Monday, January 24, 2022
The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africa’s youth, as outlined in the Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy (JfYA). The Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative...
StarTimes, Africa's leading pay TV operator and UNAIDS have today signed a memorandum of understanding to raise awareness about HIV in Ghana and to work together to end the AIDS epidemic. According to the MOU, the two parties created a strategic partnership with the aim of achieving a shared objective...
The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Catherine Abelema Afeku, has announced plans to roll out a comprehensive human resource training and development policy in 2018. This, according to her, will be key in the transformation drive of the tourism industry. She said: “We are looking at capacity building of...
Twenty-five years ago, the world’s first text message was sent by Neil Papworth The software architect - working for his client Vodafone - wrote ‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’ to colleague Richard Jarvis A quarter of a century later, Papworth has recreated a more modern version of the same message using...
The Charles Buckman Foundation, in partnership with the Captain Centre, successfully held the 2017 International Mentorship and Volunteerism Summit in Accra. The summit sought to build bridges among service leaders from government, the private sector, developmental partners and NGOs, and to foster an information exchange on increasing the role of...
Kenya is cutting night-time electricity tariffs for manufacturers by half to entice investors and boost economic growth and job creation, a top ministry of energy official said on Wednesday. The East African nation charges firms 15.70 shillings ($0.1522) per kilowatt hour, which is seen as uncompetitive compared with other African...
The Registrar-General’s Department announces for the Information of Companies Limited by Shares and Guarantee, Partnerships and External Companies that the penalty regime for non- filing of Annual/ Nil Returns is still in force. We wish to state that Companies and Partnerships that have not as yet filed their Annual or...
Though Ghana’s economy has improved over the course of 2017, it registered gross domestic product growth of just 3.5% in 2016, its lowest level in two decades. But if the market as a whole was depressed over this period there is little evidence that it troubled the 2017 country winner,...
AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Gold Mine received three prestigious awards at the 2017 Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA), organized by the Ghana Chamber of Mines in Accra. The GMIA seeks to promote, recognize and celebrate outstanding achievement and excellence in the mining industry. The three awards won by Iduapriem Gold Mine...
2017’s GITTA “Digital Bank of the Year” award winner, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited has concluded the full integration of Ria Money Transfer’s Direct to Bank Account service, which allows senders to have funds directly credited to beneficiaries of GTBank accounts in as little as 15 minutes. The service also...
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