Human Interest

STOP THIS CARNAGE ON ROADS!

We have on many occasions used our editorial comments to highlight the wanton loss of lives and injuries to people, due to road crashes, which is becoming alarming. We will like to once more make an urgent appeal to stakeholders to help stop the carnage on our roads. We at Ghanaian Times are not enthused with the unenviable report that [...]

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Bloody road crashes in N/Region 19 perish at Yapei-Yapala,  2 at Diare, others injured

Bloody road crashes in N/Region 19 perish at Yapei-Yapala, 2 at Diare, others injured

Twenty one persons lost their lives in separated gory road accidents in the Northern Region at the weekend. Nineteen of them died while several others sustained various injuries when the vehicle on which they were travelling was involved in an accident on the Yapei-Yapala stretch of the Tamale-Kumasi road. Two persons were also confirmed dead at Diare, near Savelugu on the Tamale-Walewale [...]

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District manager remanded for embezzling GH¢4,850,700 cocoa cash

District manager remanded for embezzling GH¢4,850,700 cocoa cash

Eric Fiifi Cudjoe, the Sefwi Akontombra District Manager of the Kuapa Kooko Limited (KKL), is in trouble for allegedly embezzling GH¢4,850,700, belonging to the company. The accused was on April 6, 2018, remanded into custody by the Ejisu-Juaben Circuit Court, presided by Abdul Yusuf Assibey. Cudjoe was apprehended by the Ashanti Regional Police Command, on March 15, 2018, and arraigned [...]

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President bids farewell to outgoing Chinese Ambassador

President bids farewell to outgoing Chinese Ambassador

China has given Ghana a US$66 million grant for the development of the University of Health and Allied Sciences and rehabilitation of the James Town Fishing Port.   President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced this yesterday when he organised a farewell lunch in honour of the outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Sun Baohong, at the Jubilee House.   He said [...]

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Min rallies supports of chiefs to preserve beaches

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku has rallied the support of the chiefs and people of Axim for good sanitation management, especially along the beaches in the municipality. She said, good sanitation and clean environment are critical ingredients in the promotion of the tourism economy and also improve the image of Nzemaland. Mrs Afeku [...]

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Team Joshua prepares offer for Deontay Wilder

Team Joshua prepares offer for Deontay Wilder

Anthony Joshua says his team are preparing to make an offer to Deontay Wilder that will set up a fight to become undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. The IBF, WBA and WBO title holder added that if he was in Wilder’s position, he would be “over the moon” with the offer. Joshua said: “I want that fight, no doubt [...]

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Veep leads delegation to Silicon Valley, USA

Veep leads delegation to Silicon Valley, USA

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, accompanied by the leaders of 15 local ICT firms have left the country for a five-day working visit to the high-tech city of Silicon Valley, California, in the United States.   The I.T firms include GHIPSS, Hubtel, SoftTribe, DreamOval, GE, IBM, Trotro tractor, EDEL Technology Consulting, Rancord, Nsano, Expresspay, Bluespace, Callens Solution, Bsystems, and IT [...]

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UER nursing trainees demand 3 months outstanding allowances

UER nursing trainees demand 3 months outstanding allowances

Students of the nursing training colleges in the Upper East Region have expressed worry about Government’s delay in the payment of their monthly allowance for the past three months beginning from January to March 2018. Speaking at  a press conference organised by the students in Bolgatanga  on Monday,  the spokesperson of the group, Mr Dawani Kenensua, noted  that  the failure of the [...]

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Police Depot schools accused of charging unapproved fees

Police Depot schools accused of charging unapproved fees

Some members of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) of basic schools at the Police Training School in Accra have asked for the immediate stoppage of collection of unapproved fees being charged by teachers amounting to more than GH¢10, 000 every academic term. They also asked for the dismissal, sanction and transfer of teachers who continue to extort money from them illegally. [...]

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UN Report: Armed groups control Libyan prisons, torture rampant

Armed groups in Libya are killing and torturing detainees in prisons, some nominally under government control, where thousands of civilians are being unlawfully held, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Successive governments in Tripoli have allowed the armed groups to arrest opponents, activists, journalists and politicians, while paying the fighters salaries and providing them with equipment and uniforms, it said. [...]

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