Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% of total gold output in Ghana comes from artisanal and small-scale miners. Artisanal and small-scale mining is estimated to support the livelihoods of some 4.5 million Ghanaians, about 12% of the population. They account for more than 60% of the country’s mining sector […]

The Wenchi High Court has granted leave for the inspection of the Electoral Commission’s (EC’s) original documents in the ongoing Techiman South parliamentary election petition. The court says parties in the case are to meet in court on Monday, April 19, 2021, for the exercise. This was after the court ruled that only original copies of the documents will be […]

A mother broke into uncontrollable tears at the Hohoe Circuit Court last Wednesday when her son, a 31-year-old fuel station supervisor, was handed a 15-year jail term for stealing. Yussif Abubakar, a former worker of the Hohoe branch of Star Oil Company was sentenced for stealing GH¢139,118 belonging to his employer. His mother, seemingly broken by the development, needed physical […]

The International Labour Organization (ILO) representatives in Ghana have concluded a two-day conference in Accra as they prepare to hand over the running of the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme to the Management, Development and Productivity Institute (MDPI) The SCORE programme is a global technical assistance programme of the ILO that supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to […]

Accra- A 43-year-old Burkinabe, who was nabbed for allegedly murdering his German partner and her 13-year-old daughter, is to reappear on April 19 at the Weija District Court. Boigouna Aloys is said to have secretly buried the two at a bush near their house at Kokrobite in Accra. Charged provisionally with murder, Boigouna Aloys have had his plea preserved by […]