Ms Lauretta Lamptey, CHRAJ boss

CHRAJ boss must resign immediately

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has asked the Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Ms. Lauretta Vivian Lamptey,) to resign immediately to salvage the sinking image of the Commission and in the interest of…

9 Habits that can lower a man's sperm count

Remember when we all thought Mountain Dew affected a guy's sperm count? Luckily, those days are gone … and we're hoping no one actually used the soda…

Police Hospital to shut OPD, Emergency Department Friday

The Out Patient and Emergency Departments of the Police Hospital will be closed to the public from Friday December 19 to Sunday December 21, 2014.

Four arrested over Zabzugu Chief’s murder

Four persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of the chief of Salinkuga, Naa Sumani Tigu in the Zabzugu District of the Northern…

Farmer arrested for stealing church harvest money

The Gyapekrom Police have arrested, a 28-year-old farmer for stealing GHC 6,900.00 belonging to the local Presbyterian Church in the Jaman South…
Alhaji Collins Dauda (standing), Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, addressing the press conference.

Ghana exceeds water supply target ahead of time

Ghana has achieved 85 per cent urban water coverage which exceeds the projected 76 per cent target by 2015, the Minister of Water Resources, Works…
The participants after the opening ceremony. They include Mr K. Osei-Poku (2nd left), Ashanti Regional Co-ordinating Director.

Workshop on climate change takes place in Kumasi

A one day stakeholders workshop aimed at sensitising stakeholders to the vulnerability of agriculture and food system to climate change and the need…
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AUCC signs MoU with three foreign institutions

The African University College of Communications (AUCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering a lecturer-exchange programme with…
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NPA rules out reduction in fuel prices for now

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has stated that it will not review downwards the prices of petroleum products, in spite of falling global oil…
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Court stops labour unions from resuming strike

The Fast Track High Court has blocked 12 labour unions from engaging in any strike action in relation to the management of Tier 2 Pension funds,…
Participants in the workshop in Accra.

Pharmaceutical producers, importers undergo training

A training programme on how to finalise the registration of products before they are supplied to the market opened for importers and local…
The front view of the new police post at Tema

Ideal Finance builds Police post for Comm. 12

The Chief Executive Officer of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, has commended Ideal Finance for providing a police post…
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Kotoka International Airport area declared security zone

The National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) has raised concerns about the pressure posed by private developers on the Kotoka International…

Nkonya, Alavanyo apologise to President Mahama

The chiefs and people of Nkonya and Alavanyo have rendered an apology to President John Dramani Mahama for breaching an agreement with him to avoid…
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Intensify supervision in public hospitals — Dr Nii Oku

An Obstetrician Gynaecologist Specialist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Dr Nii Oku, has called for intensive supervision and monitoring in…
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NGO undertakes Ebola and cholera education

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), with support from UKAID, has embarked on a six-month awareness creation…
Mr Kwame Asafo-Adjei (middle), making the presentation to Mr Cletus Opoku Amankwah, District Director of Health Services. With them are some members of staff.

MP presents equipment to health facilities in Sekyere Central

Eleven health facilities in the Sekyere Central District in Ashanti have received equipment to support quality healthcare delivery.
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Trust Hospital acquires cervical cancer treatment machine

The Trust Hospital at Osu in Accra has acquired a colposcope to help with the treatment of cervical cancer in the country.
Nana Oye presenting a tricycle to the traditional priestess of the Bonyase Witches Camp, Ashietu Kishenaba, after the closure of the camp.

Bonyase Witches Camp closed down

Fifty-five inmates of the Bonyase Witches Camp in the Northern Region have gained their freedom from the servitude and social ostracism they have…
Dr Godfred Abledu.

Koforidua Poly withdraws 19 students for presenting fictitious results

Nineteen second–year students of the Koforidua Polytechnic, who applied for admission with fictitious results, have been withdrawn from the school.
•Mr Prince William Ankrah, General Secretary of the GMWU

Lay offs not only option to solve challenges — Mines told

The Ghana Mine Workers’ Union (GMWU) has challenged mining companies in the country not to opt for the retrenchment of workers as the only option…
• Dr Peter Obeng Asamoa (middle), Executive Director of Ghana Blind Union, addresing newsmen at the conference, while Mr James Sambian (left), Director, Ghana National Association of the Deaf, and Mr Steven Dombo (right), Manager of Accra Rehab Center, looks on.

Protect visually impaired from abuse

The Executive Director of the Ghana Blind Union (GBU), Dr Peter Obeng Asamoa, has called on the government to put in appropriate measures to enable…
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Don’t stigmatise AIDS patients -  AIDS Commission

The Ghana AIDS Commission has urged the public to avoid stigmatising persons living with HIV/AIDS in order to sustain the fight against the deadly…
Traders trying to salvage what they can of their goods

Fire guts Tamale Aboabo Market

Fire early Tuesday morning gutted portions of the Tamale Aboabo Market, destroying wares and other properties. 
Bryan Pearson – Chair, Penplusbytes Board

Penplusbytes elects new board chair

Penplusbytes, an international institute for ICT journalism training has elected Mr Bryan Pearson, a publisher, to steer the affairs of the…
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection presenting some items to the victims who were reintegrated with their communities.

55 alleged witches reintegrated with their communities

Some 55 alleged witches, camped at Bonyasi, a community in the Central Gonja District were on Monday reintegrated into their families to start a new…

JHS pupil in Police grip for defilement

An 18-year Junior High School pupil in Bawku, Muideen Saibu has been arrested for allegedly defiling an eight-year old Class Two pupil at Azanga, a…

President Mahama lauds DCOP Kofi Boakye

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday commended the Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nathan Kofi Boakye,…

Koforidua Poly expels 19 students over fake exam results

Nineteen second year students of the Koforidua Polytechnic in the Eastern Region who applied and gained admission with fictitious results have been…

Does pooping actually affect your weight?

Can spending some quality time on the porcelain throne throw your weight around in either direction? As it turns out, it can—but only a bit, says…
Joyce Dzidzor Mensah

I was made to believe I was positive but I’m negative – Joyce insists

HIV and AIDS ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah says she was made to believe she was HIV positive although she had not contracted the disease.

 

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