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Mobile money fraud: MTN wards off accusation of insider role

Mobile telecommunication giant, MTN, has refuted claims that workers in the organisation are responsible for the fraud perpetrated on its mobile money account holders. General Manager in charge of Mobile Financial Service at MTN, Eli Hene, told Super Morning Show host Kojo Yankson that although the mobile operator acknowledges the …

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Women empowerment is force against hunger and poverty – FAO Rep.

Empowering rural women with resources and equipping them with skills for services and decent jobs is a driving force in the fight against poverty and hunger. Mr Serge Nakouzi, Deputy Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for the Africa Region, has therefore advocated a massive investment in rural …

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Stop foreigners in retail business or face our wrath – GUTA

Members of the Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Traders Union Association (GUTA), have given the government a 72-hour ultimatum to address issues concerning the influx of foreigners engaging in retail businesses in the country or face their wrath. The association on Tuesday combed some principal streets in the region …

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Ghanaians should endeavour to eat safe food – GSA

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has urged stakeholders in the food chain to ensure that the food, “we consume in Ghana are not only nutritious but are safe for consumption to ensure good public health”. GSA said since food safety was critical in ensuring public health, it was important that …

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Feature: Improved transport sector will grow Ghana’s domestic tourism

A white man or African American woman flies into Ghana, stays in a hotel and steps out occasionally in shorts, t-shirt and sunglasses with a camera around his/her neck. Visiting tourist site after the other and taking pictures. For many, this is what tourism means. Does it only have to …

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IMF meetings fruitful – Oppong Nkrumah

The Deputy Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah is optimistic Ghana will benefit immensely from the just ended IMF/World Bank meetings in the US. He noted the meetings were not only fruitful, but Ghana has a lot of leads to follow up on to boost the financial and energy sectors …

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We will not rush to commission uncompleted projects – 1D1F coordinator

The National Coordinator of the 1-District 1-Factory program, Gifty Ohene Konadu, has given assurances that her outfit will not rush to commission uncompleted or non-functional factories. Speaking at a press conference in Accra on Monday, Gifty Konadu said her outfit is taking measures to ensure that all 216 factories across …

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Poultry farmers raise issues with unhealthy chicks being sold to them

The Ashanti Regional Association of Poultry Farmers have accused the Eastern Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Mr Henry Crenstil of deliration of duty when he tried to rubbish the claims by the association that a hatchery in his region was selling unhealthy chicks to farmers. The …

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Public sector plays pivotal role in national development – Consultant

A more robust public sector is key to accelerated national development, Mr Edem Senanu, Lead Consultant of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee (IMCC) Secretariat, had said. There is the need, he said, for the sector to be adequately resourced to ensure that strong institutions are put in place to carry out …

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Government is stealing from cocoa farmers – Samson Ahi

The Minority in parliament led by Samson Ahi has accused government of stealing from cocoa farmers in the country with the decision not to increase the producer price for the 2017/2018 cocoa season. He claims the stabilization fund set up by the previous government should be enough to cushion the …

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