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Gov’t places ban on export of leafy vegetables, others

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has placed an indefinite ban on the export of all leafy vegetables to the international market. Capsicum (green/bell pepper), Solanum and luffa have also been included in the ban which takes effect from June 1, 2019. In a statement signed by the Director of the Plant …

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President Akufo-Addo joins Muslims to break fast

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday evening joined a section of Muslims to break their fast (Iftar) at the Jubilee House in Accra. The President was joined by the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia; the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo; the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Samira Bawumia, and the Chief …

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Ghana committed to AU fight against jihadists – Foreign Affairs minister

Ghana has joined forces with other African countries to deal with the pressing challenges of migration facing the continent. According to the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey this year’s theme for marking the Africa Union (AU) Day reflects the continents shared determination to deal with the canker. …

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NADMO to disburse GH¢1.05 million to victims

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) will disburse $200,000 (GH¢1.05 million) to 96 victims and bereaved families of the June 3 disaster, who have not received any benefit from the government. The Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, set up a Special Disbursement Committee in March this year to …

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Terrorsit attacks: ECOWAS moves to curb menace in member states

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said it is working with countries within the sub-region to find ways to fight terrorist attacks. Some countries within the region including Ghana have been on high alert following a series of attacks in Burkina Faso. In a recent attack, six …

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1st Lady cuts sod for construction of healthcare centre at Obom

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has cut sod for the construction of a 16-bed fully equipped healthcare facility, at Ashalaja and Kwame Anum, in the Obom Sub-district of the Ga South Municipality, in the Greater Accra Region. The project is to complement the old primary healthcare centre at the …

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Six Ghana missions abroad issuing passports – Minister

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said that Ghanaians in the diaspora have not been left out in the extension of passport services. She said six Ghana Diplomatic Missions abroad currently issue biometric passports to Ghanaians in their respective jurisdictions including countries of concurrent …

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