Business

NBSSI calls for establishment of garment factory in Hohoe

The Hohoe Municipal office of the National Board for Small Scale Industries is calling for support towards the establishment of a factory to grow the garment industry in the area. Mrs Makafui Hodanu, Business Advisor with the Board, said land as well as some structures had been secured, and that with the provision of about 150 industrial sewing machines, the ...

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Tourism sector to employ 150,000 youth

The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture is set to engage over 150,000 youth in its flagship programme, the Marine Drive Project. The sector Minister, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, who made this known, said aside reinvigorating and transforming the face of the tourism and hospitality industry, the project, would also help to reduce the unemployment situation in the country. ...

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Operations of small-scale miners to be audited – Amewu

Government would soon audit the operations of small-scale miners across the country as the basis to approve the continuation of their activities. Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, made the disclosure when he met the Progressive Small-scale Miners Association in Accra on Tuesday. He said the Ministry would come out on Thursday, October 26, regarding ...

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GSMA publishes new report on mobile-enabled digital transformation in Ghana

Worldwide mobile operators GSMA has launched a report in partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) that examines the transformative opportunities presented by mobile-enabled digital services in Ghana. The report was unveiled at a high-level roundtable between the Ghana government and mobile industry leaders on Monday. The meeting was held in partnership with DFID, the Ghana Chamber of ...

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African Airshow takes off at Kotoka International Airport

The First Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for West Africa will take place at the Kotoka International Airport from October 24 – 26, 2017. The event is under the auspices of the Ministry of Aviation and the distinguished patronage of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Aviation, said ...

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Ghana Export Promotion Authority targets $4 billion in 2017

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is targeting $4 billion in non-traditional export (NTEs) earnings for 2017. The target represents a big leap from the $2.463 billion recorded in 2016. Speaking at the launch of the 2016 export performance report, Ms Gifty Klenan, the Chief Executive Officer GEPA, said the achievement of the target calls for an aggressive implementation of ...

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