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February 20, 2018 6:44 AM PPP’s youth wing to hold 6th anniversary

The youth wing of the Progressive People’s Party, Progressive Youth Movement (PYM), will hold its 6th-anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra to mark the formation of the movement. The anniversary will be held under the theme: “Creating a Viable Alternative Government; The Role of the Progressive 65

February 15, 2018 3:00 PM Old students storm Education Ministry over Katanga, Conti conversion

Some alumni of the Unity Hall at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) besieged the Ministry of Education to protest the University’s decision to convert all male halls into mixed residential accommodation. Arguing its case against the conversion, the group, which calls itself the Old Continentals Association, said the decision 78

February 10, 2018 4:06 PM Anas’ mother dies aged 62

Mariam Damba, mother of the acclaimed investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital. Anas’ mother, aged 62, worked as a community health nurse at the Nima Polyclinic. Madam Mariam Damba, a practising Muslim, is expected to be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition. Anas, who confirmed his bereavement to online 85

February 8, 2018 7:17 AM Nkrumah Circle theft victims are ‘careless’ – G/A Police Commander

The Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP George Alex Mensah, has described persons who lose their electronic gadgets to thieves at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange in Accra as careless. The Interchange is notorious for pickpockets who sometimes physically assault unsuspecting victims and make away with their phones and monies. These thieves employ 72

February 1, 2018 6:43 AM Gov’t clears 541 health professionals for posting

Junior Doctors can expect to start work in March 2018, following the government’s granting of financial clearance to 541 healthcare professionals. Some 206 trained junior doctors have spent almost seven months at home without being posted over delays in financial clearance by the Ministry of Finance. The Ghana Medical Association also criticized government 71

November 1, 2017 12:08 PM Ayisi Boateng’s Comment Doesn’t Make Sense – KB Asante

Retired Diploma KB Asante has suggested that Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi Boateng deserves to be reshuffled away from his post to afford him chance to learn proper diplomatic behaviour. In a brief reaction on Citi FM Wednesday to Ayisi Boateng’s concession to seek the interest of New Patriotic Party (NPP) members first ahead 64

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Mosquito repellent coils pose health hazard

Kumasi, Oct 31, GNA – The use of mosquito repellent coils could be hazardous – has the potential to cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), a study conducted by the Department of Environmental Science of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has concluded. It indicated that the base material for production of the repellent 113

October 31, 2017 7:43 AM Tamale Stadium to be named after Aliu Mahama Nov. 16

Barring any last minute hitches, the Tamale Sports Stadium in the Northern region will be named after the late Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama next month. The president announced at the Flagstaff House Monday that he will confer with the Sports minister and issue an executive instrument effecting the change by November 16, which marks the 6th anniversary 68

October 30, 2017 1:32 PM 8 law students in Ghana get scholarship from Lebanese community

The Lebanese community in Ghana has awarded scholarships to eight entrants of the Ghana School of Law. This is a part of a scholarship programme that is being run by the community to promote Ghana’s development agenda through investments in the nation’s human resource base. At a ceremony to present the scholarships, the Lebanese Ambassador to Ghana 39

October 27, 2017 5:40 AM Police arrest fake KNUST lecturer

A man disguising himself as a senior law lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been arrested by the Police. 
According to the Police, Michael Asante has deployed smart ways of defrauding innocent citizens around the country under the guise of being a lawyer and a lecturer. 
The suspect is reported to have engaged 68