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Assembly Member aspirant shot dead in Wa

An Assembly member aspirant has been shot dead in Wa in the Upper East Region, it has been reported.
Jon Benjamin is the UK's High Commissioner to Ghana

British High Commission in Accra dismiss employee over visa fraud

The British High Commission in Accra has dismissed an employee over visa fraud allegations.
Deputy Minister of Education, Mr Alex Kyeremeh

Date for completion of community schools uncertain

A Deputy Minister of Education, Mr Alex Kyeremeh, yesterday failed to state for certain whether the government would be able to complete the 200…

Porter on trial over murder of girl, 14

Kofi Kwao, a 30-year-old porter, is in the grips of the law for murder.

Cattle thief jailed 180 months

Ibrahim Amidu, a 55-year-old herdsman at Zanidor near Asutsuare junction in the Shai Osu-Doku District, has been sentenced to 180 months with hard…
Mr Kwaku Arkoh ready for school.

50-year-old JHS student dreams of joining police

“Never say die until the bones are rotten,” is a popular slogan of Accra Hearts of Oak, one of the well-known football clubs in this country.
• Social media platforms have become very popular as a result of the influx of smart phones onto the market.

Socialise wisely on social media— IT expert advises

An expert in Information Security Management, Mr Eric Afanu, has cautioned users of social media platforms to be careful of the kind of information…
• Mr Peter Yaw Awuranyi (second left), Mr Joseph Bedrah (second right), the District Finance Officer (DFO), Mr Sylvester Zigum (left), and a former DCD, Mr Gado Musah (right), answered questions on the causes of outstanding debts plaguing theKrachi East District Assembly.

PAC to surcharge Krachi East District Assembly

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has indicated its intention to surcharge management staff of the Krachi East District in the Volta…
•Mr Haruna Iddrisu (second right), Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, reading the inscription on the card. Those in the picture include Mrs Janet Esseku (3rd left), Women’s Organiser of the National Pensioners Association, and Mr Edward Ameyibor (right), General Secretary of the Association.

Pensioners Association launches medical scheme

The National Pensioners Association (NPA) has launched the Pensioners Medical Scheme (PMS) identity cards to enable members to access treatment for…

Energy Commission licenses indigenous power producers

The government is turning attention on indigenous sources of energy such as wood and solar to improve on the current power supply situation in the…
•Prof. Kodwo Ewusi, Dean of Graduate School, Methodist University College, speaking at the 48th J.B. Danquah Memorial Lectures in Accra.

‘Future of national economy bleak’

The Dean of Graduate Studies at the Methodist University College, Professor Kodwo Ewusi, has stated that the future of Ghana’s economy looks bleak,…
• President Mahama signing the visitors book at Parliament.

For once, no heckling in Parliament

For once there was decorum in Parliament as President John Dramani Mahama delivered the State of Nation Address to the House yesterday.

Four robbery suspects discharged

Four robbery suspects who have been on remand for the past three years gained their freedom yesterday when the Accra Circuit Court discharged them…
Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo

Find innovative ways to generate revenue — Afotey Agbo

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, has tasked the Adentan Municipal Assembly to find innovative ways of generating…
• The resident engineer, Mr Kwabena Bempong (left) explaining a point to the Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Inusah Fuseini (right)

Bus-Rapid Transit project nears completion

Construction works on a Bus-Rapid Transit (BRT) project that runs from Amasaman to the Central Business District (CBD) of Accra is near completion.…
•  Manye Naa Aku Ofenuu IV at the ceremony.

University of Ghana student installed queenmother

A final year student of the University of Ghana, Legon, Ms Amanda Naa Aku-Shika Addotey, has been installed queenmother of the Nungua Traditional…
•Mrs Angela Dwamena-Aboagye (with microphone), the Executive Director of the Ark Foundation, addressing participants in the conference.

‘Adopt workplace policies on sexual harassment’

The Executive Director of the Ark Foundation, Mrs Angela Dwamena-Aboagye, has stressed the need for corporate organisations to adopt workplace…
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Training youth calls for stronger collaboration among stakeholders in education

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Professor John Nelson Buah, has called for stronger collaboration among the government,…
• Solar panels on a roof.

Govt initiates plans for 200,000 rooftop solar systems

The government has announced new initiatives on solar energy that will result in the setting up of 200,000 rooftop solar systems this year.
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Govt to distribute free 10,000 pairs of sandals to pupils

The government will this year begin the free distribution of 10,000 pairs of locally made school sandals to pupils in selected deprived districts of…
Mr Alban Bagbin (left), the Majority Leader in Parliament, with Mr Osei  Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Minority Leader.

Mixed reactions greet State of the Nation Address

The Minority and the Majority sides in Parliament have expressed different views on the President's State of the Nation Address delivered in…
University of Ghana

Name University of Ghana after Danquah — Prof. Ewusi

Dr J. B. Danquah’s role in getting Ghana its first university must be recognised by naming the University of Ghana after him, the Dean of Graduate…
Mrs Joyce Sackey (left) — Ayisakro Electoral Area & Frank Okpenyen —  Tolanu Electoral Area

Aspiring Assembly members in Nzema East state claim

Mrs Joyce Sackey, a 59-year-old trader, who is aspiring to be the assembly member for the Ayisakro Electoral Area in Axim, has promised to promote…
Rev. Dr Mary Ellen Ciganeki being decorated during a  visit to Adaklu Ablonu

NGO to build educational complex in Adaklu

An American non-governmental organisation (NGO), Oasis of Love Restoration Centre (OLRGC), has expressed interest in constructing an educational…
President Mahama handing over the State of the Nation Address to the Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho

FULL TEXT: 2015 State of the nation address by President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday presented the 2015 State of the Nation Address to Parliament.
President Mahama with Speaker of Parliament Doe Adjaho (M) and Majority Leader Alban Bagbin (R). This was after the president had delivered the state of the nation address on Thursday in Parliament House

Local companies to print textbooks

President John Dramani Mahama has instructed the Ministry of Education to involve local companies in the printing and publishing of textbooks and…

Heads of Institutions to be sanctioned for religious discrimination - Prez

Heads of institutions who discriminate against any religious sect in Ghana will be sanctioned appropriately, President John Mahama has said.

50 million improved cocoa seedlings to be distributed to farmers

President John Dramani Mahama has announced plans to distribute over 50 million improved cocoa seedlings to farmers across the country.
Minority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu

Why we did not heckle Mahama – Minority explains (audio)

The Minority in Parliament has explained why members did not heckle President John Dramani Mahama as he delivered this year's State of the Nation…
President John Dramani Mahama delivering the State of the Nation Address in Parliament

Construction of new 50 SHS to begin this year - Mahama

President John Mahama has reiterated his commitment to improving quality education in the country.
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