DR. George Afeti, Director of National Inspectorate Board of the Ministry of Education, has lamented that about 50 per cent of teachers in the country go to school without preparing lesson notes and unable to carry out their duties effectively. He said this, coupled with teacher absenteeism has accounted for the poor standards of education in the country. Dr. Afeti, [...] The post 50% Teachers Do Not Prepare Lesson Notes appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
KNUSTFire gutted part of the Unity Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) yesterday afternoon destroying items worth thousands of Ghana cedis. According to sources it started about 3 pm at the sixth Floor of the eight-storey building, completely destroying 10 rooms. The cause of it was not immediately known. Briefing the Media, Divisional Fire Officer, [...] The post KNUST Unity Hall Gutted By Fire appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
GHANA and Hungary have established an office in Accra, to facilitate and promote bilateral trade relations to the mutual benefit of the two countries. Hunghat Limited is a Ghanaian company in partnership with the Hungarian National Trading House to provide a platform to small and medium scale enterprises for the mutual support of import and export capabilities, products and services. [...] The post Ghana, Hungary To Boost Trade appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
AFTER the long wait, Ghana can be assured of another medal, this time in boxing after Omar Abdul progressed into the semi-finals of the 52kg Flyweight Men’s Boxing at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Abdul, defeated Rathnayaka Anurudha from Sri Lanka by a split decision after the three judges scored (30-27, 30-27, 28-29). By this feat, Abdul, has [...] The post Abdul Powers Ghana To Semis In Boxing appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), as a result of extensive investigations, has uncovered a cocoa beans stealing syndicate at its warehouses at Tema, Takoradi and Kaasi in Kumasi. The Ghanaian Times can confirm the arrest of Mr. Charles Kukah, Senior Warehouse Manager of COCOBOD, by CID operatives last Friday, on the orders of the new management, as part of renewed [...] The post COCOBOD Uncovers Beans Stealing Syndicate… At Tema, Takoradi warehouses appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
HERBERT Addo has warned Hearts fans not to expect any ‘miracle’ signings ahead of the start of the new season. The experienced tactician is expected to held his first training session with the side last Tuesday after signing a two-year contract with them. Hearts have been linked with a string of players in the Africa country, from Medeama’s duo Foli [...] The post ‘Don’t Expect A Miracle’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
SCHALKE midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has hinted that he will consider a Ghana comeback when given a chance again. The German-born Ghanaian fell-out with Black Stars officials at the 2014 World Cup and had to be expelled from the team’s camp ahead of their final group game against Portugal. The ex-AC Milan midfielder said he will not hasten to take a [...] The post Boateng Hints At Comeback Again? appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Financial Division Two Court on Tuesday, protected the sanctity of free speech and the freedom of the media when it ruled that The Ghanaian Times Editor, Dave Agbenu, and its Chief Reporter, Castro Zangina-Tong, were not in contempt of the court. The applicant, The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) had prayed the court to commit the two senior [...] The post A MESSAGE TO EOCO appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
A National Job Summit, to brainstorm on job-creation and create avenues for work, particularly for the youth and graduates, was launched in Accra yesterday. The summit, scheduled for September 3 and 4 at the Accra International Conference Centre, would be on the theme ‘Inclusive growth through the creation of productive employment and decent work for all Ghanaians’. Launching it, the [...] The post National Job Summit Launched appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has rescheduled the Voters’ Register revision exercise for August 4 to 13, following the determination of a suit filed against the commission at the Supreme Court yesterday. The Deputy Chairman of EC in-charge of Operations, Mr. Amadu Sulley says that following the court’s ruling stopping the Commission from accepting National Health Insurance cards, only a Ghanaian [...] The post EC Stopped From Using NHIA Cards appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has sent a goodwill massage to Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-ul Fitr celebration. A statement signed by Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, General Secretary of the Party urged Muslims to use the occasion to continue to emphasised the things that bind the nation together. “As he celebrate the culmination of this period of re-dedication, denial [...] The post Message To Muslims From NPP General Secretray. appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings have congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the celebration of Edid-ul Fitr. A statement issued from Mr Rawlings’ Office noted that Eid-ul Fitr concluded a month-long sacrifice of fasting aimed at seeking Allah’s strength and guidance. “As you break your fast and congregate today to offer prayers of [...] The post Messages To Muslims appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Arthur Kobina Kennedy has jumped to the defense of a flagbearer aspirant of the party, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten, whose assertion that he was sidelined during the 2012 electioneering campaign has provoked angry reaction from a section of his party. Mr. Kyerematen, who is vying for the party’s flagbearship against Nana [...] The post Arthur Kennedy defends Alan K. appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Kofi Portuphy, has expressed his commitment and preparedness to lead the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to victory in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections. According to the NADMO boss, he was prepared to inject vibrancy and activate the grassroots to work extra hard to safeguard the victory of the [...] The post I Am Committed To Leading NDC — Portuphy appeared first on The Ghanaian Times
A flag-bearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will begin his nationwide campaign tour for his third bid as a presidential candidate at Akoto Lante, in the Odododiodio constituency, Accra. A press statement from the office of the twice presidential candidate of the NPP yesterday said the venue for the event would be Akwei’s House, [...] The post Akufo-Addo Kick-Starts Nationwide Campaign Tour appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Glico Group of Companies, a leading insurance and financial services group, has marked the half year with a prayer and thanksgiving service at its head office in Accra to seek the providence of God for the continuous success of the company. The event was organised in recognition and appreciation of the mercies and grace of God for seeing the company [...] The post Glico Group Prays For Success appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has called for intense vigilance to prevent the outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in Ghana, saying the nation cannot afford to lose any life to the disease. He said though health experts and institutions are on high alert and have instituted measures to prevent and contain any outbreak, the citizenry also need to be [...] The post Veep Calls For Vigilance Against Ebola appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Anlo Rural Bank Limited has been rated the best performing rural and community bank (RCB), for the third consecutive time, in the country. The bank has also been adjudged fourth among 135 RCBs, and first in the Volta Region by the Efficiency Monitoring Unit of the ARB Apex Bank Limited, the Chairman of Anlo Rural Bank, Larry Kwesi Jiagge, [...] The post Anlo Rural Bank Rated Best appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Acting Ameer and Missionary-in-charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Ghana, Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, has urged Ghanaians not to despair in these trying times, but rather partner government to address the challenges. “These challenges constitute a wake-up call and a means of testing the levels of resolve and determination of the people, as such every spirited effort must be [...] The post Econ. Challenges Are To Test Our Resolve — Maulvi appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
More Moroccan businesses have expressed interest in coming to Ghana to explore the vast investment opportunities in the country. The increasing interest is the result of governments of the two countries’ effort at enhancing their economic co-operation. The Moroccans would soon visit Ghana with a high-level business delegation to explore opportunities for investment and business partnerships, particularly in the areas [...] The post More Moroccan Investors Coming To Ghana appeared first on The Ghanaian