Exports are a crucial component of a country’s economy. Among other things, a country’s exports enable it to earn enough foreign exchange to import some of the items that it does not produce but which are essential for its nationals.
States tend to prioritise relations with their nearest neighbours, as, in most instances, one’s neighbours represent the closest opportunities for trade, travel and political ties. Among many other things, those countries often share geographical, cultural and ethnic connections.
The introduction of the paperless initiative in September 2017 at the country’s seaports has brought about a high level of efficiency in port operations which used to be fraught with paperwork and bureaucratic processes.
Ghanaians had high expectations when the country discovered oil in commercial quantities. That was justified, juxtaposed against the backdrop that the discovery of oil was going to change the fortunes of the country for the better.
Not many nations in the world are blessed with natural resources. It is ,therefore, imperative that the lucky ones such as Ghana will make full use of that blessing to transform the economic fortunes of the people.
News that the Bunso Water Treatment Plant in the Eastern Region has been shut down as a result of the over-pollution of the Birim River from galamsey activities in the community is very bad not only for the people in the area but the nation at large.
Electricity has become a part of our daily lives and one cannot imagine a world without it. Homes, schools, hospitals, offices and industries are running because of electricity. Electricity is, arguably, one of the greatest inventions.
On Sunday, August 19, 2018, a new entrant to the domestic airline space, Passion Air, took delivery of its first out of three pre-owned Q400 turboprops Bombardier Commercial Aircraft ordered for its operations.
It has been a long while since the Electoral Commission (EC) and the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) met to discuss issues concerning preparations towards elections and chart a common way forward.
Space is a key resource for development, for which reason a lot of effort is put in to ensure that it is used judiciously to meet the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to benefit from its use to meet theirs too.
The information relayed by the Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Prof. Alex Dodoo, last Thursday that only one lift has been certified out of about 2,000 in operation in Accra is indeed very scary and troubling.