A pregnant woman receiving medical care

MamaYe Advocacy Coalition intensifies programmes : For maternal, newborn survival

The MamaYe Advocacy Coalition on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) is a platform of civil society groups engaged in advocacy activities intended to catalyse major improvements in the quality, efficiency and range of resources available for the care of…
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Contract to halt fall of boulders from Akuapem Ridge : To be awarded in March

Work to halt the fall of boulders onto the Aburi-Accra road on the Akuapem Ridge is to be awarded by March this year, a Deputy Chief Executive of the…

Accra Regional Police seek God’s protection

The Accra Regional Police Command yesterday held a durbar and a special prayer session to ask God for His protection in 2015.
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Use innovative teaching methods : Veep charges tertiary institutions

Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has asked institutions of higher learning to be innovative in their teaching methods to instill competence in…
Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah (2nd right), the Gomoa West District Chief Executive, handing over one of the machines to Mr John Agyir, a gari producer.

Gomoa Kumasi gari producers get support

The Gomoa West District Chief Executive, Mr Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has presented two sealing machines worth GH¢700 to gari producers at Gomoa…
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Agona Asafo Clinic receives assistance

The Salt Foundation, an Agona Asafo-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated an oxygen generator worth $15,000 to the local clinic to…
Togbega Gabusu VI (2nd right), paramount chief of Gbi Traditional Area, cutting the tape to inaugurate the school. Those with him include Mr Peter Ayabila (right), Chief Engineer of the Hohoe Municipal Assembly, and Hon. Dr Margaret Kweku (2nd left), Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive.

Hohoe receives facelift

The Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region has had 33 development projects executed in the urban area during last year alone. The projects were aimed…
Mr Alex Mould (left), the Chief Executive of GNPC,   Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah (middle), the Petroleum Minister, and Mr Jeff Immelt, GE Global Chairman and Chief Executive, at the signing of the MOU with GE, GNPC and Ashesi University on capacity building.

GE to build capacity of students of two varsities

The American power giant, General Electric (GE), is liaising with two Ghanaian universities to build the capacity of students in the oil and gas…
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Otinibi Basic School headteacher asked to step aside

The Headteacher of the Otinibi Basic School, Ms Grace Ninsaw, has been asked to step aside as investigations proceed into how much she collected from…
DCOP, Rev David Neenyi Ampah-Benin

Police set up committee to investigate unresolved murders

The police have reopened investigations into unresolved murder cases that have, over the years, gathered dust while the families of the victims look…
Emmanuel Ayeh, the suspect, is currently in police custody.

Student jumps one floor to escape rapist

A scenario that looked like a scene from a movie occurred last Thursday when a final-year female student of the Ghana Medical School jumped from the…

University of Ghana inaugurates ICT project

The University of Ghana, Legon has taken a major step to extend academic programmes to more students with the inauguration of its special Information…
Ms. Hanna Tetteh (MP) and Barnaba Marial Benjamin of South Sudan signing a General Cooperative Agreement in Addis Ababa.

Ghana, South Sudan sign agreement

Ghana and South Sudan have signed an agreement to enhance co-operation between them in diverse areas.
President Mahama (right) and his delegation holding bilateral talks with the  team from Cape Verde

Mahama holds talks with President of Cape Verde

President John Dramani Mahama has held a number of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

10 Korle Bu workers interdicted

The Director of Pharmacy at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) and nine other hospital staff members have been interdicted for allegedly…
Some of the audience. INSET: Rev. Dr Mensah Otabil, General Overseer of the IGCG, launching the book, entitled

Prof. Akosa chides Korle Bu health professionals

A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Services, Professor Agyeman-Badu Akosa, says the practice where medical professionals at the Korle Bu…

6 Communities live in fear

Six communities in the Domeabra-Obom Constituency of the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region are living in fear following persistent…
Mrs Adongo (middle) poses with the Airtel staff after the presentation of the car.

Winner of ‘Airtel Touching Lives’ promotion gets car

Airtel Ghana has presented a Nissan Pickup truck to Mrs Diana Adongo, winner of its ‘Airtel Touching Lives’ promotion.

Northern Region takes turn in national sanitation exercise

The Northern Region would host the next National Sanitation Day exercise scheduled to come off on Saturday, February 7, 2015.
Prof. Isabella Quakyi, Foundation Dean, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, delivering her lecture in Accra.

Show interest in scientific research into vaccines : Prof. Quakyi

An Immunologist, Prof. Isabella Quakyi, has called on governments in developing countries to show interest in scientific research into vaccines.
Mrs Sheila Naah

NUGS honours Students Loan Trust boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), Mrs Sheila Naah, has been honoured with a meritorious award by the National Union…
Mr Andrew Ofosu-Dankyi (right) presenting the items to Mr Solomon Adei Mensah, the dce for Sekyere East.

Two organisations implement Ghana Reads Project

World Vision Ghana in collaboration with Open Learning Exchange Ghana (OLE Ghana), is piloting a ‘Ghana Reads Project’ in two communities in the…

Medical student jumps from two-storey building to escape rapist

A final year female medical student at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has sustained severe injuries after attempting to escape rape.

Robert Mugabe takes over as new AU chair

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe took over the post of African Union chairperson on Friday, replacing Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel…

Complainant storms court with cutlass

A court in Tamale in the Northern region has ordered the arrest of a complainant who stormed the court with a cutlass.

Western region chiefs express ‘anger’ over oil revenue

Members of the Western Regional House of Chiefs have expressed anger over government’s handling of a request for a share of the oil revenue to be…

Banker arrested over GH¢ 20,540.00 theft

A mobile banker, working with the GN-Bank in Kumasi, has been arrested over alleged theft of GH¢ 20,540.00 belonging to her employers.

Cripple arrested for swindling farmers

A 56-year old cripple, who claimed to have magical powers to heal people afflicted with all kinds of ailment, has been arrested for allegedly…

Cyber war! Ghana still at risk

There was a sense of alarm and dismay when some state websites were hacked and put out of action for a while recently.
• Ongoing work on the Kwafokrom-Apedwa portion of the Accra-Kumasi highway

Work resumes on Accra-Kumasi highway to be completed in 12 months

Construction work on the 31.7-kilometre Kwafokrom-Apedwa section of the Accra-Kumasi highway which halted for more than a year has resumed following…
• Proud Mr Leonard Adzetey

Man graduates at 72

­­ If you think four years is a long time to wait until you receive your degree, just imagine waiting 72 years for it.