NewsGhana Prisons Service Council Appeals for Funds for Project Efiasie.
By Emmanuel Agyemfra Boateng The Ghana Prisons Service Council has rolled out an appeal for Fund for its Prison Reform program dubbed ‘Project Efiase’ which seeks to address the concerns of the Ghana Prisons Service especially Prison and Borstal inmates in all the Prisons stations across the country.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 12:15
Exporters threaten to drag GRA & Fin Ministry to court
Some local manufacturers and exporters have threatened to hurl the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Finance Ministry to court over what they claim are deliberate delays in the payment of their tax refunds under the duty drawback scheme.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 12:02
Artisans trained in cassava harvester production
The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Institute (CSRI) has successfully trained a number of artisans in the country in the production of a manual cassava harvester.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 12:02
Johnson Dugbey announced as Ghana’s next Master Bartender
Johnson Dugbey, from The Chop Bar was announced as the top bartender at Master Bartending Academy (MBA) event held at The Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on the 28th of June, 2016.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:55
Ghana will not quit IMF programme - Mahama
President John Dramani Mahama has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to successfully complete the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:47
Oil and Shipping Africa conference opens in Accra
A two-day oil and shipping Africa Conference has been held in Accra to deliberate on the Petroleum Industry in Africa and international shipping and bunkering issues.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:44
I won’t waste my time on MFWA’s hypocrisy – Yamin
Deputy Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Mr Joseph Yamin has rubbished his inclusion in the latest language monitoring report by Media Foundation for West Africa that captured seven persons who were named as top users of abusive language.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:40
UMB Capital launched in Accra
Universal merchant Bank a leading name in the banking sector has unveiled its newest brand onto the financial market, UMB Capital yesterday in Accra at its branch off Kanda high way.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:35
Demand accountability from candidates – US Ambassador
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson has urged Ghanaian voters to demand accountability from political party leaders seeking their mandate in this year’s election.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:30
Protests against takeover of ECG misplaced – US Ambassador
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson has described as misplaced, attempts by workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana to frustrate the ceding of part of the management of the institution, to a private entity.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:20
Parliament should deal with long pending petitions
Mr Stephen Ashietey Adjei, a former employee of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), has asked Parliament to deal with long pending issues before the House.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 11:19
Government denies attack on Mahama's convoy
The Ashanti regional Minister John Alexander Ackon has denied reports that the convoy of President John Mahama was attacked and pelted with stones in the region on Wednesday.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 10:48
15 banks approved as primary dealers of treasury debt
The Bank of Ghana has approved 15 commercial banks as primary dealers responsible for underwriting the government’s debt as part of efforts to tighten the country’s fixed-income trading amid a surge of investor demand in government’s treasury.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:45
Allow pregnant students to write exams - Education Ministry
The Ministry of Education has charged heads of all educational institutions across the country to desist from preventing pregnant students from writing their examinations.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:45
Zero deficit financing is premature – IFS
The central bank’s move to halt its financing of government deficit effective this year as directed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been described as “premature” by economic policy think tank Institute for Fiscal Studies.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:40
Supreme Court to hear suit on NHIS voters’ list today
The Supreme Court will today [Thursday], June 30 2016, hear the suit in which former People’s National Convention (PNC) Youth Organizer, Abu Ramadan, is asking it to compel the Electoral Commission, to delete names of voters on the register, who got onto the electoral roll through the use of the National Health Insurance Scheme card as a proof of Ghanaian citizenship.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:35
Traders back BoG over new forex directives
The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has patted the Bank of Ghana on the back for the new forex directives it has introduced in a bid to reduce its involvement in the forex market.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:24
GHC250m debt suffocates Ghana Water Company
Government and private companies owe the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to the tune of GHC250million, with government accounting for approximately 61% of the debt or exactly GHC151.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:20
Drama at PAC sitting as Oye Lithur comes under attack
There was drama at the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting when the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Nana Oye Lithur was attacked by a former Director for the Department of Children, Mariama Yahaya.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 09:13
Abu Ramadan peeved over EC snub
A former National Youth Organiser of the People’s National Convention (PNC) has expressed his disappointment in the Electoral Commission (EC) over its failure to serve him copies of documents regarding National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registrants.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 08:11
Cocobod distributes 10 million free cocoa seedlings
The Cocoa Health Education Division (CHED) of Cocobod, has freely distributed 10 million hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers across the Eastern Region as part of efforts to raise the crop’s production level.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 07:42
Exporters kick against weighing of containers by GSA
The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has appealed to government to entrust the implementation of weighing containers at the ports to the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) and not the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA).
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 07:37
Influx of cement industries to drive price down
The cement industry in Ghana is set to face competition that may force prices of the commodity down as more companies enter the market.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 07:31
Ken Agyapong hot over sexist comments
The New Patriotic Party [NPP] Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has courted the ire of Ghanaians, following his unguarded vituperations against the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 07:06
I’m sharing the national cake equally – Mahama
President John Dramani Mahama has stated that his administration has performed creditably in terms of developments, for which reason the NDC needs to be commended rather than being condemned.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 06:59
Duncan-Williams, others to lead Ghana in prayer
Founder and General Overseer of the Action Chapel International (ACI), Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams will on Friday, July 1 join other clergymen to lead the nation in prayer for a peaceful general election.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 06:48
Greenstreet failed anti-corruption test – Vitus Azeem
A former Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative has expressed his dissatisfaction with the response given by the flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet to a question about the Mahama-Ford gift saga.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 06:41
NDC cautions members to stop criticising Supreme Court
The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned its members to, with immediate effect; desist from criticising decisions of the Supreme Court in the ongoing legal battle over the Electoral Commission (EC)’s electoral roll.
GhanaWeb | 30-Jun-2016 06:37
I don’t miss being the First Lady – Nana Konadu
The founder of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and wife of Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has revealed that she does not miss being the First Lady.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 23:05
GBA berates Ken Agyapong for attacking EC Chair
The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has added its voice to condemn Assin North Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong, for saying the Electoral Commission (EC) Chair got her job by sleeping with power brokers.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:59
Dumsor will be Mahama's legacy – Akufo-Addo
Dumsor – erratic power supply will be President John Mahama’s legacy after he leaves office, three-time flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:54
I paid Komla Dumor’s school fees – Nana Konadu
Ghana’s former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has revealed she took care of all the tuition bills of late broadcaster Komla Dumor at the university level.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:51
Punish Ken Agyepong over 'sexist attack' on EC boss - MP
The Member of Parliament for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region, A.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:41
NACOB wild over Nayele’s ‘Houses’
The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) and the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) have served their affidavits in opposition to claims by Akua Adubofour, mother of Ruby Adu-Gyamfi aka Nayele Ametefe, in the case in which the woman is battling the state over two confiscated houses purportedly belonging to her daughter.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:23
Feature: NPP Ireland pilgrims back home to Daboya
Sometime ago when the telephone rang in the early winter morning and I queried thus “It is Alf here, may I please know who is on the line? The response reads as in- It is me Samuel Tika Yeyu, NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Daboya-Mankarigu constituency.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 22:01
Junk foreign chicken dumped on Ghanaians - Darko Farms
Executive Officer (CEO) of Darko Farms Samuel Darko has disclosed that Ghana continues to import frozen chicken considered unwholesome consumption yet importers take delight in imposing them on the populace.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:50
Churches set to pray for Ghana July 1
Ghana’s most influential minister of the gospel, Archbishop N.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:45
Kotoko to face Hearts Friday
The Accra Sports Stadium will once again be set agog on Friday, July 1, 2016, when Accra Hearts of Oak clash with Kumasi Asante Kotoko for the President’s Cup, which has eluded the Porcupine Warriors for some time.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:28
Be professional in your reporting — Minister
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, has advised sports journalists to be professional in their reporting to sustain the interest in weightlifting.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:27
Doctor snubs dying patient for church service
Mother of a nine-year-old patient who was driven out of the Agona Swedru Government Hospital in the Central region, is calling on the Ministry of Health to investigate what she describes as 'a pure dereliction of duty perpetuated at the health facility.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:26
Match Report: Asante Kotoko 1-0 All Stars
Asante Kotoko posted a 1-0 victory over Ghana Premier League leaders WA All Stars at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:01
Gov’t committed to austerity despite 2016 elections – Terkper
Ghana will not quit its current programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and will not compromise on targets set under the three-year deal for elections this year, the finance minister said on Monday.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 21:01
Goalkeeper Philemon McCarthy scores in Dreams FC 2-0 win
What a way to begin his stint at Dreams FC, goalkeeper Philemon McCarthy scored in their 2-0 win over New Edubiase at the Theater of Dreams in a Ghana Premier League encounter.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 20:56
Ivor targets CPP Youth Organiser for suspension over Mahama gift saga
The National Youth Organiser of the Convention Peoples' Party Ernesto Yeboah is a target for suspension following a petition to the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) demanding investigations into a gift to President John Mahama.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 20:54
Medeama SC- Bejaia share spoils at Essipong Stadium
Medeama SC are yet to record their first victory in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup group stage after drawing goalless with Algerian side MO Bejaia at the Essipong Stadium.
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 20:52
Polls: It’s Nana - 54%, Mahama - 41%
Results of an online opinion poll have given the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, a 13-point lead over President John Dramani Mahama, who is seeking re-election on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
GhanaWeb | 29-Jun-2016 20:40