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Ghana light crop cocoa season opens on June 21

The Ghana Cocoa Board has announced the opening of the 2019 light crop cocoa season with purchases, beginning on Friday June 21, 2019. A statement signed and copied to the Ghana News Agency by Dr Emmanuel A. Opoku, the Deputy Chief Executive of Cocoa Board said the producer price to …

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Supreme Court dismisses Afoko’s application

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by Gregory Afoko challenging the discontinuation of his murder trial at the High Court, by the Attorney General, (AG). Afoko was standing trial before an Accra High Court, for the alleged murder of Alhaji Adams Mahama, Former Upper East Regional Chairman of …

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GES approves subjects for study leave

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has approved some subjects for study leave without pay for the 2019/2020 academic year. In a press statement issued to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Ms Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of Public Relations of the Service, the approved subjects applied to both teaching …

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Fiaseman Rural Bank makes profit

Fiaseman Rural Bank Limited made a pre-tax profit of GH¢6,007, 260 in 2018 representing 29 per cent as against GH¢4,659,640 in 2017. Osagyefo Amanfo Edu VI, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, made this known at the 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders of the bank …

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President inaugurates emoluments committee

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday inaugurated a five-member Committee to determine the emoluments, facilities and privileges of ‘Article 71’ office holders. Chaired by Professor Yaa Ntiamoah Baidoo, a scientist and marine conservatist, the Committee includes Abraham Osei Aidoo, a former Member of Parliament and Dr. Edward Kwarpong, Chief …

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Don’t panic over security – Chief of Defence Staff

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General Obed Boamah Akwa, has visited some borders and assured the public of maxim security protection following reports of growing terrorist threats from neighbouring West African countries, particularly Burkina Faso. The Military Chief visited Tumu, Hamile, Wa, Bole among other parts of Northern Ghana to …

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