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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...
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Yakubu Alhassan has called on industries to reduce their dependence on imported raw materials for manufacturing but rather invest in the local raw materials supply chain, by sourcing locally for their manufacturing. He said this at the second Guinness...
Mr James Asare -Adjei, the President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has tasked the Government to implement stringent measures in place to compel Ghanaians to patronise locally produced goods. This, he said, would ensure the growth of local industries and the national economy. Mr...
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 the trade between and amongst African states and other regions of the...

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