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The private sector will propel economic growth – President

President Nana Akufo-Addo

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his government has plans to develop the country’s private sector to propel economic growth. He said when that is done, the New Patriotic Party government will lessen the burden that has impeded the growth of the sector. According to President Nana- Addo, the private …

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Airtel treats customers to unforgettable night

Premier customers being treated to a special classical music

AIRTEL, AS part of its extensive programme to celebrate its ‘Premier Customers’, has treated dozens of gold and diamond tier premier customers to a bespoke dinner at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel in Accra. The dinner was aimed at rewarding them for their loyalty and to build on the close relationship …

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Traders expect govt to perform in 100 days 

Prez. Nana Akufo-Addo

ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI TRADERS HAVE expressed  support for President Nana Addo  Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his team and asked that they be spared any pressure  within their first 100 days after the inauguration which took place last weekend on January 7, 2017. Some traders at the Madina  and Adentan markets  told …

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‘Plastic rice’ seized in Nigeria

Confiscated 102 bags of ‘plastic rice’

NIGERIA HAS confiscated 102 bags of ‘plastic rice’ smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says. Lagos customs Chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season. He said the rice was very sticky after it was boiled …

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Airtel Ghana to delight customers with Roverman’s Festival of Plays

Airtel Ghana to delight customers with Roverman’s Festival of Plays

AIRTEL GHANA is teaming up with Roverman Productions to delight customers and theatre fans this festive period with five amazing plays at the Roverman Productions’ Festival of Plays. The much-anticipated annual event offers theatre lovers a collection of plays over a 5-day period attracting thousands to the National Theatre every …

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Investors respond to fall in inflation

ADB Bank led the gainers by appreciating 10.6 per cent to close at GH¢ 2.93 per share

CONSUMER PRICE Inflation (CPI) dropped marginally by 30 basis point to 15.5 per cent in November due to lower charges for utility and services, Nordea Capital stock market analysis made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Monday stated. Nordea Capital is an investment bank licensed by the …

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Apple appeals against EU Irish tax ruling

Frontage of Apple office in the US

APPLE HAS filed an appeal against a European Union ruling that it should pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes in the Republic of Ireland. In August, the EU ruled Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland were illegal, and demanded the record penalty. The tech giant says it has been …

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Traders in Accra express mixed feelings

A mother care shop at Rawlings Circle

Rosemond Boateng Addai SOME TRADERS at various markets in Accra have reduced prices of their goods to clear all their goods this Christmas season and also to take  in new items in the belief that next year prices of goods will fall due to the new government taking over the …

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PIAC seeks $9.5 million to fund strategic plan

Professor Paul Kingsley Buah-Bassuah

THE PUBLIC Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has launched a comprehensive plan to reform the Committee to better track the government’s application of the petroleum revenue for improved living conditions of the citizenry. About $ 9.5 million would be required for the successful implementation of the five-year strategic arrangement, which …

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Global community commit $75 Billion to end extreme poverty

International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank's fund for the poorest countries

A COALITION of more than 60 donor and borrower governments have agreed  to increase the fight against extreme poverty with a record $75 billion commitment from the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries. “This is a pivotal step in the movement to end extreme …

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