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Government commits $200m to address coastal erosion

The Government has committed over $200 million to address coastal erosion in hotspots. Out of the amount, $150 million have been allocated to the Western Region alone, Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation said. He said Government was committed to finding innovative ways of halting …

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GRA destroys seized prohibited products in Upper East Region

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Upper East Region has disposed off large quantities of assorted products for violation of import laws. The items, confiscated from importers, were burnt at the Sherigu landfill site in the Bolgatanga Municipality. They included Cigarettes, Tramadol and other pharmaceutical …

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HIV and AIDS on the rise again – Gender Minister

Mrs Cynthia Morrison, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has gone up again and urged health workers and campaigners to intensify public education nationwide. The warning comes after government early this year raised concerns about the deadly virus spreading fast in recent …

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Ghana government borrows $50b over the years – ISSER

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) said the country has resorted to external borrowing because it has consistently under-achieved its revenue targets. ISSER stated that government had borrowed about GH¢50 billion over the past years, including bail out loans, adding that, if the situation is not checked, …

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