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Government should establish efficient food distribution enterprise – Food scientist

For efficiency in the distribution of root and tuber food crops, government is being urged to establish a body for their improvement and marketing. In an interview with Goldstreet Business, Dr. Felix Engman, a Senior Lecturer and Food Scientist at Kumasi Technical University opined that, due to the high perishability of these food crops, resulting from their high moisture content, ...

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VRA out! Gov’t to engage third party to manage Ameri plant despite first failed attempt

It has emerged government will go ahead to find a third party to operate and maintain the 250-megawatt Ameri power plant as cabinet has resolved to wean the Volta River Authority (VRA) off thermal plant operations. The first attempt by the government, which criticised the 510 million-dollar deal while in opposition, hit a snag culminating in the removal of the ...

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GHC500m for Ashanti roads – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that his administration has set aside, for 2018 alone, an amount of GHS500 million to construct new roads, as well as give a facelift to some existing roads in the Ashanti Region. Speaking at the Akwasidae celebrations, on Sunday, 12th August, 2018, at the Manhyia Palace, President Akufo-Addo noted that, despite the “unprecedented ...

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‘I’ve shamed my critics’ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the period of stay of his administration in office has witnessed the fulfillment of many of the promises he made to the Ghanaian people in the run-up to the December 2016 elections. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the work that we promised to do, the promises I made during the campaign period, I believe ...

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Our systems work; halting AMERI deal a win for democracy – Casely-Hayford

The handling of the AMERI novation agreement was a victory for Ghana’s Parliament and democracy, social commentator, Sydney Casely-Hayford has said. Though the Minority in Parliament is calling for more blood over the failed attempt at amending the deal, following the sacking of Boakye Agyarko as Energy Minister, Mr. Casely-Hayford expressed satisfaction that due process eventually prevailed. “Our systems are ...

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It’s high time some former presidents went to Nsawam for corruption – Prof. Adei

Former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Professor Stephen Adei believes the time has come for former heads of state found culpable of corrupt dealings during their tenure to be jailed. Reaffirming the general speculations of corruption in public institutions and politics, he stressed the need for some former Presidents to be incarcerated after their three ...

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The current sorry state of Kumasi Rattray Park

Exactly three years after former President John Mahama and the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II jointly commissioned a recreational facility in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, The recreational facility called ‘The Rattray Park, Kumasi City” has fallen apart due to lack of maintenance, MyNewsGh.com learnt. The park which is aimed at giving residents a one-stop recreation facility and also promote ...

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Kejetia phase 2 to cost 248 million Euros – KMA Mayor

The Chief Executive Officer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Osei Assibey Antwi says the phase two construction works on the Kejetia-Central Market project would commence soon. Actual construction, he noted, will begin as soon as the KMA finalizes relocation plans it is thinking through with traders at the main central market arena. Scheduled discussions, he revealed would take ...

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N1 Highway to be rid of hawkers – MCE assures

Newly elected Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly, Nii Boye Laryea has vowed to clear hawkers along the George Walker Bush Highway, also known as the N1 Highway. The MCE has observed it is particularly necessary to get rid of those hawkers at the Lapaz stretch of the highway which has been turned into a business hub, ...

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