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Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has announced that government is currently developing a local content policy for the petroleum downstream sector. According to him the objective of the policy is to attract and increase local value-added investments into the downstream petroleum industry. Vice...
The World Bank, Ghana Office in collaboration with the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has organised a smock or “batakari” exhibition fashion show in Accra to celebrate the creativity and uniqueness of northern Ghana. The show which saw different designers display their unique...
The Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) would collaborate with the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) to ensure that all business opportunities in the ecological zone were fully utilized to the benefit of the people. Mr Sulley Adam, Board Chairman of SADA, made this known on...
The second African Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) summit has opened in Accra, with a call on entrepreneurs to develop attitudinal change, sense of urgency and work with integrity. Dr Nii Moi Thompson, Director General, National Development Planning Commission, who made the call on...
Though some Ghanaian business complain and predict hard times for the country, business confidence among corporate leaders in the country in the third quarter of 2015 continued to rise from that of the second quarter. This is according to the 3rd quarter business barometer meter from the...
Two Ghanaian cocoa farmers Osabarima Adusei Peasah IV, Chief of Akyem Tafo in the Eastern region and Abubakari Alidu of Ahafo Ano South in the Ashanti region have received the internationally acclaimed Cocoa of Excellence award 2015. The awards ceremony took place at the Porte de Versailles...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Ghana the thumbs up for implementing the fund’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) program so far satisfactorily and meeting all the August 2015 performance criteria set. The IMF Executive Board is also tentatively expected to consider the review of...
Cavalla Resources is a wholly-owned subsidiary of investment holding company Jonah Capital, a private company with a portfolio of assets primarily in the mineral resource sector in sub-Saharan Africa and owned by business mogul Sam jonah. Cavalla has been granted the exclusive rights over the four...
A United Nations trade expert, Mr Frederick Alipui, has urged the African Union (AU) Commission to expedite action on the call made by Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Minister of Trade and Industry for an African trade information sharing portal to boost intra-African trade. At the AU Ministers of Trade...
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has called on fellow African Trade Ministers to place a higher emphasis on industrial development and manufacturing in their periodic consultations, so as to ensure that trade between and amongst African states and other regions of the world...

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