Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

About 17,200 Ghanaians die annually due to vitamin ‘A’ deficiency

Asuoyeboah (A/R) Research indicates that 72 per cent of children under five in Ghana suffer from vitamin’A’ deficiency and 17,200 people die annually from the disease.         This was disclosed by Dr Manfred B. Ewool, Senior Research Scientist and Maize Breeder at the Crops Research Institute (CRI) and Leader of the Research

Kwahu West Business Advisory Centre supports apprentices

Nkawkaw (E/R) The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) under the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly has provided apprenticeship training for groups and business associations across the municipality.         The beneficiaries were members of the National Association of Beauticians and Hairdressers and the Association of Small Scale Industries.   Speaking during the Assembly’s meeting held

Let us address challenges facing women in agriculture – Dr Gyiele Nurah

  Kumasi Dr.Gyiele Nurah, the Minister of State In-charge of Agriculture, has stressed the need to effectively address the socio-economic barriers inhibiting women’s active participation in the agricultural value chain.         He said increasing financial resources was not enough to increase productivity at all levels of the agricultural value chain.   There

NIC, MTTD to clamp down on Fake Insurance

Accra The National Insurance Commission (NIC) together with the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, will soon commence a nationwide exercise to enforce the Motor Insurance Database (MID) introduced by the NIC in January 2020.         A joint task force will be on the road to inspect

COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous opportunities – President

Accra President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday noted that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous opportunities that can be nurtured to build a stronger, self-reliant and resilient Ghanaian economy.         He pointed out that the pandemic was a wakeup call for economies to push for self-reliance, as the raging disease had created