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Mining Industry

Ghana’s mining regulatory bodies need to come together – Dr. Aubynn

Dr. Tony Aubynn, immediate-past Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission, has called for the merging of the mining regulatory bodies. That, he...
Dr. Owen Laws Kaluwa

Dr. Owen Has Urged African Health Regulators To Apply WHO’s Guidelines To Improve Safety

The World Health Organization's (WHO's) Representative for Ghana, Dr. Owen Laws Kaluwa, has called on African regulators in the health sector to apply WHO...
climate change

Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...
jailed

9 traders nabbed for dealing in illegal drugs

The Ashanti Regional Police Drug Law Enforcement Unit, in partnership with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have arrested nine traders for allegedly importing...
Fintech

IT Group CEO Demands Fintech Supervisory Decision Be Suspended

Mr Romeo Bugyei, Chief Executive Officer of IT Consortium has appealed to government to allow the Financial Technology (Fintech) industry in Ghana to grow...

FirstBanc Appreciate Pensioners

FirstBanc Financial Services on Wednesday organised a pension business meeting to appreciate their pension clients, provide overview of the economy and expectation of investment...

Delta Capital Calve Significant Niche In Financial Market

Delta Capital Limited, an investment banking firm based in Accra is penetrating the financial market with financial solutions to individuals and corporate bodies. Delta capital,...

PURC Punishes ECG for Clients Overbilling

In December 2015, PURC announced an increase in utility tariffs, with a 59.2 percent increase for electricity and 67.2 percent for water. But some...

PURC Says Utility Tariffs Will Remain Unchanged

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced that there would be no tariff increment in water and electricity for the second quarter of...
inflation

Ghana’s inflation Hits 19.2 Percent for March

Inflation for the month of March 2016 has risen to 19.2 percent, the highest since August 2009. The monthly change rate was 0.7 percent as...

Ransford Sekyi Confirms Galamsey is now a security issue

Mr. Ransford Sekyi was a panel member for the Community Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum held in Accra yesterday by the Canadian High Commission on...
Dr Victor Bampoee

Minister inaugurates Brain and Sex Clinic

Addressing the audience as a Guest Speaker, Dr Bampoe said according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), out of the 27.1 million people living...
FISHERIES

Kenya outlines new measures to transform fisheries sector

Speaking at an occasion to mark World Fisheries Day on Saturday, Acting Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Adan Mohammed, said efforts to transform this sub-sector...
mining

Mining and its effect on environment

Expectations from mining investment are different or the communities, the government and the investor. Similarly, the benefits and costs also differ for the various...

Kenya outlines new measures to transform smallholder farming

Senior officials said late on Tuesday the re-invention of small scale farming is key to boost food security and rural livelihoods in line with...

Buhari promises gloomy economy for Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his government will run a market based economy; with clear...

Seed Regulatory Framework Conference Ends In Accra

A four-day workshop on the review of Ghana?s Seed Regulatory Framework in consonance with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Seed Regulation...
cold stores

“Dumso” threatening existence of cold stores

Cold store operators in and around Tema Fishing Harbour have appealed to the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to make the electricity tariff regime...
ecg ghana

ECG PNS stress customer

A GNA feature by Nana Kodjo Jehu-Appiah It was a normal Saturday; October 4, 2014, when a prepaid meter at Labone Civil Servants? Flat, in...

Local contractors unhappy with regulatory authority

Rockson Dogbegah Current procedures in Ghana?s construction industry appear not to be properly streamlined, which has led to all manner of construction activities. As part...

Regulatory vacuum in the maritime industry exposed

Samson Awingobit Asaki, President of the Exporters and Importers Association of Ghana, has hinted of a regulatory vacuum in the maritime industry, which...

Rockson Dogbegah

Rockson Dogbegah Ghana is currently burgeoning with a lot of infrastructure activities, but it does not have the corresponding capacity to effectively handle the...

NPRA accumulates over GHc1.1bn in assets for private pension schemes

The Minister of Financial and Allied Institutions, Fiifi Kwetey has lauded the NPRA for some significant achievements as part of its efforts at implementing the...

University Professor calls for setting up of regulatory body to manage education

The Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Kweku Osam, has suggested setting up of an independent national regulatory body to manage the...

West Africa To Examine Its Regulatory and Supervisory Issues

As West Africa seeks to mobilize new sources of financing, particularly for infrastructure, policymakers will have to address a host of cross-border regulatory and...

Legal and regulatory barriers to womens’ economic inclusion identified

A new World Bank and IFC report finds legal and regulatory barriers to womens economic inclusion have decreased over the past 50 years globally,...

Regulatory agencies in Ghana, Burkina Faso to cooperate in mining sector

Ghana and Burkina Faso on Friday called for closer cooperation between regulatory agencies and mining companies in the two countries. This would create opportunities for...

GYEEDA is under investigation-Minister

Elvis Afriyie Ankrah ? Youth and Sports Minister A Ministerial Impact Assessment Committee has been formed to investigate financial irregularities and challenges at the...

SEC seeks to expand regulatory tentacles

By Dominick ANDOH The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it is reviewing the Securities Industry Law to bring private equity fund managers and venture...

A New Micro-insurance Regulatory Regime Has Been Organised By NIC

Mrs Nyamikeh Kyiamah Accra, Feb. 6, GNA ? A new regulatory regime for micro-insurance was on Wednesday launched to help formalize and facilitate the...