NEWS

National Biosafety Authority works to ensure safety of GMOs

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has given the assurance that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) products that are consumed in the country are safe for human health and on the environment. “We are making sure that the public get only biotech products that are beneficial”, Mr Eric Okoree, Chief Executive Officer of NBA said. Pro-GMOs activists have augured that studies carried ...

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Nestlé and IFRC partner to improve access to water and sanitation

Nestlé has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to increase access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene for 76,300 people in 50 cocoa producing communities. A statement from Nestle said the initiative, in the Eastern and Ashanti Regions of Ghana, is in line with Nestlé’s ambition to help improve 30 million livelihoods in ...

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African Airshow takes off at Kotoka International Airport

The First Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for West Africa will take place at the Kotoka International Airport from October 24 – 26, 2017. The event is under the auspices of the Ministry of Aviation and the distinguished patronage of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Aviation, said ...

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ICI inteventions are yielding fruits – Farmers

Cocoa farmers in the Assin Fosu hub of the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) have said the international NGO’s support, aimed at improving their livelihoods, while eliminating child labour in their communities, are paying off. The representatives of the farmers told journalists, at a media training programme, that the awareness and educational programmes in their communities had resulted in keeping children ...

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NDC slaps Mahama over defeat – Botchwey report discloses

Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Chairman of the 13-member committee that investigated the reason why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the December 7, 2016 general elections, has stated that some of the party’s supporters they interviewed said former President John Dramani Mahama did not put things right and that led to the defeat

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Kufuor attack on Nkrumah neo-colonialist – Ernesto

Although no official of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has been heard so far reacting to comments by former President John Kufuor that Dr Kwame Nkrumah killed our democracy, Ghana’s first president will speak for himself even in death, Ernesto Yeboah, a former youth organiser of the CPP, has said

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AG set to orally examine Woyome on June 29

The Attorney General’s office has initiated steps to orally examine businessman, Alfred Woyome, in the controversial GHc 51 million judgment debt saga. Documents sighted by Citi News indicate that, on June 2, 2017, an ex-parte motion to examine Mr. Woyome was filed. The document noted that, Mr Woyome will be examined on issues pertaining to whether he owed any debts, ...

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