Participants in a West African Health Organisation (WAHO) regional conference on the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have called on governments of member countries to tighten regulations on tobacco, alcohol, food and sweetened drinks to accelerate efforts towards the reduction of the diseases.
Ghanaian journalists’ demand for punishment of people who assault them in the line of duty may soon be realised with the establishment of a national coordinating mechanism on safe and responsible journalism.
A cartographer has been fined GH¢600 by the Madina District Court for forging the official seal of the Survey and Mapping Division of the Lands Commission and the signatures of some of its officials to prepare a concession map for a mining company.
The Ministry of Special Development Initiatives (MSDI) says the sector Minister, Ms Mavis Hawa Koomson has been taken out of context when she recently granted an interview to Ghanaweb concerning the types of dams the ministry was constructing in the five regions of northern Ghana.
Senior Management of Barclays Bank Ghana and selected Ghanaian scholars at the African Leadership University (ALU) have paid a courtesy call on the South African Deputy High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Thapelo Madumane, to mark this year’s Nelson Mandela Day.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has asked the government to give “special attention” to the wages of public sector workers in the Mid-Year Review (MYR) of the 2019 Budget that is due to be presented to Parliament next week.