Winneba (Central Region) - A writ has been filed at a Cape Coast High Court seeking to restrain the Paramount Chief of the Effutu Traditional Area, Neenyi Ghartey VII, from participating in Saturday’s Aboakyer Festival of the chiefs and people of the area.
Ghana has been urged to adopt the cultivation of organic cocoa to attract higher prices for the commodity on the European market. Organic cocoa is cultivated with the use of very little or no artificial preparations such as pesticides, among others, but natural methods.
Workers have begun enjoying tax reliefs in respect of child education and marriage benefits. Under the tax system introduced by the government, income earners who have spouses, and dependants in school are paid reliefs without the drudgery of completing a tax assessment form.
A 37-year old man, Samuel Tettey Mensah, has been arrested for allegedly pulling a pistol during an argument with some members of the New Patriotic Party who were at the party's one year anniversary rally at James Town in Accra at the weekend.
Alhaji Iddrisu Bature, an opinion leader of Maamobi, has issued an ultimatum to the Statistical Service to, either withdraw the current document on Ghana's population and do a better job, or face action in court.
AN Accra High Court presided over by Mr Justice Yaw Appau, yesterday adjourned till today the hearing of the case in which the qualification of Mr Justice E. K. Wiredu for the post of Chief Justice is being challenged.
The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, yesterday denied that his office 'misreported' to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Ghana was not in arrears. Reacting to a claim by the former Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr. Victor Selormey, that it was the Governor of the Central Bank who informed the Fund that the country was current on its payment, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor described it as a "blatant lie."
The police have arrested three suspected armed robbers believed to be members of a gang that has been ambushing commercial vehicles and terrorising and robbing passengers of their monies on the Accra-Aflao Highway.
Dr. Emmanuel Lartey, Former President of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE), on Friday stressed the need for members to design a technology that will make use of the country's natural resources.
A new university, Wisconsin International University, Ghana (WIU), located at Kwanbenya in the Ga district, has been commissioned at a ceremony.The University, which will commence in September this year, will begin with an MBA programme and later add undergraduate programmes in business adult education and distance learning.