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Ministry to engage prisoners in National Sanitation Day

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is considering the possibility of collaborating with the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) to engage inmates of the various prisons in the country for the National Sanitation Day (NSD) exercises.
Ms Effie Graham (left), Head of Special Initiatives, handing over an  e-zwich device to Dr Michael Kpessa Whyte. Picture: GABRIEL AHIABOR

NSS receives 230 e-zwich equipment

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) Limited has presented 230 e-zwich point of sale (PoS) terminals to the National Service…
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Weaboman gets borehole

Residents of Weaboman, a fishing community in Accra, have been provided with a borehole which has the capacity to produce about 16,000 gallons of…
Prof. Atuahene-Gima

NIBS offers innovative executive education programmes

The Nobel International Business School (NIBS) in Accra is collaborating with two foreign institutions and other business schools to offer a…

PATH programme on maternal health progresses

A five-year programme initiated in 2013 by PATH, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) committed to maternal health, is progressing.
The newly constructed girls’ dormitory.

O’Reilly SHS begins boarding system

O’Reilly Senior High School at Okpoi Gonno at Teshie in Accra has begun running the boarding system with 30 female students.

Boy, 15, arrested for killing girl, 13, over alleged sex

A 15-year-old boy resident at Tafo Pankrono in the Kumasi metropolis has been remanded in a juvenile home by the Ashtown Magistrate’s Court for…
Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollenu

Break the science myth — Ghanaian NASA engineer

A Ghanaian robotics engineer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States (US) has stated that Science and…
Ambassador Babikir Elsiddig Mohamed Elamin

Sudan to strenghen relations with Ghana

The Republic of Sudan’s Ambassador to Ghana, Babikir Elsiddig Mohammed, has announced a plan of action to promote meaningful bilateral trade and…
Nana Kwarteng Amaning (with sword), Worasohene swearing the oath of allegiance.

‘I will bring peace, unity and stability to Kumawu’

The Omanhene of the Kumawu Traditional Area, Barima Sarfo Tweneboa Kodua, has assured the people of the area that peace, unity and stability will…
Professor Joseph Bediako Asare -Board Chairman, Ghana Mental Health Authority (GMHA)

Regional hospitals to have trained psychiatrists

The Ghana Mental Health Board (GMHB) has commended the Sunyani Regional Hospital for setting aside 20 beds for the care of mental patients in the…
Nigeria's presidential election billboards pop up in Ghana

Down they go ; Nigerian election billboards ; But AAG disagrees with demolition

Contrary to concerns that the billboards and posters advertising Nigeria’s upcoming elections compromise Ghana’s security, the Advertising…

Christianity must not deny Africans of cultural identity - Bishop

The Kumasi Diocese of Methodist Church Ghana (MCG) has affirmed its resolve to rekindle the long-standing relationship between the church and…
Mrs Angelina Mornah Domakyaarah

SADA’s misspent funds to be retrieved with interest

The Attorney General’s (AG) Department is working behind the scenes to retrieve with interest, funds meant for various projects of the Savannah…
Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur interacting with Ms Nesrin Bayazit, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, in his office at the Flagstaff House in Accra.

Hacking of Ghana Govt websites : Ghana, Turkey collaborate to expose culprits

The Turkish government has expressed concern about the recent hacking of 11 websites of the Government of Ghana and called for collaboration to fight…
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Churches under threat as theological education suffers

The Head of the Department of Religion and Human Values of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Rev. Prof. Eric Nii Bortey Anum, says the future of…
The Holy Place. One of the holy monuments at Mozano.

UCC students visit Mozano

Sixty-five students of the Religious and Tourism Departments of the University of Cape Coast have undertaken a familiarisation tour of Mozano, the…

PURC, power producers meet on erratic power

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) yesterday met with the independent power producers association to chart a way forward in the power…
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (with microphone), Chairman, Electoral Commission of Ghana, inaugurating the electoral reforms committee in Accra.

EC inaugurates committee to review electoral laws

The Electoral Commission (EC) took a further step towards electoral reforms yesterday when it inaugurated a 10-member committee to examine all…
To some women, pregnancy is a pleasant experience

Why some women relish or hate being pregnant

When it comes to pregnancy, women usually fall into one of two camps: Those who love the experience (and have the bump photos to prove it) and those…
Ms Hanna Tetteh (left) with Ms Christine Evans-Klock during the courtesy call

UN Resident Coordinator pledges support for country’s development

The newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative for Ghana, Ms…

Volunteers undergo training in Ebola, cholera prevention

Six hundred people from 60 communities across the Northern, Upper East and West regions have been trained as volunteers to make people in the three…
 Nana Prah Agyeinsem (in Kente) presenting the items to Madam Magdalene Arthur.

Perseus Mining gives Western Region hospitals Ebola equipment

Perseus Mining Ghana has donated Ebola equipment and chemicals to three hospitals in the Western Regiuon.
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Ayensu starch factory undergoes restructuring

The Government has supervised a restructuring of the Ayensu Starch Factory located at Bawjiase in the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region with…

Cross-examination of sodomised student ends

The cross-examination of the 16-year-old student allegedly sodomised by a medical doctor ended yesterday.
One of the exhibitors briefing the students about the artifacts.

‘Pool resources to revive Science Museum’

The Executive Director of the Ghana Museum and Monuments Board (GMMB), Dr Zagba Narh Oyortey, has called for a collaboration between scientific and…

Policeman killed by his own gun

A policeman is alleged to have accidentally shot himself in the waist at the Accra Regional headquarters, last Wednesday.
Haruna Iddrisu

Restructured GYEEDA to employ 100,000 youth

About 100,000 youth are expected to be engaged under the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA) after it has been restructured,…
Ambassador Frederick Clevier

France united against terrorism : Ambassador

The current atmosphere in France is that of a united people with a single purpose and message that violence has no place in the affairs of the…
Lt Cmdr Andy La- Anyane —Deputy director of public relations in charge of media at the Ministry of Defence

Hoax job announcement attracts unemployed nurses

The high expectation of scores of unemployed trained nurses to be selected for various nursing jobs at the Ministry of Defence fizzled out when the…

Eight remanded for armed robbery

The Accra Circuit Court has remanded in prison custody eight suspected armed robbers and two accomplices for allegedly robbing a teacher and his…