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5 hr 52 min ago

Allow 'pre-intimidation testimony' in Ruto ICC case: prosecutor

The Hague (AFP) - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor wants judges to allow her to use testimony from witnesses who later withdrew from her faltering case against Kenya's Vice President William Ruto. The call came after prosecutor Fatou Bensouda already had to withdraw charges against the east African country's President Uhuru Ke ...


6 hr 04 min ago

Chelsea winger Christian Atsu closing in on loan switch to Bournemouth

Sportsmail understands the components of the deal are largely completed and should be tied up imminently. Eddie Howe is determined to get his squad assembled as quickly as possible to maximise their chance of staying in the Barclays Premier League ...


6 hr 05 min ago

Full speech: ‘I won’t tolerate chaos’ in NPP – Nana Addo

The flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has sternly stated that he will “not tolerate any chaos within the party” after worrying calls by members that the continuous internal wranglings could destroy the party. Here is the full speech he delivered at the party headquarters on Friday in Accra.   STATEMENT BY ... The post Full speech: ‘I won’t tolerate chaos’ in NPP – Nana Addo appeared first on citifmonline.


6 hr 16 min ago

NPP crisis: Ceasefire! – Nana Addo

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on all party members and supporters to cease fire immediately...


6 hr 19 min ago

Akufo-Addo: Allow Afoko, Agyepong access to NPP HQ

NPP flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo has directed that the party’s national chairman Paul Afoko and General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong must be allowed access to their offices at the party’s headquarters...


6 hr 24 min ago

Cease fire, lies and finger pointing – Nana Addo to NPP members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo has sent a stern warning to party executives to cease the internal wrangling within the party. “The finger pointing, the name calling, the insults, the lies, the denigrating of past and current leaders must stop,” he said. The death of the Upper East Regional Chairman, Adam ... The post Cease fire, lies and finger pointing – Nana Addo to NPP members appeared first on citifmonline.


6 hr 29 min ago

Saudi Blast Kills At Least Four

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia—A car exploded outside a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday, the second attack in one week on the minority group in the Sunni-majority kingdom. Saudi's interior ministry said at least four people were killed when security forces ...


6 hr 31 min ago

Airtel empowers SMEs through Best Business Practices seminar

Airtel Business hosted several of its customers in the SME category over breakfast with presentations from senior industry analysts from Airtel and partners who imparted their knowledge on best business practices using telecommunications and ICT with the aim of empowering and helping them grow their business. The theme of the Business Breakfast Series, “Reaching your ... The post Airtel empowers SMEs through Best Business Practices seminar appeared first on citifmonline.


6 hr 35 min ago

Muhammadu Buhari faces Islamist rebellion after being sworn in as Nigerian ...

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of Nigeria on Friday at a ceremony in the capital attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries including US Secretary of State John Kerry. General Buhari, dressed in ...


6 hr 37 min ago

Afoko, Agyepong missing as Nana Addo addresses NPP at HQ

NPP national chairman Paul Afoko and General secretary Kwabena Agyepong were conspicuously missing as the flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo addressed developments in the party at the headquarters in Asylum-down today, Friday May 29...


6 hr 39 min ago

Students of Our Lady of Mercy SHS schooled on pre-marital sex

The Tema Metropolitan Private Health Providers Association (TMPHPA), in partnership with the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate, has organized an adolescent health development programme for students of Our Lady of Mercy Senior High School (OLAM) in Tema. The programme was aimed at sensitizing the participants on the dangers of pre-marital sex and sexually-transmitted diseases. The President of TMPHPA, Dr. T.K Caiquo, [...] The post Students of Our Lady of Mercy SHS schooled on pre-marital sex appeared


6 hr 42 min ago

JHS girls in Lambussie-Karni receive sanitary pads

A total of 347 Junior High School (JHS) girls from 15 selected schools in the Lambussie-Karni District of the Upper West Region, have received sanitary pads to help keep them comfortable during their menstrual periods. The girls, beneficiaries of the Girls Participatory Approaches to Students’ Success (G-PASS) scholarship, also received other items such as school bags, school uniforms, pairs of [...] The post JHS girls in Lambussie-Karni receive sanitary pads appeared first on The Ghanaian Tim


6 hr 42 min ago

Government urged to review yardstick for placement in SHS

Sonrise, a private Senior High School at Ho, has held its seventh graduation for a batch of finalists, with a call on government to review the policy of placing students with aggregates up to 42 through the centralised computerised system. Mr Joseph Dzamesi, Administrator, said the policy left privately owned schools struggling to fill their schools, and suggested that government [...] The post Government urged to review yardstick for placement in SHS appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 43 min ago

Youth group opposes removal of Afoko, Agyepong

There seems to be no end in sight for the opposition New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) crisis, as a youth group affiliated to the party in the Upper West Region has threatened to initiate impeachment procedures against its regional executives, if they attempt to remove the national chairman, Paul Afoko, and the general secretary, Kwabena Agyepong. The group calling itself, the [...] The post Youth group opposes removal of Afoko, Agyepong appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 44 min ago

GCPP condemns NPP crisis

The 2012 flagbearer of the Great Consolidated People’s Party (GCPP), Dr. Herbert Henry Lartey, has described as “unfortunate and disgraceful” current happenings in the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, political parties in the country should be matured enough to tolerate intra-party criticism and wondered why a party that wants the mandate of the people would be fighting [...] The post GCPP condemns NPP crisis appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 44 min ago

Nation bids goodbye to Theodosia Okoh

A large crowd of mourners from all walks of life thronged the forecourt of the State House in Accra yesterday, to pay their last respects to the late Mrs. Theodosia Okoh, the designer of the country’s National Flag. The mourners, in black attire, defied early showers to catch a glimpse of the remains of the 92- year-old national icon, before [...] The post Nation bids goodbye to Theodosia Okoh appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 45 min ago

I will pay NPP’s GH¢2 million debt –Ken Ofori-Atta

A bankroller of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Ken Ofori-Atta, has taken over the responsibility of repaying a two-million Ghana Cedi loan facility the party obtained from the Prudential Bank to finance its 2012 general electioneering campaign. In a statement issued yesterday, Mr. Ofori-Atta who is also a former Chief Executive Officer of Data Bank, said the loan was [...] The post I will pay NPP’s GH¢2 million debt –Ken Ofori-Atta appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 47 min ago

Public hearing held on proposed T’di mall

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has held a public hearing on the proposed Takoradi Mall Limited (TML), a shopping mall, to be constructed near the Jubilee Park at West Tanokrom, Takoradi. The EPA hearing is part of the requirements for obtaining an Environmental Permit for the proposed mall, in line with Environmental Assessment Regulations, 1999 (L1 1652) and also discuss [...] The post Public hearing held on proposed T’di mall appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 51 min ago

Boko Haram poses threat to sub-region

A research Fellow at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso has advised the Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, to consider the threat by militant group Boko Haram as a sub-regional matter in order to find a solution to the problem. He said tackling and defeating the militant group, would be a difficult task and, therefore, making [...] The post Boko Haram poses threat to sub-region appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


6 hr 52 min ago

Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret. The amendment bans information about the deaths of Russian forces “during special operations” in peacetime. The Kremlin has consistently denied sending regular troops and armour to help rebels in eastern Ukraine. But a new report from the US says Russia has been [...] The post Putin makes troop deaths state secret appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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