An entrepreneur and CEO of the West African Petroleum Company, Mr. Paul Afoko has advised Ghanaian youth to inculcate discipline in their lifestyle if they want to capture the right job opportunities locally and internationally.
The sod has been cut for the commencement of the construction of a new university college in Cape Coast in the Central region.
Every Ghanaian, especially the youth has the responsibility of learning something positive and new daily and engaging in an activity that will better the life of another individual.
The Executive Director of the Ghana Association for the Blind, Mr. Peter Obeng Asamoah, who is also a blind person has disclosed that Ghanaians fond of self medicating and using herbal preparation to treat eye problems stand the risk of loosing their sight
The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has selected 100 youth to benefit from apprenticeship training under the Rural Enterprise Project.
About 500 participants drawn from 20 Units of the Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM) in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District of the Eastern Region, ended a two-day seminar on the "Control of Malaria" at Amanase near Suhum.
The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday raised its campaign strategy to a higher level to capture political power at the December 7th general polls with a captivating launch of its Election 2008 manifesto
Ms Victoria Asare Duah, Headmistress of the District Assembly Junior High School at Ayirebi near Akim Oda, has advised the jobless youth in the town to desist from defecating in the school’s classrooms.
The University of Education Winneba has established a scholarship scheme to assist female students who are pursuing science programmes at the university.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiatives in collaboration with Ghana Standards Board (GSB) and CEPS and other regulatory agencies held a forum for importers in Kumasi.
The people of Essam in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region, has appealed to the Municipal Assembly and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to supply the town with electricity.
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), commemorated its 10th anniversary in Kumasi, with a call on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to check the unwarranted harassment and release of teachers.
The 40th hall week celebrations of the Unity Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi turned violent on Saturday morning when members of the hall clashed with their counterparts from the University Hall (Katanga).
Ministry of Health (MOH) and Amalgamated Bank in Kumasi has organized a health-walk as part of the 2nd annual International health fair scheduled for Ashanti Region from October 12 to 19th, this year.
Dr. Lord Emmanuel Asamoah, Principal of Garden City University College at Kenyase, near Kumasi, has called on students in tertiary institutions to contribute positively to the success of the upcoming general election.
The Northern Regional office of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has planted more than 2,000 different species of trees at the University for Development Studies Tamale campus as part of activities to mark this year’s World Tourist Day.
Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD has urged the global consular community to loosen harsh consular regulations that erected barriers against immigration.
The exhibition of the Voters Register ended Saturday with many exhibition centres across the country recording average patronage.
Newly created Adenta Municipality is to have a sub-office of the Electoral Commission (EC), an official said in Tema.
Mr Mark Woyongo, National Democratic Congress (NDC) aspiring Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Central Constituency has pledged to make education, especially of the youth, his priority if elected.
The Tema Chapter of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has pleaded with stakeholders of education to find a lasting solution to the accommodation problems facing the Tema Metropolitan Education Directorate.
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has congratulated the 2008 National Best Teacher, Mr. Saddiwue Boateng and all the other teachers who received awards at recently held National Teachers Award.
The Ghana Police Service has assured the public that it would continue to wage a relentless war on violent crime, especially armed robbery.
The Tema Lions Club has unveiled a plaque to officially open a US$600,000 ultra modern eye care centre for the Tema General Hospital.
Ghana is through to the next round of the 2010 African and World Cup qualifiers after a 3-0 win over Lesotho.
Four goals from Arsenal ace striker, Emmanuel Adebayor was too much for Swaziland as they were crashed by Togo in the ultimate Group 11 clash of the 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
Painstaking inquiries conducted at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital at Sekondi and the Essikado hospital on Sunday indicate that there were no deaths recorded during a stampede at the Essipong stadium when the national team, the Black Stars played their Lesotho counterparts in a World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.
Sulley Muntari says he is relieved the Black Stars are through to the next stage of the joint 2010 African and World Cup qualifiers but hopes the team has learnt their lessons from a difficult campaign.
Ghana’s Under-20 team, Black Satellites, banished three unsucessful attempts of qualifying to the Africa Youth Championship after a 1-0 away success at Gambia on Sunday.
The management of newly promoted premiership side from Bechem in the region of Brong Ahafo after long hours of meeting in Accra had decided to change the maiden name of the club called Chelsea.
Kumasi King Faisal on Sunday lifted the ultimate trophy when they drew 1-1 with Accra Hearts of Oak in the second leg return Charity Cup match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
Black Stars coach, Milovan Rajevec was left delighted after seeing Ghana advance to the next round in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
St. Mirren gained promotion to the elite on the final day of the division one zone 3 play-off on Sunday in a neck and neck race .
Over 558 cases of breast cancer have been recorded this year at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, as compared to 157 cases in 2007.
The negative phenomenon of persistent encroachment on water bodies by private developers in the Kumasi metropolis, is becoming so alarming that a deputy minister was, about a fortnight ago, compelled to order a halt to it.
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), would early November outdoor guidelines which would serve as an essential reminder for journalists and media houses during major elections, Mr Affail Monney, GJA vice president, said.
The Ashanti Regional House of Chiefs has elected its representatives to the National House of Chiefs (NHC) at a ceremony in Kumasi.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has praised the outgoing Metropolitan Bishop of Kumasi, Archbishop Emeritus Peter Akwasi Sarpong for his efforts at integrating African tradition into modern Catholicism, which has enriched the spiritual life of Ghanaians.
Registrar of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, Mr Soale S. Mahama, has said that, Ghana would enjoy sustainable peace during and after the December 7 elections, if the people see themselves as Ghanaians first and not as different tribes in one country.
Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a civil society organisation, has expressed worry that a research it carried out in Ghana recently revealed that child-related concerns, including child labour, child trafficking, child labour, child abuse and child migration were on the ascendancy.
The Ghana Management Association, a non-profit organisation, launched the Journal of Business and Estate Management Research (JBEMR), to attract and publish theoretical manuscripts from academics and professionals.
The Kumasi East Rotary Club in collaboration with Brothers and Brothers, a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has presented wheel chairs to the Suntreso District Hospital in Kumasi to be distributed to the health posts in the country.
Barely a year after World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Ghana polio free, a positive polio case has been detected at Yendi Hospital, medical doctors confirmed to GNA.
Head of Child Health Directorate of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Osei Akoto, has commended management of Ghana Health Service (GHS) for introducing sickle cell screening for new born babies at hospitals to help reduce child mortality in the country.
Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC), a nationwide farmers’ advocacy group, has urged government to review the mode of National Farmers’ Day celebration to include implementation of clear cut policies that will guarantee livelihood of farmers.
The Free Tsatsu Campaign (FTC) said it should have been possible for the Supreme Court judges who on Thursday dismissed applications filed by Tsastu Tsikata to tell the public whether their verdict was unanimous or a majority decision.
Former Juventus midfielder Stephen Appiah may return to his old hunting ground and join the Old Lady, according to Tuttosport.
The Bianconeri are currently looking for a middle man to add more muscle and creativity to the side.
He has enjoyed an illustrious career filled with controversies. However Samuel Osei Kuffour says he has enjoyed his career and believes he is misunderstood sometimes.
Wisdom Gym emerged the dominant force during a special contest organised by the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) held last Friday at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonments Accra.
Referee Joseph O. Lamptey, one of Ghana’s leading referees has left for South Africa to participate in the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Young Talents Course.
The Supporters Union of Real Tamale United Sporting Club have said they have unanimously agreed and welcomed the proposal by Wienco Ghana Limited to take charge of the management team for a period of one-year in the 2008/2009 Premier League.
The Legon District Police Command at the weekend arrested 10 suspected criminals in possession of pump-action guns and other lethal weapons.
Women have been urged to help promote peace before, during and after the December general elections.