• ABL honours long-serving employees

    Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), has awarded 33 of its long serving employees at the company’s end of year and long service awards dinner in Accra. The annual event formed part of the company’s efforts at rewarding committed and long serving employees whose loyalty, distinction and diligence to the company span 10 to 35 years. The awardees took home certificates, as […]

    ABL honours long-serving employees
  • Access Bank’s profit shoots up

    ACCESS Bank Ghana has recorded another year of strong and impressive performance across key financial indicators in its 2014 performance. The bank’s growth trajectory over the past six years has been consistent and continues to reflect its commitment to delivering banking services that are sustainable and relevant to the local market. The financial statement audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and approved […]

    Access Bank’s profit shoots up
  • 23 remand prisoners regain freedom under ‘Justice for All’

    Twenty-three remand prisoners at the Nsawam MediumPrison in the Eastern Region were last Friday discharged unconditionally, after six courts sat on their cases, under the ‘Justice for All’ programme. Out of the 61 cases heard, 23 applicants were discharged, 29 granted bail, with nine adjourned. The freed suspects had been on remand for between four and nine years for various […]

    23 remand prisoners regain freedom under ‘Justice for All’
  • 140 suspected Ebola cases since March 2014 tested negative

    A total of 140 suspected Ebola cases in the country tested between March last year to date at the Noguchi Memorial Institute proved negative, the in-coming Minister of Health, Mr. Alex Segbefia, has said.

    140 suspected Ebola cases since March 2014 tested negative
  • Woyome agrees to refund money to state

    Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, the Ghanaian businessman whose name has gained currency in the country for collecting GH¢51.2 million judgement debt, has finally agreed to refund the money to the state. The counsel for the businessman, Mr. Osafo Buabeng, who relayed the information yesterday to the Supreme Court, presided over by the Chief Justice, Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood, promised that […]

    Woyome agrees to refund money to state
  • Dzamefe C’ssion presents report to President

    PRESIDENT John Mahama has presented to the Attorney-General (A-G) for study and advice, the report of the Justice Dzamefe Commission which was tasked to investigate matters relating to the participation of the Black Stars in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Handing over the 400-page report to Deputy A-G, Dominic Ayine, shortly after receiving it from Justice Senyo Dzamefe, Chairman […]

    Dzamefe C’ssion presents  report to President
  • Veep assures of Navy’s readiness to fight maritime crimes

    The Ghana Navy is well trained and adequately prepared and resourced to combat all forms of maritime crimes on the high seas and in Ghanaian territorial waters, Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, said in Accra Friday. He cited the rescue of the crew of a Nigerian oil tanker, MT Mariam by the Ghana Naval Ship Blika that was hijacked […]

    Veep assures of Navy’s readiness to fight maritime crimes
  • Local Government Ministry checks MMDCEs for abuse

    Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has said his outfit is closely monitoring activities of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) across the country, to ensure that they stick to their administrative and executive functions. The ministry asked the MMDCEs to run the assemblies after the dissolution of the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies after […]

    Local Government Ministry  checks MMDCEs for abuse
  • Station officers acquire counselling skills

    FORTY station officers of the Ghana Police Service across the country were yesterday equipped with general counselling skills of victims at a two-day workshop in Accra. The programme, besides seeking to upgrade the skills of the police personnel to enable them to execute their operations more efficiently, also, aimed at equipping participants with skills for handling both suspects and victims […]

    Station officers acquire counselling skills
  • Satellites’ coach to submit 35-man list to FIFA

    BLACK Satellites coach, Sellas Tetteh will submit a list of 35 players to FIFA tomorrow ahead of the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup. Coach Sellas Tetteh is expected to release his 35-man provisional squad for this year’s World Youth Championships in New Zealand.

    Satellites’ coach to submit 35-man list to FIFA
 
 
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Ho Central NDC  supporters urged to be calm

Ho Central NDC supporters urged to be calm

March 31, 2015 at 10:58 am

Mr. Devine Ferg Afedo, Chairman of the Ho Central Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has advised party supporters to remain calm and not disturb the peace...

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ABL honours long-serving employees

ABL honours long-serving employees

April 1, 2015 at 9:45 am

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), has awarded 33 of its long serving employees at the company’s end of year and long service awards dinner in Accra. The annual event formed part...

 

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Education »

UPS Banking and Finance students donate to New Life Orphanage

March 31, 2015 at 11:07 am

The Banking and Finance Students Association (BaFSA) of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, on Thursday donated items worth GH¢1, 600 to the New Life Orphanage...

 

Sports »

Oly coach lauds  influence of three veterans

Oly coach lauds influence of three veterans

March 31, 2015 at 10:16 am

HEAD coach of Accra Great Olympics, Yaw Acheampong, has underscored the importance of veterans and experienced players like Richard Kingson, Godwin Attram and Dan Quaye in...

 
 

Human Interest

THE SAD STORY OF THE UNFORTUNATE SEVEN! (1)

ELSEWHERE in The Ghanaian Times of yesterday, we carried the story of the seven visually impaired students of the Adidome High School in the Volta Region, one of them a female, who could not write their papers in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which commenced on Monday, March 30, 2015. The reason? They got to the exam hall, […]

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C’ssion on Small Arms Board inaugurated

C’ssion on Small Arms Board inaugurated

The Deputy Interior Minister, James Agalga, on Friday, urged the new Board of Governors of the National Commission on Small Arms to come out with a policy to curb the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the system. He also asked the board to identify flashpoints where the weapons are being manufactured to ensure that they are regulated […]

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7 visually  impaired  denied  opportunity to write  WASSCE  Exams

7 visually impaired denied opportunity to write WASSCE Exams

SEVEN visually impaired candidates of the Adidome Senior High School, in Central Tongu District of Volta Region, reported at the examination centre yesterday fully poised to write their papers in the West Africa Senior Secondary Certification Examinations. But the confidence of these students were completely shattered when they were informed by the invigilators that their Braille question papers have not […]

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NRGP links 345 c’nities with 646.25km road

NRGP links 345 c’nities with 646.25km road

The Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) has constructed 646.25 kilometres of feeder roads to link 345 communities in five regions. The roads, constructed in 32 districts in the Northern, Upper East and West, some parts of Brong Ahafo and Volta regions, connect hundreds of farming communities to market centres to boost economic activities in the areas. A Deputy Minister of […]

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Master Craft Persons acquire modernised apprenticeship   training skills

Master Craft Persons acquire modernised apprenticeship training skills

The Ghana Skill Development Initiative (GSDI) in collaboration with the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) has rolled out training workshops for Master Craft Persons (MCPs) and their apprentices, in five trade areas in Greater Accra, Northern and Volta Regions.

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