Government to implement US$200million Jobs and Skills Programme

Government is fast tracking the implementation of the US$200million Jobs and Skills Programme to enhance job creation significantly.The intervention is designed to facilitate new and expanded private sector businesses to employ many more people.Mr Ken Ofori Atta, the Minister of Finance at the Minister's Press Briefing, said, "this we believe

Privatize all ‘failed’ state-owned enterprises – Jackson

An Economist, Joe Jackson is questioning why the state keeps running abattoirs across Ghana.According to Joe Jackson, State Owned Enterprises including the Accra and Kumasi Abattoirs are destroying Ghana and should be sold off.According to a Researcher Patrick Stephenson, between 2016, 2017 and 2018 the Accra Abattoir Company Limited made

New transport fares yet to be determined – Transport Unions

Operators of commercial transport say they are yet to determine an appropriate adjustment to fares following the recent increase in the price of petroleum products.They have, therefore, cautioned all transport operators against increasing transport fares until a determination is made.In a statement jointly signed by the General Secretary of the

NPA reduces fuel margins by eight pesewas

The move by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is expected to result in the reduction of fuel prices at the pumpThe National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is set to reduce fuel margins by eight pesewas effective 5 May 2021, a communique issued by industry players has stated.This follows a meeting between

Govt borrows GH¢21,430m for 2nd quarter

Government has announced plans to issue a gross amount of GH¢21,430.00 million for April to June, this year, of which GHȼ17,301.00 million will be used to rollover maturities.A recent Government Issuance Calendar which made this known said the remaining GH¢4,129.00 million is fresh issuance to meet government's financing requirements.“Per this

Akufo-Addo inaugurates $80m steel company at Prampram

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday commissioned the first phase of an $80-million steel manufacturing company under the One-district, One factory (1D1F) policy at Larkpleku in the Ningo-Prampram District in the Greater Accra Region.Said to be the biggest fabrication plant in West Africa and the third in Africa, the factory