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Professor Mawutor Avoke is new Vice Chancellor for UEW

Professor Mawutor Avoke, Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Education Winneba (UEW), has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor (V.C).

Two to pay ECG 19,000 cedis for illegal connection

Two enterprises in Cape Coast have been surcharged over 19,000 by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for illegal connection and use of…

West Blue: Court dismisses injunction application against government

The High Court in Accra (Human Rights Division) has thrown out the injunction application by Tema-based clearing agent, Michael Kweku Djan, to stop…

Chief donates vehicle to police

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Nathaniel Kofi Boakye (right ) receiving the keys to a Toyota Hilux and…

Taxi driver assaults station chairman

A 30-year-old taxi driver has been fined GH¢1,200 for hitting his station chairman’s face with a stone.

‘Workers can’t hold public to ransom while negotiating salaries’

The Chief Executive of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), Mr George Smith-Graham, says workers are bound by the law not to hold the…

150 Deprived schools receive solar power, laptops

The government has provided solar electricity and 3,000 portable laptops to 150 basic schools in remote off-grid communities in the country.

ECG to clamp down on illegal consumers August 1

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will, from Saturday, August 1, 2015, commence a special national exercise aimed at clamping down on people who…

‘Children with special needs require early education’

Parents of children with special needs have been advised to send their children to school early to develop their capabilities.

Free Zones Board supports Muslims

The Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB) has presented a cheque for GH¢10,000 to support the national Chief Imam, Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, to cater for…

Coffee production picks up; Dormaa Farmers’ Association inaugurated

Ghana's coffee industry is gradually picking up as a result of the Revamp Coffee Project (CRP) launched by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in 2011.
• Nana Oye Lithur in a discussion with the acting NHIA CEO, Mr Nathaniel Otto

NHIS registers 1.5 million vunerable persons

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has registered 1,500,324 vulnerable persons in the country.
•Ing Norbert Anku, Director, Southern Network Services, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), interacting with press men during a tour of the facility. Picture: MAXWELL OCLOO

GRIDCo embarks on rehabilitation of substations

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has built an additional bay or power zone at the Achimota Substation as part of the company’s contingency…
• the message may invite you to take part in a trivia contest with a great prize on offer.

Scam Alert! Watch out for mobile phone fraud

Some of the areas where fraudsters are cashing in currently are duping people through mobile money transfer, short message service (SMS), email and…

Retired soldiers seek Parliament’s intervention over gratuities

Hundreds of retired non-commissioned officers (NCOs) of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) who were recruited in 1983 yesterday converged on Parliament…

Man fined GH¢180 for stealing

A 19-year-old man has been fined GH¢180 for stealing Emmanuel Koduah pleaded guilty for unlawful entry and two counts of stealing when he appeared…
• The school bus which was destroyed during the riot.

Salaga, Karaga SHSs closed down

Two senior high schools (SHS) in the Northern Region - Salaga SHS and Karaga SHS - have been closed down after students’ riots led to the death of…
• Mr James Dadzie (left), Director, G-Pack Limited, presenting a long service certificate to Mr Emmanuel Quaye, Senior Photographer, GCGL.

Graphic honours long serving staff

Fifty workers of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) were yesterday rewarded for their contributions to the company.
• Mr Francis C. Hadzah of Volta Foundation presenting the items to the Headmistress of Volta School of the Deaf, Madam Diddy Ntim, while Rev. Gerhadt Charles Gbekle (middle) looks on.

‘Children with special needs require early education’

Parents of children with special needs have been advised to send their children to school early to develop their capabilities.
Some of the drugs in their contaminated condition.

FDA fines pharmaceutical company GH¢50,000 for repackaging unwholesome drugs for sale

The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) has imposed an administrative charge of GH¢50,000 on GB Pharma, a pharmaceutical company, for attempting to…

Firm releases list of Ghana’s top places to work in

An Africa management consulting firm, Goodman AMC, has released its 2015 list of the ‘Top 50 places to work in Ghana’.
•  Mr Idorenyen Enang (left), the Managing Director for L'Oreal  West Africa making a presentation to Dr Julius Dadebo.

L’Oreal provides Abokobi with multi-purpose facility

The Abokobi Health Post in the Greater Accra Region has a multi-purpose structure donated by L’Oreal West Africa, a subsidiary of the global beauty…

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