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Overcome extreme partisanship for the common good – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated cash of GH¢50,000.00 to the Zakat/Sadakah Trust Fund, set up to support the education of poor and underprivileged Muslims, with a call to everybody to overcome extreme partisanship. They should accept to pursue the common good when it came to matters involving the …

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Minister to tell how much had been spent on free SHS

The Education Minister is expected to appear before Parliament to explain how much had been spent on the government’s signature free senior high school (SHS) programme. He would be in the House on next week Thursday, (June 14). According to the business statement, presented to the House by Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, the …

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Initiative to support rice farmers in Volta Region

Rice farmers in the Ho Municipality and the Adaklu District are to benefit from a support programme by Wienco Ghana Limited, an agricultural commodity trading company, towards sustainable farm practices. Mr. Patrick Avumegah, Executive Director for Small Action for Enterprise (SAFE) Ghana, at a rice farmers Association meeting in Ho, …

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Armed robbers attack passengers on Atebubu-Yeji road 

Six suspected armed robbers on Sunday attacked and robbed some travellers at Premukyeae, a farming community near Yeji in the Pru East District of Brong-Ahafo Region. Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley  Oppong,  the  Regional  Police  Public Relations Officer, said in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday. He said the robbers blocked the way on the Atebubu-Yeji …

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MiDA rolls out Energy Efficiency activities under Compact II

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Ghana, is set to roll out various programmes under its Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management (EEDSM) project, all aimed at ensuring energy efficiency and conservation. The EEDSM Project, a component under the Ghana Power Compact, also known as Compact II, had been designed to …

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Ferro Fabric pumps $1.5m into clean technology

Ferro Fabric Limited, manufactures of iron rods and steel products, has invested $1.5 million in clean technology as part of its sustainable growth agenda. “We have spent $1.5 million to make sure that our chimneys do not spew dangerous smoke into the atmosphere. We believe that when you settle on …

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StanChart Ghana Board Chairman Ishmael Yamson retires 

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited on Thursday announced the retirement of Mr Ishmael Evans Yamson as Board Chairman with effect from June 30, 2018.  Mr Yamson, who was appointed Board Chairman in 2005, has made immense contribution to the Bank over the past 13 years and has been very instrumental …

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China supports 300,000 inhabitants with boreholes

The Chinese Government has so far provided 1,000 borehole pumps for the benefit of 300,000 inhabitants in some deprived communities, in six regions, under the Ghana-China One Thousand Borehole Project. This is at the cost of $20 million.  The project is to support the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable …

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Journalists urged to help educate public on RTI bill

Media practitioners in the Western Region have been urged to use their platforms to help educate the public on the Right To Information (RTI) bill. Mrs Linda Ofori-Kwafo, Executive Director of Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), said this was to ensure that when the RTI bill is passed into law it’s …

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Camfed Ghana, GES outdoor documents to improve education 

Camfed Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES), has developed three documents that would enhance teaching and learning as well as the delivery of quality guidance and counselling services within the school system. The documents; Five-year Guidance and Counselling Strategic Plan, the Teacher Mentor Training Manual, and the …

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