The Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), Dr Steve Manteaw, has said there is the need for some critical interventions to halt abuse of revenues, especially in the mining sector.
The 2019 edition of the ‘Springboard Road Show’, a youth-oriented knowledge-sharing programme that aims at mentoring business executives, civil society leaders, and role models nationwide, will start on Saturday in Kumasi.
Maize farmers in the three regions which formed the erstwhile Brong Ahafo Region, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions, have called for measures to standardise the measurement of grains/cereal throughout the country to stop middlemen from cheating them so that they can reap maximum benefits from their sweat.
The Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) and a philanthropic couple based in the United States of America (USA), Wayne and Claire Heyland, have presented a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine worth $1.6million to the FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital.
The Sunyani Airport, which has been closed since 2015 due to problems on its runway, is to be rehabilitated and reopened by the end of the year, the Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Kofi Addah, has announced.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GN Savings and Loans, Issah Adam, has said his outfit has made adequate provision to be paying salary arrears due to government employees, Zoomlion workers, pensioners and others starting Monday, March 4, 2019.
Members of the Brong Ahafo Coalition of Business Associations (BACBA) have called for the establishment of an office of the Public Utility Regulation Authourity (PURC) in the area to save them from travelling to Accra and Kumasi to seek redress in the event of damage to their equipment resulting from frequent power outages by the Volta River Authourity (VRA).
Ghana will formally commit to producing electricity from nuclear by the middle of this year and work towards operationalising a first Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) by 2030, a Deputy Minister of Energy Responsible for Finance and Infrastructure, Mr Joseph Cudjoe, has said.
The Member of Parliament of Bolgatanga Central, MR Isaac Adongo, has stated that the ADB Bank should not be part of banks to be supported by the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT), which is a special purpose vehicle to bail out some five banks in the country.