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Government initiates two approaches to combat illegal logging

The Government has instituted two approaches as part of efforts to combat the increasing spate of illegal logging, mining, farming and other illegal activities in forest reserves and wildlife protected areas. Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, Lands and Natural Resources Minister, said the first approach was the continued capacity building of the …

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Road accidents claim 186 lives in Central Region

One hundred and eighty-six (186) people were killed in road crashes in the Central Region as at November 2018 as against 180 recorded over the same period last year. In all, it recorded a reduction of 825 road accidents as against 902 in the previous year. Assistant Superintendent of Police …

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President to announce packages to boost agriculture on Friday

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would on Friday, December 7, announce additional boosts for farmers and the agricultural sector at the 2018 Farmers’ Day celebration, which takes place in Tamale. Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, Information Minister, who announced this, on Wednesday, at a media briefing, in Accra, stated: “We will also …

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Eight before court for GH¢8.5m theft

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday granted bail to eight persons for allegedly stealing various sums of money from a business woman in their capacity as her personal bankers. They are: Kwame Osei Yeboah, Rita Ofosuhemaa Mpiani, Joseph Nwolley Nsien, Richard Dugan, James Omaboe, Michael Amankwah, Clement owusu Manu, and …

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Government commits $200m to address coastal erosion

The Government has committed over $200 million to address coastal erosion in hotspots. Out of the amount, $150 million have been allocated to the Western Region alone, Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation said. He said Government was committed to finding innovative ways of halting …

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GRA destroys seized prohibited products in Upper East Region

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Upper East Region has disposed off large quantities of assorted products for violation of import laws. The items, confiscated from importers, were burnt at the Sherigu landfill site in the Bolgatanga Municipality. They included Cigarettes, Tramadol and other pharmaceutical …

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