• Prudent economic plans will make Ghana self-reliant – Finance minister

    Minister for Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has stated that government has initiated a prudent economic action plan to ensure that Ghana becomes self-reliant in financing its economy. He said the “Ghana beyond aid” policy strategy was the agenda government would use to achieve the desired goal. “The agenda focuses more on how to use our own revenue mobilised to restore the […]

    Prudent economic plans will make Ghana self-reliant – Finance minister
  • Rousing welcome for kick boxing champion Alhassan Okine

    World Boxing Council (WBC) Muay Thai and World Kickboxing Boxing Federation (WKBF) super welterweight champion, Alhassan Okoe Okine arrived in Ghana on Friday to a rousing welcome. The Dubai based kick boxer has six title belts in the sport that appears to have provided a number of Ghanaians a source of livelihood. His arrival coincided with preparation of the national […]

    Rousing welcome for kick boxing champion Alhassan Okine
  • Shift focus from academic qualification to professional certification – Dr. Edward Kwapong

    The newly elected President of the Institute of Human Resources Practitioners, Ghana (IHRMP), Dr. Edward Kwapong has said human resource practitioners must welcome professional certification and say goodbye to raw academic qualifications for them to be relevant in the industry. Dr. Kwapong said this when he delivered his speech at the ninth graduation ceremony of the IHRMP held in Accra […]

    Shift focus from academic qualification to professional certification – Dr. Edward Kwapong
  • My administration left behind a stable economy — Mahama

    Former President John Dramani Mahama has said the previous administration under his watch, left behind a stable economy. His assertions are in sharp contrast to claims by the current President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that, the Mahama-led administration left behind an unstable economy. President Akufo-Addo recently stated that unlike former President John Agyekum Kufour who left the country with a […]

    My administration left behind a stable economy — Mahama
  • Pelpuo: NPP unmindful of corruption

    The Wa Central Member of Parliament (MP), Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo has observed that the mantle of governance has blinded the government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government and its leader to acts of corruption. He indicated that to highlight what he called double standards exhibited by the NPP on matters pertaining to corruption. Speaking in an interview as the world […]

    Pelpuo: NPP unmindful of corruption
  • Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

    There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force back flag-waving protesters close to the embassy complex north of the capital, Beirut. Overnight the Arab League condemned the US decision. It […]

    Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest
  • One soldier killed, others injured in Tamale-Bolga road crash

    A military man died, while several others sustained various degrees of injuries on Saturday, when a military vehicle in which they were travelling was involved in an accident on the Tamale-Bolga main road in the Northern Region. The personnel were on their way to Bawku in the Upper East Region on official duty when a cargo vehicle loaded with foodstuff from […]

    One soldier killed, others injured in Tamale-Bolga road crash
  • Woyome granted bail for non-payment of workers SSNIT contributions

    Businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, has been granted GH¢150,000 bail by an Accra Central Magistrate Court for failing to pay to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of his workers. He was charged with two counts of failing to pay SSNIT contributions contrary to Section 83(1)(d)(h) of the National Pensions Act (Amended) by ACT, 2014 (ACT883)  and penalty […]

    Woyome granted bail for non-payment of workers SSNIT contributions
  • Man stabs former UG student to death

    Twenty-three-year-old man is in the grips of the police for allegedly stabbing a former student of University of Ghana (UG), Legon, to death. George Osei Mensah, an intruder, who joined the bus from a funeral of a former resident of Common Wealth Hall, UG (Old Vandal) was said to have stabbed the deceased, Martin Tweneboah, also known as Tipsy,32 (former Vandal) […]

    Man stabs former UG student to death
  • Accra Mall pays GH¢ 2.3 million VAT to GRA

    The management of Accra Mall Limited has confirmed the payment of GH¢2.3 million, being an outstanding 2014/2015 VAT liability, to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) following deliberations with revenue officials who visited the mall premises last week. A statement issued by Hannatje Ludick, the Asset Manager for the mall, disclosed that prior to the payment the management of Accra Mall […]

    Accra Mall pays GH¢ 2.3 million VAT to GRA
 

Politics »

My administration left behind a stable economy — Mahama

My administration left behind a stable economy — Mahama

December 11, 2017 at 10:10 am

Former President John Dramani Mahama has said the previous administration under his watch, left behind a stable economy. His assertions are in sharp contrast to claims by...

 

Business »

Ecobank introduces festive package for customers

December 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Ecobank Ghana has launched a promotional package for its customers to celebrate the festive season. Under the promo which covers household items, electronics, entertainment,...

 

Education »

Shift focus from academic qualification to professional certification – Dr. Edward Kwapong

Shift focus from academic qualification to professional certification – Dr. Edward Kwapong

December 11, 2017 at 10:13 am

The newly elected President of the Institute of Human Resources Practitioners, Ghana (IHRMP), Dr. Edward Kwapong has said human resource practitioners must welcome professional...

Sports »

Avornyotse wins MTN Invitational golf

Avornyotse wins MTN Invitational golf

December 11, 2017 at 11:24 am

Geoffrey Avornyotse posted a net score of 38 to emerge winner of the ultimate prize at the MTN Invitational golf tournament played at the Celebrity Golf Club on Saturday. The...

Human Interest

Zoomlion undertakes disinfection exercise at Kpeve

Zoomlion undertakes disinfection exercise at Kpeve

Waste management group, Zoomlion on Wednesday carried out a day’s massive disinfection exercise in the South Dayi District capital, Kpeve. The exercise which was in collaboration with the assembly covered the Kpeve SHS, the public toilet near the lorry station, police station, market and refuse container sites and final refuse disposal site at Tsate. It was also carried out at […]

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ICAN: World faces nuclear crisis

ICAN: World faces nuclear crisis

The world faces a “nuclear crisis” from a “bruised ego”, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has warned in an apparent reference to US-North Korea tensions. Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday, ICANS’s Executive Director Beatrice Fihn said “the deaths of millions may be one tiny tantrum away”. “We have a choice, the end of nuclear weapons or […]

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A year on after election 2016

Last year by this time Ghanaians had voted in general elections to elect a President and Members of Parliament to represent them in the 275-member legislature. It resulted in the electing of the presidential candidate of the major opposition party, the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the President-elect of Ghana, to succeed the incumbent, President John […]

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Director in trouble for non-payment of over GH¢13,428.48 SSNIT contributions

An Accra circuit court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Director of Zaklan Valuation Consult Limited, for non-payment of workers’ Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of workers, totalling GH¢13,428.48. The prosecutor, Mr. Emmanuel Darlington Drayi of SSNIT, Weija branch, said the accused, Issah Suleiman, failed to attend court proceedings though summons was served […]

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Auditor-General’s Report: Accounts Clerk embezzles GH¢314,173 … At T.I Ahmadiyya

Mr. Daniel Oteng, an Accounts Clerk of T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School (SHS)  in the Ashanti Region, has been cited in the Auditor-General’s  Report, for embezzling GH¢314,173.00, belonging to the school. The report indicated that Mr. Oteng obtained a Bank of Ghana (BOG) stamp, and code of the school’s bank account, which allowed him entry into the account, and altered […]

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Focal Eye to Give Ghana’s Art and Culture a Facelift

Focal Eye to Give Ghana’s Art and Culture a Facelift

The Art and Culture industry of Ghana is close to receiving a major facelift, as one of Ghana’s fastest growing Model agency; Focal Eye rolls out an initiative dubbed Heritage Fashion. The launch of the event, which is to take place on December 23rd this year at the Achimota Retail Center in Accra, will be characterized by display of fashion […]

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Tackling Ghana’s youth unemployment  …Global Communities takes YIEDIE project to Kumasi

Tackling Ghana’s youth unemployment …Global Communities takes YIEDIE project to Kumasi

The issue of unemployment in Ghana, especially among the youth is of major concern to government and stakeholders in the public and private sectors. According to the 2015 Ghana Labour Survey Report by the Ghana Statistical Service, Ghana’s unemployment rate as of 2015 stood at 11.9 percent. The unemployment rate is highest among the 15-24 year age group (25.9%). The […]

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Minority accuses govt of abysmal failure

The Minority in Parliament is waving a flag of failure against the government, accusing it of reneging on its promise to deliver the national ID to all Ghanaians in the first year of its administration. With just 33 days to the end of 2017, Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George said the government had only been able to […]

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Let’s be objective in our discourse – Lartey

Let’s be objective in our discourse – Lartey

Dr Henry Lartey, leader of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), has stated that critics claiming that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo intends to legalise homosexuality in Ghana either do not understand the English Language or are being mischievous. According to him, President Akufo-Addo never said in his interview with Al Jazeera that he was going to legalise homosexuality in […]

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13 dead in S Korea boat crash

13 dead in S Korea boat crash

At least 13 people have died after a fishing boat collided with a 336-tonne tanker and capsized off South Korea’s west coast. Two others were missing, South Korea’s coast guard said, as a search and rescue operation continued. The chartered fishing boat, the Seonchang-1, had been carrying 20 passengers and two crew during a fishing tour at the time of […]

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