Rosewood Harvesting: Minster of Lands and Natural Resources Sanctioned Issuance of Salvage Permits-Sir John

Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission has made a damning revelation that Minister of Lands and Natural Resources is the brain behind the much talked about  issuance of salvage permits and not forestry commission as held by the public. The Chief Executive Officer in the person of Mr.Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as ‘Sir John’ dispelled the misconception held by many that,his outfit took a unanimous decision of issuing salvage permits to rosewood merchants to engage in illegally felling

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Help us Fight Rosewood Harvesting; Minister charges locals

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has from yesterday 11/03/2019 re-echoed on the ban of harvesting, transporting and exporting of rosewood. Based on this, the ministry has charged on the locals whose areas have become fertile grounds for these activities to fight off loggers of the rosewood species. He added that, locals could impound trucks loaded with rosewood if spotted in their jurisdiction with assistance of the security agencies. The Ministry has directed the Forestry Commission to suspend the

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Give Priority to Children in Most Deprived Areas; Says D.C.E for Nadowli-Kaleo

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nadowli-Kaleo, Madam Katherine T.Lankono has made a passionate appeal to the NGOs and other players working in education sector to as a matter of making an impactful targeting, give much priority to children in deprived communities who cannot access basic education in the country, she made this call with emphasis on Nadowli-Kaleo District as this when implemented would a ensure a sound foundation is laid for the children and hence them realizing their full

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Upper East Region: Group Calls for the Revamping Of the Defunct Bolgatanga Meat Factory

A concern group of persons from the Upper East Region with name ‘’Narrative Changers’’ have raised their voice to the government of Ghana to as a matter of urgency and development revamp the defunct meat factory in the region.  The GIHOC Zuarungu Meat Product Limited in Dulugu was set up in the year 1965 operating to full capacity. The meat factory used to source for its raw materials from the region and neighboring Burkina Faso and also from Mali. The

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SISAALA LAND IS READY FOR THIS YEAR’S MEGA PARRI GBIELLE FESTIVAL

  The Sisaala is poised to host numerous visitors as they celebrate an annual festival known as Parri Gbielle. The festival which was given birth to in the year 1965 and was short lived due to disunity. The celebration of the festival bounced back to life in the year 2009 when Tumu Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton IV took over as the chief of the Tumu and the paramount chief of the Tumu traditional area. Paari Gbielle festival is annually celebrated

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THE HYPOCRISY IN US; THE VERY CAUSE OF THE INSECURITY IN GHANA

The Ghana Police service is by the laws of Ghana mandated to keep law and order or protect lives and properties. In summation, they are responsible for the internal security issues of the country. The Ghanaian constitution (chapter fifteen) states it clearly that, the police service shall be equipped and maintained to perform its traditional role of maintaining law and order. It also states that, there shall be a police council consisting of ten persons. Of all these appointments to

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Why Kete-Krachi deserves the capital of Oti Region

Aerial shots of some part of Kete-Krachi Lakeside The people of Kete-Krachi say they deserve and are prepared to host the capital of the newly-created Oti Region. They argue that siting the regional capital in Kete-Krachi will open up that area for development and also open up the Oti Region to the regions that share boundaries with Kete-Krachi to the north and west. They argue that due to the location of Kete-Krachi, travellers to the regional capital, if sited there,

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THE NORTH, DAGBON AND A RANT

Never have I ever thought that hurting words from people could lead one to commit a suicide. I have always assumed such a thing as a textbook hypothesis. It felt like a dagger through heart when I recently read a comment on Ghanaweb concerning the recent developments about the North especially Dagbon. The comment reads: “No matter the high level of education of northerners especially Dagombas, they will still have some traces of violence and stupidity in them. Why do they

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Twenty –two road crashes recorded in the Upper West Region in the Second Quarter of 2018

Twenty –two road crashes recorded in the Upper West Region in the Second Quarter of 2018Statistics from the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Upper West Region shows that twenty- two (22) road crashes were recorded in the region in the Second quarter of the year 2018. In all the accident cases reported eleven (11) cases were fatal, seven (7) serious and four (4) minor cases. The Wa Municipality recorded the highest number

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SISSALA EAST MUNICPAL: KEDAN LIMITED OUTDOORS THEIR PRODUCTS AHEAD OF COMMERCIAL LAUNCHING COME JUNE.

An agribusiness with a registered name ’’KEDAN LIMITED’’ established and headquartered in Tumu; the Municipal Capital of Sissala East has today 2nd May, 2018 outdoored some of their food products. According to management, Kedan Limited has been set up with the sole aim of improving lives of farmers through agribusiness especially in the northern part of the country. The company can currently boast of about 25 full time staff with the intention of employing more permanent and temporary staff. The

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