Monday, April 12, 2021
Ten public service institutions have adopted and undergone training to deploy Service Delivery Charters (SDCs) in their respective organisations to help improve public service delivery and curb delays - a major root-cause of corruption in the sector. The institutions include Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Driver...
Prices of fuel on the domestic market will remain largely stable within April first pricing-window, the Institute of Energy Security (IES), has said. The stability, IES explains, is due to factors including 2.05 percent decrease in price of the International Benchmark- Brent crude, 2.84 percent decrease in price of gasoil,...
With small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and start-ups all faced with a major challenge of maximizing opportunities to penetrate into the African market due to the coming into place of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the Regus Global flexible workspace platform seeks to offer the most...
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved US$70 million to finance the expansion and upgrade of the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. The Bank authorised a US$43 million senior term loan facility to Zimborders Mauritius Ltd and the issuance of an Investment Guarantee of US$27 million supporting Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund to...
The recent announcement of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation will forever be remembered in the annals of history – the first woman and African to be chosen as Director General. Achieving this feat did not come easy, as it was fraught...
Beverage giant, Kasapreko Company Limited, has donated 450 Packs of Awake Mineral Water and assorted drinks produced by the company to doctors and nurses of University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) and Ghana Infectious Disease Centre, Ga East Municipal Hospital. The donations were made in the spirit of Valentine’s Day...
Norvan Acquah Hayford speaks to Yolanda Cuba, CEO of Vodafone Ghana on this week's episode of The BFT Chat.
With rising COVID-19 infection rates, a reintroduction of social restrictions and the ensuing socioeconomic toll on some of the most vulnerable people that has characterized the turn of the year, a not-for-profit development outfit – Cocoa360 – is easing the strain on government’s efforts at curbing the disease, with...
Ten years after Ghana discovered oil and started commercial production three years later, government says it plans to increase production volumes by moving to award new exploration contracts to IOCs. How well have we fared in those 10 years and what are the emerging issues to look at, going forward?...
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