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Accra,Ghana
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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...
Businesses operating in Amansie West District, a predominantly small-scale mining area, are struggling to survive following the ban on illegal mining or galamsey. Entities which were booming at the peak of the mining operations have had to fold up or currently face iminent collapse. Early this year, the government ordered a...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) swiftness in the resolution of issues pertaining to two insolvent indigenous banks – UT Bank and Capital Bank, saying that such actions are needed to rescue the country’s fragile banking system. The Executive Board of the Fund, commenting...
The Ghana Psychological Association (GPA) wants businesses to involve industrial and organizational psychologists in the selection of employees. According to the Association, psychologists have the requisite expertise to use assessment tools to detect personality, competency and integrity issues about job applicants. “To any company in need of employee assessment services, we...
Managing Director of Fidelity Bank, Mr. Jim Baiden The wind of digitisation is blowing rapidly through all aspects of business in the world and banking is no exception.  As a bank that believes in transforming and finding enviable means to serve its customers, Fidelity Bank, Ghana’s largest privately owned bank has...
According to statistics from the Birth and Death Registry in Ghana, more than four in ten children are not registered at birth. And even when children are registered, many still do not have a birth certificate.  About 15 percent of the registered children below the age of five do...
High quality lubricants are set to become even more accessible to Ghanaians, due to an exclusive distribution partnership recently signed between Puma Energy and Graceland Parts Limited, a lubricants distribution company in Ghana. This partnership will make Graceland the exclusive distributor of Puma Energy lubricants in two zones; specifically the...
Ghana’s investment climate and political stability has made the hospitality sector a target for multinational hotel brands looking to expand their footprints into Africa. Over the past six years, a number of hotel chains such as Kempinski, Marriott International, Mövenpick, Accor(Novotel) and Ibis Styles have set up subsidiaries in Accra....