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Government ready to use legislation to ensure fiscal discipline – Senior Minister

Government is prepared to use both prudent judgement and legislation to create a disciplined fiscal environment for industrialisation, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister, has said. Speaking at the 58th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr Osafo-Maafo said it was the responsibility of government to deal …

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Ho dual carriage – So far, so good – Minister

Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has described work on the dualization of Ho main roads as “so far, so good,” and commended the contractors for the progress of work. “The progress is great in three weeks. You have lived up to expectation, trying to finish two lanes to …

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We were sidelined from NEIP – Young entrepreneurs

A group of young entrepreneurs in the Northern Region have raised issues with the implementation of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP), saying there is no transparency in the selection of beneficiaries, resulting in sidelining equally qualified applicants. They alleged that some of the beneficiaries of the programme did …

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Madina-Adenta footbridges will be disability-friendly – GHA

The Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) on Friday assured the public that the furniture on the six footbridges along the Madina-Adenta Highway is being designed to be disability-friendly. Ms Diana Seade, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the GHA, told the Ghana News Agency in Accra that, the Authority had taken …

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Afram Plains cattle ranch helping to end clashes – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the weekend said Government’s creation of the cattle ranch in Wawase in the Afram Plains South District was helping to end the numerous clashes between nomadic herdsmen and farmers. Speaking after a familiarisation visit to the cattle ranch, he revealed that Government was establishing …

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ABC Golden lager beer returns to Ghanaian market

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has re-introduced its long-standing beer brand; “ABC Golden Lager Beer” onto the Ghanaian market to suit the needs and demands of its customers. The beer, which was officially unveiled on Saturday at Jamestown in Accra, has a refreshing and satisfying taste with nutrients for its …

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GYEM undertakes campaign for enforcement of Renewable Energy Act

The Ghana Youth Environmental Movement (GYEM), youth-based advocacy group, is leading an action for government to review and enforce Ghana’s Renewable Energy Act passed in 2011 by Parliament. The GYEM contended that the passage of the Act in 2011 presented high hope of a more sustainable and reliable energy supply …

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Ghana will work – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Sunday expressed confidence that Ghana was on the path to progress and prosperity, saying that “Ghana will make it.” He said the policies and programmes being implemented by his administration had taken root and would soon lead to a massive transformation of the Ghanaian economy …

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Government secures $100m from China to upgrade infrastructure of technical universities – Minister

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister of Education, said government has secured $100 million from the China Exim Bank to upgrade infrastructure, equipment and other training materials for technical universities and institutes in the country. He said most technical universities and training institutes would undergo transformation within the first quarter of 2019 …

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Auditors advised to help protect public purse

Mr Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor General, has appealed to the Health Accounting Staff Association of Ghana (HASAG) to support government to win the fight against corruption and improve health delivery. He said it was the duty of the auditors and accountants to help protect the public purse and other …

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