The Electoral Commission (EC) has called the bluff of the flagbearer of the National Democratic Party, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, who has threatened to sue it in court over the rejection of her nomination form.
The Commission said it was prepared to meet Nana Konadu in court any time soon, saying ?she has no case?.
It explained that the NDP flagbearer?s form contained major errors.
?The NDP has no case?, a highly placed source at the EC told the Ghanaian Times yesterday in reaction to ... Read More
The Police are looking for the failed presidential candidate of the New Visions Party, Prophet Daniel Nkansah for the corruption of a public officer.
This was after two officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) were alleged to have collected an amount of GHÂ¢1,600 from the Prophet Nkansah to facilitate his registration as a presidential candidate for the forth coming December elections but failed to do so.
The two officials already in the custody of the police are Emmanuel Asante Kissi, 43 ... Read More
THE Glo Premier League continues at all league centres tomorrow with Kumasi Asante Kotoko hoping to have a win over Aduana FC as they visit them at the Agyeman Badu Stadium.
Also at the Accra Sports Stadium, Accra Hearts of Oak will host Wa All Stars in a match in which they would be willing to redeem themselves from the 1-3 defeat they suffered at the hands of Ebusua Dwarfs last weekend.
Dwarfs are expecting to repeat their success as they play as guests of Tema Youth at the Tema ... Read More
ACE broadcaster Yaw Ampofo Ankrah has quit his job to support the campaign of Ghana President John Dramani Mahama.
The former BBC presenter has resigned his post as the Sports Editor of TV3 network to focus on campaigning for president Mahama?s endorsement in the December polls.
The move is viewed as a huge gamble in some quarters as he may incur the wrath of his supporters who may belong to the main opposition New Patriotic Party.
But the popular TV host is unperturbed about the effect ... Read More
Pastor Steve D. Madsen, Founder of Cornerstone Fellowship at California, USA, has advised leaders to devote themselves to serving the needs of their people.
That, he said, portrayed leadership by example and motivated the people to accomplish any endeavour.
He was speaking here at the opening of a two-day leadership training conference organised by Meaningful Life International (MLI), a Ghanaian NGO, and Cornerstone Fellowship.
The training-the-trainer conference was under the theme: ... Read More
The headmaster of the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) M/A Junior High School at New Tafo Akyem, Mr. Ernest Azumah Nelson, has appealed to the government, individuals and organisations to provide the school with ICT facilities to enhance the study of the subject
According to him, parents have to put up a structure for the discipline, but equipping it has become a major problem.
Mr. Nelson made the appeal at the school?s silver jubilee celebration at New Tafo Akyem, in the Eastern ... Read More
Lawyers for dismissed Deputy Superintendent of Police, (DSP) Mrs. Gifty Mawuenyegah Tehoda, have served notice to challenge what they describe as ?wrongful dismissal? of their client for
They have further resolved to initiate contempt proceedings against the Inspector-General of Police for going ahead with a Service Enquiry into Mrs. Tehoda?s conduct when there was a pending court action against the Police Service over Mrs. Tehoda?s interdiction.
The lawyers, ... Read More
Ghana is to establish a gold refinery to process the gold produced in the country, especially from the small scale mining sector.
The country at the moment exports its gold raw without any value added.
The construction of the $3.5 million refinery scheduled to take off before the end of the year is expected to be completed in June next year.
The plant would have the capacity to produce between 10 and 25 kilogrammes of gold a day which would be increased as the demand for refined gold ... Read More
Mr. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah ?Arthur on Saturday reminded Ghanaians to do everything possible to make this year?s general elections incident free to prove that Ghana is a citadel of peace and democratic governance.
He said the world is watching the country as to how if conducts its elections.
He therefore appealed to all to make the elections peaceful for Ghana to maintain its respect.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur reassured Ghanaians of government?s commitment to peaceful elections, adding ... Read More
The Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion Ghana Limited,Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has been voted the fifth most respected CEO in Ghana.
Dr. Agyepong was honoured last Saturday, at the State House Banquet Hall alongside his company Zoomlion, which placed ninth in Ghana?s Most Respected Company category.
The awards programme, held under the theme ?Growing the leadership and talent pipeline?, was jointly organized by PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Business and Financial Times, to reward ... Read More
The Bank of Ghana (BOG) has urged financial institutions
to introduce innovative products to reduce the number of the country?s unbanked population.
It said currently, the chunk of Ghanaian businesses and individuals especially in the informal sector of the economy were still not covered by commercial banks hence the need for banks to do more to rope them into the banking sector.
Deputy Governor of BOG, Mr Milisson Narh, was speaking in Accra, during a ceremony to rebrand First Atlantic ... Read More
The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Millison
Narh has called on Financial Institutions (FI) in the sub-region to work hard to help rural farmers? access capital to finance their farming business.
He said though FI had worked hard to enhance the financial inclusion of farmers, the majority of farmers in the rural areas faced difficulties in accessing finance.
Mr Narh, who is the new chairman of African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), gave the advice at the ... Read More
Mr Peter Hodgson, a Principal Inspector of Mines at the Minerals Commission, has advised officials of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to become more conversant with mining rights and regulations.
He said this would equip the officials with knowledge and skills, to enable them to assist in bringing sanity to the mining sector, particularly small-scale mining.
Mr Hodgson was speaking at a day?s sensitization workshop, organized by the commission to educate ... Read More
Two Ghanaian referees have been selected to officiate at the 2012 African Women?s Championship (AWC) scheduled for 28 October to 11 November in Equatorial Guinea.
The duo; Christine Ziga Enyoman and Emmanuella Aglagoh will be the only Ghanaian representation at the tournament the Black Queens will be sitting out for the first time.
Information gathered by GNA Sports indicates that the two referees made it into the list of 26 selected officials based on their performance in recent ... Read More
The Marketing Officer of Akuapem Rural Bank, Mr Samuel Boateng Nkansah, has called on workers to help remove impediments in the way of pensioners so that when they retire, they would not suffer the same fate.
He said some of the impediments in the way of pensioners as forming long queues at the banks to collect their pensions as well as the frustrations some face at the Controller and Accountant General Department before their documents are processed.
Mr Nkansah said this when on ... Read More
Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural development, has called on religious bodies to pray for God?s blessings on the nation.
He said the nation needs peace and stability at all times in its development efforts. Mr Ofosu-Ampofo made the call when he joined in worship with three Tema based churches, namely, Liberty Revival Ministries; Holiness Mission International Church and the Church of Pentecost.
The Minister, who is also the National Democratic Congress (NDC) ... Read More
The ruling National Democratic Congress is first on the ballot of the December 2012 elections followed by the GCPP then the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).
All seven political parties and the independent candidate contesting in the December Presidential and Parliamentary elections today balloted for their positions on the ballot paper.
The Electoral Commission on Thursday cleared seven political parties and the independent candidate to contest the presidential race in the ... Read More
ADO-EKITI, four hours drive from Nigeria?s capital, Lagos, is the capital of the Federation?s smallest state, Ekiti.
A first sight of the town shows that unlike some other Nigerian cities, it has traffic lights that actually work. The roads are largely smooth and well-planned, so that the raucous traffic chaos that is normally associated with Nigeria, is remarkable by its
Yes, I have been accosted by one beggar and a windscreen cleaner made an unsolicited attempt to ?clean? a ... Read More
AHEAD of the Street Academy?s Juvenile Boxing show which is to identify and nurture young budding talents to take up the mantle from the country?s ageing boxers, the academy has been receiving a lot of support and 'Computer Reach' is the latest to join the growing list of donors to the school.
Computer Reach is a humanitarian organization based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA, that recycles used computers with free software in partnering with Africa ICT Right, a non-profit organization here ... Read More
Uncle of Andre Ayew, Sola, insists the Olympique Marseille midfielder will satisfy the ultimatum given by the Ghana FA to apologize for misconducting himself.
The 22-year-old was said to have made disrespectful gestures when substituted in the Black Stars? 1-0 win over Malawi on October 13.
Ayew who is not noted for misconduct, has been issued a one-week ultimatum by the Ghana FA to apologize to the technical team and his teammates for his unruly behaviour in Lilongwe.
And his uncle, ... Read More