A number of computers and other vital documents belonging to the Atebubu-Amantim District Assembly of the Brong-Ahafo Region have been stolen by thieves who broke into various offices last Thursday night. The thieves according to the District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Joseph Atwu Dzinaku, took advantage of the power outage that evening and raided some offices of the assembly and [...]
The post Thieves raid Atebubu-Amantim District Assembly appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Beginning September this year, all Ghanaian students who will be admitted into the various public senior high schools (SHS) will not pay any fees, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He said the government would roll out the comprehensive Free SHS Education Policy in the next academic year to ease the cost burden of high school education in the [...]
The post Free SHS begins September 2017 appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The legal tussle between Justice Mustapha Habib Logoh and ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, over the alleged judicial bribery scandal is far from over as the High Court Judge, has filed a fresh suit challenging the capacity of Anas to conduct private investigations into the Judicial Service without licence. “The plaintiff contends that the first defendant, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, [...]
The post Justice Habib Logoh drags Anas to court appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The alertness and bravery of the Offinso Police has foiled a robbery attack on a group of traders, travelling to the Abofour market from Kwapanin. A gang of robbers, numbering eight, had blocked a section of the 10-kilometre road with logs to stop vehicles carrying market women – to seize and make off with their cash and other valuables. Police [...]
The post Offinso Police foil highway robbery appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The controversy surrounding the appointment of Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Ms. Afisah Otiko Djaba might not settle as yet as two sitting opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) have filed a suit at the Supreme Court against her appointment. The plaintiffs, Kwabena Mintah Akandor, MP for Guaboso Constituency and Ernest Henry Norgbey, MP for Ashaiman Constituency, have aseked of [...]
The post 2 sue Otiko Djaba at Supreme Court appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Ghana needs to decide on its maritime resource priorities as a result of a turf war between fishing zones and offshore oil exploration activities, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said. She said currently the activities of exploration blocks across the country’s entire maritime landscape, were in serious competition with fishing zones contributing to the depletion of fish stocks in the country’s [...]
The post Lets create exclusive zone for fishing – Minister-designate for Fisheries appeared
Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Minister-designate for Information has promised to use his good office to sanitise the political environment in the country. He said, he would want to superintend over a country and media landscape devoid of insults and mudslingling against political opponents aimed at scoring undeserved attention. Mr. Hamid said this when he appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament [...]
The post I’ll use my position to sanitise political environment – Hamid appeared
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has been asked to increase the number of science-oriented senior high schools (SHSs) in the Brong- Ahafo Region, to produce more science students. This is because out of 31 public SHSs in the region, only five of them are offering science. The Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) at [...]
The post B/Ahafo needs more Science SHSs – Prof Dapaah appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the University Practice Senior High School (UPSHS) have performed Chinese songs and dances amidst cultural displays to celebrate this year’s Chinese Spring Festival. The event, hosted by the Confucius Institute at UCC, was attended by Chinese nationals, senior members of the university community, including the Vice Chancellor and the Pro Vice [...]
The post Students celebrate Chinese Spring Festival appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Ghana Police Service has said the seeming silence on graduate enlistment is not a sign of delay or cessation of the process. A statement signed by Director/Public Affairs Superintendent of Police, Cephas Arthur and released in Accra on Wednesday said the process was still ongoing. “Applicants are hereby assured that they will be apprised of the status of their [...]
The post Police Assures graduate recruits appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Mrs. Gifty Twum Ampofo, has called for fresh inquiries into circumstances surrounding the death of her predecessor, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu. Making a statement in Parliament yesterday, Mrs. Ampofo said much has not been done in uncovering the circumstances under which the former MP was killed. Dressed in a black and red attire to [...]
The post MP’s mark first year of murder of J.B Danquah Adu …call for fresh investigations appeared first on The
The announcement by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that the government will re-develop and expand the country’s oldest gold mine at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region must gladden the hearts of many. The mine, formerly known as Ashanti Goldfields, has been shutdown since 2014 by its owner, AngloGold Ashanti, due to low production of gold. The mine also faced many [...]
The post REVIVAL OF ANGLO GOLD ASHANTI- A GOOD STEP appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
A total of 163 people were killed in 937 road accidents nationwide, in January this year, as against 130 deaths during the same period the previous year. About 910 people also sustained various injuries while 302 pedestrian knock downs were recorded during the crashes. The accidents involved 623 commercial vehicles, 545 private cars and 236 motor bikes. The breakdowns are [...]
The post 163 killed in 937 accident last month appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The two carpenters who robbed an MTN mobile money transfer operator, of GH¢6,171.00 at Teshie, four days ago, were yesterday jailed a total of 41 years by the Accra Circuit Court “One”. Elvis Omane Boamah, 33, of Teshie Tsuibleoo and Daniel Osei, 28, also of Sowutuom in the Greater Accra Region, pleaded guilty and asked the court to tamper justice [...]
The post Two robbers jailed 41 years appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) President, Kwabena Yeboah has slammed Kevin-Prince Boateng for his recent criticisms of the Black Stars. The Las Palmas star called for ‘big changes’ after the Black Stars failed to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Boateng, who was thrown out of Ghana’s camp at the 2014 FIFA World Cup for insulting Head Coach, [...]
The post SWAG Pres slams Kevin Boateng appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) will officially open its season, with the first leg of the National Circuit Championship at the Tamale Sports stadium on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Three other legs of the Circuit Championship will be hosted in Accra on March 18, Kumasi on April 15, with the final in Cape Coast on May 13. The GAA’s Circuit [...]
The post GAA Circuits to commence Feb. 18 appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Algerian side MC Alger, arrived in Ghana yesterday, ahead of their first leg Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Confederations Cup encounter against Bechem United on Sunday, February 12, at the Accra Sports Stadium. According to Bechem United’s Administrative Manager, Mr. Francis Gorman, The North Africans, are lodged at the Holiday-Inn hotel at East Legon and would have their first training [...]
The post Bechem United’s opponents in town appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Outgoing Black Stars coach, Avram Grant, has advised the Ghana Government to help the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to develop football in the country. The Isreali trainer said Ghana is a great country with abundant talent in football but believes little has been done to bring the high number of them to the limelight. Speaking in an interview on Starr [...]
The post Partner GFA to develop football – Grant tells Govt appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
As part of efforts to reduce the incidence of fire outbreaks in the country, the Accra Metro Division of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), yesterday carried out inspections at the James Town fishing harbour, to ensure strict compliance to fire safety regulations. The GNFS also held sensitisation forums and initiated fire fighting models for operators and residents, to help [...]
The post GNFS checks fire safety compliance in G/Accra appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Ghana has received $250 million from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The chairman, Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Ghana, of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Collins Agyarko-Nti, who disclosed this at the Civil Society Forum in Accra on Wednesday, said the amount covered 2015 to 2017 fiscal years. The forum, organised by Ghana [...]
The post Ghana receives $250m for HIV/AIDS appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.