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Kenya launches Irish potato regulations to improve standards

Kenya on Friday launched Irish potato regulations to address constraints and challenges faced by the sub-sector. Mwangi Kiunjuri, cabinet secretary for the...
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Kenya calls for mutually accepted standards to spur intra-Africa trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African countries to embrace mutual recognition agreements for product standards to help spur intra-Africa trade. Betty Maina,...
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Most Banks in Ghana have Moved onto EMV Card Standards

Banks that issue domestic cards have made some progress in converting them from magnetic stripes to Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV), the global standard for...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana Raises Its Standards in Doing Business

Ghana is deepening efforts to make the west African country a more favorable place for doing business, Vice Minister of Magic Mahamudu Bawumia said...
Richard Commey

Commey Sets the Standards in Bukom Fist of Fury League

Newly crowned International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight champion, Richard Commey, has commended the planners and organisers of the Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League...
farmers

Smallholder Farmers Need Government Assistance to Meet The Standards

Ms Margarete Simons, a Researcher with the Netherlands-based Profundo Research Organization, has called on the government and other stakeholders in the oil palm production...
Representatives of the AAMI, GIBA and AAG with the Hon. Dr. Mustapha Hamid (Minister for Information), Mr. Joseph Adusei, (Head of Regenerative Health and Nutrition Program), Ms. Marie Lovelace-Johnson (Head of Enforcement, FDA), Hon. Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah (Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health).

Stakeholder outline plans on alcohol marketing and advertising

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), together with the Advertisers Association...
Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior

Government to extend support to Ghana’s gaming Commission

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior, has re-affirmed the Government’s commitment to making the Gaming Commission one of the best in West...
Nokia safety

Improving Africa’s public safety standards

It’s time for a change, says Nokia. Public safety is of concern for all countries, with teams spending hours working tirelessly to ensure that citizens...

Ghana Standards Authority Appoints Goodwill Ambassador

Dr Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is to be appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the Ghana...
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Ghana Inuagurates Committee To Review Building Code

A 20-member Technical Committee to review the draft of the Ghana Building Code was inaugurated in Accra with a call on members to come...
Standards Day

Trade Minister Pushes for Standards in Ghana

Mr Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industries (MoTI), on Friday, called for the promotion of standards to accelerate Ghana’s socio-economic...
Fuel

New Fuel Standards Shelved Over Mounting Fuel Prices

REVIEW OF AUGUST 2017 SECOND PRICING-WINDOW Local Fuel Market Performance One major news that characterized the second Pricing-window for the month of August 2017, was the...

Africa has the slowest internet speed standards – GBSL

Internet speed in Africa still lags behind in global standards, data from a Global Broadband Speed League (GBSL) has revealed. It would take more...

Takoradi Explosion: GHUMCO Workers Complains of Poor Internal Safety Standards

Some workers of the Ghana Household Utilities Manufacturing Company Limited (GHUMCO), the epicentre of Tuesday’s explosion, have said that they have had to work...
International Labour Organization

Work Related Activities Killing More Than 6,300 People Yearly – ILO

Latest estimates from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) shows that more than 6,300 people die each year as a result of work-related activities, a...
african grains

Experts call for harmonized standards for staple foods in Africa

Experts have urged African economies to harmonize standards for staple foods on the continent in order to promote and increase intra-African trade in grains...
ghana education service

Proposal To Return Mission/Unit Schools Shout Down

Alhaji Mohammed Haroun, Northern Regional Director of Ghana Education Service (GES), has shot down proposals to return Mission/Unit schools to the Mission/Units, saying that...

Family Health University College Matriculate 33 Students

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana has tipped the Family Health University College, the premier private Medical institution to...
Golf

GIS Launch After-School Golf Development Programme

Ghana International School (GIS), in collaboration with the Achimota Golf Club (AGC), have launched an after-school Golf Development Programme, as part of the School’s...
Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

Survival Of Humanity At Risk – Minister

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science and Technology Innovation, on Monday asked Ghanaians to be safety conscious and change their attitudes for...
pharmaceutical

Health Professionals Urged To Focus On Patient Safety

Mr. Isaac Adupong, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has reminded health professionals that selling of expired or almost...
Ghana Athletics Association

GAA First National Circuit Championship Ends In Tamale

About 350 locally based athletes from the 10 regions gathered at the Tamale Sports Stadium, to participate in the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) first...

NPA Makes Health and Safety Standards Its Focus

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) says it will commit itself to uphold best health and safety standards in the downstream industry in order to...

Ghana Must Move Beyond 3rd World standards – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged citizens to be the catalysts of the change they voted for, as he said posterity will not settle for...

Food and Drugs Authority Embark On Awareness Creation

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised a blood donation exercise to create awareness on its mandate to regulate blood and blood derivatives...

South Africans standards of living up due to Chinese enterprises

A report released Thursday shows that Chinese enterprises in South Africa are making positive contributions to the socio-economic well-being of the country. ...

US election 2016: Clinton’s Team Jabs FBI Over Their Conduct

The Clinton campaign has blasted FBI Director James Comey for "blatant double standards" over the new inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email use. The comments...

Government to Review Standards Concerning Dirty Fuel Imports

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mahama Ayariga, has indicated that relevant stakeholders will soon implement measures to control the harmful effects...
children

Chiefs Urged to Create Child Justice Standards in Communities

She also asked them to identify customary laws that are inimical to the rights of the child and work to modify or eliminate them. Madam...