The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) yesterday handed over a cheque for GH¢480,000 to the government for presentation to Mr James Obeng Boateng as his prize for being adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer.
The Nandom District is the first to attain the status of an Open Defecation Free (ODF) district in the country. Being declared the first district in the country to attain ODF status implies that all households in the district have their own toilet facilities and no one defecated in the open.
A study conducted by Hen Mpoano and Environmental Justice Foundation, both non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on fisheries resources has revealed that Ghana loses between $52.7 to $81.1 million annually, through illegal fish trans-shipment, popularly called "Saiko."
The Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms Patricia Appiagyei, has called for the protection of the ocean by all, to the benefit of the economy as it remains an important resource for the nation.
The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says he has not yet been briefed about the affiliations of the eight suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two Canadian women Wednesday in Kumasi.
The otherwise quiet Gomoa Obuasi community in the Gomoa Central District in the Central Region was last Monday afternoon thrown into a state of disbelief and shock when a 27-year-old graduate of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) slashed his cousin’s throat with a machete.
A former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, has unveiled a partnership programme with the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) to offer financial assistance to survivors of breast cancer to empower them economically.