Author Archives: VibeGhana

GNAT calls for regular in-service training for teachers

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on government to provide regular in-service training to teachers to update their knowledge and skills for quality education delivery. GNAT said it is the duty of the employer to provide resources and on-the-job training to the employee for the work to progress to the desired level. Mrs Gifty Apambil, the Deputy ...

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Education holds the key to success – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghana will not realise the desired results unless the total education of the people becomes the central concern for all in the society. Societies like the United States of America (USA), Japan, South Korea, India Canada and China among others have prospered and continue to prosper, he said, because they saw education as ...

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Ghana’s Lower courts to be merged – Chief Justice

Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice, on Tuesday stated that plans were underway to merge all lower courts in one big compound so that access to justice would be in a broader space and made easy. She said prototype drawings were being developed for the lower courts as expandable plans for them and this would also prevent people from travelling ...

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African Court organises seminars for ECOWAS

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has rolled-out mechanism to equip two Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Republic of Sierra Leone and Liberia to deepen state actors understanding of the Continental Courts jurisprudence. The African Court team headed by its President, Justice Sylvain Ore, will visit Sierra Leone from August 2 to 3; and Liberia from ...

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Ghana EC must get back to work – outgoing US Ambassador

Mr. Robert Porter Jackson, outgoing Ambassador of the United States of America to Ghana said the country must work towards getting the Electoral Commission (EC) back in position to play its role as a neutral arbiter in the next elections. He said the EC had been largely paralysed by the impeachment process against the former Chairperson and needed to get ...

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NBSSI calls for establishment of garment factory in Hohoe

The Hohoe Municipal office of the National Board for Small Scale Industries is calling for support towards the establishment of a factory to grow the garment industry in the area. Mrs Makafui Hodanu, Business Advisor with the Board, said land as well as some structures had been secured, and that with the provision of about 150 industrial sewing machines, the ...

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Government to connect communities on mobile broadband

Government intends to cover all communities across the country with broadband connectivity, through the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) in collaboration with telecommunications operators. Mr Abraham Kofi Asante, the Administrator of GIFEC, who made this known at a press soiree in Accra, organised by the fund, said as at 2017, about 1,020 communities in Ghana were identified to ...

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Tourism sector to employ 150,000 youth

The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture is set to engage over 150,000 youth in its flagship programme, the Marine Drive Project. The sector Minister, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, who made this known, said aside reinvigorating and transforming the face of the tourism and hospitality industry, the project, would also help to reduce the unemployment situation in the country. ...

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Ghana is rolling out E-Tracker to monitor and improve quality care-Nsiah-Asare

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said the Service is rolling out an E-tracker system to monitor Persons Living with HIV who are on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) to improve quality services being rendered. He said introduction of the E-tracker system, part of institutional reforms by government for all public institutions and that of GHS, ...

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Private helicopter carrying gold forced landing at Kumikrom

A private helicopter carrying boxes of gold bars from Chirano Mines in Bibiani to Accra, developed a mechanical fault and made an emergency landing in a harvested corn field at Kumikrom near Asamankese. According to Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer who briefed the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Asamankese Police Service was called in ...

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Account for Mills Library Funds- Oguaa Youth calls

Mr Kwabena Spio-Garbrah, Spokesperson for the Cape Coast Youth Development Association (CCYDA), is demanding accountability from Mr Totobi Quakye, the Chairman of the Committee that supervised the construction of the Atta Mills Presidential Library. Mr Garbrah made the demand when scores of irate youth from Cape Coast on Tuesday morning besieged the premises of Atta Mills Presidential library in Cape ...

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Galamsey fight: Medium Scale Mining in the offing

Government is taking steps to introduce Medium Scale Mining as part of the road map to address some of the challenges in the small scale mining sector and control illegal mining (galamsey) in the country. The initiative is part of the Multi-sectoral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP) being implemented by government in its quest to resolve the “galamsey” menace. Deputy Minister ...

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Paediatric Society of Ghana advocate for quality nutritional

The Paediatric Society of Ghana (PSG), has issued a communiqué advocating for high quality nutritional and lifestyle choices in childhood and adolescence. The communiqué which was jointly signed by Dr Maame Yaa Nyarko, the President, and Dr Naa Djama Glover, the Secretary of the PSG respectively, at the end of the Annual General and Scientific Meeting (AGSM), held in Kumasi, ...

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Parliament approves ECG concession agreement

Parliament has ratified the concession agreement between the government of Ghana and the consortium of investors led by the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) for private sector participation in the Electricity Company of Ghana. The arrangement is within the terms of the Second Millennium Challenge Compact, which was laid in Parliament by Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister for Energy. Mr Emmanuel Kwasi ...

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