The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram constituency, Mr Sam George, has called on the government to implement the United Nations (UN) conventions on the statelessness of refugees in the country.
With the world fast moving to data-driven communications, a world-class IT consultant and Director at Oracle UK-Ghana, Mr Franklin Asare, has made a strong case for the expansion of voice signal coverage to remote areas in the country, saying it is a key pillar for the development of the economy.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has commended Mondelēz International for its immense contribution to the increment of cocoa production from 350,000 to 900,000 metric tonnes over the past decade through its Cocoa Life Programme.
The Registrar General, Mrs Jemima Oware, has blamed the lack of compliance to good corporate governance practices on the activities of third parties, otherwise known as “goro boys” in various organisations.
For the first time since leading the team to revoke the licences of seven banks in 12 months, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, has openly taken a swipe at his “predecessors” for failing to take decisive actions when necessary and rather virtually nurturing illiquid and insolvent banks that later cost the state GH¢12.7 billion to resolve.
The Deputy Head of Development Cooperation of Germany Embassy in Ghana, Mr Robin Cordes, has called on the private sector operators to embrace business integrity and good corporate governance in all their dealings.
Companies operating under the free zones enclave exported goods valued at US$1.04 billion in the first nine months of this year, as against their total imports of US$113.1 million within the same period.
The Registrar-General’s Department has clarified that Tax Identification Numbers (TINs) will no longer be a prerequisite for business registration because it will be automatically generated as part of its new business registration process from 2019.
Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Petroleum, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam has stated that the country’s upstream oil and gas sector has created a strong foundation for the service industry to propel a meaningful growth of the economy.