Ghana Science Associaton joins galamsey fight


The Ghana Science Association has added its voice to the fight against illegal mining in the country. The association is of the view that the situation on the menace of galamsey is problematic it is ready to explore scientific and technological methods to make small mining more environmentally friendly and less hazardous. Speaking at the 30th Biennial conference held in ...

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ECG, Somanya residents smoke peace pipe


Management of the Electricity Company of Ghana has come to an agreement with the Yilo and Manya Krobo traditional leaders to resume work after several months of closure. The assumption of work by the workers of ECG today [Thursday] comes after residents of Somanya besieged the premises of the Somanya ECG office, attacked and vandalized property belonging to the company on May 26, ...

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China supports ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ with processing equipment


The government of the Peoples Republic of China through the Chinese Embassy in Ghana has donated some agro processing equipment worth  $217,400 to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA). The machines include thirteen sets of maize milling machines, two sets of soya milling machines and one set of millet milling machine with a capacity of processing one tonne per hour. ...

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Man who stole Major Mahama’s iPhone 7 arrested

Major Mahama's mobile phone was found with Kwodjo Fordjour who has been remanded in police custody

The person who stole late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama’s mobile phone after he was killed at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region on May 29, 2017 has been arrested. Police investigators traced the mobile phone – an iPhone7, to the room of Kwodjo Fordjour, a driver at Denkyira Obuasi. The Accra Central District Court on Wednesday remanded Fordjour to police ...

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Takoradi Bible College graduates 27 ministers


The Takoradi Bible College in the Western Region, run by the Takoradi Central Church of Christ on Saturday, July 22, 2017,  held a graduation ceremony for 27 students who had successfully completed three years of ministerial training at the college. These ministers during their study period were taking through Homiletics, Hermeneutics, Church History, The Prophets, Pneumatology, Ecclesiology, Psychology as well ...

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Kpone Katamanso: Residents threaten demo over bad roads


Some residents who reside at the Community 22 annex, Washington, New York, Zenu, BBC and its environs within the Kpone Katamanso District Assembly have threatened to embark on a massive demonstration if efforts are not taken to reshape and construct their roads for them. According to the residents, their roads are so deplorable that private cars have stopped plying the ...

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Tamale flooding: Deceased child’s body found


A search party has finally found the remains of a school pupil (name withheld) of Methodist Primary School in Tamale who drowned following floods that affected some communities in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The corpse was found at Fuo which is one of the flood prone communities in the Tamale Metropolitan Ares. The deceased has been buried in accordance with ...

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Use researchers to boost job creation policies – GRASAG

The President of the University of Education, Winneba chapter of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG), Stephen Osei Akyiaw, has suggested the need for government to devote enough funds for research to enhance the formulation and implementation of the ‘One District, One Factory’ programme. According to him, a strong link between government’s plan and related quality research works will ...

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Infrastructure projects must build capacity of locals – Robert Austin


The National Coordinator with the Labour-Intensive Public Works (LIPW) under Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP), Robert Austin, has highlighted government’s failings in building the capacity of Ghanaians to benefit from infrastructure projects. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Mr. Austin said the government could kill two birds with one stone by incorporating capacity building into infrastructure development projects. “To immediately ...

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Head porter found dead under pile of rice in Kumasi


The body of a head porter was been found in a rice shop at Adum in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, on Tuesday. According to an eyewitness who got to the scene a few minutes after the body was found, the porter was a senior high school leaver. Apparently, her parents thought she was with her aunt in Tamale after the just ended ...

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