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MASLOC to support more women in jobs, wealth creation – Deputy CEO

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 10:25 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama Zakariah has said that given the strategic role of women in the socio-economic development of Ghana, MASLOC would ensure that the President’s vision of job and wealth creation was fulfilled with emphasis on women. Women constitute over 51% […]

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Consumer group cautions against AWA’s monopoly

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 10:22 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour

Consumer rights agency, CUTS International wants authorities to be tough and avert consumer exploitation in the domestic aviation industry. It follows the sole operation of Africa World Airlines (AWA) in the domestic aviation sector. Africa World Airlines became the single company flying domestically after the suspension of operations of Starbow Airlines in December 2017. The […]

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Deputy MASLOC boss receives global award

Posted: January 4, 2018 at 11:35 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

A Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Abibata Shanni Mahama Zakariah (Mrs.), has received the Global Female Leadership Impact Award and inducted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame (GWLHOF), 2017. She was also named among the Top 100 Most Influential Women Leaders in Emerging Economies to watch […]

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Expect major development in 2018 – Nana Addo

Posted: January 2, 2018 at 10:50 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

President Akufo Addo has asked Ghanaians to expect massive levels of development in the country in 2018. According to the president, since his government came into power in 2017, it has built a strong foundation which is now ready for accelerated development. Speaking at the technology exhibition organized by the Kristo Asafo Church, President Akufo […]

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AfDB achieves 100% investment in green energy projects in 2017

Posted: January 2, 2018 at 10:44 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency. Power generation projects with a cumulative 1,400 megawatts exclusively from renewables were approved during the year, with plans to increase support for renewable energy projects in 2018 under the New Deal […]

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1D1F: Bonwire chief appeals for yarn factory

Posted: January 2, 2018 at 10:31 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The chief of Bonwire in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region, Nana Bobie Ansah II, has appealed to government to establish yarn factory in the town as part of its flagship “1-District-1-Factory” programme. He said the chiefs have demarcated four acres of land for the establishment of the factory. According to him, documents and […]

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7.3m metric tonnes of cargo went through Takoradi Port in 2017

Posted: December 29, 2017 at 9:58 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

As of the end of November 2017, a total of 7.3 million metric tonnes of cargo had passed through the Takoradi Port as against six million metric tonnes in 2016, representing a 1.3 metric tonne increase. Captain Ebenezer Afedzi, Director of Port who announced this during a press soiree in Takoradi, said due to the […]

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Posted: December 23, 2017 at 10:40 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured

Mr Akilu Sayibu, a deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority is suggesting for the implementation of a programme to be known as the Youth in Export project aimed at getting more Ghanaian Youth into Export. Speaking to the media in Accra on how GEPA can use the youth to promote the […]

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Former NCA boss, 4 others charged with causing financial loss

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 11:51 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

The immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the National Communication Authority (NCA), William Tevie, and four others, have been put before a High Court over the alleged fraudulent $6 million contract between the NCA and Infraloks Development Limited (IDL). Mr. Tevie, alongside the former board chairman, Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie; Alhaji Osman, a former Deputy National Security […]

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Burkina Faso ‘bans imports from North Korea’

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 11:48 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Burkina Faso is banning imports from North Korea to comply with UN sanctions, the AFP news agency quotes the government as saying. But an inquiry in October by the US – which has been pushing for tougher sanctions – found that Burkina Faso was still trading with North Korea. Burkinabe Foreign Minister Alpha Barry said: […]

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