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Mahama Ayariga - Bawku Central MP

General News

Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga has said he has no direct evidence which will prove that members of Parliament's Appointment Committee received a bribe from the then Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, to facilitate his approval.

A newly born baby

General News

Global statistics indicate that each year 2.9 million newborns die within the first month of birth, with an additional 2.6 million showing no sign of life at birth. According to health professionals, the main causes of newborn mortality, which occurs mostly in developing countries, include complications due to prematurity, complications during delivery and infections.

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (third right), Madam Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury (third left) and some staff of the Ministry and the embassy

General News

The Finnish Ambassador to Nigeria with oversight responsibility for Ghana, Madam Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, says the Finnish government will continue to support Ghana in the area of girl-child education in information and communications technology (ICT).

The Rotary Club of Accra Labone (RCAL) last Saturday raised GH₵4,003.40 from a fundraising walk through some principal streets of Accra towards the completion of its flagship project: "Wheels for Hope".

Some portions of the road become muddy after rainfall

General News

Accra’s Light Industrial Area otherwise known as North Industrial Area which used to buzz with so much activity is now almost dead. This is due to the very bad nature of the main road that runs through the area and links it up to the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange and North Kaneshie residential areas.

Workers of Jay Kay Industries and Investment Limited feverishly working on the textbooks

General News

Local printers who won the bid to print textbooks locally for distribution to basic and secondary schools in the country have begun executing their jobs.

Raymond Ofosu-Kwabena

Politics

Some concerned citizens of the Upper Denkyira East Municipality, who live in Accra, have rallied support for the appointment of Mr Raymond Ofosu-Kwabena as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE).

Nana Ofori Owusu

Politics

With the perceived confusion over funding for the government’s free senior high school (SHS) education policy dominating the news, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government needs to outline to citizens its priority areas for development, the Operations Director of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Nana Ofori Owusu, has stated.

Mrs Mona Helen Quartey

Politics

A former deputy finance minister, Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, has cast doubt on government’s ability to fulfil the free SHS policy this year. The New Patriotic Party NPP) government’s flagship programme, according to President Akufo-Addo, will start from September 2017.

Sidii Abubakar Musah — NDC National Youth Organiser

Politics

The National Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Sidii Abubakar Musah, has finally broken his silence on his role in the 2016 campaign of the party that culminated in its electoral defeat.

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh - Minister of Education

Politics

 

Two teacher unions have taken on the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, describing his warning to sack school heads who superintend over a 90 per cent failure rate in examinations as unfortunate and smacks of lack of leadership skills.

Ms Mavis Nkansah Boadu

Politics

Members of Parliament (MPs) have called for the enforcement of road traffic regulations to drastically reduce the spate of motor traffic accidents and the consequent deaths and injuries in the country.

#GRAPHIC SPORTS NEWS #AFCON2017

A former sports administrator and headmaster of the Lartebiokorshie branch of the School, Samuel Abbey, entreated students to take sports seriously and make the most of their sporting talents.

Sports News

Seven Great Princes Academy ended last year’s academic feat with a three-day sports festival which was climaxed last Friday at the Dansoman branch of the school in Accra.

Courage Nanevie

Sports News

Courage Nanevie has improved on his previous performances to win silver in table tennis at the monthly medal competition played at Maryland, USA over the weekend.

Nigerian ping pong player, Favour Ayobami beat Joshua Okine 3-1 in the final to win the maiden edition of the Pipiro Table Tennis tournament held at Adabraka in Accra last Saturday.

Latest Headlines

Grid List

I am on a daily scavenger hunt to find things that will make the people I care for smile, especially the one I love. Sometimes it’s a text, or maybe I’ve found a book or something simple that will hopefully brighten my sweetheart’s day.

A deliberate attempt to clutter may require too much effort

Life

Cluttering can be overwhelming and very stressful.  And the earlier something is done about it the better. No one really plans to clutter. Even the non-meticulous ones do not intentionally clutter. So then why do we get in such a situation?

An organised wardrobe saves time when picking clothes

Life

Some people possess wardrobes that look like a mini earthquake erupted in there. Lack of time to organise, sort and arrange can leave the wardrobe in such a state for a long time. It’s obvious then that the best we could do will be to arrange and organise it from time to time. Here are some pointers.

Mr Charles Benoni Okine receiving a memento from the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti (left)

Business News

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has presented the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) with an honorary award for being the media house that made the most contribution to the authority’s revenue mobilisation efforts in 2016.

File photo : Students of State School for the Deaf

Business News

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) has developed a directory for sign language interpreters (SLIs) in line with universal sign language interpretation for the deaf.

Mr Achie Hesse

Business News

The use of e-Zwich, the biometric smart card, continues to grow exponentially as measures put in place to drive usage bear fruits. The volume of transactions recorded 138.3 per cent growth in 2016 over the performance in 2015, according to a performance report released by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Ltd (GhIPSS).

Members of the interim working committee of the actors guild

Showbiz News

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Arts, Nana Oduro Kwarteng, has called for unity among members of the film industry in the country in order to present a unified front to fight for the improvement of the industry.

Nana Churher ( left) with Melvin Jackson; comedian and actor

Showbiz News

It was a dream come true for International Talk Show Host and Motivational Speaker, Nana Churcher when she hosted this  year’s Grammy Awards press party and lounge in Los Angeles, California.

The Late Nii Odoi Mensah, former president of the Ghana Actors Guild

Showbiz News

The Ghana Actors Guild is supposed to be one of the formidable associations of creative artists in the country, but in the last decade, it has been dogged by a myriad of issues – making it one of the most useless groupings within the industry.

The telephone that Hitler used in the last days of World War II in his Berlin bunker

International News

Adolf Hitler's personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his World War II commands, sold at auction for $243,000, the US house selling it announced.

Originally a black Bakelite phone, later painted crimson and engraved with Hitler's name, the relic was found in the Nazi leader's Berlin bunker in 1945 following the regime's defeat.

Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.

The official classification of famine highlights the human suffering caused by South Sudan's three-year civil war and even as it is declared President Salva Kiir's government is blocking food aid to some areas, according to UN officials.

Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward is a 60-year-old former Navy Seal

International News

US President Donald Trump's choice for national security adviser has turned down the job offer.