Theodosia Okoh

Flags to fly at half-mast in honour of Theodosia Okoh

The government has directed that all flags fly at half-mast in honour of the late Theodosia Okoh, the designer of the national flag of Ghana.

Accra: Five injured in fresh Agblogboshie clashes

Five persons, including a policeman, were Tuesday morning wounded in clashes between Hausas and Dagombas at the Agbogbloshie Onion Market in Accra,…

Accra to get ultra-modern passport application centre

The old Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration building which was gutted by fire in 2009 is to be renovated into a new passport…
Hannah Tetteh

I support demonstrations against South Africa xenophobia - Hannah Tetteh

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Madam Hannah Tetteh, has stated that Ghanaians can protest against the xenophobic attacks that have rocked South…

Ghanaian biometric passports to be issued in London by end of May

Ghanaians living in the United Kingdom will from May 2015 be able to request and have their biometric passports issued to them in London.
Hannah Tetteh in the interview Tuesday

Xenophobia: Ghana dispatches National Security officials to South Africa

The Government of Ghana has dispatched four officials of the National Security Council to South Africa to ascertain whether Ghanaians are safe in…
Philip Akpeena Assibit (left) and Abuga Pele

GYEEDA trial ends; Ruling on June 19

Hearing of the GH¢4.1 million Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) scandal has ended.

State loses millions from undervaluation of imported fruit juice

Some local producers of fruit juice have decried what they describe as a consistent undervaluation of some brands of fruit juice by local importers…

Prez Mahama leaves for Togo, Nigeria for discussions with political stakeholders

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday held consultations with key Togolese political stakeholders ahead of the country's elections on April 25,…
• Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah (arrowed) addressing the

Meeting to promote industrial devt in ECOWAS underway in Accra

Industrial and quality experts from member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are meeting in Accra to develop a…

Kuapa Kokoo provides free bikes to schoolchildren

A union of cocoa buyers in the Ashanti Region, Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union, has extended a lifeline to school-age children of cocoa farmers in five…
• Mr Richard Aidoo addressing the gathering

Support education in Sefwi area— Businessman

The Patron of the Sefwi Inter-Schools Quiz Board, Mr Richard Aidoo, has called on Ghanaians to contribute their widows’ mite to support quality…

Teachers Credit Union makes profit

The Swedru Teachers Co-operative Credit Union (STCCU) has held its 13th Biennial General Meeting and 44th anniversary celebration at Agona Swedru in…
• Pastor Dickson Poakwa (right), Executive Secretary of the South East Ghana Administrative Unit, exchanging pleasantries with Ms Adelaide Ferguson, Women and Children’s Ministries Director of the unit. Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE

Maiden congress of South-East Ghana SDA ends

A four-day Lay Congress of the South-East Administrative Unit of the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church, Ghana has ended at Doryumu in the Eastern…
• Noble Kwabena Agyei-Poku (2nd left) presenting a dummy cheque to the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Dr Osei-Wusu (4th right). Those looking on include Nana Owusu Poku (in cloth), Vice Chairman of the bank

Juaben Rural Bank donates to Ejisu Govt Hospital

The Juaben Rural Bank in the Ashanti Region has donated GH¢5000 to the management of the Ejisu Government Hospital.
 • Ms Harriet Tagoe: Managing Director of Afram Publications

Afram brings out two Efo Mawugbe’s books

Afram Publications (Ghana) Limited, a leading indigenous book-publishing firm in the country, will in partnership with the Efo Kodjo Mawugbe…
 The impounded truck.

Police intercept dry cocoa beans

The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested one person for allegedly transporting a large quantity of dried cocoa beans suspected to have been…

Asafo companies, royal family promise peaceful Aboakyer

The two Asafo companies at Winneba, the Tuafo No 1 and Dentsifo No 2 and elders of the Otuano Royal Stool family, have pledged that this year’s…

Group of KNUST lecturers to join NPP campaign

Some lecturers of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), known as KNUST NPP Frontliners, have called on Ghanaians to rise up…
• Komla Gamor in police custody for threatening to shoot his pregnant girlfriend.

Man arrested for threatening to kill girlfriend over abortion

A 20-year-old driver who allegedly threatened to shoot his 18-year-old girlfriend for failing to abort a pregnancy has been arrested by the police.
• James Agalga

Three collaborate to decongest prisons

Cabinet has asked the Attorney General’s (AG’s) Department to introduce a legislation that will seek to expand the scope of sentencing for petty…
• Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa — Deputy Minister of Education

Stakeholders in public tertiary education to share utilities

Stakeholders in education have agreed a formula by which utilities on public tertiary campuses should be shared.

Latter-day Saints supports La District Police

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated a solar lighting system worth GH¢61,500 to the La District Police Command in Accra, to…
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KNUST signs agreement with Strasbourg varsity

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Strasbourg in…
Mr Benjamin Angenu — Adentan MCE

Adentan Municipal Assembly holds public forum

traditional and religious leaders have been called upon to encourage residents within their jurisdictions to participate in the National Sanitation…
Lady Rev. Abena Tay of Abena Tay Ministry, (with microphone) praying for the congregation.

Daughters Ministries encourages women to pray

The Daughters Ministries International, together with Abena Tay Ministries, has organised a special programme in Accra at the Royal House Chapel to…
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

‘Increasing rate of child marriages worrying’

A former Vice Chairperson of the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Dr Agnes Akosua Aidoo, has expressed worry over the…
Theodosia Salome Okoh

Public offer condolences to Theodosia Okoh’s family

Sympathizers have been visiting the house of Mrs Theodosia Salome Okoh, creator of the national flag, to mourn with the family on her death.
Prof. William Otoo-Ellis ( right) exchanging the signed document with Prof. Francis Kern

KNUST to offer PhD in French

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Strasbourg,…
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Tertiary

Automatic employment of products of colleges of education — Arrangements not cancelled

All products of the country’s colleges of education, upon successful graduation, will continue to be guaranteed automatic employment under the Ghana…
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