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Fire Officer worried about fire outbreaks in the country

Mr Bartholomew Kofi Nketsiah, Eastern Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has expressed worry about the recent spate of fire outbreaks in the country, resulting in lost of lives and properties. He called on all Ghanaians to join the fight against fire outbreaks, and said some fires …

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Plastic manufacturers hold workshop

The Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association (GPMA) on Monday launched a four-day advocacy training workshop in Accra for stakeholders in the plastic industry. The workshop is to engage them to come out with a national bio-degradable plastic policy. Mr Richard Odoom, Vice President of (GPMA), said the workshop was also to …

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Minister lauds women’s contribution to agriculture

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, has lauded women for their contribution to agriculture, saying they have distinguished themselves in food production, processing and family nutrition. He said even though there were about equal number of men and women in agriculture, available statistics indicated that women produced …

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First Lady advocates more commitment to women empowerment issues

First lady Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills has called on all stakeholders to put in more effort to empower females, especially the girl-child, through training to equip and empower them to live fulfilling lives. This, she said, would enable them to realise their potentials and make meaningful contribution towards national development. …

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Minister calls for training of youth in kente weaving

Mr Alexander Asum-Ahensah, Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, has appealed to kente weavers to make it their responsibility to offer training for the youth to enable them to acquire the needed skills in the industry. He said it was necessary for the experienced weavers of the kente cloth to make …

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African Youth challenged to be Innovators – Dr Paul Boateng

Dr Lord Paul Boateng, a former Cabinet Minister of the British Parliament, has challenged African youth to take up the initiative of being innovators in their various disciplines. They should explore ways to develop their entrepreneurial skills and have insights towards the needed socio economic transformation of the continent. Dr …

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Trade Ministry educates Mankessim residents on Industrial Policy

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has sensitized the residents of Mankessim on the Industrial Sector Support Programme and the harmful effects of pirated textiles on users and the national economy. Nana Kwasi Sarpong, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, said in line with the Ministry’s mandated responsibility to help …

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Workshop on Cocoa Certification ends in Kumasi

A three-day workshop on Cocoa certification for 25 cocoa extension officers and agents of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) from cocoa producing districts in Ashanti, Eastern and the Central Regions has ended in Kumasi. It was organized by the West Africa Fair Fruit (WAFF), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) working for …

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Ghana imports 31,000 tonnes of ‘toxics’ – Shippers Authority

Official data released by the Ghana Shippers Authority says the country imported 31,400 metric tonnes of used electrical appliances last year, representing 74.6 percent increase compared to the 2009 figure of 17,987 metric tonnes. The port of Tema handled 72 percent of the total importation, which amounted to 23,623 metric …

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