The chiefs and people of Offinso in the Ashanti Region on Saturday celebrated the 2018 edition of the "Mmoaninko" festival, which is a commemoration of the historical event that culminated in the people of Offinso acquiring their present land.
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has commended the officers, men and women of the Ghanaian battalion currently attached to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), GHANBATT 85, for proudly flying the Ghana flag in the discharge of their duties.
Seven hundred and thirty-one commissioners for oaths who will be deployed for the National Identification Card (Ghana Card) registration exercise, were yesterday sworn in by the Chief Justice, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo.
A Senior Lecturer of the University of Ghana, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has urged the government to reconsider tax exemptions being given to businesses, including those in the Free Zones enclave, as the practice is costing the economy more than $2 billion annually.
Participants in a workshop on the implementation of the government’s Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (CPESDP) in Accra on Friday were chastised for reporting late to the programme.
Four suspected armed robbers attacked and robbed a cocoa purchasing officer of the Kuapa Cocoa Limited, Mr Robert Agyekum of a total of GHȻ237,500 he withdrew from a bank on Tuesday at Mabang in the Ashanti Region.
Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Gender, Youth and Information, Communication and Technology from the National Council of Namibia, have paid a day’s working visit to the National Youth Authority (NYA) in Accra.
The Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, has advised women, the youth and persons living with disability to take advantage of the government’s intended policy to allocate 30 per cent of all public contracts to vulnerable groups.
The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has called for a law to ban the exportation of raw materials, indicating that as long as the country continued to export raw products, the economy would suffer.