ACTIVITIES at the Neoplan Station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle came to a halt yesterday, following a downpour that resulted in the flooding of the area. The Odaw stream overflowed its banks flooding the station, forcing drivers to park their vehicles on the streets, which resulted in a traffic jam. Passengers and traders took cover under any available structure around [...] The post Nkrumah Circle Flooded Again appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Macbells Company Limited, producers of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, has presented a number of hospital supplies to the La General Hospital to help treat the increasing number of cholera patients visiting the hospital. This was in response to an SOS message the hospital sent out for public support to help contain the huge number of cases of cholera recorded at [...] The post Macbells Supports La General Hospital To Fight Cholera appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The UN says one of its cargo helicopters has crashed in South Sudan, with unconfirmed reports saying it was shot down. Three crew died, while one survived, said the UN mission in South Sudan, adding that an inquiry was under way. A UN official told the AP news agency the Mi-8 helicopter had apparently been shot down. Thousands of people [...] The post UN Helicopter Crashes In South Sudan appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Times yesterday carried a report in which the Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, advised teachers to instruct pupils in Ghanaian languages at the basic level of our educational system. Indeed, the story attracted varied opinions from members of the public. While some supported the Minister’s position, others argued that it is not practicable to teach every school-going child [...] The post Teaching English At The Basic Level; The Other Argument appeared first
The Chief Investigations Officer in charge of Confiscated Assets, Office of the President, Mr. John Kweku Mensah, has denied knowledge of the confiscation of two timber firms at Akim Oda, in the Eastern Region, by the State. Holex Ghana Limited and Priorities Ghana Limited are said to have been confiscated, which resulted in the payment of 34 billion old cedis [...] The post No Records On 2 Firms’ Confiscation appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) yesterday called off its almost four-month strike action, after two days of marathon discussions with the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations. The meeting, which was hosted by the Employment ministry, had the entire executive of POTAG present, and was witnessed by Mr. George Smith-Graham, Chief Executive of [...] The post POTAG Calls Off Strike … After Reaching Agreement With Gov’t appeared first
The Centre for Public Accountability (CPA) at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), yesterday commenced its maiden annual Accountability Summer School Programme aimed at developing the capacities of key public sector leaders and managers. The four-day programme is being attended by about 30 participants, including senior public servants, directors of ministries, parliamentarians, chief executives of metropolitan, municipal and district [...] The post UPSA Opens Accountability Summer
The national seniors women’s team Black Queensis threatening to boycott training in preparation for the Africa Women’s Championship because of unpaid bonuses. Taking a cue from the Black Stars, who refused to train because of their unpaid appearance fees at the World Cup before the clash with Portugal, the Black Queens insist they will not train yesterday morning at their camping [...] The post Black Queens Boycott Training appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Ghana will bid for the hosting rights to AFCON 2017. In an exclusive interview the minister of Youth and Sports,Mahama Ayariga revealed the time was right for Ghana to host the rest of Africa again after it last hosted in 2008. “Ghana has the infrastructure and we are looking to add to it.We have the stadium in Cape Coast and [...] The post Ghana To Bid For 2017 AFCON appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Coach Kwesi Appiah took the decision to drop goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey for next month’s matches despite goalkeepers trainer Nasamu Yakubu naming the Norway-based shot-stopper in a short-list of four. Nasamu says he included the Stromgodgset goalkeeper in his proposed list of four players to face Uganda and Togo in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Kumasi and Lome [...] The post Kwarasey Was Shortlisted, But… appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Black Stars and former Liberty Professionals goalie, Daniel Adjei is back in the country but could look for a new challenge in his career. Sources close to the player have hinted the Sportscrusader of an intent to join either Accra Hearts of Oak or Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the coming season, dampening hopes of the Liberty faithfuls of seeing their [...] The post Ajdjei Eyes A Move To Hearts, Kotoko appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Premier League Referee of the Year 2013/14, William Agbovi, has exclusively disclosed that he has been approached on several occasions with bribe to influence the outcome of matches but declined on all those occasions. Speaking after winning the referee of the year award, Agbovi said, “Several clubs have approached me with bribes before but I can’t mention names. The monies [...] The post Don’t Take Bribe From Club Officials – Agbovi Cautions Referees appeared first on The Ghanaian
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Lower Manya Krobo, Mr. Jacob Fredrick Kwame Acolatse has urged old students of Manya Krobo Senior High School to contribute to the development of the school. He said considering the financial and infrastructural constraints confronting public schools, there was the need for past students to assist by contributing to meet the needs of their [...] The post MCE Rallies Support For Manya Krobo SHS appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
About 1,220 children have benefitted from the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme in the Kassena-Nankana Municipal and Kassena–Nankana West District. They children, who have been out of school, would be integrated would be integrated into the mainstream basic school system in September, following the successful implementation of the first phase of the CBE programme in area. The CBE, which is [...] The post CBE Benefits 1,220 Children In Kassena-Nankana appeared first on The Ghanaian
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will be a guest speaker at the 19th Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) awards ceremony, scheduled to take place at the Banquet Hall, in Accra. Otumfuo Osei Tutu accepted the offer when a joint Ashanti Regional and National Executives of GJA, led by the president, Mr. Affail Monney, called on him at the Manhyia Palace, [...] The post Asantehene Accepts Invitation For GJA Awards appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Liverpool have completed the £16million signing of Mario Balotelli. The former Manchester City striker has returned to the Premier League after an absence of 18 months after agreeing to join from AC Milan on a three-year deal. Liverpool also have the option to extend the deal to a fourth year, while Balotelli will wear the No.45 shirt, the same number [...] The post Liverpool Complete £16m Mario Balotelli Transfer With Striker Penning Three-Year Deal appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
Former Minister of Youth and Sports (MoYS), Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah has regretted embarking on funds mobilization to enable supporters travel to Brazil to support the Black Stars at the World Cup. “If I’m given another chance, I would never get myself involved in any exercise to ensure that supporters travel to go and support the national team,” he stated. “When government [...] The post I Regret Raising Funds For Fans ….Former Youth & Sports Minister Tells Commission appeared first
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral for the black teenager killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael Brown, 18, who was unarmed, was killed on August 9 after being stopped by a white police office for walking in the middle of the street. His death sparked days of protests and violent clashes, but tensions appear to have eased in [...] The post Hundreds Gather For Michael Brown’s Funeral appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
French President Francois Hollande has ordered PM Manuel Valls to form a new government after two senior ministers criticised their austerity policies. After Mr Valls announced the cabinet’s resignation, Mr Hollande immediately asked him to set up a new one. Economy minister Arnaud Montebourg and education minister Benoit Hamon are expected to lose their jobs. They had both called for [...] The post French PM Manuel Valls Cabinet Falls appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.
The Ukrainian military says it is battling rebel armoured vehicles that crossed from Russia and headed to the south-eastern city of Mariupol. It said the column was halted near the town of Novoa-zovsk. One military commander said pro-Russian rebels might be trying to open up a new southern front. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had not heard the [...] The post Ukraine Battles Rebel Armoured Vehicles appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.