By Kwaku Brakoku

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Ghana Police Service sets for holistic transformation – IGP

The Ghana Police Service has begun a holistic transformation programme aimed at structural Reformation of every stratum of the Service. This transformation agenda is pivoted on the 13 strategic objectives set by government of Ghana for the Ghana Police Service, David Asante-Apeatu, the Inspector G...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

50-yr-old walks away with $100,000 as 2017 National Best Farmer

A 50-year-old Philip Kweku Agyeman from the Brong Ahafo region has been adjudged the 2017 National Best Farmer. He becomes the first to walk away with $100,000 cash prize after the 2017 package was improved. Mr. Agyeman from Dormaa West has farms that employ 205 workers, casual and permanent. He h...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Statement: NUGS extol farmers

President Akufo-Addo presenting an award to one of the winners at the 2017 Awards. Statement: NUGS extol farmers For Immediate Release NATIONAL UNION OF GHANA STUDENTS SALUTES ALL FARMERS The National Farmers Day is celebrated annually on the first Friday of December in Ghana to honour our hardwor...

Politics / Ghana Politics - 2 weeks ago

NPP commends farmers for “feeding” Ghana

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has commended farmers for their immense contribution towards the development of the country. In a statement signed by Acting General Secretary, John Boadu, to commemorate the National Farmers’ Day celebrations Friday, the NPP commended the government, for inc...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

'My experience of Ghana will last forever' - Queen Margarethe II

The Queen of Denmark, Margarethe II, after her three-day State Visit, said her experience of Ghana was very wonderful and would be a lasting memory.  She stated at a media conference: “I will like to tell everybody that my three days in Ghana has been really wonderful. I have been so kindly been r...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 2 weeks ago

U-turn with Jerry: 'What is car to national best farmers?'

After 33 years of observing National Farmers' Day, we should be taking another look at the Award package if the government is serious about encouraging agriculture. The 2016 National Best Farmer Crenstil has been in the business for 20 years. He has 120 acres of cocoa farm, 80 acres of rubber, 60 a...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

2 KUMACA students die 'mysteriously', 3 hospitalised

At least two first-year students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti Region have died under mysterious circumstances, Myjoyonline.com has learnt. Three others are said to be on admission at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Hospital. School authorities are unclear about...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Ghana honours farmers as gov't woos youth into farming

For the 33rd year running, government is set to honour several farmers whose work contributes 21% to Ghana's Gross Domestic Product. Since 1988, the first Friday of every December was set aside by the government as Farmers' Day, celebrated as a statutory Public Holiday. The National Farmers' Day b...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

The Migration Dilemma: 'Make job creation priority' - Gov't told

On a day when some 127 Ghanaians arrived from the dungeons of Libya, saved from the jaws of death and treated with indignity as human beings, experts have asked the government to focus on job creation. Joy News and DW TV held a Town Hall Meeting Thursday aimed at finding a lasting solution to what...

News / Ghana News - 2 weeks ago

Blame NDC gov't for depletion of forests - Sir John

C.E.O of Forestry Commission, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission has blamed the depletion of the country’s forests on the failure of the past National Democratic Congress government to employ adequate forest guards and other personnel to protect the forest.    K...

Politics / Ghana Politics - 2 weeks ago

Premix fuel saga: MP calls for bipartisan probe

National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Bongo, Edward Abambire Bawa, wants Parliament to set up a bipartisan committee to investigate reports of alleged malfeasance in the distribution of pre-mix fuel to fisher folks. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), the industry regulator, revealed a whil...