Sunday, January 16, 2022
The Babacar Ndiaye Lecture Series, an international series introduced by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), debuted in Washington D.C. recently with Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz asking that African countries to adopt a coordinated strategy that encompasses the agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and service sectors in order to attain the same...
Boston University (USA) and MedInscribe, in collaboration with Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI), has held a convocation and symposium in Accra for 35 Health Care Professionals (HCP) who enrolled on the online Post-Graduate Programme in Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN). The PGPN, which is an educational initiative by MedInscribe offered in association with...
The government’s agenda towards job creation, particularly addressing the soaring unemployment numbers among university graduates, will be boosted with the introduction of “Nation Builders Corp,” a new initiative that is expected to see the absorption of 100,000 university graduates, next year. The graduates to be hired under the programme will...
The latest figures from the Bank of Ghana shows that banks’ base rates have dropped by 0.3 percent, bringing the year-to-date drop to 1.9 percent. The monthly Annual Percentage Rates (APR) of interest charged on loans and credit advances and the Average Interest (AI) paid on deposits by banks show...
HFC Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited has been recognized as the Best Pension Custodian Bank at the Ghana Accountancy & Finance Awards. The Award is in recognition of the Bank’s enormous contributions in the Custody Services including Trade Settlements, investments collections, cash collection services, detailed valuation...
  I was on Facebook when I saw the work of an artist with the signature Theo Pencil. The first of his work I set my eyes on was a picture of Africa’s illustrious son Nelson Mandela. I had to watch the art again to convince myself it wasn’t a...
The country’s five-year Broadband Policy has failed to make any progressive impact in the socio-economic future of the citizens, the Chief Executive Officer of the Broadband Communications Chamber (BBCC), Elorm Gustav Tamakloe has stated. “The Chamber believes that Ghana’s current 2012 Broadband Policy and Implementation Strategy has lost the fundamentals...
500,000 farmers for Planting for Food and Jobs 50 dams under One Village, One Dam 200 tractors to be distributed GH₵400m insurance cover The 2018 Budget has unveiled the much-anticipated ‘Marshall Plan for Agriculture (MPA)’, aimed at revamping the country’s abysmally performing agriculture sector to make it the...
Ecobank Ghana has for the fourth time won a prestigious banking award in this year. The bank emerged Best Bank in the Financial Services Sector (Banking) at the just-ended 6th AGI awards, which were held at the Banquet Hall of the State House. With this, Ecobank has swept all the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged government’s support for the housing sector, urging private entities to come on board to reduce the country’s growing housing deficit. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for commencement of the first phase of the affordable housing project at Appolonia City, located in the Kpone...
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