The country’s economic growth this year has been projected to fall short of government’s outlook of 5.8 percent, on the back of soaring inflation and fiscal tightening amid weakening investor sentiment, a recent Fitch monthly outlook has reaffirmed. These headwinds are expected to most likely reduce private consumption and investment. According...
Ralph Mupita, Group CEO-MTN, has reiterated his company’s commitment to supporting government’s development initiatives and reaffirmed Ghana as a key market for the MTN Group. According to him, Ghana remains a key market for the MTN Group and they are keen on demonstrating their commitment to progress of the country...
The Commercial Bank Settlement Model, recently introduced by the Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) will advance the payment of cross-border transactions on the continent - with particular gains witnessed in the areas of cost and time, PAPSS’ Chief Executive Officer, Mike Ogbalu III, has said. The model, which...
Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of Africa Export and Import Bank, Afreximbank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, has complimented the African continent’s resilience during challenging times brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. He has emphasised that positive stories emanating from countries like Egypt, which has invested over US$62billion over...
The 6th edition of the National Women's Summit and Expo, organised by Charterhouse Productions, was a resounding success. The prestigious event was organised in commemoration of International Women's Day. The summit, themed ‘Inspire Inclusion’, was a platform for women to come together and discuss various topics related to women empowerment...
By Wisdom JONNY-NUEKPE Government has announced that the 2024 fishing closed season will begin from July 1 to August 31, for artisanal, semi-industrial and industrial trawl fleets The announcement and implementation of the closed season by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) is part of a strategy agreed upon...
Managing Director of Imperial General Assurance, Robert Wugah, has been inducted into the membership of the West African Nobles Forum at the 34th Annual Congress of the forum held at Accra. Mr. Wugah received the award for upholding the virtues of integrity, honesty and accountability - which have impacted positively...
…say inorganic ones yield better produce Even though organic fertiliser is being championed and encouraged for use by farmers, especially in this period where the Russia-Ukraine war has made inorganic fertilisers expensive, farmers in the Bono East capital, Techiman, have still not embraced this advocacy, saying the latter yields better...
second-edition of International Coconut Festival launched The 2022 edition of the International Coconut Festival, organised by Africa Coconut Group and the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has been launched at Ellembele in the Western Region – with a renewed government promise to develop the coconut industry and make it...
The Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) on Friday launched the 2022/23 Ghana Infrastructure Report Score in Accra. In his welcome address, Executive Director of GhIE Ing. David Nyante expressed the institution’s delight to launch the 2022/23 Ghana Infrastructure Report Score Card, saying a country that does not take inventory of...