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Yesterday11:14

Peki chief finally goes home

SIX years after his demise, the late Paramount Chief of Peki Traditional Area, Deiga Kwadzo Dei XI, was finally laid so rest on Saturday after a burial service at Peki-Tsame. Among the large gathering of mourners were President John Dramani Mahama the Speaker of Parliament, Doe Adjaho; the Chief of Staff, Mr Julius Debrah; the Minister of Chieftaincy and Traditional [...] The post Peki chief finally goes home appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday11:08

T’ Quarshie Hosp. in a mess

The Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital at Mampong Akwapem in the Eastern Region, is in a mess following the breakdown of the equipment. Three of the hospital’s for elevators have broken down, with the remaining one in a very bad state. Patients with serious conditions and pregnant women are carried by their relatives and ward orderlies through the star case to [...] The post T’ Quarshie Hosp. in a mess appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday11:05

Hearts advance in Confederation Cup

Accra Hearts of Oak qualified for the next stage of the CAF Confederation cup with a 1-0 aggregate after holding AS Police to goalless draw game in Benin in the second leg fixture on Saturday. The Phobians went into the game with the hopes of qualifying into the next stage of the competition after winning the first leg 1-0 in [...] The post Hearts advance in Confederation Cup appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:54

President Mahama to address 8th Pan African Congress

President John Dramani Mahama is expected to address the 8th Pan African Congress (PAC), which is a historic gathering of the Global African Family from March 4 to 7 at the Accra International Conference Centre. Information made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Saturday indicates that, both Ghana and the African Union (AU) have committed themselves fully [...] The post President Mahama to address 8th Pan African Congress appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:45

Methodist Varsity holds w’shop for candidates

The Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) has held a two-day workshop on English Literature for more than 450 candidates writing this year’s West African Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) this month. The workshop was aimed at enriching the knowledge of the candidates to enable them pass well in the subject while whipping their interest to pursue Arts in tertiary schools. [...] The post Methodist Varsity holds w’shop for candidates appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:34

UEW admits 8,000 students

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has offered admission to 8,958 students for the 2014/2015 academic year to pursue distance education programmes in mathematics, mechanical, electrical and basic education, early childhood, business administration and wood technology education. According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, the university received a total of 13,002 applications but 11,693 qualified and [...] The post UEW admits 8,000 students appeared


Yesterday10:25

Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo endorses DCE

Assembly Members at the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District of the Northern Region, on Wednesday endorsed overwhelmingly Mr Sampoa Timothy Laari as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area. Mr Laari polled 41 votes out of the 45 Member-Assembly, representing 91.1 per cent of the votes cast, in the election which was supervised by officials of the Electoral Commission (EC). Mr Laari [...] The post Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo endorses DCE appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:24

Tourism authority staff salute Julius Debrah

The Senior Staff Association of the Ghana Tourism Authority has congratulated Mr Julius Debrah on his elevation to the position of the Chief of Staff after serving in several ministerial positions. The association said Mr. Debrah’s new appointment was as a result of his dedication to duty and hard work which President John Mahama has recognised. The association sent the [...] The post Tourism authority staff salute Julius Debrah appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:20

Hundreds of S. Sudan boys abducted

Hundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the United Nations children’s agency says. The figure is a big increase from the 89 children reported abducted by Unicef last month. Their latest statement blamed a militia group allied to the government. South Sudan is in a state of civil war with forces loyal [...] The post Hundreds of S. Sudan boys abducted appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


Yesterday10:16

CCTV shows UK girls on their way to Syria

New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria. Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, both 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, flew from London to Istanbul on February 17. The images show them waiting at Bayrampasa bus station later that day. Scotland [...] The post CCTV shows UK girls on their way to Syria appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


26th Feb 14:46

2 Nigerians swindle German

Two Nigerians are in the grips of the law for swindling a German of 248.557.91 Euros under the pretext of supplying her with gold. Mark Latif Adigun and Benjamin Taefick Oluwashola, currently on bail, have pleaded not guilty to defrauding by false pretences. Adigun, the first accused, introduced himself to Ms. Waltraud Wiesent, the victim, through internet conversation in 2011 [...] The post 2 Nigerians swindle German appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Feb 09:25

Nayele ‘gang’ freed

The six persons arrested for assisting the incarcerated Nayele Ametefe to export 12.5 kilogram-mes of cocaine worth 3.5 million dollars to the United Kingdom, were yesterday acquitted and discharged by the Accra Circuit Court. The accused, alleged to have played various roles in the infamous case, regained their freedom following the State’s withdrawal of charges of aiding and abetment against [...] The post Nayele ‘gang’ freed appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Feb 08:56

Stop collecting ‘Dumsor’ levy — Gov’t

The Kumasi South Hospital at Atonsu Agogo, has been ordered to stop the imposition of a special fuel levy on patients to power the hospital’s generator. Mr. Gyamfi Yeboah, the Hospital’s Administrator, confirmed the new development to The Ghanaian Times, and said they received an instruction from the Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Alexies M. Nang-Beifubah, [...] The post Stop collecting ‘Dumsor’ levy — Gov’t appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Feb 08:55

Oteng Adjei returns car

Dr. Joe Oteng Adjei, former Minister of Energy, yesterday returned the Lexus LX570 vehicle in his possession to the ministry, following media bashing. “I didn’t steal the vehicle”, he said. The former Minister’s action followed the Auditor-General’s (A-G) recent report which cited him as having used part of monies meant for rural electrification projects, to purchase luxury vehicles. Dr. Adjei [...] The post Oteng Adjei returns car appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Feb 12:22

Pres meets E.Guinea, Congo Leaders over Boko Haram

AFRICAN nations are being urged to pool their resources under the banner of solidarity, to confront and eliminate the threat posed to the entire continent by the Boko Haram Islamist insurgents. “If we don’t do this, it (Boko Haram menace) can go beyond Nigeria, Niger, Cameroun and Chad, and affect other nations on the continent,” President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo [...] The post Pres meets E.Guinea, Congo Leaders over Boko Haram appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Feb 11:40

‘Improve quality of DOL’

Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has tasked division one clubs to attach more seriousness to the Division One League (DOL) to improve its quality. He said when things are done right, the DOL could compete with the premier league for attention and media space, adding that, “this can only happen if players and officials perform their [...] The post ‘Improve quality of DOL’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Feb 11:28

Togo retains Embassies Peace World Cup trophy

The Togo Embassy in Accra displayed sheer bravado to retain the six-aside football Inter Embassy Peace World Cup trophy they won last year. In a repeat of the first edition finals, Togo came face to face with the Lebanon Embassy in a high-on-energy final that saw the physically endowed West Africans run away with the trophy after winning 1-0. It [...] The post Togo retains Embassies Peace World Cup trophy appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Feb 11:25

Another milestone for Ronaldo

CRISTIANO Ronaldo moved up to third on Real Madrid’s all-time top scorers list after he found the net in a comfortable away victory over Elche in La Liga. The Portugal forward scored the 290th goal of his Madrid career to climb above Carlos Santillana and is now 33 goals behind Raul’s record of 323. Karim Benzema had put Real ahead [...] The post Another milestone for Ronaldo appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Feb 11:16

City aim to break Barca… After crushing New Castle 5-0 in the English Premiership

MANCHESTER City have been on a steep learning curve in the Champions League but today’s last 16 first-leg clash with four-times European kings Barcelona offers a chance to show they are now serious contenders. Last season’s exit at the identical stage also against Barca, 4-1 on aggregate, revealed City’s shortcomings in a squad good enough to win the Premier League [...] The post City aim to break Barca… After crushing New Castle 5-0 in the English Premiership appeared first on The Ghanaian


24th Feb 11:10

Seminar for public alienation practitioners

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. We have brought you here to dispel the illusions that some of you have about the jobs you need to carry out on behalf of the Government, your para-statal organisations or your private companies. Now, what is this function you are employed to carry out for your organisations? Some call it “public relations”; others call [...] The post Seminar for public alienation practitioners appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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