The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, last
Friday paid a working visit to the country’s premier cement manufacturer,
GHACEM Ltd, to acquaint himself with the operations of the company.
The local subsidiary of a leading Chinese telecommunications
equipment manufacturer, Huawei Technologies (GH) S.A. Limited, has been chosen
as the implementing contractor for section one of the second phase of the
The leading telecommunications company in the country, MTN,
says it has to spend an additional GH¢6 million on power costs and back-ups, as
well as fuelling vehicles to keep its operations running due to the ongoing
The Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA),
Mr Kwabena Obese-Jecty, has attributed the loss of huge
sums of state resources through mismanagement and corruption to failure of
managers of state institutions to adhere to internal audit queries and
The Managing Director of Access Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr
Dolapo Ogundimu, has called for support from all quarters for small- and
medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) to enable them to lead in the country’s
GroFin Ghana Limited, a development financier of small
businesses in the country, is to invest about GHC10 million to financially
distressed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the country this year.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Seth
Terkper, has said the government will make a conscious effort to correct the
many forms of inefficiency in the management of public institutions in the
>>An economic analyst, Mr John Gatsi, has described the 2013
Budget and Economic Statement as “Frank”, saying it reflects the current
realities of the country’s economic landscape. However, SEND Ghana, a civil
society organisation, thinks the budget lacks detailed social protection
Until now, the Christian Mothers Association Credit Scheme
(CHRISMACS) was the financial wing of the Christian Mothers Association (CMA),
a non-governmental Christian women organisation in the Catholic Church and was
committed to empowering women.
The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) will, henceforth,
be allowed to retain all revenues arising from airport taxes rather than
sharing them with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as is currently the case.