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Accra,Ghana
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Business activities at the Ghana/Togo border have hit an all time low this year with Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) lagging behind its target while revenue generated drops by 22 percent. Customs officers have attributed the drop to the political tension ongoing in Togo as opposition political parties continue...
In its bid to address Ghana’s housing deficit, a local real estate developer, BlackIvy Ghana Limited, has formed a joint venture with its counterpart from the United States, Mercury Estates, to construct 218 houses in Accra. The gated community, which will be known as the Ayi Mensah Park, is located...
Businesses are waking up to the opportunities presented by a rapidly-growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than US$1tn each year by 2030 as imports are substituted with high-value locally-produced food.  This is the main conclusion from the latest Africa Agriculture Status Report. According to the report, agriculture will be Africa’s...
National Identification Authority (NIA) unveils new national identification card as an indication of preparedness to launch the New National identification system on Friday. Executive Secretary of the NIA, Prof. Kenneth Agyemang Attefuah said ” the national identification authority s ready to provide Ghanaians with a modern robust national identification system...
Mr. Salem Kalmoni (3rd Right) together with other top Management members of the company display the awards Japan Motors Trading Company Limited (JMTC) has won the coveted Nissan National Sales Company 2016 award, the highest in the sub Saharan market after a year of outstanding sales, after-sales and customer care. The...
The National Communication Authority has authorized all telcos in the country to use their 900MHz 2G spectrum to deploy 3G technology, particularly in the unserved and underserved areas. The 900MHz spectrum band was originally licensed for telcos specifically for 2G services across the country but they were later given 3G...
Ghana has signed a new power deal with the world’s largest gas producer, Gazprom, to add up to 1,000 MW to Ghana's power supply. The transaction, completed by Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, and the CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong, has saved Ghana over $1...
Ghana's only starch producing company established in 2002, the Ayensu Starch Factory has hardly worked efficiently since it was set up. The company has shut down several times for many reasons including raw material and fuel. Ayensu Starch Factory is currently not in operation because its drier section developed a...
Inflation rate for August 2017 increased to 12.3 percent from 11.9 percent recorded in July, 2017, according to the latest figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, the increase in the rate was as a result of a base drift effect, (an abnormality in calculating inflation),...
The government has indicated that it is still committed to reducing the cost of doing business in the country, by reviewing some taxes paid by firms. Managers of the economy have come under some criticisms over delays in removing all the taxes including reduction of corporate taxes, as announced in...