In 1996, the country took a giant step towards promoting the processing and manufacturing of goods and services for export by establishing the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) to administer the country’s free zones concept.
In spite of losing the top spot in cocoa production to our western neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire, in 1978, Ghana has maintained its enviable record of producing the world’s premium cocoa beans, for which reason produce from the main crop season attracts a higher price from buyers both in and outside the country.
The 11th Total Africa Cup of Nations tournament kicks off this afternoon at the refurbished Accra Sports Stadium with Ghana’s Black Queens taking on their Algerian counterparts in the opening match of the tournament.
The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, on Thursday presented the country’s projected incomes and expenditure for next year, keeping in tradition with the Constitution to do so on behalf of the President.
We must all be grateful that at long last the reconstituted Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology had been inaugurated and hopefully the university will reopen tomorrow for academic work to resume next Monday.
At long last the governing council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has fixed the reopening date of the university for Friday, November 16, 2018. This followed a council meeting yesterday and consultation with the Ashanti Regional Security Council.