Kumasi: MTN awards winners of ‘MTN Apps Challenge’

Telecom giant, MTN Ghana says it is happy about the high patronage its Apps Challenge projects have received. MTN has partnered with industry experts to commercialize all viable Apps Challenge projects through a strategic initiative...

Gov’t to delete 26,589 names from payroll

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Attta has ordered the removal of 26 589 names of public workers from the government’s payroll. “Those affected have not been registered on the new SSNIT biometric system, despite several directives...

Weetabix to be sold to US company for $1.8bn

UK cereal firm Weetabix is to be bought by US firm Post Holdings for $1.8bn (£1.4bn), its owner has confirmed. Weetabix - made in the UK since 1932 - was put up for sale in...

We arrested “running” cedi in 100 days – Bawumia

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has touted the recent performance  of the Cedi as a remarkable achievement in President Akufo-Addo’s 100 days. This according to him, is an indication of the government’s  competence in...

1,200 Agric extension officers employed in 100 days – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that government has lifted the ban on the hiring of Agric Extension officers, saying about 1200 of them had been recruited thus far. This, according to him, would...

We’ve cancelled 20 Mahama power purchase deals – Bawumia

Government has abrogated about 20 power purchase agreements signed by the Mahama government, vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. This, according to him,  saved the country a whopping $300 million. Speaking Monday at a Joy FM...

‘One district, one factory’ policy to start in 47 districts

The ‘One District, One Factory’ flagship policy  of government is expected to take off in 47 districts in the country. The construction of the first batch of factories  is expected to commence from the fourth...

Govt will borrow, “even America does” – Asibe

A member of the government’s Economic Management team Dr. Mark Asibe Yeboah has said the Akufo-Addo government  will continue to borrow to embark on developmental projects . He said the NPP government will not stop...

Cargill launches new LBC in Ghana  

Cargill has celebrated the establishment of its own Licensed Buying Company (LBC) – Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd – in Ghana. The event held at the Labadi Beach Hotel was attended by a Deputy Minister for...

Arrival of FPSO John Agyekum Kufour timely – ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has described the arrival of the FPSO John Agyekum Kufour (JAK) as timely and good news for Ghana. A statement signed by its Deputy Executive Director, Benjamin Boakye,...