The second runner-up of the 2016 Ghana’s Most Beautiful Pageant, Oheneba Akosua Kyerewaa, has been commended by the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, for encouraging young women to go into agriculture.
More than 500 people including schoolchildren have been displaced after a downpour accompanied by a severe storm wreaked havoc at Waribogu, a farming community in the Zabzugu District in the Northern Region, last Sunday.
The Gambia has accepted a recommendation of its Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), to prosecute its former leader, Yahya Jammeh and 13 others for the brutal, state sponsored extra-judicial killings of unarmed economic migrants from some ECOWAS countries in 2005.
When the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), established on May 25, 1963, was disbanded and metamorphosed into the African Union (AU) on May 26, 2001, there was wide optimism that it was the birth of African growth, cooperation, togetherness, prosperity and more importantly, Africa taking charge of its own affairs and making an impact on the world stage.
The former Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei and his brother-in-law, Francis Kwaku Arhin, standing trial on corruption-related offences have been granted five million cedis bail each with two sureties to be justified.
A former Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has challenged the recollection of circumstances which led to the increase of the acreage of Achimota forest land ceded to the Owoo family.
Newmont Ghana Limited in partnership with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), has inaugurated a garment, textile and fashion training centre at Susuanso in the Tano North municipality in the Ahafo Region.
Records at the Lands Commission and the Forestry Commission (FC) show that the late Chief Executive of the FC, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John, owns no land at the Achimota Forest and the Sakumono Ramsar Site, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has said.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), the regulatory body of the accountancy profession, has urged the government to ensure proper fiscal discipline to manage the current economic hardships in the country.