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Ernest Addison

Ghana launches new matching platform to improve forex trading

Ghana will collaborate with a global matching firm Refinitiv to ensure stability and transparency in the foreign exchange (forex) market operations, officials have said. ...
agricultural productivity

Palestine bans Israeli products to boost local agricultural sector amid fears of Israeli restrictions

The Palestinian government declared that its decision to ban Israeli products into its market will come into effect at noon on Wednesday. ...

Namibia’s private airline, FlyWestair increases flight frequencies to local and regional routes

Namibia private airline Westair Aviation on Friday announced the addition of two-weekday flights to the current routes serviced by its commercial airline, FlyWestair. ...
South Africa

South Africa’s local finance officials meet to discuss challenges

South Africa's municipal finance officials are meeting in Durban to attend the 90th Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit and Risk Officers (CIGFARO)...
Petroleum Conference

Egbert Faille Jnr Implores Ghanaian to Assist in Training Local Experts

International oil companies (IOCs) and Joint Venture companies have been called upon to help build and develop indigenous Ghanaian companies to their full capabilities...
Participants at the Local Assemblies' leadership workshop

Prof. Aheto Says Local assemblies too Need Boards

Professor John Bright Aheto, a Council Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Ghana, has called for the institution of board of directors for...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

AGI demands that local products be added into e-commerce platforms

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called on foreign direct marketing and e-commerce companies operating in the country, to consider adding locally manufactured...
climate change

International Community Support is crucial to local climate change actions

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government, has asked the international community to make adequate contributions into the Green Climate Fund or the...
Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

MoEA and JICA to increase local rice production in Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), is partnering the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help rice farmers to scale up the production...
Marine Insurance

Importers Schooled on the benefits of Local marine insurance

Importers have been advised to insure their goods with local insurance companies to reduce their costs of doing business at the ports of Ghana....
Bolgatanga smocks

Ghana Government asked to make local smocks more attractive

The Smock Weavers in Bolgatanga have appealed to government to promote and project the local smock industry to attract global market. The weavers said smock...
Zonal Council

People’s Dialogue Reveals Poor Community Participation in Local Governance

Mr Hamza Bawa Mahama, Programmes and Communication Advisor of People’s Dialogue a Community Based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has said community participation in local governance...
Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS)

RAINS and West Mamprusi Team Up on Local Governance Project

Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS) is working with two assemblies to create space and platforms for active participation of excluded groups such...
Zonal Council

4H Ghana and Stakeholders Discuss Local governance

Mr Appiah Kweku Boateng, the Executive Director of 4H Ghana, had said one of the challenges of the district assembly concept since 1988 is...

Group of Local Banks Mobilises US$51 Million for a Housing Project

A consortium of local banks has raised 51 million dollars towards the completion of the 200,000 Social Housing Units in Koforidua, Tamale and Ho,...
researchers at work

Tanzanian Company to Establish First Local Stem Cell research Centre

A Tanzanian businessman, Reginald Mengi, said on Monday one of his companies had teamed up with health experts from across the globe to set...

MCE for Sissala East Demands Greater Accountability for Local Governance

The Municipal Chief Executive of Sissala East Assembly, Mr Karim Nanyua, says citizens have unwavering right to demand accountability from public office holders who...
MTN's Digital Music conference

MTN’s Digital Music Discussion Concentrates on Local artiste

Telecommunication giants, MTN, on Thursday held a Digital Music Conference, which focuses on creating ways to help the digitization and monetization of music from...
Business Management Salary

Zimbabwe awaits the reintroduction of its local currency

Zimbabwean Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube said that the country will have its own currency within 12 months, state media Herald newspaper...

Winneba Local Prison Directorate Seeks Support

The authorities of the Winneba Local Prison has called on cooperate bodies to assist them to renovate their facility which is currently a risk...

Farmer uses online celebrity to boost local fruit sales

Gan Youqin, an orchard owner, wears a T-shirt with oversleeves tightly wrapping her tanned arms, her hair tied into ponytails with faded highlights at...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana to embark on massive local cocoa processing campaign

The government of Ghana and its partners are putting in place measures to increase domestic processing of cocoa beans up to 50 percent of...

Government to make local textiles manufacturers more competitive

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan K. Kyeremanteng, has expressed that in spit of government losing huge sums of revenue due to the...

Local authorities negotiate with landlords to support women farmers

Traditional authorities in Lambussie District of Upper West Region are working closely with landlords and persuading husbands to release productive lands for women farmers...
Thomas Arnold Abbey

SWAG 2017 footballer of the year will go to who?

Thomas Arnold Abbey (Accra Hearts of Oak) The Winneba born star had wonderful season in 2016/17 competing in 29 matches and scoring 13 goals in...
Ali Mohamed Shein

Tanzania’s Zanzibar assures local, foreign investors of its full support

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein on Sunday assured local and foreign investors wishing to do business in the islands of its full support. "My government...
Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Ghana will rely on local means to attain UHC

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, Monday said it is imperative for the nation to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through the implementation...
Police arrest

Winneba Local Prisons Receive Support from UEW Coaching Students

The level 300 coaching students of University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Faculty of Science Education Department of HPERS have donated items worth GH¢3,000.00 to...
SA stocks

S. Africa’s JSE closes higher as local currency weakens

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed higher on Monday as the South Africa's rand weakened against the U.S. dollar. The all-share closed 0.54 percent higher...

Six year old dies of rabies

A six year old pupil from Kyeremasu near Wamfie in the Dormaa East District died of rabbis at the Wamfie Polyclinic in this past...