• Govt to revamp New Times Corporation

    The Minister of Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has assured of government’s support to revamp the New Times Corporation. He promised to use his office to champion the course that would help diversify the corporation and make it more vibrant in the media industry. Mr. Abdul-Hamid made this remark in Accra yesterday when he paid a working visit to the New Times […]

    Govt  to revamp New Times Corporation
  • PPP solicits First Lady’s support

    A delegation of the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), promoting sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in Ghana, has paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, in Accra yesterday. It was to seek the First Lady’s support for a Japanese government funded project on sexual and reproductive health (SRH), to be […]

    PPP solicits First Lady’s support
  • Wa All Stars hosts Elmina Sharks today

    Defending league champions, Wa All Stars will take on Ghana Premier League (GPL) debutants, Elmina Sharks at the Malik Jabir Park in Wa today for their postponed GPL opener. The game which was originally fixed for February 5, this year was rescheduled due to the defending champions’ engagement in the CAF Champions League competition. Wa All Stars on Sunday played […]

    Wa All Stars hosts Elmina Sharks today
  • ‘Galamsey’affecting water supply to Sekondi-Ta’di

    Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has started rationing water to residents of Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis, in the Western Region, due to challenges it is facing in its operations, including dry weather and illegal mining, popularly known as ‘galamsey’. The company has begun the rationing, which takes place from Mondays to Sundays. The Daboase and Inchaban Water Headwork produce 10 million gallons […]

    ‘Galamsey’affecting water supply to Sekondi-Ta’di
  • Mother-to-child HIV increases … in E/Region

    Easter Region continues to record high cases of mother-to-child transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in spite of the numerous measures put in place to prevent it, the Regional Technical Coordinator for the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) Ms. Golda Asante has said. She mentioned free HIV-testing and anti-retroviral drugs for pregnant women infected with HIV and counselling as some […]

    Mother-to-child HIV increases … in E/Region
  • Armed robber granted bail, others at large

    A 20-year-old construction labourer was on Monday granted bail by an Accra circuit court for conspiring with two others, now at large, and robbing two Nigerians at gunpoint. Gabriel Nata together with his accomplices, robbed the victims of two IPhone 6S mobile phones each worth GH¢1,800.00, an Infinix mobile phone worth GH¢700.00, and caused damage to complainant’s door worth GH¢2,000.00. […]

    Armed robber granted bail, others at large
  • Trader jailed for robbing taxi driver

    The Accra Circuit Court “One” yesterday jailed a trader, Awale Fuseini, of Ablekuma, 15 years in hard labour for robbing a taxi driver at Sakaman near Dansoman in the Greater Accra Region. The convict and his friend (on the run) stopped Kingsford Agyiri at about 2:30 am at the Kaneshie First Light on October 2, 2014, and hired him to […]

    Trader jailed for robbing taxi driver
  • NDC to axe E. T. Mensah?

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hinted of axing the former Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Enoch Teye Mensah, over his perceived disloyalty and lack of commitment to the party. Anthony Nukpenu, Greater Accra Regional Secretary of the NDC, said on Monday that Mr. Mensah’s loyalty to the NDC was in doubt, a development which could lead to his dismissal […]

    NDC to axe E. T. Mensah?
  • Inadequate health personnel affecting CHPS

    The lack of adequate trained community health officers and the low number of community health volunteers are frustrating the objectives of the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS), the Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Letsa has observed. He said that the problems were compounded by the insufficient basic CHPS logistics and equipment such as motor-bikes, blood pressure apparatus, fuel and […]

    Inadequate health personnel affecting CHPS
  • KAIPTC ranked top think tank in Africa

    The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has emerged the first institution in sub-Saharan Africa on the Global Go-To Think Tank Ranking. The centre also ranked second out of five institutions on the entire continent, which appeared on the global list of leading think tanks in foreign policy and international affairs. It outranked the Institute for Security Studies and […]

    KAIPTC ranked top think tank in Africa
 

Politics »

Sunyanihene, B/A Minister confer after bitter feud

Sunyanihene, B/A Minister confer after bitter feud

March 1, 2017 at 10:28 am

After months of bitter rancor and public outburst, the Sunyani Traditional Council (STC) and the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asoma- Cheremeh, have pledged to collaborate...

 

Business »

Yara to provide free sample fertilizers, training for farmers

March 1, 2017 at 10:21 am

Yara Ghana says it will soon commence supporting rural women farmers through capacity building in agricultural best practices and free sample fertilizers. The support will...

 

Education »

Germany to boost Ghana’s  technical, vocational educ

Germany to boost Ghana’s technical, vocational educ

February 28, 2017 at 11:35 am

The government of Germany will support Ghana’s technical and vocational education agenda as a key driver for industrial transformation, Christoph Retzlaff, the Ambassador...

Sports »

Wa All Stars hosts Elmina Sharks today

Wa All Stars hosts Elmina Sharks today

March 1, 2017 at 10:08 am

Defending league champions, Wa All Stars will take on Ghana Premier League (GPL) debutants, Elmina Sharks at the Malik Jabir Park in Wa today for their postponed GPL opener. The...

Human Interest

Ghana to host Lions Clubs Int’l

Ghana to host Lions Clubs Int’l

Ghana has been selected to host the centennial convention for Multiple Districts 403 of the Lions Clubs International (LCI), which will be celebrated on the theme,“The more we care, the better we live”. Mrs. Gloria Esi Lassey, a past District Governor of the club, said this at a press conference in Accra last Monday, to launch the event. As part […]

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Ranieri donates severance pay to charity fund

Ranieri donates severance pay to charity fund

Former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has donated half of the severance pay to Foxes Foundation charity. Report informs citing , 66-year-old Italian boss was handed a £3 million pay, while the manager gave half of the money, £1,500,000, to the charity. Leicester chiefs wielded the axe on Thursday after a nightmare run of results that leaves them scrapping for Premier […]

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Vardy keen to build on Liverpool display

Vardy keen to build on Liverpool display

LEICESTER City striker Jamie Vardy is hoping to fire regularly after his brace in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Liverpool helped the struggling champions end their five-game losing streak in the Premier League. Vardy, who scored 24 league goals during Leicester’s title-winning campaign last year, has been far from his prolific best this season, managing nine goals across competitions so far. […]

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ADRA organisise workshop on agric  in ECOWAS states

ADRA organisise workshop on agric in ECOWAS states

A workshop was organised for representatives from member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in Accra. It is to train them on how to report on the progress of the Agriculture Transformational Agenda (ATA), in their respective countries. Dubbed the Malabo Declaration, and signed in 2014, the ATA is an initiative of the African Union (AU) […]

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Minister laments low academic performance in C/R

Minister laments low academic performance in C/R

The Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan, has advocated stringent measures to improve falling educational standards in basic education in the region. He wondered how 13,000 candidates out of 45,000 in the last Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) only managed to secure results beyond aggregate 36. The region, he noted, had what it takes to reverse the trend, which denies most […]

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CELEBRATING OUR FALLEN HEROES

The commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the 28th February shooting incident, which saw the gunning down of three retired soldiers by British Police in 1948 is significant in the annals of the political history of the country.   The significance of the shooting incident lies in the fact that it stimulated a series of popular actions that led to […]

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2017 Marathon cofab organised in Accra

The second edition of the 2017 Marathon Conference was held in Accra last Friday, on the theme: “Communication, technology and entrepreneurship”. The event, which was jointly organised by Bentil Motivational Consult, IPMC and Ghana Institute of Journalism, aimed at grooming the youth to create jobs for themselves and others. Mr. Richard Bentil, Chief Executive Officer of Bentil Motivational Consult, said […]

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Govt moves to improve data management

Govt moves to improve data management

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ghana Open Data Initiative (GODI) and TransGov Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), to ensure efficiency in the way government responds to the needs of citizens. Mr. Jerry Akanyi-King, Chief Executive of TransGov Ghana, initialed for his NGO, while Mr. Eric Akumiah, Project Manager for GODI, signed for his outfit. The […]

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Philippine jihadists beheaded German

Philippine jihadists beheaded German

Islamic militants in the Philippines have posted a video showing the beheading of a German hostage. Jurgen Kantner was abducted from his yacht off Malaysia’s Sabah state in November. His companion Sabine Merz’s body was later found on the boat. A deadline for a 30m peso (£483,000; $600,000) ransom expired on Sunday. Mr. Kantner, 70, and Ms Merz had been […]

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Iraqi forces take control of Mosul bridge

The Iraqi military says it has retaken a bridge across the River Tigris in Mosul, after driving back Islamic State militants in the city’s south-west. The Federal Police Rapid Response Force advanced into the Jawsaq district on Monday and reached the Fourth Bridge. Mosul’s five bridges have been badly damaged in fighting since October. But once it is repaired, the […]

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