• Abudus, Andanis can’t enskin chiefs … as Mediation Committee imposes ban

    The eminent chiefs’ mediation committee has imposed a ban on both regents of Dagbon, Kampakuya-Na Abdulai Yakubu Andani and the Bolin-Lana Abdulai Mahammudu from enskining chiefs.   A delegation, led by Mr Albert Kan Dapaah, Minister of National Security, conveyed this to the regents on Sunday, emphasising that “henceforth none of you should enskin anyone as a chief until the [...]

    Abudus, Andanis  can’t enskin chiefs  … as Mediation Committee imposes ban
  • Ghana will survive without IMF intervention – Pres

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo met the Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagard, at the Jubilee House in Accra yesterday and indicated that Ghana, under his watch, would not need an IMF intervention to survive.   He said the previous administration that requested for the IMF programme left an economy that was in disequilibrium, with balance of [...]

    Ghana will survive without IMF intervention – Pres
  • President cuts sod for Airport City Project … facility to create 1,000 jobs

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the commencement of the Pullman Accra Airport City Project which is expected to become the country’s largest hospitality facility.   The project will create about 1,000 jobs at the construction phase and engage more than 500 workers at the operating phase.   Speaking at the sod-cutting ceremony yesterday, President Akufo-Addo [...]

    President cuts sod for Airport City Project  … facility to create 1,000 jobs
  • Chief Justice asks youth to feed on quality information

    The Chief Justice, Mrs Sophia Akuffo, has called on the youth to feed on information that would provide knowledge for quality life and enhance their aspirations in life. She said the new age of information with the internet and social media at the fore, also promoted immorality and drug abuse, hence the need for the youth to be guided by [...]

    Chief Justice asks youth to feed on quality information
  • 4 NDC presidential aspirants file nominations

    Four presidential aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) yesterday filed their nomination forms to contest the upcoming primaries slated for January 26, 2019.   They were Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin; former Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Prof Joshua Alabi; former President John Dramani Mahama and former Chief Executive Officer of National Health [...]

    4 NDC presidential aspirants file nominations
 

Politics »

4 NDC presidential aspirants file nominations

4 NDC presidential aspirants file nominations

December 18, 2018 at 7:38 am

Four presidential aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) yesterday filed their nomination forms to contest the upcoming primaries slated for January 26, 2019.   They...

 

Business »

Good corporate governance key to our success – Bond Savings and Loans

Good corporate governance key to our success – Bond Savings and Loans

December 18, 2018 at 10:50 am

The management of Bond Savings and Loans says the company’s achievements and growth is as a result of effective corporate governance structure. “At Bond Savings and...

 

Education »

Stop politicising free SHS vacation classes – Prof Yankah

Stop politicising free SHS vacation classes – Prof Yankah

December 18, 2018 at 7:51 am

Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister In-charge of Tertiary Education, has advised the public to desist from politicising the free SHS vacation classes currently being held...

Sports »

Badminton: Africa inter-schools championship underway in Tema

Badminton: Africa inter-schools championship underway in Tema

December 18, 2018 at 10:57 am

Ghana made history, as the first West African country to host the Africa Schools Badminton Championships following a successful opening ceremony for the event on Friday, December...

Human Interest

Liverpool face Bayern  as United take on PSG   in last-16

Liverpool face Bayern as United take on PSG in last-16

LIVERPOOL will face Bayern Munich in the last-16 of the Champions League after the draw at UEFA’s Swiss headquarters in Nyon, yesterday. Schalke were first out of the hat and they drew Premier League champions Manchester City, while City rivals Manchester United were drawn against PSG. Tottenham Hotspur will face off against Bundesliga pacesetters Borussia Dortmund, while Barcelona, who topped [...]

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Mourinho running out of time at Man United … with latest loss to Liverpool

Mourinho running out of time at Man United … with latest loss to Liverpool

MANCHESTER United had not lost to Liverpool in the Premier League for eight games and over  four years prior to Sunday’s 3-1 defeat, but the current chasm between the two sides was exposed as Jose Mourinho’s men fell 19 points behind the league leaders at Anfield. Match-going United fans have been reluctant to turn on Mourinho, instead often pointing fingers [...]

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Another hat-trick   for Messi

Another hat-trick for Messi

LIONEL Messi bagged a brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona put five past Levante to re-establish their three-point advantage at the top of La Liga. Victories for Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Sevilla over the weekend had put the pressure on Ernesto Valverde’s side to keep up their pace at the top of the table, and they did so in style as [...]

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Ghanaians urged to promote environmental cleanliness

Ghanaians urged to promote environmental cleanliness

Ghanaians have been asked to keep their surroundings clean if the country is to make headway in its quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Overseas Commerce Ghana Limited, a logistics company, Mr Boaz Amiel, who made the call in Accra, said Ghana could not attain the SDG goals if insanitary [...]

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Sumbrungu Maatigse Association gets new leader

Sumbrungu Maatigse Association gets new leader

A 77-year-old former employee of the Cocoa Marketing Board, Mr Anansaaya Aseebiko, was on Saturday outdoored as the new leader of the Sumbrungu Maatigse Association, in the Greater Accra Region. He replaces the late Mr Peter Agobiko, who died two years ago. The Sumbrungu Maatigse Association is made up of Frafras, who hail from Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region. [...]

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Robert Bentil laid to rest

Robert Bentil laid to rest

Mourners from all walks of life, including family, well-wishers, friends and loved ones last Friday bade farewell to Robert Bentil, a former Deputy Editor of the Ghanaian Times, as his body was laid to rest at the Gbawe Public Cemetery, Accra, last Accra. The late Bob Bentil as he was affectionately called died at the age of 71years after a [...]

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Princess Marie Louise Hospital receives support

Princess Marie Louise Hospital receives support

The Association of Spouses of Heads of Missions (ASOHOM) and International Organisations in Accra, has presented quantity of drugs and wheel chairs to the Princess Marie Louise (children) Hospital in Accra. The items were presented when members of the group visited the hospital to interact with children on admission. Ms Richa Rao, president of the association, presenting the items said [...]

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Philanthropist, NGO assist children, aged to access NHIS

Miss Pearl Essuman, a philanthropist, in Ho, the Volta Regional capital, has paid the premium for 200 children and the aged, to enable them to access health care under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), at Adaklu Tsrefe in the Adaklu District. She was supported by Meaningful Life International, a Christian non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in Tema. According to Miss [...]

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Fire outbreaks in Volta Region drops

The Volta Region recorded a total of 182 fire outbreaks between January and October 2018 as against 199 the same period last year. This represents a nine per cent reduction in fire outbreaks in the region. The Volta Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) ACFO Janet Agyeiwaa Duah announced this here in Ho at the weekend. According [...]

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Adentan court complex  project 90% complete

Adentan court complex project 90% complete

A GH¢ 2.1 million three storey court complex is being constructed by the Adentan Municipal Assembly to bring justice delivery closer to the people. The project, which is about 90 per cent complete, would house the magistrate, circuit and high courts as well as cells and offices for the police. Mr Daniel Nii-Noi Adumuah, Municipal Chief Executive of Adentan, announced [...]

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