Friday, December 3, 2021
As a policy direction to help revamp the local poultry industry, government has restricted the importation of frozen chicken drastically, Dr. Gyiele Nurah - Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Food and Agriculture - has announced. The ‘ban’ on imported frozen chicken, he indicated, is in response...
The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) says one of the challenges it has faced since commencing distribution of the stimulus package under the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) business support scheme is complaints of funds’ shortfalls. According to the NBSSI, a quick investigation into the complaints revealed that the...
Our world today is dealing with a crisis of monumental proportions. The vicious, novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the globe, destroying lives and ruining livelihoods.  The primary cost of the pandemic as seen in the loss of human lives is distressing, but the secondary effects on the global...
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has received a US$50million grant from the World Bank to support its activities and agencies to make the sector more vibrant. Addressing the media at the ‘Meet the Press’ series in Accra, the sector minister Catherine Afeku explained that the grant’s prime focus...
Why would a university graduate sell coconut? And who said some jobs are for men only? Well, I felt that way until I met Adowarim, a lady in a ‘strictly’ male dominated industry—coconut selling. Even though she showed so much interest in sports and excelled in basketball during her...
George Mensah Okley, an energy expert, who, until a year ago, was the Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) company, has been confirmed dead earlier today. Very reliable sources in executive management position at the company and its Senior Staff Association, confirmed to the B&FT that...
The Central Bank has placed a freeze on licensing of new banks and other financial institutions as part of its aim to strengthen supervision, which will come as a blow to investors seeking to enter the financial space without recourse to existing institutions. “To rationalise the banking sector to ensure...
Students at the various tertiary institutions across the country have been encouraged to register with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and contribute to the pension scheme. This, is to ensure retirement income security; it will be of great value if you start your contributions early, Dr. John...
As long as fraudsters see an opportunity to scam or "mugu" people, they will always try to. But you can avoid being defrauded by being a little bit vigilant. Below are 8 ways you can stay safe when using MTN mobile money. 1. Never give your MTN mobile money PIN to...
The first ever Keratoprothesis eye surgery has been conducted in Ghana by the Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital. Keratoprothesis is a surgical procedure where a diseased cornea is replaced with a partial artificial one. It is reserved for patients for whom traditional penetration keratoplasty – PKP, that is other forms of...
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