• Protect shea tress – UDS VC

    The Vice-Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS) Prof. Gabriel Ayum Teye, has called on the Forestry Commission and assemblies to institute measures to protect shea trees from being felled indiscriminately.   He stated that shea trees had the potential to boost the country’s export hence the need for all stakeholders to help protect it.   Prof. Teye made this [...]

    Protect shea tress – UDS VC
  • Workshop on medium-term devt framework ends in Kumasi

    A workshop on the Coordinated Programme of the Economic and Social Development Policies (CPESDP) 2017- 2024 has ended in Kumasi with a clarion call on all Ghanaians to contribute to the successful implementation of the programme. Addressing participants, the Minister for Planning, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, said government was conscious that the achievement of the vision would be determined by the [...]

    Workshop on medium-term devt framework ends in Kumasi
  • Kofi Annan was “remarkably generous” – The Aga Khan

    The spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, the Aga Khan, has described the late Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General as a “remarkably generous individual.” He said in a tribute that Mr Annan was a “remarkably generous individual and trusted friend. He will be greatly missed.” Mr Annan was friend to The Aga Khan family. The Aga Khan [...]

    Kofi Annan was “remarkably generous” – The Aga Khan
  • NIB supports free Senior High School programme

    The National Investment Bank (NIB), has donated 2,000 copies of Mathematics Revision Books worth GHȻ80,000.00 to the Ministry of Education in support of government’s flagship free Senior High School programme.   Mathematics, although one of the core subjects with the prospects to determine the progress or otherwise of any student from one level to another, a lot of students across the country [...]

    NIB supports free Senior High School programme
  • Benchmark yourself against the best – Chancellor urges students

    The Chancellor of GH Media School, Reverend Dr Kofi Osei Kusi, has challenged the newly enrolled students of the institution to benchmark themselves against the best, which will transform and make them competitive on the job market. He, therefore, encouraged students to equip themselves with the requisite knowledge and hands-on skills that would make them relevant. “You should benchmark yourself [...]

    Benchmark yourself against the best  – Chancellor urges students
 

Politics »

Former NDC B/A appointees urge clean campaign

Former NDC B/A appointees urge clean campaign

September 18, 2018 at 8:30 am

The Brong-Ahafo municipal and district chief executives (MDCEs) under former President John Dramani Mahama government have urged decent and clean campaigns by candidates for...

 

Business »

S&P rating is affirmation of hard work – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

September 18, 2018 at 9:58 am

The government has welcomed Standards and Poor’s (S&P) rating of the country, describing it as an affirmation of its hard work within the last 21 months of power. “We...

 

Education »

NIB supports free Senior High School programme

NIB supports free Senior High School programme

September 18, 2018 at 8:46 am

The National Investment Bank (NIB), has donated 2,000 copies of Mathematics Revision Books worth GHȻ80,000.00 to the Ministry of Education in support of government’s...

Sports »

Preparation on course for 2nd WISA Achievers Awards

Preparation on course for 2nd WISA Achievers Awards

September 18, 2018 at 10:13 am

The Executive Director of Women In Sports Association (WISA), Madam Gloria Commodore, says preparations are far advanced for the second edition of its Achievers Awards on...

Human Interest

Neymar against Salah  …As PSG host Liverpool today

Neymar against Salah …As PSG host Liverpool today

Last year’s UEFA Champions League runners-up Liverpool will begin their European campaign by facing French champions, Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield today. The Reds have made a perfect start to the Premier League season but now face a difficult period of fixtures with PSG, Chelsea twice, Manchester City and Napoli all within next six matches. Les Parisiens have also enjoyed a [...]

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Madrid, a better team now – Bale

Real Madrid’s new star Gareth Bale has no problem acknowledging that the European champions have become more of a team following Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus exit. “Obviously, it’s going to be a little different from having such a big player there,” Bale said in an interview with the Daily Mail. “It’s maybe a bit more relaxed, yes. I suppose there is [...]

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Kipchoge sets new marathon record

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. The 33-year-old took nearly one minute 20 seconds off the previous best, which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014. “I lack words to describe this day,” said Kipchoge. “I am really [...]

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Chiefs and people of Adentan  celebrate Homowo

Chiefs and people of Adentan celebrate Homowo

The second Homowo festival of the chiefs and people of the Adentan Municipality in the Greater Accra Region was on Saturday celebrated with a call on the chiefs to mobilise the people towards the national development agenda of the country. According to Madam Elizabeth Sackey, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, the government had created the right conditions for grassroots participation [...]

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Shalom Indigenous Foundation  gives to orphanage

Shalom Indigenous Foundation gives to orphanage

The Shalom Indigenous Foundation (SIF), a charitable wing of the Bible Baptist Church in Madina, at the weekend presented assorted items worth over GH¢2,000 and cash to Nectar Foundation, an orphanage at Nuaso, a suburb of Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region.   The items include bales of used clothing, Biblical literatures, two mini-sized bags of organic rice, loaves of [...]

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Proofed Mountcrest commiserates with family of late Justice Crabbe

A delegation from the Mountcrest University College on Friday visited the family of the late former Supreme Court Judge, Professor Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe, to commiserate with them. The delegation, led by the college’s Rector, Mr Kweku Ansa-Asare, presented assorted drinks and water to support the funeral of the renowned statesman, who, until his demise, was a lecturer [...]

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GTA begins registration and  training of tour guides

GTA begins registration and training of tour guides

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has begun processes towards licensing tour guides across the country as part of efforts to improve standards in the tourism industry. It has thus begun a nationwide registration and training of tour guides to streamline their activities and flush out ‘charlatans’ in the sector. At a closing ceremony of a three-day refresher course for tour [...]

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3rd batch of Christians pilgrims depart to Israel

The third batch of 120 Christians pilgrims last Saturday left Ghana to Israel for a seven-day visit to some religious and historical sites. They left in the company of the Security Advisor to the President, Brigadier General Emmanuel Okyere, and the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi. The event was facilitated by the Ministry of Chieftaincy and [...]

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Ghana, Mexico exchange proposals for air service agreement

Ghana, Mexico exchange proposals for air service agreement

Ghana and Mexico have exchanged proposals for signing of an Air Services Agreement between them. The proposals follow earlier discussions between the former Minister of Aviation, Cecilia Dapaah and the Mexican Ambassador, Maria de los Angeles Arriola Aguirre, on a strategy that would allow a direct flight arrangement to and from both countries. At a meeting in Accra  on Thursday [...]

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Stigma keeps physical challenge indoors–victim

Stigma keeps physical challenge indoors–victim

A 40-year-old physically challenged person, Ms Comfort Dorgbefu, says stigmatisation by the public is a major reason some of her colleagues would prefer to stay indoors than work. She said some of them were talented and capable of contributing their quota to the development of the society. The bead maker and petty trader recalled a motor accident 19 years ago [...]

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