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President commissions cocoa processing plant in Tema

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday commissioned a US$13 million cocoa processing plant expansion of the Cargill Cocoa Processing Company in the Tema Free Zones enclave. The investment is expected to increase the company’s cocoa-grinding capability by 20 per cent to match growing consumer demands for cocoa powder. The expanded …

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Prempeh College outshines Presec to lift 2021 NSMQ trophy

The Prempeh College, Kumasi, Friday rallied strongly to win the grand finale of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), held at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi. After a slow start in the first two rounds of the contest, …

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Ashanti Regional Minister Commissions Projects

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, was at New Edubiase (Adansi South District) and the Obuase Municipal Assemblies to commission government projects. At Obonsu in the Adansi South District, a 1 No.6 Unit classroom block with Toilet facility was commissioned for the community. It was initiated and completed by …

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NSMQ 2021: ¢80k up for grabs at grand finale

The school that would win this year’s National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) walks away with a grand prize of GH₵80,000 in addition to an Excellence Award of GH₵40,000 by Absa Bank. According to the Managing Director of Primetime Limited, Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare there are lots of prizes to be …

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Access To Potable Water Is A Major Challenge In My District- DCE

Notwithstanding the old maxim that “water is life”, the District Chief Executive(DCE) for Ahafo Ano South-East, Mr Thomas Owusu Ansah admits that access to potable water is a major challenge to residents of the District. He said, management of the District Assembly had ample evidence that, most communities in the …

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NDC To Hold Town-Hall Meeting On 2022 “AWUDIE” Budget

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) hereby announces that the party shall hold a Town-hall meeting on the 2022 “Awudie” Budget Statement delivered to the August house of Parliament. The program, which will be the first in a series, comes off as follows: * Date: Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 * Venue: …

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Budget 2022: Minority says Tax Projections unrealistic

The Minority in Parliament has cast doubts over the credibility of revenue projections made in the 2022 budget, questioning the ability of the government to meet its GH₵100. 5 billion targets of which GH₵80 billion will be from taxes. Speaking on the floor of Parliament to debate the 2022 Budget …

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