Month: September 2021

Embrace Innovative Technologies Towards Developing Smarter Cities – Abdulai Abanga

The Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Abdulai Abanga has urged players in the built industry to start considering green building solutions as part of a drive to develop smart cities in the country. The use of such innovative technologies that hinge on clean and sustainable energy options, he said, will be key to …

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Patronize Local Building Materials To Reduce Building Cost- Asenso Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso Boakye today opened the Graphic Real Estate Revolution and Housing Fair with a call on stakeholders within the Real Estate Sector to capitalize on the challenges facing covid hit countries that produce construction materials by patronizing and supporting the local manufacturing industries. Such initiative, he said, will …

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Government To Undertake Comprehensive Inventory Of Public Buidlings

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has announced the government’s plans to undertake a comprehensive audit of all its landed properties across the country with the inauguration of an 8-member member committee today in Accra. This, according to the Minister, has been necessitated by the responsibility of the Ministry to keep track …

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Consider 30% Of Workers’ Salary As Mortgage To Own Affordable Houses- Asenso-Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has charged the new Board of Directors of the State Housing Company Limited (SHCL) to explore and consider ways where Ghanaians can use 30% of their salaries and its accompanying pension funds as mortgage to acquire and own state housing projects across the country. This, …

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French Agency for Development called on Works and Housing Minister

The Minister Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) received a delegation from the French Agency for Development (AFD) led by the French Ambassador to Ghana, Anne-Sophie Ave to discuss and explore areas of cooperation and support in the housing sector. The Ambassador was accompanied by the AFD Country Director, Christophe Correr, and the Urban Project Officer, Mouhamadou …

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Addressing the Increasing Risk of Perennial Flooding Across the Country: A Shared Responsibility

Perennial flooding across the major cities in Ghana poses a significant threat to the government’s accelerated socio-economic development agenda. Lives have been lost, properties destroyed, people displaced, transport links disconnected, economic activities disrupted and livelihoods uprooted because of flooding. Flooding also impacts adversely the mental health of victims and undermines their ability to contribute meaningfully …

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