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Ghanaians admonished to work towards blindness-prevention

Dr. James Addy, Head of Eye Care Unit of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has underlined the urgent need to up the national blindness...

GNFS Steps Up Safety Measures at Fuel and Gas Stations

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has moved to strengthen safety measures at fuel and gas stations across the Ashanti Region. Deputy Chief Fire Officer...
child marriage

Stopping Child Marriages Demands National Commitment – NGO

An NGO, Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), (NGO), has called for a national commitment to stop child marriages, to give protection to girls. It added...
Youth Empowerment

50 young people taken through entrepreneurial skills training

A six-month entrepreneurial skills training to provide economic opportunities for 50 selected young people is underway in Kumasi. This is being done under the young...
Ghana Police

Police Nab 3 Robbers and Chases After 2 Others

The police have arrested and detained three suspected robbers, said to be terrorizing and making life uncomfortable for residents of Asokwa in the Kumasi...
Mr. Jim Baiden, the Managing Director, addressing customers at the second draw

Fidelity Bank’s “10x richer promo”Winners Presented with Prizes

Fidelity Bank has held the second draw of its “10x Richer Promo” in Kumasi with five customers getting their account credited with GH?5,000.00 each. The...
SMEs

Vodafone Joins CEIBS to Promote SMEs Growth

Vodafone Ghana in partnership with China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is to launch a joint project to expose small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...
Ghana Cedi

75 Micro-credit Companies Total Assets Pegged At GHȼ27,803,095.96

The total assets of 75 member companies of the Micro-Credit Association of Ghana (MCAG) hit GHȼ27,803,095.96, last year. They also granted loans amounting to GHȼ18,049,267.00...
Projecting The Future

Financial institutions urged to expand using technology

Financial institutions have been encouraged to take advantage of the enormous opportunities offered by modern technology to achieve efficiency and optimal returns. Mr. Edward Aikins,...
Free SHS logo

Parents Pleased with Fresh SHS Students’ Admission So Far

School heads and parents in the Kumasi Metropolis have both expressed excitement and satisfaction with the fresh students’ admissions under the free senior high...
Church Rites

Church advised on welcoming sound cultural practices – Apostle Angoh

The church has been asked to boldly embrace cultural practices that are relevant and beneficial to the growth and development of the society. Apostle Abraham...
cedi

Two held over fake Ghana cedi notes

Two men suspected to be engaged in the printing of fake cedi notes, have been arrested and detained by the police in Kumasi. Their names...
African population

Ghana must act quickly over rising population growth

The Chairperson of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church, the Reverend Kofi Amfo-Akonnor, has called for a scale-up of the effort to slow...
The 30 female scholars in a pose with their tutors after the camp

Capacity Building in Internet Security for Women Ends

A five-day coding and technology training workshop to build the capacity of women in internet security and innovation has been held in Cape Coast. It...

Government Applauded Over Drive to Grow Ghana’s Economy

The government has received thumps up for its drive to grow the economy through ambitious agricultural revolution and industrialization. The Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, the...
Kenyase Number Three women roasting gari with “Gari Elephant”

UNDP gives assistance to women on livelihood improvement

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided an assistance package to boost the productive capacity of women engaged in gari-processing at Kenyase Number Three...
The timely intervention of the Fire Service prevented the fire from wreaking further havoc

Ashanti Regional Fire Officer Calls For More Fire Stations In Kumasi

The Ashanti Regional Fire Officer, Mr. Semekor Fiadzo, has called for the building of additional fire stations in Kumasi by the city authorities. ...
Takeda’s Access to Medicines strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa will include a long-term partnership with the Pan African Heart Foundation to create a mobile screening program for hypertension – a leading cause of cardiovascular disease in the region – and diabetes in select local counties in Kenya, including Kajiado county

Hypertension In Ashanti Men Is Rising

The Ghana Demographic Health Survey has revealed a disturbingly high prevalence of hypertension among males in the Ashanti Region. ...

Ghana Commended For Reducing FGM Practice

substantial reduction in the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) practice among girls aged 15 to 19 years. It is...
Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations

Give The Physically Challenged Roles In Government

The Ghana Society of Physically Disabled (GSPD) has appealed to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to appoint persons with disability, who have the...
University Students Association of Ghana (USAG)

USAG rally students to step out and vote

A press release signed by its President, Mr. Henry NkosuoBoakye, said it was important to recognize that the election was about their own future...
Ghanaian journalists

Journalists urged to protect national interest and safety

This was contained in a joint press statement issued by the National Media Commission (NMC) and the National Communications Authority (NCA). ...

Politicians Urged To Step Back From Lies

Mrs. Ama Duncan, Founder of the Fabulous Woman Network, a peace advocacy group, said it was important to bring some level of integrity into...

A/R: Health Directorate To Tackle Cholera Outbreak

Mr. Afriyie Asubonteng, the Disease Control Officer, said although there had not been any reported case, they would not take any chances. ...
Climate change

Towards Combating Climate Change: Private Sector Urged To Back Govt’s Effort

Mr. Venan Sondo, a Chartered Environmentalist and Sustainability Consultant, said it should partner the government in the areas of technological design and development, manufacturing...
Kumasi Metropolitan

KMA fumigates Kaase landfill site

Mr. John Gorkeh-Miah, the Director of the Department, said they had been spraying the area with chemicals not only to kill dangerous reptiles, houseflies...
Komfo Anokye

Free reconstructive surgery for severe burns patients

This was performed by a team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons from the United States (US). They were here as part of a health outreach...
NRSC

Political parties urged to join campaign against road accident

The Ashanti Regional Manager of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr. Samuel Asiamah, has called on political party leaders to join the campaign...
Dr. Seidu Alidu, Political scientist at the University of Ghana

Dr. Seidu: Media should not be avenues for hate speech propagation

He said they should judge correctly, be ethical and do everything to help defuse political tension, ahead of the general election. ...
NPP

NPP youth begins work to capture 80 percent votes in Ashanti

All that the members and supporters needed to do, he said, was to overcome complacency and get to work. ...