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.
Newmont Mining Corporation has successfully completed the acquisition of Goldcorp, a gold production company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to create the world’s leading gold mining company.
The managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Mr Isaac Osei, has made a strong case for a percentage of crude oil produced in the country to be given to the state-owned refinery to process into final products for domestic consumption.
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), made up of 16 universities, has received a £20 million grant from the United Kingdom to investigate the big issues facing the world such as climate change and resilience, pollution and environmental degradation and disease and improved health.
The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) programme.
The National Insurance Commission (NIC), through the Ghana Insurance College (GIC), is in the process of training 10,000 youth as Insurance Sales Agents as an agendum for job creation to ultimately lead to an increase in the insurance penetration rate currently under two per cent.
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Mines and Energy has advised the government to ensure that the mandate of the proposed Ghana Iron and Steel Development Corporation does not conflict with that of the Minerals Commission as provided under Article 269 (1) of the 1992 Constitution.
AirtelTiGo, is to invest one per cent of its proceeds from airtime recharge by its customers in the Ashanti, Bono and Ahafo regions into development educational facilities and to enhance public schools in disadvantaged communities in the regions.
Alfred Ritter GmbH and Co. KG (Ritter Sport) and Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a long-term partnership for the contribution of sustainable cocoa production in Ghana.