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 Sunyani, March 02,  2024  The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is calling for speedy ratification of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 190 to protect workers from sexual harassments, for protection of human dignity at workplaces, institutions and for gender-based violence free in Ghana. The TUC and ILO inContinue Reading

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