• I’ll restore Ghana’s pride in boxing – Dogboe

    World Boxing Organisation (WBO) International super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, has set for himself an audacious objective of reclaiming the seemingly lost glory and pride of Ghana boxing by becoming the next world champion for Ghana. The journey to that big day will start on July 22 at the Bukom Boxing Arena where he stages a defense of his WBO […]

    I’ll restore Ghana’s pride in boxing  – Dogboe
  • GNPC to sponsor students studying oil

    The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), will from this year, award scholarships to Ghanaian students to pursue oil and gas related programmes at tertiary institutions in the country. This, according to Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong, chief executive of GNPC, was a change in the implementation of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy, which hitherto, was focused on sponsoring a few students […]

    GNPC to sponsor students studying oil
  • NIB wins US$60 judgement debt case

    The National Investment Bank Limited has won an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Limited, over the payment of US$60 million judgement debt to Dominion Corporate Trustees Limited. The Court, presided by the Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo, awarded GH¢500,000.00 cost against the two companies represented by the renowned Ghanaian Economist, and investment […]

    NIB wins US$60 judgement debt case
  • Alabi praises Botchwey C’ttee

    Professor Joshua Alabi has praised the Kwesi Botchwey Committee, which was tasked to investigate the circumstances that led to the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2016 general election. In a statement signed and issued in Accra, it stated that he joins all colleague comrades of the NDC, well-wishers of the party and lovers of multi-party democracy […]

    Alabi praises Botchwey C’ttee
  • Congrats! New CJ…But uneasy head wears the crown

    Throughout the world, the judiciary is revered because of its exceptional responsibility as a check on possible excesses of legislative and executive organs of government. The judiciary, which is the third arm of government, is also the guardian-protector of the constitution and fundamental rights of the citizenry, as well as the promoter of democracy, rule of law and good governance. […]

    Congrats! New CJ…But uneasy head wears the crown
  • Egyptian Christians, Muslims share Ramadan despite Islamic violence

    In a display of communal solidarity defying the sectarian violence of Islamist militants, Egyptian Christians in Cairo organise daily meals for Muslim neighbors who must fast from dawn to dusk during their holy month of Ramadan. Such intercommunal meals are held every year in Egypt, whose Copts are the largest Christian minority in the Middle East. But they took on […]

    Egyptian Christians, Muslims share Ramadan despite Islamic violence
  • South Sudan no longer in famine

    South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine following an increase in aid, a UN-backed report says. However, the report warns that the situation remains desperate as the number of people at risk of starvation has increased in the last month. The famine, announced in February, was the first to be declared anywhere in the world since 2011. […]

    South Sudan no longer in famine
  • Halt sale of fertiliser – Minority

    The Minority in Parliament is demanding that government halt the sale of fertiliser as was the case when the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was in power. According to the NDC lawmakers, the Cocoa Fertilisation Programme (CFP) which was introduced during the Mahama-led administration, among other things was to increase cocoa production in the country. Under the CFP, the Minority caucus […]

    Halt sale of fertiliser – Minority
  • Security taskforce uncovers vehicles at Nsawam

    A National Security taskforce, tasked to retrieve missing government vehicles, yesterday uncovered vehicles including armoured and State Protocol Development (SPD) vehicles, alleged to be state stolen cars, at Oforikrom, Nsawam, in the Eastern Region The vehicles, numbering about 15, included a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number GS6985-13, Pajero Mitsubishi, BMW X5, Ford Expedition and Ford Explorer, and a Grand […]

    Security taskforce uncovers vehicles at Nsawam
  • Police kill 2 robbers in gun battle

    Two suspected robbers, said to have been armed with AK 47 assault rifles, have been killed by the police, following a fierce gun battle between a gang and the police at Agyaagyekrom off Asuadee road at Manso Nkwanta, in the Ashanti Region. The deceased and three other accomplices, who are on the run, according to the police, were said to […]

    Police kill 2 robbers in gun battle
 

Politics »

The Govt is on course–DCE

The Govt is on course–DCE

June 22, 2017 at 10:48 am

Mr Martin Obeng, the Sunyani West District chief executive, on Tuesday said the government is on course and citizens would see remarkable improvement in their standards of...

 

Business »

EFFECT OF THE POLICY RATE CUT BY THE BANK OF GHANA ON THE BANKING INDUSTRY

EFFECT OF THE POLICY RATE CUT BY THE BANK OF GHANA ON THE BANKING INDUSTRY

June 20, 2017 at 10:51 am

Central Banks use monetary policy rates as the benchmark for charging interest on loans and advances to commercial banks. Whenever a commercial bank has a temporary shortage...

 

Education »

Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A JHS plead for new toilet facility

Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A JHS plead for new toilet facility

June 22, 2017 at 10:54 am

Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A Junior High School in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the government to reconstruct a dilapidated toilet facility...

Sports »

Local Black Stars to face Tema Youth today

June 22, 2017 at 11:42 am

The Black Stars second team (Local Black Stars) will today play Premier League side Tema Youth in a friendly match as they continue preparation towards the African Nations...

Human Interest

One drown, 8 others rescued as canoe capsizes at Ankobra

From Clement Adzei Boye, Takoradi A 55-year old man, Tawiah Amprofi is feared dead after a canoe he was in with eight other fishermen from Axim, capsized at sea at Ankobra, in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region on Tuesday. The crew was returning from a fishing expedition when the disaster occurred. A police source told The Ghanaian Times […]

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MP advocates increased awareness of sickle cell

Ms Francisca Oteng Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Kwabre East, is advocating a greater awareness creation and increased knowledge about sickle cell anaemia to control the disease. Sickle cell is a genetic condition which affects the red blood cells and causes it to break down with other accompanying diseases which include the damage of lungs, heart, kidneys, liver, eyes […]

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LET’S CHANGE THE MODE OF COLLECTION OF DRIVER’S LICENSES

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), on Monday announced that a total of 34,005 licenses are still sitting on their shelves due to the failure of respective owners to collect them. It said 653 of the number were issued as far back as 2007 with the majority 7,550 issued this year between January and May. According to the chief […]

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58 Killers of Major Mahama remanded

Thirty-two out of the 58 persons arrested for allegedly killing Major Maxwell Adam Mahama at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region, in May 29, 2017, would stand trial. The prosecutor, Deputy Superintendent of Police  (DSP) George Amegah, told the Accra Central District Court “3,” yesterday that apart from the 32, who would be prosecuted, investigations were still on-going to establish the […]

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Three military imposters arrested for robbery

Three people have been arrested by the Kasoa police in the Central Region for posing as military men, and robbing residents of the area. Daniel Sosu, 25, a trader at Kaneshie, Isaac Sosu, 35, a driver’s mate, and William Ahiavli, 30, a sprayer, were all dressed in military uniforms. The Kasoa District Police Commander, Superintendent Stephen Ahiatafu, confirmed the story […]

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More suspects grabbed for murder of Ardeyman chief

Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh Saban , Development Chief of  Ardeyman, near Amasaman in Accra. James Laryea, 56, Michael Akumeh, 28, and Prince Kwesi Boateng, 24, were arrested in a family meeting at Ayikai Doblo, City Cafe in Adjen Kotoku, and Akwetemang respectively The chief was murdered on June 8, by an […]

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Former president Mahama dedicates Father’s Day to fallen servicemen

Former president Mahama dedicates Father’s Day to fallen servicemen

Former President, John Mahama,  dedicated this year’s Father’s Day to the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, the military man who was killed in the line of duty at Denkyira-Obuase in the Central Region. The former President tweeted, “dedicating this Father’s Day to Maj. Max Mahama & all servicemen who’ve fallen in the line of duty & their children robbed of […]

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Ghana ranks 4th on the 2016 Global Peace Index

Ghana ranks 4th on the 2016 Global Peace Index

The National Peace Council (NPC) has organised a two-day mediation training programme for women and youth from four communities in the Volta Region to strengthening their capacity in conflict resolution. The programme, sponsored by the European Union in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (NNDP) attracted participants from Nkonya in the Biakoye District, Alavanyo,  Some, and Adina in the […]

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PROBING THE TEPA NURSING TRAINING COLLEGE EMBEZZLEMENT SAGA

For a couple of weeks now, the Tepa Nursing and Midwifery Training College, in the Ahafo Ano North District of the Ashanti Region, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The principal and the Accountant of the College have been accused of embezzling GH¢9.2million. Although the Principal, Ms Victoria Amoah and the Accountant, Mr Richard Asomoah, have […]

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‘Judges views on national issues must be made known to citizenry’

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the Member of Parliament for Ellembele, has given Ms Sophia Akuffo thumbs up on her appointment as the Chief Justice of the Republic but wants the views of judges known on issues of national concern. His concern follows the reluctance of Ms Akuffo to answer questions which bothered on her personal convictions in her 20 plus […]

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