"Green and Climate-Smart Training Center Commissioned in Sekondi-Takoradi: A Sustainable Future Beckons"
The training covered a range of skills, including bio-digester technologies, eco-friendly production, and plastic waste recycling.
October 14, 2023
Ohemaa Ayorkor, the queenmother at Sekondi Fishing Harbour decries low catch of fish brought in by fishermen
Ohemaa Ayorkor attributed the decline to bad fishing practices among local fishermen. She mentioned the use of harmful chemicals and the failure to follow traditional, sustainable fishing methods.
September 12, 2023
"Takoradi Technical University Explores Transformer Production with Possible Government Backing"2
In 2012, the Ministry of Energy estimated that Ghana needed to make a total of $4.7 billion in investments to catch up and/or upgrade the existing power infrastructure. Of this amount, $200-280 million of investment in a generation was required annually to cater for load increases.
September 10, 2023
"Takoradi Technical University Explores Transformer Production with possible Government Backing"1
The Distribution Transformers market in the U.S. is estimated at US$4.9 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$5.7 Billion by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 8.2% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030.
September 10, 2023
"Bridging the Gap Between Hospitality Education and Practical Realities" - TTU
Dr. (Mrs.) Eudora Hagan discusses how some lecturers engage in internships during extended vacations, though not all stay in hotels. She highlights the challenges of bridging the gap between foreign and local hotel practices due to resource limitations, attitudes, and a need for better practical training in preparing students for the hospitality industry.
August 25, 2023
2023 GrEEn Trade Show (Western Region) - SNV
SNV's initiatives in Ghana drive transformative change in the agri-food, water, and energy sectors. The organization's comprehensive programs encompass gender equality, youth involvement, effective governance for sustainable and climate-resilient progress, and access to essential services.
August 14, 2023
GPHA increases tariff
The Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) on 1" August 2023, implemented its revised and restructured tariff and has taken note of a Press Release issued on 2nd August 2023 by the President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA).
August 5, 2023
Takoradi Technical University - A Glimmer of Commercial Hope
Our Universities for a very long while had not been commercially minded until quite recently. It's heartwarming to learn our very own College has stepped into the "22nd century" turning centers of learning into innovative platforms. This offers a glimmer of commercial hope.
July 17, 2023
Unemployment and the Role of YEA
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) was established under the Youth Employment Act 2015 (Act 887) to empower young people to contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic and sustainable development of the nation. Its objective is to support the youth between the ages of 15 to 35 years through skills training and internship modules to transit from a situation of unemployment to that of employment.
July 8, 2023
STMA is to close shops at Takoradi Kokompe on the 10th of July 2023
Kyzzfmonline conducted a fact-finding mission to Kokompe, accompanied by some officials from the STMA Sub-Metro, in order to understand why the shop owners had not paid their store fees or business operating permits.
July 5, 2023
BoG suspends the forex activities of First National and Fidelity banks.
The bank has stated that this hold is necessary to allow for the completion of an engagement process with the Bank of Ghana (BoG) in order to make the required adjustments to its forex trading business in accordance with regulatory policies.
June 30, 2023
W/R: Western Regional Secretariat of GPRTU Inspects Deplorable Roads in Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis
The inspection is due to the hue and cry of drivers and passengers about the deplorable state of the roads in the Metropolis which were affecting their activities.
June 29, 2023
MTN suspends decision to increase MoMo charges from July 1
“…The planned review of the cash-out fee for MoMo has been withdrawn. The current cash-out fee of 1%, capped at GH¢10 still remains and will be charged to your wallet. Do not pay any other fees. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused,” MTN Ghana said in a notice to its members.
June 27, 2023
The History of Electric Vehicles (EVs) - An Abridged Version. ------ 1
Electric cars didn’t have any of the issues associated with steam or gasoline. They were quiet, easy to drive, and didn’t emit smelly pollutants like the other cars of the time. Electric cars quickly became popular with urban residents -- especially women.
June 27, 2023
The Tales of Bullion Vans in Ghana
The latest incident of armed attack on a "bullion van" has ignited the question as to whether the banks or financial institutions are complying with the directives of the Central Bank to reduce the number of daylight robberies.
June 24, 2023
Sekondi Takoradi Tailors and Dressmakers' Association Shares Their Experiences, Plight, and Challenges in Their Trade.
Isn’t it funny that at a time when our textile industry is on its knees and tailors and dressmakers are seeking more work to do policymakers are encouraging serious business in the importation of second-hand clothes (fosse).
June 8, 2023