Ban On Vegetable Exports To EU To Be Lifted September

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is working with stakeholders to have the ban on vegetable exports to the European Union lifted in the...

PIAC Demands Swift Clearance of $ 2.4bn Energy Sector Debts

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has warned that the troubles confronting Ghana’s energy sector may deepen soon if the huge debts in...

New Rice Variety To Be Cultivated In the North

Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister has given the assurance that government was ready to support the introduction of a new rice variety...

Local Fuel Prices To Drop Slightly

The local fuel market in the first Pricing-window in June 2017 recorded interesting turn of events. Prices were projected by Institute of Energy Security...

Reviewed Power Purchasing Agreements Will Save Ghana $700m Annually – Boakye Agyarko

Power purchasing agreements signed by the erstwhile Mahama-led administration would have cost Ghana an annual extra capacity charges of $700 million if it had...

AfDB Funded Projects To Benefit 20 Million Africans

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Transport projects financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 2016 would have a positive impact on the...

GNCC Launches Maiden Chamber Business Awards 2016

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce as part of efforts to celebrate Ghanaian innovation and creativity in business, has launched the maiden ‘Chamber Business...

Cedi’s Woes Hamper Stock Exchange’s Performance

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) closed in the red in the week ending June 9, making it the second consecutive decline in recent times. The...

IIA To Partner Business Development Ministry On SME Growth

Invest in Africa is set to partner with the Ministry of Business Development on developing mutually beneficial SME growth programmes. The company led by the...

Interest On Loans Continue To Decline

The interest charged by banks and other lending financial institutions on loans and advances to individuals and corporate clients, has consistently declined over the...

West Ham Open Talks Ahead of GBP20m Bid For Arsenal Star Giroud

The Arsenal striker is open to leaving the Emirates Stadium this summer and the Hammers are keen on securing his signature in this transfer...

Rising Inflation To Affect Interest and Exchange Rates – Economist

Economist, Dr. Ebo Turkson has predicted of dire implications on interest and exchange rates should inflation rise in May. According to him, this will have...

‘Deception’ In Spare Parts Import Duty Cut Exposed – Ato Forson

The Minority in Parliament has accused government of misleading Ghanaians with its promise to abolish taxes on the importation of spare parts. Minority Spokesperson on...

Ghana To Buy Shares In Cadbury, Nestle and Other International Food Companies

The Ghana government is considering buying shares in international food companies that process cocoa aimed at maximizing the economic benefits the country gets from...

AGI Construction Sector Applauds Establishment of Construction Bank

Mr Rockson Dogbegah, the chair of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector has lauded the establishment of Construction Bank Ghana Limited, describing...

Inflation To Increase To 13.3% In May 2017

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is expected to announce the consumer price inflation for the month of May 2017 in the coming days. The year-on year...

Oversupply Forecasts Dip Cocoa Prices

A fall in cocoa prices on the world market is weighing on revenues after Ghana missed its production target. The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) announced...

Ethiopian Airways To Open Cargo Terminal

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it will inaugurate its state-of-the-art Cargo Terminal-II during the Second ICAO Global Air Cargo Development Forum, which it’s hosting from...

Local Businesses Urged To Form Partnerships To Enjoy Gov’t Incentives

Business promoters are encouraging local partnerships in order to benefit from government’s industrialization incentives. President of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nana Dr....

Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Adjudged Best Hotel In West Africa

Accra’s finest 5 star luxury property, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City was on Friday 26th May 2017 adjudged the best hotel in West Africa...

Timeabu Cocoa Farmers Heighten Risk of Climate Change As They Cut Down Trees On...

Cocoa farmers at Timeabu in the Ejisu-Juabeng Municipality of the Ashanti Region are cutting down trees on their farms, impeding efforts to tackle climate...

Agreement Signed For $120m Wind Power Project In Ghana

The project is expected to require an investment of approximately $120 million and to start operations early 2019. ENGIE and eleQtra, a developer of power...

Place More Efforts On Job Creation

Communications Director for the Asokwa branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Edmund Kyei, has urged government to put more efforts in the...

USAID-Ghana Rice Project Promoting Food Security, Incomes In UWR

The US Agency for International Development, Ghana Mission (USAID-Ghana) is providing new technologies and improved seeds to boost rice production to promote food security...

Cocoa Farmers Schooled On “CSSVD”

Mr Seidu Mahama, Suhum Municipal Best Farmer for two successive years, has called on traditional authorities to assist in educating cocoa farmers on the...

We’re Fixing Messed Economy

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said the government is fixing the economy. Mr Ofori-Atta told Ghanaians in Germany on Sunday that having inherited an economy...

Contractors ‘weep’ Over Delay In Payments

Some contractors in the country have bemoaned delays on the part of government in paying for work done. According to them, the situation puts contractors...

Downstream Petroleum Market Exhibit Vitality

The downstream Oil Marketing sector picks up gradually in second quarter of the year after marginal turbulence in the first quarter, Mr. Gyemfi Amanquah,...

Youth Coalition Calls For More Transparency In YEA

The Civil Society Coalition on Youth Development (CSCYD) has commended the new Management of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) for taking bold steps to...

Bond Critics Hurting Economic Recovery Efforts – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said critics of the cedi denominated US$2.25 billion bond risk scuttling government’s efforts at restoring the economy to...