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President cuts sod for work on Tarkwa-Bogoso-Ayamfuri road

President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday performed a sod-cutting ceremony at Tarkwa for the reconstruction of the 94.4 kilometre Tarkwa-Bogoso-Ayamfuri road in the Western Region. Addressing a durbar of chiefs and people, heads of department and other  organisations at the function, President Mills assured the people of adequate development …

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Libel suit against Holy Trinity Spa Boss

Mr Tony Lithur, Lawyer for Mr Francis Ameyibor, a Journalist have filed notice of intention to proceed a libel suit at an Accra High Court against Dr Felix Kwaku Anyah, Chief Executive Officer of Holy Trinity Spa and Health Farm Centre. The notice dated March 21, which was obtained by …

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NYEP gets government approval for the 60% talk tax

Government has increased the NYEP share of the talk time tax from 20 to 60 percent as part of its efforts to establish a firm source of funding for the operations of youth employment programmes in the country. The increase, which takes effect from April 1, would give the NYEP …

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Traditional rulers unhappy about with the Ministry of Education

The Chiefs of Akrokerri in the Adansi North District have expressed their unhappiness at the Ministry of Education for ignoring Asare Bediako Senior High School in the recent distribution of buses to schools in the country. Nana Kwasi Buobae II, the Regent of the Akrokerri Divisional Council, said “It appears …

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Mills launches GH¢90m Electrification Project in Upper West

President John Atta Mills has launched a GH¢90-million Rural Electrification Project for the people of the Upper West Region at Siiriyiri in the Wa West District, to end his two-day official visit to the Region. He said 400 communities and 300,000 people in the region would benefit from the project, …

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NAGRAT warns members against “concerned teachers group”

The Volta Regional Executive of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) on Wednesday cautioned its members in the region to be wary of “a group calling itself coalition of concerned teachers”. A statement signed by Mr Kenneth Adevu, NAGRAT Regional Assistant Secretary and copied to the Ghana News Agency, …

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Jobs in Human Resource Management are for grabs

There are many highly paying job avenues in Human Resource Management (HRM) for professionally trained Human Resource Managers (HRMs). “Students who study professional human resource management can choose to work as general HR practitioners, or Industrial Relations practitioners, Learning and Development practitioners, Recruitment practitioners, Organizational Development practitioners or Compensation and …

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Workshop on new building technology ends

A 10-day intensive workshop to deliberate on the use of Compressed Earth Bricks (CEB) for building projects aimed at  minimizing the cost of building and providing affordable housing has ended on Monday at Don Bosco Technical Institute at Odumase in Sunyani West District. The 21 trainers of trainees who participated …

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Assemblies told to generate more revenue

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been told to come out with new strategies to internally generate adequate revenue to complement what they get from the government. These were contained in a message delivered by the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Nii Nortey Due, on behalf of the …

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Curfew imposed on Tamale Metropolis

The Minister of the Interior on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council imposed a curfew on Tamale and its environs with effect from Tuesday, March 29, 2011. A statement in Accra on Wednesday signed by the Minster, Dr Benjamin Kunbuor said “the curfew hours for the Tamale Metropolis …

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