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Government to train 30,000 SMEs in tourism – Dr Awal

Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal says government will soon train about 30,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector. He said the Ministry would also allocate GH¢120 million as seed capital to equip...

NSRA debunks reports Accra-Cape Coast Road deadliest Highway in Africa

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has debunked reports in the media that the Accra-Cape Coast highway is the deadliest highway in Africa. It said available national data on road traffic crashes updated since 1991 did not mirror the Accra-Cape...

Ghana Stock Exchange posts solid performance despite COVID-19

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) posted solid financial performance in 2020 despite the devastating effects of COVID-19 that disrupted many economies around the world. The Exchange recorded a net profit of GH¢23.46 million, the highest in the history of the...

25 Districts get priority in census mop up exercise

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has named 25 districts for priority interventions in its mop-up exercise following the extension of the 2021 Population and Housing Census to July 30, this year. The districts are in the Greater Accra, Central, Western,...

Reduce salaries of the Article 71 officeholders

Some Public sector workers in Tema on have called for rapid review downward of the salaries and emoluments of Article 71 Office Holders to reflect the current economic situation in the country. They argued that “the current state of the...

Majority Leader urges bipartisan review of Petroleum Act

The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has called for a bipartisan review of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011 (Act 815). He said the PRMA, which was passed in 2011, had not been able to effectively serve its...

Leaders of the country urged to pray

The chief of Amanase zongo community in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region, has urged those appointed to high positions to go on their knees to enable Allah to shower blessings on the country. Chief Allassan Hudu said those...

FDA embarks on blood donation exercise to restock the National Blood Bank

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has embarked on a national voluntary blood donation exercise to help restock the National Blood Bank. The exercise, which was undertaken in collaboration with the National Blood Donation Association, Ghana (NABDAG), was on the...

Police embark on project to enforce discipline on roads

The Police have launched a project seeking to ensure strict adherence to motor traffic rules and regulations in the Ashanti Region. Dubbed 'Operation discipline on our roads', the project is in line with efforts by the Regional Police Command to...

South Africa to destroy recovered looted goods

The South African authorities will destroy all recovered looted goods once they have been used as evidence in criminal cases, a minister has said. Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, the acting minister in the presidency, said the police were conducting home searches in...

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