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Published: 19 Aug 2019 12:10

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Ghana, UK: Jeremy Corbyn set for four-day Ghana visit

Leader of UK’s Labour party Jeremy Corbyn is expected in Ghana next week on a fact-finding mission, British media has reported. Mr. Corbyn will spend four days in Ghana climaxing in a meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo, The Sun news website said. It will be the Labour leader’s second meeting with the President after an April 2018 encounter in the UK ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings

Source: Joy Online (18 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Plastic waste is a threat to marine life and public health - EPA | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Yaw Ansah, GNA Accra, Aug. 15, GNA - Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, says plastic waste is a major threat to marine life and public health. He said plastic menace had made the marine environment of the country dirty and unattractive. Mr Pwamang who was speaking at a media briefing in Accra, urged the ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Science) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Ghana is best entry point for foreign investors to Africa - Trade Minister | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Emmanuel Todd, GNA Accra, August 16, GNA - Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry, has said that Ghana is the best entry point for foreign investors to do business in Africa because of its investor friendly policies. He said the government had put in measures to make the country an investor friendly environment within the African continent by the grant ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (17 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Ghana Launches 2018 PEFA Report

NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS, Accra, Ghana- GHANA OVER the weekend launched the 2018 edition of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) report in Accra. PEFA is a tool for assessing the status of Public Financial Management (PFM). The report, which is the fourth edition, establishes a baseline for PFM performance, using the revised framework that came into effect in early 2016....

Source: New Africa Business (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Agriculture/food

Ghana, Israel: Israel-Ghana collaboration needed to transform agricultural sector - Mayor | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Stephen Asante, GNA Kumasi, Aug. 09, GNA - The Mayor of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Osei Assibey-Antwi, has appealed to the Israeli government to support Ghana with the requisite technical know-how for accelerated development and growth of the agricultural sector. "Our economy is agrarian-based. It is, therefore, prudent that the nation ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Science) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Rehab of Tono Irrigation Scheme to Be Completed in July 2020 - Tono Water Project in August 2021.

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been assured of the completion of the Tono Water Project by August 2021 and the rehabilitation and modernization of the Tono Irrigation Scheme by July 2020. This was disclosed when President Akufo-Addo paid a visit to the site of the project on Wednesday, 14th August 2019, as part of his 2-day tour of the ...

Source: Ghana Presidency (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Ghana to raise cocoa farmers’ prices by 5.2% -sources

 Ghana will raise cocoa farmgate prices by 5.2 percent for the 2019/20 season, the first increase in four years, following strong sales of export contracts to chocolate makers and cocoa houses, industry sources told Reuters. The farmgate price will rise to 8,000 Ghanaian cedi($1,523.81) per ...

Source: IOL Independent (06 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Growing More Cashews - What About Unintended Consequences?

Over at least the last decade, one of Ghana's most vital breadbaskets has been converted into cashew nut production to feed export markets. Bono East, Bono and the Ahafo regions - previously known as the Brong Ahafo region - are being transformed by cashew production. This growth has positioned Ghana as one of the largest producers of raw cashew nuts in Africa. Cashew ...

Source: The Conversation (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Guinness Ghana Launches New Product

Guinness Ghana has introduced into the market its new product known as 'Guinness Smooth Stout'. The latest product is 70 per cent Ghanaian materials-brewed with a classic blend of a bittersweet duet of hops and roasted barley. Addressing the media at the launch, Marketing Manager for Stouts, Adult Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks (APNADs) and RTD at Guinness Ghana ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  COCOBOD bans incentives given on a bag of cocoa sold

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has banned the use of all forms of incentives given to cocoa farmers on a bag of cocoa beans sold. According to the board, the incentives had resulted in unhealthy competition among Licensed Cocoa Buying Companies (LBC) and did not also ensure a level playing field for the LBCs.

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Big Boost for Cocoa Sector ... As World Bank Invests U.S.$300 Million in Industry

The World Bank is set to invest $300 million in Ghana's cocoa industry to shore up production of the crop over the next five years, a Senior World Bank Agricultural Economist, Amos Gyau has announced. Under the Cocoa Sector Value Chain Project, the initiative is to increase productivity levels of cocoa farmers as well as promote value addition. Dr Gyau disclosed this ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (14 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Aid & development

Ghana, Saudi Arabia:  Saudi Arabia to Build Medical University, 42 Senior High Schools for Ghana

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday announced that the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has agreed to assist Ghana to build a Medical University to be situated in northern Ghana. The king, according to the Vice President, has also agreed to build additional 42 senior High Schools throughout Ghana to increase access to education for the youth, ...

Source: Government of Ghana (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Banking/financial services

Ghana: BoG Warns Banks Against Facilitation Fees Payment

Dr. Ernest Addison – Governor BoG The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has warned commercial banks and other deposit-taking institutions in Ghana not to engage in the payment of facilitation or business fees. BoG issued the directive on Thursday, August 15, 2019, in a statement signed by its Secretary, Frances Van-Hein Sackey. According to BoG, any institution which ...

Source: Daily Guide Africa (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: BoG Revokes Licenses Of 23 ‘Banks’

Dr. Ernest Addiso n The Bank of Ghana has, with effect from Friday 16, 2019, revoked the licences of 23 insolvent savings and loans companies and finance house companies. The actions, according to BoG in a statement, were taken pursuant to Section 123 (1) of the Banks and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930), which requires the Bank of Ghana ...

Source: Daily Guide Africa (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  GhIPSS Welcomes Decision to Extend Use of E-Zwich to Cover All Public Sectors

The Chief Executive of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), Archie Hesse has welcomed the government's decision to extend the use of the technology to cover all public sector employees, at no fee to the workers. He said his institution was more than capable of handling it and described the move as a step in the right direction. The Vice President, ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (13 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Glico Group Adjudged “The Best Insurance Group” In Ghana

A team from GLICO Group comprising members from each subsidiary in a group photograph GLICO, the one-stop shop for insurance and financial services in Ghana, has been adjudged“The best insurance Group” in Ghana at the recently held 2ndGhana Insurance Awards. Two subsidiaries of the GLICO Group also received awards. GLICO General was adjudged “The Personal ...

Source: Daily Guide Africa (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Barclays Targets Financing SME Growth

Grace Anim-Yeboah addressing the participants BARCLAYS BANK Ghana says it is working to become the lead financial enabler for business activities of small medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana by 2020 when it transitions to Absa. The bank said with the coming of Absa, it would engage SMEs in a more dynamic way in providing relevant and tailor-made solutions at the ...

Source: Daily Guide Africa (Business) (06 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Barclays Tops 2019 Ghana Banking Sector League

Barclays Bank Ghana topped the 2019 Ghana Banking Sector League by emerging as the overall Best Bank in the country. The bank was also named the Best Intermediating Bank of the Year, cementing Barclays' position as a top-tier bank in Ghana. The recognition confirms Barclays' sterling performance and results which made the bank the most profitable bank in Ghana two ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (13 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana, Africa:  Mobile Phones Are Replacing Bank Accounts in Africa

It doesn't look like the hub of an online bank. But that's what the yellow and blue metal kiosk becomes when Albert Agane locks himself behind the metal bars every day at 6 a.m. From his perch along a dusty suburban thoroughfare in Accra, the 28-year-old helps fellow Ghanaians withdraw or deposit cash for accounts they operate from their mobile phones. All they need do ...

Source: The New Times (14 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana, India:  India signs US$180 million lines of credit for Ghana

The EXIM Bank of India has with the support of the Government of India offered two concessional Lines of Credit worth US$180 million to the Government of Ghana. Of the amount US$150 million is for the strengthening of Agriculture Mechanisation Service Centres to achieve food security in Ghana, while US$30 million is to upgrade the Potable Water Supply System in Yendi Town.

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Economy/markets

Ghana:  Siemens Holds Ghana Customer Day

Technology giant Siemens Ghana has held its third Ghana Customer Day in Accra reiterating its commitment to continue to invest in the Ghanaian economy. Under the theme: 'Technology as a catalyst for business and economic development' the event was attended by a large number of the company's customers. The day presents the opportunity to display Siemens technology ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (13 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Fintech startup Nvoicia wins Seedstars Ghana event

Fintech startup Nvoicia has been named winner of the Ghanaian leg of the Seedstars World competition, securing a spot at next year’s global final and the chance to compete for US$500,000 in equity investment. Seedstars World selects national winners from all over the world, including around 30 African countries, and brings them together at the annual Seedstars Summit in ...

Source: Disrupt Africa (Startups) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Unemployment rate in Ghana drops | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Yaw Ansah/Priscilla Oye Ofori, GNA Accra, Aug. 15, GNA - Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has said the rate of unemployment in the country has reduced from 11.9 per cent in 2015 to 7.1 per cent in 2019. The decline, he said, was partly as a result of government’s flagship programmes and policies interventions ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (17 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Informal sector contributes GH¢73b to Ghana’s GDP - Minister - Ghana Business News

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, says the informal sector in Ghana contributed some GH¢73 billion to the country’s economy. Mr. Ahenkorah urged local banks to reconsider and bring down their interest rates to improve interest in borrowing. He said the current 26-30 per cent lending rate from banks was discouraging people for ...

Source: Ghana Business News (General) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Energy

Ghana: Tullow Plc makes discovery of oil in Guyana | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Morkporkpor Anku, GNA Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Tullow Plc has made oil discovery in its Jethro-1 exploration well, drilled on the Orinduik licence offshore in Guyana. The well is expected to hold 100 million barrels of oil in excess of expectations. Tullow Guyana B.V. is the operator of the Orinduik block with a 60 per cent stake. Total E&P Guyana ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: US Embassy Bounces NDC On PDS

Stephanie S. Sullivan THE U.S. Embassy in Accra has stated it is firmly in support of the decision by the Akufo-Addo administration to investigate issues surrounding the recent brouhaha that struck the Power Distribution Services (PDS) in connection with Al Koot, a Qatar-based reinsurance broker. The embassy yesterday said it was awaiting an independent forensic audit of ...

Source: Daily Guide Africa (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Environment

Ghana: EPA cautions farmers against irresponsible use of chemicals | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Philip Tengzu, GNA Nandom (UWR), Aug. 08, GNA – Mr Emmanuel Lingule, the Head of the Nandom Area Office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has expressed worry about the irresponsible use of agro-chemicals by some farmers, putting people’s health at risk. He said these chemicals were often used by farmers for either weeds or pest control ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Science) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Ghana committed to meeting IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations - Director - Ghana Business News

Government has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to meet the deadline for the implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations, Mrs Mabel Sagoe, the Chief Director of Ministry of Transport has said. The committee comprised of representatives from the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), ...

Source: Ghana Business News (General) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Healthcare

Ghana, South Korea: KT Corp. Unveils Global Epidemic Prevention Platform in Ghana

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT) said its Global Epidemic Prevention Platform (GEPP) started service in Ghana on 14th, the first such endeavor outside of Korea. KT, the leading Korean telecommunication provider, announced that the landmark platform, GEPP Ghana, was officially launched after a ceremony held at Accra City Hotel in the Ghanaian capital. The project, in conjunction with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), is the first public-private partnership between Korea and the West African country.

Source: PR Newswire (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Government to upgrade Binaba Health Centre to PolyClinic status - Ghana Business News

The Binaba Health Centre in the Bawku West District of the Upper-East Region, will next year, be upgraded to the status of a PolyClinic, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Minister of Health has said. The upgrade would ease pressure on the District hospital located at Zebilla, the District capital, from cases, especially pregnancy related complications, that were referred to the ...

Source: Ghana Business News (General) (17 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  4,000 Women Basket Weavers Get NHIs Cover

Sokabisi — Three basket exporting organisations have paid for 4,000 women basket weavers in selected communities in the Bolgatanga municipality of the Upper East Region to register and renew their National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) membership cards. The move, which is to enable weavers to access quality healthcare, is being funded by the African Market ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (14 Aug 2019 )  Share

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ICT

Ghana: Ghana to host Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference

Ghana will host the Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC), in Accra, from October 22 to 24. The AGDIC seeks to inform and inspire cross-sectoral policy and decision-makers in Africa to discuss, exchange knowledge and information and share good practice. It would also facilitate a common understanding of how to maximise geospatial, ICT and ...

Source: Prepaid Economy (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Huawei care provides screen damage warranty to customers | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Accra, Aug. 12, GNA - The Huawei Care Programme, a customer-oriented initiative of Huawei Technologies is providing a special screen damage warranty for all Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 users. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency announced that customers of Huawei could save up to GH¢420.00 from having their phones’ screen fixed free of charge. It however, ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Science) (17 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: GRA launches mobile App to authenticate tax stamps | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Kodjo Adams, GNA Accra, Aug. 13, GNA - The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday launched a mobile application dubbed “Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator” that helps consumers to detect the genuineness of products sold in retail shops. The application allows the consumers to scan and validate the excise tax stamps affixed on excisable products such as ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  CSIR Technology and Industrial Innovation Centre Launched

The Industrial Research Institute IRI, of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched the maiden Technology and Industrial Innovation Centre in Accra last week. The launch was aimed at achieving the dream of positioning the hub as the premier science technology and industrial innovation centre in Ghana. Launching it, Dr Francis Boateng ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (08 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Manufacturing

Ghana: Introduce Friday wear for locally made footwear - AGI Chairman | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Benjamin Akoto, GNA Akosombo (E/R), Aug. 14, GNA - Mr Dela Gadzanku, the Eastern and Volta Regional Chairman of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has called for the promotion of the wearing of made in Ghana footwear alongside the wearing of made in Ghana clothes on Fridays. He said the textile industry has received a boost as a result of the promotion ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Media

Ghana:  Graphic to relaunch digital news app in September

The Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), publishers of the Graphic Business and five other newspapers, is to relaunch its Graphic News App in September to help enhance reader and advertiser experience. The enhanced news delivery platform is to be called Graphic News Plus, the Managing Director of the company, Mr Ato Afful, said on Tuesday morning while speaking at ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (06 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Mining

Ghana:  GMWU Lauds Move to Mine Bauxite... Cautions Government to Hasten Slowly

The Ghana Mines Workers Union says the creation of the Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation by the government to oversee the exploration and mining of bauxite in the Atiwa, Nyinahin and Awaso reserves for the repayment of the syndicated 2 billion dollar loan from the Chinese government will create employment. "This massive state project, no doubt, could ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Compel Ghana Manganese Company to Pay Debt Owed U.S. - Local Suppliers Urge Govt

Some local companies and suppliers of the Ghana Manganese Company Limited have asked the government to compel the mining company to urgently settle debt owed them. The companies and suppliers, which prefer to remain anonymous, said their attempts to retrieve the debts have resulted in victimisation and threats from the mining company. In an interview with Ghanaian ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (08 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Politics

Ghana, Russia: Ghana's President To Lead National Delegation At Russia-Africa Summit In Sochi -Ambassador

The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, will head his country's delegation at the Russia-Africa summit in October in Sochi, Ghana's Ambassador to Russia, Akyaa Opoku Ware, told Sputnik on Thursday. "This is a very important event for us. The president will represent Ghana at the summit in Sochi. I will join the delegation and also participate in the summit," the ambassador said. The ambassador of Ghana is currently participating in the "International Business Days in the Ryazan Region" forum, which is also part of the second International Forum of Ancient Cities, scheduled for August 16-17.

Source: UrduPoint (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: How young educated Ghanaians view corruption

A corruption scandal is in the news in Ghana again. Media reports suggest an elaborate scheme of cronyism in the procurement of private sector involvement in the country's energy industry. This is only the latest of many allegations of serious corruption in the country. Annual reports by the Auditor General and disclosures from undercover investigations provide evidence of ...

Source: Sierra Leone News (13 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Retail/wholesale

Ghana:  Car dealers welcome withdrawal of luxury vehicle tax

Dealers in luxury vehicles in Accra have welcomed government’s decision to suspend the luxury vehicle tax, saying it would help revive their business which went under for the one year that the tax was introduced. According to the car dealers, the tax took a heavy toll on their businesses when it was implemented such that sale of vehicles with engine capacities ranging ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Woolworths Pulls Plug in Ghana

South African department chain Woolworths has pulled the plug on its business in Ghana after closing its two stores, in a second retreat from West Africa. "Following a comprehensive review of our operations in Ghana, we have closed our two stores in the country," the Cape Town-based clothing and food retailer said on Wednesday in a brief emailed response to Reuters ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Trade and Investment

Ghana: Siemens commits to continued investments in Ghana - Ghana Business News

Technology giant Siemens Ghana has reiterated its commitment to Ghana with a pledge to continue to invest in the economy. Speaking at the third Ghana Customer Day in Accra, Mr Edmund Acheampong, Country Director, Siemens Ghana, said the company’s contributions in the last three years has gone beyond investment to support for science and technology institutions. Under ...

Source: Ghana Business News (Investment) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Ghanaian entrepreneur builds clothing business that exports to US and European retailers

Here’s how you diversify a nation’s economic base: take longstanding strengths in particular sectors, and build on them, creating wholly new industry clusters that are a logical extension of the original sector. That’s what Ghana’s Nora Bannerman did on a small scale in the 1980s, when she started Sleek Garments, a clothing manufacturing business based in Accra. ...

Source: How We Made It in Africa (05 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Ghana to increase earnings from handicrafts

AS part of its export development strategy, Ghana will continue to harness existing and potential opportunities to grow its export base in the non-traditional export sector (NTEs). One of such opportunities to be leveraged is the hosting of the secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA), and also winning the bid to host the World Trade Promotion ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana, EU:  Ghana food exports face EU blacklist

The European Union (EU) has placed food imports, including fish, from Ghana on red alert after series of consignments to the region were found to have been smuggled or mislabelled. The union has since the beginning of this year issued more than 50 alerts on the issue in which it repeatedly warned “Ghanaian authorities” that the continuous smuggling and mislabelling of ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Transport

Ghana: President cuts sod for Tamale Airport project | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Ken Sackey, GNA Tamale (N/R), Aug. 15, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday cut the sod for the commencement of the $70 million second Phase project of the Tamale Airport that is expected to be completed in 30 months. The second phase consists of the construction of an ultra-modern terminal building, together with a multi-purpose hajj facility, ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Women and Youth

Ghana: Ghanaian entrepreneurs urged to take advantage of Impulse Acceleration Programme | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Albert Allotey, GNA Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – Young Ghanaian entrepreneurs in Agribusiness, venture capitalists, farmers and corporate executives have been called upon to take advantage of the Impulse Acceleration Programme to propel their businesses. The Impulse is a 12-week acceleration programme dedicated to innovative start-ups in the fields of Agritech, ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Support Teachers With ICT Tools to Deliver Efficiently

The third annual impact educational conference was on Wednesday held in Accra on the theme, 'ICT training that captures the future.' About 150 teachers and school proprietors from across the country participated in the conference to learn how to inculcate technology into teaching and learning. The stakeholders in the educational sector also discussed issues ...

Source: Ghanaian Times (13 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Chamber of Commerce to support women grow businesses

The President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso, has expressed the chamber’s commitment to support women to establish and grow their own businesses. He has, therefore, stated the chamber’s plans to engage various institutions to set up an equity fund to specifically support female women entrepreneurs. Speaking ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana:  Govt to support 3,000 young entrepreneurs under Presidential Business Programme

The government is to offer financial support to 3,000 young Ghanaian entrepreneurs to help them grow their businesses under a Presidential Business Support Programme (PBSP). The Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, who announced this at a Meet-the-Press series in Accra yesterday, explained that the support formed part of government’s initiative to ...

Source: Graphic Online (Business) (15 Aug 2019 )  Share

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Ghana: Over 1.2 million students to be enrolled onto Free SHS programme this year – President | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

By Godfred A. Polkuu, GNA Bolgatanga, Aug. 14, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday gave the assurance that government will increase enrollment of students onto the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy to enable every student benefit at all three levels of SHS education across the country. “From September this year, all students of the three ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (Politics) (16 Aug 2019 )  Share

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