Horror At Ghana Standards Authority…No Basic Equipment At Labs, D-G Runs GSA With ‘Sub-Standard’ HR
…BNI On Prof. Dodoo’s Tail As He Lobbies To Stay On Before he was made the Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority in 2017, the basic salary for the DG was GH¢8,000 a month. Then Professor Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo, the man with many years’ experience having served on numerous boards and committees, allegedly tweaked his to GH¢ 45,000 and then GH¢ 48,000 a month- an increment which staff suspect was done without approval from the Ministry of Finance.
Corruption in Ghana; a look at the Ghana Standards Authority. (Opinion)
How many maggots are allowed for every litre of juice? Which size of iron rods should be used for the foundation works of a seven (7) storey building? Which amount of foreign particles is allowed in every litre of drinking water? How many and which specific class of fire extinguishers must a public building have?
High Level of Inflation in Trade Industry: will it Affect Alan?
The Ministry of Trade and Industry headed by Mr John Alan Kwadwo Kyeremateng has been the talk of town lately over hikes in food and other commodity prices. The Ministry of Trade and Industry is Mandated to regulate prices and determine the input and out puts when it comes to import and Exports, they partner with the Ghana Standards Authority and the Food and Drugs Authority to ensure reliable goods and services are being traded.
NABCO Trainees Directed to Return to Work till further Notice [Letter]
The National Secretariat of Nation Builders Corps Headed by Dr. Ibrahim Anyars has informed Trainees in an Official Communique to return to post whilst the process documents to make them permanent. The Communique was released on the Official NABCO social Median hand and it added that new trainees will be recruited in 2022 to conine with the policy.
Social media commentators react to Anas interview with Bernard Avle
Social media users past different kind of comments following Anas Anas interview with Bernard Avle on Point of View on 29th June. Anas was on Citi Tv the Point of View after part one of his latest investigative piece was broadcasted on some media outlets in Ghana. Saocia media commentators added their voices to the journalist interview with Bernard Avle: In the video, one Doctor from Nigeria was caught on Camera selling wrong drug to Anas Crew at thousands of Dollars. Dr. Abdellah has sold many bottles of concoctions
Cargo truck falls over on the Pokuase road under construction. Photos
A video trending on the Internet on June 10 shows a heavily loaded car truck falling over on the pokuase road. The truck in the video could be seen falling over slowly to the other side of the road. Not sure what caused it, but , it could be that the load was too much for the truck to carry so it brought inbalance , which caused it to fall over. Or the tyres under the truck had blast which caused the weight to shift to one side and make it fall. It seems the driver and his mate might not have been in the tr
Be wary of fake nose masks in the market – GSA cautions Ghanaians
The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has requested that Ghanaians practice alert when buying nose covers to ensure themselves against the COVID-19 pandemic. Overseer of Corporate Communications at the Authority, Dr. Kofi Amponsah-Bediako in a meeting with Samuel Eshun clarified that a few people will need to exploit the current circumstance for financial increases by infiltrating the market with counterfeit nose covers. He in this manner noticed that people have the duty to check which nose cover is phony
A look at "Odorkor" a suburb in Accra where illegal chemicals is largely produced.
A portion of the illicit items showed in the pictures above Odorkor is well known for the production of illegal chemicals including insecticides, which we have all probably bought one before. Inhabitants in and around Odorkor Ottaten still hazard contracting sicknesses as illicit compound item makers proceed with their harmful exercises, seven months after authorities from the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and the police assaulted the network to bust the items
Standards Authority Set To Compound The Woes Of Ghanaians From January 2021. Is This Deliberate?
Pictures are for illustration purposes only. Parliament passed a bill in August 2019 to increase import fees by twenty (20%) percent. The bill was supposed to take effect in January 2020 yet by some reasons it was not operationalised. The Ghana Standards Authority has served notice to start the implementation of the 20% hike in fees on import items. This means goods cleared at the ports will attract 20% more charges than what is being charged now. This is expected to take effect on the 1st of January 2020. The
Food and Nutrition: You are handling eggs incorrectly, says the Ghana Standards Authority.
Traditional egg handling practices, such as the sale of cracked eggs for consumption, have been flagged as a public health issue. According to the Ghana Standards Authority and the Ghana National Eggs Campaign Secretariat, the handling of eggs in marketplaces is subpar. This was said by representatives from the two organizations at a workshop conducted in Kumasi on Thursday.
These categories of people will not get vaccinated against covid 19. See reasons why
Under normal circumstances, when there is an emergency and people need saving, children, women or pregnant women for that matter are first saved before men. However, the case may seem different in the administration of the covid 19 vaccines. According to a report on Joy News, Dr. Alexander Dodoo, the Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority, said that when the covid 19 vaccine arrives in the country, it should not be given to these people. This category of people includes children, pregnant women,
“Okada” Responsible For 50% Of Road Crashes In Ghana- GSA boss
According to Prof Alex Dodoo, Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), commercial motorcycles, sometimes known as “Okada” are ”Responsible For 50% Of Road Crashes In Ghana” Prof Dodoo remarked on Monday, January 24th, in an interview on Accra-based Asaase Radio, “Everyone knows ‘Okada’ is killing and yet people are politicising it.”
About 3 million dollars worth of Cocaine burnt by Narcotics Control Commission.
The Narcotics Control Commission has seized $3 million worth of cocaine at the Tema port and burnt all of it. The huge sums of cocaine were seized during an operation at the Terminal Three facility at the Tema Port on September 2, 2020. Although investigations into the seized cocaine is still ongoing, an Accra High Court gave an order to the Commission to destroy the Cocaine. However it was disclosed that the substance came into the country from Brazil and was designated to a company known as Tradepass Ghana
Accident cars importers calls of demonstration which was supposed to happen this Thursday.
The restriction on imporation of 'mishap vehicles' produces results in November and this the president as made things clear that it will gradually help in the development of country. The Coalition of Car and Spare Parts Dealers, Clearing Agents and Artisans in Tema, Spintex and Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region, related to Vehicle and Asset Dealers Union of Ghana (VADUG), has said it wishes to educate its individuals and the overall population that its showing planned for Thursday, 27 August 2020 has been
Be mindful about phony nose shroud keeping an eye out – GSA cautions Ghanaians
The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has referenced that Ghanaians practice prepared when buying nose covers to promise themselves against the COVID-19 pandemic. Head of Corporate Communications at the Authority, Dr. Kofi Amponsah-Bediako in a social event with Samuel Eshun clarified two or three people should abuse the current circumstance for financial increments by entering the market with counterfeit nose covers. He subsequently saw that people have the obligation to check which nose cover is phony and
Herbal medicines must be tested according to WHO standards – Director General, GSA
The Director General of Ghana Standards Authority, Prof Alex Duodo has called on herbal practioners to allow their herbal preparations to be subjected to testing according to World Health Organization (WHO) standards. He made this call during an interview on the widely viewed Adom TV program known as ‘Badwam’. He said that, the state has a responsibility to protect the safety of Ghanaians, hence there is a rigorous process that all medicines are supposed to go through before they are put on the market.
Covid-19 vaccines expected by June, but these categories of people will not be allowed to vaccinate.
Please follow this page for more updates. Many countries across the globe are working hard to secure the covid-19 vaccine, to vaccinate its population against the ongoing corona virus pandemic. The Ghanaian government has planned to procure 17.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to vaccinate the entire population, with an initial target of twenty million people; this was announced by President Akufo-Addo in his recent speech. Though it has been hinted, that Ghana will be receiving the covid-19 vaccine by the
No Need To Fear COVID-19 Vaccines — DaCosta Aboagye Tells Ghanaians
The Manager of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr DaCosta Aboagye has urged the general not to worry over security issues concerning immunizations for the Covid sickness (COVID-19), as the public authority is focused on guaranteeing that all the antibodies it is obtaining will be alright for use locally. Also, the Health Promotion Section would disclose all the important data on the immunizations and the inoculation practice in front of organization. Addressing the Daily Graphic in Accra
COVID-19: This Category Of Persons Will Not Be Given The Vaccine
COVID-19: This Category Of Persons Will Not Be Given The Vaccine Dr. Alexander Dodoo the director general of the Ghana Standards Authority has made it clear the category of individuals who will not be vaccinated against the corona infection. He made it clear that infants, pregnant women, people who have allergies and underlying health issues, and the aged are not going to be vaccinated against the virus. Ghana is anticipating to receive 19.5 million doses of the coronavirus vaccines, when the month of June comes
Import duties not increased – GSA
The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has requested that public negligence news thing ascribed to the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders, guaranteeing that import obligations have been expanded. As per the Authority, the cases are false. It clarifies that solitary Parliament has the ability to force charges which at that point become lawfully enforceable. As indicated by Prof Alex Dodoo, Director-General of the GSA, Parliament endorsed new expenses and charges that the GSA needs to gather for the "conveyance