Sunday, January 24, 2021
A properly defined and enforced national guideline on food safety is critical to maintaining health and preventing malnutrition amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Head of Corporation of the Canadian High Commission in Accra, Corey Huntington says a robust and diverse food supply is an essential part of the health and nutrition...
Even as the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been pushing hard to digitise the economy, the digital divide in Africa, coupled with the fact that many people are excluded from online access through poverty and lack of coverage, makes it quite a daunting task. Researchers have found that closing...
The National Information Technology Agency (NITA), is set to hold a virtual Information Communication Technology stakeholders to discuss ICT Standards and Guidelines developed by NITA. The conference, which is set to take place today, Monday, September 28, 2020, at 10 AM – 12 PM under the theme ‘Deepening Regulatory Compliance...
This year’s World Maritime Day was celebrated last Friday on 24 September in the form of an online event. A global audience heard how innovation, the maritime workforce and the role of industry and governments can work to realise shipping's sustainable future. They raised issues and highlighted solutions facing shipping, particularly...
The President, while on a three-day tour of the Western North Region, announced the award of a new cocoa producer price of GH¢10,560 per metric ton, equivalent to GH¢660 per bag for the coming 2020/21 crop year. The increase in the producer price saw cocoa farmers present at the ceremony...
Every year, millions of cedis are paid as demurrage – fees importers pay for overstayed containers – to shipping lines. Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) consequently embarked on an educational drive to improve the situation, even though there has been some improvement, figures still remains high. According to the GSA, from estimation...
The newly appointed Director-General of the GCAA Charles Kraikue is confident that the aviation sector is bouncing back quickly after the opening of the air borders on September 1 as an appreciable number of airlines have begun operations. Data from the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) reveal that 16 out...
Patricia Obo-Nai, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, says the telecom company is more concerned with having a positive competition in a provided equal space that would collectively help to satisfy consumer needs. “We at Vodafone Ghana don’t have any problem so long as the actions of the...
It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that the information and communication sector has been the fastest growing sector during the pandemic era. Data from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) have shown that the information and communication sector maintained its position as ‘new driver of the economy’, recording an impressive...
Just as the nation is on the verge of winning the war against COVID-19, it is quite a setback for nurses to strike at such a crucial time. Nurses and midwives across the country commenced a strike action on Monday over poor conditions of service. The Director of the Ghana...
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