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Mr Lord Kuleape (left),Manager of the Greenhouse EnviroDome Limited, briefing Seth Bokpe ,a reporter of the Daily Graphic, on pepper being cultivated in the greenhouse

General News

It’s a large tract of land dotted with swathes of green rice fields and heavy with weeds. A long dusty, snaky road split the fields but it is vehicle-friendly.

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia and other government officials with the US delegation after the meeting

General News

A six-member delegation from the United States Senate yesterday held discussions with the Vice-President,  Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on areas where the US could increase its assistance to Ghana.

The discussions centred on the economy, security and infrastructural needs of Ghana.

Director of the Central Regional Department of Gender, Mrs Thywill Kpe

General News

The Central Regional Department of Gender has condemned recent reports of cases involving about 300 schoolgirls in the region alleged to have been impregnated by their teachers, describing the situation as “unacceptable”.

Joe Mensah - Vice President and Country Manager of Kosmos

General News

Kosmos Energy, a premier international oil company working in Ghana, says that after 10 years of its involvement in the country’s oil and gas sector, it is time to take stock and determine the direction to move in the coming years.

A 20-year-old driver's mate has been stabbed to death at Gushegu in the Northern Region following an argument over food.

The deceased, identified as Yakubu Iddi, died shortly on arrival at the Gushegu Hospital.

A ruling by the Tamale High Court to quash a judgement by its commercial division has stunned most residents, including some lawyers in the metropolis.

Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe

Politics

A founder member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has observed that the recent post-election violence in the country is inconsistent with President Akufo-Addo’s history as a rule of law proponent.

“It is unthinkable that one of the acts of lawlessness was the assault by civilians on a police officer within the Flagstaff House compound, the most secure facility in Ghana,” he lamented.

Prof. Delle addressing the press. Looking on is the First National Vice Chairman, Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim

Politics

The National Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP),  Prof. Edmund N. Delle, has called on the party supporters to join hands and work hard till the CPP wins political power again to relieve the country of its economic woes.

He said it was the CPP that brought independence to the country and capable of bringing an eternal economic freedom to Ghanaians.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Politics

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has indicated that truth has no partisan colour as the nation marks 60 years of nationhood next week. The former President is therefore challenging the citizenry to restore the strength of the critical mass and let truth prevail in the national reconstruction effort.

Anything short of that, he added, would not augur well for national reconstruction and development efforts.

24th February, 1966 was a very important day in Ghana's history. It was the day our first President, Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown.

The Minister of Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid

Politics

The Minister of Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has advocated capital injection into the operations of the Ghana Publishing Company Limited(GPCL) in order to enhance its profitability.

Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Bernard Allotey Jacobs

Politics

The Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has debunked reports that he has been suspended from the party over his comment on the alleged bribery scandal in Parliament.

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Gianni Infantino, the president of world football governing body FIFA president touched down in Accra on Monday, February 27 to commence a one-day working visit in the country.

Former Ghana coach Otto Pfister has been appointed the head coach of the Afghanistan national football team.

The vastly experienced 79-year-old who is famous in Ghana famous for sagging his trousers on the sidelines was officially unveiled on Sunday, February 12 after signing a one-year deal with the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF).

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) says FIFA President Gianni Infantino will arrive in Ghana on Monday on a one-day working visit.

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It takes patience, honesty, commitment and hard work to build a fulfilling relationship

Relationships

Blood plays three critical roles in our lives. First it transports gases waste products, hormones and heat. Second it gives us protection through the white blood cells which invade and destroy disease causing organism. Finally, it regulates our body’s acidity and our water balance.

“True friends are never apart—maybe in distance, but never in heart.”

This quote rings true for couples. We all want to know the secret to making love last, but what if it was as simple as just being your partner’s friend? Does that sound a little too easy?

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.

President Akofu-Addo and members of the Executive Women Network

Business News

The Executive Women Network (EWN), a non-profit organisation of women in senior management and executive positions in private sector organisations and women entrepreneurs, has paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House.

From the statistics, MTN was the only company among the six that managed to increase its subscriber numbers and market share.

Business News

Ghana’s total mobile data subscription at the end of December 2016 stood at 19.6 million.  According to industry statistics released by the National Communications Authority (NCA) on its website, this brings the country’s mobile data penetration rate to 69.91 per cent in 2016 up from the 2015 figure of 65.74 per cent.

Mr Seth Terkper

Business News

The immediate-past Finance Minister, Mr Seth Terkper, has said that it is important to let the markets know the reasons for some of the challenges facing the economy and step back from the partisanship, which does the economy no good.

Many of the causes of the slow economic growth and, consequently, difficult fiscal situation were beyond the nation’s control, but important measures were taken to manage the challenges and prevent a crisis, he said in an exclusive interview with the Daily Graphic in Accra at the weekend.

Medikal

Showbiz News

Rappers EL and Medikal bagged the highest nominations at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) announced last Friday at the exquisite Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra.

Charlotte Derban

Showbiz News

In spite of the complaints most models make that modelling in Ghana is not lucrative, an up and coming model, Charlotte Derban believes one can make it in Ghana if one works hard towards that goal.

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars - but only after Faye Dunaway initially said La La Land had won.

Warren Beatty was handed the previous winner's envelope, containing a card saying "Emma Stone, La La Land", resulting in the error.

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has marked his 93rd birthday with lavish celebrations, addressing his own mortality in a speech, but showing no signs of quitting politics.

Thousands of government supporters, some wearing clothing adorned with Mugabe's image in younger days, converged in Matabeleland for Saturday's birthday bash and show of strength for the ruling ZANU-PF party.

The new 3310 weighs 79.6g (0.18lb) and has a 2.4in (6cm) display

International News

Nokia's 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut.

Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005.

The authorities set up emergency stations across the city where people can collect water

International News

Rainstorms and landslides in Chile have contaminated a major river forcing the authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the capital, Santiago.

Officials said the water supply from the Maipo river would be cut to most of the city until the water flowed clear.

 

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