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CEPA urges Ghanaians to develop greater interest in economic issues

The Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA), an Economic Think-Tank that provides analysis and perspectives on economic policy issues, on Wednesday urged Ghanaians to develop greater interest in the country’s problems and be involved in efforts to solve them. Dr Joe Abbey, Executive Director of CEPA said: “We as Ghanaians need …

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National Service Scheme launches stakeholders’ conference, exhibition in Accra

The National Service Scheme (NSS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education on Wednesday launched the maiden NSS Stakeholders’ conference and exhibition in Accra. The event aimed at creating a unique broad-based stakeholders interface to provide a central point for deliberations on the strategic imperatives for the scheme in Ghana …

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More Ghanaians should go into fish farming – Director

Rev Prince Dugah, Executive Director of the National Fish Farmers Brigade, Ghana (NFFBG) has underscored the need for more Ghanaians to take keen interest in fish farming. This, he said, would help reduce fish importation, and save enough foreign exchange for the country. Making the call in an interaction with …

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Malaria tops ten reported cases at OPD in Ghana

Malaria has been identified as the highest of the ten reported cases at Out Patient Department (OPD) at various hospital in the country. Dr. Jacob Abebrese, Medical Director in charge of the Brong Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani, who announced this, said that the aged, pregnant women and children less …

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Rate of hospital infection alarming – Minister

Deputy Health Minister Mr Rojo Mettle Nunoo on Wednesday bemoaned the rate of infections in health facilities, and called for basic hygienic practices to stem the tide. He said to control infections, Ghanaians needed the awareness, attitudinal change in addition to action in the quest to improve the general health …

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Military, Police conduct swoops on illegal miners

Some 15 persons suspected to be illegal miners were arrested at Esuaso, Bonsaso and Beposo in a swoop by a combined team of the military, police and National Security and handed over to the Police. The swoop was part of efforts to stop environmental degradation and to protect the Ankobrah, …

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Assembly members urged to work in harmony

Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, Ashanti Regional Minister, has called on assembly members to work in unison as a corporate entity with the common goal of developing the districts and delivering service to the people. He said the success of every Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly would largely depend on the level …

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Chinese language newspaper published and circulated in West Africa

The growing population of Chinese in Africa has been given credence with the publication and circulation in West Africa of a mandarin (Chinese language) newspaper. The newspaper called ‘West Africa United Business Weekly’ is printed in Nigeria and circulated in other West African countries including Ghana. The publishers have agents …

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$29.2m Rural Enterprises Project-II achieves 59% work progress

As part of the government’s development programme to create wealth and reduce poverty in rural areas, the phase two of the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) was started. The project which is under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) has reached 59% of work progress, a factsheet obtained from the …

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