• Youth empowerment summit slated for Aug 31

    All is set for the maiden “Youth empowerment and entrepreneurship summit,” designed to encourage the youth, particularly in the Ashanti Region, to venture into agriculture and other economic activities on August 31, 2016, in Kumasi. The event would be organised on the theme, “Tapping into the opportunities in Ashanti Region” under the auspices of the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council. According […]

    •  Mr. Haruna Iddrisu — Minister of Employment and Labour Relations
  • No surgery on Ayew

    West Ham record signing Andre Ayew will not undergo surgery on the thigh injury he sustained in the opening day defeat at Chelsea. Ayew, who joined West Ham from Swansea for a club record fee of £20.5m earlier this month, was withdrawn 35 minutes into his Hammers’ debut after pulling up with the problem while attempting to track back.

    No surgery on Ayew
  • Dogboe, Tabanao weigh-in today for ‘mega-fight’

    A foretaste of what would happen at tomorrow’s unification bout at the Police Officers Social and Fitness Centre (POSFC) will be witnessed today at the offices of GTV Sports+ which is hosting the ceremonial weigh-in today. It will be the last of the pre-fight formalities lined up for the big fight that will see Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe lock horns with […]

    Dogboe, Tabanao weigh-in today for ‘mega-fight’
  • DVLA complains of interference by govt officials

    The Brong Ahafo Regional Manager of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) Antwi, Bosompem, has observed that interference by supposed government officials, politicians and church leaders is impeding the smooth operations of the authority in the region.

    DVLA complains of interference by govt officials
  • MTN supports Fetu Afahye festival

      Management of Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN Ghana, on Tuesday presented a cheque for GH¢5,000.00 to the Oguaa Traditional Council towards the celebration of this year’s Fetu Afahye. In addition, the company donated recharge cards worth GH¢1,000.00, MTN souvenirs, drinks, and it would also support the organisation of the durbar of chiefs and people as well as an […]

    MTN supports Fetu Afahye festival
  • Obinim supporters lock down Police Hq….Over his arrest for fraud

    Hundreds of worshippers of the International God’s Way Church besieged  the Nima Divisional Police Command and the Criminal Investigations Department(CID) of the Police Headquarters demanding for the release of their leader, Bishop Daniel Obinim who is being held for an alleged gold fraud involving GH¢11.6million. As at 6a.m. the congregants had converged in buses and private cars at the Nima […]

    Obinim supporters lock down Police Hq….Over his arrest for fraud
  • UDS gets climate research centre

    A new research centre for sustainability and resilience enhancement strategy against climate and ecosystems changes has been established at the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Nyankpala. The Professor Kazuhiko Tekeuchi Centre for Sustainability and Resilience (KTCSR) was opened under an “Enhancing Resilience to Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Semi-Arid Africa” project.

    UDS gets climate research centre
  • Handing over power to Akufo-Addo dangerous – Pres.

    The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) flagbearer, President John Mahama has cautioned  that it will be “very dangerous” to hand over power to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, because he presides over a divided party. In President Mahama’s latest swipe at the NPP presidential nominee, he likened Nana Akufo-Addo to a dictator who cannot stand criticism from […]

    Handing over power to Akufo-Addo dangerous – Pres.
  • The Spectator partners Ghana Garden, Flower Movement

    The Ghana Garden and Flower Movement, an initiative of Stratcomm Africa yesterday entered into a partnership with The Spectator newspaper of the New Times Corporation (NTC) to create awareness of floriculture and the horticulture industry. The partnership would also educate Ghanaians on the benefits and income generating opportunities in the industry.

    The Spectator partners Ghana Garden, Flower Movement
  • Sixth International Tax confab opens in Accra

    The Minister of Education, Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, has urged tax experts to conduct more research in the area of taxation and come up with findings and publications on the subject to improve revenue mobilisation in the country. Addressing tax experts at the opening of the Sixth International Tax Conference in Accra yesterday, the minister observed that there was a […]

    Sixth International Tax confab opens in Accra
 

Politics »

I am the best person – Nduom

I am the best person – Nduom

August 25, 2016 at 8:37 am

The presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom says this year’s general election is a competition between a “doer” and “promisers”. He...

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Partner business research bodies to facilitate growth — BAC urges SMEs

August 25, 2016 at 9:55 am

The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) has urged small-scale and medium enterprises (SMEs) to forge stronger partnership with business research institutions for optimal performance. Mr....

 

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Education »

E-syllabus supports needy students

August 25, 2016 at 8:45 am

E-syllabus for Africa, a non-governmental organisation, has provided full scholarship to brilliant but needy students in the Eastern Region to further their education at the...

Sports »

PGA-Ghana’s Q-School tees-off tomorrow

PGA-Ghana’s Q-School tees-off tomorrow

August 25, 2016 at 10:03 am

This year’s edition of the Ghana Qualifying School (Q-School) organised by the Professional Golfers Association of Ghana (PGA-Ghana) will be held at the Damang Golf Club...

 
 

Human Interest

Deputy Director of Prisons pulled out

A pull out ceremony was held at the Prison Headquarters, Cantonments, Accra in honour of the outgoing Deputy Director of Prisons, Mr. William Ofori-Anoff, after serving the Ghana Prisons Service for almost 30 years. The Deputy Director-General of Prisons in charge of Administration, Mr. Patrick Darko Missah, who represented the acting Director-General of Prisons, eulogised Mr. Ofori-Anoff for his dedication […]

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2 model CHPS compound inaugurated at Ho

2 model CHPS compound inaugurated at Ho

Two models Community based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds have been inaugurated at Hodzo and Akome in the Volta Region. The upgraded model CHPS compounds are supported by the USAID’s flagship, Global Maternal and Child Health Cooperative agreement in collaboration with the Health Ministry and its partners. Ho Community Health Nursing Training School is one of the 12 health […]

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Sakho free to play

Sakho free to play

The uncertainty over Mamadou Sakho’s immediate playing future was put to rest on Tuesday after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that they won’t appeal against UEFA’s decision to absolve him of taking a banned substance. The Liverpool defender was banned by UEFA in April for 30 days after testing positive for a “fat-burning” substance called Higenamine.

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EFL Cup: Chelsea, Liverpool advance

Michy Batshuayi struck a brace on his full debut for Chelsea as they held off Bristol Rovers to win 3-2 and advance into the third round of the EFL Cup. Batshuayi, who scored from off the bench in the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Watford on Saturday, fired his side into the lead in the 29th minute following a Nemanja Matic […]

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Serena named U.S. Open top seed for fifth time

Top-ranked Serena Williams has become the only fifth player to be named top seed for the U.S. Open on five occasions. The six-time champion at Flushing Meadows goes into the final Grand Slam of the year still on top of the women’s game, although Angelique Kerber is closing the points gap.

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GIFEC presents computers to 46 CICs

GIFEC presents computers to 46 CICs

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), yesterday presented computers and accessories worth GH¢1, 174,098 to the Birth and Death Registry and 46 Community Information Centres (CIC) across the country. The equipment presented to the Death and Birth Registry included 100 desktop computers, 20 laptops, six scanners, 10 servers, 10 printers and 10 air conditioners valued at GH¢435,620.

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NCCE holds workshop on child marriage

NCCE holds workshop on child marriage

Civil societies have expressed concern about the incidence of child marriage in the Western Region, noting that the gaps in the laws of the country encouraged some societies to marry-off girls to men for their selfish interests. They noted that the 1992 Constitution should have clearly stated the boundaries of what constituted child marriage.

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Sunyani Regional Hospital seeks financial support

Sunyani Regional Hospital seeks financial support

The Medical Director of the Sunyani Regional Hospital, Jacob Abeberese, has appealed for financial and food support towards the running of the hospital. He explained that the regional hospital was the only health facility in the region that feed its patient twice daily, noting that the practice was a drain on the coffers of the hospital.

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‘UNDP’s support for Ghana commendable’

‘UNDP’s support for Ghana commendable’

THE United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been commended for its continuous support towards the country’s developmental drive. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms. Hanna  Tetteh, said the UN had been instrumental in the co-ordination of logistical support and resource mobilisation for development.

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Nene Kwesi Animle joins G/Accra Regional House of Chiefs

Nene Kwesi Animle joins G/Accra Regional House of Chiefs

The Paramount Chief of Osudoku Traditional Area, Nene Adegbor Nymogmonwuyaa Kwesi Animle VI, was on Thursday, inducted into the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs at Dodowa in the Greater Accra. He was sworn in by Justice Alexander Osei-Tutu, a High Court Judge.

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