Spatial planning, development standards and compliance with the Land Use and Spatial Planning Act, 2016 (Act 925) as well as regulations governing human settlements is the bedrock of national growth. Planner Gifty Nyarko, the head of Physical Planning Department for the Sunyani West Municipal Assembly in the Bono region hasContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Odumase, February 16, 2024 Establishment of Planning and Building Inspectorate Unit at all the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) is vital for orderly spatial developments of the country. The unit would help curb the phenomenon of uncontrolled haphazard development. Planner Gifty Nyarko, the head of Physical PlanningContinue Reading

Dormaa-Ahenkro, January 26, 2024 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has engaged Security Services in Ghana on the World Health Organization (WHO) protocols to advance control of tobacco and tobacco products. The sensitization exercise aimed at empowering all the relevant stakeholders and security agencies in border communities with a comprehensiveContinue 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, January 03, 2024 Very Reverend Dr. Solomon Bruce, the Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church Ghana, Sunyani Circuit and the Synod Secretary of the Sunyani Diocese has emphatically stated the only surest remedy for Ghana’s development is attitudinal change of the citizenry. According to the Rev. Minister,Continue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, January 01, 2024 Very Reverend Dr. Solomon Bruce, the Superintendent Minister of the Church, Sunyani Circuit and also the Synod Secretary of the Sunyani Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana says the destiny of the country is in the hands of the electorate, therefore implored all toContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com Banda-Ahenkro, December 17, 2023 Six (6) female aspirants are for the first time contesting for Assembly and Unit Committee membership positions in the Banda District of the Bono region. People in the area have for many years not seen females expressing interest in vying for positions in the historyContinue 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 Odumase, November 16, 2023 Economically empowering women by providing equal access to employment, financial services and entrepreneurial opportunities help strengthens their livelihoods and lift families out of poverty, the National Population Council (NPC) has revealed. Gender equality plays a crucial role in poverty reduction and inequality because promotingContinue 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

WiLD, Women’s-Role-in-Local Governance By thefourlens.com Banda-Ahenkro (B/R), Oct. 31, 2023 The Women in Livelihood Development (WiLD), under its Action for Voice and Inclusive Development (AVID) project has held a forum to sensitize the general public on women development and the Role of women in Local Governance. WiLD is a non profitContinue 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

11 Frauded Nigerian Victims Rescued By thefourlens.com Sampa, Oct. 17, 2023 The Sampa border security in the Jaman North District of the Bono region, Ghana, has rescued 11 Nigerians defrauded by Q-net, a human trafficking scheme in Cote D’Ivoire. Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI) John Morcher, the Sampa Sector CommanderContinue 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

Tano North By thefourlens.com Koforidua-Duayaw Nkwanta, Ahafo region October 13, 2023 More than 150 Polling station executives (women) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the Tano North Constituency of the Ahafo region have been empowered with employable skills to improve and sustain their livelihoods. They were women organizers trainedContinue 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

22 Trainees Inducted Onto Skills Training By thefourlens.com Sunyani, October 2, 2023 The Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) on Thursday inducted 22 new trainees enrolled onto the Association’s employable Skills Training Programs. The inductees were about 95 per cent females, mostly teenage single mothers who would be trained in Fashion, Hairdressing,Continue 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

By thefourlens.com Sunyani, September 29, 2023 The Reproductive Needs and Fitness (RENEF) Foundation has called for multi-sector and donner support through combination of resources and efforts to fight Gender Based Violence and most especially bring the alarming cases of maternal and neonatal mortality under control. RENEF is a Ghana based non-governmentalContinue Reading

By thefourlens.com  Sunyani, September 22, 2023 A three-days Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training workshop for youth groups to solve societal challenges is underway in Sunyani. The ICT workshop from Thursday to Saturday aimed at equipping participants with knowledge to identify problems in their respective communities and generate possible ideasContinue Reading

GIF injects GHC140,000.00 worth of training equipments into SYDA By thefourlens.com Sunyani, September 21, 2023 The Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) has supported the Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) with training equipment worth GHC140,000.00 to improve their employable skills training opportunities. Mr. Atta Akoto Senior, President of the Association announcedContinue 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

SYDA Integrated Sewing Project Trainees graduation By thefourlens.com Sunyani, September 13, 2023 The Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) has set to graduate the first batch of its “Integrated Sewing Project” trainees and induct freshers on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. The graduands comprises of three (3) females from the Fashion Department, three (3)Continue Reading