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Damaged transformer being replaced at Aboadze

Technicians of the Volta River Authority (VRA) are dismantling the damaged transformer at the Aboadze Power Thermal Station which was gutted by fire in preparation towards installation of a new transformer. Leading newsmen to inspect the process at the Aboadze Power Thermal Station Mr Richard Badjer, VRA Director in charge …

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Youth say people due for retirement must go

The Western Regional Youth Group have at a forum held on Tuesday at which they appealed to the government to ensure that workers who were due for retirement left the scene to give way for the youth. They said sometimes those who turned 60 years, which is the mandatory retiring …

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Artist charged with stealing fresh cocoa beans

David Narh Akotey Adogodzi, an artist, was on Wednesday arraigned at the Asamankese Circuit Court for stealing a quantity of fresh cocoa beans valued at GHC 200. He pleaded guilty and was remanded in police custody until August 18. Presenting the facts of the case, Police Chief Inspector Ben Nyonator, …

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More than 21,000 children in Ghana are HIV positive – Koomson

About 21,202 children have tested positive to the HIV/AIDS disease nationwide, the Central Regional Coordinator on HIV/AIDS Mr. Ebenezer Koomson, said on Tuesday. He painted a dismal picture of the HIV/AIDS situation in the country and described as a “worrying trend” the high rates of deaths of its victims, which …

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Finance Ministry asked to resource MDAs to buy unit for prepaid meters

Staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAS) in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis on Wednesday appealed to the Ministry of Finance to resource all MDAs to enable them buy units for their prepaid meters The staff, who made the appeal at Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) forum on the installation of pre-paid …

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Minority fears Ghana would be cheated if STX agreement is approved

Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, on Wednesday said that the people of Ghana would be cheated if the agreements on the housing projects were agreed upon. He said “as at now parliament has not received the designs of the houses to be able to determine if there would …

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CPC Confectionary to resume chocolate production soon

Mr Richard Amarh Tetteh, Managing Director (MD) of Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) in Tema, on Wednesday said, barring any unforeseen major setback, the company would resume production of chocolate by the end of September. Mr Tetteh, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Tema, said in early May this …

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President Mills donates to mark birthday

First Lady Ernestina Naadu Mills on Wednesday presented assorted items to three special educational institutions in the Greater Accra and Eastern regions to mark the 66th birthday of President Mills. The beneficiary institutions were Dzorwolu Special School in Accra, Demonstration School of the Deaf in Akuapim- Mampong and Akropong School …

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Private companies asked to invest in economy

Mr Clement Osei-Amoako, Vice Chairman of the Greater-Accra Regional branch of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce (GCC), has stressed the need for the private sector to invest their money in the economy so that the money would remain in the country. Making the call during a tour of the Tema …

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