• Forum wants child marriage promoters prosecuted

    A forum of stakeholders in the fight against forced child marriage in Ghana, has expressed concern about failure by authorities to prosecute perpetrators of child marriages because existing laws criminalize the practice.

    Forum wants child marriage promoters prosecuted
  • The crisis in Ukraine and the tension across the globe

    Although the crisis in Ukraine continues to focus attention on Russia’s western border, the implications for global peace and security are extremely enormous. It is not going to die down soon since Russia will never

    The crisis in Ukraine and the tension across the globe
  • ‘Give importers special attention’

    Government must formulate policies that will be beneficial to importers since their contribution to the country’s revenue is very significant, Carlos Ahenkorah, a former president of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF), has said. Importers, he said, must be put into a special group for government to look into, and solve their problems with urgency.

    Total output for cargo fell below expectation in 2014.
  • BoG to adopt vigorous interventions to stabilise cedi

    The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is ready to intervene vigorously this year to ensure a much more stable currency, Yao Abalo, Head of Treasury of the bank said,

    BoG to adopt vigorous interventions to stabilise cedi
  • IMF urges Africa to cut fuel subsidy

    African nations should consider cutting fuel sub-sidies and oil exporters must curb spending as a slump in crude prices takes its toll on government revenue, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Manging Director Christine Lagarde has said.

    IMF urges Africa to cut fuel subsidy
  • 72 arrested for rioting

    Seventy-two people have been arrested by the Eastern Regional Police Command for alleged provocation of riot and unlawful assembly at Senchi. Also arrested, is the Chief of Senchi Amanfrom, Odikro Minta, 46. The suspects, aged between 18 and 34 years, hail from such Accra suburbs, as Korle-Gonno, Accra New-Town, Dansoman and Mam-probi, were alleged to have been hired by the Odikro.

    Some of the rioters in the grips of the Police.
  • Deal with fraudsters

    PRESIDENT John Mahama yesterday asked judges to deal ruthlessly with people tarnishing the nation’s image by defrauding investors through business scams. Citing the issue of gold scams as an example, he charged the judiciary to impose stiffer sentences to serve as deterrent to help check such fraudulent practices and promote Ghana as an attractive investment destination.

    President Mahama swearing in the  new Appeal   Court  Judges
  • Community Day SHS projects take shape

    Works on the Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP) is steadily progressing as the first 50 batch of community Senior High Schools (SHS) under construction, are nearing completion. Most of the projects in the Eastern, Central and theWestern regions are at high stages of completion. For instance, the Community SHS at Bamianko in the Nzema East District of the Western Region […]

    Community Day SHS projects take shape
  • Grant hails Black Stars

    BLACK Stars’ coach, Avram Grant has hailed his team after beating South Africa last Tuesday to emerge winners of Group C which he describes as the ‘group of life’.

    On course – Coach Grant at the post-match press conference
  • GIPC signs MoU with Oxford Business Group

    The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) has signed a Memorandum of Under-standing (MoU) on research with Oxford Business Group for its forthcoming report on the coun-try’s economy. Under the MoU, which marks a fourth year of collaboration, OBG will have access to the centre’s resources to compile the Report: Ghana 2015.

    Mrs. Trebah (left) and an official of OBG..
 
 
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Politics »

Land litigation  hampering development

Land litigation hampering development

January 30, 2015 at 10:55 am

Member of Parliament for the Anlo Constituency and a former Minister of Food and Agriculture, Clement Kofi Humado, has blamed needless land disputes and litigation as one...

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Business »

Total output for cargo fell below expectation in 2014.

‘Give importers special attention’

January 30, 2015 at 9:36 am

Government must formulate policies that will be beneficial to importers since their contribution to the country’s revenue is very significant, Carlos Ahenkorah, a former...

 

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Education »

Forum wants child marriage promoters prosecuted

Forum wants child marriage promoters prosecuted

January 30, 2015 at 11:04 am

A forum of stakeholders in the fight against forced child marriage in Ghana, has expressed concern about failure by authorities to prosecute perpetrators of child marriages...

  • PTAs want independence
    PTAs want independence

    The Volta Regional Chapter of the National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations has asked the Ghana Education...

    January 30, 2015 at 11:03 am
  • GE offers $100,000 scholarship to U of G students
    GE offers $100,000 scholarship to U of G students

    One hundred students of the University of Ghana are to benefit from a $100,000 scholarship grant offered by General...

    January 29, 2015 at 10:39 am
  • Community Day SHS projects take shape
    Community Day SHS projects take shape

    Works on the Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP) is steadily progressing as the first 50 batch of community...

    January 29, 2015 at 10:21 am
 

Sports »

Kotoko host Inter-Allies

Kotoko host Inter-Allies

January 30, 2015 at 10:39 am

ONE of the resolutions for Kumasi Asante Kotoko this year is to annex the First Capital Plus Premier League once again and position themselves suitably to equal the record...

  • Stars’ coach bemoans late  notice for  venue change
    Stars’ coach bemoans late notice for venue change

    COACH Avram Grant says the late change in venues in two quarter-final matches at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

    January 30, 2015 at 10:17 am
  • Dede Ayew defends Jordan
    Dede Ayew defends Jordan

    ANDRE say  criticisms about his younger brother Jordan’s performance at Africa Cup of Nations are unfair.

    January 30, 2015 at 10:12 am
  • Ghana to face Guinea
    Ghana to face Guinea

    GUINEA will meet Ghana for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals, after lots were drawn to determine whether...

    January 30, 2015 at 10:11 am
 
 

Human Interest

Pharmacists told to uphold standards

Pharmacists told to uphold standards

PHARMACISTS in the country, have been advised to adhere to standards that regulate their profession in the availability and prescription of medicines for patients. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Sylvester Anemana, who gave the advice in Accra yesterday, said practitioners have a responsibility to make available, the right medicines for patients to use and also follow […]

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FOR THE RECORDS

IN our front page story on the SIMBOX fraud in Ghana, published on Wednesday, January 28, we inadvertently identified Dr. Alexander Tweneboah in the story as a Lecturer at the Ashesi University College.

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NLA donates to K’Bu Kidney Foundation

NLA donates to K’Bu Kidney Foundation

The National Lottery Authority (NLA), has donated GH¢ 10,000 to the Korle Bu Kidney Foundation in Accra. The gesture is aimed at supporting one of its patients, Nicholas Ofosuhene, who has been scheduled for a kidney transplant. Special Project Manager at NLA, Mr. Fiifi Amissah, said the donation formed part of the outfit’s corporate social responsibilities.

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Brazil defender for Arsenal

Brazil defender for Arsenal

ARSENAL have signed Braziian defender Gabriel Pauli-sta from Villarreal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

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Algeria players celebrating a goal over Senegal

Desert Foxes praised

ALGERIA assistant coach Nabil Neghiz has said the Desert Foxes put up a spirited performance to defeat Senegal 2-0 in Malabo in their group game on Tuesday.

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