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US company donates litter bins to Ghana

The Integrated Management System (IMS), one of the largest African American firms in the United States has donated 100 litter bins worth $15,000 to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR). Mr Wahab Essuman, the local Manager of the IMS, Ghana, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency …

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President assents to amended Mining and Mineral Law

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Tuesday gave assent to the amended Minerals and Mining Act that seeks to deter and prescribes stiffer punishment for people engaged in illegal mining. The new law enhances the penalties for illegal mining activities, otherwise known as Galamsey, and explicitly criminalizes any aiding and abetting …

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Government urged to lift ban on scraps export

The Progressive Scraps Dealers Association of Ghana (PROSDAG), an association of scraps dealers based in Kumasi, has appealed to the government and the Ministry of Trade and Industry to as a matter of urgency, lift the ban on scraps export, to make the industry more competitive. The association had also …

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Court convicts woman, boyfriend for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted a woman and her boyfriend for robbing her ex-boyfriend but sentence was deferred till August 27. Jonathan K. Wiallens and Jennifer Agyemang, both in their early 20s, have been remanded into police custody to go for their respective sentences later. Three of their accomplices …

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GACC shall name institutions who fail to implement NACAP

Mr Charles Ayamdoo, the Director, Anti-Corruption of Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) shall begin naming institutions who fail to implement the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP). He said the approach would compel the institutions to adhere to the action plan initiated …

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Government will support indigenous companies to grow – Minister for Planning

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister of Planning, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to utilise the strategic resources of the country to facilitate industrial transformation and stimulate socio-economic development. He said government would continue to encourage value addition to raw materials because it is critical towards transforming the structure of the economy …

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Bonos and Ahafos to establish modern cultural museum 

A modern museum is to be built at the Sunyani Technical University to preserve the cultural heritage and the bond of unity between the Chiefs and people of the Bonos and Ahafos. Professor Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi, the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the 60th anniversary celebration of the then Brong-Ahafo …

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President assents to amended Mining and Mineral law

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given his assent to the amended Minerals and Mining Act that seeks to deter and prescribes stiffer punishment for people engaged in illegal mining. The new law enhances the penalties for illegal mining activities, otherwise known as “galamsey”, and explicitly criminalizes any kind of  …

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