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Police Moves To Protect Properties At Ghanaian Times As Protest Continues.

There is police presence at the premises of the New Times Corporation in Accra, as workers continue to protest against management and board members. The workers remain resolute in their quest to prevent their Managing Director, Carol Annang, and members of the board from entering the premises. Workers of New Times ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Urb-Ride Sponsors GIJ-SRC Akwaaba Week Celebration.

The Ghana Institute of Journalism has received sponsorship from Urb-Ride Company Ltd ahead of this year rsquo;s GIJ-SRC AKWAABA WEEK CELEBRATION. Urb-Ride Company Ltd, as part of its contributions to create superior value for all and to provide decent job opportu ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Voltic Ghana, FDA, Dragged To Court.

Voltic Ghana Limited and the Food and Drugs Authority have been sued at the Commercial Division of the Kumasi High Court for allegedly overseeing unfair trading practice, deception of consumers and the public and passing off with the connivance of six sachet water producers in Kumasi. The sachet water producers in the dock ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Two persons fined GH¢480 each for sanitation offences in Accra.

The magistrate at the Ablekuma Central District of the Sanitation and Motor Court, Her Ladyship Linda Emmisah, has fined two people, Samuel Dodoe and Esther Opoku, both residents of Mataheko, an amount of 480 Ghana cedis each, last Friday. According to the prosecutor, Madam Patience Geraldo, Samuel Dodoe, 54, was summoned ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Joy FM's Seth Kwame Boateng To Be Honoured With Special Award By CIMG.

Joy New rsquo;s multiple award-winning journalist, Seth Kwame Boateng, has been shortlisted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana to receive the maiden National President rsquo;s Special Award. The Institute is honouring the 2014 Ghana Journalist of the year in pursuance of its advocacy programme and the need to ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Armed Soldiers Invade Trassaco Residence Of Alfred Woyome.

Armed security operatives on Tuesday clashed with embattled businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome after they stormed his residence to value the property. The security operatives numbering over 25, made up of personnel from the National Security, military and officials from the Ghana Valuation Board besieged the residence of Mr. ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Looming Bloodshed: Berekum Warming Up To Fight Fulani Herdsmen.

Residents of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region are reported to be piling up arms in preparation for a full-blown war against nomadic herdsmen popularly called Fulani. A one month notice of eviction has been given to the Fulani herdsmen to vacate the area or they would be chased out, the indigenes have threatened. It follows ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Palm Oil To Feed SHS Programme.

GOVERNMENT has contracted the Ghana Small Scale Palm Oil Producers Association at Asuom in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region to supply palm oil to the various senior high schools nationwide under the Free Senior High School programme. The decision is part of government 39;s proactive measures to sustain the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

University Teachers Defy Strike Calls By UTAG.

University teachers appear to have defied a call for a strike action by its parent body the University Teachers Association of Ghana . The strike called by UTAG was to protest what it says is an attack on academic freedom by a court. A Winneba High Court had early this year, instructed the Vice Chancellor of the University ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Poor Telecom Network Coverage Hampering Rural Health Care.

Despite efforts by successive governments to improve health delivery across the country through the Ghana Health Service, some challenges are still militating against the realisation of an improved Health Care across the country. In many rural communities, apart from the absence of the required Health Workers, reliable ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Hot Audio: GES Approved PTA Levy - Penetcost SHS.

The Parent Teacher Association of the Pentecost Senior High School in Koforidua in the Eastern region, has mounted defence for their dismissed headteacher, Wisdom Blazu. According to the PTA Chairman, Nicholas Folie Mensah, the school sought clearance from the Ghana Education Service before levying the students. Mr. B ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Commend Gov't For Fall Armyworm Fight - Agric Minister

The Agric Minister, Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie says government deserves commendation and not condemnation for how it has managed the fall Armyworms in farms across the country. According to him, Ghana has managed the invasion better than other countries in the sub-region. He made the comment when he appeared before the Public ...

- ModernGhana - GH

ARC Rolls Out Outbreak & Epidemic Insurance for Ghana, Others

The African Risk Capacity has launched a comprehensive, integrated Africa rsquo;s own sovereign insurance product to protect vulnerable populations from outbreaks and epidemics such as drought and floods for Ghana and other African states by 2019. ARC upon request by Ghana and other African Ministers of Finance, who showed ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Group Commends Gov't For Ending Dumsor

The Listening Platform for NPP, has commended president Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo and the Minister of energy, Hon. Boakye Agyarko for ending the erratic power supply which rocked the country during the NDC era. The group is pro New Patriotic Party and aims at preaching the good deeds of the party to Ghanaians especially ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Lawyer Nii Ayikoi Otto - Ghana's New High Commissioner To Canada

H.E. Lawyer Nii Ayikoi Otto Ghana rsquo;s high commissioner to Canada is posed to strengthen and uphold the friendly relationship and corporation between the government of Ghana and the Canadian government as he assume office as the new high commissioner under H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo led administration. H.E. ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Russia's Gazprom Signs LNG Supply Deal With Ghana

Gazprom has signed a 12-year deal to supply Ghana National Petroleum Corporation with liquefied natural gas.

- Rigzone.com - US

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ghana look to rekindle past glory on return, with title in India

Ghana were so rampant in the 10-year phase between the 1991 and 1999 edition that they won the title twice , besides finishing second two more times . The country’s fortunes have, however, plummeted since those heady days. The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ghana look to rekindle past glory on return, with title in ...

- Firstpost - IN

Ghana Makes Secondary Schools Free

On September 12, Ghana's new President Nana Akufo-Addo made good on his campaign promise to deliver free secondary education for children across the country. The President pledged there will be no admission fees, no library fees, no science center fees, no computer laboratory fees, no examination fees, no utility fees. ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Basena set for contract extension

Egypt have nine points, Uganda seven and Ghana five. The UPDF coach was appointed head coach, along with goalkeeping coach Fred Kajoba, in the aftermath of Micho Sredojevic departure last month

- Daily Monitor - UG

We shall end Child Slavery in Ghana - Francis Sosu

The President and Founder of Youth for Human Rights Africa , Francis Xavier Sosu has pledged his commitment to end child slavery in Ghana. He made this pledge when he was speaking at the Global Ambassadors Institute in Oklahoma City in the United States of America on Saturday, 16th September, 2017. The Global Ambassadors ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Stop sabotaging President's Free SHS policy - Tema Mantse

Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku ll, the Paramount Chief of Tema, has decried a trend of extortions in second cycle institutions in the wake of the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy by government. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency at his Palace over the weekend, Nii Tema said, those ldquo;throwing spanners ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Akufo-Addo To Honour Kwame Nkrumah

The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has revealed that Dr Kwame Nkrumah who was Ghana 39;s first President to be honoured as a leader who also contributed immensely towards attainment of independence for Ghana. In a press statement issued on 15th September, 2017 in Accra and ...

- ModernGhana - GH

'We Didn't Deny Girl With Dreadlocks Access To FREE SHS'

Authorities at the Accra Girls Senior High School have rejected claims a girl had been denied admission into the school because she wore dreadlocks. According to Myjoyonline.com sources, the girl was offered admission into the school even before the issue about her hair came up during a management meeting. ldquo;No one has ...

- ModernGhana - GH

GFP's Dialogue For Peace Programme Takes Off In Accra

Generations for Peace ,with its local partner Youngstars Development Initiative , haskick startthe implementation of its latest peace building programme dubbed Dialogue for Peace Programme in Accra Ghana. DPP is focusing on engaging members of the country rsquo;s two main political youth clubs-the socialist National Democr ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Youth Without Borders Ghana Lauds The Government Of Ghana For The Implementation Of Free SHS Policy

ldquo;The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence andcharacter that is the goal of true education rdquo;- Martin Luther king. A generation of youngsters who think critically and intensively is needed to overcome 21st century challenges. Education offers opportunity to ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Nana Addo In US For UN General Assembly

President Nana Akufo-Addo is leading lead Ghana 39;s delegation to the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, and also participate in UN Sustainable Development Goals-related events. President Akufo-Addo will also deliver a speech on the theme ldquo;Africa Beyond Aid rdquo;, at the 5th Annual Internat ...

- ModernGhana - GH

YoHRA Hails FREE SHS Educational Policy

Youth for Human Rights Africa , a Non-Governmental Human Rights Organization has applauded government for the bold decision at extending the frontiers of education in Ghana. A statement issued in Accra by Mr Christopher Selorm Ankou, Director of Communications, YoHRA said the NGO has noted that the backbone of the country ...

- ModernGhana - GH

'We Need Research Into Health Implications As A Result Of Galamsey'

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, former Director General of the Ghana Health Service , has called for research into the health implications of heavy metals used by illegal miners on the various rivers in the country. He said it is not all the people staying downstream of the polluted rivers who could afford to depend on sachet ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Stanbic Bank Zooms In On FREE SHS

Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited has denied a story making the rounds on social media that the lsquo;school uniform rsquo; that some staff of the bank wore yesterday was an effort to laud the government 39;s newly introduced 39;Free Senior High School policy. According to the bank, the adoption of the 39;school uniform 39; ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Another Suspected Mahama Killer Pops Up

One more person suspected to have played a role in the murder of Major Maxwell Adams Mahama at Denkyira-Obuase in the Central Region has been arraigned before an Accra Central District Court. The accused, Emmanuel Boadu, was arrested by the police at Elubo in the Western Region on September 12, 2017. Emmanuel, a brick ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Court Charges Prosecutor To Chase JB 'Killers' Docket

An Accra Central District Court has ordered the prosecution in the trial of the two persons linked to the murder of Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu ndash; the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region ndash; to follow the case docket at the Attorney-General 39;s office. The magistrate, Arit ...

- ModernGhana - GH

NAGRAT Defends Sacked School Heads: Poor Infrastructure Forced Them To Charge Extra

The incoming President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers , Angel Carbonu, believes the Ghana Education Service rsquo;s sanctioning of head teachers for allegedly charging illegal fees under the Free SHS policy, was inconsiderate looking at the infrastructure constraints in those schools. ldquo;All the heads ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Sacking Of Head Teachers Over Free SHS Is Not Right - Law lecturer

Private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong has faulted the Ghana Education Service after it sacked two headteachers for charging unapproved fees. The law lecturer with the Central University argued the decision by the GES Council to sack two school heads and the interdiction of nine others, may have breached GES Act 506. Just ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Stanbic Bank denies wearing school uniforms to endorse Free SHS

Management of the Takoradi Branch of Stanbic Ghana Limited has refuted news making rounds on social media that the bank is endorsing the NPP 8217;s Free SHS policy by wearing government's primary and Junior High school uniforms. According to the Takoradi Branch Manager of the bank, Richard Doku Tetteh, in a Citi News ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Our staff didn't wear school uniforms to hype Free SHS - Stanbic Bank

Management of the Takoradi Branch of Stanbic Ghana Limited has refuted news making rounds on social media that the bank is endorsing the NPP 8217;s Free SHS policy by wearing government's primary and Junior High school uniforms. According to the Takoradi Branch Manager of the bank, Richard Doku Tetteh, in a Citi News ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Mahama ordered non-payment of €2.4m for defective ambulances

It has emerged that the previous administration led by John Mahama directed the Finance Ministry not to pay for the delivery of 30 defective ambulances procured in 2014. According to National Democratic Congress MP for Tamale Central, Alhassan Fuseini Inusah, the government then, had identified that the vehicles were not ...

- ModernGhana - GH

TTH Disposed Off Drugs Worth Over Ghc400,000

The Tamale Teaching Hospital , under the supervision from the Food and Drugs Authority on Friday disposed off expired assorted drugs Worth over 400,000 Cedis to ensure partients safety. Some of the drugs according to the Hospital authorities have been in stock for over 10 years with others just expired months ago. The drugs ...

- ModernGhana - GH

No Road, No Vote - Dantano Residents To Gov't

The aggrieved residents of Dantano Electoral Area in the Asunafo South District of Brong Ahafo Region have threatened to boycott 2020 general election if the roads leading to Kukuom, the district capital are not fixed. According to them, even though they had complained on countless occasions about the nature of their roads ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Ghana Launches Free High School Education

Education at the secondary high school level is now free in Ghana. President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the launch of the program Tuesday, calling it a necessary investment in the nation's future workforce. The response was enthusiastic, with parents and students forming long lines at public schools around Accra this week to ...

- Voice of America - US

Student In Trouble For Defilement

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded into Police custody, a student for allegedly defiling a three year old girl at Madina, Accra. Isaac Tetteh, 18, has been charged with defilement. He has pleaded not guilty before the court presided over by Mrs. Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye. Tetteh is expected to re-appear on September 28. ...

- ModernGhana - GH

3 Suspected Armed Robbers Grabbed

Three notorious armed robbers have been arrested by the Police at Abura in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region for purportedly robbing the Ghana Rubber Estates Limited of items worth millions of Ghana cedis. The three suspects include Kwadwo Bentum, 20, Justice Adiyiah, 20, and Nicholas Nartey, 19. The criminals ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Dsane Family Expresses Gratitude To Nana, Bawumia

The Nii Okan Tsuru Dsane Family of Teshie Kle-Krobo and Accra has expressed its profound gratitude to President Akufo-Addo and his vice Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, political parties, members of the diplomatic corps, individuals and institutions, who supported it to hold the final funeral rites of the late Dr. Kofi Nyan ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Unserious Caterers Under School Feeding Programme To Be Sacked

The District Chief Executive of Bongo in the Upper East Region, Peter Ayimbisa, has cautioned caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme against laziness and habitual lateness which could unduly delay the provision of hot and nutritious food to the children. According to him, the Assembly will not hesitate to revoke ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Toyota Hilux Pick-Up Stolen From Government Bungalow In B/A

The official vehicle for the regional head of the Public Works Department in the Brong Ahafo Region, Toyota Hilux pick-up van with the registration number GV 220-14 has been stolen from his bungalow. George Osei, the PWD regional head, confirmed this to DAILY GUIDE. He said his night security man who woke him up on ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Photo: A Serious Selfie Indeed

There is a time for everything including the time to take a selfie - a serious selfie. This photo was captured by myjoyonline.com 39;s David Andoh at the Hitz FM Homowo Street Vibe at Teshie last month. Story by Ghana myjoyonline.com ...

- ModernGhana - GH

“God Changed My DNA”-Dr. Nyarkotey

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu is a celebrated, well-known and distinguished Prostate cancer researcher whose research centered on prostate cancer in black men. Dr, Raphael Nyarkotey Obu is also a prolific writer, a practitioner of Holistic Medicine and the National president of the Alternative Medical Association of Ghana .He ...

- ModernGhana - GH

NDC Leading Member Attracts Wrath of African Court

Accra, Sept. 15, CDA Consult ndash; The African Court on Human and Peoples 39; Rights has expressed concern about recent call for the establishment of an African Court attributed to Mr Chris Addy-Nayo a Member of the Ghanaian Opposition party the National Democratic Congress at The Hague, Netherlands. ldquo;We urge our ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Ghana Launches New National ID Card

Accra, Sept. 15, CDA Consult ndash; President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received his National Identification Card, dubbed the new ldquo;Ghana Card rdquo;, at a ceremony held at the premises of the National Identification Authority, on Friday, September 15, 2017. President Akufo-Addo, described the new identification ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Free SHS: Rastafarian Girl Denied Admission Into Accra Girls

A parent seeking a admission for his ward at the Accra Girls Senior High School has been denied because she had dreadlocks. According to the father, his daughter is a Rastafarian and it is against their religion to cut off the locks. The distraught father, name withheld, said efforts to explain issues to school authorities ...

- ModernGhana - GH

It's Impossible For NDC To Unseat Nana Addo In 2020 - 'Prophet' Rawlings Predicts

Former president Jerry John Rawlings doubts the ruling New Patriotic Party will do just one term in power. Rawlings, who ruled Ghana for close to two decades, is so far impressed with the achievements of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, but stressed there is more room for improvement. The Akufo-Addo-led administration ...

- ModernGhana - GH

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