More than 80,000 young people in Ghana are to benefit from a training programme to prepare them to venture into cocoa cultivation. Dubbed: “Ma so”, which literally means ‘lift it’, the five-year programme is aimed at ensuring that the youth, aged betwe…

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has begun the running of a new programme- the Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) in Actuarial Science at the University.The programme is designed to train graduates to be able to provide policy direction a…

The SNV Netherlands Development Organisation has initiated stakeholder engagements aimed at strengthening relations between cocoa farmers and the Sefwi Traditional Council towards facilitating the replanting of overage cocoa farms.This follows the deve…

Child malnutrition, which affects their health and education, is costing Ghana some 4.6 billion cedi (about 211 million US dollars) a year, according to a study by the National Development Planning Commission.The study also found that positioning nutri…

As part of seeing to the welfare of the aged within the creative arts industry, his Excellency president John Dramani Mahama has set up an Aging Creative Arts Fund – which on record, is the first of its kind in the history of Ghana’s creative arts and …

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