•  Mrs Mawuena Trebarh (head of table), Chief Executive of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, launching the entrepreneurship  seminar in Accra. Picture: GABRIEL AHIABOR

National Entrepreneurship Seminar launched

The Chief Executive of the Youth Enterprises Support (YES) Programme, Ms Hilda Boadi, has stated that the programme is open to all, for which reason…
• Veep Amissah-Arthur in a meeting with officials of  Hunger Project

Hunger Project delegation confers with Veep

Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for the re-targeting of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) for rural development rather than the…
Three-unit classroom block with ancillary facilities at Gindabour

Sawla: Gateway to the Upper West Region

Sawla is the capital of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District in the Northern Region. Since its inception as a district capital in 2004, it is quickly…
• A butcher trying to put meat into the boot of a taxi

Taxis cart beef in Kumasi

The handling of meat products in the country is a major source of concern to many Ghanaians. Many butchers do not patronise hygienic abattoirs but…
From left: Yussif Salam, Kassim Sani, and Wilson Sulley are in police custody. INSET: Guns and other items retrieved from them.

Police foil robbery attempt

Police operatives have foiled a robbery attack on a residence at Israel in Accra, leading to the arrest of three suspected robbers.
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Ashanti Regional Central Medical Stores insured

The Ashanti Regional Central Medical Stores is the only such health facility in the country that has secured an insurance cover. The medical facility…

U/W Regional Health Directorate reviews performance of health sector

The Upper West Regional Directorate of health services has held its Regional Annual Health Performance Review Conference in Wa to examine last year’s…
Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah- Minister of Health

Health Insurance Capitation scheme to be extended to three regions

The National Health Insurance Capitation pilot scheme is to be extended from the Ashanti Region to other regions of the country by April this year.…
Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho- Speaker of Parliament

Parliament investigates police recruitment scam

Parliament has instituted investigations into the recruitment scam that hit the Ghana Police Service last Saturday.
Ms Cynthia Yadzi (left), a beads instructor, teaching some of the girls how to make beads for sale.

NGO trains Agbogbloshie head porters, truck pushers

Hundreds of young people who would have become social misfits but for the training they received in literacy and skills development from CITY of God,…
• Sheikh Faisal (right) in a chat with Alhaji Sinare (middle) at the VIP lounge of KIA yesterday.

Qatar delegation in to explore investment opportunities

A delegation from the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) arrived in Accra yesterday to explore investment opportunities in the energy and agriculture…
• Ambassador Kabral Blay Amihere, the Chairman of the National Media Commission, delivering his address. Picture: NII MARTEY BOTCHWAY

June 17 digital migration date: Ghana to miss out

Ghana is likely to miss the global deadline to migrate from analogue television broadcasting to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), the National…

Churches, state need closer collaboration for devt

The Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Justice Adjei, has called for a closer collaboration between the state and religious bodies in the…
• Mr Haruna Iddrisu (left), Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, inaugurated the National Vocational and Technical Institute board at a ceremony in Accra. Picture SAMUEL TEI ADANO.

Board of directors for NVTI inaugurated

A nine–member board for the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) has been inaugurated with the task to come up with innovative funding…
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Upper West Akyem assists 50 needy students

The Upper West Akyem District Assembly in the Eastern Region has set aside GH¢42,000, being two per cent of its share of the District Assemblies…
•  Students of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast at the school’s 67th Speech and Prize-Giving Day.

Avoid using cruel means to discipline children — Aheto-Tsegah advises teachers

The Director of the National Council for Curriculum Assesment (NCCA) of the Ghana Education Service, Mr Charles Aheto-Tsegah, has cautioned teachers…

Ghana Presidential Jet catches fire

Ghana's Presidential aircraft, Falcon 900, caught fire during a take-off at the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday, March 3.

Businesses call off planned strike on Wednesday

The planned joint strike action by various business associations in the country on Wednesday March 4, 2015 has been called off.

Court orders Agric Ministry to halt production of GM products

A Fast Track High Court has ordered the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to halt all the production and sale of Genetically Modified products in the…
Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah

“Rescind your decision” – MOTI Appeals to Business Associations.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has appealed to the various business associations in the country to rescind their decision to embark on a joint…

Paracetamol linked to heart attack risk

Daily paracetamol could raise the risk of heart attacks, stroke and early death, a major study warns.

Over 2000 Ghanaian ladies depart to Gulf States in 5 months.

The Ghana Immigration Service has observed a worrying migration trend between the months of September 2014 and January 2015.
Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan - Chairman of Electoral Commission

Parliament summons Afari Gyan over postponed assembly elections

Parliament has summoned the chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan to appear before the House and answer questions on the…
Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong — Attorney-General and Minister of Justice

Cote d’Ivoire fights Ghana over TEN oil project; but A-G says Ghana has strong case

Ghana has received a copy of a formal application from Cote d’Ivoire which is asking the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of…

Dumsor: Emergency power plants bad deal – ACEP (audio)

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has described as a “bad deal” government’s quest to import emergency power plants into the country to…
Dr William Darko (2nd left) explaining a point to Mrs Lordina Mahama (middle) at the newly installed operating theatre. Those with them include Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo (right), Greater Accra Regional Minister, and Mr Ibrahim Baidoo (left), MCE for Ashaiman

Ashaiman Polyclinic calls for assistance

The Management of the Ashaiman Polyclinic is appealing for assistance to enable it to expand installations at the health centre in order to ease…
 Master Peter Banoebuuri

UDS indicates willingness to admit Banoebuuri

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has expressed its willingness to grant admission to Master Peter Banoebuuri in the 2015/2016 academic…
The No Weapon hostel at Kotei where the students were held hostage by the armed robbers.

Armed robbers attack students’ hostel in Kumasi

A number of robbers, some wielding pump action guns, last Thursday stormed the No Weapon Hostel, near the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and…
Mr Enoch Cobbinah (inset), Chief Director, Ministry of Education, giving the keynote address at the Ghana Education Service (GES) partnership grant stakeholders meeting in Accra.

Education Ministry meets dev partners, beneficiaries

A two-day review meeting of the Ministry of Education to give account of funds provided by development partners for educational projects has opened…
Rev. (Mrs) Sanatu Nantogma (left) presenting a certificate of participation and items to a beneficiary of the programme. INSET: The items that were presented to the beneficiaries.

Three organisations assist out-of-school children

The Tuma Kavi Development Association, with support from the Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives…
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