• Africa must seek people’s wellbeing

    President John Dramani Mahama has urged Africa to continue working to secure a better future for the next generation as the continent celebrated its 53rd African Union Day yesterday. In a statement to commemorate the day, he also praised the role Ghana had played in the sub-region, saying it had ensured “a powerful and positive impact on the well-being of […]

    Ms.Hannah Tetteh(right) and Ms.Pavelyn Tendai Musaka being assisted by officers from Ghana Armed Forces to raise the flags to mark the AU day..Photo.Ebo Gorman.
  • Ban import of inferior cement –CEO Dangote Cement

    The Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement Ghana Limited,  Tor  Nygard,  has  appealed to the government to ban the importation of cheap and inferior  cement  brands  from China  to  protect  the  local  cement industry. According to Mr Nygard, the cement  industry, which employs thousands of Ghanaians and generates huge sums of  revenue  for the government in terms of taxes,could meet […]

    Using inferior cement could lead to the collapsed of building
  • Offgrid tech can facilitate African electrification – PwC

    With two-thirds of the world’s population likely to still be without electricity by 2030 – despite the newly agreed post-2015 UN Sustainable Development Goal of universal access to energy – a new approach is needed that better recognises the role offgrid technology can play, a new PwC report showed.

    The use of hybrid solar wind power is beginning to catch on with Ghanaians
  • Political campaign must be substantive

    Political parties and their supporters have been urged to engage in more healthy campaign – substantive on issues, to help voters make the right judgement on voting day. Mr. Patrick Asare, a civic education officer at the Asante-Akim South district office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), said they should avoid peddling rumours, falsehood and deception.

    Mrs. Charlotte Osei, EC boss
  • NCA threatens to confiscate disruptive electronic equipment

    The National Communications Authority (NCA) has reiterated the warning that it will confiscate any electronic equipment which will interfere in the operation of other electronic systems. Similarly, any telecommunication equipment imported into the country that does not either meet local and international standards or had not gone through the right processes for clearance will be seized and the owners prosecuted. […]

    Mr Paul Datsa,(middle)Director Regulatory and Administration NCA addressing the workshop. With him are Mrs Charlotte Annan,(left)from GRA and Mr Williams Nimako,(right)from GSA. Photo Michael Ayeh
  • Supreme Court heard cases despite JUSSAG strike

    Work resumed on Tuesday at the Supreme Court, despite the strike by the Judicial Service Staff Association (JUSSAG). Justices of the court sat and heard two different cases, which included one of the suits Justice Paul Dery brought against investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The hearings had two JUSSAG members at post even though their association had been on an […]

    Mrs Georgina T.Wood,Chief Justice
  • East Ashiyie residents stage demo against bad road

    Residents of East Ashiyie, in the Adentan Municipality, yesterday demonstrated against the poor nature of the road leading to Kpone Akata-manso, Ashiaman and its environs. The angry residents wielded placards with inscriptions and blocked a section of the road, preventing commercial and private drivers from plying the road, while chanting “no road, no campaign,” “no water, no campaign”. According to […]

    Some of the residents demonstrating to show their anger Photo Michael Ayeh
  • John Paintsil arrested

    Former Black Stars defender, John Paintsil, was on Tuesday, arrested for allegedly stealing his wife’s vehicle and assaulting two police officers. The former Fulham star was invited by the East Legon police over a complaint filed by his wife, Richlove Paintsil that he had stolen her vehicle. According to the police, the footballer became angry during interrogation, and hit the […]

    John Paintsil (left) and wife Richlove
  • Yasmine is African fencing champion

    Ghana’s fencing sensation, Yasmine Fowaa Fosu is on the verge of making world history as one of the best African to have graced the  sport as she is making incredible waves in the sport currently. The 16-year-old UK based athlete who has represented Ghana in several competitions for over five years now is feverishly setting amazing standards in the sport […]

    Yasmine is African fencing champion
  • Deloitte, Oxford Business Group sign MOU

    Ghana’s bid to diversify its economy by adding value to the country’s broad range of exports, such as gold, will be analysed in a report by the global publishing firm Oxford Bussiness Group (OBG). The report dubbed Ghana 2017 will look at the latest developments in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Economic Community of West […]

    Van Esch(left) and Mr.Sackey displaying the report
 

Politics »

Mr. John Kudalor, IGP

VIP guards not for domestic chores -police

May 26, 2016 at 10:13 am

The Ghana Police Servicehas issued a stern warning to  political  parties  to  desist from subjecting police officers deployed to protect their flagbearers to domestic...

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Business »

Using inferior cement could lead to the collapsed of building

Ban import of inferior cement –CEO Dangote Cement

May 26, 2016 at 10:51 am

The Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement Ghana Limited,  Tor  Nygard,  has  appealed to the government to ban the importation of cheap and inferior  cement  brands ...

 

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Education »

Dr. Osei Darkwa

Private universities introduce quality assurance unit

May 20, 2016 at 8:37 am

The Council of Independent Universities (CIU) has formed a peer review committee to lead a process that creates a centralised quality assurance system to appraise programmes...

  • Dr. Kpessa-Whyte
    Service Personnel to get Welfare Fund

    A welfare fund to cater for the welfare of national service personnel across the country is to be established soon. This...

    May 20, 2016 at 8:35 am
  • Mr. Kwame Dattey,
    NAB cleared of contempt charge

    The Industrial and Labour Court 1, presided over by Justice Gifty Deecham has dismissed a contempt charge brought...

    May 19, 2016 at 10:21 am
  • Prof. Ernest Aryeetey
    UG launches Research Report

    The University of Ghana has launched the Third Edition of its Annual Research Report, which is in line with its...

    May 19, 2016 at 10:17 am

Sports »

Yasmine is African fencing champion

Yasmine is African fencing champion

May 23, 2016 at 10:30 am

Ghana’s fencing sensation, Yasmine Fowaa Fosu is on the verge of making world history as one of the best African to have graced the  sport as she is making incredible...

 
 

Human Interest

Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang,Minister of Education,.. (2)

Minister advocates review of SHS protocol system

The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has called for a review of protocol admission to Senior High Schools through the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS), to check abuses and make it more beneficial to under-priviledged students. She said there should be a limit to who should benefit with very clear explanations on how they should benefit, […]

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Watch these two Turkish organisations

Dear Editor Recently, Galaxy International School and Ghana-Turkey Cooperation and Development Association (TUDES) have been misleading the Ghanaian public through the media. These two organisations are part of a congregation which begun as a religious and educational movement headed by an Imam, Mr Fethullah Gülen. They established schools, universities, companies, newspapers, TV channels, business associations and even a bank. They […]

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This year’s election: A message to all presidential and parliamentary aspirants

Dear Editor, Another election year is here with us and I see all kinds of people moving with political aspirants as they undertake campaign tours around the country. “Eh politicians, your season is here again”! But please take this humble advice. The human being or in simple terms man is the most complex and unpredictable of all the creatures God […]

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LET A.U. DAY HAVE RELEVANCE

YESTERDAY was African Union Day, set aside to commemorate the establishment of the African Union. Formerly known as the Organisation of African Unity, the now christened African Union was established by the leaders of the continent to forge unity among the various people, and to work towards the attainment of their collective aspirations. When Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah led the […]

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Election 2016: Infrastructure vis-a-vis economic reality

From ancient Greek came the words “Oikos” and “nomos” which the Greek society used to refer to how households manage their resources to satisfy their basic needs. Over time, the word gained international dimension and became known in present day as “Economics” which refers to how human beings satisfy their material needs, through the production, distribution and consumption of goods […]

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