Fifty-seven young people in the Ashanti Region have received GH¢317,500 funding support to start up their business in the construction sector under the Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Employment (YIEDIE) programme which is a five-year project designed to create economic opportunities in Ghana's construction sector for disadvantaged youth between the ages of 17 and 24.
MTN, Africa's biggest mobile operator, on Wednesday announced the appointment of former Vodafone Ghana CEO Yolanda Cuba as group chief digital and fintech officer, as the company continues its push to diversify its revenue base beyond the voice business.
The Greater Accra Regional branch of the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA) has welcomed the actualisation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement and pledged its support for it.
Globally, the pandemic of graduate unemployment is rising. According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report cited in the 2013 edition of the Economist, 75 million young people were looking for jobs.
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK & Republic of Ireland has urged UK businesses to partner the Ghanaian private sector especially at a time that the country seeks to expand its manufacturing base within the sub-region.
Players in the private sector have immense potential to accelerate the attainment of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ghana, the External Affairs Director of Vodafone Ghana, Mr Gayheart Mensah, has said.
The oil production company, Aker Energy A.S. (Aker Energy) has secured $100 million (GH¢) to invest in crude oil and natural gas production from Ghana’s Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWTCTP) block.