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In a rather disappointing twist of events, the Komenda Sugar Factory is now selling sugarcane at its 125-acre seedling plantation to distillers of the local alcoholic beverage popularly known as ‘akpeteshie’.

The $35 million India EXIM Bank loan factory remains dormant, due to lack of funds. After an initial test-run when it was commissioned in 2016, it cannot continue to keep the sugarcane that has overgrown beyond the seedling stage.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), has asked for more time to respond to an injunction application filed by the government against them in court.

According to the lawyer for the GFA, Abu Juan, their clients were served with the suit late on Friday, and were therefore unable to work on their response on time.

They also asked the court to adjourn the case to Thursday 12th July, 2018.

President Akufo-Addo has revealed that the government will recruit about 8,000 teachers to teach the increasing number of beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme in the country this year.
President Akufo-Addo was speaking at NPP’s annual National Delegates’ Conference at Koforidua, in the Eastern Region on Saturday (July 7, 2018).

According to President Akufo-Addo, 90,000 people benefitted from the policy in its first year and the number is expected to increase to 180,000 by September this year.

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been appointed to the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, based at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, United States of America.

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is a global network bringing together governments, the private sector, and civil society organizations dedicated to using the data revolution to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ghanaian advocate Richard Dzikunu, wins UN Award for SDG advocacy

Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong,

The Parliamentary committee examining alleged contemptuous comments by Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, suspended sitting on Tuesday following objections raised by Mr. Agyapong’s lawyers.