Sources: GNA - Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has challenged universities and other institutions of higher learning to bring innovation into their programmes and teach the students the relevant skills.
Source: adomonline.com - About 12 people are feared dead in an accident that occurred on Cape Coast-Bekwai road Saturday morning.
Several others were also injured in the accident that involved a Sprinter bus and a Yutong bus and have been rushed to the hospital.
Sources: GNA - The Fisheries Commission would soon roll out measures to screen fish at the various landing sites before they are sold out to the market, the Central Regional Director of the Commission, Mr. Papa Yaw Atobrah has disclosed.
He said the measure was to prevent the sale and consumption of fish caught through the use of dynamite, DDT, Carbide and other poisonous chemicals, which posed serious health hazards to fish consumers.
The Chemicals, he said, also exposed fishmongers to danger as their fingers get swollen when they prepare such fish for smoking...
Source: starrfmonline.com - President John Mahama must resign over the worsening power situation in Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford has said.
The financial analyst, who absolved the President of responsibility for the crisis about a week ago, made a volte-face on Citi FM’s news and current affairs programme – The Big Issue – on Saturday January 31, 2015.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Ghana’s donor partners are withholding about $600 million dollars from the West African state until they see stronger commitment in the fight against corruption, Majority Leader Alban Bagbin has revealed...
Source: myjoyonline.com - The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jr. has lashed out at Western critics condemning the election of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as AU Chairman.
“Africa has made its choice and they will have to deal with it,” he said.
Source: citifmonline.com - Some chiefs in the Western Region say they are keenly monitoring events from the exploration of oil reserves in the Volta Basin and will oppose any attempts by their colleagues in the Volta Region to demand a percentage of the oil cash.
“who says that Mugabe is a dictator. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America has killed thousands of people around the world with many strikes. Did he consult his people? Did he go to congress? So what makes Mugabe a dictator…” he asked....
Source: peacefmonline.com - Ace broadcast journalist and OKAY FM’s drive time host, Abeiku Santana has described President John Dramani Mahama as the most courageous president ever in the annals of the country's political history...
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Members of the Western Regional House of Chiefs have expressed anger over government’s handling of a request for a share of the oil revenue to be allocated solely to development projects in the Western region....
Source: GNA - Mr. Alban Bagbin, the Majority Leader in Parliament, has said Ghanaians have too much tolerance for corruption, hence, the lack of moral courage to fight the canker.
This attitude of the citizenry towards corruption, he said, was part of the reason why it had become difficult to fully fight to eliminate or reduce corruption to the barest minimum to propel the country’s development agenda.
Source: GNA - Mr Murtala Ibrahim, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has supervised the destruction of 3,500 pieces of pirated textiles confiscated from traders in various markets in the country.
The burning, which took place at the Kpone Landfill site, near Tema, was witnessed by the anti-pirated task force set up by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 2010, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana Standards Board and the Textile Manufacturers and Textile Importers Association of Ghana.
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