President Akufo-Addo has assured residents in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region that the Salaga Water Plant will be incorporated into urban water supply system.
Salaga has been part of the community based water supply system for a very long time, but the population has increased beyond 5,000 customers.
UK based Ghanaian musician, Fuse ODG and the ‘Rap doctor’, Okyeame Kwame, have been announced as ambassadors to promote the consumption of cocoa by the Ghana Tourism Authority.
While Fuse ODG would be promoting cocoa use among Ghanaians living abroad, Okyeame Kwame would be doing same among his compatriots locally.
Five of the six bodies that got missing on Friday, October 6, 2017 as a result of the over flooding of River Offin at Amadaa in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti Region have been recovered.
Four were found yesterday while the first one was found late Saturday evening.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Upper East Region of the government’s commitment to revamping the defunct tomato and meat factories in the area.
The President gave the assurance when the Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, and the Vice-President of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, Naba Baba Salifu Lemyaarum, jointly made the appeal to him during his two-day visit to the region to thank the people for endorsing him as the President of Ghana.
The nation’s leading mortgage provider, Ghana Home Loans has pledged to play a leading role in pioneering the implementation of EDGE certification in the local construction industry.
The mortgage specialist intends to use its strong relationships with real estate developers to encourage the use of environmentally friendly methods in the process of home building.
This intention has been captured in a partnership agreement between Ghana Home Loans and IFC signed on 4th October 2017, at a short ceremony held at the IFC office in Accra.
Early morning rains have rendered many roads in Accra and Kumasi unmotorable.
Reports coming in from several parts of the country indicate many intersections in the major cities have been flooded and motorists are finding it difficult to use them.
Chairman of the Wassaman small scale miners Association, Mr Emmanuel Quarm has registered his displeasure at the lands and natural resources minister Hon. John Peter Amewu over what he describes as abuse of his powers.
The Nana Addo led NPP government has placed a ban on all small scale minning activities as part of their plans to regulate mining in the country and also to reclaim destroyed lands by galamsey operators.
The minister of lands who announced the ban earlier this year stated that the ban was going to last for six (6) which after miners would be allowed to go back to their site.
Principal of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor George Nyarko has commended government for reintroducing the planting for food and jobs programme.
He underscored the need for government to tap into the expertise of members of the Ghana Institute of Horticulturists (GhIH), to ensure the programme’s successful implementation.
A former Head of State, Jerry John Rawlings, was also not spared by the Friday Morning downpour in the national capital Accra, as the walls of his Ridge Residence was toppled by the runoff water.
The collapsed walls, sighted by Citi News, resembled the remnants of an Accra Metropolitan Assembly demolition exercise.
Ghanaians have been asked to back the government’s drive towards private-sector led growth of the national economy by developing strong taste for locally-made products.
The Very Reverend Solomon Kwesi Bruce, Superintendent Minister of the Atonsu-Agogo Methodist Church, said local businesses should be aided to substantially increase their market share.