Saturday, January 29, 2022
Buoyed by the success of the initiative to provide young entrepreneurs with access to funding of between GH¢10,000 to GH¢100,000 to grow their businesses, the government, through Ministry of Business Development, will make available GH¢200 million to small-scale businesses and start-ups next year, the minster responsible for its implementation,...
As the finance minister prepares to deliver the mid-year budget and supplementary estimates to parliament on Thursday, a tax analyst - Francis Timore Boi - has advised government to reinstate the 17.5% GETFUND and National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) of VAT to their former status. In the 2018 mid-year budget,...
For Africa and the European Union (EU) to achieve the much-talked about mutually beneficial trade cooperation, as well as economic integration among countries, all EU trade-related support at the national, regional, and continental levels should be reorganised into African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) support, a new report by...
Excerpt: Several Huawei partners highlighted the different industries that are getting great benefits out of 5G. Huawei recently held its 5G+, Better World Summit, where various operators and industry partners shared their experiences of how 5G applications can drive significant business and industry efficiency. "5G development has entered a new phase,"...
The graduation ceremony for the first batch of trainees of the Okuafo Pa Agricultural Training Centre was held in Dormaa East, Bono Region. This event marked the successful completion of training of the first batch of 800 students in the face of challenges posed by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The...
Smock weavers have called on government to establish a smock factory that would produce raw materials to ease the stress they go through in producing the fabrics. This, they say, would help engage more of the youths in the area and develop their entrepreneurial skills in weaving the fabric. The...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has unveilled an additional US$75million commitment to its existing trade finance facility with Absa Bank. The investment will provide systemic liquidity across CDC’s African markets and enable local banks to sustain the availability of trade finance, supporting supply chains...
The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) is calling on government to come clear on policies pertaining to casual employment. The union is impressing on government to come out with a comprehensive policy that details, especially, how long a casual worker should be engaged. General Secretary of ICU, Solomon Kotei...
Zoweh Global Consult, in partnership with Evolution Consult, embarked on a series of discussions and engagements with various professionals and stakeholders in the human resource management and human capital development sector, culminating in the two consulting firms to conduct this coaching survey. This survey has three main objects to address:...
The Policy Forum with Emmanuel OWUSU According to Regulation 128 (1) of Road Traffic Regulation Act LI 2180 the “Licensing Authority shall not register a motorcycle to carry a fare-paying passenger.” ... Section 128 (3) further stipulates that “a person shall not ride on a motorcycle or tricycle as a...
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