Let's not dim the light to progress, prosperity -Prez Mahama

The time has come for Ghanaians to make a collective push towards socio-economic transformation in the country, President John Mahama has said.

Religious/Ethnic intolerance: "We have the the absorbers to withstand these shocks"

The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) together with the National Peace Council is to initiate a dialogue with religious stakeholders on…
Students from the Ahantaman Girls SHS in the Western Region

Few pupils partake in Independence Day parade

A selected few schoolchildren partook in this year’s Independence Day parade to mark the 58th anniversary of Ghana.
• Ses Flyd (left) and other award winners at the African Union-sponsored event last year.

‘Everybody in Ghana has an address’

“Pass by the yellow kiosk near the waakye seller and take left and then right to the mechanics shop before the big gutter by the green storey…

Electrician jailed 18 years for robbery

The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 28-year-old electrician to 18 years’ imprisonment with hard labour for robbing the chief commercial officer…
• Brigadier General Benjamin Kusi, former Deputy Commandant of KAIPTC, giving a talk at the peace symposium held at the British Council. Picture: MAXWELL OCLOO

African leaders urged to sustain peace

The Former Deputy Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Brigadier General Benjamin Freeman Kusi, has…
Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur (middle)  with the award winners at the President's Independence Day award ceremony in Accra. Picture: GABRIEL AHIABOR

24,000 Out-of-school children enrolled

About 24,000 out-of-school children have been enrolled under the Complementary Basic Education programme (CBE) in the Brong Ahafo and three northern…
• President Mahama interacting with some participants after the opening session of the 8th Pan-African Congress at the AICC. Among them are President Boni  Yayi of Benin (left) and Ms Hannah Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Promote research to speed up Africa’s dev — Prez Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has called on Pan-Africanists to promote research, particularly in science and technology, to further the development…
• Professor William Otoo-Ellis cutting a tape to officially open the multi purpose conference centre.

KNUST expands facilities

A state-of-the-art studio has been inaugurated by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as part of efforts to provide…
• The MCE, Mr Kwabena Nkansah-Asare, cutting the sod for the commencement of work on the project.

Modern operating theatre complex for Oda Hospital

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region is constructing a modern operating theatre complex for the Akyem Oda Government Hospital…
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the chamber, Mr Senyo Hosi

Govt still owes us $552 million— Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors

The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) says although the government has paid GH¢412 million of its debt to the members of the chamber, there is…

Building construction affecting road at Adabraka

A number of residents of Adabraka, a suburb of Accra, have expressed outrage at a Lebanese businessman whose construction of a building is badly…
• Mr James Eric Antwi (3rd right), Chief Executive Officer of Starbow, cutting the tape to open the company’s refurbished sales point at Osu, Accra. Those with him include Mr Joseph Kaunda (extreme left), an engineer and Mr Shanker Selearaj (2nd right), the Commercial Director of Starbow.

Refurbished Starbow Osu sales point opened

Starbow, one of Ghana’s domestic airlines, has officially inaugurated its refurbished sales point at Osu in Accra.
• Mrs Irene Duncan-Adanusah

Success story of first female General Secretary of GNAT

In 2002, she broke the jinx to occupy the male-dominated enviable position of the General Secretary of one of the largest vociferous unionised groups…
• Dr Hilla Limann — President of the Third Republic.   In our story yesterday, we inadvertently left out the picture of Dr Limann

Ghana is 58 today

Ghana will commemorate its 58th independence celebration today with parades and social activities across the country.
From left to right: Amos Brown, Corporal Ruth Agyiri, Corporal Gideon Sarpong,  Pastor Paul Danso and Richard Harrison

2 Cops, 3 others arrested - 7 So far in police grip

The police have arrested five more persons, including two police officers, as part of investigations to unmask the people behind the latest police…
residents clearing silt from a storm drain at Warziahi, a suburb of Tamale during the National Sanitation Day. Picture: Samuel Duodu.

Poor sanitary conditions worrying Tamale residents

Tamale, the Northern Regional capital, is still facing a lot of development challenges in spite of its recognition as one of the fastest- growing…
Library photo

Illegal power connections, bane of electricity distribution

Illegal power connections continue to be a bane of the distribution system of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
Library photo

Man jailed 25 years for robbery, rape

The Accra Circuit Court last Monday sentenced an armed robber to 25 years’ in prison with hard labour for robbing and raping the spouse of his victim…
Lady Julia Osei Tutu (middle) presenting ICT books to some of the pupils during the tour.

Lady Julia calls for support for Mobile Library projects

The wife of the Asantehene, Lady Julia Osei Tutu, has called for support for the Mobile Library projects and mobile computer training project in all…
The Bawku West District Chief Executive, Mr Simon Ayande Agbango (3rd left), being supported by Mrs Veronica Adongo to receive the items from Mr Justice Attah Afriyie (left).

Schools in Bawku West receive support

Some educational institutions in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region have received support from Just Help the Youth Foundation, a…
Mr Hans and Mr Boateng cutting a tape to inaugurate the treatment plant

Tex Styles Ghana inaugurates water water treatment plant

Tex Styles Ghana limited Thursday inaugurated a multi-million cedi waste water treatment plant at its factory in Tema, which the company hopes…
The suspect, Amos Kofi Brown, also known as Ogyaframa

Police recruitment scam: Another arrested in Western Region

The Western Regional Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man for his alleged involvement in the fraudulent police recruitment exercise.
Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (left) interacting with some members of the Ghana-Netherlands Business and Culture Council at the launching ceremony. Among them is Mr Seth Adjei Baah, aka Shaaba,(2nd right), a former MP for Nkawkaw.     Picture: EBOW HANSON

IMF programme will lead to improved economy — Veep

The Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has stated that the deal reached between Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will place the…
The late Benedicta Nana Esi Adu, was a level 100 Business Administration student

All Nations female student dies after falling from 4-storey building

A twenty-two- year old student of the All Nations University at Koforidua in the Eastern Region died on the spot on Wednesday night when she fell…
The two fraudsters after the safes had been broken

Two fraudsters arrested for dealing in fake dollars

The police have arrested two suspected fraudsters who attempted to dupe a medical doctor by presenting to him a box containing fake dollars. The…
Students struggling to move around the school compound

Cape Coast School for Deaf and Blind calls for support

Established in 1970, the Cape Coast School for the Deaf and Blind, with a current student population of 522 students, is confronted with some…
Rev. Dr Joyce Aryee (right), Founder of the Salt and Light Ministries, and Mrs Ellen Hagan (left), CEO of LAINE Services Limited, unveiling a poster on  the book.

Book on harmonious worker-employer relations launched

A book that seeks to promote harmonious relations between workers and employers has been launched in Accra.
Nii Afotey Agbo, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, laying a block for the commencement of work on a two-storey 20-bed capacity polyclinic at Ogbojo.     Picture: MAXWELL OCLOO.

Construction of polyclinic begins at Ogbojo

Construction of the first phase of a two-storey 20-bed-capacity polyclinic to serve Adentan Municipal Area residents has begun at Ogbojo in the…

Man jailed 25 years for robbery, rape

The Accra Circuit Court last Monday sentenced an armed robber to 25 years’ imprisonment with hard labour for robbing and raping the spouse of his…
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