With the scheduled exit from the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 2, some economists have cautioned the government to strictly heed the advice from the Breton Wood institution to drastically reduce its appetite for excessive foreign borrowing.
The President of the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike Jnr, has proposed the amendment of the Tourism Act 2011 to ensure the effective utilisation of the Tourism Development Fund.
The passage of the Payment Systems and Settlement bill by Parliament on Thursday, March 21, is expected to stir up innovation in the financial sector space as Ghanaians move closer to the use of digital platforms for transactions.
As part of its network expansion plan, Scancom Plc, (MTN Ghana) has confirmed the acquisition of what it described as “the individually identifiable and selected assets of Goldkey Limited including its spectrum in 2600 MHz band”.
The government through the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has begun a campaign to encourage supermarkets and foreign retail shops in Ghana to promote locally produced goods dubbed “Made in Ghana Display”.
The Ecobank Academy is to train 150 senior leaders of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) from 45 African countries to strengthen their leadership skills to help in the development of the communities they serve.
The Confederation of Governance Assessment Institute (COGAI) has honoured financial analyst and Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Constituency, Mr Isaac Adongo, for his hard work, fairness and balanced contribution to national development discourse.
The Minister for Special Development Initiatives, Ms Hawa Koomson, says 50 warehouses are under construction at various locations across the country as part of the government’s One district, One warehouse initiative.
The second HortiFresh business platform meeting with the theme: "Exploring Opportunities in the Ghanaian Horticulture Sector – The Role of the Dutch Private Sector" has been held successfully in Accra.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the last review of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Ghana, signifying the conclusion of the four-year support programme.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has affirmed its commitment to support African countries to pursue climate-smart projects that will boost their economies and help them to achieve their climate action goals.