Business: Business & Finance

Industries To Receive More Power

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Power supply to industries across the country is expected to improve significantly in the coming days. The Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, has directed the Load Management Committee to reduce the load being shed currently for the Industrial sector from 130 Megawatts to 100 Megawatts with imme ...

Power barges can't leave Turkey if USD100m is not paid

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 The arrival of the much anticipated power barges this month to ease the power situation may be delayed, if claims by the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), are anything to go by. ACEP says its checks have revealed that the Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) has still not paid the req ...

'Scrap 1% CIF Levy Imports'

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Players in Ghana's private sector have called for the abolition of the 1 percent levy on the CIF value on imports in the Destination Inspection Scheme. The stakeholders, including the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Ghana Union of Traders' Association (GUTA), among others, in a res ...

Opportunity International Opens Tamale Branch

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Opportunity International has extended its reach to customers in the Northern region by opening a new branch in Tamale. This brings to 45 the number branches in the country. The opening of the branch would also create employment for qualified personnel to add up to the existing 782 dedi ...

New Programme To Boost Agric Sector

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Fifi Kwatey (Right) with the dignitaries at the launch of GASIP Ghana' agricultural sector is set to receive a boost with the launch of the Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP). The flagship programme, to be implemented by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, is desi ...

Ethiopian Airlines Records Highest Profit

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Tewolde Gebremariam Ethiopian Airlines (ET), the largest airline in Africa, made a profit of $175 million for the 2014/15 fiscal year. The profit, which exceeded the airline 8217;s revenue target, is more than the profit recorded by the rest of the operators in Africa 8217;s airline ind ...

Government Ready To Invest In Trade Automation - Terkpe

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 As the clock is ticking for Ghana Customs to take over the Classification, Valuation and Risk Management functions from the Destination Inspection Companies (DICs) at the ports on September 1, 2015, a team comprising the National Security, Ministry of Finance, Ghana Shippers Authority and oth ...

Ghana to introduce new cocoa variety on world market

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Ghana is about to introduce onto the international market a new fine-flavoured cocoa bean variety after five-years of extensive trial to ensure crop viability and disease resistance. Developed by Ghana rsquo;s Cocoa Research Institute, the fine-flavour cocoa bean has enormous unique signatures an ...

Mineworkers Threaten Strike Over Salaries

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 GHANA MINEWORKERS Union (GMWU) has warned that its members will soon embark on a massive strike if the mining companies do not properly address issues related to their remuneration. According to the Union, mineworkers have been receiving low salaries over the years as compared to their colleague ...

$4m Training Package For SMEs

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 THE SMALL and Medium-scale Enterprise (SME) sector lacks the requisite capacity to win contracts and conduct mutually profitable businesses with large corporate organizations despite its huge size. Owing to the lack of requisite skills among most SMEs, Invest In Africa (IIA), a private sec ...

Hiawoanwu African Faith School Now Studies In a Conducive Learning Structure

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Pupils of Hiawoanwu are utterly delighted following Tigo Ghana 39;s 39;Shelter 4 Education 39; project which gave the community a well-furnished 6-unit classroom block. Prior to this, pupils of the Hiawoanwu African Faith Basic School studied under an ill constructed wooden structure w ...

Ghanaian SMEs receive $4 million training boost

Monday, August 31, 2015 Accra, Aug. 31, GNA - Invest in Africa, a private sector initiative that brings together leading companies across sectors to work with local enterprises, has launched a $ 4 million training programme for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Dubbed the Business Linkage Programme (BLP), the i ...

DFID provides financing platform for small enterprises

Monday, August 31, 2015 Accra, Aug.31, GNA - TechnoServe with funding from the UK Government through the Department for International Development (DFID), has organised the second edition of the Enhancing Growth in New Enterprises (ENGINE) investors and financing dialogue in Accra. The dialogue was to strengthen linkages ...
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