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minerals

S. African minerals council says commits to improve sector

The Minerals Council South Africa on Wednesday committed to work with the government and other stakeholders to improve the performance of the mining sector...
oil

Kenya devote funds to acquiring specialised skills for its oil sector

Kenya plans to prioritize investment in specialized skills in order to reduce dependence on foreign labor force in the oil sector, a senior government...
Health

Health Sector operators converge to discuss ways of improvements

The Health Sector is reviewing its performance in the previous year towards developing better strategies to improve healthcare delivery across the country. The 2018 Health...
Real-Estate

Kenya’s real estate sector set to expand in 2018

Kenya's real estate sector is set to expand in 2018, as the wave of political uncertainty dissipates, ending a period of price correction experienced...
Tourists

Namibia’s tourism sector boosted by local tourists amid economic headwinds

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), which manages all the accommodation in Namibia's National Parks, said on Thursday that the number of domestic tourists increased during...
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Africa’s Tourism’s Prominence Moves Up

The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due...

Ghanaian youth urged to take agriculture as serious profession

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has urged the youth to take up agriculture as a serious profession to earn a...
SDG

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...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...
Bank of Ghana

Gov’t of Ghana agrees to release tier two pension funds

Government has agreed to transfer GHȼ3.1 billion to the custodian accounts of the pension schemes of the labour unions, called the Forum, by December...
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...

ISSER calls for revision of roles of agricultural development banks

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has said that given government’s desire to boost investments in...

Ghana Gov’t Opening Innovative Spaces for Private Sector

Mr Carlos Ahenkora, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has said government is committed to building the capacity of the private sector to...

NPP Youth Wing Organize Fund Raising

Mr Nicholas Fiifi Baako, Assin North Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has called on citizens of the area not to sit on the fringes but...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

Ghana eyes developing comprehensive agriculture blueprint

Ghana's Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia Monday opened a consultative forum towards the development of a comprehensive and integrated agricultural plan for the country. The forum assembled...

New Civil Service Council Inaugurated

Government is committed to working with the Civil Service, but would want to do so in an atmosphere of transparency and accountability from the...
Mobile Money

MTN moves to safe-guard mobile money sector in Ghana

MTN Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment of safe guarding the Mobile Money industry in order to ensure safe electronic payment systems in...
media

Gambia starts media sector reforms

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) and the Ministry of Information and Communication have begun a process for a comprehensive media sector reforms, a statement...

GOEnergy Brings Stability into Ghana’s Petroleum Sector

The Goenergy Company Limited (Goenergy) subsidiary of Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has deflated cartels in the downstream petroleum sector saving the country from...

President Optimistic About Ghana’s Banking Sector

President Akufo Addo has reiterated his commitment to turnaround the country’s economic fortunes and expand the financial sector. He admits that his administration comes at...
cocoa

Cargill Retreats Commitment To Improve Cocoa Sector

Stakeholders in the cocoa industry have pledged their support to Cargill in its bid to adopt sustainable ways of improving the cocoa sector and...
Illegal miners in business

Worker’s Unions Urge Gov’t To Preserve Water Bodies

The various worker’s unions within the Western Region have called on government to help save the country's water bodies from the activities of illegal...
Bakoto Kinteh in a rice field at the Juffureh dyke in The Gambia. ActionAid partner ADWAC built the dyke to reclaim the fields from climate damage. Photo: ,Jane Hahn/ActionAid

Investors Call For Govt Empowerment Into Agriculture

A United States based Ghanaian investor, Dr James Arthur, has appealed to the ruling New patriotic Party(NPP) Government to release adequate funds to support...
malaria

Business Entities Urged To Embrace Safe Malaria Initiative

Mr Felix Nyanor-Fosu, Chief Party of the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP), has called on business entities to embrace the Safe Malaria Initiative...
Gloria Akuffo

Minister of Justice Launch Program To Improve Legal Service Delivery

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Mrs Gloria Afua Akuffo, on Wednesday, launched the legal and justice sector reforms dubbed ‘Knowledge Products’. The reforms are...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

Ghana’s Annual Growth Rate Declines

Ghana’s provisional annual growth rate for 2016 stands at 3.5 per cent, down from 3.9 percent in 2015, acting government statistician Baah Wadieh said...
mining

Gov’t Of Ghana Urged To Check Activities Of Registered Mining Companies

Government has been urged not to concentrate solely on illegal small scale mining (Galamsey) activities but widen its scope to include activities of legally...
the improved cookstove

GHACCO Elects New National Executive

The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstove and Fuel (GHACCO) has held its 4th Annual General Assembly and elected Mrs Sarah Naa Dedei Agbey as...
A car (L front) carrying South Korea's impeached ex-president Park Geun-Hye (C in the car) leaves the presidential Blue House in Seoul on 12 March, 2017 AFP/Getty Images

Car Rentals Association Calls For Collaboration To Boost Tourism

Mr Seth Yeboah Ocran, President of the Ghana Car Rentals Association on Friday said domestic tourism could develop through the effective collaboration of stakeholders. He...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Expectant Mothers Encouraged To Heed Counsel Of Medical Practitioners

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu on Wednesday encouraged expectant mothers to heed the counsel of medical practitioners on newly born babies to help reduce...

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