Friday, August 12, 2022
Nkonya Wurupong Development Association has built a 16-seat public toilet worth GH¢350,000 for the Wurupong community in the Oti Region. The initiative is to address concerns of hygiene and sanitation in the community. Speaking at the commissioning, the Oti Regional Minister, Joshua M. Makubu, commended the Association and everyone else who...
A team from the National African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Coordination Office, led by the National Coordinator Dr. Fareed Kwesi Arthur, has paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive of Ghana Exim Bank (GEXIM), Lawrence Agyinsam. This follows the National AfCFTA Policy Framework and Action Plan launch at...
Gifting the Saviour So apparently, Jesus, on his birth day, dipped his little baby feet in gold. Three Wise Men converged one evening... Hearing news of the birth of the Messiah, three great Wise Men converged one evening, each bearing gifts... History lists these gifts as gold, frankincense and myrrh. Onwards...
Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana's Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'B-'. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to sovereigns with a rating of 'CCC+' or below. A full list of rating actions is below. KEY RATING DRIVERS Increasing Possibility of Debt Restructuring: The downgrade reflects deterioration of Ghana's public...
In the past six months I have engaged in robust individual discussions with three colleagues/friends, each of them in their late fifties or early sixties, about their work environment and how it has been impacted by the Covid Crisis. One of them is a university professor, globally renowned in...
A major backing for Africa’s industrialisation is the establishment of Special Economic Zones. Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are geographically selected areas in which trade laws are different from the rest of the country. SEZs are country-specific depending on the industrial goal. They can be; Free-trade zones (FTZ), Export processing...
The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published a white paper titled "The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era" on Wednesday. The white paper was released to reiterate the fact that Taiwan is part...
Russia has a long and time-tested relationship with Africa. After the first symbolic Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea city of Sochi in October 2019, both Russia and Africa adopted a joint declaration - a comprehensive document that outlines the key objectives and necessary tasks which seek to raise...
Companies are legal entities used by natural persons to undertake business or pursue an object. However, it is not always the case that natural persons want to use companies for lawful activities or to be identified with the company. Natural persons may use companies as fronts for unlawful activities...
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has procured some 6,000 assorted fishing nets valued at about GH₵6million for distribution at a subsidised cost to artisanal fishermen across the various fishing communities in the country. The fishing nets, which are expected to be distributed soon, with the opening of...
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