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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...

Gov’t Assures Ghanaians Of Equal Opportunities

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday, presented the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the Government to Parliament with the...

Finance Minister Moves Parliament To Approve Financial Policy

“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...
road

Agona East DCE Gives Listening Ear to GPRTU

Members of the Agona Swedru-Awutu Bawjiase-Kasoa branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union(GPRTU) have expressed their gratitude to the Agona East District Chief...
Denmark flag

Ghana and Denmark’s Admirable Bilateral Relations

Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprising the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands. It is linked to nearby Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Copenhagen, its...
President Buhari

President Buhari Bows To New Minimum Wage Negotiation

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI (GVE) –The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said he had cleared nominations into the committee that would...
afdb

African authorities, AfDB and ALSF Discuss Infrastructure Governance

Representatives of African governments, the global private sector, and international institutions, including the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and African Development Bank (AfDB), are...
Solar

Egypt’s Africa50 for Solar Power Nears Its Financial End

Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed the long-term financing documentation for the 400 MWDC utility scale photovoltaic (PV)...
MOFA

The Private Sector Should Provide The Catalytic Role To Sustain Government’s PFJ

Agriculture is Ghana’s dominant economic sector, employing about 44.7% of the population on a formal and informal basis and accounting for almost 30% of...
financial inclusion

Mastercard Foundation Announce the Opening of the 5th Annual Symposium

The Mastercard Foundation today announced that its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) will take place in Accra, Ghana, on November...
Real-Estate

Government to give support to real estate development

Honourable Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Director for Housing has disclosed that government has put in place policies to aid the private sector in improving...
Wpid Money Growth

USAID & Ghana Government partnership push for economic growth

Tamale, GHANA—Recognized as the largest annual gathering of farmers, buyers, manufacturers, government officials, development partners and financial institutions, the Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event...
afdb

AfDB Fund Board Okays Credit Enhancement Facility for the Private Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), approved on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Abidjan credit risk participations in eight loans...

AfDB Rallies East Africa’s Private Sector for Stronger Partnerships

The Bank Group’s Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Department (FIRM) in collaboration with the East Africa Regional Directorate (RDGE), has concluded its first regional Business...
poor-sanitation

Ghana’s sanitation challenge is opportunity for private sector participation – Expert

The low sanitation rate in Ghana is a great opportunity for private sector participation in activities to reverse the situation, Prof. Chris Gordon, Director...
infrastructure

Infrastructural projects in Namibia need private sector participation

Infrastructural projects in Namibia like roads, rail, housing and health services, cannot be achieved by the country's government alone, according to an expert. First National...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Private Partnership Important in the Implementation Process of SDGs

UN Global Compact: Building networks with public-private partnerships worldwide The UN Private Sector Forum 2017, to be held in New York this September, will bring...

Ghana seeks more private sector participation in its state-owned enterprises

The Government of Ghana seeks to open up more of its public sector to private participation, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia said on Tuesday. The decision,...
Private Sector

Minister Seeks Private Sector Collaboration with Parks & Gardens Department

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has called on the Private Sector to partner the Parks and Gardens Department to...
Wpid Money Growth

UN resident coordinator stresses private sector’s role in Namibia’s economic growth

United Nations resident coordinator Kiki Gbeho said Friday here said that the private sector should be commended for its contribution to Namibia's economic development. "The...
Africa

A United Africa will be of great blessing to the private sector

Intra-African trade can help boost profit Can developing nations thrive in a global economy without a global, collective mind-set? This is a question every developing...
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Industrialise Ghana Beyond Aid – Private Sector

The business community has tasked the government to build a self-reliant economy based on industrialisation and not one dependent on foreign aid. “For us to...
aids

Minister involves private sector in HIV/AIDS fight

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour, has rallied the private sector to give strong support to the fight to halt the spread...
One-District-One-Factory project

Government sets aside GH¢456 million to cushion Private Sector

Government has allocated GHC456 million to support the private sector to participate fully in the implementation of the One-District-One-Factory project. Mr Perry Curtis Okudzeto,...
liquid waste

CWSA-BMGF Earmarks US$ 22,500 Towards Inspiring Agencies in Liquid Waste Management

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in collaboration with the Bill and Millender Gates Foundation (BMGF) have set aside a total prize package...

USAID Unveils Its New Reading Project

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has partnered the Ministry of Education to increase the rate of reading among children, under...
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Kenya uregs role of private sector in fighting graft

Kenya on Wednesday called on the private sector to revitalize the fight against corruption that is to blame for growing income inequality and other...
ECG

Privatising ECG: A two birds, one stone approach

Currently ongoing is the wrangling among the Public, Employees of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Government, on the matter of Private...
Nashua Business in Africa

Kenya to accelerate business reforms to boost private sector

Kenya plans to accelerate business reforms in order to boost the private sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Cabinet Secretary...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

US and Africa must strengthen trade ties – President Adesina

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina called for called for a reboot and boost of the erstwhile robust economic relations that existed between Africa and the United...