The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Assembly has distributed 20,000 coconut seedlings to farmers in the municipality in support of the government’s Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme.
The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has asked the High Court to programme its proceedings in a way that will enable the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mr Mahama Ayiraga, to stand trial and at the same time represent his constituents in Parliament without interruption.
The Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a faith-based international development organisation based in Canada, has, in collaboration with its partners in Ghana, signed a partnership agreement with small and medium-scale cashew crop nursery operators in five regions to produce seedlings for farmers at a subsidised price of 50 per cent.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has in a characteristic June 4 address called for an urgent review of the Fourth Republican constitution to remove entrenched clauses that protect high level political actors and embolden some of them to abuse their office and criminally profit from their positions.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) are rallying support from stakeholders and the public to help wage a war on tobacco smoking, as the harmful health impact of tobacco is killing hundreds of people annually.
A number of women farmers and value chain actors from Zuarungu in the newly-created Bolgatanga East District and other communities in the Bolgatanga Municipality in the Upper East Region have been sensitised to the dangers of high level of aflatoxins in agriculture.
The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has stated that for the Ghana Beyond Aid vision to be actualised, the country needs to harness its own resources effectively and deploy them creatively and efficiently for rapid economic and social transformation.
Feuding factions in the recurring ethnic conflict in Saboba and Chereponi which has claimed many lives have unanimously resolved to cease fire immediately and use amicable means to resolve their differences.