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AFTER SYMBOLIC VISIT TO THE ANCESTRAL FOREST By Alvin Nii Okine Kasabrofo. The people of Prampram are gearing up for the celebration of this year’s Lalue Kpledomi festival, with the first taking place on the 23 of April. According to an elaborate program released by the Prampram Traditional Council, a...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has pledged to work with efficiency and empathy in the discharge of their duty to mobilise revenue for the nation. Acting Commissioner-General of the GRA, Ms. Julie Essiam, made this comment during a meeting to secure the release of US$45million worth of critical medical supplies...
By Kizito CUDJOE Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced an ambitious plan to add 2,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power in the first four years of his government. The plan, totalling nearly half of the current electricity consumption, Dr. Bawumia explains, is driven by a dedication to easing the financial...
The Head of Retail Banking at FBNBank has stated the bank’s position on youth empowerment by declaring that “in addition to other life skills young people need safe money management skills to survive the challenges of adulthood”. Mr. Quaye was speaking at a financial seminar organised by FBNBank on...
By Elizabeth PUNSU, Kumasi Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mansa Holdings, George Yaw Owusu, has advised budding entrepreneurs to prioritise ethical behaviour to ensure long-term success in their ventures. Addressing students at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Entrepreneurship Clinic organised by the Centre of Business...
By Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko (Dr) According to the banks, there is a Bank of Ghana (BOG) directive that all third-party transactions in the banking hall must be supported by an identification (ID) of the party undertaking the transaction. This stems from the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2020 (Act 1044), and the...
This targeted approach is set to empower farmers to achieve greater yields and contribute to more resilient food systems for Ghana. AGRA, in collaboration with the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate (PPRSD) of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), and with the support of the United States Agency...
The Sharaf Mahama Foundation last Friday supported some Muslims in the Okaikwei Central Constituency of the Greater Accra Region to observe the Ramadan ‘Iftar’. The event was preceded by a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu at his residence to ask for his...
By Catherine ADODOADJI-DOGBE and Fatima FAROUTA Globally there has been an increase in municipal solid waste generation. Predictions indicate that Municipal solid waste generation will grow from 2.3 billion tonnes in 2023 to 3.8 billion tonnes by 2050. The global direct cost of waste management was estimated at USD 252...
As we commemorate World Health Day 2024 themed ‘My health, my right,’ the focus turns to the critical importance of good food and nutrition, particularly in regions like Central and West Africa. Nutrition is the foundation of human health, influencing every aspect of physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. In these...

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