• Govt’s dev. agenda is on course— Minister

    Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications, on Thursday, said govern-ment’s agenda to transform the economy was on course, espe-cially in the area of the promotion of local in-dustries. He said areas such as rice, poultry and sugar production were witnessing massive investment from government. Dr. Boamah said this at the Greater Accra Regional edition of the Governance for People […]

    Govt’s dev. agenda is on course— Minister
  • UN refers North Korea to Int. Criminal Court

    The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity. The resolution was passed by 116 votes to 20, with more than 50 abstentions.

    Un Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-moon
  • My visit to the Vatican-Rome

    It was one opportunity that never crossed my mind a second that I would experience, so I grabbed it. I was invited to be part of an official delegation accompanying the President of the Republic of Ghana to visit the Pope. In Rome, the first impression one gets is that this is an ancient city and yet the architecture of […]

    The Editor of the Ghanaian Times, Mr. David Agbenu (left) taking 
his turn to greet His Holiness, Pope Francis (right)
  • CHRAJ Staff Demand Chief Accountant’s Removal

    Tension is brewing at the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Head office as the workers demand the removal of the Chief Accountant. The workers have accuse Mr. Kenneth Agbezuhlor, the Chief Account, of showing disrespect and verbally assaulting co-workers. The workers, who wore red arm bands to work yesterday to give signal of their seriousness, also accused […]

    Worker of CHRAJ Demonstrating
  • Stars ranked 37th in the world

    GHANA ended the year on the 37th position after maintaining their position in the latest FIFA Coca Cola Rankings released yesterday. The Black Stars maintained their previous poin of 714 to maintain the same position on the controversial rankings.

    The Stars remained at a decent position despite a not-too-impressive performance
  • Ghana to benefit from IEA Fund for Africa

    The Rockefeller Foundation, a philanthropic organisation based in the United States of America has donated $500,000 seed money for the Inclusive Economic Accelerated (IEA) Fund for Africa. The fund is meant to provide support for innovations designed to accelerate the development of an inclusive economic agenda. This was announced by the foundation during the African Forum on Inclusive Economies held […]

    President Uhuru speaking at the meeting.
  • 2 grabbed with 25 wrappers of ‘wee’

    TWO persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly possessing 25 wrappers of Indian hemp at Adamu Katakire, near Nsawam in the Eastern Region. Thomas Atsu Gbeti 58, farmer, Mohammed Tetteh, 51, trader, allegedly sell the suspected Indian hemp.

    •    The two suspects, Thomas Atsu Gbeti (left) and Mohammed Tetteh.  (Inset):  The suspected Indian hemp seized from them.     Photo: Anita Nyarko
  • Ghana ready for Angel investing

    Potential angel investors have assembled in Accra to discuss the way forward with regard to angel investing in the country. The meeting organised by the Ghana Angel Investor Network (GAIN) as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week depicts that the country is now ripe for Angel investing.

    Ghana ready for Angel investing
  • New Managing Director for Times

    The National Media Commission (NMC) in consultation with President John Dramani Mahama, has appointed Ms. Carol Annang, Chief Executive Officer of New World Securities, as Managing Director of New Times Corporation (NTC). The appointment, which takes effect from January 2, 2015, lasts for four years. Ms. Annang, a product of Achimota School and the University of Ghana, holds a B.Sc […]

    Mr. Kabral Blay Amihere (right), NMC Chairman and Ms. Carol Annang, signing the contract  document. 		 Photo: Ebo Gorman
  • General Quainoo speaks out! West African state plotted Sgt. Doe’s death

    General Arnold Quainoo, a former Army Commander on Wednesday broke his long silence over his complicity in the assassination of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe of Liberia. This was at the launch of the maiden book of Dr Obed Y. Asamoah, the founder of the defunct Democratic People’s Party. General Quainoo said he was not responsible for the death […]

    General Quainoo speaks out! West African state plotted Sgt. Doe’s death

Politics »

Ms. Djaba

Volta NPP women organisers confer

December 18, 2014 at 9:52 am

Madam Aku Sika Nkansah, Volta Regional Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has given the assurance that her outfit will use all fair means to bring the...

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Business »

The front view of the Resort.

Nzulezu gets resort facility

December 19, 2014 at 9:47 am

A multi-million-cedi resort, aimed at enhancing the tourism credentials of Nzulezu in the Joromo District of the Western Region, has been opened. The development of the Karela...

  • President Uhuru speaking at the meeting.
    Ghana to benefit from IEA Fund for Africa

    The Rockefeller Foundation, a philanthropic organisation based in the United States of America has donated $500,000...

    December 19, 2014 at 9:42 am
  • Vodafone makes new appointments
    Vodafone makes new appointments

    Vodafone Ghana has stepped up efforts in its quest to consistently lead in providing unmatched customer experience...

    December 19, 2014 at 9:20 am
  • Frytol to manufacture new products

    Wilmar Africa Limited, manufacturers of Frytol Oil, will next year manufacture new products to support the frytol...

    December 19, 2014 at 9:17 am

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Education »

Intense teacher-parent collaboration advocated

December 19, 2014 at 10:13 am

Mr. Daniel Budu Asiedu, Ga West Municipal Director of Education, has tasked parents to collaborate with teachers to enhance quality education in the country. He said ensuring...


Sports »

Berekum Chelsea to be liquidated?

December 19, 2014 at 10:26 am

PREMIER League club Berekum Chelsea are on the verge of liquidation, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The Berekum-based side are being targeted by a number of groups...


Human Interest

Florida Senator Marco Rubio said President Obama had “appeased the Castro brothers”.

US-Cuba shift: opponents threaten to block changes

OPPONENTS of President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy have threatened to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.

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American arrested in Uganda over  2 million dollar ‘currency fraud’

American arrested in Uganda over 2 million dollar ‘currency fraud’

US authorities have arrested an American in Uganda for allegedly leading a large international counterfeiting ring.

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Samuel Kwame Boadi, the suspect.

Ecobank Manager’s killer arrested

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has made a breakthrough with the arrest of a prime suspect in the murder of the Abrepo Branch Manager of Ecobank, Richard Salla, on December 5, 2014 at his residence at Ahenema Kokoben. Samuel Kwame Boadi, 20, the suspect, who was sent to the crime scene, demonstrated to the police and a team of journalists […]

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Debidebi is a village in the Kpando Municipality of the Volta Region, where no one has died over the past three years. As was reported by the Times yesterday, the community of 450 inhabitants, among them 100 children, has also not recorded even a single case of malaria, cholera or diarrhoea within the past two years. This amazing feat has […]

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t Nelson Mandela is a role model for thousands of peoples around the world

Role Modelling

ROLE modeling, or the setting of an example through one’s actions, is a powerful method of shaping behavior. For better or worse, it is the major way of learning for children. This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as vicarious or social learning: children learn by watching behaviors performed by someone else and then performing them later through practice. Apprentices in […]

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