Monday, July 26, 2021
Some words are perfect compliments, practically joined at the hip; always used in tandem as the mention of one always evokes thoughts of the other. Classic examples include Ghana and Gold, Tetteh Quarshie and Cocoa, Kwame Nkrumah and Independence, Waakye and … never mind. Then, there is Joyce Ababio and...
In recent decades, the US-Africa relationship has disappointed both sides. Republican and Democratic US presidents alike have treated the continent with benign neglect, if not with outright contempt, and the United States has duly fallen behind China, India, and France in terms of overall trade with Africa. Although Barack Obama,...
The economy will experience positive private sector participation in public infrastructure programmes, with projects in the energy and transport sectors being key areas for investors, a Fitch Solutions report has said. The positive outlook for private investment opportunities for this year, Fitch explained, is underpinned by the country’s considerable public...
It would not be an understatement to confidently state that there is enormous potential in Africa’s regional economic integration and intra-African trade. Sadly, the continent is still heavily reliant on commodity and agricultural exports. Meanwhile, Africa spends huge sums of money importing capital goods and food products, predominantly from...
Fitch Ratings has upgraded United Bank for Africa (Ghana) Limited's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'B' from 'B-' and Viability Rating (VR) to 'b' from 'b-'. The Outlook on the Long-Term IDR is Stable. A full list of rating actions is below. The upgrade reflects the strengthening of the...
In our part of the world, job creation poses a great challenge to nation building. It exposes our vulnerability as a country. Many people especially the youth have resulted to crime and many other undignifying means of livelihood. Over the past decade, we have experienced a sharp growth in the...
There is nothing more exciting for the graduate than landing a job opportunity right after graduation or national service. The excitement becomes even more when the job landed is a well-paying job – luscious take home pay! In our part of the world where graduates are now learning to...
This week’s B&FT’s Inspiring Startups features a young couple who are using the Moringa plant to promote healthy living in his community and beyond. Beyond that, they have employed the use of technology that naturally restores lost nutrients to the soil to support plant growth. Read how it all...
Efforts to promote trade and investment between Ghana and Japan have received a boost with the launch of the Ghana-Japan Business Promotion Committee (GJBPC). The GJBPC, a high-level partnership mechanism aimed at facilitating mutual investment, trade and business interests between the two countries would also promote Ghana as entry point...
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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