President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on African leaders to ‘dismantle’ any cumbersome business processes and unfavourable policies to unleash private capital and expertise in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Africa needs a strong and vibrant private sector to boost its economy. A strong and vibrant private sector...
A total of 184 graduates of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) have been awarded diplomas and certificates after successfully completing their various areas of study at the seventh graduation ceremony of the institute, held over the weekend in Tema. About 106 students received diplomas while the remaining 78...
…as it prepares to summon Finance Minister Members of Parliament are demanding a for full list of projects funded with oil revenue and are considering inviting the Finance Minister to come and provide the legislature with a detailed  lists of oil funded projects. During the debate of the 2016 Public Interest...
…introduces mortgage loans for land acquisition HFC Bank Ghana Limited has promised to make Mortgage loan processes simpler and faster to provide a better experience for existing and new applicants. This according to the bank, will cut short the long and cumbersome process new and prospective applicants for mortgage go through...
…as 1D1F receives boost with 20 rail projects Russian railway company, Geo Services, has disclosed to the B&FT that it has begun the process towards the establishment of a Railway University in the country. To this end, the company has facilitated the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the...
The University of Ghana has signed an agreement with the German Ministry of Education to establish the Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies (MICAS) in Africa, headquartered in Ghana. Sited at the University of Ghana, Legon campus, the Centre which will develop an intellectual programme and research agenda, that seeks...
To heighten awareness about biotechnology among key stakeholders, the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) - under the auspices of the Ghana Chapter of the Open Forum on Agriculture Biotechnology (OFAB), and the African Agriculture Technology Foundation (AATF) in Kenya - have organised a sensitisation workshop in Accra for a cross-section...
Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) in partnership with IBISTEK is to construct the much awaited five- kilometer New Takoradi road at a total cost of GHc28 million. The project, which will commence by December 19, 2017, is expected to be completed within 12 months and will be executed by...
AirtelTigo Insurance policy holders have reached 1.6 million, with 25,000 claims worth GH¢11million paid out to customers since 2010. The microinsurance product, which is being rolled-out in collaboration with BIMA and Prudential Life Insurance, shows that mobile-enabled insurance holds the key to insuring a greater percentage of the country’s population...
Government, acting through the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has signed a service contract with LCB Worldwide - a crisis management and prevention firm - to disinfect all imports at the country’s entry points, effective January 2018. Tunnel-like scanners will be installed at the ports, where trucks carting imported cargo will...