• Akologo presents letters of credence to Panamanian Pres

    Ghana’s Ambassador to Cuba, with additional responsibility for Panama, Mr. John Tia Akologu, has presented letters of credence to the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela. This follows an invitation from the government of Panama for the presentation of credentials a fortnight ago. Mr. Akologu was among 15 other ambassadors from other countries, including Mexico and Guatemala. Presenting the credentials, […]

  • President in Paris for global forum on climate change

    President John Mahama is in Paris, France, to join other world leaders at the Climate Change Conference dubbed ‘CHOGM 2015′ He arrived there after attending the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta. The Commonwealth meeting which ended yesterday also discussed climate change issues as well as security matters. Going into the conference, the Commonwealth leaders in a position […]

    President Mahama.
  • Woman arrested for selling ‘akpeteshie’ laced with ‘wee’

    A 37-year-old woman has been apprehended by the police, for allegedly selling Akpeteshie, a locally brewed alcohol, laced with wee, to customers at Ofankor, near Achimota in Accra. The Achimota Mile ‘7’ District Police Commander, Superintendent (Supt.) Theodore Hlormenu, who confirmed the arrest to The Ghanaian Times on Wednesday, said the suspect, Irene Nyamebuo, had been in the drinking bar […]

    Woman arrested for selling ‘akpeteshie’ laced with ‘wee’
  • Tension mounts in Bunkprugu… Over murder of two brothers

    Tension is mounting in Bunkprugu in the Bun-kprugu/Yunyoo District of the Northern Region, following the mysterious death of two brothers in the community on Saturday. The deceased Kenneth Jukparuk and Bitian Fiibak went missing on Thursday. They were later found dead in the outskirts of the community on Saturday. Sensing danger, the family together with sympathisers formed a search team, […]

    Timothy Laari Sampoa.
  • NDPC rounds up regional consultations on dev. plan

    A one-day regional consultation to solicit ideas and inputs into the 40-year development plan for the nation has been held in Accra. It was the last in the series of regional consultations for the long-term national development agenda. Among the participants were political parties, students, civil society organisations, non- governmental organisations, the general public and other identifiable groups, including market […]

    Dr Nii Moi Thompson,Director General ,NDPC addressing the participants at the forum (1)
  • Olam acquires ADM

    Olam International, one of Ghana’s largest agri-com-modity companies, has completed its acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company’s worldwide cocoa business.  All former ADM employees in Ghana, including the major processing plant at Kumasi, now come under Olam Cocoa which, following the acquisition, has become a top global processor of cocoa products as well as one of the world’s leading […]

    Olam acquires ADM
  • Ghana needs rail network to boost transit trade—GPHA

    The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr. Richard A.Y. Anamo, says a vibrant rail network is needed to link Ghana’s Ports to the landlocked countries to boost transit trade. “The network should target Tema, Takoradi and other economic centres such as Nyinahen, Kumasi right down to Burkina Faso to help eliminate traffic on the roads and […]

    Ghana needs rail network to boost transit trade—GPHA
  • Business Processing Outsourcing Centre to create 10,000 jobs— Dr. Omane-Boamah

    The Business Processing Outsourcing Centre (BPOC) being constructed by the Ministry of Communications is expected to create about 10,000 jobs, the sector Minister, Dr Edward Omane-Boamah has said. Dr Omane-Boamah, who disclosed this at the official launch of the Tigo Digital Centre here, said the BPOC being constructed at Kwame Nkrumah Circle, would create direct and indirect jobs for the […]

    Business Processing Outsourcing Centre to create 10,000 jobs— Dr. Omane-Boamah
  • The disabled appeal to EC

    The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to Electoral Commission (EC) to ensure that People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) have improved access to polling stations, registration and exhibitions centres in the 2016 general elections. They tasked the EC to broaden the scope of accessibility in terms of physical environment, communication, and information sharing as well as organise periodic […]

    •   Ms. Charlotte Osei — EC boss
  • Power barge lands at Tema

    The Minister of Power, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, says the arrival of the 225 megawatts Karpowership is not a panacea to the country’s energy crisis. “There will be a lot of things to be done connecting the power barge to the national grid, and also completing some paperwork,” he said, without stating categorically when the barge will begin full operations. Speaking […]

    Power barge lands at Tema

Politics »

•   Ms. Charlotte Osei — EC boss

The disabled appeal to EC

November 30, 2015 at 9:58 am

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to Electoral Commission (EC) to ensure that People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) have improved access to polling...

  • NPP raiders for court

    The 12 people arrested in connection with the raid at the headquarters of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

    November 25, 2015 at 8:07 am
  • 3 NPP supporters remanded
    3 NPP supporters remanded

    Three people arrested in connection with the murder of NPP supporter, Abubakar Saddiq, were yesterday remanded...

    November 11, 2015 at 9:26 am
  • Dr. Wereko Brobby
    Wereko-Brobby advises Akufo-Addo

    The Chief Policy Analyst of the Ghana Institute for Public Policy (GIPPO), Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobby has charged...

    November 5, 2015 at 10:23 am

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Business »

Mr. Anthony Sarpong (right) in a chat with some senior partners of KPMG after launching the survey.

KPMG to conduct business survey

November 30, 2015 at 11:25 am

KPMG Ghana, a leading accounting and auditing firm, is to begin a survey to collect data from Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) on measures   to help improve the growth of...


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Education »

RMU aids flood victim

November 27, 2015 at 11:32 am

The Regional Maritime University has presented a cheque for GH¢10, 000 to Martha Hassan, a student of the Asesewa Senior High School ,who was a victim of the June 3 flood...

  • Kumasi UEW makes strides

    The Kumasi campus of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has set out to improve on infrastructure, staff...

    November 27, 2015 at 11:31 am
  • Mr Jacob Kor, acting GES Director-General
    Students advised to utilise social media

    The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Jacob Aaworb-Nang Kor, has advised students to use social...

    November 27, 2015 at 11:20 am
  • Mrs. Felicia Boakye-Yiadom, Greater Accra Regional Director of Education, presenting an award to Master Mensah
    Tema SHS holds Speech Day

    Tema Senior High School has celebrated its 54th speech and prize giving day with a call for government to restructure...

    November 26, 2015 at 9:54 am

Sports »

Saanie Daara

Player exodus is a big problem–Saanie Daara

November 27, 2015 at 11:15 am

In the wake of growing discontentment over Coach Avram Grant’s choice to stay abroad to monitor players of the Black Stars, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has urged...


Human Interest

Ghanaian marshal robbed in S. Africa

The wife of Major Kenneth Akibate, a Marshal of the Pan-African Parliament on Saturday, was attacked by armed robbers at their residence here at Midrand, a suburb of Pretoria, South Africa. The attackers made away with an unspecified amount of money, phone, passport, driver’s licence, documents, house and car keys and other valuables. Mrs Akibate, the Marshal’s wife, said she […]

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Non-performing architects to be sanctioned

The Architects Registration Council has warned that it will sanction any member whose action or inaction will lead to the collapse of any building or structure. The Registrar of the Council, Mrs. Stella N. D. Arthiabah, who gave the warning on the sidelines at the Local Housing and Suppliers Fair in Accra on Saturday, described as worrying, the number of […]

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One of the much-awaited Karpower-ships has finally docked at the Tema Fishing Harbour, amidst the hope that it will bring some relief for Ghanaians from the current electricity challenges when it is finally hooked onto the national grid in the coming days. With a generation capacity of 235 MW, it is expected to generate uninterrupted high voltage electrical energy at […]

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A float depicting the animated "Peanuts" characters Snoopy and Woodstock proceeds along 6th Ave as spectators watch from buildings during the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Manhattan borough of New York

Thanksgiving parade draws huge crowd

Spectators packed Manhattan sidewalks yesterday to watch the marching bands, floats and giant balloons of Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after deadly attacks in Paris. New York officials said about 3.5 million spectators would turn out for the city’s signature parade, now in its 89th year. They urged residents and visitors to carry on […]

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Syria air strikes will make us safer – Cameron

David Cameron says launching UK air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria will “make us safer”. The prime minister denied claims it would make the UK a bigger target for terror attacks, as he made the case for military action, in the Commons. He told MPs the UK was already a target for IS – and the only way […]

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