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Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Government urged to provide transportation for CHPS Compounds

Participants at a forum to collate citizens’ priorities on inputs into the 2022 National Budget and the Medium Term Development Plans (MTDP) have called...

BOST makes GHC31 million profit in 2020

Mr Edwin Provencal, Managing Director (MD), Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST), says at the end of 2020, the Company made a profit of...

The Truth: It is good that China Is Investing in Africa’s Energy and Transportation...

April 8, 2021 Below are two articles examining China’s investment policy in Africa that should be read to learn the truth about China’s lending to...

2021 Budget: ‘Trotro and taxis’ to enjoy tax reliefs

The Government on Friday announced the suspension of payment of third and fourth quarter income taxes for commercial vehicles (Trotros) and taxis for 2021,...
Human trafficking

Government provides GHC1-million support to combat human trafficking

Government has released one million Ghana cedis to the Human Trafficking Fund to help combat the menace in the country. Ghana has rescued, supported and...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

July with no foreign tourists costs Italy over US$3.5 billion

July without foreign tourists cost Italy more than 3 billion euros (3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in lost revenue in the hospitality, food, transportation, entertainment...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...
Tanzania map

Tanzania pledges to support transportation in its lakes to boost trade

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has pledged to strengthen transportation in the east African nation's great lakes to boost trade with other countries. A statement...

Economic Policies for Coronavirus: Saving Lives, Safeguarding Livelihoods

The impact of the flu-like coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is unprecedented in the modern era. Equally unprecedented is the escalation of the response around the...

Young Africans receive US$500,000 scholarship funding

General Electric (NYSE:GE) and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) have announced the commencement of the third cohort of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme(AIIP) aimed...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President unveils plaque for work to start on Volta Rail Bridge

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has unveiled a plaque for the commencement of construction work on the Volta Rail Bridge at Ogoli, near Juapong...

Nigeria starts distribution electoral materials

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced airlift of electoral materials across the country for the conduct of Saturday's elections, an official said Tuesday. Air force...
GOIL MD Mr Patrick Akorli and Board Chairman Mr Kwamina Bartels

GOIL follows due process in the transportation of petroleum products

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has adopted pragmatic measures to instil discipline in transportation of petroleum products by road and to ensure that truck...
Charcoal burning

Stakeholders Call for sustainable production of charcoal

Charcoal production and usage is said to form the bulk of Ghana’s energy supply and consumption with the product contributing more than 60 per...

Indian Company Dissociate Itself From Tema-Akosombo Pailway Project

KEC International, India’s second largest manufacturer of electric power transmission towers has dissociated itself from proposed construction work on the Tema-Akosombo railway. This follows media...

Ghana-Iran Sign Trade Agreements

The sixth session of the Ghana-Iran Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) ended in Accra on Thursday with the signing of a number of...
Post-Harvest Losses

Post Harvest Losses Crippling Ghana’s Economy

Ghana loses about 318,514 tonnes of maize annually to post-harvest losses according to a 2016 study by Dr Bruno Tran, an expert in post-harvest...

Ghana-Iran Seek To Enhance Partnership

The Sixth session of Ghana-Iran Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) underway in Accra. The two-day meeting seeks to enhance the levels of partnership and...

Finance Officers Urged To Resist MMDCEs Pressure

Finance Officers at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stand firm and resist attempts by Metropolitan, Municipal and District...

Shama District Assembly Channels Resources To Health Care

The Shama District Assembly has budgeted aboutGHC 86 million cedis for various development interventions under its 2018 to 2021 medium term development plan. The District...
A train numbered 9001 is ready to leave Khorgos for Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, June 8 (Photo by Xinhua)

The prosperity of China-Kazakhstan cross-border cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping, during his ongoing state visit to Kazakhstan, inspected via videolink two key hubs of the cross-border transportation on Thursday along...

Dormaa Municipality Rated 22nd Lowest In Immunization Coverage

Dormaa Municipality has been identified as the lowest District in the Brong-Ahafo Region in terms of coverage and performance on national immunization. Miss Evelyn Bema...

Malaria prevalence rate: Ghana registers a major decline

Mr Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, the Behavioural Change Communication Specialist of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has observed that there is a remarkable reduction in...
Jomoro District Assembly

WAHO Honours Pledge To Ghana’s President

The West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) on Wednesday donated ten Suzuki TF 125 motor bikes to the Ministry of Health in Accra. The motor bikes...

Ghana And Russia Strenghtens Economic Cooperation

For nearly six decades, Ghana and Russia have had an excellent diplomatic relations and still looking to build a stronger economic cooperation. In this...

Chinese train maker tries US market

Chinese train maker expands US market By Gao Shi from People’s Daily A mockup of the Orange Line car made by Chinese train maker CRRC Corporation...
bamboo bicycle

British Foreign Secretary Access Support To Boomers International

The British Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, has met with Mr Kwabena Danso, the Chief Executive Officer of Booomers International, manufactures of bamboo bicycles,...

Kusanaba SHS Battling Infrastructure Deficit

The Kusanaba Senior High School in the Bawku West District is battling infrastructure deficit and needs immediate government and donor Agency intervention to survive...
Youth participants at the forum

Youth Of V/R Fight For One Course

The Concerned Volta Youth appreciates the concerns and the support from fellow voltarians both home and abroad on our first press statement. We won't...
Ghana And Cote D'ivoire

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire To Strengthen Relations Despite Dispute

The bilateral relations between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire is expected to be strengthened despite the recent maritime dispute pending at the International Maritime Tribunal. The...