Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is likely to present the 2019 budget to parliament on November 15, according to persons close to the Finance Ministry.
International Development Cooperation is a popular term among development economists. It is even popular in the development discussions in Ghana and other developing countries.
The Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has disclosed that only 10 percent of about 365 mobile money fraud cases monthly were investigated and prosecuted in the country.
The World Bank is urging the government to invest in raising cyber security awareness and to build cybersecurity expertise and capacity.
Well-travelled photojournalist, Nana Kofi Acquah’s thought-provoking interview on The Executive Lounge which opens Season 4 of your favourite thought leadership programme.
The High Commissioner to Namibia has hinted of plans to revamp the Zuarungu Meat Factory soon under government's flagship programme ‘One District One Factory’ policy.
Ghana’s Parliament is expected to ratify the convention on Cybercrime adopted the United Nations.
West Hills Mall’s trending Old Schools Challenge Campaign snowballed into a vibrant fitness jamboree over the weekend.
Nothing less than 12,750 poultry birds have arrived in Sanzule, Western Region, as part of Eni Ghana’s initiatives to support the diversification of the local economy.
The Accra Metropolitan Authority has announced that any business and/or property owner who has not paid their tax will be penalised to the fullest extent of the law.
Work on the bill to guide and regulate the operations of advertising and marketing firms in the country have been completed and tabled before the cabinet for onward submission to parliament.
Thirty-five individuals and businesses have been recognized for their exceptional performance in business at the Ghana Business Quality Awards held in Accra.
MTN Ghana has rewarded 250 customers for emerging winners in its mobile money promotion after using the service for business and personal transactions.
Six strategic investor companies have been shortlisted to bid for the development of the Tema Shipyard and Drydock into a modern and world-class facility.
Government has said it is not against small-scale mining activities but rather it seeks to ensure that mining is done within the expectations of the country’s environmental laws.
Germany will over the next two years support government with a grant of €86.5 million in four priority areas of development cooperation to ensure sustainable economic development.
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has engaged economic stakeholders in Kumasi for their inputs in the 2019 Budget.
The AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine been commended for the construction and operation of a world-class water treatment facility since 2013.
The National Coordinator of the Nation’s Builders Corps (NaBCo), Ibrahim Anyass, has projected that a sum of GH₵2.9 million will be generated from the works of 350 NaBCo trainees in an average district.
Eazzy Social, a startup that trains organisations on utilising social media for growth, has unveiled its latest service called Express Social which is targeted at small businesses to help them increase their value and boost sales with strategic social media tools.
The year-on-year inflation rate for September dropped to 9.8%, down by 0.1% from the 9.9% recorded in August 2018.
Government’s planned US$50billion century bond to finance infrastructure development is ill-advised and could be suicidal for the economy as long as domestic revenue mobilisation continue to underperform, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
A Ghanaian author has said critical thinking should be encouraged and practised in the educational sector because traditional concepts of learning are losing their charm.
More than 100 contract workers of Italian construction company, Trasacco Estate Development Company, on Wednesday, protested against the firm which builds Accra’s most luxurious homes.
Nutrifoods Ghana Limited, jointly owned by Olam International and Sanyo Foods of Japan, has launched a sugar-free biscuit in the cracker category.
Exports of non-traditional products for the year 2017 amounted to $2.6 billion, a 3.81 per cent increase over the previous year’s earnings of $2.5 billion.
A housing practitioner is calling for a broad consultation and partnership to government’s plans to roll out affordable housing projects.
Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) says allowances for all NABCO recruits will not be subject to taxes nor SSNIT deductions.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France in Ghana has organised its 2018 Extra-Ordinary General Assembly on hosted at the Residence of the French Ambassador in Ghana.
Ghana has dropped two ranks in the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive Index (GC1) 4.0 from 104th in 2017 to 106th in 2018.
The Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) has encouraged tertiary education students to take advantage of the numerous career opportunities available in the advertising industry.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is asking government not to introduce new taxes in the 2019 budget.
Telecommunication companies in Ghana are set to review their tariffs come November 1 2018, the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has said.
Real GDP including oil for the second quarter of 2018 grew by 5.4 per cent year on year.
Minister-designate for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, is confident government’s plans to tackle unemployment will deliver on their objectives.
The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has explained that 35 per cent of all imports into Ghana will not be affected by the Cargo Tacking Notes (CTN).
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will graduate recruits of the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) who have accepted their postings.
Government is expected to create over 1000 jobs in 2019 in the mining sector with the construction of a state-owned gold refinery.
Business owners have been advised to identify and prioritize their employees as crucial stakeholders who can positively or negatively impact their operations.
Zonda Ghana, a heavy-duty vehicle trading company is to expand its operations to three new regions as it partners with Sinotruk to establish a truck assembly plant in the country.
Contrary to expectations it has emerged that the government will no longer abrogate the controversial Ameri power deal signed under the John Mahama administration.
Ghana’s shea industry is to receive a major boost as the Ghana Export and Import Bank (EXIM Bank) has committed GH₵9.2 million for the processing of Shea into cosmetic products and also for large-scale export.
The government has shortlisted six firms out of the 20 companies that submitted bids to redevelop the Tema Shipyard and drydock facility into a world-class structure.
Latest data from Ghana interbank Payment and Settlement System has seen Mobile money interoperability record over 1.1 million volume of transactions, five months after its inception.
Despite efforts by the government to equip start-ups and entrepreneurs with finance and business advisory services, one challenge that cripples these businesses is the access to a ready market.
President Akufo-Addo has charged all MDAs to ensure all activities under the maiden oil and gas licensing round are transparent and efficient.
The Gender Minister-designate says the Ministry will explore the possibility of partnering with Unilever to extend their Global Hand Washing Day initiative to other regions in the coming years.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has said his administration is using the country’s oil revenues to create assets, and not waste it on consumption and accumulation of debt.
President Akufo-Addo has reiterated the country’s readiness for business and has urged investors from around the UK and the world to take advantage of the growing business-friendly climate in Ghana and invest.
The Exporters & Importers Association has chided the Akufo-Addo-led administration over the manner in which it is implementing policies regarding their business.
The CEO of Stratcomm Africa has charged government to reorients the minds of the citizenry to build a brand that can work for the country both locally and internationally.
Government has set the middle of November to roll out the new deadline for tax stamp policy on textile products designed to check piracy and under-declaration of taxes.