Teacher Trainees Return To Class Today After CETAG Strike

After about a month of missing lessons due to a strike by their teachers, teacher trainees will resume classes today [Monday], as their tutors return to the classroom. The teachers have been protesting the payment of their interim market premiums and book and research allowances. They called off the strike last week after the National […]


Earthquake May Be Imminent In Ghana – Geological Authority Warns

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) has warned Ghanaians to brace themselves for a possible earthquake following the earth tremor which hit some parts of Accra on Sunday. Although it could not give further details about Sunday’s incident, the GGSA said it were gathering more data from all of its stations in order to better […]


Obeng Boateng Is 2018 National Best Farmer

Mr James Obeng Boateng, a 60-year old Farmer from Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region has been crowned the National Best Farmer for 2018. He was decorated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the 34th National Farmers’ Day in Tamale on Friday and for his prize, Mr Obeng Boateng was presented with a cheque […]


Chief Justice Inaugurates Model Child Friendly Court

The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on Tuesday, 4 November 2018 inaugurated the Model Child Friendly Court; a gender-based violence court, at the Supreme Court. The court has been established to enhance Ghana’s juvenile justice delivery, protect the rights of juveniles and provide for young offenders. Second Lady Samira Bawumia who joined the Chief Justice to […]


DVLA To Commence Use Of E-Platform For Registration

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will commence the use of electronic platform for registration of vehicles from January 2, 2019. The process is to ensure that time spent at the DVLA office would be reduced drastically to prevent overcrowding. These were contained in a statement, signed by Mr Francis Asamoah Tuffour, the Manager […]


Modric Ends Messi And Ronaldo’s Dominance Of Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award in more than a decade. Modric, 33, won his third successive Champions League in May before helping Croatia to a first World Cup final. Former Brazil and AC […]


Nigeria Beat South Africa On Penalties To Win 2018 Women’s AFCON

The Super Falcons of Nigeria beat their South African counterparts 1-0 in the final of the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in the final played in Accra on Saturday, December 1. In a game of few chances, neither side could get the goal as the game stretched into extra times and then penalties. […]


Former President George H.W. Bush’s Last Words

Former President George H.W. Bush spoke his final words in a phone call with his son, former President George W. Bush, a source familiar with Bush’s final hours told CNN. In their conversation on speakerphone, the son told the senior George Bush that he had been a “wonderful father.” In his last hours, Bush was […]


Ghana Certifies First Gold Bars

After more than a century of mining and exporting gold, Ghana has, for the first time, developed the capacity to certify gold bars produced in the country before they are exported. This means that refined gold bars meant for export to the international bullion market will now bear a local standardised mark of conformity attesting […]


Domestic Cocoa Processing Hits 300,000 Tonnes

Domestic processing of cocoa hit 300,000 tonnes in the 2017/2018 cocoa season, a 19 per cent jump from the 252,000 tonnes processed the previous season. According to the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), the rise in domestic processing this season was due mainly to the board supporting some of the processing companies to revamp their operations […]