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11:03

Ghana: Let’s collectively build our nation

SINCE 6th March, 1957 when Ghana attained inde­pendence, successive gov­ernments have initiated policies and programmes to ensure eco­nomic prosperity, development. Apart from the building and pro­vision of basic social amenities and infrastructure like water, electricity, roads, housing, schools, hospitals, and markets, the promotion of the welfare of the citizenry has been a major con­cern of every government. Undoubtedly, since the [...] The post Ghana: Let’s collectively build our nation


10:42

Nigeria’s poll turnout impressive – Kufuor

Ghana’s former President John Agyekum Kufuor on Saturday said turnout of voters at Nigeria’s fifth election since the end of military rule in 1999, is impressive. The former President, who is in Nigeria as head of the observer mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), said “obviously from what we have seen so far, the people are [...] The post Nigeria’s poll turnout impressive – Kufuor appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


10:35

Kotoko slip past Liberty

AHMED Toure’s under a minute goal was all that Kumasi Asante Kotoko needed to silence well-drilled Liberty professionals in their 12th week First Capital Plus premiership played at the Baba Yara stadium,yesterday. It was quite a beautiful afternoon as both teams exhibited their football prowess to the admiration of the fans who thronged the stadium as a result of an [...] The post Kotoko slip past Liberty appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


10:34

Oly climb over Wa All Stars

ACCRA Great Olympics’ unbeaten run in all competitions was extended to four after a 57th minute header from Agbashie Dotse handed the wonder club a hard fought 1-0 victory over Wa All Stars in a 12th week fixture of the First Capital Plus Premier League on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium. It was the second straight league wins for [...] The post Oly climb over Wa All Stars appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


10:28

Christians mark Palm Sunday with processions

CHURCH services were held the country yesterday to commemorate Palm Sunday. As part of the celebration, the various congregations, went on processions holding palm fronds, admist brass band music to mark the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. Known as Passion Sunday, the day marked the beginning of the Holy Week as well as the death and resurrection of [...] The post Christians mark Palm Sunday with processions appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


10:13

MTN FA Cup draw for Rnd. 32 today

The FA Cup Committee (FACC) will hold a live draw today to determine the pairings for the round of 32 matches. Below are the clubs who have qualified to the Round of 32: kotoko,wafa,new edubiase,ba united, ashgold,aduana stars, inter alliesliberty professionals, hearts of oak,medeama,great olympics,tano bofoakwa,starke fc,tamale utrecht,unity fc,bibiani goldstars,real tamale united, proud united,prestige fc,amidaus professionalsistanbul,wa african united,eleven wise,mighty jets,samartex,susubribi,birim


10:10

Stars bow to Senegal again

SENEGAL continued their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 win last Saturday night thanks to a brace from substitute Moussa Konate. The international friendly played at the Stade Oceane du Le Havre was high in quality as Aliou Cisse won his first match in-charge. The two sides were meeting for the second time in two months after a Group B [...] The post Stars bow to Senegal again appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:58

Olam awards prize for innovation in food security

The Olam International Prize for Innovation in Food Secu-rity has been awarded to Professor Norman Uphoff, a former Director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development and the SRI International Network and Resources Centre (SRI-Rice). The Olam International Prize for Innovation in Food Security is one of four unique global initiatives launched to mark Olam’s 25th anniversary, [...] The post Olam awards prize for innovation in food security appeared first on The


09:55

Ecobank launches SME Club

Ecobank Ghana has launched Small and Medium size Enterprise ‘SME’ Club to offer preferential business support, products and services to its customers across the country. The Club also serves as a platform for adding value to SMEs through information mining, networking and capacity building. It will also serve as a loyalty package that rewards SME clients  for doing business with [...] The post Ecobank launches SME Club appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:54

Consumer hedge programme in the offing— Deputy Minister

The Ministry of Finance and the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), have received the approval from cabinet to carry out a consumer hedge programme to assist in stabilising ex-pump prices of petroleum products as well as mitigating the accumulation of price under-recoveries. The Deputy Minister of Petroleum, Mr. Ben Dagadu who disclosed this at the annual general meeting   of the Ghana [...] The post Consumer hedge programme in the offing— Deputy Minister appeared first on The Ghanaian Times


09:40

6 police personnel in C/R dismissed

Six police personnel in the Central Region were dismissed from the Police Service last year, for engaging in criminal activities. Additionally, five police personnel had their ranks reduced, while two others were severely reprimanded for indiscipline during the same year. The Central Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Ransford Moses Ninson, announced these in a speech read on [...] The post 6 police personnel in C/R dismissed appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:40

Judicial team tours Wa Central Prisons

A team from the Upper West justice delivery system, led by the Supervising High Court Judge of Wa, Justice Kwasi Boakye, has paid a working visit to the Wa Central Prisons to ascertain the prevailing conditions there. The visit followed a directive by the Chief Justice, Mrs. Georgina Theodora Woode, for judges in the regions to visit the prisons within [...] The post Judicial team tours Wa Central Prisons appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:37

Chief, driver gunned down… by unknown assailtants

The Chief of Chinto, near Dobro, in the Adoagyiri Nsawam municipality of the Eastern Region, and his driver were gruesomely murdered on Saturday night. Nana Kofi Mankata and his driver, Richard Asante, 38, were shot dead by unknown assailants at the chief’s rented premises at Adoagyiri, after returning from a funeral at Fotobi, near Nsawam. Nana Mankata was shot twice [...] The post Chief, driver gunned down… by unknown assailtants appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:31

International Tribunal hears case on boundary dispute

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), yesterday began hearing the case on the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Legal representatives of both countries made their oral arguments before a special five-member chamber, which comprises international judges including a Ghanaian, Justice Thomas Mensah. The chamber is to decide a request for provisional measure sought [...] The post International Tribunal hears case on boundary dispute appeared first on The


09:30

WISHING WASSCE STUDENTS THE BEST OF LUCK

Effective this morning, a total of 268,771 candidates will be writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which is a very important step in the journey into the academia and the world of work. The WASSCE which is held in other West African countries, would thus define the future of the candidates. However, this is one examination which [...] The post WISHING WASSCE STUDENTS THE BEST OF LUCK appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


09:29

2015 WASSCE begins today

The 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), begins today across the country. In all, 268,771 candidates from 868 public and private Senior High Schools (SHS) ,will participate in the examination at 866 centres. The figure represents an increase of 20,603 candidates over the 2014 figure of 242,162 candidates. Speaking to the media last Friday during a tour of [...] The post 2015 WASSCE begins today appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


27th Mar 11:23

Tigo – committed to good and ethical corporate governance

Our attention has been drawn to allegations that Tigo has under-declared revenue and also prevented Subah Info Solutions to connect and monitor revenue on behalf of the regulator, the NCA. We wish to state that these allegations are false, malicious and irresponsible. We were disappointed that the authors of these allegations did not check with Tigo before going public. As [...] The post Tigo – committed to good and ethical corporate governance appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


27th Mar 11:13

Consumers to pay more for water, electricity

The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has adjusted utility tariffs upwards with effect from April 1. Electricity goes up by 2.63 per cent while water has been increased by 1.06 per cent. A statement from the Commission signed by its acting board chairman, Mr. Stephen Akuoku, said the move would enable the service providers to raise enough money to carry [...] The post Consumers to pay more for water, electricity appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


27th Mar 11:09

NPP demonstrates against gov’t in Bolga

THOUSANDS of New Patriotic Party (NPP) members and supporters on Thursday took part in a massive demonstration at Bolgatanga, capital of the Upper East Region, to protest against what they described as the suffering and hardship of Ghanaians. The demonstration dubbed, “la wontume” in Grune, meaning we are suffering, was undertaken by supporters from all parts of the Upper East [...] The post NPP demonstrates against gov’t in Bolga appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


27th Mar 11:05

Military lands haven’t been sold — President debunks rumours

PRESIDENT John Mahama has denied rumours making the rounds that military lands are being sold out to private developers. The President debunked the allegations yesterday, when he inaugurated a new accommodation facility for junior officers of the Ghana Air Force at Takoradi, in the Western Region. The two-storey complex, named after the Chief of Air Staff, Air-Vice Marshal Samson-Oje, consists [...] The post Military lands haven’t been sold — President debunks rumours appeared first on The Ghanaian

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