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West African coast recorded 90 percent of global piracy incidents in 2019

About 90 percent of all the piracy incidents around the world occurred along the coast of West Africa, the international maritime bureau (IMB) has...
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Exton Cubic Review Application thrown out

The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a review application filed by Ibrahim Mahama, brother of former President John Dramani Mahama challenging its decision...

Tarkwa-Nsuaem MTTD convicts 95 people for road traffic offences

The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service in 2019 prosecuted ninety-five motorists for various road traffic offences. The total...

WAHO cross border campaign for family planning, HIV screening launched at Aflao

Mr Alexander Abban, Deputy Minister of Health Tuesday launched the West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) cross border campaign for...

Rebecca Foundation and Roche collaborate to fight breast, cervical cancers

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has initiated an advocacy project that aims at the prevention and improving access to the early detection and treatment...

UG Vice-Chancellor proposes adoption of international public accounting standards

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), has challenged government to promote the adoption of the International...

Banking sector clean-up exercise already yielding positive results

Dr Charles Adu Boahen, a Deputy Minister of Finance, on Tuesday, said the banking sector clean-up exercise was already yielding positive results. This, he...

About 40 per cent labour intensive jobs to disappear in two decades

Emeritus Professor Brian H. Roberts, the Director of Urban Frontiers, Australia, an urban systems management consultancy firm, has said 40 per cent of the...

Tanzanian FM urges new envoy to South Africa to speed up teaching of Kiswahili

Tanzanian Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Palamagamba Kabudi on Tuesday urged the east African nation's newly appointed envoy to South Africa...
Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu)

Labor federation slams looming retailer’s retrenchments

The Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) on Tuesday lambasted retail giant Massmart's plans to retrench nearly 1,500 employees. Cosatu spokesperson...

DCE appeals for GRA and SSNIT offices in Ningo-Prampram

Mr Jonathan Teye Doku, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ningo-Prampram, has repeated an appeal to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the...

Armed robbers attack EC and Water Company offices in Effutu

A group of armed robbers last Friday January 10, invaded the premises of the Electoral Commission (EC) and Ghana Water Company in Winneba and...
Michael Nyinaku

Former Beige bank boss remanded

Michael Nyinaku, a former Managing Director of Beige Bank, who is being held for stealing and money laundering, have been remanded by an...

Israel launches airstrikes on Syrian air base

Israel launched airstrikes on the T-4 air base in the central Syrian province of Homs on Tuesday, but causing no major damages. ...
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Ghana Football Association appoints review committee for national teams

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed a five-man national teams review committee. The committee, chaired by the GFA vice president Mark...

“I did not direct anybody to pick tricycles” – Minister

Mr Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister, has denied that he sent some youth to the premises of the Northern...

Dompoase accident: fire personnel struggled to rescue victims

It took close to seven hours for Personnel of the Central Region Fire Service to rescue some victims of a gory accident that occurred...

50 Junior officers of GAF to participate cadre programme

A total of 50 junior officers of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) have been enlisted in a two-week minor staff duties cadre...

Kpone residents want a Fire Service Station

Residents of Kpone have appealed to government to provide a Fire Service Station in the Municipality. According to them, the fire outbreak which gutted...

Nana Akwasi Agyeman, former Kumasi Mayor, passes on

Nana Akwasi Agyeman, a former Mayor of Kumasi, reportedly died on the dawn of Tuesday at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH). ...

NABCO gradually solving graduate unemployment – CEO

Successful implementation of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) introduced by Government in 2018 is systematically solving issues of graduate unemployment confronting the country, Dr...

Ghanaians urged to accept ADR procedures for settling disputes

Mr Abdul Majeed Musah, Lead Mediator at Abumaj Mediation Center, a conflict resolution consultancy, research and training firm in Kumasi, has urged Ghanaians to...

PAC to subpoena, cause arrest of un-cooperating witnesses

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Tuesday warned that it would subpoena persons who refuse to honour its invitation to answer infractions...

AMA honours four companies for beautifying Accra

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has presented honoured four entities as part of efforts to recognise their contributions in making Accra a clean...

Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping gets a new Board

A seven-member Board of the Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM) has been inaugurated by Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands...

Asante Berko appointed TOR MD

Mr Asante K Berko, former Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, in London, United Kingdom is the new Managing Director of the Tema Oil...

GRA Commissioner-General Tours Olam Facilities

Mr Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, Acting Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has led a delegation on a familiarisation visit of three key Olam (an...

Widening tax net, sure way to Ghana beyond aid – UK Commissioner

Mr Ian Walker, British High Commissioner to Ghana, says widening of the tax net was one of the surest ways to achieve the “Ghana...

Sekyere Rural Bank records impressive profit growth in 2018

The Sekyere Rural Bank has recorded a huge profit growth of 481 percent in the 2018 financial year. The Bank’s profit before tax this year...

Audit service to inspect assets declared by public office holders

As part of its bid to forestall abuse of office by public and civil servants, the Ghana Audit Service (GAS) is taking to another...