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Accra,Ghana
Monday, February 26, 2018
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the introduction of a single currency in West Africa will, amongst others, help remove trade and monetary barriers, reduce transaction costs, boost economic activity, and raise the living standards of the peoples of the Region. Delivering the opening address at the 5th Meeting...
Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, has said the active participation of Ghanaian women in entrepreneurship, is an indication that they are not lazy and that given the needed support, they will succeed. According to her, women entrepreneurs are key to the development and growth of the economy adding, “it is...
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has disclosed it created 19,900 jobs in 2017 through strategic partnership agreements with some public institutions. Addressing the media in Accra on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the CEO of YEA Justin Koduah Frimpong said the Agency is hoping to create 50,000 jobs for the...
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has served notice that beneficiaries of its Sanitation Module will be directed to reapply as part of review measures. According to officials of the Agency, it initiated a nationwide headcount to verify the number of beneficiaries on the module as submitted by Zoomlion Ghana...
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are to examine a draft document detailing a strategic operational framework for government’s flagship planting for food and jobs programme. This follows government’s notice that it has formulated the blueprint after demands from SEND Ghana for a clear strategic framework to guide the planting for...
Corporate institutions, businesses and emerging leaders have been admonished not to downplay the role that diversity and constant planning play in implementing their strategies. According to the acting Corporate Services Executive at MTN Ghana, Pala Asiedu-Ofori, who doubles as the Senior Manager, Commercial, Legal and Company Secretary, diversity, when...
The Accra Regional Police Command has announced a temporary closure of some roads in the capital as leaders in the sub-region arrive for the 5th Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Presidential Task-force meeting on the attainment of a single currency by 2020. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Ivorian...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018, launched the 10-year Cahsew Development Plan, in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region, a plan aimed at diversifying Ghanaian agriculture. Recounting a commitment he made on 19th March, 2016, at Suma Ahenkro, in the Jaman North constituency, President Akufo-Addo...
Businesses say they will be left with no option than to close their factories and make their workers stay home if the Tax Stamp is implemented in its current state from March 1, 2018. The Ghana Revenue Authority is currently running commercial and sensitization exercises on the Tax Stamp. ...
Ghana’s agriculture sector is likely to be affected if Pangolins known locally as ‘Aprawa’ are extinct. Pangolins feed on termites and it is estimated that each pangolin eat about 70 million termites a year. This helps to regulate the population of termites with the potential to affect Agriculture and...