The 'unpaid' workers during their protest march in Accra

Hungry Nurses, Midwives protest delayed salaries 

The Ashanti branch of the Coalition of Unpaid Nurses and Midwives-Ghana, on Tuesday went on a protest march in Kumasi to back their demand for the government to pay them their salaries which have been in arrears for 19 months.
Professor Roger Sinclair Kirby, renowned British Urologist

Early tests prevent castration, prostate cancer deaths

Submitting to an early test for prostate cancer and living a healthy lifestyle are the surest ways of preventing death through prostate cancer,…
The bleeding Seth before he was taken to the hospital

Man severs brother's hand, slashes him several times in 'petty' squabble

A man is on the run after severing his brother's hand and inflicting several cutlass wounds on him during what neighbours say is a usual disagreement…
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Land administration seminar for queenmothers

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and queenmothers have organised a seminar in Accra on how to engage women in the land administration…
Mrs Mona Quartey, Dep Finance Minister

Why the 17.5% will not affect fares

The 2015 Budget has introduced a 17.5 per cent special tax on petroleum products, which has already been passed by Parliament for immediate…

PUC bans ‘Otto Pfister and Leggings' to lectures

The Presbyterian University College (PUC), has banned indecent dressing to lectures and other official functions on campus, particularly ‘Otto…

GPRTU sticks to old fares

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has directed its regional secretariats to ensure that they maintain the old fares.
Ms. Hanna Tetteh - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

Cocaine suspect claimed airport ground staff handed her the stuff- Hannah Tetteh

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hannah Tetteh on Tuesday threw more light on the controversy surrounding the arrest of one…
 Professor Esi Awuah - The Vice Chancellor of the University of Energy and Natural Resources

Make issues of sanitation a priority

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Energy and Natural Resources, Professor Esi Awuah, has said that Ghana is at the moment indirectly…
Mr Kenneth Ashigbey (inset), MD of Graphic Communications, showing a copy of Graphic calender to the venders from the Eastern and Volta regions during their visit to the GCGL in Accra.

Graphic vendors meet MD

Vendors of newspapers in the stable of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) in the Eastern and Volta regions have paid a courtesy call on…
Some participants at the lecture held at the Centre for African Wetlands, University of Ghana, Legon. Nana Oye Lithur (INSET), Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, responding to a statement at the public lecture.

Govt implements 44 social protection interventions

The Government is implementing 44 different social protection interventions to reduce poverty and bridge the inequality gap in the country.
The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, (right) receiving the award from Mrs Furo Giami, Executive Director, Centre for Economic and Leadership Development

First Lady receives Global Leadership Award

The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has received the 2014 Global Inspiration Leadership Award at the Africa-Middle East-Asia summit in Dubai.
The IGP cutting the sod for the commencement of work on the Upper West Regional Police Headquarters in Wa. Inset: The prototype of the Upper West Regional Police Headquarters.

IGP cuts sod for police headquarters in Wa

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the Upper West regional police…
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‘More children face malnutrition in Northern Region’

Nutrition Surveillance System (NSS) surveys conducted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) with support from UNICEF between June and November, 2013…
Some of the students taking the matriculation oath. INSET: Professor Arku addressing the matriculation ceremony.

Presby University admits 740 students

The Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG), is a private university located at Abetifi-Kwahu in the Eastern Region. Established by the…
From left: Kabiru Ibrahim,  Joseph Amarkwe, Kweku Baffoe and Innusah Iddi at the Kaneshie Police Station.

Scrap dealer arrested for allegedly killing pregnant girlfriend

A 28-year-old scrap dealer has been arrested, along with three accomplices, in connection with the death of his 20-year-old pregnant girlfriend whose…
Former Managing Director (MD) of ECG, Rev. William Hutton-Mensah

Accra ECG workers protest removal of MD

Hundreds of workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Accra yesterday joined the protest against the removal of their former Managing…

Aboadze receives first gas supply from Atuabo

The Aboadze Thermal Plant Monday, received its first gas for power generation from the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant in the Ellembelle District in the…
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Sunon Asogli Plant shut down for maintenance

The Sunon Asogli Thermal Plant, which contributes 100 megawatts (MW) of power, representing 15 per cent of the country’s power needs, has been shut…
Mr Samuel Attah-Mensah (left)

Samens goes to court to restrain Speaker

The Chief Executive Officer of Citi FM, an Accra-based radio station, Mr Samuel Attah-Mensah also known as Samens, has filed a writ at the Supreme…
President John Mahama and his Togolese counterpart, Faure Gnassingbé, conferring at the Jubilee Lounge

Ghana, Togo to strengthen ties

The Togolese President, Mr Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, arrived in Accra yesterday for a three-day state visit. A downpour in the afternoon delayed…
Ms Lauretta Lamptey, CHRAJ boss

CHRAJ boss still in hotel

The embattled Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Ms Lauretta Vivian Lamptey, is still lodging at a…
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Ghana needs credible ID system— Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says there is the need for a credible and reliable multipurpose national identification system that will answer relevant national…
Fire Officer Atta Kumi speaking to journalists after bringing the fire under control

Fire guts Kumasi Central Market

Fire on Monday night gutted a portion of the Kumasi Central Market.
Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé

Togo president Faure Gnassingbé arrives in Accra on state visit

Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé has arrived in Accra to begin a three-day state visit to Ghana.
President of the Republic of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé

Togolese President on 3-day state visit to Ghana

The President of the Republic of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, will this afternoon begin a three-day State Visit to Ghana.
Ms Dzifa Gomashie

25 Tourism operators in V/R honoured

Twenty-five operators of tourist facilities in the Volta Region have been honoured. Out of the number, 18 received awards in the Competitive Division…

MountCrest, Nelson Mandela School of Law sign MOU

The faculties of law of the MountCrest University College (MCU) in Ghana and the Nelson R. Mandela School of Law of the University of Fort Hare (UFH)…
The Vice-President, Mr Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur (3rd left), being assisted by the MP for the area, Mrs Georgina Nkrumah Aboah (left), Odeefuo Amoakwa Buadu (2nd left) and other dignitaries to cut the anniversary cake.

Govt committed to improve education standard — Veep

The Vice-President, Mr Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has reiterated the government’s commitment to improve the standard of education in the country.
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Okyenhene, making a remark at the IPR awards ceremony.  Picture: MARK DARKWAH.

Let’s put aside partisanship — Okyenhene

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, in a spirited tone last Friday night urged Ghanaians to put aside political partisanship and work…
Osayem Tetteh Odorkor Tuumeh exchanging greetings with President Mahama at the durbar. Looking on is Nana Korlekuor Adjado III, Queenmother of Yilo Krobo. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Govt to sanction officials indicted by A-G's 2015 Report

The government will from next year sanction people who are indicted by the Auditor General's (AG’s) Report for various acts of financial malfeasance.