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September, 2017

  • 13 September

    AMA targets mobilisation of revenue through technology

    The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Mohammed Adjei Sowah has stated that his Assembly would soon roll out measure to collect revenues through technology. He said the Assembly has a long term plan of making Accra a smart city with the use of Information Communication …

August, 2017

  • 27 August

    Minister urges businesses to pay attention to quality of goods

    The Minister for Business Development, Ibrahim Awal Mohammed has urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs and manufacturers to pay attention to the quality of goods and services they provide. He also advised them to avoid using shortcuts in their line of work but the rather focus on the quality of their products since …

  • 14 August

    “Government at Implementation Stage of Industrialisation Programme” – President Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the unflinching support of Ghanaians, particularly the private sector, as government begins the implementation phase of its programme of industrial transformation of the country. According to President Akufo-Addo, government’s industrial agenda is anchored on building the competitiveness of …

  • 14 August

    “Ghana To Increase Export Volumes Under AGOA To $500 Million By 2020” – President Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is in the process of finalising Ghana’s new Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) export strategy and action plan, to boost the volumes of exports to the United States to $500 million by 2020. With Ghana unable to …

  • 14 August

    AMA to increase revenue collection

    The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has stated that they would step up strategies to increase revenue collection in the sub-metros under their jurisdiction. According to them revenue collected is the main source of funding for developmental projects therefore there is the need for them to find ways of reaching their …

  • 9 August

    Ghana to host Namaskar Africa 2017 on August 16

    The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the apex Chamber of Commerce of India, in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is organizing its flagship business initiative “Namaskar Africa” on August 16-17, 2017 at Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra. Namaskar Africa …

June, 2017

  • 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 …

May, 2017

  • 15 May

    Sorry for deleting genuine names from payroll – Ofori-Atta

    The Ministry of Finance has rendered an apology to civil servants whose names were deleted from government payroll following measures by government to sanitise the system by deleting ghost names. The Ministry ordered the removal of 26,589 names of public workers from government payroll. Those affected had not been registered …

  • 5 May

    Gov’t removes public service workers who supported NDC from its payroll – A group alleges

    A group calling itself Alliance For Social Equity & Public Accountability, ASEPA is alleging that several reports and complaints received reveals some workers in the public service who were seen actively to be supporting the NDC party in the 2016 general elections have their names intentionally removed from the payroll. In a …