• Ahmed Haruna (left) and Akoto Castro (right) with the consignment. INSET: Angelina Boakye

Police nab 3 for possessing 481 slabs of ‘wee’

Two men, one a former student of Accra Polytechnic, who attempted to outwit the police by transporting substances suspected to be Indian hemp in a fake diplomatic registered vehicle, have been arrested.
• Some victims rushing to move a container during the demolition exercise.

Houses, structures demolished to make way for road construction

More than 200 houses and structures along the Teshie Nungua-Manet Road that joins the Spintex Road in Accra were pulled down yesterday to pave the…
• Mr Kojo Bonsu (middle) leading an entourage after inspecting the six-unit classroom at the Weweso M/A JHS in Kumasi. Directly behind him is the headmistress of Waweso M/A JHS, Ms Margaret Bertha Mmieh.

Kumasi chief executive inspects projects

The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Kojo Bonsu, last Monday embarked on an inspection of…
• The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije (right) , the Metro Director of Education, Mrs Angela Tena Mensah (middle ) and the MP for the Ablekuma North Constituency, Mr Justice Joe Appiah, cutting the sod for the start of the construction of the school block.

AMA builds second millennium city school

The Metropolitan Chief Executive(MCE) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has cut the sod to signify commencement of work…
• One of the community senior high school buildings under construction.

Work on 73 govt-promised SHSs 60% complete

Work on 73 community senior high schools (SHSs) out of the 200 promised by the government is progressing steadily.
• President Mahama with the newly appointed judges after he had sworm them into office. Also in the picture are Jusice Georgina Wood (3rd left) the Chief Justice and Mr Prosper Bani (4th right) the Chief of Staff.

Prez Mahama worried over misuse of justice/security systems to defraud investors

President John Dramani Mahama has deplored the manipulation of the justice and security systems by some people to defraud foreign investors.
The Deputy Minister of Communication,Mr Ato Sarpong launching the website at the Accra International Conference  Centre.

Website on govt procurement services launched

The Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) Department of the Ministry of Finance has launched its website aimed at improving accountability,…
The Builsa South DCE, Madam Elizabeth Afiuc, and others walking on the dry river bed.

Communities to construct bridge

A number of farming communities in the Builsa South and Sisala East Districts of the Upper East and Upper West regions have made an urgent appeal to…
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Lower Pra Bank ladies donate to Sekondi Prison

The Lower Pra Rural Bank Ladies’ Association has donated assorted items valued at GH¢20,000 to the inmates of the Sekondi Prison.
• The official guests examining some of the products at the trade show.

Entrepreneurs build capacity in business management

The Economic Governance Project of the Network of Women in Growth (NEWIG), with support from the Canadian Government, has organised a training…
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Cape Coast Assembly registered 677 marriages last year

­The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) registered 677 marriages last year as against 693 in the previous year. 

5 Communities benefit from Japanese grant

Five communities are to benefit from a $421,000 grant under the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGHSP).
• Prof. Gabriel Ayum Teye

Students urged to embrace study of Biotechnology

The Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Prof. Gabriel Ayum Teye, has urged students to embrace the study of…
• Alhaji Seidu Iddi (right) handing over a computer to the Vogu Chief, Naa Bawa Mahama.

Yaabogu chief donates computers to Vogu JHS

The Chief of Yaabogu, a farming community in the Kumbungu District in the Northern Region, Naa Seidu Iddi, has donated 15 computers to the Vogu…
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BECE registration blues — Extortion at Otinibi JHS

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…
Dr N.K. Ametewee (right) and his younger brother, Francis Ametewee, have been arrested by the police

Dr Ametewee defrauds NHIA of GH¢415,000

Two persons, one of whom is the Medical Superintendent of the Essikado District Hospital in the Western Region, Dr N.K. Ametewee, have been arrested…
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Purging the payroll system ;14,000 Workers to suffer ; Due to failure of bosses to submit completed inputs

About 14,000 public sector workers will not receive their salaries at the end of this month.
DCOP David Ampah Benin

Petitioning President on police promotions is misconduct - DCOP Ampah Benin

The six disgruntled police officers who petitioned the President over promotions in the Police Service have been described as engaging in misconduct…

President Mahama swears in five Court of Appeal judges

President John Mahama has sworn in five new justices to the Court of Appeal, with a call on them to dispense justice fairly.
Some workers of the hospital cleaning the laboratory after the fire was extinguished   PICTURES: Samuel Doudo

Fire destroys medical supplies at Tamale Teaching Hospital

Fire has destroyed some medical supplies at the Tamale Teaching Hospital laboratory store.
Very Rev. Prof. Samuel Agyapong (middle), Principal, Methodist University College, giving a standing ovation to Ms Jessica Thompson-Quartey (right), for obtaining first class honours in Human Resource Management.  The man waiting to shake hands with her is Mr Daniel Asiedu, MD and CEO, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited.

Include entrepreneurial skills training in curricula

The Methodist University College of Ghana (MUCG) at Dansoman in Accra has held its 12th congregation in Accra, with a call on tertiary institutions…
The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije (right) , the Metro Director of Education, Mrs Angela Tena Mensah (middle ) and the MP for the Ablekuma North Constituency, Mr Justice Joe Appiah, cutting the sod for the construction of the school block.

Second AMA millennium city school project takes off

The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has cut the sod to signify commencement of work for the…
Dr Benjamin Kunbour (with microphone), Minister of Defence, swearing in the technical committee members to review the Ghana Armed Forces United Nations Peacekeeping operations at the Ministry's conference room in Accra.

C’ttee to review GAF’s participation in UN operations

The participation of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations is to be reviewed and streamlined.
Mr Kojo Bonsu- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA)

KMA chief executive inspects projects in Kumasi

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Kojo Bonsu, last Monday embarked on an inspection of infrastructure…
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

Gender Ministry inaugurates committee

A 17-member committee has been inagurated to facilitate effective and efficient coordination of the development and implementation of the Social…
Rosina Matey facilitating transmission from the control room

female broadcast engineer exhibits competence

Over the past two years, Ms Rosina Maku Matey has worked as a transmission and sound engineer with the Volta Star Radio of the Ghana Broadcasting…
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Swedru police grab 7 ‘wee’ peddlers

The Swedru Divisional Police last Sunday arrested seven suspected drug peddlers at their hideout at Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Police Commander, ACP Abass Abaa, interacting with the spokesperson of the Fulani herdsmen Alhaji Omaru, and other Fulani herdsmen after the meeting.

Fulanis clash with Kwahus; Four dead

Three Fulani herdsmen and one local person have been killed in separate attacks in what is suspected to be reprisal killing in the Kwahu East…
• The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, addressing some of the beneficiaries.

250 Households in Ada East receive payments under LEAP

Two hundred and fifty households in four island communities in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region have benefited from the Livelihood…
• The suspected pirates arriving in court.

Eight Nigerian pirates in custody

The eight Nigerian suspected pirates arrested in the territorial waters of Ghana for hijacking a commercial oil tanker in Nigeria were yesterday…
Portion of the Accra-Aburi Road showing the crashed metal railings and the concrete pillars stripped of the railings.

Danger on Accra-Aburi Road as thieves steal metal railings

There is imminent danger on the Accra-Aburi Road as certain unscrupulous persons have allegedly removed some of the metal railings along the road.