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Gender Dep’t initiates process to support vulnerable woman after media report

The Department of Gender in the Upper West Region has initiated the process to support a vulnerable woman and her family after the Ghana News Agency (GNA) exposed the family’s plight in a feature article. In the said feature article...

3-Tier Pension Scheme: TUC urges government to make good its commitment

The Trades Union Congress, TUC has urged government to make good its commitment to top up the lump sum benefits of workers who retired in 2020 under the three Tier Pension Scheme. These workers it noted retired with inferior lump-sum...

Okaikwei-North MP highlights importance of 2021 Census

The Member of Parliament for Okaikwei-North in The Greater Accra Region has called on all residents in Ghana to take keen interest in the ongoing 2021 National Population and Housing Census describing the data to be collected as an imperative...

Ministry of Information pledges support to Special Mothers Project

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and his deputy, Madam Fatima Abubakar, have pledged the Ministry’s support to the Special Mothers Project, an advocacy programme on cerebral palsy issues. Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah lauded the initiative and said...

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...

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Emirates to suspend flights to Nigeria

SOURCE: BBC NEWS The Dubai-based Emirates airline has said it will suspend flights to Nigeria from the start of September...

Ghana Federation of Labour worried tariff increase will deepen woes of businesses

The Ghana Federation of Labour, GFL, has appealed to the President to heed to the lamentations of Ghanaians, in the face of the hardships. A...

PFAG urges farmers to use organic fertilizers following high cost of chemical fertilizers

By: Joyce Kantam Kolamong The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, PFAG, has called on farmers to resort to the use of organic fertilizers to increase...

UER: 9th Regional SSNIT and TUC Meeting held in Bolgatanga

Byy: Emmanuel Akayeti The leadership of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), in partnership with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), on Tuesday, 16...

I have no intention to kill patients, it was content – Student nurse reacts

The nursing student seen in a viral Tiktok clip threatening to kill her patients after she graduates from school says she had no intention...