Sunday, May 24, 2020

1D1F-Ashanti Region: New Kasapreko factory starts production

The National Coordinator of the One-district, one-factory (1D1F) programme Gifty Ohene-Konadu, has inspected the progress of a new factory being set up by beverage giant, Kasapreko, in the Ashanti Regional town of Tanoso (Atwima...
Minister for Energy John Peter Amewu at the event

Gov’t settles over 2bn debt to ECG

The government has revealed that it has cleared over 2 billion Ghana cedis debt owed the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) which will, therefore, put the state-owned electricity distributor on the requisite sound financial...

Cargill advances child protection efforts in direct cocoa supply chains globally

As part of its ongoing efforts to tackle child labour in the cocoa sector, Cargill has announced progress on measures and partnerships taken to reduce child labour incidences in cocoa farming communities of the...

Tullow MD Kweku Awotwi retires

The Managing Director and Executive Vice President for Tullow Ghana, Kweku Awotwi is set to retire at the company after reaching 60. Mr Awotwi will, therefore, leave the firm next month. He will be replaced by...

UNIPASS readies for take-off after successful simulation at the Tema Port

The Integrated Customs Management Systems (ICUMS) to be deployed by UNIPASS is ready to take-off at the Tema Port. Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Ghana Link Network Services Limited and the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority...

Ghana’s debt stock hits Ghc236.1bn in 2020 1st quarter

Ghana's debt stock has shot up to 236.1 billion cedis from 219.2 billion cedis for the first quarter of 2020, according to new figures by the Bank of Ghana. The increase means that Ghana has...

Single window: ICUMS is Ghana’s best bet

Ghana Link Network Services, the company spearheading the deployment of the Integrated Customs Management Systems (ICUMS), says the new electronic customs management system is Ghanas best bet in deploying end-to-end single window. It said ICUMS,...

You can resume operations – GTA to drinking bars, hotels

The Ghana Tourism Authority has announced that drinking bars in the country can begin operation while observing the social distancing guidelines in the wake of COVID-19. The authority also indicated that all hotels can operate...

Coronavirus: Twitter allows staff to work from home ‘forever’

Twitter has told staff that they can work from home "forever" if they wish as the company looks towards the future after the coronavirus pandemic. The decision came as the social media giant said its...

Be diligent with extra-budgetary expenditure – IFS to gov’t

Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies Dr. Said Boakye has charged Government to be more diligent in the consolidation of extra-budgetary expenditure for better representation of Ghana's macroeconomic data. This comes on...

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