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94,863 NABCO APPLICANTS READY FOR INTERVIEW

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 11:23 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Out of the 146,968 applicants who successfully completed and submitted their applications to join the Nation Builders’ Corps (NABCO), 94,863 NABCO applicants have scheduled their interviews as of yesterday. GENDER BREAKDOWN OF APPLICATIONS Females constitute 55,964, representing 38.22%, while 90,454, representing 61.78%, are males. BREAKDOWN OF THE TYPE OF QUALIFICATION OF NABCO APPLICANTS Out of the 146,968 applicants […]

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Roadmap on lifting small-scale mining ban out soon – Akufo-Addo

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 12:48 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that shortly, government will put out a statement setting out a comprehensive roadmap including the lifting of the ban on small-scale mining to deal with, on a permanent basis, the grave threat of galamsey to the present and future health of Ghana. The comprehensive […]

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Agriculture value chain: A solution towards youth and women employment in Africa

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 12:37 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

An amazing young agri-socialpreneur transforms her life and women farmer life because of her personal experience. With tasks to map out young Agripreneurs, She trained and mentor them across CSAYN member countries. With her commitment toward this success story CSAYN recognized her as the Goodwill Ambassador for Agribusiness. Roseline Delali Ashigbui is a young single […]

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Ghana must improve economy to achieve ‘Beyond Aid’ agenda – Ghana-SA Business Chamber

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 12:34 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

For Ghana to achieve its Ghana Beyond Aid agenda, government must put in place robust strategies that are capable of transforming the economic outlook of the country, business experts, including President for the Ghana-South Africa Business Chamber, have suggested. Ashley Rix believes the Ghanaian government’s quest to build an economy independent of foreign aid and […]

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Ghana to raise more funds through assets leverage – Bawumia

Posted: June 5, 2018 at 9:39 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has hinted at plans to leverage government’s assets to raise additional funds for development. In line with this, they were going to establish the Ghana Asset Management Corporation – a body to manage the state’s assets portfolio. He added that a legislation to back it was now being finalised by […]

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Nominations for Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards opened

Posted: June 5, 2018 at 9:35 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

Instinct Wave has opened nominations for the maiden edition of the Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards scheduled to hold at the plush Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel on the 27th July 2018. Entries are to be submitted latest by 11th June 2018 for final nominations to be announced. The maiden Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards […]

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Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism review Paperless process

Posted: May 19, 2018 at 9:45 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism has visited the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to ascertain how successful the paperless project has been at the Tema Port since its commencement on September 1, 2018. The visit was also to update committee members on issue surrounding the implementation of the project. The Director […]

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Govt allocates GH¢60 million to assist more young entrepreneurs to fund initiatives

Posted: May 19, 2018 at 9:43 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The government has initiated another entrepreneurship support programme to give young people funds to start their own businesses. The policy is known as the presidential pitch competition for young entrepreneurs and it will be implemented annually. It will take the form of a loan which beneficiaries would have to pay three years after allocation without […]

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Textile companies appeal for tax exemptions to help save dying industry

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 6:16 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice

Local textile manufacturing companies are appealing to the government for tax exemptions on their products as an incentive to help revive the industry. According to them, this will help them compete with the influx of cheap textile products from China and other parts of the world. Friday wear Even though the national Friday wear has […]

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Ghana to produce over one million tonnes of cocoa 2018/19

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 6:09 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Ghana is expected to produce more than one million tonnes of cocoa at the end of the 2018/19 cocoa season, the Brong Ahafo Regional Manager of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Emmanuel Nii Tackie-Otoo, has said. According to him, the implementation of the cocoa flower pollination […]

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