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Economy


IOSCO: Morocco’s Hayat Nezha Re-elected As AMERC’s Chair

Casablanca, 20 Février (MAP) Il y a 12 heures 19 minutes

IOSCO: Morocco's Hayat Nezha Re-elected As AMERC’s Chair

Access Bank and others sign pact affordable car loans for workers

Accra, 19 Février (GNA) Il y a un jour 10 heures 44 minutes

Access Bank Ghana (Plc) has entered a strategic partnership with Mac Autos and Spare Parts Ghana Limited, and MG Auto Trading Ghana Ltd to make car loans affordable for workers.

Maritime companies encouraged to prioritize the training of staff

Accra, 19 Février (GNA) Il y a un jour 10 heures 47 minutes

Mrs Gertrude Ohene-Asienim, the Chief Executive Officer for the West Africa School of Shipping and Whitestone Shipbrokers Limited, has encouraged companies operating in the maritime sector to prioritize continuous training for their staff.

Australia Africa Business Summit 2024 to boost trade, strengthen economic ties

Accra, 19 Février (GNA) Il y a un jour 10 heures 49 minutes

The Australia Africa Business Summit 2024 is set to take place in Melbourne, Australia, from May 12-14 under the theme: “New Bridges. Creating Connections”.

Tourism Authorities encourages chocolate consumption to improve health/ economy

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 jours 21 heures 11 minutes

Mr Wisdom Ahadzi, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has encourages Ghanaians to consume more chocolate to improve their health status, boost the local economy and enhance job opportunities.

GUTA urges in coming Finance Minister to prioritise policies of respite

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 jours 21 heures 17 minutes

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has asked Dr Mohammed Amin, in coming Finance Minister, to prioritise implementing policies that will give respite to Ghanaians.

Atlantic Lithium to revamp Saltpond ceramic factory

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 jours 21 heures 19 minutes

The Atlantic Lithium Company has advanced feasibility studies for the revamp of the defunct Saltpond Ceramics Company in the Mfantseman Municipality, Mr Antwi Boasiako, the Social Performance Manager of Atlantic Lithium Ghana has said.

Ghana on recession trajectory due to T-bill borrowing-Banking Consultant

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 jours 21 heures 23 minutes

Dr. Richmond Atuahene, a banking consultant, says government’s constant borrowing from treasury bills could put Ghana on a trajectory to recession.

Improve export readiness for women-led SMEs – OAWLI Report

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 jours 21 heures 25 minutes

Oxford Africa Women Leadership Institute (OAWLI), an Enterprise Support Organisation, has urged government to improve the export readiness of women-led Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to promote Ghana's exports.

The inflation rate for January up marginally at 23.5 per cent

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 17 heures 56 minutes

The inflation rate was up marginally at 23.5 per cent year-on-year in January compared to 23.2 per cent in December in 2023, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

ILO, GSS inaugurates High-Level Productivity Statistics Technical Working Group

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 17 heures 57 minutes

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in collaboration with the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has inaugurated a High-Level Productivity Statistics Technical Working Group in Accra.

Val’s Day: Sunyani traders enjoy brisk business on Valentine’s eve

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 17 heures 59 minutes

There was brisk business on the eve of Valentine’s Day in Sunyani as shoppers throng the Central Business District (CBD) of the Bono Regional capital to purchase varieties of gifts and other items.

Make chocolate a staple to derive health benefits – CPC

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 18 heures 30 secondes

The Cocoa Processing Company of Ghana (CPC) has encouraged Ghanaians to make the country’s cocoa products a staple to derive their full health benefits.

Mining Sector Road Project: Tarkwa Nsuaem gets 20 kilometres

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 18 heures 3 minutes

The Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipality will this year benefit from twenty kilometres of roads under the Mining Sector Road Project to facilitate road infrastructure in mining communities and ensure sustained development,

Dr Amin Adam replaces Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 18 heures 7 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, has been nominated as the Finance Minister designate, replacing Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, who has served in that capacity since 2017.

AMA, GUTA meet over implementation of new revenue digitalisation system

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 18 heures 9 minutes

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has met with the Business Committee of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) over the implementation of a new digitalisation system to be rolled out soon.

Consortium to deepen efforts to address trade, economic inequalities in Africa

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a 5 jours 18 heures 11 minutes

A consortium of four is strategising in Ghana on ways to address the inequalities in the cocoa, mining and salt sectors to provide decent income for the poor in the value chain.

Propak Ghana 2024 Visitor Registration Opens

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a 6 jours 16 heures 14 minutes

Propak Ghana has officially opened visitor registration for the second edition of the exhibition and conference scheduled to take place from April 23 to 25, 2024 at the Grand Arena, Accra International Conference Centre.

Adama West Africa engages cocoa industry players on its products

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a 6 jours 16 heures 16 minutes

Adama West Africa Limited, manufacturers of pesticides, has engaged stakeholders in the cocoa industry as part of efforts to provide a cost-effective farm input to cocoa farmers.

COCOBOD inaugurates shop to promote consumption of cocoa products

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a 6 jours 16 heures 18 minutes

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has inaugurated a shop in Sunyani to promote the consumption and patronage of cocoa products to increase awareness and appreciation for the nutritional values and versatility of cocoa.

Zenith Bank Ghana, African Guarantee Fund to empower Ghanaian MSMEs, women-owned/led businesses

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a 6 jours 16 heures 24 minutes

Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited, a leading holistic financial services provider, and African Guarantee Fund (AGF), have announced a strategic risk-sharing partnership to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Research key driver of agricultural development

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a 6 jours 16 heures 27 minutes

Dr Roger Kanton, a former Research Scientist with the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), says agricultural research is the key driver of agricultural development in every country.

Nigeria’s potential can produce 2.2 mln oil bpd – NUPRC boss

Abuja, 13 Février (NAN) Il y a 7 jours 16 heures 54 minutes

Mr Gbenga Komolafe, the Chief Executive, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says Nigeria has the potential to produce 2.2 million bpd as against the current production of between 1.5 million and 1.6 million.

World Radio Day: FG to invest in infrastructure, technology

Abuja, 13 Février (NAN) Il y a 7 jours 16 heures 58 minutes

The Federal Government says it will invest more in infrastructure and technology to enable radio stations to meet up with global trends.

Nkwanta South traders cry for curfew review, say their businesses are suffering

Accra, 12 Février (GNA) Il y a 8 jours 19 heures 52 minutes

The Nkwanta South Traders Association has called on the Interior Ministry to review the curfew imposed on the township as their businesses are suffering.

Togbe Afede invited to Harvard’s Africa Development Conference 2024

Accra, 12 Février (GNA) Il y a 8 jours 19 heures 55 minutes

Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of Asogli, has been invited to be a “distinguished panelist” at thus year’s Harvard’s Africa Development Conference (ADC), set to take place on the 12th and 13th of April 2024 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Ridge Royal Hotel initiates preventive measure against bedbugs

Cape Coast, 11 Février (GNA) Il y a 9 jours 19 heures 18 minutes

The Ridge Royal Hotel, a leading hospitality facility based in Cape Coast, has introduced a special fumigation exercise expected to be emulated by industry practitioners to prevent an invasion of the parasitic insect into the industry.

ACHAG appeals to the government to remove outdated taxes on port clearance

Tema, 11 Février (GNA) Il y a 9 jours 19 heures 22 minutes

The Association of Customs Housing Agents Ghana (ACHAG), has appealed to the government to remove outdated taxes on port clearance of goods to make Ghana's ports more competitive.

Economic Management Team is looking at port business costs – Tampuli

Tema, 11 Février (GNA) Il y a 9 jours 19 heures 25 minutes

Mr. Alhassan Sulemana Tampuli, the Deputy Minister for Transport, has disclosed that a committee has been constituted under the Economic Management Team, to make recommendations on how to reduce the cost of doing business at the ports.

Ghanaian MSMEs to benefit from financing Partnership deal to unlock full potential

Accra, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 jours 11 heures 59 minutes

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Ghana are to benefit from a partnership that will unlock their full potential and pave the way for innovation and job creation to build a brighter future.

Adama West Africa engages cocoa industry players on its products

Takoradi, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 jours 12 heures 3 minutes

Adama West Africa Limited, manufacturers of pesticides, insecticides, and fungicides, has engaged stakeholders in the cocoa industry for feedback on use of their products.

‘Road monsters, fairies and angels trailing SMEs growth in Ghana’ – Prof. Agyapong

Cape Coast, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 jours 12 heures 8 minutes

Prof. Daniel Agyapong, a Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has confirmed the role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector as the mainstay of Ghana's economy.

BoG Governor lauds GCB Bank’s contributions to socio-economic development

Accra, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 jours 12 heures 11 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has lauded GCB Bank's contributions to the country’s socio-economic development, especially in advancing the national financial inclusion agenda.

Nigeria, World Bank to strengthen bilateral ties- Edun

Abuja, 9 Février (NAN) Il y a 11 jours 17 heures 8 minutes

The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun says Nigeria and the World Bank are working toward strengthening mutually beneficial bilateral relations.

GRA did not auction COCOBOD’s chemicals, fertilizers, others

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Management of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has urged the public to disregard a false publication on GRA’s auctioning of COCOBOD’s chemicals and fertilizers.

I will create millionaires from small-scale mining industry – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, has laid out a comprehensive vision for the mining sector, which would help to effectively regulate the industry, especially small-scale miners and protect the environment.

Assembly cuts sod to construct ultra-modern market at Kpone

Kpone , 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 10 heures 50 minutes

The Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) has cut the sod for the construction of an ultra-modern market facility at Kpone in the Greater Region to boost trading activities in the municipality.

Ghana needs a rethink of natural resource management contracts – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 11 heures 3 minutes

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says Ghana needs a new paradigm in natural resource contracts to ensure the nation maximises the benefits of her natural resources.

Parliament’s new Standing Order creates economic committee to scruitinise loan agreements

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 11 heures 6 minutes

The new Standing Orders of Parliament have allowed the creation of an Economic Committee, which will have the primary function of scrutinising the implications of government loan agreements meticulously.

New flat tax regime for Ghana under my Presidency – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 11 heures 8 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, says Ghana will have a new "friendly" flat tax regime if elected as President of Ghana.

Zenith Bank doubles down on expansion, opens 42nd branch in thriving Ashaiman

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 11 heures 11 minutes

Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited has marked a significant milestone with the official opening of its 42nd physical business location in Ashaiman.

Government suspends 15 per cent electricity VAT for stakeholder engagement

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 34 minutes

The government has announced the suspension of the implementation of the 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity consumption.

Gov’t has steered the economy from catastrophe – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 35 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, says the Government has been able to steer the country out of the economic turmoil it was plunged into due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war.

PAC urges NIA Executive Secretary to refund GH¢98,000

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 37 minutes

The Public Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament has given Professor Kenneth Attafuah, the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) one month to refund over GH¢98,000 alleged to have been deducted from the Authority’s Account.

Takoradi cold store operators kick against new 15% VAT on electricity

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 40 minutes

Some Cold Store operators in the Takoradi Central Business District have kicked against government’s decision to impose a 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity consumption.

Domestic Tax Revenue Department bags 82 billion in 2023

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 42 minutes

Mr Edward Apenteng Gyamereh, the Commissioner for the Domestic Tax Revenue Department of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says exceeding the 2023 targets was possible through resilient and pragmatic business strategies.

No engagement on 15% electricity VAT yet; strike holds – TUC

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 44 minutes

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the government has yet to officially communicate any withdrawal or include it in discussions about introducing a 15% Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity use.

Accelerate financial inclusion through Cross-Border Mobile Transactions in Africa – Telecel Ghana CEO

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 47 minutes

Mrs Patricia Obo-Nai, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telecel Ghana, has called on African governments, telecommunications companies, and financial service providers to remove obstacles impeding progress towards a cash-lite society and improved cross-border transactions.

West African market integral to unleashing Kenya’s destination portfolio-KTB

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 17 heures 49 minutes

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) says the West African market is integral to unleashing the country’s destination portfolio and diversifying its tourist source markets.

Morocco, Libya Discuss Strengthening Cooperation in Transport Sector

Rabat, 8 Février (MAP) Il y a 12 jours 18 heures 10 minutes

Morocco’s Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mohammed Abdeljalil, and his Libyan counterpart, Salem Al Shahoubi, discussed recently in Rabat ways of strengthening cooperation in the fields of transport and sustainable development.

PIAC launches simplified version of annual reports

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 11 minutes

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has launched the “citizens version” of the statutory annual report on the management and use of petroleum revenue.

Poor yields responsible for the fall in the price of cashew – TCDA

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 15 minutes

The Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) has attributed the sharp decline of the price of cashew in the country to poor yields.

Bia East District Assembly supports farmers with 8000 coconut seedlings

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 17 minutes

The Bia East District Assembly in the Western North Region, in collaboration with Safety-Net Programme, a non-governmental organisation, has presented 8000 coconut seedlings to famers in the area for free to augment their output.

IMF advises Ghana to stick to US$3bn loan programme implementation plan

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 18 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Ghana to follow through with the implementation of the US$3 billion loan support programme.

Solidaridad, Department of Co-operatives collaborate to empower Cocoa Farmers

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 24 minutes

Solidaridad has partnered with the Department of Co-operatives to facilitate the establishment of a robust regional and national cooperative association to increase the participation of cocoa farmers in decision-making.

Setting financial goals critical for financial freedom

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 25 minutes

Mrs Miriam Maku Amissah, Head of Client Experience at Stanbic Investment Management Services (SIMS), has encouraged young Ghanaians to set financial goals early in life.

Stanbic Chief Executive inspires youth to embrace journey of discovery

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 27 minutes

Mr Kwamina Asomaning, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, has called on young graduates to embrace the journey of discovery as they begin their lives out of school.

Institute of Energy Security charges ECG to deal with loses to shore up revenue

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a 13 jours 15 heures 28 minutes

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has asked the government to resource the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) effectively to increase revenue.

Delta No. 11 on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies; tops airline list

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 3 minutes

Delta has been recognised by Fortune with a ranking of eleventh on its Top 50 Most Admired Companies list.

Dr Edwin Alfred Nii Obodai Provencal chairs GITFiC-AfCFTA Tertiary Student Club

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 5 minutes

Dr Edwin Alfred Nii Obodai Provencal, the Managing Director of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company has been outdoored as the Chairman of the GITFiC-AfCFTA Tertiary Students Club.

Bank of Ghana launches Beta Version of macroeconomic database portal

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 6 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has launched the Beta Version of the Bank of Ghana Database Portal aimed at providing a single environment for extracting and visualizing macroeconomic data.

Minister reiterates government’s commitment to fostering youth-led businesses

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 8 minutes

Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, has reiterated the government’s commitment to creating a conducive environment where youth-led businesses will thrive.

Ghanaians actively assist foreigners to register fishing businesses – CEMLAWS

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 10 minutes

The Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS) has condemned Ghanaians assisting foreigners to register fishing businesses, seeking permits for importing vessels, and obtaining fishing licenses to exploit the country’s resources.

Bank of Ghana Approves RightCard (LemFi) to Operate Remittances to Ghana

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 15 minutes

RightCard Payment Services Limited (LemFi) says it has obtained approval from the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to resume its remittance services to Ghana with some of its approved partners.

Fisheries Director advises graduates to explore fish marketing as job option

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 46 minutes

Mr Hanson Kodzo Dzamefe Jnr, the Bono Regional Director of the Fisheries Commission, has encouraged graduates to explore job opportunities within the fish marketing business.

Re-christen AfCFTA as ATU- Prince Mba

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 50 minutes

Renaming the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as African Trade Union (ATU) will re-invigorate the enthusiasm of Africans to effectively participate in the agreements, Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for Equity has said.

CAGD plays critical role in shaping Ghana’s economic landscape – Otumfuo

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 19 heures 52 minutes

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has commended the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) for its roles in shaping Ghana’s economic landscape.

Investor sentiments, IMF disbursement to keep Ghana’s exchange rates stable- Fitch Solutions

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 21 heures 13 minutes

Fitch Solutions, an international rating agency, says a gradual improvement in investor sentiment and a US$600 million International Monetary Fund (IMF) disbursement will keep the exchange rate stable.

Ghana’s Fintech Ecosystem takes centre-stage at Fintech Islands in Barbados

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a 14 jours 21 heures 14 minutes

The vibrant landscape of Ghana's FinTech industry has taken center-stage at the esteemed FinTech Islands event in Barbados.

Ghana’s digital agenda has significantly transformed our economy and governance – Samira Bawumia

Accra, 5 Février (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 18 heures 23 minutes

Mrs Samira Bawumia, Second Lady of the Republic, says the nation recorded notable transformation under a revolutionary digital regime.

Freight and Haulage business booming in Sissala East

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 17 heures 42 minutes

Several articulator trucks have besieged the Tumu township in the Sissala East Municipality to cart grains to the southern part of the country for sale.

GEA kicks-off sensitisation campaign for youth on BizBox Project in Western Region

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 17 heures 44 minutes

The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and the Mastercard Foundation have kicked-off a regional sensitisation drive to educate the youth on a Business in a Box (BizBox) Project designed to empower young entrepreneurs to thrive in the Western Region.

I will revive free-trade agreement among Commonwealth countries – Foreign Affairs Minister

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 17 heures 50 minutes

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has pledged to revive the Free-trade Agreement among Commonwealth countries if elected as the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Consolidated Bank Ghana opens branch in Navrongo

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 17 heures 52 minutes

Godfred A. Polkuu The Management of the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG), has commissioned a new branch of the Bank in Navrongo in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region.

Morocco Has All Assets to Become Low-Carbon Industrial Platform (IFC Regional Director)

Rabat, 3 Février (MAP) Il y a 17 jours 9 heures 48 minutes

Morocco has all the assets to become a low-carbon and competitive industrial platform, Regional Director of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for North Africa and Horn of Africa, Cheick-Oumar Sylla, said.

Morocco, Strategic Country for IFC (Regional Director)

Rabat, 3 Février (MAP) Il y a 17 jours 9 heures 52 minutes

Morocco, Strategic Country for IFC (Regional Director)

Yara Ghana presents rewards to its top four retailers

Balshie , 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 10 heures 24 minutes

Yara Ghana Limited, a fertilizer company, as part of its Yara Connect Loyalty Programme, has presented tricycles and a motorbike to its top four retailers as their rewards under the programme.

Daniel Kaufmann underscores need to confront challenges of state capture in transition economies

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 15 heures 7 minutes

Professor Daniel Kaufmann, Senior Fellow at Results for Development (R4D) and President Emeritus at the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), has underscored the need to confront the challenges of state capture in transition economies.

CaFGOAG, partners ask the EU to restrict importation of fish meal

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 15 heures 7 minutes

The Canoe and Fishing Gear Owners Association of Ghana (CaFGOAG) and its partners have called on the European Union (EU) to restrict the importation of fishmeal and fish oil from food-insured regions with overexploited fish stocks.

COCOBOD: Artisanal chocolate makers to buy beans directly from Cocoa Marketing Company

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 15 heures 9 minutes

The Ghana Cocoa Board has announced a policy to allow artisanal chocolate makers to buy cocoa beans directly from the Cocoa Marketing Company Limited.

Government, SECO begins implementation of Warehouse Receipts System project with stakeholder

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 15 heures 9 minutes

The Government of Ghana, together with the Switzerland State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has commenced implementation of the Warehouse Receipts System Bill to address financing gaps within the agriculture sector.

Koforidua traders want tumbling inflation to translate into lower prices

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 16 heures 5 minutes

Market traders in Koforidua in the Eastern region have expressed optimism that the tumbling inflation will finally bring some relief and allow them to offer their products at more affordable rates.

UK Gov’t re-affirms commitment to deepening trade, investment with Ghana

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 27 minutes

The United Kingdom (UK) Government has renewed its commitment to supporting and deepening trade and investment opportunities with Ghana for mutual benefits.

Euro-Africa Trade: New paradigm needed for increased investment – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 29 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says a new paradigm hinged on structural transformation must be defined to allow African economies trade at the high end of the global value chain.

Ghana, UK sign MoU to explore opportunities in science and technology, automobile industry

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

The Government has signed a series of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the United Kingdom's (UK) Society Motor Manufacturing and Traders' Auto Development Centre (SMMT) to explore opportunities in Ghana's automobile industry for their mutual benefits.

Environmentally inclined NGO gives Newmont ultimatum to pay farmers’ compensation

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 33 minutes

The Livelihood and Environment Ghana (LEG), a Sunyani-based environmentally inclined Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has issued a month ultimatum to Newmont Ahafo North Mine, to pay outstanding compensation of affected farmers in the Tano North Municipality, Ahafo Region.

Indigenous banks need support to fuel Africa’s development – GCB Bank MD

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 35 minutes

Mr Kofi Adomakoh, Managing Director, GCB Bank PLC, has called for more investment and a supporting environment for indigenous banks across Africa to engender sustainable growth.

CSOs, Ghanaians call on government to ensure continuity in projects

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 17 heures 37 minutes

Some Civil Society Organizations, Market women, people from academia at a Regional Dialogue Forum on sustainable Economic Recovery have called on governments to work in line with the Direct Principles of State Policies enshrined in the constitution.

FAO Regional Conference for Africa: MoU Signed to Organize 33rd Session in Morocco

Rabat, 31 Janvier (MAP) Il y a 20 jours 17 heures 48 minutes

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Wednesday in Rabat between the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for the organization of the 33rd session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa in Morocco.

Customs Revenue: Upper East Region exceeds target for 2023

Bolgatanga, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 11 heures 8 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Upper East Regional Command, has exceeded its revenue target for 2023, raking in GH₵41,230,262.04.

Government to engage Organised Labour on 15 % Vat on electricity

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 11 heures 12 minutes

The government will in the coming weeks hold “extensive dialogue” with Organised Labour and other key stakeholders to ensure buy-in for the introduction of 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity.

Ghana Shippers Authority receives award on International Customs Day

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has been awarded a Certificate of Merit on International Customs Day by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

Confidence in payment systems critical to interoperability across Africa – Eli Hini

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 15 heures 48 minutes

Eli Hini, Chief Executive Officer MoMo PSB Limited Nigeria, has stressed the need to build confidence in a payment system that works to facilitate intra-Africa trade.

Governments, business leaders pledge value addition for AfCFTA’s success

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 15 heures 50 minutes

African governments and business leaders have made a pledge with a sense of urgency to ensure value addition to raw materials and natural resources for successful intra-continental trade.

Youth empowerment crucial to promoting technology advancement in Africa – Adadevoh

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 15 heures 51 minutes

Mr Selorm Adadevoh – Group Chief Commercial Officer, MTN has called on governments to empower the youth through education to drive technological transformation in Africa.

GRA Exceeds 2023 Revenue Target

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 21 jours 15 heures 53 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has collected a total tax revenue of GH¢113.06 billion for the 2023 fiscal year as against a revised target of GH₵109.19 billion.

Morocco, Major Gateway for Spanish Operators in Africa – Says Minister Jazouli

Barcelona, 30 Janvier (MAP) Il y a 21 jours 16 heures 58 minutes

Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Investment, Convergence and the Evaluation of Public Policies, Mohcine Jazouli, said, on Monday in Barcelona, that Morocco is increasingly consolidating its position as a "major gateway" for Spanish operators wishing to invest in Africa.

Centre for Coastal Management adjudged ‘Outstanding Public Institution’

Accra, 29 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 15 heures 10 minutes

The Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has been adjudged the 2023 Outstanding Public Institution at the fourth ‘Osabarimba’ Royal Awards held in Cape Coast.

MPS Terminal 3 commences express vessel services

Accra, 29 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 15 heures 11 minutes

The Meridian Ports Services (MPS) Terminal 3, has commenced a new express service with the historical arrival of a 366-meter-long container ship.

Donewell Insurance enhances insurance purchase experience through digitalization

Accra, 26 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 20 heures 14 minutes

Donewell Insurance Limited has introduced a WhatsApp Chatbot to its digital channels of insurance delivery.

Second Africa Prosperity Dialogues take off in Aburi

Accra, 26 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 20 heures 17 minutes

The second edition of the Africa Prosperity Dialogues – a platform for discussing issues, forming formidable partnerships and committing to achieving the “Africa Beyond Aid” agenda envisioned by the African Union (AU) kicks off today at Aburi in the Eastern Region.

Africa’s resources must power continent’s development – AfCFTA Chief of Staff

Accra, 26 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 20 heures 19 minutes

Mr Silver Ojakol, Chief of Staff, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has challenged business and political leaders to be intentional in utilising the Continent’s vast natural resources for development.

Ghana is attractive for global trade, investment – German Ambassador 

Accra, 24 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 27 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

Mrs Sivine Jensen, German Ambassador to Ghana, has encouraged the global business and investing community to consider Ghana as a choice for mutual benefit.

Jospong, EKI Energy Services partner to attract a billion USD from carbon market

Accra, 24 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 27 jours 20 heures 32 minutes

The Jospong Group of Companies (JGC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EKI Energy Services Limited to develop projects to attract a billion dollar from the carbon market trading in carbon credits.

Over 90 OMCs suspend operation in Central Region

Cape Coast, 24 Janvier (GNA) Il y a 27 jours 21 heures 3 minutes

A total of 95 Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) out of the registered 422 OMCs operating in the Central Region have suspended operation as of December 2023.

India to partner Nigeria on improving business environment

Abuja, 23 Janvier (NAN) Il y a 28 jours 18 heures 40 minutes

The Government of India has reiterated its commitment towards strengthening partnership with Nigeria in order to improve business and the environment between both countries.

Creditors’ Committee agreement unlocks US$300 million World Bank budget support for Ghana

Accra, 19 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois un jour 13 heures 7 minutes

Mr Ousmane Diagana, World Bank Vice President for Western and Central Africa has announced that the Bank’s Executive Directors will meet next week to consider some US$300 million for Ghana.

Fidelity Bank receives two awards for outstanding contributions to agriculture sector

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 3 minutes

Fidelity Bank Ghana has been awarded for its outstanding contributions in promoting lending in Ghana's agriculture sector.

Mixed reaction towards SSNIT’s 15 percent monthly pension increment

Tema, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 6 minutes

There is a mixed reaction by some pensioners in Tema to the news of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) 15 per cent monthly pension increment.

GITFiC warns against imminent global recession

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 9 minutes

The Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference - GITFiC has warned of an eminent global recession as a result of a possible rise in Global Crude Oil, necessitated by the tension on the Red Sea.

Deputy Trade Minister commends Compete Ghana Programme

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 12 minutes

Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, has commended the Compete Ghana Programme for being instrumental in promoting innovation, enhancing competitiveness, and creating a conducive environment for businesses to thrive.

Work progresses on Volta Regional Employment and Labour Office

Hohoe , 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 15 minutes

Construction works are speedily progressing at the Volta Regional Employment and Labour Office in the Hohoe Municipality, which is nearing its completion.

Okaikwei North Municipal to generate GHC 9,650,522 IGF this year

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 21 heures 17 minutes

The Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly has targeted GHC 9,650,522.00 to be collected as its Internally Generated Funds (IGF) for 2024.

Nguvu Mining Limited, Adamus invest in technology to achieve 120,000 ounces per annum target

Accra, 16 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 4 jours 10 heures 51 minutes

Mr Sulemanu Koney, the CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has commended the Management of Nguvu Mining Limited and Adamus Resources Limited for investing in technology to help achieve its 120,000 ounces per annum target.

Western Region: More than 1,200 enumerators deployed for integrated business establisment survey

Fijai , 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 18 heures 52 minutes

The Western Regional Office of the Ghana Statistical Service is deploying more than 1,200 enumerators to collect data on businesses across the 16 districts of the Region for an informed economic policy decision-making by all stakeholders.

Be proactive in submitting financial reports – MMDAs staff urged

Koforidua, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 18 heures 55 minutes

Dr. Alexander Otopah, Head of Finance at the Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (ERCC), has advised the accounts staff at the various municipal and district assemblies to be proactive in submitting their financial reports for validation.

Ghana commences survey on business establishment

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 18 heures 57 minutes

The Ghana Statistical Service will, on January 15, 2024, start the Integrated Business Establishment Survey across the country.

Access is paramount in enforcing “no Ghana card, no salary” policy –Analyst

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 18 heures 59 minutes

Mr Bernard Anaba, a Policy Analyst has asked government to ensure a high rate of access of the National Identification Card (Ghana card) by public sector workers to ensure a smooth implementation of the ‘no Ghana card, no salary’ policy.

Female farmer invests 600,000 cedis into business to improve yield

Nsawam , 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 19 heures une minute

Mrs Lydia Gyebi Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of Yaamansah Farms at Nsawam, has invested 600,000 Ghana cedis in the cultivation of pineapples, catfish, and pawpaw to improve production.

Steel: Tinubu receives brief on $10bn investment prospects

Abuja, 12 Janvier (NAN) Il y a un mois 8 jours 20 heures 21 minutes

President Bola Tinubu on Friday held a meeting with the Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Audu, and the Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru, during which he received a briefing on investment prospects in the steel sector.

Mali needs greater funding in 2024 – UN spokesperson

New York, 12 Janvier (NAN) Il y a un mois 8 jours 20 heures 25 minutes

UN Spokesperson, Mr Stephane Dujarric, said greater funding would be needed for Malians following the withdrawal of the UN peacekeeping mission from the country on Dec. 31, 2023.

Deputy Finance Minister Takes Oath of Office

Freetown, 11 Janvier (SELENA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 20 heures 46 minutes

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the Deputy Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kadiatu Alie, as per provisions in the 1991 Constitution that require public officials to take oath before assumption of office.

Trade Minister Presents Moroccan Business Delegation to President Bio

Freetown, 11 Janvier (SELENA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 20 heures 49 minutes

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has received a Moroccan business delegation on a four-day prospecting mission in the country after he invited a cross-section of private investor players during his state visit to the Kingdom.

Made in Ghana products promoted at cook-a-thon grounds 

Tamale, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 11 heures 57 minutes

Suppliers of local products have taken advantage of the cook-a-thon event to showcase their products and make sales at the event's venue in Tamale.

Berekum MuSec to sit on collapse of goat rearing and research centre

Berekum-Senase, 8 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 12 jours 20 heures 12 minutes

The order for the closure of the Semanhyia Learning and Management Farms, a goat rearing and research centre by the Berekum Traditional Council has been referred to the Berekum Municipal Security Committee (MuSeC).to address it.

Commercial activities slowly picking up in Dormaa-Ahenkro after yuletide

Dormaa, 8 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 12 jours 20 heures 14 minutes

Commercial activities are slowly picking up at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central Municipality of Bono Region after the yuletide.

Brakwa Bank commemorates 40th anniversary with awards

Brakwa , 8 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 12 jours 20 heures 16 minutes

The Board Chairman of Brakwa Breman Rural Bank (BBRB), Mr Alexander Koomson, has expressed gratitude to the founders, dedicated staff, loyal customers and the community for their trust and support driving the Bank’s success story.

Electronic vehicle registration reduces congestion at Greater Accra DVLA

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 14 jours 10 heures 23 minutes

The Greater Accra Regional Office of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) says the electronic Vehicle Registration System (VRS) has reduced congestion at the office premises.

Cocoa village concept to be replicated annually-COCOBOD Administrator 

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 14 jours 10 heures 25 minutes

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Administrator of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Michael P.K Asumanu, has expressed the organization's commitment to annually recreate the cocoa village concept.

Takoradi Market traders not happy with slow sales pattern

Accra, 5 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

Mr Samuel Mensah, a business owner in Takoradi, says he is looking forward to an enriched nation capable of enhancing the living standards of its citizens.

Ecobank Ghana Appoints Mrs Abena Osei-Poku As Managing Director

Accra, 5 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

Ecobank Ghana has appointed Mrs. Abena Osei-Poku as its substantive Managing Director and Regional Executive for the Anglophone West Africa (AWA) Region of the Ecobank Group, effective January 1, 2024.

Government must achieve 15-year single digit inflation – Prof Bokpin

Accra, 5 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 11 heures 3 minutes

Professor Godfred Alufar Bokpin, an Economists, has asked governments to ensure that Ghana gains an inflation rate of at least six per cent annually for about 15 years.

Dry season farming: FG, Jigawa to boost wheat production

Abuja, 5 Janvier (NAN) Il y a un mois 15 jours 16 heures 17 minutes

The Federal Government and Jigawa Government have expressed determination to boost wheat production to ensure food security in the country.

Ghana Federation of Labour declares 2024 as Labour Action Year

Tema, 3 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 17 jours 12 heures 36 minutes

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has declared 2024 an action year for labour, urging the unions to demand their fair share of pay and better conditions of service.

First working day in 2024: Work resumes earnestly in Ministries

Accra, 2 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 18 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

Workers in Ministries, Departments and Agencies Tuesday resumed serious work in the New Year after the yuletide.

Trading activities slow at CBD after yuletide

Accra, 2 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 18 jours 11 heures 17 minutes

Trading activities are yet to pick up in Accra's Central Business District (CBD) after the yuletide as some shops remain closed.

By Issah Mohammed, Jibril Abdul Mumuni,GNA

Accra, 2 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 18 jours 11 heures 28 minutes

At the beginning of 2023, Ghana’s economy was rising from a slumber it stumbled into at the end of the 2022.

FG to launch Expanded National MSME Clinics in Benue on Jan.9

Abuja, 2 Janvier (NAN) Il y a un mois 18 jours 15 heures 49 minutes

The Federal Government says it plans to launch the Expanded National Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Clinics in Benue on Jan. 9.

Energy stakeholders anticipate rapid oil-led economic growth in 2024

Abuja, 2 Janvier (NAN) Il y a un mois 18 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

Some stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have projected a rapid economic growth for Nigeria in 2024, based on increased oil production for the year.

About 200 entrepreneurs in Volta region certified to export to rest of Africa – Dr Letsa

Ho, 1 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 19 jours 12 heures 36 minutes

Almost 200 entrepreneurs and businesses have been certified in the Volta region to export to the African market under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) initiative.

Supporting art works can boost Ghana’s non-traditional export – GEPA

Accra, 1 Janvier (GNA) Il y a un mois 19 jours 15 heures 34 minutes

Mr. Samuel Dentu, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Ghana Export Promotion Agency (GEPA), says giving adequate support for art works can boost the non-traditional exports of the country.

Election year to spur growth in Ghana’s economy – Prof Bokpin

Accra, 29 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 22 jours 9 heures 19 minutes

Professor Godfred Alufar Bokpin, an Economist, has indicated that Ghana’s economy will experience some appreciable growth in 2024 as a result of election related activities.

Ghanaian Entrepreneur highlights diaspora’s impact on local economy

Accra, 29 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 22 jours 9 heures 21 minutes

Ghanaian entrepreneur, Hamamat Beauty, has stressed the tangible impact the diaspora is making on the local economy, contributing to the development of the country.

Institutionalisation of 24-hour economy must be based on job choices – GHACHIFA

Accra, 29 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 22 jours 9 heures 22 minutes

Dr. Benjamin Anyagre, the General Secretary of the Ghana China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA), has said that for Ghana to consider institutionalising a 24-hour economy, such a policy must be built on job choices and employment opportunities.

PURC recovers GhC10.73 million for NEDCo and GWCL in three regions

Accra, 28 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 10 heures 56 minutes

The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has retrieved GhC10.73 million for the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) and the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions during the year 2023.

Hi-limit Group commissions five projects to support socio-economic transformation

Accra, 28 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

The Hi-Limit Group, a private development partner supporting governments around the world to develop programmes towards socio-economic transformation has commissioned five projects in Ghana.

Accountancy professionals urged to embrace innovation to meet expectations Accountancy professionals urged to embrace innovation to meet expectations

Accra, 28 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 11 heures 6 secondes

Accountants have been tasked to constantly upgrade their skills, knowledge, and competencies and embrace innovation and change to meet expectations.

Price of tilapia surges after Akosombo Dam Spillage 

 Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 24 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

The price of gutted fresh tilapia has shot up months after the flood occasioned by the spilling of excess water from the Akosombo hydro dam in the Eastern Region, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has observed.

Ghanaians assured of massive economic transformation in 2024

Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 24 jours 10 heures 50 minutes

Mrs Mercy Asante, the Board Chairperson of Emmanuel Co-operative Credit Union, says Ghanaians should expect massive economic prospects and business development that will transform lives from next year.

CSIR-SARI’s improved yam variety produces high yield

Accra, 26 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 25 jours 12 heures 45 minutes

Kpamyo, an improved yam variety engineered by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI), has proven more yields than local varieties during demonstration trials.

Lithium agreement must go through proper equity environment- Dr Kludjeson

Accra, 26 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 25 jours 13 heures 28 minutes

Dr Prince Kofi Kludjeson, a former President of the Association of Ghana Industry (AGI), has said that Ghana’s lithium agreement must go through a proper equity environment for the country to benefit from it.

President Akufo-Addo honours exporters for contribution to economic development

Accra, 25 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 16 heures 34 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has honoured Ghanaian exporters with Exports Achievement Awards for their contribution towards Ghana's economic development.

President of EBID named among 100 personalities transforming Africa

Ho, 25 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 16 heures 36 minutes

Dr George Agyekum Donkor, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), has once again been recognised as one of the 100 personalities transforming Africa.

Government must make taxes fair and equitable for all – GUTA President

Accra, 24 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 14 heures 38 minutes

Dr Joseph Obeng, President of The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), has called on government to ensure fair and equitable taxes for all citizens.

2024 Budget: Parliament passes Appropriation Bill, 2023

Accra, 24 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 14 heures 40 minutes

Parliament on Saturday passed the Appropriation Bill, 2023, to allow Government to withdraw GH¢259.05 billion to meet its expenditure for the 2024 financial year.

PMMC plans to leverage AfCFTA to drive value addition in 2024

Accra, 24 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 14 heures 43 minutes

Precious Minerals Marketing Company Limited (PMMC) says it plans to leverage the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to drive value addition moving forward into 2024.

NRSA urged to safeguard the TransportGhana Project against potential cybersecurity threats

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 20 minutes

Mr. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, has urged the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) to safeguard the TransportGhana Project against potential cybersecurity threats.

Fidelity Bank empowers staff on fraud prevention

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

Fidelity Bank, Ghana, as part of efforts to curb the surge in digital banking platforms and the corresponding increase in cyber threats, has empowered its staff to be the first line of defence.

Chamber of Automobile Dealership Ghana commends NDC Minority

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

The Chamber of Automobile Dealership Ghana (CADEG) has commended the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority's role leading to the suspension of the laying of the import restriction regulation.

President Akufo-Addo honours Dr Kate-Quartey-Papafio

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has honored Dr. Mrs. Kate Quartey – Papafio, Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables Ghana Limited for demonstrating excellence in leadership, business and entrepreneurship and support for youth development in Africa.

National Development Summit propose strategies to transform Ghana by 2057

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Participants of the National Development Summit in Accra have proposed wide-ranging measures in the short, medium, and long term to transform the country by 2057 and improve the living conditions of citizens.

TUC relaunches Workers’ Manifesto

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana has relaunched its Workers Manifesto, to state its position on political and economic issues and guide its engagement with stakeholders.

Gold Fields sells its 45 per cent shareholding in Asanko Mine

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 51 minutes

Gold Fields Limited has announced the divestment of its 45 per cent shareholding in the Asanko Gold Mine to TSX-listed joint venture partner Galiano Gold, for a total consideration of US$170 million.

WILDAF, OXFAM, others ask for inclusive training in oil and gas value chain

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 53 minutes

Participants at a women’s dialogue on the petroleum value chain have proposed that the Petroleum Commission (PC) create a stand- alone gender policy strategy by 2025.

Christmas shopping in Kumasi: Traders cash in on hamper gifts sales

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

As the Christmas festive season gathers momentum, there has been an increasing human and vehicular traffic at the Central Business District (CBD) and other main markets in the Kumasi Metropolis.

Twenty teams progress to the AgriTech Challenge Pro

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 11 heures 52 secondes

Twenty out of fifty teams from 10 regions of the country, which participated in this year’s AgriTech Challenge Classic pitch competition, have qualified to the final stage of the competition.

Youth are powerful catalysts for positive change, economic growth- GCYE

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Mr Ernest Agyenim-Boateng, Vice-Chairperson of the Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE), says the nation's youth are potent drivers of economic progress and sustainable development.

Morocco Leads Africa in ICT Development Index

Casablanca, 22 Décembre (MAP) Il y a un mois 29 jours 11 heures 17 minutes

Morocco tops the African ranking of ICT Development Index (IDI) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), with a score of 85.1, according to the organization's 2023 report.

African VCs, Russia sign agreement on industrial economy

Abuja, 22 Décembre (NAN) Il y a un mois 29 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

An agreement has been signed with Russia by members of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) and African Vice-Chancellors.

2024 Budget: Parliament approves GH¢63.2 million for NDPC

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 30 jours 9 heures 54 minutes

Parliament on Thursday approved GH¢63.2 million for the implementation of programmes and activities of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) for the fiscal year ending 31st December 2024.

Takoradi Central Business District prepares towards Christmas

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 30 jours 9 heures 55 minutes

The Central Business District of Takoradi is geared up for this year's Yuletide as traders begin to occupy every space, including sidewalks, with their goods.

Food Prices: Consumer Advocacy Centre advocates legislation to regulate market queens, food aggregators

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a un mois 30 jours 9 heures 58 minutes

The Consumer Advocacy Centre (CAC) at Laweh University College has asked the government to make legislations that protect consumers against the activities of market actors who benefit from high and unfair food prices on the market.

Morocco Is Center for Developing Cooperation between Arab World and Africa, Says Minister

Dakhla, 21 Décembre (MAP) Il y a un mois 30 jours 10 heures 54 secondes

Morocco, as an important economic center, contributes to developing cooperation between the Arab and African countries, the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, said Wednesday in Dakhla.

AgriTech challenge to take on more schools

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 10 minutes

Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC)’s AgriTech Challenge Classic a five-month accelerator programme will from next year add five more schools to support young entrepreneurs to launch, grow, and scale initiatives in agriculture.

MSMEs urged to embrace technology for business sustainability

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 11 minutes

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information, has urged Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to embrace technology for resilience and expansion as they strive to be competitive globally.

GRA confident SML contract will ensure revenue efficiency

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 13 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has assured that its risk-reward contract with the Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML) will bring efficiency in the country’s revenue assurances and services.

Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank makes strides in the face of challenges

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 17 minutes

The Reverend Dr Emmanuel James Owusu-Bonsu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank has said the bank made a considerable progress in 2022 despite global economic challenges.

Local businesses should expand using AfCFTA – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 21 minutes

The Government is encouraging Ghanaian businesses to seek to expand their portfolio using the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) platform for accelerated economic growth.

Parliament must “slow down” on lithium deal ratification- Former Chief Justice

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 23 minutes

Madam Sophia Akuffo, a former Chief Justice, has asked Parliament to “slow down” on the possible ratification of the lithium deal.

Increase collaboration with government to ensure socioeconomic progress- Prez to GEA

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 25 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the Ghana Employers Association (GEA) to keep working with the government to identify and address all challenges that might impede the country's socioeconomic progress.

Ghana to create special economic zones – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 32 minutes

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is developing a special economic zone policy, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced.

Ghana records 2.0 per cent GDP growth in third quarter

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 46 minutes

Ghana’s economy grew by 2.0 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2023, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) said on Wednesday.

Planned Road infrastructure developments in ER progressing steadily-Minister

Accra, 20 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 heures 53 minutes

Mr Seth Kwame Acheampong, Eastern Regional Minister has disclosed that a total length of 166.28 Km asphalt overlay of roads in the Eastern Region has been completed.

Automotive Council urges ban of imported used cars above 20 years

Abuja, 20 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 20 heures 56 minutes

The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has advocated a ban of importation of used cars above 20 years into the country.

Madrid: Morocco Participates in High-Level Meeting on Transformative Investment in Africa

Madrid, 19 Décembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois un jour 10 heures 19 minutes

Morocco took part, on December 18-19 in Madrid, in a high-level meeting on transformative investment in Africa, held within the framework of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Government urged to establish Young emEntrepreneurs Fund

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 11 heures 46 minutes

Mr Sherif Ghali, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE), has urged the government to establish a fund to support young entrepreneurs.

Newmont Africa inaugurates US$4-million-dollar processing facility  

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 11 heures 48 minutes

Mr David Thorton, the Managing Director, Newmont Africa has inaugurated the Asutifi Processing and Services Center (APSC), at $4 million to boost the income earnings of more than 1,000 farmers within the Ahafo South project of the mine.

EMTECH successfully pilots its Web3-based digital cash infrastructure solution with BoG

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 11 heures 50 minutes

EMTECH, a Modern Central Banking Infrastructure company, has delivered a 12-week Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Hackathon as a strategic pilot for the Bank of Ghana.

African Arts, Crafts and Gift Fair to open Wednesday

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 11 heures 51 minutes

The tenth African Arts, Crafts, and Gift Fair is set to be launched and opened on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

Solid minerals sector ‘new oil’ for Nigeria economy — Philanthropist

Abuja, 19 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois un jour 21 heures 8 minutes

A business mogul and philanthropist, Abdulsalam Abdulkarim-Zaura, popularly known as AA Zaura, says Nigeria’s solid mineral sector is a robust alternative to crude oil for its economic growth and development.

Fish farmer calls for a ban on fish importation

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 9 heures 40 minutes

Mrs Lydia Gyebi Asare, Eastern Regional best Fish Farmer and Chief Executive Officer of YaaMansah Farms, has appealed to government to ban importation.

Cooking with electricity cheaper than LPG, charcoal – Research

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 9 heures 43 minutes

A new study by researchers at the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER) has found that cooking with electricity is cheaper than Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and charcoal.

Nsoatreman Rural Bank makes impressive growth in spite of challenges

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 9 heures 45 minutes

The Nsoatreman Rural Bank Limited at the weekend held it 33rd Annual General Meeting at Nsoatre in the Sunyani West Municipality of the Bono Ahafo Region, with a call on loan defaulters to fulfil their obligation to avoid legal action.

BoG has proven to be a sound banker to the government-President

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 9 heures 46 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has proven to be a sound banker to the government and a safe custodian of the country’s money.

Alleged 10-year Ministry of Finance, SML contract-Minority calls for suspension

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 9 heures 48 minutes

The Minority caucus in Parliament has called for an immediate suspension of an alleged 10-year contract between the Ministry of Finance and Strategic Mobilisation Ghana Limited (SML) for revenue assurance services.

We are diversifying Obuasi economy-MCE

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 10 heures 7 minutes

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly is partnering AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi Mine, and other relevant stakeholders to diversify the local economy as part of efforts to wean the economy off its overdependence on the Mine.

Africa’s media heavyweights to explore benefits of AfCFTA

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

The Africa Prosperity Network (APN) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat will host African heads of state and top business leaders, among others at the next Africa Prosperity Dialogues (APD) in Ghana from January 25 - 27, 2024.

We will continue to push boundaries to guarantee economic freedom- Finance Minister

Accra, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 10 heures 10 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, says the Ministry and the Bank of Ghana must continue to push boundaries and work with equanimity to guarantee economic freedom and social mobility for all.

Morocco, Mauritania Ink 2024-2026 Cooperation Program on Employment, Vocational Training

Rabat, 18 Décembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Morocco and Mauritania signed, on Monday in Rabat, a protocol agreement to implement a three-year cooperation program regarding employment and vocational training.

2024: NNPCL pledges to produce 2m barrels of crude oil daily

Abuja, 18 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 16 heures 23 minutes

The newly appointed Board and Management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPCL) on Monday pledged to produce two million barrels of crude oil on a daily basis from 2024.

Ekumfi District woo investors with tax reliefs

Cape Coast, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 21 heures 36 minutes

The Ekumfi District Assembly has granted two years tax holiday to prospective investors to explore the investment potentials of the area.

Assinman Rural Bank records more than GH¢928,000 profit

Assin Manso, 18 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 21 heures 39 minutes

The Assinman Rural Bank (ARB) recorded a profit after tax of GH¢928,829 in 2022 despite the debilitating effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Board Chairman of the bank, Mr. Frank Owusu, has announced.

GEPA works towards scaling up export of processed fruits, cosmetics to EU market

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 11 heures 16 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has opened a three-day trade show in Accra to showcase processed fruits, cassava, cosmetics and other personal care products as part of efforts to improve their export to the European Union (EU) market.

SARI Workers Co-operative Credit Union holds AGM

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 11 heures 18 minutes

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) Workers Co-operative Credit Union has held its 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) to review the past year's performance and also elect new executives to steer its affairs.

Shippers paid $24 million in demurrage in 2022 – GSA

Tema, 15 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 11 heures 35 minutes

The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) has revealed that in 2022, shippers importing cargoes to the country paid an estimated amount of USD$24 million to shipping lines in demurrage

Mozambique Signs $5Bln Agreement to Build Hydroelectric Plant

Maputo, 14 Décembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 18 heures 18 minutes

Mozambique has signed an agreement of 5 billion dollars for the construction of a new hydroelectric power station in the Mphanda Nkuwa dam, on the Zambezi River, announced the government on Thursday.

KGL Technology Recognised as the leading ICT Company at Club 100 Awards.

Accra, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 11 heures 28 minutes

In a recognition of its commitment to innovation and excellence, KGL Technology emerged as the first ranked Company in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Sector at the prestigious 20th Edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards held in Accra.

GFL calls on the next government to focus on re-industrialization and job creation

Tema, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 11 heures 31 minutes

Mr. Abraham Koomson, Secretary General of the Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL), has highlighted the critical state of the Ghanaian economy, emphasising that the next government must embark on urgent re-industrialization and job creation to restore the Ghanaian economy.

ARB Apex Bank to launch mobile banking App for Rural customers

Agona , 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

The ARB Apex Bank is set to roll out a new mobile banking application that will bring relief and great satisfaction to all customers and employees of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs).

Volta fashion designers take shine at Akosombo Textiles Volta Fair 2023 Fashion show

Ho, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 11 heures 39 minutes

Fashion designers in the Volta Region placed their skills on display during a fashion show sponsored by the Akosombo Textiles (ATL) at the 2023 Volta Trade and Investment Fair in Ho.

UNDP engages stakeholders on agriculture value chains to create jobs, prevent violent extremism

Tamale, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 11 heures 46 minutes

A week-long consultative stakeholders engagement workshop to identify notable value chains that have the potential to create employment opportunities and help prevent the insurgence of violent extremism in the sub-region has begun in Tamale.

FG launches 5-year roadmap on data protection, expects over N125bn revenue

Abuja, 13 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 7 jours 14 heures 46 minutes

The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) launched the Nigeria Data Protection Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan (NDP-SRAP 2023-2027) on Wednesday in Abuja.

NDC lauds gov’t job initiative, hopes selection is devoid of partisan considerations

Sunyani, 12 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 8 jours 10 heures 25 minutes

Mr Eric Adjei, the Deputy Bono Regional Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lauded the Business and Employment Assistance Programme, an initiative of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) and commended the government for such as a programme.

Government creates jobs for 2.1 million people within seven years-Vice President

Sunyani, 12 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 8 jours 10 heures 27 minutes

The government has recruited 2.1 million people into jobs, both in the private and public sectors, in the past seven years, the Vice President Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia has said.

Youth lauds 24-hour economy proposal by NDC

Takoradi, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 11 heures 6 minutes

The Western Nzema Youth League, an advocacy group, has lauded the 24-hour economy being proposed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Zenith Bank Ghana beautifies prominent parts of the City

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 11 heures 9 minutes

Zenith Bank Ghana, as part of measures to beautify the City of Accra, has lighted up its Head Office, Zenith Heights on the Independence Avenue as well as the Big Six Roundabout.

Stanbic Bank commends organisers of the Sixth Volta Fair

Ho, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 11 heures 15 minutes

Stanbic Bank, one of the sponsors of the Sixth Volta Trade and Investment Fair, has commended the organisers of the sixth volta fair.

North Dayi District is poised for incredible growth and progress

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 20 heures 37 minutes

Kojo Mawugbe, District Coordinating Officer for the North Dayi District Assembly, says the district was on an industrialisation drive and requires the support of investors.

Afadzato South District has very rich and enthusiastic labour force – DCE

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 20 heures 40 minutes

Etornam Flolu, DCE for Afadzato South in the Volta Region, has assured investors of quality labour and workforce.

ECG visits over 186,000 customers on ‘Fix the Bill, Pay the Bill’ operation

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 20 heures 44 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Eastern Region has visited over 186, 181 customers within three weeks of the ‘Operation Fix the Bill and Pay the Bill ’initiative.

Private sector inclusion key in developing tourism in Volta Region – AGI

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 9 jours 20 heures 46 minutes

Mr Dela Gadzanku, Chairman of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) for Eastern, Volta and Oti, has urged the private sector to get involved in the growth of the tourism, cultural, and creative arts industries in the Volta Region.

Ashanti Region: More than 380 artisans graduate under GNPC Foundation training

Kumasi, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 42 minutes

The Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) Foundation for Livelihood Empowerment Programme has trained and graduated 389 artisans in the Ashanti Region at a colourful event at the Kumasi Cultural Centre on Saturday.

Cocoa farmers in Western North call for reforms in off-reserve timber resources

Sefwi-Boako, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 44 minutes

Cocoa farmers in the Western North Region said the Government and stakeholders must initiate steps to amend the Concession Act 1962 (Act 124) to give farmers reasonable benefits from proceeds accrued from the commercialization of off-reserve timber resources.

The 24-hour economy is a game-changer for Ghana – Mahama

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 46 minutes

Former President John Dramani Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said his 24-hour economy proposal, outlined in the manifesto for the 2024 general election, will be a game-changer for Ghana.

New restriction on MOMO transaction could derail digitization of Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises- ISSER

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 50 minutes

The Institute of Statistics, Social, and Economic Research has indicated that the new restriction on mobile money (MOMO) transactions could derail the digitization of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises and progress in the cash-lite economy.

Minority welcomes government’s suspension of laying of Import Restriction regulation

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 53 minutes

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority has noted with relief the Government’s announcement to suspend the laying of the proposed regulations on Restriction of Imports of Selected Strategic Products, 2023.

Springs Agro Industries makes case for local rice consumption

Ho, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 55 minutes

Mr Emmanuel Tetteh Coffie, the Volta Regional Sales Manager, Springs Agro Industries Limited, says the improvement in Ghana's local rice is evident enough to boost its consumption nationwide and beyond.

Newmont clinches number one spot at 20th GIPC Ghana Club 100 awards

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 19 heures 57 minutes

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (Ahafo South Mine), has been crowned the best company in the country at the just ended Ghana Club 100 awards held last night in Accra.

US Ambassador graces Volta Fair, commends stakeholders

Ho, 8 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 12 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

Madam Virginia Evelyn Palmer, The US Ambassador to Ghana has paid a visit to the ongoing Volta Trade and Investment Fair in Ho.

GIFMIS-GhIPSS EFT rollout: CAGD engages stakeholders in middle zone

Akyawkrom , 8 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 12 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) in collaboration with the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and the Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement Systems GhIPSS, have developed an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) platform.

Access Bank supports women in agribusiness

Accra, 8 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 12 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Access Bank Ghana continues to demonstrate leadership in promoting women initiatives under its flagship programme for women, the ‘W’ Initiative.

AGI supports import restrictions, calls for development in value chain

Accra, 8 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 12 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) says it supports Government's proposal to restrict the importation of some selected products.

SNG, partners hold trade fair to support entrepreneurs

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

The Shea Network Ghana (SNG), an NGO, in partnership with Tunteiya Women’s Association has organised a selection of suppliers for a trade fair aimed at assisting rural entrepreneurs in acquiring essential items for their businesses.

2024 Budget misaligned with medium term revenue targets – IFS

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 10 heures 57 minutes

The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), a think-tank, says Ghana’s Medium-Term Revenue Target Strategy (MTRS) was likely to lose credibility because the government had failed to align the 2024 budget with the strategy.

PMMC invests in machinery to produce sophisticated Jewellery

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 11 heures une minute

Precious Minerals Marketing Company Limited (PMMC) has invested in machinery to be able to produce sophisticated jewellery as part of measures to promote made in Ghana products.

North Tongu urges business community to develop its agriculture, tourism potential

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

Mr Divine Osborn Fenu, the North Tongu District Chief Executive in the Volta Region, says the area has abundant agricultural, tourism, and mineral potential and invited investors and the business community to explore opportunities in the area.

Parliament approves 2024 Budget

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 11 heures 7 minutes

Parliament has approved the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government for the fiscal year ending 31st December 2024 after a head count of members.

Government, private sector to invest into 29 attraction sites to boost tourism economy

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 28 minutes

Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC), has completed designs together with private sector players to invest into 29 tourists' attraction sites to boost the local tourism economy. 

Increasing domestically financed capital expenditure by over 100 per cent worrying – IFS

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 30 minutes

The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), a non-profit think-tank, has expressed concern over government’s decision to increase its domestically financed Capital Expenditure (Capex) by over 100 per cent from GH₵9.3 billion in 2023 to GH₵18.24 billion in 2024.

EU is committed to the empowerment of the Ghanaian youth

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 32 minutes

Mr Massimo Mina, Head of Cooperation of the Delegation of European Union (EU) to Ghana, says the EU is committed to the support and empowerment of Ghanaian youth to fulfil their future ambitions.

Transportation, key to economic growth-CILT

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 34 minutes

Mr Mark Amoamah, President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, (CILT) has emphasized the role Transportation and logistics play in supporting economic growth and facilitating trade.

Farmers in Upper East decry low market for paddy rice

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 36 minutes

Farmers in the Upper East Region have decried the poor marketing of paddy rice after this year’s harvest and the challenges farmers are facing to mop up old stocks of the produce in the area.

100 small scale businesswomen in Obuasi supported with interest free loans

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 41 minutes

Some 100 small scale businesswomen at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region have been provided with interest free loans to support their businesses.

South Dayi calls for investment in district’s ‘One Area, One Product’ initiative

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 44 minutes

Mr Sylvanus Tettey, South Dayi District Planning Officer, has extended a call to investors to explore the opportunities available in the district for development and growth.

FG partners UNIDO, others to promote plastic value chain

Abuja, 7 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 16 heures 43 minutes

The Federal Government says it will partner with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisations (UNIDO) to promote sustainable plastic value chain through circular economy practices.

Non-interest financing, equity, solutions to huge debt crisis – FG

Abuja, 6 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 16 heures 8 minutes

Mr Wale Edun, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, says non-interest and equity financing are solutions to the current global debt crisis.

NDDC partners farm holdings to boost food security

Abuja, 6 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 16 heures 10 minutes

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said it has commenced arrangements with large-scale farm holdings in the region to boost food security and agro-allied products in the country.

Local Government Minister inspects ongoing projects in Eastern Region

Kyebi, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 17 minutes

Mr Dan Kwaku Botwe, the Local Government Minister, has inspected some ongoing developmental projects under the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Project (GSCSP) in the Eastern Region.

Nearly 100 businesses sign up for AfCFTA at the Volta Fair

Ho, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 21 minutes

The AfCFTA desk at the ongoing Volta Trade and Investment Fair has engaged nearly 100 businesses within the first week of the event, which have signed up for membership.

Ketu South Municipal Assembly projects explorable investment opportunities

Ho, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

The Ketu South Municipality has projected investment opportunities available in the Municipality to be explored.

GIPC to celebrate top Ghanaian businesses at 20th Club100 awards

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 28 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) will on December 8, honour some 100 businesses as the Centre hosts the 20th edition of its esteemed Ghana Club 100 awards.

Agortime Ziope- strategically located for investment in agriculture, industry, and tourism

Ho, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 30 minutes

The Agortime Ziope District of the Volta Region is well situated to develop into a major investment hub, and its proximity to neighbouring Togo balloon prospects for cross national trade.

Young entrepreneurs urged to value mentorship

Ho, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Panelists at the 2nd Volta Young Entrepreneurs Summit held in Ho in the Volta Region, have advised young entrepreneurs to value mentorship that will help them succeed in their entrepreneurial journey.

Trade information relevant in conducting successful business -AfCFTA

Ho, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

Mr Divine Kutortse, Programme Officer at the National Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Coordination Office, has emphasised the significance of trade information in conducting successful business.

Women’s group from Akatsi adjudged best food processors in Volta

Ho, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

The Duepe Ngoryiyi Women Processing Group in Akatsi has been adjudged best food processors in the Volta Region at the 39th Farmer’s Day Awards held in the regional capital.

Virtual Ghana Trade E-commerce platform to boost sales of participating companies

Accra, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 17 heures 39 minutes

The Team Lead, Compete Ghana Programme, Mr Nicholas Gebara, says the Virtual Ghana Trade E-commerce platform, developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, will boost sales of companies on the platform.

Women entrepreneurs urged to build partnerships to expand business scope

Accra, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 17 heures 41 minutes

Mrs Mawuena Trebah, the Founder and Chief Business Strategist, Inspire Africa, has called on women entrepreneurs to build partnerships to expand the scope and scale of their businesses, regardless of whatever stage they are.

Central Bank will continue to engage to develop forward-looking policy framework

Accra, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 17 heures 43 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, says the Bank will continue to engage industry actors to develop forward-looking policy frameworks in the areas of Digital Banking and Open Banking.

Minimum capital for Credit Bureaus now GHS6m

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 18 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has increased the minimum paid up capital for both existing and new entrant Credit Bureaus to GHS6 million from the previous GHS500,000.

Wenchi Manhene urges Government to establish processing facility to enhance value of Cashew

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 20 minutes

Osagyefo Ampem Anye Amoanpong Tabrako III, Wenchi Manhene, has appealed to the government to help establish a factory dedicated to the processing of cashew.

Absa, Mastercard Foundation train more than 1,800 youth for world of work

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 27 minutes

A two-day training has been organised for some 1,861 young people, including university students, persons living with disabilities, and entrepreneurs, to prepare them for the world of work.

Leveraging technology key in achieving SDGs-UN rep

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 29 minutes

Hilde Opoku, Programme Manager, United Nations Habitat, Ghana Smart Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Cities, says leveraging and advancing existing technologies is key to achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana.

Government to support over 50, 000 startups in 2024 under the « You Start » project – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

Government will provide financial and technical support to over 50, 000 startups and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in 2024, Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said

KIA introduces self-service check-in for seamless facilitation

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

International passengers travelling through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) have the option of accessing the self-service kiosks at ‘Terminal 3’ for a swift check-in process.

2024 Budget still before Parliament

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

The Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government for the year ending 31st December 2024, is still before Parliament awaiting approval.

Collaboration is key to eliminating illicit trade in tobacco products

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 41 minutes

Strong and effective collaborations between relevant stakeholders, including law enforcement agencies have been identified as a key element in the fight against illicit trade in tobacco and tobacco products in the country.

Business community asked to consider Anloga District for investment and doing business

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Mr Emmanuel Dzakpasu, Anloga District Coordinating Director, in the Volta Region, says the district is ripe for investment and has appealed to the business community to consider the area for investment and doing business.

Land administration, a huge disincentive to investments – Chief Justice

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, the Chief Justice of the Republic, has bemoaned the present state of land administration in the country and its effect on investors.

AfCFTA Chief of staff challenges AGI to explore automobile industry value-chain under agreement

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 50 minutes

Mr Silver Ojakol, Chief of Staff, AfCFTA Secretariat, has challenged the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) to take advantage of the automobile industry value-chain under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and leverage on non-originating parts of vehicles to justify inclusion.

Volta Region has huge potential in agriculture- Agric Director

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 52 minutes

Mr William Dzamefe, Volta Regional Director of Agriculture, says the region has huge potential for and called on investors to consider the region for investment.

Domestic Debt Exchange Programme blighted many businesses severely – AGI

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 57 minutes

Dr Humphrey Ayim-Darke, President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), says the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) has affected many businesses severely during the year.

Depoliticize 24-hour economy policy proposal – Chartered Accountant

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 11 heures une minute

Mr. Francis Abudu Zimmaleh, a chartered accountant and consultant, has highlighted the potential impact of the 24-hour economic policy concept on Ghana's financial sector and advocated it be depoliticized and scrutinised for its optimal utilisation.

Ken Ofori-Atta launches five-year strategic plan for Securities Exchange Commission

Accra, 1 Décembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori- Atta, the Minister for Finance, has launched a five-year strategic plan for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

IFAD, others partner to scale-up digital solutions for farmers

Abuja, 30 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 17 heures 47 secondes

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), says it is committed to promoting empowerment of smallholder farmers globally, through scaling up digital solutions by partnering with other stakeholders.

Africa needs to integrate regional value chains for industrialisation growth – – ECA

Abuja, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 20 heures 13 minutes

The Director of Macro Economic Policy Division, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Adams Elhiraika, says Africa needs to integrate to create regional value chains that support industrialisation.

$43.7bn trade, investment deals sealed at Cairo meeting —Afreximbank

Abuja, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 20 heures 16 minutes

Afreximbank says about 43.7 billion dollars’ worth of trade and investment deals were sealed at the just concluded Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) held in Egypt.

Agona Rural Bank declares profit in 2022 operations

Agona Kwanyako, 29 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 21 heures 41 minutes

The Agona Rural Bank Limited, with its headquarters at Kwanyako in the Central Region, recorded a profit of GHC214,784 in its 2022 operations.

We consider SMEs as seedbeds and ready to support their growth – AGI President

Accra, 29 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 21 heures 44 minutes

Dr Humphrey K. Ayim-Darke, President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), says Small and Medium-sized Entreprises (SMEs) were seedbeds of industry and would receive the necessary support from the Association.

Morocco to Host 33rd FAO Regional Conference for Africa

Rabat, 28 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 22 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will hold its next Regional Conference for Africa (ARC33) on April 18- 20, 2024 in Rabat, under the aegis of Morocco.

Moroccan Crafts in the Spotlight in Nairobi

Nairobi, 28 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 22 jours 11 heures une minute

Kenyans in Nairobi were invited to an immersion in the craft heritage of Morocco on the occasion of an exhibition organized from November 26 to December 1 by the Crafts Chamber of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region.

Construction of Nigeria-Morocco gas project begins in 2024 – Minister

Abuja, 28 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 22 jours 16 heures 39 minutes

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources (Gas), Ekperikpe Ekpo, says the construction of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project which aims to link the European market is expected to begin in 2024.

Western Region prepares to host 39th National Farmers’ Day

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 23 minutes

All is set for the Western Region to host the 39th edition of the National Farmers’ Day at Tarkwa in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality on December 1, 2023.

Over 250 businesses to participate in 2023 Obuasi Trade Show

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 25 minutes

Over 250 businesses in the Adansi enclave are expected to participate in this year’s Obuasi Trade Show (OTS) set for this Christmas, Mr. Ishmael Yakubu Coffie, Chairman of the show, has announced.

Monetary Policy Committee maintains policy rate at 30.0 per cent

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 27 minutes

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana on Monday maintained the policy rate at 30.0 per cent for two successive meetings.

New Climate Finance Knowledge Hub Opens Up Opportunities For Financial Institutions, MSMES In Ghana

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 29 minutes

The Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN), together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), has set up a Climate Finance Knowledge Hub (CFKH) to solicit innovative ideas needed to finance green projects in order to protect the climate.

Support SMEs to grow and expand – SNV Director urges stakeholders

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Ms Barbara White Nkoala, the Country Director of the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), Ghana, has called for continuous support for small and medium scale businesses to ensure growth and sustainability.

Prudential Life Insurance launches new policy

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Prudential Life Insurance (PLI) has launched a micro insurance policy to protect people against uncertainties in life.

Majority, Minority caucuses to engage over L.I. on importation – Annoh-Dompreh

Accra, 27 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 23 jours 10 heures 34 minutes

Accra, Nov 27, GNA - Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, the Majority Chief Whip, says the Majority Caucus in Parliament will engage with the Minority on Monday over the Legislative Instrument (L.I.) intending to restrict the importation of some selected strategic products to the country.

Shared metering in compound houses making electricity subsidies purposeless -Study

Accra, 26 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 24 jours 20 heures 39 minutes

Shared metres in compound houses are making subsidy benefits to the poor meaningless, a study conducted by the Institute of Statistics, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) has found.

Sesame and soybean overtaking maize farming in Sissala

Tumu , 26 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 24 jours 20 heures 42 minutes

Most farmers in the Sissala enclave are shifting to sesame and soya bean farming due to high cost of maize production in recent years.

Exporters should be diligent, stick to standards of European market

Accra, 26 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 24 jours 20 heures 45 minutes

Mr Nicholas Gebara, Team Lead, Compete Ghana, has called on exporters to be diligent in their line of duty and stick to the standards of the European market.

Proper reinsurance arrangements guarantee payments of cross-border accident claims – NIC

Accra, 25 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 23 minutes

Mr Michael Kofi Andoh, Acting Commissioner, National Insurance Commission (NIC), has urged motor underwriting companies within the ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme to ensure prompt payments of cross-border accident claims.

Achieving economic targets in election year is test for government – ISSER

Accra, 25 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 25 minutes

The Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER) says achieving economic targets next year is a test case for government to break the 'political business cycle' characterised by high spending in election years.

More than 200 farmers in Western North benefit from livelihood empowerment programme

Accra, 25 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 27 minutes

About 200 smallholder farmers in the Western North Region have undergone entrepreneurial development skill training to empower them to set up alternative businesses to enhance their livelihoods.

Nuclear power will stimulate Ghana’s industrialisation

Accra, 25 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 29 minutes

Mr Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, Director, Renewable Energy, Bui Power Authority (BPA), says, nuclear power is the surest base-load for reliable, affordable, safe, and clean energy for Ghana’s industrialisation.

PURC reduces electricity tariff for fourth quarter, water goes up

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 32 minutes

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has reduced electricity tariff by 1.52 per cent, the only downward review for consumers for 2023.

Industry needs academia to advance in technology

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 35 minutes

Professor Stefan Palzer, Chief Technology Officer, Nestlé, has underscored the need for industry players to collaborate with academic institutions to harness innovation and advancement in technology.

Germany supports Ghanaian apparel manufacturers for growth, employment

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 37 minutes

The Association of Ghana Apparel Manufacturers (AGAM) and the Foreign Trade Association of the German Retail Trade (AVE) have forged a new partnership aimed at fostering sustainable growth and employment in Ghana's textile sector.

AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi Mine, recognized with 7 awards at 2023 Sustainability Awards

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 40 minutes

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine, has been honoured with seven remarkable awards at this year’s Sustainability and Social Investment (SSI) Awards.

GNPC supports 337 artisans in Central Region

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 41 minutes

The Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) Foundation for livelihood empowerment programme, under its Skilled Artisan Project (SAP), has trained 337 artisans, who graduated at a colourful ceremony in Cape Coast on Thursday.

Ghana’s nuclear power programme must not suffer political expediency – Nuclear Power Institute

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 8 heures 43 minutes

The Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) has cautioned against political expediency in ensuring a full implementation of Ghana’s nuclear power programme and project to transform the economy sustainably.

NORAD funds local NGOs to map out, document landing beaches

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

Four Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), have begun the mapping and legal documentation of landing beaches across the coastal regions of Ghana.

Parliament suspends L.I.to restrict importation of selected strategic products

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

Parliament on Thursday suspended the laying of the Legislative Instrument (L.I) intending to restrict the importation of selected strategic products into the country.

Minority takes exception to government’s decision to restrict importation of strategic commodities

Accra, 24 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 26 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority has raised issues over the Government's decision to restrict the importation of 22 selected strategic products to Ghana.

AU CTS-ICT: Morocco Highlights Digital’s Importance as Lever for Socio-Economic Development

Addis Ababa, 23 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 10 heures 27 minutes

AU CTS-ICT: Morocco Highlights Digital’s Importance as Lever for Socio-Economic Development

Propagate Mahama’s 24-hour economy policy-Abu Kansangbata

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

Mr Abu Kansangbata, former Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has called on the National Democratic Congress to focus on key stakeholders and ground breaking policy proposals like John Mahama’s 24-hour economy policy to strengthen their gains.

Tax stakeholders hold news conference on resource mobilisation and illicit financial flows in Africa.

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

Key stakeholders in Africa’s tax sector are currently meet in Accra, Ghana to unpack domestic resource mobilisation and illicit financial flows issues in Africa.

Take advantage of German market to increase revenue – exporters urged

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

Mr Richard Ekow Mensah, the Head of DEinternational Services and Key Account of the German Industry and Commerce in Ghana, has advised Ghanaian exporters to take advantage of the German market space to increase revenue.

Delayed external debt restructuring negotiation could stall Ghana’s economic recovery- PwC

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

PricewaterhouseCoopers Ghana (PwC), an auditing and tax firm, says if negotiations with external creditors and debt holders are not concluded expeditiously, Ghana’s economic recovery could stall.

Ethiopian Airlines signs deal to acquire 84 Aircraft at Dubai Airshow

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the fastest-growing global airline brand, has signed deals to purchase a total of 84 aircraft at the Dubai Airshow.

Federation of Labour supports 24/7 economy proposal

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 41 minutes

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) says it supports the creation of an economic and national development system that would hinge on a 24/7 economy, as proposed by former President John Dramani Mahama.

Foundation for sound policy decisions lies in quality, timely and robust data – Minister

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information, says the foundation for sound policies and decisions lies in quality, timely and robust data for structural economic development.

It is illegal for GRA to create a valuation reference price list – GIFF

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) says the introduction of a valuation reference price list for the clearing of goods by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is an illegal act.

One District, One Factory needs thorough investigation – Prof Gatsi

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Professor John Gatsi, the Dean of School of Business of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has called for a ‘proper investigation and analysis’ into government’s ‘One District, One Factory’ policy to enhance efficacy.

GIFF calls for review of Exemption Act, 2022

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 53 minutes

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has called for a thorough review of the Exemptions Act, 2022 (Act 1083) to curb the obstruction of the essential movement of goods.

Environmental Health officer calls for screening of Coconut sellers

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

Mr Delawson Asafo, Environmental Health officer for Asuogyaman, has called for medical screening for coconut sellers to ensure consumer safety.

Regional dialogue on sustainable economic recovery held in Tamale

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 10 heures 56 minutes

A regional dialogue on sustainable economic recovery has been held in Tamale to gather ideas and establish a practical approach towards sustainable economic development in the country.

Reduce taxes on telecommunication companies – Chamber of Telecommunications appeals to Gov’t.

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has appealed to the government to have a second look at taxes imposed on telecommunication companies.

Current IMF programme most costly in recent years – Economist

Accra, 22 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 11 heures 8 minutes

Dr. Patrick Assuming, an economist and lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School, says the current International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme is the costliest of the 16 other programmes pursued by the government.

Asokore Mampong Rural Bank poised to lead the competition in the rural banking sector-Board Chairman

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 23 minutes

The Asokore Mampong Rural Bank (AMRB), will continue to develop innovative products and strategies to stay on top as the preferred rural bank in the Ashanti region.

Africa’s youngest Minister and MP to attend 2023 Volta Fair

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 28 minutes

The sixth edition of the Volta Trade and Investment Fair would be attended by one of Africa’s youngest Minster’s of State.

GRA confiscates GH¢7.9 million worth of illicit tobacco products

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 30 minutes

The Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has successfully confiscated a substantial quantity of illicit tobacco products.

Government to lay before Parliament LI restricting importation of selected strategic products

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, the Minister for Trade and Industry, has revealed a Legislative Instrument (L.I) intending to restrict the importation of selected strategic products into the country will be laid before Parliament.

Adaklu DCE to improve agriculture and tourism

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

Madam Juliana Kpedekpo, District Chief Executive (DCE) of Adaklu in the Volta Region says agriculture and tourism are key in accelerating development of the area.

Tax reliefs alone not enough to expand local production – Prof Gatsi

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

Prof John Gatsi, the Dean of School of Business of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has downplayed the tax reliefs offered to local setups to bolster local production in the 2024 budget statement.

Agrihouse Foundation awarded for Promoting 2023 U.S-Ghana Business Expo

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 37 minutes

Agrihouse Foundation has been awarded with the prestigious American Chamber of Commerce Ghana (AmCham) award for its exceptional organisation and promotion of the 2023 U.S-Ghana Business Expo.

PMAWCA preparing ports to support Africa free trade

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 41 minutes

Mr. Jean Marie Koffi, the Secretary General of the Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA), has said that the association is preparing ports in its jurisdiction to support the African Continental Free Trade Area.

Tax reliefs alone not enough to expand local production – Prof Gatsi

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Prof John Gatsi, the Dean of School of Business of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has downplayed the tax reliefs offered to local setups to bolster local production in the 2024 budget statement.

Central Bank fines Zeepay Ghana Limited, suspends forex licence

Accra, 21 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has fined Zeepay Ghana Limited for breaching the Inward Remittance clause and Foreign Exchange Act.

Nigeria advocates modern technologies to curb illicit financial flows in W/Africa

Abuja, 21 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 29 jours 16 heures 40 minutes

Nigeria has called on member states of the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) to employ modern technologies to combat illicit financial flows in the sub-region.

Africa must tackle huge infrastructure gap to unlock opportunities for transformation – Report

Accra, 20 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 9 heures 55 minutes

Africa’s significant road infrastructure deficit creates increased production and transaction costs that must be addressed to scale opportunities envisaged under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area, a new report has stated.

National Insurance Commission arrests unlicensed motor tricycles

Accra, 20 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 9 heures 57 minutes

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has impounded some tricycles operating in the Sissala East Municipality without insurance cover.

Volta Fair to discount exhibition costs for businesses in flooded Volta communities

Accra, 20 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 heures une minute

Organisers of the 2023 Volta Fair have announced a discounted exhibition package among other incentives for businesses from areas affected by the Akosombo Dam spillage.

Free Zones Authority signs grant agreement with IFE to enhance water, sewage system in Tema Export Processing Zone

Accra, 20 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 heures 8 minutes

Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) has signed a grant agreement with The Facility Investing for Employment (IFE) to enhance the water and sewage system at the Tema Export Processing Zone (TEPZ). 

Morocco Participates in Compact With Africa Summit

Berlin, 20 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 11 heures 56 minutes

Morocco Participates in Compact With Africa Summit

Nigeria seeks institutional framework to address illicit financial flows in W/Africa

Abuja, 20 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 17 heures 6 minutes

Nigeria on Monday called on the Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) to develop an institutional framework for the enforcement of financial crimes regulations in the sub region.

GEW: 2,000 young entrepreneurs participate in Sokoto Business Fair

Sokoto, 20 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 17 heures 10 minutes

No fewer than 2,000 young entrepreneurs from different parts of Sokoto State have participated in a business display fair, as part of Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW).

Accessory-Ville launches programme to transform lives of street youth

Accra, 19 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois un jour 11 heures 37 minutes

Accessory-Ville, a Ghana-based beaded accessories brand, in partnership with Future of Africa (FOA), has concluded the initial phase of a training programme designed to empower street youth through specialised skills-building sessions.

Former President Mahama’s 24-hour Economy policy will ‘resurrect’ the economy

Accra, 19 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois un jour 11 heures 41 minutes

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, a former Minister of State has said the 24-Hour Economy Vision policy that will be introduced by the former President John Dramani Mahama will reshape Ghana’s economy.

Gold for oil policy susceptible to illicit financial flows-ISSER

Accra, 19 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois un jour 11 heures 44 minutes

The Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER) says the government's 'Gold for Oil' policy, meant to address the foreign exchange demand of oil importers, is at risk of Illicit Financial Flows (IFF).

Social capital essential for business growth – Madam Sakyi-Bekoe

Accra, 19 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois un jour 11 heures 45 minutes

Madam Ohenewa Sakyi-Bekoe, a Development Consultant and Board Member, WestlionCo, an African centered entrepreneurship hub, has advised young and start-up entrepreneurs to develop social capital and cultivate meaningful relationships for sustainable business enterprises.

UK government, GSS launches international data masterclass to empower data-driven decision making

Accra, 19 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois un jour 11 heures 47 minutes

The United Kingdom (UK) in Collaboration with Ghana Statistical Service has launched international data masterclass to empower data -driven decision-making in Ghana.

Morocco Is African Leader in Renewable Energies, Says AU Senior Official

Tanger, 19 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois un jour 12 heures 34 minutes

Morocco has become an African leader in renewable energies thanks to major sustainable projects launched in recent years, said the African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, Amani Abou Zeid Mohamed Naguib.

Zero tax on sanitary pads: Glorious Women’s Linkage hails government

Kumasi, 17 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

The announcement by the government to introduce zero value-added tax on sanitary pads has been welcomed by some individuals and interest groups in the Ashanti region.

Rice farmers dry produce with their feet at Akuse

Akuse , 17 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 11 heures 39 minutes

Rice farmers at Akuse near Somanya in the Eastern Region, are compelled to use their feet to dry rice due to lack of mechanical dryers.

Drivers and Traders in Techiman express dissatisfaction on the 2024 Budget

Techiman , 17 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 11 heures 42 minutes

Drivers and Traders at the Techiman central business area have expressed disappointment in the 2024 budget provisions since it did not meet the provision of the basic needs of the people.

Some Oguaa residents unhappy with budget silence on Airport and Harbour

Cape Coast, 17 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 11 heures 45 minutes

Some residents in the Cape Coast (Oguaa) Metropolis have expressed disappointment about the silence of the 2024 budget on the government's pledge to construct a cargo airport and harbour in the historic city.

Second phase of Tema Port expansion project commences

Tema, 17 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

The second phase of the Tema Port expansion project under Meridian Ports Services (MPS) has commenced and is expected to be completed in 2025.

2023/2024 Cocoa season loan agreement report laid before Parliament

Accra, 16 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 12 heures 23 minutes

The report of the Finance Committee of Parliament has been laid before the House on the Terms of a receivable Trade Finance Facility between Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and a Consortium of Banks and Financial Institutions, with the Government of Ghana as Guarantor.

Government values Ghana’s economy at GHS1tn in 2024

Accra, 16 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 12 heures 26 minutes

The government is projecting the value of Ghana’s economy at over GHS1trillion in 2024, with a pledge to protect “at all cost the foundation for sustained economic expansion, achieved through the sweat and patience of the Ghanaian people.”

Prudential Life Insurance offers Ghanaians the most out of life

Accra, 16 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 12 heures 28 minutes

Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, an insurance company emboldening people to pursue passions and ambitions without fear of unforeseen setbacks, has called on the public to insure the unknown as a safeguard and protection for financial security.

Let’s address challenges in multilateral organisations

Accra, 16 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 12 heures 32 minutes

Dr Abdul-Jalilu Ateku, a lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Ghana, has called for concerted efforts towards addressing challenges in multilateral institutions.

2024 budget fails to address the economic bankruptcy – Sammy Gyamfi

Accra, 16 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 12 heures 34 minutes

Mr Sammy Gyamfi, the National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has reiterated that the 2024 budget failed to address the economic bankruptcy and excruciating hardships Ghanaians are reeling under.

AEC 2023: Effective governance, political will key to industrialised Africa -Ethiopian president

Abuja, 16 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 15 heures 35 minutes

The President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Ms Sahle-Work Zewde, has said that effective governance, political will was key to industrialised Africa.

Stakeholders urge Africans to think, produce, consume Africa

Abuja, 16 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 15 heures 37 minutes

Some stakeholders have called on Africans to think, produce and consume goods produced on the continent to promote growth and development in Africa.

Lomé: Casablanca Stock Exchange’s Participation in AFIS 2023 is Part of its South-South Approach (Deputy Managing Director)

Lomé, 16 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 15 heures 44 minutes

The participation of the Casablanca Stock Exchange in the 3rd Africa Financial Industry Summit (AFIS 2023) in Lomé, is part of its approach aimed at favoring South-South cooperation and exchanges, its Deputy Managing Director Mohamed Saad said.

Ghanaians expect ease in economic hardship as government presents 2024 budget

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has started the presentation of government’s 2024 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament.

Africa must embrace emerging opportunities in agriculture

Kumasi, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 29 minutes

Enterprises in the agribusiness sector in Africa have been urged to take advantage of the emerging opportunities in the agriculture and natural resources management space to grow and sustain their future.

Fidelity Bank, FDA forge strategic partnership to strengthen SMEs growth, compliance

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Fidelity Bank Ghana, the largest privately-owned financial institution in the country, and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have formalised their commitment towards promoting an environment conducive to the growth and regulatory compliance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Government to increase salaries by 23 per cent next year

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

The base pay on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) has been increased by 23 per cent starting from January 2024.

Zenith Bank demonstrates resilience with 82.22 per cent growth in pre-tax profit in 2023 third quarter

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

Continuing on its upward trajectory for the year, leading financial services provider, Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited has posted an outstanding financial performance for the period ending September 30, 2023.

Ethical business practice should be pursued relentlessly and aggressively-Governor

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 51 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, says ethical business practice should be pursued relentlessly and aggressively by all industry players.

Germany earmarks €400,000 to train 270 Ghanaian enterprises

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

About 270 Ghanaian enterprises from 10 regions in the country are to be trained under phase III of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme beginning next year.

We need new partnerships to broaden the impact of YEPDI- Zotoo

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

Mr Joseph Zotoo, a Project Lead at the Youth Employment Pathway Development Initiative (YEPDI), has called for new partnerships to broaden the impact of the initiative.

All is set for 2024 Budget presentation in Parliament

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 6 minutes

All is set in Parliament House for the presentation of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government for the 2024 Financial Year on Wednesday, 15th November, by Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister on behalf of the President.

2024 Budget: Waive tax on sanitary pads- RISE- Ghana

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 20 minutes

Mr Awal Ahmed Kariama, Executive Director, RISE - Ghana, a human rights and sustainable development organisation, has reiterated the call for the waiving of sanitary pad tax in the 2024 Budget Statement.

Prudential Life Insurance outdoors innovative products

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 22 minutes

Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, with the increased competition in insurance business, has birthed innovative products for the citizenry.

IEA calls for increase in social spending in 2024 budget

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 23 minutes

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a policy think tank, has asked the government to prioritize social spending in the 2024 budget in to lessen the economic burden on Ghanaians.

Rural Banks need to leverage customer-driven digitisation of financial products post- DDEP

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 25 minutes

Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) must leverage customer-driven digitisation of financial products and services in their quest to expand the rural banking concept in post Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Third Intra African Trade Fair underway in Cairo, Egypt

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 27 minutes

The third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) is underway in Cairo, Egypt.

2024 budget must address plight of youth – Dr Kwesie

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 29 minutes

Emmanuel Gamson Dr Patrick Ekye Kwesie, Leader of Western Nzema Youth League, has appealed to the government to ensure that its Budget Statement and Economic Policy for 2024 addresses the numerous challenges facing the youth of the country.

GDCA, partners train 60 youth in beekeeping, domestic electrical installation

Accra, 15 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 5 jours 15 heures 34 minutes

60 youth in the northern part of the country have trained in domestic electrical installation and beekeeping to equip and empower them with employable skills to improve their livelihoods.

2024 Budget: Government must revive Ghana Airways, Black Star Line, TOR – IEA

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has asked government to include clear investment plans in the 2024 budget to revive three key national assets -the defunct Ghana Airways, the Black Star Line, and the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).

DBG Announces Game-Changing recommendations to achieve food security

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 10 heures 55 minutes

Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has announced the key outcomes of its recent multi-stakeholder value chain workshops held across some regions in the country, revealing extensive insights and also putting forward game-changing recommendations to support Ghana’s efforts to achieve food security among other economic benefits.

Post-Budget workshop to held on floor of Parliament- Speaker directs

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

Parliament's Post-budget workshop will be held on the floor of the House, from Saturday, November 18 to Sunday, November 19, Mr Alban Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament has directed.

Volta Fair 2023: Musician ‘Edem’ Unveiled as Volta Brand Ambassador

Ho, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 11 heures 8 minutes

Mr Denning Edem Hotor, a Ghanaian Musician known in showbiz as ‘Edem,’ has been officially unveiled as the Volta Brand Ambassador for this year’s Volta Trade and Investment Fair.

Fidelity Bank posts GHS 620.73 million profit in third quarter

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 11 heures 16 minutes

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, the largest privately-owned Ghanaian bank, recorded a GHS 620.73 million profit in the Third Quarter of the year.

AfDB President Hails Morocco’s Commitment to African Integration Under Leadership of His Majesty the King

Marrakech, 13 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 16 heures 35 minutes

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi A. Adesina has praised the Kingdom's commitment and involvement, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, in African integration.

Stakeholders court support for commercialisation of Ghanaian innovations

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 24 minutes

Stakeholders in Ghana’s digital space have called for financial, infrastructure, and human capacity development support to commercialise products and services by innovators in the country.

Ghana eyes 90 per cent electricity access to spur sustainable development

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 26 minutes

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Energy Minister, says, government is intensifying efforts to make Ghana’s electricity access rate reach 90 per cent by 2024 from the current 88.85 per cent.

SOCO projects worth GHC4 million begin at Krachi West

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 28 minutes

Mr Emmanuel Kajal Jalulah, the Krachi West Municipal Chief Executive, has cut the sod for the construction of an ultramodern market and other infrastructural projects to improve business activities in the municipality.

Let’s lead by example by having the Post-budget Workshop in Parliament – Kofi Adams

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 29 minutes

Mr Kofi Iddie Adams, a National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Buem, has called on the leadership of the House to reconsider the policy of “out-of-station post-budget workshop” for MPs.

Justine Aniaku adjudged PWD Entrepreneur of the Year

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 32 minutes

Madam Justine Mauda Afia Aniaku, Creative Director of JustMaud Group, dealers in fashion, arts and crafts, has won the Persons with Disability (PWD) Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2023 Edition of the Women in Entrepreneurship Awards (WIEA).

GRA says ready to engage companies in difficulties revive operations to meet tax obligations 

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 34 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority says it is ready to support companies in difficulties to revive their operations to be able to meet their tax obligations to the state and create employment for Ghanaians.

Saudi-Arab-African Economic Conference discusses Joint Efforts between Saudi Arabia and Africa

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 48 minutes

The second session of the Saudi-Arab-African Economic Conference is on going at the in the Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Fund for Development Provides over $580 Million in Development Loans to African Countries

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 51 minutes

Sultan Al-Marshal, the Chief Executive Officer, of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed, 14 new development loan agreements with 12 African Ministers, worth over USD $580 million.

Let us lead by example by having post-budget workshop in Parliament- Buem MP

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 54 minutes

Mr Kofi Iddie Adams, a National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Buem, Friday called on the Leadership of Parliament to the policy of “out-of-station post-budget workshop” for MPs.

Police checkpoints number one challenge to transit trade-GSA

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 56 minutes

The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) has called on the Police to help promote the growth of the nation’s transit trade sector.

Formalise your business to attract funding – Women entrepreneurs told

Accra, 13 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 18 heures 57 minutes

Finance experts have advised women entrepreneurs to formalise their businesses by documenting their results to attract funding from financial institutions and investors.

37 teams seek ultimate prize in Kosmos’ South-West Agritech pitch challenge

Cape Coast, 10 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 11 heures 37 minutes

Thirty-seven teams of young agriculture technology entrepreneurs from the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) are engaged in a pitch competition for the ultimate prize of $50,000.

Saudi-African Economic Summit Opens in Riyadh, with Moroccan Participation

Riyadh, 10 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 16 heures 26 minutes

Saudi-African Economic Summit Opens in Riyadh, with Moroccan Participation

Morocco Is ‘Exceptional’ Gateway to Africa, Says EIB Representative

Marrakech, 9 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 16 heures 20 minutes

Morocco is an "exceptional" gateway to the African continent, said the new European Investment Bank (EIB) representative in Morocco, Adrien de Bassompierre, on the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) being held in Marrakech.

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline to Facilitate African Integration, Says Official

Marrakech, 9 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 16 heures 22 minutes

The Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline will facilitate the integration of the African continent, said the Managing Director of the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines (ONHYM), Amina Benkhadra, on the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF).

MoFA begins procurement processes to boost food production under PFJ phase II

Accra, 8 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 11 heures 26 minutes

The Ministry for Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has initiated procurement processes for the second phase of the Government’s flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) to ensure food security.

Sustaining family businesses not about forcing children to take over

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DBG holds workshop on Environmental, Social, and Governance for financial institutions

Accra, 8 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 11 heures 35 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) is to build a centre of excellence to champion the integration of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) systems in the operations of banks and Specialised-Deposit Taking Institutions (SDIs).

AfDB President Praises Morocco’s Post-Earthquake Resilience

Marrakech, 8 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 15 heures 26 secondes

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, commended Morocco's resilience in the wake of the earthquake that affected several of the Kingdom's provinces during an event in Marrakech on Wednesday.

HM the king: Development of Integrated Infrastructure Networks, Prerequisite for Creation of Regional Value Chains

Marrakech, 8 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 16 heures 22 minutes

The development of integrated infrastructure networks is a prerequisite for the creation of regional value chains, stressed His Majesty King Mohammed VI, emphasizing that the continent's infrastructure deficit is one of the main factors preventing Africa from realizing its economic growth potential in full and achieving its development goals.

HM the King: Morocco Has Been Regularly Calling for Achievement of African Regional Economic Integration

Marrakech, 8 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 19 heures 3 minutes

Morocco has been regularly calling for inter-African coordination and cooperation mechanisms to be enhanced in various fields with a view to achieving regional economic integration, stressed His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

HM the King Addresses Message to Participants at Fourth Africa Investment Forum (Full Text)

Marrakech, 8 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 19 heures 16 minutes

HM the King Addresses Message to Participants at Fourth Africa Investment Forum (Full Text)

Africa Investment Forum Kicks Off in Marrakech

Marrakech, 8 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 12 jours 19 heures 31 minutes

Africa Investment Forum Kicks Off in Marrakech

ISSER projects three per cent growth in service sector in 2024

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 11 heures 46 minutes

The Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) is projecting Ghana’s service sector to grow by three per cent for the 2024 fiscal year.

Queen-mother advises market women, traders to join Tier Three Pension

Odumase , 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

Nana Yaa Adanse Poduo II, the Paramount Queen-mother of the Odumase Number Two in the Sunyani West Municipality, has advised traders and market women to register and join the Tier Three Pension Scheme.

2023 Volta Fair: AGI and Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs sign MoU

Ho , 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 11 heures 52 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and the Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE) in the Volta Region have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards enhancing business opportunities in the region.

NPP Manifesto will have inclusive Blue Economy component – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 30 minutes

The Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says the Party's Manifesto under his leadership will have a strong and inclusive Blue Economy component for sustainable growth and development.

NIC signs MoU with Policy LINK to develop guidelines for Agriculture Insurance Fund takeoff

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 33 minutes

National Insurance Commission (NIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Policy LINK to develop operational guidelines for the implementation of the Agriculture Insurance Fund.

‘Gov’t is implementing policies to control degradation of coastal landscape’

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 36 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), says the Government has rolled out various interventions to control the degradation of Ghana's coastal landscape.

NPA will continue to enforce regulations – Authority

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 39 minutes

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) says it will continue to enforce its laws and regulations rigorously to ensure sanity and efficient operations in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.

2024 Budget: Economic stability topmost concern of industry, trade community

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 40 minutes

Ahead of the 2024 budget presentation this month, captains of industry and trade have called for policies and programmes that will maintain economic stability in the country.

Communications Ministry sets December 19 deadline for e-commerce e-certificate registration

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 43 minutes

The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation has directed all e-commerce operators and their courier/drivers to register with the Postal and Courier Services Regulatory Commission (PCSRC) by December 19, 2023.

Africa has huge markets for local products than Europe – GEPA  

Accra, 7 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 13 heures 46 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has called on processors and local businesses to target Africa markets instead of focusing their products and services on European markets.

NPA sets 2024 deadline for $1.1bn ports rehabilitation plan

Abuja, 7 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 15 heures 10 minutes

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it's embarking on a $1.1 billion ports rehabilitation plan in the first quarter of 2024, to fortify Nigeria’s trade competitiveness.

Spanish Navy visits Nigeria for improved bilateral relations

Abuja, 7 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 13 jours 15 heures 14 minutes

The Spanish Navy on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the Western Naval Command,to improve bilateral relations with Nigeria and strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea(GOG).

Let’s fulfill our responsibility of paying taxes- Finance Minister

Accra, 6 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 14 jours 14 heures 20 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has urged the public to fulfill their tax obligations to enable the government to generate revenue for economic growth.

Interference by chiefs, politicians affecting our work – Environmental Health Analyst

Dormaa Ahenkro, 5 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 13 heures 35 minutes

Mr Dickson Kwadwo Akamanda, an Environmental Health Analyst with the Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly, has expressed concern over the interference in their work by some chiefs and politicians in revenue collection and prosecution of defaulters.

Sao Tome Minister explores fleet opportunities at Takoradi Port

Takoradi, 5 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 13 heures 38 minutes

Mr. Adelino Cardoso, the Sao Tome Minister for Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment, has paid a working visit to the Port of Takoradi to explore business opportunities.

Experts recommend private sector investment to enhance energy mix, food security

Accra, 5 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 13 heures 40 minutes

The Adhoc expert group meeting, which preceded the second Joint Inter-governmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) for North and West Africa, a flagship initiative of UNECA has given some recommendations after their meeting on Wednesday in Accra.

Ghana’s Agric, digital sectors worth your investment – Oppong Nkrumah

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

Government is courting both domestic and foreign investors into the country's agriculture and digital sectors as global rating firm, Fitch Solutions, upgrades the country’s ability to pay its debt.

MTN Foundation invests GHC 1.3 million in 140 micro enterprises

kumasi, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 10 heures 56 minutes

MTN Foundation is investing GHC 1.3 million in 140 micro enterprises across three regions under its economic empowerment portfolio.

AGI Pitch Competition: Duckpro adjudged winner of 2023 Entrepreneurship Competition

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 10 heures 59 minutes

Duckpro has been adjudged the winner of the 4th edition of the “Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition 2023" for young entrepreneurs as part of activities to mark the 6th Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition.

Micro Credit Institutions charged to embrace technology

Kumasi, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures une minute

Members of Micro Credit Association -Ghana (MCAG) have been advised to embrace technology to inject efficiency in their operations to achieve maximum customer satisfaction.

Plan International Ghana’s WISE Project has transformed our lives – Beneficiaries

Tamale, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Some women groups in the Kumbungu and Tolon Districts of the Northern Region have said, Plan International Ghana's Women's Innovation for Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) project has transformed their lives and brought relief to them.

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC appoints new Directors to Board

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 8 minutes

The Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC has appointed Ms. Naa Adorkor Codjoe and Mr. Subhradeep Mohanty as Independent Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Director, respectively, to the Board of the Bank.

Fitch anticipates Ghana’s debt to decline by 87 per cent to GDP to end-2023

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 9 minutes

Fitch Solutions, a multinational rating agency, says it anticipates Ghana's debt to decline by 87 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) at the end of 2023 in contrast to 89 per cent to GDP in 2022.

UK government ready to invest, provide expertise for Ghana’s agriculture growth — Harriet Thompson

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

Mrs Harriet Thompson, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, says the United Kingdom (UK) is ready to offer expertise and investment to support the growth of Ghana’s agriculture sector as the government implements phase two of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme.

Trade between Ghana and UK reached £2.4bn in 2022

Accra, 3 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 15 minutes

Trade between Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) has grown steadily, reaching £2.4 billion in 2022, Madam Harriet Thompson, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, has disclosed.

Sissala East Assembly approves rates for 2024

Tumu, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 20 minutes

The Sissala East Municipal Assembly has by a resolution approved fees for the 2024 fiscal year to be collected for the rapid development of the area.

Economist urges govt. to sustain anticipated economic gains

Accra, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 22 minutes

Reverend Dr Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, an economist, has urged the government to adopt measures to sustain the expected economic gains by the end of the year.

Make lands available for local investors, Bono Minister urges traditional authorities

Sunyani, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 30 minutes

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister, has advised traditional authorities to make lands available for local investors to push economic growth and development in the region.

TCSPP begins training for 50 youth, women in biodigester in Sekondi-Takoradi

Sekondi, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 38 minutes

The Twins -Cities in Sustainable Partnership Project, (TCSPP) Skills has commenced a livelihood Empowerment training for some 50 vulnerable women and unemployed youth within the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.

Government urged to use strong systems to encourage informal sector to pay tax

Accra, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 46 minutes

The managers of Ghana’s economy have been entreated to use strong, robust and creative means to encourage the 90 percent of the population in the informal sector to pay their taxes. 

Mahama promises better economic management under next NDC gov’t

Ho, 2 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says the next government under his leadership will ensure disciplined management of state resources.

Fisheries Ministry Engages Fishermen on Boats Registration, License & Best Fishing Practices

Freetown , 2 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 14 heures 32 minutes

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources engaged owners of fishing vessels, communities, and stakeholders at the Tombo Wharf on the registration and licensing of fishing boats, the occasion occurred last week where Tombo Wharfservese as the central hub for fishing activities, with numerous vessels anchored there.

Entrepreneur urges Nigerian investors to leverage opportunities in the U.S.

Abuja, 2 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 15 heures 8 minutes

Mr Fife Banks, an entrepreneur, has urged Nigerian investors to leverage the opportunities that the United States provides through its Employment Based (EB) platform.

Reduce prices to make life bearable for consumers-Trade Minister

Accra, 1 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 19 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has implored members of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other business owners to reduce their prices and help make life a little bearable for the consumer.

AT, formerly AirtelTigo, signs joint venture agreement with Hannam Investments

Accra, 1 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 19 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Telecommunication network AT, formerly AirtelTigo, has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Hannam Investments, a UK-based private equity firm, to transform Ghana's telecom market.

Federation of Labour, trade associations demand review of taxes

Accra, 1 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 19 jours 10 heures 46 minutes

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL), the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) and the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG) are calling on the government to review the proposed “nuisance taxes in the 2024 Budget”.

Trade consultant advises stakeholders to enhance Ghana’s involvement in trade

Accra, 1 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 19 jours 10 heures 51 minutes

Mrs Pamela Serena Nantogmah, a trade consultant, has advised stakeholders to uphold individual responsibilities to enhance Ghana’s participation in international trade.

GSA Director-General urges SMEs to use global standards to expand trade under AfCFTA

Accra, 31 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 11 heures 27 minutes

Director–General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Prof Alex Dodoo, has urged Ghanaian Small and Medium Enterprises to utilise global standards and tools to expand trade across Africa under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Government lauds British Airways frequency increase, offering more options to Ghanaian travellers

Accra, 31 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 11 heures 34 minutes

Government has lauded British Airways (BA) for increasing its frequency to Accra and offering travellers more options with the introduction of the Gatwick-Accra-Gatwick service.

Do not overlook Africa’s trillion-dollar food and agribusiness sector- AfDB President

Accra, 31 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 11 heures 39 minutes

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank President , says Africa’s food and agribusiness will be worth an estimated US$1 trillion by 2030.

Ethiopia sets to host the 2023 African Economic Conference

Accra, 31 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 11 heures 41 minutes

The stage is now set for the 2023 African Economic Conference, jointly organized by the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

EU, Ghana signs financing agreements to strengthen key sectors of the economy

Accra, 31 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 11 heures 45 minutes

The European Union (EU) has signed a 42-million euro Financing Agreements with Ghana aimed at promoting sustainable development, fostering economic growth and strengthening key sectors crucial for the EU-Ghana partnership.

We’ll create conditions for genuine investments; frustrate criminal adventures- Tinubu

Abuja, 31 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 20 jours 18 heures 2 minutes

President Bola Tinubu has assured genuine businesses intending to invest in Nigeria that his government was determined to create the conducive atmosphere for genuine businesses to thrive.

Real Estates Agency Council schools journalists on real estate industry

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

The Real Estates Agency Council (REAC), has organised a day's workshop for journalists and other media professionals on the Estate Agency Act, 2020 (Act 1047) and the activities of the Council.

Ghana calls for global partnerships for Africa’s development

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Ghana, Secretariat to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), is championing efforts for global partnerships to increase investment for the continent’s sustainable growth.

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline, ‘Ambitious Project that Will Contribute to Developing Africa’ (Spanish Media)

Madrid, 30 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 14 heures 44 minutes

The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline is ''an ambitious project that will contribute to the development of the entire African continent,'' the Spanish portal "comandofotografico.com" writes on Monday.

Stanford Seed Business Conference to explore growth and wellness strategies for business leaders

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 15 heures 36 minutes

The Stanford Seed Transformation Network (SSTN), Ghana Chapter, will host the sixth edition of its annual business conference dubbed: “The Stanford Seed Network Business Conference” on Thursday November 2, 2023, in Accra. 

Multilateral Development Banks needs to develop human capital

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 15 heures 38 minutes

Dr Jim Yong Kim, a Former World Bank Chief, has called on Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) to “step up,” as they are much better placed than any other market-based solutions to solve the challenge of lost and insufficient human capital.

Ghana Shippers Authority pledges support for cross-border women

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 15 heures 41 minutes

Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), a state agency operating under the auspices of Ministry of Transport to protect and promote the interests of shippers in Ghana, has assured cross-border women traders of its support.

SNV Ghana trained SMEs expose to Industry best practices in Takoradi

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 15 heures 45 minutes

The SNV Ghana trained Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) have improved their knowledge on industry best practices, customer satisfaction and retention after a three-day trade facilitation and tour to some Industries in the Western Region.

GSA implements sustainable strategic plan to improve mandate

Accra, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

Professor Alex Dodoo, Director-General of Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), says the GSA is implementing a five-year strategic plan from 2023 to build an efficient, people centred, and financially sustaining institution, which will be visible through decentralised, digitised and modern operational structures by 2027.

Volta, Oti Women in Agriculture celebrate International Day of Rural Women

Accra, 29 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 22 jours 13 heures 53 minutes

The Volta and Oti Women in Agriculture Network ( VOWAN) and partners have celebrated the International Day of Rural Women in the Nkwanta South Municipality in the Oti Region.

GIPC meets stakeholders in Bono East to help attract investors

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 9 heures 4 minutes

A team from the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has begun a sensitisation tour at Techiman in the Bono East Region to meet stakeholders on how to attract both local and foreign investors to boost development in the area.

Chief Justice challenges Engineers to block infrastructure development losses

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 9 heures 8 minutes

Ghana’s Chief Justice, Gertrude Torkornoo, has challenged Engineers to make ethical principles a priority in their work to block the losses the country incurs in infrastructural development.

Cross-border women at Akanu receive training on immigration processes

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 9 heures 11 minutes

Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI), Mr Felix Agyeman-Bosompem, Akanu Sector Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), has called for cooperation between border residents and the officials of Immigration at the frontier.

Sixty-nine PWDs in Hohoe receive support

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 9 heures 14 minutes

Sixty-nine Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Hohoe Municipality have received economic empowerment tools to better their standards of living.

WAMco CEO encourages SME to make quality a hallmark

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 9 heures 19 minutes

Mr. Frank Bednar, Managing Director of the West Africa Mills Company, (WAMco), has encouraged the 22 SMEs under the SNV, AGI, Duapa Werkspace B2B Tour to make regulatory compliance and safety issues utmost in their production line.

GRA commends industries in Tema for exemplary taxpayer compliance

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 12 heures 48 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)-Tema has honoured COSCO Shipping Limited, Delta Agro Limited, and AVS Industries for their sustained three years of voluntary tax compliance and outstanding commitment to tax compliance.

Flosell Farms suffer over GHC6.4 million losses due to spillage of Akosombo Dam

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

Flosell Farms, a leading tilapia producer in Ghana, has incurred losses to the tune of more than GHC6.4 million because of the spillage of the Akosombo Dam.

MTN Foundation enhances focus on digital inclusion projects –

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 12 heures 54 minutes

Madam Adwoa Wiafe, Chief Corporate Services and Sustainability Officer of MTN Ghana, has said over a three-year period (2020 – 2022), the MTN Foundation has committed approximately GHc15 million to digital initiatives across the country.

GEPA’s Regional Women ICON Exhibition opens in Tamale

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 12 heures 57 minutes

The maiden edition of the Regional Women ICON Exhibition has opened in Tamale to celebrate the remarkable achievements, and contributions made by women in various trade and export sectors.

INFoCAT to empower women, youth in agriculture

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 13 heures 8 minutes

The United Nations University - Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) is implementing a development initiative called "Innovate for Clean Agricultural Technologies" (INFoCAT) to empower women and youth in agriculture.

UNU-INRA engages stakeholders on INFoCAT

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 13 heures 23 minutes

The United Nations University - Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) has held a stakeholder workshop on a development initiative called "Innovate for Clean Agricultural Technologies" (INFoCAT).

Ghana loses $50bn through capital flight in five decades

Accra, 28 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 13 heures 29 minutes

Ghana lost $50 billion between 1970 and 2021 through Capital Flight, a study by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the University of Massachusetts has found.

Commercial drivers urged to embrace continuous professional training

Accra, 26 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 9 heures 58 minutes

Commercial drivers have been advised to avail themselves for refresher training aimed at improving their knowledge, professional skills and attitudes that will help prevent road traffic accidents.

MSMEs urged to engage transaction advisors to address financing gap

Accra, 26 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 10 heures 7 minutes

Mr. Kow Essuman, Legal Advisor to the President, has urged Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) to engage transaction advisors in their attempts to secure credit from financial institutions to address the financing gap in their businesses.

FG urges African countries to reposition local content for oil, gas

Abuja, 26 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 19 heures 15 minutes

The Federal Government says it is time for African countries to reposition local content in the oil and gas sector to maximise value chain, boost the sector and develop the continent.

Flosell Farms suffer over GHC6.4 million losses due to spillage of Akosombo Dam

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

Flosell Farms, a leading tilapia producer in Ghana, has incurred losses to the tune of more than GHC6.4 million because of the spillage of the Akosombo Dam.

Third intra-African trade fair to be held in Cairo from November 9

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Cairo, Egypt will be the host of the third Intra-African Trade Fair, from November 9 – 15, this year, to champion economic integration as the continent implements the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact.

Denmark, Swedish companies explore business opportunities in Ghana

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

Leaders of companies from Denmark and Sweden are in Ghana to explore business opportunities to foster economic growth.

SMEs in Western Region goes on Business-to Business tour

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

The Duapa Werkspace, a private social enterprise, with support from the SNV GrEEn Incubation Project, has organised a Business-to-Business tour for 22 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who participated in the project.

Gov’t shores up NIB with GHc857 million – Majority Chief Whip

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 37 minutes

The National Investment Bank (NIB) needs recapitalisation to strengthen it, based on which the Finance Minister has raised GH¢ 857 million to support the Bank's operations to shore up profit.

Early restoration of livelihoods of Akosombo Dam spillage victims critical – Inland Fishermen Council

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 40 minutes

The National Inland Canoe Fishermen Council (NICFC), has called for the restoration of the economic livelihood of victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage in the shortest time possible.

BoG Governor discuss Ghana’s digital currency initiative at IMF Meetings

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Dr. Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), says the introduction of the e-Cedi will serve as a tool for financial inclusion, promoting the potential to extend financial services to remote areas.

Ghana’s industrial transformation agenda to improve with the launch of quality infrastructure Initiatives

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has launched the Quality Infrastructure Initiatives that will have significant impact on the industrial transformation agenda of Ghana.

Stakeholders unlock infrastructural setbacks for more intra-Africa trade

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Manufacturers, businesses, traders, and investors aim to unlock infrastructural bottlenecks to actualise the full benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Ghana Revenue Authority Customs Division impounds 11,200 full pieces of wax prints

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

The Eastern Corridor Monitoring Team of the Ghana Revenue Authority has impounded 11, 200 full pieces of imitation wax prints concealed in an assorted merchandise in a 40-footer container.

Let economic stability reflect in affordable loans – GUTA urges government

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 51 minutes

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has asked the government to make the economic stability enjoyed in the first two quarters of 2023, to have impact on affordable loans to traders and businesses.

Adopt organic cocoa production to sustain the industry-COCOBOD CEO

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 18 heures 3 minutes

Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, has urged cocoa farmers to embrace organic production practices for the long-term sustainability of the cocoa industry.

GRA shuts down Sol Cement factory over GHS 700 million tax default

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 18 heures 5 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) taskforce has shut down the Sol Cement factory over a GHS 700 million tax default.

Zenith Bank shines bright – a double triumph at 2023 Global Brand Awards

Accra, 25 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 18 heures 7 minutes

ln a world where trust, reliability, and customer-centricity are the pillars of success in the banking industry, Zenith Bank stands tall as a beacon of excellence.

Nigeria, a safe haven for foreign investors – Bagudu

Abuja, 25 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 18 heures 39 minutes

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Atiku Bagudu, says Nigeria is a safe haven for foreign investors to take advantage of.

Nigeria-China partnership will advance economic growth — Jidda

Beijing, 24 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 27 jours 17 heures 55 minutes

Amb. Baba Jidda, Nigeria Ambassador to China has said that the Nigeria-China strategic partnership is capable of advancing the economic growth of the country.

Prestige project to enhance Kotoka Int. Airport’s Skyline set to launch

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 9 heures 57 minutes

The prestige project to enhance Kotoka International Airport’s Skyline is set to be launched at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport enclave, which has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past two decades in line with the growth in the aviation and hospitality sub-sectors.

Mastercard Foundation to enable 3 million young Ghanaians to access dignified work

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 50 secondes

Mastercard Foundation has commissioned a diagnostics exercise to achieve its bold ambition of enabling three million young Ghanaian women and young men to access dignified and fulfilling work by 2030.

Queen of Peace Cooperative Credit Union holds 40th Annual General Meeting at Madina

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 2 minutes

The Queen of Peace Co-operative Credit Union has organized its 40th Annual General Meeting at the Queen of Peace Hall Complex in Madina.

Kintampo Rural Bank records notable performance of 31 percent increase

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 8 minutes

The Kintampo Rural Bank for the Bono, Ahafo, Bono East and the Northern regions has strengthened its growth with performance proceeds of about GHC2.5 million as at September 2023 fiscal year under review.

PIAC new members sworn into office

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

Eight new Members of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC) have been sworn into office.

GSA, Trade Ministry and Automotive Development Centre to Launch Ghana Automotive Code

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 10 minutes

As part of measures to transform Ghana’s vehicle fleet into a safe, modern and environmentally efficient one, Compulsory Vehicle Standards are required to ensure that all vehicle components and parts meet the appropriate Ghana standards.

Finance Minister urges MMDAs to prioritise implementation of Revenue Improvement Action Plan

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Finance, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), to prioritise the implementation of the strategies/activities in the Revenue Improvement Action Plan (RIAP) to improve revenue mobilisation and fiscal management.

Only 11 Assemblies have good financial management systems for 2022

Accra, 23 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 10 heures 15 minutes

Eleven Assemblies out of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) across the country have good financial management systems, a Public Financial Management Compliance League Table reveals.

HM the King Receives Chief of Asia & Africa Investments at Qatar Investment Authority, Bearer of Verbal Message from Emir of Qatar to Sovereign

Rabat, 23 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 12 heures 27 minutes

HM the King Receives Chief of Asia & Africa Investments at Qatar Investment Authority, Bearer of Verbal Message from Emir of Qatar to Sovereign

GOIL PLC commissions five Auto Gas stations nationwide

Burma Camp, 21 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 30 jours 13 heures 35 minutes

GOIL PlC has officially commissioned five auto gas stations simultaneously at five specific locations nationwide at a colourful ceremony held at the Burma Camp GOIL service station in Accra.

Adequate measures needed for IMO’s Maritime Single Windows implementation – Dr Mbiah

Tema, 21 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 30 jours 13 heures 37 minutes

Government takes major steps towards full implementation of Cylinder Recirculation Module

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 46 minutes

Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, said the nation has taken major steps towards the full implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Module (CRM) policy by 2030 with the commissioning of five auto gas stations across the country.

Agric Department needs support to ensure food security in UER

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 49 minutes

Alhaji Zakaria Fuseini, the Upper East Regional Director of Agriculture, has appealed for donor support to facilitate activities towards ensuring food security in the region.

Government takes major steps towards full implementation of Cylinder Recirculation Module

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 52 minutes

Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, said the nation has taken major steps towards the full implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Module (CRM) policy by 2030 with the commissioning of five auto gas stations across the country.

Our ambition is to lead digital solutions for Africa’s progress – MTN

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 53 minutes

The Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), is building large and valuable platforms to lead digital solutions for sustainable development and progress of the African continent.

Ghana Standards Authority trains 300 trading standards inspectors to help in enforcement

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 55 minutes

The Ghana Standards Authority has trained and employed about 300 Trading Standards Inspectors to help enforce standards nationwide.

Obuasi Municipal Assembly sets sight on mine tourism as it deepens ties with the city of Essen

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 56 minutes

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly is looking at the prospects of mine tourism to boost revenue generation, Mr. Elijah Adansi-Bonah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has said.

Dealers of used electrical appliances unhappy with high taxes

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 10 heures 58 minutes

Dealers of used electrical appliances in Tema Communities One and Two have expressed dissatisfaction at the high excise duties imposed on imported goods, citing this as a factor in the low level of patronage.

Grant us concessions in austerity programmes – RCBs urges government

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 heures 38 secondes

Mr Alex Kwasi Awuah, Managing Director of ARB Apex Bank, has appealed to the government to grant Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) some concessions during the implementation of major austerity programmes.

Power supply from Sogakope BSP may delay for months – ECG

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 heures 24 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that electricity power supply from the Sogakope Bulk Supply Point (BSP) might delay for months due to the flooding of the Point following the spillage of the Akosombo Dam.

Semi-annual oil production declines by 13.2 per cent

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 heures 29 minutes

Ghana’s crude oil production continues to take a downward trajectory as the semi-annual oil production decreases by 13.2 per cent.

We need more women in Accountancy—ICAG President

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 heures 31 minutes

Ms Sena Dake, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), has encouraged women to go into the Accountancy profession.

Agric Department needs support to ensure food security in UER

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 heures 35 minutes

Alhaji Zakaria Fuseini, the Upper East Regional Director of Agriculture, has appealed for donor support to facilitate activities towards ensuring food security in the region.

Origin fraud is a challenge confronting trade facilitation on the African continent- Mr Ntiri

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 9 minutes

Mr Charles Arthur Ntiri, Head of Export at the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GNCCI), says origin fraud is one of the challenges confronting trade facilitation on the African continent.

Gov’t signs Lease Agreement to start lithium mining in Ghana

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 11 minutes

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources Thursday signed the first-ever Lithium Lease Agreement with Lithium Atlantic, an Australian mining firm, for mining of the mineral at Ewoyaa in the Central Region.

Farmers to receive 4.5 million day-old chicks

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 14 minutes

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has started supplying 4.5 million day-old chicks to anchor farmers and their outgrowers.

Engage qualified insurance brokers

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 15 minutes

Mr Ali Shuaib, the President of the Insurance Brokers Association (IBAG) of Ghana has advised the populace to engage the services of qualified insurance brokers for the best terms and conditions in the insurance market.

Be climate change ambassadors – Accountants told

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 17 minutes

Dr Robert Donaldy, Chairman, Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) Practice Society, has urged auditing professionals to be ambassadors of corporate climate change and sustainability activities.

CFAO launches Mitsubishi All-New Outlander

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 19 minutes

The much-awaited launch of the 2023 All-New Mitsubishi Outlander took place at the Mitsubishi Ghana showroom within CFAO Ghana PLC, the leading multi-brand automobile brand distributor.

Global economic shock could affect SDG poverty reduction target – World Bank

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 23 minutes

The World Bank says Ghana may not achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on poverty reduction due to the recent global economic shocks.

MoFA prioritizes oil palm production in Bekwai Municipality

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 33 minutes

The Bekwai Municipal Directorate of Food and Agriculture is strengthening the capacities of farmers and resourcing them with high yielding oil palm seedlings to help increase and expand the cultivation of the crop in the municipality.

Only 11 Assemblies have good financial management systems

Accra, 19 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois un jour 10 heures 35 minutes

Only eleven Assemblies out of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) across the country have good financial management systems, a Public Financial Management Compliance League Table has revealed.

HM King Mohammed VI Chairs Council of Ministers

Rabat, 19 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois un jour 11 heures 50 minutes

HM King Mohammed VI Chairs Council of Ministers

South Africa Faces Acute Budget Crisis (Minister)

Johannesburg, 18 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 2 jours 11 heures 54 minutes

South African Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, painted a bleak picture of the economic crisis currently engulfing South Africa, emphasizing that the National Treasury faces difficult trade-offs: either raise taxes or borrow more money to finance the economy.

Minescho Co-operative Credit Union maintains strong financial standing in 2022

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 29 minutes

Minescho Co-operative Credit Union in 2022 maintained its strong financial standing despite the challenging economic conditions faced over the previous year. 

National Account: Ghana’s balance sheet “looking good”- Controller

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 33 minutes

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department says Ghana’s balance sheet on its national account is “looking good”.

Ibom Air inaugural flight: a demonstration of the confidence in Ghana’s aviation industry-GACL

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 35 minutes

The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) says the inaugural flight of Ibom Air from Nigeria is a demonstration of the confidence in Ghana’s aviation industry.

Egypt issues Africa’s first Sustainable Panda Bond worth $478.7 million supported by AfDB

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 36 minutes

Egypt has successfully issued a 3-year Sustainability Panda Bond worth $478.7 million (RMB 3.5 billion).

Hike in foodstuff at Nkwanta attributed to farm inputs

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 38 minutes

Traders at Nkwanta South Municipality in the Oti Region said continuous increase in the prices of foodstuff was affecting their daily incomes.

Farmers urged to adopt best agronomic practices to increase yield

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 41 minutes

Some smallholder farmers in the Mion District of the Northern Region have been advised to adopt best agronomic practices to gain high yields from their farms.

Kumbuuyili community gets Shea Processing Centre

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 43 minutes

A shea processing centre has been constructed at Kumbuuyili in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region to promote economic opportunities and improve livelihoods of women in the community as well as extend the shea value chain.

China’s loans contributing to Africa’s growth –Report

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 52 minutes

Loans from China to African countries are contributing positively to the continent's economic growth, infrastructure, and human capital improvements, a report by Peking University in China has stated.

Rural and Community Banks urged to embrace innovation, technology for efficiency

Accra, 17 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 9 heures 54 minutes

Dr Tony Aubynn, the Board Chairman of ARB Apex Bank, has called on Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) to embrace innovation and technology to enhance operations.

Statement by the Royal Office

Rabat, 17 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 14 heures 11 minutes

Statement by the Royal Office

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 26.72% in September– NBS

Abuja, 17 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 3 jours 20 heures 49 minutes

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s headline inflation rate increased to 26.72 per cent in September 2023.

TDC records 17.16 percent increase in 2022 revenue

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 10 heures 59 minutes

Mr. Kofi Brako, the Board Chairman of TDC Development Company Limited, has disclosed that the company recorded a 17.16 percent increase in its revenue in 2022.

Government to save GH 36.1 million from correction of payroll anomalies

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 11 heures une minute

The Government will save GH 36.1 million cedis from payroll anomalies once the anomalies are corrected, the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) has said.

Rural women farmers, fish processors cry for government’s support amid high farm inputs

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Peasant rural women farmers and fish processors in the Central and Greater Accra regions have raised concerns about excessive costs of farm inputs such as fertilizers, weedicides, pest control chemicals and seeds.

Calls for Healthy global cooperation for resilient economies climax IMF/WBG meetings

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank Group (WBG) 2023 Annual Meetings in Marrakech ended with a reverberating call for global cooperation and solidarity to build robust economies, especially, vulnerable and low and middle-income countries.

IMF, World Bank work to accelerate debt treatment for Ghana, others under G20

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 11 heures 53 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank are working together to accelerate debt restructuring for Ghana and other countries under the Group of Twenty (G20) Common Framework.

Zenith Bank @ 18 – Celebrating a Legacy of Financial Excellence

Accra, 16 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 11 heures 59 minutes

On the fateful morning of September 16, 2005, Zenith Bank Ghana embarked on its banking journey with a grand total of 45 staff members. 

WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco Confirm Its Place And Leadership in Africa – Portuguese Expert

Lisbon, 16 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 4 jours 14 heures 59 minutes

The hosting of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Marrakech confirms Morocco's exceptional and distinguished position in Africa as well as its leadership role, emphasized Portuguese expert on African affairs, Raúl Braga Pires.

ICAG-Cape Coast urges Members to leverage Artificial Intelligence for professional competence

Cape Coast, 14 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 6 jours 13 heures 42 minutes

The Cape Coast District of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) has marked its 10th anniversary with a call on members to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and networking for their work.

Eastern Region annual composite budget hearing prioritises revenue mobilisation

Koforidua, 14 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 6 jours 13 heures 44 minutes

The Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (ERCC) has held the 2024-2027 composite budget hearing to mark the crucial step in the fiscal planning and development of the region.

Ghana needs no further adjustment for External Creditors debt treatment – IMF

Marrakech , 14 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 6 jours 13 heures 47 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghana does not need further adjustment to reach an agreement with its External Creditors for the restructuring of some US$20 billion debt.

Ghana defines parameters for external creditors debt treatment

Marrakech , 14 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 6 jours 13 heures 49 minutes

Ghana is defining the parameters for the treatment of its US$20 billion of debt with its external creditors, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister, says.

Government assures Ghanaians of better living conditions soon

Marrakech , 14 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 6 jours 13 heures 51 minutes

The government is grievously concerned about the economic hardship facing Ghanaians, and remains steadfast to make living conditions better for all, soon.

Young girls must embrace TVET to gain economic independence – UHAG

Kumasi, 13 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 21 minutes

Young girls have been urged to take advantage of the technical and vocational education and training the Government has rolled-out to guarantee their economic independence in the future.

DDEP has disoriented growth plan of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) – Dr Aubynn

Accra, 13 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 22 minutes

Dr. Toni Aubynn, Board Chairman of ARP Apex Bank, has said that the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) has had a negative impact on the growth plans of Rural and Community Banks.

Cape Town to host 2023 Bloomberg Africa Business Media Innovators Forum

Accra, 13 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 24 minutes

The Africa Business Media Innovators (ABMI) forum is to take place in Cape Town, South Africa from October 30 - November 1.

Allow SOEs/OSEs to operate with autonomy – Kabral Blay Amihere

Accra, 13 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 26 minutes

Mr Kabral Blay Amihere, Board Chair of the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCO), has raised concern about Government's interference in the operations of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and Other Specialised Entities (OSEs).

WB/IMF Meetings in Marrakech Are « Historical » in MDBs’ Reform (EU Commissioner)

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 15 heures 5 minutes

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are "historical" in the process of reforming the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), said the European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen.

EU’s Strategic Partner, Morocco Is ‘Important Player’ in Africa, Says European Commissioner

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 15 heures 7 minutes

EU's Strategic Partner, Morocco Is 'Important Player’ in Africa, Says European Commissioner

Three questions to EU Commissioner for International Partnerships

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 15 heures 10 minutes

In an interview with MAP, European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen highlights the depth of the strategic, multi-dimensional partnership between the European Union and Morocco, and the prospects for boosting relations between Europe and Africa.

IMF Chief Says Prevailing ‘Radical Uncertainty’ Urges Creation of Better Scenario for Next 50 Years

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 15 heures 13 minutes

IMF Chief Says Prevailing 'Radical Uncertainty' Urges Creation of Better Scenario for Next 50 Years

Holding WB-IMF Meetings in Marrakech Highlights Morocco’s Strong International Ties, Says Lekjaa

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 17 heures 47 minutes

Holding WB-IMF Meetings in Marrakech Highlights Morocco's Strong International Ties, Says Lekjaa

Moroccan Minister Discusses Infrastructure Funding with Africa50 Director

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 18 heures 34 minutes

Moroccan Minister Discusses Infrastructure Funding with Africa50 Director

HM the King: Developments Witnessed in Recent Years Call for Reforming Institutions and Rules Governing Multilateralism

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 18 heures 59 minutes

The economic, social and political developments witnessed in recent years call for reforming the institutions and rules governing multilateralism, said His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

Convening of WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco Testifies to the Kingdom’s Commitment to Stronger International Relations (HM the King)

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 19 heures 11 minutes

The Convening of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings in Morocco testifies to the Kingdom's commitment to stronger international relations, said HM King Mohammed VI.

HM the King: Morocco Hopes that Africa Will be Able to Hold its Rightful Place in International Bodies

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 19 heures 44 minutes

Morocco fervently hopes that Africa, which now has a voice within the G20 through the African Union, will be able to hold its rightful place in other international bodies, said HM King Mohammed VI.

HM the King Addresses Message to Participants in World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 19 heures 54 minutes

HM the King Addresses Message to Participants in World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings

WB/IMF Annual Meetings Plenary Session Opens in Marrakech

Marrakech, 13 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 7 jours 19 heures 55 minutes

WB/IMF Annual Meetings Plenary Session Opens in Marrakech

Nigeria’s economic reforms targets 1 trn dollars GDP growth in 8 years – Cardoso

Abuja, 12 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

CBN governor, Mr Yemi Cardoso, says the economic policy proposals of President Bola Tinubu’s administration can achieve a GDP of one trillion Naira in eight years.

Sierra Leone to Embark on Massive Agricultural Production

Freetown, 12 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 12 heures 59 minutes

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Dr Musa Kpaka disclosed to pressmen that, Sierra Leone is going to embark on massive agricultural production in the coming years in order to achieve Cluster one of the Big Five Changers.

« My Government is Prioritising Investment in Agriculture… » Says President Bio

Freetown, 12 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 13 heures 9 minutes

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has engaged development partners and stakeholders in the agricultural sector, where he said with his government’s focus on human capital development to drive sustainable growth in the country, “we are prioritising investment in agriculture through the Feed Salone Programme.”

EC to Use Participation in Marrakech Meetings for Advancing Critical Africa-Related Negotiations – Spokeswoman

Marrakech, 12 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 13 heures 40 minutes

The European Commission (EC) is strongly represented at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Marrakech, with the aim of advancing negotiations on issues vital to Africa, its spokeswoman told MAP on Thursday.

G-20’s Common Framework Shows ‘Encouraging Signs’ despite Delays, Says IMF Chief

Marrakech, 12 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 13 heures 58 minutes

G-20's Common Framework Shows 'Encouraging Signs' despite Delays, Says IMF Chief

Africa’s Development Depends on Innovation – Director of IMF African Department

Marrakech, 12 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 14 heures 43 minutes

The progress witnessed in Africa over the past two decades can largely be attributed to innovation, emphasized in Marrakech on Wednesday, Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the Africa Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Morocco, WB and IMF Announce Four Principles for Strengthening Global Collaborative Action

Marrakech, 12 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 14 heures 52 minutes

Morocco, WB and IMF Announce Four Principles for Strengthening Global Collaborative Action

Morocco’s Economy Is ‘Very Dynamic’ and ‘Forwad-Looking,’ Says IMF Managing Director

Marrakech, 12 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 8 jours 15 heures 46 secondes

Morocco's economy is very dynamic, diversified, and forward-looking, stated Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Marrakech on Thursday.

Eleven women graduate from MP’s apprenticeship programme at Anloga By Benard Worlali Awumee, GNA

Anloga , 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 11 heures 33 minutes

Some eleven young women have graduated from a skills training and apprenticeship programme in the Anlo Constituency of the Volta Region after three years of training.

Ghana makes progress with debt situation – World Bank

Marrakech, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 11 heures 37 minutes

Ghana has made progress with its debt burden, says, Mr Ajay Banga, President, World Bank Group (WBG).

IMF expects more than 1.5 per cent GDP growth for Ghana in 2023

Marrakech , 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 11 heures 45 minutes

Ghana’s economic growth is expected to inch past 1.5 per cent by the close of 2023, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.

We are addressing speculative activities delaying our project – Newmont Africa

Kenyasi , 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

Newmont Africa, Ahafo South Mine, says it is working to address the speculative activities that had delayed the expansion of its Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) Project at Dokyikrom.

Eleven women in Anloga district graduate from MP’s apprenticeship programme

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 11 heures 51 minutes

Some eleven young women have graduated from the Skills Training and Apprenticeship Programme (STAP) in the Anlo Constituency.

G-24 tasks IMF on multilateral system reform to address global challenges

Abuja, 11 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 16 heures 8 minutes

The Intergovernmental Group of 24 Countries (G-24), has tasked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to initiate reforms to address economic challenges faced by some countries.

Post-earthquake Reconstruction: WB President Highlights Morocco’s Remarkable Efforts

Marrakech, 11 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 16 heures 19 minutes

Post-earthquake Reconstruction: WB President Highlights Morocco's Remarkable Efforts

IFC, OCP Launch Agri-finance Platform for Sustainable Food Systems in Africa

Marrakech, 11 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 16 heures 24 minutes

The OCP Group, the world's largest phosphate-based fertilizer producer, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), launched an agri-finance platform on Tuesday with the aim of mobilizing $800 million of blended capital by 2030 to develop and support sustainable food production and distribution systems in Africa.

Growth Potential in Africa Remains ‘Exceptional’ (WB President)

Marrakech, 11 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 16 heures 30 minutes

Growth Potential in Africa Remains 'Exceptional' (WB President)

WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Marrakech: ‘Another Key Moment’ for World – US Treasury Secretary

Benguerir, 11 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 16 heures 57 minutes

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stated on Tuesday in Benguerir that the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) being held in Marrakech represent "another key moment" for the world.

Moroccan Experience in Dam Contruction Has Proven Effectiveness in Ensuring Water Security – AfDB Official

Ouirgane (Al Haouz), 11 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 18 heures 14 minutes

Morocco's experience in dam construction has proven its effectiveness in ensuring water security, stated Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) responsible for regional development, integration, and project implementation, on Tuesday.

Avoid expenditure commitments crystallising into judgment debts – Ofori-Atta urges MMDAs

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 19 heures 48 minutes

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has reminded metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to ensure expeditious completion of ongoing projects to avoid expenditure commitments crystallising into judgment debts.

Africa must develop robust economic plans for sustainable development – G24

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 19 heures 50 minutes

The Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) has challenged African governments to develop robust economic plans for sustainable development.

ECOWAS launches sensitisation campaign for women traders

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 19 heures 54 minutes

The ECOWAS Commission has launched a sensitisation campaign for women small scale cross-border traders as part of the regional integration agenda.

Ghana needs a National Development Agenda-Dr Atuahene

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 19 heures 56 minutes

Dr. Richmond Akwasi Atuahene, a Banking Consultant, says Ghana needs to work on a National Development Agenda to champion its socio-economic development as part of the building back strategy,

Aggrieved Gold Coast Fund customers picket Finance Ministry

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 19 heures 58 minutes

Scores of aggrieved customers of the defunct Gold Coast Fund Management have called on the government through the Ministry of Finance to free their locked-up funds.

IMF projects higher growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2023 better than advanced economies

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 20 heures 4 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting that Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth for 2023 will be better than advanced countries for end year 2023, despite a slow global economy growth.

AfDB, Moroccan government commit to Africa Investment Forum Market Days in November

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 20 heures 6 minutes

The Africa Investment Forum Market Days will take place as scheduled from 8-10 November 2023 at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, Morocco.

IMF/World Bank annual meetings open in Morocco

Accra, 11 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 9 jours 20 heures 15 minutes

The 2023 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) on Monday opened in Marrakech, Morocco.

Wike to EU: Support Nigeria’s economy, don’t interfere in our politics

Abuja, 10 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 14 heures 51 minutes

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyeosm Wike has urged the European Union (EU) to support Nigeria’s efforts to grow her economy and not interfere with the country’s internal affairs.

Global economic growth slowing down; U.S remains strong -IMF

Abuja, 10 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 14 heures 53 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected medium term global economic stagnation while appraising the economy of the United States as strong and resilient.

Holding of WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco, a Source of Satisfaction for All Africans (Ivorian Economy Minister)

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 15 heures 37 minutes

The holding of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Morocco is a source of satisfaction for all Africans, said the Ivorian Minister of Economy and Finance, Adama Coulibaly, on Tuesday in Marrakech.

IMF: Morocco’s Resilience To Negative Shocks Reflects Strength Of Its Economy

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

Morocco's resilience to negative shocks reflects the strength of its economy and financial system, Tobias Adrian, Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Monetary and Capital Markets Department, said on Tuesday in Marrakech.

Morocco’s Hosting of WB/IMF Annual Meetings, A Major Event For Africa – AfDB Official

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 15 heures 51 minutes

Morocco's Hosting of WB/IMF Annual Meetings, A Major Event For Africa – AfDB Official

WB-IMF Annual Meetings: Morocco’s Choice Reflects Proactive Role as Driving Force Behind Africa’s Economic Dynamism (EIB Vice-president)

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 16 heures 29 secondes

WB-IMF Annual Meetings: Morocco's Choice Reflects Proactive Role as Driving Force Behind Africa's Economic Dynamism (EIB Vice-president)

IMF SG Underlines Morocco’s Determination to Ensure Success of WB/IMF Annual Meetings

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 16 heures 9 minutes

Secretary General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ceda Ogada, on Monday underlined Morocco's unwavering determination and commitment to ensuring the success of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) Group and the IMF being held in Marrakech.

Morocco’s Economy to Grow by 2.4% in 2023, 3.6% in 2024 (IMF)

Marrakech , 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 16 heures 49 minutes

Morocco's economy is expected to grow by 2.4% in 2023, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Growth in MENA Region Expected to Slow to 2% in 2023, IMF Says

Marrakech, 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 16 heures 51 minutes

Growth in the region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is forecast to slow from 5.6% in 2022 to 2% in 2023 before rebounding to 3.4% in 2024, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Global Growth Forecast to Slow to 3% in 2023: IMF

Marrakech , 10 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 10 jours 16 heures 53 minutes

Global growth is forecast to slow from 3.5% in 2022 to 3% in 2023 and 2.9% in 2024, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Strange disease destroys ginger farms in Kadjebi District

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 10 heures 40 minutes

Ginger farmers in the Kadjebi District of the Oti Region, are counting their losses as a strange disease suspected to be fungal infection affected their farms, leaving them with apprehension and hopelessness.

Republic Bank Ghana earns five-stars in service quality at CIMG Awards

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

PLC, a leading financial institution in Ghana has earned Five-Stars in Service Quality for Consumer Banking and five-Stars in Customer Satisfaction for Consumer Banking.

SMEs urged to embrace the tenets of AfCFTA to overcome trade barriers

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has urged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to collaborate and embrace the tenets of the Agreement to overcome any trade barriers.

Ghana’s economy to grow by 3.7 percent in 2024- Fitch Solutions

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 11 heures 15 minutes

Ghana’s economy is on the path of recovery with Fitch Solution projecting that economic growth will accelerate to 3.7 percent in 2024.

Government and International Fertilizer Development Centre sign five-year agreement

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 11 heures 22 minutes

Government and International Fertilizer Development Centre have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to continuously work together to boost productivity of farmers and increase income.

AfDB, EBID sign loan agreement for $50 million and €50 million to enhance regional food security

Accra, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 12 heures 54 minutes

The African Development Bank Group and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) have signed an agreement for a dual currency line of credit, comprising $50 million and €50 million to support local agricultural businesses in West Africa.

AfDB/UG launch Grain Grading and Certification project

Bissau, 9 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 12 heures 56 minutes

The Grain Quality Grading and Certification Project, which aims at improving the quality of grains, has been launched to enhance the cereal value chain development in the country.

WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Marrakech: Fair Recognition of Growing Role of Emerging Economies in Global Economy (Peru’s Central Bank Pres.)

Lima, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 13 heures 46 minutes

President of the Central Bank of Peru, Julio Velarde, said that the holding in Morocco of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a recognition of the growing role of emerging economies in the global economy.

Rapid and Effective Management of Earthquake Effects and Moroccans’ ‘Unparalleled Solidarity’ Showcase ‘Morocco’s Bright Future’, Says IMF’s Managing Director

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 13 heures 49 minutes

Rapid and Effective Management of Earthquake Effects and Moroccans' 'Unparalleled Solidarity' Showcase 'Morocco's Bright Future', Says IMF’s Managing Director

Under HM the King’s Enlightened Leadership, Morocco Has Undertaken ‘Ambitious and Proactive’ Reforms (Head of Gov’t)

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 15 heures 25 minutes

Over the past twenty years, Morocco, under the enlightened leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, has undertaken "ambitious and proactive" reforms, said, on Monday in Marrakech, Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch.

WB/IMF Annual Meetings: Launch of Book « Morocco’s Quest for Stronger and Inclusive Growth’

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 15 heures 38 minutes

The book " Morocco's quest for stronger and inclusive growth ", drawn up by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was presented on Monday in Marrakech, on the occasion of the start of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank (WB).

Two Gala Matches Scheduled Ahead of WB/IMF Annual Meetings

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 16 heures 34 minutes

Two gala matches were held on Sunday evening at the Marrakech Stadium, just a few hours before the opening of the 2023 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WB) scheduled for October 09-15.

WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco Reinforce Conviction that Africa is at Heart of Every Global Economic Debate (EIB President)

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 17 heures 11 minutes

WB/IMF Annual Meetings in Morocco Reinforce Conviction that Africa is at Heart of Every Global Economic Debate (EIB President)

2023 IMF-WB Annual Meetings Kick Off in Marrakech

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 17 heures 18 minutes

2023 IMF-WB Annual Meetings Kick Off in Marrakech

In Terms of Education and Infrastructure, Morocco is a ‘Bright Spot’ (IMF Managing Director)

Marrakech, 9 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 11 jours 18 heures 27 minutes

Morocco is a "bright spot" and an "excellent example" for the rest of the continent, particularly in terms of education and infrastructure, stressed, on Sunday in Marrakech, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva.

WB-IMF Annual Meetings, Opportunity to Highlight Morocco’s « Leading » Role in Africa (Think tank US)

Washington, 8 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 12 jours 12 heures 20 minutes

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Marrakesh will highlight the “leading” role that Morocco plays in favor of development in Africa, underlined the president of the Global Policy Institute (GPI), Paolo Von Schirach.

WB-IMF Annual Meetings: an Opportunity to Shed Light on Morocco’s African Policy (Central Bank Governor)

Rabat, 8 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 12 jours 12 heures 27 minutes

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), scheduled for October 9-15 in Marrakech, are an opportunity to shed light on Morocco's African policy, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, stressed the Wali (governor) of Morocco's Central Bank -Bank Al Maghrib- (BAM), Abdellatif Jouahri.

WB and IMF Annual Meetings: World Bank President Ajay Banga Arrives in Marrakech

Marrakech, 8 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 12 jours 13 heures 46 minutes

President of the World Bank Group, Ajay Banga, arrived in Marrakech on Sunday, where he is due to take part in the annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), scheduled for October 09-15 in Marrakech.

Netherlands Dev’t Organisation holds agro-input dealers fair at Juaboso, Bia

Accra, 8 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 12 jours 16 heures 41 minutes

A fair for farmers and agro-input dealers has been held at Bia and Juaboso in the Western North Region to enable cocoa farmers to gain easy access to certified input and services.

ECG embarks on roadshow to deepen awareness on cashless system

Accra, 8 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 12 jours 16 heures 48 minutes

The Volta Regional Directorate of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has embarked on a roadshow to create awareness on the ‘ECG Cashless System’ as part of its customer service month celebration.

WB-IMF Annual Meetings, Opportunity to Showcase Morocco’s and Africa’s « Immense » Diversity, Vibrance (Senior UN Official)

United Nations (New York), 7 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 13 jours 14 heures 26 minutes

WB-IMF Annual Meetings, Opportunity to Showcase Morocco's and Africa's "Immense" Diversity, Vibrance (Senior UN Official)

Transport Ministry conducts feasibility survey to construct airport

Accra, 6 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 46 minutes

Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, Minister for Transport says the ministry has conducted a feasibility study on constructing an airport in either Central region, Western region or in between the two regions for easy transport of goods, services and intra-African trade.

Ghana to receive second tranche US$600 million IMF loan after Board approval

Accra, 6 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Ghana is set to receive some US$600 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after an Executive Board approval, following a Staff-Level Agreement on the first review with the Fund’s Mission on Thursday.

14 fishing trawlers exit Ghana waters for failing to comply with regulations

ACCRA, 6 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

About 14 fishing vessels have departed Ghana's territorial waters for failing to comply with the country’s fishing regulations, Mr Moses Anim, Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has said.

100 youth graduate from AngloGold Ashanti’s Youth Apprenticeship Programme

Obuasi, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 11 heures 26 minutes

One hundred youth, constitutingthe third batch of AngloGold Ashanti's Youth Apprenticeship Programme (YAP), have graduated at a colourful ceremony at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region.

ECG, GWCL, NEDCo pay GHSI.2 million as compensation to customers

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 11 heures 32 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and Northern Electricity Company (NEDCo) have paid a total of GHS1,297,118.17 to customers for the first six months of 2023 as compensation.

100 youth graduate from AngloGold Ashanti’s Youth Apprenticeship Programme

, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 11 heures 41 minutes

One hundred youth, constitutingthe third batch of AngloGold Ashanti's Youth Apprenticeship Programme (YAP), have graduated at a colourful ceremony at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region.

Morocco Solidifies Position as Africa’s Largest Car-Manufacturing Hub (Financial Times)

London, 5 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 16 heures 37 minutes

Morocco is solidifying its position as Africa's largest car-manufacturing hub while preparing for the era of electric vehicles, British daily "The Financial Times (FT)" reported on Thursday.

Ethiopian Airlines will be happy to be reinvited in the engagements of Ghana’s National Carrier

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 12 minutes

Ethiopian Airlines says it will be more than happy to be reinvited to assist the Ghanaian government to establish its own National Carrier.

Collecting GH¢181.5 million through monitoring indicts GRA- TAGG

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 15 minutes

The Traders Advocacy Group Ghana (TAGG) says raising GH¢181.5 million through the monitoring activities of a taskforce is an indictment on the operations of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and custom systems at the ports.

SNV opens Job opportunities for youth

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 17 minutes

Mr Enoch Amegbletor, the Head of the Corporate Affairs of the Ghana TVET Services has stressed the need to break down barriers and create pathways for  women, marginalized communities, and persons with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the green economy. 

Government to automate pensions regulation—Employment Minister

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 19 minutes

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, says the Government is working towards automating the regulation of pensions in the country.

DBG expands partnership to spur micro, small and medium enterprises growth

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 21 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has partnered with Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans Limited to enhance lending to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to spur growth.

Regional workshop on tax expenditures held in Tema

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 33 minutes

The Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the Addis Tax Initiative, the Council on Economic Policies, and the German Institute for Development and Sustainability, has held a three-day's regional follow-up technical workshop on tax expenditures in Tema.

Government must adopt ‘‘warlike’’ approach to solve economic challenges – Prof Bokpin

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 38 minutes

Professor Godfred A. Bokpin, a Professor of Finance at the University of Ghana, says the Government ought to adopt a “warlike” approach to solve the country’s economic challenges.

OccupyBoG: Minority Caucus to reorganise demonstration after failing to submit petition

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 18 heures 43 minutes

The Minority in Parliament says it will re-organise its "OccupyBoG" protest following its inability to submit a petition to the Governer of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) after yesterday's demonstration.

FG to support local manufacturers with N75bn

Abuja, 5 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 15 jours 21 heures 17 minutes

Vice President Kashim Shettima says the federal government will support local manufacturers with N75 billion by March 2024 to strengthen the manufacturing sector.

Environmentalist wants pollution tax imposed on top plastic polluters

Abuja, 4 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 16 jours 17 heures 59 minutes

A renowned environmentalist, Mr Nnimmo Bassey, has advocated imposition of pollution tax on top plastic polluters in Nigeria.

More than 1,200 youth receive entrepreneurship, skills training in Krachi East

Dambai , 3 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 17 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

More than 1,200 persons from the Krachi East Municipality have received entrepreneurship and skills training.

Domestic debt exchange, having a toll on rural and community banks

Kumasi, 3 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 17 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

The government of Ghana’s domestic debt exchange programme has compounded the already fragile situation of many rural and community banks (RCB) in the country.

Bank of Ghana, EMTECH Solutions launch eCedis Hackathon

Accra, 3 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 17 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Bank of Ghana in collaboration with EMTECH Solutions Inc. has launched an eCedi hackathon in Accra.

African Development Bank, ECOWAS assess regional integration strategy

Accra, 2 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 18 jours 13 heures 26 minutes

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Development Bank Group have concluded consultations for the mid-term assessment of the West Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) 2020-2025.

COCOBOD CEO urges women cocoa farmers to enroll on Pension Scheme

Accra, 2 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 18 jours 13 heures 28 minutes

 Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has urged women cocoa farmers to support the Cocoa Farmers Pension Scheme (CFPS) policy by voluntarily enrolling to enjoy its numerous benefits.

More than 5,000 farmers at Gomoa Central receive inputs to boost agriculture

Accra, 2 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 18 jours 13 heures 36 minutes

More than 5,000 farmers in the Gomoa Central District of the Central Region have been given farming inputs to enhance their work and make agribusiness attractive and profitable.

Reconfigure Komenda Sugar Factory into fruit manufacturing – Youth

Accra, 2 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 18 jours 13 heures 40 minutes

The youth of Komenda in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality of the Central Region have called on the Government to redesign the Komenda Sugar Factory into a fruit processing plant, through a liaison with the private sector.

Panelists encourage youth, women to venture into coconut production

Takoradi, 30 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 20 jours 13 heures 33 minutes

The youth and women in the country have been encouraged to venture into coconut farming as a business alternative to help turn their economic fortunes round.

Nigeria’s Atomic Energy Commission signs MoU with Russian varsity

Abuja, 28 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 22 jours 16 heures 39 minutes

The Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission and Russia’s Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Ghana gradually positioning to become leading producer of coconut globally-GEPA

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 23 jours 7 heures 24 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says through various strategic interventions, the country is making significant strides in terms of coconut production and export on the global stage.

Ghana gradually positioning to become leading producer of coconut globally-GEPA

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 23 jours 7 heures 30 minutes

GNA-The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says through various strategic interventions, the country is making significant strides in terms of coconut production and export on the global stage.

Government secures GHC3.9 billion in reopened bond exchange

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 23 jours 7 heures 37 minutes

The Government secured GHC3.9 billion from bond holders who participated in the just ended reopened domestic debt exchange programme.

Singaporean firms ready to help unlock Africa’s US$712bn digital growth

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 9 heures 9 minutes

Singaporean companies are prepared to partner with their African counterparts in harnessing the US$712 billion growth potential in the Continent’s digital economy.

UMB and 4 other banks lead the way in Customer Service in Ghana

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 9 heures 12 minutes

Only five banks scored above the threshold of 98 per cent in the 2022 Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana Customer Satisfaction Index.

Solidaridad collaborates with ACG to host Third International Coconut Festival in Takoradi

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 9 heures 14 minutes

Solidaridad West Africa, a not-for-profit organisation, is collaborating with the African Coconut Group (ACG) to hold the Third edition of the International Coconut Festival in Ghana slated to commence today in Takoradi.

GHEITI introduces Beneficial Ownership addresses for transparency in extractive licensing procedures

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 9 heures 17 minutes

The Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) says enough progress has been made in tackling the issues of obscure licensing procedures and concealed ownership.

UNDP, Absa Bank launch MSMEs Challenge to empower businesses

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 9 heures 22 minutes

An Innovation Challenge to build the capacity of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise owners (MSMEs) through financial grants to scale up their businesses has been launched.

FG,IFAD distribute agricultural inputs to rice, cassava farmers in

Lafia, 26 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 24 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

The Federal Government and International Fund for Agricultural Development – Value Chain Development Programme (FG/IFAD- VCDP), on Tuesday, began distribution of agricultural inputs to rice and cassava farmers in Nasarawa.

Anidaso Mutual Fund records impressive performance in fund investment income

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 9 heures 45 minutes

The Anidaso Mutual Fund (AMF), recorded impressive increase in its investment income from GHS 390,364 in 2021 to GHS 533,077 in 2022.

GEPA partners African Coconut Group for Third International Coconut Festival in Ghana

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 9 heures 46 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is collaborating with the African Coconut Group (ACG) to hold the Third edition of the International Coconut Festival in Ghana slated to take off on Tuesday, September 26, 2023.

Bank of Ghana Monetary Policy Committee maintains policy rate at 30.0 per cent

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 9 heures 49 minutes

 The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana on Monday maintained the policy rate at 30.0 per cent, citing lower inflation, a stable exchange rate and relatively strong economic growth.

STMA launches two new digital platforms to shore up revenues

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 9 heures 53 minutes

Mildred Siabi-Mensah Sekondi, Sept. 25, GNA-The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly Mildred Siabi-Mensah Sekondi, Sept. 25, GNA-The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has introduced two new digital platforms to make revenue collection seamless for both businesses and the assembly. (STMA) has introduced two new digital platforms to make revenue collection seamless for both businesses and the assembly.

Regional conference to build capacity of African SMEs opens on Sept 27 in Accra

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 22 heures 8 minutes

The Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) are organising the 2023 Regional Integration Issues Forum (RIIF) conference for African SMEs in Accra.

Kadjebi Assembly supports PWDs with provisions

Kadjebi , 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 25 jours 22 heures 10 minutes

Seventeen Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Kadjebi District of the Oti Region have been presented with assorted food items valued at GH₵199,900.00 each as business start-ups.

Some Facts and Figures on China’s Economy

Accra, 24 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 26 jours 12 heures 7 minutes

China's economy is under the spotlight in some foreign media recently. Is it doing good? What is the trend? Facts and Figures won't lie.

Women sheanut pickers alleged Fulani herdsmen harassment in two districts, UER

Accra, 24 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 26 jours 12 heures 22 minutes

Some women sheanuts pickers from Talensi and Nabdam Districts of the Upper East Region have alleged harassment from some Fulani herdsmen in the communities.

Women for Change project chalks significant gains in cocoa growing communities

Accra, 24 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 26 jours 12 heures 26 minutes

Mars Wrigley, a chocolate producing company’s fully-funded five-year ‘Women for Change’ (W4C) project is making significant gains, financially empowering, particularly women, in cocoa growing communities in seven regions in the country.

Women for Change project chalks significant gains in cocoa growing communities

Accra, 24 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 26 jours 13 heures 57 minutes

Mars Wrigley, a chocolate producing company’s fully-funded five-year ‘Women for Change’ (W4C) project is making significant gains, financially empowering, particularly women, in cocoa growing communities in seven regions in the country.

Farmers urged not to use mosquito nets to ferment cocoa beans

Accra, 22 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 10 heures 57 secondes

Cocoa farmers have been urged to desist from using mosquito nets and polythene bags to ferment cocoa beans.

 Create enabling environment for thriving agriculture- Netherlands Ambassador tells government  

Accra, 22 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 10 heures 2 minutes

Mr Jeroen Verheul, the Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, has emphasised the need for the Government to prioritise the agriculture sector and create a conducive environment for its flourishing. 

Government’s flagship 1D1F project worthy of emulation- KT Hammond

Accra, 22 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 10 heures 4 minutes

The success of Ghana's One District, One Factory (1D1F) industrialization programme, should be emulated by other countries aspiring to decentralize industrial development, Kobina Tahir Hammond, Minister of Trade, and Industries has said.

Brakwa-Breman Rural Bank launches 40th Anniversary; unveils logo, cloth

Accra, 22 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 10 heures 16 minutes

The Brakwa-Breman Rural Bank Limited has launched its 40th Anniversary at Brakwa in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region, unveiling a logo, which is a symbol of trust, reliability and innovation.

French govt pledges €100m support for Nigeria’s creative industry

Jos, 22 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 17 heures 3 minutes

Mrs Emmanuella Blatmann, the French Ambassador to Nigeria, has declared her government’s intent to develop the creative and digital economy of Nigeria with 100 million euros.

Traders association begins construction of milk production factory in Abuja

Abuja, 22 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 4 mois 28 jours 17 heures 9 minutes

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), on Friday performed the ground breaking of its milk production factory in Giri, Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory.

Implementation of Excise Duty Amendment Act 2023 shows positive signs – Customs

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 29 jours 9 heures 21 minutes

A revenue of Ghc140,245.004.48 has been collected since the implementation of the Excise Duty Amendment Act, 2023 (ACT1093) from May 1 to September 20, this year as compared to Ghc107,998,254.64 last year.

Liberia Validates National Maritime Security Strategy

MONROVIA, 21 Septembre (LINA) Il y a 4 mois 29 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

The Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA) and stakeholders in the Liberian maritime domain have validated the country’s first-ever National Maritime Security Strategy after months of scrutiny.

BRICS: An alternative, not a competition

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 heures 46 minutes

Dr Mohamed Hegazy, Advisor to the Ministry of Local Development and International Cooperation, Egypt, has said that the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) alliance is an alternative and not a competition to Western powers.

Traders experience revenue increment after participating in Compete Ghana programme

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 heures 52 minutes

Business owners who participated in some modules of the Compete Ghana programme have expressed exponential increment in their revenues saying they have been exposed to diverse strategies to make an impact in their trade.

Foodstuff Home scales up operations with new Yango fleet

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 heures 56 minutes

Foodstuff Home, one of Yango’s partners in Ghana, has added 15 new vehicles to its fleet to scale up business operations.

Care International/Mars Wrigley W4C project graduate 213 VSLAs

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 heures 58 minutes

CARE International, a non-governmental organisation, has held a graduation ceremony for 213 Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) in the Bono and Ahafo Regions under its Women for Change Project (W4C).

Ghana’s records 3.2 per cent GDP growth in second quarter – GSS

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 7 heures 24 secondes

Ghana registered a provisional Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 3.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2023, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) said on Wednesday.

Initiate policies to encourage local sourcing of raw materials – Fan Milk MD

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 7 heures 8 minutes

Mr Yeo Ziobeieton, the Managing Director of Fan Milk Ghana, has appealed to governments in West Africa to implement policies that would encourage industries to source local materials to help build sustainable supply chains.

Invest in smallholder farmers to ensure food security

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 7 heures 11 minutes

Mr Changwe Kumalinga, Chief Financial Officer, Good Nature Agro, has underscored the importance that smallholder farmers could play in global food security.

Meridian Ports Services acquires new gantry cranes for port expansion

Accra, 21 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 7 heures 13 minutes

The Meridian Ports Services (MPS) has invested over $50 million into Ghana’s maritime sector by acquiring additional gantry cranes for phase two of the Tema port expansion project at Terminal 3.

STANDING STRONG WITH THE BANK OF GHANA 

Accra, 15 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 5 jours 11 heures 45 minutes

There is an anonymous quote that says “banks are to the economy what the heart is to the human body. They cycle necessary capital through the whole and they are barely noticed until pressure, necessity, or crises.”

SME Sector in Obuasi to receive support from AngloGold Ashanti, Absa Bank 

Accra, 15 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 5 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

The Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region will benefit from a collaboration with AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Limited and Absa Bank Ghana Limited to positively transform their businesses.

Consortium spends USD 248.2 mln on Lobito Corridor

Luanda, 15 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 5 jours 11 heures 53 minutes

The consortium “Lobito Atlantic Holding and Lobito Atlantic Railway”, S.A announced an investment of USD 248.2 million railway and logistical infrastructures services for support Lobito Corridor.

Sonangol bonds reach stock exchange with demand exceeding supply

Luanda, 15 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 5 jours 11 heures 58 minutes

The bond debt securities of the national oil company - Sonangol 2023/2028, totaling 7. 5 million entered into negotiations Friday (15) on the Angolan Debt and Stock Exchange (BODIVA), where the company seeks for financing.

Angola may surpass « black gold » production target

Luanda, 15 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 5 jours 11 heures 59 minutes

Oil production in Angola can reach the annual target above 1.1 million barrels per day, said this Thursday, in Luanda, the production director of the National Petroleum Agency (ANPG), Ana Miala.

Angola’s wholesale price index stands at 2.27%

Luanda, 14 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

The overall inflation of the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in Angola reached 2.27 percent in August this year, with imported products contributing the most, with 1.62 percentage points, that is, 71% of the amount, ANGOP has learnt.ANGOP

Farmers count losses after flood disaster

Kaleo, 14 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 11 heures 34 minutes

Some farmers at Kaleo in the Nadowli-Kaleo District are counting their losses following a flood disaster that washed away their farms over a week ago and have appealed for government’s support for assistance.

About 47 SMEs in Western Region selected for MTN Enterprise Support Programme

Takoradi, 14 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 11 heures 37 minutes

A total of 47 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Western Region have been selected to benefit from the MTN Ghana Foundation’ Enterprise Support Programme.

Government reopens debt exchange for GHC 12.9 billion of local bonds

Accra, 14 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 11 heures 40 minutes

Government has announced the reopening of a debt exchange programme for holders of domestic bonds who did not participate in the deal that closed in February.

Korea strengthens partnership with AfDB to achieve food security 

accra, 14 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 11 heures 42 minutes

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank Group are to strengthen their partnership to support African countries in achieving food security in five years.

Ghana’s FDI declines by 16 % in the first half of 2023

Accra, 14 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 6 jours 11 heures 44 minutes

Ghana experienced a decline in foreign direct investment as the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) recorded a 16 percent drop in investment projects in the first half of 2023.

Angola maintains investment strategy in oil sector

Luanda , 13 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 7 jours 12 heures 6 minutes

Angolan Executive maintains its strategy of attracting national and foreign private investment, striving for transparency and competition, said Monday the minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Diamantino Azevedo.

GRA seals one shop, invite nine owners over tax infractions

Accra, 12 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 11 heures 27 minutes

Officials of the Enforcement Unit of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has invited nine shop owners for questioning and sealed one shop for noncompliance as part of its efforts to ensure voluntary Value Added Tax (VAT) compliance.

Tema Collection Sector of Customs holds consultative committee meeting

Tema, 12 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

The Tema Collection Sector of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has held a Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) meeting involving all stakeholders involved in the port business.

Gas Refilling operators express concerns on the Cylinder Recirculation Model

Accra, 12 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 11 heures 32 minutes

Some gas refilling station operators in Accra have expressed reservations about the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM).

Angolan ambassador meets with anti-money laundering group for southern and eastern Africa

Luanda, 12 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 12 heures 48 minutes

The Angolan ambassador to South Africa, Rui Xavier, met, this Monday, with members of the Anti-Money Laundering Group for Southern and Eastern Africa (ESAAMLG).

Sonangol receives 2nd oil tanker, names it “Njinga Mbande”

Luanda, 12 Septembre (ANGOP) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

Angola’s Oil company Sonangol officially received Tuesday in Mokpo, South Korea, the second Suezmax-type oil tanker with a capacity of one million barrels of oil, increasing the fleet from 10 to 11 ships.

African urged leaders to build better food systems, promote food sovereignty -AfDB

Abuja, 12 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 14 heures 43 minutes

African leaders have been urged to build better food systems and promote food sovereignty, with youth and women at the centre.

Afreximbank to double intra-African trade financing to $40bn by 2026

Abuja, 12 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 5 mois 8 jours 14 heures 50 minutes

African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) is to double its financing of intra-African trade to 40 billion dollars on a revolving basis by 2026.

GhanaPay Fair Expands to Hohoe and Kadjebi in Volta and Oti Regions

Accra, 11 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 9 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

Residents in Hohoe and Kadjebi, in the Volta and Oti regions, are set to benefit from the GhanaPay mobile money service.

Investment: Tinubu meets world leaders on investment at G20

Abuja, 11 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 5 mois 9 jours 14 heures 48 minutes

President Bola Tinubu has met with three major world leaders at the G20 summit in an economic development diplomacy.

Atlantic Lithium has not commenced commercial operation”—Management

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 10 heures 52 minutes

The Australia-based Atlantic Lithium Limited, the lithium exploration and development company working to deliver Ghana’s first lithium mine in the Mfantseman Municipality has denied commencing commercial operation as being speculated.

Dannex Ayrton Starwin PLC chalks financial success

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

Dannex Ayrton Starwin has Plc recorded an impressive financial performance of gross profit of Ghc45,070,953 in 2022 as compared to Ghc35,543,875 in 2021.

Exporters encouraged to prioritise education, compliance for successful exports

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 10 heures 56 minutes

Ghanaian exporters have received crucial advice on the importance of thorough inquiry and self-education before venturing into international markets.

Farmers rejoice as President Akufo-Addo announces historic increase in cocoa producer price

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 11 heures 21 secondes

A spontaneous jubilation greeted the announcement of a new producer price for the 2023/2024 cocoa season by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at Tepa in the Ahafo-Ano Municipality on Saturday.

Ghana’s Minerals Income Investment Fund to Invest US$32.9m in Ewoyaa lithium project

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Ghana’s Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF), has finalised its resolve to invest US$32.9 million in Atlantic Lithium and its Cape Coast Lithium portfolio subsidiaries, to support the Ewoyaa Lithium Project.

Nkwanta North District Assembly engages stakeholders on fee-fixing resolution for 2024

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 11 heures 12 minutes

The Nkwanta North District Assembly in the Oti Region has organized its 2024 fee fixing resolution meeting to engage all stakeholders on the taxes and levies to be paid in the 2024 fiscal year.

New cocoa season opens on Saturday September 09, 2023

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 11 heures 17 minutes

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is expected to open the 2023/24 cocoa season and announce a new producer price for the commodity today, Saturday September 09, 2023.

President commissions first oil from Jubilee South East Project

Accra, 10 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 10 jours 11 heures 20 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday commissioned First Oil from the Jubilee South East (JSE) Project.

Officials of Immigration and Customs bust largest consignment of Indian Hemp

Nyive , 8 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 12 jours 10 heures 30 minutes

A joint Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) cum Custom Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have intercepted 6,400 slabs of suspected Indian hemp.

Koforidua Technical University Students encouraged to embrace agripreneurship

Koforidua , 8 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 12 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

Nana Yaw Sarpong Siriboe I, the Akyimpenhene of Asante Juaben Traditional Council and recipient of the prestigious 2022 National Best Farmer award, has organised a mentorship forum at Koforidua Technical University.

Ghanaian Green SMEs to benefit from EU, SNV revolving Fund

Accra, 8 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 12 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

Ghanaian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contributing to preserving and restoring the environment are to benefit from a revolving fund initiated by the European Union, the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, and the Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE).

260 female head porters graduate from skills training at Walewale

Walewale , 8 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 12 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

Two hundred and sixty female head porters (kayayei) from 10 communities in the West Mamprusi Municipality, North-East Region, have received vocational training and starter packs to enable them to establish their own businesses.

Government asked to include night traders in domestic tax net

Accra, 31 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 20 jours 11 heures 32 minutes

Tax Justice Coalition (TJC), a tax and policy advocacy group, has urged the government to put in place mechanisms to register, educate, and rope in night traders into the tax net.

Subsidy removal: Bicycles dealers make brisk businesses in Bauchi

Bauchi, 30 Août (NAN) Il y a 5 mois 21 jours 16 heures 49 minutes

Some bicycles dealers in Bauchi are making brisk businesses due to increased patronage occasioned by the hikes in pump price and transport fare.

Ex-Canadian minister advocates partnership with Nigeria on food, economy

Abuja, 30 Août (NAN) Il y a 5 mois 21 jours 16 heures 52 minutes

Ex-Canadian Secretary of State and Minister of Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Weiner Gerry, on Wednesday advocated for partnership between Nigeria and Canada in the areas of food security and economic sustainability.

BoG 2nd deputy governor celebrates Angaza 2023 Ghanaian women awardees

Accra, 25 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 26 jours 10 heures 50 minutes

Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, the Second Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana, has celebrated the three Ghanaian women who emerged as leaders in the banking and finance sector, of "Angaza Top 10 Women to Watch in Banking and Finance" awards.

The success of AfCFTA will partly depend on quality of roads-Nti

Accra, 25 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 26 jours 10 heures 54 minutes

Mr Christian Nti, Director General of the Ghana Highway Authority has stated that the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will partly depend on the quality of roads in participating countries.

AGI launches 12th Ghana Industry and Quality Awards to enhance local businesses’ growth

Accra, 25 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 26 jours 10 heures 59 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has launched the 12th Ghana Industry and Quality Awards to exemplify a commitment to excellence, sustainability, and the growth of local businesses.

Ghana Tourism Authority inaugurates Ex-staff Association

Accra, 24 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 27 jours 9 heures 54 minutes

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has inaugurated its Ex-staff Association as part of activities for its 25th anniversary celebrations in Accra.

MTN to reduce Mobile Money charges to promote digital payment adoption

Accra, 24 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 27 jours 10 heures 17 minutes

Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) says it has considered reducing its prices paid as charges within the Mobile Money space to attract more users and promote digital payments adoption in Ghana.

China introduces Ghana to its poverty alleviation model

Accra, 24 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 27 jours 10 heures 21 minutes

The Chinese Embassy in Ghana has embarked on an initiative of sharing with Ghanaians China’s Targeted Poverty Alleviation Model which lifted 800 million Chinese from extreme poverty.

Rent Control records fewer cases in 2022

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 34 minutes

Data from the Rent Control Department (RCD) indicate that rental cases received from landlords and tenants in 2021 exceeded that of 2022 by 141.

Premix Fuel Secretariat to launch automated outlets soon

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 36 minutes

The National Premix Fuel Secretariat will start the distribution of premix fuel from the 50 completed automated premix outlets in different locations across the country by the end of this month.

Ghana to start cultivating sunflower in large quantities in 2024

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 47 minutes

The Tropical Agricultural Marketing and Consultancy Services (TRAGRIMACS) Wednesday launched a Ghana Sunflower Project for the cultivation of sunflower in large quantities in the country from 2024.

Airports Company commits to providing world-class facilities and services

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 50 minutes

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has reiterated its commitment to providing world-class facilities and services for the benefit of stakeholders.

Removing subsidies on farm inputs ‘genocidal’ – GAWU

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 53 minutes

The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) has warned that scrapping government subsidies on farm inputs will trigger food inflation and worsen the plight of farmers.

Food Security: Nsawam Medium Prison calls for support to expand crop, animal production

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 55 minutes

The Agriculture Department of the Nsawam medium Security Prison (Male/Female) needs farm machinery, tools and inputs to expand crop and animal production.

Vice President inaugurates phase two of Tamale International Airport

Tamale, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 58 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has inaugurated the phase two of the Tamale International Airport to open the country as an aviation hub in the sub-region.

GRA closes four shops, urges customers to be voluntary tax compliers

Accra, 18 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 2 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) compliance and enforcement unit has closed down four businesses for failure to issue Value Added Tax (VAT) invoices of the Authority.

FG inaugurates solar powered electric vehicles charging station in UNN

Abuja, 18 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 2 jours 14 heures 48 minutes

The Federal Government has inaugurated a solar powered electric vehicles charging station at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

Expert advocates revival of idle wells to boost oil output to meet OPEC quota

Abuja, 18 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 2 jours 14 heures 51 minutes

Dr Victor Ekpenyong, an oil industry expert, says the country should leverage on existing oil reserves to boost oil production to earn more to meet revenue shortfalls.

How to register your business in Ghana

Accra, 17 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 3 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

The Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) is the autonomous public institution mandated to register and regulate business entities in Ghana.

BoG: We only financed Government in 2020 and 2022

Accra, 17 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 3 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

The Bank of Ghana has debunked claims that it has financed the Government to the tune of GH¢80 billion.

Businesses urged to reposition themselves to harness benefits of AfCFTA

Accra, 16 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 24 minutes

Business owners and operators have been urged to diversify operations and add value to their products to reposition themselves properly to harness the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Soaring food, energy prices push 15m Africans into poverty

Accra, 16 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 26 minutes

Some 15 million people in Africa were pushed into poverty in 2022 due to high food and energy prices, the African Development Bank (AfBD) has reported.

Digital Cooperation Organisation launches Digital Prosperity Awards

Accra, 16 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 27 minutes

The Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO) has launched the Digital Prosperity Awards to honour individuals and entities that have made remarkable contributions to the development and growth of nations through the digital economy.

Western Region Development conference opens at Busua

Accra, 16 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 30 minutes

To ensure the rapid growth of the Western Region, a development conference has opened at Busua in the Ahanta West District of the region to discuss pertinent issues towards the realisation of its development aspirations.

The PPI rate for July increases to 32. 7 per cent

Accra, 16 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 44 minutes

, Aug. 16, - The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for July 2023 was 32.7 percent.

Prices of onion on the rise in Takoradi

Accra, 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 12 heures 53 minutes

Prices of onion are surging in Takoradi, which could be attributed to the boarder restrictions imposed by ECOWAS, following the recent military takeover in Niger.

Over 940,000 people in Northern Ghana trapped in poverty

Accra, 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 12 heures 57 minutes

Poverty continues to ensnare Northern Ghana as 941,706 residents remained impoverished between 2014 and 2019, despite reduction in national poverty rate, a study has found.

Combating Financial Crimes: Banks, SDIs urged to invest in strong cybersecurity systems

Accra, 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 13 heures une minute

Banks and specialised deposit-taking institutions (SDIs) have been urged to invest more in setting up strong cybersecurity systems to help combat cyber fraud and reduce financial losses.

Ongoing Cocoa road projects will be completed  - COCOBOD

Accra , 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 13 heures 7 minutes

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it will complete all ongoing cocoa road projects across the country.

UBA Ghana, UNDP sign MoU to support Ghanaian female SMEs and Green Entrepreneurship

Accra, 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 13 heures 13 minutes

UBA Ghana and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support youth and women-led micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in Ghana.

Anchored in Strength: Zenith Bank’s steady pursuit of excellence in the first half of 2023

Accra, 15 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 14 heures 19 minutes

South Africa: Unemployment Rate Reaches 32.6% in Q2 – Statistics Agency

Johannesburg, 15 Août (MAP) Il y a 6 mois 5 jours 14 heures 33 minutes

South Africa's unemployment rate reached 32.6% in the second quarter of this year, data released by the Statistics Agency 'Stats SA' revealed on Tuesday.

UNDP, UBA partner to boost sustainable MSMEs in Ghana

Accra, 14 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 6 jours 16 heures 18 minutes

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have entered into a pact to support sustainable growth of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Ghana.

Catholic Relief Services sensitises students on green skills for sustainable jobs

Accra, 13 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 7 jours 19 heures 39 minutes

About 80 students at the Northern School of Business (NOBISCO) have been sensitised on the need to venture into green skills to ensure sustainable jobs in future.

SNV holds trade show for green businesses in Western Region

Accra, 13 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 7 jours 20 heures 13 minutes

Green businesses in the Western Region have attended a GrEEn trade show organized by the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation to showcase their products, services and interventions to prospective clients.

Morocco-Côte d’Ivoire Cooperation: President Ouattara Inaugurates Cocody Bridge in Abidjan

Abidjan, 12 Août (MAP) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 9 heures 50 minutes

Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara inaugurated the Cocody Bridge in Abidjan on Saturday as part of the Cocody Bay development project. The bridge is a symbol of HM King Mohammed VI's far-sighted vision of an Africa that trusts Africa and of the exemplary cooperation between Morocco and Côte d'Ivoire.

Court adjourns NLC/ Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited case indefinitely

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 12 heures une minute

An Accra High Court has adjourned sine die (indefinitely) the hearing of a motion on notice to enforce the National Labour Commission’s decision in a complaint filed by the Ghana Mineworkers Union against Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited.

Schools are ignoring the development of sports facilities  

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 12 heures 6 minutes

Mr. Ernest Danso, Chef De Mission of the 13th African Games has bemoaned the lack of commitment towards the development of sports facilities by school managements. 

Niger Coup: Onion trucks stranded in Burkina Faso

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 12 heures 7 minutes

Articulator trucks fully loaded with onions are stranded in Burkina Faso with traders calling for government's intervention.

Onion traders call for relocation of yam, tomato sellers to Adjen Kotoku

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 12 heures 9 minutes

Onion sellers at the Adjen Kotoku market in the Ga West Municipality have appealed to the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Henry Quartey, to fulfil his promise of relocating yam and tomato sellers to the Adjen Kotoku Market.

Republic Financial Holdings Limited hosts Asantehene as part of Emancipation Day celebrations

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 24 minutes

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), the parent company of Republic Bank (Ghana) PLC has hosted Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene at a luncheon held in his honour.

Choked Markets: Traders turn Graphic frontage to mini market

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 25 minutes

Scores of traders have turned the pavement in front of the Printing Press of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) in Accra into a mini market claiming spaces in markets across the capital are limited.

Court adjourns NLC/ Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited case indefinitely

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 28 minutes

An Accra High Court has adjourned sine die (indefinitely) the hearing of a motion on notice to enforce the National Labour Commission’s decision in a complaint filed by the Ghana Mineworkers Union against Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited.

Stakeholders deliberate on maximising potentials of ‘blue economy’

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 29 minutes

Players in the maritime industry have met in Takoradi to deliberate on policy interventions and regulations regarding the blue economy - inland water and lake transport - and how their potentials could be maximized for local economic growth.

Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago discuss double taxation, bilateral investment

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 30 minutes

Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago have held talks to establish agreements on double taxation and bilateral investment to increase trade flows and investment in the two countries.

Government urged to support youth in agriculture

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 31 minutes

Mr Yunus Abdulai, the Country Lead of Policy LINK, has called on the Government to support young people to take agriculture as viable business opportunity to reduce unemployment.

Volta Regional Employment and Labour Office to be situated at Hohoe

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 31 minutes

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the construction of the Volta Regional Office of Employment and Labour at Hohoe.

USAID Policy LINK, partners engage youth on maximising opportunities in agricultural sector

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 8 jours 14 heures 32 minutes

A day's dialogue to enhance opportunities for vulnerable groups including young people to participate and contribute to the country’s agriculture policy processes has been held in Tamale.

Thanks to Royal Vision, Morocco Continues to Top African Investors in West Africa – Ambassador

Dodoma, 10 Août (MAP) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 8 heures 54 minutes

Thanks to the dynamic regional diplomacy led by HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco has confirmed its position as the leading African investor in West Africa, stressed the Kingdom's ambassador to Tanzania, Zakaria El Goumiri.

Let’s develop digital literacy strategies for women in informal sector

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 32 secondes

Madam Nigham Shahid, Senior Insights Manager at GSMA, a global mobile ecosystem organisation, has urged Government and regulators in the digital space to develop and implement digital literacy strategies and policies for women in the informal sector.

First corner of Ghana’s economy turned; there are more to turn – Economists

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 16 minutes

Some economists have asked the government to increase efforts at improving the relative economic stability gained in the first six months of 2023 to bring relief to Ghanaians.

Inflation for July rises to 43.1 per cent

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 17 minutes

The Year-on- year inflation for July 2023 has increased to 43.1 per cent compared to 42.5 per cent recorded in June 2023, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has said.

MTN Ghana assures of continuing to tackle MoMo fraud

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 19 minutes

MTN Ghana, a mobile network operator, has launched this year’s Mobile Money (MoMo) Season with an assurance to MoMo subscribers that it will continue to tackle MoMo fraud and bring perpetrators to book.

Parliament must investigate the Gh¢ 60.8 billion Bank of Ghana loss – Economist

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 23 minutes

Rev Dr Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, Economist and Lecturer, Wisconsin International University College, has called on Parliament to investigate the Bank of Ghana's Gh¢ 60. 8 billion loss.

Central Bank urged to create local currency for domestic transactions

Accra, 10 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 10 jours 18 heures 27 minutes

Mr Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, a Governance Expert, has urged the Central Bank of Ghana, to create a local currency for internal use, to facilitate financial transactions in the country in the wake of the economic downturn.

GRA to implement withholding tax on gross winnings from betting, games of chance

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 15 heures 33 minutes

Ghana Revenue Authority will on August 15 this year begin the implementation of a 10 per cent withholding tax on the gross winnings from all Betting, Gaming, Lotto, and other Games of Chance.

SSNIT retrieves GH₵132 million from employers through court action

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 15 heures 39 minutes

The Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it has retrieved 132 million Ghana Cedis from 2,272 cases filed at the law court within the first half of 2023.

Government must address E-levy loopholes, further reduce rate

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 15 heures 43 minutes

The Government has been advised to implement mechanisms to address loopholes in ‘cash out’ during Electronic Transactions Levy (E-levy).

Agona West Assembly collects over GHc750,000 in revenue as of May, 2023

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 15 heures 58 minutes

The Agona West Municipal Assembly has made strides in its revenue mobilisation as part of efforts to improve the Internally Generated Fund (IGF) for 2023.

Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways expand partnership to offer more travel options across US, Africa

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 16 heures 2 minutes

Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways PLC are expanding their strategic partnership to include Kenya Airways’ nonstop Nairobi-to-New York service, effective Saturday, August 5.

Giddins Ghana to lead in high-quality, locally made leather products

Accra, 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 16 heures 5 minutes

Giddins Ghana Limited, an indigenous company providing high-quality, locally made leather products, has prioritised investment in research and development to continuously improve and innovate its products.

Group calls for equal opportunities for women farmers

Abuja, 9 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 16 heures 16 minutes

The Association of Women in Trade and Agriculture (AWITA) has called for equal opportunities for women farmers in the agriculture sector.

Ghana introduces guidelines to enhance fiscal prudence during emergencies

Accra, 8 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 12 jours 17 heures 10 minutes

The Government has introduced two frameworks on emergency expenditure and audit to strengthen fiscal discipline and enhance accountability in Public Financial Management (PFM).

Tomato floods markets; price drops

Accra, 8 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 12 jours 17 heures 13 minutes

The price of tomatoes has dropped significantly in markets across Accra due to the seasonal glut of the vegetable.

Bank of Ghana says decision to take haircut on government’s debt saves economy

Accra, 8 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 12 jours 17 heures 18 minutes

The Bank of Ghana says its decision to take a 50 per cent haircut on government's debt has saved the economy from collapse and sent a positive signal to external partners.

Climate change losses could cost Ghana 1.7 per cent of GDP- Finance Minister

Accra, 7 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 13 jours 14 heures 26 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, says climate change losses, if unaddressed, could cost Ghana 1.7 per cent of Gross Domestic Product by 2030.

Ghana Enterprises Agency awards GHS35million grants to 270 MSMEs

Accra, 7 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 13 jours 14 heures 36 minutes

The government, through the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA), has awarded 270 selected Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises more than GHS35 million in grants to fund various projects.

Organised labour, corporate trustees satisfied with pension funds alternative offer

Accra, 7 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 13 jours 14 heures 44 minutes

Leadership of Organised Labour and the Chamber of Corporate Trustees have expressed satisfaction with the terms of the Alternative Offer For Pension Funds and urged constituents to participate on the advice of their boards.

Women-led households escaping poverty than men-led households -Research

Accra, 7 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 13 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

More women-led households are escaping poverty than their men counterparts across all regions in Ghana, a research spanning a 13-year period (2006 to 2019) has found.

MTN records 27.9 per cent increase in semi-annual profit

Accra, 3 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 17 jours 11 heures 33 minutes

MTN Ghana, a leading telecommunications operator, has recorded GHS1.7 billion as profit after tax for the first half of 2023.

Russia, Africa identify areas for cooperation, investment

Accra, 2 Août (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 18 jours 11 heures 35 minutes

Russia and Africa have identified areas where the two parties can cooperate and invest for mutual benefit.

Subsidy Removal: Organised Labour wants FG to cut cost of governance

Abuja, 2 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 18 jours 15 heures 54 minutes

The Organised Labour Union in Ebonyi has urged the federal and state government to prioritise slashing the cost of governance for sustainable development.

Nigerians want functional refineries as solution to economic woes – Expert

Abuja, 2 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 18 jours 15 heures 55 minutes

An economic expert, Mr Yusha’u Aliyu, says that Nigerians are expecting functional refineries to cushion the effects of subsidy removal on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as fuel.

Anthrax: Experts caution against meat consumption, recommend fish

Abuja, 2 Août (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 18 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

Following the fear of an outbreak of Anthrax disease in different parts of the country, health experts on Wednesday cautioned against the consumption of animal skin, popularly called“kpomo’’ for now.

British International Investment announces US$50 million long-term capital for Ghanaian business  

Accra, 31 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 20 jours 11 heures 45 minutes

The British International Investment (BII), United Kingdom’s Development Finance Institution, has announced the establishment of a new platform, with commitment funding of US$50 million dollars to support 150 Ghanaian Small and Medium-size Enterprise (SMEs). 

Use mid-year budget review to suspend lottery and sports betting taxes-CSBO

Accra, 30 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 21 jours 9 heures 59 minutes

The Coalition of Small Business Owners (CSBO) has urged Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to suspend the taxes imposed on Lottery and Sports Betting companies and their customers.

Maritime industry contributes more than 80 per cent of customs revenue

Accra, 30 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 21 jours 10 heures une minute

Mr Alhassan Suleman Tampuli, the Deputy Minister of Transport, says the maritime industry contributes more than 80 per cent of customs revenue in Ghana.

Be cautious of Keta Port project-related discussions – KIPC alerts Anlos

Aflao , 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 12 heures 15 minutes

Mrs Enyonam Apetorgbor, Chief Executive Officer, Keta Investment Promotion Centre (KIPC) has called on chiefs and people of Anlo to be alert in Keta Port project-related discussions to avoid losing their lands to schemers.

Stakeholders call for food system sustainable plan

Karaga, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 12 heures 17 minutes

Experts in the agricultural sector have called for support for a sustainable food system plan to develop small-scale farmers into agribusiness to promote the economy and food security.

Bank of Ghana incurs GHS55.12 billion loss, targets positive equity in 2027

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 12 heures 22 minutes

Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it has incurred a loss of GHS55.12 billion in 2022, largely as a result of the government’s Domestic Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Minister Ministers briefs Parliament’s Committee of the Whole on Mid-Year Budget Review

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 35 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the finance minister on Friday briefed Parliament's Committee of the Whole on the Mid-Year Budget Review and Economic Policy Statement of the Government and Supplementary Estimates for the 2023 fiscal year.

Demand for mourning clothes increases in Sunyani following Omanhene’s death

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 36 minutes

Traders in Sunyani, particularly cloth dealers in the Central Market have filled their shops with funeral cloths as demand is soaring following the declaration of Sunyani Traditional Council for residents to wear funeral dress for a month.

GCTU Business School to introduce new programmes to rebrand and reposition itself

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 38 minutes

The Ghana Communication Technology University Business School (GCTU Business School) is undertaking a medium-term strategic focus to introduce new cutting-edge programmes as part of the rebranding and repositioning Business Education in Ghana.

Economy will rebound with post-COVID-19 recovery programme – Ministry of Finance assures

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 43 minutes

The Ministry of Finance is optimistic of a rebound in the economy through the Post-COVID-19 Programme for Economic Growth (PC-PEG).

CSR and sustainability commitments critical to nation’s development—EPA Boss

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 46 minutes

Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says corporate social responsibility and sustainability commitments are critical to the nation's development.

E4L business model increases profits for group businesses

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 49 minutes

The Business Development Model promoted under the Empowerment for Life (E4L) Programme has resulted in increased profits for group businesses in rural communities as some of them now make about GHc150,000.00 profit a year.

Farmers encouraged to practice budget planning

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 51 minutes

Farmers have been encouraged to practice budget planning for their farm businesses to enable them to have more accurate records to predict and protect their finances.

Dr. Ato Arthur urges Budget Analysts to guard professional integrity

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 53 minutes

Dr. Nana Ato Arthur, the Head of the Local Government Service (LGS), has charged staff of the Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies to be religiously professional in the discharge of their duties to safeguard the integrity of the Service.

Implement fair tax regimes that encourage growth, investment – AGI to gov’t

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 17 heures 57 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged the government to discuss with industry players to help implement progressive and fair tax regimes that encourage growth and investment.

AngloGold Ashanti invests GHS1.8 million to support local farmers

Accra, 29 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 22 jours 18 heures 29 secondes

AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi Mine has invested GHC 1.8 million in the first phase of a project aimed at enhancing agro-industry and mitigating climate change in the Adansi enclave.

Nigeria’s Lai Mohammed appointed Special Advisor to UNWTO Secretary-General

Abuja, 27 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 24 jours 19 heures 3 minutes

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism has been appointed Special Advisor to Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

2nd Russia-Africa Economic Summit begins, Russia to deepen cooperation with Nigeria, Africa

Abuja, 27 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 24 jours 19 heures 7 minutes

The 2nd Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Summit opened in St. Petersburg on Thursday with Russia seeking to diversify its cooperation in terms of long-term development with Nigeria, Africa.

Diaspora remittances stood at $21.9b in 2022 — Tinubu

Abuja, 26 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 25 jours 22 heures 32 minutes

The Federal Government said Diaspora home remittances in 2022 stood at US$ 21.9 billion through official channels.

Food Security: UN Deputy Chief harps on sustainable investment in Africa

Abuja, 26 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 25 jours 22 heures 36 minutes

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for sustainable investments to build food sovereignty in Africa.

Akoto envisions agriculture-led growth for Ghana’s economic transformation

Accra, 23 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 28 jours 11 heures 27 minutes

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, a presidential hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Election 2024, has envisioned a prosperous Ghana through agriculture-led growth to structurally transform Ghana’s economy.

CHED intensifies education on artificial cocoa tree pollination

Asankragua, 23 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 6 mois 28 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

Mr Samuel Osei, the Regional Manager of Western South Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED), says his outfit is aggressively educating cocoa farmers in the Region to adopt hand cocoa pollination farming practices to increase their cocoa production.

Foundation provides free skills training for KNUST students

Obuasi, 20 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 12 heures 48 minutes

Mama Love Foundation, an Obuasi-based Non- Governmental Organisation, has organised a skills development training for over 300 students of the Obuasi campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

U.S. mayor seeks establishment of Nigerian consulate, direct flight to expand trade, relations

Abuja, 19 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois un jour 16 heures 38 secondes

Mr Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Huston, United States of America, says he is engaging with the Nigerian government for the establishment of a Consular Office in Huston and direct flight to expand trade relations with Nigeria.

NNPC attributes increase in pms price to market realities

Abuja, 18 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 2 jours 16 heures 42 minutes

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd., has attributed the increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol to the market realities.

NASENI seeks partnership on lithium battery production, renewable energy

Abuja, 18 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 2 jours 16 heures 48 minutes

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has called for partnership in local production and domestication of lithium batteries and renewable energy.

NESREA, UTPRON sign MoU on used tyres disposal

Abuja, 18 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 2 jours 16 heures 56 minutes

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Used Tyres Producers Responsibility Organisation of Nigeria (UTPRON) on the menace of used tyres disposal in Nigeria.

FG sets target on production of electric vehicles in Nigeria

Abuja, 18 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 2 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

The Federal Government on Tuesday, reiterated its commitment to the development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the country.

Group tasks FG on enabling environment to boost investments

Abuja, 17 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 3 jours 17 heures 38 minutes

The African Legacy International Media Services Ltd, organisers of Nigeria International Trade Fair/Expo Meeting 2023 has appealed to the Federal Government to ensure an enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the country.

Ghana must use AfCFTA to create tuna market within Africa – NAFAG

Tema, 15 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 5 jours 9 heures 19 minutes

The government has been urged by the National Fisheries Association of Ghana (NAFAG) to exploit the establishment of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to open markets in the landlocked nations for Ghana's tuna industry.

Bank of Ghana gold reserve increases – Governor

Takoradi, 15 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 5 jours 9 heures 21 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, Governor of Bank of Ghana (BoG), has announced that the central bank has seen an increase in its gold reserves this year.

CORAF’s Ghana meeting prioritises digital agricultural system optimisation

Accra, 15 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 5 jours 9 heures 42 minutes

The biannual board of directors meeting of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) has been held in Ghana’s capital, Accra, with digital agriculture on top of the agenda.

Morocco, Shell Sign LNG Supply Agreement for Next 12 Years

Rabat, 14 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 9 heures 14 minutes

The National Electricity and Drinking Water Authority (ONEE) signed a twelve-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement with Shell International Trading Middle East Limited FZE.

AfDB urges strategic partnerships to unlock US$2.3 trillion investment capital

Accra, 14 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

AfDB urges strategic partnerships to unlock US$2.3 trillion investment capital

Vice President Bawumia holds talks with a team from World Bank

Accra, 14 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 11 heures 19 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday hosted a delegation from the World Bank at the Jubilee House in Accra for bilateral talks.

Netherlands provides EUR500,000 to 100 Ghanaian SMEs

Accra, 14 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 11 heures 22 minutes

The government of the Netherlands has made available an amount of EUR500,000 for some 100 Ghanaian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to grow and sustain their businesses.

Legal framework needed for sustainable ports development – Women in Maritime

Tema, 14 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 11 heures 26 minutes

Mrs. Sylvia Asana Dauda Owu, the President of Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA), has called for the development of the necessary legal and institutional framework to ensure the sustainable development of ports.

Digitalisation of MSMEs can increase Nigeria’s GDP by $50bn – NITDA

Lagos, 14 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 6 jours 16 heures 11 minutes

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says that digitalisation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) could increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 50 billion US dollars.

South Africa: trucks arson attacks, a « sabotage of the economy » (President)

Johannesburg, 13 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 7 jours 12 heures 56 minutes

The trucks arson attacks that have persisted for several days in different parts of South Africa represent a "sabotage of the economy", said President Cyril Ramaphopsa.

Subsidy removal: Tinubu reassures Nigerians of coming palliative

Abuja, 13 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 7 jours 18 heures 15 minutes

President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday in Abuja, assured Nigerians that the framework for palliatives to remedy the effects of fuel subsidy removal was being worked out.

Enterprise Singapore drives investment in Africa’s digitalisation, manufacturing

Accra, 12 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 8 jours 9 heures 59 minutes

Enterprise Singapore is seeking to increase investment in Africa’s digitisation and manufacturing sectors through partnership as Singapore hosts the seventh Africa-Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) in August this year.

Assets of 17 defunct government entities to be sold-Minister

Accra, 12 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 8 jours 10 heures 5 minutes

The Minister for Public Enterprises, Mr Joseph Cudjoe, has announced the Government's intention to dispose of assets of 17 inactive State-Owned-Enterprises (SOEs) to save costs.

Inflation for June rises to 42.5 per cent – GSS

Accra, 12 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 8 jours 10 heures 7 minutes

The Year-on-year inflation for the month of June 2023 stood at 42.5 per cent, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

GITFiC draws action plan for succeeding months

Accra, 12 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 8 jours 10 heures 14 minutes

After successfully hosting the 7th annual Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFiC) at Senchi in the Eastern region they have followed up with an action plan that will guide their activities in the coming days.

YEA exceeds 2023 target; creates over 80,000 jobs

Accra, 11 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

The Youth Employment Agency has created over 84,000 direct and indirect jobs across the country from January to June 2023, Mr Emmanuel Kwasi Afriyie, Head of Corporate Affairs of the Agency, has said

Government begins biometric data verification exercise for CAP 30 pensioners

Accra, 11 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 10 heures 30 minutes

The Government of Ghana, acting through the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD), has commenced a biometric data verification exercise for CAP 30 pensioners.

Redeveloped trade fair to house AfCFTA Secretariat

Accra, 11 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

The government is planning to relocate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to a redeveloped Ghana Trade Fair site.

GIPC to send friendlier investment Act to Cabinet next week

Accra, 11 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 41 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has assured investors of significant improvements in the country’s investment laws to ease trade.

World Bank’s Managing Director for Operations visits Ghana

Accra, 11 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 44 minutes

Ms Anna Bjerde, the World Bank’s Managing Director for Operations will pay a three-day working visit to Ghana from July 12 to 15 to deliberate on ways to support the country’s economic recovery efforts.

Liberia Records Lowest Inflation Rate In Sub-Region Under Pres. Weah

MONROVIA, 11 Juillet (LINA) Il y a 7 mois 9 jours 19 heures 9 minutes

The Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Liberia (UL), Dr. Lester Tenny, says Liberia, under the stewardship of President George Weah, has recorded an inflation of rate of 6.9 percent from the 28 percent that was inherited, noting that this is one of the lowest inflation rate in the sub-region.

Minister Fettah Holds Talks with Cabo Verdean Peer during African Caucus Meeting

Sal Island, 10 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 10 jours 13 heures 55 minutes

Economy and Finance Minister Nadia Fettah held talks with Cabo Verde's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Olavo Avelino Garcia Correia, on the sidelines of her participation in the African Caucus meeting, held on July 6-8 on the Island of Sal, Cabo Verde.

Electric Vehicles will reduce respiratory issues-Alhaji Tampuri

Accra, 10 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 10 jours 18 heures 52 minutes

The change from fossil-based vehicles into electric cars has been touted as one project that can reduce carbon emissions in the country.

Affordable Housing: Works and Housing Committee commends MD of TDC

Accra, 10 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 10 jours 18 heures 55 minutes

The Works and Housing Committee of Parliament has commended Madam Alice Abena Ofori-Atta, the Managing Director (MD) of Tema Development Company (TDC) Limited, for her visionary leadership in putting up decent affordable housing units for Ghanaians.

GEPA furthers export agenda with maiden Bakatue Expo

Elmina, 8 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 12 jours 14 heures 19 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has opened a three-day business expo as part of activities marking the 2023 Bakatue Festival of the chiefs and people of Elmina in the Central Region.

Exporting Ghanaian dance culture key to boosting tourism  - Van Calebs

Accra, 6 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 14 jours 12 heures 40 minutes

Ghanaian choreographer and socialite Van Calebs says educating people in the diaspora about Ghana's dance culture will help boost tourism.

FG targets N553bn from unremitted shipping taxes

Lagos, 5 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 15 jours 17 heures 22 minutes

The Federal Government says it intends to recoup over N553 billion unremitted taxes from international petroleum shipping companies operating in Nigeria.

Afrique du Sud : La crise énergétique réduit la croissance de 2% en 2023 (Banque centrale)

Johannesburg, 5 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 15 jours 17 heures 51 minutes

La crise énergétique qui secoue l’économie sud-africaine depuis près d’une décennie devrait réduire la croissance du produit intérieur brut (PIB) de 2% en 2023, a révélé la Banque centrale sud-africaine (SARB).

FG intensifies debt recovery drive, urges MDAs to key in

Abuja, 5 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 15 jours 18 heures une minute

The Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning has urged all federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to key into its debt recovery policy to improve government revenues.

Lake Chad Basin Governors meet in Chad

Abuja, 5 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 15 jours 18 heures 4 minutes

Governors in the lake Chad region are meeting in N’Djamena, Chad to review areas of regional cooperation, peacebuilding and sustainable development.

GoL Reduces Wage Bill, Generates US$750k From Payroll Audit

MONROVIA, 4 Juillet (LINA) Il y a 7 mois 16 jours 14 heures 31 minutes

As a means of bringing sanity to public service through transparency and accountability, the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance Development Planning (MFDP) Payroll Management Team, has disclosed the discovery and subsequent removal of 900 ghost names from the government payroll.

Nigerian traders make case for deeper Nigeria-Ghana relations

Abuja, 3 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 17 jours 16 heures 44 minutes

The Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG) on Monday called for deeper trade relations between Nigeria and Ghana.

Economist tasks FG on reforms to ease fuel subsidy removal

Abuja, 3 Juillet (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 17 jours 18 heures 13 minutes

Renowned Economist, Dr Muda Yusuf, has urged the Federal Government to address the social outcomes of its recent reforms, especially the inflationary pressure induced by the fuel subsidy removal.

Morocco, Uganda Set to Boost Cooperation in Agricultural Development

Rome, 3 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 17 jours 19 heures une minute

Strengthening bilateral cooperation in the agricultural sector was the focus of talks held in Rome on Sunday between Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, and his Ugandan counterpart, Rwamirama Bright.

Agriculture: Ghana Aspires to Benefit from Morocco’s Pioneering Experience

Rome, 2 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 18 jours 19 heures 29 minutes

Ghana aspires to benefit from the pioneering experience of the Kingdom, which has made "notable advances" in agriculture and water resource management, said Ghana's Minister of Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong, in Rome on Saturday.

Ghana supports the Republic of Türkiye with Cocoa products  

Accra, 1 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 19 jours 12 heures une minute

The Government, through the Ministry of Finance has presented Cocoa products to the Republic of Türkiye in Ghana to support the victims of the devastating earthquake.

WIDU.Africa awards 15 entrepreneurs for creating sustainable businesses

Accra, 1 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 19 jours 12 heures 3 minutes

The Employment Development in Africa with the Disapora (WIDU.Africa) has awarded 15 entrepreneurs for creating sustainable businesses and employment opportunities through the support from relatives from the diaspora.

China/Africa: Morocco, Committed to Africa’s Development (M. Mezzour)

Changsha (China), 1 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 19 jours 17 heures une minute

Morocco is a committed and mobilized partner for Africa's security, development and sustainability, said Friday in Changsha (China), Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour.

Let’s use natural resources well

Accra, 30 Juin (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 20 jours 13 heures 8 minutes

Professor Wisdom Akpalu, Dean, School of Research and Graduate Studies, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has reiterated the call on the Government to ensure sustainable use of natural resources.

African companies need to expand intra-regional trade in manufactured goods

Accra, 30 Juin (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 20 jours 13 heures 9 minutes

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former Commissioner of the African Union Commission, has charged businesses in Africa to grow intra-continental trade in finished goods.

I’ll not aid in destruction of Nigeria’s economy – Tinubu

Lagos, 30 Juin (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 20 jours 17 heures 29 minutes

President Bola Tinubu says he will not partake in the economic destruction of the country by enemies of the nation.

Liberia Makes Significant Progress In Fiscal Transparency – Report

MONROVIA, 29 Juin (LINA) Il y a 7 mois 21 jours 13 heures 15 minutes

Liberia has made significant progress towards meeting fiscal transparency, the United States Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs has said in its 2023 Fiscal Transparency Report.

Liberia Makes Significant Progress In Fiscal Transparency – Report

MONROVIA, 29 Juin (LINA) Il y a 7 mois 21 jours 13 heures 15 minutes

Liberia has made significant progress towards meeting fiscal transparency, the United States Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs has said in its 2023 Fiscal Transparency Report.

China: China-Africa Economic, Trade Expo kicks off with Morocco’s Participation

Changsha, 29 Juin (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 21 jours 19 heures 5 minutes

The third edition of the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo kicked off Friday in the city of Changsha (Hunan province, centre), with the participation of Morocco.

Liberia Deposits Ratified Hong Kong Convention, Brings Safety Instrument Into Force

Monrovia, 28 Juin (LINA) Il y a 7 mois 22 jours 14 heures 6 minutes

Liberia has taken a major leap towards ensuring that the environment is protected in the operations of the global ship recycling industry by depositing the country’s ratified Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.

FG to fast-track access to single digit loans for MSMEs—Shettima

Abuja, 27 Juin (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 23 jours 14 heures 39 minutes

Vice President Kashim Shettima says the Federal Government will ensure quick access to single digit loans for Nigerian small businesses.

DMO releases N1.2 trn FGN bond Issuance calendar for Q3

Abuja, 27 Juin (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 23 jours 16 heures 16 minutes

The Debt Management Office has indicated plans to issue Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds valued at N1.2 trillion in its third quarter "Bond Issuance Calendar'' for 2023.

MAN kicks against impending electricity tariff hike

Lagos, 23 Juin (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 27 jours 20 heures 33 minutes

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has described the plans to increase electricity tariff from July 1 as outrageous.

Morocco, ‘Shining’ Example of Africa’s Greatest Potential (IMF Managing Director)

Marrakech, 21 Juin (MAP) Il y a 7 mois 29 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

Morocco is a "shining" example of Africa's greatest potential, said Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva.

Bank Al-Maghrib keeps its key Rate Unchanged at 3%

Rabat, 20 Juin (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 13 heures 49 minutes

The Board of Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM), convened on Tuesday in Rabat, decided to keep the key rate unchanged at 3%, after three successive hikes totaling 150 basis points (bps).

Food Security: UN allocates $20m to scale up response in N/E

Maiduguri, 20 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 14 heures 50 minutes

The United Nations (UN) has allocated $20 million to ramp up humanitarian response to the problem of food security and nutrition crisis in the North East.

Marrakesh among Seven Great Cities Offering Great Walks (New York Times)

New York, 19 Juin (MAP) Il y a 8 mois un jour 13 heures 31 minutes

Marrakesh is among seven great cities in the world that offer great walks and the pleasures of strolling through their urban landscape, according to the New York Times.

CBN releases additional FX reforms, relaxes restriction on domiciliary accounts

Abuja, 19 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois un jour 17 heures 32 minutes

Following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) new guidelines in the Foreign Exchange (FX) market recently released, the apex bank has announced further policy changes.

Ex-president Jonathan tasks African leaders on AfCFTA

Abuja, 19 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois un jour 17 heures 36 minutes

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has charged African leaders on the full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

IMF money: PFAG demands part to boost agriculture

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 11 heures 20 minutes

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is urging the government to dedicate part of the funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme to support agriculture sector activities.

2023 African Women in Agribusiness Awards launched

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

The 2023 African Women in Agribusiness Awards, which aims at honouring women who have contributed immensely to the growth of agribusiness development on the African continent, has been launched.

More women needed in key managerial positions in mining industry- Oteng Gyasi

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 12 heures 41 minutes

Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Board Chairperson, Minerals Commission, has called for more women in the management of Ghana’s mining industry.

Develop tailor-made insurance, pension modules for informal traders – GUTA President 

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 12 heures 52 minutes

Dr Joseph Obeng, President, Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), has urged pension and insurance companies to develop tailor-made packages for the informal sector.

MTN builds capacity of informal sector on digital marketing

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 12 heures 55 minutes

Some informal sector business owners and operators in the Upper East Region have received training on digital marketing, to take advantage of the revolution in the media space to boost operations and increase revenue.

USAID MSR Activity holds entrepreneurial youth summit on agribusiness

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 12 heures 59 minutes

An entrepreneurial youth summit has been held to expose young people to opportunities in the agricultural sector and how they can use them to create wealth for themselves and jobs for others.

AOMC embarks on safety operation audit of Oil Marketing Companies

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 3 jours 13 heures une minute

In order to maintain industrial safety, the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMC) has launched a Filling Station operation audit inspection to ensure that members follow safety protocols.

Financial sector fraud declines to GHS56m in 2022

Accra, 15 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 5 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

Ghana’s Banking sector and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions (SDI) lost approximately, GHS56 million in 2022, representing a 7.88 per cent reduction compared to the GHS61m recorded in 2021.

AGI appeals for reduction of utility tariffs for manufacturing companies

Tema, 15 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 5 jours 11 heures 54 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has appealed to the government to reduce the utility tariffs for manufacturing companies and industries producing and contributing to the development of the country.

Ghana sets up $30m World Bank funded labour market information system

Accra, 15 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 5 jours 11 heures 57 minutes

The Government is preparing to operationalise the Ghana Labour Market Information System (GLMIS) in September 2023, the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR) has announced.

BoG cautions Ghanaians against 97 unlicensed loan apps

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 6 jours 9 heures 36 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has asked Ghanaians to desist from dealing with some 97 unlicensed financial institutions engaged in giving out loans to people.

Ecobank Ghana MD sees recovery after Domestic Debt Exchange Programme

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 6 jours 9 heures 38 minutes

The Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana PLC, Mr Daniel Sackey, has described the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) as a temporary setback on the bank’s financial performance last year and the first quarter of 2023.

Ghana’s inflation increases to 42.2 per cent in May

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 6 jours 9 heures 44 minutes

Ghana’s year-on-year inflation for May increased to 42.2 per cent up from 41.2 per cent in April, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

Fisheries Ministry to deploy Electronic Monitoring System on fishing trawlers-Minister

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 6 jours 9 heures 46 minutes

As part of measures to combat illegal fishing activities, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development will, this year, begin deploying Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) on trawlers and tuna vessels.

Ghana’s investment in energy infrastructure to spur industrialisation – Akufo-Addo

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 8 heures 58 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is upbeat about the prospects of Ghana’s industrialisation drive following the Government’s massive investment in energy infrastructure.

Ghana to end water importation after passage of Ghana Accreditation Service Bill- Trade Minister

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 9 heures 13 minutes

Ghana will end the importation of water if the Ghana Accreditation Service Bill currently referred to the relevant Committees of Parliament is passed, Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, Minister for Trade and Industry said on Tuesday.

1D1F: 296 projects at various stages of implementation – Trade Minister

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 9 heures 16 minutes

From 2017 to date, 296 projects under the One District, One Factory (1D1F) Programme are at various stages of implementation, Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has disclosed.

Morocco’s Approach to Africa Has Yielded Concrete Results – IFC Senior Official

Rabat, 13 Juin (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 12 heures 41 minutes

Morocco's approach to Africa has yielded concrete results not only for the Kingdom, but also for sub-Saharan African countries, Sergio Pimenta, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Regional Vice President for Africa, said on Tuesday in Rabat.

Let’s make efforts to reduce audit infractions- Head of Local Government Service

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 22 minutes

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of Local Government Service, has challenged Chief Directors/Regional Coordinating Directors (RCDs) of the Service to make conscious efforts to “hugely” reduce audit infractions in their regions.

Child Labour: Over 400,000 children aged 5 to 17 engage in economic activities – GSS

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 23 minutes

The 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) report reveals that 419,254 children aged 5 to 17 are engaged in economic activity in the country.

Abokobi Rural Bank records 62 percent profit for 2022

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 25 minutes

The Abokobi Area Rural Bank Limited posted another impressive performance by recording a net profit of GHS 648,000 in 2022 as against GHS 400,000 in 2021, representing 62 per cent increase.

SSNIT intensifies drive to insure over 500,000 self-employed workers

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 27 minutes

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) is intensifying activities to register more than half a million self-employed workers by the end of the year under the Self-Employed Enrolment Drive (SEED).

Ghana Shippers Authority trains haulage drivers

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 29 minutes

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority, has organised a day’s workshop for haulage truck drivers in the Western Region to expose them to industry best practices and the need to promote safety on the road.

GOIL places high priority on the health and safety of stakeholders

Accra, 13 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 7 jours 17 heures 30 minutes

Mr. Kwame Osei-Prempeh, Group Chief Executive Officer of GOIL Company PLC, has revealed the company has placed a high priority on the health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) of its employees, clients, partners, and other stakeholders.

Laying of Foundation Stone for Agricultural Services Centre in Kpalimé, Joint Initiative of Togolese Gov’t and OCP Group

Kpalimé, 12 Juin (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 8 jours 9 heures 32 minutes

The ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the Agricultural Services Centre in Kpalimé, Togo, took place on Friday in the presence of the Togolese Head of State, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, and officials from OCP Africa.

AOMC charge Oil Marketing Companies to adhere to safety protocols

Tema, 11 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 9 jours 12 heures 16 minutes

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMC) has charged Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) to always adhere to safety protocols at Filling Stations as your first error can be your final one.

Ghanaian manufacturers must adopt environmental sustainability practices

Accra, 9 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 11 jours 16 heures 33 minutes

Ghanaian manufacturers have been urged to align their products packaging with environmental sustainability practices to preserve and protect the country’s natural resources and environment.

Registrar of Companies engages professional bodies on new legal framework for registration

Accra, 9 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 11 jours 16 heures 35 minutes

The Office of the Registrar of Companies has engaged professional bodies on the new legal framework for registering professional groups in the country in accordance with Company Act 992 (2019).

Hohoe Municipal Assembly steps up revenue mobilisation efforts

Hohoe , 9 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 11 jours 16 heures 37 minutes

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta region, in efforts to mobilise revenue for the year 2023, has begun a mop-up exercise in the Municipality

Speaker Bagbin commends Vanuatu’s trade commissioner to Ghana

Accra, 9 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 11 jours 16 heures 39 minutes

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has commended Professor Hugh Aryee, the Republic of Vanuatu Trade Commissioner to Ghana, for ensuring that Ghana and Africa open business interests in the Vanuatu economy towards African trade facilitation.

FG begins zero fossil energy emission regime—NEPZA

Abuja, 8 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 12 jours 14 heures 49 minutes

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) says the licensing of Deep Blue Industrial Park in Lagos begins a regime of zero fossil energy emission in the country.

Nigeria restates commitment to deepen trade relations with China

Abuja, 6 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 14 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

The Federal Government has stated its commitment to further strengthen its trade and economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

Fuel subsidy: CSOs call for resuscitation of existing refineries, effective mass transit system

Kaduna, 6 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 14 jours 17 heures 27 minutes

The National Social Protection Forum (NSPF), a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), and Partners in Nigeria, have called for the resuscitation of existing refineries and provision of effective mass transit system to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians.

Gov. Fintiri pledges support for farmers with modern inputs, techniques

Yola, 6 Juin (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 14 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has expressed his administration’s determination to support farmers with modern agricultural inputs and techniques to boost farming activities in the state.

Government Assurance Committee inspects abandoned Elmina Fish Processing Plant

Cape Coast, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 16 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

The Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurance has inspected the abandoned Elmina Fish Processing Plant in the Central Region to ascertain the challenges and find sustainable solutions to them.

AGI calls for recalculation of VAT on raw materials

Tema, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 16 jours 10 heures 45 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called for the recalculation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) on raw materials that are unavailable in the country to reduce the cost of production.

Israel Economic and Trade Mission discuss agricultural opportunities with sector players

Accra, 1 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 19 jours 14 heures 10 minutes

Representatives of Israel Economic and Trade Mission in Ghana have held discussions with some players in the agricultural sector in the Northern Region to explore collaborative opportunities in the areas of agriculture, agro-technology, and food production for sustainable development.

Government must work closely with seed traders in Ghana – NASTAG

Accra, 1 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 19 jours 14 heures 13 minutes

The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) has appealed to the Government to extensively engage the association in formulating policies on seeds.

EU Project commissions five sustainable businesses in the WR

Accra, 1 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 19 jours 14 heures 16 minutes

The European Union funded, "Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana" (GrEEn) Project, implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Ghana, has commissioned five sustainable businesses in the Western Region.

Lower Pra Rural Bank records positive indicators

Accra, 1 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 19 jours 14 heures 19 minutes

The Lower Pra Rural Bank at Shama in the Western Region has recorded positive results in most indicators during its operations ending December 31, 2022.

Fuel subsidy removal in Nigerians’ interest, to avoid collapse of economy — TSG

Abuja, 31 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

Tinubu Support Group (TSG), Like-Mind Initiative, says the removal of fuel subsidy was done in the interest of Nigeria to avoid total collapse of the nation’s economy.

CSO backs Tinubu on removal of petroleum subsidy

Abuja, 31 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 15 heures 59 minutes

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Oil and Gas Transparency and Advocacy Group has drawn support for President Bola Tinubu on the removal of the petroleum subsidy.

Banks urged to set up cash outlets to serve rural population

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures une minute

Major banks and financial institutions in the country have been urged to set up cash outlets in deprived communities to serve the rural population.

Minerals Commission engages Eastern Region communities on mineral right obligations

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures 14 minutes

The Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission in the Eastern Region has organised a workshop to educate communities in quarry mining enclaves of their responsibilities regarding land ownership and environmental impact mitigation.

Hit two million tourism arrivals by 2025- President task Ministry

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures 16 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has tasked the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to ramp up promotional activities to achieve the target of two million international arrivals by 2025.

IMF’s economic growth projections for Ghana « unambitiously low »-IEA

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures 19 minutes

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana has described the economic growth projections for Ghana under the US$3 billion Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as "unambitiously low".

Gulf of Guinea countries must cooperate to fight piracy – Maritime Safety Expert

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures 22 minutes

Commodore Kakra Addison (rtd), a Maritime Safety and Security Expert, has called for effective cooperation between the Gulf of Guinea countries to pull together resources and expertise to fight piracy that has bedeviled the region.

Keta Port will be Akufo-Addo’s legacy to the people

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 20 heures 29 minutes

Mrs Enyonam Apetorgbor, Chief Executive Officer, Keta Investment Promotion Centre, has appealed to President Akufo-Addo to begin real construction works on the proposed Keta Port as his legacy to the people.

TUC advocates AfCFTA labour provisions to protect workers

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 20 jours 21 heures 32 minutes

Members of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana have called on African State Parties to ensure that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has labour provisions to prevent the exploitation of workers in member countries.

IMF deal will not immediately end our economic challenge- President

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 9 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana’s new programme with International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not immediately eliminate the present economic difficulties in the country.

Western Regional Manager of COCOBOD engages cocoa farmers on rehabilitation programme

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 33 minutes

Cocoa farmers in the Boinso Cocoa District in the Western South Region, are benefitting from the Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme aimed at cutting and replanting Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus infected farms.

Ghanaians urged to consume cocoa in large quantities

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 37 minutes

Mr Benjamin Amponsah Fordjour, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centuries International, a Non-Governmental Organisation has urged Ghanaians to consume cocoa products in large quantities for healthy nutrition.

MTN calls for multi-sectorial approach to fighting MoMo, internet fraud

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 39 minutes

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, Mr Selorm Adadevoh, has called for a multi-sectoral collaboration to minimise mobile money and internet fraud in the country.

High cost of power is inimical to industries – Akpeloo

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 42 minutes

Mr Tsornam Cleanse Akpeloo Greater Accra Regional Chairman of Association of Ghana Industries has stated that high cost of electricity is inimical to the development and growth of industry in Ghana.

Ghanaians, industries urged to brace up for difficult times as IMF Conditionalities bite

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 15 heures 45 minutes

Rev Dr Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, Economist and Senior Lecturer, Wisconsin University, has urged Ghanaians and industries to brace up for difficult times ahead as IMF conditionalities bite.

Businesses to experience increased cost of production -Economist

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 17 heures 16 minutes

Businesses are likely to experience increased cost of production as the IMF conditionalities prohibit tax exemption and phases out tax holidays. 

Review of flagship programmes: Let’s not touch Free SHS—Kwame Pianim

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

Mr Kwame Pianim, an Economist, has advised Government not to “touch” the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy in the quest to review flagship programmes.

President Akufo-Addo commissions €84 million Elmina Fishing Harbour 

Elmina , 27 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 24 jours 12 heures 35 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the much-awaited Elmina Fishing Port rehabilitation and expansion project in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central Region.

RCCs, MMDAs undergo financial management training on SOCO project

Tamale, 27 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 24 jours 12 heures 38 minutes

Selected staff of Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs) and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have had a training on financial management to build their capacities for the smooth implementation of the Gulf of Guinea Northern Regions Social Cohesion Project (SOCO).

Ghana advised against appetite for loans for sustainable development

Sharm El Sheikh, 27 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 24 jours 12 heures 43 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has advised Ghana not to be heavily dependent on loans for its long-term national development.

Seventh GlTFIC conference commences at Senchi in the Eastern region.

Senchi, 27 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 24 jours 12 heures 46 minutes

The seventh Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference has commenced in Senchi in the Eastern region

Fish Export: Ghana earns US$254 million in 2022

Elmina, 27 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 24 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

Ghana earned about US$ 254 million from export of fish and fishery products in 2022, Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, said on Friday.

AfDB to Support Human Capital in Morocco in Coming Years

Sharm el-Sheikh, 26 Mai (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 15 heures 39 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will support human capital in Morocco in the coming years, for stronger and more inclusive growth, announced the Bank's resident representative in Morocco, Achraf Tarsim.

IMF, stakeholders task Tinubu on revenue generation, debt reduction

Abuja, 26 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 17 heures 46 secondes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the incoming government of President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu to take steps to increase the country’s revenue base.

Zungeru hydroelectric power injects 700MW to grid-Minister

Abuja, 26 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu says that the Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Plant in Niger state has injected 700 Megawatts(MW) to the National Grid to boost electricity.

Inflation: Economists fault rate hike, urge CBN to focus on key drivers

Lagos, 26 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 17 heures 23 minutes

Some Economists have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to focus more on supply side or cost push factors and structural issues fueling inflation in the country.

Venture Capital Trust Fund to invest GH₵200 million in new funds

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures une minute

As part of efforts to boost the economic growth of the country, the Venture Capital Trust Fund (VCTF) says it is pumping some GH₵200million of its capital into new funds this year.

Ghana holds positive talks with AfDB for stability fund support – Dr Amin Adam

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures 3 minutes

Ghana’s discussions with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for liquidity support into its Financial Stability Fund has been positive, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance has said.

Ghana, four others sign $8m MoU to increase domestic revenue

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures 4 minutes

Ghana and four Governors of the Board of Directors of 15 Constituencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance domestic revenue mobilisation and spur economic growth in their respective countries.

MDA officials undergo financial management training in Bolgatanga

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures 7 minutes

Officials from Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in the Upper East and North-East Regions are undergoing a three-day financial management training workshop in Bolgatanga for the implementation of the Gulf of Guinea Northern Regions Social Cohesion (SOCO) project.

KAIPC trains professionals on maritime security, transnational organised crime

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures 10 minutes

The Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPC), with support from the German Government, has commenced a two-week intensive training course on Maritime Security and Transnational Organised Crime for 34 professionals.

West Africa needs entrepreneurship culture for economic growth, prosperity – Akufo-Addo

Accra, 25 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 26 jours 14 heures 14 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has praised Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, for his entrepreneurial ingenuity, saying the West African sub-Region needs that culture for economic growth.

Average Consumer Price in Africa Expected to Reach 15.1% in 2023 – AfDB

Sharm el-Sheikh, 24 Mai (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 27 jours 15 heures 37 minutes

Average consumer price inflation in Africa is expected to rise from 14.2% in 2022 to 15.1% in 2023, before falling back to 9.5% in 2024, the African Development Bank (AfDB) estimates.

CBN revokes licences of 132 MfBs, others

Abuja, 24 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 27 jours 15 heures 45 minutes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced revocation of the licences of 132 Microfinance Banks, three Finance Companies and four Primary Mortgage Banks across the country.

Africa needs more investments in green infrastructure, says AfDB President

Abuja, 24 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 27 jours 15 heures 49 minutes

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says Africa needs to frontload investments in green infrastructure space through private sector financing.

Nigeria provides N5bn loan facility for livestock farmers – Minister

Abuja, 24 Mai (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 27 jours 20 heures 16 minutes

The Federal Government on Tuesday said a N5 billion loan facility has been provided at the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for livestock farmers across the country.

Minister lauds Afreximbank contribution to Ghana’s economy

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 29 jours 11 heures 31 minutes

The Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, has lauded the contribution of the Afreximbank to the economy of Ghana over the years.

Climate and green financing take centre stage at 2023 AfDB annual meetings

Sharm El Sheikh, 21 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 30 jours 9 heures 44 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is intensifying its efforts to mobilise domestic and international funds for Africa to combat climate change and its attendant environmental, human, and economic impacts.

46,000 hectares of cashew plantation established in Bono Region under PERD

Drobo , 21 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 30 jours 19 heures 30 minutes

The Government’s Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme has been able to establish about 46,000 hectares of cashew plantation in the Bono Region since 2018.

46,000 hectares of cashew plantation established in Bono Region under PERD

Drobo , 21 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 30 jours 19 heures 30 minutes

The Government’s Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme has been able to establish about 46,000 hectares of cashew plantation in the Bono Region since 2018.

46,000 hectares of cashew plantation established in Bono Region under PERD

Drobo , 21 Mai (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 30 jours 19 heures 31 minutes

The Government’s Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme has been able to establish about 46,000 hectares of cashew plantation in the Bono Region since 2018.

Shippers & Customs House Agents Trained on New Exemption Act

Accra, 19 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois un jour 9 heures 39 minutes

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has organised a training session for its members, other sister Associations and some shippers on the implementation of the Exemptions Act 2022.

South Africa: Energy Crisis Exacerbated by Limited National Grid Capacity – Minister

Johannesburg, 18 Mai (MAP) Il y a 9 mois 2 jours 18 heures 51 minutes

The limited capacity of South Africa's electricity grid is aggravating the energy crisis by hampering the use of alternative energy sources, including renewable energy, said the Minister of Mines and of Energy, Gwede Mantashe.

Morocco: 4 Million Tourists by End of April 2023 (Minister)

Rabat, 16 Mai (MAP) Il y a 9 mois 4 jours 18 heures 43 minutes

Four million tourists visited Morocco during the first four months of the year 2023, up 13% compared to 2019, said, Monday in Rabat, Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Social Economy, Fatim-Zahra Ammor.

Central banks officials from six African countries learn from GhIPSS

Accra, 15 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 5 jours 12 heures 14 minutes

Central bank officials and switch operators from six African countries were in Ghana last week, to learn from the national payment infrastructure provider, Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System ltd (GhIPSS).

Government launches GHS100 million grant funding initiative for women, youth businesses

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 6 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

The government has launched a GHS100 million grant funding initiative for training and capacity upgrading of high-growth Micro, Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) owned by women and young persons.

Project concession to raise N647bn revenue-ICRC

Abuja, 12 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 8 jours 17 heures 5 minutes

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), said the approval for the concessioning of its four projects by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) would attract N647.7 billion revenue to Nigeria.

President Buhari procured 20 ships in 8 years – Naval Chief

Lagos, 12 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 8 jours 19 heures 15 minutes

The Nigerian Navy has said that a total of 20 capital ships were procured for the Nigerian Navy (NN) during the eight-year administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Maximizing Revenues from Natural Resource Wealth Could Yield Big Dividends for African Countries (World Bank)

Washington, 11 Mai (MAP) Il y a 9 mois 9 jours 12 heures 46 minutes

In a time of energy transition and rising demand for metals and minerals, resource-rich governments in Sub-Saharan Africa have an opportunity to better leverage their resources to finance their public programs, diversify their economy, and expand energy access, says the World Bank in a new report.

Government aims to train 50,000 entrepreneurs over three years-Minister

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 11 jours 11 heures 57 minutes

Government aims to train 50,000 young entrepreneurs over the next three years as training for the first batch of YouStart entrepreneurs began in 188 districts across the country.

South Africa: Power Outages Risk Causing Grid Collapse (Expert)

Johannesburg, 9 Mai (MAP) Il y a 9 mois 11 jours 14 heures 27 minutes

The recurrent blackouts affecting power plants in South Africa risk leading to a general collapse of the national grid, plunging the whole country into darkness, said the expert in electricity Hartmut Winkle.

World Bank Selects Ajay Banga AsNew President

MONROVIA, 8 Mai (LINA) Il y a 9 mois 12 jours 21 heures 26 minutes

The Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) have selected Ajay Banga as President of the institution for a five-year term beginning June 2, 2023.

NaFAA, Maryland Chiefs Agree To Build US$3M Fishing Facility

HARPER, 8 Mai (LINA) Il y a 9 mois 12 jours 21 heures 30 minutes

The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has signed a resolution with Chiefs, Elders, fishermen, fishmongers and Sea Chiefs in Maryland County to construct and use a Central Fish Landing Cluster worth US$3 million.

Removing barriers can increase trade flow in Africa by 53 per cent – IMF

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 14 jours 8 heures 51 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has observed that removing barriers and deepening trade integration under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), will increase trade flow among African countries by 53 per cent.

Ministry of Roads and Highways engages traditional authorities, others on Abidjan Lagos Corridor project

Apowa, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Ministry of Roads and Highways engages traditional authorities, others on Abidjan Lagos Corridor project

Over taxation, a major cause of unemployment – Abraham Koomson

Tema, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 11 heures une minute

Mr Abraham Koomson, the Secretary General of the Ghana Federation of Labour, has reiterated the need for the Government to reconsider some of its economic policies, saying over-taxation has worsened the country’s unemployment situation.

2.5 million youth not engaged in education, training, or employment- GSS.

Accra, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 14 heures 56 minutes

About 2.5 million persons, constituting one out of every four Ghanaian youth between the ages of 15 to 35 years are neither engaged in schooling, learning a vocational skill, nor employment.

Ghana rakes in eight billion dollars for trade in services export for 2022-GEPA Boss

Accra, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 15 heures 8 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says Ghana recorded eight billion dollars for trade in services export in 2022.

About 1.76 million persons are unemployed in the third quarter of 2022-GSS

Accra, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 16 heures 11 minutes

About 1.76 million persons were unemployed in the third quarter of 2022, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has said.

SCORE programme positions Ghanaian SMEs as eco-friendly

Accra, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 16 heures 11 minutes

Some Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs) say their businesses have been given a more environmentally friendly outlook after receiving training under the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme.

GVCA calls for implementation of Limited Partnership Act

Accra, 5 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 15 jours 16 heures 12 minutes

The Ghana Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (GVCA) has called for the implementation of the Limited Partnership Act to support the development of the private equity and venture capital industry which is currently limited under the companies Act.

Morocco-Africa: Review of Cooperation Opportunities in Nuclear Energy

Rabat, 4 Mai (MAP) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

Cooperation opportunities between the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR) and the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) were the focus of a meeting, Thursday in Rabat, between the acting director of AMSSNuR, Mounji Zniber and the executive secretary of AFCONE, Enobot Agboraw.

ECG collects Gh63.6 million cedis debt from customers in ER

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 40 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has collected a total of Gh¢63.6 million cedis debt between March 20 and April 20 during the nationwide revenue mobilisation exercise in the Eastern Region.

Ghana must leverage technology for accelerated development-Dr Kludjeson

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 42 minutes

Dr. Prince Kofi Kludjeson, President of Celltel Networks Limited, has stated that the comprehensive acceptance and assimilation of technology into the national development architecture is the key to Ghana's development growth.

Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana mark 30th anniversary

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 46 minutes

The Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana (SOAAG) has celebrated its 30 years of existence with a promise to continue to be the mouthpiece of shipping lines operating in Ghana.

GEPA posts six percent growth in Non-Traditional Export earnings for 2022

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says it recorded a six percent increase in the country's Non-Traditional Export (NTE) earnings for 2022.

PNC unhappy about gov’t’s inability to control cashew price

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 52 minutes

Mr Abdul Samad Nurudeen, the Bono Regional Secretary for the People’s National Convention (PNC) says the party is unhappy that the government is unable to control prices of cashew in the country.

Ban on export: more than 100,000 soyabean farmers likely to be out of business

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 55 minutes

More than 100,000 soyabean farmers in the country are likely to lose their source of livelihoods if the ban on export of the commodity is not reversed, the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has cautioned.

Fidelity invites partnerships for youth entrepreneurs mentorship programme

Accra, 4 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 16 jours 11 heures 57 minutes

The Fidelity Bank, has under its youth entrepreneurship support programme, opened applications for mentors to assist youth-led businesses to scale up. 

Nigeria moves to deepen gas utilisation in Nigeria

Abuja, 3 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 17 jours 12 heures 37 minutes

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has begun engaging with petroleum industry stakeholders to deepen the use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) in the country.

Buhari inaugurates New National Development Plan

Abuja, 3 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 17 jours 13 heures 27 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja inaugurated a new long-term National Development Plan, the Nigeria Agenda 2050 (NA 2050).

Buhari inaugurates New National Development Plan

Abuja, 3 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 17 jours 13 heures 27 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja inaugurated a new long-term National Development Plan, the Nigeria Agenda 2050 (NA 2050).

Management of GITFiC holds discussions with BCEAO

Accra, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 18 jours 10 heures 40 minutes

Ahead of the 7th Annual conference of the Ghana International Trade and Finance conference, its leadership has organised a day’s meeting with a three-member delegation from Bank Centrale Des Etats De l’afrique de L’quest (BCEAO).

President commissions Kia vehicle assembly plant

Amasaman, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 18 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday commissioned the Kia automobile assembly plant in Ghana, urging the vehicle manufacturer to work towards making their products affordable to the local consumer.

Agriculture plays critical role in sustaining the economy-GAWU Gen-Sec

Accra, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 18 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Mr Edward Kareweh, the General Secretary of General Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU), has called on the government to increase investments in the agriculture sector to enable the country to produce enough to feed the people.

Ghana’s present economic crisis is self-inflicted – TUC

Koforidua, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 18 jours 10 heures 52 minutes

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian war simply revealed Ghana’s fragile economy and that the current economic crisis is self-inflicted.

FG to explore alternative funding model for oil, gas industry development – NUPRC

Texas, 2 Mai (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 18 jours 16 heures 6 minutes

The Nigerian Upstream Downstream Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says the Federal Government has concluded plans to explore alternative funding models for development of the country’s oil and gas resources.

We are a major contributor to financial inclusion – MTN Ghana 

Accra, 1 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 19 jours 13 heures 32 minutes

MTN Ghana says it has made major contributions to financial inclusion through its products and services, business start-ups and job creation.

TOR workers to picket at public places from May 2

Accra, 1 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 19 jours 13 heures 34 minutes

Workers of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) will picket from Tuesday, May 2, to Friday, May 5, 2023, at six public places in Tema to back their calls on the government to revamp the operations of the Refinery.

Minority Leader expresses concern over current state of banking in Ghana

Accra, 1 Mai (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 19 jours 13 heures 39 minutes

Dr Cassiel Ato Baah Forson, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Leader in Parliament, has called for serious discussion of the financial difficulties local banks are facing and how they could be supported to weather the storm.

L’AINE Foundation trains young Ghanaian Entrepreneurs

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 14 heures 12 minutes

L'AINE Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that strives to empower youth and promote business development, has trained a number of Ghanaian entrepreneurs to promote and expose them to job prospects in the country.

Africa capable of winning economic battle – Dr Kwaku Afriyie 

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 14 heures 56 minutes

Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, has expressed confidence in Africa emerging stronger from the current economic crisis facing the region. 

Commercial banks must explore impact investment post-DDEP to support SMEs

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 15 heures 23 secondes

A private equity and international business consultant, Dr Richmond Odartey Lamptey, has urged commercial banks to establish impact investment funds post Ghana’s Domestic Debt Exchange Programme.

Cattle herders causing nuisance in Tema Freezone enclave

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 16 heures 7 minutes

Cattle herders are exploiting the porous fencing of the 1,200 acres of the Tema Freezone enclave to graze their cattle in the industrial hub.

PIAC urges government to speed up development of petroleum resources

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 16 heures 8 minutes

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has entreated the Government to speed up the sustainable development of petroleum resources to reverse the decline in the production of petroleum products.

Yara Ghana assures farmers of availability of fertilizer this farming season

Accra, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 20 jours 16 heures 11 minutes

Yara Ghana, a fertilizer company, has assured farmers in Ghana of the availability of fertilizers in the required quantities and at affordable prices to ensure this farming season becomes successful. 

UN deepens economic ties with Ghana through $517m SDG compact

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 22 jours 10 heures 22 minutes

The United Nations (UN) has committed $517 million in grants to support Ghana to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), make the country resilient and accelerate economic transformation.

Central Region Trade, Tourism and Investment Expo 2023 launched

Cape Coast, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 22 jours 10 heures 46 minutes

The Central Regional Trade, Tourism, and Investment Fair (TTIF), designed to promote businesses whilst attracting and retaining investments has been launched in Cape Coast.

Justice Gertrude Torkornoo makes a case for good work ethics, productivity

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 22 jours 10 heures 59 minutes

Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, a Supreme Court Judge, has called for the harnessing of four key tools to ensure good work ethics and higher productivity in Ghanaian institutions and organisation's.

Nigeria has fourth largest number of diaspora outside Africa – Expert

Abuja, 28 Avril (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 22 jours 18 heures 7 minutes

Prof. Kevin Urama, Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, African Development Bank(AfDB) Group, says Nigeria ranks fourth among African countries with large numbers of diasporans outside the continent.

Exporters call for government’s intervention in non-oil exports

Abuja, 28 Avril (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 22 jours 18 heures 16 minutes

A group of exporters in Imo State has called on the Federal Government to intervene in promoting the non-oil export business nationwide.

Pathways for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth in Ghana Project needs extension – Stakeholders

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 15 minutes

The three-year (2019-2022) Pathways for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth in Ghana (PASEWAY) Project, which was facilitated by Plan International Ghana has ended, with a call for an extension.

Right interventions required to make tourism number one contributor to GDP, Prof. Eshun

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 26 minutes

Professor Gabriel Eshun, the Technical Advisor, Ghana Tourism Development Project (GTDP) at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has identified tourism as having the potential to become Ghana's number one contributor to Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Ghana, Austria pledge strategic partnerships for economic transformation

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 29 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia Wednesday re-assured of government's commitment to forging strategic partnerships with Austrian businesses to transform the economies of both countries.

WTO encourages Africa to add value to agricultural products

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 31 minutes

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), says African countries should strive to add value to their agricultural products.

AfDB develops financing innovation to redirect SDR into Africa  

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 37 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has created a financial innovation scheme to encourage developed countries to redirect their Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to African nations. 

We must learn to build fiscal buffers in good times – Dr Okonjo-Iweala

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 41 minutes

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), says Ghana’s debt structuring should be a “sad lesson” for African countries to build fiscal buffers during economic prosperity.

Internal Auditors charged to act professionally, be politically neutral

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 44 minutes

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, Director-General, Internal Audit Agency (IAA), has urged internal auditors to act as professionals and be politically neutral in the line of duty.

Exim Bank, artisans discuss streamlining activities to boost export

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 6 heures 58 minutes

The Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) has held a day forum with industry players to streamline activities of handicraft producers to increase export and the sector’s contribution to national income.

Pathways for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth in Ghana Project needs extension – Stakeholders

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 7 heures une minute

The three-year (2019-2022) Pathways for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth in Ghana (PASEWAY) Project, which was facilitated by Plan International Ghana has ended, with a call for an extension.

Africa needs high-speed connected road network – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 27 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 9 heures 18 minutes

Africa needs high-speed connected road network – President Akufo-Addo

Sustaining increased oil production in Ghana through consistent investment and policy

Accra, 27 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 9 heures 51 minutes

According to the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) 2022 Annual Report (p. 25), oil production from the Jubilee Field witnessed an increase in production from 27,335,481 barrels at year's end in 2021 to 30,523,813 barrels at year's end in 2022.

Finance Ministry maintains offsetting $50 million debt with non-capped funds- PIAC

Accra, 27 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 9 heures 55 minutes

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) says the Ministry of Finance claimed it was no longer indebted to the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) as it had agreed to write off a US$50 million advance owed the corporation.

Empowering local industries will boost trade – Organised Labour

Tema, 27 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 23 jours 10 heures une minute

Mr Abraham Koomson, the Secretary-General of the Ghana Federation of Labour, has reiterated the importance of empowering local industries to strengthen domestic and foreign trade.

Ghana records 82.4 per cent petroleum revenue increase

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 26 jours 8 heures 24 minutes

Ghana recorded a total petroleum revenue of US$1.43 billion in 2022, representing an 82.4 per cent increase of US$783.3 million achieved in 2021.

Tampico drink wins Ghana Beverages Awards 2022

Accra, 24 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 26 jours 8 heures 37 minutes

Tampico drink, one of the products of Acadia Industries Limited is the winner of the 2022 and the 7th edition of the Ghana Beverages Awards (GBA) competition organised by Global Media Alliance (GMA).

Mobile Money Agents Association signs MoU with Fido Loan

Tema, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 27 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAAG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fido Loan, a financial institution, to support their activities.

Physical transformation plan for Ho under Oxygen City project outlined

Ho, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 27 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

The Ho Municipal Assembly has outlined a plan to transform the Regional capital to meet the acclaim as the heart of the Volta Region’s tourism economy.

NEDCo cuts off power to five health facilities in Bono East

Techiman (BE/R), 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 27 jours 11 heures 19 minutes

The Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) has cut off power supply to five health facilities in the Bono East Region as part of its debts recovery exercise in the company’s Techiman Operational Area.

Italy considers Nigeria major economic partner in Africa – Envoy

, 23 Avril () Il y a 9 mois 27 jours 19 heures 4 minutes

Only 30 registered fishing vessels met licensing requirement – Minister

Tema, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 28 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

Madam Hawa Koomson, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has disclosed that only 30 registered trawl fishing vessels in Ghana have been able to renew their licenses.

Ghana’s carbon market ripe for investment

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 28 jours 10 heures 53 minutes

Ghana has started operating a Carbon Market Office (CMO) to trade in the multibillion business in the climate change space.

Roads Ministry courts support for Abidjan Lagos Corridor project in Central Region

Cape Coast, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 28 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

The Ministry of Roads and Highways has held a sensitisation forum on the proposed Abidjan Lagos Corridor project for some chiefs, technocrats, and political heads of the Central Region to seek their support and cooperation.

MTN Ghana Foundation launches enterprise support programme to boost youth entrepreneurship

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 9 heures 25 minutes

MTN Ghana Foundation has launched the Enterprise Support Programme geared towards boosting youth entrepreneurship and driving innovation across the country.

Development Bank Ghana Initiates Programme to support Green, climate-resilient Projects

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 9 heures 31 minutes

Development Bank Ghana (DBG) says it is working to position itself as the best institution for attracting development finance funding into the country through a commitment to responsible and sustainable lending practices.

GIPC, World Bank collaborate to establish Investor Grievance Mechanism

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 9 heures 35 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is collaborating with the World Bank to develop an Investor Grievance Mechanism (IGM) for the early detection of challenges and dispute redress.

Crude Oil production declines for third consecutive year

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 9 heures 39 minutes

Crude oil production has been on the decline at an average of 10 per cent per annum for three consecutive years, the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has observed.

GIPC urges Department, Agencies to support investor companies to promote growth and create jobs

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 9 heures 41 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to support domestic and foreign investors to create jobs and promote socio-economic growth.

LRA Head Says Tax Digital System Makes Effective Collection

MONROVIA, 21 Avril (LINA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 19 heures 22 minutes

The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General, Thomas Doe Nah, has disclosed that the new tax system that includes online registration, online filing and payment will ensure effective transformation of revenue collection through information, communication technology (ICT).

AfDB Approves US$255K For LERC Regulatory Database

Monrovia, 21 Avril (LINA) Il y a 9 mois 29 jours 20 heures 49 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$255,000 to support the establishment of a Regulatory Database Management System (RDBMS) at the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC).

Power Outages: South African Gov’t Prepares for Worst this Winter

Johannesburg, 20 Avril (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 9 heures 13 minutes

South Africa is likely to experience phase 8 loadshedding this winter with power outages up to 12 hours a day, Electricity Minister Ksogientsho Ramokgopa said on Thursday.

Ghana does not have highest piracy attacks – CIMAG

Tema, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 10 heures 22 minutes

The Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana (CIMAG) debunked a report by the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) indicating that Ghana has the highest piracy attacks in the region.

NEPC, Zeenab Foods unveil Nigerian export trade house in China

Abuja, 20 Avril (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 22 heures 17 minutes

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in collaboration with Zeenab Foods Limited, has commissioned the first Nigerian Export Trade House in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China.

Ghana’s economy grew 3.1 per cent in 2022

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois un jour 11 heures 41 minutes

Ghana’s economic growth slowed to 3.1 per cent, year-on-year in 2022, compared with 5.1 per cent the previous year, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

Payroll clean-up can save Ghana GHS10bn annually – Fair Wages

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois un jour 11 heures 42 minutes

A full-scale cleansing of the Public Sector Payroll can save the country about GHS10 billion annually, the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) has said.

IEA proposes constitutional provisions and reforms to ensure fiscal discipline

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois un jour 11 heures 52 minutes

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana is proposing constitutional provisions and reforms to ensure fiscal discipline in an ongoing constitutional review process it has initiated.

Italy to launch direct flights to Nigeria soon – Envoy

Abuja, 19 Avril (NAN) Il y a 10 mois un jour 17 heures 51 minutes

The Italian government will soon launch direct flights from Italy to Nigeria, its Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stefano De Leo, has said.

FAO On Post-COVID-19 Economy Thru Agri-Investment

MONROVIA , 19 Avril (LINA) Il y a 10 mois un jour 18 heures 3 minutes

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has committed to contribute to a more equitable, resilient, and performing post COVID-19 economic growth.

German Envoy Wants GoL, Partners Role On Food Policy Reform

MONROVIA, 19 Avril (LINA) Il y a 10 mois un jour 18 heures 9 minutes

The German Ambassador to Liberia, Jakob Haselhuber, has called on the government, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other partners to collaborate towards an effective policy reforms on agriculture and investment programs that will boost food security in Liberia.

ECG, GRA negotiate to offset GH₵600 million tax obligation

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 2 jours 10 heures 6 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is negotiating with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to offset about GH₵600 million of its tax obligations to the state.

Ghana to receive $250m liquidity support from World Bank in Q3

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 2 jours 10 heures 12 minutes

The World Bank has agreed to provide $250 million by the end of the third quarter of 2023 to support the Ghana Stability Fund, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed. 

New Executive of AGI’s Textiles, Garments, Leather sector holds maiden meeting

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 2 jours 10 heures 17 minutes

The new Executive members of the Textiles, Garments and Leather sector of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have held their maiden meeting to plan activities for the year taking into consideration the needs of the industry. 

Ghana to generate $1.5 billion from tourism by 2027

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 3 jours 7 heures 30 minutes

Ghana is expected to generate over 1.5 billion dollars from tourist arrivals by 2027, Professor Samuel Annim, the Government Statistician, has said.

Ayorkor Botchwey urges Latvian investors to make Ghana preferred destination

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 3 jours 7 heures 44 minutes

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Monday urged Latvian investors to make Ghana their preferred destination in Africa.

Development Bank Ghana secures $70 million to establish partial credit guarantee subsidiary

Accra, 18 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 3 jours 7 heures 48 minutes

Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has secured $70 million to implement a Partial Credit Guarantee scheme to help banks and financial institutions to adequately assess and manage risk.

USAID announces $500,000 grant support for SMEs in Northern Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 4 jours 10 heures 16 minutes

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced its $500,000 Innovative Finance Grant Window to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in northern Ghana.

Ghana to host over 500 delegates for World Trade Centres Association General Assembly

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 4 jours 10 heures 18 minutes

More than 500 delegates are expected from all over the world to participate in the 53rd General Assembly of the World Trade Centres Association (WTCA) in Accra.

Women in palm oil business at Tafi Dekpor cry for help

Dekpor (V/R), 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 4 jours 10 heures 21 minutes

Producers of palm oil at Tafi Dekpor, a farming community in the Afadzato South District of the Volta region, are calling on the government, individuals, and organisations to help them produce on a large scale.

Green transition requires more concessional climate finance for Africa – IMF

Accra, 15 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 5 jours 8 heures 32 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on development banks and multilateral institutions to increase low interest rate finance for Africa’s climate change measures. 

Accra East Region ECG loses Gh¢2 million monthly from sub-standard meters

Accra, 15 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 5 jours 11 heures 10 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) loses an estimated Gh¢ 2 million monthly within the Accra East Region operational area due to sub-standard meters.

African Diaspora is Important Economic Contribution to the Continent (FM)

Rabat, 13 Avril (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 11 heures 3 minutes

African Diaspora is Important Economic Contribution to the Continent (FM)

Nigeria targets $500m revenue from cashew export in 2023 –NEPC

Abuja, 13 Avril (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 36 minutes

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on Thursday in Abuja, reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to increase cashew export earnings from 252 million dollars to 500 million dollars in 2023.

Sissala Union spearheads Czech investor’s dialogue with farmers

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 46 minutes

The National Executive of the Sissala Union has held an investment forum with farmers and Czech Republic investors in Tumu.

Hohoe Bank of Ghana, Melcom and others clear ECG arrears

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 48 minutes

Many institutions in the Volta Region have settled their indebtedness to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) as the Company mobilises more than GHC 27 million from clients within three weeks.

Revenue accountants urged to familiarize themselves with PFM Act

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 51 minutes

A Chartered Accountant has urged revenue collectors and revenue accountants to see themselves as an integral part of the Public Financial Management (PFM) cycle and familiarize themselves with the Act related to their work.

Annual Inflation rate falls sharply to 45.0 per cent in March

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 54 minutes

Star Ghana Foundation supports Cashew Ghana to empower farmers

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 56 minutes

Cashew Watch Ghana, a civil society organisation has secured a GH¢348,561.00 grant from the Star Ghana Foundation to build and enhance the capacities of cashew farmers in the Bono Region.

ECG recoups GH¢38m debt from clients in Central Region

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 15 heures 58 minutes

The Central Regional Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has recovered more than GH¢38 million owed by its customers across the region since the commencement of its debt collection exercise on Monday, March 20.

G-24 advocates robust financial buffer for Ghana, other developing nations

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 16 heures 12 minutes

The Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) have urged more substantial financial buffers from global development actors to enable Ghana and other developing countries to speedily meet their debts needs.

Don’t assent the three revenue bills – IEAG and Organized Labour appeal to President

Accra, 13 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 20 heures 49 minutes

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG) and the Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) have called for a re-engagement on the recently passed revenue bills before the President’s assent.

NANTA partners Tour Operators Union of Ghana to improve inter-Africa

Abuja, 13 Avril (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 21 heures 12 minutes

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has partnered the Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) to improve inter-Africa travels.

NEDCo to embark on revenue mobilisation exercise from April 18

Tamale, 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 9 jours 11 heures 39 minutes

The Northern Electricity Distribution Company Limited (NEDCo) says it will embark on a general revenue mobilisation exercise across its operational areas, effective April 18, 2023. 

ECOWAS capacity-building workshop on human security ends in Accra

Accra, 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 11 jours 9 heures 53 minutes

A three-day ECOWAS capacity-building workshop for multi-stakeholders on Protection and Human Security Integrated Coordination Mechanism (ECO-PHSICM) has ended in Accra.

Business coaching key to sustainable MSMEs in Ghana 

Accra, 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 11 jours 10 heures 2 minutes

Mr Prince Ackuaku, a Business Development Coach, has encouraged the youth to seek support from coaches and specialists to have sustainable start-ups and Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Businesses (MSMEs). 

Ministry of Tourism launches 2023 Kwahu Easter paragliding festival

Kwahu Atibie, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 12 jours 10 heures 6 minutes

Mr. Mark Okraku Mantey, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has launched the 2023 Kwahu Easter paragliding festival at Odweanoma mountains at Atibie in Kwahu South Municipality.

Government launches nationwide campaign to empower financial services consumers

Accra, 6 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 14 jours 12 heures 20 minutes

The government has launched a national financial education campaign to empower consumers and improve their knowledge of the financial system to enable them to make sound financial decisions that promote and secure their financial interests.

Sustainability claims of Chocolate companies cannot be trusted –Senior Adviser

Accra, 6 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 14 jours 12 heures 21 minutes

The 2023 Chocolate Scorecard survey says sustainability claims of chocolate companies cannot necessarily be trusted.

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Set to Slow from 3.6% in 2022 to 3.1% in 2023 (World Bank)

Washington, 5 Avril (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 15 jours 14 heures 17 minutes

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Set to Slow from 3.6% in 2022 to 3.1% in 2023 (World Bank)

Namibian High Commissioner explores investment opportunities in Central Region

Cape Coast, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 17 jours 10 heures 37 minutes

The Namibian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, has given a strong assurance of deepening trade relations between Ghanaian and Namibian businesses for a shared growth.

FG to deploy N12bn high capacity fire trucks to Kano, Lagos, Abuja airports

Lagos, 3 Avril (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 17 jours 16 heures 33 minutes

The Federal Government is to deploy the newly acquired N12billion fire fighting vehicles to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.

Minister appeals to Institute of Engineering to support local producers

Takoradi, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 19 jours 12 heures 39 minutes

Chinese investors set to build largest sugar producing factory in Ghana

Fawoman, 31 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 20 jours 12 heures 10 minutes

Chinese investors are set to build the largest sugar producing factory in the country, around the Bui dam enclave in the Banda District of the Bono Region. 

NDIC assures Nigerians of safety of bank deposits

Enugu, 31 Mars (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 20 jours 16 heures 38 minutes

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) on Thursday in Enugu assured depositors of the safety of their money against unusual bank failures.

Nigeria’s CNS to speak on Africa’s Blue Economy in South Africa

Lagos, 31 Mars (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 20 jours 16 heures 40 minutes

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, has been selected as the Lead Speaker at an international symposium on Africa Ocean Blue Economy held in South Africa in May.

Naira redesign: CBN urges Nigerians to embrace digital payment channels

Enugu, 31 Mars (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 20 jours 16 heures 43 minutes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged Nigerians to embrace alternative payment channels such as eNaira, USSD and other internet banking facilities in line with its cashless policy.

DBG collaborates with University of Ghana on development finance

Accra, 29 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 22 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) to collaborate and deepen the understanding of Development Finance and its impact on development.

DBG collaborates with University of Ghana on development finance

Accra, 29 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 22 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) to collaborate and deepen the understanding of Development Finance and its impact on development.

HM the king: Morocco Has Today Become Inevitable Destination in Global Market for Advanced Sectors

Casablanca, 29 Mars (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 22 jours 12 heures 59 minutes

Morocco has today become an inevitable destination in the global market for some advanced sectors, said His Majesty King Mohammed VI, in a message addressed to participants in the first edition of the "National Industry Day", which kicked off Wednesday in Casablanca.

‘Newmont Ahafo North project will enhance lives of local people’

Sunyani, 27 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures 20 minutes

Mr Andries Havenga, the Project Director, Newmont Ahafo North, Ahafo Region, has assured the people that the new mining activities to be undertaken in the area would improve their socio-economic livelihoods.

Gov’t will count on prayers of faith-based organisations to turnaround the economy-Veep

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 25 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has acknowledged the enormous contributions of faith-based organisations towards national development and believed their fervent prayers would help turnaround the economy for the better.

US will increase investment in Africa- Harris

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 25 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

US will increase investment in Africa- Harris

“I’m in Ghana to promote economic growth, food security” – Kamala Harris

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 25 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

United States Vice President Kamala Harris has told Ghanaians on arrival at the nation’s capital of Accra that her agenda is to promote economic growth and food security in Africa.

Replace worn out cylinder hoses and rubber seals regularly-NPA

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 25 jours 11 heures 10 minutes

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has urged the public to regularly check the cylinder rubber seals (washers) in the valves and the connecting hoses to see if they are worn out or damaged.

MobileMoney Ltd, Vodafone Ghana Mobile Financial Services partner for merchant interoperability

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 26 jours 11 heures 6 minutes

Vodafone Ghana Mobile Financial Services Limited (Vodafone Cash) and MobileMoney Limited (MML) have enabled interoperability services that allow both entities’ customers pay at each other’s merchant point of sale.

Nigeria to export skilled labour to Europe – NBTE

Abuja, 21 Mars (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 30 jours 17 heures 49 minutes

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) says Nigeria will begin exporting skilled labour to Europe and other parts of the world under the Nigerian Youths Skills Empowerment (NYSE) Programme.

COM2023: Morocco Calls for Refocusing Spending on Better Targeted Forms of Social Protection Alongside Income Support

Addis Ababa, 21 Mars (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 30 jours 18 heures 52 minutes

COM2023: Morocco Calls for Refocusing Spending on Better Targeted Forms of Social Protection Alongside Income Support

Beneficiaries of Innovations for African Universities project urged to be innovative, change ambassadors

Accra, 21 Mars (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 30 jours 19 heures 53 minutes

The beneficiaries of the Innovations for African Universities (IAU), a project that seeks to promote entrepreneurship skills among university students, have been encouraged to leverage expertise and resources made available to them to create solutions and better the lives of Ghanaians.

Catfish farming has a lot of potential in Ghana – Fish farmer

, 21 Mars () Il y a 11 mois 7 heures 11 minutes

Mr King Kofi Faska, a catfish farmer and entrepreneur, has said that catfish farming has a lot of prospects as its consumption is on the increase.

Gold Fields, AngloGold Ashanti propose Ghana Joint Venture to create Africa’s largest gold mine

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Gold Fields, AngloGold Ashanti propose Ghana Joint Venture to create Africa’s largest gold mine

Collaboration key to diffusing digital technology in real economy – BoG Governor

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 10 heures 36 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, Governor of the Bank of the Ghana, BoG, has urged Financial Technology companies (Fintech) to collaborate with other digital solution providers to fast-track the diffusion of digital technologies in the real sectors of the economy.

UDS students win grant to produce bread using Fonio

Tamale, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 10 heures 39 minutes

Three groups of students from the Department of Food Science and Technology, University for Development Studies (UDS) have won grants to produce bread for commercial purposes using the Fonio grain.

UK Department for Business and Trade meets NDA over investment opportunities

Tamale, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Representatives of the United Kingdom (UK) Department for Business and Trade have held discussions with officials of the Northern Development Authority (NDA) to explore potential investment opportunities in the northern part of the country.

Efficient running of BOST, other SOEs vital for national development – Veep

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 12 heures 17 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has challenged State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to aggressively review their mandates to contribute their quota towards national development programmes.

Women entrepreneurs urged to embrace digitization, technology to reduce corruption

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 12 heures 19 minutes

Women entrepreneurs have been urged to embrace the use of modern technological tools to strengthen their business integrity and increase revenue generation.

Zipline introduces new system capable of fast and precise home delivery

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 12 heures 21 minutes

Zipline has unveiled its new platform that provides quiet, fast and precise autonomous delivery directly to homes in cities and suburbs.

APRM calls on Ghana to enforce existing policies

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 12 heures 23 minutes

Dr. Willard Mugadza, the International Consultant on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) has lauded the country for the legal frameworks and policies to guard the operations of State-Owned Enterprises.

New Road toll rates are tentative -Finance Ministry

Accra, 17 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 3 jours 12 heures 29 minutes

The Ministry of Finance says the new road toll rates are tentative and subject to consultations and approvals.

Allen Quaye takes up Head, Retail Banking role at FBNBank Ghana

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 9 heures 24 minutes

FBNBank Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the appointment of Mr. Allen Quaye as the Bank’s Head of Retail Banking following approval from the regulator, Bank of Ghana.

Fidelity Bank’s financial inclusion bringing banking to the underbanked

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 24 minutes

Fidelity Bank, the largest privately-owned Ghanaian Bank, says its financial inclusion agenda nationwide has become a game changer, bringing banking to the doorsteps of the unbanked and underbanked.

CIMG calls for legislation to protect consumer rights

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

Dr Daniel Kasser Tee, the National President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) has called for the enactment of a comprehensive consumer protection legislation to guarantee fundamental rights of consumers.

Volkswagen opens assembling facility at Tema Free Zone enclave

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Volkswagen (VW) Ghana Limited has opened its vehicle assembly plant in the Tema Free Zone enclave with a capacity of producing 5,000 plus cars and pickups annually.

Gold for Oil policy will save gov’t $4.8 billion forex – Veep

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

Government will save US$4.8 billion annually in foreign exchange for the successful implementation of the "Gold for Oil" policy, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia said on Wednesday.

Government commences payment processes on outstanding bonds

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

Government says it has initiated the processes for the payment settlement on outstanding bond on March 13, 2023.

Addressing food security: DBG, partners, engage stakeholders in poultry value chain

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 40 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG), has as part of strategies to improve food security in the country, engaged stakeholders in the poultry value chain to ascertain challenges and provide financing support.

Add value to natural resources for economic growth – Community leaders appeal

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

Community leaders within the Mfantseman Municipality have appealed to the Government to add value to all natural resources before exporting them for economic gains.

Customs clearance stakeholders receive refresher training on ICUMS

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with Ghana Link Network Services, has organized a series of refresher trainings on the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) for port stakeholders across the country.

PURC recovers GhC24.9 million for NEDCo in Bono, Bono East, Ahafo

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 52 minutes

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions recovered GhC24,948,151.84 million from consumers to the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) in 2022.

No economic devt without vibrant, successful SME sector – Buhari

Abuja, 16 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 4 jours 17 heures 6 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari says for any economy to grow and create jobs, an equally vibrant and successful small and medium enterprise sector is also needed.

President commissions expanded GB tomato tin factory

Tema, 14 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 6 jours 9 heures 34 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday commissioned an expanded tomato tin factory of the Gallina Blanca (GB) Foods, manufacturer of the popular Gino tomato paste brand, at the industrial enclave at Tema.

Government to settle outstanding bond payments in two days

Accra, 14 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 6 jours 9 heures 36 minutes

The Government says it will pay outstanding coupon and principal on bonds that matured on February 6 and 13, 2023 in two days.

UNIDO calls on SMEs in Ashanti to participate in new Kaizen project

Kumasi, 14 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 6 jours 9 heures 38 minutes

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) have called for proposals from small and medium scale enterprises in the Ashanti region to participate in the new Kaizen project.

Australian Direct Aid improves shea processing in Northern Region

Sagnarigu (N/R), 14 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 6 jours 9 heures 41 minutes

Officials from the Australian High Commission in Accra have paid a visit to beneficiary women-owned shea butter processing groups in the Northern Region to ascertain how the support they have received is impacting their operations.

Uganda High commission seeks NCWS collaboration on investment opportunities

Abuja, 14 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 6 jours 17 heures 18 minutes

The Ugandan High Commission in Nigeria, has solicited the collaboration of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on investment opportunities for Nigerian women.

Promotion of Economic and Social Development to hold conference on Morocco as Economic Hub

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 10 heures 2 minutes

The Promotion of Economic and Social Development (PDES), a non-profit organization, is organizing a conference under the theme “Morocco as an economic hub between Africa and the world”.

Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Regulations 2022 effective Nov. 2023

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 10 heures 4 minutes

The Energy Commission will, effective November, 2023 commence the enforcement of the Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Regulations 2022.

False publications on the blue economy affect the country’s rating – NAFAG

Tema, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 10 heures 24 minutes

Mr. Richster Nii Amarh Amarfio, General Secretary, National Fisheries Association of Ghana (NAFAG) has cautioned journalists to undertake facts-checking and due diligence before publishing stories on the blue economy as false publications affect the nation’s ratings.

Digitization an escape root for Ghana’s economic transformation

Tema, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 10 heures 48 minutes

The Reverend Dr. Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, an Economist has reiterated that digitization plays a key role in assisting policymakers to spur economic growth by increasing capacity and productivity.

Foundation gives $10,000 support for Nigerian business women in Lagos

Lagos, 13 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 17 heures 5 minutes

The Coca-Cola Foundation says it is supporting Nigerian business women in Lagos with $10,000 grant to acquire digital skills

Environmental Health Department clears expired goods from Ada market

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 17 heures 32 minutes

The Ada-East District Environmental Health Department has cleared expired goods from various shops and markets in the district.

UNIDO, Ghana Enterprises Agency to support MSMEs to enhance competiveness, productivity

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 7 jours 18 heures 35 minutes

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) have launched a call for application to scale up Ghana’s national Kaizen initiatives on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) promotion.

CAGD’s performance review emphasises accountants’ role in building sustainable economy

Kwahu Nkwatia (E/R), 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 9 jours 11 heures 24 minutes

The Controller and Accountants General's Department (CAGD) has opened its 2023 annual performance review conference in Nkwatia, Eastern Region, focusing on the theme: "Building a Sustainable Economy: The Role of the Public Sector Accountant."

Tenants can buy fire insurance to protect their properties – Prof. Ofori

Accra, 7 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 13 jours 14 heures 8 minutes

Professor Justice Ofori, Commissioner of Insurance, has encouraged Ghanaians to patronise fire insurance to protect their properties.

Volta Region’s economy receives boost by hosting Independence Day Parade

Accra, 7 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 13 jours 14 heures 12 minutes

Mr Daniel Noble Awume, the Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), says the Volta Region is experiencing an economic boost by hosting this year's Independence Day Anniversary Parade.

Buhari seeks duty-free market access for least developed countries

Abuja, 6 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 14 jours 13 heures 29 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on developed and developing nations to grant duty-free and quota-free market access for products originating from the world’s 46 least-developed countries to ensure their integration in regional and global value chains.

DMO offers 2 FGN savings bonds for subscription

Abuja, 6 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 14 jours 16 heures 24 minutes

The Debt Management Office (DMO), on Monday offered two Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Savings Bonds for subscription at N1,000 per unit.

Loan repayment under Anchor Borrowers’ Programme 52%, says CBN

Abuja, 6 Mars (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 14 jours 16 heures 27 minutes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says total repayment of loans under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) stood at N503 billion, representing 52.39 per cent.

Government must form a consortium of national best farmers

Tema, 5 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 15 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Reverend Dr. Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, an Economist, has called for the formation of a consortium of National, Regional, and District Best Farmers to help solve problems in the agricultural sector.

Cashew farmers, dealers assured of verified calibration to prevent cheating

Accra, 5 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 15 jours 13 heures 13 minutes

The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) has pledged its continuous collaboration with municipal/district chief executives (MDCEs) to calibrate scales of cashew buyers in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions to prevent cheating and ensure fairness in sales.

Development Bank Ghana to hold stakeholders engagement on agriculture value chains to boost production

Accra, 5 Mars (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 15 jours 13 heures 14 minutes

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) will next week begin a series of stakeholders engagement across four agriculture value chains with the view of making targeted investments to reduce imports and address food insecurity.

WFP: Morocco’s Mandate Renewed for Third Consecutive Year

Rome, 27 Février (MAP) Il y a 11 mois 21 jours 14 heures 37 minutes

Morocco's mandate in the Executive Board of the World Food Programme (WFP) was renewed on Monday for the third consecutive year as coordinator of the African Group (Electoral List A).

COCOBOD loses GHS4.8 billion to galamsey at Boinso

Cape Coast, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 22 jours 9 heures 58 minutes

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it has lost GHS4.8 billion worth of investment in 35 hectares of cocoa farms to illegal mining (galamsey) activities at Boinso in the Western Region.

Nigeria’s GDP improves by 3.52% in Q4 2022- NBS

Abuja, 24 Février (NAN) Il y a 11 mois 24 jours 15 heures 56 minutes

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 3.52 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2022 on a year-on-year basis.

Ghana’s coastlines must be transformed into economic ventures – Dr Mbiah

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 7 heures 42 minutes

Dr Emmanuel Kofi Mbiah, a Maritime Consultant and Legal Practitioner, has called on the Government to develop Ghana’s coastline into economic ventures to spur growth.

Industrialisation: Government must revive key sectors of economy for sustainable growth

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 7 heures 45 minutes

The Reverend Dr Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, an Economist, has reiterated the need to activate policies to revamp key sectors of Ghana’s economy for sustainable growth.

Research report on mining induced resettlement and compensation launched

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 7 heures 48 minutes

A research report which sheds light on the experiences of mining communities in Ghana regarding compensation and resettlement has been launched in Obuasi.

USAID MSR Activity holds Public-Private Dialogue on policy implementation

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 7 heures 50 minutes

A two-day workshop has been held for policymakers (institutions responsible for developing policy) and private actors to dialogue and better understand their operations for easier implementation of policies related to the agricultural sector.

Chamber of Mines urged to work collaboratively to improve livelihoods of mining communities

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 7 heures 56 minutes

Dr Carol Serwaa Donkor, the Coordinator of the National Alternative Employment and Livelihood Programme (NAELP) has called on the Ghana Chamber of Mines to collaborate with the NAELP to create visible projects that will impact positively on mining communities.

K.T. Hammond identifies industrialisation as main pillar for Ghana’s economic turnaround

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 9 heures 9 minutes

Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, the Minister-designate for Trade and Industry, Monday identified industrialisation as the main pillar for Ghana's economic turnaround and pledged to revitalise small and medium enterprises to contribute to economic growth.

Cashew farmers in Bono East appeal for warehouses to store nuts

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 9 heures 12 minutes

Cashew farmers in the Bono East region have appealed for storage facilities to enable them to improve productivity.

Government announces principal amounts for new bonds

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 14 heures 30 minutes

The Ministry of Finance in anticipation of settlement of the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) has announced the aggregate principal amount for new bonds.

Passage of Excise Duty Amendment Bill: Let’s engage more – Federation of Labour

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 14 heures 32 minutes

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has called on government to halt the passage of the Excise Duty Amendment Bill 2022 for further stakeholder engagement.

Telecel Group acquires majority shares in Vodafone Ghana

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 14 heures 48 minutes

Vodafone Group Plc has completed the transfer of its 70 per cent majority shares in Vodafone Ghana to the Telecel Group after obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals.

NCA confirms approval of transfer of majority share from Vodafone Group Plc to Telecel Group

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 14 heures 50 minutes

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has confirmed the final approval for the transfer of 70 per cent majority shares in Vodafone Ghana held by Vodafone Group Plc to the Telecel Group.

NDC Minority reiterates call for dismissal of Ofori-Atta

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 26 jours 14 heures 59 minutes

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority has reiterated its call for the dismissal of Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, for alleged incompetence in the management of the economy.

ECG constructs new power station to enhance supplies in the Ho enclave

Ho, 18 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 2 jours 10 heures 34 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is constructing a new power supply station to help stabilise and expand supply to Ho and its adjoining districts.

Blue Economy can save Ghana from hardship – Dr Mbiah

Tema, 18 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 2 jours 10 heures 41 minutes

The blue economy has the potential to save Ghana from its recurrent economic hardship, Dr Emmanuel Kofi Mbiah, a Maritime Consultant and Legal Practitioner has stated.

Customs Division Tema Collection Sector engages stakeholders

Tema, 18 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 2 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Tema Collection Sector, has embarked on a series of engagements with stakeholders to build a cordial working relationship to improve operations.

GSA, Stakeholders Discuss Quality of Iron Rods on Market

Accra, 17 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 3 jours 8 heures 57 minutes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has, as part of its mission of contributing towards the growth of industry and protection of consumers, engaged stakeholders in the iron rod industry to discuss the quality of products on the market.

Casablanca to Host Africa21 Forum on Feb. 21-22

Rabat, 17 Février (MAP) Il y a une année 3 jours 12 heures 4 minutes

The first edition of the Africa 21 Forum will be held on February 21 and 22 in Casablanca under the theme "Africa at the heart of security and resilience strategies in the 21st century".

Ghanaian institute honours Nigerian entrepreneur

Abuja, 17 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 3 jours 13 heures 50 minutes

Nigerian entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer, Sotab Continental Limited, Mr Adesote Adebowale, has been inducted by the Chartered Institute of Public Resource Management and Politics (CIPRMP), Ghana, into its 2023 Fellowship Hall of Fame.

Green Shipping: Global framework needed for improved maritime sector – IMO General Secretary

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 4 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary General, International Maritime Organisation (IMO), says for the maritime industry to strive for green shipping amidst mounting climate shocks, a comprehensive global framework for the maritime sector was needed.

KGL Group Crowned « Business of The Year 2022 »

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 4 jours 10 heures 12 minutes

KGL GROUP has been adjudged the Business of the Year for the 2022 business year by the Millennium Excellence Foundation held in Accra.

DDEP Exemption: Pensioners who failed to tender old bonds for new ones exempted

Accra, 16 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 4 jours 10 heures 14 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, Thursday said all pensioners who failed to tender their old bonds for new ones under the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) have been exempted.

Industry fears access to funding over DDEP

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 24 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industry (AGI) has expressed fears that financial institutions may not have enough liquidity to give them loans for their business operations.

16 per cent of pensioners signed up for DDEP- Ofori-Atta

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 27 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, says about 15 to 16 per cent of pensioners have exchanged their bonds for new ones under the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Transparency in financial reporting key to unlocking capital for SOEs

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 29 minutes

Nana Dwemoh Benneh, CEO of the Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), says the adoption of digital payment systems will not only improve revenue collection but also address revenue leakages.

January year-on-year inflation rate falls slightly to 53.6 per cent

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 32 minutes

The year-on-year inflation fell, for the first time in 19 months, at 53.6 per cent in January 2023 from 54.1 per cent in December 2022, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

IMF assigns Resident Adviser on financial supervision to Bank of Ghana

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 43 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has assigned a Resident Adviser in financial sector supervision to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to provide technical assistance and help build the capacity of the banking supervision function.

Government secures GHS83 billion in DDE programme

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 44 minutes

The Government says a total of GHS82.99 billion in principal was tendered and accepted at the close of the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) on Friday, February 2023.

Valentine: traders in Sunyani experience poor sales in souvenirs

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 47 minutes

Traders engaged in the sales of souvenirs and gifts items in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital on Tuesday complained about poor sales as the world celebrates this year’s valentine’s day.

Kintampo Rural Bank’s assets grow by 12.92 per cent – CEO

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 57 minutes

Assets of the Kintampo Rural Bank in the Bono East Region grew by 12.92 per cent in 2021, strengthening the bank’s efforts to facilitate the socio-economic growth of the region.

DDEP approach could affect government securities -Sophia Akuffo

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 12 heures 59 minutes

Madam Sophia Akuffo, a former Chief Justice, says the back and forth in the restructuring of debts under the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme could go a long way to affect the goodwill of government securities.

AfCFTA urges food processors, manufacturers to properly package their products

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 13 heures 2 minutes

Manufacturers and food processors in the Bono Region have been urged to properly package their products to meet international standards, as the nation implements the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

EU supports entrepreneurs to receive training in climate smart agriculture

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 13 heures 4 minutes

A total of 114 agricultural entrepreneurs, who have received training in agricultural value chain, under the Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) project, have graduated and received certification.

Government pledges to honour all maturing bonds as DDE hits 80% participation

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 13 heures 7 minutes

The Government has assured all bondholders, including pensioners, that it will honour all coupon payments and maturing principals when due as more than 80 per cent bondholders participated in its $137 billion Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Support PwDs to undertake business ventures – GCED

Accra, 15 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 5 jours 13 heures 13 minutes

Mr Alexander Kojo Tetteh, President of the Ghana Chamber of Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (GCED), has urged families to support persons living with disabilities (PwDs) to undertake business ventures instead of pushing them to the streets to beg for alms.

FG unveils duty free village for diplomats

Abuja, 15 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 5 jours 15 heures 17 minutes

The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled a diplomatic duty-free village in Abuja where diplomats can now buy items and enjoy tax-free services in the country.

Rearing for Food and Jobs: MOFA supports poultry farms to scale up production

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 11 heures 58 minutes

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is supporting two anchor farms to scale up poultry production and processing as part of the Rearing for Food and Jobs programme.

ADOA Rubber plantation project will contribute to economic growth – President

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 3 secondes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is upbeat about the 1,000-acre rubber plantation project initiated by the Anglican Diocese of Accra (ADOA) .

MTN Group affirms faith in future of Ghana’s Economy

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 2 minutes

The MTN Group on Monday reaffirmed its commitment to Ghana, a market it has been investing in for over 25 years.

ECG, NEDCo owe GRIDCo GHC2.7 billion in legacy debts

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 4 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo), the two major power distribution companies in Ghana, are currently owing the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) to the tune of GHS 2.7 billion.

Cape Coast Assembly locks up ECG, SSNIT offices over non-payment of property rates

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 5 minutes

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) Monday shut down the Central Regional offices of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), over non-payment of property rates and business operating permits.

Don’t worry about the tradability of our bonds- Pensioners bondholders

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 10 minutes

Pensioner bondholders have asked the Government to focus on servicing their coupons and not worry about the tradability of their bonds.

Opposition must help solve Ghana’s economic crisis – Prof Gyampo

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 13 minutes

Professor Ransford Gyampo, a Political Scientist, has called on the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) to proffer alternatives that will help Ghana achieve debt sustainability and come out of the current economic crisis.

Ghana celebrates National Chocolate Day tomorrow

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 45 minutes

Different brands of chocolate and cocoa products have flooded the streets and markets of Accra ahead of this year’s Valentine’s Day, also known as Chocolate Day in Ghana.

Hospitality industry urged to serve client with cocoa products to create value

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 6 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

Mr Akwasi Agyeman, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has urged actors in the hospitality industry value chain to prioritise cocoa products in serving their clients to increase national consumption.

Ghana Shippers Authority engages stakeholders over operational challenges

Accra, 13 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 7 jours 15 heures 59 minutes

The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), as part of efforts to understand and address the challenges shippers face in their operations, has paid a working visit to four businesses in the Industrial Area of the Greater Accra Region.

Ghana-India Trade Advisory Chamber creates opportunities for the youth- GITAC President

Accra, 13 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 7 jours 16 heures 4 minutes

Dr Dominic Oduro-Antwi, President, Ghana-India Trade Advisory Chamber (GITAC), says the Chamber has put in place a series of programmes to create opportunities for the youth to leverage and harness their potential.

US Coast Guard assesses effectiveness of Ghana’s implementation of IPS

Tema, 11 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 9 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

As part of the International Port Security (IPS) Programme, a delegation from the United State Coast Guard has paid a working visit to the Tema Port to assess the effectiveness of Ghana’s implementation.

UNICEF supports Ghanaian startups to accelerate SDGs achievement

Accra, 11 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 9 jours 10 heures 34 minutes

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has scaled up support to technology-enabled startups to develop innovative and market-driven solutions to accelerate Ghana’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Morocco: AfDB Group Strengthens its Technical Assistance to Boost Water Resources

Abidjan, 10 Février (MAP) Il y a une année 10 jours 8 heures 43 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has recently approved a €201,000 grant to Morocco, through its Technical Assistance Fund for Middle-Income Countries, with the objective of providing the government with technical assistance for studies on the design of dams, river development and inter- basin interconnection studies.

Burkina Shippers Council opens office in Ghana to boost transit trade

Tema, 10 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 10 jours 9 heures 5 minutes

The Burkina Faso Shippers Council has opened an ultramodern office complex at the Tema Port enclave to facilitate transit trade between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Debt Exchange Programme: Finance Minister to brief Parliament on February 16

Accra, 10 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 10 jours 9 heures 10 minutes

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, is scheduled to brief Parliament on the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme on Thursday, February 16.

Strategic partnership necessary to ensure African businesses reap the benefits of AfCFTA

Accra, 10 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 10 jours 9 heures 12 minutes

Togbe Afede XIV, the Executive Chairman of the World Trade Centre, Accra says strategic global partnerships are necessary to ensure that African businesses reap the full benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Net claims to government is GH¢44.5 billion – BoG clarifies

Accra, 10 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 10 jours 9 heures 15 minutes

The Bank of Ghana says its net claims to government as of December 2022 was GH¢ 44.5 billion.

Fertilizers: OCP Africa’s Initiatives Highlighted in Nairobi

Nairobi, 9 Février (MAP) Il y a une année 11 jours 9 heures 40 minutes

OCP Africa's initiatives in times of crisis were presented in Nairobi during the "Argus Africa Fertilizer 2023" event, held from February 8 to 10 in the Kenyan capital.

Dakar: Moroccan Ambassador to Senegal Holds Working Session with BCEAO Governor

Dakar, 9 Février (MAP) Il y a une année 11 jours 9 heures 47 minutes

HM the King's Ambassador to Senegal, Hassan Naciri, held on Wednesday in Dakar a working session with the Governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), Jean Claude Kassi Brou.

Ghana Standards Authority to engage Iron Rod dealers on February 16

Accra, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 11 jours 9 heures 56 minutes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) is set to engage dealers of iron rods in the country on Thursday, February 16 to discuss the quality of iron rods on the Ghanaian market.

CFAO Mobility expands Mercedes-Benz distribution network in Africa

Accra, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 11 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

CFAO is expanding distribution for luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz in four more African countries: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal.

Upper East Region GRA exceeds revenue target by 20.24 percent

Bolgatanga, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 11 jours 11 heures 7 minutes

The Upper East Regional Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) exceeded its revenue target for 2022 by 20.24 percent despite infrastructure and logistical challenges.

Ghana must complete DDEP quickly to foster investor confidence

Accra, 9 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 11 jours 11 heures 11 minutes

The Government has been advised to accelerate processes to complete the ongoing Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) to ensure investors do not lose confidence in the Ghanaian economy. 

Government on right track to conclude Domestic Debt Exchange Programme on Friday – Minister

Kwahu-Nkwatia (E/R), 9 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 11 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

The Government is on the right track to conclude its Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) by Friday, February 10, 2023, Mrs Abena Osei-Asare, a Deputy-Minister for Finance, has said.

Airport Passenger Service Charge on domestic travel woefully inadequate – GACL

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 12 jours 10 heures 26 minutes

Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey, the Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited, has called for an urgent review of the GHC 5 Airport Passenger Service Charge (APSC) per passenger for domestic air travel.

Sustainable Oceans Project: More than 200,000 fishers to benefit

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 12 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Sustainable Oceans Project: More than 200,000 fishers to benefit

Government gives bondholders three-day extension after technical glitches

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 12 jours 10 heures 38 minutes

The Government has extended the deadline for the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) to Friday, February 10, as a result of technical challenges with tendering processes.

Stop proposed tax on sweetened fruit drinks- FABAG appeals

Accra, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 12 jours 10 heures 42 minutes

Food and Beverage Association of Ghana (FABAG) has appealed to government to stop the proposed 20 per cent excise tax on sweetened fruit juice, spirits and water as that can aggravate challenges of the Manufacturing sector.

More expenditure cut needed for economic stability – Ricketts-Hagan

Accra, 7 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 13 jours 9 heures 25 minutes

The Government has been advised to consider further cutting down expenditure apart from the fiscal measures introduced in 2023 to lessen the impact of the current economic crisis on citizens.

Nigerian postal service generated N3.63bn in 2021 — NBS

Abuja, 7 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 13 jours 16 heures 41 minutes

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the Nigerian Postal Service earned N3.63 billion in 2021.

Nigeria key to African blue economy – Korean envoy

Lagos, 7 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 13 jours 16 heures 43 minutes

The Deputy Minister for Overseas Koreans and Consular Affairs, Republic of Korea, Choi Yeong, says Nigeria is on the gateway to unlocking the potential of the African continent’s blue economy.

GRA rolls out agenda for nurturing young officers

Tema, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 14 jours 10 heures 23 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says its objective of creating an inter-generational exchange among Customs officers is in line with World Customs Organisation’s (WCO) agenda to place younger generation at the heart of global customs transformation.

Don’t make us destitute – Pensioners cry for DDEP exemption

Accra, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 14 jours 10 heures 25 minutes

Some members of the Pensioners Bondholders Forum on Monday picketed the Ministry of Finance, demanding exemption from the Government’s Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Bank account holders advised to add beneficiaries

Takoradi, 6 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 14 jours 10 heures 29 minutes

Bank accounts holders have been advised to add payable-on-death (POD) or transfer-on-death (TOD) beneficiaries to their accounts as the simplest way to leave to heirs any investment in the event of death.

Germany says ready to support Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts

Accra, 5 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 15 jours 9 heures 30 minutes

Germany, the second largest bilateral creditor to Ghana (only after China), says it is ready to support Ghana in its ongoing debt restructuring process.

Ghana Gas signs agreement for US$700 million second gas processing plant

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 16 jours 10 heures 44 minutes

The Ghana National Gas Company on Friday signed a Project Implementation Agreement with its joint venture partners to construct a second Gas Processing Plant (GPP Train 2) at an estimated cost of US$700 million.

Gold-for-Oil: 11 OMCs fail to reduce prices on first consignment

Accra, 4 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 16 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Some 11 out of 27 Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) that benefitted from the Gold-for-Gold policy have failed to reduce prices of their commodities, Dr Amin Adam, the Deputy Minister for Energy has said.

Agadir: Morocco, Mauritania Sign Specific Protocol on Cooperation Actions in Fisheries Research

Agadir, 3 Février (MAP) Il y a une année 17 jours 9 heures 16 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohammed Sadiki, and Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy of Mauritania, Mohamed Abidine Mayif, chaired Thursday in Agadir, the signing ceremony of a specific protocol on cooperation actions in fisheries research between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

German Finance Minister calls on G20 to form Creditor Committee on Ghana’s debts

Accra, 3 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 17 jours 10 heures 22 minutes

The German Finance Minister, Christian Lindner, has called for a quick formation of a creditors committee under the common framework to deal with Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts.

Ghana Gas signs US$700 million deal for second gas processing plant

Accra, 3 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 17 jours 10 heures 24 minutes

Ghana Gas signs US$700 million deal for second gas processing plant

Why Customs could not meet 2022 revenue target of N3trn — CG

Abuja, 3 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 17 jours 12 heures 11 minutes

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has disclosed that the service did not meet its 2022 revenue collection target.

Africa must drive Agenda 2063 through human resource development

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 18 jours 9 heures 23 minutes

Africa must drive Agenda 2063 through human resource development

Central Region to get Cargo Airport

Cape Coast, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 18 jours 9 heures 31 minutes

Feasibility studies are advanced for the construction of Ghana's biggest Cargo Airport at Komenda in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central Region.

CrownCity technologies is lSO/IEC 27001:2013 & PCI DSS Version 3.2.1 certified

Accra, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 18 jours 9 heures 34 minutes

CrownCity Technologies (CCT), a Fintec Company, has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and Payment Card Industry Standard (PCI DSS) certification.

Regulate the usage of ‘second-hand’ LPG cylinders – Otu Larbi

Tema, 2 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 18 jours 9 heures 49 minutes

An Energy Consultant, Mr Samuel Otu Larbi, has called for the establishment of a body to regulate the usage of second-hand Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders.

Avedzi urges GPHA to refund GH¢23,000 over procurement breaches

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 19 jours 9 heures 40 minutes

Mr James Klutse Avedzi, Chairman, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, Wednesday urged the management of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to refund GH¢23,000 over procurement breaches.

Registrar of Companies to strike off lapsed business names from Register

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 19 jours 9 heures 47 minutes

The Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) has begun the process of striking off business names, which have lapsed from the Business Names Register for defaulting in their renewal.

Extractive activities to support Ghana’s economic rebound in 2024 – IMF

Accra, 1 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 19 jours 9 heures 51 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghana’s economy will see a rebound in 2024, supported by extractive activities in the country, despite a slow growth in 2023.

Nigeria attains 100% broadband penetration—Buhari

Abuja, 1 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 19 jours 16 heures 54 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that the Federal Government had achieved 100 per cent broadband penetration across Nigeria.

Fly Africaada unveils Commercial Operational Plan

Accra, 31 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 20 jours 11 heures 2 minutes

The Fly Africaada Aviation Company has unveiled its plans to introduce a state-of-the-art new generation fleet of aircraft, to sustainably expand routes.

Government commits to revamping poultry industry – Deputy Agric Minister

Tema, 31 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 20 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Alhaji Mohammed Hardi Tufeirua, a Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, has reiterated government’s commitment to invest more resources to revamp the poultry industry to meet consumer demands and to export to the West African sub-region.

Dabokpa Technical Institute manufactures tricycle

Tamale, 31 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 20 jours 11 heures 10 minutes

Dabokpa Technical Institute in Tamale has manufactured a tricycle as part of efforts to reduce importation of the product into the country.

PAC expresses worry over $600 million ECG indebtedness to Bui Power Authority

Accra, 31 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 20 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has expressed worry over the about $600 million Electricity Company of Ghana’s indebtedness to the Bui Power Authority.

Transport Minister to open 4th Aviation Ghana Stakeholders Breakfast Meeting in Accra

Accra, 31 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 20 jours 11 heures 16 minutes

Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah will on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, open the Fourth Aviation Ghana Stakeholders Breakfast Meeting of major aviation and travel sector operators in Accra.

Nigeria records $1bn investment in automotive sector — minister

Abuja, 31 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 20 jours 17 heures 8 minutes

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo said that the Federal Government has recorded more than one billion dollars’ worth of investments in the automotive industry.

Fintech Association poised to support sector advancement, economic growth

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 21 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

The Ghana Fintech and Payments Association has indicated its readiness to enhance the promotion and advancement of financial technologies and digital payment systems to position the sector as a major contributor to growth in the Ghanaian economy.

GRA taskforce arrests five shopping malls managers for tax infractions

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 21 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) taskforce has arrested five managers of shopping malls at Spintex Road in Accra for allegedly evading tax on the electronic Value Added Tax (VAT) system.

Monetary Policy Committee increases rate by 100 basis points to 28 per cent

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 21 jours 10 heures 40 minutes

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has increased the Policy Rate by 100 basis points (1 per cent) to 28 per cent, citing the need to drive inflation downwards.

Maritime sector can propel Africa’s economic development – Ayorkor Botchwey

Accra, 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 21 jours 10 heures 47 minutes

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, says the maritime sector has a great potential to propel Africa’s economic growth and development.

Ghana signs MoU with TradeMark Africa on Abidjan-Lagos corridor

Peduase (ER), 30 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 21 jours 10 heures 49 minutes

Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TradeMark Africa (TMA) for the development of trading infrastructure along the Abidjan-Lagos corridor to boost intra-Africa trade.

Diezani moves to recover seized assets, applies to court

Abuja, 30 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 21 jours 16 heures 40 minutes

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to vacate an order granted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for final forfeiture of her seized assets.

National Fisheries Association wants OMCs to supply them premix fuel directly

Tema, 29 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 22 jours 9 heures 10 minutes

The National Fisheries Association of Ghana (NAFAG) has asked the Fisheries Commission to allow the Oil Marketing Companies to supply premix fuel directly to members.

Article 71 Office Holders must take a 50 per cent haircut – Labour Federation

Tema, 29 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 22 jours 9 heures 16 minutes

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has recommended a 50 per cent haircut on the salaries and emoluments of Article 71 Office Holders as part of the Debt Restructuring Programme and to reduce the pressure on the public purse.

Elitrust Finecone trains young entrepreneurs to sustain businesses

Accra, 29 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 22 jours 9 heures 18 minutes

Elitrust Finecone Ltd, a Ghanaian consulting firm dedicated to development, is building the capacity of young entrepreneurs and providing them with essential skills to sustain their businesses.

UMB introduces two new Life Insurance products with SIC Life

Accra, 28 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 23 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Universal Merchant Bank and SIC Life Limited have two new life insurance solutions, the UMB Education Plan and the UMB Funeral plan.

Debt Restructuring: John Mahama urges Government to dialogue with bondholders

Accra, 28 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 23 jours 10 heures 35 minutes

Former President John Dramani Mahama has urged the Government to hold more dialogue with bondholders to reach consensus on addressing the nation’s debt restructuring programme.

Les partenaires financiers promettent aux pays africains environ 18.135 milliards de francs CFA pour leur souveraineté alimentaire

Diamniadio, 27 Janvier (APS) Il y a une année 24 jours 8 heures 40 minutes

Les partenaires techniques et financiers (PTF) représentés au deuxième Forum de Dakar sur l’agriculture ont pris l’engagement d’octroyer à l’Afrique 30 milliards de dollars US (environ 18.135 milliards de francs CFA), pour la mise en œuvre des plans nationaux de souveraineté alimentaire au cours des cinq prochaines années, a annoncé, vendredi, à Diamniadio (ouest), le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina.

L’application ‘’Yelen Taxe’’ améliore la collecte des recettes dans les communes test

Dakar, 27 Janvier (APS) Il y a une année 24 jours 8 heures 46 minutes

Le directeur du programme GOLD (Gouvernance locale pour le développement) de l'USAID, Jean Michel Dufils, a salué, vendredi, l’impact de l’application ‘’Yelen Taxe’’ (YTAX) sur collecte des recettes communales dans les collectivités où cet outil est en phase d’expérimentation.

Africa needs solution driven initiatives to prosper- Dr Bawumia

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has challenged African political and business leaders to develop solution-driven initiatives to deepen intra-continental trade.

We have more opportunities in Ghana and Africa than elsewhere -Togbe Afede

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures une minute

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, has rallied University graduates to perceive opportunities within the present economic situation and seek to contribute to the development of Ghana and its parent continent.

Investment needed in critical infrastructure and services to reap dividends of AfCFTA

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

Investment needed in critical infrastructure and services to reap dividends of AfCFTA

14-taxes imposed on imported raw material is crippling manufacturing – GFL

Tema, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 4 minutes

Over 14 taxes imposed on the importation of raw materials are crippling the manufacturing sector, Mr. Abraham Koomson, General Secretary of the Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has revealed.

GRA, Customs Tema Collection gets first female Commander

Tema, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 7 minutes

Assistant Commissioner Christiana Odi Adjei has made history as the first female sector commander of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Tema Collection.

BES Veggie moves to tackle post-harvest losses among smallholder farmers

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 11 minutes

BES Veggie, an agri-processing startup, has set out to address post-harvest losses among smallholder farmers by processing perishable vegetables such as tomatoes and pepper into powder form to prolong their shelf lives.

Customs Administrators urged to strengthen trust with stakeholders

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 12 minutes

Dr John Kumah, a Deputy Minister of Finance, has urged Customs Administrators to strengthen trust with stakeholders to motivate and cultivate a sense of belonging to the work environment.

Use .gh domain names to promote local internet economy – GDNR to businesses

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

The Ghana Domain Name Registry (GDNR) has called on stakeholders, including businesses, to buy Ghana domain names (.gh) to promote revenue generation in the local internet space for economic development.

Africa needs US$170 billion annually to bridge infrastructure gap – Veep

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 17 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says Africa needs between US$130 and US$170 billion annually to bridge its infrastructure gap and generate sustainable growth at five per cent or more per annum.

Insurers agree to participate in domestic debt exchange programme

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 21 minutes

The Ghana Insurers Association has agreed to participate in government’s Domestic Debt Exchange programme, following the government’s guarantees of cushioning affected insurance companies.

AMA to roll-out digital revenue collection in March

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 23 minutes

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has announced plans to introduce a digitised revenue collection system in March, this year, to rake in more revenue for the Assembly.

AfDB mobilises $1.9 billion to fund transformative projects over next three years

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

The Africa Development Bank had at the end of last year mobilised some $1.9 billion from development partners to fund transformative projects from 2023 to 2025.

Encourage smart children to pursue TVET – NYA urges parents

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

Mr Nelson Owusu Ansah, the Deputy Director of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has urged parents to allow their children, no matter their performance, to pursue courses in Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) if they desire, to create jobs for themselves.

Cut the cost of operation – Mireku Duker urges mining sector agencies

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

Mr George Mireku Duker, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources in charge of Mines, has entreated heads of mining sector agencies to be cost-effective in their operations due to the current economic challenges.

Feed Africa Summit: African Development Bank to commit $10 billion to make continent world breadbasket

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 24 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

The African Development Bank Group will commit $10 billion over the next five years to boost Africa’s efforts to end hunger and become a primary food provider for itself and the rest of the world.

Dakar 2 Summit: Morocco’s Example at the Service of Africa’s Food Sovereignty (AfDB)

Dakar, 27 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année 24 jours 13 heures 38 minutes

On the occasion of the Dakar 2 Summit, held from January 25 to 27 in Diamniadio, near Dakar, on the theme "Feed Africa: food sovereignty and resilience", the Moroccan government shared successful experiences in the agricultural field, which are the subject of cooperation with the countries of the continent, said the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a statement.

Agro-Industrial Zones: Buhari welcomes provision of $538m to Nigeria by ADB, others

Abuja, 26 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 25 jours 16 heures 59 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the provision of 538.05 million Dollars for the first phase of the Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) for Nigeria programme.

Ministry of Trade and Industry launches SME high growth scheme

Takoradi, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 9 heures 55 minutes

The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA), an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is implementing the SME High Growth Programme under the World Bank-funded Ghana Economic Transformation Project (GETP) for Small and Medium-size enterprises to boost the sector.

AG’s Report: Lack of supervision a major cause of infractions by Specified Entities – Report

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

Lack of effective supervision, monitoring, and evaluation on the part of Chief Executive Officers and Heads of Finance of Specified Entities is among the major causes of infractions and irregularities flagged in the 2021 Auditor-General's (A-G) Report.

Debt Exchange: Government needs to exclude individual bondholders after deal with banks

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 11 heures 56 minutes

The Ghana Individual Bondholders' Forum has urged the government to stay focused on its responsibility to protect its citizens.

Domestic Debt Exchange: Vulnerable must not suffer, says Consultant

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 12 heures une minute

A Banking Consultant says Ghana's quest for a Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) must be well packaged to ensure that the vulnerable in society would not suffer.

GIPC hosts Africa’s Annual Assembly of Investment Promotion tomorrow

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 12 heures 24 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is set to host the First Annual Assembly of African Investment Promotion Agencies to promote intra-Africa trade.

Transport sector operators sensitized on road use laws, regulations

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 12 heures 26 minutes

A sensitization workshop on national, regional transport and road use laws and regulations has been organized for transport operators in the Ashanti region.

GNA to get US$3million grant from AfDB to improve operations

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 12 heures 39 minutes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to provide a US$3million grant to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to enhance its operational capabilities, Mr. Albert Kofi Owusu, the General Manager, has said.

Sarkodie and Black Sherif ranked among one hundred “Most Impactful” people in 2022

Accra, 25 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 26 jours 13 heures 7 minutes

Ghanian musicians Sarkodie and Black Sherif have been ranked among 100 “Most Impactful” people in 2022 by “Ranks Africa” magazine.

ECOWAS Speaker seeks political commitment to adoption of single currency

Abuja, 25 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 26 jours 13 heures 29 minutes

Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament has called for more political commitment towards the adoption of the ECOWAS common currency, blaming inflation in the region on the use of U.S. dollars in trade.

Nigeria to net $500m revenues from cashew exports in 2023 — Minister

Abuja, 25 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 26 jours 15 heures 9 minutes

Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development says cashew nuts export from NIgeria had generated over 250m dollars in 2022 and it is expected to fetch Nigerian farmers about $500million in 2023 .

Angola’s oil revenue rises by 43.77%

Luanda, 25 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année 26 jours 17 heures 4 minutes

Crude oil revenues reached US$39.94 billion in 2022, with growth of 43.77 percent against the same period of the previous year.

National Oil Company saves USD 281 million on refined oil imports

Luanda, 25 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année 26 jours 17 heures 5 minutes

National Oil Company (Sonangol) saved US$281 million in the import of refined products in the fourth quarter of 2022 by reducing its purchases of diesel and gasoline abroad.

Morocco, 2nd African Country to Conclude Investment Promotion Agreements with 26 States in Africa (Minister)

Rabat, 24 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année 27 jours 15 heures 44 minutes

Morocco, 2nd African Country to Conclude Investment Promotion Agreements with 26 States in Africa (Minister)

Central Bank Team Arrives Grand Gedeh County To Probe Fire Incident At Branch

Monrovia , 24 Janvier (LINA) Il y a une année 27 jours 17 heures 31 minutes

Following a fire that gutted the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Grand Gedeh County Office over the weekend, a team comprising security officer, fire investigators and officials of the bank have in the county from the CBL Headquarters in Monrovia, the Liberian capital.

Africa requires new strategy to optimise investment – Yofi Grant

Accra, 23 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 28 jours 9 heures 31 minutes

Heads of African Investment Promotion Agencies, businessmen and women as well as academia will meet in Accra on Wednesday, January 25, to strategise on how African nations can add value to natural resources through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to boost their economies and create jobs.

Ensure efficient utility infrastructure and reduce tariffs- AGI

Accra, 23 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 28 jours 9 heures 38 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) had urged the Government to ensure efficient utility infrastructure and logistics management to save cost in these difficult times.

Ghana champions climate financing for climate vulnerable countries

Accra, 23 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 28 jours 9 heures 44 minutes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Ghana’s Finance Minister, is leading the V20 Group of Finance Ministers under the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) to advocate for funding to implement Climate Prosperity Plans and Loss and Damage (LD).

Angola at Central Africa Maritime Conference

Luanda, 23 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année 28 jours 17 heures 7 minutes

An Angolan multi-sector delegation participates in the First Maritime Conference of Central Africa (COMAR1) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

MTN Ayoba Momo Accelerator awards five tech startups

Accra, 21 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 30 jours 11 heures 40 minutes

MTN Ayoba Momo Accelerator has awarded five tech startups for their hardwork and innovative platforms serving clients in the digital space.

Customs is building capacity of staff to maximise revenue collection – Commissioner

Accra, 21 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 30 jours 11 heures 55 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) continues to update the skills of officers to ensure they live up to their revenue mobilisation tasks.

GIPC to host Africa’s First Annual Assembly of Investment Promotion Agencies

Accra, 20 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 heures 55 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) will on January 25, 2023, host the First Annual Assembly of African Investment Promotion Agencies in Accra.

Ghana must capitalise on Fintech for long-tern economic development

Accra, 20 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 heures 20 minutes

Ghana has been urged to adopt measures to tap into the potential of the financial technology (Fintech) sector for sustainable economic development.

Government pursuing strategies to encourage investment in minerals

Accra, 20 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 heures 26 minutes

The Government is pursuing strategies to encourage investment in minerals other than the traditional gold, diamond, bauxite, and manganese.

Ghanaian civil society organisations call on private lenders to cancel external debt

Accra, 20 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 heures 51 minutes

A group of Ghanaian civil society organisations (CSOs) has called on international lenders to cancel Ghana’s debt to ensure post-covid economic recovery.

Intra-continental trade: Nigeria seeks partnership among African shippers

Abuja, 20 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année un mois 16 heures 42 minutes

Nigeria has sought effective collaboration among African Shippers and other stakeholders in order to entrench viable ideas and strategies that will enhance intra-Africa trade.

Naira gains 0.05% at Investors, Exporters window

Abuja, 19 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année un mois un jour 21 heures 28 minutes

The naira on Wednesday exchanged at 461.25 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window.

North East recovery projects gulp $2m – Coordinator

Abuja, 19 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année un mois un jour 21 heures 30 minutes

Dr Mohammed Danjuma, National Coordinator of Multi Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project for North East Nigeria (MCRP), said about $2 million had been spent on projects in the region.

Ghanaian civil society organisations call on private lenders to cancel external debt

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 2 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

A group of Ghanaian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has released a statement calling on international lenders to cancel enough of Ghana’s debt to make it sustainable.

PAC to go after retired officers for repayment of embezzled funds

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 2 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament intends to go after retired public servants who misappropriated funds and refuse to pay after service.

Producer Price Inflation for December falls to 52.2 per cent

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 2 jours 10 heures 19 minutes

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for December 2022 was 52.2 per cent, down from 78.1 per cent the previous month.

Full operationalisation of AfCFTA will promote economic development- Mene

Accra, 18 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 2 jours 10 heures 28 minutes

Full operationalisation of AfCFTA will promote economic development- Mene

Angola explores only 10 percent of arable land

Luanda, 18 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 2 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

Of the 3.1 million kilometers of cultivable area, Angola uses only 331,285 kilometers, or 10.37 percent, according to the final report of the Agricultural and Livestock Census (RAPP).

2023 Draft State Budget passed in generality

Luanda, 17 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 3 jours 12 heures 27 minutes

National Assembly (AN) on Monday approved in general terms the State Budget Proposal (OGE) for the 2023 economic year.

Angola pledges to use 77% of clean energy by 2025

Abu Dhabi, 17 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 3 jours 12 heures 30 minutes

Angolan Head of State João Lourenço said Tuesday that the country pledges itself to use 77 percent of renewable energies by 2025.

Abeiku Santana named among top 10 tourism and hospitality influencers in Africa

Accra, 15 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 5 jours 9 heures 25 minutes

Mr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly known as Abeiku Santana, has been named among the Top 10 Hospitality and Tourism Influencers in Africa for the year 2022.

Vice President to open 74th Annual New School

Accra, 15 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 5 jours 10 heures 30 minutes

Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia will on Tuesday, January 17 open the 74th Annual New Year School and Conference (ANYSC) at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.

‘Heavy duty vehicles are not to use inner-city city roads’

Tema, 14 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 6 jours 9 heures 14 minutes

It is against the law for heavy-duty vehicles, including those with containers fixed on them, to use inner-city roads meant for smaller vehicles, Mr Tonny Dickson Afriford, a Road Crash and Injury Prevention Analyst, has said.

Ghana, other sub-regional countries charged to protect biodiversity, aquatic wealth

Accra, 13 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 7 jours 11 heures une minute

Ghana, other sub-regional countries charged to protect biodiversity, aquatic wealth

SSNIT increases monthly pensions by 25 per cent

Accra, 13 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 7 jours 11 heures 7 minutes

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), in consultation with the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA),has increased monthly pensions upwards by 25 per cent for the year 2023.

Government to roll out Vehicle Financing Scheme for “ordinary” Ghanaians

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 9 heures 7 minutes

Mr Alan Kyerematen, the outgoing Minister of Trade and Industry, says the Government will introduce a Vehicle Financing Scheme to make it possible for “ordinary” Ghanaians to purchase newly-produced vehicles in Ghana.

MoMo agents push for GHS500 threshold, 0.5 per cent rate on E-levy

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 9 heures 10 minutes

The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAAG) is calling for the Government to revise the daily threshold of Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy) from GHS100 to GHS500.

Talents in Africa, KGL Foundation provide transferable skills to 50 young people

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 9 heures 12 minutes

About 50 young people have benefited from the Youth Employment Pathway Development Initiative (YEPDI) to embrace the new 'gig economy.'

Diaspora Transfers: Morocco’s Central Bank Worked to Reduce Costs (Official)

Rabat, 12 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 9 heures 56 minutes

Diaspora Transfers: Morocco's Central Bank Worked to Reduce Costs (Official)

Angola seeking to expand economic cooperation with Zambia

Luanda, 12 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 12 heures 50 minutes

Angola plans to establish a real partnership with the Republic of Zambia to ensure promotion and broadening of friendly ties and economic cooperation, the Angolan Head of State João Lourenço said Wednesday in Luanda.

135 Indian companies invest $19bn in Nigeria, says envoy

Abuja, 12 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 17 heures 59 minutes

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri G. Balasubramanian, says over 135 Indian companies so far invested 19 billion dollars in Nigeria in the last four decades of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Fidelity Bank rolls out five-year plan to promote Gender inclusive banking

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 20 heures 35 minutes

Fidelity Bank Ghana, a privately-owned indigenous Bank, has launched a five-year Gender Action Plan to promote gender inclusion in accessing financial services.

Africa’s policy, business leaders to meet in Ghana to push AfCFTA agenda

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 20 heures 40 minutes

Africa’s policy, business leaders to meet in Ghana to push AfCFTA agenda

Ghana Gas saves $207 million within five years after Ghanaian engineers took over

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 20 heures 54 minutes

The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has saved $207 million as cost of operations since March 2017 when Ghanaian engineers and technicians took over the running of the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant from the Chinese.

Ghana Enterprises Agency launches US$20 million SME High Growth Programme

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 20 heures 59 minutes

Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) has launched a new SME High Growth Programme to build on and consolidate the successes achieved under the various SME-focused support initiatives.

District assemblies charged to expedite action on permit issuance

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 21 heures 15 minutes

Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, has called on district assemblies not to delay in issuing permits and other business negotiation processes involving the private sector to facilitate work.

Ghana’s inflation hits 54.1 per cent in December 2022

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 21 heures 19 minutes

Ghana’s inflation accelerated to 54.1 per cent in December up from 50.3 per cent in November 2022 as food costs surge, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

NGO supports youth in northern Ghana with start-up capital

Accra, 12 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 8 jours 21 heures 22 minutes

The Coalition for Positive Impact (CPI), a youth-led non-governmental organisation (NGO), has supported 10 young people in northern Ghana with start-up capital ranging from GH₵1,000.00 to GH₵10,000.00 to enable to them to implement their business ideas.

Central Bank establishes new rules for foreign transactions

Luanda, 11 Janvier (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 9 jours 16 heures 31 minutes

Banking institutions must subscribe to the Swift FIN Inform transaction reporting system to ensure that data from international payments and receipts operations carried out are directly reported to the National Reserve Bank of Angola (BNA).

2023 Budget: Agriculture sector recording low

Accra, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 10 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

Ghana recorded low agriculture growth in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

About 17 Spanish CEOs to attend the launch of Ghana’s Dellino Exclusive in Accra

Accra, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 10 jours 11 heures une minute

Dellino Exclusive a multi-brand showroom based in Accra will hold a three-day launch and exhibition in Accra with 17 Chief Executive Officers in the Designing industry expected to attend.

Tema artisans call for the transformation of sector

Tema, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 10 jours 11 heures 5 minutes

Ghana needed to transform the arts and crafts sector through the injection of modern technology to enhance quality of the finished products.

Oil Marketing Companies owe gov’t GHC400 million – Dr Abdul-Hamid

Sunyani, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 10 jours 11 heures 10 minutes

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in the country owe the government more than GHC400 million, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has stated.

Customs exceeded its revenue collection target by 7.95 percent – Commissioner

Tema, 9 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 11 jours 12 heures 23 minutes

Mr Seidu Iddrisu, Commissioner, Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has disclosed that Customs exceeded its revenue collection target by 7.95 per cent.

Ghana to host maiden Africa Prosperity Dialogue Series January ending

Accra, 7 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 13 jours 9 heures 31 minutes

Ghana will host the maiden edition of the Africa Prosperity Dialogue Series (APDS) from January 26 to 28, 2023 at Aburi in the Eastern Region.

ERCC names Ms. Akwetey as overall best district agricultural director

Accra, 7 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 13 jours 17 heures 26 minutes

Ms Tharzia Numako Akwetey, Director of Agriculture, New Juaben South Municipality (NJSM), has been named the Eastern Region's best district agriculture director.

North Gonja Community Foundation inaugurated 

Accra, 7 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 13 jours 17 heures 32 minutes

The North Gonja Community Foundation (NGCF), a community-owned and incorporated non-profit organisation, has been inaugurated to address the developmental needs of the area by uniting citizens of the area to give back to their community.

Some major tourism stories in 2022

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

COVID-19 vaccines, a catalyst to reviving the tourism sector

Do not reshuffle Fisheries minister-Fishers in Western Region plead

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 12 heures 41 minutes

Fishermen and stakeholders within the fisheries value chain in the Western Region have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to maintain the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Madam Mavis Hawa Koomson in case of any ministerial reshuffle.

MTN increases MoMo wallet and transaction limit for customers

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 12 heures 48 minutes

MTN Mobile Money Limited (MML), has increased its mobile money wallet and transactional limit for its customers.

Bank of Ghana authorises nine institutions to serve as FX brokers

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 12 heures 51 minutes

The Bank of Ghana has authorised nine institutions to serve as Foreign Exchange (FX) Brokers.

IMF pushes for debt cancellation for Ghana and other distressed countries 

Accra, 6 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 12 heures 53 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is working towards a debt cancellation programme for Ghana and other countries amid a global economic recession scare this year. 

Women rice farmers warn of looming crisis, appeal to Gov’t for support

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 12 heures 55 minutes

The Afadzato South Women Rice Growers Association in the Volta Region has bemoaned the lack of support from the government, saying it is a major setback to activities of members.

Go into coconut farming -CEO of Sahmen Coconut Farms to the Youth

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 14 jours 13 heures une minute

Dr Samuel Hodor Mensah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sahmen Coconut Farm Resort Center, has called on the youth to venture into coconut plantation as a business to make them self-reliant.

Importers and Exporters Association questions benchmark value reversal without consultation

Accra, 4 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 16 jours 11 heures 51 minutes

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG) has expressed disappointment at the government’s inability to consult the business community and other stakeholders before the implementation of the discount reversal on benchmark values.

New ride hailing App inDrive begins operations in Accra

Accra, 4 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 16 jours 13 heures 42 minutes

inDrive, a global mobility and urban services platform has started operating in Ghana with the company currently operating in over 700 cities in 47 countries.

GPHA reaffirms determination to build Keta Port

Accra, 4 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 16 jours 13 heures 49 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has reaffirmed its determination to build the Keta Port and said it will deliver to the expectation of the public.

A capital of $200 million is needed for PSC Tema Shipyard

Accra, 4 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 16 jours 13 heures 56 minutes

Mr Michael Luguje, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has disclosed that an investment capital of USD$200 million is needed to revamp the PSC Tema Shipyard.

Chief urges farmers to be thrifty with income

Accra, 3 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 17 jours 16 heures 53 minutes

Nab Francis Akanbegme Asangalisa II, the Chief of Chuchuliga in the Builsa North Municipality of the Upper East Region, has cautioned farmers to be thrifty with income from the sale of farm produce and avoid using it on merry making.

Trade and Industry Minister urges Ghanaians to trust prudent management of economy

Accra, 3 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 17 jours 17 heures 3 minutes

Trade and Industry Minister, Mr Alan Kyerematen has urged Ghanaians to trust in the prudent management of the economy as it has despite the odds coped better than peers amid the global economic crisis.

ADB wins GIRSAL award

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 20 jours 15 heures 8 minutes

The Agricultural Development Bank PLC (ADB) has been adjudged the winner of the 2022 Highest Value of Guaranteed Agricultural Credit Award.

Yendi Municipal Assembly scales up revenue mobilsation

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 20 jours 15 heures 13 minutes

Yendi Municipal Assembly in the last five months of 2022 improved its revenue mobilization, Alhaji Hammed Abukari Yussuf the Municipal Chief Executive has said.

GRA announces reversal of discount on Free on Board Value

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 20 jours 15 heures 15 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced the implementation of a reversal of discount on Free on Board (FOB) value on general goods, and the Home Delivery Value of vehicles, effective January 1, 2023. 

New Juaben South creates PFJ Farmers’ Market

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 20 jours 15 heures 21 minutes

The New Juaben South Municipal (NJSM) Department of Agriculture has established a Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) Farmers' Market to promote the selling of farm products at cheaper rates to consumers.

Government to list qualifying State-owned Enterprises on Ghana Stock Exchange- Minister

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 20 jours 15 heures 23 minutes

Minister for Public Enterprises, Mr Joseph Cudjoe, says the government plans to list qualifying State-owned Enterprises on the Ghana Stock Exchange next year.

Police seize 756 diamond stones in Lunda Norte

Luanda, 28 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année un mois 23 jours 18 heures 25 minutes

As part of operation “Safe festive season”, the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) in the north-eastern Lunda Norte Province, in the last three days, seized 756 diamond stones of various carats in illicit possession of three nationals.

Supreme Court orders new seizure of Isabel dos Santos’ assets

Luanda , 28 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année un mois 23 jours 18 heures 27 minutes

Angolan Supreme Court has ordered a new preventive seizure of the assets of the businesswoman Isabel dos Santos and her partners worth 1 billion US dollars, for suspected crimes of embezzlement, influence peddling and money laundering, among others.

More than $5 million remittances expected in 2023 to ease Ghana’s forex pressure

Accra, 28 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 23 jours 19 heures 25 minutes

The pressure on Ghana’s forex is expected to ease, with an expected $5 billion in remittances for 2023, following a $4.7 billion inflow of remittances in 2022.

Ghana records a 15 to 17 percent drop in cargo volumes in first nine months of 2022 

Accra, 28 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 23 jours 19 heures 41 minutes

Ghana’s ports recorded between 15 and 17 percent drop in cargo between January and September 2022, Mr. Michael Luguje, the Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has said. 

Road contractors will be paid before end of year – Roads Minister

Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 24 jours 21 heures 31 minutes

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads and Highways, says the Government would clear a “chunk” of outstanding debts owed road contractors before the end of the year.

Road contractors will be paid before end of year – Roads Minister

Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 24 jours 21 heures 32 minutes

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, the Minister of Roads and Highways, says the Government would clear a “chunk” of outstanding debts owed road contractors before the end of the year.

DCE hands over site for construction of three critical projects

Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 24 jours 21 heures 55 minutes

Mr George Gerald Naluri, the Lambussie District Chief Executive (DCE) has handed over sites earmarked for the construction of three critical building projects aimed at propelling development.

Ending 2022 – We all should relax, take time off and de-stress – Volta GTA

Accra, 27 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 24 jours 22 heures 2 minutes

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is inviting the public to take advantage of a growing tourism industry in the country and refresh body, soul, and mind after enduring a difficult year.

Transportation fares reduce in Volta

Ho, 25 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 26 jours 11 heures 18 minutes

Major commercial human transporters in the Volta Region have reduced fares in line with directives agreed upon by the government and the unions.

Government includes individual bond holders in debt exchange programme

Accra, 25 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 26 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

The Government has modified its GHS137.3 billion domestic bond exchange programme to include individuals, as part of efforts to restructure its debt.

We won’t rush Keta Port construction – GPHA

Tema, 23 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 9 heures 16 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has stated that it would not be pressurized into the construction of the Keta Port.

Effective joint actions needed in climate mitigation efforts 

Kumasi, 23 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 9 heures 19 minutes

The Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) has called for effective joint actions by all organisations working on climate mitigation and adaptation issues to help create resilient economies and communities at both local and national levels.

International conventions on fisheries must be identified as state laws

Tema, 23 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 9 heures 25 minutes

Nana Dr. Oyeman Ofori-Ani, the Board Secretary of the Ghana Industrial Trawlers Association, has called for compliance with the international conventions and laws on fisheries.

Christmas Shopping: Traders unwilling to reduce food prices despite Cedi appreciation

Accra, 23 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 9 heures 27 minutes

Some traders at the Makola Market, one of the biggest trading outlets in the Greater Accra Region, are unwilling to reduce the prices of food commodities despite a sharp fall in the dollar exchange rate.

Catamaran trips to Mussulo resume

Ramiros, 23 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 12 heures 12 minutes

Sécil Marítima on Thursday resumed catamaran trips to Mussulo, Talatona municipality, in Luanda, from boat terminal (Embarcadouro) (vice-versa).

Gov’t finalises barter of gold for oil products arrangements-Veep

Accra, 23 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 29 jours 8 heures 29 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia Thursday said the Government has completed discussions to operationalise the barter of gold for oil products next month (January 2023).

‘Facts are sacred, but comment is free’ – Ghana’s President on IMF negotiations

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 29 jours 8 heures 34 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to the Ghanaian media to be circumspect about their reportage on the Government’s negotiation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Parliament passes Appropriation Bill 2022

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 29 jours 8 heures 38 minutes

Parliament on Thursday passed the Appropriation Bill, 2022, under a certificate of urgency giving Government the go ahead to spend GHS227.80 billion from the Consolidated Fund and other public funds for the 2023 fiscal year.

Parliament passes Value Added Tax Amendment Bill, 2022

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 29 jours 8 heures 41 minutes

Parliament has by a majority vote passed the Value Added Tax (VAT) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2022, increasing the rate by 2.5 per cent.

Afrixembank inaugurates $100m quality assurance centre to boost Nigerian exports

Niamey, 22 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année un mois 29 jours 22 heures 23 minutes

The African Export–Import Bank (Afrixembank) has reiterated its commitment to save Nigeria from over $700 million losses agro-export rejections with the inauguration of the African Quality Assurance Centre (AQAC).

GDP growth slows to 2.9 per cent year-on-year in third quarter

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 8 heures 18 minutes

Ghana's economic growth slows to 2.9 per cent year-on year in the third quarter of this year compared to 6.5 per cent in the same period of 2021, Professor Samuel Annim, the Government Statistician, said on Wednesday.

Stanford Seed Transformation Network Ghana inducts new members and executives

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 8 heures 21 minutes

The Stanford Seed Transformation Network (SSTN), Ghana Chapter has inducted 15 new members and executives to lead the Network at an event in Accra.

Net metering goes live Friday as PURC announces first quarter tariff in January

Accra, 22 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 8 heures 24 minutes

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it will soon announce the approved water and electricity tariffs for the first quarter of 2023, come January.

Minority leader blames Parliament for Ghana’s economic crisis

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 16 heures 57 minutes

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader, says Parliament has contributed to the country’s current economic crisis.

Ghana Euro bondholders form Committee to support debt restructuring

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 17 heures 18 minutes

External holders of Ghana’s Eurobond have formed a creditors committee to support the country’s debt restructuring programme to help it secure a $3 billion loan facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

 Set up funds for COVID-19, Sanitation levies – SEND GHANA

Accra, 21 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 17 heures 21 minutes

SEND GHANA, a civil society group, has called on the Government to establish funds for the COVID-19, and Sanitation and Pollution levies to aid tracking and accountability.

Buhari inaugurates Eyemark to empower citizens to monitor capital projects real-time

Abuja, 21 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 17 heures 45 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari says the government is edging forward in promoting sustainable development by creating a digital application, Eyemark, that enables citizens to monitor and evaluate capital projects in real-time.

 Jack-Rich advocates admission of Nigeria into G-20

Abuja, 21 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année un mois 30 jours 18 heures 25 minutes

Mr Tein Jack-Rich, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Belema Oil, has advocated the admission of Nigeria into the G-20 economic group.  

Angola foresees increase in oil output of 32,800 BPD

Luanda, 20 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année 2 mois 16 heures 42 secondes

Angolan government said it expects an increase in crude oil production of around 32.800 barrels/day by 2023, rising from 1.14 million recorded in 2022 to 1.18 million barrels/day.

Industrial properties for sale to yield Kz 1.4 bln

Luanda, 20 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année 2 mois 16 heures 4 minutes

Angolan government expects to collect 1.5 billion kwanzas with the conclusion of the public tender auction for the privatisation of the 4th wave of three industrial units installed in Luanda/Bengo Special Economic Zone (ZEE).

Finance Minister calls for stakeholder support to sustain Cedi rebound 

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 10 heures 38 secondes

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has called on all stakeholders, including Parliament, to work collectively and support the Government to sustain the recent gains of the Cedi against the dollar and other major currencies.

Government announces suspension of some external debts

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 10 heures 3 minutes

The Government has announced the suspension of all debt service payments for some of its external debt, including the payments on Eurobonds, commercial term loans, and most bilateral debts. 

World Bank pledges support to Ghana’s YouStart Entrepreneurship programme

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 10 heures 6 minutes

The World Bank has pledged its support to the implementation of the Government’s GHS10 billion YouStart programme, aimed at building Ghana as an entrepreneurial nation.

Stakeholders must embrace technological change to increase foreign capital into Ghana

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 10 heures 14 minutes

Stakeholders in all sectors of the Ghanaian economy, including regulators, financial institutions, and financial technology (fintech) companies, have been urged to embrace technological change.

Youth urged to take serious interest in agriculture

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 20 heures 56 minutes

Elder Moses Abu-Longue, Mampong Municipal Overall Best Farmer for 2022, has advised Ghanaian youth to see agriculture as a lucrative venture and take keen interest in it.

 President urges traders and transport operators to reduce prices as Cedi steadies

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 21 heures une minute

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Sunday pushed manufacturers, traders, and transport operators to reduce the prices of goods and services as the Cedi firmed against major trading currencies.

BOST Spillage: Maame Water spillage was a purposeful operation

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 21 heures 25 minutes

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) Sunday denied leaked petroleum products through its pipeline at the Atimpoku area, beyond the Adomi Bridge in a village called Maame Water, saying the spillage was a purposeful operation.

Unstable currency, delayed payments crippling pharmaceutical industry – Abutiate

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 21 heures 31 minutes

Mr Harrison Abutiate, the Chairman of the National Executive Committee, Ghana National Chamber of Pharmacy, says the unstable Ghanaian currency and delayed payments to pharmacies, particularly by government facilities, are crippling the pharmaceutical industry.

Two-day training online trading for SME’s fixed for December 17

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 jours 10 heures 8 minutes

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), will under-go a two-day training in online marketing and branding at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.

Seventh UK-Ghana Business Council meeting opens in Accra

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 jours 10 heures 17 minutes

The seventh meeting of the UK-Ghana Business Council (UK-GBC) opened at the Jubilee House in Accra on Friday, December 16, 2022.

Transport fares to go down by 15.3 per cent Monday

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 jours 10 heures 20 minutes

Transport fares will be reduced by 15.3 per cent, effective Monday, December 19, 2022.

Motorists delighted as fuel prices drop for third straight week

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 jours 10 heures 23 minutes

Some motorists, including commercial transport operators have expressed delight about the continuous drop in fuel prices in the last three weeks.

Parliament approves NDPC, Head of Civil Service 2023 fiscal year budget estimates

Accra, 17 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 jours 10 heures 28 minutes

Parliament has approved the sum of GH¢13, 265,310.00 to finance the implementation of the programmes and activities for the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) for the 2023 financial year.

Railways Ministry gets GHS618.2 million for 2023 fiscal year

Accra, 15 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 10 heures 32 minutes

Parliament has approved GHS618.2 million for the Ministry of Railways Development to run its programmes and activities for the year 2023.

Kenya introduces its tea brands in Ghana through AfCFTA market

Accra, 15 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 10 heures 34 minutes

Kenya has introduced its brands of tea in Ghana through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) market.

Pan-African Platform Leader Calls Morocco ‘Great Leader’ in Investment

Washington, 15 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

Morocco is a "great leader" in Africa developing "important" relations with numerous countries, Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa 50, a pan-African infrastructure investment platform, underlined in Washington.

Sonangol seeks legal approval for Credit Titles issuance

Luanda, 15 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 16 heures 53 minutes

The Angolan State-owned oil company Sonangol has said it is taking steps with the competent authorities towards the approval and registration of Credit Titles issuance prospectus for public tender.

US: Angolan president highlights progresses in energy production

Washington , 15 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 17 heures 2 minutes

Angolan head of State João Lourenço said Wednesday in Washington that the country depends less and less on the production of energy from thermal power stations.

Luanda’s new international airport to contribute to economic development

Luanda, 15 Décembre (ANGOP) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 17 heures 6 minutes

The Chief Judge of the Senegalese Court of Audits, Mamadou Faye, highlighted the facilities of the new international airport hoping that the infrastructure will contribute to the development of the economy and facilitate the free movement of people and goods.

Economists urge CBN to prevent hoarding, counterfeiting of redesigned naira

Abuja, 15 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 20 heures 20 minutes

Economists have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to take firm control of the quantity of the redesigned naira notes it would release into circulation to avoid hoarding and counterfeiting. 

Afreximbank, U.S. Eximbank sign $500m MoU for revival African airlines, others

Abuja, 15 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 5 jours 20 heures 23 minutes

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and U.S. Eximbank have signed $500m Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost trade and investment, especially to help revive and strengthen African airlines through re-fleeting.

Transport Minister holds crunch meeting over transport fares Thursday

Accra, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 6 jours 9 heures 17 minutes

Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, will on Thursday, December 15, 2022, meet with private transport operators to push for a decrement in transport fares.

Help make Africa an investment destination – President Akufo-Addo to Diaspora 

Washington, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 6 jours 9 heures 32 minutes

Help make Africa an investment destination – President Akufo-Addo to Diaspora 

Ghana and four other countries move to sustain food systems

Accra, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 6 jours 9 heures 34 minutes

Ghana and four other countries are charting a path to secure agricultural lands for sustainable production and a resilient food system under the Transformative Land Investment (TLI).

Livestock market in Ashaiman ready for Christmas

Ashaiman, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 6 jours 9 heures 37 minutes

The livestock pens at Tulaku in Ashaiman are loaded with cattle, sheep, pigs, and goats brought in from the northern parts of Ghana, Volta, and the Ashanti Regions and Burkina Faso ahead of yuletide.

Ghana: Inflation rate accelerates to 50.3 per cent in November

Accra, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 6 jours 9 heures 43 minutes

Ghana: Inflation rate accelerates to 50.3 per cent in November

Creditors’ assurances critical to securing $3bn IMF loan programme

Accra, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 8 heures 36 minutes

Ghana needs assurances from its creditors and partners that it will meet its debt obligations to secure the approval of the Management and Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the $3 billion loan-support programme.

Ghana and IMF reach Staff-Level Agreement on a $3bn loan programme

Accra, 13 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 8 heures 38 minutes

Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached a Staff-Level Agreement on a three-year US$3 billion Extended Credit Facility (ECF) to support the country’s economic policies and reforms.

Angola attracts US investors

Luanda, 13 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 15 heures 49 minutes

Angola participated Monday in Washington, United States of America, in an Economic Forum to share business opportunities and promote the country's image.

President João Lourenço reiterates Angola’s interest in US investment

Luanda, 13 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 15 heures 51 minutes

The Head of State, João Lourenço, this Monday in Washington invited North American entrepreneurs to continue investing in Angola, beyond the oil and energy fields.

PARLIAMENT RATIFIES LARGE-SCALE MINING AGREEMENT

Freetown, 13 Décembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 15 heures 53 minutes

The Parliament of Sierra Leone on Thursday 8/12/2022 debated and ratified a large-scale license agreement between the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone and FG Gold Limited, dated November 2022.

Sierra Leone Commemorates International Anti Corruption Day

Freetown, 13 Décembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

The Hon. Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, on Friday 9th December, 2022 graced the commemoration of the International Anti Corruption Day organised by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) at the Catco Hall at Wilkinson Road on the theme, “Deepening inclusivity in the fight against corruption: persons with disability and the informal sector as critical players in the anti graft campaign.”

WASH sector donor investment confab hosted by GoSL

Freetown, 13 Décembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 15 heures 59 minutes

The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Water Resources in partnership with the African Development Bank, African Water Facility and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, on Thursday 8th December 2022 held a one day Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Donor Investment Conference at the new Brookfields Hotel in Freetown, on the theme, “improving access to safe clean water supply and sanitation in the Western Area”.

President Bio attends US Africa Leaders Summit

Freetown, 13 Décembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 7 jours 16 heures 15 minutes

His Excellency Brigadier Rtd Julius Maada Bio has been selected by the Joseph R. Biden administration to be among the 20 African Heads of States to speak at the three days U.S-Africa Leaders’ Summit slated for the 13th to the 15th of December 2022. Fifty African Heads of States will converge on the United States for the Summit.

Madam Assan chairs AGI’s Garments, Textiles, Leather sector

Accra, 12 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 8 jours 10 heures 43 minutes

Madam Edwina Assan, the Textile Designer and Managing Director of Edtex Limited, a handmade textile designing and producing company in Accra, has been elected Chairperson for the Garments, Textiles and Leather Sector of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI).

14th African Infrastructure Forum Kicks Off in Rabat

Rabat, 12 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 8 jours 17 heures 15 minutes

14th African Infrastructure Forum Kicks Off in Rabat

Angola, EXIM Bank seal USD 2 bln contract for energy production

Luanda, 12 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 8 jours 18 heures 16 minutes

The Finance Ministry of Angola and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Bank will sign early 2023 a financing contract worth US$2 billion for the production of renewable energies in Angola.

US: Angola improves business environment

Luanda, 12 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 8 jours 18 heures 24 minutes

Angola approved more than 1,000 credit operations for the productive sector between 2019 and 2022, as part of the strategy to improve the business environment.

MTN’s Ayoba app users hit over two million in Ghana

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 9 jours 10 heures 29 minutes

Mr Burak Akinci, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Simfy Ayoba, says users of Mobile Telecommunications Network’s (MTN) Ayoba App are more than two million in Ghana.

Reviving the economy: eschew extreme political partisanship – President Akufo-Addo

Cape Coast, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 9 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for a more selfless and patriotic approach towards discussions around the country’s economy and other sectors of development.

Ministry of Transport commends Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 8 heures 48 minutes

The Ministry of Transport has commended the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority for maintaining the country’s enviable aviation record.

Government, international gaming community salute NLA for successes

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 9 heures 33 minutes

The Government of Ghana and the international gaming community have applauded the National Lottery Authority (NLA) for its resilience and good corporate practices, culminating in its considerable growth over the years.

Ghana’s structural transformation gets boost with economic enclave project

Tsopoli, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 9 heures 35 minutes

Ghana’s quest to transform the structure of her economy from import-driven to a self-sufficient and export-oriented one, has received a boost by a public-private partnership to enhance the agriculture value chain.

Mineworkers Union opposes debt exchange programme

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 20 heures 11 minutes

The Ghana Mineworkers’ Union (GMU) says it is opposed to any debt restructuring programme that will negatively impact workers’ pensions and individual life savings.

Trade Minister calls for continuous upgrade of ICUMS to enhance revenue collection

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 20 heures 48 minutes

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen, has called for continuous improvement and upgrade of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) to make it robust and flexible to enhance it’s efficiency and effectiveness of revenue collection at the ports.

Development Bank Ghana Participates in African DFIs Forum

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 20 heures 55 minutes

Development Bank Ghana (DBG) has participated in the Global 2022 CEO Forum of African Development Finance Institutions organised by the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) in collaboration with the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA).

GRA gains GHS3.9m in revenue from online auction 

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 10 jours 21 heures une minute

Reverend Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has disclosed that more than GHS3.98 million has been raised from online auctions in two months.

SIGA to support listing of selected State Enterprises on Ghana Stock Exchange

Accra, 9 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 9 heures 57 minutes

The State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA) will support listing of selected state-owned enterprises (SOEs) that have the potential of making profit on the Ghana Stock Exchange.

Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate to ensure transparency in taxation – GRA

Accra, 9 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 10 heures une minute

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says the Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate (E-TCC), will enhance transparency in mobilizing tax returns and payments.

Government outlines 10 strategic sectors for economic growth and prosperity

Accra, 9 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 10 heures 4 minutes

Government has outlined 10 strategic sectors for development to help propel Ghana's economic growth and prosperity. 

GRA confident ICUMS will boost trade facilitation in Africa

Accra, 9 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 10 heures 12 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has expressed confidence in the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) as a tool to boost trade facilitation in Africa, following its implementation in Ghana.

Inflation rate below 16% in 2022 – BNA governor

Luanda , 9 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 16 heures 33 minutes

The governor of the National Bank of Angola (BNA) José de Lima Massano Thursday predicted an Inflation rate below 16 percent this year.

Cabinet: Livestock development plan receives green light

Luanda , 9 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 16 heures 35 minutes

Cabinet Council approved Thursday the National Plan for the Promotion and Development of Livestock (Planapecuária) for 2023-2025, in what it says the move is meant to increase the production of meat, milk and eggs.

Government reviews draft budget for 2023

Luanda , 9 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 16 heures 39 minutes

Angola’s Draft Budget (OGE) for 2023, with revenues estimated at 20.104 billion, was reviewed during a Cabinet Council meeting held Thursday in Luanda.

Sierra Leone Signs $25 Billion Gas Pipeline Project between Nigeria-Morocco

Freetown, 9 Décembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 16 heures 47 minutes

Sierra Leone is set to benefit from a gas pipeline project worth over $25 billion, which when completed, would allow the country to enjoy gas supplies at a cheaper cost. The $25 billion project, which would be constructed over six phases over the next 25 years, would connect Nigeria’s immense gas supply to Europe through over six countries along Africa’s West Coast.

Nigeria receives over $1bn FDI in mining sector – Minister

Abuja, 9 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 11 jours 19 heures 43 minutes

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamillekan Adegbite, says the country’s mining sector has received over 1 billion dollars in Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in recent times.

Marrakech Euro-Med., Gulf Forum: Experts Call for Supporting Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Project

Marrakech, 8 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 12 jours 9 heures 31 minutes

Experts participating in the first Parliamentary Economic Forum for the Euro-Mediterranean and Gulf Region stressed the need to support the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project, during a plenary session held Thursday in Marrakech.

Nigeria saves $300m annually from ban on Barite imports – Minister

Abuja, 8 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 12 jours 16 heures 54 minutes

The Federal Government says its ban of importation of Barite, an essential mineral in oil drilling, has saved the country 300 million US Dollar (about N195 billion) annually.

Osinbajo arrives in New York for African Carbon Market meeting

Abuja, 8 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 12 jours 20 heures 34 minutes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in New York to attend a high-level meeting on African Carbon market in a bid to mobilise funding and technical support for the Nigerian Energy Transition Plan.

Event organisers for “December and GH” urged to fulfil tax obligations

Accra, 8 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 8 heures 25 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has urged events organisers for the “December in GH” to fulfil their tax obligations under the law with regards to event organisations.

Free Zones Enterprises makes export earnings over US$ 27 billion – Oquaye Jnr

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 8 heures 58 minutes

Mr Mike Oquaye Jnr., Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA), says, enterprises under the Authority have cumulatively made export earnings of over US$ 27 billion over the years.

Government establishes a GH₵ 15 billion Ghana Financial Stability Fund

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 8 heures 59 minutes

Government has established the Ghana Financial Stability Fund (GFSF) with a target size of GH₵ 15 billion to be provided by the government and its development partners.

Ghana Institute of Planners advocate review of development plans

Cape Coast, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 9 heures une minute

The Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP) has charged economic planners to adopt innovative planning measures taking into cognisance, global complexities to stimulate economic growth and stability.

Mango juice wins GOIL CIMG entrepreneurial marketing and innovation awards

Ho, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 9 heures 4 minutes

A mango juice product by three students at the Ho Technical University (HTU) has been adjudged winner of the fourth edition of the HTU Chartered Institute of Marketers Ghana GOIL Pitch and Awards.

Morocco Elected Chair of AU Economic, Social, Cultural Council’s Permanent GA

Nairobi, 7 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 9 heures 20 minutes

Morocco Elected Chair of AU Economic, Social, Cultural Council's Permanent GA

Prevent smuggling of foodstuffs – Agric Minister tasks Upper West leaders

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 14 heures 31 minutes

Dr. Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, has asked the Upper West Regional and district directors of Agriculture to implement pragmatic measures to prevent the smuggling of agricultural produce to neighbouring countries.

Buhari hosts ICAO President, assures sustained investment in aviation sector

Abuja, 7 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 15 heures 36 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that Nigeria will continue to make significant investments in the provision of aviation infrastructure for safe, secure, environmentally friendly and sustainable economic development of international civil aviation.

Government calls for voluntary participation in debt restructuring

Accra, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 15 heures 40 minutes

The Government has called on bond holders to support its move for economic restoration, stability and growth by voluntarily taking part in Ghana’s domestic debt exchange programme.

Value addition to agriculture produce will enhance global market opportunities – DCE

Dodowa , 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

Mr Fred Offei, the Shai-Osudoku District Chief Executive, said value addition to agriculture produce is key to Ghana's favourable competition on the international market.

TAAG presents A220 aircraft

Luanda , 7 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 17 heures 17 minutes

Angolan Airlines “TAAG” presented Tuesday at Luanda’s 4 de Fevereiro International Airport the first of six aircraft of the A220-300 model, from Airbus, acquired through a commercial contract with ALC (Air Lease Corporation).

OACPS summit to discuss climate change, economic diversification and peace

Luanda , 7 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 17 heures 19 minutes

The challenges linked to climate change, economic diversification as well as peace and security will dominate debates of the 10th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), to be held Friday and Saturday in Luanda.

Economic performance depends on Central Bank’s obligations – Head of State

Luanda, 7 Décembre (Angop) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 17 heures 20 minutes

Angolan President, João Lourenço, said Tuesday in Luanda that the performance of the Angolan economy depends a lot on how the National Reserve Bank of Angola (BNA) complies with its obligations enshrined in the Constitution and the Law.

Nigeria recovers over N120bn from proceeds of crime – Lai Mohamned

Abuja, 7 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 13 jours 17 heures 24 minutes

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced the recovery of over N120 billion, among other currencies, through the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Law (POCA), 2022.

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia sign MoU on air safety

Abuja, 6 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 14 jours 16 heures 33 minutes

Nigeria on Monday in Abuja signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on accident investigation to promote air safety.

Nigeria ready to lead Africa to reshape, rebuild aviation sector – NCAA DG

Abuja, 6 Décembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 14 jours 16 heures 37 minutes

Nigeria is ready to lead other African countries in reshaping and rebuilding the aviation industry to boost the economy of the region.

Morocco Invests in new green program with OCP Group

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 9 heures 57 minutes

The Kingdom of Morocco has signed an agreement with the OCP Group, one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of phosphate fertilizers, as part of efforts to transition towards green energies and low-carbon economy.

Achieving financial inclusion for rural women through savings and loans strategy

Bolgatanga, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 6 minutes

“My son was an auto-mechanic apprentice for six years because I could not afford to pay for his passing out ceremony and to buy the tools for him to set up his own shop after his first three years of learning.

Ghana invites eligible holders to exchange GH₵137.3 billion of domestic notes and bonds

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 16 minutes

Ghana is inviting eligible holders to exchange GH₵137.3 billion of the domestic notes and bonds, including Energy Sector Levy Act Plc and Daakye Trust Plc, for a package of New Bonds to be issued by the country.

“We will safeguard the solvency of the financial institutions”-Ofori-Atta

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 21 minutes

Government says it will take all appropriate measures to safeguard the solvency of the financial institutions involved in the Ghana’s domestic debt exchange.

SSNIT to enroll eight million non-registered workers

Koforidua, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 27 minutes

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it is working assiduously to enroll more than eight million working Ghanaians, who are either not contributing to or are not enrolled onto the SSNIT pension.

Five MoUs Signed as Part of Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Project

Rabat, 5 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 15 jours 10 heures 55 minutes

Five MoUs Signed as Part of Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Project

Ghana, UAE non-oil bilateral trade hits $2.7 billion – Ambassador

Accra, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 16 jours 9 heures 24 minutes

Non-oil trade transactions between Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2022 hits 2.7 billion dollars.

Statement by the Royal Office

Rabat, 3 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 17 jours 8 heures 49 minutes

Statement by the Royal Office

Ghana to influence food system in the sub-region – President Akufo-Addo

Koforidua, 3 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 17 jours 9 heures 6 minutes

Ghana to influence food system in the sub-region - President Akufo-Addo

UNECA Official Highlights Role of ICT Infrastructure for Africa

Addis Ababa, 1 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 19 jours 10 heures 53 minutes

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Director for Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management Jean-Paul Adam underscored the importance of building the information and communication sector infrastructure in Africa.

Nigerian Minister Commands HM the King’s Impetus for Africa’s Free Zones Operators

Abuja, 1 Décembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 19 jours 11 heures 24 minutes

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Nigeria, Umana Okon Umana, welcomed, Thursday in Abuja, the impetus given by HM King Mohammed VI for the operators of free zones in Africa to come together in a single space for exchange and sharing of knowledge, know-how and experiences.

Togo: AFIS 2022 Highlights Morocco’s Experience in Financing Energy Transition

Lomé, 29 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 21 jours 11 heures 47 minutes

Morocco's experience in financing energy transition was highlighted in Togo's Lomé as part of the Africa financial industry summit (AFIS), held on November 28 and 29.

Morocco, Benin Exchange Ratification Instruments to Avoid Double Taxation

Cotonou, 29 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 21 jours 11 heures 52 minutes

Benin and Morocco on Monday exchanged ratification instruments relating to the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation, the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and the Establishment of Reciprocal Assistance Rules.

Non-oil exporters repatriated $4.99bn in 2022 – Emeifele

Lagos, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 21 jours 12 heures 41 minutes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says that non-oil exporters repatriated the sum of $4.99 billion into Nigeria in 2022.

 Uk, Nigeria trade volume hits £5.5bn

Abuja, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 21 jours 18 heures 8 minutes

United Kingdom and Nigeria said the trade volume between the two countries stood at 5.5 billion pounds.

Buhari to ECOWAS Parliament: We must keep faith with vision of founding fathers

Abuja, 28 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 22 jours 17 heures 18 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded legislators of the ECOWAS parliament on the need to align their programmes to those of the founding fathers of the sub-regional body.

Nigeria requires $410bn to achieve energy transitional plan by 2060 –FG

Minna, 25 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 25 jours 17 heures 17 minutes

The Federal Government says Nigeria requires 410 billion dollars to achieve its energy transition plan by 2060 to address challenges and policy flexibility in the sector.

Nigeria achieves economic growth in spite of global shocks — minister

Abuja, 25 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 25 jours 17 heures 25 minutes

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, says in spite global and local shocks, the Federal Government has recorded growth in the economy.

Continental Approach Will Promote Development of Tourism Equal to Africa’s Potential (Minister)

Marrakech, 24 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 26 jours 11 heures 59 minutes

Continental Approach Will Promote Development of Tourism Equal to Africa's Potential (Minister)

 Nigerian firm partners Chinese energy firm on electricity challenges

Abuja, 24 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 26 jours 18 heures 21 minutes

A Nigerian firm has entered into partnership with the Chinese digital energy sector, Techen Group to set up research centres in Nigeria and analyse Nigeria’s energy challenges and proffer solutions.

Nigeria partners Chinese energy firm on electricity challenges

Abuja, 24 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 26 jours 18 heures 22 minutes

A Nigerian firm has entered into partnership with the Chinese digital energy sector, Techen Group to set up research centres in Nigeria and analyse Nigeria’s energy challenges and proffer solutions.

FG, IFAD train 98,000 rural farmers

Abuja, 23 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 27 jours 17 heures 43 minutes

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Wednesday said no fewer than 98,000 rural farmers have benefitted from the Federal Government/IFAD-Value Chain Development Programme (FG/IFAD-VCDP) from 2019 to date.

Why I approved redesign of Naira notes locally – Buhari

Abuja, 23 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 27 jours 18 heures 21 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the new Naira banknotes, expressing delight that the redesigned currencies were locally produced by the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc.

NEPC targets $30bn revenue annually from non-oil exports

Jos, 22 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 17 heures 8 minutes

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council is targeting to generate a minimum of 30 billion dollars from non-oil exports annually as revenue.

PARLIAMENT PASSES THE DEPOSIT PROTECTION FUND ACT, 2022

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 19 heures 46 minutes

The Parliament of Sierra Leone on Thursday 17/11/2022 enacted into law, the bill entitled "The Deposit Protection Fund Act, 2022", with some amendments, for the financial security and economic development of the State.

PARLIAMENT PASSES THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CIVIC EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY ACT, 2022

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 19 heures 50 minutes

The Parliament of Sierra Leone on Friday 18/11/2022 debated and passed into law with some amendments, the bill entitled, "The National Council for Civic Education and Democracy Act 2022" , for development of Sierra Leone.

A TEAM FROM THE CARTER CENTRE, USA, PAYS WORKING VISIT TO THE ACC

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 19 heures 52 minutes

A team from the CarterCenter, a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization founded in 1982 by the former United States President, Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter on Thursday 17th November, 2022, paid a working visit to the leadership of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Sierra Leone.

ECOWAS SPEAKER DILATES ON POLITICS, ECONOMIC AND SECURITY OF THE GLOBE

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 19 heures 59 minutes

Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday 17 November 2022 - The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Honourable Dr. Sidie Mohamed Tunis on Thursday 17th November, 2022 in a Panel discussion held at the Crans Montana Forum dilated on West Africa's perspective on Globalisation; Economic; Politics; and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Pee Cee and Sons Boss thrills NYEEF …calls for collective efforts in creating jobs

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 20 heures 2 minutes

The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr. Julius Maada Bio was highly impressed at the major strides made by local companies like Pee Cee and Sons, and Jolaks Manufacturing Company, which are contributing to the economic development of Sierra Leone.

AFRICELL and Rokel Commercial Bank Launches the PUT N PUL System

Freetown, 22 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 2 mois 28 jours 20 heures 5 minutes

Africell Mobile Company limited and Rokel Commercial Bank launched the PUT N PUL System at their Juba Bridge branch on Friday 18th November, 2022.

Morocco, Nigeria Sign MoU on Electricity Regulation

Abuja, 21 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 29 jours 8 heures 53 minutes

The National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE) and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) signed on Monday in Abuja a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting cooperation in the field of electricity regulation.

Morocco-Nigeria Gas Pipeline, Strategic Structure That Will Serve Africa and Europe (Italian Foundation)

Rome, 21 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 2 mois 29 jours 12 heures 40 minutes

The colossal Morocco-Nigeria gas pipeline project represents a strategic structure that will serve both Africa and Europe, says the Italian Med'Or Foundation.

FG inaugurates `Export4Survival’ campaign to boost non-oil export

Abuja, 21 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 29 jours 18 heures 8 minutes

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the `Export4Survival’ campaign’ to boost the country’s non-oil export.

FG lists gains of UNESCO tourism confab hosted by Nigeria

Abuja, 21 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 29 jours 18 heures 50 minutes

The Federal Government says the just-concluded global tourism confab held at the National Theatre, Lagos, was a success with immense takeaways for Nigeria.

Food security: Sasakawa Africa, FG partner to strengthen regenerative agriculture

Abuja, 18 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 2 jours 18 heures 16 minutes

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) on Friday , renewed its commitment to support the Federal Government of Nigeria’s drive to enhance food and nutrition security, eradicate poverty and hunger through regenerative agriculture.

Egyptian investors partner Kebbi on rice production

Abuja, 17 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 3 jours 18 heures 11 minutes

A team of International Investors from Egypt, led by Gen. Walid Soliman-Morsy, is in Kebbi State to explore areas of partnership in the production of rice and other agricultural potentials.

Nigeria to begin rice export to Egypt, as RIFAN, Tiamin sign MoU

Abuja, 17 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 3 jours 18 heures 19 minutes

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tiamin Rice company for processing and sale of rice locally and internationally.

Sierra Leone to Sustain 22% Budgetary Allocation to Education, with Expansion in School Feeding

Freetown, 17 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 3 jours 21 heures 14 minutes

The Appropriation Act 2023 which was read for the first time in Parliament last Friday reiterated government commitment to the implementation of the Free Quality School Education (FQSE) by allocating 22% of the country’s national budget to education with expansion of the school feeding programme to more Chiefdoms.

Information Minister Attends Innovation Africa Summit in Lusaka

Freetown, 17 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 3 jours 21 heures 20 minutes

The Minister of Information and Communications Mr. Mohamed Rahman Swaray together with the Deputy Minister of Technical and Higher Education Mr. Sarjoh Aziz Kamara and team attend the Innovation Africa 2022 in Lusaka, Zambia.

Katsina Poly spends N1b to set up petroleum, chemical engineering programmes

Abuja, 16 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 4 jours 16 heures 10 minutes

The Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina, says it has received about N1 billion funding for the introduction of petroleum technology and chemical engineering programmes.

LERC Embraces PPA Between Liberia, Ivorian Group

MONROVIA, 15 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 5 jours 20 heures 4 minutes

The Board of Commissioners (BoC) of the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC) welcomes the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed between the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) and Côte D'Ivoire Énergies (CIE), to supply 27 megawatts of electricity to Liberia.

Mobilizing Innovative Financing for Building Resilience and Sustainable Food System for Africa

Freetown, 15 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 5 jours 20 heures 22 minutes

Overview- African women are faced with rising food prices making it extremely difficult to meet their food needs. The advent of COVID 19 made close to 24 million Africans face severe suffering. Coupled with Russia-Ukraine war, further exacerbated the problem threatening Africa food sufficiency. Dr. Adesanya, President of African Development Bank (ADB) announced that the ADB secured $1.5b to help Africa through the Africa Food Emergency.

Sierra Leone delegation holds bilateral talks with GGGI

Freetown, 15 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 5 jours 20 heures 25 minutes

A round-table meeting took place on the margins of Cop27 between Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation, Rex Bhonapha and delegation met with GGGI on Saturday 12 November 2022 to discuss ways of accessing support for Sierra Leone’s climate actions.

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Holds Constructive COP27 Engagements

Freetown, 15 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 5 jours 20 heures 28 minutes

It has been an incredibly busy but very constructive time at COP27.

Economic Summit: Nigerian entrepreneur sets agenda for “the Nigeria we need ”

Abuja, 15 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 5 jours 21 heures 36 minutes

A Nigerian Entrepreneur, Mr Pascal Dozie, has urged Nigerians to set an agenda for incoming leaders after the 2023 general elections, to achieve a greater country.

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline’s Technical Committee Meets in Rabat

Rabat, 11 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 3 mois 9 jours 10 heures 10 minutes

The day after HM King Mohammed VI's speech on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the Green March, the technical committee of the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project, composed of representatives of the oil companies of Senegal, Mauritania and Nigeria, ECOWAS and Morocco, met from November 7 to 11 in Rabat to discuss the progress of this strategic project.

ONHYM Chief Highlights Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Advantages

Rabat, 11 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 3 mois 9 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

ONHYM Chief Highlights Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Advantages

Afrimoney Introduces Donation Platform on its Menu

Freetown, 8 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 12 jours 16 heures 54 minutes

The Director of Afrimoney, Sierra Leone said they have introduced the donational platform as another additional service in the *161# Afrimoney mobile system which is meant to help churches, mosque and other organizations in receiving money for themselves in the country.

SIERRA LEONE FOR 5TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR SCORES VERY HIGH IN THE MCC’S ‘‘CONTROL OF CORRUPTION’’ INDICATOR AND SCORECARD

Freetown, 8 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 12 jours 16 heures 58 minutes

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that Sierra Leone has, again, scored very high score (79 percent) in the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) ‘Control of Corruption’ Indicator, making it five (5) consecutive years of huge progress in the country’s score in the MCC Scorecard since 2018.

CBL To Infuse Coins On Liberian Market Next Week

MONROVIA, 7 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 13 jours 18 heures 44 minutes

K. Ericson Sayee The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has disclosed it will by next week begin the infusion of coins on the Liberian market.

Senate Concurs With House On 2 Investment Accords

MONROVIA, 7 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 13 jours 18 heures 46 minutes

Calvin Brooks The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has concurred with the House of Representatives in the passage of two investment incentive agreements.

Pres. Weah’s Morocco Trip Bags Another Dividend—This Time US$50m From Hungary

MONROVIA, 7 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 13 jours 19 heures 5 minutes

President George Manneh Weah has acknowledged with gratitude the approval of US$50 million by the Government of Hungary, not only for undertaking investment ventures in Liberia but also for scholarships intended for the young people of Liberia.

Vice President Represents Liberia At AfDB Africa Investment Forum In Abidjan

MONROVIA, 7 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 13 jours 19 heures 7 minutes

Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has represented President George Manneh Weah and Liberia in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire at the just-ended Africa Investment Forum (AIF) organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Marrakech: FCEM President Calls Morocco Africa’s ‘Reference’ in Green Economy

Marrakech, 3 Novembre (MAP) Il y a une année 3 mois 17 jours 11 heures 49 minutes

Marrakech: FCEM President Calls Morocco Africa's 'Reference' in Green Economy

Pres. Weah On Importance, Benefits of Africa Public Accounts Management

Monrovia, 2 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 18 jours 14 heures 46 minutes

President George Manneh Weah has spoken highly of the importance of the Africa Organization of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) and its benefits for citizens across the African continent.

Senate Grants Pres. Weab 22 Days To Submit Draft Nat’l Budget

MONROVIA, 2 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 18 jours 14 heures 53 minutes

The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has granted a request by President George M. Weah seeking the Extension of Submission of the FY2023 Draft National Budget by 22 working days as of October 31, 2022, on or before November 30, 2022.

Pres. Weah Submits Financing Agreement To House For Ratification

MONROVIA, 2 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 18 jours 15 heures 58 minutes

The Plenary of the House of Representatives has unanimously voted to forward to its committees on Ways, Means & Finance and Judiciary, a "Financing Agreement (Liberia COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness And Response Project Second Additional Financing) between Liberia and the International Development Association submitted for ratification to the body by President George M. Weah.

Private sector critical in reviving skills acquisition centres – Osinbajo

Abuja, 1 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 19 heures 23 minutes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will collaborate more with the private sector, especially in the relevant policy formation process and the management of skills centres in the country.

Expert Blames High Stunting, Malnutrition On Lack Of Agro Produce

Monrovia, 1 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 19 heures 32 minutes

The Director of Nutrition, Dr. Annette Brima-Davies, has indicated that the rapid increase of malnutrition rate in Liberia is due to the lack of agricultural produce on the Liberian market.

LibTA heading For SRO Status

Monrovia, 1 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 19 heures 36 minutes

The Liberia Timber Association (LibTA) has embarked on a process to transcend into a Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) to consolidate its engagement and supervisory role as prime representative of logging companies in Liberia.

LiMA: 2 Stranded Vessels In Liberian Waters ‘No Threat’

Monrovia, 1 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 19 heures 39 minutes

The Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA) has informed the public of two incidents currently involving vessels that encountered propulsion and safety difficulties in the jurisdictional waters of Liberia.

New FIA Head Vows To Uphold Integrity

Monrovia, 1 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 19 heures 46 minutes

The new Director General of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA), Stanley Ford, has vowed to work assiduously in the discharge of his duties, placing dedication and integrity at the heart of the entity.

Uganda Airlines to begin flights to Nigeria in December – CEO

Abuja, 1 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 19 jours 20 heures 34 minutes

Jenifer Bamuturaki, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Airlines, says the airline will begin flights to Nigeria in December.

Recession: Economists advocate review of Nigeria’s economic recovery strategies

Port Harcourt, 31 Octobre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 20 jours 16 heures 7 minutes

Some economists have advocated taking of practical steps by the Federal Government to review its economic recovery and growth strategies for Nigeria to be able to evade imminent global recession.

Leather Institute takes advocacy to Portugal

Abuja, 31 Octobre (NAN) Il y a une année 3 mois 20 jours 16 heures 10 minutes

Nigerian Institute of Leather Science Technology (NILEST), Zaria, has extended its advocacy campaign on National Leather Policy to Portugal leather Industry with a view to attracting foreign partnership.

CBL To Build Regional Cash Hub In River Gee County

Monrovia , 28 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 23 jours 18 heures 32 minutes

The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has disclosed plans to construct a regional sub-branch in Fish Town, River Gee County.

Commerce Minister Remains Under Oath Over Rice Subsidy – Senate

MONROVIA, 28 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 23 jours 18 heures 35 minutes

The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has resolved that Commerce and Industry Minister, Mawine G. Diggs, remains under oath to submit to the Committees on Public Accounts & Audits and Ways, Means, Finance and Budget all relevant documents relative to the rice subsidy by government and the expenditure of the US$15.5 million.

WFP Calls For Action To Avert Global Food Insecurity

MONROVIA, 28 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 23 jours 18 heures 40 minutes

The world is at risk of yet another year of record hunger as the global food crisis continues to drive yet more people into worsening levels of acute food insecurity, warns the U.N. World Food Program (WFP).

House Ratifies US$35m Investment Incentive Agreement

MONROVIA, 28 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 23 jours 19 heures 13 minutes

The Plenary of the House of Representatives has unanimously voted to ratify an Investment Incentive Agreement between the Republic of Liberia and G5 Plus (Liberia) Incorporated.

Sierra Leone Education policies and İnnovation drives applauded at the African Forum for Research and İnnovation in Abuja .

Freetown, 26 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 25 jours 18 heures 55 minutes

Sierra Leone Deputy Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Sarjoh Aziz-Kamara has received a standing ovation after making an excellent presentation on how Sierra Leone has used Science, Technology and İnnovation to rebrand Sierra Leone’s Educational sector.

Deputy Managing Director of SALWACO Highlights Reformation Strives and Development Needs

Freetown, 26 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 25 jours 18 heures 59 minutes

The Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) highlighted that the establishment of his office was a step in the right direction as was deemed fit by His Excellency, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio. Albert Harrison Harvey was speaking during an exclusive interview at the SALWACO Head Office in Freetown.

SIERRA LEONE HIGH COMMISSIONER TO KENYA PRESENTS INVESTOR TO THE LEADERSHIP OF PARLIAMENT

Freetown, 26 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 3 mois 25 jours 19 heures 3 minutes

The Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Kenya, Her Excellency, Isatu Aminata Bundu on Wednesday 19/10/2022 presented an investor from Kenya to the Speaker and the Leadership of Parliament in his Chambers at Parliament Building in Freetown.

Senate Cites Finance, Commerce Ministers, Others Over Rice Subsidy

MONROVIA, 24 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 27 jours 19 heures 27 minutes

The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has cited the Ministers of Finance and Development Planning, Commerce and Industries, and Agriculture to appear Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12 noon to clarify issues surrounding rice subsidy.

CSO Calls for Inclusion In Implementation of Liberia’s NDCs

MONROVIA , 24 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 27 jours 19 heures 44 minutes

The Chairperson of The National Civil Society Council of Liberia (NCSCL) Madam Loretta Aletha Pope Kai has called on the Government of Liberia and its partners to consider civil society organizations (CSOs) in the implementation of the country’s revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

IAA Embarks On Robust Five -Year Strategic Plan

MONROVIA, 24 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 3 mois 27 jours 20 heures 6 minutes

In an effort to enhance human resource capacity, increase efficiency and effectiveness of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA) functions and also enhance stakeholders and public confidence in the public sector the Agency has embarked on a robust reform process based on a five-year strategic plan to improve internal controls across Government.

Morocco Donates 25K Tons of Fertilizer for Senegalese Small Farmers

Dakar, 21 Octobre (MAP) Il y a une année 3 mois 30 jours 18 heures 8 minutes

Morocco Donates 25K Tons of Fertilizer for Senegalese Small Farmers

Casablanca: Malagasy Pres. Takes Part in Third Choiseul Africa Business Forum

Casablanca, 20 Octobre (MAP) Il y a une année 4 mois 18 heures 8 minutes

Casablanca: Malagasy Pres. Takes Part in Third Choiseul Africa Business Forum

GoL, OPEC Fund Sign Grant To Finance Fisheries Project

MONROVIA, 18 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 19 heures 25 minutes

The government of Liberia through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has signed a US$20 million loan and a US$240,000 complementary technical assistance grant with OPEC Fund to co-finance the Liberia Sustainable Management of Fisheries Project with the World Bank.

Pres. Weah Issues Executive Order #112 On Nat’l Railway

MONROVIA, 18 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 19 heures 30 minutes

President George Manneh Weah has issued Executive Order #112 establishing the National Railway Authority (NRA) with responsibility to, among other things, manage railway and associated infrastructures owned by the Government of Liberia.

Vice President Jalloh Admonishes NASSIT Administration to Invest in Healthcare & Housing

Freetown, 18 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 20 heures 57 minutes

The Honourable Vice President of Sierra Leone, Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh admonished NASSIT Administration to invest on Healthcare infrastracture and Housing during the Trust’s National Members Conference at the Bintumani Center in Aberdeen, Freetown.

BIO’S DEVELOPMENT DIARY

Freetown, 18 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 21 heures 40 secondes

The development of international airports equipped with advanced technologies to attract and accommodate huge passenger volume, the world over, is becoming a norm to a large extent that there is a widely held belief among aviation and tourism experts that a modern airport embodies a country’s Unique Selling Proposition (USP) given that it is always the first point of entry for visitors, especially first-time travelers. This, in itself, gravitates a positive reputation for a country.

2023 Parliament Appropriation process commences

Freetown, 18 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 21 heures 11 minutes

In preparedness for the 2023 Budget Appropriation hearings, Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Monday 17/10/2022 engaged some Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) at the New Administrative Building of Parliament at Tower Hill in Freetown.

IMF Annual Confab: Financial Secretary impressed colleagues

Freetown, 18 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 21 heures 15 minutes

At the World Bank Building J B 1 - 701 18th ST NW Washington, DC , Sierra Leone’s Financial Secretary Sahr Lahai Jusu has impressed colleague panelists, and audience at the World Bank -IMF annual meeting .

Expanding Sierra Leone’s Diplomatic Agenda: President Bio Opens New Embassies in Africa and Europe

Freetown , 18 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a une année 4 mois 2 jours 21 heures 19 minutes

Much to the chagrin of the opposition, His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio flew a few too many times to various destinations to undo the stigma and the reputational damage to our nation that his Government inherited. It is directly linked to the country’s economy and our standing in the world.

NAMA increases satellite ground base stations to 14

Abuja, 17 Octobre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 3 jours 22 heures 15 minutes

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has increased the satellite ground base stations from eight to 14 to accommodate the new airports across the country.

Pres. Weah Issues Executive Order Exempting LEC From Customs Duty

Monrovia , 13 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 4 mois 7 jours 19 heures 39 minutes

President George Manneh Weah has issued Executive Order #111 exempting the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) from paying Customs Duty on GST generation, transmission and distribution equipment, materials and fuel.

Oti Region sits on golden pot of untapped investment opportunities-Minister

Accra, 10 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 10 jours 22 heures 13 minutes

Mr Joshua Makubu, the Oti Regional Minister, says the Region has large segment of untapped investment opportunities that could be explored by both local international investors to improve the local economy.

GEPA tasks MMDAs to identify key export products for development

Accra, 10 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 10 jours 22 heures 19 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to take active interest in the export development processes of the country.

Wakanow opens affiliate hub in Kumasi

Accra, 10 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 10 jours 22 heures 29 minutes

Players in the travel and tour industry in the Ashanti Region are about to have a new experience with the provision of a centre where they can conveniently transact virtually all online travel services for clients.

Trade Ministry engages wholesalers, retailers on Textiles Tax Stamps Policy 

Accra, 10 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 10 jours 22 heures 37 minutes

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen, has engaged with textiles wholesalers and retailers on the implementation of the Textiles Tax Stamps Policy. 

Ghana-IMF negotiations constructive, more to be done

Accra, 8 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 12 jours 11 heures 32 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has described its second round of negotiation with Ghana for a loan support facility for the country’s homegrown economic programme as constructive.

Ghana Chapter of Parliamentary Network of World Bank/IMF relaunched

, 8 Octobre () Il y a une année 4 mois 12 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

Ghana Chamber of Commerce signs MOU with Ukrainian counterpart

Accra, 7 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 13 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) and the Exporters and Investors Council of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Accra to boost bilateral cooperation.

GRA launches revised Service Charter to improve customer delivery

Accra, 7 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 13 jours 11 heures 40 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched its Revised Service Charter as part of this year’s Customer Service Week to help the Authority improve on its Customer Service delivery, while paying attention to the taxpayers.

Corporate Governance Code to set national standard for best corporate governance principles, practices

Accra, 6 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 14 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

Professor Collins Ntim, Professor of Accounting, Southampton Business School, says a Corporate Governance Code for Ghana will set a national standard for best corporate governance principles and practices.

Adopt Management Systems to become innovative in your Businesses – GSA

Accra, 6 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 14 jours 11 heures 30 minutes

Mr Prince I. K. Arthur, Director of Metrology at the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), has charged businesses in the country to be innovative to keep pace with the increasingly competitive markets.

SMEDAN pledges to push Nigeria’s export target to $35bn

Abuja, 6 Octobre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 14 jours 12 heures 31 minutes

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), on Thursday in Abuja pledged to push Nigeria’s export target further to 35 billion dollars over the next five years.

Osinbajo seeks protection of Africa from sea-based minerals exploitation

Abuja, 6 Octobre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 14 jours 12 heures 33 minutes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advocated for the protection of Africa from economic exploitation of sea-based minerals and adverse agreements in that global sector.

Ghana’s cocoa not banned- EU Ambassador

Accra, 3 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 17 jours 11 heures 48 minutes

Mr Irchad Razaarly, the European Union Ambassador, says there is no ban on Ghana's cocoa into the European market as speculated in the media space.

Economic Hardship: Government must protect financial institutions, households – Economists 

Accra, 3 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 17 jours 11 heures 51 minutes

Some Economists have advised the Government to protect financial institutions and households as it works towards restructuring the country’s debt with the help of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 

IMF loan support programme: No need to panic

Accra, 1 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 19 jours 10 heures 53 minutes

Dr Patrick Asuming, an Economist, has asked Ghanaians not to engage in “unexpected cash withdrawals” (panic withdrawals) as the Government prepares for debt restructuring.

GRA urges enterprises to register, issue VAT

Accra, 1 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 19 jours 10 heures 56 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has urged business owners to register with the Authority and issue Value Added Tax (VAT) invoices to avoid prosecution.

$75 million petroleum revenue into Agenda 111 project

Accra, 1 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 19 jours 10 heures 58 minutes

Government has since 2021 invested $75 million of petroleum revenue into the Agenda 111 health project, the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC) has revealed.

GRA seizes documents, equipment of alleged tax defaulters

Accra, 1 Octobre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 19 jours 11 heures une minute

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday seized documents and equipment from alleged tax defaultets for failing to issue Value Added Tax (VAT) invoices.

Africa needs to develop Mango, Cassava ICT sectors- ITC

Accra, 30 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 20 jours 10 heures 2 minutes

Mr Ruben Poolchund, Chief Officer for Africa at the International Trade Centre (ITC) says there is the need to develop the Mango, Cassava and ICT sectors, given the great potential for value addition and export.

Nigeria urges local, foreign oil coys to help tackle energy poverty

Abuja, 30 Septembre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 20 jours 17 heures 46 minutes

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has called on both local and international oil companies to join hands with the Federal Government to tackle energy poverty in the country.

Nigeria -China bilateral trade hits $12bn – Envoy

Abuja, 30 Septembre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 20 jours 17 heures 55 minutes

Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun says that the China-Nigeria trade volume has recorded a great rise of 7.1 per cent in the past one year hit 12billion U.S Dollars.

World Bank approves $750m to boost Nigeria’s business environment

Abuja, 30 Septembre (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 20 jours 18 heures 7 minutes

The World Bank has approved 750 million dollars for the Nigeria State Action on Business Enabling Reforms (SABER) Programme-for-Results.

Ghana’s export to Burkina Faso increased to $276million in 2021

Accra, 29 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 15 minutes

Ghana's exports to Burkina Faso have increased to $276million in 2021 from $264million in 2020.

Africa records decade rapid growth despite persistent income inequalities

Accra, 29 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 24 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says despite decades of rapid growth in sub-Saharan Africa, the region still has income inequalities among many of its citizens.

Non payment of Mobile money loans could affect borrowers

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 22 jours 11 heures 3 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) says deliberately refusing to repay mobile money loans could negatively affect customer’s credit history.

Ghana establishes fertilizer platform

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 22 jours 11 heures 6 minutes

Ghana has established a fertilizer platform to promote increased agricultural productivity through sustainable and safe use of appropriate fertilizer and soil amendment.

LPG Price build-up under review – Deputy Energy Minister

Accra, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 22 jours 11 heures 9 minutes

The Government is reviewing the price build-up for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as part of the implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM), Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, a Deputy Minister of Energy, has said.

Trade between Ghana and China hits US$9.57billion

Cape Coast, 28 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 22 jours 11 heures 12 minutes

Built on mutual trust for development, bilateral trade volume between Ghana and China peaked at US$9.57billion in 2021 from US$6.67billion in 2017, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Lu Kun has disclosed.

US to commit 138 million dollars to support Ghana’s human capital development

Accra, 26 Septembre (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 24 jours 10 heures 15 minutes

Madam Virginia E. Palmer, the United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, says the US government will work with Congress to provide 138 million dollars to support human capital development in education, health and peace bu