Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The current direction of headline inflation and the monetary policy rate is impacting yields across the issuance spectrum, as interest rates on government bills have seen a slight decline, with investors expect a further fall. According to data market updates published by the Bank of Ghana, since May 31, 2021,...
The land is essential to our lives – we grow food on it and rely on it for economic growth and development. In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 83% of people depend directly on the land for survival. However, approximately two-thirds of the continent’s productive land is degraded – it has lost...
Vice President Dr. Mahamadou Bawumia has launched the 100 days to 2021 census night, which will effectively take certain important data of the country. The data the census will take include the total number of persons living in the country; the gender mix; the age mix; birth and death and...
The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has organised six training workshops on the preparation and evaluation of tender documents using the Revised Standard Tender Documents (STDs) for Goods, Works, Consultancy and Technical Services. A total of 649 participants took part in the six training workshops. The 4 day-a-week workshops were held...
…as raw materials shortage keeps prices up Businesses in the country, especially those in the retail sector, are calling for the borders to open as the gradual return to normal is being impeded by their closure, an IHS Markit Ghana survey has shown. Government ordered the closure of borders in March...
The Ghana TVET Coalition recently held its maiden national general conference with the aim of consolidating its efforts at coalition building to embark on the objective of complementing government effort at the implementation of a successful delivery of free, quality and accessible TVET in Ghana. Over 30 participants drawn from...
The One District-One Factory (1D1F) and Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), if pursued more vigorously, can strengthen the domestic private sector, the Executive Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has observed. TUC believes these initiatives need rapid expansion and support from all social partners. “They can make a...
-calls on gov’t to outline eligibility The National Tenants Union (NTU) of Ghana has expressed concern about government’s new ‘loan for rent’ scheme; indicating that it fears those who will be in need of critical assistance could be left out. According to the Union representing over 11 million tenants in the...
The following article by Rukayatu Sanusi was written for Kina Advisory’s ‘Step Up, Scale Up, Scale Out’© campaign. The campaign is founded on the belief that African companies – those born and bred on the continent – have the potential to step up, scale up and scale out, both within...
Executive Director of the Association of Rural Banks-Ghana, Mrs. Comfort Owusu, has advised rural banks’ General Managers and CEOs to quickly adapt to change - particularly in the business environment. According to her, the external business environment and government regulatory policies have direct impacts on their activities as bankers, and...
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