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Yesterday11:05

FDA’S SEAL AT RADE RESTAURANT BROKEN

The warehouse of the Royal Jade Restaurant at East Legon with hoarded suspected expired products used for cooking, has been tampered with. This came to light when officials of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) yesterday, stormed the facility which was sealed off last Friday, when the owners failed to open it for inspection. “We have taken serious view of [...] The post FDA’S SEAL AT RADE RESTAURANT BROKEN appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:35

‘Seed for the future programme’ to promote ICT education launched

In order to help bridge the gap between what is learned in Information Communication Technology (ICT) education and what is necessary in the industry, Huawei has developed the Telecom ‘Seeds for the Future Programme’ to help Ghanaian students. The programme seeks to develop local ICT talent, transfer knowledge, promote a greater understanding of and interest in the telecommunications sector and [...] The post ‘Seed for the future programme’ to promote ICT education launched appeared first


Yesterday10:34

50 Pre-tertiary mathematics teachers receive training

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana (AIMS-Ghana) has held a five-day intensive training for 50 pre-tertiary mathematics teachers in the Afram Plains North District of the Eastern Region. The programme is aimed at promoting teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels of education in Ghana. Speaking on behalf of the President of AIMS-Ghana, Ms Sarah Osei, a Career [...] The post 50 Pre-tertiary mathematics teachers receive training appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:31

Changes at EOCO, others

President John Mahama, as part of the ongoing restructuring of the leadership of government agencies in the country, has made changes in the leadership of some public institutions. Mr. Kingsley Awuah Darko has been asked to take over responsibility for the management of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). Mr. Awuah Darko, who is also the acting Managing Director of Bulk [...] The post Changes at EOCO, others appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:28

GCPP lauds new E.C. boss

The leader of the Great Consolidated Peoples Party (GCPP), Dr. Henry Herbert Lartey, has lauded the appointment of Mrs. Charlotte Osei, as the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), and says her credentials are in no doubt. According to Dr. Lartey, the newly appointed EC Chairperson deserved the appointment because she has the credentials and knowledge to perform at that [...] The post GCPP lauds new E.C. boss appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:25

ABANTU for development and Women’s Manifesto

ABANTU for Development and the Women’s Manifesto Coalition (WMC) have congratulated Mrs. Charlotte Osei, on her appointment by the President of the Republic of Ghana, President John Dramani Mahama, as the new Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. This was contained in a statement issued in Accra and copied The Ghanaian Times yesterday. The statement praised Mrs. Osei for being the [...] The post ABANTU for development and Women’s Manifesto appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:23

Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base

Al-Shabab militants have killed at least five soldiers in an overnight attack on an army base in the southern Somali port of Kismayo. Islamist fighters beheaded some of the captured Somali soldiers after briefly taking over the camp, witnesses told AFP news agency. At least 50 Burundian soldiers died last week in an al-Shabab attack on an African Union military [...] The post Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:21

Chibok girls forced to join Boko Haram

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC has been told. Witnesses say some are now being used to terrorise other captives, and are even carrying out killings themselves. This has not been independently verified but Amnesty International says other girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been forced [...] The post Chibok girls forced to join Boko Haram appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:20

Egypt’s chief prosecutor killed

Egypt’s public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say. Mr Barakat died of his wounds in hospital after the bombing in the suburb of Heliopolis, a government spokesman told the BBC. State media said that at least eight others were also hurt in the attack. Mr Barakat has referred thousands [...] The post Egypt’s chief prosecutor killed appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:15

EU chief feels ‘betrayed’ by Greece

The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said he feels “betrayed” by the “egotism” shown by Greece in failed debt talks. He said Greek proposals were “delayed” or “deliberately altered” but added the door was still open to talks. Along with several other European leaders, he has urged a yes vote in the snap referendum called for yesterday. Global stock [...] The post EU chief feels ‘betrayed’ by Greece appeared first on


Yesterday09:33

President charges the bench:Let your judgements carry weight

The President, John Dramani Mahama, has stressed the need for members of the Bench to give judgements that will advance the society instead of those that will affect the country’s progress. He urged them to ensure that their judgements carried weight and influence, without fear or favour, to serve as veritable reference points for posterity. President Mahama made the call [...] The post President charges the bench:Let your judgements carry weight appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:26

AMA demolishes structures near Sahara

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) yesterday continued with its demolition exercise to get rid of structures in water ways to prevent the reoccurrence of floods in the metropolis. The exercise this time, took place at the Odawna-garages where some unauthorized structures were pulled down by a task force with the heavy presence of police and the military. When The Ghanaian [...] The post AMA demolishes structures near Sahara appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:25

Kejetia project extended to terminal

ABOUT 5,000 petty traders including transport unions operating at the Kejetia terminals in the Kumasi metropolis were greeted with a shocking scene in the early hours of yesterday, when they reported for their usual business and noticed that the terminal had been fenced with aluminum sheets. The fencing, which took off at about 11:00pm on Sunday under heavy security, was [...] The post Kejetia project extended to terminal appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:10

Ga Rural Bank’s profit dips

The Ga Rural Bank at Amasaman has made a profit after tax of GH¢433,858.00 in 2014, as compared to GH¢450,252 in 2013, a decrease of GH¢16,394.00, representing a four per cent loss. The reduction in profit was due to high operating cost, Advances and Depreciation. Nana Bram Okae II, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank, made this [...] The post Ga Rural Bank’s profit dips appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:10

Unilever adjudged World Most Sustainable Brand

Unilever has been adjudged the World Most Sustainable Brand, according to the 2015 Sustainability Leaders report. The report produced by think-tank sustainability and research consultancy, GlobeScan indicated “Unilever is in the leadership position throughout much of the world, with the leadership margin being the largest in Europe”. GlobeScan inquired 816 qualified sustainability experts drawn from corporate organisations, governments, non-governmental and [...] The post Unilever adjudged World


Yesterday09:07

First Capital Plus appoints new MD

The Board of Directors of First Capital Plus Bank Limited has appointed the Reverend Fitzgerald Odonkor as the new Managing Director. Rev. Odonkor, a seasoned banker with decades of banking experience takes over from Mr John Kofi Mensah, a statement issued in Accra and copied to the press said. Rev. Odonkor has been assigned the task of taking the bank [...] The post First Capital Plus appoints new MD appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:04

‘Widening tax net in short term unachievable’

Bastiat Ghana, a liberal economy think-tank, says an analytical study has proven that successive governments did not see the achievement of widening the tax net in the short term. The study, which spans late 2013 to 2015 said government is not happy about the amount generated from tax revenue corresponding to it expenditure targets to address the economic challenges. A [...] The post ‘Widening tax net in short term unachievable’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:04

Vodafone Foundation organises Internet Fair

Vodafone Ghana Foundation has introduced a nation-wide internet fair to educate the public on usage and skills of the internet. The fair, which started at the Rawlings Park in Accra on June 25, forms parts of Vodafone’s commitment to spread internet connectivity and exposing Ghanaians to the immense benefits of online connectivity. Mrs Agnes Emefa Essah, Director of Marketing, Vodafone [...] The post Vodafone Foundation organises Internet Fair appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday09:01

Businessman wins house in MTN promo

Ishmael Awuna, a businessman has won a two-bed room house in the MTN-Ghana promo-tion draw held in Takoradi. Three others, Mr. Edem Beblie, Mr Kofi Anane and Madam Edna Otoo went home with KIA Rio vehicles each. Nine others also won various prizes such as generators and mobile phones. One of them, Mr. Anane claimed he bought GH¢7,000.00 worth of [...] The post Businessman wins house in MTN promo appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday08:58

City of Light introduces concept

Appolonia-City of Light has introduced its buy and build concept for the Nova Ridge enclave within the city, to potential home owners. In a statement, City of Light said, it had outlined the concept to entrepreneurs, representatives of corporate institutions and prospective investors. The statement said the concept “affords owners the opportunity to build to their own taste and lifestyle [...] The post City of Light introduces concept appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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