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Privatize all public institutions if… – Adumatta Nyantakyi

BY LETICIA OHENE-ASIEDU THE GENERAL Secretary of the Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU), Mr Michael Adumatta Nyantakyi is calling for the privatization of all public institutions if inefficiency is used as the benchmark for which public institutions should be privatized. He said it is very disheartening to hear some Ghanaians …

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E-commence to be redefined through ‘Black Friday’

KWAME LEH JUMIA GHANA has stated its resolve to spearhead the integration of e-commerce in the Ghanaian economy. According to Jumia, “there is the lack of a strong offline retail presence” and it is expected to “offer you authentic products, a return policy even after sales for products bought on …

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Ghana national herbal entrepreneurs to be honoured

BY RAMSON ACQUAH- HAYFORD NYAMEDUA HERBAL and Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has launched 2017 Ghana National Herbal Awards (GNHA) in Kumasi to improve Ghana herbal products to compete with other herbal products on the international market. The awards event, slated for January 6, 2018 in Kumasi, is also to honour …

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First African Air expo kicks off today

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com OVER 300 industry investors and exhibitors are expected to be at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to witness the first ever Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for West Africa today. The expo under the auspices of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Aviation Ministry …

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Bola Ray mentors 30 entrepreneurs

BY RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD LAST WEDNESDAY, 30 young entrepreneurs had the opportunity to be counselled by ace broadcaster and the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the EIB Network,. Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi,  popularly known as Bola Ray. The event that took place  on the premises of Urbano Hotel, Osu in Accra, was …

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1700 Farmers benefit from ABL’s solar irrigation system

ACCRA BREWERY Limited (ABL) Eagle Farmer Project has provided farmers in Tindongo in the Upper East Region with a solar-powered irrigation system, delivering on the company’s commitment to invest in a growing world where everyone has the opportunity to improve their livelihood. The GH¢80,000.00 sustainable development initiative, which consists of …

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UNICEF, MTN sign MoU for Agoo platform

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com THE UNITED Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Ghana and MTN Ghana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Agoo platform to bring relief and alleviate the fear and anxiety of Ghanaians concerning the outbreaks of diseases like cholera, malaria, and Ebola. Mr Asher Khan, Chief …

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Sikkens warns against harmful effects of cheap car paints

  BAMSON COMPANY Limited, sole representatives of Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes (Sikkens) of Holland, has held a conference in Accra to introduce the company’s distributors to its new marketing strategies in the face of cheap car paint imports into the country. The meeting held at the Swiss Spirit (Alisa) Hotel …

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Energy bond road show starts today

GOVERNMENT WILL today begin a road show for the energy sector bond, which it hopes use to clear the energy sector debt. The show will commence in London today and be in Accra on October 23, 2017. The 2.5 billion dollar bond which will be auctioned in tranches will start …

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Farmers ditch farming for bead making .Due to absence of road

  BY KOJO ANSAH SOME FARMERS in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region have abandoned farming and taken to bead making due to harvest losses as a result of poor road network. Farming communities such as Kokofu, Wrekonya, Dorguanor and Tsremati Yoyim, all located in the Yilo Krobo …

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