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Ghana’s economic growth not inclusive – De-Graft

GHANA’S economic growth is a classic case of growth that has failed to be ‘inclusive’, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chief Executives Network Ghana, Ernest De-Graft Egyir, has said. “Ghana’s economic growth has failed to provide equal opportunities and ensure benefits for entrepreneurs. How can an impressive GDP growth fail to translate into a commensurate reduction in poverty and up …

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President nominates Agnes Adu as MD of Ghana Trade Fair Company

Citi Business News can confirm that President Nana Akufo-Addo has nominated Dr. Agnes Adu, to act as Managing Director of the Ghana Trade Fair Company (GTFC) Limited, pending the appointment of a substantive Managing Director by the Board of Directors. A letter signed by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta on behalf of the president directed management of the company to …

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Akufo-Addo congratulates All Nations University for Satellite launch

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated All Nations University Space Laboratory team for putting Ghana into the Global Space community, describing their feat as ‘inspiring dedication, enthusiasm and insight for the project.’ A statement issued by Mr Issah Yahaya, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications on behalf of Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communications. It said …

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UK company terminates contract with 4 Ghanaian Pharmaceutical firms

Local pharmaceutical giants have expressed their fear of serious health implications following the decision of the United Kiingdom (UK)-based I pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Export Ltd, UK, to terminate its distributorship contracts with them in favour of Worldwide Health Ltd (WHL),a wholly Indian-owned company operating in Ghana Implications The local companies fear that the distribution of several critically important medical …

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BOST saga: Gov’t rolls out reforms; bans sale of contaminated fuel to unlicensed companies

The Energy Ministry has announced reforms in the petroleum sector to deal with the discharge and sale of contaminated products. Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, says the yearly contamination of large volumes of products presents a major challenge to the Ministry and has assured that the new measures will make it impossible for unlicensed companies to operate in the sale of …

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Unite and make Ada Ghana’s tourist destination – Dr. Kotei Dzani

The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani has called on chiefs, traditional leaders and people of Ada to be united and champion the development of the area. Dr. Kotei Dzani said Ada must be made the preferred tourist destination in Ghana but that can only happen when there is unity among the people. The renowned native of Ada made …

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Corrupt police administration covering up culprits in $1.3m gold scam – US investor

The Director of Green Global Resources Ltd, the company at the centre of the $1.3 gold scam that led to the interdiction of the Legon Police Commander has accused the police administration of cover up. Addressing the press today [Tuesday], James Barberi took a swipe at the police administration for stalling investigations into the matter three months after the commander …

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Pay Dredge Masters now – Parliament to Government

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Works & Housing wants the government to immediately settle its debts owed Dredge Masters to enable the company to continue its good works for the country. According to the Committee, the timely payment of the debt will assist the firm which is a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies stay in business. Ranking Member …

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Renewable energy project from Ghana among winners of $7m global competition

Access Power , a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy a global independent power producer, are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 $7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) – an innovative funding and support platform for renewable energy projects in Africa. The three winning projects, hailing …

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Ban on food export to EU: Negligent officers to be sanctioned

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has called for stricter sanctions for Freight Forward Operators, Customs Officers as well as individuals and institutions who fail to adhere to due processes in the export of food and other items to foreign markets. The Minister says the time has come for government to impose severe penalties on those …

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