Fake national security operative jailed 16 years

The Juaso Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Fredrick Tetteh, has sentenced a man, who posed as a national security operative and succeeded in…
Professor Pikay Richardson addressing the participants. Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE

Accepting allowances not worked for is unethical — Prof. Richardson

A Senior Visiting Fellow from the Manchester Business School, Prof. Pikay Richardson, has advised board members of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to…
Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu — President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference

Catholic Bishops’ Easter message to Ghanaians

“This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24).
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Chamber of Commerce institutes conference on safety standards

The Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) has instituted an annual international conference to review policy, regulation and…

Nigeria’s landmark election today; Too close to call

Today, Saturday, March 28, voters in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest democracy, are at the polls to elect a President to lead this great but troubled…
Prof. Stephen Adei

Prof. Adei calls for preservation of vital institutions

The first rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Prof. Stephen Adei, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to…
Chief Executive Officer of YES, Ms Helga J. M. Aryee Boadi

Youth Enterprises Support to redefine programmes

The Youth Enterprises Support (YES) programme is redefining youth entrepreneurship development programmes in Ghana to ensure its sustainability, the…
 Alhaji Collins Dauda  launching the National Housing Policy.

National Housing Policy launched

The first National Housing Policy (NHP) to facilitate the provision of decent, safe and affordable houses to all was launched in Accra yesterday. The…
Mr Senyo Hosi (right), CEO of the CBODs, Mr Benjamin Dagadu (middle), Deputy Minister of Petroleum, and Mr Dan Amoah, Director of Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors.      Picture: DOUGLAS ANANE-FRIMPONG.

Govt to deregulate petroleum sector

The government has sent strong signals that it will implement the deregulation policy on petroleum prices by the end of 2015 in order to avoid undue…
Madam Lucy Aninwaa Anin, one of the 10 female MPs in Ghana’s first Republic.

Affirmative action for Ghana: FIDA-Ghana’s perspective

The Federation of International Women Lawyers (FIDA-Ghana) has described the decision by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to promote affirmative action…
Members of Occupy Ghana interacting with Deputy A-G, Mr Richard Asiedu

OccupyGhana engages A-G to retrieve embezzled funds

The Audit Service has pledged its resolve to liaise with the Attorney-General’s (A-G) Department in the prosecution and retrieval of monies allegedly…
The committee, chaired by Mr Charles Nii Adama Akrong (R) from the National Security,presenting the report to Dr Kwabena Donkor, Minister of Power in Accra Friday. Looking in John Jinapor, Deputy Minister of Power

Arsonist torched ECG warehouse in Kumasi - Committee report

The committee of inquiry set up to investigate the fire outbreak which ravaged the warehouse of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) at Oduom Bebre…

T2.to add 110 megawatts by end of June

The Takoradi 2 (T2) Power Plant is expected to add 110 megawatts (MW) of power to the country's installed capacity from the end of June this year.

Self-styled coach jailed 20 years for sodomising boy, 10

A 21-year-old self-styled football coach at Amasaman has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for defiling a male child aged 10.

Man defiles mentally challenged girl, 10

A 26-year-old Nigerian has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for defiling a mentally-challenged girl.

Musician, brother on trial for murder

A musician and his unemployed brother are standing trial before an Accra Circuit Court for attempting to steal and murder their victim.
• Graphic Showbiz, reporter, Kofi Duah, trying on a shoe.

Shoes for ‘rent’ at DVLA

Some shoes sellers who ply their trade around the 37 office of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) are cashing in on a shoe ‘renting’…

Aquaculture polluting water sources

Fish farming as practised in the country’s water bodies is causing major pollution and threatening the quality of drinking water, the Principal Basin…
• Mike Arthur (left), Vice President of Marshalls University College, presenting a dummy cheque to Ann Maclean (right)

Marshalls University supports needy student

Marshalls University College has offered a scholarship worth GH¢20,000 to Ms Ann Maclean, to enable her to further her tertiary education.
• Madam Hannah Tetteh (middle), Mr Ali Halabi (next to Madam Tetteh), Mr Mark Woyongo (arrowed) with the beneficiaries and officials.

Lebanese community in Ghana awards scholarship to 16 students

Sixteen Ghanaian students from various tertiary institutions have been awarded scholarships by the Lebanese community in Ghana to further their…
• Osabarima Ofori Aninkra drinking some of the water after the inauguration.

SOS Ghana provides water for Bunso residents

A facility to solve the water problems at Bunso and surrounding communities in the East Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region has been inaugurated.…

‘Bawumia’s view on statistics misleading’

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has stated that it was misleading for the running mate of the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party…
Miss Matilda Ennin after her arrest

Woman, 31, arrested for duping banks

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly defrauding some banking institutions and car rental companies across the country of thousands of…
Mr Cassiel Ato Forson

Govt issues GH¢440m bond to restructure rising debts

The government has issued a GH¢ 440 million five-year domestic bond in a fresh bid to use longer term maturities to restructure its rising debt and…
President Mahama being assisted by Mr Morten Gade, MD of GHACEM, to cut the tape to inaugurate the new cement mill in Takoradi. INSET: A part of the newly installed cement mill.

Prez inaugurates GHACEM expansion project ; Promises transformation agenda

President John Dramani Mahama has given an assurance that the government will aggressively pursue an economic transformation agenda to enable…
Prof Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman - Minister of Education

Tertiary institutions asked to adopt utility efficient practices

The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has advised public tertiary institutions to adopt and implement utility efficient…
Mr Fred Addai (2nd left) being assisted by Mr Eric Biliguo Adama (3rd left) to launch the GWCL Charter. Those with them are Mr Fred Lokko (left), and Dr William Tsimwa Muhairwe (right) INSET: Mr Fred Addai, Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources, Works & Housing, declaring the charter duly launched.

GWCL customer charter launched

A customer charter which spells out the responsibilities and rights of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and its customers has been launched.
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

‘Increasing women’s participation in politics in Ghana laudable’

ABANTU for Development, a gender policy advocacy organisation, has lauded the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for…
The mentees and their mentors.

‘Let’s not confuse gender equality with feminism’

A Lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Frances Dufie Azumah, has…
The front view of the pavilion. INSET: The President of the Ghana Baptist Convention, Rev. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, unveiling the plaque of the building.

Buruli Ulcer Center inaugurated at Amasaman

A pavilion and two offices constructed for the Obom Health Centre for the treatment of children with Buruli Ulcer (BU) have been inaugurated.
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