NGO launches programme to improve sanitation and hygiene

NGO launches programme to improve sanitation and hygiene

The Voice for Change (V4C) programme has been launched at Kasoa in the Awutu-Senya East Municipality of the Central Region with a call on the citizenry to ensure improved sanitation and hygiene in their communities. The V4C is an evidence-based advocacy programme being implemented by SNV (Netherlands Development Organization) in partnership with the International Food […]

Government owes NITA GHȼ8 million

Government owes NITA GHȼ8 million

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) says Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) currently owe it GHȼ8 million for internet services provided. NITA, therefore, has embarked on a massive education exercise to sensitise managements of the various MDAs on its operations and the need for them to pay their internet bills promptly to keep the Agency […]

FAO releases new tool to track water productivity in agriculture

FAO releases new tool to track water productivity in agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has released a new tool that offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity, by measuring how the resource is efficiently used in agriculture. The WaPOR open-access database has gone live, tapping satellite data to help farmers achieve more reliable agricultural yields and allowing for the […]

UN commends Ghana’s efforts to curb illegal mining

UN commends Ghana’s efforts to curb illegal mining

Madam Christine Evans-Klock, the United Nations Coordinator in Ghana, has commended the Governments efforts to improve the regulation of small-scale mining and end Galamsey. The move is to protect legitimate livelihoods in the mining sector and to bring to justice to those who abuse the environment. In a statement to mark World Environment Day, Madam […]

Army worms attack 706-acre farms in Asante-Akim South

Army worms attack 706-acre farms in Asante-Akim South

A total of 706 acres of maize and rice farms in the Asante-Akim South District have come under invasion by the fall army worms. Dr. David Anambam, the District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), who confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), said about 95 per cent of the affected […]

Akufo-Addo to meet former presidents today

Akufo-Addo to meet former presidents today

President Nana Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday hold discussions with former presidents of Ghana Jerry John, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Mahama at the Flagstaff House. The meeting will afford the president an opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues with the former presidents on the economy, security and some government initiatives. Meanwhile, ahead of […]

Bishop urges Ghanaians to celebrate Easter with reflection

Bishop urges Ghanaians to celebrate Easter with reflection

Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng, Head Pastor of Divine Word International Ministries has urged Ghanaians to eschew acts that will defeat the true meaning of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the celebration of Easter. He said contrary to the norm of engaging in needless celebrations during the period, Christians ought to rather observe the sacrifice […]

Ghana joins the celebration of NTDs Progress

Ghana joins the celebration of NTDs Progress

Ghana would on Monday, April 17, join the rest of the world to mark the World Health Organizations (WHO) second Global Partners Meeting on Neglected Tropical Diseases in Geneva, Switzerland. The Summit, which will mark the fifth anniversary of the London Declaration, a historic document signed by leaders from diverse sectors committed to controlling, eliminating […]

Man butchered in reprisal attack at Agblogbloshie

Man butchered in reprisal attack at Agblogbloshie

One person is said to have been butchered in renewed clashes at Abgogbloshie in Accra Friday. This comes after two people were killed in clashes between Konkombas and Dagombas at Agbogbloshie. A third victim of the clashes, a pregnant woman, is said to be in critical condition. The renewed violent clashes between the two northern […]

Crime has no political colour under my government – Akufo-Addo

Crime has no political colour under my government – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has condemned attacks on the Judiciary by pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) militant group, Delta Force in his first Easter message to Ghanaians. In his first Easter message, the President has also vowed to ensure the laws of the country are respected and applied without fail under his administration. It is for this […]

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