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GPRTU executive member appeals for calm

Mr Adjei Manso, an executive member of the Sefwi-Wiawso branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has appealed to the national union leadership to settle a case in which 11 of the branch’s members are standing trial. Mr Adjei Manso said the national officers should step in to …

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Courts not helping fight against galamsey activities – Minister

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, outgoing Eastern Regional Minister, has said the courts have not helped security agencies to stem the tide of illegal mining in the Region. He said the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) and the Regional Security Council (REGSEC), had been more than committed to the cause of fighting “galamsey” …

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Fire destroys seven kiosks at Madina

Seven kiosks at the Madina Zongo Junction in Accra got burnt to ashes on Monday dawn following an alleged electrical fire outbreak. Residents said it was the second time fire had destroyed peoples’ properties in recent times in the area. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) one of the …

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GEA to improve collaboration with stakeholders for development

The Ghana Employers Association (GEA) has pledged to strengthen its advocacy role in collaboration with other stakeholders to improve on the business environment for enterprise growth and development this year. It said the key strands of engagement and dialogue with government and other relevant agencies would be on high cost …

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KATH initiate programme to boost research activities

Chief Executive Officer of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), has appealed to staff of the hospital to take advantage of the facility’s Research Fund to conduct research relevant to improve clinical care and influence policy. Professor Ohene Adjei said research remained one of the core mandates of the hospital and …

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Accra Psychiatric Hospital begins repatriation of cured patients

The management of Accra Psychiatric Hospital is to repatriate about 600 cured inmates by the end of June this year. The exercise, which is to be conducted on regional basis, would begin on Wednesday, January 19, with inmates from Greater Accra Region and its environs. Dr Kwesi Osei, Chief Psychiatrist …

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Ghana’s weather to be dry and hazy

The weather will remain dry and hazy over the country but with early morning mist and fog over southern Ghana, according to the weather forecast issued in Accra by the Ghana Meteorological Agency on Monday. The forecast said visibility will also remain poor nationwide. The minimum temperature over the coastal …

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Africa needs accelerated communication strategy for nuclear technology – Ayittey

Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), has called for the creation of accelerated communication strategy to enhance public education on the usage of nuclear technology and biotechnologies in Africa. She said the usefulness of nuclear technology, if well understood and well accepted, would help improve health, …

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MP establishes science resource centre

In order to achieve the dream of having more trained scientist to facilitate the socio-economic growth of the nation, Cape Coast Member of Parliament (MP) has established a Science Resource Centre in the Metropolis. Mr Ebo Barton-Odro’s brain child meant for basic schools in the metropolis is the first of …

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Release lands for Government development projects – Minister

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, out-going Eastern Regional Minister, on Monday pleaded with chiefs to readily release lands for Government development projects in their areas. He noted that Government’s projects such as afforestation and block farming could suffer a set back if lands were not made available towards their implementation. Mr Ofosu-Ampofo …

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