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; […]

Commissioning of Dormitory and Bungalow at Anum Presby Vocational Inst

The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour has urged Vocational and Technical Training institutions to take advantage of H. E Nana Akufo Addo government flagship programme, one –district – one factory through internships and job opportunities. “In the next two to three years, the implementation of one district, one factory will offer our vocational […]

HEAD OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE VISITS EASTERN REGION

The Head of the Local Government Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur has visited the Eastern Region to interact with key officials in the Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs). In his interaction with the gathering, he outlined some thematic areas that he would focus on during his term of office. Some of which were; capacity […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

This year’s (2017) World Environment Day has been celebrated at Kyebi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The theme for the celebration was, “Connecting people to nature from Cape three points to Bawku.” The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour, in a welcome address made it known that it was time for Ghanaians to […]

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSES ASSOCIATION DELEGATES CONFERENCE

Community Health Nurses Association, Ghana (COHNAG) has held the 13th National Delegates Conference in Koforidua on the theme, “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: The Role of Community Health Nurses at the CHPS Zone.” Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Eastern Regional Minister, Hon Eric Kwakye Darfour indicated that in line with the theme for the […]