For Africa to make any meaningful progress and create more jobs for the youth, the continent must be targeting a minimum of 20 per cent GDP growth annually, the General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Pastor Mensa Otabil, has said.
The shareholders of the collapsed financial institution, uniBank have announced that they will take steps to force the Bank of Ghana to provide them with the official report on the Financial Condition and Future Prospects of the bank.
I believe that as a part of good governance, all agencies should be reviewing regulations and cleaning up those that may be outdated, redundant, or unnecessary. Seth Moulton
Every country is ruled by regulations and laws, among others. The objective is simple – to ensure that individuals and institutions that flout the laws are brought to book. But basically, it is also to ensure that the lives of the citizenry are protected.
Illegal tourism facilities, particularly, hotels and guest houses operating without the requisite licenses from the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) are to be closed down during a one week enforcement exercise by the Eastern Regional GTA.
THE GRAPHIC BUSINESS has learnt that some traders are abusing the import exemptions granted them under the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Common External Tariff (CET) programme by rebagging imports from Asia and tendering them in as West African produce to be able to escape payment of duties.
As part of measures to deal with the problem of fake insurance certificates, the National Insurance Commission (NIC) is to roll out a central database system where all policies issued by insurance companies would reflect to ensure easy verification.
Government through the Ministry of Communications is implementing an ICT Innovation Project at the Accra Digital Centre under the eTransform Ghana Project aimed at nurturing Tech Startups to promote digital entrepreneurship and create digital jobs for the youth.