The World Bank has released the Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which sets out a blueprint to help sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes. The Plan calls for countries to seize the opportunity to scale-up climate resilience to grow their economies and reduce poverty, redouble...
The first to be constructed Tamale interchange in the Northern Regional capital of the country aimed at easing traffic and enhancing socio-economic activities is ongoing progressively. The one-kilometre-long project when completed will link the Kumasi road through the central mosque, the central taxi rank and central market intersection with the...
In our part of the world, job creation poses a great challenge to nation building. It exposes our vulnerability as a country. Many people especially the youth have resulted to crime and many other undignifying means of livelihood. Over the past decade, we have experienced a sharp growth in the...
The manufacturing sector for any economy is considered the backbone of economic development. Manufacturing industries do not only help in modernizing agriculture, they also reduce the heavy dependence of people on agricultural income. In 2017, it was estimated that the manufacturing Industry in Ghana accounts for about 25.3% of total GDP. Ghana's industrial...
The general price level for good and services, measured by consumer price inflation, has seen its biggest fall since April this year In April this year, food prices soar abnormally as a result of panic-buying to stock-up for a partial lockdown in some parts of the country, resulting in an...
The king and overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari II, has been praised for bringing peace to the Dagbon kingdom - and by extension the entire Northern Region. The Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Dr. Joseph Siaw-Agyepong, made the commendation when he led a high-powered delegation accompanied by...
State-owned enterprises (SOEs), particularly those with internally generated funds, remain largely ineffective because they are manned by politicians seeking their own interest and not that of the state, Professor H. Kwasi Prempeh, Executive Director of the Centre for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana), has said. Prof. Prempeh believes most persons are appointed...
St Michael Car Rental Company Limited, a pacesetter in the car rental business of Kumasi, is lacing its boots to organise auto shows in Kumasi. The shows will be annual events in collaboration with car dealers like Stallion Motors, CFAO, Toyota Ghana, Mac Ghana and FIAT Africa to display their...
Amid global travel restrictions, social distancing protocols and prohibitions on mass gatherings, the world’s meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) segment has been forced to adapt to the coronavirus context, with some events shifting online and others being deferred. Before the outbreak of the virus – and the subsequent introduction...
If players in the aviation, immigration and health sector firm up government’s decision to re-opening of the borders - hopefully by September 1 as the President stated - any person who tests positive on arrival into Ghana and asked to self-quarantine may be required to wear a tracking device....
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