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Day: June 29, 2024


Bad cocoa harvests, high cost of living making farmers vulnerable in child labour fight – Report

Bad cocoa harvests in West Africa and higher costs of living and production, are exacerbating farmer vulnerabilities in the fight against child labour in the sector, a 2023 Report by the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has found.

The Report, whi…


TMA implemented 46 per cent of Medium Term Development Plan

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), as of December 2023, has implemented 46 per cent of the overall activities in its 2022-2025 Medium-Term Development Plan (MTDP).

Mr. Yohane Amarh Ashitey, the Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, disclosed this dur…


Menuso residents appeal for telephone network connectivity

Residents of Menuso, a farming community in the Kadjebi District of the Oti Region, have appealed to mobile communications companies and the government to link them onto the mobile network connectivity highway.

They said the border community needs vi…


Reposition WASH for national development – Specialist

Mr Atta Yaw Arhin, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Technical Specialist at World Vision Ghana, has called for the repositioning of WASH as the key driver of development.

He said none of the Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) could be achieved wi…


Ensure free and fair elections, Prof. Opoku-Agyemang tells EC

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to prioritise the conduct of free, fair, and transparent elections in the country.

Speaking during a courtesy call on…


Don’t kill yourselves as a way to find solutions to address problems – Minister

Mr Stephen Yakubu, the Upper West Regional Minister, has described as worrying and abnormal people who kill one another to address problems with their neighbours.

‘There is no need to kill one another, the elders are there, the security agencies are …


FoN lauds government’s commitment to closed fishing season

Friends of the Nation (FoN), an environmental Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has lauded the government’s commitment in promoting a more resilient and thriving fishing industry through the annual closed fishing season.

A statement signed by the …


Campaign against drug abuse, social media addiction begins

The Students’ wing of the Sanctuary of Wind and Fire Assemblies of God Church in collaboration with Total Life Enhancement Centre-Ghana (TOLEC-GH) has begun a campaign on substance abuse in selected second cycle institutions in Tamale.

The campaign, …