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The Secretary General of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Dr Yaw Baah, has attributed the current numerous socio-economic challenges bedevilling the country to economic mismanagement.

He said many Ghanaians had already lost hope in the future but expressed optimism that it was never too late to chart another path that would take the country out of the shackles of hopelessness to a path of greatness full of hope and prosperity.

The Klottey Korle MP - Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings

The Klottey Korle MP Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings has emphasised the need to have more women in government, indicating that “not all men seen in public office are that great and if we were to use the same standard by which men get appointed, a lot more women will get in”.

For her, “there are a lot of qualified women” who can equally execute such tasks so society must give women enough opportunities to serve the country.

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has responded to a viral post on Facebook questioning the authenticity of its popular beverage, Malta Guinness.

According to the beverage manufacturers, both cans are genuine and the difference in branding is because they were produced in Nigeria and Togo respectively.

President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says threats by some illegal miners to vote him out in the 2020 elections will not dissuade him in his anti-galamsey fight.

According to him, he is more concerned about national development issues and not elections.

Media men on the banks of River Ankobra, one of the polluted river bodies. Picture: Dotsey Koblah Aklorbortu

The government has started the process of reclaiming an estimated 1.5 per cent of the country’s land surface which has allegedly been degraded by illegal mining and other bad environmental activities.

The country’s land space is estimated at about 238,000 squre kilometers. Out of this, between 50,000 and 60,000sq km, representing 1.5 per cent, is reportedly degraded by either illegal mining or other unhealthy environmental practices.

Mrs Gifty Ohene Konadu (right), National Coordinator, ‘One District, One Factory’ explaining a point to journalists at a press conference in Accra. With him is Mr Kow Sam (left), Consultant to the project

Investor interest in the government's district industrialisation programme (DIP), christened 'One District, One Factory' (ODOF), is gathering momentum, with financial commitments from the private sector into the initiative totaling US$3 million so far.

Also, some 40 companies have submitted proposals on how to help implement the programme to the ODOF Secretary at the Presidency for consideration and approval.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has summoned officials of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to appear before it Tuesday, as it begins public hearings on the 2015 Auditor General’s report.

The committee will be interrogating reports covering the central bank’s foreign exchange receipts and payments for the year 2015.