Tuesday, November 24, 2020

82 shortlisted For 2nd Ghana Cocoa Awards

From a total of 155 entries received for the 2020 edition of the annual Ghana Cocoa Awards, 82 nominees have been shortlisted for the 2nd Networking and Awards Gala Night. The event will be held...

There will be no more smuggling of unwholesome products – FDA assures

The Food and Drugs Authority has assured that smugglers of unwholesome goods into the country would be unsuccessful henceforth. The entity maintains that necessary structures have been put in place to safeguard the health of...

We can’t stop borrowing – Economist

Managers of Ghana's economy cannot run away from borrowing due to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Economist with the Institute of Chartered Economists Gideon Amissah has indicated. In 2018, the national debt of...

Gov’t seeks approval for GHC27b budget for 1st quarter 2021

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has requested parliament to approve an amount of GHc27,434,180,520 as expenditure in advance for the first quarter of 2021. This amount will be incorporated by any future finance minister in next...

IMF debunks Ghana’s HIPC status

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has debunked claims that Ghana has been classified as a Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) based on data on its website. A statement by the IMF indicated that the recent...

Gov’t to acquire AirtelTigo

Bharti Airtel’s board on Wednesday cleared the sale of its Ghana joint venture –AirtelTigo- to the government of Ghana, and is taking an impairment charge of Rs184.1 crore for the transaction. “The parties are in...

Ghana back to HIPC not surprising – Bokpin

An Economist and Professor of Finance at the University of Ghana Business School, Godfred Bokpin, says Ghana's return to HIPC (Highly Indebted Poor Country) is not surprising. The World Bank has listed Ghana in the...

Samsung Group titan Lee Kun-hee dies aged 78

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung Group, has died aged 78. Mr Lee helped to grow his father's small trading business into an economic powerhouse, diversifying into areas like insurance and...

Ghana is ready for AfCFTA – Trade Minister

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has given assurances that given the structures in place, Ghana is ready to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). According to him, government...

Ghanaian enterprises should be frontline actors in AfCFTA – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to assisting Ghanaian enterprises to take advantage of the coming into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speaking at the 2nd National Conference on the African...

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