Authorities of the Ghana Statistical Service have refuted media reports that they are under pressure from the government to reduce the nation’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate for 2008.
Acting Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Director of Health Services, Ms Gertrude Mensah-Addo, has said Malaria is the leading cause of illness and death especially among children under five years and pregnant women in the area.
Mr William Saawil Sopiimeh, Brong-Ahafo Regional Co-ordinator of HIV/AIDS has announced that the prevalent rate of the disease in the region has risen significantly.
The Care Reform Initiative (CRI), an organisation against ill-treatment of children, on Thursday called for the establishment of an integrated family and community based care centres for vulnerable children, as against the over reliance on building orphanages to serve the purpose.
President of the Ghana Institution of Surveyor (GhIS), Mr Jonathan Allotey Abossey, has advised the public to engage the services of qualified surveyors to ensure proper land acquisition and ownership.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has expressed concern about the erroneous impression being created that it does not take interest in the welfare of teachers, who return to the Service after pursuing courses in tertiary institutions.
A legal practitioner, Mr. Kwabena Atta Adjei, has reminded the public that the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), sought to promote, protect and ensure the enjoyment of rights and freedoms of disabled persons.
The Women’s Development Centre (WDC), is empowering women in the New Juaben Municipality through educational programs to promote higher levels of confidence and self sufficiency among the women.
Government has pledged its support to the promotion of Information and Communication Technology to help accelerate the country’s socio-economic development.
An Accra Fast Track High Court trying Daniel Charles Gyimah, Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB), for wilfully causing financial loss to the state on Friday rejected his request to waive an aspect of his bail terms.
A magistrate court at Nyinahin, remanded Kofi Ampofo, a 23-yaer-old driver’s assistant, and an accomplice Iddrisu Ratif, 16, unemployed, for possessing Indian Hemp.
Minister of Information, Mrs Sabah Zita Okaikoi, has urged media organizations under the Ministry to feed Ghanaians with accurate, relevant and substantive information and knowledge
Track High Court has sentenced three persons to 65 years imprisonment each for robbing a lecturer and his family of their belongings at gunpoint at Odorkor.
HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator in charge of Ashanti Region, Dr. Thomas Agyarko Poku, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) the directive was laudable and hoped it would pave the way for many people to undertake VCT to improve their health.