Source: myjoyonline. com - The Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Cynthia Maamle Morrison, says government is on track to implementing policies and programs aimed at gender equity.
She made this known, when she addressed the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women on March 12, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Source: citifmonline.com - The Ministry of Interior has declared Thursday, September 24 a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid al-Adha.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Ghana’s former President John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that the exposure of the judicial scandal means the elevation of judges must be critically done to ensure that men of honour are elevated to the bench.
Source: GNA - A number of Dutch leading vegetable companies are in the country to explore investments and trade opportunities in the vegetable sector.
The companies include Amatrex, Frugiventa, Kramer, Unitherm and Bejo Seeds.
Source: GNA - Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, says all is set for the introduction of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) services to complement the work of the State Transport Company and the Metro Mass Transit Limited.
Source: GNA - The Chief Director of the Ministry of Culture, Creative Arts and Tourism, Nana Bright Oduro-Kwateng says given the minimum resources required to his Ministry, the tourism sector could generate three billion dollars annually.
Source: Maxwell Okamafo Addo - Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur on Saturday paid a working visit to the Central Region where he inspected the progress of work of two key projects in Cape Coast, the Kotokuraba market and the Cape Coast sports stadium which are almost complete.
Source: GNA - Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has announced that the Ghana Exim Bank will soon be established to support both the manufacturing and export sectors.
A draft witness protection bill is in the offing to support the country’s effort at fighting corruption.
A witness protection regime is one of the key initiatives under the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP), which is the integrated national plan in the fight against corruption.
Source: GNA - Dr John-Hawkins Asiedu, Ghana’s Minister Counselor-Commercial at the Ghana Embassy in Ankara-Turkey, has urged government to exploit Turkey’s focus on Africa as an investment destination.
Source: starrfmonline.com - President John Mahama has disclosed work is progressing on 123 out of the 200 community Day Senior High Schools promised by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government.
According to him, the number includes the initial 50 schools promised, most of which are nearing completion.
Source: citifmonline.com - Pedestrians who use the road around Tetteh Quarshie can now heave a sigh of relief as they can now use the new footbridge when crossing the road.
Source: citifmonline.com - Food and Agriculture Minister Fiifi Kwetey has charged the youth to disabuse their minds of white-collar jobs after school.
According to him, it’s about time the Ghanaian youth took their destiny into their hands and veer into private enterprises, especially farming.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The government has secured three water buses to ferry commuters on the Volta Lake. The 55-seater water buses were acquired by the government at the cost of $22,500 from the United Kingdom.
Source: GNA - Professor Joan Fulton of the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business has advised farmers to adopt proper means to store their grains after harvest to reduce post-harvest losses and improve food security.
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