Human Interest

A GH¢1.9 bn  Civil Service Training Centre Inaugurated

A GH¢1.9 bn Civil Service Training Centre Inaugurated

A GH¢1.9 billion Japan International cooperation Agency (JICA) funded project to train Ghanaian workers and their counterparts in the sub-region in various skills has been inaugurated with a call on workers to improve productivity to justify their placement on the single spine salary structure (SSSS). The ultra-modern training facility for the Civil Service Training Centre (CSTC) will equip public sector […]

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Sulaiman’s Son Is New WBC Boss

Sulaiman’s Son Is New WBC Boss

MAURICIO Sulaiman has been elected president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), replacing his father who died last month. Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously on Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the WBC said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organisation. Jose Sulaiman, who died at 82, was the long-time head of the WBC. He managed to institute […]

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3 UDS Female Students Injured In Gas Explosion

3 UDS Female Students Injured In Gas Explosion

A gas explosion at a residence at Dobile, a suburb of Wa, in the Upper West Region on Tuesday, has injured three female students of the University for Development Studies. Grace Ankrah, Beatrice Bamfo and Bridget Pamhilia Boateng, all third year students of the university, sustained injuries on their faces, arms, legs and other parts of their bodies.

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GYEEDA Trial Begins

GYEEDA Trial Begins

The case of “abetment of crime and willfully causing financial loss to the State” against Mr. Abuga Pele, former National Co-ordinator of Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA) assumed a full trial at the Financial Division (1) of the Fast Track High Court yesterday in Accra.

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Ribéry Ruled Out Of Champions League Trip To Arsenal

Ribéry Ruled Out Of Champions League Trip To Arsenal

Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribéry will miss the Champions League first-leg tie with Arsenal on February 19. The France international underwent a “minor operation” to repair a burst blood vessel in his buttock last Thursday, with tests yesterday showing the procedure had removed bruising which had been affecting a nerve.

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Mourinho: I Won’t Be Disappointed If Chelsea Don’t Win Title

Mourinho: I Won’t Be Disappointed If Chelsea Don’t Win Title

The manager has played down his side’s chances of being crowned champions despite going top at the weekend, and believes every game in the run-in will be important Jose Mourinho has insisted that he will not be disappointed if Chelsea do not win the Premier League title.

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Two Remanded For Trafficking 60 To Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Two Remanded For Trafficking 60 To Egypt, Saudi Arabia

An Egyptian and a Ghanaian, who are said to have trafficked over 60 people to Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have been remanded by the Accra Circuit Court. Ibrahim Abdelaziz El-Attarr, 61, and Eliasu Abdul Rahman, 39, pleaded not guilty to the charges of conspiracy to commit crime and human trafficking, and were remanded by the court, to […]

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UG Defies Gov’t Order On Road Tolls

UG Defies Gov’t Order On Road Tolls

The government’s directive to the University of Ghana to stop collecting tolls from motorists plying the campus had gone unheeded When our team visited the campus yesterday, officials from the university were still operating the toll booths at various locations. Some drivers were spotted in heated argument with the toll booth operators over the continued collection of the tolls.

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GIF Promotion Plan Takes Off

GIF Promotion Plan Takes Off

Arrangements for the establishment of the Ghana Infrastructural Fund (GIF), to boost the development of infrastructural projects in the country, kicked off yesterday with a round table discussions among major stakeholders. The discussions, organised by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, offered the government, private sector players, financial institutions and development partners a common platform to discuss the creation […]

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Woyome To File ‘No Case’ In Court

Woyome To File ‘No Case’ In Court

The lead counsel for businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, is asking the Financial Division two of the Fast Track High Court in Accra to throw out the suit brought against his client by the state. At yesterday’s sitting, the coursed, Osarfo Buabeng, told the court presided over by Justice John Ajet- Nasam that Woyome was preparing a submission of “no case […]

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