Daily Archives: August 29, 2020

NPP may lose more than 2.7 million votes in the coastal communities

Axim (W/R): Mr Mike Abakah-Edu, Western Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC) has reminded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and those in the fishing industry to enforce the law to bring transshipment activities to a halt. He said the uncontrolled activities of trawlers and illegal transshipment activities, popularly known as “Saiko”

COVID-19: Disregard for Safety protocols very dangerous – GHS Warns

Dr Da Costa Aboagye, Director of Health Promotion of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has expressed worry over the public’s continuous disregard for the COVID-19 safety protocols put in place to combat the disease. He said such acts were dangerous and if not checked would erode the country’s efforts at eradicating the pandemic. He said

Stakeholders urged to join fight against human Trafficking

Komenda(C/R): The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on all stakeholders to join the fight against human trafficking and its related issues in the country. The call was made by Mrs Abena Annobea Asare, Head of Human Trafficking Department at the Ministry in the commemoration of this year’s International Day against trafficking

COVID-19 Impact: Pilot survey detects over 11,000 job losses

A pilot survey, which covered 878 establishments detected 11,657 job losses across all sectors of the economy, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has revealed. The survey, which was commissioned by the Ministry, was to enable it (the Ministry) to understand the impact of COVID-19 on employment, revealed some dire

GloTAF Embarks on Youth peace campaign ahead of 2020 elections

The Global Transformational Agents Foundation (GloTAF) has said it would embark on a massive youth peace and patriotism campaign ahead of the December 7th general elections. Mr. Michael Adu-Carol, Founder and CEO of GloTAF, at a media launch of “Ghana Youth for Peace and Patriotism Campaign 2020” said peace and patriotism were the bedrock for