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Listeriosis Outbreak

Ghana on High Alert Over Listeriosis Outbreak in SA

Authorities in Ghana have raised their level of alertness following reports of listeriosis food poisoning in South Africa, a statement said Thursday. The statement signed...

Ghana’s Consumer Inflation for December Stood At 11.8%

Ghana's consumer price inflation inched up 0.1 percentage points to 11.8 percent year-on-year in December, from 11.7 percent in the previous month, the Ghana...
Photo shows the Dole bananas imported from the Philippines. (File photo)

Ghana needs moratorium on food imports from South Africa-Agric workers union

There is the need for the government of Ghana to impose a moratorium on the importation of particular food items from South Africa in...
digitally transforming economy

Ghana to rebase economy to capture new trends

Preparations are far advanced for Ghana to rebase its National Accounts (Economy) this year after the last rebasing in 2010, Acting Government Statistician, Baah...
Spare-parts

Poor mining regulation deprives Ghanaian communities of potable water

“In the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty”, so says a song by legendary musician Bob Marley. But for Regina Fabile, 29, a native...
FDIs

Ghana’s FDI jumps to US$4.4 billion in first three quarters of 2017

Foreign direct investment (FDI) flowing into Ghana over the first three quarters of 2017 exceeded 4.4 billion U.S. Dollars, the head of the Ghana...
deforestation-

Private investor supports Ghana to restore 100,000 hectares of degraded forest

Forest plantation management company, Form International, through its local subsidiary, Form Ghana is teaming up with government of Ghana to restore 100,000 hectares or...
Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network

Youth Leaders Encourage Women to Play Active Role in Decision Making

For real development to be realized in Africa, women need to be given their rightful place at the decision making table at country and...
Corruption

Ghana’s economic development agenda would be a pipe-dream if corruption persists-stakeholders

Government’s quest to develop an economy of Ghana hat would not depend on aid (Ghana-beyond-aid) would become a pipe-dream if pervasive corruption is allowed...
Banks

MTN and nine local banks clinch deal for a US$113 million syndicated capitalization facility

Africa’s leading telecoms operator, MTN signed an agreement with nine local commercial banks here on Thursday in which the nine banks are providing...
A worker inspect facilities on an upstream oil drilling platform off the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Energy think tank ACEP raises red flag over Ghana’s dormant upstream petroleum contracts

Energy think tank African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) urged government here on Thursday to take steps to review contracts awarded some International...
deforestation-

Ghana intensifies fight against deforestation

Authorities in Ghana have intensified their fight against deforestation by clamping down on illegal activities in the country’s forests that threaten sustainable forest resource...
Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana announces 100 basis points rate cut to 20 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced here on Monday its decision to slash the benchmark policy rate by...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Ghana’s trade minister urges greater industrialization, trade facilitation

For Africa to overcome key challenges of poverty and unemployment, greater industrialization and trade facilitation across the continent are the key, Ghana's Minister for...

Ghana to issue US$220 million eurobond in 2018

Ghana will enter the global capital market next year to issue a 1-billion-Ghana-cedi (220.7 million U.S. dollars) eurobond, Ghana's finance minister Kenneth Ofori-Atta said...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana plans to spend nearly US$14 billion in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend 62 billion Ghana cedis (13.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country's finance minister said...
Spare-parts

Mining spares a thought for sustainable livelihoods in Ghanaian local communities

Sustainable livelihoods in mining communities is beginning to gain ground among mining firms in Ghana. For this reason, many people are beginning to invest in...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...
Veep launches Free SHS in Tamale

Free SHS implementation threatens Ghana’s debt sustainability – expert

The manner in which government is implementing its flagship Free Senior High School (SHS) programme could threaten Ghana’s debt sustainability, Economist John Gatsi of...
Mohammed Amin Adam

Squalor, disease and growing inequality; evidence of mismanagement of Natural Resources in Africa

The unending squalor, disease, and widening inequality constitute part of the evidence of the mismanagement of Africa’s natural resources by its leaders, Mohammed Amin...

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