Tenure of embattled ADB boss extended

Friday, 04 September 2015 19:13

The Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (adb), Stephen Kpordzih, will continue to direct affairs at the bank after his contract was extended by six more months.

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has confirmed tv3network.com’s earlier report that the two power barges expected from Turkey would arrive in October, contrary to the September deadline.

Ghana’s capital, Accra, has been ranked as the fastest growing African city for millionaires.

Finance Minister Seth Terkper has attributed the slump in Ghana’s economic growth to continuous decline in crude oil prices as well as international commodity prices.

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday completed the first review of Ghana’s economic performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.

The much-talked about barges from Turkey expected to ease the loadshedding in the country will now arrive in October instead of September, an official at the Ministry of Power has said.

Vodafone Ghana says the banking sector must not view the delivery of mobile money services by telecommunication companies as a threat.

The country’s industrial sector is set to see an improvement in the supply of electricity following a directive to providers to cut down on the load being shed in the enclave.

Ghanaian SMEs receive $4 million training boost

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:36

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).

The Charitable arm of Vodafone Ghana, Vodafone Ghana Foundation, has organised a free health screening exercise for residents of La municipality in Accra as part of the Foundation’s health support to the Ga corporate social responsibility.

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced its intention to conduct nationwide public hearings and stakeholder consultations on the major tariff review it wants to undertake.

President John Mahama says the Marine police and the Ghana Navy will begin arresting fisher folks who engage in pair trawling and other illegal fishing practices along the coast. The president was speaking at a ceremony to begin distribution of outboard motors to fishermen at James Town here in Accra.