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Ghana stands to double cocoa output within eight years

New agronomic methods being adopted by Ghana to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cocoa growing will also lead to increasing cocoa yields to nearly...
rice

China South-South Cooperation to give new boost to rice production in West Africa –...

West African countries will from next year(2019), receive further technical aid under the China South-South Cooperation in Agriculture to boost further the production of...

Sub-Saharan Africa needs 20 million jobs annually to meet growing demand – Christine Lagarde

Sub-Saharan Africa will need at least 20 million jobs annually to meet the demands of a fast growing population, Christine Lagarde, managing director of...
H.E Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana (right) speaks with IFC VP and General Counsel Ethiopis Tafara (center) and World Bank Group Trade and Competitiveness Senior Director Anabel Gonzalez (left), confer following a high-level dialogue on opportunities for ambitious reforms of the business environment in Ghana. The event took place at IFC's offices during the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Washington on April 21, 2017.

Expert urges strong governance structures to advance African continental free trade agenda

There is the need for strong governance structures for Africa to achieve the much desired Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agenda as a prelude...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Government sudden tax measures disruptive to businesses in Ghana – Expert

While government seeks to improve its revenue mobilization with the introduction of tax policy rationalization measures, some businesses may have been feeling the pinch...
The Independence Arch on the Black Star Square of Accra, capital of Ghana. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Women and youth empowerment, key to Ghana’s development

Ghana’s rapid development depends so much on its ability to recognize the importance of the critical roles of women and youth in nation building,...

Ghana’s prospects for more oil discovery very high – Top Executive

Ghana’s prospects for continuous oil production into the future are very bright, a top executive in the oil industry asserted here on Tuesday. Kweku Awotwi,...

Ghanaian insurance firms gear up for bigger stakes in upstream oil sector

Insurance firms in Ghana seek to double their stakes in the underwriting of businesses in the country’s upstream petroleum sector an official told Xinhua...
video

Local government ministry equips 254 assemblies with duty trucks

The mobility of the 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) is expected to improve with the delivery of a duty truck to each...
ENI Ghana

ENI Ghana start livelihood restoration program in OCTP oil enclave

ENI Ghana operator of the Ghana’s Sankofa oil field Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) has begun a Livelihood Restoration Plan (LRP) for the people...
petroleum revenue

Ghana deepens steps to enhance investor confidence in petroleum sector

The president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo inaugurated here on Monday the first “Ghana Oil and Gas Licensing Round 2018”, which is going to permit...
Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting – children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity.

Africa set to meet SDG Zero-hunger target ahead of 2030, amidst challenges of...

At the pace of development and commitment African countries could meet the zero-hunger goal (Sustainable Development Goal Two ) by 2025 , Bukar Tijani...
Solar

Solar irrigation, the way to go for Ghana – expert

For Ghana’s vision of an all-year round agriculture production to take root, solar irrigation is the way to go, an expert has said. Gideon Plange,...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Accountability committee worried over corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue

The multi-stakeholder accountability committee of Ghana’s oil sector is worried about the level of corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue, Steve Manteaw...
cocoa

New technology boosts cocoa production in Ghana – top official

Ghana expects to hit the one million metric ton mark in cocoa production due to the success of new technologies being introduced into production...
The World Bank

World Bank names weak governance as cause of poor performance by Ghana’s SOEs

The World Bank has identified weak governance structures and lack of proper oversight as fundamental to the subdued performance of government’s businesses, according to...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana public debt stock jumps 3.3 percent by July – Central bank

The stock of Ghana’s public debt increased 3.3 percent to 159.4 billion Ghana cedis or 33.9 billion US Dollars by end of July, compared...
cocoa

Ghana secures US$1.3 billion to purchase next season’s cocoa

Ghana secured a financing facility of 1.3 billion US dollars from a group of international banks for buying of cocoa beans in the coming...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...

Ghana opens annual industry fair

The Annual Industrial Fair and Exhibitions organized by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) opened here on Tuesday with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia pledging...
Standard and Poor(S&P)

Fiscal and monetary discipline led to S&P upgrading of Ghana possible – Finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance asserted here on Monday that strong efforts at monetary policy and fiscal management were responsible for the upgrading of Ghana...
video

Rich Ghanaian culture takes center stage on second day of Kofi Annan’s funeral

There was a rare opportunity for Ghanaians and members of the international community present to catch a glimpse of unadulterated Ghanaian culture on display...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire collaboration is turning-point for world cocoa pricing – expert

An agricultural expert hailed here on Friday the decision by Ghana and western neighbors La Cote d’Ivoire to collaborate on various issues relating to...

Ghana spending on WASH sector declines to 0.5 percent – report

Budgetary allocation by government of Ghana to the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector fell from 2.0 percent in 2014 to 0.5 percent in...
birth

Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
agricultural productivity

FAO targets agriculture to arrest Africa’s threatening youth unemployment

Agriculture provides the key to rolling back the lingering youth unemployment and poverty in Africa, an official of the United Nations’ (UN) Food and...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana-China relations to fly higher on president Akufo-Addo’s – Dorcas Richter

The approaching visit by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana to China next month is expected to help deepen the already warm relations...

Ghana outlines roadmap to lift ban on small-scale mining

Early next month government of Ghana would start vetting concessions granted small-scale miners in the country, Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovation Kwabena...
deforestation-

Ghana needs paradigm-shift in forest management – expert

A campaigner and Forest Advocate has called on Ghana to have a paradigm-shift in its forest management in order to have sustainable use of...
Bawumia

Ghana announces measures to provide decent housing for security services

Government of Ghana has put in place measures to provide modern and befitting housing units for the country’s security services, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed...

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