The new Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel (FPSO) being constructed by Tullow Ghana for the Tweneboa, Enyaera, Ntomme (TEN) oil exploration project has been named after late President John Evans Atta Mills.
The Forestry Commission has ordered six timber contractors to temporary suspend their logging activities in the Kwahu Afram Plains South and Kwahu Afram Plains North districts for failing to sign a social responsibility agreement with the communities where they operate.
Mrs Lillian Bruce, National Coordinator of Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL), has said mining and large scale teak plantations were affecting the environment. In addition, she said, the plantations affected food production with competition for food nutrients in the soil.
Index trend analysis has revealed that “uncontrolled” retail prices in most markets have contributed to inflation in the country. “Prices in retail trading seem to be uncontrolled because within the same market traders are ready to trade at various margins, some at ridiculous margins.
A day’s sensitization workshop has been held for stakeholders and some farmers’ groups in the Northern Region to help promote understanding of biotechnology as fuel to support economic growth, improve food security and address climate change.
Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Paramount Chief of Osu, has called on corporate bodies to collaborate with the Traditional Council to help develop the area.
An Accra Circuit Court on Monday remanded Sonny Rocky Turkson, a Businessman, in police custody for conspiracy to commit crime, kidnapping and extortion. The accused pleaded not guilty and would re-appear on August 28.