsibility Advisory Council inaugurated
  • Parliament halts passage of RTI Bill

    PARLIAMENT has put on ice the passage of the long awaited Right to Information (RTI) Bill until further notice.   This is because the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has received new proposed amendments to the Bill.   Should it be passed finally, its implementation will take effect at the beginning of the next financial year.   Chairman [...]

    Parliament halts passage of RTI Bill
  • Parliament fails to decide on Kennedy Agyapong’s contempt case

    PARLIAMENT once again failed yesterday to take a decision on the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, regarding his alleged contempt of the House.   The House had indicated it would act on the Privileges Committee’s report on Mr Agyapong which established that he had called Parliament “useless” and “cheap.”   But the House was unable to take that [...]

    Parliament fails to decide on Kennedy  Agyapong’s contempt case
 

Politics »

Goosie raises questions over ballot papers

Goosie raises questions over ballot papers

February 13, 2019 at 9:03 am

Agents of Mr Augustus ‘Goosie’ Tanoh, a flagbearer candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), have asked the party to stop printing ballots due to some irregularities...

 

Business »

Obuasi first face blast as redevelopment project gains momentum

February 14, 2019 at 9:43 am

AngloGold Ashanti says the Obuasi Redevelopment Project has completed its first week of underground development blasting as the work to pour first gold by the end of the year...

 

Education »

UDS Alumni appeals to government to tar roads on campuses

UDS Alumni appeals to government to tar roads on campuses

February 14, 2019 at 9:34 am

Old students of the University for Development Studies (UDS) have appealed to the government to tar the roads on the University campuses.   Prof. Felix K Abagale, National...

Sports »

GBA’s ROC outlines vision  for W/R boxing

GBA’s ROC outlines vision for W/R boxing

February 14, 2019 at 11:10 am

The Chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority’s (GRA) Regional Outreach Committee (ROC), Mr Twintoh Walker has vowed to improve the level of boxing in the Western Region as...

Human Interest

Chelsea chase   Zidane to   replace Sarri

Chelsea chase Zidane to replace Sarri

CHELSEA are ready to turn to Zinedine Zidane to make them a European superpower again. Current manager Maurizio Sarri is running out of backers after the 6-0 drubbing at the hands of Manchester City as the Blues dropped to sixth in the Premier League. There is growing support amongst the top brass for Zidane and talks have advanced this week [...]

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It’s not over for United  … Solskjaer insists despite PSG defeat

It’s not over for United … Solskjaer insists despite PSG defeat

OLE Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United are not yet finished in the Champions League despite a 2-0 defeat to PSG in the Champions League last 16. The interim Norwegian coach watched United overwhelmed by the French champions in the second half at Old Trafford with Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe netting to leave PSG in the driving seat before the [...]

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Mali through to U-20 final

MALI yesterday qualified for the final of this year’s African Under-20 Nations Cup tournament when they beat 4-3 after extra-time at the Seyni Kouche Stadium in Niger. Full-time scores was 1-1 with Mali scoring first in the 78th minute and Nigeria equalising 10 minutes later. Mali are searching for their first trophy in this tournament and will meet either South [...]

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CAF Champs League: Esperance take charge of Group B

ESPERANCE de Tunis have taken charge of Group B in the CAF Champions League after they defeated Orlando Pirates 2-0 at Stade El Menzah on Tuesday afternoon. The Blood and Gold go top of the standings with eight points from four matches, while the Buccaneers drop to second with five points and could be overhauled by Horoya AC, who host [...]

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DCE calls for extension of GAMA project to Shai Osudoku district

DCE calls for extension of GAMA project to Shai Osudoku district

THE Shai Osudoku District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Daniel Akuffo, has appealed to government to extend the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water project to the four districts in the Greater Accra Region. That, he explained was the only way to achieve the One Household one toilet initiative currently in the region. He made the appeal on Friday [...]

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Baakonia residents appeal for police protection

Residents of Baakoniaba in the Sunyani municipality are calling for increased security protection by the police to ward off criminal activities in the area. According to the residents, at least about 15 robbery cases were recorded in the past month, creating fear and panic among the people living there. Mr Patrick Nyarko, a resident and banker told the Ghanaian Times [...]

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Prof Honyenuga appointed Vice-Chancellor of HTU

Prof Honyenuga appointed Vice-Chancellor of HTU

THE authorities of the Ho Technical University (HTU), have made it clear that Professor Ben Qauarshie Honyenuga is at post as the acting Vice Chancellor of the institution. An official statement issued by the university on Wednesday, February 13, and signed by the interim Registrar, Dr C.K. Amehoe said that contrary to a recent media report, “we wish to state [...]

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Ghanaians celebrate Valentine’s Day today

Ghanaians join people around the world to celebrate Valentine’s Day today. Also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, the day is celebrated annually on February 14 although it is not observed as a public holiday in any country. It originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus. The day is recognised as a [...]

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Japan grants Ghana US$2.73m  …to procure vehicles, gadgets for police

Japan grants Ghana US$2.73m …to procure vehicles, gadgets for police

The Japanese government has provided Ghana a grant of 300 million Yen (approximately US$2.73 million) to procure vehicles and communication gadgets for the Ghana Police Service. Under the Japanese Economic and Social Development Programme, the grant is to advance the effectiveness of the security agency to enhance security in the country. The Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno, and Ghana’s [...]

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THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND AND SELF-IMAGE

There is no destination that you will not reach if you make your mind to do so. The first thing you must know is that you an absolutely unique creature within the universe. You are, within yourself the greatest inspiration that you can find. You are the most important thing in the world to yourself and family. You possess a [...]

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