With Africa’s economies riding the crest of the global commodities wave, there is an unprecedented opportunity to convert the region’s vast resource wealth into investments that could lift millions out of poverty, create jobs, and bring hope to future generations.
Some victims of the recent Kantamanto fire outbreak who took loans from Advans Ghana Savings and Loans have been financially supported with a first phase of GH¢115,000 as insurance cover from Star Microinsurance through its MicroEnsure policy.
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has launched the 2013 edition of the Ghana Industry Awards to reward and recognise the sterling contributions of companies and individuals to the industrial growth of the economy.
The Dumpong Rural Bank in the Kwahu South District in the Eastern Region last year made a giant stride in its operations, registering a pre-tax profit of GH¢319,070.00 as against GHȻ91,645.00 recorded in 2011.
The Public Relations (PR) profession in Africa ascended onto
a new pedestal on the continent when the African Union (AU) gave it a formal
recognition, according it a partnership status and teamed up with the Ethiopian
Government to sponsor its first All African Public Relations and Strategic
Communication Summit which opened in the ancient city of Addis Ababa on May 8,
The government has served notice it will not yield to demands from indigenous businesses that it protects them from the effects of heightened competition arising from the activities of foreign companies and/or substitutes imported into the country.
The shadow Secretary of Business, Innovation and Skills of the Labour Party in the UK, Mr Chuka Umunna, has expressed the determination of businesses in the UK to increase trade relations with Ghana to contribute to growing the local economy.
The International Advertising Association (IAA) has appointed Mrs , President of the Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG), to serve on Excom and the World Board as Vice-President-Development-Africa. Her appointment begins at the association’s upcoming board meeting in France this June.
The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Victoria Hammer, has called on maritime authorities to help protect the submarine cables from occasional breaches to avoid the disruption of supply of service to the ICT industry in the country.
Ever since the late 1950s, when commercial quantities of oil were first discovered in Nigeria's Niger Delta basin, West Africa has been an area of interest for oil and gas exploration and production companies.