• Veep launches computerised court cases tracking system

    A computerised system that enables stakeholders track court cases using the internet was launched in Accra yesterday. The system code named “The Criminal Justice Case Tracking System (CTS) can track the stage, status and progress of civil and other legal cases from arrest to incarceration across the complete case lifecycle. The aim is to expedite the justice delivery process, reduce [...]

    Veep launches computerised court cases tracking system
  • ‘Mahama’s return good for Akufo-Addo’

    The New Patriotic Party (NPP) should welcome John Mahama’s intention to lead the National Democratic Congress in the 2020 elections, a former communications director of the ruling party has said. Nana Akomea said having the former president on the ballot against Akufo-Addo in the next general polls presents a huge advantage to the incumbent president. “To you the teeming supporters [...]

    ‘Mahama’s return good for Akufo-Addo’
  • Parliament approves Jane Lamptey as Deputy Special Prosecutor

    Parliament has by consensus approved the nomination of Madam Cynthia Jane Naa-Koshie Lamptey as the Deputy Special Prosecutor.   Her approval follows the adoption of recommendations contained in the sixteenth report of the Appointments Committee by the plenary of the House in Accra yesterday.   Madam Lamptey, last Wednesday appeared before the 26-member Appointments Committee for her vetting where her [...]

    Parliament approves Jane Lamptey as Deputy Special Prosecutor
  • Teacher jailed 12 yrs for defiling girl, 12

    UNREPENTANT Basic School teacher, Benjamin Lern Akpalu who defiled a 12-year-old girl in his class and defended his vile conduct by telling the Ho Circuit Court that the girl already had a big “pussy” was yesterday slammed with a 15-year hard labour prison term. Akpalu sweated profusely throughout the sitting, cleaning his face every now and then with a huge [...]

    Teacher jailed 12 yrs for defiling girl, 12
  • Cal Bank to raise $200 million from international partners

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cal Bank, Mr Frank Adu said the Bank is in discussions with international partners to raise $200 million to finance its operations. He said the funds if raised would be used to fund capital budget items such as assisting companies to acquire new machineries, indicating that the money would enable the bank [...]

    Cal Bank to raise $200 million from international partners
 

Politics »

I’ll win power on NDC’s goodwill – Alabi

I’ll win power on NDC’s goodwill – Alabi

May 23, 2018 at 10:32 am

Flagbearer hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Prof. Joshua Alabi has affirmed that he will ride on the corporate legacies of his party to win power for the...

 

Business »

One million customers using Ecobank Mobile App

One million customers using Ecobank Mobile App

May 23, 2018 at 4:16 pm

The Ecobank Mobile App has registered one million customers in Ghana since its launch in November 2016.   The millionth customer, Madam Priscilla Bamfo successfully downloaded...

 

Education »

OSOBA, OPOGA 91 groups support alma maters

May 23, 2018 at 10:39 am

The 1991 year group of the old pupils of Osu Salem Presbyterian Junior High School (OSOBA ‘91) and Osu Presbyterian Girls Basic School (OPOGA ’91) on Monday presented...

Sports »

NWL: Samaria Ladies hold Halifax

NWL: Samaria Ladies hold Halifax

May 21, 2018 at 1:33 pm

Samaria and Halifax ladies shared the spoils when they drew 1-1 in a pulsating final fixture of the first round of the Freshpak National Women’s League (NWL) match played...

Human Interest

Talented Kidz winner presents trophy to alma mata

Talented Kidz winner presents trophy to alma mata

The 10 year-old winner of the 2017 TV3’s Talented Kidz, contest Erica Bluwah Ama Tandon (alias DJ Switch) last Friday presented her trophy to her alma mata. Miss Tandoh who is a class six pupil of the Talented Royals International School at Kasoa in the Central Region stunned other contestants when she became the youngest ever winner at the sixth [...]

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Military , Police establish full cooperation in Tamale -Interior Minister

The Ministers of the Interior and Defence, Ambrose Dery and Dominic Nitiwul, have assured of maximum security in Tamale following the clash between the police and military in that town adding that persons who would be found culpable in the bloody clash will not be spared.   A committee from both the police and the military, the ministers said, has [...]

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Tema GJA chapter calls on Regional Commander

Tema GJA chapter calls on Regional Commander

The executive members of the Tema Chapter of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) have paid a courtesy call on the Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asomah Hinneh. The visit was for the executive to welcome him, introduce members of the executive and also discuss how the media and the police could work together for  mutual [...]

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Clash between Ga traditionalists, Christians: 6 arrested

There was melee at the Abeka branch of the Assemblies of God Church in Accra when members of the Ga Traditional Council Taskforce allegedly confronted worshippers during church service last Sunday. The worshippers of the Abeka branch of the Assemblies of God Church were allegedly accosted when they defied the month-long ban on noise making imposed the traditional council. Six [...]

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2 robbers slapped with 41 years prison sentence

Two persons have been sentenced to a total of 41 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Accra Circuit Court “One” for robbery.  Isaac Agyemang and Desmond Opoku, both traders would serve 21 and 20 years respectively. The prosecutor, Superintendent Duuti Tuarika told the court presided over by Mr. Aboagye Tandoh that the convicts robbed Boakye Boampong and Kwasi Boampong, [...]

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Veep: Govt committed to educating more Ghanaians for devt

Veep: Govt committed to educating more Ghanaians for devt

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the government is committed to creating opportunities for more young people to get quality education to enable them contribute meaningfully to the development of the country.   According to the Vice President, the gap in knowledge had been identified as the main constraint hindering the country’s development and indicated that the government’s strategy of [...]

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‘CPMR does not certify herbal drugs’

The public has been cautioned against claims by some herbalists that their products have been certified by Mampong Centre for Plant Medicine (CPMR) in the Eastern Region to treat all disease conditions. According to Dr Alfred Appiah, the Deputy Executive Director of the Mampong Centre for Plant Medicine Research (CPMR) in the Eastern Region, the centre does not certify herbal [...]

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Congo Army General sentenced 5yrs

Congo Army General sentenced 5yrs

An officer of the Congolese army, General Norbert Dabira was on Saturday sentenced to five years in prison for threatening state security. “The court finds Norbert Dabira guilty based on the facts against him. It sentences him to five years in prison with a ban on exercising civil and civil rights,” said the President of the Criminal Court, Christian Oba, [...]

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LET’S UNITE TO REJECT LGBT

WE are aware of the covert and overt attempts to impose on Ghana certain alien and unacceptable values that are not in tune with our socio-cultural values and religious beliefs. Certainly, we are referring to the ferocious attempt to influence Ghana to change our laws to contain the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people. The international conspiracy [...]

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MOC, Imani tannngo   over award   of contract to KelniGVG

MOC, Imani tannngo over award of contract to KelniGVG

The media “war” between IMANI, Ghana and the Ministry of Communications over the award of contract to Kelni GVG seemed far from over as both parties continue to issue news releases to explain their positions. The Ministry of Communication has issued a release to refute the content of an earlier release by IMANI’S president , Franklin Cudjoe who called on [...]

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