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Germany gives Ghana 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

The German Government is giving Ghana some 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to aid in the national vaccination campaign against the pandemic. The donation is part of the pledge made by Germany to make up to 70 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries this …

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Give our youth employment opportunities – Tema Traditional Council

The Tema Traditional Council (TTC) has called on industries operating within its paramountcy to provide the teeming unemployed youth of the area with job opportunities. Nii Armah Somponu II, Tema Shipi, and Stool Secretary making the appeal during the Tema Annual Homowo durbar, said even though there were educated Tema …

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Development Bank Ghana to address failures in credit markets – Minister

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, says the establishment of the Development Bank Ghana will address failures in the Ghanaian credit markets and increase the availability of medium and long term finance. The bank will focus on agribusinesses with attention on off-farm value-chain activities, manufacturing , ICT, software and …

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Poverty is human right abuse – Prof Apusigah

Professor Agnes Atia Apusigah, a Development Sociologist, says poverty in any form is a human rights abuse and infringes on the dignity of the people. Professor Apusigah who is also the Vice President of Regentropfen College of Applied Sciences, therefore advocated a holistic approach and action driven interventions to address …

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Contractor locks down Methodist GETFUND classroom block in Takoradi

A-12-Unit Classroom block awarded on contract by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND), at the Methodist Senior High School at Kansaworodo in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis has been locked up. The Contractor of MANSASS Company Limited allegedly locked up the project due to GETFUND’s inability to pay him part of the …

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MP murder case: Defence wants court and jury to move to crime scene

Defence counsel for the two accused persons being held over the murder of former Abuakwa North Member of Parliament has prayed the Accra High Court trying them move the jury to the crime scene being the house of the slain legislator. Mr Yaw Dankwah, counsel for Daniel Asiedu, aka, Sexy …

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Police officers, three others remanded over secret burial of farmer  

Three Police officers were on Tuesday, remanded into prison custody by the Sunyani Circuit Court in connection with the death of a 48-year-old farmer at Seikwa in the Tain District of the Bono Region. General Constable Ebenezer Akuffo, 24, General Corporal Williams Akussung, 38, and Chief Inspector Eric Aforo, 38, …

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Malaria still deadly, though treatable and preventable – Atidzah

Mr Samuel Atidzah, Executive Director of GOSANET Foundation, a health NGO in the Adaklu district has said though malaria was preventable and treatable, half of the world’s population still lived at risk of the disease. He therefore called on all stakeholders to Marshall Forces to eradicate malaria from the world …

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Assault cases lead 2020 domestic violence in Upper West

Assault cases is leading the 2020 domestic violence chat with 144 out of a total of 384 reported cases according to the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service report in the Upper West Region. Meanwhile, threat of death, failure to provide the basic needs …

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