CRIMINALS CAN’T HIDE; FINGERPRINTS NOW AUTOMATED
The Ghana Police Service has automated the Fingerprint Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), as part of efforts to fight crime.
FIVE MORE DIE IN KWAHU FODOA GAS EXPLOSION
Five more victims of the gas explosion at Kwahu Fodoa are reported to have died at the Komfo Anokye Hospital in Kumasi.
FUEL PRICES GO UP – DRIVERS THREATEN FARE HIKES
Members of the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) yesterday held a marathon meeting to discuss increases in transport fares, following an upward review in the prices of petroleum products.
SRC KICKS AGAINST TOLLS ON LEGON ROADS
The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Ghana, Legon, has kicked against the decision of the university authorities to introduce user charges for all vehicles entering the university from February 1, 2014.
PRESIDENT INAUGURATES PROJECT AT TAMALE TEACHING HOSPITAL
Healthcare delivery in northern Ghana took a giant stride yesterday, when President John Mahama inaugurated phase one of the Tamale Teaching Hospital project and cut the sod for the phase two.
SQUEEZE ON CONSUMERS TIGHTENS
The increase in average cost of living for Ghanaians as measured by consumer price index inflation jumped to its highest in nearly four years in the month of December, driven by surging utility bills and transport costs which have been piling pressure on workers’ income.
GSE TARGETS 6 LISTINGS IN 2014
The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), the best performing bourse on the continent, says it is targeting six listings this year.
GAS PROJECT DERAILS OIL PRODUCTION
The Jubilee partners have finally admitted that the delay in completing the gas infrastructure project is hampering oil production at the Jubilee Field.
26 KILLED IN GORY ACCIDENTS
Twenty-six person died yesterday in separate accidents across the country, fuelling fears about whether Ghanaians are on the verge of witnessing a repeat of last year’s carnage on some highways.
2 KIDS CRUSHED DEATH
A commercial minibus driver on Wednesday ran over a group of school children on the Santasi dual-carriage way near the Opoku Ware Senior High School in Kumasi, leaving two pupils dead and three others injured.
COURT SELLS REX OMAR’S CAR, TV
Armed police officers and a court registrar, on Wednesday dawn, stormed the home of popular high life musician, Rex Omar, to seize his properties with the intention of auctioning them.
FORTIZ DEMO HITS ACCRA
A number of Ghanaians took to the streets and pavements to Accra yesterday to demonstrate against the sale of the state-owned Merchant Bank to its new owners, Fortiz Equity Fund, causing serious vehicular traffic in the capital city.
GAYS STILL IN ‘EXILE’
As the moral and political debate on the acceptance of gays and lesbians continues to rage in Africa, the gays in Chorkor, a suburb in Accra have been sent into perpetual exile due to attacks on them by residents.
CYNTHIA MORRISON CHANGED LIVES OF GHANA’S CONJOINED TWINS
[Mrs Cynthia Morrison, proprietor of Maryland Montessori Learning Centres in Dansoman, has been supporting Lydia and Linda Awui, two conjoined twins who were surgically separated in 1999.]
1 GRADUATE IN 50 YEARS; THAT’S THE POOR RECORD OF A SCHOOL IN GHANA
After 50 years of providing elementary education, the Damankoyili Roman Catholic (RC) Primary School in the Northern Region can boast of only one person progressing to the tertiary level.
NO MINISKIRTS FOR FEMALE TEACHERS IN ISLAMIC SCHOOLS
Islamic schools in the country would no longer allow their female teachers to wear miniskirts to school, as this could negatively influence pupils in those schools.
LUPITA NYONG’O ACES HER FIRST GOLDEN GLOBES RED CARPET
When Vogue named the Top Ten Rising Style Stars of 2014, her name was right at the top of the list.
MORE CLAMOUR FOR AKUF-ADDO TO LEAD NPP IN 2016
The Amalgamated Youth of the Upper East Region has joined the growing calls on the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to ‘come back to Ghana urgently’ and declare his intention to lead the NPP in 2016.
MAHAMA IS CARELESS – MPIANI CHIDES PREZ OVER ‘TERKPER DISMISSAL’ CONFESSION
Kwadwo Mpiani, former Chief of Staff in the erstwhile Kufuor-led NPP government, has taken the issue with President John Dramani Mahama over his public confession that he is under pressure from people within his government to sack the Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper.
TERKPER FIRES NPP TO PLEASE MAHAMA
Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has fired salvos at the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) accusing them of contributing to the country’s increasing debt stock.
‘GHANA UNDER SIEGE’
Former President Jerry Rawlings says criminals are monopolising political power in Ghana.
LEGON MUST COME AGAIN ON ROAD TOLLS
]Editorial: “It is governments that raise moneys for the construction of classroom blocks.”]
GAS TANK TRAGEDY: DEATH TOLL RISES TO 5
The death toll of the fire disaster that occurred at Kwahu Besease near Kwahu Fodoa in the Kwahu South district of the Eastern Region in the early hours of last Wednesday has risen to five.
STUDENTS FINED 22 BAGS OF CEMENT AND 55 BUCKETS OF PAINT FOR EATING OUTSIDE CAMPUS
When eleven final year students of St Francis Senior High and Technical School at Akim Oda in the Birim Central municipal district of the Eastern Region were caught breaking school’s rules, the school authorities demanded from each student five bags of cement and two buckets of paint before re-admitting them.
New Crusading Guide
I am ready, able and willing to testify- Martin Amidu
Okyeman under attack….police drags Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, others to court for installing chief
Lorry fares to go up next week
Gas Tanker Tragedy: Death toll rise to 5
Students fine 22 bags for cement and 55 beckets of paint for eating outside
Kennedy Blames Nana Addo for crisis in NPP
Chronicle Obuasi Mines faces closure: over thousand workers to be laid off….. Negotiations underway to avert calamity
Mahama has challenge me- Terkper