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21/05/2018 09:53 PM
No Gas Shortage - NPA Reassures Consumers
The Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) says it will continue to sell fuel despite the strike declared by LPG retailers. Additionally, All Hills Oil LPG stations are not involved in the strike. ldquo;Ghana Oil Company Limited, GOIL, wishes to inform the general public that its LPG outlets throughout the country are not on strike and therefore a ...

21/05/2018 09:53 PM
Minority’s Critique Of New Common Fund Disbursement ‘Baseless’
A Local Governance Analyst, George Kyei Baffour has said the Minority in Parliament has no moral right to question the new formula announced for the disbursement of the District Assemblies Common Fund. According to George Kyei Baffour, the Minority 39;s posture is needless. The Minority is kicking against the formula which allocates 4 ...

21/05/2018 07:16 PM
NPP National Chairman Hopeful Visits Otumfuo
Aspiring National Chairman for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ayensu Ntim has begun his campaign tour of the Ashanti Region as he paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. His visit to the Manhyia Palace was to officially inform the Asantehene of his decision to contest in the chairmanship race in the upcomi ...

21/05/2018 07:16 PM
How Evangelist Naomi Amoah Beats The Odds To Win MTN Heroes of Change Season 4
An evangelist and Founder of the Royal Seed Home in Kasoa, Naomi Esi Arku Amoah has been adjudged winner of the MTN Heroes of Change Season 4 for the role she play in catering for street children and those who have been abandoned in society. Naomi, who beat 9 other finalists to emerge as the ultimate winner of this year s MTN Heroes of Change to ...

21/05/2018 06:36 PM
Deputy Special Prosecutor In Photos
You will make many faces if you had to face for two hours, the Appointments Committee of Parliament. Nominee for deputy Special Prosecutor Cynthia Naa Korshie Lamptey was vetted by the 15-member committee last week in Parliament. The mood at the vetting swang from the serious and the jovial as the nominee, a former Director of Pulbic Prosecut ...

21/05/2018 06:36 PM
‘Decentralization Will Solve Poor Supervision In Schools’
A former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei has blamed the deterioration in teaching standards in primary schools on poor supervision by the Ghana Education Service (GES). Professor Adei noted that the GES has not been proactive in implementing guidelines in teacher supervision. ...

21/05/2018 06:36 PM
‘Your Utterances Are Annoying’ – Gabby Otchere-Darko Tells Blakofe
Gabby Asare Otchere Darko, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the Executive Director of the Danquah Institute, has responded to Blakofe 39;s recent talks on her resignation from her government appointment. He responded to a story in which Akua Djanie Manfo aka Blakofe had said some people in the New Patriotic Party (NP ...

21/05/2018 06:36 PM
Akufo-Addo's Gov't Not In To Loot And Share – Bawumia
The Akufo-Addo-led government has through innovative ideas and carefully thought-through programmes achieved more in 16 months than the NDC 39;s eight years in power, according to Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. Innovative programmes such as 39;Free Senior High School 39; to remove the barrier of finance in the acquisition of Secondary education; 39 ...

21/05/2018 06:12 PM
Massive Rally Organized By Joint Consultative Committee In Jasikan Yearning For Oti Region
The Joint Consultative Committee JCC of Oti Movement on Saturday May 19th organized the first Oti rally in Jasikan with the Theme: Vote yes, for Unity amp; Development. A programme which brought together by the chiefs and people within and outside Buem traditional area including the Chairman of JCC Krachiwura Nana Pesumuna ll, Nana Owusu ...

21/05/2018 06:12 PM
President condemns violence at Sankore
President Akufo-Addo has described as barbaric and primitive; the series of violent attacks usually recorded at Sankore in the Asunafo South district during and after general elections and has asked the chiefs and people of the area to do all that they could to find a lasting solution to the problem. He has also charged the Police to deal ruth ...

21/05/2018 06:12 PM
Road sector receives major attention by government
Government has allocated over a hundred million Ghana cedis (Gh.c 100,000 000.00) to upgrade the poor road network in the Ahafo enclave and other parts of the country under the Emergency Spot Improvement project and other interventions meant to improve the road sector. He said the Ministry of Roads and Highways has developed a comprehensive ...

21/05/2018 06:12 PM
Gov’t to upgrade 42 SHSs into model schools - Prez
Government has secured funding for the upgrading of some existing Senior High Schools into model schools as well as expansion of infrastructural facilities in some Community Day Senior High School across the country. Besides, procurement processes for the supply of 70,000 mono desks, 13,000 beds, and furniture for dining halls as well ...

21/05/2018 03:56 PM
Ghana's Most Powerful Convene At CEO Summit In Accra
Hundreds of business luminaries, Fortune 500 executives and stakeholders gathered at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra Monday to discuss their industries rsquo; most critical and pressing needs in a saturated world market. The first of a two-day summit included panels, plenary sessions and deal rooms where business heads fostered ideas and allowed for p ...

21/05/2018 03:56 PM
Body Of Middle-Aged Woman Found Under Kumasi Bridge
Residents of Ashtown in Kumasi woke up Monday morning to find the body of a woman in her early fifties dumped close to a bridge. Her half-naked body lied face up with bruises on the thighs indicating possible dragging on the ground. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/521201843612 9692806582483 964596904865.jpeg ...

21/05/2018 03:32 PM
Youth Group To Launch 20 Million Tree Planting Project
An initiative geared towards the planting of about 20 million trees across Ghana by the year 2028 is to be launched in Tamale, Northen Region. Dubbed the Green Republic Project (GRP), the initiative, according to the initiators, Youth Icons Ghana, is a creative response to the challenge of climate crisis threatening human existence and de ...

21/05/2018 03:32 PM
Appeal For Funds: 2-Year-Old Baby Needs $20,000 For Surgery
Kafui Bobo-Mensah, a 2-year-old baby, urgently needs to undergo an ear surgery in India to enable him to hear again. His mother noticed that he was not responding to any of sound and was unable to talk even after his first birthday. It was later diagnosed that he had lost his hearing and that had affected his speech. ldquo;Initially, we t ...

21/05/2018 02:11 PM
Kumasi Residents Tells Gov’t To Fix Bad Roads Not Good Ones
Construction works have begun to upgrade roads in the Kumasi metropolis which have been in a deplorable state for a very long time. The development comes on the backdrop of public uproar on the state of roads in a city that is considered the second most populous, second only to the nation 39;s capital, Accra. Drivers and residents, as ...

21/05/2018 02:09 PM
Man Jailed For Sexually Abusing Two Minors
A 26-year-old bookbinder will serve six months in prison after he was sentenced by Accra Circuit Court for sexually abusing two minors at Town Council Line in Accra. Francis Tetteh is said to have engaged the two minors, aged six and seven, to pleasure him with their hands, after which he then inserted his fingers into their vaginas. ...

21/05/2018 01:58 PM
LPG Operators Suspend Operations
LPG operators will cease operations from today, May 21 in protest of government 39;s latest Cylinder Recirculation Module policy. President of the Ghana LPG Operators association, Torgbui Adaklu V said all efforts by GLiPGOA to have authorities halt the process within the given period failed to yield results, and, so, they are left with no choi ...

21/05/2018 01:58 PM
National ID Cards To Be Issued From May 28 – NIA
The National Identification Authority (NIA) will start registering and issuing the Ghana Card to Ghanaians from Monday, May 28, 2018. This is an assurance by the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Prof. Ken Attafuah. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, he said the NIA would pitch camp at key state agencies and institu ...