Home / General News (page 3102)

General News

MASLOC gives GH¢2,400 to Ashiedu Keteke Foundation

The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), has disbursed GH¢2,400 to 25 members of the Ashiedu Keteke Good name Foundation, a community-based organisation in Accra. The beneficiaries received the loans ranging from GH¢300 to GH¢500 to establish and expand their respective businesses. Addressing the recipients on Sunday, Mr Ahmed Anas, …

Read More »

NYEP launches trades and vocation module in Tamale

The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in collaboration with Asongtaba Cottage Industry and Exchange Programme (ACI&EP), have launched trades and vocation module of the NYEP with special emphasis on hairdressing. It is aimed at training about 10,000 youths in hairdressing across the country and give self employment to about 500,000 …

Read More »

12 Burkinabe’s fined for prospecting for gold in Ghana without authority

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has fined 12 nationals of Burkina Faso GH₵960 each or in default six months imprisonment each for engaging in illegal “galamsey” operations. They all pleaded guilty to prospecting for gold without authorisation. The culprits are Sogbo Zakaria, 29, Ouedraogo Mumuni, 27, Sawadogo Nufu, 22, Diara Musah, …

Read More »

Tapa-Abotoase Market under waters of Volta Lake

Water from the rising levels of the Volta Lake has submerged about three-quarters of the Tapa-Abotoase Market. Offices of the Tapa Boat Owners Association are also under threat with the waters at its precincts. Mr Charles Bella Aklatey, Assistant Secretary of the Association, told the Ghana News Agency on Thursday …

Read More »

Bolgatanga facing problems of waste disposal

The Bolgatanga Municipality is facing a problem of disposal of solid and liquid waste, Mr Epsona Ayamga, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) said on Friday. He explained that the 27 septic tanks, six KVIP and four Public Water Closets were not enough for the 73,808 people the facilities served. Briefing the …

Read More »

Children at Koforidua Regional Hospital to have access to computers

Final year students of the All Nations University at the weekend donated a set of computers with accessories, toys, detergents and biscuits valued at GH₵2,000 to the Children’s Ward of the Koforidua Regional Hospital. The gesture formed part of activities marking the celebration of the Business Administration Students Association (BASA) …

Read More »

Queen Mother demands “House of Queens” from government

Mama Attratoh II, Queen of Ho-Dome on Friday reiterated the need for government to create a “House of Queens” to make up for the absence of queens in the Regional and National Houses of Chiefs in the country. Mama Attratoh made the call at a day’s advocacy workshop on, “Building …

Read More »

Dormaa Municipal to control activities of video operators

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly and the Municipal directorate of Education are to put in place drastic measures to control activities of video operators to minimize school children’s patronage. The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah, who told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Dormaa-Ahenkro on Friday, said video …

Read More »

Minister calls for paradigm shift in education

Mr Sam Nasamu Asabigi, the Deputy Northern Region Minister, has called for a paradigm shift in the nation’s educational system in view of the numerous challenges it is facing. “The overwhelming challenges of education left in the wake of numerous educational reforms in this country calls for holistic tackling of …

Read More »

Milward Brown starts West Africa hub office in Accra

The stable business atmosphere in Ghana, coupled with the prevailing business philosophy, has attracted Milward Brown, a global marketing company to make the country its third investment location, after South Africa and Kenya. Mr Charles Foster, Chief Executive Officer of Milward Brown in Africa, made this known at the official …

Read More »