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June, 2017

  • 20 June

    A Group Petitions Nana Addo; Wants Finance Minister Suspend

    A policy think tank, Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK) has petitioned the President of Ghana over the Finance Ministry’s issuance of the controversial 2.25b dollar bond urging to the president to suspend the finance minister, Ken Ofori Attah pending the investigations of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). …

  • 16 June

    GOtv Director Elected To GIBA Executive Committee

    The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has elected new executive members to run the affairs of the Association for the next three years. At the Annual General Meeting held in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi on 8th June saw Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, Director of GOtv Ghana Limited being elected onto …

  • 15 June

    Nana Addo scraps ‘nuisance taxes’; imposing ‘funny levies’ – IMANI Boss

    Mr. Franklin Cudjo, the founding president of a educational and policy think thank, IMANI Ghana has described the newly announced levies by the NPP government as “funny levies”. He was questioning bases for the yet to be announced ‘compulsory vehicle towing levy’, saying, if the levy is only one of …

  • 12 June

    Ghana receives €100 million from Germany’s “Compact with Africa” Programme

    Ghana has been named as one of the three countries in Africa to benefit from the Germany’s “Compact with Africa” Programme – a programme that will assist Ghana improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment, investment in infrastructure, economic participation, and employment in the country. This was made known by …

  • 12 June

    President Akufo-Addo Announces New Tax

    President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has announced a new import tax aimed at supporting the activities of the African Union (AU). “Indeed, Cabinet just approved a 0.02 per cent deductions in all imports outside AU as a fund to support the activities of AU, so that AU will not go …

  • 10 June

    Over 50,000 Cocoa Farmers To Be Train Under Artificial Hand Pollination Program

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocobod, Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has revealed that the Cocobod is deploying 7,000 farm crews to train 50,000 farmers at cocoa growing areas in the country under its artificial hand pollination program on a pilot basis. The Cocobod says it will increase the …

  • 8 June

    Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

    The three winning projects, hailing from Tanzania, Rwanda and Ghana, were selected from a technologically and geographically diverse pool of 82 entrants from 23 countries. COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 8, 2017/ — Access Power (“Access”) (www.Access-Power.com), a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with …

  • 6 June

    Work to begin on revamp of 100,000metric ton capacity warehouse

    …For Planting for Food and Jobs Work has already begun on the refurbishment of state-owned warehouses across the country as the Ministry of Food and Agriculture prepares for an expected bumper harvest from the Planting for Food and Jobs Campaign. The National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) is leading the …

May, 2017

  • 26 May

    FinTech and the Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

    The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payments innovation are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new opportunities 25th May 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground …

  • 22 May

    Residents of Manya and Yilo Krobo declare ‘war’ on ECG over outrageous bills

    Some residents in the Manya and Yilo Krobo Districts in the Eastern Region have declared what they referred to as ‘war’ on the Somanya branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) over outrageous bills. According to the residents, ECG has failed to issue out their light bills to them …