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Vote counting still underway as presidential elections close in Togo

Counting of ballot papers has begun for the presidential election in the Republic of Togo.
 Pharrell Williams

Ghanaian scams firm $375,000 for fake Pharrell show

A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a…

Vote counting underway in Togo elections

Counting of ballot papers for the Presidential election in the Republic of Togo, which is considered by many as very crucial has began.

Tribunal gives Ghana the nod to continue oil production: TEN Project to go on (UPDATED)

Ghana has been given the nod to continue oil production activities at a disputed maritime boundary area between it and Cote d’Ivoire.
President Mahama signing the book of condolence in honour of the late Mrs Theodosia Okoh at her residence at Ridge in Accra. Picture: EBOW HANSON

National flag will always remind us of Mrs Okoh - President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said that Mrs Theodosia Salome Okoh, who designed the national flag, will never be forgotten because of the…
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection signing the book of condolence for the Mrs Theodosia Okoh at her residence at Ridge. Looking on are the Deputy Minister, Mrs Sowah (right) and Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport.  Picture: EBOW HANSON

The woman who designed Ghana's national flag

A veteran Ghanaian artist, Mrs Theodosia Salome Okoh (nee Asihene), has stated that the current calls on aspirants of the various political parties…

Second-hand clothes dealers in New Juaben to relocate

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly is looking for a favourable site within the municipality to relocate second-hand clothes dealers whose continuous…
Kwadwo Owusu Sarpong (3rd left) interacting with participants of the presbytery meeting.  With him are Rev. Agya Appiah (left), the Odumase District Minister, and Mr Kingsford Abraham Hinneh, (2nd left), Lay Representative of the presbytery to the general assembly of the church.

Assemblies urged to ensure proper planning

The Brong Ahafo Presbytery Chairperson of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Kwadwo Owusu Sarpong, has challenged authorities in towns and…
Duunbil Muniru on admission at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital.

Mining accident claims three lives

Three persons were killed on Thursday morning as a result of a mining accident that occurred at Gbane, a mining community in the Talensi District of…
G/R Tackie Bilaal (left), receiving the overall best award from the IGP, Mr Mohammed Alhassan

Operate within the law : IGP admonishes police

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, has reminded personnel of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) of their limits as law…
Fire officers at the scene of the fire.

Fire razes down Victory Bible Church at Dome Pillar Two

A fierce fire that gutted the Holy Ghost Sanctuary, a branch of the Victory Bible Church, and a two-storey building at Dome Pillar Two in the Ga East…

Quality rice seeds project launched at Nyankpala

A three-year project aimed at stimulating the production and use of certified and quality rice seeds for rice farmers in the Northern and Upper East…
Some men at work at the project site.

Work on Gambaga Vocational School in progress

Work on the Gambaga Vocational Training School and accommodation facility for the inmates of the Gambaga Witches Camp and community is progressing…
 Mrs Ama Bawuah (2nd right) thanking Dr Sifah (3rd right). Those looking on include Dr Kaba (right) and other staff members of the hospital.

Coca Cola Foundation donates to two hospitals

Coca Cola Africa Foundation in partnership with Medshare, a non-governmental organisation based in the United States (US), has donated a container…
DSP Bawa (left) in a handshake with Mrs Osafo (right) after the handover ceremony.

UTRAK Savings Loans renovates Asokwa police offices

Utrak Savings and Loans Ltd, a financial institution with its headquarters in Kumasi, has renovated the offices of the Asokwa District Command of the…
Mr Charles Wordey (3rd right), in a handshake with the headmaster, Mr Osei-Nyansah after the presentation while some members of staff of the bank and the school look on.

NIB supports Mawuli School

The National Investment Bank (NIB) has donated 188 desks at a cost of GH¢16,000 to the Mawuli School in the Volta Region as part of its corporate…
Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Tertiary — Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Student leadership kicks against cost-sharing arrangement

The student leadership in the country has kicked against the cost-sharing arrangement reached by the stakeholders during a dialogue at the University…

Three die after inhaling toxic fumes

Three miners were on Thursday morning killed as a result of a mining accident that occurred at Gbane,a mining community in the Talensi District of…

Tightened security at KNUST following rampant robbery attacks

Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have beefed up security on campus with intermittent snap checks…
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms Christine Lagarde

IMF Report: Second tranche of bailout cash to be in by July

Ghana will receive the second tranche of $144 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in July 2015, an IMF report has announced.
Foreign Minister, Hanna Tetteh

6 Ghanaians drowned in Mediterranean – Hanna Tetteh

Six Ghanaians have been confirmed dead in a religious row that saw about 12 Ghanaian and Nigerian migrants, thrown overboard on a vessel heading…

Man shoots cousins for calling his mother a witch

The pain of seeing his mother being branded as a witch by his three cousins has landed a former assembly member of the Dipa Electoral Area in…

Women do not need ‘special cleaning’

Women who are in the habit of using all sorts of feminine wash as a means of keeping their private parts clean and tight risk damaging their…
• Rt Rev. Prof. Osei Sarfo-Kantanka

Appoint neutral, competent EC chair— Rt Rev. Prof. Sarfo-Kantanka

The Bishop of the Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, Rt Rev. Prof. Osei Sarfo-Kantanka, has made a passionate appeal to President John…
• The Vice President, Mr Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (right), Ing. Magnus Lincoln Quarshie – 45th President of GhIE (middle), and an official at the investiture ceremony.

‘Engineering key to success of Sada, national development’

The new President of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE), Mr Magnus Lincoln Quarshie, has stated that engineering is key to the success of the…
• Nii Amoo III

Nii Amoo appointed acting Pokuase Mantse

The Dzasetse of Otublohum, Nii Amoo III, has been appointed as the acting Pokuase Mantse.

Bench warrant for 23 employers in Ashanti Region

Four courts in the Ashanti Region have issued bench warrants for the arrest of 23 employers who have defaulted in the payment of the Social Security…
• From left: Horlanyo Mensah, Emmanuel Apisugu and Prince Asare at the Regional Police Command.

Three flat-screen TV thieves nabbed

Three persons wanted by the police for stealing flat-screen television sets from residential apartments and shops in Accra have been arrested.

Two Denu fugitives plead guilty

Two of the five suspects who allegedly escaped from police cells at Denu in the Ketu South District in the Volta Region last Wednesday changed their…
• Mr Bagbin (middle) explaining a point at the dialogue. Those with him are Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah (left) and Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini (right), the moderator. Picture: EDNA ADUSERWAA.

Enforce strict separation of powers — MPs

Two members of the leadership of Parliament have called for strict separation of powers between the Executive and Legislative arms of government to…
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