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2018 Miss Ghana Beauty Pageant launched

The 2018 Miss Ghana beauty pageant, one of the oldest and the longest running beauty contests  in Ghana, has been launched at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra, on Thursday, August 2, 2018. The annual event, organised by Exclusive Events Ghana, seeks to select queens, who best fits …

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Farmers advised to report Fall Armyworm symptoms to MoFA

Famers have been advised to carry out routine checks on their farms and report immediately any symptoms of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) to Agric extension agents for effective management. Dr. Felicia Ansah-Amprofi, Director for Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate (PPRSD), said early detection of the FAW was controllable than …

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Stop apprehension of Double Track Educational System – Retired Educationist

Mr Alfred Abugre Ndago, a retired Principal of the St John Bosco College of Education has called on Ghanaians to stop the apprehension of the double Track System of education proposed by government and make meaningful suggestions that would enhance its successful implementation and effectiveness of the system. He said …

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Tourism Ministry to rename Castles as Dungeons

The Tourism Ministry has hinted of its intention to rename all castles as dungeons to qualify the essence of their establishment as conduits for slavery. The move is geared towards reminding the black race of the atrocities and the dehumanizing acts meted out to its people during the Trans-Atlantic Chattel …

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Gender Minister urges Ghanaians to help end human trafficking

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on Ghanaians to help end human trafficking in the country, which she described as a crime to humanity. She said: “We cannot continue to pretend not to know the dangers of human trafficking and so there …

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Parliament defers sanctions against Ken Agyapong

Parliament is yet to decide on the fate of Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyepong, Member of Parliament for Assin Central, for his alleged disparaging comments about the House. It has been anticipated that the House would make a conclusive decision on the sanctions to be meted out to Mr Agyapong but …

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Audit Service surprised by rate of fraud public service 

The ongoing National Payroll and Personnel Validation Audit Exercise has revealed a worrying trend of widespread use of fake certificates and promotional letters by some public workers to receive salaries. Mr George Winful, Deputy Auditor General and Team Leader of the enumeration exercise, who made the revelation at a press …

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Women must lead the path in choosing career of children – Career Analyst

Parents, especially mothers have been advised to lead the path in choosing careers for their children. Dr Martha Anang, a career analyst, said parents needed to show keen interest, guide and counsel their children in choosing their preferred careers even though both the child and the teacher equally had important …

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Agriculture company introduces new chemical to combat armyworm 

Regional Marketing Group (RMG) Ghana Limited, a leading company in the nation’s agriculture industry has introduced a new chemical known as “Belt Expert 480SC” to help farmers fight the menace of Fall Armyworm”.  The introduction of the chemical forms part of a campaign dubbed “Kick Fall Armyworm Out” – a …

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Create enabling environment for us, ASSI urges government

The Association of Small Scale Industries (ASSI) has urged government to create an enabling environment for small businesses to thrive and create more jobs. Alhaji Saeed Moomen, President of ASSI, says the private sector is willing to help government create jobs and implement its policies such as one district-one factory …

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