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Buipe, Yapei bridges closed over fears of collapse

Posted: November 23, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment

Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Attah has directed the immediate closure of two bridges crucial to economic activity between the northern Ghana and the rest of the country. Engineers say the Buipe and Yapei bridges are so weak they could collapse anytime soon. Following a routine inspection on Wednesday, the Roads Minister said repair […]

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Vice President re-opens GH¢ 500,000.00 rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, Travel & Tour

By Nana Osei Kyeretwie, GNAKintampo (B/A), Nov. 20, GNA – Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has unveiled a plaque and cut a tape to signify the re-opening of the rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls in the Kintampo North Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region. The waterfalls were closed down by a joint decision on Monday, March 20, 2017 […]

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Zongo Development Fund to get GH¢150m in 2018 budget

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

The government intends to allocate GH¢150 million to the Zongo Development Fund (ZDF) to be used to fund development projects in Zongo communities nationwide. The amount is about 32 per cent lower than the GH¢219 million that was allocated to the fund this year. Although commendable, the GH¢150 million to be allocated to the fund […]

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Dr. Siaw Agyepong taking President Akufo-Addo round the plant


Posted: November 13, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Science & Environment

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed satisfaction with the operations of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, at Adjen Kotoku, explaining that the Plant is helping in bringing to bear an efficient, modern model of sanitation disposal. At a visit to the Plant, on Friday, 10th November, 2017, President Akufo-Addo […]

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Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 4:36 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

The government has withdrawn the Zongo Development Fund bill from Parliament for further consideration. This was made known on the floor of Parliament by the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, on Wednesday. “The bill in its current state was found to have been a bit problematic, hence, the decision to […]

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Government To Revive Public Works Department

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Mrs Freda Prempeh, Deputy Minister in charge of Works and Housing has reiterated government desire to revive the Public Works Department (PWD) and make it a more efficient and vibrant entity. Mrs Prempeh said the PWD premises has about 36 plots of land lying idle, and that government in collaboration with stakeholders in tends to […]

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State Housing Company revamps to be more viable

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:26 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

The management of the State Housing Company Limited (SHC) is revamping the company to turn it into a more viable and robust entity capable of developing expanded and improved housing projects. In an interview with the Daily Graphic, the Managing Director (MD) of the SHC, Mr Kwabena Ampofo Appiah, said as part of the refurbishment […]

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Gov’t conducts roll call of road construction companies

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:23 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Government says it is compiling a list of road construction companies in the country. This was captured in a public announcement from the Roads and Highways Ministry. “The Ministry of Roads and Highways wishes to inform the General Public that it is in the process of compiling names of prospective companies who have the expertise […]

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President Akufo-Addo delivering his remarks


Posted: September 12, 2017 at 6:04 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Science & Environment

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the support of Members of the Ghana Bar Association to help guarantee the success of the “battles” against corruption and the galamsey phenomenon, which he described as two of the most important challenges of our national governance. According to President Akufo-Addo, “if we […]

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Carlos Akenkorah’s six months suspension ‘insignificant’ – Kyei Baffour

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 11:16 am   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Science & Environment

A local governance expert, Mr George Kyei-Baffour has described the six months suspension of the Member of Parliament for Tema West, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah by the Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) as “insignificant”. The TMA suspended the MP who is a member of the assembly over his conduct and posture against a decision to demolish unauthorised […]

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