A Ghanaian tech company, Ripple Influence has set a sustainable goal of curbing youth unemployment in Africa, with an ambitious target to create US$3 million worth of social media influencer jobs by the end of 2021, starting from Ghana. Unemployment and business losses have become a widespread challenge in the...
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an unresolved dispute for the last 30 years.  Peaceful resolution of this conflict in our immediate neighbourhood is of utmost importance to Turkey. Since 1993, 20 per cent of the territory of Azerbaijan has been under Armenian occupation. More than one million Azerbaijanis have been displaced from...
Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations was recognised last night at the Ghana Business Standard Awards 2020 with the ‘Outstanding Airline Company of the Year’ accolade. The airline was awarded for its outstanding commitment to remarkable business standards in its sector, demonstrating a high standard service delivery,...
The creative arts, particularly film, have an unlimited albeit untapped potential to be a primary source of direct investment - foreign and local - as well as provide exports for the nation, Yofi Grant, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) CEO, has said. He therefore urged film-makers to take advantage of...
Newmont Ghana has completed and handed over resettlement buildings to 25 households which were displaced by mining activities at Dormaa-Kantinka, a farming community within the Newmont Ahafo enclave. The people were displaced after their homes were destroyed by the Newmont Subinka East Waste dump. Initially, Newmont was hesitant to resettle...
For the many challenges facing businesses during these hard COVID-19 times, there are still positives to point out. Whereas businesses are collapsing, workers losing their jobs, economic growth either stunting or declining, the Ghanaian economy, a highly informal one, is seeing some aggressive formalisation. How? Through the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme...
Yesterday, President Akufo-Addo opened the two-day national conference on AfCFTA’s implementation where he affirmed government’s commitment to assist Ghanaian businesses take full advantage of AfCFTA, by ensuring that the required financial and human resources are mobilised and deployed to make the country a trading hub. He therefore charged businesses to...
The media is the most powerful tool to cause change in today’s world. Aside the basic duties of educating, informing and entertaining the public, the media have a huge task of serving as a check on government, politicians, the elites, business organisations and the powerful in the society. In order...
urges Ghanaian enterprises to be frontline actors President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to address all complexities that will come with implementation of the trade bloc, in order to ensure that all on the continent get their fair share of the deal. Speaking...
The Minerals Commission will soon begin full implementation of its salt exploration master-plan, as members of the Ada Traditional Council have joined forces to abandon all differences and develop a peaceful ambiance in the enclave to push for exploration of salt deposits in the area to propel economic growth...
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