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Former President Kufuor eulogizes the Late Ameyibor 

Tributes continue to pour in in for  the late Edward Yao Ameyibor, a former Supervising Chief Editor of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) who passed on at the Trust Hospital in Accra on May 13. Former President John Agyekum Kufuor said he served his nation well and deserved to be …

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Committee recommended withdrawal of Agricult’s certificate – Witness

The Third Prosecution Witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni and one other, has said the investigation and disciplinary Committee of COCOBOD recommended the withdrawal of the certificate issued to Agricult Ghana Limited to supply fertilizer to the company. Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah said the four-member committee also suggested that …

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Minister engages WASH groups to improve water supply  

Madam Cecelia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, on Wednesday engaged working groups in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector to discuss ways of improving water supply to all parts of the country. The meeting created an avenue for participants to review the Sector’s performance and …

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Upper West police intercepts 54 trucks suspected of smuggling PFJs fertilizer

The Upper West (UW) Regional Police Command has impounded 54 articulated trucks suspected of smuggling 8,640 bags of fertilizer designated for the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme. Each of the 54 trucks was loaded with 1,600 bags of the fertilizers and was heading towards Tumu in the Sissala …

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Public cautioned to take safety measures during rainy season

The public has been urged to take all the necessary precautions to ensure optimal safety during the rainy season. “Please make it a point to listen to the weather forecast and plan your activities in accordance with the rainfall pattern of the day,” Mr George Ayisi, the Director of Communications, …

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Ghana needs biological museums for biodiversity conservation – Dr Osae

Ghana needs a biological museum to characterize and conserve biodiversity and well identify and protect them for the sustenance of  humans, plants, organisms and aquatic life. Dr Michael Osae, a Deputy Director at the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute, said the country could only conserve its biodiversity if it …

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Judge warns public against the use of tricycles as means of transport

A circuit court judge has warned against the public patronage of pulled rickshaw, a motorized tricycle, named “Pragia” in some parts of the country, as a means of transport. Mr Yusif Osei Asibey, the Presiding Judge of the Juaben Circuit Court, who gave the warning, pointed out that those motor …

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Ghana marks International Biodiversity Day

Ghana on Wednesday joined the global community to mark the International Biological Diversity Day with a call on Ghanaians to join in focusing on biodiversity as the foundation for the country’s food and health. The citizenry were also urged to help protect biodiversity as a catalyst to transform food systems …

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Banking sector reforms fortified economy – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday defended Government’s decision to reform the banking sector, saying the measure had ensured the stability of the country’s economy. “The measures we took saved the banking industry from very dire situation,” he said when he opened the new headquarters building of the CalBank …

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Ghana Producer Price Inflation unchanged at 7.1% in April

The Producer Price Inflation was unchanged at 7.1 per cent in April, the same as the rate for March 2019. The monthly change rate was 0.9 per cent, Professor Samuel Annim, Government Statistician, announced at a media briefing on Wednesday. He said the year-on-year producer price inflation rate in the …

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