Highlighting Development Issues in the Garden CIty
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Child Labour in Fishing and Mining
The National Programme on the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Cocoa is to be replicated in the mining and fishing areas.
Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, Antwi-Bosiako Sekyere, says the model will be implemented within the framework of National Plan of Action for Child Labour, ...
2009 Grand Sales in Kumasi
Over 100 thousand people are expected to patronize the 9th edition of the Grand Sales event in Kumasi.
The annual bazaar, being organized by the Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited, has opened at the Prempeh Assembly Hall in the Ashanti regional capital.
Businesses in the Northern Sector of the country would ...
Tomato farmers cry
There is a bumper harvest for tomato growers in parts of the country but the farmers are unhappy because of what they describe as ‘a perennial glut situation’.
Lack of processing facilities and limited outlets to dispose off their produce have resulted in the under-pricing of the commodity.
Chairman of the National ...
Coping with Climate Change
Farmers around the world, including those in Ghana, are reporting the seasons are changing – and experts warn the trend may be one of the most significant impacts of climate change for poor farmers.
As weather patterns become erratic, scientists suggest adoption of drought and flood resistant crops and diversification of ...
CSOs Trained in Decentralization
Civil society organizations (CSOs) are repositioning themselves to play a catalyst role in the on-going dialogue to shape Ghana’s decentralization process. They are calling for concerted media partnership to help sustain awareness-creation for the citizenry to own the local government concept. The call was made at a two-day ...
Police Gun Down Four Suspected Robbers
Four armed robbers have been killed in a shoot-out with police in Kumasi. They are alleged to have been engaged in a series of robbery incidents last night. Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Patrick Timbilla, told the media in Kumasi police will not relent in the fight against crime. ...
Living up to the Skuul’s Reunion!
This year’s edition of Luv Fm Skuul’s Reunion in Kumasi drew perhaps the biggest crowd ever seen at a single event in the Garden City. Over 70 school associations registered to fraternize and engage in fun-filled events that evoke feelings of the school days. The fifth edition saw ...
Any Hope for the Poor of our Time?
“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or lack of ...
Promoting Soccer as a Tourism Product
For the second time this year, football has placed Ghana on the lips of the international media. Ghanaians are excited by the laurels of the national teams on the global soccer stage and of course the jubilation continues. Now, there have being talks about ...
Going back to my good old Lagos!
I was not too keen going to Lagos, Nigeria! Not because I don’t like the city’s hustling and bustling environment but apparently I had been to Ibadan seven months earlier. Also the fact that the trip was an opportunity to acquire new skills in reporting sports and society was bait ...