Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan - Chairman of Electoral Commission

Parliament summons Afari Gyan over postponed assembly elections

Parliament has summoned the chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan to appear before the House and answer questions on the…
Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong — Attorney-General and Minister of Justice

Cote d’Ivoire fights Ghana over TEN oil project; but A-G says Ghana has strong case

Ghana has received a copy of a formal application from Cote d’Ivoire which is asking the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of…

Dumsor: Emergency power plants bad deal – ACEP (audio)

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has described as a “bad deal” government’s quest to import emergency power plants into the country to…
Dr William Darko (2nd left) explaining a point to Mrs Lordina Mahama (middle) at the newly installed operating theatre. Those with them include Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo (right), Greater Accra Regional Minister, and Mr Ibrahim Baidoo (left), MCE for Ashaiman

Ashaiman Polyclinic calls for assistance

The Management of the Ashaiman Polyclinic is appealing for assistance to enable it to expand installations at the health centre in order to ease…
 Master Peter Banoebuuri

UDS indicates willingness to admit Banoebuuri

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has expressed its willingness to grant admission to Master Peter Banoebuuri in the 2015/2016 academic…
The No Weapon hostel at Kotei where the students were held hostage by the armed robbers.

Armed robbers attack students’ hostel in Kumasi

A number of robbers, some wielding pump action guns, last Thursday stormed the No Weapon Hostel, near the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and…
Mr Enoch Cobbinah (inset), Chief Director, Ministry of Education, giving the keynote address at the Ghana Education Service (GES) partnership grant stakeholders meeting in Accra.

Education Ministry meets dev partners, beneficiaries

A two-day review meeting of the Ministry of Education to give account of funds provided by development partners for educational projects has opened…
Rev. (Mrs) Sanatu Nantogma (left) presenting a certificate of participation and items to a beneficiary of the programme. INSET: The items that were presented to the beneficiaries.

Three organisations assist out-of-school children

The Tuma Kavi Development Association, with support from the Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives…
Dr Afari Gyan — EC boss

EC to submit new legislation to Parliament for district level elections

Aspiring assembly members hoping to contest the district level elections may have to put their ambitions on hold for a little while, as the Electoral…
Aisha Asumda and Alifa Adams Abass

Shea butter seller wanted by police for masterminding recruitment scam

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has mounted an intensive search for the arrest of Aisha Asumda, alias Aisha…
• Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Adjare (hand raised) the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, interacting with the newly recruited staff of the Tourism Development Fund Secretariat.

President supports creative arts industry

The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has ordered for the release of one million Ghana cedis to the creative arts industry.

Court bans March 6 Demo

The Accra Regional Police Command has secured a restraining order to stop a pressure group from demonstrating on Friday, March 6, 2015.
• Some parents with their children undergoing the registration exercise.

SPACO students back to school

Student of the St Paul’s Senior High School (SPACO) at Denu have returned to the campus, two weeks after the school was closed down due to students’…

Man remanded for stabbing 14-year-old girl

The 30-year-old man accused of stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death at Manhean, near Ablekuma, in Accra has been remanded in prison custody.

FWSC to investigate SSSS placement complaints by Police Hospital civilian staff

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) is to investigate complaints by civilian members of staff of the Police Hospital about their grading…
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Market women benefit from breast cancer screening

Five hundred market women have benefited from a breast cancer screening and awareness creation programme in Accra.
Medical practitioners attending to some residents of James Town.

James Town residents undergo free health screening

Five hundred residents of James Town and its environs in Accra have undergone a free medical screening.
Mr Kwame Osei (inset), board member of Prudential Life Insurance, Ghana, addressing the students.

KNUST Actuarial Science students attend seminar

Actuarial Science students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have attended a day’s training seminar organised by the…
• Some personnel of the CID headquarters dancing during the 2014 WASSA

Police record fall in major crimes

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has recorded a decline of 107 in major crimes in 2014.
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University of Education to start fifth campus

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is to start a fifth campus in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, to be called College of Distance…

Ashanti Region hospitals threaten to revert to ‘cash and carry’

Health facilities in the Ashanti Region may have to close down or resort to the ‘cash-and-carry’ system by the end of this month if the National…
•  Some of the houses under construction.

First phase of Saglemi housing project ready March 2016

The first phase of the affordable housing project at Saglemi, near Prampram in the Greater Accra Region, is expected to be completed in March next…

EC initiates new arrangements for District Assembly Elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) is to prepare a new legislation to be passed by Parliament before fresh nominations would be be taken for the District…

One dead, four in critical condition after drinking akpeteshie mixture

One person has died while four others are in critical condition after drinking a local gin, popularly known as akpeteshie.
Attorney General, Marietta Brew Oppong

(UPDATED) Cote d’Ivoire wants oil operations on TEN Project suspended

Neigbouring Cote d’Ivoire has requested the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg to order Ghana to suspend ongoing…

Is it bad to crack your knuckles?

If you ‘“crack” the joints of your hand regularly, you may wonder if it’s doing any damage. Some would have it that “you’ll get arthritis” in the…

Students sports festival ends in riot, five injured

The 29th Annual Koforidua Zonal Athletics Competition ended in a riot between Koforidua Senior High Technical School (SECTECH) and Koforidua…

Businesses in Accra to close for March 4 strike

The business community will on Wednesday, March 4, close down all their shops in protest against the proposed implementation of the Ghana Conformity…
• Some patrons of the auto show inspecting some of the vehicles on display. Picture: NII MARTEY BOTCHWAY

Junction Mall holds maiden auto show

The maiden edition of the Junction Shopping Mall Auto Show ended last Sunday at Nungua in Accra, with a number of patrons test-driving some of the…
Mr M.A. Alhassan — the Inspector General of Police

Recruitment scam attracts hundreds to six police depots

Hundreds of young men and women who turned up at five police training depots last Saturday for enlistment into the Ghana Police Service left…
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