The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has contracted two companies to solve the low voltage and reduce the power outages experienced by an estimated 397,950 customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in parts of Accra and the Eastern Region.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has abolished seven ministries in his new government. They are the Ministries of Aviation, Business Development, Inner City and Zongo Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Planning, Regional Re-organisation and Development, and Special Development Initiatives.
A new study by a team of Ghanaian economists in collaboration with the Brookings Institution has identified agro-processing and tourism as two of the sectors that could be relied on to potentially address Ghana’s worrying unemployment numbers and enhance competitiveness and productivity of small and medium-sized firms.
The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) has trained 50 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) on labelling and standards compliance to build their capacity on the registration and export processes that go into product certification in the country.
A report — the Education Management Information System (EMIS), put together by a consortium of non-governmental organisations in education, says that about 58 per cent of basic schools — public and private do not have access to safe drinking water which is affecting effective teaching and learning.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has served notice that it will take strong punitive action against its member organisations at the various lorry parks across the country who fail to impress on their drivers to observe and enforce the COVID-19 preventive protocols.
The Police on Wednesday substituted and preferred fresh charges on two suspects allegedly involved in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, the law lecturer who was murdered in cold blood at his residence at Agyiriganor in Accra.
A joint operation by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and the Ghana Medical and Dental Council (MDC) has led to the arrest of 11 people suspected to be involved in the harvesting of babies and human trafficking in some health facilities in the Greater Accra Region.
The Presidential Coordinator of the government’s coronavirus response programme, Dr Anarfi Asamoah-Baah, has said the best way to contain the virus is to intensify global collaboration and cooperation.