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Palm oil producers hold forum

Small-scale oil palm growers and other stakeholders in the Eastern and Ashanti Regions on Thursday met at the Ghana Oil Palm Development Company (GOPDC) at Kwae, to deliberate on sustainable practices in small-scale palm oil production. The meeting, which was convened at the instance of GOPDC, was to enhance broad …

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No substance in Sima’s allegation over use of visa and master cards – Court declares

An Accra Fast Track High Court on Thursday ruled that there was no substance in the allegations raised by Ibrahim Sima, Chief Executive Officer of Exopa Modelling Agency, that his master and visa cards were being used although he was in remand. This was after the court had received a …

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VEEP urges Finance Minister to allocate more funds for water

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday appealed to the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning to consider prioritizing water and sanitation in the next budget. He also advocated public-private partnership by calling on the private sector to partner government in providing adequate sanitation facilities throughout the country. “The on-going …

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UNIFIL Commander commends Ghana’s military

The Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Brigadier General Santi Bonfanti, has commended the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) for its valuable contribution to the quest for peace in South Lebanon and to the success of that UN mission. He acknowledged Ghana’s pioneering role in …

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DCE calls for fair disbursement of VRA fund

Mr Francis Ganyaglo, the Kpando District Chief Executive, has called for a fair representation of all stakeholders constituting the membership of the board of the Volta River Authority Resettlement Trust Fund. He suggested inclusion of District Chief Executives, chiefs of resettled communities and host paramountcies for a better, long-term and …

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Best Journalist to receive GH¢42,000 package

The management of Unilever Ghana, major sponsor for the 2009 Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards, on Wednesday announced the sponsorship package for the Best Journalist. Mr Kwaku Offeh-Boateng, Customer Development Director of Unilever Ghana, said the company‘s total sponsorship for this year was 39,500 dollars or approximately GH¢58,750. He announced …

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Ghana Manganese Company provides communities with facilities

Mr. Wisdom Adjei Mensah, the Human Resources Manager of the Ghana Manganese Company, said communities must value facilities provided them by companies and protect them. He said it was sad that many community projects sponsored by companies are abandoned and many were not rehabilitated. Mr Adjei-Mensah said this at the …

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Tigo supports “Fetu Afahye” festival

Millicon Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo communication network, has presented a cash amount of GH¢4,000 as well as assorted drinks and souvenirs to the chiefs and people of the Oguaa Traditional Area, in support of the “Fetu Afahye” festival. The gifts were received by the Twafohene, Nana Kow Ackon V, …

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The Methodist Church Ghana is non-partisan – Bishop Asante

Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, on Thursday stated emphatically that the Methodist Church is non-partisan and therefore it was wrong for anybody to connect it to any political party. The Presiding Bishop, who made the remarks at the opening of the 44th Sixth …

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