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Ghana’s prospects for more oil discovery very high – Top Executive

Ghana’s prospects for continuous oil production into the future are very bright, a top executive in the oil industry asserted here on Tuesday. Kweku Awotwi,...

Ghanaian insurance firms gear up for bigger stakes in upstream oil sector

Insurance firms in Ghana seek to double their stakes in the underwriting of businesses in the country’s upstream petroleum sector an official told Xinhua...
petroleum revenue

Ghana deepens steps to enhance investor confidence in petroleum sector

The president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo inaugurated here on Monday the first “Ghana Oil and Gas Licensing Round 2018”, which is going to permit...
Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting – children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity.

Africa set to meet SDG Zero-hunger target ahead of 2030, amidst challenges of...

At the pace of development and commitment African countries could meet the zero-hunger goal (Sustainable Development Goal Two ) by 2025 , Bukar Tijani...
Solar

Solar irrigation, the way to go for Ghana – expert

For Ghana’s vision of an all-year round agriculture production to take root, solar irrigation is the way to go, an expert has said. Gideon Plange,...

Chinese RE firms express confidence in Ghana’s energy market

Several Chinese entrepreneurs participating in the Fourth Ghana Renewable Energy Fair have expressed confidence in Ghana's energy market. The fair opened in Accra on Tuesday. Chen...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Accountability committee worried over corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue

The multi-stakeholder accountability committee of Ghana’s oil sector is worried about the level of corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue, Steve Manteaw...
cocoa

New technology boosts cocoa production in Ghana – top official

Ghana expects to hit the one million metric ton mark in cocoa production due to the success of new technologies being introduced into production...
The World Bank

World Bank names weak governance as cause of poor performance by Ghana’s SOEs

The World Bank has identified weak governance structures and lack of proper oversight as fundamental to the subdued performance of government’s businesses, according to...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana public debt stock jumps 3.3 percent by July – Central bank

The stock of Ghana’s public debt increased 3.3 percent to 159.4 billion Ghana cedis or 33.9 billion US Dollars by end of July, compared...
cocoa

Ghana secures US$1.3 billion to purchase next season’s cocoa

Ghana secured a financing facility of 1.3 billion US dollars from a group of international banks for buying of cocoa beans in the coming...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...

Ghana opens annual industry fair

The Annual Industrial Fair and Exhibitions organized by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) opened here on Tuesday with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia pledging...
Standard and Poor(S&P)

Fiscal and monetary discipline led to S&P upgrading of Ghana possible – Finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance asserted here on Monday that strong efforts at monetary policy and fiscal management were responsible for the upgrading of Ghana...
video

Rich Ghanaian culture takes center stage on second day of Kofi Annan’s funeral

There was a rare opportunity for Ghanaians and members of the international community present to catch a glimpse of unadulterated Ghanaian culture on display...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire collaboration is turning-point for world cocoa pricing – expert

An agricultural expert hailed here on Friday the decision by Ghana and western neighbors La Cote d’Ivoire to collaborate on various issues relating to...

Ghana spending on WASH sector declines to 0.5 percent – report

Budgetary allocation by government of Ghana to the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector fell from 2.0 percent in 2014 to 0.5 percent in...
Tema Port

Tema port expansion project to yield massive employment-Titus-Glover

Ghana government expects a great impact from the expansion work at the country’s eastern port of Tema, Deputy Minister for Transport, Daniel Nii Kwartei...
birth

Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
Annan Family

Ghana government and Kofi Annan’s family discusses funeral plans

Government of Ghana is in talks with the family of late UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on funeral arrangements for the global statesman, Deputy...
Kofi Annan

Chinese FM sends condolences over death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has offered condolences over the passing away of former United Nations (UN) chief Kofi Annan. In his...
airline

Ghana finds investors for its international airline

The government of Ghana seeks partners to establish a home-based international airline, Minister for Aviation Cecilia Abena Dapaah has said. "Cabinet gave approval in October...
Ghana @ 60 Freedom Fight Night

Bukom, breeding ground for Ghana’s aspiring boxing champions

Boxing is one of the many well-known sporting disciplines in Ghana. The West African country has a rich boxing history and boasts very talented...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana-China relations to fly higher on president Akufo-Addo’s – Dorcas Richter

The approaching visit by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana to China next month is expected to help deepen the already warm relations...

Ghana outlines roadmap to lift ban on small-scale mining

Early next month government of Ghana would start vetting concessions granted small-scale miners in the country, Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovation Kwabena...
deforestation-

Ghana needs paradigm-shift in forest management – expert

A campaigner and Forest Advocate has called on Ghana to have a paradigm-shift in its forest management in order to have sustainable use of...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

November to mark defining moment in Ghana’s economy – Ofori-Atta

Coming November will be the defining moment in the future of Ghana’s economy, Minister for Finance, Kenneth Ofori-Atta hinted here on Tuesday. Addressing the media...
Taxes

Reduced efforts at tax collection worrying for Ghana – expert

An international resource revenue governance expert has described as worrying the reduced effort by Ghana at revenue mobilization since the beginning of commercial oil...
farmers

Petroleum fund investment benefits Ghanaian peasant farmers – report

As Ghana intends to reinvest its earnings from petroleum exports into other parts of the economy a report issued here late Tuesday revealed that...
Ghana’s investment market

Slower economic activity and profit taking drives down Ghana Stock Exchange index 4.69pp...

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Composite Index which measures the performance of the stock exchange fell 4.69 percentage points to 11.62 percent half year...

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