Transport fares are set to go up nationwide at the weekend by an average of 20 per cent. The decision announced by the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), follows a meeting by stakeholders, according to the GRTCC.
A professor at the Centre for Migration Studies of the University of Ghana, Prof. George Owusu, has attributed the increase in slum communities in Accra to “ the concentration of development projects in the capital region”.
More than a decade after the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) had sold its drill ship to pay judgement debt awarded in favour of Societe Generale by a UK court, there is no record at the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to show the nature of the transaction.
The Manhyia Palace has categorically denied media reports that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, facilitated alleged bribery of some justices of the Supreme Court to rule in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition.
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture in charge of Crops, Dr Alhassan Yakubu, has called on stakeholders in the sector to come up with strategies that can complement agricultural production in the country.
Presidents John Dramani Mahama of Ghana and Thomas Boni Yayi of Benin have proposed the holding of a special ECOWAS summit on energy generation this year to address the energy challenges in West Africa.
The Women’s Law and Human Rights Institute (WLHRI) – a capacity-building school for women’s leadership, human rights and social development issues run by The Ark Foundation, Ghana – has planned to hold three different intensive training programmes on Women’s Human Rights, Leadership Education and Policy Advocacy this year.
The Bonsra Afriyie royal family of the Adansi traditional area in the Ashanti Region has appealed to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to reopen investigations to determine who is the legitimate abusuapanin (head of the royal family) of the area to facilitate the smooth installation of the next Adansihene.
The Global Development Series 2013, organised by the John A. Kufuor Foundation, will take place today, at the Accra International Centre. It has the theme: “Africa- Emerging Economies and Globalisation.”