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. 

Court floors Methodist University ; For unlawful dismissal of 651 students

The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court yesterday declared as unconstitutional the withdrawal of 651 students of the Methodist University…
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Otinibi Basic School head asked to step aside

Anger is welling among some parents at Otinibi in the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality near Accra over what they described as the high fees being…
•Rudolph Berkley, DVLA Boss

DVLA takes delivery of roadworthy stickers

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has taken delivery of 501,000 electronic roadworthy stickers.
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Ghanaian delegation in The Netherlands to seek support for plant breeders rights

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, is leading some members of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary…
• Bernice Gakpetor

Woman, 59, arrested for stealing baby diapers

A 59-year-old woman is being held by the Odorkor Police in Accra, for allegedly stealing 504 boxes of baby diapers valued at GH¢55,500.

NMC bemoans low coverage of district level elections

The National Media Commission (NMC) has bemoaned the lack of interest in the coverage of district level elections (DLEs) by the media, particularly…
KKD and dad

KKD in court with dad

The state Thursday served the celebrity broadcaster, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, popularly known as KKD, with a bill of indictment for his alleged raping of…
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NDPC to take over economic planning functions

The government is to decouple economic planning functions from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, to strengthen development management by…
• President Mahama (Inset) addressing the 24th AU Summit

Prez Mahama in Addis Ababa for AU Summit

President John Dramani Mahama arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last Wednesday for the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and…
• Some of the stakeholders at the event.  INSET: Mrs Della Sowah, Deputy Minister of MoGCSP.

‘Report child marriage cases for prosecution’

A judge of a gender-based violence court in Accra, Mrs Rita Agyeman-Budu, has expressed concern about the lack of interest on the part of some…

Expectant mothers urged to seek early medical care

A Medical Officer at the Paediatrics Department of the Sunyani Regional Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region, Dr (Mrs) Esinam Nyarko, has advised…

Northern Region takes turn in National Sanitation Day exercise

The Northern Region would host the next National Sanitation Day exercise scheduled to come off on Saturday, February 7, 2015. 
• Prof. Isabella Quakyi, FGA, Professor of Immunology and Parasitology, Foundation Dean, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, lecturing on Building Biomedical Research Capacity for Malaria Vaccine and Public health from Grassroots to Policy: Challenges, Achievements and Future Perspectives.

Show interest in scientific research into vaccines— Prof. Quakyi

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

Legon SRC levies students to buy electricity generators

Residential students of the University of Ghana are to pay a GH¢100 levy for the purchase of heavy duty generating sets to provide power for their…
• Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister of Education.

Volta PTAs against standardising dues; but GES says it is justified

The Volta Region Chapter of the National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) has described the Ghana Education Service (GES) policy which…

Rabies and its prevention (2)

The first symptoms can appear from a few days to more than a year after the bite occurs. As the infection progresses, someone infected with rabies…

Pregnancy’ saves woman from jail

A 25-year-old woman has managed to outwit the Amasaman District Court B by feigning pregnancy.
Museum of Science and Technology (MST)

GNPC supports science museum

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has pledged to continue its support for efforts to turn the Museum of Science and Technology (MST),…

Security man assaults pregnant woman

A 52-year-old private security guard is standing trial at the Amasaman District Court A for assaulting a 28-year-old pregnant woman.

Establish lasting projects in host communities • Mines told

The Mining Manager of the Chirano Goldfields Company Limited in the Bibiani-Anwhiaso District in the Western Region, Mr Stephen Apore Agyeman, has…
Some workers of the construction company working on the road.

Asikuma-Kokoso road nears completion

The government-sponsored rehabilitation of the 12.5 kilometre Breman Asikuma-Kokoso main road is nearing completion.
Mr Osei Owusu Cornelius

Police search for despatch rider

The Amasaman Police Command has mounted a search for a 28-year-old despatch rider, Mr Osei Owusu Cornelius, for allegedly stealing GH¢9,150 belonging…
Ms Grace Adzroe — the Controller and Accountant-General

14,000 Workers to be paid February 2

More than 14,000 public sector workers whose salaries for the month of January were suspended by the Controller and Accountant-General will now be…
The Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, being assisted by an excavator operator to cut the sod for commencement of work on the power project. Applauding him is Mr Eric Vener, the CEO

350MW project takes off at Kpone

The quest for Ghana to attain energy and power sufficiency in the medium to long term received yet another boost when the Vice-President, Mr Kwesi…

President Mahama holds bilateral talks with Cape Verde President Jorge Carlos Fonseca

President John Dramani Mahama Thursday held bilateral talks with his Cape Verde counterpart, President Jorge Carlos Fonseca in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President John Dramani Mahama

President makes changes at Ghana Revenue Authority

President John Dramani Mahama has made changes in the leadership of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

KKD served with bill of indictment (photos)

The state on Thursday served the celebrity broadcaster, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, well known as KKD, with a bill of indictment for his alleged raping of a…
A group picture of participants at the round table discussion on mercury use in Ghana

'Enforce laws on use of mercury for mining’

The Director of Environment at the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mr Fredua Agyeman, has called for the enforcement of…