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GHANA’S OIL PRODUCTION ESTIMATED TO GO UP TO 500,000 BARRELS PER DAY BY 2024

Posted: February 15, 2019 at 10:34 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

OSLO, Norway, Thursday 14th February, 2019 — Aker Energy ASA has confirmed a significant offshore resource base in Ghana and has committed to scale up new development in the Deepwater Tano Cape three points block (DWT/CT). A Government of Ghana delegation led by Finance Minister, Honourable Ken Ofori-Atta, Wednesday announced to investors in Oslo, Norway, […]

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“SCALE-UP IMPLEMENTATION OF SDGs” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TO AFRICAN LEADERS

Posted: February 10, 2019 at 5:39 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has admonished African leaders to strengthen their commitment, and scale up momentum in their implementation of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This, according to President Akufo-Addo, is the best way to guarantee the prospects for success, adding that “posterity will be the judge of […]

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Government commits $100m to support entrepreneurs

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Government has committed about $100million to support entrepreneurs in the country, Minister for Business Development has said. Mohammed Awal said, ‘We want to make young people know that when you have a business idea, the government is willing to support you. In 2017 government devoted 10 million dollars to support startups but this year the […]

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Germany to support Technical and Vocational Education in Ghana

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 11:22 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

The German government has selected Ghana as a priority partner country to receive support in key sectors of its economy. The German Ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff who announced this in Accra named the key sectors to include Energy and Vocational Education. The German government is consequently considering a knowledge and technological transfer to transform […]

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Register your business in 2 days, don’t use ‘Goro boys’ – Registrar General

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 3:55 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured

The Registrar General, Jemima Oware, says the process of registering a business in Ghana has significantly improved. Responding to a Joy Business report on the ease of business registration, Jemima Oware explained that new technologies allow for businesses to be registered between two to three days and not months as has been reported by some […]

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RENAULT CONSIDERS ESTABLISHING ASSEMBLY PLANT IN GHANA

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 10:53 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

French multinational automobile manufacturer, Renault, is considering the establishment of an automobile assembly plant in Ghana, following in the footsteps of Volkswagen, Nissan and Sinotruk who will, this year, establish assembly plants in Ghana. Vice President and Chairman of the Africa-Middle-East-India (AMI) Region at Renault, Fabrice Cambolive, made this known on Monday, 28th January, 2019, […]

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NEIP CEO Engages India Government And Businessmen To Invest In Ghana

Posted: January 23, 2019 at 10:36 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The Chief Executive Officer of National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme has engaged government businessmen and investors in India to take interest in partnering Ghanaian businesses to invest and create jobs in Ghana. Lawyer John Kumah who represented the Minister of Business Development, Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal at The 9th Vibrant Gujarat Trade Show, took […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO REOPENS OBUASI GOLD MINE IN FULFILLMENT OF CAMPAIGN PLEDGE

Posted: January 22, 2019 at 11:45 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has re-opened the Anglogold Ashanti gold mine in Obuasi, which had been effectively closed since 2014, in fulfilment of a campaign pledge he made to the people of Obuasi on 15th July, 2016, in the run-up to the 2016 general elections. Addressing the Chiefs and people […]

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South Africa scraps work experience requirement for first time job seekers

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 9:16 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The South African government’s plan to scrap work experience requirements for first time job seekers in the public sector has been welcomed by the local people. “Any attempts to reduce youth unemployment is supposed to be welcomed, but the quality of service should not be affected,” Prof. Jannie Rossouw, head of the school of economic […]

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NAM 1 HAS BEEN ON ARREST WARRANT SINCE 2013

Posted: January 15, 2019 at 11:06 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

A retired police officer who first arrested, investigated, and prosecuted Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM1) for fraud in 2012, Corporal David Normanyo, has said if the now-embattled Menzgold Ghana Limited CEO had been jailed at the time, several thousands of innocent investors would not have had their monies locked up with the troubled gold-trading firm as […]

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