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Attend work regularly and punctually, NABCO beneficiaries urged

The Sunyani Municipal Coordinator of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) has urged Nation Builders to be regular and punctual to work to enable them to attain the needed skills and experience. This he said would help them to justify their competency for employment in the future. Mr. Seth Cudjoe said …

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Brong Ahafo DOVVSU records 15.21% cases increase in 2018 

The Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in 2018 recorded a 15.21 per cent increase in cases. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Setina Aboagye, Regional Coordinator of the Unit told the Ghana News Agency in Sunyani in an interview that the Unit …

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200 farmers to be supplied vitamin “A” enriched maize seeds

About 200 farmers in the Fanteakwa South and Atiwa Districts of the Eastern Region are to be supplied with maize vitamin “A” enriched maize seeds, during this year’s planting season. These would be supplied to them by the Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research …

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Upper West registered 117,300 farmers under PFJs during 2018 crop season

About 117,300 farmers in Upper West Region registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme for the 2018 second crop season, according to the Regional Director of Agriculture, Mr Emmanuel Sasu Yeboah. The farmers cultivated about 245,000 acres of land with the yield per hector, estimated at four …

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Memorial mass held for slain Tema Port PRO

Our Lady of Mercy (OLAM) Catholic Church has held a memorial mass to commemorate one week of the passing of Mrs. Josephine Tandoh Asante, the slain Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of Tema Port. The ceremony, which was also used to announce the date for the burial and funeral rites …

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AGRA implements project to make Planting for Food and Jobs successful

Food production and security is expected to improve significantly as Ghana’s development partners embrace the Government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PfFJs) programme. The introduction and implementation of a new project titled: “Ghana Extension Systems Strengthening Project (GESSiP),” an initiative of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), would …

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Court grants businessman bail in forgery case

An Accra District Court has granted bail in the sum of GHȼ10,000.00 with two sureties to a 29-year-old businessman Patrick K. Abban for allegedly forging the signature of a deceased person. The Court directed that the sureties should be gainfully employed. Abban who denied the charge, was ordered to reappear …

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Unite solidly behind new Ya-Na to bring development – President 

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rallied the people of Dagbon to unite solidly behind their new King, Ya-Na Abubakari Mahama II, to bring development to the area. It was time Dagbon took its rightful place, once again, as the bastion of tradition and culture. That would demand giving the …

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Christian Council happy about coronation of new Ya Na

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has described the coronation of Ya-Na Abubakari Mahama II as the best thing that happened to Ghana and expressed gratitude to God for the peace in Dagon.  “We commend the good work of the Eminent Chiefs. We commend successive governments of Ghana for their …

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Western Region records 328 fire cases in 2018

A total of 328 fire cases were recorded in the Western Region last year as against 415 in 2017. Out of the number, 25 injuries and three deaths were recorded in 2018 as compared to 196 injuries and three deaths in 2017. This was in a report issued by the …

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