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UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana seeks private sector support for SDGs delivery

Government of Ghana urged private sector players here on Monday to support the country's efforts to deliver on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...
water

Private sector participation in Tanzania’s water projects is low

A Tanzanian government minister on Thursday told parliament that private sector participation in water projects through public-private partnership (PPP) was not encouraging despite efforts...
climate change

Private Sector Vows to Support Climate Change Actions

Private industry players have expressed commitment to partnering the Government to implement its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to mitigate climate change impacts. Actors in the...
Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane Selby

Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
Processing Orders

Seeking New Hope for China’s Private Sector

When Liu Yonghao, chairman of China's agricultural conglomerate New Hope Group, stepped into the Great Hall of the People with a speech titled "There...
Ghana Commodity Exchange

Government Must Know Its Limitation in GCX’s Operations

Government must limit its role in the operations of the Ghana Commodities Exchange (GCX) and allow the private sector to become the substantive actors,...
IMF

IMF encourages Botswana to involve private sector

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday advised Botswana to hand over the reins of growth to the private sector in the interest of...
local garment

GIZ Collaborates with Private Sector to Promote Local Wax Clothes

A development partnership aimed at building and sharpening the vocational skills for managers and workers to drive Ghana’s apparel manufacturing sector was launched in...

Use SDGs As A Framework For Impact Investment In Ghana – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged businesses in the Private Sector to use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
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Health workers in Zambia fume over move to moonlighting ban in private sector

Health workers in Zambia on Thursday reacted angrily to the government's decision to ban them from having private jobs in the private sector as...
Mr. Baghr Municipal NBSSI Director at Tarkwa Addressing the Contractors at the Workshop

Yankey asks Ghanaians to chase after private sector opportunities

Mrs Kosi Yankey, Executive Director of National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), has charged Ghanaian youth to take opportunities in private businesses and...
Education

Private sector charged to contribute their quota towards rural communities education

Mrs. Theodosia Wilhemina Jackson, Principal of the Jackson College of Education, has called for increased private sector support to provide and improve educational infrastructure...
Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia speaking at the event

Ghana’s Private Sector Tasked to Lead The Socioeconomic Transformation Process

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged the private sector to spearhead socioeconomic transformation in the ECOWAS sub-region. “Sometimes in fact, many times, governments are...
women business

Kenya to partner with private sector to promote women empowerment

Kenya plans to partner with the private sector in order to promote women empowerment, a senior government official said on Sunday. Margaret Kobia, cabinet secretary...

Ghana’s economy will thrive with assistance of the private sector -9BS Chairman

The Board chairman of the Nine Business Styles (9BS) Group, Nana Professor Osei K. Darkwa has stated that the government partnering the private sector...
Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Government is prepared to tap into the private sector’s opportunities

A five-day trainer-of-trainers workshop on business start-up and growing the business has ended in Accra, with the aim of improving the skills and capacities...
The Yangshan port area in the Shanghai free trade zone. [Photo/Xinhua

Private sector welcomes Africa’s free trade area deal

The Intra-African Connect, an organization committed to promoting and enabling Intra-African Trade and investment on Good Friday lauded the signing of the African Continental...
economy

IMF calls for more private sector involvement in Ethiopia’s economy

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday called for more private sector involvement in Ethiopia's booming state-dominated economy. Lagarde was speaking during a...
Yaw Osafo- Marfo,

Delivering Support Services For The Citizenry And Private Sector To Reduce Poverty – Gov’t

Mr. Yaw Osafo- Marfo, Senior Minister, has indicated government's determinations to reforming and supporting the public sector by providing support services to businesses, the...
budget

2018 Budget Declared Ghana Broke – Ken Thompson

Mr Kenneth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance on Tuesday said the 2018 Budget re-affirms speculations over the years that Ghana is broke. He...
Banks

AU-EU Summit Seeks to Address Young Entrepreneurs Financial Solutions

Ahead of the fifth African Union - European Union summit taking place in in Abidjan this week the European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally...
tourism

Mozambican PM urges efforts by private sector to promote tourism

Mozambican Prime Minister Agostinho do Rosario on Monday urged the private sector to get more involved in promoting tourism in all regional and international...

Job creation remains important focus for successive gov’ts

The Sixty-ninth Annual New Year School and Conference has been launched in Accra, on the theme: “Job Creation for Development: The Role of the...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stakeholders present opportunities in SDGs

The Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with Deloitte, under the auspices of the Office of the...
agriculture

Stakeholders discuss women’s participation in agriculture

The Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through Feed the Future’s Agriculture...
digitally transforming economy

Ghana’s economy is on a path of digital transformation – Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said Ghana is “realising that to get the private sector to move, to get a conducive business environment, you...

Stakeholders deliberate on sustainable development of Africa

The maiden International conference of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) of the Valley View University (VVU) opened in Accra on Wednesday. The...

PPP Determine To win Assin North Parliamentary seat

With more than three years to the 2020 polls, the Progressive People's Party (PPP), has expressed its unwavering determination to convincingly win the Assin...
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TUC Lauds Nation Builders Corps

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) Thursday lauded the Government’s initiative to create the Nation Builders Corps (NBC) to address unemployment, but urged it to...