High demand for dried tropical fruits in EU - But SMEs capacity issues threaten supply

A project has been launched to turn Ghana’s post harvest losses in the fruit industry into a major cash inflow for the state through jobs in the value chain and foreign exchange from exports.

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Prosecution files documents in robbery at Amissah-Arthur’s house

The prosecution in the trial of the man accused of robbing the wife of former Vice-President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Matilda Yaaba Amissah-Arthur, and other high profile personalities has filed disclosures and witness statements in a bid to begin the trial of the accused person. 

CTVET emerges as Overall Best Performing Agency of the Ministry of Education for 3rd consecutive year
CTVET emerges as Overall Best Performing Agency of the Ministry of Education for 3rd consecutive year
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CTVET emerges as Overall Best Performing Agency of the Ministry of Education for 3rd consecutive year

The Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) has won the 2024 Ministry of Education (MoE) Meritorious Award as the Overall Best Performing Agency of the Ministry of Education.

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Stephen Ntim appointed Board Chair of National Petroleum Authority

The National Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Stephen Ayesu Ntim, has been appointed as the board chairman of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).

Emerita Professor Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf (left), Chairperson, PIAC, assisted by Prof. Paul Kingsley Buah-Bassauah, Professor of Physics, UCC, to launch the 2023 PIAC Annual Report
Emerita Professor Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf (left), Chairperson, PIAC, assisted by Prof. Paul Kingsley Buah-Bassauah, Professor of Physics, UCC, to launch the 2023 PIAC Annual Report
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Invested petroleum funds appreciate to $1.24bn — PIAC report

Invested funds under the country’s upstream petroleum sector increased to $1.24 billion last year from $1.06 billion in 2022.

Dr Stephen Ayisi Addo, Programme Manager of the National STIs, AIDS Control Programme, speaking to Daily Graphic's Augustina Tawiah
Dr Stephen Ayisi Addo, Programme Manager of the National STIs, AIDS Control Programme, speaking to Daily Graphic's Augustina Tawiah
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Waive taxes on public health commodities, medicines — NACP

The National AIDS/STIs Control Programme (NACP) has called for exceptional tax waivers on all health commodities and medicines provided by development partners for public health intervention.

Kofi Baah Agyapong, Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency,  addressing the gathering
Kofi Baah Agyapong, Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency, addressing the gathering
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Kayayei Empowerment Programme launched: 5,000 Female head porters targeted - 2 Hostel facilities inaugurated

An initiative dedicated to empower 5,000 female head porters and offer transitional job pathways to enhance their socio-economic status has been launched in Accra.

Reverend Fr. Francis Bomansaan appointed Bishop of Wa
Reverend Fr. Francis Bomansaan appointed Bishop of Wa
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Reverend Father Francis Bomansaan appointed Catholic Bishop of Wa

Reverend Father Francis Bomansaan has been appointed the new Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Wa in Ghana.

A section of the recycling plant
A section of the recycling plant

Dr Bawumia commissions integrated recycling, compost plant in Wa

A recycling plant with the capacity to process 400 tonnes of waste per day has been commissioned at Kperisi, a suburb of Wa, in the Upper West Region.

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COPEC predicts fuel shortage if Tanker Drivers' strike continues

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has predicted a fuel shortage in the coming days if the Ghana National Petroleum Tanker Drivers Union continues their strike.

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Conveners of #DumsorMustStop vigil to contest Police injunction application

The conveners of the ‘#DumsorMustStop’ protest have announced their intention to challenge the injunction application filed by the police.

Ato Forson
Ato Forson

Ato Forson trial: Even tricycles can be converted into ambulance — Accused

The second accused person in the ambulance trial has told the High Court that any vehicle at all, including tricycles, popularly known as “Aboboyaa”, can be converted into an ambulance. 

Kendrick Yehowada (2nd from right), Event Manager, Twellium Industrial Company Ltd, presenting the equipment to Dr Andrews Mensah (left), Greater Accra Chairman of GMA, and Dr Frank Voado (2nd from left), Vice Chairman, Greater Accra GMA
Kendrick Yehowada (2nd from right), Event Manager, Twellium Industrial Company Ltd, presenting the equipment to Dr Andrews Mensah (left), Greater Accra Chairman of GMA, and Dr Frank Voado (2nd from left), Vice Chairman, Greater Accra GMA

Twellium Industrial, GMA present paediatric equipment to 8 hospitals

In a concerted effort to reduce newborn mortality rates, Twellium Industrial Company Ltd in collaboration with the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has donated four incubators and four phototherapy devices to eight health facilities across the country.

Some of the guests at the Statistical Service Fishing Survey ceremony in Accra. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO
Some of the guests at the Statistical Service Fishing Survey ceremony in Accra. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

GSS, MoFA non-standard units survey starts Monday

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) will from Monday begin the Ghana Non-Standard Units Survey (GNSUS) 2024.

Sir Dr Sam Jonah — Statesman
Sir Dr Sam Jonah — Statesman

Aptitude great asset but attitude puts you ahead — Sir Jonah

Statesman, Sir Dr Sam Jonah, has said that the progress of humanity relies not in the colour of the skin but on the purpose, character and willingness of an individual to work with others in unity. 

President Akufo-Addo (middle), Omar Alieu Touray (2nd from right), President, ECOWAS Commission, with other members of the delegation after a meeting at the Jubilee House. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO
President Akufo-Addo (middle), Omar Alieu Touray (2nd from right), President, ECOWAS Commission, with other members of the delegation after a meeting at the Jubilee House. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

Help fight terrorism in sub-region - ECOWAS Commission appeals to President Akufo-Addo

The ECOWAS Commission has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to use his influence and knowledge to help in the fight against terrorism that is wreaking havoc on the sub-region.

Vishal Kaul (left), Managing Director of Nivaansh MediQas Ghana Limited, showing some of the consumables
Vishal Kaul (left), Managing Director of Nivaansh MediQas Ghana Limited, showing some of the consumables

KATH takes delivery of 3 dialysis machines

The Management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi yesterday took delivery of three brand new dialysis machines from Nivaansh MediQas Ghana Limited, dealers in medical equipment, devices and consumables.

Patience Adiekeke Morrison (standing), Gender and Entrepreneurship Development Officer of the VTF Programme, speaking to the participants in the training
Patience Adiekeke Morrison (standing), Gender and Entrepreneurship Development Officer of the VTF Programme, speaking to the participants in the training

Fashion designers, tailors receive training

The Vocational Training for Females (VTF) Programme, a non-profit organisation, has trained 138 artisans, mainly fashion designers and tailors, at Mampong and Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, to boost their capacities in Enterprise Management Skills (EMS).

Mawuena Adzo Dumor Trebarh
Mawuena Adzo Dumor Trebarh

Mawuena Dumor to be buried June 29

Burial service for Mawuena Adzo Dumor Trebarh, a communication specialist, will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Adabraka, Accra, at 7:00 a.m.

Man in police grips for illegal power connection

The Amasaman Divisional Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old trader, Kofi Mensah, for reconnecting to the national grid after he was disconnected for an illegal connection.

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