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Economy


Caseware Africa, MAP push for technology use in financial reporting

Accra, 22 Juin (GNA) Il y a 11 heures 29 minutes

Caseware Africa, an auditing and financial reporting software provider, and Makers and Partners (MAP), a chartered accountancy firm, have urged businesses to embrace technology in financial reporting and management.

Electrochem Ghana Limited disburses interest-free loans to Ada women

Accra, 22 Juin (GNA) Il y a 11 heures 31 minutes

Naana Adiki Manyeyo Adi I, Queen of the Royal Adibiawer Clan of Ada, has said that about 200 women entrepreneurs have received various interest-free loans in the first disbursement of the Electrochem Ghana Limited women empowerment project.

Sunyani Area NEDCo to retrieve Gh¢25 million in Revenue Mobilisation Exercise

Accra, 22 Juin (GNA) Il y a 11 heures 33 minutes

The Sunyani Area of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) has targeted to recover Gh¢25 million out of over Gh¢100 million owed by customers during phase five of its revenue mobilization exercise.

SIAT Group restructure edible oil operations in Ghana and Nigeria

Accra, 22 Juin (GNA) Il y a 11 heures 35 minutes

The Board of Societe d’Investissement pour l’Agriculture Tropicale nv. sa. (SIAT GROUP) has restructured and consolidated its edible oil business in Ghana and Nigeria.

Caseware Africa, MAP push for technology use in financial reporting

Accra, 21 Juin (GNA) Il y a un jour 3 heures 7 minutes

Caseware Africa, an auditing and financial reporting software provider, and Makers and Partners (MAP), a chartered accountancy firm, have urged businesses to embrace technology in financial reporting and management.

Electrochem Ghana Limited disburses interest-free loans to Ada women

Kasseh-Ada, 21 Juin (GNA) Il y a un jour 3 heures 10 minutes

Naana Adiki Manyeyo Adi I, Queen of the Royal Adibiawer Clan of Ada, has said that about 200 women entrepreneurs have received various interest-free loans in the first disbursement of the Electrochem Ghana Limited women empowerment project.

Sunyani Area NEDCo to retrieve Gh¢25 million in Revenue Mobilisation Exercise

Sunyani, 21 Juin (GNA) Il y a un jour 3 heures 12 minutes

The Sunyani Area of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) has targeted to recover Gh¢25 million out of over Gh¢100 million owed by customers during phase five of its revenue mobilization exercise.

SIAT Group restructure edible oil operations in Ghana and Nigeria

Accra, 21 Juin (GNA) Il y a un jour 3 heures 14 minutes

The Board of Societe d’Investissement pour l’Agriculture Tropicale nv. sa. (SIAT GROUP) has restructured and consolidated its edible oil business in Ghana and Nigeria.

Zambia Economic Promotion Week Launched in Morocco

Rabat, 21 Juin (MAP) Il y a un jour 12 heures 36 minutes

The Zambia Economic Promotion Week commenced on Thursday in Rabat, with the goal of showcasing Zambia's economic potential in Morocco across various sectors.

High interest rates collapsing poultry industry-Poultry Farmers  

Dumasua, 19 Juin (GAN) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 17 minutes

Poultry Farmers in the Sunyani Municipality have raised concerns about high interest rates which is collapsing their business in the country.

Ghana’s service sector to contribute 51 per cent of youth employment by 2030–World Data Lab

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 20 minutes

Ghana's youth employment, dominated by the service sector, is projected to grow to 51 per cent by 2030, the World Data Lab (WDL) has indicated.

Political commitment critical in making African Audit institutions independent

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 22 minutes

African governments have been asked to show political commitment in providing independence to Supreme Audit Institutions to ensure effective spending of public funds.

Ghana must strategically position industries to harness global economic opportunities- Prof. Agyapong

Kumasi, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 24 minutes

A Professor of Strategic Management, has stressed the need for Ghana to strengthen its industrial development agenda to position industries as strategic tool needed to harness opportunities to drive the country’s economic transformation.

Shippers’ Authority Board pays working visit to Western Rail Line

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

Madam Stella Wilson, Chairperson of the Governing Board, Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA), has led a team comprising members of the Board and a representation of the Management to visit the Western Rail Line under construction by the Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA).

Ghana’s energy sector recovery programme gets US$260m boost

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

Ghana has received a total of US$260 million from the World Bank to improve the financial viability of electricity distribution and increase access to clean cooking solutions in the country.

Back trade petitions with data at firm, industry level – GITC

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 4 heures 30 minutes

Mr Maxwell Apenkro, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer of the Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC), has asked industry players seeking to file petition over unfair trade practices to back their requests with data at the firm and industry level.

Help solve Ghana’s economic woes – PK Amoabeng to business executives

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 7 heures une minute

Mr Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Former Chief Executive Officer of the defunct UT Bank, has appealed to business executives to sacrifice their comfort and help create solutions to address critical developmental challenges confronting the country.

Ghana’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Rakes in $29 Million, as PIAC seeks ways to boost returns

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 7 heures 3 minutes

The Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC) has disclosed that Ghana's Sovereign Wealth Fund also known as the Ghana Heritage Fund (GHF), generated $29 million in annual income in 2023.

Blaze Metals FZ-LLC earns RJC certification as latest member

Accra, 19 Juin (GNA) Il y a 3 jours 7 heures 6 minutes

Blaze Metals FZ-LLC, a leading global metals player, has joined the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) for a three-year term, a prestigious organization promoting ethical and responsible practices throughout the Jewellery supply chain.

2024 elections should put confidence in economy – Prof Bokpin tells EC

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 jours 3 heures 57 minutes

Professor Godfred Alufar Bokpin, an Economist, has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to conduct the 2024 elections in a manner that will give investors' confidence in the Ghanaian economy.

Forestry manager advocates investment in commercial tree planting

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 8 jours 3 heures 58 minutes

Mr Francis Brobbey, the District Manager of the Sunyani Forest Services Division (FSD), has urged Ghanaians to consider investing in commercial tree planting to benefit the environment and enhance their economic prospects.

No economy can grow without embracing digitalisation – ECOWAS Resident Representative

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 9 jours une heure 35 minutes

Mr Baba Gana Wakil, ECOWAS Resident Representative in Ghana, has underscored the critical role of digitalisation in the economic growth of member states.

Assembly supports farmers with ruminants in Tumu

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 9 jours une heure 37 minutes

Mr. Fuseini Batong Yakubu, the Sisalla East Municipal Chief Executive, has distributed ruminants for rearing around border communities, with a call not to sell but to take good care of them to improve their living conditions.

Yam prices surge in Tamale

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 9 jours une heure 39 minutes

There has been a surge in yam prices in Tamale, a city in a region traditionally known for its abundant supply of the commodity.

World Data Lab, Mastercard launch Africa Youth Employment Clock

Accra, 14 Juin (GNA) Il y a 9 jours une heure 41 minutes

The Mastercard Foundation and the World Data Lab have launched the Africa Youth Employment Clock, a digital tool that monitors real-time job growth and forecasts employment trends in Africa up to 2030.

Year-on-Year inflation falls to 23.1 per cent in May, lowest in 26 months

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 3 minutes

The year-on-year inflation rate fell for the second consecutive month to 23.1 per cent in May from 25.0 recorded in April 2024, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) said on Wednesday, June 12.

Official Creditors’ MoU will support IMF Board’s approval of US$360m – Kristalina Georgieva

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 4 minutes

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), says, the agreement reached between Ghana and its Official Creditor Committee (OCC) will be helpful in the approval of the country’s US$360 million third tranche.

Ghana’s Minister of State to deliver keynote address at Afreximbank Annual Meetings

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare, Minister of State in Charge of Finance, is leading Ghana’s delegation to attend the 2024 edition of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) meeting, which is scheduled to take place in Nassau, Bahamas, from June 12th to 15th, 2024.

Ghana agrees on debt relief terms with Official Creditor Committee

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 8 minutes

The government has reached an agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Official Creditor Committee (OCC), co-chaired by China and France, on the restructuring of some US$13 billion external debt.

Illicit Financial Flow: Ghana loses $1.4 billion per year – First Deputy Speaker

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 10 minutes

According to a Justice Network Research, Ghana loses $1.4 billion per year because of illicit financial flows and taxation, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, first Deputy Speaker has mentioned.

Bono Minister calls on Burkina Faso to protect Ghanaians traders  

Accra, 12 Juin (GNA) Il y a 10 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

The Embassy of Burkina Faso in Accra has been urged to do more and protect Ghanaian traders on the Ghana-Burkina Faso highways to deepen the bilateral relations between the two countries for mutual benefit.

Geneva: Comoros Pdt Expresses Gratitude for Morocco’s Role in WTO Accession

Geneva, 12 Juin (MAP) Il y a 10 jours 6 heures 23 minutes

The President of the Union of the Comoros expressed on Wednesday in Geneva his gratitude for Morocco's leadership in his country's successful accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Government must halt fast depreciating Cedi – Hassan Ayariga

Accra, 11 Juin (GNA) Il y a 11 jours 3 heures 17 minutes

Dr Hassan Ayariga, Founder and Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), has asked the Government to halt the fast-depreciating Ghana cedi to avert economic hardships facing the citizenry.

CIMG unveils 35th awards, targets AI for transformative marketing

Accra, 10 Juin (GNA) Il y a 12 jours 4 heures 3 minutes

The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) has unveiled the 35th edition of its flagship Annual National Marketing Performance Awards.

Morocco, ‘Important Model’ for Development in Africa (Brazilian FM)

Rabat, 8 Juin (MAP) Il y a 14 jours 12 heures 14 minutes

Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira said Friday in Rabat that Morocco stands out as an “important model” for development on the African continent.

Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences supports rice production in Northern Ghana

Accra, 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 26 minutes

The Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC), and the Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, a Chinese research institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards the development of improved rice seed varieties to boost production in the country.

Ghana’s poultry industry is back-FSRP

Accra, 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 30 minutes

Ghana’s poultry industry is back to life, Mr Osei Owusu Agyeman, Project Coordinator, Food System Resilience Programme (FSRP) declared on Friday.

Independent Parliamentary aspirant supports 500 women with soft loans

Obuasi , 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 32 minutes

Mr. Kofi Appianin Ennin, an Independent Parliamentary aspirant in the Obuasi West Constituency, has granted 500 women interest free loans.

Ghana gold production rises to 4 million ounces in 2023

Accra, 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 35 minutes

Ghana's gold producton rose 8.3 per cent to 4 million ounces in 2023 compared to 3.7 million ounces the previous year, data from the Ghana Chamber of Mines showed.

Shippers’ Law needs urgent review- GSA  

Accra, 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 41 minutes

Mr. Kwesi Baffour Sarpong, the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), says Ghana’s 50-year-old shipper’s law needs to be updated.

Ghana’s third tranche US$360 million to go to IMF Board end June

Accra, 7 Juin (GNA) Il y a 15 jours 3 heures 46 minutes

Ghana’s second review programme for a third tranche of US$360 million is expected to go before the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by the end of June 2024.

Re-prioritize railways for faster economic development -Minister

Takoradi, 6 Juin (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 3 heures 40 minutes

Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, has called for the reprioritization of the railway sector to ensure that full work on expansion and rehabilitation is completed to spur economic growth.

Asantehene urges mining companies to retain profits in Ghana to accelerate economic development

Accra, 6 Juin (GNA) Il y a 16 jours 3 heures 48 minutes

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged mining companies to retain more of their profits in the country to help accelerate the development of the economy.

Government encouraged to stop co-mingling of oil funds

Accra, 5 Juin (GNA) Il y a 17 jours 3 heures 21 minutes

Emerita Professor Elizabeth Schandorf, the Chairperson of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has urged the government to prioritise funding of project involving oil monies rather than co-mingling funds for such projects.

Industry endorses Ghana going nuclear, calls for macroeconomic stability

Accra, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 3 heures 54 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), the umbrella body of manufacturing companies in the country, has endorsed Ghana adding nuclear power to its energy mix.

Government urged to create congenial environment for GHABA members

Tamale, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 3 heures 56 minutes

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) has appealed to government to create a congenial working environment for members of the Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA) in the practice of their profession.

GDCA, partners train youth in plumbing works, organic vegetable production

Dalun , 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 3 heures 59 minutes

A total of 60 youth in the northern part of the country have undergone training in plumbing works, and organic vegetable production to equip and empower them with self-employable skills to improve their livelihoods.

Media practitioners call for swift implementation of PIAC’s recommendations

Takoradi, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 4 heures une minute

Emerita Professor Elizabeth Schandorf, the Chairperson of Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has indicated that their findings in the 2023 annual report on the management and use of Petroleum Revenue reported a decline for the fourth consecutive year.

Finance Minister courts investors’ support to boost Ghana’s economic recovery

Accra, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a 18 jours 4 heures 4 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Minister of Finance, has called on the investor community to support Ghana to speed up the recovery of its economy, which is seeing a rebound.

Nuclear proving itself as the best source of energy for Ghana

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 4 heures 18 minutes

To grow and industrialize, Ghana as a country needs a stable, cheaper, and reliable energy generation mix to get all of its sectors and industries on their toes.

High-level Forum: Advocacy to Make AI Essential Component of Sustainable Development in Africa

Rabat, 3 Juin (MAP) Il y a 19 jours 11 heures une minute

High-level Forum: Advocacy to Make AI Essential Component of Sustainable Development in Africa

UM6P-Rabat: High-Level Forum on Artificial Intelligence as Lever for Development in Africa Kicks off

Rabat, 3 Juin (MAP) Il y a 19 jours 11 heures 57 minutes

UM6P-Rabat: High-Level Forum on Artificial Intelligence as Lever for Development in Africa Kicks off

Nestle Ghana invests in distributors, pledges continuous stay in Ghana

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 10 minutes

Nestle Ghana Ltd, a leading daily household food manufacturing company, has provided trucks to five of its top national distributors to enable them expand their reach.

DDEP impacts BOG as bank seeks early recapitalisation-Report

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 13 minutes

The Bank of Ghana has been impacted by the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) as it seeks recapitalization from development partners, a report disclosed.

Report reveals 36 per cent shortfall in ECG’s payments for Gas in 2023

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 14 minutes

A report by the Public Interest Accountability Committee(PIAC) reveals a 36 percent shortfall in the Electricity Company of Ghana’s payments in accordance with the cash waterfall mechanism (CWM) for gas in 2023.

Finance Minister pushes for friendlier tax systems in Africa

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 15 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Ghana’s Finance Minister, has called on African governments to reform tax systems to make payment simple and fast, and friendlier to businesses and individuals.

Amin Adam kicks against Africa’s heavy investment in foreign lands

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 17 minutes

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, has kicked against African governments investing significantly in foreign financial institutions using money earned from its most resource-rich sectors.

Fairtrade Africa empowers cocoa sector women with gender training

Accra, 3 Juin (GNA) Il y a 19 jours 15 heures 19 minutes

Fairtrade Africa, through its Sustainable, Democratic, and Inclusive Cocoa Cooperatives in West Africa Project, has held a graduation ceremony for 26 students who received gender training at the Women's School of Leadership.

Plan International Ghana holds exhibition for youth-led organisations

Accra, 2 Juin (GNA) Il y a 20 jours 12 heures 12 minutes

The Southern Programme Impact and Influencing Area (SPIIA) of Plan International Ghana has organised its 2024 youth exhibition fair in Ho, the Volta Regional capital, for 32 youth-led organisations to improve their initiatives.

Ghanaians to pay more for electricity and water, effective July

Accra, 2 Juin (GNA) Il y a 20 jours 12 heures 21 minutes

Effective July 1, 2024, household and industrial consumers will be paying more utility tariffs for electricity and water, following a second quarter upward review under the Quarterly Tariff Review Mechanism.

Ghana can excel within the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 2 Juin (GNA) Il y a 20 jours 12 heures 22 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), said the nation’s ability to make the most of the fourth industrial revolution is now more important than ever before.

His Majesty the King Chairs Council of Ministers

Casablanca, 1 Juin (MAP) Il y a 21 jours 6 heures 22 minutes

His Majesty the King Chairs Council of Ministers

Minister Welcomes Positive Results of 2nd edition of Gitex Africa in Marrakech

Marrakech, 1 Juin (MAP) Il y a 21 jours 9 heures 6 minutes

The minister Delegate for Digital Transition and Administration Reform, Ghita Mezzour, welcomed the positive results of Gitex Africa 2024, which was marked by a strong participation of tech giants, startups and investors from over 130 countries.

Gitex Africa 2024 Achieved All Its Objectives, Organizers

Marrakech, 1 Juin (MAP) Il y a 21 jours 9 heures 10 minutes

The second edition of Gitex Africa achieved all its objectives by offering participating startups promising prospects for empowering their future growth, said the president of the exhibition's organizing company, Kaoun International, Trixie LohMirmand.

GITEX Africa 2024: Exercises on Cyber Incident Management Held for Executives

Marrakech, 1 Juin (MAP) Il y a 21 jours 10 heures 31 minutes

Exercises on cyber incident management were held for the benefit of executives working in strategic institutions, Moroccan ministries, and public administrations, as well as representatives of organizations responsible for information systems security in several Arab and African countries.

Local seeds are still viable-Farmers

Takoradi, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 3 heures 36 minutes

The National President of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, Mr Wepia Addo Awal Adugwala has reminded policy makers that the problems bedeviling Ghana's Agricultural sector has nothing to do with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

Pensions Ministry commences fact finding consultations on alleged sale of SSNIT hotels -Minister

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 3 heures 39 minutes

Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Minister of Employment, Labour Relations and Pensions, says his Ministry has commenced a fact-finding mission on the alleged sale of Social Security and National Insurance Trust’s (SSNIT) shareholding stakes in four hotels.

Our « collapsed » economy, better than economy we inherited- Bawumia

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 3 heures 41 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the current "collapsed" state of the economy was better than the economy the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government inherited in 2017.

The Moroccan Market, Source of Investment Opportunities and Gateway to Africa (Saudi Export Development Authority)

Marrakech, 31 Mai (MAP) Il y a 22 jours 12 heures 40 minutes

The Moroccan market offers promising investment opportunities and constitutes a main gateway to African markets, said Thursday in Marrakech the spokesperson of the Saudi Export Development Authority (SEDA), Tamer Ben Nasser Al Mashrafi.

Gitex Africa: African Federation of Digital Businesses Launched

Marrakech, 31 Mai (MAP) Il y a 22 jours 12 heures 42 minutes

The African Federation of Digital Businesses (FAEN) was launched Thursday in Marrakech, at the initiative of the Federation of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Offshoring (APEBI) and professional organizations operating in the sector of of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Guinea, Nigeria and Rwanda.

Gitex Africa: Morocco, Djibouti Sign MoU to Strengthen Cooperation in Digital Development

Marrakech, 31 Mai (MAP) Il y a 22 jours 12 heures 47 minutes

Morocco and Djibouti signed, Thursday in Marrakech, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the exchange of best practices and feedback on digital public policies.

Gitex Africa: Microsoft & Zindi Join Forces to Strengthen Africa’s AI Skills

Marrakech, 31 Mai (MAP) Il y a 22 jours 13 heures 44 minutes

Gitex Africa: Microsoft & Zindi Join Forces to Strengthen Africa's AI Skills

President wants labour concerns addressed in sale of SSNIT hotels

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 34 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Employment and Labour Relations Minister to engage labour leaders to address their concerns regarding the sale of four hotels by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).

Ghana to roll-out 5G broadband services by September-Minister

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 36 minutes

The Government has granted 5G licence to Next-Gen Infrastructure Company (NGIC) to deliver affordable 5G mobile broadband services across the country.

United States invest GHc10 million in sustainable fonio production

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 37 minutes

The United States (US) Government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is investing $742,000 (10.8 million Ghana Cedis) in fonio production to increase food security and improve farmers’ livelihoods in northern Ghana.

Trade Report: Ghana’s first quarter of 2024 total trade value is GH ₵107.6 billion

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 39 minutes

A Ghana Statistical Service report has shown that the total international trade value for the first quarter of 2024 amounted to GH₵ 107billion, comprising GH₵59.5 billion in exports and GH₵48.1 billion in imports.

Cashew industry has become a beacon of hope for economic growth

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 41 minutes

Mr. Raphael GodLove Ahenu, National convener of Cashew Watch Ghana (CWG), says the county’s cashew industry is a beacon of hope for economic growth, poverty alleviation and job creation.

2024 World Shea Expo inaugurated to advance shea value chain

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 43 minutes

The 2024 World Shea Expo has been inaugurated in Tamale to maximise prospects in the shea industry through intensified collaboration with players in the shea business.

NEIP Initiative has transformed entrepreneurship Landscape in Ghana- President

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 45 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has praised the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) for transforming Ghana's entrepreneurial scene.

My government will work with Organised Labour to review public sector pay structure-Dr Bawumia

Accra, 31 Mai (GNA) Il y a 22 jours 16 heures 46 minutes

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has given assurance to Organised Labour of his administration's preparedness to review the public sector pay structure to ensure equity and fairness.

Nairobi: Economy Minister Takes Part in AfDB 2024 Annual Meetings

Nairobi, 30 Mai (MAP) Il y a 23 jours 6 heures 5 minutes

Minister of Economy and Finance and African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Governor for Morocco, Nadia Fettah, took part in the Bank's 2024 Annual Meetings, held on May 27-31 in Nairobi.

Gitex Africa: Technopark Inks Agreements to Strengthen Morocco’s Startup Ecosystem

Casablanca, 30 Mai (MAP) Il y a 23 jours 7 heures 31 minutes

Technopark has inked three major partnership agreements at GITEX Africa in Marrakech, to strengthen the Moroccan startup ecosystem and promote innovation and sustainable development.

Cybersecurity: Bank Of Africa Deploys Secure Infrastructure, Manager Says

Marrakech, 30 Mai (MAP) Il y a 23 jours 8 heures 37 minutes

Bank Of Africa (BOA) has set up a secure cybersecurity infrastructure partitioned at several levels, said the bank's Executive General Manager, Mounir Chraibi.

Bawumia, Mahama agree on need for tax reforms for country

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 24 jours 2 heures 50 minutes

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and former President John Dramani Mahama have agreed on the need for a simplified tax regime for easy computation and compliance.

AngloGold Ashanti to distribute sanitary pads to girls in Obuasi

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 24 jours 2 heures 53 minutes

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine, will this year distribute a total of 12,500 sanitary pads to school children in the Adansi and Amansie enclaves.

HFields plans no revenue assurance agreement with Gov’t – Senyo Hosi

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 24 jours 2 heures 54 minutes

Senyo Hosi, the Founder and Chairman of HFields, says the company has no plans to engage the government on providing any revenue assurance services in Ghana’s downstream petroleum sector.

Best fish farmer advocates for advanced mechanisms to enhance production

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 24 jours 2 heures 56 minutes

Ms. Joyce Soronzo Salia, the owner of Farm Life and the Bono Region best fish farmer for 2023, is advocating the implementation of advanced technologies in the fishing sector to enhance production.

Dr. Nduom decries dereliction of duty by receiver in managing assets of defunct bank

Accra, 29 Mai (GNA) Il y a 24 jours 2 heures 58 minutes

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, the founder of the defunct Groupe Nduom Bank, has accused the receiver of mismanaging the assets of the company at various branches across the country. 

Morocco’s Hosting of Gitex Africa Strengthens the Kingdom’s Position as Regional Digital Hub, Minister Says

Marrakech, 29 Mai (MAP) Il y a 24 jours 3 heures 7 minutes

The convening of Gitex Africa Morocco in the Kingdom strengthens the country's position as a regional digital hub, underlined, Wednesday in Marrakech, minister of Digital Transition and Administration Reform, Ghita Mezzour.

Gitex Africa 2024: International Investment Funds Show Growing Interest in Investing in Morocco (Expert)

Marrakech, 29 Mai (MAP) Il y a 24 jours 3 heures 11 minutes

Several international investment funds are showing a growing interest in investing in Africa, particularly in Morocco, despite the current situation of global economy, Yassine Laghzioui, CEO of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University investment fund (UM6P Ventures), said Wednesday in Marrakech.

GITEX Africa: Tamwilcom Launches New Edition of ‘Innov Invest Fund’

Marrakech, 29 Mai (MAP) Il y a 24 jours 3 heures 18 minutes

Morocco-based credit institution "Tamwilcom" on Wednesday launched the new edition of the "Innov Invest Fund", thus continuing its efforts to support startups and the innovation ecosystem.

GITEX Africa 2024: Maroc Telecom Showcases Range of Innovative Services

Marrakech, 29 Mai (MAP) Il y a 24 jours 5 heures 7 minutes

Maroc Telecom Group, a pan-African operator present in 11 countries, is taking part in GITEX Africa 2024 as an operator committed to digitalization and the development of innovative services.

Akatsi South: Newly built Business Resource Centre ready for use – MCE

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 4 heures 3 minutes

Mr Martin Kofitsey Nyahe, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Akatsi South has announced that the newly built Business Resource Center (BRC) within the Assembly premises is ready for use.

AGI, GIZ launch AfNEXT grant scheme, 52 SMEs to benefit

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 4 heures 5 minutes

The German Development Cooperation, in collaboration with the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has launched the African SME Network for Exchange and Trade (AfNEXT).

Stay in Ghana despite economic challenges- Mahama urges investors

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Mr John Dramani Mahama, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, has urged investors and business leaders not to abandon the country because of present economic challenges.

Bulk Energy Storage and Transportation Limited Honoured at Ghana CEOs Summit 2024

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 4 heures 8 minutes

The Bulk Energy Storage and Transportation Limited Company (BESTL) excelled lustrously at the Ghana CEOs Summit 2024, held at the prestigious Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel over the weekend. 

GN Bank to revive operations as CEO Dr. Nduom seeks to retrieve banking license

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 15 heures 44 minutes

Groupe Ndoum(GN) has initiated steps to recover its banking license in a bid to revive operations across the country. 

Ghana’s resilient economy is still worth your money – investors told

Accra, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 15 heures 47 minutes

Dr Dickson Adomako Kissi, Member of Parliament for the Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, says Ghana’s economy remains resilient for investors across the world.

UNDP holds validation workshop on survey on livelihood options

Tamale, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 15 heures 52 minutes

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has held a consultative stakeholders’ validation workshop in Tamale on a survey on the agricultural value chain within the northern sector.

New Juaben South Municipal to redevelop two market centres

Koforidua, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 15 heures 54 minutes

Mr. Isaac Appau-Gyasi, the New Juaben South Municipal Chief Executive, has announced that the municipality would be investing GHS 36.41 million in the redevelopment of two market centres over the next six months.

CSIR-SARI engages policy makers in rice value chain

Tamale, 28 Mai (GNA) Il y a 25 jours 15 heures 57 minutes

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) has engaged policy makers in the rice value chain on seed development and the roadmap to attaining self-sufficiency in the rice industry in the country.

Morocco, One of Most Attractive Investment Destinations in Africa (Minister)

Marrakech, 27 Mai (MAP) Il y a 26 jours 3 heures 45 minutes

Morocco is one of the most attractive investment destinations in Africa, Minister Delegate in charge of Investment, Convergence and Evaluation of Public Policies, Mohcine Jazouli, said Monday in Marrakech.

HM the King’s Atlantic Initiative to Promote Ship Mobility in Atlantic Ports (Official)

Casablanca, 27 Mai (MAP) Il y a 26 jours 3 heures 56 minutes

The Atlantic Initiative launched by His Majesty King Mohammed VI to promote access of Sahel States to the Atlantic Ocean will promote the mobility of ships in Atlantic ports, Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests (Fisheries Department), Zakia Driouich, said Monday in Casablanca.

Stability in sight as government expects $2.32 Billion forex inflows to curb Cedi depreciation

Accra, 24 Mai (GNA) Il y a 29 jours 4 heures 45 minutes

Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, the Minister of Finance, says the government is expecting $2.32 billion inflows from its development partners to stabilize the cedi.

AngloGold Ashanti supplies oil palm seedlings to farmers in Adansi enclave

Obuasi , 24 Mai (GNA) Il y a 29 jours 4 heures 49 minutes

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine has distributed 60,000 high yielding oil palm seedlings to farmers in six districts in the Adansi enclave.

Government receives draft memorandum of understanding from official Creditor Committee

Accra, 24 Mai (GNA) Il y a 29 jours 4 heures 53 minutes

The government has officially received the draft Memorandum of Understanding from the Official Creditor Committee (OCC), Finance Minister Mohammed Amin Adam, has said.

Farmers encouraged to embrace Climate-Smart Agriculture

Koforidua, 24 Mai (GNA) Il y a 29 jours 4 heures 55 minutes

Ms Tharzia N. Akwetey, the New Juaben South Municipal Director, Department of Agriculture, Eastern Region, has encouraged farmers to embrace Climate-Smart Agriculture to ensure food security.

Made-In-Ghana Bazaar to facilitate penetration of Ghanaian products into foreign markets

Accra, 24 Mai (GNA) Il y a 29 jours 4 heures 58 minutes

The Made-In-Ghana Bazaar has an ultimate goal of facilitating the penetration of Ghanaian products and services into foreign markets using the network of Ghana’s Missions abroad.

Morocco Is Hub for Access to Africa, thanks to ‘Genius’ Strategy (French Pundit)

Casablanca, 24 Mai (MAP) Il y a 29 jours 10 heures 40 secondes

The Kingdom of Morocco, which has long adopted a “genius” strategy with regard to Africa, is today positioning itself as a “hub for access to Africa,” Alain Juillet, former Director of Intelligence at France's Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE), said on Thursday evening in Casablanca.

Govt urged to leverage local rice production to turn economy around

Accra, 23 Mai (GNA) Il y a 30 jours 3 heures 5 minutes

The Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Bodies is urging the Government to leverage the recent surge in local rice production and consumption to reduce the free fall of the Ghana Cedi.

Carried Participation Interest dominates Ghana’s 2023 oil revenue figures

Accra, 23 Mai (GNA) Il y a 30 jours 3 heures 10 minutes

The Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC) has revealed that the Carried Participating Interest (CAPI) dominated the revenue earnings for Ghana in 2023. 

Women-led SMEs in Maritme and Trade attend empowerment forum

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 heures 25 minutes

A forum to mark this year’s International Day for Women in the Maritime, Logistics and Trade has been held in Accra, serving as a networking event for all Ghanaian women operating in the sector.

New GRA board charged to investigate allegations of harassment

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 heures 27 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, the Minister of Finance, has charged the newly inaugurated Board of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to investigate allegations of harassment of business people.

CSOs present petition to Speaker on 1V1D construction in Northern Ghana

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 heures 29 minutes

Members of civil society organisations (CSOs) in Northern Ghana have presented a petition to the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin on the construction of the One Village One Dam and the Pwalugu Multi-purpose Dam.

CSOs petition Auditor-General to initiate audit on 1V1D projects in Northern Ghana

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 heures 31 minutes

Members of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Northern Ghana, has presented a petition to the Auditor-General to constitute a team from the Audit Service to conduct an audit on all the One Village One Dam (1V1D) projects in the North.

Ghana’s crude oil production sees average decline of 9.2 per cent

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 2 minutes

Crude Oil production for the year 2023 has decreased by 6.78 per cent resulting in an average decline of 9.2 per cent over the last four years.

Cocoa farmers urged to prioritize pruning to help increase crop yield

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 6 minutes

Cocoa farmers have been urged to prioritize pruning of their farms to help increase the yield of cocoa trees.

GSS to survey decent work in marine fishing sector

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 8 minutes

The Ghana Statistical Service, in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), will conduct a survey on decent work in the marine fishing sector.

Finance Ministry announces Parliament’s approval of US$150 million for flood control

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 11 minutes

The Ministry of Finance has announced the approval of US$150 million in additional financing for the implementation of solid waste management, drainage improvements, and other flood mitigation measures in Accra.

Government urged to provide regular updates on the state of the economy

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 13 minutes

A professor of finance with the University of Ghana, Godfred Alufar Bokpin, has urged the government to regularly update Ghanaians on the state of the economy.

Over 100 farmers register for PFJ phase two

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 15 minutes

Over 200 farmers have registered with the New Juaben South Municipal Department of Agriculture for the Planting for Food and Jobs Phase Two (PFJ 2.0) as of May 17, 2024.

Volta Palm: Game changer project for Volta takes off

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 17 minutes

Volta Palm, an innovative venture focusing on sustainable oil palm cultivation and production in the Volta Region through collaborative partnerships with landowners and farmers, has taken off.

Ghana’s resources are waste without human capital development – President

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 20 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has provided insight into the Government's ambition to broaden Ghana's human capital base, stating that the agenda is to ensure rapid development.

Gov’t committed to ensuring completion of Boankra Inland Port- Osei Mensah

Accra, 22 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 heures 22 minutes

Mr Simon Osei Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, says the Government is committed to the task of the successful completion of the Boankra Inland Port project in the Ejisu Municipality to boost economic growth.

Morocco’s Central Bank Gov. Stresses Need for Africa’s Inclusive Economic Integration

Dakhla, 22 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 9 heures 24 minutes

Morocco’s Central Bank Governor Abdellatif Jouahri stressed, Wednesday in Dakhla, the importance of an inclusive economic integration for Africa to achieve the expected prosperity.

UNDP launches MSMEs Nimdie Series to empower Ghanaian businesses

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 42 minutes

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched an innovative programme to support the growth and sustainability of Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Ghana.

Match words with actions to accelerate AfCFTA implementation – Prof Desta

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 48 minutes

A professor of International Economic Law, Melaku Geboye Desta, has asked African governments to match their words with actions to accelerate the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. 

VTF trains female artisans in Enterprise Management Skills

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 50 minutes

The Vocational Training for Females (VTF) Programme, a Non-Profit Organisation, has trained 138 artisans, mainly fashion designers and tailors, at Mampong and Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, to boost their capacities in Enterprise Management Skills (EMS).

Decline in fish stock has socio-economic implications – Dr Kassah

Tema, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 52 minutes

Dr Jemimah Etornam Kassah, a fisheries scientist, says unsustainable fishing practices and their resultant decline in the country’s fish stock have dire socio-economic implications for the Ghanaian society.

Mastercard Foundation, IDH Programme transform SMEs into competitive businesses

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 54 minutes

Local Small and Medium Enterprises have been transformed into competitive businesses and farmers lives improved with the implementation of the "Grains for Growth " Programme.

Beyond the talks: 3iAfrica summit participants call for actionable initiatives

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 3 heures 56 minutes

The 3iAfrica summit has ended with a call for stronger partnerships between governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders to turn ideas into actionable plans for Africa’s sustainable development.

Africa a crucial partner to achieving Global Pivotal State -South Korea

Accra, 20 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 2 jours 8 heures 57 minutes

Although economic cooperation between Korea and Africa is currently limited, the continent is considered a crucial partner for the realisation of Korea's vision of becoming a Global Pivotal State (GPS).

Unilever Ghana says halt to tea operations not due to economic situation

Accra, 17 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 jours 2 heures 35 minutes

Mr. Chris Wulff-Caesar, the Managing Director (MD) of Unilever Ghana, says the decision to offload its tea production activity to another company abroad was a global decision not influenced by the country's prevailing economic situation.

AngloGold Ashanti trains and employs winder engine drivers

Accra, 17 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 jours 2 heures 40 minutes

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine, has offered employment to 14 out of the 28 young persons selected from the communities in the Adansi enclave by giving them a successful three-year training programme in the driving of winder engines.

Sunyani Forest Services Division starts seedling distribution towards Green Ghana day 

Accra, 17 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 jours 2 heures 43 minutes

The Forest Services Division, Sunyani has commenced the distribution of seedlings to stakeholders in preparation for the Green Ghana project scheduled for June 7th, 2024.

GRA denies claims of charging duties on imported vehicles in foreign currencies

Accra, 17 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 5 jours 3 heures 3 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority has denied claims of charging duties on imported vehicles in foreign currencies.

Kigali Hosts Economic Meeting to Discuss Investment Opportunities in Morocco, Rwanda

Kigali, 17 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 5 jours 4 heures 56 minutes

A Moroccan-Rwandan economic meeting took place on Friday in Kigali, in the presence of Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, with the aim of examining the business opportunities offered to economic players from both countries.

Central Bank completes first proof of concept as part of Project DESFT

Accra, 16 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 6 jours 2 heures 23 minutes

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has completed the first Proof Of Concept (POC) as part of Project Digital Economy Semi-Fungible Token (DESFT).

Government must protect Ghana’s interests in mining Sector – LMWG

Accra, 16 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 6 jours 2 heures 27 minutes

The Lands and Mining Watch Ghana (LMWG), a civil society organisation has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to intervene to restore the rule of law and to protect Ghana’s 10 per cent stake in the Adamus Resources.

We would help Ghana cut down on cable imports – Fenice Founder

Accra, 16 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 6 jours 2 heures 30 minutes

Fenice Metal Technology Limited Company, a Ghanaian cable manufacturer, says it would help the country to significantly cut down the importation of finished cable products through a vibrant import substitution strategy.

Trade Minister calls for immediate halt to cement price increases

Accra, 16 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 6 jours 2 heures 32 minutes

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Kobina Tahir Hammond, has directed an immediate reversal of the recent increases in the prices of cement.

Government seeks to transform Ghanaian SMEs into millionaire companies

Accra, 16 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 6 jours 2 heures 34 minutes

The government has committed to an ambitious vision to transform Ghanaian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) into millionaire companies.

Morocco Participates in Africa CEO Forum in Kigali

Kigali, 16 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 6 jours 8 heures 4 minutes

Morocco Participates in Africa CEO Forum in Kigali

DICON, 50 firms partner on defence production –Official

Kaduna, 16 Mai (NAN) Il y a un mois 6 jours 13 heures 27 minutes

The Director-General, Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), Maj.-Gen. Aniedi Edet, said no fewer than 50 firms have indicated interest in partnership in defence production.

Financial inclusion key to Africa’s development- Elsie Awadzi

Accra, 15 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 7 jours 2 heures 19 minutes

Mrs. Elsie Addo Awadzi, Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has urged policymakers and stakeholders in Africa's financial inclusion ecosystem to prioritize policies and regulations that would unlock the continent's digital economic potential.

Workshop to showcase agricultural technologies held in Tamale

Accra, 15 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 7 jours 2 heures 26 minutes

A two-day consultative workshop to enable stakeholders in the agriculture sector to showcase new agricultural technologies has been held in Tamale.

Nyakrom Rural Bank PLC makes giant strides, profit in 2023

Accra, 15 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 7 jours 2 heures 30 minutes

The Nyakrom Rural Bank PLC, the pioneer rural bank, has made a profit before tax of GHC 2.143 million in 2023 compared with GHC 1.03 0 million in 2022, representing a 108 per cent growth.

Africa offers a fertile ground for Fintech startups to grow-Dr Bawumia

Accra, 15 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 7 jours 2 heures 36 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia says with Africa's exponential growth in mobile phone connectivity and internet penetration, the continent provides a fertile ground for Fintech startups to grow.

DBG, Proxtera to make available US$100m digital loans to Ghanaian SMEs

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 2 heures 58 minutes

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) operating in Ghana’s agriculture, manufacturing, Information, Communications and Technology (ICT), and high-value sectors are to benefit from some US$100 million loan through a digital platform.

Business mogul lauds global economic potential of the Asante Kingdom

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 12 secondes

Mr Alex Apau Dadey, Executive Chairman of the KGL Group, has praised Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his extraordinary leadership and global effect.

GIPC eases regulatory framework on technology transfer agreements

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 2 minutes

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) says it has modified Technology Transfer Agreements (TTAs) to benefit both the country and investors

AGI blames exodus of multinational companies on profit-driven business models

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 3 minutes

Mr. Humphrey Kwasi Ayim Darke, the president of the Association of Ghanaian Industries (AGI), has blamed the exit of multinational companies from Ghana on their business models.

Asutuare rice farmers schooled on weed control techniques

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 5 minutes

NGC Karida, an agrochemical firm, has trained rice farmers at Asutuare in the Shai Osudoku District of Greater Accra Region on chemical applications, weed control, and weed management techniques aimed at upscaling production.

Africa must harness innovative, digital solutions for economic prosperity – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 6 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Africa must make conscious efforts in developing innovative and digital solutions to bolster socio-economic prosperity.

EBID to inject $200 million into Ghanaian economy

Accra, 14 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 8 jours 3 heures 7 minutes

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has strengthened its transformative partnership with Ghana by committing to inject $200 million into the Ghanaian economy.

PIA to boost Nigeria’s oil bidding success, says PETAN

Houston, 14 Mai (NAN) Il y a un mois 8 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has predicted that the nation’s Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will enhance the success of the 2024 oil bidding round.

Unleashing Africa’s fintech, digital capital heralds 3iAfrica Summit opening

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 48 minutes

Speakers at the opening of the maiden 3iAfrica summit echoed the urgency of forming strategic alliances to unleash capital in the financial technology and digital sector of the continent’s economy to spur development.

Lack of investments in African FinTechs can slow the pace of innovation- Governor

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 51 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison Governor, Bank of Ghana, says the lack of requisite investments in African FinTechs can slow the pace of innovation on the African Continent.

Complex regulatory compliance exposes foreign investors to corruption- Report

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 53 minutes

The Ghana Netherlands Business Culture Council(GNBCC) in collaboration with Imani Africa have disclosed that complex regulatory compliance exposes foreign investors to corruption.

Opportunity International Savings and Loans gets major international data, security payment card certification

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 55 minutes

Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited (OISL) has obtained the internationally recognised Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Certification (PCIDSS).

Ghana Link adjudged Trade Facilitation Company of the Year

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 56 minutes

The Ghana Link Network Services Limited, operators of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), has been named the Trade Facilitation Company of the Year at the Seventh Edition of the Ghana-West Africa Business Excellence Awards.

Tomato Farmers at Kamgbunli appeal to government for factory

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 57 minutes

The Tomato Farmers Association at Kamgbunli in the Ellembelle District has appealed to the government to establish a tomato factory in the area.

Private sector participation in energy distribution crucial under IMF programme

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 2 heures 59 minutes

The participation of the private sector in Ghana's energy distribution is critical to the reforms outlined in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) ongoing US$3 billion loan-support programme.

3i Africa Summit Starts Today with 4 000 Finance, Technology and Policy Players

Accra, 13 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 9 jours 3 heures une minute

The much-awaited 3i Africa Summit which seeks to generate greater momentum and traction for Africa’s digital finance agenda by causing finance, policy and technology to meet at the crossroads begins Monday at the Accra International Conference Centre for the next three days.

Bui Power Authority provides over GHC400,000 support to yam, groundnut farmers

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 39 minutes

The Bui Power Authority (BPA), managers of the Bui Generating Station in the Banda District, Bono Region, has provided financial assistance totaling GHC442,480 to yam and groundnut farmers around the dam’s enclave to engage in commercial farming.

Energy Commission issued advisory on recent power interruptions in 2023

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 41 minutes

The Energy Commission last December issued an advisory about the irregular power outages that have occurred this year and emphasised the need for the government to make investments to maintain reliable gas supplies.

Dollarise Ghana’s economy to curb Cedi depreciation —Dr Kwakye suggests

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 43 minutes

Dr John Kwabena Kwakye, Director of Research at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), has suggested adopting the dollar as Ghana's currency to stabilise the economy.

‘The maritime sector needs attention to ensure a vibrant economy’

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 45 minutes

Dr Jethro Wilbert Brooks Jnr, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Regional Maritime University (RMU), says maintaining a vibrant national economy requires attention to the maritime sector.

Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation enrolls 63 youths into skills training

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 48 minutes

The Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) has presented training logistics valued at GHC198,415 to 63 young people in the Newmont Ahafo South mine enclave of the Ahafo Region to undergo employable skills training.

Customs Division of GRA urged to live up to mandate

Accra, 12 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 10 jours 15 heures 54 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been tasked to live up to its mandate of collecting the needed revenue, including taxes and duties, for the state to meet its developmental needs.

Ghana Hotels Association Hohoe Zone says unhappy with EPA’s alleged harassment

Hohoe , 10 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 12 jours 3 heures 49 minutes

The Hohoe Zone of the Ghana Hotels Association, has expressed concern over treatments of members by the Volta Regional Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Ghana’s non-traditional exports reach over US$ 3.9billion in 2023

Accra, 10 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 12 jours 3 heures 54 minutes

Ghana’s Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) total value reached US$ 3.944 billion in 2023, a substantial increase from the US$ 3.531 billion recorded in 2022.

Morocco Has Made Agriculture Essential Part of its Cooperation with African Countries (FM)

Nairobi, 10 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 12 jours 13 heures 26 minutes

Morocco Has Made Agriculture Essential Part of its Cooperation with African Countries (FM)

E-VAT records 175 per cent progress rate- GRA

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 15 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority says the electronic VAT system(E-VAT) has recorded a 175 per cent progress rate in phase 1 of the initial rollout.

Elevate Stability Council to supervise financial sector – Prof Bokpin advocates

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 23 minutes

Godfred Alufar Bokpin, a professor of finance at the University of Ghana, has advocated for the repositioning of the Financial Stability Council above the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

2023 National Best Farmer receives GH¢1million prize

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

Dr. Bryan Acheampong, Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA). has presented a cheque for GH¢1million to Madam Charity Akortia, the 2023 National Best Farmer.

Over 300 students and beginner agribusinesses to participate in AG-STUD Bootcamp

Wa, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

A total of 367 Agricultural Students and Beginner Agribusinesses from various Agricultural Colleges, Farm Institutes and Universities across the country, have been selected to participate in the seventh edition of the annual Agricultural students’ career guidance and mentorship dialogue (Boot Camp).

Government to empower universities to undertake mineral exploration – Veep

Fiapre , 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 31 minutes

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has expressed the government's commitment to resource some public universities in the country to undertake mineral exploration.

Essikado-Ketan NDC candidate opens Micro-Finance credit scheme for Women

Essikado , 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 33 minutes

The Essikado-Ketan Constituency National Democratic Congress, (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate in the Western Region, Prof. Grace Ayensu-Danquah, has begun the “Obaatanpa” Micro-Finance Credit Scheme for traders in the area.

Ghanaian-European Centre provides skills training, start-up support for youth

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 4 heures 59 minutes

The Ghanaian-European Centre for Jobs, Migration and Development (GEC) of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Ghana, has provided skills training and start-up support for 40 young people in the country after skills training.

Dr Bawumia to establish equipment pool to support small-scale miners

Accra, 9 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 13 jours 5 heures une minute

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flagbearer, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has promised to establish common-user processing facilities and equipment in the various mining districts across Ghana if elected as President, to promote responsible and sustainable mining practices.

Morocco FM Holds Several Talks at African Summit on Fertilizers, Soil Health in Kenya

Nairobi, 9 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 13 jours 9 heures 14 minutes

Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccan Expatriates, Nasser Bourita, held discussions on Thursday in Nairobi with several delegation heads on the sidelines of the African Summit on Fertilizers and Soil Health taking place in the Kenyan capital.

Nairobi: African Summit on Fertilizers, Soil Health Kicks Off with Moroccan Participation

Nairobi, 9 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 13 jours 10 heures 3 minutes

Nairobi: African Summit on Fertilizers, Soil Health Kicks Off with Moroccan Participation

Obuasi Municipal Assembly inaugurates centre for artisans

Accra, 8 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 14 jours 3 heures 15 minutes

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a modern artisans centre to provide a conducive environment for auto-mechanics and spare parts dealers to operate their businesses.

Stakeholders in the agrifood sector have key role to sustaining food security 

Accra, 8 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 14 jours 3 heures 19 minutes

Dr Gregory Afra Komlaga, Senior Research Scientist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, says stakeholders in the agrifood sector have a key role in ensuring and sustaining food security in the sub-region.

Zenith Bank’s 2024 Q1 profit up 41 per cent, boosted by loan, asset and deposit growth

Accra, 8 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 14 jours 3 heures 21 minutes

Limited emerged from the First Quarter (Q1) of 2024 with impressive financial results, showcasing a robust performance across profitability, liquidity, and capital adequacy.

Dallas: Africa 50 Commends Morocco’s Commitment to Africa’s Development

Dallas, 8 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 14 jours 12 heures 53 minutes

The pan-African infrastructure investment platform “Africa 50” has commended, Tuesday in Dallas, Morocco's commitment under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the continent's development.

Foreign Minister launches Third Made-In-Ghana Bazaar

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 4 heures 43 minutes

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Tuesday launched the Third Made-In-Ghana Bazaar in Accra.

Soyabean farmers at Kpanshegu laud Sustainable Soyabean production in Northern Ghana Project

Kpanshegu , 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 4 heures 45 minutes

Women farmers at Kpanshegu in the North East Gonja District of the Savannah Region have lauded the Sustainable Soyabean Production in Northern Ghana (SSPiNG) project and pledged to adopt best production practices.

Ghana Chamber of Mines, UMaT sign research deal to tackle low gold recovery

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 4 heures 47 minutes

The Ghana Chamber of Mines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to foster solutions to improve the recovery of gold from carbonaceous orebodies

Oil, gas investment remains quickest economic recovery for Nigeria- Minister

Abuja, 7 Mai (NAN) Il y a un mois 15 jours 9 heures 35 minutes

Mr Heineken Lokpobiri, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), says the quickest way toward economic recovery for Nigeria is through oil and gas investment.

Nairobi: Morocco Committed to Sharing Fertilizer, Soil Experience in Line with HM the King’s High Orientations, Says Agriculture Minister

Nairobi, 7 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 15 jours 9 heures 42 minutes

Nairobi: Morocco Committed to Sharing Fertilizer, Soil Experience in Line with HM the King's High Orientations, Says Agriculture Minister

Nairobi: Morocco Takes Part at Ministerial Preparatory Meeting for Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit

Nairobi, 7 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 15 jours 12 heures 44 minutes

Nairobi: Morocco Takes Part at Ministerial Preparatory Meeting for Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit

STMA presents grants to arts and crafts artisans in Sekondi-Takoradi

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 12 heures 56 minutes

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has presented sub-grants to selected arts and crafts artisans to spur the growth of the sector in the Metropolis.

Prioritise sustainable policies beyond IMF programme – Prof Bokpin to BoG

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 13 heures 35 secondes

Professor Godfred Alufar Bokpin, an Economist, has urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to implement medium-to-long-term strategies that will sustain Ghana’s macroeconomic stability and inspire market confidence.

Kulkpong women hopeful of economic turn-over through shea project

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 13 heures 2 minutes

Some women at Kulkpong, a community in the Wa East District, have expressed the hope of gaining improved economic fortunes through a shea project being implemented by the Ghana Chamber of Shea.

Bawumia commends Ghana-EU Partnership Dialogue

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 13 heures 4 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has commended the Ghana-European Union (EU) Partnership Dialogue for consistently serving as an invaluable forum for nurturing mutual understanding and fostering cooperation and partnership between Ghana and the EU.

Ghana hosts West African consultative meeting to transform dryland agriculture

Accra, 7 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 15 jours 13 heures 5 minutes

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), in collaboration with the African Drylands Crop Improvement Network, has organized a three-day West Africa Regional Consultation Conference in Accra.

Environmental NGO calls for responsible mining in cocoa growing areas

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 10 minutes

TROBENBOS Ghana, an environmental Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on stakeholders in the cocoa production value chain, the Government and traditional authorities to institute better mining standards to save the cocoa industry and protect the environment.

SML-GRA Contract: Insufficient evidence to prosecute government officials – Majority

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 13 minutes

The Majority Caucus in Parliament says there is insufficient evidence to implicate any government official as causing financial loss to the state concerning the Strategic Mobilisation Ghana Limited (SML) contract under the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

IMF calls for tariff adjustment to spur energy sector cost recovery

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 15 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has encouraged Ghana to implement strong reforms to engender utility service providers to recover their cost for reliable and sustainable power for households and industries.

Export-ready SMEs to benefit from CBI’s Ghana Dried Fruits Project

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 16 minutes

Export-ready Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the Ghanaian dried fruits sector are to benefit from a one million euro Ghana Dried Fruits Project by the Netherlands Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI).

Automotive industry can be backbone of Ghana’s economy

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 18 minutes

Mr Jeffrey Peprah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Volkswagen Ghana, says the automotive industry can be the backbone of Ghana’s economy due to its significant contributions to employment, manufacturing, innovation and export revenues.

Energy Minister describes power outages as ‘Dumsiesie’

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 21 minutes

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Energy, has assured Ghanaians that efforts are underway to address the current energy issues.

UN urges more private sector investment to accelerate Ghana’s SGDs achievement

Accra, 6 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 16 jours 8 heures 46 minutes

The United Nations Compact Network has urged the private sector to increase investment in Ghana's economy to speed up the country's progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

U.S.-Africa Business Summit: Three Questions to President of Corporate Council on Africa

Washington, 6 Mai (MAP) Il y a un mois 16 jours 9 heures 12 minutes

Under the theme “U.S.-Africa Business: Partnering for Sustainable Success”, heads of state and government, economic operators from the American and African public and private sectors, including Morocco, are meeting, as of today Monday in Dallas, Texas, for a summit aimed at strengthening economic ties between the two sides of the Atlantic.

Office of the Registrar of Companies faces temporary connectivity challenge 

Accra, 3 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 19 jours 3 heures 46 minutes

The Office of the Registrar of Companies (ORC) has asked the public to exercise patience as the Office works to fix a temporary connectivity challenge.

My government will empower women in fisheries sector – Dr Bawumia

Accra, 3 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 19 jours 3 heures 49 minutes

My government will empower women in fisheries sector - Dr Bawumia

‘Only 300 businesses in Ghana meet criteria to participate in AfCFTA’

Accra, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 20 jours 4 heures 21 minutes

Mr Patrick Adu Osei, the Chief Programme Officer, National African Peer Review Mechanism Governing Council (NAPRM-GC), said only 300 out of 61,000 businesses engaged in Ghana meet the criteria to participate in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) market.

SML’s electrononic systems will boost revenue assurance – Policy Analyst 

Accra, 2 Mai (GNA) Il y a un mois 20 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

Nyarko Abronoma, a Policy Analyst, has indicated that the effective implementation of the Electronic Metering Management System (EMMS) will boost transparency and reshape revenue mobilsation in Ghana’s downstream petroleum sector.

Seventy percent of SMEs productivity lost to power crises in C/R

Cape Coast, 30 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 22 jours 3 heures 26 minutes

Nearly 70 per cent of the daily productive capacities of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Central Region have been dipped by the ongoing erratic power supply.

Agrihouse Foundation holds 15th AgriWoman marketplace exhibition

accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 3 heures 50 minutes

Agrihouse Foundation, a non-governmental agricultural capacity building, innovation and project management organisation, has held its 15th edition of the AgriWoman marketplace exhibition for women entrepreneurs in agriculture, at Dzorwulu in Accra.

Agriculture is still attractive; youth must embrace it – Abraham Odoom

Kumasi, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 4 heures 27 minutes

Mr. Abraham Dwuma Odoom, an Agribusiness expert, has called on Ghanaian youth to prioritize agriculture and see it as a lucrative business venture, which has the potential to transform their lives.

CSIR urges government to upscale investment in technology to address climate change

Koforidua, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 4 heures 30 minutes

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has urged the government and private sector to increase investment in technologies suitable for climate change mitigation to enhance nutrition for the citizens.

Africa can only attract development finance with sustainable debts-Terkper

Accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 4 heures 34 minutes

Mr Seth Terkper, a former Minister of Finance, has urged African governments to strive to make their debts sustainable to attract development finance assistance.

Trade Minister sells Ghana’s industrialisation agenda to US investors

Accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 4 heures 36 minutes

Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, Minister of Trade and Industry, has urged United States (US) investors to explore mutually beneficial trade ventures with Ghanaian counterparts through the government's industrialisation agenda.

Ghana on track to secure official creditors waiver for US$360m third tranche

Accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 10 heures 6 minutes

Mr Seth Terkper, a former Finance Minister, has expressed confidence in Ghana getting a waiver from official creditors to support the approval of a third tranche of US$360 million for the country.

Effutu, Ajumako, Akyempim to cooperate with Lands Commission for land management

Accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 10 heures 8 minutes

Participants at a day’s stakeholders’ engagement at Winneba have resolved to partner the Central Regional Lands Commission to promote the judicious use of land in accordance with sustainable principles to help curtail conflicts in the area.

Seth Terkper calls for vigilance to sustain Ghana’s recent economic gains

Accra, 29 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 23 jours 10 heures 9 minutes

Mr Seth Terkper, a former Finance Minister, has cautioned the government against complacency as Ghana begins to see some positive signs of economic growth under the ongoing US$3 billion loan-support programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

US investors table market concerns before Ghana’s Trade Minister

Accra, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 24 jours 15 heures 26 minutes

Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, Minister of Trade and Industry, has asked the US Chamber of Commerce to formally present its concerns to the Ministry for redress.

Krobo branch of National Tailors, Dressmakers Association supports 24-Hour Economy -Chairman

Accra, 26 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 2 heures 10 minutes

Mr Isaac Sackey Amoatey, the Chairman, Odumase-Krobo branch of Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association, Eastern Region, says it will support the implementation of the “24-Hour Economy” policy espoused by former President John Dramani Mahama.

Ghana Hubs Network holds annual general meeting in Takoradi

Accra, 26 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 2 heures 12 minutes

Ghana Hubs Network, a network of businesses and organisations that incubate and nurture budding talents in startups, has organised its Annual General Meeting to take stock of activities in the past year.

Telecel Ghana announces presence in Kumasi, promises innovation in network services

Accra, 26 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 2 heures 15 minutes

Telecel Ghana, has officially announced its presence in the Ashanti region with a promise to reshape the telecommunications landscape in the region.

Government advised to adopt digital systems for credit management

Accra, 26 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 26 jours 2 heures 17 minutes

Mr Alhassan Andani, an Economist and a former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Stanbic Bank, has advised the government to adopt effective and efficient digital systems for Ghana’s credit management.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Dinner in Meknes Offered by His Majesty the King in Honor of Guests, Participants at 16th SIAM

Meknes, 26 Avril (MAP) Il y a un mois 27 jours une heure 32 minutes

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Dinner in Meknes Offered by His Majesty the King in Honor of Guests, Participants at 16th SIAM

Propak supports Ghana’s aspirations to boost export of made-in-Ghana brands

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours une heure 57 minutes

Mr Alexander Angus, the Managing Director, Montgomery Group, says Propak Ghana aims to be a key support platform for Ghana’s aspirations to increase output of ‘the made in Ghana brand.

Power Outages: Disability Federation calls for timetable

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 2 heures une minute

Mr Atsu Homadzi, National President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisation (GFD), has added his voice to calls for timetable for the power outages being experienced nationwide.

Ministry of Works and Housing launches BENCHH 2024

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 2 heures 4 minutes

The Ministry of Works and Housing Thursday launched the Built Environment National Conference on Housing and Hydrology, dubbed “BENCHH 2024”.

Bulk Oil Distributors object to government’s plan to designate BEST sole off-taker

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

The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) has objected to the government’s plan to designate the Bulk Energy Storage and Transportation Company (BEST) as the sole off-taker for Sentuo Oil Refinery Limited’s production under the Gold for Oil programme (G40).

Prices of vegetables, and cereals up in Cape Coast

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 2 heures 9 minutes

A market survey conducted in the Cape Coast Metropolis by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday, has shown a significant rise in the prices of vegetables, and cereals compared to the same period last month.

Ghana’s Seed Association AGM reflects moment of transition and growth

Accra, 25 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 27 jours 2 heures 14 minutes

The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) has concluded its 8th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Tamale, an event that marked a pivotal milestone as the association transitions under a new leadership.

GRA sensitises market women on tax compliance 

Accra, 24 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 28 jours 2 heures 6 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), in collaboration with the Society of Women in Taxation, has intensified education for Mallam Atta market women on the need to promptly file their monthly tax returns for accountability.

Energy, Finance Ministries must provide funding to fix energy challenges – IES

Accra, 24 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 28 jours 2 heures 8 minutes

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has asked the Energy and Finance Ministries to urgently provide the money required to solve the current energy sector challenges.

Construction of one-storey shopping mall to commence in Damongo

Accra, 24 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 28 jours 2 heures 10 minutes

Mr Karimu Kusubari, West Gonja Municipal Chief Executive, has handed over a site for the construction of a one-storey shopping mall at Damongo, the Savannah Regional capital.

Reintroduce Fiscal Responsibility Act to tackle election budget overrun

Accra, 24 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 28 jours 2 heures 17 minutes

Mr Yaw Osafo Marfo, Senior Presidential Advisor, has asked the government to reconsider the introduction of the Fiscal Responsibility Act to tackle the election year budget overrun.

Global Cocoa Marketing Companies refuse to pay realistic Cocoa prices- CGCI

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 2 heures 55 minutes

Mr. Alex Asanvo, the Executive Secretary for Cote d’Ivoire Ghana Cocoa Initiative (CGCI), says Global Cocoa Marketing Companies have refused to pay realistic prices for farmers and producers.

Sege Market traders unhappy with dissolution of association executives

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 2 heures 58 minutes

Traders at the Sege Market have expressed displeasure over the dissolution of the executive of the market association by the Ada District Chief Executive, Mr Sampson Tetteh Kpankpa, describing it as unlawful.

Ashanti Region: ECG retrieves GHc598,666.00 from entities engaged in illegal connections

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 3 heures 19 secondes

The Ashanti West region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been able to retrieve a total amount of GHc 598,666.00 from 74 entities engaged in illegal connections in the region in the first quarter of 2024.

Keta: Physically challenged souter urges youth to embrace skills training 

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 3 heures 2 minutes

Mr Moses Tettey, a physically challenged souter (shoe mender) at Dzelukope, a suburb of Keta in the Volta Region, said his work should inspire the youth to acquire artistic skills and vocations for a brighter future.

Pre-planting season is key to crop growth – Agrihouse Foundation

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 3 heures 5 minutes

Mrs Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agrihouse Foundation, has urged farmers to consider the pre-planting season as a key factor to the growth of crops in terms of quality and quantity.

Kwadaso onion traders evicted and relocated to new marketplace

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 3 heures 6 minutes

A joint military-police taskforce has forcefully evicted onion sellers at Kwadaso and relocated to a new place in the municipality to transact their business.

GRA opens special window for taxpayers to update records

Accra, 23 Avril (GNA) Il y a un mois 29 jours 3 heures 9 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it has opened a special window for taxpayers to rectify their records and report undisclosed incomes.

Morocco, Angola United by ‘Active Partnership’ Within AU (Angolan Ambassador)

Luanda, 23 Avril (MAP) Il y a un mois 29 jours 5 heures 46 minutes

Moroccan and Angolan governments are united by an "active partnership" within the institutions of the African Union (AU) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Angola'as ambassador to the United Nations and other organizations in Geneva, Margarida Izata, said on Monday.

Expand tourism beyond attractions and promote culture and customs- Yejimanhene

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 heures 50 minutes

Pimampin Yaw Kagbrese V, the Omanhene of Yeji Traditional Area has emphasised the importance of expanding the scope of tourism to showcase the rich customs, culture, and traditions of the country.

Government to consolidate cash waterfall revenue collection accounts

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 heures 53 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Finance Minister, says the government has taken steps to establish a single account to streamline the collection and distribution of revenue under the cash waterfall mechanism.

Cedi to bounce back to appreciating trajectory soon – Fitch Solutions

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 heures 55 minutes

Fitch Solutions, an international rating agency, says the Ghanaian cedi will bounce back to an appreciating trajectory very soon.

Kayoyi Ltd begins operations in Ghana

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 heures 57 minutes

Kayoyi Limited, a leading e-commerce company, has begun operations in the country with the goal to fulfill the long awaited desire of the ordinary Ghanaian consumers looking for quality products at their doorsteps.

PFJ phase II aim at improving agricultural resilience, boost food security

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 4 heures 13 secondes

  Farmers in the Bono East Region  have accepted the phase II of the planting for  Food and Jobs (PFJ)  initiative by the government to  increase  food  production and to  check food security  in the  area.

Ghana leads Consultative International Cashew Council 

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 4 heures 35 minutes

 Ghana has assumed the presidency of the Consultative International Cashew Council (CICC). 

Debt Restructuring: Government to reach agreement with IPPs in May

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 4 heures 37 minutes

The government has given an indication about reaching an agreement with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) on debt restructuring as part of measures to reduce deficit in the energy sector.

Cashew processing gets major boost from CSIR

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 4 heures 39 minutes

The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has boosted the processing of cashew fruits with an initiative dubbed the Maximizing Gains from Cashew Production for Youth Development Project (MA-Cash).

Customer confidence boosts Zenith Bank’s 2023 performance as assets hit GH¢13bn, profit pasts GH¢ 1bn

Accra, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 4 heures 41 minutes

Zenith Bank Ghana capped off a stellar year in 2023, with total assets surging by nearly 44 per cent to reach GH¢13.86 billion as profit before tax moved to GHc1.02 billion. 

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Opening Ceremony of 16th SIAM in Meknes

Meknes, 22 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 7 heures 14 minutes

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Opening Ceremony of 16th SIAM in Meknes

GRA bids farewell to Customs Commissioner Iddrisu Iddisah Seidu 

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 2 heures 54 minutes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has organised a farewell ceremony for Alhaji Iddrisu Iddisah Seidu, the out-going Commissioner of the Customs Division.

Africa is at a turning point, but economic reforms must be sustained – IMF

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 2 heures 57 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Africa is at a turning point, having experienced a multiple of shocks that led to many economies into crisis in the past four years.

Ada Queen advises women to pay back loans for more opportunities

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 2 heures 59 minutes

Naana Adiki Manyeyo Adi I, the Ada Queen for the Royal Adibiawer Clan, has advised women in the area to pay back loans they contract to enable them to get access to more of such opportunities.

Cross-border women traders meet IOM to over empowerment

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 3 heures 2 minutes

Executives of the National Cross Border Women Traders Association (NCBWTA) have paid a courtesy call on the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Ghana to discuss issues pertinent to their activities.

Elimina Fishing Harbour receives 280-capacity cruise ship

Accra, 21 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois un jour 3 heures 25 minutes

The €84-million Elmina Fishing Harbour with berthing space for deep marine access for a fleet of fishing boats, on has received its first cruise ship, ‘SH Vega.

Food Security: Morocco Calls for Collective Action in Africa

Rabat, 21 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois un jour 7 heures 37 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, called, here Saturday, for collective and collaborative action to raise the complex challenges facing the African continent, including food security, environmental sustainability and rural development.

Sadiki Holds Talks with African Peers on Promoting Cooperation in Agriculture

Rabat, 21 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois un jour 7 heures 42 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, held, here Saturday, talks with his peers from several African countries participating in the 33rd session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa, on the ways to promote cooperation in the agricultural field.

Ghana records transit cargo increase between January and March

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 5 heures 41 minutes

Mr. Gerald Agbettor, Chief Revenue Officer and Officer in Charge of Transit at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has revealed that Ghana’s transit cargo increased between January and March.

IMF to disburse US$360m third tranche to Ghana without creditors MoU

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 5 heures 46 minutes

Mr Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director, African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Ghana will receive its next funding support from the IMF even if its unable to sign a final debt pact with its official bilateral creditors.

Bono YEA to cultivate 3000 acres of maize farm under phase II of PFJ

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 5 heures 49 minutes

The Bono Regional office of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has targeted to cultivate 3000 acres of maize farm as part of the phase II of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative.

Opportunity International Savings and Loans organises exhibition for head porters

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 5 heures 53 minutes

Opportunity International Savings and Loans Ltd (OISL) has organised an exhibition for some beneficiaries of their Kayayie project in Accra and Kumasi. 

Private sector suppliers schooled on Ghana Electronic Procurement System

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 6 heures 4 minutes

As part of efforts to ensure transparency in the use of the Ghana Electronic Procurement System, more than 70 private sector suppliers on Thursday, April 18, underwent training in Accra to navigate through the e-Procurement system.

Ghana, other election bound-countries must build fiscal buffers – IMF

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 6 heures 6 minutes

Ghana, and other countries around the world who will be holding elections in 2024 have been encouraged by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to prioritise fiscal consolidation as they go to the polls.

Food price variability: Western North tops as the most expensive region

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 6 heures 7 minutes

A report released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) showed that in February 2024, the Western North region was the most expensive of the ten selected food items.

Permanent Headquarters of Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Initiative commissioned in Accra

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 6 heures 10 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday commissioned the Permanent Headquarters of the Cote d’Ivoire-Ghana Cocoa Initiative (CIGCI) Secretariat building in Accra.

$100m needed to revitalise Ghana’s poultry sector- GNAPF

Accra, 20 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 2 jours 6 heures 12 minutes

The Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers (GNAPF) says the industry needs a $100 million capital injection to be revitalized.

Agriculture: Cabo Verde Determined to Consolidate Cooperation with Morocco (Cabo Verdean Minister)

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours une heure 56 minutes

Cabo Verde's Minister of Agriculture and Environment, Gilberto Correia Carvalho Silva, expressed on Friday in Rabat his determination to cooperate concretely and pragmatically with the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of agriculture.

Agriculture/Irrigation: Congo Aspires to Benefit from Moroccan Experience (Congolese Minister)

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours une heure 58 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Republic of Congo, Paul Valentin Ngobo, expressed on Friday in Rabat his country's willingness to benefit from Moroccan experience in irrigation, praising the kingdom’s achievements in this field.

Comorian Agriculture Minister Praises Morocco’s Booming Agricultural Sector

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 2 heures 49 secondes

The Comorian Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment, Tourism and Handicrafts, government spokesman Houmeid M'Saidie, hailed, on Friday in Rabat, Morocco's booming agricultural sector, which has become "a trademark" for the entire African continent.

Morocco, Guinea-Bissau Discuss Means to Promote Agricultural Cooperation

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 2 heures 4 minutes

Ways of promoting cooperation in the agricultural sector were the focus of talks in Rabat on Friday between Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, and his counterpart from Guinea-Bissau, Fatoumata Djau Baldé.

Madagascar Keen to Benefit from Moroccan Experience in Oceanography (Madagascan Minister)

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 2 heures 6 minutes

Madagascar's Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Suzelin Ratohiarijaona Rakotoarisolo, expressed on Friday in Rabat his country's wish to benefit from Moroccan experience in oceanography, while hailing the long-standing ties between Morocco and Madagascar.

Mali’s Minister of Agriculture Hails Morocco’s Progress in Water and Dam Management

Rabat, 19 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 2 heures 8 minutes

Mali's Minister of Agriculture, Lassine Dembélé, hailed on Friday in Rabat the progress made by Morocco, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, in water management, in particular the "well-developed" national dam program, a sector of "great interest" to Mali.

Ghana takes ‘a bitter pill’ to attract investment for energy sector sustainability

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 14 heures 12 minutes

The government has assured both local and foreign investors that Ghana has taken ‘a bitter pill’ to put the country’s energy sector in a state that will make them earn more profitable returns on their investments.

Ghana is set to procure one million revenue efficient metres

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 14 heures 17 minutes

The government through a World Bank support programme is to procure some one million modern metres to help improve revenue collection and increase access to electricity in Ghana.

SY electronics wins GHC 20,000 cash prize under Startup Takoradi 2024

Takoradi, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 14 heures 19 minutes

SY Electronics, who pitched a unique business idea together with other eight Startups, has emerged the winner in the 2024 Startup Takoradi business initiative.

Fidelity Bank joins United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 14 heures 22 minutes

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, the country's largest privately-owned Bank, has reaffirmed its commitment to advancing corporate sustainability as it joins the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) initiative.

World Bank, AfDB commit to connect 300m Africans to electricity by 2030

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 3 jours 14 heures 25 minutes

The World Bank Group (WBG) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group have committed to providing at least 300 million people in Africa with electricity access by 2030.

Food Security: Morocco Highlights Its Experience at ARC33

Rabat, 18 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 4 jours 6 heures 2 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, highlighted, here Thursday, Morocco's experience in the resilience of its agricultural system for sustainable food security.

European Union in Ghana to mark Europe Month with annual partnership dialogue

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 4 heures 51 minutes

The European Union in Ghana and the Government will hold their annual partnership dialogue on May 6, 2024, as part of Europe Month.

CAGD gets new Controller General

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 4 heures 55 minutes

President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akuffo- Addo has appointed a new Acting Controller and Accountant-General to head the Controller and Accountant-Generals Department (CAGD) following the resignation of Mr. Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem.

Let’s leverage digital age to empower female CEOs, entrepreneurs – Veep Bawumia

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 4 heures 57 minutes

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has entreated public and private sector players to support female business leaders and entrepreneurs to thrive under the digital revolution.

Regulate small scale, community mining well to absorb more graduates

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures une minute

Mr Samuel Boakye Pobee, the Managing Director of AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine, has appealed to the government to regulate the small scale and community mining well to absorb more graduates into the business.

PAC advocates for revenue collectors to be engage on commission basis

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 8 minutes

Dr James James Klutse Avedzi, Chairman, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, has reiterated the Committee's recommendation that the Government refrain from employing full-time revenue collectors at Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

President of the Apesokubi Traditional Council woos investors

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 10 minutes

Nana Okogyeaman Kwasi Asiedu Koram II, the President of the Apesokubi Traditional Council in the Biakoye District of the Oti Region, has stated that the area is ready to collaborate with investors, whose area of activity would impact positively on his people.

Unregulated illegal mining puts Ghana’s cocoa farms under threat

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 14 minutes

Illegal mining continues to pose a serious risk to Ghana's cocoa farms as unregulated activities continue to impact negatively on the sustainability and productivity of the country’s vital agricultural sector.

Ghana Revenue Authority begins sensitisation on annual income tax returns

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 16 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority has begun a series of sensitisation programmes of individuals and institutions on the need for them to file their annual income tax returns not later than the end of April.

PIAC advocates appointment reforms to GNPC Board membership

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 19 minutes

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for reforms to the composition and appointment processes of Board Members of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).

PIAC touts GNPC’s prowess as key energy provider

Accra, 17 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 5 jours 5 heures 21 minutes

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for the review of the laws of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to allow the National Oil Company (NOC) venture into the provision of integrated energy solutions.

Finance Minister leads Ghana’s delegation to World/ IMF Spring meetings

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 19 minutes

Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, the Minister for Finance, is leading Ghana’s delegation to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Spring Meetings taking place in Washington, DC.

PURC orders ECG to pay GHS446m to cash waterfall beneficiaries by end of April

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 22 minutes

The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has ordered the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to pay GHS446,283,706.29 before or by April 30, 2024, to ‘Category B’ beneficiaries under the cash waterfall mechanism.

GPHA commissions, names four new marine crafts after former captains, managers

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 23 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has commissioned and christened four new marine crafts in honour of two former captains and two former managers.

HD PLUS Ghana shifts from subscription-based platform to free-to-air

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 25 minutes

SES HD PLUS Ghana (“SES HD PLUS”), the country’s premium high-definition (“HD”) satellite broadcast service provider, has announced a shift from a subscription-based platform to a free-to-air (“FTA”) model, effective 13 June 2024.

GHS5.8m regulatory sanction can render ECG counter-productive – PURC

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) can become counter-productive should it fail to honour regulatory sanctions after April 22, 2024, the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has said. 

$360 million IMF bailout not enough for Ghana – Expert

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

Professor Eliplimi Agbloyor, an Associate Professor at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), says the $360 million from the International Monetary Fund is not sufficient for Ghana’s reserve.

Ghana, Germany strengthen economic ties with focus on automotive sector, 1D1F

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 29 minutes

Ghana and Germany have given a boost to their bilateral relations for increased mutual economic benefits, this time, focusing more on the automotive sector.

Ghana reaches interim deal with international bondholders

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 6 jours 4 heures 31 minutes

The government has reached an interim deal with international bondholders to restructure $13 billion of international bonds, the Ministry of Finance has said.

CILT-Ghana organises business forum on doing business in Ghana’s Ports

Tema, 12 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 6 heures 43 minutes

Key stakeholders in the port sector of Ghana have participated in a business forum organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to discuss the cost of doing business at Ghana’s ports.

ECOWAS partners must be vigilant against piracy – Kofi Mbiah

Tema, 12 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 6 heures 45 minutes

Dr Emmanuel Kofi Mbiah, a Maritime Law Consultant and Legal Practitioner, has called for continued collaboration among the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) regional partners to remain vigilant against piracy in the sub-region.

KNUST Career Services Centre partners with German Embassy to host ‘Time with CEOs’

Accra, 12 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 10 jours 6 heures 48 minutes

The Career Services Centre of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the German Embassy organised a seminar dubbed ‘’Time with the CEOs’’ for some selected students’ groups.

Fidelity Bank reaffirms commitment to empowering women-owned businesses

Accra, 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 jours 4 heures 54 minutes

Fidelity Bank, Ghana’s largest privately-owned bank, has reaffirmed its commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs by providing with continued cutting-edge financial and other services to make them succeed.

Stakeholders must help deal with transit cargo diversion – GRA

Tema, 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 jours 5 heures 34 secondes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has called on stakeholders to help curb diversion of transit cargoes as the practice leads to a loss in revenue to the country.

46-year-old mother defies odds, works as cutler

Keta , 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 jours 5 heures 4 minutes

Madam Milicent Asiwome Tsormana, a 46-year-old mother of three at Tayagagbor, a suburb of Keta in the Volta Region, has chosen to work as a cutler (sharpener), defying all the odds.

Nkwanta traders relocate to market centre after months of misunderstanding

Nkwanta , 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 jours 5 heures 6 minutes

Mr Felix Owusu Gyimah, the Nkwanta South Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Oti Region, has moved traders back to the market centre after several months of misunderstanding over their relocation.

Kaana Farms CEO advocates better structures for youth to go into agriculture

Kasoa , 11 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 11 jours 5 heures 9 minutes

Mr Seth Dganamah, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kaana Farms, has expressed worry over the continuous sale and forceful acquisition of arable farmlands in the country, especially for mining purposes.

Farmers in UWR sensitized on PFJ2.0 programme

Wa, 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 6 heures 30 minutes

The Upper West Regional Department of Agriculture has engaged some stakeholders in the region to sensitise them on the second phase of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ 2.0) programme.

COCOBOD, NGO engage media to educate cocoa Farmers on farmer-friendly interventions

Tarkwa , 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 6 heures 33 minutes

The Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of Ghana Cocoa Board, (COCOBOD), in collaboration with Goshen Global Vision, an NGO, has engaged about twenty media houses across the Western-South Region to educate them on COCOBOD farmer-friendly interventions.

Coordinating Director urges investments into Bono Region’s abundant resources  

Fiapre, 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 6 heures 50 minutes

Mr Andrews Mensah, the Bono Regional Coordinating Director, has called for investments into the abundant clay and quarry products, cashew and poultry sectors in the region for job creation and poverty reduction.

Bank of Ghana Governor denies ever describing NDC Minority as hooligans

Accra, 9 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 13 jours 6 heures 53 minutes

Dr Ernest Addison, Governor, Bank of Ghana, has denied an alleged report by an international media that he described the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority Caucus as hooligans during their #OccupyBoG protest march.

2024 ECOWAS Investment Forum urges resource mobilization to bridge Africa’s infrastructure gap

Accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 21 minutes

The 2024 ECOWAS Investment Forum (EIF) has called for the pooling of resources to deal with Africa’s infrastructure deficit for sustainable development across the continent.

Ethnic misunderstanding affecting revenue collection- Nkwanta South MCE

Nkwanta , 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 23 minutes

Mr Felix Owusu Gyimah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Nkwanta South, said the Assembly’s collection of revenue has taken a dip due to the ethnic misunderstanding in the enclave.

ECOWAS Investment Forum: WTO Director General champions AfCFTA to boost regional integration

Accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Director General, World Trade Organization (WTO), has urged African countries to strengthen regional integration through the transformative potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Star Assurance Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 29 minutes

Mr Kweku Ocran has been appointed as the new Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Star Assurance Group, the parent company of Star Assurance, StarLife Assurance, StarMicroinsurance, StarHealth Insurance, and Pensol Capital Trust.

GhIPSS GhanaPay introduces savings wallet with competitive interest rate.

accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 31 minutes

Users of the GhanaPay mobile money service can now enjoy the benefits of a savings wallet, which offers attractive monthly interest rates.

Development Bank Ghana, German Parliamentarians in Strategic Dialogue on Economic Empowerment and Green Financing

Accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 4 heures 33 minutes

In a significant engagement underscoring international collaboration for sustainable development, Development Bank Ghana (DBG) hosted a distinguished delegation from Germany’s Bundestag (Federal Parliament).

Green butterfly holds “1st Saturday Market” in Accra

Accra, 8 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 14 jours 9 heures 3 minutes

Green Butterfly, an eco-friendly Ghanaian-based company, Saturday held the “1st Saturday Market” at the Department of Parks and Gardens in Accra.

My administration will be business-centered – Dr Bawumia to GUTA

Accra, 6 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 7 heures 23 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Flagbearer, has assured the Ghanaian business community of his plans to implement business-friendly tax reforms to boost transactions under his administration.

CSIR, Dotty’s TVET Institute to train young industrialists

Accra, 6 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 16 jours 7 heures 25 minutes

The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Dotty’s TVET [Technical and Vocational Education Training] Institute have teamed up to train Ghanaian children to propel them to drive Ghana’s industrialisation in the future.

IES proposes three-prong approach for stable, affordable fuel prices

Accra, 5 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 17 jours 6 heures 27 minutes

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has proposed a three-prong approach to ensure stable and affordable petroleum prices in Ghana.

Gov’t must tackle food inflation to reduce headline inflation- IEA

Accra, 5 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 17 jours 6 heures 31 minutes

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana has asked the Government to control food inflation as one of the means to checking total inflation in the country.

Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly achieves nearly 78 per cent of 2023 estimated revenue

Kpone, 5 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 17 jours 6 heures 33 minutes

The Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) in 2023 recorded more than GHS29.35 million as against an estimated GHS37.88 million revenue for the year, representing 77.48 percent performance.

Market women in Kumasi support ‘heal the KATH’ project

Kumasi, 5 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 17 jours 6 heures 35 minutes

Women groups in some markets in the Kumasi metropolis have donated GHS220,000.00 to support the ‘Heal the Komfo Anokye’ project.

Access Bank Ghana makes historic GHS One billion plus profit before tax

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Access Bank Ghana Plc, a leading retail bank in Ghana, has recorded a profit before tax of more than GHS1 billion in 2023 - a historic feat for the Bank.

Minister breaks ground for 120 Km asphaltic overlay of Sunyani – Berekum- Sampa road 

Jinijini , 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye, the Minister for Roads and Highways, has cut the sod for work to begin a 120-kilometer asphaltic overlay of the Sunyani to Berekum and Sampa road in the Bono Region.

Transforming governance in Ghana: A new regulatory service model for Africa

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 20 minutes

Ghana is keeping pace with the rapid global transition to digital technologies, including in the realm of e-government where the country is regarded as a leader in Africa. 

NDC Parliamentary Minority demands immediate increase in cocoa farm-gate price

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 41 minutes

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Minority is demanding an immediate increase in the cocoa farm-gate price by the Government.

Government urged to review law to stop credit unions from paying corporate tax

WA, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 47 minutes

The government has been urged to review the tax law that has roped credit unions into the payment of corporate income tax to ensure financial inclusion and poverty reduction.

Complimentary Education Agency trains Kpone women in fabric softener making 

Kpone, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 4 heures 49 minutes

The Complementary Education Agency (CEA), with support from the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly, has trained 15 women in the municipality on how to make fabric softener.

Women in business must be empowered to grow – Stanbic Bank Business Manager

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 4 minutes

Dr Kweku Arthur-Annobil, Strategy Lead and Business Manager at Stanbic Bank, has urged regulators and leaders in the financial sector to support female entrepreneurs to grow and expand their businesses.

Women trained on climate resilient alternative economic ventures

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 16 minutes

The Upperlink Consult, a skills development and sustainable waste management organisation in Wa, has introduced some women to a climate-friendly alternative livelihood venture to preserve the environment.

GPHA holds engagements towards maritime single window programme implementation

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 18 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has held a series of engagements with stakeholders to prepare them for phase one of the implementation of the maritime single window programme in April.

LCIC develops bean variety free of gas, flatulence

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 20 minutes

The Legacy Crop Improvement Centre (LCIC) in the Eastern Region has made a significant breakthrough in bean production by developing a new bean variety known as Zamzam cowpea.

Multi-million dollar Krofrom market now den of rodents, criminals

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 21 minutes

The Krofrom market, a multi-million-dollar commercial edifice in one of the prominent suburbs of Kumasi, is now a den of rodents and criminals.

Sunyanimanhene’s funeral: Buying, selling peak in Sunyani

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 23 minutes

Buying and selling have peaked in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital, as the Traditional Council commences the pre-burial and funeral rites of the late paramount Chief of Sunyani Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawiri II.

Consolidated Bank Ghana to support SMEs in Kwahu

Accra, 3 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 19 jours 12 heures 25 minutes

The Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) has developed several products to support small and midsize businesses (SMEs) at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region to open opportunities for them through its newly introduced products.

Women trained on climate resilient alternative economic ventures

Wa, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 38 minutes

The Upperlink Consult, a skills development and sustainable waste management organisation in Wa, has introduced some women to a climate-friendly alternative livelihood venture to preserve the environment.

GPHA holds engagements towards maritime single window programme implementation

Tema, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 42 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has held a series of engagements with stakeholders to prepare them for phase one of the implementation of the maritime single window programme in April.

LCIC develops bean variety free of gas, flatulence

Otareso , 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 46 minutes

The Legacy Crop Improvement Centre (LCIC) in the Eastern Region has made a significant breakthrough in bean production by developing a new bean variety known as Zamzam cowpea.

Multi-million dollar Krofrom market now den of rodents, criminals

Kumasi, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 50 minutes

The Krofrom market, a multi-million-dollar commercial edifice in one of the prominent suburbs of Kumasi, is now a den of rodents and criminals.

Sunyanimanhene’s funeral: Buying, selling peak in Sunyani

Sunyani, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 52 minutes

Buying and selling have peaked in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital, as the Traditional Council commences the pre-burial and funeral rites of the late paramount Chief of Sunyani Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawiri II.

Consolidated Bank Ghana to support SMEs in Kwahu

Nkawkaw , 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 3 heures 55 minutes

The Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) has developed several products to support small and midsize businesses (SMEs) at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region to open opportunities for them through its newly introduced products.

GRA Workers Union says ready to engage government on strategies to boost revenue collection

Accra, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 28 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority Workers Union (GRAWU) has urged the government to support GRA with the right technology and resources to boost revenue collection.

Mastercard Foundation supports AMAATI Company to create 22,000 jobs

Accra, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

AMAATI, with support from the Mastercard Foundation and IDH, has created over 22,000 jobs for the youth on the Fonio value chain valued at 200,000 dollars in two years.

Ashanti West ECG commissions transformer injections to improve power supply

Accra, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 31 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has commissioned 15 transformer injections in the Ashanti West Region as part of efforts to improve power supply to customers in the region.

LCIC seeds revolutionise Ghana’s seed production sector, says Agric Director

Accra, 2 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 33 minutes

Hajia Habiba Yusif, the Eastern Regional Director for Agriculture, has underscored the importance of high-quality seeds in improving agriculture to guarantee abundant food products.

Nigeria can achieve SDGs with AI – Expert

Abuja, 2 Avril (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 35 minutes

An Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Oluwafemi Osho, says the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can aid the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda of 2030 in Nigeria.

Preparations for 33rd FAO Regional Conference for Africa: Meeting of Ambassadors of African Countries Represented in Morocco

Rabat, 2 Avril (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 20 jours 11 heures 42 minutes

Preparations for 33rd FAO Regional Conference for Africa: Meeting of Ambassadors of African Countries Represented in Morocco

District Oversight Committees engaged on AfCFTA

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 28 minutes

The National African Peer Review Mechanism Governance Council (NAPRM-GC) has engaged its District Oversight Committees (DOCs) on the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Cardinal Namdini Mining to pour first gold last quarter of 2024

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 31 minutes

All things being equal, by the last quarter of 2024, Cardinal Namdini Mining Ltd (CNML), a subsidiary of Shandong Gold, will pour its first gold in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.

Grimaldi Group names vessel after Tema Port

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 33 minutes

The Grimaldi Group has named one of its largest vessels in the new G5 class of round multipurpose ships after the Port of Tema.

Knife sharpening, a thriving business for some immigrants

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 35 minutes

Some immigrants residing at Bediako and its environs in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality of the Greater Accra Region are making a living from menial jobs, especially knife sharpening.

Kwahu is treasure trove: Increase investment to diversify Kwahu Easter – Chief

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 44 minutes

Nana Kwadwo Boama, Krontihene of Atibie in the Eastern Region, has called on the government and private sector to step up investments in the Kwahu areas, taking into account the immense tourism potential the area holds.

Dr Apaak supports constituents with working tools

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 45 minutes

Dr Clement Abasinaab Apaak, the Member of Parliament (MP) of Builsa South, Upper East Region, has presented assorted working tools worth GH¢105,730.00 to 113 youth in his constituency to undergo skills training.

EU stepping-up trade, investments in West Africa

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 45 minutes

The European Union (EU) is taking steps to enhance its trade and investment engagement with West African (WA) countries, a high placed source at the Union told the Ghana News Agency (GNA).

Rural banks in Upper West to form a regional bank

Accra, 1 Avril (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 21 jours 14 heures 46 minutes

Mr Adams Sulley, the Chairman of the Sissala Rural Bank, has announced that discussions were in place to have a regional bank from the four community and rural banks in the Upper West Region to improve banking services.

We should create jobs for our people in our own circles – Kwame Bediako

Accra, 29 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 24 jours 5 heures 18 minutes

Kwame Bediako, founder of the New Force, a political movement, has underscored the need for industrial independence in order to create jobs and prosperity for the people.

Kwame Bediako sets eyes on Volta Lake

Accra, 29 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 24 jours 5 heures 20 minutes

Independent presidential candidate Kwame Bediako has declared his intention to harness the potentials of the Volta Lake in developing the nation’s water transport infrastructure.

Time for Ghana to have a binding debt regime- Adongo

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 7 minutes

Mr Isaac Adongo, a member of Parliament's Finance Committee, has called for a legal framework to regulate Ghana's domestic and external borrowing, as well as how governments invest and deploy such funds.

Bank of Ghana appoints Advisor for Universal Merchant Bank effective March 25

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 10 minutes

The Bank of Ghana has appointed Dr Joseph O. France as an Advisor to the Management of Universal Merchant Bank LTD (UMB) effective 25th March 2024.

Ghanaian businesses urged to be cautious of AI challenges

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 13 minutes

Mr Bernard Acquah, the Chief Information Officer of MTN Ghana, has urged Ghanaian businesses to be cautious of the challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance their businesses.

Second Session of Ghana-Kenya Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation begins

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 15 minutes

The Second Session of the Ghana-Kenya Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) has begun with a two-day Senior Officials session, which was held virtually.

CARE International graduates farmers under PROSPER project

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 17 minutes

CARE International Ghana, in collaboration with Cargill, has held a graduation ceremony to mark the successful completion and official exit of 96 communities under the PROSPER project in the Western North Region.

GRA applauds Commissioner-General as he bows out of office

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 19 minutes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has extoled Rev Dr Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, the Commissioner-General, as he ends his term of office on March 31, 2024.

Farmers in Upper East bemoan poor patronage of local rice

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 21 minutes

Farmers in the Upper East Region are struggling with the harvest of rice due to the lack of market, leaving many warehouses and farms overwhelmed with over 500,000 bags of the produce in just one warehouse.

Ave Crocodile Resort reopens to public

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 30 minutes

The Akatsi North District Assembly has reopened the Ave Dakpa Crocodile Resort after it was temporarily shut down in January 2021.

The private sector must play a pivotal role in Africa’s development- Mr Elumelu

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 32 minutes

Mr Tony Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), says the private sector, particularly entrepreneurs, must play a pivotal role in Africa’s development.

COCOBOD Administrator commends women’s contributions to industry 

Accra, 28 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 25 jours 3 heures 35 minutes

 Mr Michael P. K. Asumanu, the Brong Ahafo Regional Administrator, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has commended women for their invaluable contributions to the progress and development of the cocoa industry. 

Atlantic Lithium Limited is in the process of being listed on the stock exchange-GSE

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 44 minutes

Ms Abena Amoah, the Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), says Atlantic Lithium Limited, an Australian Company, is in the process of being listed on the exchange to promote local participation.

IMF to begin Second Review of Ghana’s programme on April 2

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 45 minutes

The 2nd Review of Ghana’s 3-year, US$3bn IMF-Supported Post Covid-19 Programme for Economic Growth (PC-PEG) to be conducted by the IMF Staff has been scheduled for the 2nd – 12th April 2024, the Minister for Finance, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, said on Tuesday.

ECOWAS Commission reviews draft action plan for Integrated Maritime Strategy

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 48 minutes

The ECOWAS Commission has reviewed its draft Integrated Maritime Strategy (EIMS) action plan to help it achieve the objectives of the strategy.

Civil Society Coalition for African Continental Free Trade Area inaugurated

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 50 minutes

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Tuesday inaugurated the Civil Society Coalition for African Continental Free Trade Area (CSCAfCFTA) in Accra.

Ashanti West ECG to clamp down on illegal connections

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 53 minutes

The Ashanti West region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has embarked on an exercise to clamp down on illegal connections and retrieve bill arrears from its customers.

Women gari processors at Ahyiresu community gets processing factory

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 56 minutes

BOK Africa Concern, a Berekum-based non-government organisation, has handed over a-gari processing factory to the Ahyiresu farming community in the Dormaa Municipality of the Bono Region.

Ashanti West ECG to clamp down on illegal connections

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 2 heures 59 minutes

The Ashanti West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has embarked on an exercise to clamp down on illegal connections and retrieve bill arrears from its customers.

$1.2 billion disbursement from partners will mitigate cedi depreciation

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 3 heures une minute

Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Minister of Finance, says the expected $1.2 billion from development partners will strengthen the local currency against major trading currencies. 

African Trade Chamber in US seeks collaboration in Africa

Accra, 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 3 heures 3 minutes

The Midlands African Chamber in the United States of America is extending its reaches to entrepreneurs in Africa countries.

Royal Atlantic Initiative Marks Emergence of a New Africa (Experts)

Rabat, 26 Mars (MAP) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 4 heures 29 minutes

Royal Atlantic Initiative Marks Emergence of a New Africa (Experts)

FCT minister woos Indian investors to Abuja

Abuja, 26 Mars (NAN) Il y a 2 mois 27 jours 9 heures 59 minutes

The Minister of the Federal Capital (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, has sought for huge investments from Indian investors, as part of strategies to fast tract the development of the capital territory, Abuja.

COCOBOD initiates steps to nurture Ghanaian children in cocoa production

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 10 minutes

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has initiated steps to expose school children to cocoa production in a bid to protect the rich history and sustain the commercial value of the crop.

Finance Minister charges GRA, security agencies to wage war against smugglers

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

Dr Mohammed Amin Adam, Finance Minister, has charged the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to work collaboratively with various security agencies to tackle smuggling of goods into the country.

Power outages: We generate power based on ECG’s demand – IPPs

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 14 minutes

The Independent Power Producers (IPPs) says it cannot be blamed for the current power outages based on its arrangements with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana maintains key rate at 29 per cent

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 15 minutes

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has kept its policy rate at 29 per cent, saying inflation risks were still on the upside and required close monitoring.

Sunyani NEDCo recovers over GHC 16 million in revenue mobilization

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 17 minutes

The Sunyani Area of the Northern Electricity Development Company (NEDCo), encompassing the Bono and Ahafo regions, recovered a total of GhC 16,457,210.63 million in a three-week special revenue mobilization exercise.

Climate smart agriculture project launched in Tamale to enhance food production

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 18 minutes

A climate smart agricultural project has been launched in Tamale to enhance the knowledge, practices and resilience of young small-scale farmers on climate change impact in the Northern Region.

Ghana to host conference on lasting solutions to Africa’s debt crisis

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 40 minutes

Ghana, under the auspices of the International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), will host a three-day conference to learn from the past, and find lasting solutions to the continent’s debt crisis.

SMEs need services of professional accountants

Accra, 25 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 28 jours 4 heures 45 minutes

Ms Sena Dake, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG), has urged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to engage the services of professional accountants, either full-time or part-time, to sustain their businesses.

Makers and Partners pledges to promote Environmental, Social, and Governance practices

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 3 heures 47 minutes

Makers and Partners (MAP), a chartered accountancy firm has reaffirmed its commitment to help strengthen Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices in Ghana.

Ellembelle Assembly to partner traditional council in tax regime exercise

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 3 heures 49 minutes

P.K.Yankey Atuabo (W/R), March 23, GNA-The Ellembelle District Assembly has expressed its readiness to enter broader consultation with the Eastern Nzema Traditional Council to educate the people before rolling out any form of taxation and property rates.

Ketu Sout farmers urged to register under PFJ II

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 3 heures 52 minutes

The Ketu South Municipal office, Department of Agriculture has urged farmers in the municipality to register under the second phase of government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ 2.0) programme.

Oti Region: Mastercard Foundation to train 11,288 Ghanaian youth through BizBox

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 3 heures 55 minutes

Mr Collins Kwamikorkor, the Oti Regional Director of Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) says Mastercard Foundation will train about 11,288 Ghanaians youth through BizBox in the Oti Region for the next four-years.

Newmont Ahafo Foundation disburses over GHC4 million to support businessmen and women      

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 4 heures 32 secondes

Men and women engaged in small scale businesses within the Newmont Ahafo South Mine in the Asutifi North District of the Ahafo region have received micro-credit support worth GHC4,577,060.00 to expand their economic businesses.

24-hour-economy will position Ghana as attractive investment destination – Forensic Psychiatrist

Accra, 23 Mars (GNA) Il y a 2 mois 30 jours 4 heures 2 minutes

Mr John Kuuku Dsane, a retired Forensic Psychiatry Specialist, who worked in the United Kingdom, said Ghana can rake in more revenue, annually, by instituting the 24-hour-economy for growth advancement.

Lack of consistency in national planning impeding Ghana’s development- Prof Asafu-Adjaye

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 2 heures 57 minutes

Professor John Asafu-Adjaye, Senior Fellow at the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), said the lack of consistency in national planning is one of the major problems affecting Ghana's development.

MTN Ghana to pay 17.5 pesewas dividend per share to shareholders

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 heures 16 minutes

Scancom PLC (MTN Ghana) will pay a dividend of 17.5 pesewas per share to shareholders effective April 12, 2024.

EU focuses on large investment to boost economic development

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 heures 25 minutes

The European Union says it is focused on supporting large investments that will bring about economic development in Ghana.

Chocolate industry must continue to prioritise sustainability, fair labour practices – EcoCare Ghana

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 21 minutes

EcoCare Ghana, a rights-based campaign and advocacy organisation, has urged the chocolate industry to continue to prioritise sustainability, fair labour practices, and environmental conservation.

PWDs in Keta receive support

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 22 minutes

Some Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region have received financial support from the Social Welfare Department to improve their income-generating activities.

PURC observes revenue discrepancies at ECG

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 24 minutes

 The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it has observed discrepancies in the Electricity Company of Ghana’s revenue allocation in accordance with the Cash Water Mechanism (CWM). 

MSMEs should scaleup digital adoption to reap AfCFTA benefits

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 27 minutes

Ghanaian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have been advised to increase their knowledge and adoption of digital solutions to reap the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) initiative.

Ecobank Ghana holds forum to foster exports growth under AfCFTA

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 29 minutes

In a bid to support Ghanaian exporters to build and expand their operations across the African continent and the world, Ecobank Ghana has organised a forum to provide information about requirements and the changing trends in the export market.

Sorghum Production: Availability of inputs boosts success of sorghum farmers in UER

Accra, 22 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 heures 30 minutes

Mr Abdul Raman Mohammed, Manager of the business wing, Akuafo Nketewa Company Limited, Tempane District of the Upper East Region, has attributed the high yield of sorghum to prompt intervention by aggregators to ensure availability of inputs for farmers to facilitate production.

Government Council Takes Note of Agreement on International Road Transport Between Morocco and The Gambia

Rabat, 21 Mars (MAP) Il y a 3 mois un jour 7 heures 54 minutes

The Council of Government, meeting on Thursday in Rabat, took note of an agreement on international road transport of passengers and goods between Morocco and the Gambia, signed on 25 January 2024 in Dakhla, and of draft law no. 06.24 approving this agreement.

Youth-led agribusiness SMEs pitch ideas to transform sector

Accra, 20 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 2 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

Five youth-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture value chain have received a $1,000 dollar grant each from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to support and grow their businesses.

Ghana International Bank repositions to enhance trade financing

Accra, 20 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 2 jours 4 heures 27 minutes

The Ghana International Bank (GHIB) has renewed its commitment to bridge Africa’s US$100 billion trade financing gap, and support the achievement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) initiative.

We are working to make Ghana ICT hub of West Africa – Communications Minister 

Accra, 20 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 2 jours 4 heures 29 minutes

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications and Digitisation, says government is building the pillars to make Ghana the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Hub for West Africa.

Over 300 women farmers at Gumo trained on mushroom farming

Accra, 20 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 2 jours 4 heures 40 minutes

A total of 300 women farmers at Gumo in the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region have been empowered in mushroom farming to enhance their economic opportunities and help mitigate rural urban migration.

No shipper should be charged for internet-related clearance delays – GSA

Accra, 19 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 2 heures 8 minutes

The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) has directed that shippers should not be charged for clearance delays resulting from the current internet disruption in Ghana.

KIC signs on six more higher institutions on its entrepreneurship and agribusiness

Accra, 19 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 2 heures 9 minutes

The Kosmos Innovation Centre (KIC), a non-profit organisation with focus on powering innovation, transforming communities and impacting lives, today signed on six more tertiary institutions to promote youth entrepreneurship and agribusiness.

Ghana’s economic stability path will be painful – IMF

Accra, 19 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 2 heures 11 minutes

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has signalled that Ghana’s path to economic stability will be a painful one, but remains optimistic about the country emerging resilient from the current challenges.

AfCFTA : Let’s accelerate harmonisation of goods and services across Africa- Shippers Authority

Accra, 19 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 2 heures 12 minutes

Mr. Baffour Okyere Sarpong, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), has stressed the urgent need to expedite harmonisation of standards for goods and services in support of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

EUGAP supports women with reliable access to finance for progress

Accra, 19 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 3 jours 2 heures 13 minutes

The European Union Ghana Agriculture Programme (EUGAP) has ensured reliable access to finance for 16,000 women through the Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs), to accelerate their progress in agricultural businesses.

AI is best chance to overcome low productivity – Kristalina Georgieva

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 3 heures 46 minutes

Ms Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), says the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be transformative to African economies.

Fidelity Bank drives positive change in Sustainability Collaboration, Entrepreneurial Empowerment

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 3 heures 48 minutes

Fidelity Bank, Ghana's largest privately-owned bank, has held its inaugural Stakeholder Workshop as well as the Orange Summit, to address critical needs in sustainability and young entrepreneur development.

MTN Ghana Foundation engages scholarship beneficiaries on Artificial Intelligence

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 3 heures 50 minutes

MTN Ghana Foundation has held a career forum to educate students on Artificial Intelligence (Al) and its opportunities as part of efforts to get them ready for jobs in future.

GIMPA Business School launches GiBSAN to connect for impact

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 3 heures 52 minutes

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Business School has launched the GIMPA Business School Alumni Network (GiBSAN) to mobilise students and graduates for professional growth, leadership and excellence.

Let’s prioritise digital entrepreneurship for sustainable economic development –SSNIT Boss

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 3 heures 58 minutes

Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang, the Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), has urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs and corporate executives to prioritise digital entrepreneurship to foster sustainable economic development.

Ghana must prioritise scaling up green businesses

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 4 heures 49 secondes

The government and private sector players have been urged to enhance support systems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana’s green ecosystem to engender scaling up of their operations.

GNPC Foundation provides start-up kits to artisans in Western North

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 4 heures une minute

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation has presented start-up kits to 64 skilled artisans in Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region to facilitate their work and boost their profits.

Ghana’s decision to seek IMF assistance worth it – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 18 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 4 heures 4 minutes

The Government of Ghana has defended its decision to seek assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in July 2022, arguing that the consequences are worthwhile.

Royal Air Maroc to Launch New Direct Routes from Casablanca to Manchester, Naples and Abuja by June

Casablanca, 18 Mars (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 4 jours 7 heures 44 minutes

Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) announced that it will launch, as part of its plan to strengthen its network and in preparation for the summer season, air routes from its Casablanca hub to Naples, Manchester and Abuja, from June 22, 2024.

Ghana drives towards national statistical system

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Ghana, through the second phase of the Strategic Sector Cooperation, is aiming to build a robust and comprehensive national data system to promote evidence-based planning and policy decision-making.

VFS Global commits to continuous engagement in developing innovative solutions

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 4 heures 8 minutes

VFS Global has affirmed its commitment to continuous engagement in developing innovative solutions to enhance the overall visa application experience.

NGO supports women with Groundnut Mill at Gwollu

Gwollu , 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 4 heures 11 minutes

The Gwollu and Buoti communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region have been provided with a mill for processing groundnut to aid the women to easily extract the oil.

Zenith Bank expands presence with new branch in Techiman

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 4 heures 13 minutes

Zenith Bank, one of Ghana's leading financial institutions, has opened its newest branch in Techiman, in the Bono East Region of Ghana.

Parliament summons Transport Minister over increased fees/charges by Airport Company

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 7 heures 25 minutes

Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah, the Second Deputy Speaker, presiding, has summoned the Transport Minister to Parliament on Tuesday, March 19, over the increase in fees/charges by the Ghana Airport Company Limited without prior Parliamentary approval.

Ghana hasn’t defaulted in its international debts payments – Abena Osei-Asare

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 7 heures 26 minutes

Mrs Abena Osei-Asare, the Minister of State nominee at the Finance Ministry, says Ghana has not defaulted in the payment of its international debts but rather announced a debt restructuring, which is being pursued.

Deputy Finance Minister-Designate endorses betting tax, says it’s not new

Accra, 15 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 7 jours 7 heures 29 minutes

Dr Alexander Ampaabeng, the Deputy Finance Minister-Designate, has declared his endorsement of the betting tax being implemented by the Government.

Sweet Home Hotel committed to boosting Ghana’s hospitality and tourism experiences

Gbawe , 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 9 jours 4 heures 7 minutes

A newly constructed hotel facility, Sweet Home Hotel, located in Gbawe Bulemin, Greater Accra Region, has been unveiled with the primary goal of boosting Ghana's tourism industry and creating employment opportunities for the youth.

Ghana eyes hosting Africa Energy Bank

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 9 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Energy Minister, says Ghana is keen on becoming host to the Africa Energy Bank – a specialised bank to address the imminent funding challenge in Africa’s oil and gas industry.

Chinese Ambassador to Ghana highlights China’s major economic achievements in 2023

Accra, 13 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 9 jours 4 heures 15 minutes

China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reached 126 trillion RMB (17.89 trillion USD) in 2023, representing a 5.2 percent increase in its overall economic growth

Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago explore trade opportunities

Accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 4 minutes

Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago are exploring trade opportunities in the manufacturing and export sectors for mutual benefit.

We will lead the market – Telecel Group

Accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Mr Moh Damush, Group CEO of Telecel Group, says the Company will soon be a market leader in the Ghanaian telecommunications industry after the takeover from Vodafone Ghana.

AYEF launches Ghana edition of the African Trade Queen concept

Accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 9 minutes

The African Young Entrepreneur Federation (AYEF), a subsidiary of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has launched the maiden edition of the Ghana-African Trade Queen concept in Accra.

Traders appeal for a facelift of Keta Market 

Keta , 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 11 minutes

Traders at the Keta Market in the Volta Region are appealing to the authorities to reconstruct the facility into a modern market to enhance business operations.

GPHA partners with CILT to train 30 machine operators

Tema, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 15 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) Learning and Development School, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), has trained 30 machine operators to enhance operations at the ports.

ECG alerts Ghanaians of peak-hour outages

accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 17 minutes

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced power outages between 1900 and 2300 hours across its operational zones, indicating that rising demand had forced around 630 distribution transformers to operate at full capacity.

Cedi depreciation to blame for surge in fuel prices – COPEC

Accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 19 minutes

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has cautioned that fuel prices will continue to surge in the coming weeks if the depreciation of the Cedi against the Dollar is not addressed.

Vodafone Ghana is now Telecel; Veep unveils new brand in dazzling ceremony

Accra, 12 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 10 jours 4 heures 22 minutes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has officially outdoored Telecel Ghana after the parent company; Telecel Group, acquired a majority shareholding in Vodafone Ghana.

SONA Debate: Minority Leader announces Private Members’ Bill to remove “nuisance” taxes

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 5 heures 59 minutes

Dr Cassiel Ato Baah Forson, the Minority Leader in Parliament, says the Caucus will introduce a Private Members' Bill to remove taxes, including the E-levy emissions tax and betting tax, which are perceived as “nuisance” by the Caucus.

Keta Market: Traders appeal for facelift of Market

Keta, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 6 heures une minute

Men and women, who trade at the Keta Market are appealing to the authorities to facelift facility into a modern market for smooth enhanced business.

Exhibitors of 28th Trade Fair satisfied with turnout, but worried of low publicity

Kasoa , 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 6 heures 3 minutes

Some exhibitors at the just ended 28th Ghana Trade Fair Exhibition hosted at the West Hills Mall, have said the fair although good for the promotion and sales of their products, should have received more publicity.

MSR Activity holds women’s Agric-Entrepreneurship forum

Tamale, 11 Mars (GNa) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 6 heures 6 minutes

A women's agriculture entrepreneurship forum has been held to recognise the efforts of women in national development and honour their remarkable achievements in agribusiness, climate resilience and gender equality.

AngloGold Ashanti creates baby nursing centre for women employees

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 6 heures 9 minutes

AngloGold Ashanti, Obausi Mine has established a baby nursing centre to support female employees who become nursing mothers.

Plan International Ghana empowers young women entrepreneurs to mark women’s day

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 6 heures 17 minutes

Mr Sulemana Hor-Gbana, the Southern Programme Influencing and Impact Area (SPIIA) Manager of Plan, has emphasised the importance of helping young entrepreneurs enhance their business acumen to ensure success in their businesses.

GPHA begins process of developing a maritime single-window system

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 8 heures 27 minutes

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has begun processes to develop a maritime single-window system to manage vessel traffic.

CSIR-SARI builds capacity of community groundnut seed producers

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 8 heures 29 minutes

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI), has provided capacity building in groundnut seed production for 60 women producers to ensure high quality crop.

Tema Port handles 18 million tonnes of cargo in 2023

Accra, 11 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 8 heures 31 minutes

Despite a generally difficult local and international economic climate in 2023, the Tema Port handled 18 million tonnes of cargo while the Takoradi Port handled eight million tonnes.

2027 date for ECOWAS single currency unrealistic- WAMZ D-G

Abuja, 11 Mars (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 11 jours 10 heures 33 minutes

The Director-General, West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), Dr Olorunsola Olowofeso, says expectation for an ECOWAS Single Currency by 2027 is no longer realistic.

Politicisation of power outages slowing industrialisation – AGI decries

Accra, 7 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 3 heures 46 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has decried the politicisation of power outages in the country, and called for swift national consensus to solve the challenges inherent in the energy sector.

Atiwa East District empowers local farmers

Anyinam , 7 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 3 heures 51 minutes

The Atiwa East District Assembly has provided support schemes to more than 570 local farmers in the district to encourage and assist them in their work in line with the government's planting for export policy.

Okere District cassava traders complain about exorbitant prices

Accra, 7 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 4 heures 3 minutes

Cassava traders at Asenema market in the Okere District of the Eastern Region have expressed concerns about increase in prices of cassava products.

Only 13m Nigerians registered to access electricity, out of 230m population – NIP

Abuja, 7 Mars (NAN) Il y a 3 mois 15 jours 7 heures 10 secondes

The Nigerian Institute of Physics (NIP) says that only 13,112,134 Nigerians are registered to have access to electricity in Nigeria, out of its total estimated population of 230 million people.

Entrepreneurs train employees under government’s skills development fund

Accra, 6 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 4 heures 16 minutes

Entrepreneurs, who benefitted from the government's Ghana Skill's Development Fund (GSDF), have commenced capacity building training for their employees.

AGI, Ghana Commodity Exchange sign MoU to support agriculture sector

Accra, 6 Mars (GNa) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 4 heures 24 minutes

The Association of Ghana Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghana Commodity Exchange to support the agriculture sector increase liquidity in commodity markets and enhance price discovery.

Financial Literacy: NGO trains women, girls with disability to spur business growth

Jirapa , 6 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 4 heures 30 minutes

The Africa Centre for Human Rights and Sustainable Development (AfCHuRSD), a non-governmental organisation, has provided financial literacy training to women and girls with disability in small scale businesses in the Jirapa Municipality of the Upper West Region to enable them to sustain their trade.

Women entrepreneurs urged to be conscious in the management of businesses

Accra, 6 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 8 heures 23 minutes

Women entrepreneurs in the small and medium scale sector have been urged to be very conscious in the management of their businesses to help sustain their operations.

Ghana, Canada to leverage bilateral relations to promote extractive industry investments

Accra, 6 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 8 heures 42 minutes

Ghana's Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, says Ghana is ready to leverage her historical ties with Canada through the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business to promote investment in the extractive sector.

Financial diversification panacea to Ghana’s periodic economic woes – Experts

Accra, 6 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 16 jours 8 heures 43 minutes

Some professors of Finance have called on the government to urgently diversify Ghana’s financial sources and be ruthless in tackling corruption and illicit financial flows.

GhIPSS urges Banks to display Near Real Time ACH Direct Credit Services on digital channels

Accra, 4 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 4 heures 7 minutes

Financial institutions have been urged to boldly showcase ACH Direct Credit Near Real Time (NRT) services on their digital platforms to facilitate easy access for customers.

Construction of apparel manufacturing facility begins at Savelugu 

Savelugu , 4 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

A ground breaking ceremony has been held at Savelugu in the Northern Region to begin the construction of an apparel manufacturing facility to produce clothing and promotional items for export.

Informal sector workers appeal for reduced interest rates on borrowing  

Accra, 4 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 9 heures 6 minutes

Participants at the Bank of Ghana’s sensitisation programme on banking services, consumer rights and responsibilities, have appealed to financial institutions to reduce interest rates on loans to stimulate business activities in the country.

Global Soft Power Index: Morocco Among World’s Top 50

London, 4 Mars (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 18 jours 10 heures 20 minutes

Morocco has improved its standing in the "Global Soft Power Index-2024", ranking as the 50th most influential country in the world.

National Youth Authority, Africa Skills Hub Foundation to empower young people

Accra, 1 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 4 heures 26 minutes

A transformative initiative aimed at empowering Ghanaian youth and women through skills development and entrepreneurship has been outdoored in Accra.

Adopt Islamic banking to spur development – Prof Gatsi

Cape Coast, 1 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 4 heures 28 minutes

Professor John Gartchie Gatsi, Dean of the School of Business Studies, University of Cape Coast (UCC), has made a strong case for the adoption of Islamic banking to spur economic growth.

ECG has enough power to supply, pay bills for better services – Managing Director

Accra, 1 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 4 heures 31 minutes

Mr Sam Dubik Mahama, the Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has given the assurance that the Company has enough installed capacity to supply power for businesses and households in the country.

GEA sensitises young people on BizBox Project in Western North Region

Datano , 1 Mars (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 4 heures 33 minutes

The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and the Mastercard Foundation have organised a sensitisation workshop to educate the youth in the Western North Region on a Business in a Box (BizBox) project.

AUSACO Conference Hails Efforts to Position Moroccan Sahara as Gateway to Africa, Other Continents (Final Declaration)

Dakhla, 1 Mars (MAP) Il y a 3 mois 21 jours 11 heures 21 minutes

In a landmark development, participants in the first Policy Conference of the Coalition for Autonomy in the Sahara (AUSACO) lauded Morocco's commendable efforts in advancing the new development model for the Southern provinces. The conference, held in Dakhla, aimed to position the region as a pivotal gateway connecting Morocco to Africa and beyond.

The president did not touch on blue economy in SONA – NAFAG

Tema, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 4 heures 46 minutes

The National Fisheries Association of Ghana (NAFAG) has expressed disappointment that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) presented by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo did not touch on the blue economy. 

African Centre trains 50 PWDs in livelihood skills

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 4 heures 52 minutes

The African Centre for Human Rights and Sustainable Development (AfCHuRSD) has trained 50 women in liquid and bar soap making in Tamale.

Ghanaian companies target Africa under AfCFTA

Accra, 28 Février (GNa) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 4 heures 56 minutes

Some Ghanaian companies have set their horizons beyond the shores of the country, making the entire African continent their target market under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Gold for Oil policy reduces forex pressures significantly-Pres. Akufo Addo

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 18 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says that the Gold for Oil Programme worked well, significantly lowering forex constraints on bulk energy storage, transportation, and imports.

Major macroeconomic indicators pointing right direction

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 20 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo says the major macroeconomic indicators are pointing in the right direction.

Eighth Women’s Expo Ghana slated for March 8 to 10

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 22 minutes

This year's Women's Expo Ghana will be held from March 8 to 10 at the Atlantic Mall in Accra, organisers have said.

Ghana to produce 4.5 million ounces of gold annually – President reveals

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 23 minutes

Ghana has projected to ramp up gold production to some 4.5 million ounces annually, says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Sunyani Area NEDCo targets GhC45 million in revenue mobilization exercise

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 25 minutes

The Sunyani Area of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) has set a target to recover GhC45 million out of the GhC167 million owed by its customers in the Bono and Ahafo regions, through a comprehensive revenue mobilisation exercise. 

Jamestown fishing harbour to be commissioned this year – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 27 minutes

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that he will open the James town fishing harbour this year, as it is currently about 88 percent complete.

Government targets US$1.9bn savings in energy sector debts restructuring

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 29 minutes

The government intends to save more than $9.1 billion as part of the restructuring of power purchasing agreements over the life of existing independent power projects.

African governments must seek alternatives to economic support

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 31 minutes

Professor Vijay Prashad, a well-known historian and journalist, has advised African countries to look outside the Bretton Woods institutions in their search for economic support.

2024 SONA: Government must commit to growth of poultry production – Association

Accra, 28 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 23 jours 11 heures 36 minutes

The Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipal Poultry Farmers Association in the Western Region has urged the Government to show commitment to providing sound policies to spur the growth of poultry production in the country.

Workshop on managing agropastoral sector in cross-border area between Burkina Faso, Ghana held

Tamale, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 3 heures 56 minutes

A workshop dubbed: “Managing the Agropastoral Sector in the Cross-border Area between Burkina Faso and Ghana: Harmonising Mechanisms and Tools”, has been held to discuss the best way to manage cross-border movement of people and herds from Burkina Faso to Ghana.

Gov’t to establish FinTech Innovation Fund to support Start-ups

Accra, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 4 heures 47 secondes

The Government has announced plans to set up a FinTech Innovation Fund to support Start-ups in the FinTech industry to drive Ghana's digital revolution.

Western Region: Plumbers educated on standards, customer relations

Fijai , 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 4 heures 3 minutes

More than 100 plumbers operating in the Western Region have been educated on the use of quality plumbing materials and the need to ensure standardised practice to win customer satisfaction for long term sustainability of their jobs.

Adaklu Assembly members urged to work conscientiously to improve revenue

Adaklu Waya, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 4 heures 6 minutes

Mr Sylvanus Plaha, the Adaklu District Coordinating Director, has called on members of the Adaklu District Assembly to work conscientiously to improve upon revenue generation.

CBG opens new Hohoe branch to meet needs of customers

Accra, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 13 heures 23 minutes

The Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) has opened a new branch in Hohoe in the Volta region to enhance the bank’s coverage.

Farmers count the benefits of grasscutter farming in their lives

Accra, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 13 heures 24 minutes

Some farmers in the Upper West Region say Grasscutter farming is one of the impactful alternative livelihood activities for people irrespective of occupation due to its economic potential.

Poultry Intensification Scheme: FSRP brainstorms with lead Ghanaian poultry industrialists ahead of takeoff

Accra, 26 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 25 jours 13 heures 26 minutes

The West Africa Food System Resilience Programme (FSRP) has engaged some lead Ghanaian poultry industry anchor farmers and production groups ahead of the FSRP Poultry Intensification Scheme takeoff.

We’ll explore possibilities of bringing investors into poultry, cashew farming – Commissioner

Accra, 25 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 19 minutes

Madam Hariett Thompson, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, on Friday gave an assurance that the High Commission would explore the possibilities of bringing in private investors for the poultry and cashew sectors within the Dormaa enclave.

Entrepreneurship prime pathway to increase employment opportunities for youth

Accra, 25 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 21 minutes

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has emphasised the importance of entrepreneurship and apprenticeship as prime pathways to increase employment opportunities for the youth and women.

CBG opens new Hohoe branch to meet needs of customers

Accra, 25 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 26 jours 10 heures 25 minutes

The Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG), has opened a new branch in Hohoe in the Volta Region.

Bank of Ghana, Development Bank Ghana to launch 3i Africa Summit in Accra 

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours une heure 48 minutes

The Bank of Ghana and the Development Bank Ghana are set to launch the inaugural 3i Africa Summit on Monday, February 26, 2024 in Accra  .

Shipping Chamber reaches out to Shippers Authority

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours une heure 49 minutes

The Ghana Chamber of Shipping (GCS) has paid a visit to the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) to deepen collaboration.

Wealth & Jobs Expo to address critical challenges facing entrepreneurs, businesses

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours une heure 52 minutes

The Wealth & Jobs Expo Ghana, set to take centre stage from May 22–23, 2024, at the Accra International Conference Centre, will serve as a catalyst for entrepreneurial growth and wealth creation.

Close to 900,000 metric tonnes of cashew go waste in Bono Region

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours une heure 53 minutes

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister, has appealed to Ghana’s development partners to assist in adding value to cashew fruits and nuts for job-creation and poverty reduction.

Consider the use of local rice for school feeding – Rice farmers

New Edubiase, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 13 heures 36 minutes

Local rice farmers in the Adansi South District are appealing to the government to encourage the use of local rice for the school feeding programmes at the basic and senior high school levels.

Onion Sellers Association allays fears of price hikes

Accra, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 13 heures 39 minutes

The Onion Sellers Association of Ghana has allayed concerns about a rise in onion prices because of Niger’s withdrawal from the Economic Community of West African States.

Gov’t eyes concluding Commercial Creditors’ negotiations for more money

Kyebi , 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 13 heures 43 minutes

The government is to meet with Commercial Creditors in Paris to accelerate the completion of its remaining debt restructuring negotiations to unlock more funds for critical infrastructural development.

GEA, Mastercard Foundation extends BizBox project to Volta region

Ho, 23 Février (GNA) Il y a 3 mois 28 jours 13 heures 45 minutes

The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and the Mastercard Foundation have kicked off the ‘Business in a Box’ (BizBox) Project in the Volta region.

AfCFTA Offers ‘Significant’ Opportunities for Morocco’s Automotive Industry – Report

Casablanca, 21 Février (MAP) Il y a 4 mois un jour 4 heures 10 minutes

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement offers four significant opportunities to the Moroccan automotive sector, which is among the best developed on the continent, especially for its affordable inputs, finished exports, advantageous labor, and reduced customs tariffs, according to the 9th edition of the CFC Africa Insights report.

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

Casablanca, 20 Février (MAP) Il y a 4 mois 2 jours 5 heures 31 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 4 mois 3 jours 3 heures 57 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 4 mois 3 jours 3 heures 59 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 4 mois 3 jours 4 heures 2 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 mois 6 jours 14 heures 24 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 mois 6 jours 14 heures 30 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 mois 6 jours 14 heures 32 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 mois 6 jours 14 heures 36 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 mois 6 jours 14 heures 38 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 8 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 10 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 11 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 15 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 20 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 21 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 4 mois 7 jours 11 heures 24 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 4 mois 8 jours 9 heures 27 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 4 mois 8 jours 9 heures 29 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 4 mois 8 jours 9 heures 31 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 4 mois 8 jours 9 heures 36 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 4 mois 8 jours 9 heures 39 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 4 mois 9 jours 10 heures 6 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 4 mois 9 jours 10 heures 11 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 4 mois 10 jours 13 heures 4 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 4 mois 10 jours 13 heures 7 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 4 mois 11 jours 12 heures 31 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 4 mois 11 jours 12 heures 34 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 4 mois 11 jours 12 heures 37 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 4 mois 13 jours 5 heures 11 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 4 mois 13 jours 5 heures 16 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 4 mois 13 jours 5 heures 21 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 4 mois 13 jours 5 heures 24 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 4 mois 13 jours 10 heures 21 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 4 mois 14 jours 3 heures 56 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 4 mois 14 jours 3 heures 59 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 4 mois 14 jours 4 heures 2 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 4 mois 14 jours 4 heures 16 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 4 mois 14 jours 4 heures 19 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 4 mois 14 jours 4 heures 21 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 4 mois 14 jours 4 heures 23 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 46 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 48 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 49 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 53 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 55 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 56 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 4 mois 14 jours 10 heures 59 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 4 mois 14 jours 11 heures une minute

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 4 mois 14 jours 11 heures 23 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 24 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 28 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 29 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 31 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 36 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 38 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 39 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 4 mois 15 jours 8 heures 40 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 15 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 17 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 19 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 20 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 23 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 27 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 4 mois 16 jours 12 heures 58 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 4 mois 16 jours 13 heures 2 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 4 mois 16 jours 13 heures 4 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 4 mois 16 jours 14 heures 26 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 4 mois 16 jours 14 heures 27 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 4 mois 17 jours 11 heures 35 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 4 mois 18 jours 10 heures 55 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 4 mois 18 jours 10 heures 57 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 4 mois 18 jours 11 heures 2 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 4 mois 18 jours 11 heures 5 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 4 mois 19 jours 3 heures une minute

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 4 mois 19 jours 3 heures 5 minutes

Morocco, Strategic Country for IFC (Regional Director)

Yara Ghana presents rewards to its top four retailers

Balshie , 2 Février (GNA) Il y a 4 mois 20 jours 3 heures 37 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 4 mois 20 jours 8 heures 19 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 4 mois 20 jours 8 heures 20 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 4 mois 20 jours 8 heures 21 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 4 mois 20 jours 8 heures 22 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 4 mois 21 jours 9 heures 17 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 39 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 41 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 43 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 45 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 47 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 4 mois 21 jours 10 heures 49 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 4 mois 22 jours 11 heures 56 secondes

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 4 mois 23 jours 4 heures 20 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 4 mois 23 jours 4 heures 25 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 4 mois 23 jours 8 heures 59 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 4 mois 23 jours 9 heures une minute

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 4 mois 23 jours 9 heures 2 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 4 mois 23 jours 9 heures 4 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 4 mois 23 jours 9 heures 6 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 4 mois 23 jours 10 heures 10 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 4 mois 24 jours 8 heures 22 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 4 mois 24 jours 8 heures 24 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 4 mois 27 jours 13 heures 27 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 4 mois 27 jours 13 heures 30 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 4 mois 27 jours 13 heures 31 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 4 mois 29 jours 3 heures 47 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 4 mois 29 jours 13 heures 44 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 4 mois 29 jours 14 heures 15 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 4 mois 30 jours 11 heures 52 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 5 mois 3 jours 6 heures 19 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 16 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 19 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 22 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 25 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 27 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 5 mois 4 jours 14 heures 30 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 5 mois 6 jours 4 heures 3 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 5 mois 10 jours 12 heures 4 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 5 mois 10 jours 12 heures 7 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 5 mois 10 jours 12 heures 9 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 5 mois 10 jours 12 heures 11 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 5 mois 10 jours 12 heures 13 minutes

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 5 mois 10 jours 13 heures 34 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 5 mois 10 jours 13 heures 37 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 5 mois 11 jours 13 heures 59 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 5 mois 11 jours 14 heures 2 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 5 mois 12 jours 5 heures 10 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 5 mois 14 jours 13 heures 25 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 5 mois 14 jours 13 heures 27 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 5 mois 14 jours 13 heures 29 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 5 mois 16 jours 3 heures 36 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 5 mois 16 jours 3 heures 37 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 5 mois 17 jours 3 heures 57 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 5 mois 17 jours 4 heures 58 secondes

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 5 mois 17 jours 4 heures 15 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 5 mois 17 jours 9 heures 29 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 5 mois 19 jours 5 heures 49 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 5 mois 20 jours 4 heures 27 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 5 mois 20 jours 4 heures 29 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 5 mois 20 jours 4 heures 41 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 5 mois 20 jours 9 heures 2 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 5 mois 20 jours 9 heures 10 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 5 mois 21 jours 5 heures 48 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 5 mois 21 jours 8 heures 47 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 5 mois 24 jours 2 heures 31 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 5 mois 24 jours 2 heures 34 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 5 mois 24 jours 2 heures 35 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 5 mois 25 jours 4 heures 9 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 5 mois 25 jours 4 heures 10 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 5 mois 25 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

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 5 mois 26 jours 4 heures une minute

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 5 mois 26 jours 4 heures 2 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 5 mois 27 jours 5 heures 57 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 5 mois 27 jours 6 heures 40 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 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 47 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 5 mois 28 jours 9 heures 49 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 5 mois 29 jours 7 heures 51 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 5 mois 29 jours 7 heures 53 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 5 mois 29 jours 7 heures 55 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 6 mois 3 heures 32 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 6 mois 3 heures 49 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 6 mois 3 heures 56 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 6 mois 3 heures 58 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 6 mois 4 heures

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 6 mois 4 heures 2 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 6 mois 4 heures 3 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 6 mois 4 heures 6 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 6 mois 4 heures 10 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 6 mois 4 heures 13 minutes

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 6 mois 4 heures 17 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 6 mois 4 heures 29 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 6 mois 10 heures 44 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 6 mois un jour 3 heures 6 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 6 mois un jour 3 heures 8 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 6 mois un jour 3 heures 10 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 6 mois un jour 3 heures 13 minutes

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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 22 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 24 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 26 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 30 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 34 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 35 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 38 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 44 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 6 mois 2 jours 4 heures 58 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 6 mois 2 jours 5 heures 6 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 6 mois 2 jours 14 heures 8 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 6 mois 3 jours 3 heures 32 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 6 mois 3 jours 4 heures 59 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 6 mois 3 jours 5 heures une minute

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 6 mois 3 jours 5 heures 2 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 6 mois 3 jours 5 heures 4 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 6 mois 3 jours 14 heures 20 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 6 mois 4 jours 2 heures 53 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 6 mois 4 jours 2 heures 56 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 6 mois 4 jours 2 heures 57 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 6 mois 4 jours 2 heures 59 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 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures une minute

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 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures 20 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 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures 22 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 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures 23 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 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures 45 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 6 mois 4 jours 9 heures 36 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 6 mois 4 jours 14 heures 49 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 6 mois 4 jours 14 heures 52 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 6 mois 5 jours 4 heures 28 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 6 mois 5 jours 4 heures 31 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 6 mois 7 jours 4 heures 47 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 6 mois 8 jours 11 heures 31 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 6 mois 9 jours 4 heures 40 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 6 mois 9 jours 4 heures 44 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 6 mois 9 jours 4 heures 49 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 6 mois 9 jours 4 heures 51 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 6 mois 9 jours 4 heures 58 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 6 mois 9 jours 7 heures 58 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 6 mois 10 jours 3 heures 38 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 6 mois 10 jours 3 heures 40 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 6 mois 11 jours 4 heures 19 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 6 mois 11 jours 4 heures 21 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 6 mois 11 jours 4 heures 28 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 6 mois 11 jours 13 heures 50 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 6 mois 11 jours 13 heures 52 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 6 mois 11 jours 13 heures 57 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 6 mois 11 jours 13 heures 58 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 6 mois 12 jours 12 heures 54 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 6 mois 12 jours 12 heures 56 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 6 mois 12 jours 12 heures 59 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 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 3 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 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 5 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 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 8 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 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 10 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 6 mois 14 jours 3 heures 52 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 6 mois 14 jours 3 heures 54 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 6 mois 14 jours 3 heures 57 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 6 mois 14 jours 3 heures 59 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 6 mois 15 jours 4 heures 6 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 6 mois 15 jours 4 heures 10 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 6 mois 15 jours 4 heures 14 minutes

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 6 mois 15 jours 4 heures 16 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 6 mois 15 jours 4 heures 19 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 40 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 43 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 44 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 46 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 48 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 54 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 6 mois 15 jours 7 heures 57 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 6 mois 15 jours 9 heures 55 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 6 mois 16 jours 9 heures 20 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 6 mois 16 jours 9 heures 22 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 6 mois 17 jours 3 heures 30 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 6 mois 17 jours 3 heures 34 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 6 mois 17 jours 3 heures 38 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 6 mois 17 jours 3 heures 41 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 6 mois 17 jours 3 heures 43 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 6 mois 18 jours 3 heures 43 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 6 mois 18 jours 3 heures 45 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 6 mois 18 jours 3 heures 48 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 6 mois 18 jours 10 heures 51 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 6 mois 18 jours 10 heures 54 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 6 mois 18 jours 10 heures 56 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 31 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 32 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 39 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 42 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 46 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 50 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 52 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 54 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 57 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 6 mois 21 jours 3 heures 59 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 6 mois 21 jours 4 heures 2 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 6 mois 21 jours 4 heures 5 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 6 mois 21 jours 4 heures 10 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 6 mois 21 jours 4 heures 13 minutes

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 6 mois 21 jours 4 heures 16 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 6 mois 22 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

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 6 mois 23 jours 13 heures 25 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 6 mois 23 jours 13 heures 28 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 6 mois 23 jours 14 heures 54 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 6 mois 23 jours 14 heures 57 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 6 mois 24 jours 3 heures 44 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 6 mois 24 jours 4 heures 14 minutes

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 6 mois 24 jours 9 heures 51 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 36 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 37 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 40 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 41 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 43 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 45 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 6 mois 25 jours 3 heures 46 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 6 mois 26 jours 13 heures 52 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 6 mois 26 jours 13 heures 55 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 6 mois 26 jours 13 heures 58 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 36 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 38 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 40 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 42 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 44 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 47 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 50 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 53 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 54 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 6 mois 28 jours une heure 55 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 6 mois 28 jours 3 heures 58 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 6 mois 28 jours 4 heures 45 secondes

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 6 mois 28 jours 4 heures 2 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 6 mois 29 jours 3 heures 40 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 7 mois 3 heures 46 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 7 mois 3 heures 48 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 7 mois 3 heures 49 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 7 mois 3 heures 50 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 7 mois 3 heures 52 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 7 mois 3 heures 54 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 7 mois 3 heures 56 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 7 mois 3 heures 58 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 7 mois 3 heures 59 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 7 mois 4 heures 5 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 7 mois 4 heures 7 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 7 mois 4 heures 8 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 7 mois 4 heures 17 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 7 mois 4 heures 20 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 35 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 40 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 42 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 44 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 46 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 48 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 50 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 53 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 55 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 7 mois un jour 3 heures 57 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 7 mois un jour 9 heures 52 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 7 mois 2 jours 3 heures 7 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 7 mois 2 jours 3 heures 10 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 7 mois 2 jours 3 heures 13 minutes

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 7 mois 2 jours 3 heures 20 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 7 mois 2 jours 5 heures 9 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 7 mois 2 jours 10 heures 19 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 7 mois 2 jours 10 heures 23 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 7 mois 3 jours 4 heures 49 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 7 mois 3 jours 4 heures 53 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 7 mois 3 jours 4 heures 56 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 7 mois 3 jours 4 heures 58 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 7 mois 3 jours 5 heures 5 secondes

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 7 mois 3 jours 5 heures 47 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 7 mois 5 jours 4 heures 38 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 7 mois 5 jours 4 heures 52 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 7 mois 5 jours 4 heures 54 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 7 mois 5 jours 4 heures 58 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 7 mois 5 jours 5 heures une minute

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 7 mois 6 jours 5 heures 36 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 7 mois 6 jours 5 heures 38 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 7 mois 6 jours 5 heures 40 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 7 mois 6 jours 5 heures 44 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 7 mois 6 jours 5 heures 46 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 7 mois 6 jours 8 heures 47 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 7 mois 6 jours 8 heures 50 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 7 mois 6 jours 8 heures 57 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 7 mois 7 jours 3 heures 38 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 7 mois 7 jours 3 heures 42 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 7 mois 7 jours 3 heures 56 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 7 mois 7 jours 3 heures 57 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 7 mois 7 jours 4 heures une minute

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 7 mois 7 jours 4 heures 3 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 7 mois 7 jours 4 heures 6 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 7 mois 7 jours 4 heures 11 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 19 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 33 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 34 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 36 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 37 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 39 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 42 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 7 mois 7 jours 8 heures 47 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 7 mois 9 jours 4 heures 14 secondes

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 7 mois 9 jours 4 heures 8 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 7 mois 9 jours 4 heures 16 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 7 mois 9 jours 4 heures 20 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 7 mois 9 jours 4 heures 28 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 7 mois 9 jours 9 heures 47 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 36 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 39 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 40 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 42 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 45 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 7 mois 9 jours 11 heures 47 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 7 mois 9 jours 12 heures une minute

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 7 mois 9 jours 12 heures 3 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 7 mois 9 jours 12 heures 6 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 7 mois 9 jours 12 heures 8 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 7 mois 9 jours 12 heures 10 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 7 mois 12 jours 4 heures 49 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 7 mois 12 jours 9 heures 39 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 7 mois 13 jours 9 heures 32 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 7 mois 13 jours 9 heures 35 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 7 mois 14 jours 4 heures 39 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

, 8 Novembre () Il y a 7 mois 14 jours 4 heures 41 minutes

DBG holds workshop on Environmental, Social, and Governance for financial institutions

Accra, 8 Novembre (GNA) Il y a 7 mois 14 jours 4 heures 47 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 7 mois 14 jours 8 heures 13 minutes

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 7 mois 14 jours 9 heures 35 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 7 mois 14 jours 12 heures 16 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 7 mois 14 jours 12 heures 29 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 7 mois 14 jours 12 heures 44 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 7 mois 15 jours 4 heures 59 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 7 mois 15 jours 5 heures une minute

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 7 mois 15 jours 5 heures 5 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 42 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 45 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 49 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 52 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 53 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 56 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 7 mois 15 jours 6 heures 59 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 7 mois 15 jours 8 heures 22 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 7 mois 15 jours 8 heures 27 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 7 mois 16 jours 7 heures 33 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 7 mois 17 jours 6 heures 47 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 7 mois 17 jours 6 heures 51 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 7 mois 17 jours 6 heures 52 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 7 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 9 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 11 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 14 minutes

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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 17 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 20 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 22 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 26 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 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 28 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 7 mois 20 jours 4 heures 33 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 7 mois 20 jours 4 heures 35 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 7 mois 20 jours 4 heures 43 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 7 mois 20 jours 4 heures 51 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 7 mois 20 jours 4 heures 58 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 7 mois 20 jours 5 heures 56 secondes

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 7 mois 20 jours 7 heures 44 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 7 mois 20 jours 8 heures 21 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 7 mois 21 jours 3 heures 49 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 7 mois 21 jours 3 heures 56 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 7 mois 21 jours 3 heures 59 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 7 mois 21 jours 4 heures 4 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 7 mois 22 jours 4 heures 39 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 7 mois 22 jours 4 heures 46 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 7 mois 22 jours 4 heures 52 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 7 mois 22 jours 4 heures 53 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 7 mois 22 jours 4 heures 58 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 7 mois 22 jours 11 heures 14 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 7 mois 23 jours 3 heures 58 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 7 mois 23 jours 3 heures 59 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 7 mois 23 jours 7 heures 56 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 7 mois 23 jours 8 heures 49 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 7 mois 23 jours 8 heures 51 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 7 mois 23 jours 8 heures 54 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 7 mois 23 jours 8 heures 57 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 7 mois 23 jours 8 heures 59 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 7 mois 24 jours 7 heures 6 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 7 mois 25 jours 2 heures 16 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 7 mois 25 jours 2 heures 21 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 7 mois 25 jours 2 heures 24 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 7 mois 25 jours 2 heures 27 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 7 mois 25 jours 2 heures 32 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 56 secondes

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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 3 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 7 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 10 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 21 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 36 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 7 mois 25 jours 6 heures 41 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 7 mois 27 jours 3 heures 11 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 7 mois 27 jours 3 heures 20 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 7 mois 27 jours 12 heures 28 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 39 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 44 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 46 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 48 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 50 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 53 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 55 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 7 mois 28 jours 3 heures 57 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 7 mois 28 jours 4 heures 24 secondes

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 7 mois 28 jours 4 heures 2 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 7 mois 28 jours 4 heures 4 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 7 mois 28 jours 11 heures 16 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 7 mois 28 jours 11 heures 18 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 7 mois 28 jours 11 heures 20 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 7 mois 28 jours 11 heures 52 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 7 mois 29 jours 11 heures 7 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 10 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 13 minutes

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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 15 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 20 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 22 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 23 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 25 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 7 mois 30 jours 3 heures 27 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 7 mois 30 jours 5 heures 40 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 8 mois un jour 6 heures 48 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 8 mois un jour 6 heures 49 minutes

Government takes major steps towards full implementation of Cylinder Recirculation Module

Accra, 20 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 2 jours 3 heures 59 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 2 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 4 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 6 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 7 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 9 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 11 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 13 minutes

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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 37 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 42 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 44 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 8 mois 2 jours 4 heures 48 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 22 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 24 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 26 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 28 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 30 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 31 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 36 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 45 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 8 mois 3 jours 3 heures 48 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 8 mois 3 jours 5 heures 2 minutes

HM King Mohammed VI Chairs Council of Ministers

South Africa Faces Acute Budget Crisis (Minister)

Johannesburg, 18 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 8 mois 4 jours 5 heures 7 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 41 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 46 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 47 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 49 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 51 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 54 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 8 mois 5 jours 2 heures 55 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 8 mois 5 jours 3 heures 5 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 8 mois 5 jours 3 heures 7 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 8 mois 5 jours 7 heures 23 minutes

Statement by the Royal Office

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 26.72% in September– NBS

Abuja, 17 Octobre (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 5 jours 14 heures 2 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 8 mois 6 jours 4 heures 12 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 8 mois 6 jours 4 heures 13 minutes

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 8 mois 6 jours 4 heures 18 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 8 mois 6 jours 5 heures une minute

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 8 mois 6 jours 5 heures 6 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 8 mois 6 jours 5 heures 11 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 8 mois 6 jours 8 heures 12 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 8 mois 8 jours 6 heures 55 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 8 mois 8 jours 6 heures 57 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 8 mois 8 jours 7 heures 22 secondes

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 8 mois 8 jours 7 heures 2 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 8 mois 8 jours 7 heures 4 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 8 mois 9 jours 4 heures 33 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 8 mois 9 jours 4 heures 35 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 8 mois 9 jours 4 heures 37 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 8 mois 9 jours 4 heures 38 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 8 mois 9 jours 8 heures 17 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 8 mois 9 jours 8 heures 19 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 8 mois 9 jours 8 heures 23 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 8 mois 9 jours 8 heures 26 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 8 mois 9 jours 11 heures 7 secondes

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 8 mois 9 jours 11 heures 46 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 8 mois 9 jours 12 heures 12 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 8 mois 9 jours 12 heures 23 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 8 mois 9 jours 12 heures 56 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 8 mois 9 jours 13 heures 6 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 8 mois 9 jours 13 heures 8 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 8 mois 10 jours 6 heures 2 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 8 mois 10 jours 6 heures 12 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 8 mois 10 jours 6 heures 21 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 8 mois 10 jours 6 heures 52 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 8 mois 10 jours 7 heures 11 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 8 mois 10 jours 7 heures 56 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 8 mois 10 jours 8 heures 4 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 8 mois 10 jours 8 heures 13 minutes

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 8 mois 11 jours 4 heures 46 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 8 mois 11 jours 4 heures 50 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 8 mois 11 jours 4 heures 57 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 8 mois 11 jours 5 heures 2 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 8 mois 11 jours 5 heures 4 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 8 mois 11 jours 9 heures 20 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 8 mois 11 jours 9 heures 32 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 8 mois 11 jours 9 heures 37 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 8 mois 11 jours 9 heures 42 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 8 mois 11 jours 10 heures 9 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 8 mois 11 jours 11 heures 26 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures une minute

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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 2 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 7 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 9 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 11 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 16 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 18 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 8 mois 11 jours 13 heures 28 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 8 mois 12 jours 8 heures 4 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 8 mois 12 jours 8 heures 6 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 8 mois 12 jours 8 heures 50 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 8 mois 12 jours 9 heures 20 secondes

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 8 mois 12 jours 9 heures 3 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 8 mois 12 jours 9 heures 13 minutes

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 8 mois 12 jours 9 heures 21 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 8 mois 12 jours 10 heures 2 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 8 mois 12 jours 10 heures 4 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 8 mois 12 jours 10 heures 5 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 8 mois 13 jours 3 heures 53 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 8 mois 13 jours 3 heures 54 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 8 mois 13 jours 4 heures une minute

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 8 mois 13 jours 4 heures 27 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 8 mois 13 jours 4 heures 35 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 8 mois 13 jours 6 heures 7 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 8 mois 13 jours 6 heures 8 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 8 mois 13 jours 6 heures 58 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 8 mois 13 jours 7 heures une minute

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 8 mois 13 jours 8 heures 37 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 8 mois 13 jours 8 heures 50 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 8 mois 13 jours 9 heures 47 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 8 mois 13 jours 10 heures 24 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 8 mois 13 jours 10 heures 30 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 8 mois 13 jours 11 heures 40 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 8 mois 14 jours 5 heures 33 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 8 mois 14 jours 5 heures 39 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 8 mois 14 jours 6 heures 59 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 8 mois 14 jours 9 heures 54 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 8 mois 14 jours 10 heures une minute

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 8 mois 15 jours 7 heures 39 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 8 mois 16 jours 3 heures 58 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 8 mois 16 jours 4 heures 33 secondes

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 8 mois 16 jours 4 heures 2 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 8 mois 17 jours 4 heures 38 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 8 mois 17 jours 4 heures 44 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 8 mois 17 jours 4 heures 53 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 8 mois 17 jours 9 heures 50 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 24 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 28 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 29 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 31 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 33 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 45 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 50 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 8 mois 17 jours 11 heures 56 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 8 mois 17 jours 14 heures 30 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 8 mois 18 jours 11 heures 11 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 8 mois 19 jours 3 heures 48 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 8 mois 19 jours 3 heures 51 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 8 mois 19 jours 3 heures 55 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 8 mois 20 jours 6 heures 38 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 8 mois 20 jours 6 heures 41 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 8 mois 20 jours 6 heures 48 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 8 mois 20 jours 6 heures 53 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 8 mois 22 jours 6 heures 46 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 8 mois 24 jours 9 heures 51 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 8 mois 25 jours 36 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 8 mois 25 jours 43 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 8 mois 25 jours 49 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 8 mois 26 jours 2 heures 21 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 8 mois 26 jours 2 heures 24 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 8 mois 26 jours 2 heures 27 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 8 mois 26 jours 2 heures 30 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 8 mois 26 jours 2 heures 34 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 8 mois 26 jours 9 heures 18 secondes

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 8 mois 27 jours 2 heures 57 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 8 mois 27 jours 2 heures 59 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 8 mois 27 jours 3 heures une minute

 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 8 mois 27 jours 3 heures 5 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 8 mois 27 jours 15 heures 21 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 8 mois 27 jours 15 heures 23 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 8 mois 28 jours 5 heures 19 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 8 mois 28 jours 5 heures 35 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 8 mois 28 jours 5 heures 38 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 8 mois 28 jours 7 heures 9 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 9 mois 3 heures 13 minutes

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 9 mois 3 heures 15 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 9 mois 3 heures 17 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 9 mois 3 heures 28 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 9 mois 10 heures 15 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 9 mois 10 heures 22 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 9 mois un jour 2 heures 34 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 9 mois un jour 10 heures 44 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 9 mois un jour 23 heures 58 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 9 mois 2 jours 5 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 9 mois 2 jours 9 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 9 mois 2 jours 11 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 9 mois 2 jours 12 minutes

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 9 mois 2 jours 21 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 9 mois 2 jours 24 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 9 mois 2 jours 26 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 9 mois 7 jours 4 heures 58 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 9 mois 7 jours 5 heures une minute

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 9 mois 7 jours 5 heures 6 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 9 mois 7 jours 5 heures 10 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 9 mois 7 jours 5 heures 12 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 2 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 47 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 50 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 52 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 54 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 9 mois 8 jours 4 heures 57 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 9 mois 9 jours 5 heures 19 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 9 mois 10 jours 4 heures 40 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 9 mois 10 jours 4 heures 42 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 9 mois 10 jours 4 heures 44 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 9 mois 10 jours 6 heures une minute

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 9 mois 10 jours 6 heures 2 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 9 mois 10 jours 7 heures 56 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 9 mois 10 jours 8 heures 2 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 9 mois 11 jours 3 heures 51 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 9 mois 11 jours 8 heures une minute

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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 4 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 6 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 9 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 12 minutes

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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 18 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 24 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 30 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 9 mois 12 jours 4 heures 33 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 9 mois 14 jours 3 heures 43 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 9 mois 14 jours 3 heures 48 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 9 mois 14 jours 3 heures 50 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 9 mois 14 jours 3 heures 52 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 9 mois 22 jours 4 heures 45 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 9 mois 23 jours 10 heures 2 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 9 mois 23 jours 10 heures 5 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 9 mois 28 jours 4 heures 3 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 9 mois 28 jours 4 heures 7 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 9 mois 28 jours 4 heures 12 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 9 mois 29 jours 3 heures 6 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 9 mois 29 jours 3 heures 30 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 9 mois 29 jours 3 heures 34 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 9 mois 30 jours 2 heures 46 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 9 mois 30 jours 2 heures 49 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 9 mois 30 jours 2 heures 59 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 9 mois 30 jours 3 heures 2 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 9 mois 30 jours 3 heures 6 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 9 mois 30 jours 3 heures 7 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 9 mois 30 jours 3 heures 10 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 10 mois 4 jours 4 heures 27 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 10 mois 4 jours 8 heures une minute

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 10 mois 4 jours 8 heures 4 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 10 mois 5 jours 3 heures 56 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 10 mois 5 jours 4 heures une minute

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 10 mois 6 jours 2 heures 36 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 10 mois 6 jours 2 heures 39 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 10 mois 6 jours 2 heures 40 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 10 mois 6 jours 2 heures 43 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 10 mois 6 jours 2 heures 56 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 10 mois 7 jours 6 heures 5 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 10 mois 7 jours 6 heures 10 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 10 mois 7 jours 6 heures 14 minutes

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 10 mois 7 jours 6 heures 19 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 10 mois 7 jours 6 heures 25 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 10 mois 7 jours 7 heures 32 minutes

South Africa: Unemployment Rate Reaches 32.6% in Q2 – Statistics Agency

Johannesburg, 15 Août (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 7 jours 7 heures 46 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 10 mois 8 jours 9 heures 31 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 10 mois 9 jours 12 heures 51 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 10 mois 9 jours 13 heures 26 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 10 mois 10 jours 3 heures 2 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 10 mois 10 jours 5 heures 14 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.

Schools are ignoring the development of sports facilities  

Accra, 12 Août (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 10 jours 5 heures 19 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 10 mois 10 jours 5 heures 20 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 10 mois 10 jours 5 heures 21 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 37 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 38 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 40 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 42 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 42 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 44 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 44 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 10 mois 10 jours 7 heures 44 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 10 mois 12 jours 2 heures 7 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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 28 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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 30 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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 32 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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 35 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 10 mois 12 jours 11 heures 40 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 10 mois 13 jours 8 heures 46 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 10 mois 13 jours 8 heures 52 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 10 mois 13 jours 8 heures 56 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 10 mois 13 jours 9 heures 11 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 10 mois 13 jours 9 heures 14 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 10 mois 13 jours 9 heures 18 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 10 mois 13 jours 9 heures 29 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 10 mois 14 jours 10 heures 22 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 10 mois 14 jours 10 heures 26 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 10 mois 14 jours 10 heures 31 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 10 mois 15 jours 7 heures 39 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 10 mois 15 jours 7 heures 48 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 10 mois 15 jours 7 heures 56 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 10 mois 15 jours 10 heures 33 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 10 mois 19 jours 4 heures 46 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 10 mois 20 jours 4 heures 47 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 10 mois 20 jours 9 heures 6 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 10 mois 20 jours 9 heures 8 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 10 mois 20 jours 9 heures 9 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 10 mois 22 jours 4 heures 58 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 10 mois 23 jours 3 heures 11 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 10 mois 23 jours 3 heures 13 minutes

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 10 mois 24 jours 5 heures 27 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 10 mois 24 jours 5 heures 30 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 10 mois 24 jours 5 heures 34 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 10 mois 24 jours 10 heures 48 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 10 mois 24 jours 10 heures 49 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 10 mois 24 jours 10 heures 51 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 10 mois 24 jours 10 heures 55 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 10 mois 24 jours 10 heures 58 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 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures une minute

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 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures 4 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 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures 6 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 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures 9 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 10 mois 24 jours 11 heures 13 minutes

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 10 mois 26 jours 12 heures 15 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 10 mois 26 jours 12 heures 20 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 10 mois 27 jours 15 heures 45 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 10 mois 27 jours 15 heures 48 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 10 mois 30 jours 4 heures 40 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 10 mois 30 jours 4 heures 41 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 11 mois 2 jours 6 heures 53 secondes

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 11 mois 3 jours 9 heures 13 minutes

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 11 mois 4 jours 9 heures 54 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 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures une minute

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 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 9 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 11 mois 4 jours 10 heures 43 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 11 mois 5 jours 10 heures 51 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 11 mois 7 jours 2 heures 31 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 11 mois 7 jours 2 heures 34 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 11 mois 7 jours 2 heures 55 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 11 mois 8 jours 2 heures 27 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 11 mois 8 jours 4 heures 27 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 11 mois 8 jours 4 heures 32 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 11 mois 8 jours 4 heures 34 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 11 mois 8 jours 4 heures 39 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 11 mois 8 jours 9 heures 24 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 11 mois 9 jours 6 heures 9 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 11 mois 9 jours 11 heures 28 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 11 mois 10 jours 3 heures 12 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 11 mois 10 jours 3 heures 17 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 11 mois 10 jours 3 heures 20 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 11 mois 10 jours 3 heures 26 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 11 mois 11 jours 3 heures 22 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 11 mois 11 jours 3 heures 43 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 11 mois 11 jours 4 heures 48 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 11 mois 11 jours 4 heures 54 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 11 mois 11 jours 4 heures 57 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 11 mois 11 jours 12 heures 22 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 11 mois 12 jours 7 heures 7 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 11 mois 12 jours 12 heures 4 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 11 mois 12 jours 12 heures 8 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 11 mois 14 jours 7 heures 32 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 11 mois 16 jours 5 heures 53 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 11 mois 17 jours 10 heures 35 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 11 mois 17 jours 11 heures 3 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 11 mois 17 jours 11 heures 14 minutes

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 11 mois 17 jours 11 heures 16 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 11 mois 18 jours 7 heures 43 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 11 mois 19 jours 9 heures 57 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 11 mois 19 jours 11 heures 26 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 11 mois 19 jours 12 heures 13 minutes

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 11 mois 20 jours 12 heures 42 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 11 mois 21 jours 5 heures 14 minutes

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 11 mois 21 jours 5 heures 15 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 11 mois 21 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

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 11 mois 22 jours 6 heures 20 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 11 mois 22 jours 6 heures 22 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 11 mois 22 jours 10 heures 42 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 11 mois 23 jours 6 heures 28 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 11 mois 23 jours 6 heures 28 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 11 mois 23 jours 12 heures 18 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 11 mois 24 jours 7 heures 18 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 11 mois 25 jours 7 heures 51 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 11 mois 25 jours 9 heures 29 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 11 mois 29 jours 13 heures 45 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 une année un jour 10 heures 33 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 une année 2 jours 7 heures une minute

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 une année 2 jours 8 heures 3 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 une année 3 jours 6 heures 44 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 une année 3 jours 10 heures 45 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 une année 3 jours 10 heures 48 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 une année 5 jours 4 heures 33 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 une année 5 jours 4 heures 37 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 une année 5 jours 5 heures 54 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 une année 5 jours 6 heures 4 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 une année 5 jours 6 heures 8 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 une année 5 jours 6 heures 12 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 une année 5 jours 6 heures 14 minutes

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 une année 7 jours 5 heures une minute

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 une année 7 jours 5 heures 6 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 une année 7 jours 5 heures 9 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 une année 8 jours 2 heures 48 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 une année 8 jours 2 heures 50 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 une année 8 jours 2 heures 57 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 une année 8 jours 2 heures 59 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 une année 9 jours 2 heures 10 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 une année 9 jours 2 heures 26 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 une année 9 jours 2 heures 28 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 une année 9 jours 5 heures 53 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 35 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 36 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 38 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 40 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 41 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 une année 9 jours 10 heures 43 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 une année 10 jours 2 heures 44 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 une année 11 jours 5 heures 29 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 une année 13 jours 9 heures 46 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 une année 13 jours 9 heures 48 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 une année 13 jours 9 heures 49 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 une année 13 jours 9 heures 51 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 une année 14 jours 8 heures 2 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 une année 16 jours 10 heures 33 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 une année 16 jours 10 heures 40 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 une année 16 jours 10 heures 44 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 une année 18 jours 3 heures 54 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 une année 18 jours 3 heures 57 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 une année 21 jours 7 heures 23 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 une année 21 jours 7 heures 25 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 une année 21 jours 7 heures 28 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 une année 21 jours 7 heures 32 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 une année 22 jours 9 heures 10 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 une année 22 jours 9 heures 11 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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 14 minutes

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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 27 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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 29 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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 32 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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 34 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 une année 22 jours 13 heures 42 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 une année 22 jours 14 heures 45 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 22 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 45 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 49 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 52 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 54 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 une année 24 jours 8 heures 57 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 une année 24 jours 10 heures 29 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 une année 24 jours 10 heures 33 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 une année 26 jours 5 heures 48 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 une année 26 jours 5 heures 51 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 une année 26 jours 5 heures 55 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 une année 26 jours 5 heures 58 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 une année 26 jours 6 heures 2 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 une année 27 jours 8 heures 52 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 une année 27 jours 10 heures 13 minutes

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 une année 27 jours 10 heures 33 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 une année 27 jours 10 heures 35 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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 14 minutes

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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 15 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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 17 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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 19 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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 22 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 une année 28 jours 7 heures 27 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 une année 29 jours 8 heures 49 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 une année 29 jours 8 heures 58 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 une année 29 jours 9 heures une minute

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 une année 29 jours 13 heures 29 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 une année un mois 4 heures 44 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 une année un mois un jour 2 heures 57 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 une année un mois un jour 12 heures 43 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 une année un mois un jour 12 heures 43 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 une année un mois un jour 12 heures 44 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 une année un mois 3 jours 2 heures 51 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 une année un mois 4 jours 12 heures 3 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 une année un mois 6 jours 11 heures 55 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 une année un mois 7 jours 5 heures 26 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 une année un mois 8 jours 3 heures 38 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 une année un mois 10 jours 10 heures 18 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 une année un mois 10 jours 12 heures 28 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 une année un mois 11 jours 5 heures 59 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 une année un mois 13 jours 5 heures 9 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 une année un mois 13 jours 7 heures 39 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 une année un mois 14 jours 14 heures 39 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 une année un mois 14 jours 14 heures 42 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 une année un mois 16 jours 2 heures 3 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 une année un mois 17 jours 3 heures 44 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 une année un mois 17 jours 4 heures 13 minutes

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 une année un mois 17 jours 8 heures 8 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 une année un mois 17 jours 8 heures 21 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 une année un mois 17 jours 9 heures 23 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 une année un mois 17 jours 9 heures 24 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 une année un mois 17 jours 9 heures 25 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 une année un mois 18 jours 4 heures une minute

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 une année un mois 18 jours 4 heures 52 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 une année un mois 18 jours 4 heures 55 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 une année un mois 18 jours 4 heures 58 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 une année un mois 18 jours 5 heures une minute

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 une année un mois 18 jours 5 heures 4 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 une année un mois 18 jours 5 heures 7 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 une année un mois 18 jours 5 heures 9 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 une année un mois 19 jours 5 heures 50 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 une année un mois 19 jours 6 heures 39 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 une année un mois 19 jours 6 heures 39 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 une année un mois 20 jours 3 heures 52 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 une année un mois 20 jours 3 heures 54 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 une année un mois 20 jours 3 heures 57 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 une année un mois 20 jours 4 heures 4 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 une année un mois 20 jours 9 heures 18 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 une année un mois 21 jours 6 heures 45 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 une année un mois 21 jours 6 heures 47 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 une année un mois 21 jours 6 heures 51 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 une année un mois 22 jours 7 heures 25 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 une année un mois 22 jours 8 heures 9 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 une année un mois 22 jours 8 heures 12 minutes

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 une année un mois 22 jours 9 heures 20 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 une année un mois 22 jours 9 heures 20 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 une année un mois 22 jours 9 heures 23 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 une année un mois 24 jours 3 heures 35 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 une année un mois 24 jours 3 heures 59 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 une année un mois 24 jours 4 heures 12 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 une année un mois 24 jours 11 heures 20 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 une année un mois 24 jours 11 heures 29 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 28 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 38 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 41 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 44 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 49 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 53 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 une année un mois 24 jours 23 heures 56 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 une année un mois 25 jours 10 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 une année un mois 25 jours 14 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.

Africa needs high-speed connected road network – President Akufo-Addo

Accra, 27 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 25 jours 2 heures 30 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 une année un mois 25 jours 3 heures 3 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 une année un mois 25 jours 3 heures 8 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 une année un mois 25 jours 3 heures 13 minutes

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 une année un mois 28 jours une heure 36 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 une année un mois 28 jours une heure 49 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 une année un mois 29 jours 3 heures 21 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 une année un mois 29 jours 4 heures 27 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 une année un mois 29 jours 4 heures 32 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 une année un mois 29 jours 12 heures 17 minutes

Only 30 registered fishing vessels met licensing requirement – Minister

Tema, 22 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 3 heures 55 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 une année 2 mois 4 heures 6 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 une année 2 mois 4 heures 10 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 une année 2 mois un jour 2 heures 37 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 une année 2 mois un jour 2 heures 43 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 une année 2 mois un jour 2 heures 48 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 une année 2 mois un jour 2 heures 51 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 une année 2 mois un jour 2 heures 53 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 une année 2 mois un jour 12 heures 34 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 une année 2 mois un jour 14 heures 2 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 une année 2 mois 2 jours 2 heures 26 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 une année 2 mois 2 jours 3 heures 34 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 une année 2 mois 2 jours 15 heures 29 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 4 heures 54 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 4 heures 55 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 5 heures 5 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 11 heures 4 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 11 heures 16 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 une année 2 mois 3 jours 11 heures 21 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 une année 2 mois 4 jours 3 heures 19 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 une année 2 mois 4 jours 3 heures 24 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 une année 2 mois 4 jours 3 heures 29 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 une année 2 mois 5 jours 43 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 une année 2 mois 5 jours 56 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 une année 2 mois 5 jours une heure une minute

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 une année 2 mois 6 jours 3 heures 29 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 une année 2 mois 6 jours 3 heures 30 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 une année 2 mois 6 jours 3 heures 33 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 une année 2 mois 7 jours une heure 45 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 une année 2 mois 7 jours 4 heures 23 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 une année 2 mois 9 jours 4 heures 16 minutes

African Diaspora is Important Economic Contribution to the Continent (FM)