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July 25, 2018 2:40 PM Use Afenorto festival as rallying point for development- Ablakwa

This year’s celebration of the Afenorto Festival of the Chiefs and People of the Mepe Traditional Area in the Volta Region, has been launched in Accra with a call on celebrants to use the festival as a rallying point for the development of the area. The festival, on the theme “A People United towards a Culture for the Future through Education: Benefactors 305

March 13, 2018 7:31 AM Conflict of interest claims against me ‘nonsense’ – NLA Boss

The Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Kofi Osei Ameyaw, has rubbished allegations of conflict of interest against him, following reports that he may have played a role in the award of a contract to his sister-in-law. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Ameyaw said the claims are coming from persons unhappy with his attempts to restructure 130

February 19, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Driverless scrap train’ crashes into vehicle at Tema [Photos]

A train under rehabilitation, on Monday evening, derailed around the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority close to the eastern gate of the Fishing Habour area in Tema, after running into a trailer. The collision occurred at the junction of the GHACEM road on Monday evening. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Kwesi Appiah, told Citi News that an onlooker 83

February 18, 2018 8:58 AM Karpowership engages stakeholders at Sekondi-Takoradi

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi-Takoradi Municipality to sensitise them on its operations. The Corporate Communications Specialist of Karpowership Ghana, Miss Sandra Amarquaye, said the engagement was in line with the Company’s principle of having transparent 74

February 7, 2018 7:14 AM Fisheries ministry to improve monitoring of vessels in Ghana’s waters

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said her outfit is collaborating with the Ghana Maritime Authority and other concerned agencies to electronically monitor all vessels in Ghana’s waters. Speaking at a meeting on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, she said her outfit through stakeholder consultations 65

November 2, 2017 1:05 AM Our children, our future

The visit to the Castle was once again a good experience and an opportunity to reflect on our past. Regardless of the number of times I have visited, every visit has come with it the same emotional feeling. To understand why mankind meted out such a barbaric act of cruelty on humanity is something that is beyond my thinking capabilities. During a recent 90

October 31, 2017 5:22 AM Preserve the fishing Industry for Ghanaians

Mrs Gladys DedeAdjetey, Chief Executive Officer, Obaduro Fisheries, has called on President Akufo-Addo to make the fishing industry the preserve of Ghanaians since foreigners are hijacking it by pushing locals to degrading fringes. “The fishing industry has supported and will continue to support women in the coastal communities. They rely on it for all what they count 53

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 65

October 27, 2017 11:53 AM Poverty Not Excuse For Child Trafficking – Otiko Djaba

Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has stated that poverty should not be an excuse for parents and guardians to indulge in child trafficking. She said her ministry is working hard with all stakeholders and agencies to deal ruthlessly with persons who are caught engaging in child trafficking. The Minister made this comment 49

October 27, 2017 6:05 AM US Ambassador satisfied with Ghana’s progress in curbing child labour

Mr Robert P. Jackson, the Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Ghana, said he was satisfied with the progress being made so far by the government, to curb the incidence of Child Labour and Human Trafficking. Mr Jackson stated at a press conference at the conclusion of the First Annual US-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership 82