Ghanaians have been urged not to wait until election year before talking about peace. “We need to engage leaders of the political parties all the time, even before elections to give their divergent views on how to sustain it,” Brother Ishmael Tetteh, head of the Etherean Mission gave the advice in an interview with The Ghanaian Times on Wednesday at [...]
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The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear the case in which the Electoral Commission (EC) is praying it to quash the judgement of the High Court over the disqualification of Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, flag-bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). That was made known, when Mr. Justice Gabriel Pwamang granted an application by the Commission for expeditious hearing of the [...]
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Two suspected robbers said to be using scissors as their weapon to attack victims, have been arrested by the police. They are Emmanuel Mensah and Enoch Appiah, both drivers, living at Kromoase and Akyeremade respectively. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Osei Ampofo-Duku, Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, told newsmen here on Monday, that the two suspects had been snatching taxis [...]
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The police have begun investigations into an alleged assault case against the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsawam Adoagyiri Constituency, Frank Annor Dompreh. The Nsawam District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police Micheal Dandy Zah disclosed this to The Ghanaian Times. He said the case was reported to the Command and a medical form was issued to the victim, [...]
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As part of the government’s ongoing efforts to free the capital of traffic, President John Mahama yesterday inaugurated the Airport Hills Overpass and Road which effectively links the La, Teshie and Burma Camp areas to the Spintex Road and East Legon in Accra. It provides a major relief for commuters, as the new facility reduces travel time from the La [...]
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An Accra Criminal High court has ordered the Director of the Nsawan Prison to furnish the court with the medical report of Gregory Afoko. That would confirm to the court that the accused is indeed on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. It said it would not be proper for the new counsel Mr. Osafo Buabeng, to orally inform the [...]
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Osagyefo Leadership International School (OLIS), a private first cycle school in Labone, Accra has marked this year’s Orange Family Walk with a call on schools and students to develop a culture of exercising to ensure productivity and good health which is a boost to academic excellence. The day, which is observed every year with the wearing of orange attire, was [...]
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Security personnel have been asked not to accept any gift, especially food or drink, from anybody or political party as they man the polling station on election day. The Minister of the Interior, Prosper Douglas Bani, gave the directive in an interview with The Ghanaian Times yesterday. He said per the mandate of the security agencies, they should remain neutral [...]
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Ghana yesterday joined the world to celebrate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, albeit on a low key. The day set aside by the United Nations (UN) at its 68th session in 2013, is in commemoration of the assassination of two French journalists in Mali on November 2, 2013. The resolution adopted to celebrate the day, [...]
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A new tertiary education research fund bill to support research in public universities has been approved by cabinet and is to be laid in parliament for consideration. The object of the bill is to establish a fund from which lecturers and researchers could access financial support to undertake research in various areas of academia. When passed into law, it would [...]
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This year’s World AIDS Day was launched in Accra on Tuesday, with a call on Ghanaians to take advantage of HIV services and get tested to know their status. The Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas, who spoke at the launch, believed that it would compliment government’s efforts at attaining the first goal of the ‘90-90-90 targets’. [...]
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The Court of Appeal has for the second time, dismissed an application on behalf of Jubilee MV 21, the subsidiary of MODEC which constructed and installed FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, seeking to set aside the ruling by another judge of the same court. In a terse ruling, the three-member panel, presided by Justice Paul K. Gyaseayo, said : “We have studied [...]
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Twenty people who allegedly submitted fake documents for visa at the German Embassy, have been arrested by the police in Accra. The suspects made up of students and businessmen, are aged between 25 and 45 years. They were said to have produced fake bank statements to the embassy. The Head of the Documentation Fraud Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department, [...]
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A victim of fraud, William Kofi Darko, has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) John Kudalor, to personally intervene to ensure justice is served in a case in which he was defrauded of GH¢5,000 Making the appeal through The Ghanaian Times, the complainant expressed fears that the case may be struck out court for want of prosecution because the [...]
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About 108 Ghanaians were yesterday deported from the United States of America (USA) after serving various jail terms for drug-related and other offences. They arrived at the Kotoka International Aiport at 10am by a chartered flight in the company ofsecurity officials. Some of them were said to have arrived in handcuffs, and others without any luggage. When The Ghanaian [...]
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Government has paid GH¢188,307,266 to cover the outstanding amount owed caterers of the School Feeding Programme for the 2014/2015 academic year. It is the first time a sitting government has settled the debts, with only the last term’s (three month) yet to be cleared. The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, disclosed this in Accra yesterday [...]
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Tema-based premier league side, Inter Allies, have appointed former Medeama SC Coach Prince Yaw Owusu as the new head of the club’s technical team for the upcoming season. Coach Owusu thus replaces coach Jimmy Cobblah who was appointed in May this year and guided the side to escape relegation in the just-ended 2015/2016 Ghana Premier League (GPL). According to the [...]
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The Egypt Football Association is tightening security ahead of next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier after it uncovered plot by a group of vicious fans who have planned to attack Ghana coach Avram Grant who is an Israeli. According to sources in the North African country, the Egyptian football regulatory body has received hateful messages from fans who are [...]
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Ghana will pitch camp in Dubai to prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Egypt in Alexandria on November 13. The Black Stars began their campaign on a low note, following a goalless draw with Uganda in Tamale last month while other Group E member Egypt defeated Congo 2-1 in away fixture. Avram Grant’s men were initially billed [...]
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Gareth Bale insists he will never return to the Premier League and wants to end his career with Real Madrid. The Welshman had his new six-year deal at the Champions League holders confirmed on Monday. And asked whether he can see his final game being at the Bernabeu, he said: “For sure, last game here. The reason I signed here [...]
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