Accra, May 20, GNA - Mr O.B. Amoah, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Monday denied that the Government is clearing part of the Parks and Gardens Land to be sold for commercial purposes.He said government had no intention of giving the land out for any commercial purposes or ced
Accra, May 20, GNA - The Sixth National Policy Summit, scheduled for May 26 and 27, will be focusing on discussions around the Fisheries and Sanitation sectors of the economy, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister of Planning, has announced.“Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with Emphasis on
Dunkwa-On-Offin (C/R), May 20, GNA - Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Monday launched the 2019 Oil Palm Plantation Project with over one million seedlings, nursed by the Richie Plantation Limited, ready to be distributed to farmers. Launching the Project at Dunkwa on Of
The three major pan-African institutions recently brought together African land-policy experts to develop the guidelines under the leadership of the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC), a tripartite consortium composed of the three continental organizations, the ECA said in a statement on Sunday."It is expected th
The majority of the proposals appear to reject the presidential election planned on July 4 while calling for the end of the current cabinet and the interim president to open the way for a transitional period of at least six months led by reliable personnel ahead of organizing fair and free elections.The latest p
"If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran," Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon. The president's new tweet is an escalation of his tough stance on Iran.When asked by a reporter at the White House on Thursday morning about whether the United States was going to war with Iran, Trump replied "I h
"The issue of the genocide and the killing of our people by the Germans is not a tribal but national issue which should be treated as such by both the Namibian and Germany governments," said Idda Hoffman, chairman of the commission, which is tasked with negotiations to facilitate the repatriation of artifacts as well as human remains of Namibians killed during the genocide.
Accra, May 20, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday said though it is difficult to implement innovative reforms due to resistance from sections of the society with vested interest in the status quo, governments must endeavour to execute those polices to ensure efficiency and accountability.He not
Accra, May 20, GNA - Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information says the Akufo-Addo administration views reports that evaluate the performance of the government as a good “feedback” which enables it to appraise its progress in governance.He said such reports also enabled the government to assess its p
In 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals, designed to be the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. They addressed the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.
Accra, May 20, GNA - The Coalition for Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), has urged traditional rulers in the country to galvanise support, with regards to the 2019 District Level Elections (DLE), to help elect people of substance in their respective jurisdictions.Mr Albert Arhin, the National Coordinator of
Accra, May 20, GNA - More rains are expected over the next few weeks, as the rainy season heads towards its peak period.The public is therefore advised to take all necessary measures to prevent the ill effects of the rainy season such as flooding, drowning and breeding of mosquitoes, amongst others.
The exercise is to find out what the institutions are doing right, what they are doing wrong and what they have to do differently to improve upon the quality assurance processes to be able to produce quality human resource.The two bodies asked questions that bordered on minimum entry requirements into law prog
Accra, May 20, GNA - The Fourth Business Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) Summit opened in Accra on Monday to explore the capacity of the ongoing technological revolution to transform the Ghanaian economy.The two-day Summit, which attracted more than 400 CEOs from across Africa, is being hosted by the Ghana CEO
The 2019 celebration will be under the national theme: “Promoting Our Indigenous Foods and Medicines; a Catalyst for Achieving the Ghana beyond Aid Agenda”.A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency, said this year’s celebration seeks to spread awareness on the dependency on our food systems, nutrition
Accra, May 20, GNA – Chief Inspector Daniel Yeboah, the 10th Prosecution Witness in the trial involving the alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Mahama, on Monday said when they got to the scene “we saw him naked with the head damaged and body partly burnt.”Mr Yeboah who was describing the corpse
Accra, May 20, GNA - Mr Kwame Tsikata, aka M.anifest, a young budding musician, has called for the total elimination of child abuse in order to safe guard children’s development.He said society as a whole had the collective responsibility to prevent child abuse; stating that, all forms of child exploitation
Accra, May 20, GNA - The Otumfuo Centre for Traditional Leadership (OCTL), of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) has commenced a five-day workshop for Staff of Traditional Councils, Regional and National House of Chiefs to enhance their capacity.The training workshop is to help build the capacity of