Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Government is set to establish a refinery in Takoradi that will refine 150, 000 barrels of oil per-day, Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has revealed. The “new TOR”, as the Minister terms it, will be will reduce significantly, the amount of oil the country imports to meets its demands, and to...
Thirty-two Ghana Police Service (GPS) crime officers have completed a two-day training course on policing domestic violence and sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). The training was designed in collaboration with the GPS Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) to empower senior police...
The Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has said that the One District, One Factory initiative of the current administration has the potential of turning Ghana’s fortunes around by creating wealth and sustainable jobs. He called for more support from government for indigenous private businesses to...
Allegations of extortions by government from expatriate business owners could derail the country’s efforts at mobilising Foreign Direct Investment, Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen, said whilst appearing before a committee investigating the ‘cash for seat’ saga. Parliament set up the committee following allegations that expatriate business executives were asked...
There are many ways to measure development in a region, a country or even a continent. Freedom, prosperity, health and stability are all pillars of progress, and opportunity is the foundation. But this week as I return to Africa for the first time in ten years, I am reminded that...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says they are determined to maintain their stance on advertisements on alcoholic beverages despite concerns being raised by affected parties. This announcement follows a press release by the FDA, reminding the general public, especially the Media, Advertisers, as well as Manufacturers and Importers of...
Despite several delays in the processes to conclude work on the regime to guide the sourcing of legal timber for the consumption of the local wood industry and the export market, it has emerged that plans are now far advanced to commence and test the FLEGT licensing regime this...
In its bid to resolve the challenges with the Accra Desalination Plant that serves Teshie, Nungua and surrounding communities, the Management of GWCL took a decision to put the plant out of operation beginning 1st January, 2018. Management has as a result made alternative arrangements to serve the supply area...
Despite a very stable performance all year long, the cedi has returned to its perennial fits of weakness as demand of the greenback by corporates and traders begins to rise ahead of the Christmas festivities. The cedi, over the past month, has struggled to keep up with the dollar with...
Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Mark Rutte is in Accra for a two-day visit from 29-30 November, 2017. With this visit, the first of a Dutch Prime Minister to Ghana, Mr Rutte wants to reaffirm and further strengthen the excellent relations between the two countries.   His visit coincides with that of...