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One Shot At Asantehemaa’s Funeral

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 One person was shot at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi on Monday as final funeral rites opened for the departed Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem, mother of the Asantehene. According to Ultimate FM rsquo;s Isaac Bediako Justice, a stray bullet from an unknown mascot hit the yet to-be id ...
Dr. Anthony Osei Akoto

IMF Program Wasn’t Approved By Parliament – Akoto Osei

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The minister-nominee for Monitoring and Evaluation, Anthony Osei Akoto, has denied that Ghana's loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was approved by parliament. According to him, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), side-stepped parliament to sign the agreement. Speaki ...

Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of EC

EC In ‘Big’ Debt After 2016 Elections

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) seems to be courting the anger of temporary staff and stakeholders as it is yet to pay them for services rendered during the December 7 elections. None of the officers recruited purposely for the elections has been paid. Neither have suppliers. But speaking on ...

People are being injected with younger blood to see if it makes a difference

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Being young is great so great, in fact, that injecting their blood into the elderly might help fight aging. Or at least that is what one man thinks could be true and he is running a US clinical trial to prove it. Jesse Karmazin, a medical graduate, has launched a start up called Ambrosia, that ...

Police Have No Right To Seize Keys Of Recalcitrant Drivers – MTTD Boss

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The Commander of the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Patrick Adusei Sarpong, has warned that it is unlawful for police to remove the ignition keys of vehicles while on duties on roads. He has also warned that police officers have no right to ...

Police arrest NPP Vice Chairman, 5 others over post-election violence

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The Police in Brong Ahafo Region have arrested six more persons alleged to have been involved in post-election disturbances. They include New Patriotic Party (NPP) rsquo;s First Vice Chairman in Bechem, Alex Asare and five others. Mr Asare is said to have led one Justice Appiah to forcibly tak ...
President Yahya Jammeh

Gambian Government Hit By ‘Resignations’

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Three senior government ministers in The Gambia have resigned, as President Yahya Jammeh defies calls to step down when his term expires on Thursday, the opposition Fatu network news site reports . The ministers of foreign affairs, finance and trade 8211; Neneh Macdouall-Gaye, Abdou Kolley and ...

Ghanaians pay last respects to late Asantehemaa [Photos]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghanaians from all walks of life have thronged the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region to pay their last respects to the late Queen-mother of the Asante Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/117201710623 ghanaiansqueuetofilepastasante ...

Military Academy Gets Infirmary, Distill Plant

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Major Gen. Obed Akwa (middle), Florence Larbi cutting the sod for the construction of the infirmary and water distilling plant Work has started on the construction of an infirmary and a water distilling plant at the Ghana Military Academy. The two projects, sponsored by Zoomlion Ghana L ...
COP Prosper Agblor receiving the keys to the vehicles

Gender Ministry Presents Pickups to Police

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has presented three pickups to the Anti Human Trafficking Unit of the criminal investigations department to help rescue trafficked victims. The vehicles, according to the executive secretary in charge of human trafficking at the ministry, V ...
Joe Ghartey – Minister designate for Railway

Railway Ministry Excites Essikado Residents

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Residents in the Essikado constituency of the Western Region have expressed appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for nominating the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Joe Ghartey as Minister-designate for Railway Development. They were hopeful their MP, if approved by Parl ...

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia Give Thanks To God

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia today, Sunday attended a thanksgiving service at the Ridge Church in Accra for successfully taking over the administration of the country. The two were sworn into office about a week ago at the Black Star Squa ...
Students of the American University in Nigeria receiving their prize

Nigerian Varsity Wins Facebook Contest

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 American University of Nigeria (AUN) has won the maiden edition of Facebook Global Digital Challenge (FGDC) held for African Universities. The final competition which was described as the battle of the titans among three universities was held at the University of Ghana's (UG), Institute of Stat ...
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