The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has been supported by the European Union through the EU WeCAPS project, with over half a million cedis worth of personal protective equipment to help the fight against COVID-19. The PPEs include 5,000 pcs surgical masks, 2000pcs KN95 Nose masks, 2,000 disposable surgical gowns;...
Vice President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Humprey Ayim-Darke, has asked government to adopt innovative ways of financing planned reforms at the country’s seaports without levying shippers overbearingly. Specifically, he called for a shift from situations where shippers are made to bear the cost of revenue enhancing programmes...
Scripps National Spelling Bee, USA has had to cancel the 93rd edition of the programme due to the ongoing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus and uncertainty around when public gatherings will be possible or advisable. On March 20 this year, the 2020 edition of the programme, which...
As part of its effort to reduce gas related accidents in the country, The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has engaged consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the Brong Ahafo Region. The exercise is aimed at sensitizing chopbar operators, restaurants, hotels and door-to-door business operators on safe dispensing and use...
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is gravely concerned about the misapplication of agrochemicals since the wrongful practice poses a threat to sustainable cocoa production and productivity. Cocoa farming requires the use of agrochemicals to ward off pests and provide the soil with nutrients for the healthy production of beans. However,...
Remittances are a vital source of income for developing countries, and news that global remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent this year because the COVID-19 induced economic crisis sends the chill. The projected fall would be the sharpest decline in recent history largely due to a...
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Exim Bank, Lawrence Agyinsam, has revealed that GHȼ57.8 million was invested in five garment companies in the country, way before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ghana. According to him the disbursement of the funds was to help revive the textiles and garment sector which...
OmniBank has awarded scholarship grant to brilliant but needy student, Samuel Dorkenoo to pursue his academic programme at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. The beneficiary student Samuel Dorkenoo, a first year student, KNUST, had early on dropped out of school due to financial difficulties and was referred...
The U.S. Embassy in Accra and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have formally launched the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) at an in-person and virtual launch ceremony on the KNUST campus on Wednesday October 14, 2020. The event was presided...
The General Manager of Venture Capital Trust Fund (VCTF), Hamdiyiah Ishmael, says there has never been a better time in the history of the nation for stakeholder engagements on the introduction and regulation of alternate investment strategies and asset classes than now. According to her, prevailing conditions such aa ongoing...
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