• 2 die in floods in Tamale

    Two people were yesterday swept away by floods in the Tamale metropolis following torrential rains in yesterday morning. The deceased are a primary two pupil of SDA primary, yet to be identified and a woman named Fari Bapumi, believed to be in her 30s. The late Bapumi was driving a Prado four wheel vehicle when the floods carried her together […]

    2 die in floods in Tamale
  • Charlotte Osei sues lawyer

    Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) , has sued the lawyer who signed the petition of some unidentified staff of the Commission, asking President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to commence impeachment proceedings against her for stated misconduct. The EC boss indicated few days ago, that she would proceed to court following damaging allegations of financial malfeasance […]

    Charlotte Osei sues lawyer
  • 200 girls attend CAMFED Camp

    The Girl Child Education Unit under the Ghana Education Service  (GES), has pledged its support to young girls who are interested in reaching high in education. According to the Kumasi Metropolitan Girl Child Education Unit Officer, Mrs Vida Owusu, young girls deserved better education and that nothing should hinder them ftom experiencing Education. “Our Unit was created in 1997 to […]

    200 girls attend CAMFED Camp
  • EC internal wrangling not in interest of nation – PPP

    The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has stated that the facts behind the internal wrangling at the Electoral Commission (EC) could be established if a full-scale investigation is undertaken. The party in a statement on Monday said because of the “sensitive” nature of the body, it will not be in the interest of the country if the infighting is allowed to […]

    EC internal wrangling not in interest of nation – PPP
  • President’s industrialisation drive commended

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will turn out as the best President of Ghana’s Fourth Republic if his personal political ambition does not override Ghana’s stability and development, Joseph Korto, an aspiring Presiding Member of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly has stated. “There are only a few leaders in history who have dared to embark on radical transformational agenda that incorporates […]

    President’s industrialisation drive commended
  • Nationwide registration of national service personnel begins

    The National Service Scheme (NSS) has began a nationwide registration for more than 95,000 personnel posted for the 2017-2018 service year. A large number of the applicants thronged the various registration centres to ensure early registration. There was mad rush at the sub-metro district of the Greater Accra NSS registration centre as the anxious personnel formed long winding queues to […]

    Nationwide registration of national  service personnel begins
  • Trump savages weak Attorney-General

    President Donald Trump has launched yet another attack on US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions, labeling him “weak”. His latest Twitter onslaught comes amid reports the president is consulting advisers about possibly firing the country’s top prosecutor. On Monday, he called Mr Sessions “beleaguered” in another tweet. Mr Trump has made clear he is unhappy with Mr Sessions for recusing himself from […]

    Trump savages weak Attorney-General
  • Minority demands withdrawal of Special Prosecutor Bill

    The minority in Parliament is demanding that the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017, is withdrawn and re-laid in line with constitutional provisions. According to the Minority, processes leading to the presentation of the bill last Tuesday, did not meet minimum constitutional and legislative requirements and should not be entertained by the House. The caucus, on that Tuesday, objected to the laying […]

    Minority demands withdrawal of Special Prosecutor Bill
  • 13 suspected robbers grabbed at Aflao

    THIRTEEEN suspects, including two women, were arrested by the police in an anti-robbery swoop, at Aflao in the Volta Region, at dawn yesterday. This followed growing public outcry in the border town over activities of narcotics dealers, who often posed as personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the Bureau of the National Investigations (BNI), and accosted travellers. The […]

    13 suspected robbers grabbed at Aflao
  • Richard Commey eyes Alejandro Luna match …After signing with DiBella Ent.

    The IBF has ordered two world title elimination fights to produce mandatory challengers for its belts at lightweight and junior lightweight. Last week, it ordered Alejandro Luna and Richard Commey, the leading available contenders according to the organization’s rankings, to meet for the right to become the mandatory challenger for the 135-pound world title held by Robert Easter Jr. The […]

    Richard Commey eyes Alejandro Luna match  …After signing with DiBella Ent.
 

Politics »

‘African leaders must be guided by Mills’ leadership’

‘African leaders must be guided by Mills’ leadership’

July 26, 2017 at 9:17 am

African leaders have been asked to see Ghana’s late President, John Evans Atta Mills, as a symbol of good leadership to guide their governance, former National Youth Organiser...

 

Business »

Patronage of Instant Pay sees marked improvement

Patronage of Instant Pay sees marked improvement

July 26, 2017 at 10:04 am

Patronage for Instant Pay has witnessed significant surge indicating public interest in the electronic payment system. Latest figure from Ghana Interbank Payment system (GhIPSS)...

 

Education »

Stanbic Bank aids La Yahoushua School

Stanbic Bank aids La Yahoushua School

July 26, 2017 at 9:30 am

The Human Capital and Marketing and Communications Units of Stanbic Bank have extended a hand of support to the La Yahoushua Primary School in Accra in commemoration of this...

Sports »

Hollard Insurance compensates Kotoko’s Obeng Asare

Hollard Insurance compensates Kotoko’s Obeng Asare

July 26, 2017 at 9:52 am

Hollard Insurance Ghana Limited have paid a compensation of GH¢30,000.00 to the family of the late Thomas Obeng Asare, the Deputy Equipment’s Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko...

Human Interest

Measuring Ghana’s democracy by economic progress and development

Measuring Ghana’s democracy by economic progress and development

Ghana is not just the first sub Saharan African country to attain independence, in 1957, and the beacon of political stability and democracy on the continent. The country is also endowed with natural resources, such as minerals (gold, bauxite, diamond and manganese), oil and timber, and fertile land and favourable climate for the cultivation of crops, particularly cocoa, for export. […]

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Chicharito returns to England

Chicharito returns to England

West Ham have completed the £16m signing of striker Javier Hernandez from German club Bayer Leverkusen. The former Manchester United forward has signed a three-year contract. In May, Hernandez – widely known by the nickname Chicharito, which means ‘little pea’ – became Mexico’s all-time leading scorer. “The Premier League is the best league in the world and when the opportunity […]

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Mike Tyson: Floyd will ‘kill’ Connor Mcgregor

Mike Tyson: Floyd will ‘kill’ Connor Mcgregor

Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor will get ‘killed’ in his upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. The UFC star is leaving behind the octagon for the Queensberry Rules when he takes on Mayweather Jnr in Las Vegas on August 26 and ‘Iron Mike’ does not rate the Irishman’s chances. The former boxer revealed in an interview with podcast ‘Pardon My […]

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President Akufo-Addo to receive Maltese President today

President Akufo-Addo to receive Maltese President today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the President of Malta, Mrs Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, will meet at the Flagstaff House today to discuss issues of mutual concern to Ghana and Malta. The high level diplomatic meeting is expected to strengthen the bilateral relationship and enhance economic cooperation between the two countries. A full Guard of Honour mounted by the Ghana […]

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La Nkwantanang MCE urges staff to support govt policies

La Nkwantanang MCE urges staff to support govt policies

The La Nkwantanang Municipal Chief Executive,MCE, Ms. Jennifer Afagbebzi, yesterday called on staff of the assembly to support  the programmes of the government to bring development to the area. According to her, the vision of the government was to create an enabling environment for everyone to contribute to the success of the one district, one factory initiative. Ms. Afagbedzi said […]

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LTMUN holds sixth session

The 6th session of the Life-link Tertiary Model United Nations (LTMUN) has been held in Accra to deliberate on pressing global issues, key among them are fundamental human rights and freedom. The programme, on the theme, “Creating a sustainable future for the next generation” , brought together government representatives and other stakeholders including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the […]

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Financial malfeasance at EC must be investigated – GII

Anti-graft campaigner, Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of Transparency International, has asked the government to conduct thorough investigations into allegations of financial malfeasance at the Electoral Commission (EC), to salvage the integrity of the electoral body. The GII said the impasse between the Chairperson of the EC, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, and two deputy chairpersons, Alhaji Amadu Sulley, and […]

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Forum on agric financing held in Accra

Forum on agric financing held in Accra

A forum on agriculture financing has been held in Accra, to discuss potential strategies to ensure the sustainability of agriculture in the country. The programme was attended by officials from the Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Ministry of Finance (Budget Division), the civil society and women networks, amongst other major stakeholders in the […]

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Atta Mills  remembered

Atta Mills remembered

A wreath laying ceremony was held yesterday at the Asomdwee Park in Accra in commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the death of the late President John Evans Atta Mills. In attendance were former President John Dramani Mahama, former Minister of Fisheries, Sherry Ayitey, the chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Portuphy and some family members of the […]

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Cabinet approves formula for payment of service providers for ECG

Cabinet approves formula for payment of service providers for ECG

Cabinet has approved a new revenue distribution system that seeks to address the persistent loss of revenue in the power sector and control the huge debts incurred by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The system, known as the Cash Waterfall Mechanism (CWM), will create an escrow account to ensure sufficient funding to pay power producers, fuel suppliers, and other […]

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