• Advertisers Bill before Cabinet

    An Advertisers Bill to regulate the advertising industry and ensure individuals and organisations conform to best standards is currently before Cabinet for consideration, Minister of Information-Designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has stated. In order to expedite the processes towards the passage of the Bill into law, he said his outfit was working with the Ministry of Trade and Industry to complete [...]

    Advertisers Bill before Cabinet
  • Justice delivery system to be scrutinised – Pres

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced plans by the government to address the legislative and policy loopholes in the country’s justice delivery system.   The decision, according to him, is to strengthen the justice delivery system and uphold the rights of all citizens in the spirit of the constitution.   President Akufo-Addo said this last Friday when he delivered [...]

    Justice delivery system  to be scrutinised  – Pres
  • Some MMDAs delay disbursement of DACF for PWDs

    Some metropolitan, municipal and  district assemblies (MMDAs) have delayed the disbursement of the three per cent  of the District Assembly’s  Common Fund (DACF) meant  for  Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere, has disclosed. He, therefore, entreated political heads of the MMDAs to expedite action on the [...]

    Some MMDAs delay disbursement of DACF for PWDs
  • TUC calls for trade policy reforms

    The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for urgent reforms of the country’s trade policy to enhance domestic manufacturing and facilitate job creation.   According to the TUC, the country’s trade policy was too liberal to spur the development of the country.   The TUC said this in its proposal for the 2019 budget and economic policies of the government [...]

    TUC calls for trade policy reforms
  • Leaders urged to build resilient peace

    Professor Ransford Gyampo, Director of the Centre of European Studies, University of Ghana, has urged leaders to build a resilient peace among West Africa nations to accelerate development in the sub-region. “Bringing together researchers across the globe for collaborative grant applications, research and publications on issues germane will compel our leaders to build resilient peace among nations in West Africa,” [...]

    Leaders urged to build resilient peace
 

Politics »

Leaders urged to build resilient peace

Leaders urged to build resilient peace

October 22, 2018 at 7:18 am

Professor Ransford Gyampo, Director of the Centre of European Studies, University of Ghana, has urged leaders to build a resilient peace among West Africa nations to accelerate...

 

Business »

Construction Industry Development Authority priority for us  –  ABCECG

Construction Industry Development Authority priority for us – ABCECG

October 22, 2018 at 8:19 am

The establishment of a Construction Industry Development Authority is crucial if the sector is to be transformed and contribute meaningfully to the development of the country,...

 

Education »

97 final year SHS students in Ho awarded government bursaries

97 final year SHS students in Ho awarded government bursaries

October 22, 2018 at 7:25 am

NINETY-SEVEN final year SHS students in the Ho Municipality have been awarded government bursaries on grounds of hardship to complete their courses. Final years SHS students...

Sports »

Tagoe rattles Namibian  … to win Africa WBO lightweight crown

Tagoe rattles Namibian … to win Africa WBO lightweight crown

October 22, 2018 at 7:53 am

EMMANUEL ‘Gameboy’ Tagoe clinched the vacant World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa lightweight title after unanimously defeating Namibian opponent Paulus Moses in the...

Human Interest

Mourinho restrained  … in late Stamford Bridge fracas

Mourinho restrained … in late Stamford Bridge fracas

JOSE Mourinho had to be restrained by his backroom staff and security after a Chelsea staff member provoked him seconds after the home side had rescued a 2-2 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League. Chelsea assistant coach Marco Ianni confronted the former Blues coach after Ross Barkley had tucked away Chelsea’s equaliser. The goal came in the final [...]

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Jamaica secure dream  Women’s World Cup berth

Jamaica secure dream Women’s World Cup berth

JAMAICA needed penalties to defeat Panama in the match for third place at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship, and with it, earn a maiden berth at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. They become the first side from the Caribbean to reach the showpiece event of women’s football after winning the shoot-out 4-2 following a 2-2 extra-time draw. It was [...]

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More misery for Real

JULEN Lopetegui will face further questions over his future following Real Madrid’s disastrous 2-1 home defeat to Levante, extending their winless run to five games. The result saw Real Madrid break the unwanted record for the longest goalless run in the club’s history, going 481 minutes without finding the net, but it could also cost Lopetegui his job, with speculation [...]

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Ghanaians cautioned against illegal electricity connection

Ghanaians cautioned against illegal electricity connection

The National President of the Power Queens Club (PQC) of the Electricity Company Ghana (ECG), Mrs Rosemond Asamoah Frimpong, has asked Ghanaians to desist from illegal connection of power through third parties. According to her, not only were households prone to fraud by such third parties, but it also contributed to loss of revenue for the company, thereby depriving it [...]

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Govt urged to establish research laboratories

The Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Professor Victor Agyeman, has urged government to establish research laboratories in all the regions, in order to enhance scientific research in the country. According to the Director General, it would be necessary to have these research laboratories in the future since CSIR researchers were being encouraged to extend [...]

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Russia: US nuclear treaty plan ‘dangerous’

Russia: US nuclear treaty plan ‘dangerous’

Russia has condemned US plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty and threatened to retaliate for a “very dangerous step”. On Saturday, President Trump said he intended to “terminate” the three-decade-old 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. He said Russia had been “violating it for many years”. The deal banned ground-launched medium-range missiles, with a range of [...]

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Saudi account of writer’s death challenged

Saudi account of writer’s death challenged

The UK, France and Germany have denounced writer Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, demanding urgent clarification from Saudi Arabia over his death. A joint statement said the explanation that Mr Khashoggi died after a “fist fight” in the consulate in Istanbul needed “to be backed by facts to be considered credible”. President Donald Trump earlier said he was “not satisfied” with the [...]

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Water crisis hit Bolgatanga

Water crisis hit Bolgatanga

POWER outages and obsolete water pumping equipment has led to the rationing of water in the Bolgatanga Municipality and Bolgatanga East District of the Upper East Region. As a result, residents of the affected areas have resorted to streams and dugouts for their source of water. Commenting on the situation, the Upper East Regional Manager of the Ghana Water Company [...]

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Messi to miss   El Clasico  … after breaking arm  in Sevilla victory

Messi to miss El Clasico … after breaking arm in Sevilla victory

BARCELONA forward Lionel Messi will miss next week’s Clasico against Real Madrid with a fracture in his right arm, the La Liga leaders have announced. Messi was injured when he fell awkwardly in the first half of Saturday’s 4-2 win over Sevilla, and the Argentinian now faces three weeks out. Barcelona said on Twitter: “Tests carried out on the first [...]

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Salah wins day for Liverpool

Salah wins day for Liverpool

LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp said he is “winning average games” for the first time in his life after Mohamed Salah sealed a narrow victory at Huddersfield that keeps them level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City. Salah’s 50th goal in English football came courtesy of a smart low finish, as he put away Xherdan Shaqiri’s 24th-minute through ball [...]

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