The Nsoatreman Rural Bank, with its headquarters at Nsoatre in the Sunyani West District of the Brong Ahafo Region, recorded a profit before tax of GH¢206,718.50 in 2012, as against the previous year's record of GH¢127, 593.33, representing an increase of 62.01 per cent.
A non-denominational National Thanksgiving Service dubbed “Aforebo Kese” comes off on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7 am at the Black Star Square, Accra. It is the climax of the monthly intercessory prayers for Ghana organised by Aglow International.
Already faced with challenges over its relevance in recent times due to the emergence of the Internet and technology-based communication methods, the Ghana Postal Service faces the threat of a legal suit for abrogating a contract with a partner.
Far-reaching actions have been taken by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney General’s Department to restructure the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA).
The Forum of Ministers of Social Development for the ECOWAS countries and policy makers are meeting in Accra to discuss the challenges and impact of environmental change on social inclusion and vulnerability.
The Ghana Police Service has received an award as the Young Professionals’ Role Model Organisation for the year 2013. The service was honoured in recognition of the immense role it played during the 2012 election petition hearing by the Supreme Court and for maintaining peace in the country over the years.
The Omanhene of Chirano in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai District of the Western Region, Okogyeaman Kwaku Gyamprah III, has channelled a donation of GH¢250,000 made to him by his traditional council into the setting up of an education scholarship fund and the construction of a new palace for the town.
A water supply system with the capacity for delivering 280,000 gallons per day has been inaugurated for the people of Abutia-Kpota and surrounding communities in the Ho-West municipality in the Volta Region.
The Parliamentary Committee on Roads and Transport has advised the government to implement the Railway Labour Rationalisation Programme which involves, among other things, the retrenchment of 1,282 out of 2,300 staff of the Ghana Railway Company (GRC).
Savana Signatures, a benevolent organisation that uses Information Communication Technology (ICT) to promote development, has launched a programme aimed at assisting the youth to access information on reproductive health.
Queen mothers and female chiefs in the country have appealed to the government to take a critical look at how royalties from minerals and natural resources, as well as revenue from stool and skin lands are shared or distributed in the country.