Ghana is currently at a turning point and looking forward to a more advanced economy. As the Republic presses on to the next frontier of economic development, it has opened up its market to foreign investors to expand local industries.
An ambitious project is underway to install 55 small-scale renewable electricity production and distribution systems, known as mini grids, in island communities on the Volta Lake and those with limited access to the national grid by 2020.
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 25 March 2019 - The African Development Bank, heads of 34 leading financial institutions covering Africa and other partners of the Africa Investment Forum have reaffirmed their commitment to “scale up, speed up, and synergize” efforts to deliver transformative projects across the continent.
The maiden Information Security (InfoSec) and IT Leaders Conference, a partnership between Delta3 International, a cybersecurity firm with operations in Europe and Africa, and IBM, the global technology provider, kicks off on Thursday, March 28 in Accra.
At the Africa 2017 summit at Sharm El Sheik - Egypt, I gave a speech on “the art of storytelling” a guide ‘of sorts’ on how entrepreneurs could inspire investors to fund their projects by telling stories about themselves, their businesses and brands.
With the scheduled exit from the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 2, some economists have cautioned the government to strictly heed the advice from the Breton Wood institution to drastically reduce its appetite for excessive foreign borrowing.
The President of the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike Jnr, has proposed the amendment of the Tourism Act 2011 to ensure the effective utilisation of the Tourism Development Fund.
The passage of the Payment Systems and Settlement bill by Parliament on Thursday, March 21, is expected to stir up innovation in the financial sector space as Ghanaians move closer to the use of digital platforms for transactions.
As part of its network expansion plan, Scancom Plc, (MTN Ghana) has confirmed the acquisition of what it described as “the individually identifiable and selected assets of Goldkey Limited including its spectrum in 2600 MHz band”.
The government through the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has begun a campaign to encourage supermarkets and foreign retail shops in Ghana to promote locally produced goods dubbed “Made in Ghana Display”.
The Ecobank Academy is to train 150 senior leaders of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) from 45 African countries to strengthen their leadership skills to help in the development of the communities they serve.
The Confederation of Governance Assessment Institute (COGAI) has honoured financial analyst and Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Constituency, Mr Isaac Adongo, for his hard work, fairness and balanced contribution to national development discourse.