Monday, April 19, 2021
It will do the economy, particularly the energy industry, a whole lot of good if the government start to take steps toward developing a comprehensive national policy and roadmap on hydrogen energy. This, according to energy think-tank Institute of Energy Security (IES), could stimulate capital spending on new infrastructure, give...
The Deputy Ranking Member on Local Government in Parliament, Benjamin Kpodo has stated that the GH¢30 landfill tipping fee paid by government to service providers does not conform with world standards and therefore described Ghana's situation as woefully inadequate. According to him, the amount paid is nothing to write home...
Some staff of AirtelTigo have appealed that government hasten processes to take over the company, as lack of investment from the shareholders is weakening the company’s core operations. According to them, for the past two years the shareholders have shown little or no faith in the telecommunication company -...
Data from the National Insurance Commission (NIC) has stated that insurance premiums generated through bancassurance in 2020 was GH¢271 million. This amount is a huge leap and almost double the amount recorded in 2016 which stood at around GH¢150 million. The data further revealed that the percentage of life insurance...
Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, Western Regional Minister, has assured traders at the Takoradi market of government’s resolve to ensure their movement to the new market becomes successful without any challenges. Briefing members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government, Environment, Science and Technology, Housing and Finance who are on a working...
Founder of Ashesi University, Dr. Patrick Awuah has urged education stakeholders including government to add soft skills into school learning curriculum that will prepare young people for the world of work. Dr. Awuah who commended the government for undertaking reforms in the education sector, indicated that these reforms in the...
Inlaks, a leading Information Technology Solutions provider, has donated GH¢40,000 to Kokrokoo Charities Foundation to help purchase incubators for selected hospitals across the country. Emelia Hanson, Head of Human Resource and Administration, said an inadequate amount of incubators for the survival of pre-term babies at various hospitals motivated the company to take this step. “After...
REAL ESTATE MINUTE: With Cyril Nii Ayitey Tetteh Recently we officially announced dates for the 4th Annual Ghana Green Building Summit, 23rd to 24th September 2021, and we have had quite a bit of enquiry about what green buildings and the summit is about. Today, I will attempt to give...
Minister of Fisheries and Aqua Culture Development (MOFAD), Mavis Hawa Koomson, is appealing for Ghanaians to consume fish - but they should be vigilant when patronising the product in the market. She said investigations are still ongoing into the recent issue of fish washing ashore in the Greater Accra and...
Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT), in partnership with the Institute of African Studies (IAS), has embarked on a research and advocacy project to assess the impact of COVID-19 responses on the country’s food systems. NETRIGHT, which is a network of civil society organisations (CSOs) working together to bring...
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