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Start-up businesses urged to form networks for research to advance policy decision

Professor Kwaku Atuahene-Gima, President of the Nobel International Business School (NiBS) has called on start-up businesses to form networks to conduct research that would inform Government’s policy direction for Small and Medium-term Enterprises (SMEs). He said the business-oriented research would inform policymakers on what provisions and interventions start-ups needed in their business operations to grow and expand. Prof. Atuhene-Gima was …

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SMEs need policy support to compete in AfCTA – Report

A research report has recommended policy support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to be competitive in participating in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The report said the support should focus on cheaper and more innovative trade finance products, trade policy, trade infrastructure, improved capacity, trade information and facilitation, market access for growth and expansion of SMEs in …

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NMC hosts stakeholder engagement on Election Monitoring App

The National Media Commission (NMC) is collaborating with major stakeholders to deploy a new software, that will help curb the incidence of fake news and disinformation during the election period. The election watch software, developed by the NMC and Softmasters, an IT Company, would help in election incidence capturing, media monitoring, fake news and disinformation analysis. The Commission, on Thursday, …

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Infrastructural deficiency affecting livelihood of fisher-folks – NDC

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Running-mate has said the lack of infrastructure was negatively affecting the livelihood of fisher-folks in the country. She said most fishermen and fishmongers were compelled to preserve their landings by saltation and smoking and those that should not even be preserved that way. Prof Opoku-Agyeman addressing party supporters at Kpando Torkor as part of her …

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€20m solid, liquid waste plants for Northern Region begins

Work has begun on the construction of a €20million solid and liquid waste treatment plants for the people of Gbalahi in Tamale in the Northern Region. While the solid waste plant is expected to be completed within four months, the liquid waste facility will be ready in 12 months. The Northern Regional Minister, Mr Salifu Saeed, on behalf of President …

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IGP urges fairness in police welfare scheme

Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has charged the Police Welfare Scheme Steering Group to ensure equity and fairness in the management of the scheme. “… I urge you to work compassionately as Steering Group Members to ensure equity and fairness since every officer contributes equally towards the scheme. Ensuring fairness and effective implementation of the Scheme …

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Navrongo Central NDC PC promises to complete projects of Kofi Adda, others

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Navrongo Central Parliamentary aspirant, Sampson Tangombu Chiragia, has assured to complete stalled projects of all past Parliamentarians including projects the incumbent- Joseph Kofi Adda would not be able to complete before leaving office when voted to power. According to Mr. Chiragia, he would give all such uncompleted projects the needed attention to see their completion …

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President Akufo-Addo sacks PPA boss Adjenim Adjei

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has terminated the appointment of Adjenim Boateng Adjei as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) with immediate effect. The termination of Adjenim Boateng Adjei’s appointment comes after a report by the Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to President Akufo-Addo discovered a conflict of interest against …

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Amidu not doing enough against corruption – Independent candidate

Independent presidential candidate Alfred Asiedu Walker says Special Prosecutor  Martin Amidu has not done enough for the fight against corruption. According to Mr Aiedu Walker, persons including him who had hoped that Mr Amidu would make a difference are disappointed. Mr Walker promised to fight corruption when elected as president at the December polls. Speaking on the Morning Starr, he quizzed …

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VRA commended for excellence in engineering practice

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, has commended the Volta River Authority (VRA) for its excellence in engineering practice by diversifying and expanding the country’s renewable energy portfolios to ensure quality service delivery. He lauded the efforts of the Authority in installing the 2.5 megawatt Solar Power Plant in Navrongo in the Upper East Region, the largest grid PV plant in …

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