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Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said the toughest decision he has had to take since becoming a public officer, was authorising the takeover of Capital Bank and UT Bank. “It was difficult because these are also indigenous firms with entrepreneurs who take risks,” Mr. Ofori Atta told Joy Business. The...
At least 120 Chief Executive Officers in the country are expected to meet over one of Ghana's greatest socioeconomic challenges - jobs for the youth. A one-day stakeholder forum organised by the National Youth Authority is expected to come off September 20 at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. The CEOs and...
A comprehensive value for money audit of the country's Cocoa roads Projects is underway to assess the financial obligation of the projects to government and ensure value for money, Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said. Though an amount of GH¢1.6 billion was approved for the...
He insisted that as for clearing of goods, he doesn’t need to go through tender, and that he does it as and when Cocobod have goods to clear at the ports and he doesn’t have a supply contract with Cocobod as was being peddled. A supply contract is required...
The notoriously volatile crypto-currency has been making headlines with its skyrocketing value, but some believe it’s a bubble driven by speculation (Credit: Getty Images) You may have noticed reports about Bitcoin’s value recently – its price is headed into the stratosphere. The crypto-currency’s recent meteoric price rise over the summer has...
The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFFEC) has begun the extension of mobile telephony services to over 50 under-served communities in the Assin South District of the Central Region. The ultimate objective of the extension is to achieve 100% mobile telephone coverage throughout the entire Assin South District to...
New documents from International Monetary Fund (IMF) have revealed that government indeed requested for an extension of the IMF programme. However, there appears to be some discrepancies on the actual date for completing the programme.  While the government in a letter to the Fund is proposing December 2018 as end date the...
The Civil Society Platform has commended government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for extending country’s program with the Fund. According to a statement issued by the platform, the programme extension is in the best interest of the country, as it will “afford government time to work towards attaining the...
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) is set to launch six new modules by close of September 2017. The modules are Youth In Security, Graduate Internship, Youth In Sanitation, Youth In Paid Internship, Youth In Revenue Mobilisation, and Youth In Afforestation. These modules will be expected to offer opportunities to graduates especially...
The government of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Equatorial Guinea to receive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from that country to supplement Ghana’s energy needs. This was made known by President Akufo-Addo while on a three-day visit to Equatorial Guinea. Speaking at a State Dinner held in his honour...