• Stakeholders at the conference.

NHIA to review benefit package

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) is to review its premium exemption and benefit package to ensure greater efficiency and sustainability of the scheme.
• The MAS delegation  with Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

Otumfuo hails role of private sector in national devt

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for support for the private sector to thrive in view of the critical role it plays in national…
• President John Mahama (middle) with the GE delegation and some government officials.

GE to produce 1,200MW power; Biggest sub-Saharan project

American multinational giant, General Electric (GE), says it is ready to roll out its Ghana 1,000 power project.
• President Mahama speaking after the signing of the agreement between Ghana and Eni.

Ghana signs $7bn contract with Eni to produce oil, gas at Cape Three Points

Ghana took another major step towards the attainment of energy and power security with the signing of an agreement for the development of the…
• Some matriculants of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives at the Midwives’ Inaugural, Induction and Matriculation Ceremony.

‘We need more specialised nurses, midwives’

An associate professor in Nutrition at the University of Ghana, Prof Matilda Steiner-Asiedu, has underscored the need for the country to train more…
• Director, Performance Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (FWSC), Mr Cornelius Yawson, explaining a point during the interview.

Moves to link productivity to pay underway

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) and its social partners have indicated their committed to finalising indicators and standards that link…
•From left: Mr George Blankson, Mr Mark Woyongo, Mr Ibrahim Murtala, Ms Mona Quartey and Dr Peter Wiredu, the Director of the Immigration Service interacting after celebrating International Customs Day.

International Customs Day observed in Accra

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has joined its counterparts around the globe to mark this year’s International Customs Day.
Alex Tweneboah (blue shirt) in hand cuffs together with other suspects

SIM box fraud: Ex-GREDA boss, 5 others arrested; State loses $33.5m in 7 months

An operation to clamp down on illegal SIM box operators has led to the arrest of six persons, including a former President of the Ghana Real Estate…

AMA taskforce extort money from trotro driver (video)

Members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly Task force plying the Circle-Achimota road in Accra took passengers on board a trotro by surprise by…

Management Of Crown Cans Ghana locks out workers

Workers of Crown Cans Ghana Limited, manufacturers of metal packaging for the food industry, has embarked on a demonstration in front of the company…
Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations

January salaries of 14,000 gov’t workers to delay

The January 2015 salaries of about 14, 000 public sector workers in the Greater Accra Region will be delayed.

Ghana partners ENI to provide 1100 megawatts of power

Ghana has partnered Italian power firm, ENI, for the production of about 180 million cubic feet of gas to augment the production and supply of power…

Wee nabbed in 'diplomatic' vehicle

The Volta Regional police have arrested two men for illegally having in their possession 446 slabs of substances suspected to be Indian hemp (wee).
Jeffrey R. Immelt

General Electric CEO in Ghana to finalise 1000 megawatts power arrangement

Jeffrey R. Immelt, the Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of American multinational conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has landed in…

COYLIB condemns government for tolerating Nigeria election billboards

A group calling itself the Coalition of Young Liberals (COYLIB) has condemned the Government of Ghana for allowing the two main political parties in…
The suspects from left, Alhasan Opoku, Daniel Nii Tetteh, Salifu Karim and Adjetey Sowah, at the Teshie Police Station.

Teshie Police grab 4 on wanted list

The Teshie Police have arrested four persons for possessing two bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
Mr Philip Redman, General Manager of Voltic (GH) Limited (left), presenting a dummy cheque for the value of the desks to Mr Hubert Charles, National Director of World Vision Ghana

Voltic donates desks to deprived schools

Voltic (GH) Limited, producer of Voltic natural mineral water, has handed over 2,200 Tutu desks valued at GH¢127,130 to World Vision Ghana for…
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West African ports urged to collaborate to boost trade

The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr Richard Anamoo, has reiterated the need for a significant investment in…
Mr Mathew Taabazuing (left) listening to the concerns of a complainant

Payment of utility bills: Bone of contention between landlords and tenants

The Awutu-Senya East Municipal Rent Control Manager, Mr Mathew Taabazuing, has stated that disagreements between landlords and tenants mainly over…
Mr Kofi Attor (middle) interacting with some of the inmates, while the Director-General of Prisons, Ms Matilda Baffour Awuah, looks on

Nsawam Prisons inmates benefit from ICT training

More than 200 inmates of the Nsawam Prisons have benefited from an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) programme.
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Prepare for intensified load-shedding — GRIDCo

Power consumers have to gird their loins for an intensified load-shedding regime because of a generation shortfall of more than 500 megawatts (MW).
Alban Bagbin — Majority Leader

Majority Leader commends Tripartite Committee

The Majority Leader, Mr Alban S. K. Bagbin, has commended the Tripartite Committee for successfully negotiating a national minimum wage in record…
The suspect, Mohammed Ahmed

Butcher in police grip for stealing motorbike

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for stealing an unregistered motorbike belonging to a soldier at Teshie in Accra.
Patrick de Boussac, Chief Executive of CTPC (left), exchanging copies of the signed agreement with Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, Chief Executive of COCOBOD

French company establishes cocoa processing factory

Cocoa Touton Processing Company Limited (CTPC), a subsidiary of Touton S. A. of France, has signed a bean supply agreement with the Ghana Cocoa Board…
Mahama in Gambia following attempted overthrow of Yahya Jammeh

ECOWAS is with you — Mahama tells Jammeh ; After failed coup attempt in The Gambia

President John Dramani Mahama has expressed ECOWAS’s solidarity with President Yahya Jammeh and the people of The Gambia over a recent attempted coup…
Mrs Baaba Asare (Inset), Ag. Deputy Director, Ghana Immigration Service, addressing participants during the  opening ceremony of the training course on promoting safer migration, security and Integration within the ECOWAS.

‘Time for integrated border management in WA’

The Director General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), Commissioner of Police (COP) Dr Peter Wiredu, has called for an integrated management of…
Mr Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu (middle) National Chairman, Ghana Coalition of NGO's in Health, addressing the press conference in Accra

Set up health projects fund — Coalition

The Ghana Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations in Health (GCNH) has advocated the establishment of a stability fund to finance vaccination and…

Court worried over delay in adjudicating case between govt & 12 labour unions

The Industrial and Labour Division of the Accra High Court yesterday expressed concern over the delay in the adjudication of the case between the…
• Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur

Veep’s wife concerned about newborn mortality

The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has expressed concern about the increasing newborn mortality rate (NMR) in the country…
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Assembly woman promises to make Toviadzi clean

The Assembly member for Toviadzi Electoral Area in Ho, Ms Sheeba Happy Aloryitor, has indicated her commitment to work with the municipal authorities…

NGO holds workshop for pregnant women

The Head of Clinical Services at the Ridge Hospital, Dr Emmanuel Srofenyoh, has advised pregnant women to cultivate the habit of saving so that they…