Thursday, January 21, 2021
Government says it has engaged the British Airways (BA) authorities to rescind their decision on changes in the London- Accra- London flight to Gatwick Airport A statement from the Ministry of Aviation on Tuesday said the government of Ghana was not in support of the BA decision to operate "BA...
Thinking 'outside-in' can be a daunting prospect for the average business. First of all, imagine how much hassle you go through to drive your processes towards planned outcomes and the additional effort required to move the product to the end-user. For service-based businesses, you have even more tasks to...
COVID numbers. Testing positive, recovery, deaths. Numbers dominate the story of this pandemic. We have gathered around television screens to listen to President Akufo-Addo’s regular address, during which his ritual of revealing the numbers often drew sighs of relief that Ghana was nowhere near the devastating death tolls and...
… not further borrowing to burden debt stock As the country intensifies its efforts to keep the coronavirus pandemic spread under control, economist at the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey, has advised government to be cautious on how it spends, so as not to add any further burden on...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to work in partnership with Zeal Environmental Technologies to help efficiently operationalise EPA’s established laboratory in Takoradi to serve the petroleum industry. “Zeal has the skill, knowledge and requisite machinery to deal with environmental protection issues - particularly in waste management as per oil...
Urges them to embrace joint ventures Small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) producing similar products in the country have been urged to form joint ventures, in order to increase their production capacity and better position themselves to take advantage of opportunities in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. International...
The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) is pushing for rate reforms in the shipping line business. According to GIFF, there are a number of charges on the books of shipping lines which have outlived their usefulness and are unreasonably increasing the cost of doing business. The Freight Forwarders say they have...
Government’s pay policy implementer, the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), is stirring a debate on the importance of building stronger traditional labour groups as the phenomenon of splinter labour organisations seem to be gaining momentum. According to the FWSC, many traditional labour unions - including the Trade Unions Congress (TUC)...
Following a proposal by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, requesting the President, Nana Akufo Addo to absorb the fees of new entrants and continuing students of public tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 academic year, MPs on both side have held diverse views on the matter. According...
Global uncertainty reached unprecedented levels at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak and remains elevated. The World Uncertainty Index—a quarterly measure of global economic and policy uncertainty covering 143 countries—shows that although uncertainty has come down by about 60 percent from the peak observed at the onset of the COVID-19...
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