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AMA’s decongestion exercise is on course – Alfred Vanderpuije

Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), on Friday announced with confidence the assembly’s success in removing most of the unauthorised structures cited on waterways in the metropolis. He said despite the challenges that the assembly faces, it is poised to go ahead with its …

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Atiavi-Glime farmers receive training in agro-forestry

Farmers at Atiavi-Glime in the Keta District of the Volta Region have been sensitised about the need to integrate nitrogen-fixing trees on their farms and undertake tree planting activities to improve their environment and livelihood. The training highlighted the importance of tree species suitable for agro-forestry, seed treatment, nursery management …

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Research shows shea tree could now be matured for three-six years

An experiment has proved that the shea tree could be matured or bear fruits in a gestation period of between three to six years. Dr. Joshua Yidana, Head of the Horticultural Department of the University for Development Studies (UDS) who is conducting research into the crop, said the research is …

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Three assembly employees remanded for stealing GH¢111,000

The Obuasi Circuit Court on Friday remanded three employees of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly, into police custody, for allegedly stealing a total amount of GH¢111,455.00 belonging to the Assembly. The pleas of Yeboah Sraha and Felix Kwame Fordjour, both accounts officers, and Isaac Amankwah Boateng, a National Service Personnel, were …

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Cancer becoming number-one killer worldwide

Cancer has now become a global economic problem and also a leading cause of death, according a new report by the American Cancer Society. The report to be discussed at the World Cancer Congress in Shenzhen, China, and made available to the Ghana News Agency, says Cancer costs more in …

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China would continue to deepen relations with Ghana – Ambassador

Mr Gong Jianzong, Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China, on Thursday reiterated his country’s commitment to deepen diplomatic relations with Ghana, established more than fifty years ago, for the benefit of their people. Mr Gong, who was speaking at a reception he hosted for members of the Diplomatic Corps, …

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MP3 player thief jailed three years

A Tarkwa Circuit court has jailed Abudu Razak, a 19-year-old unemployed to three years imprisonment for stealing. He pleaded not guilty. Prosecuting, Police Inspector Florence Tawiah told the court presided over by Mr Samuel O. Diawoo that the complainant in the case was Telemacus Arthur, a taxi driver and resident …

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Newmont Ghana pays over GH¢6m royalty to government

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited, one of the major gold mining companies in Ghana has paid royalties to the tune of GH¢6, 863,431.74 or $4,816,443.22  to the Ghana Govenrment’s Internal Revenue’s Large Taxpayer Unit in Accra. In an advertisement in the Daily Graphic issue of August 13, 2010, Newmont Ghana announced …

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We do not see cases in party colours – Judges and Magistrates

The Association of Magistrates and Judges on Friday stated that the courts do not see cases in party colours and that for any criminal prosecution to succeed, the state must successfully discharge its burden of proof. “It is important to understand the basis within which the criminal justice system works …

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Chinery Hesse appointed member of AU Panel of the Wise

Mrs Mary Chinery Hesse of Ghana has been appointed as the West African representative on African Union (AU) Panel of The Wise for a first three-year term, a release from the AU Commission said on Friday. Other members of the Panel appointed for their first term are Former President Kenneth …

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