GHANA: GOVT INSTITUTIONS DIRECTED TO MANDATORILY BUY LOCAL FOODSTUFF

ACCRA, The Ghana government has directed all schools, hospitals and other state institutions to mandatorily buy foodstuff from local farmers.

They can only import food into the country if local producers indicate they do not have the capacity to supply …

MoF issues validation guidelines for ‘suspended workers’

Accra, The Ministry of Finance has issued guidelines for the validation of suspended workers on government pay roll.

A statement issued by Mr Patrick Nomo, the Chief Director, Ministry of Finance, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Saturday …

AMA commits to international effort to reduce NCDs

Accra, Accra has joined the Partnership for Healthy Cities to reduce non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries in communities in the Metropolis by December 2018.

The Partnership for Healthy Cities is an initiative by Bloomberg Philanthropies headed by Michael R. Bloomberg, …

Youth up in arms against chief over lands sale

Akyawkrom (Ash), The youth of Akyawkrom near Ejisu are up in arms against the chief over the management of huge sums of money earned through land sales and are demanding accountability.

They are angered that there is little to show …

Ghana’s non-traditional export earnings dip to $2.463 billion in 2016

Accra, Ghana's non-traditional export earnings fell 2. 3 per cent to 2.463 billion dollars in 2016 compared with 2.522 billion dollars in 2015.

Mr Eric Twum, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Exports Promotion Authority (GEPA), who announced this …