Chief, four others, arrested over alleged assault

Nana Kwarteng, chief of Twedie, in the Atwima-Kwanowma District, and four others, have been arrested over alleged assault and causing harm.

Fake presidential staffer arrested over visa fraud

A self-professed man of God, who allegedly posed as a presidential staffer and swindled four people of cash totaling GH¢160,000 under the pretext of…
Mad Gertrud Bentum swering in the executives

Sefwi Bekwai GPRTU elects officers

The Sefwi Bekwai branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has held elections to elect its executive. 

‘Don’t distort history of Offinso’

The Asona Ashirem Royal Family of Offinso has petitioned the planning committee of the Mmoaninko Festival, to take a relook at what it calls, “A…
The incinerator and generator (inset)

Kosmos Energy fulfils Ebola promise 

Kosmos Energy Ghana has handed over a 60kva industrial power generator and a one tonne hazardous waste incinerator to the Tema Ebola treatment centre…
Jon Benjamin, British High Commissioner to Ghana

British Envoy tells smallholder farmers of support

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin, has assured smallholder farmers of his government’s commitment to fighting poverty in rural…
Mr Yaw Ofori Debra, President of the GDF, delivering the statement to the press.

Give us better representation in assemblies — PWDs

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has called on the government to come up with a policy that will give persons with disability (PWD) a…
Rev David Kpelle (with hand stretched) with some security officers of the Forestry Commission, conducting journalists round the disputed portion of the Achimota Forest Reserve.

Forestry Commission, police in tango over Achimota Forest

There was a confrontation between officials of the Forestry Commission (FC) and some policemen at the Achimota Forest over the right of the…

Koforidua High Court restrains Berekuso chief

A Koforidua High Court, presided over by Justice James B. Benson, has restrained the Chief of Berekuso, Nana Oteng Korankye II and others from…

Asante Akyem honours Dr Ogbordjor

The Municipal Health Directorate in the Asante Akyem Central Municipality has honoured the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Klass Hospital, Dr…
Mr Abbey (4th left), Managing Director of TDC, presenting the equipment to Dr Anim-Odame.

Lands Commission receives technical equipment

The Lands Commission has received six computers and accessories worth GH¢55,000 from the Tema Development Corporation (TDC). The donation was…
Some onlookers at the scene where the school bus caught fire. INSET: The burnt tanker.

Freak accidents near Pokuase

Six vehicles, including two fuel tankers, were involved in two separate accidents on the Accra-Pokuase road last Monday and yesterday.
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Bench warrant for East Mamprusi DCE

The District Magistrate Court in Nalerigu in the East Mamprusi District in the Northern Region yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the…
Nii Afotey Agbo — Greater Accra Regional Minister

MMDAs must work harder — Nii Afotey Agbo

The Greater Accra Regional Minister,Nii Afotey Agbo, has observed that late submission of medium term development plans of Metropolitan, Municipal…
Orange-fleshed sweet potato has a lot of nutritional benefits

Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes: Rich source of Vitamin A

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and under-nutrition generally limit the intellectual potential of individuals affected, undermining their economic and…
Mr Gilchrist Olympio (middle), a Togolese politician and the President of the Union of Forces for Change, interacts with Presidents Gnassingbé and Mahama

Let’s collaborate to check cross-border crimes — Gnassingbé

The Togolese President, Mr Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, has called for increased collaboration between Ghana and Togo to check cross-border crimes,…
Mrs Dela Sowah, a Deputy Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection, addressing the media in Accra.

Ghana joins global campaign against gender-based violence

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign that starts on November 25, which is the International Day for the…
Doorstop: A museum has spent £40,000 to put this Bronze Age ceremonial dagger

Museum pays almost £40,000 for farmer's dagger 

A Bronze Age ceremonial dagger used as a DOORSTOP for 12 years has been bought from a farmer by Norwich Castle Museum for £38,970.
Ms Sherry Ayittey

‘Help students develop critical thinking approach’

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Ms Sherry Ayittey, has advised educational institutions to pay attention to critical thinking…
Ms Kate Bannerman (right), Headmistress of Nungua Senior High School, presenting the award to Master Lecha Joseph Coffie, during the ceremony at Nungua, near Accra.

Students advised to avoid examination malpractices

The Head of the Chemistry Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, Prof. Derick Carboo, has advised students to take their academic work…
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Wa police probe death of carpenter

The Wa Police is investigating the death of a 33-year-old carpenter after a wooden structure of a storey building under construction fell on him.
Mr R. V. Shahi (2nd left), former Power Secretary of New Delhi speaking at the function. Those with him are Deputy Minister of Energy, Mr John Jinapor (2nd right), Mr Cletus Avoka (left), MP for Zebila Constituency and Praveer Sinha, CEO of TATA New Delhi Distribution Limited.

Govt to engage private sector in distribution of power

The government is considering the prospect of engaging the private sector in the distribution of power in Ghana, a Deputy Minister of Energy in…
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NASPA to join National Sanitation Day programme

National Service personnel will feature permanently in the National Sanitation Day programme, beginning with the next nationwide clean-up exercise on…
Mrs Elizabeth Akotia (left), President of the National Blood Donors Association, presenting a Citation to Madam Felicia Owoo (right) for being the Best Female Donor during the ceremony in Accra. Picture: EDNA ADUSERWAA

National Blood Service rations blood due to low voluntary donation

The National Blood Service, Ghana (NBSG), has begun rationing blood to patients based on their need assessment. This is because the blood bank has…
Rev David Kpelle (with hand stretched) with some security officers of the Forestry Commission, conducting journalists round the disputed portion of the Achimota Forest Reserve.

Forestry Commission, police in tango over Achimota Forest

There was a confrontation between officials of the Forestry Commission (FC) and some policemen at the Achimota Forest over the right of the…
Dr Yaw Adu Gyamfi introducing some of the company's pharmaceutical products to President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo during the visit. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Gnassingbé commends Danadams for quality drugs

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo has praised the Danadams Pharmaceutical Industries Limited for producing quality, safe and efficacious…

Parliament divided over cocaine

The Majority and the Minority in Parliament yesterday traded accusations of complicity in the illicit drug trade, a situation which plunged the House…
From left (first row): Abiel Ashitey Armah, Ahmed Abubakar, Charbel Nasr, and Faisal Khadar (2nd row): Mariotto Bernard Young, Mouw Jaafar, Mustapha Kilba and Theophilus Kissi

Fallout from cocaine saga; 9 More arrested

Nine more people have been arrested in connection with the 12.5-kilogramme cocaine bust at the Heathrow International Airport on November 10, 2014.
The 'unpaid' workers during their protest march in Accra

Hungry Nurses, Midwives protest delayed salaries 

The Ashanti branch of the Coalition of Unpaid Nurses and Midwives-Ghana, on Tuesday went on a protest march in Kumasi to back their demand for the…
Professor Roger Sinclair Kirby, renowned British Urologist

Early tests prevent castration, prostate cancer deaths

Submitting to an early test for prostate cancer and living a healthy lifestyle are the surest ways of preventing death through prostate cancer,…
The bleeding Seth before he was taken to the hospital

Man severs brother's hand, slashes him several times in 'petty' squabble

A man is on the run after severing his brother's hand and inflicting several cutlass wounds on him during what neighbours say is a usual disagreement…