National Plan Of Action Phase II For The Elimination Of Child Labour Launched

National Plan of Action phase II (NPA 2) for the Elimination of worst form of Child labour in the country has been launched at Okonam, a farming community in the Suhum Municipality in the Eastern Region. In his welcome statement, the Hon. Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour called on stakeholders to join forces […]

ABUAKWAH NORTH MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY  ELECT PRESIDING MEMBER

  Abuakwa North Municipal Assembly has elected Hon. Isaac Kena Duodu as the Presiding Member (PM) for the newly created Assembly.  Out of the total Twenty Six (26)  Asembly  members ( including MP and MCE)  twenty three members were present and voted.   The election which was officiated by the Electoral Commission led by  the […]

WORKERS DAY MARKED

    Workers in the Eastern Region have been celebrated for their enormous contribution to  developmental agenda of the government.    Addressing workers in the region during this year’s may day celebration, the Honourably Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour  praised workers for their contribution to the growth and stability of the country’s economy. […]

CONSTRUCTION OF MULTIPURPOSE YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER BEGINS

Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Isaac Asiamah  has cut sod for the construction of multi purpose youth sports resource center at Koforidua. The project which is expected to be completed within ten months comes with football pitch with about ten thousand seated capacity , standardized running track ,volleyball court, basketball court, ICT training center, […]

REGIONAL MINISTER URGED MINING COMPANIES TO DO MORE.

Hon. Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour has urged mining companies to do more in bringing development to the communities in which they operate.  Citing Obuasi and  Akwatia as examples, the Minister said mining communities and the country as whole have not benefited enough even though the industry has been in existence for a […]

GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT BUSINESSES – TRADE MINISTER

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Alan Kyeremanteng has stated that government would support business and private sector development. He added that government would ensure that the private sector was placed at the center of the national development agenda in order to create jobs for the youth. According to him, the government was embarking […]

MEDIA LAUNCH OF BREAST CARE HEALTH WALK

The Breast Care International (BCI) Ghana in collaboration with the Peace and Love Hospital Survivors Association (PALSA) has held the media launch for their Seventh Annual Health Walk at the Regional Coordinating Council in Koforidua. The theme for this year’s walk was “Our breasts, let’s check them”, and the launch was held to create awareness […]

2017 Budget Statement and Economic policy

2017 Financial Year THE BUDGET STATEMENT AND ECONOMIC POLICY of the Government of Ghana for the Theme: “Sowing the seeds for Growth and Jobs” Presented to Parliament on Thursday, 2nd March, 2017 by   Ken Ofori-Atta Minister for Finance

EASTERN REGIONAL CO-ORDINATING COUNCIL CELEBRATES SENIOR CITIZENS

The Eastern Regional Co-ordinating Council (ERCC) has celebrated the Senior Citizens in the Region. The event which brought senior citizens from across all the twenty-six (26) Municipal and District Assemblies in the region. It was graced by high profile personalities in the region. These included the Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour and his wife; […]