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v Ghana is set to take advantage of this year’s exposition in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE), to revive investments in her economy and at the same time, help restore economic growth, as the West African country emerges from her COVID-19-induced downturn. Dubbed “Dubai Expo 2020”, the exhibition event is projected to bring together approximately […]Continue Reading
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OPEC will launch the 2021 edition of its Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) on Thursday, 30 September 2021, at 14:00 (CEST) via videoconference. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo will present the publication’s major highlights, as well as the new additions and improvements integrated into this year’s version of the ASB. The launch will also feature a […]Continue Reading
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To support its planned ramp-up operations, Emirates has begun a worldwide campaign to recruit 3,000 cabin crew and 500 airport services employees to join its Dubai hub over the next six months. These roles are Dubai-based positions and frontline customer-facing roles, and both jobs offer exciting opportunities for friendly, energetic, and service-oriented people to meet Continue Reading
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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has stated that the government would soon import machinery to boost rice production and other agricultural yields in the country. These agriculture machines are expected to be purchased from Brazil and India. This came to light when the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, visited […]Continue Reading
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Ghana can build well-planned and habitable wooden cities and communities, Koans Estate CEO Prof Kofi Anokye has suggested on Accra100.5FM’s morning show Ghana Yensom. Speaking in an interview with Kwame Appiah Kubi about the recent revelation by the Ghana Statistical Service that 20 per cent of all the 10.7 million structures counted during the 2021 […]Continue Reading
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The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor has reiterated government’s resolve to support activities of small-scale miners to enhance their operations. He explained that the government is not against small-scale mining but it is rather against irresponsible mining practices that eventually destroys the environment and livelihoods. Addressing the Continue Reading
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Deputy Energy Minister, Andrew Egyapa Mercer has launched the Meter Management System (MMS) for the Electricity Company of Ghana. The MMS is funded from the $308 million Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Ghana Power Compact II, and it is being implemented under the Compact’s Reduction in Commercial Losses and improvement of revenue collection rates as part […]Continue Reading
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Global leaders, in a sideline event on health during the United Nations General Assembly, voiced the urgent need to scale up Covid-19 vaccine production and access in the wake of a pandemic that has caused unprecedented economic loss and bankrupted health care systems in Africa. The Future Investment Initiative Institute hosted the virtual event on […]Continue Reading
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The leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has threatened to resume the withdrawal of teaching and related services on the various campuses if the government fails to address its condition of service frontally. The government and UTAG jointly signed a memorandum acknowledging the need for government to improve the condition of service […]Continue Reading
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The African Development Bank’s Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative can trigger a fundamental change in Africa’s economic transformation, partcipants at the first partnership meeting for agro-industrialization said on Monday. The gathering brought together representatives from development finance institutions, private developers of Special Economic Continue Reading
Business Politics
A former chief of staff under the erstwhile Kufuor administration, Kwadwo Mpiani, says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) can win the 2024 polls, but the conduct of its officials will determine if that will happen. He said indiscipline and other unacceptable conduct must be checked among government officials within the current government. Speaking on Face […]Continue Reading
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A splinter group of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the Coalition Against Leadership of the Trades Union Congress and Organized Labour, says the leadership of the TUC failed to represent their interest in negotiations with the government over salary increment for the years 2021 and 2022. Executive Secretary for the Coalition, Azubila Salam Emmanuel in […]Continue Reading
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The Registrar Generals Department (RGD) has finalised the move to strike out about 220 institutions from the list of Company Register, beginning October 1st, 2021. This move follow failures by the companies to update their profile and filing of returns for several years, despite being reminded by the department. Registrar General Jemima Oware told Joy […]Continue Reading
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Two credit rating agencies – Moody’s Investor Services (Moody’s) and Standard and Poor (S&P) have affirmed Ghana’s credit rating at B3 and B-, respectively. The rating agencies also maintained Ghana’s outlook. In making their decision, the credit rating agencies considered Ghana’s improving growth prospects, resilient external sector Continue Reading
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The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has reiterated calls for the government to remove the Price Stabilisation and Recovery Levy to avert the consistent increase in prices of petroleum products. Prices of fuel, particularly petrol, have increased from $694/MT as of 13th September 2021 to above $720/MT as of 16th September 2021 representing a 3.7% […]Continue Reading
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The Deputy Ranking Member on the Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Francis-Xavier Sosu has said the twin challenge of unemployment and economic hardship remains the greatest threat to democracy in Ghana and Africa. According to him, these factors coupled with breaches of established democratic norms have contributed to the rising Continue Reading