Friday, May 27, 2022
It would cost government more than US$420 million to roll out solar power generation in all second cycle schools across the country.This amount, however, would not include subsequent maintenance of the equipment.The Deputy Director of Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Seth Mahu who disclosed this indicated that...
Vodafone Ghana’s latest enterprising package is leading a change among the youth to become entrepreneurial, as it gave away some exciting consolation prices, educational support packages and working tools to first of its beneficiary customers.The pioneering initiative, dubbed Vodafone VIM, launched early this year, seeks to equip customers with...
Justin Kodua Frimpong, Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has directed that henceforth, all financial transactions of the agency shall be processed through the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) in line with the Public Financial Management Act 2016, Act 921.He has further cautioned that...
Unilever Ghana Limited has launched its newly improved Omo ‘power of 10 hands’ to commensurate with the global handwashing day.Speaking at the launch, the Managing Director of Unilever, Mr. Yeo Ziobeieton, said unilever wants to bring comfort to every mother’s washing experience through its newly formulated Omo.“At Unilever we...
The Ministry of Education has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Russian vehicle manufacturer, GAZ Group, and Neoplan Ghana Limited to supply better-condition and upgraded buses to both private and public schools for used in conveying students, especially children.According to a Deputy Minister of Education who signed...
Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited continues to make giant strides in Ghana’s cocoa industry. The latest of its many innovative interventions is the launch of Nyonkodo Farmer Life Plan, a bundled insurance, pension and scholarship plan for its farmers at Sefwi Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana.Speaking at the...
Parliament must consider legislation that would prevent guarantees of loans advanced to state-owned enterprises in the energy sector by government, Emmanuel Akrong - a credit consultant, has advocated.The proposal, Mr. Akrong argues, will ensure the banking sector lends to only creditworthy institutions.According to Emmanuel Akrong, over the years, banks...
The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged women leaders to continue the drive for greater inclusion of women in all facets of our national development.Speaking at the maiden edition of the Executive Women Network (EWN) Annual Conference held in Accra, she said: “Excluding women, who make up more...
NPL ratio to reduce Interest rates to drop Private sector to be biggest beneficiary The government’s roadshow to raise a bond to clear the much talked about energy sector debt, which is in excess of US$2.5billion, has excited bankers.The roadshow for the long-awaited bond issuance saw some...
The country has failed to leverage its trading relationship with key regional blocks - namely the European Union (EU) and ECOWAS - over the past decade, thereby affecting its balance of trade, a report by IMANI Ghana, one of Africa’s leading think-tanks, has shown.The report, titled ‘Maximising Gains from...
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