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Ghana loses over GH¢50m due to importation of used clothing

The incessant crave for imported second clothing, coupled with the yearn for anything foreign, is collapsing the local textiles industry, Mr Foli Kuma, Western Regional Director of the Ministry of Trade and Industry has said. Other serious factors that are hampering the success story of the industry are smuggling of …

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Prevailing peace in Ghana is through divine intervention – Agbozo

Brother Enoch I.A. Agbozo, Leader of Ghana Evangelical Society, on Wednesday said the prevailing peace in Ghana that would permeate through the entire African Continent was through divine intervention. He said “Ghana is leading the crusade for peace in Africa through divine intervention because God has restrained the powers of …

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Assemblies of God signs MOU with six HIV/AIDS support groups

Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGREDS-Ghana), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), have signed a one year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with six support groups of Persons Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs). The MOU would ensure that 200 PLWHAs are put on the Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) for one year and supported …

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Energy Ministry supports banks to fund home solar systems

The Ministry of Energy has advanced a stimulus package for selected community and rural banks to provide loans and subsidies to remote rural households to facilitate the purchase of solar home systems and lanterns. The solar systems are from accredited companies in the country. Dr Joe Oteng Adjei, Minister of …

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Ghana realizes over €11m from export of wood products

Ghana realized €11,076,250 from the export of 33,330 cubic metres of wood products in March 2011. This was contained in a report on Export of Wood Products in March 2011, released by the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) at Takoradi on Tuesday. The report said corresponding figures for the same …

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DVLA issues 19,818 biometric driver’s licenses

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has issued 19,818 biometric driver’s licenses in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis since its inception in 2008. The Western Regional Licensing Officer of the DVLA, Mr Godson Wemegah, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Takoradi on Tuesday. The Regional Licensing Officer said …

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Good governance is indispensable to economic development – UN Advisor

Ghana needs proactive, visionary and capable leaders who can capitalize on the available local resources to accelerate the growth and development of the country, Dr. Baffour Agyemang-Duah, a Senior Special Advisor to the United Nations Mission in Liberia, has said. He said to ensure a sustainable socio-economic development, the country …

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Volta region anxious to see work on Public University take shape

The people of the Volta Region are anxious to see government’s commitment to a public university in the region translated into actual work on the ground. This expectation was one of the major issues discussed at a meeting between a delegation of Chiefs from the region and President John Atta …

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Vice President inaugurates GH¢75,000 meat-shop

A meat shop constructed by the Techiman Municipal Assembly at the cost of GH¢75, 000.00 for butchers at the main Municipal market was on Tuesday inaugurated by Vice President John Dramani Mahama. The shop, funded by the District Development Fund (DDF) with a capacity for 42 butchers at a time, …

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