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Spio-Garbrah Calls for National Dialogue on Free SHS Double-Track System  

A Presidential Aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ekwow Spio-Garbrah on Tuesday called for a national dialogue on Free Senior High School double-track system involving experts to make contributions to enable it to work better. While acknowledging, that the...

Rawlings has not endorsed any candidate- JJ's Office

The office of former President Jerry John Rawlings, has refuted publications in the media claiming the Founder of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC), has endorsed certain personalities who are campaigning for the roles of party flagbearer and national executive...

Zimbabwe health minister affirms cholera emergency

Zimbabwe’s health minister, Obadiah Moyo on Tuesday declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking contaminated water. Harare city council has struggled to supply water...

Poverty rate higher in Rural Savannah

The three Regions of the North contributes more than 40 percent to national poverty. A 2016/2017 survey on Ghana living standards poverty profile showed that Rural Savannah still ranks highest in poverty rates among ecological zones. The Head of Industrial Statistics...

Double Track System begins today

The much awaited double track system introduced by the government of Ghana kick-starts today (September 11). The aim among other things is to address the growing number of students benefiting from the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy. Grouped into...

Ghanaians pay last respect to 'Busumuru' Kofi Annan

Body of the former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, is lying in state at the foyer of the Accra International Conference Centre. A number of Ghanaians have taken turns to pay their last respects to the Nobel Peace Laureate. The climax of...

Double Track System detractors must stop polluting education atmosphere -Former POTAG President

A former President of Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana POTAG James Dugrah has called on the public to disregard persons who try to politicize the Double Track System introduced by the government to afford every qualified student to access...

GACC findings on NPP Promises show NOT delivered, partly delivered and some delivered

Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, GACC has been assessing key commitments and policy propositions of the NPP Government on Fiscal Transparency and Accountability measures and says after 18 months in office, the NPP government has NOT delivered on some of its...

Government to ensure competitive price of power

Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu says government will ensure that the price of power in Ghana becomes competitive to attract the required investment and development for the people. He said currently the country's tariff rating is not competitive. Mr Amewu...

Parents admonished to take charge of their wards education

Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES),  Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, has called on parents to help bring up their wards to become responsible citizens. Education is a shared responsibility thus; making meaning out of the lives of students is...

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UN 75th Anniversary: Time for sober reflection

The United Nations (UN) 75th Anniversary is a time for introspection and sober reflection on the capacity of the...

“Ghanaian enterprises should be frontline actors in AfCFTA” – President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated Government’s commitment to assisting Ghanaian enterprises to take advantage of the coming into force of the...

Ghana to issue E-visas next year

Ghana will start the issuance of electronic visas (E-visa) next year. Procurement processes have started for the selection of a firm to partner the...

NDC parliamentary aspirant in police grips over cheque issued to suspected criminals

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Agona West,  Paul Ofori Amoah, is being interrogated by the Central Regional Police CID in connection...

20th October, 2020

The Ghanaian Times raises concern about what it describes as a looming danger on the Kaneshie-Odorkor highway. A story published in the Paper yesterday...