• Woman,23,arrested for murder

    THE Police, on Sunday, arrested a 23-year-old unemployed woman at Ho-Dome, Abigail Abotsi, in connection with the murder of a driver in the compound house in which she and her grandmother lived as tenants.

    Abigail , the suspect.
  • South Africa shines at African Championships

    Wayde Van Niekerk and Caster Semenya provided the expected victories at the African Athletics Championships in Durban to underline their soaring Rio 2016 ambitions and help the host nation to its eighth overall medal table victory and a share with Nigeria of the best ever record. On the fifth and final day of the 20th Championships, Van Niekerk took 200 […]

    Caster Semenya
  • Conduct research to help resolve conflicts- Prof. Mensah Bonsu

    Prof. Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, Director of the Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), has challenged African researchers to step up their game and produce relevant researches that could help in resolving conflicts on the continent. According to her, “importing solutions” to Africa’s conflicts would not end the numerous conflicts on the continent but rather the time was rife to […]

    Prof.Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu(right)Director,LECIEAD interacting with some of the participants after the opening ceremony.Photo.Ebo Gorman
  • Hearts in safe hands – Yaw Preko

    Assistant coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Yaw Preko says the absence of their former head coach did not affect the team in their 1-0 win against Dreams FC at the Accra Sports stadium on Sunday. Hearts parted ways with Kenichi Yatsuhatsi three days before the start of the second round of the league and speaking at the post match […]

    Yaw Preko
  • Ghana observes World Drug Day

    He said it was illegal to sell such a drug in the country without the prescription and monitoring of a doctor but it was being sold in almost all medical stores in Ghana. Mr.Sarfo said as part of the celebration, 96 institutions including churches and 42 schools in the Asutif district and other parts of the region have been sensitised […]

    Mrs.Victoria Esinam Assah -Offei(inset) addressing the participants
  • OSH draft bill ready for Parliament

    The Ghana Employers Association with support from the Busac Fund has prepared an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) draft bill to salvage Ghanaian workers from accidents, injuries among others. The bill is currently before the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and would soon be sent to parliament to be considered into law. The overall objective of the bill when […]

    OSH draft bill ready for Parliament
  • Mary Mother of Good Counsel School graduates 64 students

    The Mary Mother of Good Counsel School, Airport West, last Friday held its ninth graduation ceremony on the theme, “Going out to impact our generation with God, in friendliness, happiness, confidence, patience and generosity.” In all, 64 students who just completed their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) graduated with some being honoured for their academic excellence and distinguished participation in […]

    Michael Aboagye(left) the overall best student receiving his award from Ms Carol Annang,MD,New Times Coperation.Photo.Ebo Gorman
  • GBC ballots for political parties for radio, TV broadcast

    As part of plans to educate and inform the electorate on the policies of political parties, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in partnership with the National Lottery Authority (NLA), yesterday held a draw to determine the order of appearance of political parties on its radio and TV platforms. The draw, which saw the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) come 12th […]

    Mrs. Francisca Odunton addressing the  party members.Photo; Mercy Amparbeng
  • W/R education institutions receive vehicles

    The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, has warned heads of educational institutions and directorates of the Ghana Education Service to protect and maintain vehicles presented to them by the government. He cautioned that they were not meant for funerals and welfare matters and heads that abuse or misuse the new vehicles would attract the appropriate sanctions. Mr. Aidoo […]

    Line up of some of the buses.Inset Mr.Aidoo presenting a key of one of the vehicles to Miss Amafuga
  • Kofi Boakye promoted to COP

    The President and Commander- in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, John Dramani Mahama has promoted Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nathan Kofi Boakye to the rank of Commissioner of Police (COP). His promotion takes effect from June 1, 2016.

    DCOP Kofi Boakye

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PNC cautions against lack of structures towards youth development

PNC cautions against lack of structures towards youth development

June 27, 2016 at 9:41 am

The flag bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Mahama has warned of an uprising in Ghana if structures are not put in place for the youth to enjoy...

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Our focus is to drive data penetration —-Tigo

June 28, 2016 at 10:47 am

Smartphone penetration in the world is projected to double by the year 2020 a report has revealed. It is also estimated that almost 80 per cent of these new subscriptions...


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Minister against political campaigning in schools

Minister against political campaigning in schools

June 28, 2016 at 10:21 am

Mr Abdallah Abubakari, Northern Regional Minister, has appealed to authorities of educational institutions not to use their facilities to promote their personal political...

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Hearts in safe hands – Yaw Preko

June 28, 2016 at 11:05 am

Assistant coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Yaw Preko says the absence of their former head coach did not affect the team in their 1-0 win against Dreams FC at the Accra Sports...


Human Interest

Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie, exchanging greetings with  Daasebre Osei Bonsu.


The Mamponghene and Paramount Chief of the Ashanti Mampong Traditional Council, Daasebre Osei Bonsu, has commended the Ghana National Fire Service for the good work the service has and continue to render to the people of Ghana, in the face of limited resources and equipment for the service. The Mamponghene made these remarks when a delegation of the Command of  […]

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Mr. Asante presenting a set of books to one of the participating schools

Ntiamoah Foundation launches health books

In connection with the celebration of the 2016 World Sickle Cell Day, the Ntiamoah Foundation, in conjunction with Health Education on Wheels of the Police Hospital Annex Dialysis Centre, has launched two health books in Accra. The books titled, “Sickle Cell Simply Explained,” and “First Aid in Childhood Illness,” authored by Dr John Koramoa, a retired paediatric and general practitioner […]

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The dignitaries in the group picture with the graduating students

AIMS graduates 48 mathematicians

Forty-eight students from 15 African countries graduated from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)–Ghana at its fourth graduation ceremony held in Cape Coast at the weekend. They comprised  30 males and 18 females out of which  20 are Ghanaians with the rest from  countries such as Uganda, Cameroon, Madagascar, Benin, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, Egypt, Sudan, Zambia, Burundi, Kenya and […]

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Mr Prosper Bani,Interior Minister

EOCO caught in corruption scandal?

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) established by law to investigate economic and organised crime in the public service has been accused of engaging in financial malpractices, including the payment of salaries totalling GH¢53, 974 to “ghost names”. An audit inquiry into the accounts of EOCO by the Auditor General (AG) has revealed that the management of the office […]

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The suspects(inset) the fake visa and passports

Fake passports,visa contractors busted

THREE Persons in possession of fake passports and visas have been arrested by the police in an operation yesterday in Accra. They are Kyere Boakye, also known as Ahmed Musah, 53; Benjamin Ofosu Barimah, also known as Seth Obeng, 32 and Jeffrey Kofi Opare, also called Ayerno Bezale Tayo, 32. The suspects, according to the police issued fake visas and […]

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