Monday, December 5, 2022
The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), Wednesday, launched the Action for Shea Parklands (ASP) initiative, under which 20,000 shea trees will be planted in Ghana this year. Spearheaded by GSA, the initiative seeks to promote, plant, and protect...
AfDB funding seeks to promote local currency bond issuers and develop domestic capital markets across the continent The Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan ZAR 140 million (about US$10million) to the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund), to further enhance the Fund’s portfolio and promote...
Mobile money transactions have emerged as the most preferred digital payment method in Ghana, according to a research conducted by a Research Team at Stanbic Bank Ghana. According to the report, the number of mobile money subscribers increased by 15% in 2020, with an estimated value of transactions at...
Stanbic Bank Ghana has paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, at his residence in Fadama, Accra to observe the Holy Month of Ramadan. The Stanbic Bank delegation, made up of Muslim and Christian staff from a cross-section of the bank, was led by...
The 2022 World Music Day has been marked in an extraordinary way by the biggest award scheme in the country, Vodafone Ghana Music Award (VGMA) with a national music summit to address the challenges in the music industry and prepare a good path for the success of the industry. The...
The President of the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), Dr. Edward Achah-Nyameke Jnr., has hinted that hotel rates are likely to go up due to the country’s difficult economic conditions such as inflation and high lending rates, which have increased cost of borrowing. The upward review of hotel rates, according to...
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is seeking to harness the potential of the visual arts to drive receipts from Non-Traditional Exports, its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Afua Asabea Asare, has disclosed. With renewed focus on contemporary Ghanaian art, particularly paintings, as well as the unbridled prospects of initiatives such...
KRIF Ghana Limited, a household brand in superior quality European stationary and accessories, is embarking on a ‘Stay Safe Campaign’ to support all efforts to help curb the spread of novel coronavirus in the country and subsequently the ECOWAS sub-region. The campaign, dubbed ‘Stay Safe-Don’t Use Your Fingers to Count...
An analysis of Ghana’s tax revenue since 2012 indicates that an average of 57% of the tax revenue comes from indirect taxes such Value Added Tax, Communication Services Tax, National Health Insurance Levies, COVID-19 Levies, GETFUND Levies, Excise duties and import duties. Indirect taxes are easy to collect, and government...
Two students at NIIT Ghana, Augustine Danso and Bentil Shadrack, have developed an application to aid in the fight against COVID-19. The application is a self-diagnosis question screener for those experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms. The app then providers the user with advice on what to do next. According to the...
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