First Female Electoral Body Chair Sworn in
[AEP] The new commissioner of the Electoral Commission Charlotte Osei has been sworn in by President Mahama at a short ceremony at the Flagstaff House Tuesday.
Invitation to Apply - 2nd West Africa Executive Course On Human Rights and Drug Policy
[Fahamu] The University of Ghana School of Law, in collaboration with the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and Open Society Initiative for West Africa, is inviting applications for its intensive 6-day 2nd West Africa Executive Course on Human Rights and Drug Policy to be held at the University of Ghana, Legon between July 27 and 1 August, 2015.
Statement At the Conclusion of an IMF Review Mission to Ghana
[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF's Executive Board for discussion and decision.
Wizkid, Yemi Alade Lose BET Award to Ghana's Stonebwoy
[Leadership] Ghana's dancehall star, Stonebwoy has triumphed at the 2015 BET Awards, winning the award for Best International Act: Africa at last night's star-studded ceremony in LA.
Illegal Sand Winning Ravages Accra Coastline
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has set the ball rolling for the enforcement of its byelaws, as illegal structures, containers and kiosks are being demolished to ensure environmental cleanliness and safety.
Chinese Miners Invade River Tano Basin
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tanoso -Life in the Brong-Ahafo Region can now be described as very dangerous for inhabitants, because their major source of drinking water, the Tano River, is under serious attack by activities of illegal miners.
This Infantile Sabotage Tactic Will Not Silence the Chronicle
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Like most things monumental, the discovery of naked attempts by some faceless people to discredit this newspaper was discovered by accident.
181 Babies Become Mums in Five Months
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Suhum -Despite all attempts being made by the relevant authorities to encourage the girl child to concentrate on her books, the desired results are not being achieved.
Who Okayed Wa Stadium for Premier League Matches?
[Ghanaian Chronicle] After appearing at the Word Cup three successive times, where it sold scintillating soccer to the rest of the world, Ghana has become the cynosure of the footballing world. One of the protagonists in this renaissance, Stephen Appiah, who led Ghana to appear at the World Soccer fiesta for the first time in 2006, bade farewell to the round leather by playing his last testimonial match, which was well attended in Accra last Saturday.
Israeli Ambassador Inspects Work On Legon Teaching Hospital
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Her Excellency Sharon Bar Li, the outgoing Israeli Ambassador to Ghana has expressed satisfaction over the level of work currently ongoing on the construction of a 617 bed Teaching Hospital for the University of Ghana, Legon.
Stanbic Income Fund Trust Posts Results
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Stanbic Income Fund Trust (SIFT) outperformed its benchmark, as the fund's 4-year cumulative return, as at the end of 2014, had doubled by 111%. In 2014, the fund recorded a net return of 23.1%, which was better than that of 2013 (22.5%), and ahead of its benchmark of 21.6%.
Veep Calls for Public Debate On Plastic Bags
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Following the vulnerability and environmental threat plastic waste has exposed the nation to, the Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has called for a nationwide debate on the usage of polythene bags in the country.
VVIP Slated to Cleanup Gamashie This Weekend - As Gasmila and Tinny Joins the Campaign
[Ghanaian Chronicle] VIP hip-life group, come this weekend, would be taking it clean up campaign to Ga Mashie.
[Ghanaian Chronicle] 2015 will not (repeat, NOT) mark the first time that the integrity of an academic examination has been compromised in Ghana, our Motherland. What raises eyebrows, boggles the mind and offends the sensibilities of those with sound ethical principles is the scale of this year's leakage of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Work Hard and You Will Pass the Bece - JHS Student Advises Colleagues
[Ghanaian Chronicle] A final year student of the University of Ghana Basic Schools, Owuraku Sintim, has challenged his fellow Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates not lose hope, but be encouraged to rewrite the cancelled five papers that have been scheduled for today and Tuesday.
Our Votes Are Like Rifles
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Just last week, I indicated that every day in Ghana, there is something new happening. These news stories we always hear are sometimes for the good and other times for the bad reasons. Today, I was actually going to share with you an irritating experience I had last night in a "Trotro" from Sankara Circle to Legon; only for me to be told that the President has appointed the 42year old Mrs. Charlotte Osei as the first woman in Ghana to chair the electoral commission.
MTN, Knust Sign GhÂ¢300,000 MOU - in Support of Research, Teaching
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -MTN Ghana and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), in which a total amount of GHÂ¢300,000 has been released by the telecommunication giant to support innovation, research and teaching at the school.
'Accra Lion' Invades Csir Lands - to Settle Displaced Sodom & Gomorrah Residents
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Scientists and workers of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has kicked against the plan by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo and the Accra Mayor to relocate the displaced victims of Old Fadama on the land belonging to the Council.
Drug Addiction Is a Public Health Issue - Woyongo
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Government is preparing to put before parliament a new Narcotic Commission bill aimed at promoting, rehabilitation and harm reduction programmes for drug disorders, the Minister of Interior, Mark Woyongo has disclosed.
Ho West Assembly Blows GhÂ¢540k - On Transport 'Alawa'
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ho -When some Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) are working very hard to generate revenue through their internal mechanisms to enable them undertake development projects to better the lives of their residents, the Ho West District Assembly has decided to blow its common fund on transportation and other non-core issues.