By Kizito CUDJOE The country’s bid to address escalating impacts of climate change on its agricultural sector is threatened by a widening climate finance gap estimated at some US$14.25billion annually. This huge financing gap, as revealed by Chief of Party, Feed the Future Ghana Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture (MFA) Activity, Dr. Victor Antwi, raises...
Says meeting IMF goals hinges on urgent revenue collection Digitalisation, taxpayer friendliness top priorities GRA boss vows to exceed ambitious revenue targets Substantive Finance Minister, Dr. Mohammed Amin, in his first visit to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) urged swift action to increase domestic revenue collection. Emphasizing the crucial...
By Ebenezer Chike Adjei NJOKU Producer prices increased in January 2024, with the Producer Price Index (PPI) surging to 17.4 percent from 16.6 last December, indicating substantial inflationary pressures on domestic producers. The latest figures, released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), reveal a notable uptick in prices compared to...
MTN Ghana has successfully completed its Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity deployment for GCB Bank Plc. The project, managed by MTN Ghana Capital Projects Group, marks a significant milestone in enhancing GCB Bank's digital infrastructure and elevating its commitment to serving customers with up-to-date technologies. In a testament to the...
The President of the African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) and Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has reiterated ARDA’s commitment to work with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) and the African Union Commission (AUC)...
By Juliet ETEFE About 22.3 percent of persons who experienced an unemployment spell from the first quarter of 2022 to the third quarter of 2023 had tertiary education, the Ghana Statistical Service’s Annual Household Income and Expenditure Survey: Quarter 3 2023 Labour Statistics Bulletin, has revealed. An unemployment spell refers to...
Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has resigned as Majority Leader of Ghana’s parliament. The decision was announced at a crucial meeting of the Majority Group this evening at the Jubilee House. The meeting was aimed at resolving the growing tension among members of the caucus over reports of a proposed reshuffle of the leadership...
Renowned entrepreneur and Group Chief Executive Officer of WEL Group Holdings, Mr. Eric Eduam, is pushing for increased attention to be paid to Ghana’s built environment industry to put it at par with global trends and standards. Mr. Eduam observed that Ghana’s built environment space, which touches on all aspects...
A 'Training of Trainers' exercise for FSRP National and Regional technical teams on data collection and reporting tools for the 'ECOWAS Agricultural Trade and Markets' SCORECARD (EATM-SCORECARD) is ongoing in Abuja, Nigeria. The objective of the EATM-S is to assess and track the performance of agricultural trade by member-countries within...
 By Elliot WILLIAMS The financial performance results of Ghana’s life insurance industry for the first nine months of 2023 suggest that more than half of the country’s life insurers are headed for losses rather than profits for the year. Out of the 16 life insurers that have released their unaudited...