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25th Sep 12:32

Assessing The Impact Of The Cancellation Of Teacher Trainees Allowances

Those who report may have to struggle to settle since they will not have the requisite resources to hire decent accommodation which will give them peace of mind to start work and to offer their best at school. Also newly posted teachers who might be lucky to borrow money to put them through the ordeal of settling down in unfamiliar [...] The post Assessing The Impact Of The Cancellation Of Teacher Trainees Allowances appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 12:27

Remove CHRAJ Boss — Chris Ackumey

A Legal practitioner and known member of the governing National Democratic Congress, Mr. Chris Ackumey, has supported calls for the removal of CHRAJ Commissioner, Lauretta Vivian Lamptey. There is a groundswell of pressure on the Commissioner for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to be removed from office after expenditure considered excessive and extravagant. Ms. Lamptey paid close to $5,000 [...] The post Remove CHRAJ Boss — Chris Ackumey appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 12:25

‘Go Back To Nkrumah’s Policies’

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a former Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said Ghana’s current economic woes could have been averted if the country had not neglected Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s ideas and policies. Speaking Monday on ‘Burning Issues’ aired live on Adom FM and Asempa FM, Prof. Akosa said Dr. Nkrumah was not only [...] The post ‘Go Back To Nkrumah’s Policies’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 12:17

National Financial Literacy Strategy In The Offing

A National Financial Literacy Strategy (NFLS) to ensure that financial education is carried out in a sustainable manner is being developed by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. Expected to be completed by the end of the year, it is also to ensure that tailor-made products are developed for the un-banked. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mrs Helen Mona [...] The post National Financial Literacy Strategy In The Offing appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 12:15

Ecobank Executives Serve Customers

Ecobank Ghana has began a week-long programme to enable senior management of the pan African bank to engage customers and provide banking services to customers Dubbed ‘Executive Guest Tellering”, the programme enables senior management to take over the duties of front line staff for a day. At the new Abeka branch in Accra yesterday, Morgan Fianko Asiedu, Executive Director, Legal, [...] The post Ecobank Executives Serve Customers appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 12:04

Business Executives And Religious Leaders Meet In Accra

A programme to bring business executives and religious leaders together to pray for business success will be held in Accra on Saturday. The programme is being held under the auspices of Kingdom Professionals Partners International, Kingdom Professionals Partners (K2P), a Christian-faith-based non-profit organisation. The event under the theme: “Changing the practice in the market place through corporate prayer”, will be [...] The post Business Executives And Religious Leaders Meet In Accra appeared


25th Sep 12:02

AMA Clamps Down On Chop Bars In Unhygienic Places

About 30 ‘chop bars’were yesterday closed down at Agbo-gbloshie for selling under unhygienic conditions. This follows an inspection carried out by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to close down the premises of food vendors whose operations did not meet acceptable standards. The exercise which was carried out by a combined team of police personnel and the assembly’s task force was [...] The post AMA Clamps Down On Chop Bars In Unhygienic Places appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 11:53

2 Foreigners Arrested For Dealing In Fake Dollars

Two foreigners have been arrested by the police for possessing a trunkful of fake 100 dollar bills at Mile 7, a suburb of Accra. Mohamed Basim, 35, a Tunisian and Adekunle Morufden, 52, a Nigerian, were said to have hidden the fake dollars in a silver coated trunk in a Toyota Corolla,with registration number GR 5225-13 which they intended to [...] The post 2 Foreigners Arrested For Dealing In Fake Dollars appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 11:50

Ex-Hearts Official Lashes Out At Board

Ex-Hearts management member Aziz Haruna Futah has launched a stinging attack on the board for failing to put in place a management team together. The hard-hitting chief of the powerful chapter O supporters’ wing of the club feels the lack of proper structure is making the club unattractive. The Ghanaian giants have been without a substantive Managing Director following the [...] The post Ex-Hearts Official Lashes Out At Board appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


25th Sep 11:44

Andre Ayew Silences Critics

Andre Ayew is already in the hunt for the best goal of the season in France after his outstandingly classic rabona goal for Marseille in their top-flight match against Reims last Tueday night. French newspapers yesterday are already tipping the Ghana star’s goal for the best goal of the season award in France which has enjoyed several replays with just [...] The post Andre Ayew Silences Critics appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 12:11

A-G Optimistic Of Ghana’s Victory In Boundary Case

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs. Marrieta Brew Appiah-Opong, is optimistic that Ghana will win the case against Cote d’Ivoire on the maritime boundary. At a news conference in Accra yesterday, she stated that “Looking at the demarcation between the two countries and for that matter the location of the oil deposit, it is clear that the area [...] The post A-G Optimistic Of Ghana’s Victory In Boundary Case appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 12:00

Two Grabbed For Robbing Hotel Guests

Two people have been arrested by the Police in Kumasi for attacking and robbing guests at their hotel rooms in Kumasi. Suleman Iddrisu, alias Babamu and Abdul Abass, seized laptop computers, Samsung galaxy phones, wrist-watches, modems, pen drives and cash totaling GH¢340 from the victims at gun point. Their accomplices, Baba Arebey and Akwasi alias Skate are on the run and [...] The post Two Grabbed For Robbing Hotel Guests appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 11:56

Police Hunt For Nyinahini Chief

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has mounted a search for the chief of Nyinahini, Nana Amampene Boateng Twum, in connection with the murder of the head pastor of the Aladura Church, at his residence at Nyinahini, in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti, on September 1, this year. A police source, which confirmed this to The Ghanaian Times, said that [...] The post Police Hunt For Nyinahini Chief appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 11:45

C’ssion Forced To Adjourn To Friday For GFA Members

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to probe Ghana’s participation at the just ended World Cup in Brazil was yesterday forced to adjourn to Friday. This is to enable the appearance of all seven Ghana Football Association management members of the various national teams who were billed to testify before it. Messrs Fred Crentsil chairman of the Black Starlets management committee, [...] The post C’ssion Forced To Adjourn To Friday For GFA Members appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 11:39

Cape Town Shuts Pro-Gay Mosque

South Africa’s first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, has been closed indefinitely, a local official has told the BBC. A City of Cape Town councillor says the newly-established Open Mosque had violated municipal by-laws by not having any parking spaces. The mosque officially opened its doors on Friday despite criticism from members of the local Muslim [...] The post Cape Town Shuts Pro-Gay Mosque appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


24th Sep 10:56

US Strikes Islamic State In Syria

The US and five Arab allies have launched the first strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria. The Pentagon said warplanes, drones and Tomahawk missiles were used to target several areas including IS stronghold Raqqa. At least 70 IS militants were killed, Syrian activists say. Syria said it was told in advance. But the US says it gave no [...] The post US Strikes Islamic State In Syria appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


23rd Sep 11:43

Arsenal Agree Khedira Deal

Arsenal have agreed ‘in principle’ to a deal to sign Real Madrid midfielder, Sami Khedira, in the January transfer window with the Bernabeu side keen to cash in on the 27 year old. Khedira has turned down the offer of a new contract and with his current deal set to expire next summer the Spanish giants wish to sell the [...] The post Arsenal Agree Khedira Deal appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


23rd Sep 11:26

We’re Sorry …Mata Apologises To United Fans, After Leicester Massacre

Juan Mata has apologised for Manchester United’s abysmal performance at Leicester City, saying he shared the pain of the fans, after they twice surrendered a two-goal lead. United led 2-0 and 3-1 at the King Power Stadium, before capitulating to lose 5-3 in a performance the Spaniard described as ‘disappointing.’ Mata vowed to the fans that United would bounce back [...] The post We’re Sorry …Mata Apologises To United Fans, After Leicester Massacre appeared first on The Ghanaian Ti


23rd Sep 11:17

S. Leone Hails Lockdown ‘Success’

A three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has been declared a success by the authorities. The wide-ranging curfew ended at midnight on Sunday (GMT) and will not be extended, authorities said. Sierra Leone has been one of the countries worst affected by the outbreaks, with more than 550 victims among the 2,600 deaths so far [...] The post S. Leone Hails Lockdown ‘Success’ appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.


23rd Sep 11:12

Turkey Clamps Down On Syria Border

Turkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country over the past two days. On Sunday, Turkish security forces clashed with Kurds protesting in solidarity with the refugees. Some protesters were reportedly trying to go to Syria to fight Islamic State (IS). Most refugees are from Kobane, a town [...] The post Turkey Clamps Down On Syria Border appeared first on The Ghanaian Times.

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