Monthly Archives: August 2015

Baptist ministers call for immediate resolution of labor agitations by doctors

The Ghana Baptist Ministers Conference has joined in calls for government to urgently resolve issues of striking doctors. Doctors in public health facilities have laid down their tools as the leadership of the Ghana Medical Association lock horns with the government in demand for conditions of service. President of the Baptist Ministers Conference, Rev. Justifier Nii Noi Okwei, says government ...

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76,000 foreigners found on Ghana’s voters’ register

The opposition New Patriotic Party is ratcheting up pressure on the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register. Presenting what the party calls the smoking gun, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, vice presidential nominee of the NPP, said tens of thousands of foreigners have found on the country’s electoral roll. This, he said was discovered by an investigative team put together ...

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UPSA holds Seventh Congregation

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has held its Seventh Congregation to award 2,087 students with Diploma, Graduate and Post-Graduate Certificates. Certificates in Management Studies, Accountancy, Marketing, Banking and Finance, Communications, Information Technology, Law and other related Social Sciences, were awarded to 335 diplomates, 1,366 under-graduates, and 386 post-graduate students. Dr Kingsley Fletcher, Chancellor of the University, said UPSA ...

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Thoughts of a doctor

It was a few years ago at the then Central Regional (now Cape Coast Teaching) Hospital. We were grossly understaffed those years. There was no opening or closing time. You worked as long as there were cases, day or night. I remember often being called two to three times in a single night to perform emergency surgeries. It was so ...

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Ashongman local Council of Churches organizes fun games

The Local Council of Churches (LCC) in Ashongman on Saturday organized Fun Games for churches to foster unity and friendliness towards a peaceful existence. The event was also to create awareness on the importance of regular exercises and an opportunity for members to socialize and network towards national development. The disciplines include Football, Volleyball, Draft, Ludu, tag of peace, musical ...

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Baci represents Ghana at the Top Model of the World Pageant

The 2014 winner of the Ghana Most Beautiful pageant, Bentie Abigail Baciara, has called for the support of Ghanaians as she represents the country at the 22nd edition of the Top Model of the World Pageant, in Qingdao, China. Baci who leaves Ghana on Wednesday, August 19 told Showbiz she was going to represent Ghana and showcase to the rest ...

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Nana Addo to justify calls for new voters’ register

Nana Akufo-Addo and his running mate Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, will lead the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday to  address the nation on the party’s push for a new voters’ register for the 2016 general elections. The highlight of the event will be a presentation by Dr. Bawumia, to according to them, expose the flaws in current register.Before the presentation at a news ...

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Allow President Mahama to run unopposed – Former Minister urges NDC

Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has called on members of the party to allow President John Mahama to run unopposed as flagbearer. He is concerned that a contest would distract the president from his duties of governing the country and asked those nursing the ambition of contesting the president to back off. “He is the leader ...

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Doctors strike: Mad rush for native doctors

Some residents in the Eastern Region have resorted to visiting herbal centres for healthcare as doctors extend their killer strike to demand better conditions of service. Some of the herbal centres, though with limited facilities, are admitting patients who need intensive healthcare to save their lives.A visit to the Yilo Krobo district of the Eastern Region revealed that many residents ...

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Actor Ekow Smith-Asante marries long-time fiancé Nittina Sowah

Ghanaian actor Ekow Smith-Asante over the weekend married his long-time fiancé Nittina Sowah. The couple tied the knot Saturday at the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Holy Ghost Temple, Frafraha in Accra after dating for four years. The church event took place immediately after an engagement ceremony at Nittina’s family home at Teshie Nungua Estate in Accra. On Sunday, the couple held ...

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