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Wa police probe death of carpenter

The Wa Police is investigating the death of a 33-year-old carpenter after a wooden structure of a storey building under construction fell on him.
Mr R. V. Shahi (2nd left), former Power Secretary of New Delhi speaking at the function. Those with him are Deputy Minister of Energy, Mr John Jinapor (2nd right), Mr Cletus Avoka (left), MP for Zebila Constituency and Praveer Sinha, CEO of TATA New Delhi Distribution Limited.

Govt to engage private sector in distribution of power

The government is considering the prospect of engaging the private sector in the distribution of power in Ghana, a Deputy Minister of Energy in…
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NASPA to join National Sanitation Day programme

National Service personnel will feature permanently in the National Sanitation Day programme, beginning with the next nationwide clean-up exercise on…
Mrs Elizabeth Akotia (left), President of the National Blood Donors Association, presenting a Citation to Madam Felicia Owoo (right) for being the Best Female Donor during the ceremony in Accra. Picture: EDNA ADUSERWAA

National Blood Service rations blood due to low voluntary donation

The National Blood Service, Ghana (NBSG), has begun rationing blood to patients based on their need assessment. This is because the blood bank has…
Rev David Kpelle (with hand stretched) with some security officers of the Forestry Commission, conducting journalists round the disputed portion of the Achimota Forest Reserve.

Forestry Commission, police in tango over Achimota Forest

There was a confrontation between officials of the Forestry Commission (FC) and some policemen at the Achimota Forest over the right of the…
Dr Yaw Adu Gyamfi introducing some of the company's pharmaceutical products to President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo during the visit. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Gnassingbé commends Danadams for quality drugs

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo has praised the Danadams Pharmaceutical Industries Limited for producing quality, safe and efficacious…

Parliament divided over cocaine

The Majority and the Minority in Parliament yesterday traded accusations of complicity in the illicit drug trade, a situation which plunged the House…
From left (first row): Abiel Ashitey Armah, Ahmed Abubakar, Charbel Nasr, and Faisal Khadar (2nd row): Mariotto Bernard Young, Mouw Jaafar, Mustapha Kilba and Theophilus Kissi

Fallout from cocaine saga; 9 More arrested

Nine more people have been arrested in connection with the 12.5-kilogramme cocaine bust at the Heathrow International Airport on November 10, 2014.
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…
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…