17Mar

Pressure Mounts On Telcos To Explain ‘Call Forwarding’ Trend

The Consumer Advocacy Centre (CAC), a consumer rights advocacy and research group is calling on telecommunication companies in Ghana to explain “to the general public, the feedback that consumers receive on their phones when they dial *#61#.” They are also calling on “Multichoice Ghana to explain to the Ghanaian consumer as to why DSTV charges […]

17Mar

Ghana Premier League Starts Today, Seven Matches Scheduled

With all impediments and hurdles scaled, the Ghana Premier League returns this weekend with seven top games lined up in match venues across the country. Reigning Champions Aduana Stars will not be in action on the opening day of the league as they travel to Algeria to face ES Setif in their CAF Champions League […]

13Mar

3 Ghanaian Females Top 2017 WASSCE

Three female students from Ghana emerged the Overall Best Student, the first runner-up and the second runner-up of the 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). They competed with colleagues from all the five WAEC member countries and have won the first, second and third positions at the international level out of a total […]

13Mar

Bank Customers To Have Verification Numbers

As identity theft and fraudulent transactions gain ground in the global banking system, the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) is collaborating with all central banks within the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) to launch a Bank Verification Number (BVN) project. According to the WAMI, the move is expected to ensure that individuals involved in banking […]

13Mar

Gold Fields Justifies Planned Layoffs

Vice President and Stakeholder Relations for Gold Fields Ghana Limited, David Johnson, has said the company’s transition from owner mining to contract mining, which is expected to lead to the laying off and re-employment of about 1,500 employees on contract basis, is not borne out of selfish interests. Some employees of the company staged a […]

12Mar

Ghana Deports 100 Illegal Migrants

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says it has deported 100 illegal African immigrants for engaging in fraudulent activities in the country. This represents a sharp increase in the number of illegal migrants, who have been deported from Ghana in the past two years. Head of Public Affairs of GIS, Superintendent Michael Amoako-Atta, who disclosed this, […]

12Mar

Excessive Consumption Of Noodles ‘Killing’ Children – Dietician

Dr. Efua Owusu Ansah, a Dietician at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has cautioned Ghanaians, especially children against excessive consumption of noodles since it does not contain any nutrients nor fibre. Dr Ansah further revealed that children are suffering from a lot of health complications leading to deaths because of increased consumption of noodles […]

12Mar

Ghana’s Population Hits 29.6m – Statistical Service

Ghana’s population is now estimated at 29.6 million up from the 24.5 million recorded during the 2010 Population and Housing Census, a Chief Statistician with the Ghana Statistical Service, David Kombat has disclosed to the Ghanaian Times. He said the country’s population growth rate is at an estimated 2.5 annually, adding that an estimated 38.8 […]

08Mar

Amewu Receives Innovative Minister Of The Year Award

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Wednesday, received the Pan-African Enterprise and Achievers Award for being the Innovative Minister of the year 2017, in recognition for his untiring efforts to halt illegal mining. Professor Victor Yankah, the Director-General of the Bureau of Research, Governance, Commerce and Administration, an affiliate of […]

08Mar

Akufo-Addo Meets Togolese Political Feuding Factions In Accra

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed the need for the feuding parties in the Togolese political impasse to continue to keep the door of dialogue open stressing that it was “extremely important.” Addressing members of a delegation from the government and opposition parties at the Flagstaff House Wednesday, the President said, “I don’t believe […]