The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mrs Christine Lagarde, has lauded the Rwandan government’s decision to employ the use of drone technology to supply blood and other essential medical supplies to her citizens.
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Commission, Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr., has challenged Ghanaian companies supporting the country’s offshore upstream petroleum operations to endeavour to secure part of the multi-billion dollar procurement contracts announced by international oil companies for next year.
The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC), has lauded the government for rescinding its decision to merge the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) and the National Investment Bank (NIB) into the proposed National Development Bank (NDB).
A Professional in Human Resource (HR) management, Mr Kwadwo Asare-Bediako, has called on HR practitioners in the country to avoid redundancy exercises if possible and rather resort to other available options to address employees’ issues.
The Director of the Soil Research Institute (SRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr Mohammed Moro Buri, has said that the future of agriculture in the country is discouraging, considering the continuing depletion of soil fertility.
The National Commission on Small Arms has reminded people who have registered and obtained licence for their weapons, to renew their permits latest by December 31, 2018, to enable them to continue to use the weapons without falling foul of the law.
Two owners of a warehouse and their five employees have been arrested in a joint operation by the police and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) for allegedly re-packaging low quality and low cost rice as popular and high cost brands and selling them to the unsuspecting public.
ETG Integrated Services Limited (Dolphin), a global communications carrier and operator of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system in West Africa, has donated assorted medical equipment and furniture to the maternity ward of the Ga North Municipal Hospital, Ofankor in Greater Accra Region.
The second African Union (AU) Summit on Ending Child Marriage in Africa (held in Accra recently) has called on state parties to invest in the education of girls to build a better social and economic status for their future.
The Kunata Voluntary Organisation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates a campaign to provide a better future for female porters (popularly known as kayayei), has sent a congratulatory message to former President John Agyekum Kufuor on his 80th birthday.
The Spiritual Leader of the Prophets and Spiritual Churches Council, Ghana, Prophet N’akoa Nazareth Ansah Jamson, has underscored the need for the government to adopt more innovative activities to promote the country’s arts and culture home and abroad.
Clearing and export of goods through the country’s seaport can suffer greatly from January 1, 2019, when the existing Single Window system jointly operated by GCNet and Customs World Dubai (West Blue) is unplugged for a new system to be installed.