• VALCO, ATL back in business

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the public of government’s commitment to implement its industrialisation plan designed to transform the Ghanaian economy. He said the government would continue to offer incentives to local industries similar to those offered to foreign companies wishing to set up businesses in Ghana. Vice President Bawumia said such incentives had already been offered to [...]

    VALCO, ATL back in business
  • Menzgold extends suspension of dividend payments, gold vault market services

    The management of Menzgold says it has extended a six-day suspension of its Gold Vault Market services. The embattled firm has now set September 28, 2018 to resume operations. In a statement issued in Accra on Tuesday it said, “Following our correspondence with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we regret to advise that the Gold Vault Market product services [...]

    Menzgold extends suspension of dividend payments, gold vault market services
  • Let’s partner for devt President to traditional rulers

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his government’s commitment to partner traditional rulers for development.   He said elected leaders and traditional rulers have a common goal of ensuring progress and wellbeing of the people and stressed the need for them to work together.   President Akufo-Addo who was speaking at a preliminary session before a closed door meeting [...]

    Let’s partner for devt  President to traditional rulers
  • Make education more practical President

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged educators to help reform the country’s educational sector by introducing methods to make education more practical, and less theoretical.   Interacting with the winners of this year’s National Science and Mathematics Quiz (NSMQ), St. Peter’s Senior High School who returned from an international competition in Portugal recently, the President urged the Ministry of [...]

    Make education more practical      President
  • B/A’s vegetation cover diminishing … Indiscriminate bush fires cited as cause

    Food production in the Brong Ahafo Region is under threat as the region’s vegetation cover continues to diminish due to indiscriminate bush fires. The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has observed that the danger, which used to persist in the savannah areas of the North, was gradually “progressing to the Brong Ahafo Region”, calling for intensity at promoting fire safety [...]

    B/A’s vegetation cover diminishing  … Indiscriminate bush fires cited as cause
 

Politics »

Shama youth want DCE sacked over joblessness

Shama youth want DCE sacked over joblessness

September 20, 2018 at 8:35 am

Some youths of Aboadze and Abuesi, both fishing communities in the Shama District of the Western Region have called for the removal of the District Chief Executive, Joseph...

 

Business »

VALCO, ATL back in business

VALCO, ATL back in business

September 20, 2018 at 9:46 am

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the public of government’s commitment to implement its industrialisation plan designed to transform the Ghanaian economy. He...

 

Education »

ASA Savings and Loans institute scholarship packages

September 20, 2018 at 8:45 am

ASA Savings and Loans as part of its corporate social responsibility has instituted a scholarship scheme to cater for the educational needs of wards or children of contributors...

Sports »

Normalisation C’ttee member welcomes opportunity to serve

Normalisation C’ttee member welcomes opportunity to serve

September 20, 2018 at 9:55 am

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airtel Ghana, Lucy Quist, has described her appointment to the FIFA Normalisation Committee tasked to run Ghana football as “honour...

Human Interest

Firmino stars as Liverpool sink PSG

Firmino stars as Liverpool sink PSG

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino’s stoppage-time winner secured a dramatic Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain following a pulsating Group C clash at Anfield. Firmino, who started the game on the substitutes’ bench due to the eye injury sustained against Tottenham at the weekend, won the game two minutes into added time after PSG had fought back from 2-0 down to equalise [...]

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Tuesday’s UCL matches at a glance

Barcelona 4-0 PSV AS Monaco 1-2 Atletico Madrid Schalke 04 1-1 FC Porto Red Star Belgrade 0-0 Napoli Internazionale 2-1 Tettenham Club Brugge 0-1 Dortmund Galatasaray 3-0 Lokomotiv Moscow Liverpool 3-2 Paris St-Germaine

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European golf champion murdered in US

European golf champion murdered in US

A homeless man has been charged in the murder of prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, who was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Ms Barquín won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and was a top athlete at Iowa State University. She was found on Monday at the Coldwater Golf Links in the city of Ames, [...]

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Costa banned for spitting at opponent

Juventus winger Douglas Costa has been given a four-match ban by Serie A after spitting at an opponent during the 2-1 win over Sassuolo. Costa spat at Federico Di Francesco in the closing stages of Sunday’s league match after a running feud in which the Brazil international had also elbowed and head-butted his opponent. Costa will be eligible to return to [...]

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North, South Korea agree joint Olympic bid

North and South Korea have agreed to pursue a joint bid to host the summer Olympics in 2032. The bid was agreed by South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a meeting in Pyongyang. The two nations have fielded joint teams at major events and won a first gold together at August’s Asian Games. India, Australia, China and Indonesia have [...]

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2nd edition of Live 2 Lead Leadership Growth Confab launched

2nd edition of Live 2 Lead Leadership Growth Confab launched

The second edition of the Live 2 Lead Leadership Growth Conference aimed at mentoring aspiring leaders to positively impact their communities and country was launched in Accra on Tuesday. The Live 2 Lead is a leadership development programme designed to equip participants with new perspectives and practical tools to become problem solvers in their respective communities. The event slated for [...]

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Dialogue not strike action- Health Minister to health workers

The Health Minster, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has asked health workers to engage the government in dialogue over their grievances rather that resorting to strike actions. He said the government was always prepared to dialogue with workers over their concerns and expects same for all sectors of the working population. Health workers in the country usually withdraw their service to the [...]

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Big boost for young entrepreneurs  …2,000 to benefit from GH¢ 30m govt training programme

Big boost for young entrepreneurs …2,000 to benefit from GH¢ 30m govt training programme

The Government yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Spanish government to train 2000 young entrepreneurs to boost the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda. The GH¢30 million initiative to be borne by both the Ghanaian and Spanish governments would serve as the trainers of trainers programme expected to begin within the next three months. It would be indertaken by the [...]

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‘Endometriosis cause of infertility in women’

‘Endometriosis cause of infertility in women’

The Fertility Society of Ghana (FSOG), has held its second annual congress in Accra to create awareness on an unfamiliar health condition known as endometriosis. Experts at the two-day congress, on Friday, focused on the incurable disease which could cause infertility, severe pains and “lots discomfort” in women. The congress, among other objectives, was aimed at providing fertility specialists, nurses, [...]

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Trump: I don’t have an Attorney-General

Trump: I don’t have an Attorney-General

US President Donald Trump has said he does not “have an Attorney-General” in his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions. In an interview with Hill.TV, Mr Trump renewed criticism of Mr Sessions’ decision to step aside from the inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. He also said he was unhappy with Mr Sessions’ response to immigration. The [...]

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