UAE to burn mountains of trash as China stops importing waste

DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) – The United Arab Emirates is building one of the world’s largest waste-to-energy plants to deal with its growing trash load. Dubai is constructing a US$1.1 billion (S$1.49…

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From grey to green: World cities uprooting the urban jungle

PARIS (AFP) – From lettuces farmed on New York’s skyline to thick corridors of trees occupying once desolate Colombian roadsides, green initiatives are running wild in cities around the world.…

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US senators eye cryptocurrency taxes to fund infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – The Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure deal envisions imposing stricter rules on cryptocurrency investors to collect more taxes to fund a portion of the US$550 billion (S$746 billion) investment…

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China’s new ambassador Qin Gang arrives in US with words of optimism

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – China’s new ambassador to Washington, Mr Qin Gang, on Wednesday (July 27) wished the United States victory against Covid-19 and said great potential awaited bilateral relations, striking…

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Nsuhunu residents cry for healthcare centre to reduce reliance on herbal concoctions for treatment

Residents of Nsuhunu in the Tain district of the Bono Region are appealing to the government to provide a healthcare facility for the community. They said, even if it’s a…

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Berekum East Education Directorate organises career guidance for JHS 3 students

The Guidance and Counseling Unit of the Berekum East Municipal Education Directorate has organized a career and program guidance for Junior High School (JHS) 3 students ahead of the course…

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Government rejects Minority’s gloomy prediction ahead of Mid-year Budget Review presentation

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will later this morning present to Parliament the mid-year budget review as well as present the true state of the economy. Ahead of the presentation, government…

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JoyNews gets results: Students of Osu Presby Boys Primary School finally relocated into new structure

For four good years, students of the Osu Presby cluster of schools had to grapple in dire learning conditions while a newly built classroom facility sat idle. But within the…

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GRA witnesses GH¢212 million shortfall in tax revenue in first half of 2021

Dr Charles Addae, The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has collected GHc25.89 billion in tax revenue as against GHc26.1 billion targeted for the period, resulting in a GHc212 million shortfall. The…

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Government to present 2021 Mid-year budget Review Thursday

The Government, through the Ministry of Finance, will present the 2021 Mid-year review to Parliament in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). Under…

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FDA trains manufacturers of cosmetics and household chemicals

FDA Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Wednesday, opened a training programme for local industries to help them meet local and international production standards. The three-day programme, in collaboration with…

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Ecobank Group and AUDA-NEPAD MSME Academy graduate 200 in Financing Programme

Ecobanks Msme Training The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, and the African Union Development Agency New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD), has held a virtual graduation ceremony for more…

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Coronavirus: NCCE steps up public education in Ashanti

Commission Pandemic The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified public education on COVID-19 in the Ashanti Region as the country faces a third wave of the global pandemic.…

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Public urged to see blood donation as civic responsibility

Photo showing some donors at the programme Madam Ajaratu Issah, the Head of Blood Mobilization at the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, has called on stakeholders to regard blood…

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Norway postpones planned easing of restrictions due to Delta concerns

Coronavirus Variant Illustration Of V People in Norway will have to wait a little longer for coronavirus measures to be eased as the government in Oslo takes extra precautions in…

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Jealous doctor tried to kill man with anaesthetic in Israel

doctor An anaesthesiologist in Israel tried to murder the partner of the object of his affections with narcotics, according to an indictment. The 37-year-old entered the man’s flat in the…

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