• Munich gunman planned attack for a year

    The teenage gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday had been planning his attack for a year, German authorities say. David Ali Sonboly, 18, who had a Glock pistol and more than 300 bullets, killed himself after the attack. Bavarian officials said the gunman, still not officially named, appeared to have bought the illegal pistol used in the […]

    Munich gunman planned attack for a year
  • South Sudan opposition replaces missing leader Machar

    A faction of South Sudan’s armed opposition says it has temporarily replaced its leader Riek Machar, who is also the country’s first vice president, raising the prospect of more turmoil after weeks of unrest. We still don’t know where Machar is. President Salva Kiir gave Machar a 48-hour ultimatum that is coming to an end today. The IO – Machar’s […]

    South Sudan opposition replaces missing leader Machar
  • Terkper presents supplementary budget today

    The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, is expected to move a motion in Parliament today for the approval of a supplementary budget to support the 2016 budget and economic policy of the government. The minister will present a review of the macro-economic targets set in the 2016 budget and, possibly, request for additional funds to support the programmes and activities […]

    Mr. Terkper
  • Egypt assistant coach dreads clash with Ghana … In 2018 World Cup qualifier

    EGYPT’s national team assistant coach, Osama Nabih, says his side expects a tougher clash with Ghana because the current Black Stars the team is stronger than the squad that thrashed the Pharaohs 6-1 three years ago. Ghana will play Egypt in Group E of the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia which has sparked concerns for the Egyptians. […]

    Egypt assistant coach dreads clash with Ghana    … In 2018 World Cup qualifier
  • UHAS holds 1st congregation in Ho

    The maiden congregation of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) took place at the main campus at Sokode-Lokoe near Ho on Saturday, with President John Dramani Mahama as the special guest of honour. In all, 171 graduands were awarded degrees in medical laboratory sciences, dietetics, midwifery, nursing, physician assistantship and various fields of public health at the grand […]

    UHAS holds 1st congregation in Ho
  • Andani appointed to Gold Fields board

    Gold Fields Limited has announced the appointments of Messrs Alhassan Andani and Peter Bacchus as independent non-executive directors to the board of Gold Fields. This brings to four the announcements of new non-executive directors to the Gold Fields board over the past two months. According to a statement issued by the gold miner, the appointment of Mr Andani takes effect […]

    Alhassan Andani
  • 8 mourners killed, 24 injured in lorry accident

    Eight mourners were killed and 24 others injured, when two tipper trucks loaded with sand run over them, when the trucks attempted to overtake other vehicles near the Akim Achiase public cemetery in the Eastern Region, on Saturday. The bodies of the dead, six males and two females, have been deposited at the Oda Government Hospital morgue while the injured […]

    8 mourners killed, 24 injured in lorry accident
  • Kotoko, Hearts share spoils

    The much-heralded 21st week Ghana premiership between the two glamorous clubs, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko, ended a goal apiece at the Baba Yara Stadium, yesterday. Dubbed Ghana’s ‘El Clasico,’ it was quite an afternoon of good football and very crucial to the host who were determined to crash the jinx surrounding the visitors’ unbeaten away form […]

    Kotoko, Hearts share spoils
  • NTC management, K’si vendors hold discussion

    Management of the New Times Corporation (NTC), has stressed its readiness to organise competitions for its vendors to encourage them to work hard for themselves and the Corporation. At a meeting with the vendors here on Wednesday, the Managing Director of the Corporation, Carol Annang, indicated that the Corporation intends to do business with registered vendors who are members in […]

    NTC management, K’si vendors hold discussion
  • Gambia opposition leader jailed

    The Gambia’s opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others have been jailed for three years for taking part in an unauthorised demonstration. In April, they were part of a group protesting about the alleged death in custody of an opposition activist. Rights group Amnesty International described the sentences as part of the “continuing downward spiral for human rights in Gambia”. […]

    Gambia opposition leader jailed
 

Politics »

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NHIA director wins Bunkprugu NDC primary

July 25, 2016 at 7:48 am

A director of the National Health Insurance Authority in charge of quality assurance, Mr. Anthony Gingong, last Saturday won the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary...

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Business »

Cedi to stabilise against the dollar

Cedi to stabilise against the dollar

July 25, 2016 at 7:45 am

The cedi is seen stable against the dollar this week, helped by offshore inflows as investors mobilise funds to settle a five-year domestic bond planned for last Thursday. The...

 

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Education »

Accra Aca holds homecoming, Saturday

Accra Aca holds homecoming, Saturday

July 22, 2016 at 8:58 am

Hundreds of old students of Accra Academy are expected to converge at the school for their homecoming event as part of the school’s 85th Anniversary celebration. As part...

Sports »

Queens suffer humiliating loss to Germany

July 25, 2016 at 8:24 am

A ruthless-looking German national side last Friday whitewashed Ghana’s Black Queens 11-0 in a friendly match played on in Paderborn. The floodgate was crashed as early...

 
 

Human Interest

Role of TV White Space Technology

Participation in today’s knowledge society is based on connectivity to modern ICTs. Thus, the  backbone of a knowledge society is a well-developed, well-maintained and affordable information infrastructure that allows access to, and manipulation of the dematerialised economy. It has now become clear that the escape from poverty and other development challenges  will require transformation of all our basic institutions. And […]

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Trouble makers will face our wrath- police

Trouble makers will face our wrath- police

The Northern Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police Ken Yeboah, has issued a firm warning to trouble makers in the region to rethink or face the wrath of the security agencies. He noted that some few individuals in the region often take advantage of the political atmosphere to cause anarchy and commotion in the area and that this time […]

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4th Anniversary of passing of Prof. Mills observed

The fourth anniversary of the passing of President John Evans Atta Mills was observed yesterday with a wreaths laying ceremony at his tomb at the Asomdwee Park in Accra. President John Dramani Mahama, who succeeded him, described the late President as his “comrade, friend and mentor.” In a tweet, President Mahama paid glowing tribute to the late President for his […]

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Schweinsteiger to lead United exodus  … As Mourinho plans reshuffle after 4-1 loss to Dortmund

Schweinsteiger to lead United exodus … As Mourinho plans reshuffle after 4-1 loss to Dortmund

BASTIAN Schweinsteiger is expected to become the highest profile casualty of Jose Mourinho’s shake-up at Old Trafford as the new Manchester United manager sets about trimming his squad. The defeat in the wake of a 4-1 pre-season defeat to a fitter Borussia Dortmund side in Shanghai last Friday. After signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mourinho wants to […]

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IS admits Baghdad blasts that kills 20

So-called Islamic State has said it was behind a suicide bomb attack on a security checkpoint in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad that has killed more than 20 people and injured at least another 35. The attack targeted the entrance to the mainly Shia Muslim area of Kadhimiyah in north-west Baghdad. The Islamic State-linked Amaq news agency said the group had targeted […]

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La unveils cockerel symbol

La unveils cockerel symbol

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) on Friday unveiled a cockerel symbol at a colourful ceremony in Accra to remind the citizen’s of the ideas and values of their forefathers and what they stood for. Unveiling the symbol, the La Mantse, Nii Kpobi Tettey Tsuru tasked the people of La, especially the youth to be diligent, industrious and law abiding […]

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GCAA imposes new charges on int’l flights

GCAA imposes new charges on int’l flights

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has imposed new charges on international flights, to cater for passenger’s safety and cargo operations. It includes 10 dollar safety charge per passenger and 20 dollar charge per tonne of goods on each cargo flying across the borders of the country. The new charges, which is not applicable to domestic flights, will take effect […]

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Nigeria deploys 10 war ships to check pirate attacks

Authorities of the Nigerian Navy has deployed 10 war ships in a massive operation which aimed to stop pirate attacks on local and international merchant ships on the nation’s waterways. The operation would contain the high spate of attacks by oil thieves on critical oil and gas installations and other criminality prevalent on the nation’s territorial waters, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete […]

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Nima Clinic gets support from CACI

Nima Clinic gets support from CACI

The Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), Nima Assembly, has donated upholstered benches and five office chairs to the Out Patients Department (OPD) of the Nima Government Clinic, in Accra last weekend. Apostle Richard Ohene Gyan, resident pastor of the Nima Assembly, presented the furniture worth GH¢5, 000.00 to Madam Christine Danu, matron of the clinic. Apostle Gyan said the gesture […]

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King of Ile-Ife meets Ga mantse, GTC

King of Ile-Ife meets Ga mantse, GTC

The King of Ile-Ife of Yoruba, Nigeria, Oba (Dr) Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II on Friday paid a courtesy call on the Ga Traditional Council at the Ga Mantse’s Palace. The visit formed part of the four-day tour by the Nigerian monarch to Ghana, during which he would interact with the Nigerian community in Ghana as well as government […]

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