Human Interest

Sheikh Maikano made supreme  leader of Tijaniya in Ghana

Sheikh Maikano made supreme leader of Tijaniya in Ghana

The supreme leader of World Tijanya, Sidi Ali bin Arabi Al-Tijani, has conferred on the President of Tijaniya Muslim Council of Ghana the supremacy status of the leadership of Tijaniya in Ghana. By this Sheikh Abul-Faidi Ahmed Abdulai Maikano (RTA) indisputably becomes the supreme leader of Tijaniya in Ghana. He also ascribed him as the sole representative of the supreme [...]

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Muslim youth urged to  show leadership skills

Muslim youth urged to show leadership skills

Muslim youth in the country were on Saturday urged to demonstrate leadership skills to be relevant in the global community. Sheikh Abubakar Ahmed Kamalu Deen, the National Imam for Shia community in Ghana, who made the call at a symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Accra, said the time was rife for youth in the country [...]

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Prioritise public safety when awarding permits  – Fire Service to stakeholders

Prioritise public safety when awarding permits – Fire Service to stakeholders

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has called on stakeholders to prioritise public safety when awarding permits for the establishment of structures in order to prevent huge losses from fire outbreak. The Upper East Regional Fire Officer, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Mrs Heroine Boakye, expressed worry that most of the buildings in the region did not meet the standards of [...]

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Childless couples advised to consider adoption

Childless couples advised to consider adoption

The Overseer of the Mataheko Branch of Christ Empire Church, Prophet Charles Kwabena Boateng, has advised couples struggling with issues of childbirth to consider adoption to improve their chances of a breakthrough and to reduce stress.   Prophet Boateng gave the advice when the church presented provisions worth GH¢3,500.00 to the Nectar Foundation, an orphanage at Nuaso near Dodowa.   [...]

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UN Women champions gender equality

The United Nations (UN) Women has urged all companies to sign and implement the Women’s Empowerment Principles to promote gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.   UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and creating an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full [...]

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Volta Serene Hotel supports Regional Hospital

THE management of Volta Serene Hotel in Ho has procured a GH¢25,000 double-decker photo-therapy unit for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Volta Regional Hospital, Ho. The facility is used to cater for babies born with neonatal jaundice which may lead to cerebral palsy and can cause damage to the brain. Presenting the machine to the unit, Mr [...]

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NIPDA supports PWDs with items worth GH¢ 121.864

NIPDA supports PWDs with items worth GH¢ 121.864

The Chief Executive of Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) Mr Jonathan Doku, has urged Persons with Disability (PWDs) to put into productive use  resources they receive from government  to enable them to  live independently. Consequently, he said government had increased their share of the common fund from two to three per cent with the objective enrolling more beneficiaries and supports them [...]

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Rev Father Aseidu elected new Apostolic Vicar of Donkorkrom

Rev Father Aseidu elected new Apostolic Vicar of Donkorkrom

Reverend (Rev) Father John Alphonse Asiedu, Society of Divine Word (SVD) has been elected as the new Apostolic Vicar of the Apostolic Vicariate of Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region. He takes over from Most Rev Gabriel Edoe Kumordji SVD who is now the Bishop of Keta–Akatsi Diocese, which has been vacant for two years. Apostolic Vicariate is a form of [...]

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Anloga District Assembly to be inaugurated February 19

Anloga District Assembly to be inaugurated February 19

The Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Kwasi Boateng Adjei has paid an official visit to the Keta Municipal Assembly to ascertain for himself preparations towards the inauguration of the Anloga District Assembly which was carved out from the Keta Municipal Assembly. The inauguration of the new assembly is scheduled to take place on February 19, 2019. He [...]

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Ghana to produce seedlings for international market – Agric Minister

Ghana to produce seedlings for international market – Agric Minister

Ghana is set to expand its agricultural economy by producing six seedlings for the international market, the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has said. Cashew, coconut, oil palm, rubber, mango and coffee seedlings are amongst the variety of crops targeted under the initiative aligned with the Planting for Food and Export (PFE) programme, according to [...]

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