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Smallholder charcoal producers call for review of regulations

Smallholder charcoal producers in the major charcoal-producing districts in the Brong Ahafo Region, have appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a review of the existing regulatory regime on charcoal production, to address some of their concerns. The smallholder charcoal producers who were mostly from Nkoranza North, Kintampo North …

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VALCO and ATL back in business – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the public of government’s commitment to implementing its industrialisation plan designed to transform the Ghanaian economy. He said government would continue to offer incentives to local industries similar to those offered to foreign companies wishing to set up businesses in Ghana. Vice President …

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Resource Office of the Special Prosecutor – Azeem

Mr Vitus Azeem, an anti-corruption activist, on Tuesday called on the Government to resource anti-corruption institutions; such as the newly established Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP), to effectively combat corruption in the country. He noted that institutions mandated to fight corruption were not receiving enough support to make them …

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Focus on preventive measures to curb corruption – GACC

The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) on Tuesday underscored the need for stakeholders to focus more on preventive measures in the fight against corruption in the country. Mrs Beauty Emefa Narteh, the Executive Secretary, GACC, said “as a country we have made some commitment in terms of strides but there was …

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Chiefs don’t own stool lands – Commission

Traditional authorities are not owners of stools lands, Mr. Isaac Yaw Amoabeng, an Assistant Lands Officer said on Tuesday. Rather, he said, chiefs and queens remained trustees and care-takers of stool and family lands and therefore had no legal entitlement or right to sell such lands without the concern of …

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