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Bird flu hits poultry farm at Obuasi

At least, 1,948 birds have been killed by the Veterinary Services Department (VSD) at a poultry farm hit by the deadly H5N1, also known as bird flu,…

National Science and Maths Quiz semifinal contests on Thursday

The semifinal contests of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) will take place on Thursday at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS),…
• President John Mahama admiring some of the artifacts produced by the inmates at the launch of the project

Two-fold programme to transform prisons launched

President John Dramani Mahama has launched a 10-year strategic plan to transform the country’s prisons, with a pledge to increase the budgetary…

Improved cowpea varieties for three northern regions

The Savanna Agriculture Research Institute (SARI) has launched a project aimed at providing improved cowpea varieties for the three northern regions.

Digital migration deadline now March 2016

Ghana should be able to migrate fully to digital terrestrial television (DTT) within nine months, Mr Edward Ato Sarpong, a Deputy Minister of…

‘Lavender Hill’ to give way to modern waste treatment site

Plans are far advanced to close down Accra’s famed liquid waste disposal site at Korle Gonno, notoriously known as ‘Lavender Hill’, because of the…
• Mr Kofi Asamoah — TUC Secretary General

We’ll resist unreasonable increases in utility, fuel prices; TUC threatens

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has served notice that organised labour will resist unreasonable increases in utility tariffs and fuel prices and…

Kejetia traders sue KMA, Chief Executive

Traders at the Kejetia Bus Terminal have filed a contempt application against the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and its Chief Executive, Mr Kojo…
• Land reclamation efforts being undertaken by traders behind the Mallam Market

Close Mallam Market dump site now — ESPA

Member of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) want the illegal refuse dump at the Mallam Market in Accra closed immediately in…
• President Mahama exchanging greetings with Nii Amasa, chief of Amasaman during the luncheon at the State Banquet Hall. Picture: EBOW HANSON

Nation fetes senior citizens to mark Republic Day

President John Mahama has stated that he is determined to end what he describes as the boom and bust that comes with every election cycle, no matter…

Parents advised to report cases of sexual violation

Parents have asked to report defilement and rape cases to the police.
• Some of the students on arrival at Salaga

Volunteers Ghana undertake humanitarian service in Gonja East

The District Chief Executive for Gonja East in the Northern Region, Mr Mohammed Lukumana, has hailed the humanitarian work of Volunteers Ghana in his…

Conversion of polytechnics to universities laudable; Says POTAG

The Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) has lauded the government’s decision to convert polytechnics to technical universities, saying…
•  Nana Oye Lithur (right), the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, exchanging pleasantries with some elders at Nima. PICTURE MAXWELL OCLOO.

Communities briefed on LEAP

Sixty thousand more households will be added to the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme by September 2015, the Minister for…
• Mrs Dzifa Aku Attivor (2nd left), the Minister of Transport, making a statement at   the re-launch of the African Air Expo in Accra. Those with her are Air Vice Marshal Christian Edem Dovlo (rtd) [left], the Board Chairman of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Dr Mobeen Motara (2nd right), the CEO of International Centre for Excellent, and Mr Didier Mary, General Manager of 4M events. Picture: GABRIEL AHIABOR.

First African aviation expo for Accra next year

The first all-inclusive aviation exhibition and conference for Africa has been slated for Accra in October 2016. The exhibition will bring players in…

Building complex for Adjen-Kotoku SHS

A two storey building complex for the Adjen-Kotoku Senior High School has been inaugurated at Adjen-Kotoku in the Ga-West Municipal Assembly in the…

Fuel prices go up

Prices of petroleum products have shot up again by close to 15 per cent, checks by the Daily Graphic in Accra have revealed.
• Mrs Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong — Attorney-General and Minister of Justice

GBA sues A-G, Judicial Council over appointment of Supreme Court judges

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) and three others have instituted legal action to bring an end to what they term “persistent” failure of Presidents in…

Holiday revellers injured in Bunso canopy walkway accident

Scores of holiday revellers were severely injured in an accident on the Bunso Arboretum Canopy Walkway in the East Akyem District of the Eastern…
Kofi Asamoah, TUC Secretary General

Ghana cannot develop on a “borrowed credibility” – TUC

The Trade Union Congress has stated that Ghana’s three-year $940 million dollar deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not help attract…
Kojo B

Kejetia traders file contempt charges against KMA

Traders at the Kejetia bus terminal in Kumasi have filed contempt charges against the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and its Chief Executive, Mr…
Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije and some police officers looking on as the exercise takes place

Accra Mayor warns of more demolition at Old Fadama

The Accra Metropolitican Chief Executive, Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuye has hinted of more demolition of unauthorized structures at Old Fadama, commonly…

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