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Trawl fishing Companies, Industrial Vessels asked to re-apply for licenses

The Fisheries Commission has directed companies in the trawl fishing sub-sector, including; operators of , to re-apply for fishing license to enable them to fish. “All applications in this regard must reach the office of the sector Minister on or...

Teenage pregnancy, a threat to girl-child education in Nabdam

Persistent increase in teenage pregnancy in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region is a major threat to girl-child education and women empowerment in the area. Stakeholders, who made the observation at a community forum at Kongo, said teenage...

Pull down structures on waterways – Works and Housing Minister

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been directed to demolish structures built on waterways in their respective jurisdictions. They should not allow such structures to continue to exist, because their presence posed serious danger to the environment, causing flooding...

Hundreds displaced in flooding at Atasemanso, six hospitalized

More than 200 residents of Atasemanso in the Kumasi Metropolis have been displaced after two days of heavy rainfall. The rainfall also resulted in six people being hospitalized after they were trapped under collapsing structures. Kumasi, Ghana’s second-largest city, is witnessing...

Driving above speed limits is a major cause of road traffic deaths

Dr Raphael Awuah, the African Regional Advisor on Data and Surveillance for Vital Strategies has said an observational data has identified driving above speed limits as a major cause of road traffic deaths in Accra. He said road crash mortality...

Taxi Drivers asked to be security conscious

The Tarkwa Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent George Andrews Kumah, has urged taxi drivers who operate within Tarkwa and its enclave to be security conscious as they go about their duties. He said most of the criminals were abreast with...

Overcrowding major challenge of Ghana Prison Service- Prisons Boss

Overcrowding remains a major challenge of the Ghana Prisons Service as it strives to promote human rights and dignity of prisoners, Mr Patrick Darko Missah, Director General, Ghana Prisons Service, has said. "The total population as at June 24, 2021,...

GSS takes steps to address safety concerns of enumerators

Some Enumerators in the ongoing Population and Housing Census have raised concerns about challenges they faced during the first phase of the listing of houses and structures which will officially end tomorrow. The Enumerators hinted that, they have been confronted...

Mallam Market Queen accuses Assembly for not enforcing by-laws on street vending

The Mallam Market Queen MaaFio says heavy vehicular traffic on that stretch of the Mallam- Gbawe Highway should be blamed on the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly. Traders have moved from the main market and are using the pavements and shoulders...

Government grateful to Ghanaians for participating in Green Ghana

The government has expressed appreciation to Ghanaians for their participation and making the June 11 Green Ghana Day successful. Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources expressed the appreciation in a statement on the floor of...

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Save the environment!

By Emmanuel Akayeti A Bushfire Management Stakeholder Forum has been organized for players in the Agriculture Industry in Bolgatanga, Capital of the Upper East Region. It...