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60% Deforestation In Ghana Explained With Satellites

60% deforestation in Ghana explained with satellites

Following the recently published report of the World Resources Institute (WRI) on global deforestation, we have been seeing a lot of discussions on the high deforestation numbers worldwide...
MTN

People of Wa join MTN to burn calorie

Hundreds of people took to the principal streets of Wa to take advantage of the seventh edition of the “MTN Savanna Fest” Health Walk...
Local Government Service

Gov’t urged to engage all stakeholders in creating new assemblies

Mr Felix Agyei Amakye, Lecturer at the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has urged Government to make conscious effort to engage all stakeholders...

Child marriage causing school drop out in U/E

Child marriage has been cited as one of the major factors that lead to school dropouts in most communities in the Upper East Region,...

Audit Committee Of MMDA’s Asked To Probe Misapplication Of Funds

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a local governance expert has urged audit committee members of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to probe misapplication...

Gov’t Assures Ghanaians Of Equal Opportunities

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday, presented the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the Government to Parliament with the...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

St. Augustine Wins C/R Project Citizen Competition

The St. Augustine’s College was adjudged winners of this year's Central Region Inter-Schools Project Citizen Competition held in Cape Coast on Tuesday. They beat four...

Mfantsipim Old Boys Extend Benevolence To Less Privilege

The benevolence of the 1993 year group of the Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA) was over the weekend extended to two institutions in Cape...

Stakeholders Urged To Source Resource To Mitigate Climate Change

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called on Ghanaian stakeholders in climate change negotiations to unite in their...
Dominic Nitiwul

Ghanaians Asked To Shun Acts That Breach Security

The Minister for Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul Friday said Ghana needs to stay together as one entity to help build a formidable and enviable...
Tax

Gov’ts Tax Stamp Policy Faces Possible Challenges

The General Secretary of the Food and Beverages Association of Ghana, Mr. Samuel Aggrey, says that the implementation of the Tax Stamp policy by...

Negative Cultural Practices Hampering Development Of Ghana

Admittedly some cultural values are inimical to the progress of society and not very useful in contemporary times. Critical among some of the negative cultural...
ghana dance

Stakeholders Asked Accord Dancing The Needed Attention

The 2017 International Dance Day has been marked in Accra with a call on stakeholders to accord dancing the needed attention. Nii-Tete Yartey, the Artistic...
Port workers inspect one of the three locomotives as they were being off-loaded from the BBC Oder at the Port of Mombasa. The locomotives are expected to help Rift Valley Railways boost efficiency. Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard

Traders In Tarkwa Seek For Relocation Ahead Of Railway Construction

Hunreds of traders operating at the Tarkwa Railway station have appealed to the Minister in-charge of Railway Development, Mr Joe Ghartey to help relocate...

Delay In Appointing MMDCEs Slowing Down Development – Rev

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been urged to speed up the appointment of the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). So far,...

FirstBanc Appreciate Pensioners

FirstBanc Financial Services on Wednesday organised a pension business meeting to appreciate their pension clients, provide overview of the economy and expectation of investment...

KKDA Holds Dialogue With Stakeholders On 0217 Action Plan

The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA) in the Greater Accra Region has held a day’s dialogue with stakeholders in the Nmlistakpo Electoral area. The dialogue, which...

AIMS Ghana Provides New Insight Into Research

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana, is holding an intensive training workshop on Stochastic Analysis, Research and their applications to financial and...

Adinkra Explains [email protected] Anniversary Logo

The National Planning Committee for Ghana’s 60th anniversary celebrations on Monday denied plagiarizing the anniversary logo, saying that the insignia was an original work...
Mustapha Hamid

Information Minister Designate Express Regret At Comments Attributed To Him

Mr Mustapha Hamid, Minister for Information Designate, has told the Appointments Committee of Parliament of sanitising the political atmosphere and creating an environment devoid...

Importation Of Cane Products Killing Local Business

The Cane Weavers Association has bemoaned the importation of cane products from China into the country as it was affecting local business of cane...
Industrial and Commercial Workers Union

Government Urged To Revive Factories In U/E

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), has called on the Government to revamp defunct factories in the Upper East Region, before initiating the...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo exchanging greetings with Dagbon Chiefs

Delegation Assure Nana Addo Of Support

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President-Elect on Thursday said he has no interest in chieftaincy matters in Dagbon and wants the stakeholders to help him...

Mud House Collapse On 3 Children, Kills 2

Tragedy struck Supormu-Dunkwa, a farming community in the Shama District, on Monday, when a mud house collapsed on three children killing two of them...
he Consultant, Mr Saaka, second from right, facilitating the dissemination forum

Quality Of Pre-School Level Education Improved In Bongo

There has been a significant improvement of quality education delivery at the Pre-school level in the Bongo District of Upper East Region, research has...
One of the beneficiaries receiving her start-up capital

OLAM Trains 25 People In U/E

Twenty- five people have been trained in in batik, tie and dye, soap making, beads making, dress making and Information Communication Technology (ICT) vocational...

Shinzo Abe graces Japan-Africa Business Summit

1. On Sunday, August 28, commencing at 11:56 a.m. (local time; 17:56 p.m., Sunday, August 28, Japan time) for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe,...
Nashua Business in Africa

In Pursuit Of Russia’s Business Dreams, What Next?

She says that Russians are constantly interested in partnering with large and medium scale businesses in the African market as well as in the...
Laolu Akande

Presidency explains rational behind private sector exclusion from EMT

Senior special assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Laolu Akande, who spoke in Abuja on Thursday, however quickly pointed out that the private sector...
Wpid Rev Emmanuel Asante

Azumah appointment to EC committee was without Peace councils consent

Mr Azumah, who is the Executive Secretary of the Peace Council has been described as a member of National Democratic Congress (NDC) who has...