Four men trapped under water as vehicle plunges into river

Four men are reported trapped under water after the vehicle on which they were travelling from Asamankese to Kade in the Kwaebibirim District of the Eastern Region plunged into the Birim River.
Dr. Agyeman-Mensah, Health Minister

Govt approves insurance package for Ebola managers

The Government has approved an insurance package for health workers who would be directly involved in managing Ebola cases in the event of an…
Dr Sulley Ali-Gabass, the accused

Cross-examination in Sodomy Case begins

Cross-examination of the 16-year-old senior high school student who was allegedly sodomised by a medical doctor began at the Accra Circuit Court…

Gaming C’ssion sues 9 companies for running unlawful promotions

The Gaming Commission has filed a suit at the Commercial Division of the Accra High Court against the National Lottery Authority (NLA), seven banks…
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Residents of Tema Community 7 angry over land encroachment

There has been encroachment on a two-acre land in the Tema Metropolis earmarked as a greenbelt zone. The land is situated in Tema Community Seven.
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Dealing with violence against women; Partnership is relevant

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we are reminded of the horrific acts of violence against women that occur…
The overall best student, Ms Rosina Entsie (right), being presented with an award by Dr George Henry Sam, (left) Head, Department of Herbal Medicine, KNUST.

Scrutinise private health training institutions before endorsing accreditation

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, has called on the Ministry of Health and the Nurses and…
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II cutting a tape to inaugurate the Regional Police conference hall. Those with him include Most Rev. Ben Nuhu Abubakar (left), a  former Methodist Bishop of Kumasi. INSET: Front view of the Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan Conference Hall in Kumasi.

Conference hall for Ashanti Police inaugurated

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has commended the Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr Nathan Kofi…
The dangerous tapeworm.

Tapeworm in teacher’s brain

A 50-year-old unnamed man lived for years with a rare parasite in his brain that was only discovered when he went to hospital complaining of a…
Food sold outside the home, to a large extent, fails to deliver health and wellness

Vendored food is often not healthy

Healthy food should be one that will ensure satisfaction after eating and also the preservation of health for the consumer. It is very impossible to…

Stratcomm Africa CEO honoured

Ms Esther A.N. Cobbah, the Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Communications Africa (Stratcomm Africa) receiving the Public Relations Personality…
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

Ghana to miss ECOWAS common tariffs deadline

Ghana will miss the January 2015 deadline for implementing the Common External Tariffs (CET) adopted by member states of the Economic Community of…
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3 MPs seek order to restrain GNPC

Three New Patriotic Party (NPP) Members of Parliament (MPs) have filed a motion at the Commercial Division of the Accra High Court seeking an order…

Apostolic Church appreciates member

Apostle Ebenezer Nsesa Abebrese (right), President of the Apostolic Church, Ghana, presenting a citation to Elder Dr. Daniel Patterson (left), a…

SSNIT drags school proprietor to court

The proprietor of Vision Academy Preparatory School at Somanya in the Yilo Krobo municipality, F. K. Appiah, has appeared before the Odumase Krobo…

Landlord, daughter lock out tenant

A 59-year-old man and his 23-year-old daughter have appeared before the Amasaman Circuit Court for offensive conduct.
The National Chief Imam welcoming Alhaji Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih (left) to his official residence at Fadama

Ameer supports Chief Imam for united Muslim front

The Ameer and Missionary in charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Alhaji Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, has said he supports the bid by the National…
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19 Remand prisoners set free in Kumasi under Justice For All programme

Nineteen remand prisoners yesterday gained their freedom when three judges, sitting in three small cubicles at the Kumasi Central Prison, tried their…
Mrs Deborah Freeman (inset), Interim General Secretary of UNIWA, delivering a  statement during a press conference organised by the UNIWA at the TUC Conference Hall in Accra

Union of Informal Workers inaugurated

The Union of Informal Workers Associations (UNIWA), which comprises some groups and associations in the informal sector, has been inaugurated in…
Edward Effah, MD, Fidelity bank (left) and Mr Julius Debrah

Ministry partners Fidelity Bank to construct over 20,000 toilets

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is partnering Fidelity Bank Ltd to construct over 20,000 toilet facilities for households…
Minister of Energy, Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah

Nigeria to increase gas supply to Ghana

Nigeria has promised to increase the volume of gas supplied to Ghana under the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project.
One of the suspected women in the cocaine saga about to board a bus after the court in Accra. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

Two female accomplices of Nayele Ametefeh remanded

Two persons were yesterday remanded in police custody by the Accra Circuit Court for allegedly conspiring with Nayele Ametefeh, the lady who was…

4 Murder suspects break ‘jail’ at Suame

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has given a 10-day ultimatum to two policemen at the Suame Divisional Police to produce four suspected murderers…
President John Mahama

ECG boss not sacked — Prez

President John Dramani Mahama has refuted claims that he has sacked the Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Rev William…

'Cocaine woman' pleads guilty to drug trafficking

The woman at the centre of the 12.5 kilogram cocaine bust in the UK, Nayele Ametefeh, has pleaded guilty to the charge of drug trafficking.

Parliamentary C’ttee, police clash in Achimota Forest

There was an altercation between members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands, Forestry and Mines and a team of policemen from the Accra…
Members of the board of DIHOC Footwear taking the oath of office

DIHOC Footwear to acquire tannery in Kumasi

The Board of the DIHOC Footwear Division Limited, popularly referred to as the Kumasi Shoe Factory, has initiated moves to acquire a $1million…
British High Commissioner in Accra,  Mr Jon Benjamin (7th Left), at a meeting witn farmers at Zorbogu in the Northern Region

British envoy assures smallholder farmers of support

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin, has assured smallholder farmers of his government’s commitment to fight poverty in rural…
Wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur (4th left), presenting an award to the overall best student, Ms Sandra Buadu, of the Osu-La Zone GHABA.

GHABA lauded for promoting skills training

The wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has lauded the effort of the Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA) in…
A train on the newly constructed rail line. INSET: President Mahama and his Togolese counterpart, President Faure Gnassingbé , signalling the train to move.

Mahama, Gnassingbé inaugurate Ghana-Togo railway

Presidents John Dramani Mahama and Faure Gnassingbé jointly inaugurated commissioned the Ghana-Togo railway yesterday, promising that the two…

Fast-track passage of Affirmative Action Bill - Parliament urged

Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have called on Parliament to fast-track the passage of the Affirmative Action Bill (AAB) into Law, as a…