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ECOWAS urged to step up fight against trans-border crimes

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been asked to do more to fight crimes on the borders of member states to...

Ghana committed to regional integration processes – Charles Owiredu

Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has reaffirmed government's commitment to the regional integration process of the Economic...

Ghanaians urged to accept ADR procedures for settling disputes

Mr Abdul Majeed Musah, Lead Mediator at Abumaj Mediation Center, a conflict resolution consultancy, research and training firm in Kumasi, has urged Ghanaians to...

Formation of GESI improves NHIS coverage in some selected districts

The formation of Gender Equality and Social Inclusions (GESI) groups in three selected districts in the country, has surged enrolment onto the National...

Border crossing issues vital in Free Continental Trade agreement – GNCCI

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has said there is the need for African governments to thoroughly discuss border crossing issues...

Committee inspects water treatment facilities in Ashanti Region

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Works and Housing, has inspected water treatment plants in the Ashanti Region, and called for good maintenance culture for...

Place injunction on construction activities around Owabi Dam – Committee

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Works and Housing, has suggested that an immediate court injunction be placed on all development activities currently...

MTN donates to orphaned triplets in Kumasi

MTN Ghana, as part of its cooperate social responsibility, has donated quantities of food items, soaps, detergents and an undisclosed amount of money to...

Resort to sustainable food production – Olam CEO urges Ghana

Mr Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, said Ghana needs to resort to aggressive and sustainable food production to...

“Advice your spouses to make good succession plans”

Women in cocoa farming with their spouses are advised to prioritise legal issues regarding farmlands and other property acquired together, to forestall needless...

FC develops framework for the use of Savannah woodlands

The Forestry Commission (FC), has developed a comprehensive regulatory framework to ensure the sustainable management and use of Savannah woodlands. Dr Kwakye Ameyaw, Technical Advisor...
Domestic Violence

Nationwide sensitization on DV Act in the offing – Akosua Prempeh

Madam Freda Akosua Prempeh, Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, says the widespread ignorance on the Domestic Violence (DV) Act (2007) -...
MTN Awards

‘MTN MoMo at 10′ winners receive prizes in Kumasi

MTN Ghana has awarded winners for the ‘MTN MoMo at 10’ promotion winners for the month of August in Kumasi. The...
Ncce New Logo

High voter turn-out is expected in the District Level Elections – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is upbeat that Ghana would achieve more than the mandatory 40 per cent voter turn-out in the...

Suame Municipal Assembly makes strides in development

The Suame Municipal Assembly is making giant strides in the provision of developmental projects that bring relief to the people. Among...
Climate change

Environmental youth groups petition government to tackle climate change

Environmental youth groups in the Ashanti Region have petitioned government to be responsive to climate change issues to help mitigate its effects on the...
Wpid Fibre Optics

Over 2,000 fibre cuts recorded in first half of 2019

Data gathered by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications shows a record of 2,000 fibre cuts across the country resulting in disruptions in communication services. ...
KSI Education Organization Workshop

Teachers called to collaborate with counterparts in the Diaspora

'Collective Learning', a US-based educational organization, has said there is the need for stakeholders to create an appropriate platform which would enhance exchange programmes...
Dr George Oppong

DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...
teenage pregnancy

Bosome Freho Sees Increment in Teenage Pregnancy

The Bosome Freho District Directorate of Health Services, has consistently recorded higher teenage pregnancy incidences in the communities, over the past five years. Mr Clement...
Airtel-Tigo merger

AirtelTigo pledges 1% of its income to education in Ghana

AirtelTigo says it is dedicating one per cent of sales proceeds accruing from airtime recharges in the Ashanti, Bono and Ahafo Regions, to support...
Economic Gra Document

GRA’s prosecution policy document unveiled in Kumasi

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has launched a policy document in Kumasi to guide the arrest and prosecution of tax defaulters and evaders in...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

Churches asked to draft complete skills training programme for the youth

The Reverend Benson Osafo Kantanka, Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), has called on religious organisations to initiate...
Ghana Police

Ashanti Police Steps Up Security to check kidnappings

The Ashanti Region police, has called on Ghanaians to take responsibility for their personal security and safety, as the police takes robust steps to...

Government must tackle unemployment matters with all seriousness

The College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has held the second edition of its novelty ‘Science Café’ in Kumasi,...
Ashanti Inter School Competition

Ashanti Regional 2019 Super Zonal contest: Prempeh College Shines Bright

Prempeh College in Kumasi, emerged winners, of a two-day Super Zonal competition, in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. In all 46 senior high schools, in...
jail bars

Phone Thief Gets 12 years Sentence

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Circuit Court has sentenced a 22-year-old driver to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for threatening and robbing a...
Professor George Gyan Baffour

Education Must Transcend Beyond Academics

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister of Planning, said for education to be meaningful, it must go beyond academic instruction and examination to the provision...
Fidelity Bank

KNUST Digital Branch of Fidelity Bank Opened

Fidelity Bank has opened an ultra-modern digital branch at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science Technology (KNUST) campus to provide students, staff and residents...
Planting trees

GWC Provides Barekese Dam with Protection by Planting Trees

The Ghana Water Company on Thursday began an exercise to plant 2,000 teak seedlings at the Barekese water headworks to mark this year’s World...