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Ghana farmers urged to embrace Biotechnology

Dr Richard Ampadu-Ameyaw, the National Coordinator of Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology, has urged farmers in the Eastern region to embrace biotechnology to improve production. According to him, biotechnology was not targeted at engineering every crop in the system, but rather only those of high economic value and dispelled the …

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Ministry of Finance holds pre-budget stakeholders forum

The Tax Policy Unit of the Ministry of Finance has held a pre-budget forum to collect input from various stakeholders on the implementation of tax measures and other issues about the economy to inform decision-making. Organized with the support of the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), the forum brought together representatives …

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Aflao gets CCTV cameras for crime control

The Ketu South Municipal Security Committee (MUSEC), has installed CCTV cameras in Aflao, Ghana’s eastern border town with Togo, to stem rising security challenges. The equipment will complement efforts of security officers, including the military in the border town. A 27-kilometre road, spanning the Aflao border to Segbe, is also …

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Government renews curfew hours on Bimbilla Township

Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours for Bimbilla Township. A statement signed by Mr Dery said the curfew hours are from 1800 hours to 0600 hours, effective Friday, August 17, 2018. …

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Curfew on Kpatinga and environs renewed

The Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Kpatinga and its environs. A statement signed by Mr Dery said the curfew hours will be from 0000 hours (12:00 midnight) to …

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USAID lauded for deepening accountability in agriculture governance

Alhaji Abdulai Abubakari, the Upper West Regional Coordinating Director, has showered praises on USAID for helping to deepen governance in the agricultural sector with the introduction of social accountability model. Many government programmes would be able to make the desired impact, he said, if Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) …

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Akufo-Addo leads tributes to J.H. Mensah

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday led tributes to the late Joseph Henry Mensah, when he joined hundreds of mourners at a state funeral held for at the Accra International Conference Centre. J.H, as he was affectionately called, – a celebrated economist and astute politician, died on July 12, …

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