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National Scholarship Secretariat rounds up nationwide interviews

The National Scholarship Secretariat has rounded up its nationwide vetting process in Ho for applicants in the Volta Region. In all about 300 applicants from the region were interviewed for the scholarship scheme which seeks to support brilliant but underprivileged students at the tertiary education level. The initiative was introduced by government as one of its […]

Volta Region: Ghana Tourism Authority shuts down 34 illegal tourism facilities

Thirty-four tourism facilities that were operating illegally in the Volta region have been shut down as part of measures to Sanitise the sector. An enforcement team from the Volta Regional office of the Ghana Tourism Authority ( GTA) undertook the exercise last month. The affected facilities where mainly hotels, restaurants, guest houses and other tourism […]

Cocoa farmers disappointed over producer price

Cashew and Cocoa farmers in the Jaman South district of Bono Ahafo are disappointed in the Akufo Addo led administration over its decision not to increase the Cocoa Producer Price. A renowned Cocoa and Cashew farmer in the Jaman South district, Ben Asuman, who revealed this to Radio BAR, said the decision amounts to unfair […]

Cynthia Akotoaa Addo appointed new Judicial Secretary

The Chief Justice, Sophia A.B. Akuffo, Tuersday afternoon swore-in Ms.Cynthia Pamela Akotoaa Addo as the new Judicial Secretary. Ms. Addo takes over from His Lordship Justice Alex Berchie Poku-Acheampong, who will assume duty on the Court of Appeal Bench on October 8, 2018. Ms. Addo’s appointment takes immediate effect. A statement in Accra said Ms. […]

Cape Coast: Roads to be closed to ease US First Lady Melania's passage

The Central Regional Police has announced the temporary closure of certain roads within the Cape Coast Metropolis ahead of the visit to the Cape Coast Castle by US First Lady Melania Trump today. A statement by the Police said the following roads will be closed to traffic at 7am Today and re-opened immediately after her visit […]

Ghana joins global community to mark World Tourism Day

Today, September 27 is being observed globally as World Tourism Day. In Ghana, the day will be celebrated with a symposium and durbar at Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region. There will also be other activities such as health walk, tours to tourism sites on the Kwahu Ridge and a paragliding […]

James Town Mantse outlines vision for town

The James Town Mantse, Obrempong Wetse Kojo has outlined his vision for the James Town Area. At the maiden news conference in Accra, he stated that his vision is based on six thematic areas. Obrempong Wetse Kojo mentioned Education, Tourism, Fishing, Security, Micro Finance and care for the elderly as areas he will focus his attention […]

President Akufo-Addo requests regular prayers from Ghanaians

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has requested special prayers from Christians every Sunday for God to grant him wisdom, strength and courage to be able to continue to serve Ghanaians well The President made the request when he joined the Emmanuel Methodist Church congregation in Agona Swedru to worship. This formed part of his four […]

Healthy elderly people should avoid taking asprin – Health Experts warn

Reports from a major study in the US and Australia say elderly people in good health should not be on aspirin medication. There are proven benefits of the drug for people after a heart attack or stroke.  But the trial found no benefit for healthy people over the age of 70, and the pills increase […]