Is it bad to crack your knuckles?

If you ‘“crack” the joints of your hand regularly, you may wonder if it’s doing any damage. Some would have it that “you’ll get arthritis” in the…

Students sports festival ends in riot, five injured

The 29th Annual Koforidua Zonal Athletics Competition ended in a riot between Koforidua Senior High Technical School (SECTECH) and Koforidua…

Businesses in Accra to close for March 4 strike

The business community will on Wednesday, March 4, close down all their shops in protest against the proposed implementation of the Ghana Conformity…
• Some patrons of the auto show inspecting some of the vehicles on display. Picture: NII MARTEY BOTCHWAY

Junction Mall holds maiden auto show

The maiden edition of the Junction Shopping Mall Auto Show ended last Sunday at Nungua in Accra, with a number of patrons test-driving some of the…
• Mr M.A. Alhassan — the Inspector General of Police

Recruitment scam attracts hundreds to six police depots

Hundreds of young men and women who turned up at five police training depots last Saturday for enlistment into the Ghana Police Service left…
• DSP Samuel Naa Musa conducting the identification parade.

Residents express concern over robberies

Residents of some communities in the Central Region have expressed worry over the rising spate of armed robberies in the area.
• Director (Newspapers) , Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh and members of the victorious Newspapers Department celebrating with the trophies they won.

Konadu Memorial Games: Newspapers Department tops all

The Newspapers Department of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) last Saturday put up a spirited performance which saw it being crowned…
Dr Eric Oduro-Osae

EC must answer for postponement of district-level elections— Oduro-Osae

The Dean of Graduate Studies of the Institute of Local Government Studies, Dr Eric Oduro-Osae, says the Electoral Commission (EC) must be held…
• shows the steel bridge alleged to have been destroyed by the company.

Negative reportage scares away investors

The Minerals Commission has appealed to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to do thorough investigations before putting out their reports, since any…
• Ms Nesrin Bayazit (2nd right), Turkish Ambassador in Accra, handing over medical equipment to Dr Shahadu Shambla (3rd left) medical superitendent of the Gushegu District Hospital.

Turkish Ambassador donates to Gushiegu Hospital

The Turkish Embassy has donated medical equipment worth GH¢35,000 to the Gushiegu District Hospital in the Northern Region.

‘Cases of teenage pregnancy in Chiraa worrying’

A midwife at the Chiraa Health Centre in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mrs Alberta Osei Agyemang, has expressed concern about the increasing cases of…
 Some of the beneficiaries who met with the ambassador.

French Govt supports women in income-generating activities

The French government has supported about 280 women engaged in various income-generating activities in the Tamale Metropolis with an amount of…
Brigadier General Sampson Kudjo Adeti (middle), the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Southern Command, in a handshake with Capt. Said Suraj (left), Officer Commanding Headquarters Company. Behind Gen Adeti is Lt Col. E. Awaribey, the Commanding Officer of UNMIL GHANBATT 21 before the departure of the group.

Troops from UNMIL GHANBATT 21 leave for Liberia

Two hundred and thirty-four soldiers, including 20 commissioned officers of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) GHANBATT 21 of the Ghana…
The Eastern Regional Director of NCCE, Mr Alex Sackey, addressing the gathering

Vote for candidates with competence — NCCE

The Yilo Krobo District office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organised a civic education programme at Obawale in Upper…
Sabin Akrofromhene, Nana Osei Kofi (middle), being assisted by the Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Joseph Yammin (left), and the DCE for Atwima Kwanwoma, Nana Kwabena Nkrumah (right), to cut the tape for work to commence on the court building project.

Sabin Akrofrom to get district court

Sabin Akrofromhene, Nana Osei Kofi, has cut a tape for work to begin on the construction of a District Court for Sabin Akrofrom in the Atwima…
Togbega Gabasu, Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area welcoming President Mahama to the funeral grounds

Prez joins citizens of Peki to bury chief

President John Dramani Mahama last Saturday joined hundreds of mourners at Peki in the Volta Region to pay his last respects to Togbe Kwadzo Dei XI,…
Dr. Mensah Otabil

Youth advised to abide by honesty, integrity

The General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr Mensa Otabil, has challenged the younger generation to make the country…
Hon. Fiifi Kwetey- Minister of Agriculture

Govt secures $145m for agric sector

The government has secured a $145-million credit facility from the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to…
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Graphic holds annual games : Pictures and videos

Management, staff and well wishers of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) are gathered at the El-Wak Sports Stadium for the annual Health…
Dr William Darko (second left) explaining a point to Mrs Lordina Mahama (middle) at the newly installed operating theatre. With them are Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo (right), the Greater Accra Regional Minister.

Ashaiman Polyclinic calls for assistance

The Management of the Ashaiman Polyclinic has appealed for assistance to enable it to expand installations at the health facility in order to cater…
Prof (Mrs) Frances Owusu-Daaku, President of the  Christian Service University College (CSUC), delivering the keynote address at the 40th matriculation ceremony.

Parents asked to invest in education of children

The Christian Service University College (CSUC) has held its 40th matriculation ceremony in Kumasi for 125 fresh men and women, with a call on…
Front view of the emergency center under renovation at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Picture: EDNA ADUSERWAA

Korle Bu retooling project progressing steadily

Work on the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital retooling project, intended to improve quality healthcare is progressing steadily.
Some of the farmers drilling for water to irrigate their farms INSET: One of the farmers, Mr Norbet Chirase, harvesting some green pepper.

Upper East farmers abandon tomato cultivation due to lack of guaranteed market

Tomato farmers in the Upper East Region have abandoned the cultivation of dry season tomatoes due to lack of guaranteed market.
The suspected armed robbers, the alleged stolen money and the weapons used in their operations.

Military officer, five others nabbed for armed robbery

Six suspected armed robbers, including a military officer, who are alleged to have robbed rural banks, microfinance companies and individuals, have…

Committee to investigate leaked UCC nude video

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has set up a committee to conduct investigations into the leaked nude videos of a UCC student.
Mr Isaac Kofi Toffah (right), the Ashanti Regional Sector Commander of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), commending Mrs Lawrencia Abaga, for her 40 years dedicated service to the GRA, during this year’s WASSA in Kumasi.

Ashanti Customs Division fails to meet 2014 revenue target

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Ashanti Region failed to meet its revenue target for 2014. The division could only…
Mary Timah has been sentenced to six years.

Woman jailed 6 years for causing harm to son, 14

The Accra Circuit Court yesterday sentenced Mary Timah, the 40-year-old trader who burnt her 14-year-old son with a hot electric iron, to six years…
President of AGI, Mr James Asare Adjei

AGI welcomes govt’s plans to fix ‘dumsor’

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has expressed its appreciation for the efforts being made by the government to end the energy crisis and…
Mr Benjamin Eyi Mensah (left) and his layer, Mr Alexander Afenyo-Markin, after the court decision

Fisherman floors EC; As Supreme Court stops March 3 district-level elections

The District-level elections slated for March 3, 2015 has been put on hold. This followed a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court to stop the…
Winners with Executive Director of MTN Ghana foundation, Cynthia Lumor

Sal Valley School tops MTN/Joy reading clubs competition

Two young talented girls from the Sal Valley School at Kanda in Accra have emerged winners in both the junior and senior categories of the Season 2…
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