By thefourlens.com Kenyasi, May 16, 2024 People living in mining and forest landscapes have been reminded to be very careful, so that they don’t  accept monies or gifts at the expense of the environment, the country and survival of the unborn generations.  The people, particularly the chiefs, Assembly members, family headsContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Kenyasi, May 16, 2024 Three Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are demanding that the of government takes bold steps to protect the rights of mining communities and ensure that mining is done in a way that prioritises community wellbeing and the environment. The organizations, “A Rocha Ghana, Nature & DevelopmentContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Techiman, Bono East, May 8,  The Techiman Municipal Directorate of Agric says the phase one of the government’s flagship Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative was highly successful with more than 80 per cent impact on Ghana’s food security and economic growth.  To Mr. Stephen Aidoo, the TechimanContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Asesewa (E/R), April 23, 2024 People in rural communities of the Asesewa enclave in the Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region are predominantly traders and farmers in cassava and maize cultivation as main employment source. They have commercialized indigenous charcoal burning (production) as an alternative livelihoods support means.Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, March 30, 2024 Consuming “Etor” (mashed cocoyam, plantain or yam), a Ghanaian traditionally prepared delicious meal builds immunity and the general body system.  A Registered Community Health Nurse, Joyce Odei told the media in an interview regarding the Heritage Month campaign. Preparation Nana Yaa Kumi-Akyeaw in herContinue Reading

Sunyani, March 24, 2024 Consumption of a palatable and Ghana-adopted Ivorian local dish, “Akyeke” is high in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital. As a result of its demand, the traditional dish is fetching jobs for some indigenous Ghanaian women in the region.  It is mostly preferred in the afternoon time. Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Odumase, March 8, 2024 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of G2 Foundation, Ms Gifty Nyarko has opined the theme for the 2024 International Women’s Day (IWD) has potential to reduce poverty. Commemorating this day is a recognition of the significance of women to global economic growth, she stated. Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Odumase, March 18, 2024 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) are no more to issue building permit, Ms Gifty Nyarko, the Head of Physical Planning Department at the Sunyani West Municipal Assembly has said.  She disclosed that Section 33 of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, Act 925Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, March 03, 2024. The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) on last Tuesday launched ‘Business in a box (Bizbox) project’ aimed at solving unemployment situations in Ghana. It a self-employment opportunities project launched at the Eusbett International Conference center in Sunyani by the GEA and MasterCard Foundation.  The Bizbox projectContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Bui, (Bono region), February 22, 2024 The Bui National Park (BNP), in the Banda District of the Bono region has untaped numerous economic prospects and potentials investors can capitalize on.  Authorities are calling on both local and foreign investors to keenly eye the socioeconomic potentials of the parkContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Banda, January 13, 2024 Empowering the economic status of women is an essential tool to build a stronger, robust and more stable societies within rural areas, said, Women in Livelihood Development (WiLD). WiLD is a Women-led civil society organization advocating for the socioeconomic development of women in theContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, January 10, 2024 A Sunyani based Bonoman Institute, working for the development of the Bono and Bono East Regions has outlined the need for conscious efforts led by chiefs in the Regions for industrialization and an enhanced employment promotion. The collective move, according to the Institute would furtherContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, December 11, 2023 Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of the Republic has on Monday launched an initiative to pay monthly salaries to 20,000 apprentices across the country. The initiative dubbed “Business and Employment Assistance Program” by Ghana government under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) wasContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, Nov. 21, 2023 The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on Monday launched its 2023 mobile service week in Sunyani. The SSNIT Mobile Service (SMS) is to extend services of the scheme to previously uncovered population and reach out to them at their doorsteps. Staff ofContinue Reading

Africa: The huge markets prospects for local businesses By thefourlens.com Goaso, (Ahafo Region) Nov.17, 2023 The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says huge markets abounds in the African Sub-Regions, therefore encouraged businesses and entrepreneurs to focus on trading within the Continent. The authority explained there are higher demands for goodsContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, Wednesday, November 1, 2023 A business forum has been held on Tuesday in Sunyani by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) with call on local businesses to register with the GIPC to attract investments opportunities. It was a regional sensitization tour by the GIPC to engage businessmen,Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, October 18, 2023 Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang, the Director General, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says 80 cent of Ghana’s working population are in the Informal Sector. He explained that out of 11.5million Ghana labour force, the country has a total working population of 9.9million people.Continue Reading

International Day of the Girl Child:  Digital literacy programs are crucial to child development By thefourlens.com Milan (Italy), October 18, 2023 Investment in digital literacy programs and infrastructure is crucial to foster a positive digital culture and to bridge the digital divide in order to create an inclusive environment for theContinue Reading

A Feature by thefourlens.com Banda-Ahenkro, October 15, 2023 In the nation’s quest to nurture good future leaders and responsible citizens, parents as key stakeholders owe it a great responsibility to carefully monitor their children and constructively advice them on societal values and strange behavioral change.  Parents and guardians are to increaseContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Accra, October 4, 2023 A Former Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Abu Kasangbata has suggested the need for ECOWAS and international organizations involvement in Ghana’s economic challenges. He said organizations such as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and other diplomatic communities as well as externalContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Bonsu (Nkoranza South), Oct. 3, 2023 The National Women’s Wing of the Islamic Mission Secretariat has reiterated the benefits of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the process of socioeconomic development of the people, particularly women and Ghana at large. TVET is one of the possible ways toContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, October 1, 2023 The Reproductive Needs and Fitness (RENEF) Foundation says it has trained more than 400 nurses and other health practitioners in handicraft skills opportunities in addition to their professions to enhance their socioeconomic livelihoods. RENEF is a Ghana based non-governmental organization (GNO) established in 2016,Continue Reading

SYDA to build creche to absorb children of apprentices in Sunyani By thefourlens.com Sunyani, September 21, 2023 Discussions are underway for the Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) to build a creche to absorb children of trainees of the Association and apprentices in the Sunyani Municipality. This was announced at theContinue Reading

Manna Foundation GHC60,000 Support By thefoulens.com  Abesim, July 21, 2023 The Manna Education Development Foundation, a non-profit organisation has released GHC60,000 worth of support for young people at Abesim in the Sunyani Municipality to start and improve their microbusinesses. It is a pilot project including physical cash, payment of apprenticeship training fees,Continue Reading

Ecobank Targets Reaching Out To Farmers By thefourlens.com Sunyani, July 13, 2023. The Ecobank Ghana said it has started reaching out to people in the hinterlands to ensure their farming businesses needs are met. The head of Consumer Products, Kate Thompson therefore encouraged the farmers to open accounts with the bank. SheContinue Reading

Let’s Prioritize TVET, STEM and Agricultural Education. By thefourlens.com Sunyani, June 27, 2023  Teachers and Educational Workers of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) schools have been implored to endeavor to make Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), as well as Agricultural Education a ‘Core Priority’ in the SDA schools. Dr.Continue Reading

Sunyani Astro-Turf 2023  By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, June 2023 The Member of Parliament for Sunyani, Mr. Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh on Monday cut sod for work to begin on Astro Turf  construction at Penkwase in Sunyani. The soccer pitch construction is a six months project, expected to be ready by December this yearContinue Reading

1600 candidates took the March 2023 NVTI exams By thefourlens.com Sunyani, April 19, 2023 A total of 1600 candidates from Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions sat for the March 2023 National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) Ghana TVET Service Testing Division. Mr. Kingsley Sarpong, the NVTI coordinator in charge of theContinue Reading