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18/07/2018 07:26 PM
Work begins on Tema Motorway Grade Separation project
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for works to begin on the Grade Separation of the Tema Motorway Intersection as part of the Improvement of Ghanaian International Road Corridors project The Motorway forms an integral part of the Trans-Africa Highway, stretching from Lagos through Lom eacute;, Accra, and Abidjan to Dakar, and ef ...

18/07/2018 06:07 PM
Fishing Ban: Minority Bribing Us To Demonstrate – Fishermen
Fishermen at Chorkor and its environs in the Greater Accra Region, have accused the Minority in Parliament of bribing their colleague fisherfolk to demonstrate against government 39;s one-month ban on fishing. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture imposed the ban on fishing effective August 7 to September 4 this year to help increase fish s ...

18/07/2018 06:07 PM
2nd KNUST Graduate Wins Entrepreneurship Award
For the second time in a row, a female graduating student has emerged winner of the KNUST entrepreneurial award instituted by an Alumnus of the university in partnership with the university rsquo;s Department of Publishing Studies (DoPS). Ms. Mabel Nti-Acheampong was announced the winner of the ldquo;K.C. Amese Award rdquo; during the latest Do ...

18/07/2018 06:07 PM
You May Write Me Down In History, But Still Like Dust, I Rise - Charlotte Osei
Ousted chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei seems unperturbed by her recent dismissal. In a post on social media platform, Instagram, Mrs Osei sought to tell her critics that nothing they say about her will cause her to break. Dressed in a lovely black attire she posted the famous lsquo;I Rise rsquo; poem by renowned Ameri ...

18/07/2018 04:53 PM
British Airways Launches New Reward App For Executive Club Members
British Airways has launched a brand new app for members of its Executive Club to enable discover new ways to collect and spend Avios, find new offers and see personalised ways to spend Avios based on the member rsquo;s Avios balance. The Executive Club Reward app will complement the current British Airways app, which is designed to help all Bri ...

18/07/2018 04:53 PM
Challenging Heights Urges Government To Suspend The Ban On Fishing
Challenging Heights, a child centered organization working in coastal regions of Ghana, has urged government to suspend the impending ban on fishing activities in the country. The anti-trafficking Ghanaian NGO has warned that implementing the ban will result in mass child poverty in the coastal areas, and consequently result in child trafficking ...

18/07/2018 04:39 PM
Youth of Nzema equipped with I.C.T. skills 
E-Royals Information Technology (IT) center has trained young men and women in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills to enhance their chances of getting employment in the entire Nzema area of the Western Region. The trainees from the three Districts of Nzema, area, received certificates of completion for undergoing ...

18/07/2018 04:39 PM
Youth urged to take their destiny into their own hands
The youth has been admonished to seize opportunities and take their destinies into their hands for their personal development and the country at large. To enable them achieve that, they are to develop interest in the local government system to gain knowledge in its processes to facilitate meaningful input into decisions and policies affec ...

18/07/2018 04:16 PM
Don’t Implement ‘Multi-Track’ SHS System In Haste – NAGRAT Tells Gov't
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has cautioned government against implementing the multi-track system in the Senior High Schools without consulting stakeholders in education. A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah , espoused the ldquo;multi-track calendar sy ...

18/07/2018 04:16 PM
Amasaman Records 40 Robbery Cases In 6 Months
Chief Superintendent Francis Yiribaare flanked by his junior officers dancing to a highlife tune during the WASSA A total of 40 robbery cases have been recorded by the Amasaman Divisional Police Command within the first half of this year. According to the divisional commander, Chief Superintendent Francis Yiribaare, this shows a downw ...

18/07/2018 04:16 PM
Anas Never Said He Was Sponsored By BBC, I Did – Baako Apologises For Misrepresentation
The Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper says an earlier comment that Anas Aremeyaw Anas rsquo; latest work was a collaboration between the investigative journalist and British broadcaster, BBC was a misrepresentation. Kweku Baako Jnr explained that he made the comment at the time because he assumed that the people Anas was invol ...

18/07/2018 04:04 PM
NDC Promises Street Demo Over Charlotte
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has planned to hold a series of demonstrations against the government over the removal from office of the former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei. A statement issued in Accra yesterday, and signed by the National Chairman of the party, Kofi Portuphy, said they h ...

18/07/2018 04:04 PM
SHS Students Flop English Paper …. Social Media To Blame
Despite the enormous advantages social media presents, its messaging terminologies such as 39;unlike 39;, 39;unfollow 39;, 39;sup 39;, 39;LOL 39;, 39;BRB 39;, 39;ASAP 39; and the likes have been identified as a major contributor to the massive failures in English Language examinations, an education expert says. Th ...

18/07/2018 04:04 PM
UGMC Finally Opens
After several months of delay and controversy over who must manage the University of Ghana Medical Centre, the ultra-modern health facility has been opened for public use, Wednesday. Managers of the hospital say the UGMC will not be a walk-in facility, adding patients will only be treated on a referral basis. Like the Korle Bu Teaching ...

18/07/2018 04:04 PM
Nana Addo Redeems GH¢25,000 Pledge
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given out his one-month salary to a 19 years old entrepreneur, Aisha Vanessa Liman, who won the maiden edition of 39;The Presidential Pitch 39; challenge. The Presidential Pitch is a platform given to young entrepreneurs, between the ages of 18 and 35, to pitch their business ideas ...

18/07/2018 04:04 PM
Attempt To Stop Law School Entrance Exams Fails As Supreme Court Throws Out Injunction
The Supreme Court has struck out an application for an injunction against the upcoming entrance examination for the Ghana School of law slated for July 27. The seven-member panel comprising Justices Jones Dotse, Anin Yeboah, Baffo-Bonnie, Akoto Bamfo, Alfred Benin, Yaw Appau, Gabriel Pwamang arrived at this decision following an initial o ...

18/07/2018 01:22 PM
MPs Tackle Corruption
Members of Parliament (MPs) have expressed grave concern about the havoc corruption is wreaking on the nation. They stressed the need to put politics aside and unite to fight the canker. MPs from both sides of the House made the case for a genuine and committed fight against the canker when the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament f ...

18/07/2018 01:22 PM
Akropong Youth Clash With National Security Operative
Some residents of Akropong ndash;Akuapem in the Eastern Region on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration to call on government to order the National Security operatives to vacate the Okuapehene 39;s palace. The residents, numbering about 500 from the various clans of Okuapeman, poured onto the principal streets to express their displeasur ...

18/07/2018 12:41 PM
Shoddy Work On Adenta-Fafraha Road – A Call For Action By The Ministry Of Roads And Highways
The setting in of the rains, barely three months after a major re-surfacing work on the Adenta-Fafraha road, has visibly exposed the very shoddy and poor quality of work done by the Ghana Highway Authority, as motorists now drive over countless pot-holes on the newl- re-surfaced road. This is incredible and very worrying, especially, ...

18/07/2018 12:41 PM
Kintampo Gets Yam And Potato Chips Factory Under 1D1F
As part of processes to boost the government 39;s initiative of establishing one factory in each district throughout the country, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Evans Opoku Bobbie, has inspected a 10-acre site for a yam and potato chips factory at Yabraso, a suburb of the Kintampo North Municipality. The Deput ...