• Banku, Napari Fight In Doubt…

    The boxing bout schedule to take place in October at the Accra Sports Stadium between Bukom Banku and John Napari is in a doubt as the military man has failed a medical test in James Town. These revelations have infuriated Braimah Kamoko who has vowed not to fight on the intended day.

    Banku, Napari Fight In Doubt…
  • Late Win For Bayern Over City

    Bayern left it late but got the job done against Manchester City, as Jerome Boateng came back to haunt his former club and fired a crucial first ever goal in his 32nd Champions League outing against the reigning Premier League champions. Boateng’s piledriver may have deflected off Mario Gotze’s back – flying into the net past City keeper Joe Hart, [...]

    Late Win For Bayern Over City
  • UMaT’s Governing Council Inaugurated

    The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has inaugurated a 15 member Council of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to ensure the smooth running of the institution for the next two years. The Council, which is chaired by Professor Eric Y. Danquah, has Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee, Dr. Ebenezer K. Hayford, Ms. Betty Bosomtwi-Sam, Dr. Anthony Aubyn, [...]

    UMaT’s Governing Council Inaugurated
  • Ghana: Using Eco-Tourism To Resolve Deforestation

    Environmental degradation is taking a toll on Ghana. God has been so gracious to the country in granting us with favourable weather coupled with fertile soil and abundant rainfall for agricultural activities which sustain us. The country abounds in natural resources, notably among them are gold, diamond, manganese, salt and oil. God gave us these resources for our benefit but [...]

    Ghana: Using Eco-Tourism To Resolve Deforestation
  • No Meat In Prisoners’ Soup, No Sugar In ‘Koko’

    Inmates of some prisons in the country have not eaten meat from soup served them for close to a year now, while others take porridge, popularly called ‘koko’, without sugar. This is because the daily feeding allowance of GH¢1.80p a day per inmate is woefully inadequate. The Interior Minister, Mr. Mark Owen Woyongo, disclosed this yesterday during his maiden visit [...]

    No Meat In Prisoners’ Soup, No Sugar In ‘Koko’
  • Pres Leaves For UN Session Today

    PRESIDENT John Mahama leaves Accra today, to attend the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He is expected to address the Assembly during the general debates session on Thursday, September 25, and also participate in a number of sideline events. President Mahama is expected back in the country in the first week of October. By [...]

    Pres Leaves For UN Session Today
  • Rawlings Ends Tour Of Namibia

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has ended a six-day visit to the Republic of Namibia. He was in Namibia at the invitation of the Pan Afrikan Centre of Namibia (PACON) hosted by Dr. Hage Geingob, the Prime Minister of Namibia. The former President delivered the keynote address at a seminar organised by PACON on the theme, “Africa Rising”. The seminar, [...]

    Rawlings Ends Tour Of Namibia
  • Two New Banking Bills In The Offing

    The Bank of Ghana is in the process of finalising a new banks and specialised deposit-taking institution bills in response to emerging trends in the country’s banking landscape. The bills seeks to address key weaknesses in the regulatory framework as well as build a safety net for small savers through the introduction of a deposit insurance scheme in Ghana.

    Two New Banking Bills In The Offing
  • BoG Survey Indicates Mixed Feelings

    Consumers and business executives have ex-pressed mixed feelings in the latest Bank of Ghana (BoG) consumer and business confidence survey. Highlighting on the survey conducted this month at the BoG Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Accra on Wednesday, the Governor, Dr Henry Kofi Wampah said respondents ‘’were mildly positive about the economic prospects” of the country.

    BoG Survey Indicates  Mixed Feelings
  • Car Burnt At Nkrumah Circle

    A Nissan Taxi-cab was in the early hours of yesterday burnt to ashes when it caught fire at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle The taxi-cab with registration number, GS 102 Z, was shuttling within the Nkrumah Circle enclave when the driver said, he heard a noise from the engine which forced the vehicle to a stop.

    Car Burnt At Nkrumah Circle
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NPP Official Calls For Ceasefire

September 19, 2014 at 9:57 am

The Ablekuma North Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Kofi Ofori Bella, has appealed to officials and supporters of the party to put an immediate...

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Two New Banking Bills In The Offing

Two New Banking Bills In The Offing

September 19, 2014 at 9:38 am

The Bank of Ghana is in the process of finalising a new banks and specialised deposit-taking institution bills in response to emerging trends in the country’s banking landscape. The...

 

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UMaT’s Governing Council Inaugurated

UMaT’s Governing Council Inaugurated

September 19, 2014 at 10:45 am

The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has inaugurated a 15 member Council of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to ensure the smooth running...

 

Sports »

Appeals C’ttee  Dismisses  Faisal’s Case

Appeals C’ttee Dismisses Faisal’s Case

September 19, 2014 at 11:25 am

The Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association last Wednesday dismissed King Faisal’s petition against Aduana Stars. The petitioner, King Faisal sought to have...

Human Interest

Scots Head To Polls For Referendum

Scots Head To Polls For Referendum

People in Scotland were yesterday voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. Voters will answer “Yes” or “No” to the referendum question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

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Video Of British Hostage Released

Anew video has been released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants. IS has already killed three hostages and, in its video showing the death of UK aid worker David Haines, threatened to kill British man Alan Henning next. The latest video, which does not feature a beheading, shows a third British man [...]

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Ebola Health Team Missing In Guinea

Ebola Health Team Missing In Guinea

Guinea has sent a team to find missing health officials who were attacked two days ago while visiting a village to raise awareness about Ebola. Unconfirmed reports suggest they may have been kidnapped or even killed. The officials had fled Wamey village in Nzerekore region after their group was pelted with stones.

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Nigeria Uses ‘Torture Officers’ To Extract Confessions

Nigeria Uses ‘Torture Officers’ To Extract Confessions

Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says. Both the military and police use a wide range of torture methods including beatings, nail and teeth extractions and other sexual violence, it says.

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Ronaldinho Blasts Penalty Into Stands

Ronaldinho made his de-but for Queretaro in their Copa MX match against Tigres, and though he was presented with a golden opportunity to start with a bang, it didn’t quite work out for him.

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