• Nation bids goodbye to Theodosia Okoh

    A large crowd of mourners from all walks of life thronged the forecourt of the State House in Accra yesterday, to pay their last respects to the late Mrs. Theodosia Okoh, the designer of the country’s National Flag. The mourners, in black attire, defied early showers to catch a glimpse of the remains of the 92- year-old national icon, before […]

    Nation bids goodbye to Theodosia Okoh
  • I will pay NPP’s GH¢2 million debt –Ken Ofori-Atta

    A bankroller of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ken Ofori-Atta, has taken over the responsibility of repaying a two-million Ghana Cedi loan facility the party obtained from the Prudential Bank to finance its 2012 general electioneering campaign. In a statement issued yesterday, Mr. Ofori-Atta who is also a former Chief Executive Officer of Data Bank, said the loan was […]

  • Kufuor bemoans crisis in NPP

    Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed sadness and deep worry over happenings in the New Patriotic Party (NPP), following the death of Alhaji Adams Mahama, Upper East regional chairman of the party, about two weeks ago. A statement issued and copied The Ghanaian Times by Frank Agyekum, special aide to the former President said Mr. Kufuor, who has been […]

    Kufuor bemoans  crisis in NPP
  • Don’t consume sick birds, public advised

    The Acting Head of Disease Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Michael Adjabeng, has cautioned the public not to rush to kill, prepare and consume sick birds in their farms or at the home, due to the avian influenza or bird flu scare in the Accra. He said the H5NI avian influenza case suspected in the country had […]

    Don’t consume sick  birds, public advised
  • South Africa denies paying bribe for bid

    South African officials have dismissed allegations by US investigators that a $10m (£6.5m) bribe was organised for FIFA officials to host the 2010 World Cup. There had been a “clean audit report” at the end of the World Cup, a government minister said. A football official added that the bid was run by “men of integrity”, including the late Nelson […]

    Fikile Mbalula — SA Sports Minister
  • IBF commends Commey

    New Lightweight Intercontinental Champion (I/C), Richard Oblitey has been commended by the International Boxing Federation (IBF). He stopped boxer Bahadir Manadjanov in the 8th round of their scheduled 10-rounder tourney in Las Vegas last week. IBF Chairman of Championship Committee,Lindsey Tucker wrote to Richard Commey: “Congratulations on your win over Bahadir Manadjanov for the vacant IBF I/C Lightweight Championship last […]

    IBF commends Commey
  • … Minister asks them to resume work

    The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu, has described the sit-down strike declared by workers of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), as completely misinformed and misplaced. He said, the ministry agreed with the leadership of the workers to meet on Tuesday to address issues of mismanagement and financial impropriety levelled against top management members of the bank, only […]

    •  Mr. Haruna Iddrisu
  • ADB staff lock clients out

    Customers of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), were yesterday stranded at the various branches of the bank after the workers declared a nationwide sit-down strike. Some of the clients who spoke to The Ghanaian Times, expressed their outmost dissatisfaction at the industrial action, and called on the bank to reconsider their actions or face their wrath. They said, failure of […]

    •  The ADB offices at the Ring Road West, Accra.
  • Court rejects suspect’s confession

    An Accra Magistrate’s Court yesterday declined an application by George Bernard Shaw, counsel for the six accused persons in connection with of the murder of the two African-Americans at Fihankra, near Akwamufie in the Eastern Region, to include a confession which was made by one of the accused persons to their records. The two African-Americans were, Mamelina Diop , 75 […]

    Court rejects suspect’s confession
  • Ghana needs revolutionary enterpreneurs — CEO BEIGE Capital

    Ghana needs revolutionary entrepreneurs and “crazy” leaders to turn the country’s economic fortunes round. “Ghana needs crazy leaders, who without fear, are willing to take those bold decisions that could make them unpopular, knowing that they have taken a decision in the interest of our country,” Mr. Mike Nyinaku, Chief Executive Officer of BEIGE Capital has said. Speaking at a […]

    Ghana needs revolutionary enterpreneurs — CEO BEIGE Capital

Politics »

Youth group opposes removal of Afoko, Agyepong

May 29, 2015 at 11:19 am

There seems to be no end in sight for the opposition New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) crisis, as a youth group affiliated to the party in the Upper West Region has threatened...

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GSE set to establish Ghana Fixed Income Market

May 29, 2015 at 7:22 am

Ghana Stock Exchange says it is taking steps to ensure that its new Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) takes off in June this year. A number of key stakeholders in Ghana’s...


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Education »

Dr. John Yabani ( left ) and the executives of TMPHPA in a group photograph

Students of Our Lady of Mercy SHS schooled on pre-marital sex

May 29, 2015 at 11:24 am

The Tema Metropolitan Private Health Providers Association (TMPHPA), in partnership with the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate, has organized an adolescent health development...

Sports »

Hearts, Utrecht match for Tema Stadium

Hearts, Utrecht match for Tema Stadium

May 29, 2015 at 8:05 am

Accra Hearts of Oak and Tamale Utrecht will play their MTN FA Cup quarter final match on Sunday May 31, 2015 at the Tema Stadium. The live draw last Tuesday at Takoradi, courtesy...

  • IBF commends Commey
    IBF commends Commey

    New Lightweight Intercontinental Champion (I/C), Richard Oblitey has been commended by the International Boxing...

    May 29, 2015 at 7:34 am
  • I deserve to be in Black Stars – Liberty goalie

    LIBERTY Professionals goalkeeper Daniel Adjei believes he is better than some of the Black Stars goal keepers and...

    May 29, 2015 at 7:33 am
  • Fecofoot president, Jean Michel Mbono – Getting ready
    Congo to drag Ghana to CAF?

    CONGOLESE Fopresident Jean Michel Mbono is reported to have hinted that his body will officially drag Ghana to...

    May 29, 2015 at 7:29 am

Human Interest

Putin makes troop  deaths state secret

Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret. The amendment bans information about the deaths of Russian forces “during special operations” in peacetime.

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US charges 15 Chinese in exam scam

The United States Department of Justice has charged 15 Chinese nationals with developing a scheme to have imposters take university entrance exams. Prosecutors said suspects used fake passports to trick administrators into allowing people other than legitimate test takers to sit the exams. The scheme took place between 2011 and 2015 mostly in Western Pennsylvania, authorities said. Those charged could […]

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EU withdraws poll observers in Burundi’s elections

EU withdraws poll observers in Burundi’s elections

The European Union has suspended its election monitoring mission in Burundi where President Pierre Nkurunziza is seeking a third term next month. The decision was taken because of restrictions on the media, excessive force against

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Mr Zuma has previously said that he did not request the upgrades to the property

Zuma ‘will not have to repay’ money spent on residence

President Jacob Zuma will not have to repay state money spent to upgrade his private home in Nkandla, South Africa’s police minister has said. Nathi Nhleko said that the upgrades, including a pool costing almost 4m rand ($328,000; £215,000) were in fact security features.

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General Buhari, President-elect of Nigeria

50 leaders for Buhari’s inauguration

ABOUT 50 world leaders, including Ghana’s President John Mahama, are attending the historic event of the swearing-in ceremony of Nigerian President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, which takes place at the Eagle Square, Abuja today. General Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in that country’s presidential elections on March 28. The 72-year-old former military ruler, is the first opposition candidate to win […]

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