Sunday, June 26, 2022
For those who have ever lived in a boarding house at Senior High School, gari comes in very handy; especially during what students call ‘dry season’ - the period when one is low on provisions. However, eating gari raw is no option for students, as it lacks taste and...
Delegates at the 2022 CelebrateLAB West Africa conference held in Accra have stressed that Africa must work to achieve the African Union target of producing at least 60 percent of vaccines used in Africa by 2040, as against the one percent of vaccines produced in Africa before the COVID-19...
GEA, Mastercard Foundation equip 439 beneficiaries of A2E project in Eastern Region The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Enterprises Agency, Kosi Antwiwaa Yankey-Ayeh, says the recently launched Development Bank Ghana (DBG) will revolutionise the contributions of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to the country’s COVID-19 era economic recovery. The...
Fertiliser prices, according to a World Bank analysis in May, are expected to remain higher for a prolonged period following a rise of nearly 30 percent since the start of 2022 - after the 80 percent price surge last year. The report, titled World Bank Commodity Market (May), says surging...
Dr. Justice Ofori, the Commissioner of Insurance-National Insurance Commission (NIC), has disclosed that the Motor Insurance Database (MID) that was introduced in January 2020 has recorded 3,005,283 vehicles so far on the portal. The portal is the repository of validly insured vehicles in the country. He made this disclosure when...
Record-high fuel prices mean government can no longer ignore the glaring need to revamp Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), says Institute for Energy Security (IES). Ghanaians are staggering under rising fuel costs, with prices having risen about 50 percent in the first five months of this year alone. The 45,000 barrels per...
Amid rising interest rates on the money market, Chief Executive Officer of Letshego Ghana, Arnold Parker, has revealed that interest rates on Qwikloans will increase in the coming weeks. Qwikloan, an innovative financial solution by Letshego Ghana and MTN Mobile Money (MoMo), provides short-term, unsecured, quick and convenient loans to...
Considering the ripple-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict as well as the ever-present possibility of other natural and man-made hiccups going forward, there is a need to formally institute a strategic economic pathway to minimise the impact of such a development on the local economy, former...
FBNBank has been presented with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Award at the 4th edition of the 2022 Health Environmental Safety & Security (HESS) awards held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel last Friday. The HESS awards are designed to identify and publicly celebrate outstanding companies for their exceptional performance...
One and a half years after the start of COVID-19 vaccines rollout, the EU can be proud of what it has achieved to help vaccinate the world, and in particular low- and middle-income countries. The EU’s record stands in contrast to what China and Russia did beyond the bluster of their noisy...
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