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Cashew stealing syndicate on the rampage

Cashew farmers at Asuoso in the Nkoranza South District of the Brong Ahafo Region have become increasingly worried about the activities of a syndicate of young men that raid their farms and steal their nuts in the night. Efforts made to arrest members of the syndicate who also steal containers …

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SMEs access to credit in Volta Region encouraging

Access to credit by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the Volta Region has improved over the past two years. The Ho Senior Regional Project Officer of the National Board of Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mr Ransford Kani who said this in an interview in Ho with the Ghana …

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Need to provide sustainable legal services for arrested poor persons – Chief Justice

The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, on Monday called for the provision of a legal system that would ensure sustainable legal services for arrested poor persons. She said the new system should be able to identify the various stakeholders in the justice delivery system by co-coordinating their activities to …

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Don’t leave cotton production in the hands of foreign companies – Cotton Farmers

The Cotton Farmers Association of Ghana says it is unhappy about government’s decision to give the mandate of cotton production in the country to foreign companies. They said the policy would not only kill local enterprises but it would also bring in its wake unemployment among workers on the pay …

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Government team visits Elubo to ascertain Ivorian refugee situation

A four-member Government team led by Mr Kobby Acheampong, Deputy Minister of the Interior, on Sunday visited Elubo in the Jomoro District of the Western Region, to ascertain the Ivorian refugee situation in the area. Other members of the group were Mr Ken Dzirasah, Chairman, Refugee Board, Dr. P.A.Wiredu, Director …

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Government urged to fast-track modalities for amending GETFund Law

The President of Advanced Business College, Mr Ebenezer K. Ampiah, has appealed to the Government to hurry modalities for amending the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Law to extend its full benefits to private universities. “The GETFund has had tremendous impact on education financing, from the basic to tertiary institutions …

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Court jails 20-year old for stealing gun

The Ajumako District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 20-year old man, Kwesi Dadzie, to 15 months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing from the Produce Buying Company. He pleaded guilty for unlawful entry, causing damage to a money deposit safe and stealing a Baikal Single Shot gun belonging to the …

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Training high on agenda of Ghana Police

The Police Administration has found it imperative to highly prioritise the continuous training of its personnel to adequately prepare them to meet the daunting challenges associated with their various tasks. The Police Administration said this in an address delivered by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr. N. Kofi Boakye, at …

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Ghana gets $80m to develop Polytechnic infrastructure

The Government has secured 80 million dollars to undertake massive infrastructural development in the Polytechnics towards developing the requisite manpower to sustain the middle income economy the country has achieved. Consequently, it has urged all Polytechnics to liaise with industry to enable them to design, expand and diversify courses that …

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