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Oil marketing companies initiate workplace safety campaign

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies of Ghana (AOMC) on Saturday initiated an industrial campaign to review the status of safety awareness on the management of petroleum products to avert accidents. Mr Kwaku Agyemang Duah, AOMC Industrial Co-ordinator told the Ghana News Agency that the campaign seeks to consolidate laws …

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Exams Ethics educates Mawuli Students on dos and don’ts of exams

As part of its exams practice sanitisation crusade, two executives of Exams Ethics International on Friday took students of Ho Mawuli School through a 30-minute talk on the dos and don’ts of examinations. Lead Speaker Kofi Ashiboe-Mensah, Country Director of Exams Ethics International Ghana, said the crusade was aimed at …

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Ghana would continue to support La Cote d’Ivoire to achieve normalcy – Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills on Saturday attended the investiture of newly elected president of L a Cote d’Ivoire in Yamoussoukro, Mr Allasane Dramane Ouattara,  and said Ghana would continue to support her western neighbour to achieve normalcy in the shortest possible time. He underscored unity as very important following …

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1,800 die in Ghana annually through road accidents

More than 1,800 die annually while 14,500 people are injured through accidents on the country’s roads. The socio-economic costs of the road accidents are estimated at 1.6 per cent of Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Central Regional Manager of the National Road Safety Commission, Mr. Stephen Anokye, has disclosed. …

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80% of children in Central Region under-two malnourished

About 80 per cent of children under two years in the Central Region are severely malnourished, a situation that is affecting their growth as well as intellectual development. Mr Samuel Sosi, Regional Nutritionists disclosed this at a sensitisation workshop on “Nutrition and Malaria Control for the Child Survival Project”, (NMCCSP) …

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Government won’t accept shoddy work from contractors – Minister

Dr Kwasi Akyem Apea-Kubi, Eastern Regional Minister, has warned that the government would not accept shoddy work from any contactor who undertakes its projects. He said contractors who know that they do not have enough resources and materials to undertake major projects should bid for them, stressing that, the government …

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Bui Authority resettles affected communities

Bui Power Authority (BPA) has spent 11 million dollars on the resettlement of communities affected by the on-going construction of the 400 megawatts Bui Dam near Banda-Ahenkro in the Tain District of Brong-Ahafo. The communities so far resettled are Brewodi, Dam site, Agbegikuro, Lucene, Bui Village, Bator-Akanyakrom and Dokokyina. The …

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HIV and AIDS, teenage pregnancy education held at Mumford

The need for parents to set examples worth emulation by children has been emphasized by Mrs Augusta Akyaa Sarpong, Gomoa West District Director of Education. She said children see their parents as role models and would like to imitate their way of life and therefore those parents who did not …

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First batch of Physicians Assistants inducted into Ghana Medical and Dental Council

The Ghana Medical and Dental Council has inducted the first batch of 235 Physicians Assistants into the Medical and Dental Council as full members to among others ease the frustrations they go through. The physician assistants comprised Medical Assistants, Nurse Anaesthetists and Community Oral Health Officers and were drawn from …

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Arms and Ammunition found at construction site

Government on Friday confirmed that the Security Agencies are investigating the discovery of relatively small quantities of stripped and corroded parts of arms and ammunition. A statement signed by Deputy Information Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa indicated that the arms and ammunition were found at a construction site at Akweteman, a …

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