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NDC: Delegates boycott Sagnarigu elections over alleged over-voting

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:43 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

Delegates of the ongoing NDC constituency delegates congress in the Sagnarigu Constituency of the Northern Region have boycotted the ongoing election over alleged incidents of over voting. The voting stopped at half past 2 pm when the results of the Women organizers and Youth organizers were declared by EC officers. According to reports, an officer […]

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‘Rude’ Ken Agyapong ‘poorest’ Ghanaian ‘because all he has is money’ – Muntaka

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:35 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong is the poorest man in Ghana because all he has is money and nothing else, Asawase MP Muntaka Mubarak has said. Responding to Mr Agyapong’s description of him as a “dumb MP”, Mr Muntaka waxed philosophical, saying the maverick politician, who always boasts about his wealth, is “rude” and “poor” […]

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NDC aspirant caught stealing laptops and phones on CCTV

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

An aspirant vying for the position of Constituency Secretary for Okaikoi North National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Greater Accra Region, Emmanuel Sackey, has been caught red-handed on CCTV allegedly stealing a laptop and phones belonging to radio panelists on Radio Gold. Emmanuel Sackey stole the laptop of Radio Gold’s Samuel Huntor who had left his laptop in the […]

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has signed an MOU with Israel for the training of some 50 Ghanaian Agric students in Israel to boost vegetable production in Ghana. •The technology exchange program will offer training to the students in modern agriculture practices especially in the area of Green House vegetable production as a step towards increasing local production and export of vegetables. •Under the agreement, Agro Studies – the international centre for agricultural studies in Israel will offer an 11 month paid internship for the group of Ghanaian graduates in Israel. •This initiative is part of his ministry’s plans to make Ghana a leader in vegetable export. •Upon their return of the students, the government of Ghana through the Agric Ministry will help the them settle down and establish their own greenhouse farms where production of vegetables will take centre stage so that we can increase our exports of vegetables to match or exceed proceeds from cocoa. •Amongst the programs would be the establishment of three satellite centres in the Greater Accra, and Ashanti regions for the training and production of greenhouse vegetable farming. • Note: Selection of the students for the training has already begun and the qualified students are expected to leave Ghana in September.

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:08 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Politics

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has signed an MOU with Israel for the training of some 50 Ghanaian Agric students in Israel to boost vegetable production in Ghana. •The technology exchange program will offer training to the students in modern agriculture practices especially in the area of Green House vegetable production as a […]

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NORTHERN, UPPER EAST AND WEST REGIONAL EXECUTIVES DECLARE SUPPORT FOR BLAY!

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 9:51 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics

The race to ascend to the chairmanship position of the ruling New Patriotic Party is beginning to take shape as acting Chairman Freddie Blay is more than tipped to carry the day as more and more delegates declare their support for his candidature. The regional executives of the NPP in the three northern regions have, […]

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Don’t threaten ‘Zongo boy’ with a showdown – Muntaka dares Kennedy Agyapong

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:40 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

The Minority Chief Whip says but for the rules of engagement in Parliament, Assin Central MP would have gotten in ten folds his threats of a showdown. Muntaka Mubarak says nobody can threaten him, a boy bred in the Zongo, a predominantly Muslim community, not even Kennedy Agyapong who walks around saying he is not scared of anyone. […]

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Akufo-Addo appoints Dawuda Mahama as Lands Commission boss

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

President Akufo-Addo has appointed Suleimana Dawuda Mahama as new Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission. Dawuda Mahama holds a degree in Land Economy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University in the USA. He is also a fellow of the Ghana Institute of Surveyors. Dawuda […]

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NR NPP Executives Endorse Blay

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:20 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

Freddie Blay poses with the party executives in Tamale Former Member of Parliament for Elembele East and Acting National Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, has been overwhelmingly endorsed by the executives and members of the party in the Northern Region. Unanimously, the leadership of the party in the Northern Region, […]

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Gov’t incorporates IPEP into Northern Development Authority

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:17 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

Government has incorporated the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) team into the Northern Development Authority(NDA). A 30-member team with 10 representatives from the three regions of the north, was formed to lead the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty  Eradication Programme (IPEP) in Northern Ghana. The team was tasked to conduct community needs assessment […]

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Cabinet absorbs IPEP team into NDA

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:15 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

The ten-member team put together by the Minister of Special Development Initiatives last year to conduct a needs assessment under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) has been absorbed into the Northern Development Authority (NDA)… The ten-member team put together by the Minister of Special Development Initiatives last year to conduct a needs assessment […]

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