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A MAN JAILED FOR ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD

42 year old Christian Afriyie Meriku has been arrested by the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command for attempting to defraud the Brong Ahafo regional police commander DCOP Maxwell Atingane of the sum of five thousand Ghana cedis. Mr. Meriku who is a pupil teacher of Yamfo Roman Catholic primary School and leaves at Abesim was reported to have place series ...

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PARTY FOR WIDOWS WAMFIE

Over 322 widows in the Dormaa East District of Bono-Ahafo have been feted as part of this year’s Mother’s Day celebration. The widows were each given a bag of rice, oil, mackerel and assorted drinks to take home and were also treated to some high life music, food, drinks and savories at the party. The organizer of the event, 26 ...

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EPA HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON NEWMONT’S EXPANSION PLANS BUT THE PROCESS OF SEEKING APPROVAL HAS BEEN QUITE HECTIC

Newmont Ghana is having a hectic time in the process of seeking a permit for its Ahafo South Mining and Processing Expansion Project, with some Stakeholders from its host communities In the Ahafo area, demanding that the Firm addresses existing challenges before approval is given for expansion.  A Public Hearing at Kenyasi on the proposed project however ended with Chiefs ...

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GOVERNMENT HAS PRESENTED FIVE THOUSAND BUNK BEDS AND FIVE THOUSAND MATTRESSES, TO 18 SENIOR HIGH AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS IN THE BRONG-AHAFO REGION

The Government has presented five thousand bunk beds and five thousand mattresses, to 18 Senior High and Technical Schools in the Brong-Ahafo Region.  The beds are the first batch of a ten thousand bunk bed package meant to improve supply in the various educational institutions in the Region. The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Eric Opoku, who handed the package over to ...

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MMDCEs AND DSW URGED TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION LEAP PROGRAMME

The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, John Alexander Ackon, has urged the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and Department of Social Welfare (DSW) to support in the implementation of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme. He was speaking at a day sensitization workshop for 52 selected MMDCEs held at Sunyani in ...

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THE TWO ASUTIFI DISTRICTS GET APSC

To help reduce post-harvest losses in Chili pepper and Ginger within the Asutifi North and South Districts, the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) and Deutsch Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has come up with the Asutifi Processing and Services Centre (APSC) at the cost of 694 thousand 897 dollars. Mr. Joep Coenen, the General Manager of the Newmont’s Ghana Ahafo ...

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METHODIST WOMEN URGED TO EMPLOY THE BEST QUALITIES TO PROMOTE THE EVANGELIZATION

The Lay Chairman of the Methodist Diocese of Sunyani, Jackson Nyantakyi Adiyiah has urged women in the Church to employ the best qualities women are noted for to promote the evangelization effort of Methodists to plant more Churches. He was speaking at the 2015 Women’s Synod Rally at Duayaw Nkwanta in the Tano North District of Bono-Ahafo. The Rally is held annually ...

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CAPITAL RURAL BANK HOLDS 10TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS IN SUNYANI

The Capital Rural Bank’s Net Profit before tax, increased from 593 thousand, 083 Ghana Cedis in 2013 to 600 thousand, 294 Ghana Cedis in 2014, representing an increase of one percent.  Again, shareholders funds rose from two million, 148 thousand, 396 Ghana Cedis in 2013 to two million, 178 thousand, 784 Ghana Cedis in 2014, representing an increase of one ...

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STAKEHOLDERS IN EDUCATION IN BRONG-AHAFO TO HELP ADDRESS THE CANKER OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES IN THE REGION

The Chairman of the newly established Association of Retired District Directors and Heads of Second Cycle Institutions in Brong-Ahafo, Dr. Jarvis Agyemang Badu has made a fervent appeal to all stakeholders in Education in Brong-Ahafo to help address the canker of examination malpractices which has engulfed the Region.  Dr. Agyemang Badu was speaking at the inauguration of the Association at ...

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