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November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 106

November 2, 2017 4:13 AM Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

The South African Hockey Association on Wednesday announced its sponsor‚ Crossroads‚ had extended its deal. "Crossroads sponsorship extension will see them take on the mantle of associate sponsor of the South African men’s national team and in addition will become the headline sponsor of the Premier Hockey League team‚ the Maropeng Cavemen, for the 2017 edition 130

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 74

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 59

November 1, 2017 7:13 PM Agric Automation and Virtual Farming Program launched in Accra

Accra, Nov. 1, GNA - The UCL Ghana Limited and its partner OAPI on Wednesday launched the Agric Management System (AMS), an innovative end-to-end solution and the Virtual Farmer Programme (VFP), which are set to revolutionalise Ghana’s Agricultural Sector. The AMS is the first ever fully automated solution developed in the agriculture industry, to seamlessly 36

November 1, 2017 4:43 PM Virtual Farmers programme for formal sector workers launched

Workers in the formal sector, who are desirous of venturing into farming, now have the opportunity to do so with the launch of the Virtual Farmer programme. ICT solutions provider, UCL Ghana Limited and Israeli-based Oz Agribusiness Projects & Investments Ltd (OAPI) launched the programme in support of government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme 80

November 1, 2017 1:16 PM Western Naval Base takes delivery of four class defence boats

The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul on Tuesday commissioned four Chinese defender class boats for use by the Ghana Navy. The four boats constitute part of a grant from the Chinese government to Ghana to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces. They were named after four former Chiefs of Naval staff who throughout their career offered distinguished service 148

November 1, 2017 8:53 AM TAMALE SPORTS STADIUM TO BE NAMED AFTER LATE ALIU MAHAMA

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the Tamale Sports Stadium would be renamed the “Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium”, in honour of the late Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, and in fulfillment of a campaign pledge made in the run up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Nana Akufo-Addo, the late Alhaji 58

November 1, 2017 6:42 AM BEIGE sweeps two honours at 2017 CFO Awards

BEIGE, a Financial Services Provider, bagged two awards - Finance Team of the Year and Business Transformation Award - at the 3rd CFO Awards, held at the Movenpick Hotel over the weekend. The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) awards is a gathering of senior finance professionals. It brings together business financial leaders so as to reward and recognize 49

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM Youth Defending Ayisi-Boateng Digging Own Graves

Law Professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh, has said the youth defending the comments by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi-Boateng, to the effect that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are more Ghanaian than others, thus, he would make them his topmost priority before any other Ghanaians, are digging their own graves. Mr Ayisi-Boateng has suffered 79