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Ghana’s Producer Price Inflation for September declines to 16.98% on manufacturing

The Annual Producer Price Index (PPI), which measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers has been falling slightly to 16.98 per cent since September last year. Ebo Duncan, Head of Economic Statistics, said the monthly change was 0.18 per cent over the 18.03 recorded …

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Newmont Foundation awards GH¢410,000 in scholarships

Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF), has offered a total of 951 scholarships worth GH¢410,300.36 to students in the Asutifi and Tano North Districts in the Brong Ahafo Region. Three hundred and fifty-two (352) students in tertiary and 599 in second cycle institutions have benefited from the scholarship package since 2009/2010 …

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FDB destroys large quantity of unwholesome rice

The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) on Thursday destroyed 1,000 bags of unwholesome rice at the Saba landfill site at Weija in Accra, and cautioned the public to be careful about what they consume. Another consignment of 1,000 bags would also be destroyed soon, Mr James Lartey, Head of Public …

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Government will mobilize resources everywhere to achieve MDGs – Mahama

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday reiterated government’s commitment to mobilize the necessary resources towards the achievement of all Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. “I am gratified that adequate resources are being mobilized towards the measles immunization, since its elimination could subsequently help us achieve all the development …

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Six companies donate towards Farmer’s Day

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture on Wednesday received donations from six companies towards this year’s farmer’s day. The donation is the first in the series of presentations to be made to the Ministry. The companies include Accra Breweries Limited, Continental Christian Traders limited (CCT), West Africa Market Links (WAML), …

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VRA intends to commence discharge of water from dam

The Volta River Authority (VRA) will discharge small volumes of water from the Akosombo Dam in a controlled manner if the level of the Volta Lake rises above 277 feet. Mr. Kweku Awotwi, Chief Executive of the VRA, announced this at a press conference at Takoradi Thermal Plant at Aboadze …

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GCNet wins international award

The Ghana Community Networks Services Limited, a Ghanaian Public-Private Partnership (PPP), has been adjudged the Best Public-Private Partnership Company in West Africa. The award was conferred on the company at the 4th PPP MedAfrique Awards in Paris, France. GCNet was rewarded for its unique achievements in modernising and simplifying customs clearing …

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Ghana Bauxite/Excel Haulage rehabilitates bridge

Dr Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, said on Wednesday that Ghana Bauxite/Excel Haulage Limited, a mining company, has provided funds for the rehabilitation of Akwawso Bridge as part of their social responsibility. Dr Quaye-Kumah, who was answering three urgent questions in parliament, said the bridge …

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Unilever invests GH₵70,000 to empower women

The Unilever Ghana Foundation has invested 70,000 Ghana cedis in its Women Empowerment Programmes (WEPs), Mr Andrew Evans Quayson, Chairman of the Foundation, has said. He said this on Tuesday at the Foundation’s Excellence Award ceremony for eight female graduates selected from public tertiary institutions, said 455 women had benefited …

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