The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea has challenged local contractors to execute quality work when given the opportunity for the Government and Ghanaians to engage them with confidence. “If you have a Ghanaian contractor who can perform well before the contract date and time, then they should be rewarded. So it
Urban Gospel singer Emmanuel Essuman-Mensah, known in showbiz as Kingzkid has disclosed that Urban Gospel Artistes in Ghana are very united in their quest to push the genre forward and to make Ghana, ‘officially the most Gospel consuming country in the world’. Unity among musicians in Ghana has been a major issue of concern to
The Association of Church based Development Projects (ACDEP) has asked governments to intensify efforts of placing much premium on smallholder farming to create employment and achieve sustainable food and nutrition security in the world. “Governments, policy makers and the conventional research and development must not also blame smallholder farmer production for the growing global hunger.”
About 60 percent of Ghana’s water bodies are polluted, with many in critical condition, the Water Resources Commission (WRC) has said. Mr. Ben Ampomah, Executive Secretary of the Commission at a workshop in Ho, said the polluted water bodies were mostly in the south-western parts of the country, where illegal mining activities (galamsey) were widespread.
Professor Stephen Adei, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Ashesi University College, has cautioned government against taking the Internally Generated Funds (IGF) from public universities. He said the IGFs have become the backbone for many universities and “government must be interested in what the IGF is used for and [does not need to take it away]
The influence of the internet in various sectors of Ghana’s economy has been immense with the transport sector being no exception as Chief Executive Officer of online transport service Uru, Peter MGH has underscored the relevance of information technology in the transport sector. Speaking at the launch of the Uru Driver application in Accra on
Information Minister Mustapha Hamid has dismissed any possible threat to the bilateral relations between China and Ghana over the fight against illegal mining popularly called galamsey. Mr. Hamid says the anti galamsey campaign will be sustained because government has demonstrated the will and the capacity to stamp it out. “President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he wants to be seen as the