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Government ready to partner corporate Ghana in CSR activities – Senior Minister

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has promised the government’s support for firms that are willing to partner in transforming the economy with their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that is setting up skills projects which will not only train but also help achieve developmental targets. This, according to him, is because the Nana Akufo-Addo administration sees the private sector as …

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Walewale watermelon processing plant to employ over 2,000

The Walewale Watermelon Processing Plant in the West Mamprusi District of the North East Region will employ over 2,000 local farmers as well as process about 2400 tons of the produce into concentrate annually, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed. Over 2000 farmers will be engaged under the first phase of the project which come under the government initiative of ‘One District One …

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Planting for Food and Jobs has been spectacular – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme is a vital intervention which has led to significant improvement in food production in the country. He said in the last two years, government has provided the needed support to smallholder farmers for the programme, leading to an increase in bumper harvest for the country. Speaking at a …

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Akufo-Addo’s $170m savings from Karpower relocation was fabricated – Alex Mould claims

Alex Mould says the US$170 million savings President Akufo-Addo said the nation saved for the change of fuel from HFO to natural gas from Ghana’s Eni operated Sankofa Gye Nyame (SGN) oilfield, are fabricated. The n Energy and Financial expert who was part of the initial arrangement for the Karpowership Purchase Agreement and the fixing of the pricing of the …

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Tullow Ghana boss explains why company missed production target

Executive Vice President of Tullow Ghana, Kweku Awotwi, has explained what caused the company’s inability to meet its production target for the year 2019. According to him, the lower than forecast full-year outcome is predominantly due to topside issues that constrained water injection and gas handling during the year. He said at TEN, production was impacted by the delayed start-up …

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Govt turns streets in Accra, Kumasi into Christmas trading centres

The Local Government Ministry has announced, the setting aside of some streets within Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions, as street markets during the yuletide. The “Street Hawking Markets”, according to a statement signed by sector Minister, Hajia Alima Mahama, will operate between 5am-11pm from Monday, December 16, 2019, through to Wednesday, January 1, 2020. All the designated hawking streets in …

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Air Senegal begins direct flight to Ghana

Ghana’s relationship with Senegal has been moved to the upper trajectory as Air Senegal is scheduled to commence direct flights between Dakar and Accra with effect from Monday December 16, 2019. This came as a result of the collaborative efforts by the Ghana Embassy in Dakar, Senegal which has been in talks with the host Senegalese authorities on the importance …

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Minister calls on African countries to boost trade in animal commodities

Mr Alan Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said intra-African trade in animal commodities could be a major source of job and wealth creation and a catalyst for improving rural economies and alleviating poverty. He said deliberate steps are needed to reinforce public and private investment in value chains and regulatory enforcement and improve compliance with animal and …

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Ghana and China sign US$ 42.62 million grant agreement

Ghana and China have signed a grant agreement for US$42.62 million for the implementation of economic and technical projects to be agreed on by the two sides for their mutual benefit. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance and Mr Shi Ting Wang, the Chinese Ambassador initialed the deal on behalf of their respective countries. Commenting, Mr Ofori-Atta acknowledged the …

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Eye on Port adjudged the best logistics and transport serialized media program at GLOTA awards

Eye on port, the authoritative current affairs Maritime programme has been adjudged the Best Logistics and Transport Serialized Media program within Ghana’s logistic and transport sector for the year 2018 and 2019 by the Ghana Logistics and Transport Awards. Eye on Port an initiative of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority aims to educate and inform the shipping and general …

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