• Stars to play friendly in September

    THE Black Stars will play a friendly in the next FIFA free window for international matches in September. Their opponents will be from an African country, but is yet to be disclosed. The Stars are likely to play Congo before they take on Rwanda in their away 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to be played in Kigali.

    The Stars will be kept busy in September.Their opponents are yet to be disclosed
  • Hearts’ coach targets 3 more titles

    HEAD-COACH of Accra Hearts of Oak, Herbert Addo is targeting the remaining three domestic titles at stake after leading the club to win the President Cup. Hearts beat Kotoko on penalties last Wednesday to retain their President Cup title. According to Addo, he was targetting success in all domestic competitions his side is involved in following their exit from the […]

    Hearts’ coach targets 3  more titles
  • Cabinet approves $82.4m for digital migration contract

    CABINET yesterday approved US$ 82.4 million for the Digital Migration Contract to be executed by KNET Limited. The contract is US$ 13 million much cheaper than the Star Times contract which was to cost the country US$ 95 million plus US$ 1 million interest for 22 years. A statement issued to The Ghanaian Times by the Minister of Communication, Dr. […]

    Dr Omani Boamah,Minister of Communications
  • Lifeline for cocoa industry

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO) have repositioned them-selves to boost business opportu-nities in Africa’s cocoa sector, including youth employment and empowering women participation. The two institutions met in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to strategise for cooperation to foster the transformation of the cocoa industry in Africa. A statement issued and copied to the press said […]

    •   Farmers removing cocoa beans from the pods.
  • Ghana, Russia to co-operate in energy production

                          The Petroleum Minister, Mr. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah and Alexander Novak, Russia’s Energy Minister, have pledged to continue facilitating the cooperation between Ghanaian and Russian companies in the area of energy and petroleum. The two ministers met at the Russian Ministry of Energy during, which they discussed possible ways of […]

    •  Ghana’s team led by Mr. Buah (second from left) at a meeting with their Russian counterparts.
  • Cop, driver shot in traffic incident

    A policeman and a driver were allegedly on Tuesday evening, shot by the president of the Ghallywood Academy of Film Acting in Dawa, William Nana Awuku Akuffo, and his girlfriend, Renne Tetteh, over a misunder-standing on wrongful parking. Akuffo has been arrested by the Ada District Police Command, while Renne is currently at large and believed to be hiding near Sogakope. Constable […]

    •   William Akuffo
  • CSIR workers protest land takeover

    Scores of workers of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), yesterday demonstrated at one of its research centres at the Airport Residential Area in Accra to demand action by their leaders to stop encroachment on its lands.

    •    Some workers of CSIR in the demonstration.
  • Govt asked to review mandate of EDAIF

    The government has been asked to review the mandate of the Export Trade, Agricultural and Industrial Development Fund (EDAIF) to make it more useful to small-scale holder farmers to improve productivity. Professor Joseph Yaro, of the Department of Geography and Resources Development of the University of Ghana, who made call said the bureaucracy embedded in operations of the fund were […]

    Govt asked to review  mandate  of EDAIF
  • Hearts beat Kotoko …To retain President Cup

    GLORIOUS Accra Hearts of Oak beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 5-4 on penalties to retain the President Cup after playing goalless in regulation time in a fun-filled game at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday to mark Ghana’s Republican status. But for the first kick missed by a seemingly over confident Michael Akuffo for Kotoko, both sides displayed sheer wizardry from the […]

    Vice President Amissah Arthur (right) presenting the trophy to Hearts skipper, Robin Gnagne while Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) Chairman, Alhaji Raji looks on
  • Tigo invests $24 million to upgrade cell sites

    Mobile operator, TIGO Ghana says it is investing $24 million to upgrade its cell sites to help make the network stable and improve customers’ voice and data experience. The first phase of the upgrade, which will see 114 new cell sites enhanced in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western Regions, is expected to be completed in September this year.

    •  Mr. Reddick (left), speaking to the media.
 
 

Politics »

Ghana, France Parliaments to collaborate

July 3, 2015 at 10:52 am

The Parliaments of Ghana and France have agreed to collaborate and share ideas towards enhancing their performance. The two sides believed that the partnership was necessary...

  • NPP needs majority in next Parliament

    Philip Addison, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary aspirant contesting the Korley Klottey constituency says...

    July 3, 2015 at 10:46 am
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    Sunyani NPP supporters demonstrate against EC

    Some disgruntled supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Sunyani Municipality, on Tuesday hit the principal...

    July 3, 2015 at 10:45 am
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    Changes at EOCO, others

    President John Mahama, as part of the ongoing restructuring of the leadership of government agencies in the country,...

    June 30, 2015 at 10:31 am

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Business »

•   Head office of ADB.

ADB staff declare ‘Red Bands Month’

July 3, 2015 at 9:46 am

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) PMSU and Local Union of UNICOF of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has declared the month of July as “Red (more…)

 

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Education »

University of Ghana, GE sign MoU

July 3, 2015 at 10:58 am

General Electronics Ghana (GE) has signed a 100,000 Dollar Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Ghana (UG) to support a four-year term of education for...

Sports »

The Stars will be kept busy in September.Their opponents are yet to be disclosed

Stars to play friendly in September

July 3, 2015 at 10:31 am

THE Black Stars will play a friendly in the next FIFA free window for international matches in September. Their opponents will be from an African country, but is yet to be...

  • Hearts’ coach targets 3  more titles
    Hearts’ coach targets 3 more titles

    HEAD-COACH of Accra Hearts of Oak, Herbert Addo is targeting the remaining three domestic titles at stake after...

    July 3, 2015 at 10:22 am
  • Vice President Amissah Arthur (right) presenting the trophy to Hearts skipper, Robin Gnagne while Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) Chairman, Alhaji Raji looks on
    Hearts beat Kotoko …To retain President Cup

    GLORIOUS Accra Hearts of Oak beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 5-4 on penalties to retain the President Cup after playing...

    July 2, 2015 at 9:24 am
  • Attram (second left) being mobbed by his teamates after scoring the only goal of the match
    Oly register double

    FANS of Accra Great Olympics were in celebratory mood yesterday when their idol club accounted for Liberty Professionals...

    June 29, 2015 at 8:36 am
 
 

Human Interest

Prince Alwaleed is at number 34 on the Forbes list of the world

Saudi prince to give away $32bn

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has said he will donate his $32bn (£20bn; €29bn) personal fortune to charity. The 60-year-old nephew of King Salman is one of the world’s richest people. He said he had been inspired by the Gates Foundation, set up by Bill and Melinda Gates in 1997. The money would be used to “foster cultural […]

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'No' vote 'won't help Greece

‘No’ vote ‘won’t help Greece

A “No” vote in the Greek referendum on bailout terms would not provide Greece with an easy way out of its economic crisis, the head of the grouping of eurozone finance ministers has said. Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s comments came after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Greeks a “No” vote would lead to a “better agreement”. But Mr Dijsselbloem insisted that […]

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All the details around the crash are not yet clear

Car smashes through South African roof

A car has flown off a road and smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa’s coastal city Durban, emergency services firm ER24 says.

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Security has been stepped up since the attack

Eight held over Tunisian gun attack

Eight suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being directly linked to Friday’s deadly attack on

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Report on ECOWAS small arms launched

Report on ECOWAS small arms launched

The Forum for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) has launched a report on the implementation of the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons, six years after it came into force in 2009. The report, titled: “Tracking Compliance of ECOWAS States to the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons and their Related Materials: A survey of Ghana, […]

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