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GES to train more guidance and counselling personnel – Director

The Western Regional Director of Education, Mrs Rebecca Efiba Dadzie, has said that the Ghana Education Service has made provision to train Guidance and Counselling personnel for schools and offices. She said though personnel in that discipline is inadequate, schools have always identified willing staff members who form the counselling …

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Cashew stealing syndicate on the rampage

Cashew farmers at Asuoso in the Nkoranza South District of the Brong Ahafo Region have become increasingly worried about the activities of a syndicate of young men that raid their farms and steal their nuts in the night. Efforts made to arrest members of the syndicate who also steal containers …

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SMEs access to credit in Volta Region encouraging

Access to credit by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the Volta Region has improved over the past two years. The Ho Senior Regional Project Officer of the National Board of Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mr Ransford Kani who said this in an interview in Ho with the Ghana …

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Need to provide sustainable legal services for arrested poor persons – Chief Justice

The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, on Monday called for the provision of a legal system that would ensure sustainable legal services for arrested poor persons. She said the new system should be able to identify the various stakeholders in the justice delivery system by co-coordinating their activities to …

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Ghana to host 2011 African Football Executive Summit

Ghana will host major stakeholders in football in an international summit dubbed, “2011 African Football Executive Summit” on May 26 at the Alisa Hotel, Accra. The summit, which is being put together by Pinnacle Group, an International Event Management Company based in the United Kingdom (UK), is aimed at linking …

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GNPC asked to discuss gas commercialisation project with Trinidad Gas Company

The National Gas Development Task Force has asked the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to conduct discussions with the National Gas Company (NGC) of Trinidad to clarify the NGC’s possible role in the structure of the gas commercialisation project. Dr Kwesi Botchwey, Chairman of the National Gas Development Task Force …

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Fire outbreaks destroy property in Upper West Region

The Upper West Region recorded 91 fire outbreaks from January to December last year with damage to property estimated at GH¢46,330. Domestic fires were high on the list with 51 fire outbreaks, bush fires recorded 19, incident nine, commercial six with electrical and vehicular recording four each. Assistant Chief Fire …

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Ghana PLB troubled by lack of League patronage

The lack of patronage of the local League has sent the Premier League Board (PLB) troubled as the second round of the Premiership beckons. Attendance at League matches has hit all time low and the PLB has highlighted the trend as a major challenge going into the second half of …

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Divorces in Tema increase in 2010

The Tema Metropolitan Registry of Marriages and Divorces, recorded an increase in customary marriage dissolution in 2010. Mr Stephen Nortey, Tema Metropolitan Registrar of Marriages and Divorces, told the GNA that the Registry recorded 65 dissolutions in 2010 as against 44 it dissolved in 2009. Mr Nortey said there was …

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International Olympic Committee to decide Ghana’s fate next week

Ghana will know her fate with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in a week’s time when the Executive Board of the global body gather for business. A communiqué sent to Ghana on Tuesday January 4 cited by GNA Sports in Accra on Thursday said “following our meeting with you on …

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