Daily Archives: May 29, 2020

Akomadan vegetable farmers receive improved seed varieties

Akomadan (Ash) Smallholder vegetable farmers at Akomadan in the Offinso North District have been provided with improved seedlings to increase their yield and boost vegetable production in the area. They have also received training and capacity building in vegetable production, as well as best agronomic practices to enable them to produce quality and healthy vegetables

Covid-19: ‘Develop home-grown economic policies to address challenges’

Kumasi A Development Planner has challenged political parties contesting this year’s elections to develop home-grown development planning framework to help address economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Nyaaba Aweebo Azongo says political parties should change gear from the “ritual of political manifestoes” to develop a local economic development model to decisively address Ghana’s

Businesses in Western Region commend government for interventions

Takoradi The business community in the Western Region has commended the Government for implementing measures targeted at stimulating economic growth in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the key measures are the establishment of a COVID-19 Alleviation Programme and the Business Support Scheme for businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to facilitate economic

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count up by 313

  Accra The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday announced 313 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national case count to 7,616. The new cases were recorded in five regions; Greater Accra – 183, Ashanti – 61, Western – 51, Central – 16, and Western North Region – One.   The latest update also shows that

Prioritise establishment of emergency units in hospitals – EMSOG

Kumasi The Emergency Medicine Society of Ghana (EMSOG) has called on managers of health facilities to prioritise the establishment of emergency medicine units in their hospitals. That, the Society said, would help increase access to emergency services across the country and reduce preventable deaths and disabilities resulting from lack of timely emergency care and interventions.