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Construction of GH¢60,000 library complex in Tatale begins

The Northern Regional Minister Mr. Moses Bukari Mabengba has congratulated the chiefs, elders and the Basare Youth Association for organizing their annual national congress to share ideas, identify challenges that confront. He stated that the challenges that confront them were not different from those of their other brothers and sisters …

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Kwabre District Assembly launches programme to reduce poverty

The Kwabre District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has launched a programme to fight poverty and improve education especially in its rural communities. To enable it implement the programme, the district had acquired land banks for distribution to unemployed youth who are eager to go into agriculture. Mr Adams Iddisah, …

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e-zwich transactions made possible through Internet

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has introduced a utility software that makes it possible to settle the day’s transaction on the e-zwich Point of Sales (POS) device and other functions without relying on a GPRS system which uses a mobile phone chip. Known as PCPAD, the software …

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Chinese investors to assemble farming equipment in Ghana

Two Ghanaian companies, Unik Dezines Ltd and SpeedGold Ghana Limited have signed an MoU with a group of Chinese Investors to assemble farming equipment and other manufacturing ventures. The Chinese investors were in Ghana for a presentation and to sign an MoU for the construction of 10 multi-million dollar factories …

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Consumption of dog heads affecting rabies research

The increase in consumption of dog heads in the Bongo District is said to be hampering research efforts into rabies cases reported at the district hospital in the area. Dogs suspected to carry rabies popularly known as “mad dogs” among the people, are killed and eaten including the heads that …

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MP calls for children to be banned from attending video shows

Traditional rulers and school authorities in East Gonja District, have been asked to ban school children from attending video shows and dances and other social functions. Alhaji Ibrahim Dey Abubakari, Member of Parliament (MP) for Salaga, who made the call, said such initiative would help in stemming immorality among the …

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Ghanaian farmers to benefit from $9m Bill Gates Foundation radio programme

Ghanaian farmers will benefit from a $9 million radio programme which will ensure African farmers get access to timely relevant information. The programme, a partnership between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) will be called Farmers Voice Radio, the East …

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IGP warns police to stop collecting money from public

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye, has warned that the Police Administration will deal drastically with any personnel who collect money from the public with a promise of helping him or her to be enlisted into the service. He said information reaching his office indicated that some …

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Mfantsipim School not closed despite cases of swine flu

Mrs. Ama Benyiwa Doe, Central Regional Minister, has said that Mfantsipim School would not be closed down even though it has recorded 10 confirmed cases of Influenza H1N1 (swine flu). She said those affected were being treated at the Central Regional Hospital in Cape Coast, and appealed to parents not …

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Christians in Ghana mark Easter with church services

Christians in Ghana and their counterparts throughout the World are today marking Easter, the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, about 2,000 years ago, with church services and conventions. Church halls and parks would be filled with regular and occasional worshippers who will be singing praises to glorify God …

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