'Cocaine woman' pleads guilty to drug trafficking

The woman at the centre of the 12.5 kilogram cocaine bust in the UK, Nayele Ametefeh, has pleaded guilty to the charge of drug trafficking.

Parliamentary C’ttee, police clash in Achimota Forest

There was an altercation between members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands, Forestry and Mines and a team of policemen from the Accra…
Members of the board of DIHOC Footwear taking the oath of office

DIHOC Footwear to acquire tannery in Kumasi

The Board of the DIHOC Footwear Division Limited, popularly referred to as the Kumasi Shoe Factory, has initiated moves to acquire a $1million…
British High Commissioner in Accra,  Mr Jon Benjamin (7th Left), at a meeting witn farmers at Zorbogu in the Northern Region

British envoy assures smallholder farmers of support

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin, has assured smallholder farmers of his government’s commitment to fight poverty in rural…
Wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur (4th left), presenting an award to the overall best student, Ms Sandra Buadu, of the Osu-La Zone GHABA.

GHABA lauded for promoting skills training

The wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has lauded the effort of the Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA) in…
A train on the newly constructed rail line. INSET: President Mahama and his Togolese counterpart, President Faure Gnassingbé , signalling the train to move.

Mahama, Gnassingbé inaugurate Ghana-Togo railway

Presidents John Dramani Mahama and Faure Gnassingbé jointly inaugurated commissioned the Ghana-Togo railway yesterday, promising that the two…

Fast-track passage of Affirmative Action Bill - Parliament urged

Two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have called on Parliament to fast-track the passage of the Affirmative Action Bill (AAB) into Law, as a…
Dr John Kwakye, Senior Economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)

Budget realistic but unambitious — IEA

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has described the 2015 budget statement presented to Parliament by the Minister of Finance as realistic but…

Govt works out package for health staff who’d manage Ebola

An elaborate compensation package is being rolled out by the government for frontline health staff who will manage the Ebola disease in the event of…
President John Dramani Mahama being assisted by President Faure Gnassingbe and Mrs Naadu Mills (left) to unveil an effigy of the Prof. John Evans Atta Mills at the Law Research Centre at GIMPA. With them is Prof. Franklyn Acheampong Manu (right), Rector of GIMPA. Picture: EBOW HANSON

GIMPA names centre after Prez Mills

The late President John Evans Atta Mills has been honoured by the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). The institute's…
IGP Mohammed Alhassan

Protecting Achimota Forest. . . Parliamentary Select C’ttee, team of policemen clash

There was an altercation between members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands, Forestry and Mines and a team of policemen from the Accra…
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66th Annual New Year School launched

The 66th Annual New Year School scheduled to be held from January 4-9, 2015 has been launched in Accra.
Health professionals and  invited guests at the opening ceremony of the training.

Personnel to be deployed in Ebola areas undergo training

Selected local health personnel to be deployed to Ebola affected countries are undergoing training at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping and…
Sulley Ali-Gabass being escorted out of court after the hearing.

Sodomy victim gives evidence in camera

The Accra Circuit Court hearing the case of alleged sodomy of a 16-year-old senior high school student by a medical doctor yesterday heard the…
Dr Edward Omane Boamah (right), Minister of Communications, and his Deputy, Mr Ato Sarpong (2nd right), interacting with Mr Kobby Fiagbe(2nd left), Editor of the Lens newspaper, and Mr Obeng Manu of Peace FM after the launch of the E-Transform Project in Accra.

Two bodies to facilitate e-Transform Project commissioned

Two committees have been commissioned in Accra to facilitate the implementation of the government’s e-Transform Project which aims at transforming…
Dr Angela El-Adas (seated right), Director General, Ghana AIDS Commission, and partners signing a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Accra.

Devt partners pledge support for AIDS Commission

A number of development partners have affirmed their commitment to support the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in the implementation of the National…
Ambassador Babikir Elsiddig Mohamed Elamin

Sudan Ambassador commends Graphic

The Sudanese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Babikir Elsiddig Mohamed Elamin, has lauded the Graphic Communication Group Limited (GCGL) for adhering strictly…

Kwabenya Police arrest fraudster

The Kwabenya Police have arrested a man who allegedly bolted with a rented car after posing with his 62 year-old mother as a business partner.
Mr Benjamin Angenu — Adentan MCE

Adma MCE meets chiefs on development issues

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Adentan Municipal Assembly, Mr Benjamin Angenu, and some officers of the assembly have met with…
DCOP, Mrs Beatrice Zapkaa Vib-Sanziri

Police step up security measures in Tema area

The Tema Regional Police Command has instituted measures aimed at promoting peace and tranquility in the metropolis following recent criminal…
The faculty members. Fourth from right is  Rev. Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante,  President of the Seminary

Trinity Theological Seminary honours four distinguished personalities

The Trinity Theological Seminary in Accra, as part of its 69th graduation ceremony, has conferred doctoral honorary degree awards on four…
A school block under construction for the Nana Kwaku Boateng cluster of schools to end the shift system.

New Juaben Municipal Assembly to end shift system

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly, with support from the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) project, is providing additional infrastructural…
Members of the board of DIHOC Footwear taking the oath of office

DIHOC Footwear to acquire tannery in Kumasi

The Board of the DIHOC Footwear Division Limited, popularly referred to as the Kumasi Shoe Factory, has initiated moves to acquire a $1million…
Nayele Ametefeh

Nayele Ametefeh to appear in UK Court today

The woman at the centre of the 12 kilogram cocaine bust in the UK will today appear before an Isleworth Crown Court where her trial will begin.
Mr Kyei Mensah Bonsu (left), the Minority Leader in Parliament, addressing a press conference in Accra. Also in the picture is Mr Dominic Nitiwul (right), a deputy Minority Leader.

Minority calls for bi-partisan committee to investigate Nayele Ametefeh’s cocaine case

The Minority in Parliament has called for the establishment of a bipartisan parliamentary committee to investigate the Nayele Ametefe cocaine case.
The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu (middle), inspecting the scrap-shredding machine.

$85,000 e-waste recycling facility goes waste

A new e-waste recycling facility intended to transform the recycling of scrap metals at Agblogbloshie in Accra is gradually becoming a white elephant.

Produce sodomy victim today - Court orders

The Accra Circuit Court hearing the sodomy case involving a medical doctor yesterday ordered state prosecutors to produce the victim in court today…
Alhaji Dawood

Simulation exercise at VIP Lounge; Alhaji Dawood on wanted list

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has declared Alhaji Mohammed Alamid Dawood wanted for allegedly helping Nayele Ametefeh, the suspect…

GIMPA eulogizes President Mills

President John Dramani Mahama, on Wednesday urged the Atta Mills Centre of Law and Governance to use the centre as the hub of law and advocacy that…

Chief, four others, arrested over alleged assault

Nana Kwarteng, chief of Twedie, in the Atwima-Kwanowma District, and four others, have been arrested over alleged assault and causing harm.

Fake presidential staffer arrested over visa fraud

A self-professed man of God, who allegedly posed as a presidential staffer and swindled four people of cash totaling GH¢160,000 under the pretext of…