• Kotoko oust Coton Sport …To qualify for group stage of Confed. Cup

    Asante Kotoko Sporting Club sealed their qualification to the league stage of the CAF Confederation Cup competition when they beat Coton Sport Garoua of Cameroon 2-1 in the second leg of their final qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium, yesterday. The Reds thus qualify on a 5-3 aggregate, having beaten the Cameroonians 3-2 in Yaoundé week ago in the first leg encounter. [...]

    Kotoko oust Coton Sport  …To qualify for group stage of Confed. Cup
  • President hails Dagbon .Congratulates new Yaa Naa of Dagbon .Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, Eminent Chiefs

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Savelugu Naa, Abubakari Mahama, on his election as the new Yaa-Naa of Dagbon.   The President has also commended the people of Dagbon for the manner in which they conducted themselves during the funerals of the two former traditional leaders of the area and subsequent installation of a new leader.   He [...]

    Yaa Naa Abubakar Mahama, the new overloard of Dagbon
  • President attends swearing-in of Madagascar President

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President of Madagascar, Andry Nirina Rajoelina in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.   Shortly after being sworn into office, President Rajoelina hosted President Akufo-Addo and expressed admiration for the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda, describing it as a model for other African countries to emulate.   [...]

    President Akufo-Addo (left) having bilateral talks with President Rajoelina (right)
  • NDC: Govt must tackle lawlessness

    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged government to set out a clear and comprehensive strategy to protect citizens and halt the recent violence killings happening in the country. The party said it bemoaned the recent spate of violent crimes resulting in the brutal murder of five innocent Ghanaians within the last one month. A situation, the NDC claimed [...]

    NDC: Govt must tackle lawlessness
  • Ghana Airports Company MD relieved of post

    The Managing Director (MD) of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah has been relieved of his position, the Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda has confirmed. However, he declined to divulge reasons for the dismissal except to say it was at the discretion of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who appointed him. “It was at the discretion [...]

    Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah
 

Politics »

Ghanaians urged to be civic minded – NCCE

January 21, 2019 at 11:09 am

Miss Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson of National Commission on Civic Education has called on Ghanaians to be civic minded to advance national agenda for holistic development. “We...

 

Business »

Prices of vegetables witness sharp increase in Sunyani

January 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Prices of some vegetables have witnessed sharp increment in the Nana Bosoma Central and other satellite markets in the Sunyani municipality, after the Christmas and New Year...

 

Education »

Prof. Yankah

Technical universities urged to concentrate on core mandate

January 21, 2019 at 11:18 am

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in-Charge of Tertiary Education, has said there is the need for technical universities to concentrate on their core mandate of training...

Sports »

Kwesi Appiah

Appiah has our support for AFCON 2019 -nc

January 21, 2019 at 11:51 am

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee (NC) says it is fully behind Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah as he prepares to lead the nation to the 2019 Africa...

Human Interest

Peace beckon Dagbon state

Regarded as highly impossible for a new months ago, it  is now a reality. The funerals of late Ya-Na Mahammudu Abdulai and Yaa-Naa Yakubu have taken place in Yendi, capital of Dagbon Traditional area. Amazingly, a new Yaa has been nominated and enskinned without any raising a finger.  All sides have accepted the nomination of Selegu Na Yo-Naa Abubakar Mahama [...]

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Arsenal gun down Chelsea  … as Liverpool survive Palace scare

Arsenal gun down Chelsea … as Liverpool survive Palace scare

ARSENAL earned an important win in a pulsating London derby against Chelsea to keep themselves in the race for the Premier League top four. The victory moves the Gunners to within three points of fourth-placed Chelsea and back above Manchester United, who had gone fifth by beating Brighton. Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal ahead in the 14th minute when he made [...]

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Eminent Chiefs congratulate new Yaa-Naa, Abudus, Andanis

Eminent Chiefs congratulate new Yaa-Naa, Abudus, Andanis

The Committee of Eminent Chiefs, chaired by the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll, has congratulated the new overlord of Dagbon, Yaa Naa Alhaji Abubakari Mahama. While appealing to all Andani and Abudu families to accord him the due recognition and respect, the committee commended the Kingmakers, the Abudu and Andani families, especially the Regents for their understanding and cooperation in [...]

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Information Technology and trends in standardised testing for tertiary placement

Educated citizens are considered to be the critical ingredient of a successful democracy the world over. This explains why countries have designed an elaborate educational system at all levels (primary, secondary, tertiary, etc.) to provide citizens with education. In most countries, primary education begins at age six (6) for about six years before transitioning to some form of junior high [...]

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DR Congo rejects AU request to delay final election result

Democratic Republic of Congo rejected yesterday an African Union demand to delay announcing final results from its presidential election, compounding the turmoil surrounding a chaotic vote that many fear could fan widespread unrest. In a surprise announcement on Thursday, the AU called for the results to be postponed because of “serious doubts” over the conduct of the election, which was [...]

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Set up fund for investigative journalists – Participants at New Year School urge NMC

Participants at the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference have urged the National Media Commission to set up a fund to support activities of investigative journalists in the country. According to them, given the important role that investigative journalists play in exposing corrupt practices in the country, the onus lies on the NMC to establish a fund to build [...]

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Police swoop on 58 suspected criminals at Nima, Mamobi

A total of 58 suspected criminals have been arrested by the police in a swoop at Nima and Mamobi, suburbs of Accra last Thursday. The police retrieved large quantities of narcotic drugs suspected to be Indian hemp. The four-hour police cum military operation, aimed at flushing criminals from their hideouts, was led by Nima Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Abraham [...]

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Suspect Abdul Razak Ahmed

Land guard arrested for shooting 2 persons

A land guard who allegedly shot two persons over land dispute at Katapor in the Ga West municipality has been arrested by the police at Fise in Accra on Saturday. Abdul Razak Ahmed, the culprit, according to the Amasaman police, is on the wanted list of the Nsawam District Police Command for an alleged murder. “The suspect is in our [...]

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Nana Appiah Mensah

Govt team to Dubai fails to bring back NAM 1

Efforts by Ghanaian delegation of security and legal personnel who went to Dubai to bring Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM I), Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold Limited to Ghana, to face prosecution on fraud case were unsuccessful. This is due to the fact that Mr Mensah faces misdemeanor charges in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will be made available to [...]

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WBC orders Wilder   to fix rematch terms

WBC orders Wilder to fix rematch terms

TYSON Fury and Deontay Wilder have been given three weeks to come to terms for the rematch of their epic world heavyweight title fight. If they fail to reach agreement, their second slugging will go to purse bids at the WBC offices in Mexico City on February 3. The WBC have also ruled that the financial split be altered from [...]

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