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British Airways cabin crew start two-day strike BY kobina welsing January 10, 2017

A two-day strike by some of BA’s cabin staff may disrupt flights at Heathrow airport on Tuesday and Wednesday. The strike, by 2,900 members of the Unite trade union, is in pursuit of higher pay for members of the so-called “mixed fleet”. Those are staff who have been recruited by …

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Compel Banks To Allocate Loans To Agriculture – GAWU To Gov’t

The General Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) has appealed to the Nana Akufo Addo administration to use policy tools to compel commercial banks in the country to cede a substantial portion of their loan portfolio to the agriculture sector. According to him, the non-existence of such policies is the cause of …

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Ghana Open To Business Again – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that his government will ensure that businesses thrive. Mr Akufo-Addo had promised to cut down taxes and remove impediments that serve as challenges in doing business in Ghana. Speaking during his investiture in Accra on Saturday January 7, President Akufo-Addo, who was sworn in …

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Adopt Right Farming Technologies During Dry Season

The Deputy Agric Engineering Officer at the Ministry Of Food And Agriculture, MOFA, Mr. Samuel Kwadwo Somoah has highlighted some technologies to be applied by farmers during the dry season farming as far as irrigation is concerned. This arises out of the fact that drought arising in the aftermath of …

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Vegetable Farmers Lament Over Poor Harvest During Dry Season

Vegetable farmers at Nkurakan in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region have noted that farming in the dry seasons has always come to them as periods of major difficulties that confront them as vegetable farmers. Mr. Daniel Tetteh, a vegetable farmer who spoke on behalf of the Nkurakan …

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Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku To Be Appointed Ghana Gas CEO

Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku, the thebftonline.com has gathered will be heading to the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) to head the place as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This means he will be taking over from the current CEO of the company, Dr. George Sipa-Adjah Yankey. His appointment if …

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Roads Closed For Akufo-Addo’s Investiture

The Ghana Police Service has announced the temporary closure of some roads in the capital ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday 7 January. The police service, in a statement signed by Police Director of Public Affairs Superintendent Cephas Arthur said the routes to be …

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District Manager Arrested For Stealing 405 Bags Of Cocoa

The Asmura District Manager of Unicom Commodities Ghana Ltd, a cocoa purchasing company, Abdul-Rahman Mohammed and an articulated truck driver, have been arrested for stealing 405 bags of cocoa belonging to the company. Mohammed, together with the driver, Kwabena Frimpong are currently in police custody at the Ashanti Regional Police …

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GRAC ‘Poopoos’ Plastic Rice Rumours

Mr. Nkansah Ntori, Chairman of the African Rice Advocacy Council has diffused speculations of supposed plastic rice on the Ghanaian market. This according to him is an authoritative response coming from the folds of the Ghana Rice Advocacy council which oversees all issues pertaining to rice production, importation as well …

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ACEP Warns Against GNPC Relocation Plan By Akufo-Addo

Energy think tank, Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), wants plans to relocate the headquarters of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to be shelved. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Takoradi, Kwabena Okyere Darko, proposed during the Joy FM Ballot Box, that the GNPC will be …

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