Browsing all posts in February, 2010.

Government to implement more educational programmes this year

President John Evans Atta Mills on Thursday said the Government would this year implement more educational programmes to raise the standards of education in the coming years. He mentioned some of the programmes as the refurbishing of science resource centres in schools, provision of infrastructural facilities in Senior Secondary Schools, the removal of schools under [...]

Govt Plans Sea Port, Railways to Aid Oil Industry

Ghana will build a deep sea port and rehabilitate its railways as the West African nation prepares for production in its oil sector, President John Atta Mills told lawmakers. Oil revenue will “change the country’s economic paradigm” as it develops infrastructure and other industries, Mills said today in his State of the Nation speech to [...]

Civil servants association dissociates itself from MOU on single spine

By Kweku Owusu Peprah The National Executive Committee of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association has disassociated itself from the memorandum of Understanding signed between the fair wages and salaries commission and organized labor associations. In a communiqué issued by the national executive committee after its annual review meeting held over the weekend, the [...]


The Citizens for Democracy and Justice (CJD) wishes to condemn in no uncertain terms the undemocratic behavior of the Minority Leader and his Members.CJD finds very reprehensible the double standard and hypocrisy of the Minority in Parliament so long as the independence of the Judiciary is concerned. We regard the Minority’s boycott as unconstitutional to [...]

Chiefs in Ahanta West praise Ghana Rubber Estates LTD

More than 80 chiefs forming the The Association of Chiefs on whose lands the Ghana Rubber Estates Limited (GREL) operates in the Western Region (ACLANGO) has disassociated itself from a newspaper publication which alleged that the Managing Director of GREL had described the chiefs as `immature.` Speaking to Joy news western regional correspondent Kwaku Owusu [...]

Tullow to champion local content in operations

Tullow Ghana on Thursday said it remained committed to the promotion of local content in its business, but would continue to place even greater premium on the value of safety for all stakeholders. In a statement signed by Mr. Anthony Djokoto, Senior Legal Counsel of Tullow Ghana, the company said it would continue to be [...]

PLM: We Set Two Of The Fires!

Source: Daily Searchlight A shadowy group describing itself as the Peoples Liberation Movement (PLM) has accepted responsibility for setting two of the fires that recently rocked this country. In a text message sent to one of the mobile numbers of our Managing Editor, the PLM also claimed that it had also placed gallons of petrol [...]

Near Fisticuffs at Takoradi Area Church Of Pentecost Meeting

A meeting organized by the leadership of the church of Pentecost, Takoradi area to explain the new communiqué lifting the restrictions on the wearing of Trousers and head gears by female members of the church ended in utter confusion last night at the Apostle A.T Nartey Chapel in Takoradi. The meeting which was attended by [...]

Promotion of herbal medicine a must for Ghana.

The head of faculty Herbal Medicine of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Professor TC Fleischer is appealing to the Government to have interest in bio-medicine and promote it, since the country’s diverse forest resource gives it an advantage over many of the countries that are currently benefiting from that field of [...]

Lands commission calls for the judicious use of lands in the western region in the face of oil discovery.

The acting executive secretary of Lands Commission, Dr. Odame Larbi is calling for the judicious use of Lands within the Western region as Land Management is becoming a big challenge after the discovery of oil. Dr Odame was speaking at a Public education and awareness workshop in Busua. The day’s workshop for landowners in the [...]